From the bestselling author of FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR, comes an unforgettable collection of vivid eyewitness accounts of life in the Royal Navy
Acclaimed historian Max Arthur pays tribute to the Royal Navy from 1914 to 1945. Drawing on the personal stories of those who have served during this period, he has created a unique narrative history of the senior service.
FORGOTTEN VOICES: THE ROYAL NAVY is a memorable and moving testament to the courage, spirit, skill and irrepressible humour of those who served in the Royal Navy during these crucial years.
Acclaim for FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR by Max Arthur: 'An extraordinary and extremely moving book.' - Stephen Fry
These stories are so harrowing, their witness so precise and devastating. - The Times
Very few men are still alive who fought in the trenches in the First World War. The words of the soldiers, however, are as fresh as if they were written yesterday . . . extraordinary. - Mail on Sunday
Max Arthur is acclaimed for his speciality in sourcing first-hand recollections of the twentieth century, particularly the First and Second World War. He is the author of many bestsellers including 'Forgotten Voices of the Great War' and 'Forgotten Voices of the Second World War' which were both written in association with the Imperial War Museum.
He has presented two television documentaries based on his books: The Brits Who Fought For Spain for the History Channel and 'Dambusters'.
Arthur was recognised in the 2013 New Year Honours with an OBE for his services to military history.