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The Safe Passage of BEF Troopships August 1914


Comparatively little outside of the Official History has been written about the defensive measures established to cover the initial transport of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to the continent in August 1914 and that may well be because of their success. The Royal Navy, with its traditional global perspective, had held little enthusiasm for…

Battleship Texas by Hugh Power


Texas A&M Press College Station TX, (1993, reissued 2000),  pb 161pp, index. £15.95. ISBN 0 89096 516 1. [This review first appeared in the edition of Stand To! No.63] The USS Texas, commissioned in 1914, is the only dreadnought survivor of the Grand Fleet. She served in 1918 in the Sixth battle Squadron and was present at the surrender …