THE ROYAL MARINES AND THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945
256pp., 16 illus., P.B. 2018. Martin Watts records how marines fought at sea, their relationship with the Royal Navy, and the overall contribution they made to victory in the Second World War. Combining personal narrative with strategical, tactical and technical analysis, this book is centred on the career of the author’s great-uncle, Colour Sergeant Albert `Nobby’ Elliott, who saw active service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic and Indian Oceans.