By Angus Konstam
Through the moment international struggle, flotillas of the Royal Navy's Motor Torpedo Boats and different coastal forces fought a dangerous battle for regulate of the English Channel and the North Sea. those small, quickly boats attacked enemy convoys, escorted freighters, landed mystery brokers or even raided enemy ports. Unsung heroes, those craft and their tiny crews helped stave off defeat at midnight days of 1940. an identical vessels then took the struggle to different waters, and via the top of the warfare, British MTB's had visible carrier within the Mediterranean, the Baltic and the some distance East. This publication examines the advance and operation of those frail, glossy little warships, and describes the best way they have been manned and the way they fought.
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