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Orkney At War: Defending Scapa Flow

Orkney at War: Defending Scapa Flow(Volume 1) tells the story of World War I, and how a remote group of islands off the north of Scotland became 'the principal maritime centre of a world in conflict' and one of the most strongly fortified and most heavily controlled areas in the country.

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Orkney at War: Defending Scapa Flow

Volume 1: World War I

Volume 2: World War II due Christmas 2015. Contact us for further information.

This is the first of a two volume work focusing on the remains of the defences of Orkney during two World Wars and the vital strategic importance of Scapa Flow as a naval anchorage and safe haven for the Royal Navy.

Orkney at War: Defending Scapa Flow(Volume 1) tells the story of World War I, and how a remote group of islands off the north of Scotland became 'the principal maritime centre of a world in conflict' and one of the most strongly fortified and most heavily controlled areas in the country.

Geoffrey Stell is an acknowledged expert in military defence and history, and in Orkney at War he has compiled a book which is enhanced with previously unseen photographs, maps and other unpublished material.