The Battle for Britain: Interservice Rivalry between the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, 1909 – 1940. By Anthony J. Cumming. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2015. www.nip.org. 162 pages plus bibliography, notes, abbreviations and index. Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps
Reviewed by David Hobbs
ANTHONY Cumming has produced a stimulating book which challenges the myths that surround the development of British naval and air power in the years leading up to the Battle of Britain in 1940.