WorldCat Identities

Winton, John 1931-

Overview
Works: 101 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 8,086 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Naval history  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Anecdotes  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: D767, 940.5426
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Winton
Sir Walter Ralegh by John Winton( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War in the Pacific : Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay by John Winton( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story in detail of the naval war in the Pacific including the ships, submarines, aircraft, naval tactics and equipment
The forgotten fleet; the British Navy in the Pacific, 1944-1945 by John Winton( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air power at sea, 1939-45 by John Winton( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver luftoperationer hovedsagelig fra hangarskibe under 2. verdenskrig
Ultra in the Pacific : how breaking Japanese codes & cyphers affected naval operations against Japan 1941-45 by John Winton( Book )

16 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultra, the name given to information gained from the deciphering of messages passed by the enemy in code during the Second World War, was certainly an invaluable asset to the Allies; but its application gave rise to other problems. If the information gained was used too freely, the enemy would soon suspect that their radio traffic was being intercepted and read, and would take the necessary counter-measures
HMS Leviathan by John Winton( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga set onboard a jet-age aircraft carrier
Convoy : the defence of sea trade, 1890-1990 by John Winton( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Som titlen udsiger, indeholder bogen en historisk gennemgang af konvojtjenesten i nævnte periode med et naturligt og særligt henblik på de to verdenskrige, i hvilke især ubådskrigen udgjorde den største fare for de transatlantiske transporter
The war at sea : the British Navy in World War II by John Winton( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air power at sea : 1945 to today by John Winton( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen beskriver de luftoperationer, primært fra hangarskibe, som har fundet sted i mange konflikter siden afslutningen af 2. verdenskrig
The fighting Téméraire by John Winton( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurrah for the life of a sailor! : life on the lower-deck of the Victorian Navy by John Winton( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 19th century the Royal Navy underwent many changes- the most important of which were the substitution of steam for sail and the improving of the lot of the sailor himself. The author, a retired lieutenant commander, has recaptured the flavour of life on the lower deck in the 19th century, and traces the rise in the sailor's status
The death of the Scharnhorst by John Winton( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ULTRA at sea : how breaking the Nazi code affected Allied naval strategy during World War II by John Winton( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jellicoe by John Winton( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drowning war by John Winton( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cunningham by John Winton( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cunningham 'ABC', was the Royal Navy's greatest sea captain since Nelson. This biography draws on all possible sources, including intelligence files not available to earlier writers
The war at sea, 1939-1945; an anthology of personal experience by John Winton( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der er her tale om en antologi baseret på personlige beretninger, skrevet så tidligt som i 1967 med et forord af Lord Louis Mountbatten. Udvalget af beretninger dækker de berømte kampagner og slag under hele krigen, dog udelukkende set fra en engelsk synsvinkel
Carrier Glorious : the life and death of an aircraft carrier by John Winton( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The submariners : life in British submarines 1901-1999 : an anthology of personal experience( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report by John Winton( Book )

6 editions published in 1830 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Pratt

John Winton British navy officer and writer

Pratt, John

Winton, John

Winton, John pseud

ウィントン, ジョン

Languages
English (191)

Swedish (3)

Danish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
CunninghamThe war at sea, 1939-1945; an anthology of personal experienceCarrier Glorious : the life and death of an aircraft carrierThe submariners : life in British submarines 1901-1999 : an anthology of personal experience