Edward Ashmore

Edward Ashmore

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Beckwith Ashmore GCB, DSC (born 11 December 1919) is a former senior Royal Navy officer. He served as the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) of the United Kingdom and thus the professional head of the British Armed Forces.Educated at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Edward Ashmore joined the Royal Navy in 1933.He served in World War II in the Home Fleet and British Pacific Fleet and was on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, from 1944 to 1945.After the War he became Assistant Naval Attache in Moscow and then was appointed Communications Office for 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron in 1950. He commanded HMS Alert from 1952 to 1953 and HMS Blackpool during 1958.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135786199
  • 9786135786194