Zeal Does Not Rest 1981 -2011
Hardback 240pp Illustrated
9781904459460   Product Code: 20624
The fifth ship to carry the famous name, Ark Royal was introduced into service in 1985 and enjoyed an illustrious career as the Royal Navy's flagship, including active deployments to the Adriatic during the Bosnian War and the Persian Gulf during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. This comprehensive illustrated volume includes contributions from each of the aircraft carrier's 12 captains, and recounts the vessel's operational history up to and including its premature decommissioning in 2011.