Private Papers of Engineer Rear Admiral Sir Henry Wildish KBE CB
Correspondence dated 1927 regarding his invention of a petrol engine for torpedoes in 1912 (15pp), together with an article (18pp) published in the JOURNAL OF NAVAL ENGINEERING (April 1950) about technical aspects of the Western Approaches Command, 1941 - 1945, a graph of naval vessels out of action at Liverpool, Greenock and Londonderry during that period, a short ts account (12pp) of the labour problem facing a District Shipyard Controller on the Clyde during wartime (unattributed but possibly written by Vice Admiral Troup) and a file of letters, messages and copies regarding Wildish's views on Damage Control and rapid flooding, 1942 (58pp)
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.