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War at sea

War at sea

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British. -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Aidan Chambers.
    SeriesTopliners
    ContributionsChambers, Aidan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD771 .W28
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4291995M
    ISBN 100333236130
    LC Control Number78319576
    OCLC/WorldCa4809498

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    World War II at Sea: A Global History, by Craig L. Symonds, Oxford University Press, New York, , $ When discussion of World War II arises, one’s thoughts might naturally drift to the great land battles of history’s bloodiest conflict—the brutal sieges at Stalingrad and Moscow, the roiling Battle of the Bulge, the slugfest to conquer the Nazi capital of Berlin.   Naval Historical Foundation Dahlgren Avenue, SE Washington Navy Yard, DC [email protected] Mailing Address: P.O. Box


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War at Sea opens with a summary of the many ways ship archaeology benefits historical research in general. Interesting facts turn up, such as battleships were built since the mids, "designed for ship to ship sea battles" "but only 16 were sunk as a result of this type of action.".

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Navy’s maritime : Mackubin Thomas Owens.On the plus side, it devotes equal time to the British and German fleets, Otherwise a book totally devoid of anything other than the minutiae of logistics, academic tactics, naval personnel matters, and after action reports.

Not a whit of the actions actually fought or the human juice and anguish of war at sea.