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At War at Sea

Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century

by Ronald H. Spector

  • 225 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Viking Adult .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • Naval History - Modern,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Sailors,
  • Naval art and science,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History / General,
  • Military - Naval,
  • 20th century,
  • Naval history, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7643235M
    ISBN 100670860859
    ISBN 109780670860852

    Battleships: The War at Sea, a volume in the “Casemate Short History” series, is an excellent “first book” on the history of the battleship. Note: Battleships: The War at Sea is also available in several e-editions. 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.

      A fascinating collection featuring some of the most dramatic and rare newsreels of the time. Filmed on board The Royal Navy’s Pacific Fleet, this film gives a ‘fly on the wall’ insight of.   Buy a cheap copy of Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the book by Ian W. Toll. “Both a serious work of history and a marvelously readable dramatic narrative.”—San Francisco ChronicleOn the first Sunday in December , an armada of Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

      Robert K. Massie's densely woven work contains a sea story of gigantic proportions, but this very readable book provides much more in the bargain. The author has captured a side of the Great War too often neglected by our predominantly Euro-centric, land-focused approach to that conflict. Sea of Thunder is a taut, fast-paced, suspenseful narrative of the Pacific War that culminates in the battle of Leyte Gulf, the greatest naval battle ever fought. Told from both the American and Japanese sides, through the eyes of commanders and sailors of both navies, Thomas's history adds an important new dimension to our understanding of World War ed on: Novem


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At War at Sea by Ronald H. Spector Download PDF EPUB FB2

Novels about war at sea convey a sense of a two-sided war: between the ostensible enemies and the cruel sea. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

History records few more gripping dramas than the naval history of World War II. It was the last great sea war, but in the half century since the final battles of that struggle, the conflict has receded into the past. Narvik, the Battle of the Atlantic, Midway, and the Philippine Sea are to the current generation as remote as Waterloo and /5(31).

For anyone seeking a one-stop-shop, up-to-date naval history of the period, World War II at Sea is the book to read."--America in WWII "World War II at Sea is as broad and deep as the far-flung waters that serve as its contextual backdrop.

It's a worthy addition to any maritime history buff's book locker."/5(). Richard Compton-Hall, Submarines and the war at sea (London: Macmillan, ) p Julian Thompson, The Imperial War Museum Book of The War at Sea (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, ) p Robert K Massie, Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany and the Winning of the Great War at Sea (New York: Random House, ) p   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 At War at Sea book built since the mids, "designed for ship to ship sea battles" "but only 16 were sunk as a result of this type of action.". At War at Sea book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Beginning with a gripping account of one of the most decisive naval b /5.

Buy a cheap copy of War at Sea: A Naval History of World War book by Nathan Miller. History records few more gripping dramas than the naval history of World War II.

It was the last great sea war, but in the half century since the final battles of Free shipping over $/5(5). A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA By Isabel Allende.

In January ofafter three and a half years of devastating civil war, Francisco Franco defeated Spain’s Republican army. A summary of The War at Sea in History SparkNotes's World War I (–).

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of World War I (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

A fast-paced, vibrant account of war at sea as illustrated by that which has survived on the bottom; A number of the sites included in this book have been discovered or explored and documented by the author; The book incorporates decades of work by divers, deep sea explorers, and archaeologists.

“In the companion to Under A War-Torn Sky (), year-old Charles and his year-old brother, Wesley, feel stranded in the United States after having fled the London Blitz. The Ratcliff farm in Virginia is a far cry from London, but the Bishop boys are safe from nightly bombs and have survived an ocean crossing fraught with the danger of lurking Nazi submarines.

Presentation is great and it's nice to have a comprehensive book on the entire war at sea. However, numerous disappointing errors of fact in the campaign that I personally know. For example, Symonds states IJN lost only a destroyer at Battle of Cape Esperance. The War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness, also known as War Rule, Rule of War and the War Scroll, is a manual for military organization and strategy that was discovered among the Dead Sea manuscript was among the scrolls found in Qumran Cave 1, acquired by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and first published posthumously by Eleazar Sukenik in The War at Sea When The First World War broke out in the British Navy was more powerful than any other in the world.

The Germans and the French also had large naval forces and both the Allied and Central powers fought hard to dominate the waterways. New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal. "Masterfully crafted"—The Wall Street Journal For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies.

World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees /5(44). Across a War-Tossed Sea is set in Virginia during World War II, and readers will learn how many British children were evacuated to the United States and placed with families there.

Details of the Blitz and its tragic effects on London residents are provided, as well as lesser known details of the war, such as the threat to the U.S. East Coast by Hitler’s U-boats and the fact that some German 3/5. When a massive international war-games exercise known as Operation Mainbrace convened in the North Sea init brought toget military personnel, 1, planes and ships from nine.

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.

In this companion to Portraits of War: Civil War Photographers and Their Work (), Sullivan presents an album of the prominent ships and men who fought on both sides, matched to an engrossing account of the war's progress: at sea, on the Mississippi, and along the South's well-defended coastline.

In his view, the issue never was in doubt, for though the Confederacy fought back with. ‘War at Sea’ Review: Reading the Wreckage A sweeping history of naval warfare told through the evidence of sunken ships scattered around the s: 2.

‘World War II at Sea’ Review: A History Written in Water From the North Sea to Pearl Harbor to Saipan, the naval battles that shaped the course of the war.Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures: War At Sea is a standalone miniature wargame, produced by Wizards of the and Allies Naval Miniatures gameplay is similar to that of its sister game, Axis & Allies Miniatures, but the player takes command of Ships, Submarines, and squadrons of Aircraft.The Navy did the same, employing studies and war games at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I., to develop Sea Planthe genesis of what would become the U.S.

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