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6 edition of Wwi at Sea found in the catalog.

Wwi at Sea

by Victoria Carolan

  • 287 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Little Brown UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: First World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Naval operations, British,
  • Naval operations, German,
  • World War, 1914-1918

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11900026M
    ISBN 101842432125
    ISBN 109781842432129
    OCLC/WorldCa155686679

      Nov 2, “The War for the Sea: A Maritime History of World War II” by Evan Mawdsley, Yale University Press, pages, , $ World War II . After the outbreak of the Second World War in September , a rapid rush for rearmament ensued, with all sides concentrating on providing the latest equipment and machinery for their troops in an effort to gain an early upper hand on the : £

    Pen & Sword Books have an unrivalled list of Great War titles covering the tragic yet often glorious events of ‘the war to end all wars’. These describe, often in the words of participants, combat on the ground, in the trenches, as well as in the air and at sea.   The former German submarine UB at sea, after having been surrendered to the Allies. UB, a small coastal submarine, was laid down during the winter of and at Bremen, Germany, but.

    In the largest naval battle of the war, 14 British ships were lost to Germany’s Britain also lost more than twice as many sailors than Germany. However, it was not the knock-out blow that the Germans required and the Royal Navy remained dominant in the North Sea. 8. The North Sea was heavily mined by both sides.   Tags: Americana, Distinctive Collections, Pennsylvaniana, Photographs, Special Collections, World War I Photo postcard, Group of unidentified sailors, [?] We recently digitized the Photograph collection of Walter Timothy, Jr., an African American from Philadelphia who served in the United States Navy from to


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"In World War II at Sea, Mr. Symonds does for the naval struggle what Martin Gilbert did for the conflict on land in his The Second World War.A thoroughly enjoyable read, World War II at Sea sweeps its glass across the world's oceans and deftly recounts battles that shaped the course of history's greatest war."--Wall Street Journal "Craig Symonds is a /5().

The book considers the U.S. Navy as well as other nations' navies and their performance in time of war. It is very interesting and would be a good read for a military history In this book, Mr.

Spector focuses on the human element in naval combat: culture, personnel issues, training, tactics, decision quality and human-technology interaction/5. An excellent WWI naval book.

Informative and interesting it provides a great overview of what was involved in fighting WWI at sea. Sold at a good price and delivered as scheduled. My only complaint would be a lack of illustrations/5(42). This book recounts stories never before told, stories that might otherwise have sunk without trace like so much juvenile flotsam.

They are sometimes inspiring, sometimes heart-rending and always compelling. Children at Sea embarks on a fresh voyage and explores a world of new ed on: J World War I in Photos: War at Sea Moving troops and supplies by sea was vital to all armies involved in the war.

The battle for control of the seas led to an arms race, new deadly tactics, and. 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.

World War II at Sea: A Global History Craig L. Symonds. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Warfare in the Western World: Military Operations sinceVolume II Robert Doughty. out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover. 24 offers from $ Pickett's Charge in History and Memory Carol s: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 20 cm: Other Titles: World War One at sea: Responsibility: Victoria Carolan.

The book was written in and the author had interviews with and letters from those still surviving who fought these sea battles, which adds color and realism to t Since the United States did not join the war until the last year of fighting there is less information about the US Navy but the loss of American shipping and passengers ships is /5(3).

World War I - World War I - The war at sea, – In August Great Britain, with 29 capital ships ready and 13 under construction, and Germany, with 18 and nine, were the two great rival sea powers.

Neither of them at first wanted a direct confrontation: the British were chiefly concerned with the protection of their trade routes; the Germans hoped that mines and.

British Battleships of World War One. This superb reference book achieved the status of 'classic' soon after its first publication in ; it was soon out of print and is now one of the most sought-after naval reference books on the secondhand market.

Fighting the Great War at Sea is a very well-produced book, lavishly illustrated with a wealth of good photographs and substantial informative captions. This reviewer learnt a great deal from the book. Recommended. The Mariner's Mirror. Friedman's book is fair and balanced and provides an excellent analysis of the entire war at sea Price: £   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 Reviews: Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II is considered the best book ever written about Admiral Chester W.

Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was sometimes overshadowed by more colorful warriors in the Pacific such.

H.H. Asquith British Prime Minister “with deference to our soldiers, this war has been won with sea power.” The Great War at Sea: A Naval History of the First World War by Lawrence Sondhaus is a detailed look at how sea power played a role in WWI/5(4). ‘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.

Get this from a library. WWI at sea. [Victoria Carolan] -- Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth, the tangled miles of barbed wire.

However there was another. World War II at Sea A Global History Craig L. Symonds. Offers the first truly global narrative account of the maritime history of World War II; Presents a cohesive chronology of the world's navies, from the London Conference of to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in War at Sea is a strategic board wargame depicting the naval war in the Atlantic during World War II, published by Jedko Games inand subsequently republished by Avalon Hill in and more recently by L2 Design Group in It is also the basis for the design of the subsequent Avalon Hill game, Victory in the Pacific.

Author of Lincoln and His Admirals (winner of the Lincoln Prize), The Battle of Midway (Best Book of the Year, Military History Quarterly), and Operation Neptune, (winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature), Craig L.

Symonds has established himself as one of the finest naval historians at work War II at Sea represents his crowning. John R. Hale, Lords of the Sea. This book spans the history of the Athenian navy, starting with its founder, Themistocles, and carrying the story through to.

Mining the popularity of World War II memoirs, Hoagland's literary debut offers a rather flat and uninspiring personal record of his own wartime experiences in the U.S. Navy serving aboard a destroyer in the Atlantic and commanding PT boats in the Pacific. There is much activity here, but little drama, less humor, and no s: 2.Make Offer - Antique Pre WAR WWI The Recruit's Handy Book/Manual United States Navy 2 The Spiker papers, US Army engineersWorld War One, Spanish Flu Pandemic $