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The face of naval battle : the human experience of modern war at sea

Author: David Stevens; John Reeve
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stevens; John Reeve
ISBN: 1865086673 9781865086675 1741141540 9781741141542
OCLC Number: 52647129
Description: xx, 363 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Setting the scene. Introduction: an anatomy of the face of naval battle / John Reeve --
Operational command at sea / Andrew Gordon --
pt. 2. Aspects of the face of naval battle. Western advisors and Chinese sailors in the 1894-95 Sin-Japanese War / Bruce Elleman --
The commander in crisis: Graf Spee and the German East Asian Cruiser Squadron in 1914 / Peter Overlack --
Sailors and seaborne soldiers in the defense of Australia, 1914-2001 / Russell Parkin --
The treatment of casualties from the Sydney-Emden action / Michael Dowsett --
The aircraft carrier: the experience of its conception, procurement and operation / David Hobbs --
The Second World War, Korea and Vietnam: a personal perspective on naval warfare / Guy Griffiths --
Aboard HMAS Hobart in the Java Sea area in 1942 / Gordon Johnson --
'The gunner': J.E. Macdonnell and the face of naval battle / Peter Stanley --
US submarines at war: the recollection of motor machinist's mate Thomas R. Parks, USN / David Jones --
The strain of the bridge: the Second World War diaries of Commander A.F.C. Layard, DSO, DSC, RN / Michael Whitby --
The pursuit of realism: British anti-submarine tactics and training to counter the fast submarine, 1944-52 / Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones --
Command at sea in war and peace: an Australian experience during the Gulf War and after / Lee Cordner --
pt. 3. The warrior and his foe. The faceless foe: perceptions of the enemy in modern naval battle / David Stevens --
Stress in war: the warrior's confrontation with the spectre of death / Colin Wastell --
The face of the future naval battle / Peter Jones.
Responsibility: edited by John Reeve and David Stevens.
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