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On Seas Contested : the Seven Great Navies of the Second World War.

Author: Vincent P O'Hara
Publisher: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2014.
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An international team of naval historians and scholars has pooled their expertise for this definitive reference on how the great navies of World War II were organized and how they trained, operated, and fought. They provide a point-by-point evaluation on the inner workings of the navies of the United States, the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, Japan, Germany, Italy, France, and the Soviet Union. Each navy has its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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O'Hara, Vincent P.
On Seas Contested : The Seven Great Navies of the Second World War.
New York : Naval Institute Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent P O'Hara
ISBN: 9781612514000 1612514006 132254347X 9781322543475
OCLC Number: 868487981
Description: 1 online resource (351 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. France: The Marine Nationale; 2. Germany: The Kriegsmarine; 3. Great Britain: The Royal Navy; 4. Italy: The Regia Marina; 5. Japan: The Teikoku Kaigun; 6. USA: The United States Navy; 7. USSR: The Voenno-morskoi Flot SSSR; Appendix One: Guns and Torpedoes; Appendix Two: Comparitive Ranks; Appendix Three: Conversions and Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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An international team of naval historians and scholars has pooled their expertise for this definitive reference on how the great navies of World War II were organized and how they trained, operated, and fought. They provide a point-by-point evaluation on the inner workings of the navies of the United States, the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, Japan, Germany, Italy, France, and the Soviet Union. Each navy has its own chapter, which covers such key features as weaponry, training, logistics, and doctrine. In bringing together data buried in specialized works in various languages, the autho.

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