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Understanding victory : naval operations from Trafalgar to the Falklands

Author: Geoffrey Till
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger Security International, [2014] ©2014
Series: War, technology, and history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using four warship-centered examples, this book shows how naval battles are won or lost -- and how technological advantage is rarely as decisive in defeat or victory as is often claimed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Till
ISBN: 9780313051098 0313051097
OCLC Number: 866851669
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
HMS Belleisle and the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805 --
HMS New Zealand and the Battle of Jutland, 1916 --
HMS Repulse and the Battle of Malaya, 1941 --
HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands Campaign, 1982 --
Conclusions.
Series Title: War, technology, and history
Responsibility: Geoffrey Till.

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