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Navies of Europe : 1815-2002

Author: Lawrence Sondhaus
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Europe ruled the waves for most of the modern era and even when its navies were eclipsed in size by the US force, they continued to dominate world wars. In this unique history of Europe's naval forces, Larry Sondhaus charts the development of naval warfare from the transition to steam to recent actions in the Persian Gulf. Combining detailed technical information with an in-depth comparison of warfare and tactics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sondhaus, Lawrence.
Navies of Europe.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Sondhaus
ISBN: 9781317869788 1317869788 9781315836072 1315836076
OCLC Number: 881417523
Description: 1 online resource (427 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of maps and plates; Preface; Acknowledgments; Maps; 1 From Sail to Steam, 1815-40; 2 Midcentury Transitions, 1840-55; 3 The Emergence of the Armored Warship, 1855-78; 4 Torpedo Warfare, Cruisers, and the Jeune École, 1878-89; 5 The Battleship Renaissance, 1889-1906; 6 The Dreadnought Era and First World War, 1906-22; 7 The Interwar Period and Second World War, 1922-45; 8 European Navies in the Era of the Cold War, 1945-91; 9 The Present and Future of European Navies; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lawrence Sondhaus.

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Europe ruled the waves for most of the modern era and even when its navies were eclipsed in size by the US force, they continued to dominate world wars. In this volume Larry Sondhaus charts the  Read more...

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