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Decision at Sea : Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History - 05 edition

Decision at Sea : Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History (ISBN10: 0195171454; ISBN13: 9780195171457)
ISBN13: 978-0195171457
ISBN10: 0195171454

Summary: From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here is a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare--and the course of the American nation.

Acclaimed military historian Craig Symonds offers spellbinding narratives of crucial engagements, showing how each battle reveals the transformation of technol
ogy and weaponry from one war to the next; how these in turn transformed naval combat; and how each event marked a milestone in American
history.
...show more
Summary: From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here is a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare--and the course of the American nation.

Acclaimed military historian Craig Symonds offers spellbinding narratives of crucial engagements, showing how each battle reveals the transformation of technology and weaponry from one war to the next; how these in turn transformed naval combat; and how each event marked a milestone in American
history. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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