Summary: John Keegan is an author whose books have revolutionized the writing of military history and deepened our understanding of human conflict.
In THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY, Keegan illuminates naval operations from Nelson's day to our own. He does this by dissecting four benchmark sea battles: Trafalgar, wooden ships of the line; Jutland, ironclads; Midway, aircraft carriers; and the Battle of the Atlantic, which saw the perfection of submarines. Keegan believes th ...show moreat "by looking at its past we may know the future of naval warfare." ...show less