2 edition of TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR (Warfare & History) found in the catalog.
TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR (Warfare & History)
February 14, 2010 by Routledge .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||256|
James Delgado, who has personally explored, dived, and studied a number of the wrecks and sites in the book, provides insights as an explorer, archaeologist, and storyteller. Container Course information During the 20th century, naval warfare was transformed by technology. This is an entertaining collection of Naval snippets that would be a great 'bluffer's guide' for anyone who wants to learn about many of the most famous or significant aspects of naval history. This is a very useful reference work in its own right — it'll certainly be of great use for me as I try and track down some of the more obscure wartime admirals — and the complete series will be a very impressive achievement.
Covers the background histories of the ships involved, their actions in the period before their loss, the lead-up to the loss, the rescue attempts and the aftermath of the loss. Though he was prepared to become a professor inLuce was given command of the North Atlantic Squadronand Mahan became TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book of the Naval War College by default June 22, — January 12,July 22, — May 10, Throughout most of naval history, naval warfare revolved around to overarching concerns, namely boarding and anti-boarding. After all of the troops had boarded the ships on the coast, the Yuan army battled the Javanese fleet. All nations practiced unrestricted submarine warfare in which submarines sank merchant ships without warning, but the only successful campaign during this period was America's submarine war against Japan during the Pacific War. It was only in the late 16th century, when gunpowder technology had developed to a considerable extent, that the tactical focus at sea shifted to heavy ordnance primacy.
Description The ocean is humanity's largest battlefield. During his first year on the faculty, he remained at his home in New York City researching and writing his lectures. Mahan was later described as a "disciple" of Laughton, but the two were at pains to distinguish between each other's line of work. It is the oldest known surviving play.
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An interesting look at a well planned and well executed anti piracy raid. Should be of value to anyone interested in the writing of history, or in British naval history during the world wars TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book read full review ] The Battle of Quiberon BayNicholas Tracy.
A major example is the exploration of the wrecks of various warships in the Pacific Ocean. Josephus Flavius Antiquities IX — reports a naval battle between Tyre and the king of Assyria who was aided by the other cities in Phoenicia.
Luce pointed Mahan in the direction of writing his future studies on the influence of sea power. Arranged chronologically, the book begins with the warships and battles of the ancient Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, and Chinese, and then progresses through three thousand years to the lost ships of the Cold War.
Some argue that there is no evidence to support naval warfare in a contemporary sense.
Mediterranean Sea[ edit ] Scene TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book an Egyptian temple wall shows Ramesses' combined land and sea victory in the Battle of the Delta. Looks at the final half century of wooden warships, from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the appearance of the first major ironclad ships, a period of constant technological progress.
Gaining control of the sea has largely depended on a fleet's ability to wage sea battles. Takes an interesting approach to the problem of reconstructing Roman warships, beginning with artistic and literary sources, moving onto a detailed plan based on the TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book limits of rowers and ending by constructing accurate models to see if the plan actually works in practise.
Second, Mahan's unit of political analysis insofar as sea power was concerned was a transnational consortium, rather than a single nation state. The Korean king escaped to the northern region of the Korean peninsula and Japan completed occupation of Pyongyang in June.
By its first decade the great unknowns were the impact of underwater weapons and platforms; torpedoes, mines and submarines. The oceanic influences throughout pre-recorded history Homeric Legends, e. Although the Royal Navy has gained a reputation for being a conservative organisation during this period, this book proves that it was always willing to experiment with new ideas, just not interested in triggering an expensive arms race.
A detailed history of the evolution of fire control methods during the period of the big-gun battleship, focusing on a key area of technology without which the expensive big guns would have been of little value. A nice approach to a key aspect of British military history, looking at the rise and fall of British naval power in the Mediterranean, from the earliest appearance of British warships protecting merchant ships in the sixteenth century, through the intermittent presence of British fleets in the sea during the long sequence of wars with France and Spain and on to the almost century and a half of dominance that began late in the Napoleonic Wars and lasted well into the Second World War.
Yi Sun-sin effectively cut off the possible Japanese supply line that would have run through the Yellow Sea to China, and severely weakened the Japanese strength and fighting morale in several heated engagements many regard the critical Japanese defeat to be the Battle of Hansan Island.
He reversed Mahan's theory that command of the sea precedes maritime communications and foresaw the enlarged roles TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book aircraft and submarines in naval warfare.
In later life, Mahan often spoke to Episcopal parishes. Mahan believed that if the British blockaded the eastern ports, the US Navy should be concentrated in one of them, preferably New York, with its two widely separated exits, and TWENTIETH-CENTURY NAVAL WARFAR book torpedo boats to defend the other harbors.
As the century came to a close, the familiar modern battleship began to emerge; a steel -armored ship, entirely dependent on steam turbines, and sporting a number of large shell guns mounted in turrets arranged along the centerline of the main deck.Best Naval History Books. Members: 12 participating members The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S.
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