Epic Sea Battles

Epic Sea Battles

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Twelve of the greatest sea battles fought around the world are dramatically described with a wealth of expert technical detail and commentary. This is the story of the evolution of ship-building, naval tactics and weapons development, spanning the great age of sail, the ironclad and the aircraft carrier. In addition the causes and far-reaching effects of every battle are brilliantly analysed. There are over 310 illustrations in colour and black and white including maps, diagrams and technical drawings.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 215 x 279 x 17mm | 944g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Over 310
  • 0753724839
  • 9780753724835

Author information

William Koenig was educated at Yale University and the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London. He has had a life-long interest in naval history and has written widely on the American Revolution and World War II. SL Mayer was educated at the University of Michigan, Yale and the London School of Economics. Since then he has taught and written extensively on modern military history.show more