The Armada Campaign 1588
The Great Enterprise Against England
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Armada Campaign 1588 by Angus Konstam
Book DescriptionEver a popular subject, the thwarted invasion of England by the Spanish Armada is studied here in detail. How Philip ll's fleet was, in a few short days, stopped from invading England and forced into full retreat is looked at in a new and fascinating way, With the help of battle plans and bird's eye views of the action Angus Konstam, a leading historian in the field, here considers many of the intriguing questions surrounding the campaign, Why did the Armada fail? Were the English really superior in ships and gunnery? And perhaps the most fascinating of all, what would have happened if the Spanish had succeeded?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841761923
(248mm x 184mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Angus Konstam
Howard Gerrard has been a freelance designer and illustrator for over 20 years. He has worked for a number of publishers, and is an associate member of the Guild of Aviation Artists. Angus Konstam has written several books for Osprey. His recent works include Campaign 44 Pavia 1525 and Elite 67 Pirates 1660-1730. Angus previously worked as a Curator of Weapons at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Mantime Museum in Florida. He now devotes himself to full-time writing, indulging his passion for Mantime and naval history to the maximum.
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