Battle at Sea by John Keegan
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Battle at Sea
By John Keegan

Battle at Sea

From Man-of-war to Submarine

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Battle at Sea by John Keegan

Book Description

In Battle at Sea, Sir John Keegan applies to maritime warfare the technique that he put to such brilliant effect in his classic of war on land, The Face of Battle. He concentrates on four key conflicts: Trafalgar, Jutland, Midway and the Battle of the Atlantic. He takes us into the very heart of the fighting while providing a remarkable panoramic view of naval warfare through the centuries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844137374
ISBN-10: 1844137376
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author John Keegan

Face of Battle by John Keegan Face of Battle, Paperback (April 2014)

Presents an account of the direct experience of individuals at 'the point of maximum danger'. This title examines the physical conditions of fighting, the particular emotions and behaviour generated by battle, as well as the motives that impel soldiers to stand and fight rather than run away.

Nation in Arms by John Keegan Nation in Arms, Paperback (March 2014)

* A classic account of the British army during the First World War. * Wide-ranging analysis of every aspect of army life and organization. * A vivid portrait of the army at war. * Written by leading experts in the field.

First World War by John Keegan First World War, Paperback (January 2014)

The First World War created the modern world. It destroyed a century of relative peace and prosperity and saw a continent at the height of its success descend into slaughter. This book offers an account that portrays the unfolding military conflict on land, sea and in the air.

American Civil War by John Keegan American Civil War, Paperback (August 2010)

The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. It is also one of the most mysterious. This book unpicks the geography, leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict.

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Author Biography - John Keegan

Sir John Keegan, who was knighted in the Millennium Honours List, was the Defence Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Britain's foremost military historian. The Reith Lecturer in 1998, he authored many bestselling books including The Face of Battle, The Mask of Command, The Second World War, A History of Warfare (awarded the Duff Cooper Prize), The First World War, Intelligence in War, The American Civil War and The Iraq War. John Keegan died in 2012.

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