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Description - The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period by Joseph Moretz

Joseph Moretz's innovative work focuses on what battleships actually did in the inter-war years and what its designed war role in fact was. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. Drawing heavily on official Admiralty records and private papers of leading officers, the author examines the navy's operational experience and the evolution of its tactical doctrine during the interwar period. He argues that operational experience, combined with assumptions about the nature of a future naval war, were more important in keeping the battleship afloat than conservatism in Navy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714651965
ISBN-10: 0714651966
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 324
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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