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Naval Warfare, 1815-1914 Lawrence Sondhaus

Naval Warfare, 1815-1914

Lawrence Sondhaus

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ISBN : 9780203171103
Hardcover
273 pages
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This book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change -- steampower, armor, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategyMoreThis book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change -- steampower, armor, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategy and tactics.Part of the ever-growing and prestigious Warfare and History series, this book is a must for enthusiasts of military history. It sheds new light on less well-known wars that have been long over-looked.