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Battleships of the World
Language: en
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

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Battleships of the World
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: John Fidler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The battleships of the worlds navies in the 1820s were descended directly in line from the Revenge of 1577: they were wooden-built, sail-powered and mounted guns on the broadside, firing solid shot.In the next half century, steel, steam and shells had wrought a transformation and by 1906, Dreadnought had ushered
King George V-Class Battleships
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Daniel Knowles
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-08 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

Following the First World War the major naval powers entered into an agreement restricting the construction of capital ships and limiting the numbers that signatories were allowed to maintain, so numerous ships were scrapped or disposed of and the majority of planned vessel were either cancelled whilst being built or
Sea Power in the Mediterranean
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: S. W. C. Pack
Categories: Mediterranean Region
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

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The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery
Language: en
Pages: 405
Authors: Paul M. Kennedy
Categories: Grande-Bretagne - Histoire navale
Type: BOOK - Published: 1976 - Publisher: Allen Lane

First published in 1976, this book is the first detailed examination of the history of British sea power since A.T. Mahan's classic The Influence of Sea Power on History, published in 1890. In analyzing the reasons for the rise and fall of Great Britain as a predominant maritime nation in