Big Gun Battles: Warship Duels of the Second World War

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The outcome of much of the maritime warfare in the Second World War was decided by the torpedo or the aerial bomb, making relatively recent warship types, the submarine and aircraft carrier, the new arbiters naval conflict. Yet despite this, there was a surprising number of traditional ship-to-ship engagements involving the big guns of battleships and cruisers. This book recounts some of the most important, technically interesting, or obscure of these gunfire duels in a narrative that combines pacy storytelling with an in ...

Big Gun Battles: Warship Duels of the Second World War 2015, Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781848321533

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