The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

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For the first time, Sam Willis offers a fascinating naval perspective to one of the greatest of all historical conundrums: How did thirteen isolated colonies, who, in 1775 began a war with Britain without a navy or an army, win their independence from the greatest naval and military power on earth? The American Revolution was a naval war of immense scope and variety, including no fewer than twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans - to say nothing of rivers and lakes. In no other war were so many large-scale fleet battles ...

The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence 2015, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848878464

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