Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945.

By: SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.).

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SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.). The Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxvi,(2),1-535,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Survey I.: The Ship and the Gun. 1. Francis Drake: God's Corsair (1543?-1596). 2. Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp: Father of Naval Tactics (1598-1653). 3. Robert Blake: The State's Admiral (1599-1657). 4. Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter: Ornament of His Age (1607-1676). 5. Niels Juel: The Good Old Knight (1629-1697). Survey II.: The Line of Battle. 6. Edward Hawke: Risk-Taker Preeminent (1705-1781). 7. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez: Admiral Satan (1729-1788). 8. Horatio Nelson: A Man to Be Loved (1758-1805). 9. Andreas Miaoulis: From Pirate to Admiral (1769-1835). Survey III.: The Machine Age at Sea. 10. David Glasgow Farragut: Deliberate Planner,Impetuous Fighter (1801-1870). 11. Wilhelm von Tegetthoff: Admiral of the Unexpected (1827-1871). Survey IV.: The New Steel Navies. 12. George Dewey:His Father's Son (1837-1917). 13. Heihachiro Togo: Japan's Nelson (1848-19 34). Survey V.: The Dreadnought Revolution. 14. John R. Jellicoe: Technology's Victim (1859-1935). 15. Reinhard Scheer: Intuition under Fire (1863-1928). Survey VI.: The Advent of Air-Sea Warfare. 16. Andrew Browne Cunningham: The Best Man of the Lot (1883-1963). 17. Isoroku Yamamoto: Alibi of a Navy (1884-1943). 18. Raymond A. Spruance: The Thinking Man's Admiral (1886-1969). 19. William F. Halsey, Jr.: The Bull (1882-1959). Very good. 12.50

Title: Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945.

Author Name: SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.).

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Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:087021229X:

Seller ID: 97288

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