Understanding victory

  • 2013
  • Hardback
  • 248
  • Sproget er ikke defineret
  • 1
  • 9780275987244

Using four warship-centered examples, this book shows how naval battles are won or lost-and how technological advantage is rarely as decisive in defeat or victory as is often claimed.* Focuses on four ship-centered battle narratives: the battle of Trafalgar, the battle of Jutland, the sinking of the Prince of Wales and Repulse, and the Falklands War* Identifies 11 perspectives that explain victory and defeat in naval operations* Provides a history-based survey of successful naval operations while highlighting the nature of naval operations in the 21st century* Presents information written in a clear, reader-friendly style without compromising on its scholarly standards of content and accuracy* Offers fascinating reading for naval college students, general audiences who enjoy naval history, and naval historians alike

494,00 kr.