Sea power; a naval history. Associate editor, Chester W. Nimitz; assistant editors, J.R. Fredland [and] Henry H. Adams. authors, Henry H. Adams [and others].

; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966, editor
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1960.

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Other Authors Nimitz, Chester W. 1885-1966,
Subjects Naval history.
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Description xii, 932 pages illustrations, maps 26 cm
Copyright Date 1960.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 886-901).
Contents The age of galley warfare -- The rise of English sea power -- The Seven Years' War -- The War of the American Revolution, I -- The War of the American Revolution, II -- The War of the French Revolution -- Nelson and Bonaparte -- The campaign of Trafalgar -- The decline and fall of the French empire -- The beginnings of the United States Navy -- The War of 1812 -- Navies in transition, 1815-1860 -- The American Civil War: the blockade and the cruisers -- The new technology: ironclads in action -- The Mississippi Valley Campaign, I: the road to Vicksburg -- The Mississippi Valley Campaign, II: Vicksburg and after -- Closing the Confederate ports -- Naval developments in the late 19th century -- The rise of Japanese naval power -- The Spanish-American War -- The United States becomes a naval power -- World War I: opening operations -- The campaign for Constantinople.
The Battle of Jutland -- The war against shipping -- Disarmament and rearmament -- World War II: Atlantic surface operations, I -- Atlantic surface operations, II -- The struggle for the Mediterranean -- The Battle of the Atlantic -- The Allied offensive against North Africa -- Operations against Sicily and Italy -- The defeat of Germany -- Problems of the Pacific -- The period of Japanese expansion -- Midway and the Aleutians -- Guadalcanal -- The limited offensive -- Beginning the central Pacific drive -- The dual advance to the Philippines -- The Battle for Leyte Gulf -- Submarines in the Pacific -- The defeat of Japan -- The uneasy peace -- The Korean War -- The new Navy.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)395062
(OCoLC)ocm00395062
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WorldCat Identities Potter, E. B. 1908-
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