skipper3362 ® 10-Apr-2019 12:05

World war II at sea a global histroy


Year: 2018
Author: Craig L . Symonds
Performer: Eric Martin
Publisher: highbridge company
Type: audiobook
Audio codec: MP3
Audio bitrate: 63
Description: Author of Lincoln and His Admirals (winner of the Lincoln Prize), The Battle of Midway (Best Book of the Year, Military History Quarterly), and Operation Neptune (winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature), Craig L. Symonds ranks among the country’s finest naval historians. World War II at Sea is his crowning achievement, a narrative of the entire war and all of its belligerents, on all of the world’s oceans and seas between 1939 and 1945.
Here are the major engagements and their interconnections: the U-boat attack on Scapa Flow and the Battle of the Atlantic; the “miracle” evacuation from Dunkirk and the scuttling of the French Navy; the pitched battles for control of Norway fjords and Mussolini’s Regia Marina; the rise of the Kidö Butai and Pearl Harbor; the landings in North Africa and New Guinea, then on Normandy and Iwo Jima. Symonds offers indelible portraits of the great naval leaders-FDR and Churchill (self-proclaimed “Navy men”), Karl Dönitz, François Darlan, Ernest King, Isoroku Yamamoto, Louis Mountbatten, and William Halsey, while acknowledging the countless seamen and officers of all nationalities whose lives were lost during the greatest naval conflicts ever fought. World War II at Sea is history on a truly epic scale.
Rating: 5 / 5 (Votes: 5)
Reply
Similar releases
A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks - Stewart Gordon - 2015 - Stewart Gordon [2015, PDF]
International Maritime Security Law - James Kraska,Raul Pedrozo [2013, PDF]
Offshore support vessels (a practical guide) - Gary Ritchie Master Mariner [2008, PDF]
REEDS Maritime Meteorology - M. M. Cornish, E. E. Ives [2009, PDF]
  • Reply

The time now is: Today 08:58

All times are GMT + 3 Hours