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World War II at sea : a global history / Craig L. Symonds.

Author/Creator:
Symonds, Craig L., author.
Publication:
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 770 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
World War (1939-1945).
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.
Military operations, Naval.
Form/Genre:
Nonfiction.
Summary:
"Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time."--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The European war. Unterseebooten
Panzerschiffen
Norway
France falls
The Regia Marina
The war on trade, I
The Bismarck
The war widens. The rising sun
A two-ocean navy
Operation AI: The attack on Pearl Harbor
Rampage
The war on trade, II
Watershed. Stemming the tide
Two beleaguered islands
A two-ocean war
The tipping point
The war on trade, III
Allied counterattack. Airplanes and convoys
Husky
Twilight of two navies
Breaking the shield
Large slow target
Reckoning. D-Day
Seeking the decisive battle
Leyte Gulf
The noose tightens
Denouement
Epilogue: Tokyo Bay, 1945.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-741) and index.
ISBN:
9780190243678
0190243678
OCLC:
993134490