CLASH OF TITANS: World War II At Sea., by Walter Boyne -- Navy. -PRICE REDUCED 50% -!!
This book recounts all of the famous sea battles of WWII, weaving them together into a narrative that illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of each navy. The German submarine force, despite hard living conditions and high casualty rates, fought well to the end. The Italian navy, despite several defeats, remained a threat until the surrender. The Japanese navy, which excelled in night fighting, was distinguished by brilliant commanders. The British navy demonstrated its pluck in a dozen different engagements. But it was the American navy that made the most dramatic comeback, recoiling from the terrible defeat at Pearl Harbor to win a decisive victory at Midway only six months later. Clash of Titans is well researched and colorfully written. It offers a comprehensive and insightful look into the strategies, technological advances, and heroism of the war at sea. Hardback. 380 pages. Maps, b/w photos, bibliography.
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