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World War II At Sea A Global History
By Craig L. Symonds
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Hardback & eBook: 770 Pages
THERE IS an argument that the Second World War was a naval conflict, one dominated by decisions made, and of battles waged, at sea. If true – and this title sets out to establish why such a view is correct – then Symonds, a Distinguished Professor of Maritime History at the US Naval War College and Professor Emeritus at the US Naval Academy, is eminently qualified to flourish in the ambitious undertaking attempted in this praiseworthy work.