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SALVO! Classic Naval Gun Actions

By: Edwards Bernard

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012325

ISBN: 1860199593

Condition: As New

Specific actions described in this book include: the earliest naval gun battles between ironclads at the Yalu River in 1894, celebrated battle epics such s the Falkland Islands in 1914 and Cape Matapan in 1941, night encounters in the Pacific and the busy English Channel, confused and fickle battles such as Dogger Bank and Heligoland Bight in 1914 and lone duels to the death on the high seas such as Carmania and Cap Trafalgar in 1914 and Stephen Hopkins and Stier in 1942. The author skilfully sets the scene for each action, explaining the background to the naval war at the time as well as tha... View more info