World War II at Sea: A Global History

World War II at Sea: A Global History

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 a Author of Lincoln and His Admirals (winner of the Lincoln Prize), The Battle of Midway (Best Book of the Year, Military H...

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Title:World War II at Sea: A Global History
Author:Craig L. Symonds
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Genres:History
ISBN:World War II at Sea: A Global History
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:770 pages pages

World War II at Sea: A Global History Reviews

  • Jeff Dow
    May 16, 2018
    A good survey of the war at sea...a surprisingly fast read for such a heavy topic ...
  • Doug Cornelius
    Feb 28, 2018
    I try to keep looking for ways to interact with my kids in new ways. My son loves reading about military history, so I though I would add a book on that topic to my reading list. Reading it together would give us more things to talk about. Oxford University Press was kind enough to ...
  • Steve
    Jun 16, 2018
    A great and interesting read on naval battles fought in the Atlantic, Pacific, and the Mediterranean during World War II. ...
  • Amber Griffith
    May 05, 2018
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  • Lou
    May 31, 2018
    i enjoyed reading about WW II but mostly land battles, i.e. Iwo Jima, Okinawa, but anyone interested in the War at Sea this is a good book. Mr. Symonds does a fabulous job detailing the sea battles, i.e. the Battle of Midway, Battle of Leyte Gulf, the Navy's part in the landings at Oki...
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    May 29, 2018
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    May 30, 2018
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    Jun 16, 2018
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  • Denise
    May 30, 2018
    A book for people serious about history (not just with a casual interest) but still very readable. ...
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    Jun 10, 2018
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    Apr 24, 2018
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    Jun 04, 2018
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    May 30, 2018
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    Jun 10, 2018
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  • Peter L
    May 29, 2018
    WW II at Sea: a full account of the global Naval history of WW2 Craig Symonds recounts all major battles at sea in WW II. He tells a little of character of all the major figures & goes on write about important happenings & relates important information not found elsewhere. I...
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    May 28, 2018
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    Jun 17, 2018
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  • Grouchy Historian
    May 10, 2018
    Absolutely magnificent. A single volume history of the naval campaigns of World War 2 that has just enough detail. What makes this book really stand out is how the author ties together the world-wide nature of the naval campaign, something rarely done well an any history of World War 2...
  • Richard Lester
    May 31, 2018
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  • Billie
    May 22, 2018
    This well written book covers the naval war of World War II between the years 1939 and 1945. It offers a global perspective of the major engagements. The author expertly tells about the mechanics of warfare on the sea and explains about the nature of the war. The entire naval history o...
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    Jun 13, 2018
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    Jun 17, 2018
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    May 29, 2018
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    Jun 18, 2018
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    Apr 11, 2018
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    Jun 15, 2018
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    Apr 26, 2018
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    Apr 25, 2018
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