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The Habit of Victory: the story of the Royal Navy 1545 to 1945

Peter Hore

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ISBN : 9780330491716
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500 pages
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Ranging from the Middle Ages through the defeat of the Armada, the triumphs of Nelson to the battles of World Wars I and II, this is a sweeping account of how the Royal Navy made Britain the worlds greatest sea power. More than a battle account,MoreRanging from the Middle Ages through the defeat of the Armada, the triumphs of Nelson to the battles of World Wars I and II, this is a sweeping account of how the Royal Navy made Britain the worlds greatest sea power. More than a battle account, this work shows how the Royal Navys technological innovations revolutionized their military power, from broadside gunnery to submarines and aircraft carriers. We also see how the navy played a key role in exploration, from Drakes circumnavigation of the globe and Cooks voyages of discovery to Frasers search for the Northwest Passage. Abounding in colorful characters, this is a thrilling chronicle of one of the most fascinating chapters in British military history.