The price of admiralty: the evolution of naval warfare
The author illuminates naval history, offering a brilliant dissection of four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different type of warship: the Battle of Trafalgar, the Battle of Jutland in World War I, the Battle of Midway in World War II, and the Battle of the Atlantic.
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Review: The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare from Trafalgar to MidwayUser Review - Pete - Goodreads
A bit slow in his overly-detailed way through Trafalgar. Pace picks up tremendously from Jutland and beyond. Basically "The Face of Battle" on the sea. If you liked one, you will like the other. Read full review
Review: The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare from Trafalgar to MidwayUser Review - sologdin - Goodreads
various useful discussions here. one wonders, for instance, how major naval combats ever occurred at all in the Napoleonic era, considering the difficulty of actually crossing paths with another ship ... Read full review