Sea Power: A Naval History
Elmer Belmont Potter
Naval Institute Press, 1981 - History - 419 pages
A classic work covering over 2,000 years of naval history, from Greek and Roman galley warfare to Vietnam.
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The Age of Galley Warfare
The Rise of English Sea Power
The Seven Years War
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