Great Naval Blunders: History's Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day

Great Naval Blunders: History's Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day

by Geoffrey Regan
     
 

From the Admiral Popov, the circular Russian battleship that wouldn't steer straight, to the HMS Trinidad, a British cruiser that managed to torpedo itself, this copiously illustrated collection of incompetence on the high seas takes a serious if often entertaining look at the misjudgments of captains, fleet commanders, and ship designers from RomanSee more details below

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From the Admiral Popov, the circular Russian battleship that wouldn't steer straight, to the HMS Trinidad, a British cruiser that managed to torpedo itself, this copiously illustrated collection of incompetence on the high seas takes a serious if often entertaining look at the misjudgments of captains, fleet commanders, and ship designers from Roman times to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233003504
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
867,162
Product dimensions:
12.70(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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