Standard of Power

Standard of Power

by Dan Van der Vat
     
 

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Beginning with the great "Dreadnought race" before the First World War, which set the theme for the conflict with Germany that dominated most of the 20th century, the book follows the sea conflicts of the Great War, through Britain's "finest hour" in the Battle of the Atlantic to the cuts of the post-war era, then the final heroic but

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Beginning with the great "Dreadnought race" before the First World War, which set the theme for the conflict with Germany that dominated most of the 20th century, the book follows the sea conflicts of the Great War, through Britain's "finest hour" in the Battle of the Atlantic to the cuts of the post-war era, then the final heroic but anachronistic flourish of the Falklands, and to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780091801212
Publisher:
Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date:
01/23/2001
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Van der Vat is a distinguished journalist and author who worked for The Times and the Guardian, both as a political and defence writer and as a foreign correspondent.

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