The Victory at Sea

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1921. One of the great reformers in naval gunfire and employment of destroyer ships; Commander of U.S. Naval Forces in European waters during World War I, Sims adopted the use of naval convoys and promoted the construction of destroyers to counter Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare. He served as President of the Naval War College in 1917 and from 1919 to 1922. Victory at Sea, his book on Anglo-American naval cooperation in the war at sea during World War I, won the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1920. ...
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1921. One of the great reformers in naval gunfire and employment of destroyer ships; Commander of U.S. Naval Forces in European waters during World War I, Sims adopted the use of naval convoys and promoted the construction of destroyers to counter Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare. He served as President of the Naval War College in 1917 and from 1919 to 1922. Victory at Sea, his book on Anglo-American naval cooperation in the war at sea during World War I, won the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1920. Contents: When Germany was Winning the War; The Return of the Mayflower; The Adoption of the Convoy; American Destroyers in Action; Decoying Submarines to Destruction; American College Boys and Subchasers; The London Flagship; Submarine Against Submarine; The American Mine Barrage in the North Sea; German Submarines Visit the American Coast; Fighting Submarines from the Air; The Navy Fighting on the Land; and Transporting Two Million American Soldiers to France.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781163335161
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 426
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

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