SALVO! CLASSIC NAVAL GUN ACTIONS.

By: Edwards, Bernard.

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192 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "(T)he theme of this new study (is) the hard-fought ship-to-ship battles where the gun was all-important, and where salvo after salvo were fired by the protagonists at all ranges from maximum elevation and distance to virtual open sights point-blank actions. (The author) skilfully sets the scene for each action, explaining the background to the naval war at the time as well as that of the individual ships involved before retelling the stirring and dramatic story of each actual clash." Contents: Introduction; Yalu River; Heligoland Bight; Carmania and Cap Trafalgar; Emden and Sydney; Falkland Islands; Dogger Bank; Konigsberg; The Destroyers; Rawalpindi and Scharnhorst; Renown and Gneisenau; Cape Matapan; Kormoran and Sydney; Java Sea; Savo Island; Stephen Hopkins and Stier; Guadalcanal; Barents Sea; Surigao Strait; Bibliography; Index.

Title: SALVO! CLASSIC NAVAL GUN ACTIONS.

Author Name: Edwards, Bernard.

Categories: Military - Naval: World War II, Military - First World War: Naval, Military - Naval: First World War, Military - World War II,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, Brockhampton: 1999

ISBN Number: 1860199593

ISBN Number 13: 9781860199592

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 24107

Keywords: Yalu River, Heligoland Bight, Carmania, Cap Trafalgar, Emden, Sydney, Falkland Islands, Dogger Bank, Konigsberg, Destroyers, Rawalpindi, Scharnhorst, Renown, Gneisenau, Cape Matapan, Kormoran, Java Sea, Savo Island, Stephen Hopkins, Stier, Guadalcanal, Admiral Hipper, Shoji Nishimura, Nurnberg, Von Spee.,