Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2012

432 Pages | 16pp black & white plates

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199693573

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Churchill and Sea Power

Christopher M. Bell

  • The first major study of Churchill's record as a naval strategist and his impact on British sea power
  • Debunks many popular and well-entrenched myths surrounding controversial episodes in both World Wars, including the Dardanelles disaster, the Norwegian Campaign, and the Battle of the Atlantic
  • Looks at the evolution of Churchill's naval thinking from the beginning of the twentieth century through to the post-war period
  • Offers many new and original insights into Churchill's long and controversial relationship with the Royal Navy, and his reputation as both strategist and war leader