Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2006

400 Pages | 55 halftones & line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195312119

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Decision at Sea

Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History

Craig L. Symonds

  • Provides a gripping history of five key battles that defined the evolution of naval warfare and the course of the American nation
  • Offers spellbinding narratives of crucial engagements, showing how each battle transformed naval combat, marked a milestone in American history, and transformed technology and weaponry
  • Places every battle in a wide perspective, revealing their significance to America's development as it grew from a new Republic on the edge of a threatening frontier to a global superpower

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