British and American Naval Power: Politics and Policy, by Phillips O'Brien

By Phillips O'Brien

U.S. and British naval strength constructed in relatively other ways within the early twentieth century ahead of the second one global warfare. This learn compares, contrasts, and evaluates either British and American naval strength in addition to the politics that resulted in the improvement of every. Naval energy used to be the one maximum manifestation of nationwide strength for either international locations. Their armies have been small and their air forces simply existed for a part of the interval lined. for nice Britain, naval strength was once very important to her very lifestyles, and for the united states, naval strength was once a long way and away the simplest device the rustic may possibly use to workout armed impact world wide. consequently, the selections made in regards to the relative strengths of the 2 navies have been in lots of methods crucial strategic offerings the British and American governments ever made. an enormous ebook for army historians and people drawn to the workout and the extension of power.

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