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The Struggle for Sea Power : The Royal Navy vs the World, 1775-1782, Paperback / softback Book

The Struggle for Sea Power : The Royal Navy vs the World, 1775-1782 Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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With a cast of swaggering swashbuckling characters, The Struggle for Sea Power charts the greatest war in the age of sail. In 1775 thirteen isolated colonies, without a navy or an army, began a war with Britain to win their independence from the greatest naval and military power on earth.

The American Revolution was a naval war of immense scope and variety, including no fewer than twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans - to say nothing of rivers and lakes.

Not until the Second World War would any nation actively fight in so many different theatres.

Using original logs, reports, diaries and archaeological discoveries, The Struggle for Sea Power traces every key military event in the path to American Independence from a naval perspective.

This is the gripping tale of the birth of the New World.

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