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The Price of Admiralty


The aim of John Keegan's new book is to apply to warfare at sea the same technique he employed in his classic work The Face of Battle, so to discover how men have fought at sea, and to explore the nature of the indvidual's experience of combat over changing times. The conflicts Keegan has chosen begin with Trafalgar in 1805, a classic and well-documented example of ship-of-the-line battle. Next he turns to Jutland, posing very different problems for commander and seaman alike. Then to the Battle of Midway, where he examines ...

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The Price of Admiralty
1990, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670814169


The Price of Admiralty
1990, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099671107

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The Price of Admiralty
1988, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780091737719


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