This book examines how the human involvement in naval warfare has developed over the 20th Century and how it is likely to evolve over the first part of the 21st Century.
Foreword..Notes on contributors..Illustrations, figures and tables..Acronyms and abbreviations..Acknowledgements..Part I SETTING THE SCENE..1 Introduction: an anatomy of the face of naval battle John Reeve..2 Operational command at sea Andrew Gordon..Part II ASPECTS OF THE FACE OF NAVAL BATTLE ..3 Western advisors and Chinese sailors in the 1894-95 Sino-Japanese War Bruce Elleman..4 The commander in crisis: Graf Spee and the German East Asian Cruiser Squadron in 1914 Peter Overlack..5 Sailors and seaborne soldiers in the defence of Australia, 1914-2001 Russell Parkin..6 The treatment of casualties from the Sydney-Emden action Michael Dowsett..7 The aircraft carrier: the experience of its conception, procurement and operation David Hobbs..8 The Second World War, Korea and Vietnam: a personal perspective on naval warfare Guy Griffiths..9 Aboard HMAS Hobart in the Java Sea area in 1942 Gordon Johnson..10 'The Gunner': J.E. Macdonn
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1