An Encyclopedia of Naval History

An Encyclopedia of Naval History

Book - 1998
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This comprehensive encyclopedia provides a complete guide to world naval history. Over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries provide in-depth coverage of major sea battles, principal commanders, the evolution of the warship, weapons and strategy, tactics, and organization. International in scope, with a focus on the United States and Britain, the core of the book features descriptions of every notable naval engagement from 1571 onward. Brief, factual accounts and bibliographic sources on the background, main events, participants, and outcomes of each battle are meticulously cited throughout.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 1998.
ISBN: 9780816026975
Branch Call Number: 359. 003 BRU
Characteristics: vii, 440 p. : ill., ports.
Additional Contributors: Cogar, William B. 1949-
Alternative Title: Naval history


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