The Sea and the Second World War
Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict
Contributions by James Goldrick, Evan Mawdsley, Alan D. Zimm, Iain E. Johnston-White, G. H. Bennett, Charles I. Hamilton, Peter J. Dean, Donald K. Mitchener, Francis Grice and George H. Monahan
As the war grew in complexity and covered an increasingly larger geographical area, the organization of the maritime effort and the impact it had on the formulation of national strategy also evolved. This volume illustrates the impact of naval operations on the Second World War by highlighting topics previously neglected in the scholarship. In doing so, it provides new insights into political, strategic, administrative, and operational aspects of the maritime dimension of the war.
About the Authors
Alessio Patalano is a reader in East Asian Warfare and Security at the Department of War Studies at King's College London and specializes in Japanese naval history, strategy, and contemporary maritime issues in East Asia. His latest monograph is Postwar Japan as a Seapower: Imperial Legacy, Wartime Experience and the Making of a Navy.
"This is a fine collection of essays by some of the leading scholars in the field. The book addresses comprehensively the vital importance of the sea across a range of theaters during the Second World War through a diverse selection of case studies. The examinations and re-examinations in this volume will be of interest to both scholars and practitioners."—Dr. Steven Paget, University of Portsmouth
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