Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy

Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy Alfred Thayer Mahan was an American naval officer considered one of the most important naval strategists of the nineteenth century In he was appointed Lecturer in Naval History and Tac

  • Title: Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy
  • Author: Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • ISBN: 9781108026239
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan 1840 1914 was an American naval officer, considered one of the most important naval strategists of the nineteenth century In 1885 he was appointed Lecturer in Naval History and Tactics at the US Naval War College, and served as President of the institution between 1886 and 1889 This book, first published in 1901, contains detailed comparative biograAlfred Thayer Mahan 1840 1914 was an American naval officer, considered one of the most important naval strategists of the nineteenth century In 1885 he was appointed Lecturer in Naval History and Tactics at the US Naval War College, and served as President of the institution between 1886 and 1889 This book, first published in 1901, contains detailed comparative biographies of six leading British admirals from the late eighteenth century including Sir James Saumarez and Sir Edward Pellew Mahan illustrates the marked differences in professional manner by pairing the biographies of the admirals, highlighting the contrasts between his subjects command styles and tactics Mahan also clearly demonstrates the marked and dramatic changes in British naval warfare during the late eighteenth century through the achievements and capabilities of the six admirals This influential study provides fascinating insights into a key period of British naval history.

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    1. Es fällt mir schwer ein Review zu schreiben. Mir gefiel das anekdotenhafte, aber wie viel man aus diesem Buch zieht hängt davon ab, wie viel man über diesen Abschnitt der Navy schon gelesen hat und vor allem, wie viel man noch lesen will, vor allem über die Admiräle, deren Karrieren hier skizziert werden. Wenn man sich schon mit ihren Biografien beschäftigt hat, wird man mit herzlich wenig Neuem konfrontiert. Die größte Eigenleitung liefert der Autor in der immerhin fast 100-Seitigen Ein [...]

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