World War II at sea; an encyclopedia; 2v.
Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker.
This two-volume encyclopedia provides a detailed look at the Second World War from a naval perspective. Entries include types of vessels as well as specific ships, important historical figures in the navies of all sides, naval war tactics and strategy, and general military and naval terms and concepts. References and recommendations for further reading are provided and black and white photographs support the text. The set includes a timeline of important naval events of the war and a glossary of relevant terms and acronyms. Contributors are academics and military historians from a variety of universities and institutions. (©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
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