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This debate focused chiefly on two issues: wooden vessels versus ironclads; and
the monitor type versus sea-going armored cruising vessels. Discussion of these
technical issues led straight into the sphere of strategy, for one's views on the ...
The prevailing opinion was that it would be difficult, if not utterly impossible, to
design a satisfactory sea-going ironclad; and that fast wooden cruisers, armed
with long-range guns, could either escape or else keep ironclads at a distance.28
Such vessels, argued the minority which included John Lenthall and Benjamin F.
Isherwood, who had advocated sea-going ironclads as far back as 1862, could "
not be properly considered as fighting machines, although they carry a ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - DinadansFriend - www.librarything.com
A basic review of the process of creating an American Navy. Not inspiring, in my opinion. There have been several livelier books written on this topic since. The original book was published in 1939. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
Chart and Compass i
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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