From Zenith Press: "Discover how the vital war at sea was fought, from the first battle to the last. As soon as World War II broke out in September 1939, the conflict at sea began and was fought with fury until the unconditional surrender of Germany and Japan nearly six years later. World War II at Sea highlights the key moments in this fascinating, pivotal, and absorbing story."
"Upon reading a detailed narrative of the Dardanelles campaign, I came away with such a different understanding of the issues then I did from more abbreviated descriptions. There was so much more to ponder than it just being a side conflict to the…"
"Great review Tim. You make excellent points.
The First World War was so much about the leadership and political turmoil of the era.
And, as you note, Moorehead had the benefit of enough passage of time since the war's end to offer perspective,…"
"Welcome Charles! Sincere thanks to your Foster Father for his service to our country. You mentioned that you heard about us on PBS. This intrigues me! Can you provide any more information about what they aired? Thanks,…"
"I wanted to recommend the videos on Blechley Park that are available on the front page of this sight.
They are the most definitive description of the parallel efforts that were undertaken at that location during the war. The film has extensive…"
Sounds like it is probably wrong to think of the WWII Italy campaign as another attempt at the Gallipoli strategy, since it was more about timing and logistics for the Allies.
Thanks for the praise.... Much appreciated.
Winston Churchill was such a fascinating figure in both World Wars. He became an interesting backstory all by himself.
From all that I've read on the War in North Africa and the Italian…"
"I'm presently enjoying reading this book as well.
Its interesting to me that this campaign was such a liability to Churchill, yet he advocated essentially the same approach in the Second World War in his 'soft underbelly' argument…"
Alan Moorehead’s 1956 classic on the battle for Gallipoli has long been considered a ‘definitive work’ by scholars and historians of the First World War. To fully appreciate this battle and its context, it helps to have an understanding of the Great…See More
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