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The age of fighting sail

by C. S. Forester

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval operations. [from old catalog],
  • History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE360 .F69
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24744611M
    LC Control Number56007741

    "The Age of Fighting Sail, is specifically about the War of and perhaps one of the best books on the subject. Certainly it is one of the most readable, so if you have the time to dip into it, I highly recommend it." Alex Bellinger. The Age of Fighting Sail, Post Captain, 1/ scale This was the evening of the wargame club’s AGM. Usually that involves a lot of dull bureaucratic stuff, dreary reports by office bearers and a loss of valuable wargaming time.. This time though, the .

    Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail Book Description: Studies of the "Age of Fighting Sail" have tended to focus on the British or American navies, or sometimes on those of France or Spain.   Read "The Age of Fighting Sail The Story of the Naval War of " by C. S. Forester available from Rakuten Kobo. er’s distinguished account of the Anglo-American naval war of Age of Fighting Sail () is a shrewd an Brand: Enet Press Inc.

    On the basis of reading this book, will I buy the author's next book? Yes. Summary: It is odd, but the title of the book is incorrect. If it were correct, it would be 'A History of the Naval War of ' The age of fighting sail would cover the period from to /5(). Complete naval miniatures rules for the age of sail covering the years to Also included are cut-apart ship counters for those who do not wish to use detailed naval miniatures. HEART OF OAK covers all aspects of naval combat and tactics in depth and even details how the sailing ships actually worked with their enviroment/5(13).


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The Age of Fighting sail vol 1 In the end, Napoleon lost his war with England. Triumphant against all the thrones of Europe, never could he penetrate the walls of oak that surrounded Albion to land an army and deliver the knockout blow. Discover the secrets of Britain's superior ship handling in the age of sail with Close Action.

Some 25 scenarios, ranging from ship vs. ship (training /10(). The age of fighting sail would cover the period from to Once you get past that bit of bait-and-switch, you have a readable account of acts and actions of the American captains and naval ships in the War of I have read the history of the early US Navy for more years than I care to count.

I am always delighted when I discover /5(). The Age of Sail (usually dated as –) was a period roughly corresponding to the early modern period in which international trade and naval warfare were dominated by sailing ships, lasting from the midth to the midth century.

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Specifically focused on the navies of Author: B.J. Armstrong. The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Forester covers the War of from the perspective of naval battles in this volume.

He outlines how the inexperienced U.S. navy managed to more than hold its own against that of the British, which was a scourge of the seas for many years.

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Until now, there has been no general history of the classic age of naval warfare—the 40 or so years between the American Revolution and the fall of Napoleon.3/5(3). Mr.

Miller spoke about his book [Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail], published by Wiley and Sons. The book proposes that despite popular conceptions of thuggish crews .OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in as: The naval war of Description: [1 volume] Other Titles: Naval war of The book concentrates on three specific aspects of Britain’s naval history during the era, those being operations, administration, and social impact.

The latter is rarely discussed, so that also makes the book worthwhile. Naval Warfare in the Age of Sail, the Evolution of Fighting Tactics – () Author: Bryan Tunstall Pages: