Re: Roosevelt's Naval War Book
- --- In WarOf1812@egroups.com, "Dave Hill" <dave.bev@h...> wrote:
> I hate to nit pick, well truthfully I really don't, but there are
> a couple of misconceptions in your message. Trafalgar did not save
> the British Isles from invasion. The fleet maneuvers of the
Hope you won't mind me inbutting here.
A good solid work on the British v. French naval doctrine and
strategy and the ramifications thereof is Empire of the North
Atlantic by Gerald S. Graham. For the Jonathan perspective, one
should consult Alfred Thayer Mahan's second volume on seapower, which
covers the 1812 period.
Yo ho ho and a gill of watered-down Pusser's