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Gunboat!

Small Ships at War

Gunboat!( )
Author: Perrett, Bryan
ISBN:978-0-304-35302-6
Publication Date:Dec 2000
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $56.99
Book Description:

By focusing on 13 classic engagements in which gunboats won the day, you appreciate how they were used to establish and control empires, preserve trade routes, and police pirates and rebels. Starting with the Burma war in 1824, and ending with the dramatic escape of the Amethyst down the Yangtze in 1949, this gunboat saga depicts exploits from China to Argentina, from the Crimea to the Mississippi, and from the Persian Gulf to East Africa.

Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Naval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24 x 2.6 cm
Book Weight:0.584 Kilograms



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