Thsi is a new compact edition of this visual journey through 3,000 years of naval warfare. From the clash of galleys in Ancient Greece to deadly encounters between nuclear-powered submarines in the 20th century, explore every aspect of the story of naval warfare on, under and above the sea. You can visit every major naval conflict in time through detailed vital statistics of the combatants and outcomes. You can examine the changing face of life aboard a vessel, from punishment and discipline to food and recreation. You can take a look at crews and their roles through the ages exploring hierarchies and organisation. Packed with photographs, maps, 3D battle plans and eyewitness accounts this is the ultimate guide to the evolution of naval conflict.
R.G Grant is a history writer who has published more than 20 books, many of them dealing with aspects of military conflict. He has written on the American Revolution, World War I and World War II, and is the author of DK's Battle, Soldier and Flight: 100 Years of Aviation.