Greek and Roman Naval Warfare: A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.)
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Greek and Roman Naval Warfare: A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.)

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This reissue of a 1937 classic covers ancient naval warfare from the Greco-Persian War to the Campaign of Actium.
Hardcover, 555 pages
Published September 8th 2004 by US Naval Institute Press (first published June 1964)
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'Aussie Rick'
Although this book was first published in 1937 and many of its references may be a bit dated it still offers a novice in this field of history and enjoyable and interesting read. The author, a retired Vice Admiral (USN), tells a great story using numerous primary and secondary sources available to the historian at that time.

The book covers the history of naval warfare; weapons, tactics, and strategy in a general manner that is very easy to read and understand and quite engaging. The book covers...more
Hotspur
One of the finest treatments of the history and technology of ancient galley warfare to ever be in print. A fantastic book.
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