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Fisher: The Admiral who Reinvented the Royal Navy
by David Wragg
"Jacky" Fisher was a man with a mission: to prepare the Royal Navy that he loved so much and that had been his life for war. He saw war in Europe as inevitable and incredibly predicted accurately the date when war would break out. An enthusiast for change, Fisher knew that the Royal Navy was fast losing its superiority against the Germans, with a massive reserve of old and ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by The History Press
(first published February 23rd 2009)
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While a good overview of the Admiral Fisher, I found the style of the book slightly too repetitive. That said, it was mostly for good effect and only some of the phrasing made it seem redundant. In any case, the author did not shy back from criticizing the subject of the book when necessary, leading to a rather objective overview of one of the foremost men of the RN.