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By Lisle A. Rose

Honorable point out, 2016 Lyman Awards, offered through the North American Society for Oceanic History

This publication is a thrillingly-written tale of naval planes, boats, and submarines in the course of international struggle I.

When the U.S. entered global conflict I in April 1917, America’s sailors have been instantly compelled to have interaction within the completely new realm of anti-submarine conflict waged on, lower than and above the seas through a number of small ships and the hot expertise of airpower. The U.S. military considerably contributed to the secure trans-Atlantic passage of a million guy military that decisively grew to become the tide of conflict at the Western entrance whilst its battleship department helped the Royal military dominate the North Sea. completely professionalized, the military of 1917–18 laid the rules for victory at sea twenty-five years later.

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