Book cover of The War for the Seas: A Maritime History of World War II by Evan Mawdsley
Maritime History & Piracy

The War for the Seas: A Maritime History of World War II

A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding

Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast Asia and much of the Pacific. How could Britain and distant America prevail in what had become a “war of continents”? […Learn More]