Download PDF by Martin Robson: A History of the Royal Navy: The Seven Years War

By Martin Robson

ISBN-10: 1780765452

ISBN-13: 9781780765457

The Seven Years struggle (1756-1763) was once the 1st worldwide clash and have become the main consider developing the British Empire. This booklet seems at Britain’s maritime strategic, operational and tactical luck (and failures), via a wide-ranging heritage of the Royal Navy’s position within the battle. by way of the tip of the struggle in 1763 Britain used to be under no circumstances a hegemonic strength, however it used to be the single country in a position to sustained worldwide energy projection on a world scale. Key to Britain’s good fortune used to be political and strategic path from London, throughout the warfare making plans of Pitt the Elder and the profitable implementation of his rules through a stellar solid of naval and army leaders at an operational and tactical point. Martin Robson highlights the paintings of a few of the main protagonists within the Royal army, equivalent to Admiral Hawke whose appreciation of the broader strategic context at Quiberon Bay in 1759 made up our minds the destiny of North the USA. Robson eventually exhibits that the construction, containment and enlargement of the British Empire used to be made attainable through the workout of maritime energy during the Royal Navy

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