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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568–1648: New Vanguard, cartea 263

Autor Bouko de Groot Ilustrat de Peter Bull
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 18 oct 2018
The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting and winning the Eighty Years' War, from 1568 and 1648. In this long conflict, warfare on water played a much bigger role in determining the ultimate victor. On the high seas the fleet carved out a new empire, growing national income to such levels that it could continue the costly war for independence. Yet it was in coastal and inland waters that the most decisive battles were fought. Arguably the most decisive Spanish siege (Leiden, 1574) was broken by a fleet sailing to the rescue across flooded polders, and the battle of Nieuwpoort in 1600, the largest successful invasion fleet before World War II, was one of the most decisive battle in western history. Using detailed full colour artwork, this book shows how the Dutch navies fought worldwide in their war of independence, from Brazil to Indonesia, and from the Low Countries to Angola.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781472831651
ISBN-10: 1472831659
Pagini: 48
Dimensiuni: 184 x 248 x 6 mm
Greutate: 0.16 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Osprey Publishing
Seria New Vanguard

Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

A fascinating story of Dutch shipbuilding ingenuity, which includes innovative metal-armoured ships, custom-built galleys for coastal warfare, and the famous 'hellburners' - exploding fireships that caused devastation among the Spanish in the siege of Antwerp.

Notă biografică

Bouko de Groot has a BA in Art History and an MA in Egyptology. He is Dutch and currently lives in Germany. He has served in the army and is a published author of a number of academic, popular scientific and business journalistic articles. When not writing about current affairs, he continues to study and write about military history.

Cuprins

Introduction /Chronology /High Seas /Coastal Waters /Rivers and Transport /Bibliography /Index