Author Results for Simon Smith

Book Review – ‘Voices from Jutland: A centenary commemoration’ by Simon Smith

By Simon Smith

Voices from Jutland is one of a number of books recently released to coincide with the centenary of the largest naval battle of the First World War. Crossley’s aim is to examine the strengths and weaknesses of both British and German navies and identify why the Royal Navy’s performance was disappointing. In order to do this […] Read More

Filed under: WW1 | North Sea | Jutland
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies

Book Review-‘Clash of Fleets: Naval battles of the Great War, 1914–18’ by V. P. O’Hara and L. R. Heinz

By Simon Smith

Clash of Fleets joins a number of naval studies published during the last few years to coincide with the centenary of the First World War and renewed interest in the naval side of the conflict. In this book, Vincent O’Hara and Leonard R. Heinz aim to affirm the importance of sea power during the First […] Read More

Filed under: WW1
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies