Author Results for Steve Cobb

Book Review-‘Blockade: Cruiser warfare and the starvation of Germany in World War One’ by S. R. Dunn

By Steve Cobb

The publisher’s blurb promises a ‘fast-paced story of . . . the operations of the 10th Cruiser Squadron’, using ‘first-hand accounts, the book . . . lays before the reader . . . a much neglected aspect of the First World War’. Fast-paced it certainly is, but it is an episodic account of the maritime […] Read More

Filed under: WW1
Subjects include: Strategy & Diplomacy

Book Review-‘Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, tactics and technology’ by N. Friedman

By Steve Cobb

Readers with an interest in modern naval history will know of Friedman’s authorship of over 30 books, notably an eight-volume series on the design and development of US warship types, Fifty-Year War: Conflict and strategy in the Cold War (1999), and Network-centric Warfare: How navies learned to fight smarter through three World Wars (2009). Fighting […] Read More

Filed under: WW1
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy | Submarines | Weapons