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

By Martin Robson

The Seven Years battle (1756-1763) was once the 1st international clash and have become the major think about developing the British Empire. This publication appears to be like at Britain’s maritime strategic, operational and tactical luck (and failures), via a wide-ranging heritage of the Royal Navy’s function within the battle. by means of the tip of the warfare in 1763 Britain was once on no account a hegemonic energy, however it used to be the one nation able to sustained international strength projection on an international scale. Key to Britain’s luck used to be political and strategic path from London, throughout the conflict making plans of Pitt the Elder and the profitable implementation of his guidelines through a stellar forged of naval and armed forces leaders at an operational and tactical point. Martin Robson highlights the paintings of a few of the foremost protagonists within the Royal army, resembling 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 finally exhibits that the construction, containment and growth of the British Empire used to be made attainable by way of the workout of maritime strength in the course of the Royal Navy

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