Operational Warfare at Sea: Theory and Practice (Cass Series: Naval Policy and History)

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9780415770040: Operational Warfare at Sea: Theory and Practice (Cass Series: Naval Policy and History)

This new volume provides a comprehensive analysis of both the theory and practice of operational warfare at sea.

The book is unique in using diverse sources and examples to present a comprehensive topical description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at sea today. It opens with a survey of the emergence of operational warfare at sea since the end of the Napoleonic Wars, going on describe and analyze the objectives of naval warfare at the operational level and methods of employment of naval forces for accomplishing these objectives. The book explains the specifics of operational functions in a maritime theatre, discusses the personality traits and professional education required for successful naval operational commanders, and explores naval operational command and control in both peacetime and war, closing with predictions for the future of operational warfare at sea. 

This book serves as a primer of how to plan, prepare and execute major naval operations and campaigns for naval commanders and their staffs, but will also be of interest to advanced students of naval history, strategic studies and military history in general.

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Milan Vego is Professor of Joint Military Operations at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I.

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