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Power at Sea: A Violent Peace, 1946-2006
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A nonacademic narrative about the major navies of the world during the past century, this volume and its two companion volumes divide into periods symbolized by dominant ships: the battleship, aircraft carrier, and nuclear submarine.Rose, an author of specialty naval histories who served in the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, instills clarity about a tension that animates any modern navy, that between its national strategy and the ships necessary to effect that strategy.
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