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By R.G. Grant

A visible trip via 3,000 years of naval struggle — now in paperback! From the conflict of galleys in historic Greece to lethal encounters among nuclear-powered submarines within the twentieth century, discover each point of the tale of naval battle on, below, and above the ocean.

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