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World War II at Sea: A Global History

World War II at Sea: A Global History

CRAIG L. SYMONDS, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 792 PP., $34.95, MAY 2018

CRAIG L. SYMONDS, the preeminent U.S. naval historian, usually writes excruciatingly tight. He dubbed two of his recent works a “concise history” and a “very short

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