Armada 1588: The Spanish Assault on England (Campaign Chronicles)

Armada 1588: The Spanish Assault on England (Campaign Chronicles)

John Barratt

The defeat of the Spanish Armada is without doubt one of the turning issues in English heritage, and it was once possibly the defining episode within the lengthy reigns of Elizabeth I of britain and Philip II of Spain. The operating conflict alongside the Channel among the nimble English ships and the lumbering Spanish galleons has completed nearly mythical prestige. during this compelling new account John Barratt reconstructs the conflict opposed to the Armada within the concise, transparent crusade Chronicles structure, which documents the motion in bright element, daily, hour via hour.

He questions universal assumptions concerning the conflict and appears back at points of the motion which were debated or misunderstood. incorporated are complete orders of conflict exhibiting the chains of command and the potent strengths and battling functions of the opposing fleets. there's additionally an in-depth research of the far-reaching effects of the damage of Philip II's nice firm.

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