The Armada Campaign 1588: The Great Enterprise against England (Paperback)

The Armada Campaign 1588: The Great Enterprise against England By Angus Konstam, Howard Gerrard (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angus Konstam, Howard Gerrard (Illustrator)
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Osprey's examination of the naval conflict between England and Spain in 1588. The thwarted invasion of England by the Spanish Armada is studied here in fascinating detail. How, in a few short days, Philip II's fleet was stopped from invading England and forced into full retreat is looked at in a new and unique way. With the help of battle plans and bird's eye views of the action, leading historian Angus Konstam considers many of the intriguing questions surrounding the campaign, concluding with details of how the Armada's disastrous return voyage around Scotland and Ireland became one of the most tragic episodes in maritime history.

About the Author

Angus Konstam is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has written widely on naval history, with well over a hundred books in print. He is a former Royal Navy officer, maritime archaeologist and museum curator, who has worked in the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. Now a full-time author and historian, he lives in Orkney.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781841761923
ISBN-10: 1841761923
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: March 25th, 2001
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Campaign