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Re: Well-known book on Naval Warfare


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Posted by David Bamford on January 19, 2018 at 14:49:31 user David.

In Reply to: Re: Well-known book on Naval Warfare posted by Jon on January 19, 2018 at 08:36:52:

There was an English academic who was a very good strategist, quite prominent in the thirties, and whose name eludes me for the moment. Could it have been Liddell, or am I getting confused with the BBC announcer? I think that his given name was Basil. He predicted the Japanese 'island-hopping' invasions of the Pacific war. Can anyone else come up with the rest of his name? He may have been the source of John's quotation.


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