Foreword to Victory: Paul Kennedy on the Naval History of World War II

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemmahistorian Paul Kennedy talks about his new book, Victory at Sea: Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II. The book is unusual in that it is beautifully illustrated with numerous paintings by the late maritime artist Ian Marshall. Kennedy discusses the early days of his collaboration with Marshall – how he originally encouraged Marshall to publish a collection of his paintings with a foreword by Kennedy – and how it became a volume that evolved from the paintings into a comprehensive overview of the military and the Technology builds, and social changes brought about by World War II, which dramatically altered the global order. This talk was delivered at the University of Texas, Austin and hosted by the Clements Center for National Security.

Image: Airwolfhound from Hertfordshire, UK, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Foreword to Victory: Paul Kennedy on the Naval History of World War II

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