Big Gun Battles – Warship Duels of the Second World War. By Robert C Stern. Published by Seaforth, 2015
Reviewed by Tim Coyle
THE author’s criterion for naval engagements discussed in this book is that the battle must have been primarily decided by naval gunfire. This, he states, excludes carrier air battles and those involving torpedoes, which excludes, among others, the Solomons series of naval battles.