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War in the Indian Ocean

Mihir K. Roy

War in the Indian Ocean

by Mihir K. Roy

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Published by Lancer Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India. Indian Navy -- History.,
  • India. Navy -- History -- India-Pakistan Conflict, 1971.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMihir K. Roy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA643 .R6 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL953907M
    LC Control Number95911607

      The battle for the Indian Ocean. maritime defeat of the Napoleonic War (at Île de France's Grand Port), and the commander-in-chief of the invasion force was captured by . The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, cover, km 2 (27,, sq mi) or % of the water on the Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west, and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use. Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large Average depth: 3, m (12, ft).

    Following the end of the Vietnam conflict, the USS Hancock remained on duty in the Gulf of Tonkin. In October of , with the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East under way, she was suddenly ordered to the southern end of the Red Sea so that her complement of A-4 Skyhawks and F-8 Crusaders could be turned over to the hard-pressed Israel Defense Forces/Air Force if necessary. Indian Ocean, body of salt water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the world. It is the smallest, geologically youngest, and physically most complex of the world’s three major oceans. It stretches for more than 6, miles (10, km) between the southern tips of Africa and Australia and, without its marginal seas, has an area of ab, square miles.

    The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife. Even as the region's role in the international economy and as a highway to conflict zones increases, the US has failed to advance a coherent strategy for protecting its interests in the Indian Ocean or for managing complex diplomatic relationships across the region.   Using a broad geographic perspective, the book includes references to connections between the Indian Ocean world and the Americas. Moving into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Alpers looks at issues including the new configuration of colonial territorial boundaries after World War I, and the search for oil : Oxford University Press.


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