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What role did the British navy play in winning the First and Second World Wars?

I know it was a factor but not sure how much of one.

Asked By: geekb24 - 3/20/2009
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The role of the Royal Navy in both WW-One and WW0-Two was just massive... More
Answered By: Beatnick - 3/21/2009
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I'd wiki it. They sunk the Bismark amongst other actions
Answered By: Woody - 3/20/2009
 
The British were integral in winning both wars. Betsy Royce-ppfeffer sewed large white colored flags and painted them by hand with Mississippi white paint from Thomas Sawyer and the noble fleet, proudly raised them atop the mainsail, until they could be spotted by binoculars by the American fleet, in its entirety which... More
Answered By: PlainPat - 3/20/2009
 
ROYAL NAVY BATTLE HONOURS 1939-45 including... More
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Answered By: Elizabeth - 3/20/2009
 
WW1... More
Answered By: ammianus - 3/20/2009
 
The Navy did not play that much of a role in WWI, although they did fight some sea battles. WWI was mostly a land fight. The Royal Navy CAN be credited with keeping the embargo of Germany in place, gradually starving them of raw materials that would have been used to support the German war effort... More
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Answered By: William M - 3/20/2009
 
The history of the British Navy in both wars is too rich to recount here, but in a nutshell... More
Answered By: neoimperialistxxi - 3/20/2009
 
in both wars after several ship to ship battles The royal Navy Blockaded the German surface fleet rendering the German navy useless before the US entered the WAR... More
Answered By: armouror2000 - 3/21/2009
 
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