Garrett Mattingly (1900'1962) was a historian, educator, and best-selling author. He served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and in 1948 joined the faculty of Columbia University, where he taught European history.
This has got to be one of the absolute best historical books on the Armada. Not only on the Armada but on the politics on the continent as it pertained to England and Spain. Read morePublished on Jan. 29 2003 by Brian Hawkinson
A very readable account of (one of) the moment(s) England was challenged by a continental power and Europe hung in the balance. Read morePublished on Dec 5 2001 by David Bradley
This is the first book I have bothered to read on the defeat of the Spanish Armada (I'm more a land person) and I must confess I quite enjoyed it. Read morePublished on Oct. 19 1998 by Aussie Reader