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Naval forces & warfare books

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The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet Eighteenth Edition by Norman Polmar The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet Eighteenth Edition


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2018

Battleship Musashi: The Making And Sinking Of The World's Biggest Battleship by Akira Yoshimura Battleship Musashi: The Making And Sinking Of The World's Biggest Battleship

Presents the complete history of the Japanese World War II battleship, the Musashi. The book covers all details, from the planning and making of the ship to its final sinking at Leyte Gulf in 1944.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2018

Rise of American Naval Power by Harold Hance Sprout, Margaret Sprout Rise of American Naval Power
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Attempts to assemble the historic pattern of contributing factors which shaped the course of American naval development from 1776 to 1918. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Science and the Navy The History of the Office of Naval Research by Harvey M. Sapolsky Science and the Navy The History of the Office of Naval Research

Addressing all those interested in the history of American science and concerned with its future, a leading scholar of public policy explains how and why the Office of Naval Research became the first federal agency to support a wide range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

British Naval Administration in the Age of Walpole by Daniel A. Baugh British Naval Administration in the Age of Walpole

This historical analysis of the problems faced by the British navy during the War of 1739-1748 also sheds light on the character, limitations, and potentialities of eighteenth-century British administration. Originally published in 1965. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

The Forgotten War Of The Royal Navy by Michal Glock The Forgotten War Of The Royal Navy

History of the Royal Navy's little-known operation in the Gulf of Finland to support the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War, illustrated with scale drawings of all the ships.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2018

British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Albums Volume VI: Submarines, Gunboats, Sloops and Minesweepers, 1860-1939 by Richard Perkins British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Albums Volume VI: Submarines, Gunboats, Sloops and Minesweepers, 1860-1939

The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. As a result of collaboration with the National Maritime Museum, the publication of this monumental...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/03/2018

British Warships and Auxiliaries 2018 by Steve Bush British Warships and Auxiliaries 2018


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2018

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Little Ship, Big War The Saga of DE343 by Edward P. Stafford Little Ship, Big War The Saga of DE343


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

USS Monitor A Historic Ship Completes Its Final Voyage by John D. Broadwater USS Monitor A Historic Ship Completes Its Final Voyage

Lavish illustrations (photographs, site drawings, and artifact sketches) complement this informative and highly readable account. Naval warfare buffs, amateurs and professionals involved in maritime archaeology, and Civil War aficionados will be intrigued and informed by USS Monitor: A Historic Ship...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Admiral Satan Life and Campaigns of Suffren by Roderick Cavaliero Admiral Satan Life and Campaigns of Suffren

This account of Suffren's career in the Indies provides not only a study of one major naval campaign, but also an in-depth analysis of naval strategy and tactics, warfare and the importance of Suffren's revolutionary role and its effect on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Independence or Death British Sailors and Brazilian Independence, 1822-25 by Brian Vale Independence or Death British Sailors and Brazilian Independence, 1822-25

Set against the background of Brazilian politics and Brazilian foreign policy interests, this is a detailed account of the operations of the Brazilian navy during the transition to independence.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

African American Men and Opportunity in the Navy Personal Histories of Eight Officers by Arthur L. Dunklin African American Men and Opportunity in the Navy Personal Histories of Eight Officers

The military is often presented as a model of equal-opportunity employment. This title examines and challenges this assertion with respect to the Navy. It studies Navy claims of meritocracy and training processes, profiles the careers of eight senior enlisted African...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Far China Station The U.S. Navy in Asian Waters, 1800-1898 by Robert Erwin Johnson Far China Station The U.S. Navy in Asian Waters, 1800-1898


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2018

Theodore Roosevelt's Naval Diplomacy The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century by Henry J. Hendrix Theodore Roosevelt's Naval Diplomacy The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2018

Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions Sixth Edition by Royal W. Connell, William P. Mack Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions Sixth Edition
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2018

United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor Recipients A Comprehensive Registry, Including U.S. Navy Medical Personnel Honored for Serving Marines in Combat by George B. Clark United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor Recipients A Comprehensive Registry, Including U.S. Navy Medical Personnel Honored for Serving Marines in Combat

Lists all US Marines and their comrades of the US Navy (corpsmen, doctors, and one chaplain who served Marines in combat) who were awarded the Medal of Honor from 1861 to the present. Each entry includes biographical information, the actions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2018

Naval Powers in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific by Howard M. Hensel Naval Powers in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

A vital component of the interdependent global economy, maritime transit routes are nowhere more critical than those traversing the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific. Previously, areas of the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific have been viewed as separate and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2018

American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction by Craig L. (Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History, U.S. Naval War College) Symonds American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction
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This brisk narrative charts the history of the United States Navy from its birth during the American Revolution through its emergence as a global power amid the world wars of the twentieth century and finally to its current role as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2018

Seapower A Guide for the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey (Joint Services Command and Staff College and Defence Studies, Kings College London, UK) Till Seapower A Guide for the Twenty-First Century
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This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States' maritime pivot towards the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2018

Jane's Unmanned Maritime Vehicles by David Carl Jane's Unmanned Maritime Vehicles


Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2018

The Victorian Naval Brigades by A L (Lt Commander) Bleby The Victorian Naval Brigades

A record of the Naval Brigades' extraordinary exploits and achievements during eleven 'Wars of the Empire' in the 19th century
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2018

How Navies Win Wars From Actium to the Falklands by Philip Grove How Navies Win Wars From Actium to the Falklands

Argues the case for the role of navies in winning wars over the centuries
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2018

Other books in this genre

Naval History and Maritime Strategy Collected Essays by Naval History and Maritime Strategy Collected Essays

This collection of 16 essays provides an insight into the interrelationship between naval history and maritime strategy. It examines the intellectual history of its development, the use of history within navies as a means of understanding strategy, and the history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The End of Grand Strategy US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century by Simon Reich, Peter Dombrowski The End of Grand Strategy US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century
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In The End of Grand Strategy, Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski challenge the common view of grand strategy as unitary. They eschew prescription of any one specific approach, chosen from a spectrum that stretches from global primacy to restraint and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Britain's Naval Heroes The Familiar and Forgotten by James Taylor Britain's Naval Heroes The Familiar and Forgotten

The first edition of this book described a city in the early stages of transformation following the demise of the Wall and reunification.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century Aircraft Carriers and Their Units in Detail by Thomas Newdick Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century Aircraft Carriers and Their Units in Detail

The modern aircraft carrier is without doubt one of the most exciting and hazardous operating environments in the field of warfare. The `flattop' is a symbol of global military power without parallel, and it remains a capability beyond reach of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

A History of the Royal Navy: Women and the Royal Navy by Jo Stanley A History of the Royal Navy: Women and the Royal Navy

As nurses, `Jenny Wrens', and above all as wives and mothers, women have quietly kept the Royal Navy afloat throughout history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Bluejacket's Manual, 25th Edition by Thomas J. Cutler The Bluejacket's Manual, 25th Edition


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Marine Officer's Guide by Christian N. Haliday The Marine Officer's Guide


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific Heritage and Contemporary Challenges by Professor Howard M. Hensel Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific Heritage and Contemporary Challenges

Scholars and policy makers have traditionally viewed portions of the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific as separate and discrete political, economic, and military regions. In recent years, however, a variety of economic, political, and military forces have made many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

The Battleship Holiday The Naval Treaties and Capital Ship Design by Robert C. Stern The Battleship Holiday The Naval Treaties and Capital Ship Design

A new angle on the ever-popular history of capital ships
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail by Philip MacDougall Islamic Seapower during the Age of Fighting Sail

Shows how extensive the naval power of Islamic states was, charts the rise and fall of Islamic navies, and outlines the various wars and campaigns in which Islamic navies were involved.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Seaforth World Naval Review by Conrad Waters Seaforth World Naval Review

The only single-volume annual survey of naval developments
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Death of the USS Thresher The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster by Norman Polmar The Death of the USS Thresher The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster

When she first went to sea in April of 1961, the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Thresher was the most advanced submarine at sea, built specifically to hunt and kill Soviet subs. In The Death of the USS Thresher, renowned naval and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Teddy Suhren Ace of Aces Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel by Teddy Suhren, Fritz Bustat-Naval Teddy Suhren Ace of Aces Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel
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The memoirs of the U-boat service s most unconventional commander
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Trafalgar Chronicle New Series by Peter Hore The Trafalgar Chronicle New Series

An esteemed yearbook now made more widely available
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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