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Naval forces & warfare books

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Recently Published

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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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

History of the U.S. Navy 1775-1941 by Robert William Love History of the U.S. Navy 1775-1941


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

History of the U.S. Navy 1942-1991 by Robert William Love History of the U.S. Navy 1942-1991


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

Royal Marines Enculturation Ritual, Practice and Material Culture by Mark J. Burchell Royal Marines Enculturation Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward...
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

Coming Soon

Battle At Sea From Man-of-War to Submarine by John Keegan Battle At Sea From Man-of-War to Submarine

In Battle at Sea, Sir John Keegan applies to maritime warfare the technique that he put to such brilliant effect in his classic of war on land, The Face of Battle. He concentrates on four key conflicts: Trafalgar, Jutland, Midway...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

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: 23/02/2018

Around the World Submerged The Voyage of the Triton by Edward L. Beach Around the World Submerged The Voyage of the Triton


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Assault from the Sea Essays on the History of Amphibious Warfare by Merrill L. Bartlett Assault from the Sea Essays on the History of Amphibious Warfare


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Sunburst The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909 - 1941 by Mark R. Peattie Sunburst The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909 - 1941


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

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: 28/02/2018

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: 28/02/2018

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: 28/02/2018

Small United States and United Nations Warships in the Korean War by Paul M. Edwards Small United States and United Nations Warships in the Korean War

From rubber landing boats to picket boats to minesweepers, smaller support vessels did much of the work of the Korean War. This volume delivers an overview of the various kinds of vessels involved, the difficulties of mobilizing the aging American...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

21st Century Knox Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era by David Kohnen 21st Century Knox Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

21st Century Corbett Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Modern Era by Andrew Lambert 21st Century Corbett Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Modern Era


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

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

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: 06/03/2018

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: 06/03/2018

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: 06/03/2018

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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

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Seaforth World Naval Review by Conrad Waters Seaforth World Naval Review

The only single-volume annual survey of naval developments
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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

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