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Naval forces & warfare books

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Recently Published

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: 01/11/2017

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

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: 30/10/2017

French Warships in the Age of Sail 1626 - 1786 by Rif Winfield, Stephen S. Roberts French Warships in the Age of Sail 1626 - 1786
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The only comprehensive listing of French sailing warships in English
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

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: 28/10/2017

USS Iowa (BB-61) The Story of The Big Stick from 1940 to the Present by David Doyle USS Iowa (BB-61) The Story of The Big Stick from 1940 to the Present

The USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in the United States Navy's last, and most battle-worthy, battleship class, which also included the New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Missouri. This volume explores Iowa's design, construction, launching, and commissioning, as well as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain by Robert Beatson Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain

6-volume major work
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

U Boats of the Second World War Their Longest Voyages by Jak P. Mallmann Showell U Boats of the Second World War Their Longest Voyages

Ocean-going U-boats, each one not much longer than four European articulated trucks with up to 60 men inside them, sailed the far-off seas to reap havoc in inhospitable waters. The book is based on previously unpublished documents from the German...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Coming Soon

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 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: 30/11/2017

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: 01/12/2017

Seapower A Guide for the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey (Joint Services Command and Staff College and Defence Studies, Kings College London, UK  Joint Services Command  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: 07/12/2017

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: 14/12/2017

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

Boeing 707 Group: A History by Graham M. Simons Boeing 707 Group: A History

An illustrated history of the iconic Boeing 707.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

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Kings of the Sea Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy by J. David Davies Kings of the Sea Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy

A major new reassessment of the Stuart kings roles in the development of the Royal Navy
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

U-Boat Assault on America Why the Us Was Unprepared for War in the Atlantic by Ken Brown U-Boat Assault on America Why the Us Was Unprepared for War in the Atlantic

An important and original examination of the U-boat war in American waters
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The US Navys Fast Attack Submarines, Vol.1 Los Angeles Class 688 by James C. Goodall The US Navys Fast Attack Submarines, Vol.1 Los Angeles Class 688

This illustrated book covers the complete history of the United States Los Angeles class attack submarines from initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to its current operations. The nuclear-powered USS Los Angeles (SSN-668) class attack submarine represented the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

In the Shadow of Greatness Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America's Longest War by The U.S. Naval Academy Class Of 2002, Joshua Welle In the Shadow of Greatness Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America's Longest War
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

How to Forge a Frogman A Recruit's Account of Basic Training in Singapore's Naval Diving Unit by Max West How to Forge a Frogman A Recruit's Account of Basic Training in Singapore's Naval Diving Unit

National Service is a shared crucible borne by every Singaporean son. How To Forge a Frogman is drawn from the handwritten journal kept throughout Max West's 9-week Basic Military Training in Singapore
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

French Battleships of World War One by John Jordan, Philippe Caresse French Battleships of World War One
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The only comprehensive study of early French battleships in English
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945 by Poul Grooss The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945

A major new study of the war in the Baltic and its wider significance
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/05/2017

Decima Flottiglia Mas The Best Commandos of the Second World War by Walter S. Zapotoczny Decima Flottiglia Mas The Best Commandos of the Second World War

During the first years of the Second World War, Italian commandos demonstrated how effective a weapon the frogman could be. Concealed by the water, the Decima Flottiglia MAS mined Allied ships as they were moored in their own harbours, severely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

Freeing the Baltic 1918 - 1920 by Geoffrey Bennett Freeing the Baltic 1918 - 1920

The incredible story of the out-numbered British Navy in the fight against Germany and Russia
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2017

U-Boats Beyond Biscay D Nitz Looks to New Horizons by Bernard Edwards U-Boats Beyond Biscay D Nitz Looks to New Horizons

Written by high respected naval historian and much published author.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Secret Naval Investigator The Battle Against Hitler's Secret Underwater Weapons by Secret Naval Investigator The Battle Against Hitler's Secret Underwater Weapons

A remarkable and unusual Second World War naval autobiography. The author was one of the first British officers to cross the bridge at Remagen on the Rhine the only Rhine bridge left standing after the Germans had blown up the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas Kriegsmarine Security Forces by Lawrence Paterson Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas Kriegsmarine Security Forces

A important study of a previously neglected but crucial element of the Kriegsmarine which includes previously unpublished photographs and contains stirring first-hand accounts
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

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