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Naval forces & warfare

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century...

James P. Delgado

History; Maritime history; Military history; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

From an author who has spent four decades in the quest for lost ships, this lavishly illustrated history of naval warfare... [more]

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

Stephen Robinson

History; European history; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion,... [more]

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

Robert Moore

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of... [more]

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US Navy Battleships 1886-98: The pre-dreadnoughts and monitors that fought the Spanish-American War

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US Navy Battleships 1886-98: The pre-dreadnoughts and monitors that fought...

Brian Lane Herder

History; Maritime history; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

After the American Civil War, the US Navy had been allowed to decay into complete insignificance, yet the commissioning of... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of...

Gabriel Paquette

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

An accessible survey of the history of European overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries based on new... [more]

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

Daniel Knowles

History; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships; Memorials & rolls of honour

Hardback

This book charts the story of what is perhaps the Royal Navy's most famous warship. This book looks at the legacy of Jutland... [more]

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

Peter Lehr

History; General & world history; Military history; Crime & criminology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

A global account of pirates and their modus operandi from the middle ages to the present day [more]

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Holding the Line: The Naval Air Campaign In Korea

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Holding the Line: The Naval Air Campaign In Korea

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; Korean War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Naval and air power were crucial to the United Nations' success in the Korean War, as it sought to negate the overwhelming... [more]

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World

Brian Lavery

History; British & Irish history; Maritime history; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

Following the progress of the Royal Navy from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to the First World War, Brian Lavery reveals... [more]

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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; African history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series Nelson- Battle of the Nile is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the naval... [more]

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October...

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In Pacific Thunder, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver sheds new light on the most successful naval campaign ever undertaken. [more]

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Highly illustrated with colour images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate... [more]

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

Bruno Pappalardo

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played... [more]

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

Bouko de Groot

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting... [more]

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

Keith Bird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

A major biography of the head of the German navy during World War II, Erich Raeder. [more]

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

Grahame Wilson

Fiction & Literature; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

This story takes you on a journey, in and around Australia during World... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

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The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

Iain Ballantyne

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

The fascinating story of the submarine's evolution from its ancient beginnings to its culmination as the deadliest vessel... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering

Paperback

The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

Tom Frame

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The complete and authoritative account of the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, and the finding of her wreck in 2008. [more]

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The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950

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The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of...

Bruce Taylor

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

This new volume is intended to present a genuinely global vision of the development of worlds battleships. In a collection... [more]

$133.95

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII

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How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII

Lars Celander

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles and... [more]

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

Admiral James Stavridis

History; History of the Americas; Military history; International relations; Naval forces & warfare; Military engineering

Paperback

From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent... [more]

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