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Naval forces & warfare

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

Stephen Harding

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese. [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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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 (Maritime Archaeologist)

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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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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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

Hardback

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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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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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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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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The Royal Navy 1793-1800: Birth of a Superpower

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The Royal Navy 1793-1800: Birth of a Superpower

Mark Jessop

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

A thoroughly researched account of the great and historically significant naval events and battles of the war against revolutionary... [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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Italian Cruisers of World War II

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

Mark Stille

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

Paperback

The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington... [more]

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U.S. Submarines Since 1945: An Illustrated Design History

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U.S. Submarines Since 1945: An Illustrated Design History

Norman Friedman

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal US combatant types. The book is fully illustrated... [more]

$126.50

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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

Markus Robinson, Gertrude J. Robinson

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

Hardback

The biography of Hans Rose, Germany's most successful WWI convoy period U-boat Ace and WWII anti-fascist naval officer. 'He... [more]

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Tirpitz: The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship

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Tirpitz: The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship

Daniel Knowles

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

Hardback

Referred to by Churchill as `the Beast', `Tirpitz' was Germany's last great battleship and was one of the largest ever constructed... [more]

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