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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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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]

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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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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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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]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [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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Squadron: Ending the African Slave Trade

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Squadron: Ending the African Slave Trade

John Broich

History; African history; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The fascinating true story of how four Royal Navy officers campaigned to end the slave trade in East Africa [more]

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Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

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Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

John Lehman

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents. [more]

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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

James Holland

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

Hardback

An accessible and authoritative introduction to the Battle of the Atlantic... [more]

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The Falklands War: There and Back Again: The Story of Naval Party 8901

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The Falklands War: There and Back Again: The Story of Naval Party 8901

Mike Norman, Michael Jones

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

A compelling account of Naval Party 8901's courage and professionalism during the Falklands War [more]

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

Steve Twomey

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

Paperback

This "riveting" (Los Angeles Times), "crackerjack read" (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous... [more]

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Bismarck and Hood

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Bismarck and Hood

Marco Santarini

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

Paperback

The strategic, operational, tactical, technical and terminal aspects are discussed one by one to progressively review how... [more]

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