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Naval forces & warfare

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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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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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World War II at Sea: A Global History

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World War II at Sea: A Global History

Craig L. Symonds

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology... [more]

$55.95

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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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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

Owen Rees

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Demonstrates there was more to Greek naval warfare than the battle of Salamis. It is well researched from ancient sources,... [more]

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

Angus Konstam

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

Paperback

As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete... [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]

$31.95

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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]

$39.99

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

Mark Stille

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

Paperback

After suffering devastating losses in the huge naval battles at Midway and the Soloman Islands, the Imperial Japanese navy... [more]

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

Mark Lardas

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was... [more]

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Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty

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Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty

Barry Gough

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

Hardback

A brilliant study of leadership under crisis [more]

$71.95

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In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

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In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

James Davey

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

Battles, blockades, convoys, raids: how the indefatigable British Royal Navy ensured Napoleon's ultimate defeat [more]

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The Rag Tag Fleet: The unknown story of the Australian men and boats that helped win the war in the Pacific

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The Rag Tag Fleet: The unknown story of the Australian men and boats that...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Naval forces & warfare; Military tactics; Military & naval ships

Paperback

The unknown story of the Australian men and boats which helped win the war in the Pacific [more]

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US Navy's Fast Attack Submarines, Vol.1: Los Angeles Class 688

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US Navy's Fast Attack Submarines, Vol.1: Los Angeles Class 688

James C. Goodall

History; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

This illustrated book covers the complete history of the United States' Los Angeles class attack submarines from initial design... [more]

$63.95  $20.00

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Pre-war classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Pre-war classes

Angus Konstam

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

Paperback

The Royal Navy was Britain s last line of defense in World War II, and destroyers made up its backbone. This is an illustrated... [more]

$22.99

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Great Naval Blunders

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Great Naval Blunders

Geoffrey Regan, Geoffrey Regan

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; War & defence operations

Hardback

Who was responsible for the design of the Admiral Popov, the circular Russian battleship that wouldn't steer straight? Why... [more]

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Canaris: The Life and Death of Hitler's Spymaster

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Canaris: The Life and Death of Hitler's Spymaster

Michael Mueller

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

An outstanding look at the life of 'Hitler's spy master' Wilhelm Canaris [more]

$39.99

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Hitler's Grey Wolves: U-Boats in the Indian Ocean

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Hitler's Grey Wolves: U-Boats in the Indian Ocean

Lawrence Paterson

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

Paperback

Rarely told story of German submarine operations in the Eastern Theatre. [more]

$44.99

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Decima Flottiglia Mas: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

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Decima Flottiglia Mas: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

Walter S. Zapotoczny

History; Naval forces & warfare; Special & elite forces; Combat & defence skills & manuals

Hardback

During the first years of the Second World War, Italian commandos demonstrated how effective a weapon the frogman could be.... [more]

$44.99

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The Navy and the Nation: Australia's Maritime Power in the 21st Century

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The Navy and the Nation: Australia's Maritime Power in the 21st Century...

Tim Barrett

History; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

How does the Royal Australian Navy best prepare for the future? Vice Admiral Tim Barrett forcefully argues the answer is by... [more]

$19.99

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Churchill and the Dardanelles

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Churchill and the Dardanelles

Christopher M. Bell

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

Hardback

The story of the highly controversial First World War campaign that nearly destroyed Churchill's reputation for good and of... [more]

$50.95

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