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Product Description: Days before the outbreak of World War II, a handful of German commerce raiders put out to sea to prey on Allied merchantmen. Among them was the Panzerschiffe ("armored ship") Graf Spee, a formidable warship that boasted the firepower of a battleship, but had the size, speed, and range of a cruiser...read more

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9781472817952 | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Days before the outbreak of World War II, a handful of German commerce raiders put out to sea to prey on Allied merchantmen.

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Product Description: Using a narrative approach, Jutland 1916 - Twelve Hours that Decided the Great War tells the story of the Battle of Jutland, the greatest naval clash of the First World War. Drawing on a wealth of first-hand accounts, some of which were previously unknown, it weaves a highly original narrative, which intertwines original research, into a fast-paced account of the fighting...read more

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9781781312889 | Aurum Pr Ltd, August 8, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Using a narrative approach, Jutland 1916 - Twelve Hours that Decided the Great War tells the story of the Battle of Jutland, the greatest naval clash of the First World War.

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Product Description: The Royal Navy's stunning attack on Taranto in 1940 heralded a new age of warfare. It was the decisive moment in a struggle for dominance of the Mediterranean that had gone on for months, as the British and Italian navies both looked to secure maritime supply routes for their colonies...read more

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9781472808967 | Osprey Pub Co, November 17, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Royal Navy's stunning attack on Taranto in 1940 heralded a new age of warfare.

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Product Description: Specially commissioned photographs of more than 700 key artifacts and military equipment bring to life the experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers of all ranks, by exploring the uniforms, weapons, and objects carried by soldiers on both sides...read more

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9780789329394 | Universe Pub, November 3, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Specially commissioned photographs of more than 700 key artifacts and military equipment bring to life the experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers of all ranks, by exploring the uniforms, weapons, and objects carried by soldiers on both sides.

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Product Description: Even with Germany in the ascendency at the beginning of World War II, Scapa Flow was supposed to be the safe home base of the British Navy. Nothing and nobody could penetrate the defences of this bastion, which was built up to formidable levels in World War I and symbolized the faith placed by the British in the invulnerability of their navy...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator), Alan Gilliland (photographer) and Angus Konstam

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9781472808905 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Even with Germany in the ascendency at the beginning of World War II, Scapa Flow was supposed to be the safe home base of the British Navy.

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Product Description: From the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, from the Balkans to Mesopotamia, gunboats played an influential part in the story of World War I. This detailed technical guide to the gunboats of all the major navies of the war means that, for the first time, the story can be told...read more

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9781472804983 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, from the Balkans to Mesopotamia, gunboats played an influential part in the story of World War I.

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Product Description: The Battle of Bannockburn on the 23rd of June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, debates on national identity and independence are heavily influenced by the events of 1314...read more

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9781781312872 | Aurum Pr Ltd, August 1, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The Battle of Bannockburn on the 24th June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood.

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9781781313015 | Aurum Pr Ltd, March 3, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Battle of Bannockburn on the 23rd of June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood.

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Product Description: This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromon against the Arabic shalandi in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean...read more

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9781472807571 | Osprey Pub Co, January 20, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromon against the Arabic shalandi in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

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Product Description: In this, the first Haynes Manual about a Second World War warship, acclaimed maritime author and historian Angus Konstam gives readers a detailed insight into the design, fighting capability and short-lived career of Nazi Germany's greatest warship...read more

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9780857335098 | Haynes Pubns, January 15, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this, the first Haynes Manual about a Second World War warship, acclaimed maritime author and historian Angus Konstam gives readers a detailed insight into the design, fighting capability and short-lived career of Nazi Germany's greatest warship.

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Product Description: Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil War to the awesome fighting ships of the Imperial Japanese Navy...read more
By Angus Konstam (compiler)

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9781472808691 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history.

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Product Description: The Royal Navy's Grand Fleet dominance at Jutland in World War I centered around big-gun battleships designed to overpower Germany's High Seas Fleet. In 1906, the Germans began building a dreadnought fleet of their own, and while they used a smaller main gun than the British, word soon reached the British Admiralty that German designers were planning to build a new class of dreadnoughts, armed with larger guns...read more

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9781780961705 | Osprey Pub Co, December 24, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Royal Navy's Grand Fleet dominance at Jutland in World War I centered around big-gun battleships designed to overpower Germany's High Seas Fleet.

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Product Description: This title tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II. It covers how they were recruited and trained, and how they endured life at sea in hostile waters, protecting convoys in the Atlantic, hunting submarines in the Mediterranean, and standing up to relentless air attacks in the Pacific...read more

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9780747812371, titled "The British Sailor of the Second World War" | Shire Pubns, October 22, 2013, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This title tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II.

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Product Description: In mid-September 1943, as the opening move of the Allied campaign to liberate the mainland of Italy, an Anglo-American invasion force landed on the beaches of the Gulf of Salerno, only a few dozen miles to the south of Naples. Italy had just surrendered, and the soldiers in the landing craft prayed that the invasion would be unopposed...read more

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9781780962498 | Osprey Pub Co, June 18, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In mid-September 1943, as the opening move of the Allied campaign to liberate the mainland of Italy, an Anglo-American invasion force landed on the beaches of the Gulf of Salerno, only a few dozen miles to the south of Naples.

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Product Description: The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 changed the face of naval warfare. This revolutionary new battleship was in a league of her own, capable of taking on any two "pre-dreadnought" battleships in a straight fight. A naval arms race followed between Britain and Germany, as both countries hurriedly built a fleet of these powerful new warships...read more
By Angus Konstam and Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781780961675 | Osprey Pub Co, May 21, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 changed the face of naval warfare.

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Product Description: The idea of a heavy cruiser emerged in the aftermath of the First World War, and was closely linked to the limits set by the inter-war Washington Treaty on naval armament. The pre-Great War concept of armoured cruisers had been abandoned, but in their stead the Admiralty saw a place for powerful cruisers, able to patrol the sea lanes of the British Empire, and which were well-enough armed that they could destroy enemy commerce cruisers of the kind used by the Germans in the last war...read more

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9781849086868 | Osprey Pub Co, May 22, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The idea of a heavy cruiser emerged in the aftermath of the First World War, and was closely linked to the limits set by the inter-war Washington Treaty on naval armament.

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9788466221610, titled "La armada invencible / The Spanish Armada: El fracasado plan español contra Inglaterra en 1588 / The Spanish Failed Plan Against England in 1588" | Italian edition edition (Editorial Libsa Sa, September 30, 2011), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: During the 17th century England and Holland found themselves at war three times, in a clash for economic and naval supremacy, fought out in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel. The First Anglo-Dutch War (1652-54) pitted the Dutch against Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth Navy, which proved as successful at sea as his New Model Army had been on land...read more

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9781849084109 | Osprey Pub Co, December 20, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: During the 17th century England and Holland found themselves at war three times, in a clash for economic and naval supremacy, fought out in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel.

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9781849084970 | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2011, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate’s dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of piracy, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and even two women pirates, Mary Read and Ann Bonny, who became pregnant to avoid execution...read more

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9780762773954 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, September 1, 2011), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction.

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Product Description: For armchair admirals, history buffs, and naval enthusiasts everywhere, A Naval Miscellany is an indispensable and entertaining collection of fascinating and often little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, curiosities and stories from our naval past...read more

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9781435132658 | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2011, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: For armchair admirals, history buffs, and naval enthusiasts everywhere, A Naval Miscellany is an indispensable and entertaining collection of fascinating and often little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, curiosities and stories from our naval past.
9781846039898 | Osprey Pub Co, April 20, 2010, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: For armchair admirals, history buffs, and naval enthusiasts everywhere, A Naval Miscellany is an indispensable and entertaining collection of fascinating and often little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, curiosities and stories from our naval past.

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Product Description: The most famous admiral in history, Horatio Nelson's string of naval victories helped secure Britain's place as the world's dominant maritime power, a position she held for more than a century after Nelson's death. A young officer during the American Revolution, Nelson rose to prominence during Britain's war with Revolutionary France, becoming a hero at the battle of Cape St...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator) and Angus Konstam

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9781849084956 | Osprey Pub Co, July 19, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The most famous admiral in history, Horatio Nelson's string of naval victories helped secure Britain's place as the world's dominant maritime power, a position she held for more than a century after Nelson's death.

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Product Description: From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China. These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates...read more
By Tony Bryan (illustrator) and Angus Konstam

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9781849084086 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China.

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Product Description: Pirate culture has occupied our imaginations for generations. But what were pirates really like? Here, take a tour of piracy from the ancient world through modern times, discovering the truth behind the myths. Perfect for a coffee table and substantial enough for any student of history, Pirates is the total package for anyone with a taste for adventure...read more
By David Cordingly (introduced by), Roger Michael Kean (contributor) and Angus Konstam

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9781616082703 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Pirate culture has occupied our imaginations for generations.

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