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Product Description: Until now there has been no satisfactory answer to the question of why, in May of 1941, Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess flew a German fighter plane across the channel to Scotland, crashing at night in a muddy field near Dungavel House...read more

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9781611685312 | Univ Pr of New England, May 6, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Until now there has been no satisfactory answer to the question of why, in May of 1941, Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess flew a German fighter plane across the channel to Scotland, crashing at night in a muddy field near Dungavel House.

In Maritime Dominion Peter Padfield examines the historical influence of naval power. Taking the reader from 1852 to the present day, his work covers the ascent of the United States into the role left open by Britain¹s decline, and the position of Russian and Germany as contrary powers.

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9781590203323 | Overlook Pr, October 14, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In Maritime Dominion Peter Padfield examines the historical influence of naval power.

Paperback:

9781590207543, titled "Maritime Dominion and The Triumph of the Free World: Naval Campaigns That Shaped the Modern World, 1852-2001" | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, April 3, 2012), cover price $18.95
9780192815620, titled "Shirley" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1983), cover price $6.95 | also contains Shirley | About this edition: A spirited heiress marries the brother of a Yorkshire mill owner who produces laborsaving devices that cause unemployment and workmen's riots during the early 1800s

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9788497341066, titled "Himmler: El líder de las SS y la gestapo / The Leader of the SS and Gestapo" | LA Esfera De Los Libros S L, July 30, 2006, cover price $47.95

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The Mountbatten Maritime Prize-winning author of Maritime Supremacy provides a dramatic description of historical naval warfare combined with an analysis of the causes of victory, offering insight into how sea powers often prevailed over land-based empires. Reprint.

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9781585675890 | Overlook Pr, February 3, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Provides a description of historical naval warfare combined with an analysis of the causes of victory, offering insight into how sea powers often prevailed over land-based empires.

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9781585677481, titled "Maritime Power & the Struggle for Freedom: Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851" | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, March 1, 2006), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Mountbatten Maritime Prize-winning author of Maritime Supremacy provides a dramatic description of historical naval warfare combined with an analysis of the causes of victory, offering insight into how sea powers often prevailed over land-based empires.

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Product Description: Remarkably, this is the first full-length biography of a man often seen as the very personification of evil. Heinrich Himmler was not only head of Hitler's SS police and Gestapo, but was also in charge of the death camps in the East...read more

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9781567311181 | Reprint edition (Mjf Books, July 1, 1997), cover price $10.98 | About this edition: Remarkably, this is the first full-length biography of a man often seen as the very personification of evil.

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Product Description: In the great wars of modern history, maritime powers have always prevailed over land-based empires. This extraordinary book charts the growth of these powers in various western countries while revealing the way in which supremacy at sea freed thought and society itself...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781585671519 | Reissue edition (Overlook Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In the great wars of modern history, maritime powers have always prevailed over land-based empires.

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9780304358434, titled "Hess: The Fuhrer's Disciple" | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.95
9780333646847, titled "Hess: The Fuhrer's Disciple" | Reprint edition (Macmillan Pub Ltd, October 1, 1995), cover price $24.99 | also contains The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology

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Product Description: "Padfield's compellingly readable book conveys a flavor of Nazi leadership unmatched by anything outside the memoirs of Albert Speer. It is difficult to frame higher praise."--John Keegan. A distinguished naval historian and biographer paints a riveting portrait of Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz, the Supreme Commander of the German Navy and mastermind of World War Two's devastating submarine war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780060152642 | Revised edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 1987), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The biography of Germany's Naval Commander Karl Donitz includes information from reports by his superiors, accounts by U-Boat survivors, and details of the testing of the U-Boat wolf-pack tactics from 1937 to 1939

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9780304358700 | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Padfield's compellingly readable book conveys a flavor of Nazi leadership unmatched by anything outside the memoirs of Albert Speer.

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Product Description: This is the story of one of the greatest class of ships ever built, from its origins in the 1850s to its effective demise on the 6th April 1945, when the last of them all, the 70,000 ton Yamato, sunk under a torrent of aerial bombardment. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841580807 | Rev edition (Birlinn Ltd, July 1, 2001), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is the story of one of the greatest class of ships ever built, from its origins in the 1850s to its effective demise on the 6th April 1945, when the last of them all, the 70,000 ton Yamato, sunk under a torrent of aerial bombardment.

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Product Description: Between 1793 and 1805, Britain fought a series of naval battles against the new French Republic. In this text, Padfield throws controversial light on the battle tactics of the famous action at Camperdown, the Nile Copenhagen and Trafalgar to show just how unconventional they were...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781840222258 | Wordsworth Editions Ltd, May 1, 2000, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Between 1793 and 1805, Britain fought a series of naval battles against the new French Republic.

An exciting chronicle of important maritime wars and the nations that fought them defends the notion that mastery of the sea is a vital component to great-power status. (view table of contents)

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9781585670024 | Overlook Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An exciting chronicle of important maritime wars and the nations that fought them defends the notion that mastery of the sea is a vital component to great-power status.

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Product Description: A leading naval and military historian presents the first book to cover the major submarine campaigns in all the WWII theaters. Vividly recreates the experience of submarine and anti-submarine warfare from the decision makers in the war offices to the men in the boats...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781630262495 | Turner Pub Co, March 28, 1998, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: A leading naval and military historian presents the first book to cover the major submarine campaigns in all the WWII theaters.
9780471146247 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 1, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Critically acclaimed military historian Peter Padfield has created the definitive account of one of the most turbulent—and crucial—chapters of World War II.

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9780471249450 | Turner Pub Co, April 8, 1998, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A leading naval and military historian presents the first book to cover the major submarine campaigns in all the WWII theaters.

A portrait of the head of Hitler's SS police and Gestapo draws on diaries, letters, and speeches to describe Himmler's life, the evolution of his beliefs, his role in Nazi Germany, and his impact on the rise and fall of the Third Reich

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9780805014761 | Henry Holt & Co, February 1, 1991, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the head of Hitler's SS police and Gestapo draws on diaries, letters, and speeches to describe Himmler's life, the evolution of his beliefs, his role in Nazi Germany, and his impact on the rise and fall of the Third Reich

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9780333646854, titled "Himmler: Reichsfuhrer Ss" | Macmillan Pub Ltd, October 1, 1995, cover price $31.99

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A portrait of the head of Hitler's SS police and Gestapo draws on diaries, letters, and speeches to describe Himmler's life, the evolution of his beliefs, his role in Nazi Germany, and his impact on the rise and fall of the Third Reich

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9780805026993 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the head of Hitler's SS police and Gestapo draws on diaries, letters, and speeches to describe Himmler's life, the evolution of his beliefs, his role in Nazi Germany, and his impact on the rise and fall of the Third Reich

Depicts the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, discusses the background of the conflict, and shows the typical ships and equipment used by both forces

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9780870210068 | Naval Inst Pr, May 1, 1988, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Depicts the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, discusses the background of the conflict, and shows the typical ships and equipment used by both forces

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