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Product Description: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most, though, had been built during the interwar period and were regarded as both reliable and versatile...read more
By Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781472816368 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers.

Product Description: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense...read more

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9781844860241 | Reprint edition (Conway Maritime Pr, November 19, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense.

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9781844864133, titled "Sea Charts of the British Isles: A Voyage of Discovery Around Britain and Ireland's Coastline" | Conway Maritime Pr, April 11, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense.

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Product Description: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill, such as Genseric and his Vandals...read more
By Giuseppe Rava (illustrator)

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9781472818263, titled "Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 Ad" | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars.

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Product Description: The British Isles have a long, rich and celebrated seafaring history stretching from the earliest times through the victories of Drake and Nelson, the voyages of discovery of Cabot and Cook and the defense of the realm by vessels of all types in the present century...read more

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9781844860937 | Conway Maritime Pr, August 4, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Rule Britannia; Britannia rules the waves!

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9781844864096 | Conway Maritime Pr, January 31, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The British Isles have a long, rich and celebrated seafaring history stretching from the earliest times through the victories of Drake and Nelson, the voyages of discovery of Cabot and Cook and the defense of the realm by vessels of all types in the present century.

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Product Description: Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex and formidable missile cruisers, these ships ensured that NATO took the Soviet naval threat seriously...read more
By Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781472817402 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War.

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Product Description: Rough Waters traces the evolution of the role of the U.S. merchant ship flag, and the U.S. merchant fleet itself. Rodney Carlisle looks at conduct and commerce at sea from the earliest days of the country, when battles at sea were fought over honor and the flag, to the current American-owned merchant fleet sailing under flags of convenience via foreign registries...read more
By Bradford Smith (contributor)

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9781682470091 | Naval Inst Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Rough Waters traces the evolution of the role of the U.

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Product Description: A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present. This loosely chronological study examines the histories, strategies, operations, technology, and intelligence activities of both navies...read more

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9781682471203 | Naval Inst Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Tale of Two Navies is an analysis of the unique relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960 to present.

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Product Description: The Imperial German Navy of WWI is a series of books (Warships, Campaigns, & Uniforms) that provide a broad view of the Kaiser's naval forces through the extensive use of photographs. Every effort has been made to cover all significant areas during the war period...read more

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9780764352164, titled "Warships: A Comprehensive Photographic Study of the Kaiser’s Naval Forces" | Com edition (Schiffer Pub Ltd, December 28, 2016), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: The Imperial German Navy of WWI is a series of books (Warships, Campaigns, & Uniforms) that provide a broad view of the Kaiser's naval forces through the extensive use of photographs.

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Product Description: At the outbreak of World War I, Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests. It was these fast light vessels, not the fleet's prized battleships, which saw most action during the war; from the bombardment of enemy batteries during the Montenegrin Campaign, to their victory over the Allied fleet at the Battle of the Strait of Otranto in 1917...read more
By Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781472814708 | Osprey Pub Co, December 20, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: At the outbreak of World War I, Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests.

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Product Description: The brainchild of Admiral Sir John Fisher, battlecruisers combined heavy guns and high speed in the largest hulls of their era. Conceived as “super-cruisers” whose job it was to hunt down and destroy commerce raiders, their size and gun-power led to their inclusion in the battlefleet as a fast squadron of capital ships...read more

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9781591149156 | Naval Inst Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The brainchild of Admiral Sir John Fisher, battlecruisers combined heavy guns and high speed in the largest hulls of their era.

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Product Description: Queen Elizabeth 2 is probably the most famous liner in the world and was one of the last great transatlantic liners. QE2 - as she is more commonly known - was a global ambassador for both Cunard and Britain. She sailed nearly 6 million miles and carried 2½ million passengers in style, comfort and luxury...read more

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9780857332165 | Haynes Pubns, December 1, 2016, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Queen Elizabeth 2 is probably the most famous liner in the world and was one of the last great transatlantic liners.

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Product Description: During the American Civil War, more than one hundred thousand men fought on ships at sea or on one of America’s great inland rivers. There were no large-scale fleet engagements, yet the navies, particularly the Union Navy, did much to define the character of the war and affect its length...read more
By Craig L. Symonds (foreword by)

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9781421421360 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: During the American Civil War, more than one hundred thousand men fought on ships at sea or on one of America’s great inland rivers.

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Product Description: When Hitler unleashed Operation Barbarossa against the Soviet Union in June 1941, the 23-tonne Panzer III was in the vanguard of the German assault. The German Panzer III tank (official designation Panzerkampfwagen III, Sd Kfz 141, abbreviated to PzKpfw III) saw widespread use during the Second World War campaigns in Poland, France, the Soviet Union and the Balkans, and in North Africa with the famous Afrika Korps...read more

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9780857338273 | Haynes Pubns, December 1, 2016, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: When Hitler unleashed Operation Barbarossa against the Soviet Union in June 1941, the 23-tonne Panzer III was in the vanguard of the German assault.

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Product Description: The emigrant ship William and Mary departed from Liverpool with 208 British, Irish, and Dutch emigrants in early 1853. Captained by young American Timothy Stinson, the vessel was sailing for New Orleans when the ship wrecked in the Bahamas in mysterious circumstances...read more

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9781473858244 | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The emigrant ship William and Mary departed from Liverpool with 208 British, Irish, and Dutch emigrants in early 1853.

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Product Description: Two months to the day before the surrender of Third Reich, the Germans launched a night raid from Jersey on Granville. One hundred and fifty and a dozen boats participated in this operation having three main objectives: making the port unusable, grabbing one or more vessels for refueling and to destroy all buildings lying in the harbor...read more

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9782840484165 | Heimdal, November 30, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Two months to the day before the surrender of Third Reich, the Germans launched a night raid from Jersey on Granville.

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Product Description: Founded by Catherine the Great, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries. Crucial battles of the Crimean War were fought on the hills surrounding the city, and the memory of this stalwart defense inspired those who fruitlessly battled the Germans during World War II...read more

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9781472807946, titled "Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin" | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Founded by Catherine the Great, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries.

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Product Description: As the Pearl Harbor attack began, a U.S. cargo ship a thousand miles away in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean mysteriously vanished along with her crew. What happened, and why?On December 7, 1941, even as Japanese carrier-launched aircraft flew toward Pearl Harbor, a small American cargo ship chartered by the Army reported that it was under attack by a submarine halfway between Seattle and Honolulu...read more

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9780306825033 | Da Capo Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: As the Pearl Harbor attack began, a U.

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Product Description: Newfoundland played a significant role in the defence of Upper Canada during the War of 1812. "Defending the Inland Shores: Newfoundland in the War of 1812" tells this incredible story. The book describes many key battles, including the siege and capture of Fort Detroit, taking of an American naval schooner on Lake Ontario, a surprise attack against Ogdensburg, New York, and desperate defence of a British ship on the Niagara River during an American night assault...read more

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9781772310443 | Bookland Pr Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Newfoundland played a significant role in the defence of Upper Canada during the War of 1812.

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Product Description: First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and strategic factors behind the inter-war development of the Royal Navy and, to a great extent, that of its principal rival, the United States Navy...read more

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9781473877443 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and strategic factors behind the inter-war development of the Royal Navy and, to a great extent, that of its principal rival, the United States Navy.

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Product Description: This annual has an established reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months. It combines regional surveys with major articles on noteworthy new ships and other important developments...read more
By Conrad Waters (editor)

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9781473892750 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: This annual has an established reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months.

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Product Description: First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and strategic factors behind the inter-war development of the Royal Navy and, to a great extent, that of its principal rival, the United States Navy...read more
By Correlli Barnett (foreword by)

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9781473877405 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: First published in 1968 and 1976, the two volumes of this work still constitute the only authoritative study of the broad geo-political, economic and strategic factors behind the inter-war development of the Royal Navy and, to a great extent, that of its principal rival, the United States Navy.

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Product Description: Victory Without Peace concentrates on the U.S. Navy in European and Near Eastern waters during the post-World War I era. As participants in the Versailles peace negotiations, the Navy was charged with executing the naval terms of the Armistice as well as preserving stability and peace...read more

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9781682470145 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Victory Without Peace concentrates on the U.

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Product Description: Norman Ough is considered by many as the greatest ship modeler of the twentieth century and his exquisite drawings and meticulous models have come to be regarded as masterpieces of draftsmanship, workmanship and realism; more than technically accomplished ship models, they are truly works of art...read more
By Phillip Read (foreword by)

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9781591146179 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Norman Ough is considered by many as the greatest ship modeler of the twentieth century and his exquisite drawings and meticulous models have come to be regarded as masterpieces of draftsmanship, workmanship and realism; more than technically accomplished ship models, they are truly works of art.

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Product Description: What is the purpose of navies in the modern world, and what types of warship does this require? This volume tackles these questions by looking at naval developments, both technological and operational, in the quarter century since the end of the Cold War...read more
By Conrad Waters (editor)

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9781473849914 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: What is the purpose of navies in the modern world, and what types of warship does this require?

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Product Description: From the seas of the Central Pacific to the shores of Japan itself, The Fleet at Flood Tide is a stirring, authoritative, and cinematic portrayal of World War II's world-changing finale.WINNER, Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States From the ''dean of World War II naval history''* and an author who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U...read more

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9780345548702 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the seas of the Central Pacific to the shores of Japan itself, The Fleet at Flood Tide is a stirring, authoritative, and cinematic portrayal of World War II's world-changing finale.

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9781101889541, titled "The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945" | Unabridged edition (Random House, November 1, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Winner, 2017 Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States, New York Council From the historian who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.

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