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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95
An international team of naval historians and scholars has pooled their expertise for this definitive reference on how the great navies of World War II were organized and how they trained, operated, and fought. They provide a point-by-point evaluation on the inner workings of the navies of the United States, the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, Japan,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 27.69
Pioneer submariners built astonishing contraptions which made perilous voyages or sank like stones. Some were driven by muscle-power or steam engines with chimneys. Others had wheels with which to trundle along the sea-bed. Sea Devils traces the history of early submarines and the colourful array of those who built and sailed them. From a plethora... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
What really happened in Singapore and Malaya during the dark days of December 1941 to February 1942? Contrary to received wisdom, Singapore was not given up without a fight, as the testimony of the men interviewed here attests. For many of course, escape was not possible and they ended up in the notorious Japanese POW camps. Their suffering also forms... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
Set in the north Norfolk countryside, Sculthorpe was the hub of offensive operations until its closure in 1944 for upgrading as a base for heavy bombers, its runway ideal for US Strategic Air Command bombers like the B-29. By 1951, it was formally handed over to US control and became a prime front-line nuclear bomber base as well as a centre of intelligence... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Genealogist and historian Keith Gregson takes the reader on a whistle-stop tour of First World War family stories, from the heart-warming to the tear-jerking. The entries tell the story behind each discovery and then offer an insight into how the researcher found and followed up their leads. They reveal a range of chance encounters and detective qualities... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
Long-awaited, the Normandy landings were the largest amphibious operation in history. Success was achieved by the advent of specialised landing craft, first seen in the landings in North Africa, heavy naval firepower and the creatiojn of two artificial harbours, each the size of the port of Dover, and an underwater pipeline. Operation Neptune: The... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 36.95
In 1943 the U.S. Army Air Forces created what would become the Air Commandos, a unit that marked a milestone in tactical operations in support of British ground forces invading Burma. William T. Y'Blood tells the story of how these daring American aviators trained and went into combat using unconventional hit-and-run tactics to confuse the enemy and... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 40.25
Nur wenige Themen faszinieren in Deutschland so nachhaltig und generationsübergreifend wie das des U-Boot Krieges. Das Fernsehen bietet in zahlreichen Dokumentationen regelmäßige Einblicke in die gefahrvolle Welt des Unterwasserkrieges, beschreibt bilderreich Tauchexpeditionen zu versunkenen deutschen U-Booten an nahezu allen Küsten der Welt und versucht... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 19.95
When U-234 slipped out of a Norwegian harbor on her maiden voyage in March 1945, the submarine carried a precious assortment of armaments and a select group of officials destined for Japan. En route came word that Germany had surrendered, and the boat's commander, Johann Heinrich Fehler, suddenly found himself in a rogue submarine. U-234 was not only... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 25.00
" Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941: High on the bridge of the USS West Virginia Sfc. Lee Ebner was looking forward to the end of his watch and a relaxed Sunday morning breakfast. But the two low-flying planes painted with rising sun insignia and bearing down on the ship had other plans for him and his fellow seamen. Ten hours later, at Clark Field in... more...