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- Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 99.00
In the Renaissance European states developed standing navies. They were the product of changes over the preceding centuries in politics, technology and thinking about sea power. The fourteen authors from Europe and North America trace the forms of war at sea during the Middle Ages and show how changes in the period served as sources for the golden... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
On November 19, 1943, the submarine USS Sculpin , under attack by the Japanese, slid below the waves for the last time in what would become one of the most remarkable stories in U.S. Naval history. Not only did several crewmembers survive the sinking - an extremely rare event in World War II submarine warfare - but several were aboard a Japanese aircraft... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
Ona quiet Saturday morning in August 2000, two explosions--one so massive it was detected by seismologists around the world--shot through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. Russia?s prized submarine, the Kursk, began her fatal plunge to the ocean floor. Award-winning journalist Robert Moore presents a riveting, brilliantly researched account... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
The history of the Confederate submarine H. L. Hunley is as astonishing as its disappearance. On February 17, 1864, after a legendary encounter with a Union battleship, the iron ?fish boat? vanished without a trace somewhere off the coast of South Carolina. For more than a century the fate of the Hunley remained one of the great unsolved mysteries... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 17.00
A rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world's first democracy, and led a band of ordinary citizens on a voyage of discovery that altered the course of history. With Lords... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
When the First World War breaks out, the British navy is committed to engaging the enemy wherever there is water to float a ship?even if the body of water in question is a remote African lake and the enemy an intimidating fleet of German steamers. The leader of this improbable mission is Geoffrey Spicer-Simson whose navy career thus far had been distinguished... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
? Red November delivers the real life feel and fears of submariners who risked their lives to keep the peace.? ?Steve Berry, author of The Paris Vendetta W. Craig Reed, a former navy diver and fast-attack submariner, provides a riveting portrayal of the secret underwater struggle between the US and the USSR in Red November. A spellbinding ... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction. Ruthless, indomitable, clever; he vowed to sail, as he put it, "in harm's way." Evan Thomas's minute-by-minute re-creation of the bloodbath... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 24.95
In the darkness before moonrise on the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast on August 21, 1940, the night erupted in a fusillade of bullets and shells. The victim was a stalwart English tramp steamer, Anglo-Saxon, part of the lifeline that was keeping besieged England supplied. The attacker was the Widder, a German surface raider, disguised as... more...