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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
The American military base on the island of Diego Garcia is one of the most strategically important and secretive U.S. military installations outside the United States. Located near the remote center of the Indian Ocean and accessible only by military transport, the base was a little-known launch pad for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and may house... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Host to the U.S. Navy for nearly six decades, Bahrain has been a steadfast American ally in the turbulent Middle East. Its unique relationship with the United States evolved through a series of friendships between Bahrain s ruling Al Khalifa royal family and top U.S. Navy flag officers assigned to the fleet in the Gulf. Over the years it has become... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90
Maritime power has been a key defining parameter of economic vitality and geostrategic power of nations. The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed the rise of China and India as confident economic powers pivoting on high growth rates, exponential expansion of science, technology and industrial growth. Sequel to their steadily growing... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 79.93
Hauptbeschreibung Die Beiträge des Bandes spannen einen Bogen von der Entstehung der beiden deutschen Armeen nach 1945 bis hin zur Bundeswehr der Gegenwart. Auf einen einleitenden umfassenden Überblick zum gravierenden Wandel der Militärgeschichte bzw. Militärgeschichtsschreibung seit Kriegsende folgt ein erster Themenblock, der sich mit aktuellen... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95
When legislation was passed in 1948 giving women permanent status in the regular and reserve Navy, it was largely due to the efforts of Joy Bright Hancock, the author of this revealing memoir. Her prominent role was acknowledged at the time by the secretary of the navy who credited her ideals, energy, and enthusiasm as the moving force behind the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This text presents an analytic approach for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for making business-planning decisions involving its activities, products, markets, technologies, people and facilities with a view towards organizational realignment within the context of the Navy in 2007. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 29.99
Ashore and Afloat tells the early history of the Halifax Naval Yard. From the building of the yard and its expansion, to the people involved in the enterprise, to the nuts and bolts of buying the masts and paying the bills, Julian Gwyn's history of the Halifax Naval Yard leaves no stone unturned. Dozens of illustrations and copious appendices, including... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
This practical handbook deals with all questions regarding the German register of vessels. It explains the organization and management of the vessel register, including the register for seagoing and inland waterway vessels. Certificates relating to the ship, the shipbuilding register, a change of register, certificates, legal remedies and the cost... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 28.95
Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first time the full significance of War Plan Orange--the U.S. Navy's strategy to defeat Japan, forumulated over the forty years prior to World War II. It recounts the struggles between "thrusting" and "cautionary" schools of strategy, the roles of outspoken leaders... more...