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- Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 12.73
In Super Highway, maritime strategist and former Rear Admiral Chris Parry argues that in the second decade of the 21st century, the sea is set to reclaim its status as the world?s pre-eminent strategic medium. Almost everything that travels virtually between continents and states on the Internet moves, in reality, as in previous eras of globalization,... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The title of this book comes from a toast popular with Americans in the late 1790s—“millions for defense, not a cent for tribute.? Americans were incensed by demands for bribes from French diplomats and by France?s galling seizures of U.S. merchant ships, and as they teetered towards open war, were disturbed by their country?s lack of warships. Provoked... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 70.00
Der Sammelband beschreibt den wechselvollen Weg, den deutsche Marinen von ihren historischen Wurzeln im Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart eingeschlagen haben. Der thematische Bogen reicht von der Entstehung einer deutschen Marine 1848 zu den Konfrontationen in den beiden Weltkriegen sowie im Kalten Krieg des 20. Jahrhunderts und zur gegenwärtigen internationalen... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 80.04
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$ 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...
- 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$ 154.00
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 2012; US$ 18.95
Known to seafarers as the Devil's Jaw, Point Honda has lured ships to its dangerous rocks on the coast of California for centuries, but its worst disaster occurred on 8 September 1923. That night nine U.S. Navy destroyers ran into Honda's fog-wrapped reefs. Part of Destroyer Squadron 11, the ships were making a fast run from San Francisco to their... more...