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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 13.52
The Royal Navy has always been seen as an English institution, despite a large Scottish contribution, from Admiral Duncan at Camperdown in 1797 to Andrew Cunningham in the Second World War. The Royal Navy's most dramatic effect on Scotland, aside from its role in the British Empire and European wars, was in suppressing the Jacobite campaigns from... more...