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- Seaforth Publishing 2008; US$ 15.00
The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 9.95
At the end of the War of the Spanish Succession, the Caribbean was a hotbed of piracy. Former privateers had lost their right to legally take enemy merchant ships, and many turned to freebooting on their own account. Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach was the most notorious pirate of the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. A larger-than-life character, he cultivated a... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2013; US$ 4.99
When Germany attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, nothing like it had ever been seen before. Heralded by the insidious whine of Stuka dive-bombers, seven divisions of Panzers rolled across the border supported by motorized infantry. While tanks were punching gaping holes through Polish lines and racing on at speed towards Warsaw, defenseless re...... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
This volume in The Navy in the Civil War series covers material relating to blockades and blockaders within the Capes of Virginia area. James Russell Soley was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1 October, 1850. He was graduated at Harvard in 1870, became assistant professor of English in the United States naval academy in 1871, and in 1873 was placed... more...
- Pen and Sword 2004; US$ 10.99
As any sailor knows, life at sea is hazardous under even normal circumstances. In times of war with an enemy intent on killing and sinking you it is infinitely more so. David Blackmore has researched 100 extreme cases over the span of history and written graphic descriptions covering the background, the events and the tragic consequences. Many were... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 120.00
How did Britain manage the transportation of large numbers of troops to French controlled territory during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and successfully land them? more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 14.95
This is a concise history of the Royal Navy's air arm during World War II, from their Arctic convoys, to the battle of Malta, and the last raids on Japan. Amazingly, the Admiralty only had 406 operational pilots and eight carriers when war broke out, but a mere six years later there were over 3,000 operational pilots and 53 aircraft carriers patrolling... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95
Command of a frigate was the most desirable post for a dashing captain in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, for it offered both independence and a chance for glory. Although frigates were usually deployed in squadrons or attached to fleets, it was victories in single-ship duels that thrilled the public and brought captains fame. During nearly... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 15.95
The most successful commerce raider of the Civil War, the CSS Alabama almost single-handedly drove United States merchant shipping from the seas. Her illustrious career saw the capture of 60 merchant ships and two duels with ships of the US Navy. This book gives the complete story of the development of the Confederacy's commerce raiding force and... more...