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  • Hello Sailor!by Jo Stanley; Paul Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    When gays had to be closeted, ships were the only places where homosexual men could not only be out but also camp. And on some liners to the sun and the New World, queens and butches had a ball. They sashayed and minced their way across the world's oceans. Never before has the story been told of the masses. These are the thousands of queer seafarers,... more...

  • Heroes Beneath the Wavesby Mary Nida Smith

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    The unbelievable stories of the heroic men who sailed under the sea. In Heroes Beneath the Waves , many brave men who rode submarines to great depths and across the oceans into unknown territory share their experiences, fears, and thoughts. They allow us to travel back in time through their memories. Trained for years to keep silentfor loose lips... more...

  • I Saw Three Shipsby Patrick Cundy

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2012; US$ 10.94

    May 1912, Even before the public inquiry into the loss of RMS Titanic opens, it is clear that the catastrophic loss of life is attributable to the apathetic negligence of the Board of Trade. A Vote of No Confidence will see the government fall. Attention must be diverted; a scapegoat sacrificed. One-such man is found and his life ruined. The Asquith... more...

  • Italian Battleships of World War IIby Mark Stille

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    Italy's navy, the Regia Marina was the fourth-largest naval force in the world at the outbreak of World War II, and yet is often overlooked and largely discounted as ineffective. In general the fleet was made up of obsolete vessels, lacked radar functiona more...

  • Landing Craft, Infantry and Fire Supportby Gordon L Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 13.95

    Described by one soldier as 'a metal box designed by a sadist to move soldiers across the water,' the Landing Craft, Infantry was a large beaching craft intended to deliver an infantry company to a hostile shore, once the beachhead was secured. The LCI and its vehicle-delivery counterpart, the Landing Ship, Medium were widely used by the allies during... more...

  • Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002by Gordon L Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    The Landing Ship Tank (LST) is one of the most famous of the many World War II amphibious warfare ships. Capable of discharging its cargo directly on to shore and extracting itself, the LST provided the backbone of all Allied landings between 1943 and 1945, notably during the D-Day invasion. Through its history, the LST saw service from late 1942... more...

  • Last of the Puffermenby Keith McGinn

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    For any fan of the exploits of Para Handy and the motley crew of the Vital Spark, this memoir is not to be missed. Keith McGinn's capers on the puffers off Scotland's West Coast are funnier than Neil Munro's tales at times, but they are also sadder too. The thing is, all of these stories are true. McGinn worked on those puffers, man and boy, for nearly... more...

  • Lautlose Jägerby Theodore P. Savas

    Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 17.99

    U 505 ist das einzige deutsche U-Boot, das im 2. Weltkrieg von amerikanischen Schiffenaufgebracht wurde. Nachdem es im Fru®hjahr 1944 drei Monate lang erfolglos vor Westafrikaoperiert hatte, trat es den Ru®ckmarsch zum Stu®tzpunkt Lorient an und wurde dabei am 4. Juni1944 von einem amerikanischen U-Jagdverband geortet und mit Wasserbomben angegriffen.Nach... more...

  • Le Service naval du Canada, 1910-2010by Richard H. Gimblett; MichaŽlle Jean

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 39.95

    La Marine canadienne a eu 100 ans en 2010, et le Canada a fiŤrement cťlťbrť cet anniversaire. more...

  • Macarthur's Navyby Edwin P. Hoyt

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 18.95

    Yet another in-depth†military account†from the prolific Hoyt. Focusing on the US Seventh Fleet, the author offers a vivid, authoritative log of key operations launched by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Allied forces in WW II's Southwest Pacific theater. Starting in late 1943, to illustrate, MacArthur directed American and Australian troops on... more...