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  • Edward III and the War at Seaby Graham Cushway

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2011; US$ 39.99

    This book describes naval warfare during the opening phase of the Hundred Years War, a vital period in the development of the early Royal Navy, in which Edward III's government struggled to harness English naval power in a dramatic battle for supremacy with their French and Spanish adversaries. It shows how the escalating demands of Edward's astonishing... more...

  • Commemorating the Seafarerby Barbara Tomlinson

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 29.99

    This book discusses memorials - stained glass windows, church, cemetery and public monuments - commemorating British seafarers, shipbuilders and victims of shipwreck from the sixteenth century to thepresent. Examples have been chosen mainly from Great Britain and Ireland with a few from wider afield. They include important works by major British artists... more...

  • The Sea Devilsby Mark Felton

    Icon Books Ltd 2015; US$ 9.99

    From the author of Zero Night, another thrilling tale of World War Two derring-do more...

  • New Georgiaby Ronnie Day

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    In 1942, the Solomon Islands formed the stepping stones toward Rabaul, the main base of Japanese operations in the South Pacific, and the Allies primary objective. The stunning defeat of Japanese forces at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in November marked the turning point in the war against Japan and the start of an offensive in the Central Solomons... more...

  • Ships of the American Revolutionary Navyby Mark Lardas; Tony Bryan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Mark Lardas explores the origins of American warships, primarily light and medium frigates, built for the Continental Navy during the years 1776?1783. This was the first navy of the United States and much of the fleet was comprised of ships that had been modified from existing vessels, converted into warships to provide a crucial service during the... more...

  • American Light and Medium Frigates 1794?1836by Mark Lardas; Tony Bryan; Giuseppe Rava

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    The 'Original Six' frigates were commissioned by the new-born US Navy at a staggering cost of nearly $700,000. Designed to be light and fast, these warships enabled America to project its power across the globe. Among the ships Mark Lardas examines is USS Constellation: the first ship to be commissioned by the United States Navy. Alongside stirring... more...

  • German Battleships 1914?18 (1)by Gary Staff; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    This volume covers the history of the Deutschland to Osfriesland classes of German battlecruisers, beginning with the last of the pre-dreadnought battleships and explaining the revolutionary developments, particularly the vast increases in size and armament, that took place within the German Imperial Navy as it readied itself for war. Gary Staff describes... more...

  • German Battleships 1914?18 (2)by Gary Staff; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    Supported by official documents, personal accounts, official drawings and specially commissioned artwork, this volume is an informative history of the key classes Kaiser, König and Bayern that formed the backbone of the German Imperial Navy throughout World War I, detailing the technological revolution that had taken place to enable the building of... more...

  • U-Boat War Patrolby Lawrence Paterson

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 14.97

    This unique account charts the complete story of a single U-boat patrol through the summer of 1942 based around a remarkable collection of photographs that were ‘liberated’ from a concrete U-boat pen in Brest at the end of the war and which had, until recently, remained hidden in a shoe box. The boat in question, U-564, carried the famous... more...

  • Queen Elizabeth Class Battleshipsby Les Brown

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 15.50

    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... more...