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  • US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45by Mark Stille

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    The USS Langley, the first American aircraft carrier, entered service in 1922. Despite being converted into an aircraft tender, it was the first step in a new direction for the US Navy and naval warfare. This book covers the design, development and operation of USN aircraft carriers built prior to World War II, including their aircraft and weaponry.... more...

  • US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1942-45by Mark Stille

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    Aircraft carriers were the US Navy's principal weapon against Japan during the Pacific War. Development of the Essex class began in 1939, becoming the largest class of carrier ever to be built. Early in the Pacific War it became renowned for its 'Sunday Punch' of 36 fighter planes, 36 dive bombers, and 18 torpedo planes. Alongside the lighter Independence... more...

  • US Patrol Torpedo Boatsby Gordon L Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 13.95

    Motor torpedo boat development began in the early 1900s, and the vessels first saw service during World War I. However, it was not until the late 1930s that the US Navy commenced the development of the Patrol Torpedo or PT boat. The PT boat was designed for attacking larger warships with torpedoes using its 'stealth' ability, high-speed and small... more...

  • US Submarine Crewman: 1941-45by Robert Hargis

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 14.95

    This book takes a close look at the Dolphins of the US Navy submarine force, it covers recruitment, training, service conditions and combat experiences, and discusses the effects of advances in torpedo technology on crew roles. The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 battered the surface fleet, but the submarine force escaped... more...

  • US Submarines 1941-45by Jim Christley

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    Naval warfare in the Pacific changed completely with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. The strategic emphasis shifted from battleships to much more lethal, far-ranging weapons systems; one of these was the submarine. This book details the design and development, classes, weapons and equipment, tactics and operational history of the US submarine... more...

  • USN Cruiser vs IJN Cruiserby Mark Stille

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95

    Although the war in the Pacific is usually considered a carrier war, it was the cruisers that dominated the early fighting. This thrilling duel presents the cruiser clashes during the battles for Guadacanal , highlighting the Battle of Savo Island and the Battle of Cape Esperance. The first was a Japanese victory that resulted in the loss of four... more...

  • Under the Red Sea Sunby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    To recover North Africa from the Nazis, the Allies had to undertake the largest salvage operation the world had ever seen By 1942, Mussolini?s forces were on the run in East Africa. In order to slow the Allied advance, the Italians used audacious tactics. One included making ports inoperable, leaving the Allies without the infrastructure necessary... more...

  • The United States Marine Corps: A Chronology, 1775 to the Presentby John Fredriksen

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 94.00

    The United States Marine Corps: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present touches upon all aspects of the Continental and U.S. Marine Corps since their inception. All major battles in all major wars are covered, along with innumerable smaller clashes and deployments abroad. The evolution of amphibious doctrine, so essential to Marine Corps activity in the... more...

  • The War at Sea Volume I The Defensiveby Stephen Wentworth Roskill

    232 Celsius 2013; US$ 7.00

    The Naval History of World War II more...

  • Warship 2015by John Jordan; John Jordan; Stephen Dent

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 46.99

    Warship 2015 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards... more...