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  • Revisiting Napoleon’s Continental Systemby Katherine B. Aaslestad; Johan Joor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Economic warfare during the Napoleonic era transformed international commerce; redirecting trade and generating illicit commerce. This volume re-evaluates the Continental System through urban and regional case studies that analyze the power triangle of the French, British and neutral powers and their strategies to adapt to trade restrictions. more...

  • Anti-Submarine Warfare in World War Iby John Abbatiello

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Investigating the employment of British aircraft against German submarines during the final years of the First World War, this new book places anti-submarine campaigns from the air in the wider history of the First World War. The Royal Naval Air Service invested heavily in aircraft of all types—aeroplanes, seaplanes, airships, and kite balloons—in... more...

  • Iowa Class Battleshipsby Lester Abbey

    Seaforth Publishing 2012; 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...

  • The Doomed Exby Jack Adams

    Pen and Sword 1989; US$ 12.99

    The Doomed Expedition tells the story of the counter against the German invasion of Norway and its failings. more...

  • If Mahan Ran the Great Pacific Warby John A. Adams

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 29.70

    Alfred Thayer Mahan's The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1660--1783) was one of the most influential books on military strategy in the first half of the 20th century. A core text in the naval war colleges of the United States, Britain, and Japan, Mahan's book shaped doctrine for the conduct of... more...

  • Trafalgarby Roy Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 13.99

    This is the true story of the Battle of Trafalgar, Britain's most significant sea battle, as seen through the smoke-hazed gunports of the fighting ships. In an atmosphere of choking fumes from cannon and musket fire, amid noise so intense it was almost tangible, the crews of the British, French and Spanish ships did their best to carry out their allotted... more...

  • Gibraltarby Roy & Lesley Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 24.99

    For over three and a half years, from 1779 to 1783, the tiny territory of Gibraltar was besieged and blockaded, on land and at sea, by the overwhelming forces of Spain and France. It became the longest siege in British history, and the obsession with saving Gibraltar was blamed for the loss of the American colonies in the War of Independence. Located... more...

  • Jack Tarby Roy & Lesley Adkins; Roy Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 15.99

    The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden warships. Drawn from all over Britain and beyond, often unwillingly, these ordinary men made the navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. Yet their contribution is frequently overlooked,... more...

  • The War For All The Oceansby Roy Adkins; Roy & Lesley Adkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 17.99

    As France emerged from revolution, a young general named Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt, hoping next to march overland to India. It would not happen. Britain swung her forces into action to battle for control of the world's sea-lanes and thus all international trade. The Battle of the Nile and then at Acre were the first sallies in what would be... more...

  • The Disastrous Fall and `Triumphant Rise of the Fleet Air Arm from 1912 to 1945by Henry “Hank” Adlam

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 24.95

    In this riveting critique of the Fleet Air Arm's policy across two world wars, former FAA Fighter Pilot Henry Adlam charts the course of its history from 1912 to 1945, logging the various milestones, mistakes and successes that characterised the service history of the Fleet Air Arm. Offering criticism on the service hierarchies that made up the... more...