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  • The Fall of Constantinopleby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On 6th April 1453, the city of Constantinople was attacked by Mehmet II, who wanted to put an end to the Christian stronghold in the East. The Byzantine Empire, which was already declining, did all they could to resist the onslaught but after 50 days of attack and bombardment, Constantinople finally fell. This book is a practical and accessible guide... more...

  • The Battle of the Atlanticby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    At 9:00pm on 3rd September 1939, the longest campaign of the Second World War began. The challenge for the Germans was of the utmost importance: gaining supremacy in the Atlantic Ocean and preventing the British from receiving aid, thereby forcing them to surrender. However, the Germans did not foresee the power of the Allied forces, who mobilized... more...

  • The Battle of Lepantoby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On 7th October 1571, two ships, one Christian and the other Ottoman, crossed paths on the Gulf of Lepanto. This meeting was followed by one of the largest naval battles in history, pitting the Holy League of the Christian world against the Ottoman Empire of the Muslim East. The final victory of the Holy League put a definitive end to the Muslim expansionism... more...

  • The Battle of Actiumby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On 2nd September 31 B.C., the destiny of the Roman Republic was played out in Actium, just off the Greek coast. This definitive battle came after the assassination of Julius Caesar, as Octavius and Mark Antony battled one another to become the supreme ruler of Rome. With Mark Antony receiving precious aid and resources from Egyptian queen Cleopatra,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...