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Naval

  • Playing Warby John M. Lillard

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 39.95

    Between the First and Second World Wars, the U.S. Navy used the experience it had gained in battle to prepare for future wars through simulated conflicts, or war games, at the Naval War College. In Playing War John M. Lillard analyzes individual war games in detail, showing how players tested new tactics and doctrines, experimented with advanced... more...

  • 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...

  • Britain's War At Sea, 1914-1918by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Britain, memory of the First World War remains dominated by the trench warfare of the Western Front. Yet, in 1914 when the country declared war, the overwhelming expectation was that Britain?s efforts would be primarily focussed on the sea. As such, this volume is a welcome corrective to what is arguably an historical neglect of the naval aspect... more...

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Controlby Milan Vego

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the key naval strategic objectives of obtaining and maintaining sea control. During times of war, sea control, or the ability of combatants to enjoy naval dominance, plays a crucial role in that side?s ability to attain overall victory. This book explains and analyzes in much greater detail sea control in all its complexities,... more...

  • In Pursuit of the Essexby Ben Hughes

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 25.00

    On 26 October 1812, during the war between Britain and the United States, the frigate USS Essex set sail on the most remarkable voyage in the early history of the US navy. After rounding Cape Horn, she proceeded to systematically destroy the British South Seas whaling fleet. When news reached the Royal Navy’s South American station at Rio de... more...

  • The Imperial Japanese Navy of the Russo-Japanese Warby Mark Stille; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    When the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyed Russia's battle fleet during the Russo-Japanese War, it marked the emergence of Japan as one of the world's major naval powers. Japan's navy had been built up over just two decades, with the IJN acquiring a fleet of modern foreign-built warships. Coupled with the IJN's leadership and high levels of training,... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Securityby Joachim Krause; Sebastian Bruns

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.95

    This new handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues facing naval strategy and security in the twenty-first century. Featuring contributions from some of the world?s premier researchers and practitioners in the field of naval strategy and security, this handbook covers naval security issues in diverse regions of the world, from the... more...