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- Seaforth Publishing 2017; US$ 43.50
The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. However, it is a unique hand-drawn manuscript artefact in the care of the National Maritime Museum, so despite its value it is rarely seen by anyone besides the museum's curators, for whom it... more...
Summary and Analysis of Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American HistoryWorth Books 2017; US$ 3.50
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.42
The Japanese invaded the Solomon Islands in May 1942 with the aim of building an airfield at Guadalcanal. After an epic six month struggle they were repulsed and the island became a staging base for US Admiral Halsey and his South PacificForce. Comprising powerful naval, marine and army assets as well as land and carrier-based aircraft, Halseys... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.72
On a calm, tropical afternoon in the South Atlantic Ocean in April 1942, a British tramp steamer, the SS Willesden, was shelled, torpedoed and sunk by a German raider, the KMS Thor. The Willesden was carrying 47 officers and crew, and a cargo of vital war supplies destined for Britain?s 8th Army in North Africa. Five of Willesden?s crew were killed... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99
The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill such as Genseric and his Vandals.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 30.00
From ?one of the most wide-ranging and imaginative historians in America today; there is no one else quite like him in the profession? (Gordon S. Wood)?a dazzling and original work of history. A. Roger Ekirch?s American Sanctuary begins in 1797 with the bloodiest mutiny ever suffered by the Royal Navy?on the British frigate HMS Hermione, four... more...
- Casemate 2017; US$ 17.91
? Firsthand account of action on Swift Boats ? Written in an engaging, immediate style with touches humor? Compelling account of human courage and friendshipDuring the Vietnam war 3500 officers and men served in the Swift Boat program in a fleet of 130 boats with no armor plating. The boats patrolled the coast and rivers of South Vietnam, with the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available
Who were the men who officered the Royal Navy in Nelson's day? more...