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  • Miracles on the Waterby Tom Nagorski

    Hachette Books 2015; Not Available

    Tom Nagorski is currently the Executive Vice President of the Asia Society. He is a former Managing Editor for International Coverage News. He is the recipient of eight Emmy Awards for his work as a journalist and received a fellowship from The Henry Luce Foundation. Nagorski lives in Brooklyn with his wife and children. more...

  • United States Naval Aviation 1911-2014by Michael Green

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.50

    From humble beginnings in 1911 with floatplanes, by the 1930s, the US Navy possessed dirigibles and were introducing fighter planes. By the start of WW2, monoplane fighters were replacing bi-planes and a major aircraft carrier build was underway.Fighters such as the Grumman FLF Hellcat and Vought F4U Corsair were joined by carrier attack aircraft such... more...

  • Ottoman Navy Warships 1914-18by Ryan Noppen; Paul Wright

    Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 13.95

    At the start of the 20th century the Ottoman Navy was a shadow of its former might, a reflection of the empire as a whole - the "Sick Man of Europe". Years of defeat, nepotism, and neglect had left the Ottoman Navy with a mix of obsolete vessels, whilst the list of prospective enemies was ever-growing. An increasing Russian naval presence in the Black... more...

  • As We Recallby James A. Sagerholm

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    As We Recall is the first book of its kind. A collection of reminiscences written by members of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1952, it is a testament to the value of a Naval Academy education. Some stories are of combat in Korea, exploits in space, aerial combat over Vietnam, or development of major weapons systems. Others are stories of life... more...

  • Shipwreck: A History of Disasters at Seaby Sam Willis

    Quercus 2015; Not Available

    Shipwrecks have captured our imagination for centuries. Here acclaimed historian Sam Willis traces the astonishing tales of ships that have met with disastrous ends, along with the ensuing acts of courage, moments of sacrifice and episodes of villainy that inevitably occurred in the extreme conditions. Many were freak accidents, and their circumstances... more...

  • Pirate Huntersby Robert Kurson

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    The gripping true story of bitter rivalries on the high seas, a brilliant 17th-Century pirate captain, and the two adventurous men determined to find his treasure. Captained by English nobleman-turned-pirate Joseph Bannister, the Golden Fleece was a pirate ship sunk by the Royal Navy in 1686 taking with it many fortunes? worth of gold. When present-day... more...

  • Medieval Maritime Warfareby Charles D. Stanton

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.50

    Following the fall of Rome, the sea is increasingly the stage upon which the human struggle of western civilization is played out. In a world of few roads and great disorder, the sea is the medium on which power is projected and wealth sought. Yet this confused period in the history of maritime warfare has rarely been studied - it is little known and... more...

  • T.E.Lawrence and the Red Sea Patrolby John Johnson Allen

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    Although many books have been written about T E Lawrence and the Arab Revolt, none before has fully explored the pivotal role of the Royal Navy in the Red Sea at the time. This is the first book to be written about the Navy's role in the success of the Arab Revolt in the creation of the legendary figure of Lawrence of Arabia. Following extensive... more...

  • The Fourth Marine Brigade in World War Iby George B. Clark

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    During World War I, the American Expeditionary Force Second Division saw more action and captured more ground and enemy combatants than any other, including the vaunted First Division. The 4th Marine Brigade, especially, earned a reputation as a steadfast unit of superb fighting men. Drawing on battle reports and other official documents, this volume... more...

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

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 47.99

    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...