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Naval

  • Shackleton's Boat: The Story of the James Cairdby Harding McGregor Dunnett

    The Collins Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    The James Caird is an unlikely hero, a 23-foot lifeboat that completed the most desperate and celebrated open boat voyage in history. On board were Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley, now some of the most recognised names in Antarctic and Polar literature/history. This is the story of that little boat from its commissioning by Worsley... more...

  • Royal Naval Officers from War to War, 1918-1939by Mike Farquharson-Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    In the context of their war experience in the First World War, the changes and developments of the Executive branch of the Royal Navy between the world wars are examined and how these made them fit for the test of the Second World War are critically assessed. more...

  • Royal Naval Officers from War to War, 1918-1939by Mike Farquharson-Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    In the context of their war experience in the First World War, the changes and developments of the Executive branch of the Royal Navy between the world wars are examined and how these made them fit for the test of the Second World War are critically assessed. more...

  • Miracles on the Waterby Tom Nagorski

    Hachette Books 2015; Not Available

    An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and--above all--of courage and the power of the human spirit. On September 17, 1940, at a little after ten at night, a German submarine torpedoed the passenger liner S.S. City of Benares in the North Atlantic. There were 406 people on board, but the ship's prized passengers were... 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...

  • Blockaders, Refugees, and Contrabandsby George E. Buker

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron as an important Federal contingent in Florida. "[Buker] argues that the presence of Union sailors and their extensive contacts ashore did serious damage to home-front morale and retarded Florida's value as a component of the rebel war machine. Since the state's long coastlines made it a... more...

  • The Sea Devilsby Mark Felton

    Icon Books 2015; US$ 10.99

    From the author of Zero Night, another thrilling tale of World War Two derring-do more...

  • Nelsonby Victoria Carolan

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    Nelson continues to fascinate academics as well as the general public. He is still considered one of Britain?s greatest heroes and featured within the top ten of the BBC poll of such figures. But why does Nelson still remain such a prominent figure in the national imagination? Beginning with Nelson?s early life and an analysis of the condition and... more...

  • Arming the Royal Navy, 1793?1815by Gareth Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time. 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...