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- 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$ 17.67
? 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32
Paul Kennedy's classic naval history, now updated with a new introduction by the author This acclaimed book traces Britain's rise and fall as a sea power from the Tudors to the present day. Challenging the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves', he suggests instead that the country's fortunes as a significant maritime... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99
Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex and formidable missile cruisers, these ships ensured that NATO took the Soviet naval threat seriously. Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers covers... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99
Tracing naval warfare from the 1860s into the future, noted historian Jeremy Black provides a dynamic account of strategy and warfare worldwide. He focuses on the interplay of technological development, geopolitics, and resource issues to assess not only the role of leading powers but all those involved in naval conflict. more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2016; US$ 21.42
Jutland, the largest naval battle of the First World War, was the most controversial engagement in the Royal Navy’s history. Falling well short of the total victory expected by the public, it rapidly sparked argument and ill-feeling within the Navy and disagreements among those in its most senior echelons, many of whom had been directly involved... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
At the outbreak of World War I Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests. It was these fast light vessels, not the fleet's prized battleships, which saw most action during the war; from the bombardment of enemy batteries... more...