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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Admiral Hyman Rickover personally revolutionized naval warfare and altered the outcome of the Cold War. Concurrently he drove innovation into American industry -- which in the decades since has proven to be a wellspring of power for American technology. As a touchstone of his success, during Rickover?s stewardship the Russians had literally dozens... more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 23.99
The landing craft assault or LCA was one of the unsung heroes of the Second World War. It took part in practically every amphibious operation from Norway to Normandy and landed around 400,000 men in action conditions, plus many more in training. It was the only serviceable British landing craft at the beginning of the War, and it remained in service... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Now in its second edition, Leadership Embodied is an instructive collection of short biographical essays focusing on Navy and Marine Corps personnel, who have demonstrated notable leadership characteristics. While leaders are present in every aspect of human undertaking, leadership in this work is illustrated through the most dramatic and demanding... more...
- DK Publishing 2000; US$ 15.99
This superb collection of specially commissioned photographs tells the fascinating story of how and why boats, rafts, and ships have changed over the years. See how a plank boat is constructed, and look at sails from around the world, from the elegant junks and dhows of Asia to the many-masted clippers that sailed the seven seas during the nineteeth... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 102.00
This work aims to constitute an objective analysis of a German World War I naval combat commander within his proper context, by closely defining both the military-technical and military-political milieux in which Franz Hipper operated. The description of Hipper?s actions in the battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland and his handling of communications,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 40.75
Dieser Band nimmt Quellen in den Blick, die bisher häufig genug im Schatten der Chroniken und der normativen Literatur standen. Kostbare Informationen liefern uns etwa Schriften gegen unzulässige Neuerungen oder unstatthafte Sitten und Gebräuche, Pilgerführer, Reiseberichte, prosopographische und biographische Schriften, Journale und Tagebücher, Volksromane,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 60.00
Using four warship-centered examples, this book shows how naval battles are won or lost?and how technological advantage is rarely as decisive in defeat or victory as is often claimed. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 23.95
Naval officers and enlisted personnel undergo extensive training to cope with the special demands of their duties at sea and ashore, but what about their spouses and children? This practical, one-of-a-kind guide fills the gap by helping families navigate the unique challenges of Navy life. Personal, friendly, and easy to use, this updated edition... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Captain Heinrich Paasch was the first to recognize the complexity and variety in marine vocabulary and technical terminology and the inherent need for a cohesive classification of nautical terms. Equipped with over thirty-five years of seafaring experience, including as a sailor, captain, and as a Surveyor to Lloyd's Register, Paasch sets out, chapter... more...
- DK Publishing 2003; US$ 15.99
Discover the fascinating history of submarines and submersibles, from the first workable designs of the 16th century to Cold War vesselsarmed with nuclear missiles. Find out how these stealthy watercraft work and what it?s like to live below the waves in this unique and exciting guide that was created in association with the U.S. Navy Submarine Force... more...