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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
America?s most elite commando unit, the US Navy SEAL Team Six pulled off one of the most remarkable covert operations in military history when they infiltrated the secret hideout of Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in the dead of night and killed the hated terrorist mastermind. Dennis Chalker was an original ?plankowner? (founding member) of SEAL Team Six,... 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$ 37.84
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
Providing a unique assessment of naval strategy and historic outcomes across centuries of warfare, Understanding Victory: Naval Operations from Trafalgar to the Falklands presents four case studies that examine each ship-based battle narrative to expose and analyze the factors that contributed to each side's success or defeat. The work opens with... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
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...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 14.57
About 15,000 people live permanently afloat on canals, rivers and coasts in Great Britain alone, but thousands more enjoy holidaying on boats or own them as weekend retreats in the UK and abroad. This book will feature not only static residential boats and floating dwellings but also those used as holiday homes and funky modern businesses - houseboats... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49
Volume 1 of 5This is a significant work of reference in that it provides the personnel state of the Royal Navy as at the end of the Great War; the list is corrected to 18th December 1918. And not just the personnel are featured, for here are listed HM ships of all types including merchant vessels commissioned as HM Ships. With most of the ships listed... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99
The Muslim Brotherhood, or Ikhwan , has engaged in terrorism, assassinations, and anti-Western, anti-Semitic rhetoric and violence for almost a centuryyet few Americans realize how powerful they really are. While we focus on al Qaeda, Hamas, and Hezbollah, it's actually the Muslim Brotherhood, the world?s oldest, most influential, and most anti-American... more...
- Savas Beatie 2013; US$ 9.99
So you want to become a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy? That is a good and noble goal, but wishful thinking wont cut it. It takes drive, initiative, and hard work. Anyone who has undergone the transition from Sailor to Chief Petty Officer will tell you it is a lot tougher and more challenging than most Sailors imagine. James Glass... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
From ancient times to World War II and the postwar period, this book charts the evolution of the vessel that ruled the seas - a vessel that, until the arrival of the aircraft carrier, would be the most expensive and complex human-made moving object in history. more...