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  • Seizing the Enigmaby David Kahn

    Frontline Books 2012; US$ 8.99

    For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolfpacks. The Allies might never have turned the tide without an intelligence coup. The race to break the German U-boat codes is one of the greatest untold stories of World War II. Kahn expertly brings this... more...

  • Mahan on Naval Strategyby John Hattendorf; Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    This book makes a valuable and original contribution to the study of strategic thinking of one of the greatest naval theoreticians of all time. Rather than taking one of Mahan?s many works and reprinting it, this volume offers a unique collection of articles and chapters from many books by Mahan, selected to capture the whole range of his thinking.... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Boatby Eric Kentley

    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...

  • Admiral von Hipperby Tobias R. Philbin

    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...

  • Ubi sumus? Quo vademus?by Stephan Conermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.31

    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...

  • Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionaryby Captain Heinrich Paasch

    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...

  • Understanding Victory: Naval Operations from Trafalgar to the Falklandsby Geoffrey Till

    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...

  • Navy Spouse's Guideby Laura Stavridis

    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...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Submarineby Neil Mallard; JJ Tall

    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...

  • Navy List January 1919 - Volume 1by H.M. Stationary Office

    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...