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- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
In the tradition of Jon Krakauer?s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger?s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery?and make history themselves. For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a sport. Testing themselves... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 52.65
Der Sammelband beschreibt den wechselvollen Weg, den deutsche Marinen von ihren historischen Wurzeln im Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart eingeschlagen haben. Der thematische Bogen reicht von der Entstehung einer deutschen Marine 1848 zu den Konfrontationen in den beiden Weltkriegen sowie im Kalten Krieg des 20. Jahrhunderts und zur gegenwärtigen internationalen... more...
- The History Press 2009; US$ 11.99
During the past century, the Royal Navy and its support services at Portsmouth dockyard have experienced a pace of change not seen since the fifteenth century. This book examines the impact of that change on the ships, buildings and personnel of the naval base. The dockyard has evolved continually as a support service, reinventing itself in response... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 36.99
In this report, the CSIS Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies analyzes the types of capabilities necessary across the range of military operations, and compares that with the characteristics of amphibious ships, as well as those in the Combat Logistics Fleet, Maritime Prepositioning Force, and others. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 29.99
Ashore and Afloat tells the early history of the Halifax Naval Yard. From the building of the yard and its expansion, to the people involved in the enterprise, to the nuts and bolts of buying the masts and paying the bills, Julian Gwyn's history of the Halifax Naval Yard leaves no stone unturned. Dozens of illustrations and copious appendices, including... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90
Maritime power has been a key defining parameter of economic vitality and geostrategic power of nations. The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed the rise of China and India as confident economic powers pivoting on high growth rates, exponential expansion of science, technology and industrial growth. Sequel to their steadily growing... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.40
This practical handbook deals with all questions regarding the German register of vessels. It explains the organization and management of the vessel register, including the register for seagoing and inland waterway vessels. Certificates relating to the ship, the shipbuilding register, a change of register, certificates, legal remedies and... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 14.99
The memoirs of the last British Admiral to lead an aircraft carrier into active battle A story that covers Britain's most remarkable battleships and naval events of the recent past A unique view from the highest levels of the British admiralty "I slept that night in my top bunk, as we clattered over the rails. I imagined the ambush first, and a burst... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 9.99
The Royal Navy has always been seen as an English institution, despite a large Scottish contribution, from Admiral Duncan at Camperdown in 1797 to Andrew Cunningham in the Second World War. The Royal Navy's most dramatic effect on Scotland, aside from its role in the British Empire and European wars, was in suppressing the Jacobite campaigns from 1708... more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 12.99
Compiled by the author of Janes Air Forces of the World, this book is a must for naval experts and enthusiasts. In one volume the reader will find the composition and details of all naval elements of a staggering 137 nations armed forces including paramilitary organizations as the US Coast Guard Service. The book starts with an introduction... more...