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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Scapaby Jim Miller

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 9.99

    a fascinating book, in which every reader will find something she/he never knew' – Scots Magazine 'an interesting insight into life in a naval base during two world wars' – Broadly Boats Scapa Flow, one of the greatest naval bases in history, resonates through the annals of the Royal Navy during the two great wars of the twentieth century.... more...

  • Streitkräfte im Hans-Jörg Bücking; Günther Heydemann

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 66.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Beiträge des Bandes spannen einen Bogen von der Entstehung der beiden deutschen Armeen nach 1945 bis hin zur Bundeswehr der Gegenwart. Auf einen einleitenden umfassenden Überblick zum gravierenden Wandel der Militärgeschichte bzw. Militärgeschichtsschreibung seit Kriegsende folgt ein erster Themenblock, der sich mit aktuellen... more...

  • Deutsche Marinen im Wandelby Werner Rahn

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Home of the Fleetby Stephen Courtney; Brian Patterson

    The History Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    A celebration of one of Britain's most important maritime bases. more...

  • Amirs, Admirals & Desert Sailorsby David F. Winkler

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Host to the U.S. Navy for nearly six decades, Bahrain has been a steadfast American ally in the turbulent Middle East. Its unique relationship with the United States evolved through a series of friendships between Bahrain s ruling Al Khalifa royal family and top U.S. Navy flag officers assigned to the fleet in the Gulf. Over the years it has become... more...

  • Amphibious Shipping Shortfallsby Maren Leed

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Ashore and Afloatby Julian Gwyn

    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...

  • Asian Maritime Power in the 21st Centuryby Vijay Sakhuja

    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...

  • Praxishandbuch Schiffsregisterby Norbert Krause

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • There and Backby Sir Jeremy Black

    Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 7.99

    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...