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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Los Tres Reyesby Carla Rahn Phillips

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 15.00

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  • The Jeune Écoleby Arne Rřksund

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The jeune école represents a school of maritime strategy dealing with the dilemmas of the weaker power. This book presents a new interpretation of the jeune école based on hitherto unexploited unpublished primary sources. more...

  • Navies and Shipbuilding Industries: The Strained Symbiosisby Michael Lindberg; Daniel Todd

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 132.00

    The central theme running through this book is the mutual dependence of navies and shipbuilding industries. Historically, naval ambitions and the ambitions of industrialists converge, and a symbiosis is born. The technical competence of industry emerges as a key player in determining the effectiveness of navies. That industrial capability, for its... more...

  • Navies and Global Defense: Theories and Strategyby Roch Legault

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 130.00

    These essays explore the link between the naval strength and global power of Great Britain and the United States from 1815 to the present. The British Way of Warfare assumed that the country with control of the sea could ensure safe and rapid communications for its commerce. The American theory of naval strategy, on the other hand, assumed that one... more...

  • Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Watersby K Hans Van Tilburg

    UPF 2010; US$ 69.95

    In 1870, the ship sank at one of the world's most remote coral reefs; her crew was rescued sixty-eight days later after a dramatic open-boat voyage. More than 130 years later, Hans Van Tilburg led the team that discovered and recorded the Saginaw' s remains near the Kure Atoll reef. more...

  • The HMS Victory Storyby John Christopher

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    This is the story of Britain's most illustrious warship, immortalised as Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship in the Battle of Trafalgar. Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship'. The Admirality's designation for its largest ships of the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged... more...

  • The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    The Navy of World War II, 1922-1946 comprehensively covers the vessels that defined this momentous 24-year period in U.S. naval history. Beginning with the lean, pared-down navy created by the treaty at the Washington Naval Conference, and ending with the massive, awe-inspiring fleets that led the Allies to victory in the Second World War, the fourth... more...

  • The Grand Scuttleby Dan Van Der Vat

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    At Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, there occurred an event unique in naval history. The German High Seas Fleet, one of the most formidable ever built, was deliberately sent to the bottom of the British Grand Fleet's principal anchorage at Orkney by its own officers and men. This book presents the story of the scuttling of this fleet in Scapa Flow. more...

  • Scapaby Jim Miller

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 10.14

    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. It was from... more...

  • Stalin's Ocean-going Fleetby Mikhail Monakov; Jurgen Rohwer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    A study of the development of strategic concepts in Stalin's Navy, in the context of his foreign/defence policy, using original archival documents translated from the Russian. more...