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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Millions for Defenseby Frederick C Leiner

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The title of this book comes from a toast popular with Americans in the late 1790s—“millions for defense, not a cent for tribute.? Americans were incensed by demands for bribes from French diplomats and by France?s galling seizures of U.S. merchant ships, and as they teetered towards open war, were disturbed by their country?s lack of warships. Provoked... more...

  • Safeguarding the Nationby John Roberts

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 30.00

    This new history of the Royal Navy, published to coincide with the Golden Jubilee of the White Ensign Association, is a full and exciting account of all the many campaigns, operations and deployments conducted around the world from the Cold War and the Cod Wars to the Falklands War and the Gulf Wars. It has been written and compiled from privileged... more...

  • Death of the USS Thresherby Norman Polmar

    Lyons Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    The true story of the first loss of a nuclear submarine in history. more...

  • German Pocket Battleshipsby Roger Chesnaeu

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 18.00

    • Everything the ship modeller needs to know about building a famous warship • Numerous detailed plans and colour illustrations • Focuses on very popular modelling subjects which are represented by a wide selection of kits The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship... more...

  • Seapower and Naval Warfare, 1650-1830by Dr Richard Harding; Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    From the author of "Amphibious Warfare in the Eighteenth Century" and "The Evolution of the Sailing Navy, 1509-1815", this book serves as a single- volume survey of war at sea and the expansion of naval power in the 18th century. The book is intended for undergraduate courses on 18th century European history, and for amateur and professional military... more...

  • The Development of British Naval Thinkingby Geoffrey Till

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book brings together Britain?s leading naval historians and analysts to present a comprehensive investigation of British naval thinking and what has made it so distinctive over the last three centuries, from the sailing ship era to the current day. This new volume describes in depth the beginnings of formalized thought about the conduct... more...

  • The Royal Navy 1930-1990by Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This new book explores innovation within the Royal Navy from the financial constraints of the 1930s to World War Two, the Cold War and the refocusing of the Royal Navy after 1990. Successful adaptation to new conditions has been critical to all navies at all times. To naval historians the significance and process of change is not new, but in recent... more...

  • Options for Funding Aircraft Carriersby John Birkler

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    This work examines alternatives to full-funding strategy (appropriation of enough money for an entire construction project in the initial year of construction) for funding aircraft carriers. more...

  • A Preliminary Analysis of Advance Appropriations as a Budgeting Method for Navy Ship Procurementsby Irv Blickstein; Giles Smith

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Most US Navy ship procurements have been budgeted on a full-funding policy, whereby the entire cost of a ship is included in the congressional budget for the year of construction start. This title examines different ways in which advance appropriations can be applied to Navy shipbuilding. more...

  • Forks in the Road for the Us Navyby Frank W. Lacroix; Irving N. Blickstein

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    Making the right decisions at turning points can be the difference between victory and defeat. The US Navy asked RAND if it could identify "forks in the road" - future decision points that may require a major direction change. The results are presented here. more...