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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • 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...

  • People's Liberation Army Navyby James C. Bussert; Bruce A. Elleman

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    Rare among books on weapon systems technologies, this work traces China s development from a coastal defense force of obsolete ships with crude weapons to its current complex missile catamarans and Aegis-like destroyers with vertical launch weapons and long-range cruise missiles. As the only book devoted solely to all combat systems on Chinese warships,... more...

  • If By Seaby George C. Daughan

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 19.99

    From Boston Harbor to Yorktown; from wars with France and Tripoli to the dramatic Battle of Lake Champlain in the War of 1812, the definitive history of the creation of the American Navy more...

  • Fire at Seaby D. A. Romanov

    Potomac Books Inc. 2006; US$ 24.00

    The divisive incident that anticipated the Kursk disaster in August 2000 more...

  • China's Future Nuclear Submarine Forceby Andew S. Erickson; Lyle J Goldstein; William S. Murray; Andrew Wilson

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 46.95

    One of the key concerns of naval strategists and planners today is the nature of the Chinese geostrategic challenge. Conceding that no one can know for certain China s intentions in terms of future conflict, the editors of this hot-topic book argue that the trajectory of Chinese nuclear propulsion for submarines may be one of the best single indicators... more...

  • Chinese Naval Strategy in the 21st Centuryby James R. Holmes; Toshi Yoshihara

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This volume is the first systematic effort to test the interplay between Western military thought and Chinese strategic traditions vis--vis the nautical arena. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Rise of the Indian Navyby Harsh Pant

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    The Indian Navy is gradually emerging as an indispensable tool of Indian diplomacy in recent years, making it imperative for Indian policy-makers and naval thinkers to think anew the role of nation’s naval forces in Indian strategy. There's a long tradition in India of viewing the maritime dimension of security as central to the nation’s... more...

  • Scapaby Jim Miller

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.74

    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... 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...