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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 175.00

    The book describes in detail the discussions about the naval strategy and the shipbuilding progams in the Soviet political and military leadership from 1922 to the death of Stalin in 1953. more...

  • Du littoral à la merby William Johnston; William G.P. Rawling; Richard H. Gimblett; John MacFarlane

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 70.00

    La création de la Marine royale du Canada (MRC) en 1910 et ses premières années d'existence ont été marquées par un débat politique quant à la nécessité d'un service naval au Canada. Du littoral à la mer , le premier d'une série de trois volumes relatant l'histoire officielle de la MRC, retrace les trois premières décennies de la Marine, de ses... more...

  • Le marin-citoyenby Richard H. Gimblett; Michael L. Hadley

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 39.95

    Ce livre commémoratif, produit à l?occasion du Centenaire de la Marine canadienne 1910?2010, traite d?une double citoyenneté particulière : celle des Canadiens exerçant le métier de la mer au service du Canada, tout en répondant aux devoirs de leurs activités civiles, chez eux, dans leur communauté. Les points de vue de ces citoyens marins à temps... more...

  • From East of Suez to the Eastern Atlanticby Edward Hampshire

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    The book explores British naval policy during the first two governments of Harold Wilson (1964-70), analysing how the Navy Department of the Ministry of Defence and the Navy's professional leadership dealt with six years of defence reviews, retrenchment and strategic re-orientation. Focusing primarily on policy and strategic matters, the book incorporates... more...

  • Maritime Challenges and Priorities in Asiaby Joshua Ho; Sam Bateman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    Maritime issues are particularly important for Asian countries, where there is a high reliance on shipping routes for international trade, many difficult disputes over maritime boundaries, and the prospect of increasing tensions where maritime power might play a significant role. This book uses contributions by 17 experts to build a comprehensive... more...

  • The Ghosts that Died at Sunda Straitby Walter G. Winslow

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    Recounting the last stand of the heavy cruiser Houston, this tale of survival brings to life the 1942 battle at Sunda Strait. more...

  • Lady in the Navyby Joy Bright Hancock

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    When legislation was passed in 1948 giving women permanent status in the regular and reserve Navy, it was largely due to the efforts of Joy Bright Hancock, the author of this revealing memoir. Her prominent role was acknowledged at the time by the secretary of the navy who credited her ideals, energy, and enthusiasm as the moving force behind the... more...

  • The Citizen's Guide to the U. S. Navyby Thomas J. Cutler

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 21.95

    Most Americans know little about their Navy and learning about it can be daunting. But this informative yet highly accessible guide explains the sometimes strange ways of the U.S. Navy in terms civilians can understand. It addresses such things as the many titles military people have, the alphanumeric designations used to identify military personnel,... more...

  • Big Redby Douglas C. Waller

    Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99

    Taller in length than the Washington Monument, wider at its center than a three-lane highway, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced: a $1.8 billion marvel crammed with more modern military technology than any other vessel in the world. Deep beneath the ocean it can sail for... more...

  • Battle Lineby Thomas C. Hone; Trent Hone

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    A portrait in words and photographs of the interwar Navy, this book examines the twenty-year period that saw the U.S. fleet shrink under the pressure of arms limitation treaties and government economy and then grow again to a world-class force. The authors trace the Navy's evolution from a fleet centered around slow battleships to one that deployed... more...