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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • RHNS Averofby John Carr

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.50

    Built at Livorno in 1910, the 10,000-ton RHNS Averof had the distinction of being the flagship, and by far the biggest warship, of the Royal Hellenic Navy until 1951. More than a century after its construction, she is still afloat, one of just three armoured cruisers still in existence in the world. Originally intended for the Italian navy, the ship... more...

  • Ready For Anythingby Geoff puddefoot

    Seaforth Publishing 2010; US$ 30.00

    Set up in August 1905, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary - unofficial motto: Ready for Anything - was originally a logistic support organisation, Admiralty-owned but run on civilian lines, comprising a miscellaneous and very unglamorous collection of colliers, store ships and harbour craft. This book charts its rise in fleet strength, capability and importance,... more...

  • The Royal Navy 1930-1990by Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2002; 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...

  • The Royal Navy Since 1815by Eric Grove

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 100.00

    Eric Grove provides a short history of the Royal Navy over the last two hundred years, synthesizing the new work on the subject that has radically transformed our understanding of the story of British naval development. more...

  • The Royal Navy and the Palestine Patrolby Ninian Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This is an entirely new Naval Staff History covering the period immediately after the Second World War and the Royal Navy operations to prevent illegal Jewish immigration into Palestine, at the time under British Mandate from the United Nations. The Palestine Patrol, as it became known, illustrates clearly the problems facing navies conducting operations... more...

  • The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 , the first volume in the definitive five-volume U.S. Navy Warship series, comprehensively details all aspects of the ships that sailed in the nascent stages of the U.S. Navy. From its beginnings as battlers of Barbary Coast pirates, to challenging the awesome might of the Royal Navy in the War of 1812, to the historic... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Armada of Flandersby R. A. Stradling

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 40.00

    The armada's contribution to the tenacious survival of Spanish hegemony. more...