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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Naval Strategy in Northeast Asiaby Duk-Ki Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 196.95

    Over the past decade, Northeast Asia has been dominated by quite significant strategic change, which is ongoing and brings with it many uncertainties. naval capabilities in Northwest Asia are instrumental in promoting maritime security interests - helping to build a stable security environment through active participation in regional naval co-operation.... more...

  • The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Periodby Joseph Moretz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Joseph Moretz's innovative work focuses on what battleships actually did in the inter-war years and what its designed war role in fact was. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. Drawing heavily on official Admiralty records and private papers of leading officers, the author examines the navy's operational... more...

  • World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Handsby Greg H. Williams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    During World War II, the U.S. Navy swiftly expanded to include an array of vessels, from smaller yachts and fishing boats bought early in the war for patrol work to fast, modern commercial ships built to haul troops and supplies. After the Allied victory, this diverse fleet became unnecessary and the Navy sold many of its vessels. This comprehensive... more...

  • The Men of the Mary Roseby A J Stirland

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    A J Stirland uses archaeological and skeletal evidence to give the reader a welcome insight into the lives and soldiers of the Mary Rose, from their ages and height to their health, diet and physical condition. more...

  • Twenty-First Century Seapowerby Peter Dutton; Robert Ross; ěystein Tunsj°

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order. Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan, India and Russia have begun to challenge the status quo with the acquisition of advanced naval capabilities. The emergence of rising naval... more...

  • US Marine Corps Handbook 1941-45by George Forty

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    Employing a range of archive black and white photographs, this book examines the US Marine Corps' organisation and command structure, strategy, tactics and amphibious assault doctrine. Providing biographies of its most influential figures, it also surveys insignia, uniforms and equipment to provide a portrait of the US Marine Corps at war. more...

  • Luck on My Sideby John Palmer

    Pen and Sword 2002; US$ 9.99

    Sir John Palmer was at sea for virtually the entire war serving in three ships. During this time he kept a secret diary of events and his reactions and emotions which we are now proud to publish. This book vividly describes the author's many wartime exploits. For the worst period of the Battle of the Atlantic, he was on convoy protection duty in... more...

  • Naval Modernisation in South-East Asiaby Geoffrey Till; Jane Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume analyses the naval arms race in South-East Asia, and reviews the content, purposes and consequences of the naval policies and development of the main countries of the region. The rise of naval capability in the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region is increasingly recognised as a major indicator of the ?rise of Asia? and its increasing... more...

  • China's Naval Powerby Dr Yves-Heng Lim; Dr Tim Benbow; Professor Greg Kennedy; Dr Jon Robb-Webb

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    The rapid modernization of the Chinese Navy is a well-documented reality of the post-Cold War world. In two decades, the People's Liberation Army Navy has evolved from a backward force composed of obsolete platforms into a reasonably modern fleet whose growth is significantly shaking the naval balance in East Asia. The rationale behind China's contemporary... more...

  • Monitors of the Royal Navyby Jim Crossley

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    Monitor warships mounted the biggest guns ever deployed by the Royal Navy, and played an undeniably important part in Allied efforts during World War One and Two. They were built as cheap "disposable" ships made out of redundant bits and pieces which the Admiralty happened to have available which could bring heavy artillery to bear on enemy... more...