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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Shadow Diversby Robert Kurson

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    In the tradition of Jon Krakauer?s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger?s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery?and make history themselves. For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a sport. Testing themselves against... more...

  • Refueling and Complex Overhaul of the USS "Nimitz"by John F. Schank; Mark V. Arena; Denis Rushworth; John Birkler; James Chiesa

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The midlife refueling/complex overhaul (RCOH) of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took five years to plan and three years to execute. This report identifies changes in processes and procedures that could lead to better cost and schedule performance for the nine remaining Nimitz-class RCOHs. more...

  • No Pleasure Cruiseby Dr Tom Frame

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 31.81

    A comprehensive, easy-to-read history of the Royal Australian Navy from its inception in 1901 to the present day. more...

  • Asia Looks Seawardby Toshi Yoshihara; James R. Holmes

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Represents a long-overdue effort to discern the future direction of sea power in Asia and to determine how the United States should respond to this striking development. more...

  • Domestic Trends in the United States, China, and Iranby John Gordon; Richard W Button; Karla J Cunningham

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The U.S. Navy faces uncertainty about the degree to which it will have to prepare for a high-end future conflict versus the so-called Long War. To help the Navy understand how critical near-, mid-, and far-term trends in the United States, China, and Iran might influence U.S. security decisions in general and the Navy’s investments in particular,... more...

  • Unknown Watersby Alfred S. McLaren; William R. Anderson

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Charting the Siberian continental shelf during the height of the Cold War This book tells the story of the brave officers and men of the nuclear attack submarine USS Queenfish (SSN-651), who made the first survey of an extremely important and remote region of the Artic Ocean.... more...

  • Old Ironsidesby David Fitz-Enz

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2009; US$ 17.99

    This is the story of the oldest warship afloat in the world, the venerable frigate USS Constitution, the cornerstone of the nascent American navy created by act of Congress in 1794. Colonel David Fitz-Enz re-creates the world of sail, when seven knots an hour was considered blinding speed for a warship. In Old Ironsides, Fitz-Enz tells the story of... more...

  • Tides of Historyby Michael S. Reidy

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    In the first half of the nineteenth century, the British sought to master the physical properties of the oceans; in the second half, they lorded over large portions of the oceans? outer rim. The dominance of Her Majesty?s navy was due in no small part to collaboration between the British Admiralty, the maritime community, and the scientific elite.... more...

  • The Marines of Montford Pointby Melton A. McLaurin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 18.99

    Marines of Montford Point: America's First Black Marines more...

  • Sea Power in the Twenty-First Century: Projecting a Naval Revolutionby Charles Koburger

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 118.00

    As the U.S. Navy enters the twenty-first century, many of the ships, aircraft, weapons, and tactics it employed so successfully during the Cold War will no longer be cost-effective or even effective. Future battlefields will shift the locus of naval action from the high seas into littoral waters, demanding sustained operations in relatively narrow,... more...