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History and antiquities of naval science

  • U.S. Naval Tsunamiby Donald J. Meyers

    Mill City Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    In December, 1941, Japanese naval bombersdestroyed the United States Pacific battleship fleet at Pearl Harbor, unleashed a rampage of conquest in the Pacific Ocean and Rim, and invaded the Dutch East Indies and NewGuinea. The battered United States Pacific Fleet was then confrontedby the formidable Japanese naval superiority, in quality and quantity,of... more...

  • Rome Versus Carthageby Christa Steinby

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    The epic struggle between Carthage and Rome, two of the superpowers of the ancient world, is most famous for land battles in Italy, on the Iberian peninsula and in North Africa. But warfare at sea, which played a vital role in the First and Second Punic Wars, rarely receives the attention it deserves. And it is the monumental clashes of the Carthaginian... more...

  • The Great War at Seaby Lawrence Sondhaus

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    New naval history of the First World War which reveals the contribution of the war at sea to Allied victory. more...

  • Pearl Harborby Gordon Prange; Donald M. Goldstein; Katherine V. Dillon

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    Answers decades in the making about the shocking surprise attack on Pearl Harbor In the predawn hours of December 7, 1941, a Japanese carrier group sailed toward Hawaii. A few minutes before 8:00 a.m., they received the order to rain death on the American base at Pearl Harbor, sinking dozens of ships, destroying hundreds of airplanes, and taking... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Naval Historyby Anthony Bruce; William Cogar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    From the beginnings of the age of sail and firearms to the present day, the Encyclopedia of Naval History provides a complete and comprehensive guide to world naval history. more...

  • The Sea Power of the Stateby S.G. Gorshkov

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Admiral Gorshkov has transformed the Soviet fleet into a world sea power for the first time in Russian history. He is Russia's most brilliant naval strategist of all time. He has created the modern Soviet navy. His book examines the main components of sea power among which attention is focused on the naval fleet of the present day, capable of conducting... more...

  • How to Lose a War at Seaby Bill Fawcett

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 10.49

    An engrossing compendium of high-seas military disasters From the days of the Spanish Armada to the modern age of aircraft carriers, battles have been bungled just as badly on water as they have been on land. Some blunders were the result of insufficient planning, overinflated egos, espionage, or miscalculations; others were caused by ideas that... more...

  • Submarine Commanderby Paul R. Schratz

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    A fascinating personal memoir of underwater combat in World War II, told by a man who played a major role in those dangerous operations. Frank and beautifully written, Submarine Commander 's breezy style and irrepressible humor place it in a class by itself. This book will be of lasting value as a submarine history by an expert and as an enduring... more...

  • The Brotherhoodby Erick Stakelbeck

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99

    The Muslim Brotherhood, or Ikhwan , has engaged in terrorism, assassinations, and anti-Western, anti-Semitic rhetoric and violence for almost a centuryyet few Americans realize how powerful they really are. While we focus on al Qaeda, Hamas, and Hezbollah, it's actually the Muslim Brotherhood, the world?s oldest, most influential, and most anti-American... more...

  • The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoysby Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Published here for the first time, this volume presents a superb range of insights into this crucial effort of the Second World War. This Naval Staff History describes the vital role of the Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945 and was first issued by the Historical Section of the Admiralty as a confidential study for use within the Royal Navy in 1954. It grew... more...