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  • Admiral von Hipperby Tobias R. Philbin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 102.00

    This work aims to constitute an objective analysis of a German World War I naval combat commander within his proper context, by closely defining both the military-technical and military-political milieux in which Franz Hipper operated. The description of Hipper’s actions in the battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland and his handling of communications,... 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...

  • Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionaryby Captain Heinrich Paasch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    Captain Heinrich Paasch was the first to recognize the complexity and variety in marine vocabulary and technical terminology and the inherent need for a cohesive classification of nautical terms. Equipped with over thirty-five years of seafaring experience, including as a sailor, captain, and as a Surveyor to Lloyd's Register, Paasch sets out, chapter... more...

  • Understanding Victory: Naval Operations from Trafalgar to the Falklandsby Geoffrey Till

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 66.00

    Providing a unique assessment of naval strategy and historic outcomes across centuries of warfare, Understanding Victory: Naval Operations from Trafalgar to the Falklands presents four case studies that examine each ship-based battle narrative to expose and analyze the factors that contributed to each side's success or defeat. The work opens with... more...

  • my cool houseboatby Jane Field-Lewis

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 19.99

    About 15,000 people live permanently afloat on canals, rivers and coasts in Great Britain alone, but thousands more enjoy holidaying on boats or own them as weekend retreats in the UK and abroad. This book will feature not only static residential boats and floating dwellings but also those used as holiday homes and funky modern businesses - houseboats... more...

  • Destroyersby Eric W. Osborne

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    Tells the story of one of the most recent, rapidly evolving additions to the world's navies. Coverage ranges from the 1882 launch of the first destroyer, through the nonstop technical and strategic innovations of the world war eras, to the current high watermarks of destroyer design such as the Arleigh Burke class. more...

  • Navy List January 1919 - Volume 1by H.M. Stationary Office

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49 US$ 19.97

    Volume 1 of 5This is a significant work of reference in that it provides the personnel state of the Royal Navy as at the end of the Great War; the list is corrected to 18th December 1918. And not just the personnel are featured, for here are listed HM ships of all types including merchant vessels commissioned as HM Ships. With most of the ships listed... more...

  • State Crime and Resistanceby Elizabeth Stanley; Jude McCulloch

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Within criminology ‘the state’ is often ignored as an active participant, or represented as a neutral force. While state crime studies have proliferated, criminologists have not paid attention to the history and impact of resistance to state crime. This book recognises that crimes of the state are far more serious and harmful than crimes committed... more...

  • The Ultimate Chief Petty Officer Guidebookby James Glass

    Savas Beatie 2013; US$ 9.99

    So you want to become a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy? That is a good and noble goal, but wishful thinking won’t cut it. It takes drive, initiative, and hard work. Anyone who has undergone the transition from Sailor to Chief Petty Officer will tell you it is a lot tougher and more challenging than most Sailors imagine. James Glass’... more...

  • Fireshipby Peter Kirsch

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    The fireship was the guided missile of the sailing era. Packed with incendiary (and sometimes explosive) material, it was aimed at its highly inflammable wooden target by volunteers who bailed out into a boat at the last moment. It often missed, but the panic it invariably caused among crews who generally could not swim and had no method of safely... more...