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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • There and Backby Sir Jeremy Black

    Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 11.99

    The memoirs of the last British Admiral to lead an aircraft carrier into active battle A story that covers Britain's most remarkable battleships and naval events of the recent past A unique view from the highest levels of the British admiralty "I slept that night in my top bunk, as we clattered over the rails. I imagined the ambush first, and a burst... more...

  • Guantánamoby Jana Lipman

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has required more than soldiers and sailors—it has required workers. This revealing history of the women and men who worked on the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo... more...

  • Shield of Empireby Brian Lavery

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 12.49

    The Royal Navy has always been seen as an English institution, despite a large Scottish contribution, from Admiral Duncan at Camperdown in 1797 to Andrew Cunningham in the Second World War. The Royal Navy's most dramatic effect on Scotland, aside from its role in the British Empire and European wars, was in suppressing the Jacobite campaigns from 1708... 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...

  • Le marin-citoyenby Richard H. Gimblett; Michael L. Hadley

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 10.99

    Ce livre commémoratif, produit à l’occasion du Centenaire de la Marine canadienne 1910–2010. more...

  • The World Sea Power Guideby David Wragg

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 12.99

    Compiled by the author of Jane’s Air Forces of the World, this book is a must for naval experts and enthusiasts. In one volume the reader will find the composition and details of all naval elements of a staggering 137 nations’ armed forces including paramilitary organizations as the US Coast Guard Service. The book starts with an introduction... more...

  • Deutsche Marinen im Wandelby Werner Rahn

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 77.00

    Studien zum wechselvollen Weg, den deutsche Marinen von ihren historischen Wurzeln im Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart eingeschlagen haben. Der thematische Bogen reicht von der Entstehung einer deutschen Marine 1848 zu den Konfrontationen in den beiden Weltkriegen, zum Kalten Krieg sowie zur gegenwärtigen internationalen Kooperation. ... 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...

  • British Warships 1860-1906by Nicholas Dingle

    Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 16.99

    Illustrated with 200 official admiralty photographs, many of them previously unpublished, this book traces the development of Royal Naval ship design in a period of immense change. Opening with the Crimean War, this period saw the gradual transition from sail to steam and screw propulsion; from wood to steel construction; from fixed broadside armaments... 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...