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Online Catalogue:MILITARY HISTORY - Sea

Precursors of NelsonPrecursors of Nelson
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Although Nelson dominates the naval history of the late 18th century, in many respects his achievements marked the culmination of a tradition in the Royal Navy whose evolution can be traced back at least a century. In this book a distinguished group of historians bring to life the most important naval figures of the period for the first time based on the latest research. Hardback/Illus.
 
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The Chinese Steam Navy 1862 - 1945The Chinese Steam Navy 1862 - 1945
Author:Richard N.J Wright

The book includes detailed ship data tables and appendices on naval guns and Chinese ship names, this is the first complete study of a fascinating and little-known period of naval history. Hardback/Illus.
 
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The LusitaniaThe Lusitania
Author:Patrick O'Sullivan

The mysteries surrounding the Lusitania are unravelled in this gripping book. It reveals the sinister role played by British Intelligence in the Lusitania affair and the subsequent cover-up. Hardback/Illus
 
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Fleet Battle and Blockade - The French Revolutionary War 1793 - 1797Fleet Battle and Blockade - The French Revolutionary War 1793 - 1797
Author:Caxton Editions

Based on contemporary images, this book depicts the reality of warfare under sail. It includes introductory essays and thematic text boxes by well-known authorities and presents the campaigns and battles chronologically. Hardback/Illus
 
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The Garrett Enigma and the Early Submarine PioneersThe Garrett Enigma and the Early Submarine Pioneers
Author:Paul Bowers

Perhaps the best-known British inventor of submarines was George William Garrett, who designed and built a steam-driven submarine in 1879 and later helped to build others which were exported. He built the Resurgam, which is ironically famous for sinking. This book is the result of the authors researches into the boats and people who were at the leading edge of submarine development in its infancy. Hardback/Illus
 
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Nelson against Napoleon - From the Nile to Copenhagen1798 - 1801Nelson against Napoleon - From the Nile to Copenhagen1798 - 1801
Author:Caxton Editions

The books visual emphasis is on the contemporary and original with over 300 stunning images. Chronologically structured by campaign and battle with introductory essays and thematic text boxes by well-known authorities. Hardback/Illus
 
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The 50-Gun ShipThe 50-Gun Ship
Author:Rif Winfield

An in-depth text, based on the latest research in original sources, covering the complete history of the 50-gun ship. Numerous tables of technical data covering dimensions, construction, armament and details. Comprehensive illustrations and a set of large scale plans for model makers. Hardback/Illus
 
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Command in the Royal Naval DivisionCommand in the Royal Naval Division
Author:Christopher Page

This is a military biography of Brigadier General A M Asquith DSO, one of the most distinguished non-professional soldiers of WW1. His military career provides a key insight into the development of the Royal Naval Division, which became one of the most formidable fighting units in the British Army. Hardback/Illus
 
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Ship Strike The History of Air-to-Sea Weapon SystemsShip Strike The History of Air-to-Sea Weapon Systems
Author:Peter C. Smith

This is the story of the airbourne anti-ship missile's entire development span, with many reports of wartime actions and people involved. Hardback/Illus
 
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Jane's War at SeaJane's War at Sea
Author:Bernard Ireland & Eric Grove

This book reveals how warships have changed since Fred Jane's first book: how battleships lost their dominance to aircraft and submarines; why German U-Boats nearly won both World Wars and what weapons the warships of the future will carry into battle. Hardback/Illus
 
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Return to MidwayReturn to Midway
Author:Robert D. Ballard & Rick Archbold

The exciting modern-day adventure story of how Ballard and his team located and photographed the ships sunk in the epic 1942 battle that changed the course of the Pacific War. Hardback/Illus
 
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The Battleship YamatoThe Battleship Yamato
Author:Janusz Skulski

With the greatest displacement, biggest guns and heaviest armour of all time, Yamato and her sister Musashi were the ultimate battleships. Everything about them was gigantic and they proved formidable opponents to the US Pacific Fleet. Fittingly for such a spectacular ship as Yamato, this contibution to the well-established 'Anatomy' series is the biggest and most detailed. Hardback/Illus
 
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The Golden HorseshoeThe Golden Horseshoe
Author:Terence Robertson

The story of Otto Kretschmer Germany's top U-boat ace.The first part of this book tells in full the amazing U-boat career of Kretschmer, from his early training days until his capture. Then, sent to prison, Kretschmer set about organising an espionage group under the very noses of his guards. The second half of the book deals with these activities as a PoW and makes fascinating, if somewhat disturbing reading. Paperback/Illus
 
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U-Boat Commanders and Crews 1935-45U-Boat Commanders and Crews 1935-45
Author:Jak P. Mallmann Showell

The book concentrates on the men who manned the "iron coffins" - the fighting seamen who wielded the weapon which Winston Churchill admitted frightened him most. It descibes the background and daily lives of these men, 75% of whom would not survive the war. The text is supported by very detailed appendices on all known commanders and their boats. Hardback/Illus
 
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German Naval Vessels Of World War TwoGerman Naval Vessels Of World War Two
Author:Compiled by US Naval Intelligence

More than 1,200 illustrations depict the warships of the German Navy during WW11 in this formerly restricted document. Reprinted from a very rare contemporary recognition manual, it provides the most graphic and visually extensive reference guide to German warships ever published. Hardback/Illus.
 
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