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  • Amerikanska inbördeskrigets generaler : Grant mot Lee

    Amerikanska inbördeskrigets generaler : Grant mot Lee
    av Ron Field, Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999130

    Ulysses S. Grant och Robert E. Lee var amerikanska inbördeskrigets mest tongivande generaler, i nordstaterna respektive sydstaterna. I den här boken får du läsa om dessa båda generaler, de viktigaste fälttågen och slagen de deltog i, och hur den slu…

  • Battle of the Atlantic 1939-41

    Battle of the Atlantic 1939-41
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836038

    At the start of World War II, few thought the U-boat would be as devastating as it proved to be. But convoys and sonar-equipped escorts proved inadequate to defend the Allies' merchantmen, and the RAF's only offensive weapon was the anti-submarine w…

  • Battle of the Atlantic 1942-45

    Battle of the Atlantic 1942-45
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841537

    As 1942 opened, both Nazi Germany and the Allies were ready for the climactic battles of the Atlantic to begin. Germany had 91 operational U-boats, and over 150 in training or trials. Production for 1942-44 was planned to exceed 200 boats annually.…

  • The Cruiser Houston

    The Cruiser Houston
    av Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540227287

  • The Cruiser Houston

    The Cruiser Houston
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467127424

    The cruiser Houston was the first warship named for the Bayou City, and the ship proved a favorite of the city for which it was named. It was also a favorite of Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who traveled on the Houston no fewer than four times. Houst…

  • African American Soldier in the Civil War

    African American Soldier in the Civil War
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030925

    Approximately 200,000 African Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War. Initially, many white soldiers doubted their bravery and skill; they were soon proved wrong. The United States Colored Troops performed countless acts of courage, mos…

  • Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy

    Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034459

    Mark Lardas explores the origins of American warships, primarily light and medium frigates, built for the Continental Navy during the years 1776-1783. This was the first navy of the United States and much of the fleet was comprised of ships that had…

  • Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War

    Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472835086

    This book examines the major warships of the Imperial Russian Navy which participated in the Russo-Japanese War. The focus is on the battleships, coastal defence warships, and cruisers of the Pacific Squadron and Baltic Squadron that fought during t…

  • Ellington Field

    Ellington Field
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104807

    Ellington Field was one of 32 training airfields authorized by Congress in 1917. During World War I, it became one of the most highly regarded training fields in the United States, reaching a peak of 250 aircraft and 5,000 troops. From that peak, it…

  • Rabaul 1943-44

    Rabaul 1943-44
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472822444

    In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was impossible to seize Rabaul, or starve the 100,000-strong garrison out. Instead the US began an innovative, hard-fought two-y…

  • American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826

    American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766300

    Offers a history of the 44-gun frigate and a review of the performance of three ships--the Constitution, United States, and President.

  • American Light and Medium Frigates 1794-1836

    American Light and Medium Frigates 1794-1836
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032660

    The 'Original Six' frigates were commissioned by the new-born US Navy at a staggering cost of $688,888.82. Designed to be light and fast, these warships enabled America to project its power across the globe.

  • Native American Mounted Rifleman 1861-65

    Native American Mounted Rifleman 1861-65
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769714

    Several thousand Native Americans fought on both sides during the American Civil War. They came from various tribes in the Indian territory of present-day eastern Oklahoma. They were organized into regiments of mounted riflemen and troops that could…

  • Vanished Houston Landmarks

    Vanished Houston Landmarks
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467142816

    Although it is sometimes called a town without a history, Houston actually possesses the kind of sprawling past that includes a frontier port, a moon landing and a supermarket that contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union. In fact, there is so mu…

  • Vanished Houston Landmarks

    Vanished Houston Landmarks
    av Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540241962

    Although it is sometimes called a town without a history, Houston actually possesses the kind of sprawling past that includes a frontier port, a moon landing and a supermarket that contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union. In fact, there is so mu…

  • The Battleship Texas

    The Battleship Texas
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123938

    The USS Texas was built when dreadnought battleships were kings of the seas. It was the world's most powerful battleship when first commissioned in 1914, and for over a century it fought many battles. Some took place while the Texas served as a wars…

  • The Battleship Texas

    The Battleship Texas
    av Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540200112

    The USS Texas was built when dreadnought battleships were kings of the seas. It was the world s most powerful battleship when first commissioned in 1914, and for over a century it fought many battles. Some took place while the Texas served as a wars…

  • British Frigate vs French Frigate

    British Frigate vs French Frigate
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961323

    In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary sailors…

  • Texas Shipwrecks

    Texas Shipwrecks
    av Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531697990

    The Texas coastline and offshore waters are flat, shallow, featureless, and filled with shoals. Texas waters are subjected to extreme weather, not just hurricanes and tropical storms but also northers and seasonal gales. This, combined with two cent…

  • Nashville 1864

    Nashville 1864
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819826

    In September 1864, the Confederate army abandoned Atlanta and were on the verge of being driven out of the critical state of Tennessee. In an attempt to regain the initiative, John Bell Hood launched an attack on Union General Sherman's supply lines…

  • Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815

    Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085663

    When war broke out in 1812, neither the United States Navy nor the Royal Navy had more than a token force on the Great Lakes. However, once the shooting started, it sparked a ship-building arms race that continued throughout the war. This book exami…

  • Spanish Galleon vs English Galleon

    Spanish Galleon vs English Galleon
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839909

    Between 1550-1600, Europe witnessed a rapid evolution in the art of ship design which enabled safer and more efficient transatlantic travel. This was the pinnacle of the Age of Discovery and Exploration for the European powers, in which the galleon…

  • German Heavy Cruisers Vs Royal Navy Heavy Cruisers: 1939-42

    German Heavy Cruisers Vs Royal Navy Heavy Cruisers: 1939-42
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843098

    A superbly illustrated study of the major warships of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. While the Kriegsmarine's capital ships became less important to Hitler following the outbreak of war, these vessels played a key role in projecting power in northern…

  • Chattanooga 1863

    Chattanooga 1863
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472812919

    Following the disastrous defeat at Chickamauga, Union forces were in disarray and the tactically vital Chattanooga was under siege and on the brink of falling. Secretary of War William Stanton ordered Ulysses Grant to send the Army of Tennessee to r…

  • Japan 1944-45

    Japan 1944-45
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832467

    The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.As the United States pushed Imperial Japan back towards Tokyo Bay, the US Army Air Force deployed the first of a new bomber to the…

  • US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916-45

    US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916-45
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819970

    Four pipes and flush decks - these ships were a distinctively American destroyer design. Devised immediately prior to and during the United States' involvement in World War I they dominated the US Navy's destroyer forces all the way through to World…

  • Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis

    Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087858

    The clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the American Revolutionary War is perhaps the most famous single-ship duel in history. This epic battle between two very similar ships - and crews - off the coast of…

  • Warships at Seawolf Park

    Warships at Seawolf Park
    av Crooks Usaf (Ret), Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540236630

    The summer of 1944 was the turning point of World War II. Operation Overlord, the landing at Normandy, had begun, and naval battles raged on in the Pacific. In the midst of the war, the USS Cavalla, an attack submarine out on its initial patrol near…

  • Warships at Seawolf Park

    Warships at Seawolf Park
    av Crooks Usaf (Ret), Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102629

    The summer of 1944 was the turning point of World War II. Operation Overlord, the landing at Normandy, had begun, and naval battles raged on in the Pacific. In the midst of the war, the USS Cavalla, an attack submarine out on its initial patrol near…

  • The Port of Houston

    The Port of Houston
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467130769

    To reach the Port of Houston s Turning Basin, a ship must travel 50 miles along a narrow and twisting channel that passes through Galveston Bay, the San Jacinto River, and Buffalo Bayou. Despite this improbable location, Houston has the world s larg…

  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087339

    Ulysses Grant was his country's greatest general since George Washington. Like Washington, Grant's battlefield performance was the only factor standing between the United States continuing as one, indivisible nation. Grant was the keystone of Union…

  • Tsushima 1905

    Tsushima 1905
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826831

    Japan was closed to the world until 1854 and its technology then was literally medieval. Great Britain, France and Russia divided the globe in the nineteenth century, but Japan was catching up. Its army and navy were retrained by Western powers and…

  • US Navy Destroyer Escorts of World War II

    US Navy Destroyer Escorts of World War II
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839749

    The Destroyer Escort was the smallest ocean- going escort built for the United States Navy - a downsized destroyer with less speed, fewer guns, and fewer torpedoes than its big brother, the fleet destroyer. Destroyer escorts first went into producti…

  • Constitution Vs Guerriere

    Constitution Vs Guerriere
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034343

    Famed as a classic naval duel, a one-on-one clash between two sailing frigates offered the victor immeasurable fame and glory. During the War of 1812, the Royal Navy and United States Navy squared off in four such duels, the most famous that between…

  • CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge

    CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084925

    The most successful commerce raider of the Civil War, the CSS Alabama almost single-handedly drove United States merchant shipping from the seas. Her illustrious career saw the capture of 60 merchant ships and two duels with ships of the US Navy. Th…

  • Shenandoah 1864

    Shenandoah 1864
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472804839

    For three years of war the Union and the Confederacy had battled over the picturesque Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians to the west, the valley served as the gra…

  • Roughshod Through Dixie - Grierson's Raid 1863

    Roughshod Through Dixie - Grierson's Raid 1863
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039935

    On April 17, 1863 Benjamin Grierson led a force of 1,700 Union cavalrymen across enemy lines into Confederate-held Tennessee in a bold diversionary raid. Over the next seventeen days, Grierson's horsemen caused havoc by destroying railroad lines, at…

  • Port of Houston

    Port of Houston
    av Mark Lardas

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531675516

  • World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers

    World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472813787

    In 1910 the first aircraft was successfully launched from a small wooden platform on a stationary ship. Just four years later, seaplane-carrying warships were being used to launch the first naval air raids, and by 1918 the first aircraft carrier to…

  • George Washington

    George Washington
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084482

    Despite his lack of formal military training, George Washington may be one of history's must underrated commanders. Building an army virtually from scratch, he defeated the pre-eminent military power of his day. Although, he made mistakes, especiall…

  • Space Shuttle Launch System 1975-2004

    Space Shuttle Launch System 1975-2004
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766911

    The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems. The only launch vehicle that has been used for a longer period of time is the Soviet (now Russian) R-7 booster. By the start of the third millennia, the Space Shuttle had…

  • South American Battleships 1908-59

    South American Battleships 1908-59
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825100

    In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order three of the latest, greatest category of warship available - the dreadnought battleship. One Brazilian dreadnought by itse…

  • Truk 1944-45: The Destruction of Japan's Central Pacific Bastion

    Truk 1944-45: The Destruction of Japan's Central Pacific Bastion
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845856

  • The Glorious First of June 1794

    The Glorious First of June 1794
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472834843

    As 1794 opened, Revolutionary France stood on a knife's edge of failure. Its army and navy had been shaken by the revolution, with civil war and famine taking its toll on their resources. Seeking to bring a revitalizing supply of food from its Carib…

  • USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit

    USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815828

    The most critical naval fighting during the War of 1812 took place, not on the high seas, but on the inland lakes of North America: the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain. Carrying between 12 and 22 cannon, the British and American sloops-of-war were sh…