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  • The Modern Cruiser

    The Modern Cruiser
    av Robert C Stern

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526737915

    Cruisers probably vary more in their characteristics than any other warship type and have certainly been subject to the most convoluted development. There was always a basic tension between quantity and quality, between numbers and unit size, but at…

  • Path to a Lonely War

    Path to a Lonely War
    av Richard W. Schaefer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682830024

    Having just turned eighteen and graduated from high school, and living in small-town Nebraska with nothing much to do, young Dick Schaefer joined the Navy on impulse, hoping that by choosing his branch of the military he would have some measure of c…

  • K13 Remembered: An untold Story

    K13 Remembered: An untold Story
    av Keith Hall

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781731559517

    The British submarine, K13, was due to leave the Fairfield yard in Govan on the River Clyde, for her final acceptance trials at 0800 Monday 29th January 1917. On board were 80 men, both naval personnel and civilian contractors. A problem with one of…

  • On the Swing Shift

    On the Swing Shift
    av Tony Cope

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591141235

    During World War II eighty-eight of the almost three thousand Liberty ships built in America were launched in Savannah, Georgia. Without Liberty ships, the Battle of the Atlantic might have been lost. Few remember the Liberty ships today; fewer reme…

  • Eyes on Target

    Eyes on Target
    av Scott McEwen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781455549665

    Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission that wasn't, the deadly attack on th…

  • Early Naval Air Power

    Early Naval Air Power
    av Dennis Haslop

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138578555

    This book examines the British and German approach to naval air power, describing the creation and development of the two naval air service organizations and doctrine. This work provides new insights as to how two naval air services were influenced…

  • 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…

  • Shield and Sword

    Shield and Sword
    av Edward J Marolda

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782664154

  • China?s Naval Operations in the South China Sea

    China?s Naval Operations in the South China Sea
    av Bruce Elleman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781898823674

    This book provides a history of the South China Sea conflict and lays out the stakes for each of the bordering states and China’s interaction with them – namely, Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Indonesia; it also…

  • The Drowned and the Saved

    The Drowned and the Saved
    av Les Wilson

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275437

    WINNER OF THE SALTIRE SOCIETY HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 Next morning at about 6 o’clock my mother wakened us to say there had been a shipwreck and bodies were being washed ashore. My father had gone with others to look for survivors ... I…

  • A History of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 161

    A History of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 161
    av Usmc Lieutenant Colonel Gary W. Parker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781499538618

  • A History of United States Naval Aviation

    A History of United States Naval Aviation
    av United States Navy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781499188912

    The Navy first investigated the possibilities of aviation for naval purposes in 1908when Lieut. G. C. Sweet and Naval Constructor McIntee were detailed as observers forthe test of the Wright plane at Fort Myer, Va. Lieutenant Sweet endeavored to sti…

  • The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943? May 1945

    The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943? May 1945
    av Samuel Eliot Morison

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591145769

    Allied shipping was in a desperate situation in 1942, as the Germans were building U-boats faster than the British and the Americans could sink them. By the summer of 1943, however, the tide had turned, and Germany had lost the strategic initiative…

  • Elizabeth's Sea Dogs and their War Against Spain

    Elizabeth's Sea Dogs and their War Against Spain
    av Brian Best

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526782854

    The Sea Dogs were seafaring merchantmen who originally traded mainly with Holland and France. During Queen Elizabeth's reign, however, they began to spread their reach, sailing further and further afield exploring and plundering. The main source of…

  • The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy

    The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy
    av Craig L. Symonds

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557509840

    From the Battle of Flamborough Head during the American Revolution to the naval air wars over Vietnam and Kuwait, this historical atlas charts the course of the U.S. Navy across its entire history. Laid out here are the frigate duels of the War of 1…

  • Sustaining the Fleet, 1793-1815

    Sustaining the Fleet, 1793-1815
    av Roger Knight

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843835646

    Provisioning the fleet, and the army overseas, during the French Wars of 1793-1815 was a major undertaking. This book explains how the Victualling Board in London handled this enormous task, focusing in particular on contractors -that is the merchan…

  • U.S. Navy Auxiliary Vessels

    U.S. Navy Auxiliary Vessels
    av Ken W. Sayers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476672564

    For more than a century, the U.S. Navy’s battleships, cruisers, destroyers, submarines and amphibious warfare vessels have depended on a small group of specialized auxiliary ships to provide fuel, food, ammunition, parts and other material sup…

  • Reports on the Collisions of USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald

    Reports on the Collisions of USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald
    av Chief of Naval Operations

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608881307

    In the summer of 2017 two US Navy destroyers, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS McCain, were severely damaged in separate collisions with commercial vessels operating in busily trafficked waters. Seven sailors died on Fitzgerald and ten on McCain. The…

  • German submarine U-1105 'Black Panther'

    German submarine U-1105 'Black Panther'
    av Aaron Stephan Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472835819

    Now in its final resting place at the bottom of the Potomac River in Maryland, the U-Boat U-1105 is unique among German World War II submarines. Technologically innovative, it was the only U-Boat to conduct a wartime patrol while equipped with the s…

  • Principles of Maritime Strategy

    Principles of Maritime Strategy
    av Julian S. Corbett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486437439

    This brilliant exposition established British naval historian Julian Corbett (1854-1922) as one of the great maritime strategists. In this work, he emphasizes precise definitions of terminology and ideas as the antidote to loose and purposeless disc…

  • Mud, Muscle, and Miracles: Marine Salvage in the United States Navy

    Mud, Muscle, and Miracles: Marine Salvage in the United States Navy
    av U. S. Navy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781505468885

  • USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

    USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476686868

    The USS Enterprise (CVN-65) was the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Her story spans 51 years (1961-2012) of active service from the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis to the first global cruise by nuclear-powered sh…

  • Deepest Diver: U.S.S. Chopper (Ss-342)

    Deepest Diver: U.S.S. Chopper (Ss-342)
    av Neil Cabe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781727184747

    Dr. Neil Cabe, a retired clinical counselor, has written on many subjects. His own history includes four years in the U.S. Submarine Service, including the story told here of an unimaginable dive on his first submarine. It could easily have been his…

  • Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett

    Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett
    av James Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982147631

    In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm's Way comes a "captivating...gripping" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) account of the USS Plunkett--a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the German…

  • The Gulf and Inland Waters

    The Gulf and Inland Waters
    av Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781410223302

    A history of the major and minor naval engagements of the Civil War on the Mississippi, the Red River, Mobile Bay and the Gulf, based on official records and eyewitness accounts. Originally published in 1883, so the author was able to ask direct que…

  • The Commodores

    The Commodores
    av Leonard F. Guttridge

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870211331

    This lively history of the US Navy in the age of sail is filled with brilliant insights and daring assessments of famous naval figures.

  • Sea of Troubles

    Sea of Troubles
    av Ian Rutledge

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863569500

    In the second half of the eighteenth century, approximately three quarters of the Mediterranean coastline and its hinterlands were controlled by a vast Islamic power, the centuries-old Ottoman Empire. However, by the end of the First World War, this…

  • The Kaiser Merchant Ships in World War I

    The Kaiser Merchant Ships in World War I
    av William L. Putnam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786409235

    Germany's merchant marine fleet - the second largest in the world prior to 1914 - seems to have played an unintended but decisive role in that nation's defeat in World War I. There were those ships that went to war for the Kaiser on the high seas, t…

  • Fighting Admirals of WWII

    Fighting Admirals of WWII
    av David Wragg

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844685424

    Seapower was a crucial element in the outcome of the Second World War. The U-Boat campaign almost brought Britain to her knees; the Arctic convoys were crucial to keeping Russia in the War; Pearl Harbor brought America into the conflict with massive…

  • How the Few Became the Proud

    How the Few Became the Proud
    av Heather P. Venable

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682474686

    For more than half of its existence, members of the Marine Corps largely self-identified as soldiers. It did not yet mean something distinct to be a Marine, either to themselves or to the public at large. As neither a land-based organisation like th…

  • The Naval Brigades in the Indian Mutiny

    The Naval Brigades in the Indian Mutiny
    av W. B. Rowbotham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853540502

  • The Brandenburg - Class Battleships 1890-1918

    The Brandenburg - Class Battleships 1890-1918
    av Tassos Katsikas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788366148468

    The Brandenburg class battleships were the first blue water warships of the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy), in the end of 19th century, and can be categorized as the first German pre-dreadnought ships. Imperial German Navy was founded in…

  • Command at Sea

    Command at Sea
    av Michael A. Palmer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674024113

    Commanders at sea struggle not only with the unpredictability of natural elements, but also with a shroud of uncertainty often referred to as the "fog of war." Over the centuries most admirals yielded to the natural temptation to find in new technol…

  • The Influence Of Sea Power Upon The French Revolution And Empire, 1793-1812 (Volume I)

    The Influence Of Sea Power Upon The French Revolution And Empire, 1793-1812 (Volume I)

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789354484667

    The Influence Of Sea Power Upon The French Revolution And Empire, 1793-1812 (Volume I) has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So…

  • Royal Navy Destroyers

    Royal Navy Destroyers
    av Maurice Cocker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752461595

    A revised and updated second edition of a title previously published in 1981 expanded with new information to bring it up to date. In 1870 the Admiralty commended to Parliament the weapon known as the ‘Hydrostatic Torpedo’; a weapon of s…

  • The Sinking of RMS Tayleur

    The Sinking of RMS Tayleur
    av Gill Hoffs

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473831896

    'The moment they fell into the water the waves caught them and dashed them violently against the rocks, and the survivors on shore could perceive the unfortunate creatures...struggling amidst the waves, and one by one sinking under them.' (Hereford…

  • Two Navies Second to None

    Two Navies Second to None
    av Adam Charnaud

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612008585

    In the early 20th century Britain opted for a third fighting force, an air force, and America was experimenting with the world’s first vessel with turbo electric drive, Jupiter, a 20,000-ton collier, subsequently converted as their first aircr…

  • From Versailles to Mers el-Kébir

    From Versailles to Mers el-Kébir
    av George E. Melton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612518794

    The two decades before World War II were some of the most unsettled in modern history. From Versailles to Mers el-Kébir examines one of the most unlikely--and perhaps least studied--relationships to form during that turbulent era: the alliance of th…

  • You Cannot Surge Trust: Combined Naval Operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003

    You Cannot Surge Trust: Combined Naval Operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003
    av Department Of the Navy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494258689

  • Austro-Hungarian Navy K.u.K Kriegsmarine A Pictorial History Volum Six: Sailors and Battleships

    Austro-Hungarian Navy K.u.K Kriegsmarine A Pictorial History Volum Six: Sailors and Battleships
    av S. M. Schiff

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781080424825

    Volume Six examines the Austro-Hungarian Navy (K.u.K Kriegsmarine) using period images. This series is a must for every historian and naval enthusiast.

  • Hitler

    Hitler
    av Rudolf Olden, Walter Ettinghausen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494101916

  • Gentlemen and Tarpaulins

    Gentlemen and Tarpaulins
    av J. D. Davies

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198202639

    This is the first scholarly study of the Royal Navy during the reigns of Charles II and James II. Historians have long viewed the Restoration Navy through the eyes of Samuel Pepys, the greatest diarist and naval administrator of the age. Perceptive…

  • Women in the Navy: The History

    Women in the Navy: The History

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612519845

    The U.S. Naval Institute Chronicles series focuses on the relevance of history by exploring topics like significant battles, personalities, and service components. Tapping into the U.S. Naval Institute's robust archives, these carefully selected vol…

  • 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…

  • Nixon's Trident: Naval Power in Southeast Asia, 1968-1972

    Nixon's Trident: Naval Power in Southeast Asia, 1968-1972
    av John Darrell Sherwood

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494258788

  • Fighting at Sea in the Eighteenth Century

    Fighting at Sea in the Eighteenth Century
    av Sam Willis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843833673

    Our understanding of warfare at sea in the eighteenth century has always been divorced from the practical realities of fighting at sea under sail; our knowledge of tactics is largely based upon the ideas of contemporary theorists[rather than practit…

  • The Old Breed of Marine

    The Old Breed of Marine
    av William H. Bartsch

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786414109

    This work is part of the diary that the now 94-year-old Abraham Felber kept during his service in World War II. It begins with January 7, 1941, and ends with December 31, 1945. Felber was a keen observer, and for much of the war it was his job to ke…

  • Unheard, Unseen: Submarine E14 and the Dardanelles

    Unheard, Unseen: Submarine E14 and the Dardanelles
    av David Boyle

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781506110622

    New Year 1915. The world is locked in a terrible conflict, and Winston Churchill has conceived of a bold plan. Constantinople would be seized and Turkey knocked out of the war. The key is the Dardanelles. The British submarine E14 approached the por…

  • Old Ironsides

    Old Ironsides
    av Thomas Gillmer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780070245648

    In her youth she was beautiful. Her fine lines and graceful sheer, her lightly upturned head, the classic quarter galleries and restrained carvings gracing her 18th-century transom stern--all flowed together flawlessly in this magnificent creature o…

  • The Army Fun Book

    The Army Fun Book
    av Lawrence Lariar, Rod Reed

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494113148