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Maritime Dominion and the Triumph of the Free World

Maritime Dominion and the Triumph of the Free World

by Peter Padfield

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2009
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Naval campaigns that shaped the modern world 1852-2001. Freedom of expression and individual enterprise have distinguished the societies of powers dominate at sea, and since supreme maritime nations have prevailed over their territorial rivals in the great wars of the modern era, it is they that have created today's world. 369 pages with 16 pages of black and white photographs… Read more about this item
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Sea War in the Pacific

Sea War in the Pacific

by Paul Hutchinson

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1984
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From Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbour to the US Marines' capture of Iwo Jima, this is the story of the struggle for control of the Pacific. 64 pages with 60 photographs and 18 illustrations. Book and dust jacket in very good condition. This is a large book but no increase in postage in Australia.
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The Background of Eastern Sea Power

The Background of Eastern Sea Power

by F B Eldridge

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First
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1945
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Four sections; The Ancient East, The Coming of the European, The Dutch and English, The Establishment of British Maritime Supremacy in the East. 386 pages with 16 illustrations and 20 Sketch Maps and endpapers map. Book in good+ condition with many pages having pencil underlining, four pages pen underlining, light tanning, some fading to spine and some wear to cover.
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The Confident Hope of a Miracle

The Confident Hope of a Miracle

by Neil Hanson

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2004
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In 1588 Philip 2 of Spain had assembled the mightiest fleet in order to invade England and return that country to the Catholic Church but as soon as they engage with the English fleet they are doomed. 668 pages with 16 pages of colour illustrations. Book in very good+ condition with light tanning.
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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

by Garrett Mattingly

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Fifth
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1960
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In 1588 the great Spanish Armada set out to bring about the defeat of their enemy and it was not just a naval duel between Spain and England but the focus of the first great international crisis in modern history - as much about conflicting systems of ideas as about economic interests. 382 pages with 15 black and white illustrations,… Read more about this item
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The Enterprise of England, The Spanish Armada

The Enterprise of England, The Spanish Armada

by Roger Whiting

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1988
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An objective account of the sailing of the Spanish Armada into the background behind the action and detailed analysis of what precipitated the disaster for the Spanish fleet. 248 pages with numerous contemporary pictures as well as maps and documents. Book in very good+ condition ex library with borrowing sleaves back endpapers. Dust jacket in very good condition with stickers… Read more about this item
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The Amarda

The Amarda

by Bryce Walker

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Published
1982
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Soft leather
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Part of The Seafarers series. In 1588 Spain assembled 130 vessels, 8,000 seamen and 20,000 soldiers in Lisbon harbour - its purpose - the invasion of England. The causes, the players, the battles and the aftermath. 176 pages with illustrations on most pages many in colour and endpaper map. Book in very good condition ex library with small reference top… Read more about this item
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Sovereign of the Seas

Sovereign of the Seas

by David Howarth

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1974
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1,500 years of Britain on the seas - five phases of history; Obscurity, Awakening, Mastery, Rivalry, Supremacy. The author illustrates each phase with voyages. 382 pages with 24 pages of colour and 24 pages of black and white illustrations, 7 maps including endpapers, and 2 diagrams. Book in very good condition with edge damage to front endpaper, small chip first… Read more about this item
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Modern Ship Design

Modern Ship Design

by Thomas C Gillmer

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Second
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1970
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An introduction to naval architecture including basic theories and foundations of the art and science for naval application and design and new techniques - physical theories of buoyancy, stability, fluid resistance, and mechanics as they apply to ships. The modern navy has need for a multiplicity of watercraft making naval ships representative of all ships and the best of ships.… Read more about this item
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Hostile Waters

Hostile Waters

by Peter Huchthausen, Igor Kurdin, and R Alan White

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1997
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In 1986 a Soviet nuclear submarine suffered a crippling accident coming within moments of a nuclear meltdown - it was off the east coast of America. The young Soviet sailors risked everything and their secret struggle and sacrifice saved the American coast from nuclear catastrophe. 303 pages with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Book in good+ condition with… Read more about this item
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A Portrait of Lord Nelson

A Portrait of Lord Nelson

by Oliver Warner

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1963
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Nelson - a courageous, intelligent, inspired and humane leader of men and hero to all and who also knew scandal. 399 pages with 8 black and white illustrations. Book in good condition with light tanning and minor wear to cover.
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Nelson The Immortal Memory

Nelson The Immortal Memory

by David Howarth and Stephen Howarth

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First
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1988
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A brilliant and most honoured naval leader Britain has ever known, a great seaman and great tactician, with an extraordinary ability to inspire respect and devotion - Nelson. 390 pages with 22 black and white illustrations. Book in very good condition ex library with reference on last page. Dust jacket in very good condition in clear wrapper with sticker on… Read more about this item
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Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

by Gwen Chessell

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First
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2005
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The story of an adventurous, resourceful, and devoted man of action. Richard Spencer was a rising star in the Napoleonic Wars and the administrator of the pioneer settlement at Albany helping to guarantee its future. 169 pages with 10 colour plates and 6 maps. Book and dust jacket in as new condition.
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Nelson

Nelson

by Carola Oman

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1947
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Traces the life and career of Horatio Nelson in detail. Born the son of an obscure Norfolk Parsonage he became the hero to save Britain from invasion by the French. 734 pages with 13 black and white illustrations and 6 maps. Book in very good+ condition with previous owners details crossed out on first page and light tanning. Dust jacket… Read more about this item
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Trafalgar The Nelson Touch

Trafalgar The Nelson Touch

by David Howarth

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1970
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England's answer to Napoleon's invasion threat was to blockade the ports of Europe and in 1805 the key port was Cadiz. Cape Trafalgar is in the south of Spain and in these waters the fate of England was decided in a single afternoon. 256 pages with 85 black and white and 7 colour illustrations and 7 maps. Book in very… Read more about this item
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Air Power At Sea 1939-45

Air Power At Sea 1939-45

by John Winton

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1976
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The Second World War saw the arrival of aircraft as a powerful, flexible and long range weapon - no more so than at sea. The art of flying was constantly refined as new aircraft, new weapons, and new techniques were developed and it gave rise to a new sea captain, one that fully understood the power of aircraft at sea.… Read more about this item
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Battle of the Java Sea

Battle of the Java Sea

by David A Thomas

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1968
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The book relates the naval operations in and about the Java Sea from the outbreak of the war in the Pacific on 7 December 1941 to 1 March 1942. These operations resulted in the destruction and dispersal of the entire Allied fleet assembled to oppose the Imperial Japanese Navy. 260 pages with 21 black and white photographs, and 7 maps.… Read more about this item
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U-Boat Killer

U-Boat Killer

by Donald Macintyre

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?1956
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The author recounts his experiences as a hunter of U-Boats and was credited with seven U-Boats destroyed. The book ranks as one of the finest personal accounts of the war at sea. Undated edition. 179 pages with 10 black and white illustrations. Book in very good condition with some tanning. Dust jacket in good condition with small piece missing top… Read more about this item
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The Drama of the Scharnhorst
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The Drama of the Scharnhorst

by Fritz-Otto Busch

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1956
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The author was the Captain of the corvette Scharnhorst and gives an account of the ship from commission in 1939 to its sinking in 1943. At the core of the book is the final battle. 186 pages with 22 black and white photographs and 3 plans. Book in good condition ex library with sticker and stamp inside front cover, stamp… Read more about this item
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The Nile Campaign: Nelson and Napolean in Egypt

The Nile Campaign: Nelson and Napolean in Egypt

by Christopher Lloyd

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1973
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From 1798-1801 Britain and France were engaged in conflicts in Malta, Egypt, and Syria with Nelson defeating the French fleet at the Battle of the Nile, Abercromby defeating the French army in Egypt and Britain gaining the island of Malta as a base. 120 pages with 33 illustrations. Book in very good+ condition with previous owners name crossed out on… Read more about this item
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