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THE MODERN CRUISER

by Robert C. Stern

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The Evolution of the Ships that Fought the Second World War. 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,… Read more
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HITLER'S ATTACK U-BOATS

by Jak P. Mallmann Showell

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) When war broke out in 1939, German U-boats went quickly into action, but with only four years of production and development, the armament of these submarines was considerably weaker than equivalent boats in other navies and many of the other main features, such as living and fighting conditions,… Read more
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Now in its final resting place at the bottom of the Potomac River in Maryland, the 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 snorkel, GHG Balkon passive sonar and a… Read more
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Anton Staller was a U-boat lookout, rising no higher than Leading Seaman and his account of the war from the lower ranks is unique. He served on the Type IXc/40 boat, U-188 under Kapitänleutnant Lüdden on three patrols witnessing the stark reality of convoy warfare from his lookout… Read more
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FRIGATES, SLOOPS & BRIGS

by James Henderson

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Admiral Nelson's most frequent cry was for more frigates. Though not ships of the line these fast and powerful warships were the 'eyes of the fleet'. They enabled admirals to find where the enemy lay and his likely intentions, as well as patrolling vital trade routes and providing… Read more
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THE CONFEDERATE STEAM NAVY 1861-1865

by Donald L. Canney

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) This study devoted to the vessels of the Confederate Navy, includes all types used during the conflict: ironclads (both domestic and foreign-built), commerce raiders, blockade runners, riverine and ocean-going gunboats, torpedo and submersible vessels, and floating batteries. The book covers the development, construction, and design of these vessels… Read more
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THE SEA WARRIORS

by Richard Woodman

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson. The author skilfully dissects the events of the war years, focussing on the war between opposing frigates which entailed the blockade of enemy ports, the interception of enemy trade and the protection of Britain's merchant ships. The whole… Read more
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OTTO KRETSCHMER

by Lawrence Paterson

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Otto Kretschmer was only in combat from September 1939 until March 1941 but was Germany's highest-scoring U-boat commander sinking 47 ships totalling 274,333 tons. Aged 17 he spent 8 months studying literature at Exeter University where he learned to speak English fluently. The following year, on 1 April… Read more
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U-BOAT 977

by Heinz Schaeffer and Translator Geoffrey Brooks

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) U-Boat 977 was the German submarine that escaped to Argentina at the end of World War Two. This epic journey started from Bergen in Norway, where in April 1945 it was temporarily based, and took three and a half months to complete. Because of the continuing Allied naval… Read more
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HEART OF OAK

by Tristan Jones

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. Creasing on back cover and small tear on back endpaper. Good. The author spent much of his life working on sailing barges and so he is no stranger to the seas when he joins up at age 16 in 1940. This is the… Read more
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THE SECRET NAVIES

by A Cecil Hampshire

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9780722142226
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Mass market paperback. Pages browning. Good.The 15th MGB Flotilla, the 30th Assault Unit, Royal Marine Boom Patrol Detachment and Naval Special Forces Units in the Second World War. (Published: 1980) (Publisher: Sphere Books) (ISBN: 0722142226) (Pagination: 318pp illustrations.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The Knight’s Cross (Ritterkreuz) was one of the highest decorations given for extreme acts of valour to all ranks of the German armed forces during the Second World War. In the perilous and close-knit world of the U-boat crews the award of the decoration to their captain was… Read more
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Contains all the details of the UK Governments 1998 Strategic Defence review. Silhouette outlines of all major equipment. (Published: 1998) (Publisher: Pen & Sword) (ISBN: 0850526876) (Pagination: 46pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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BRITISH & GERMAN BATTLECRUISERS: THEIR DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS

by Michele Cosentino and Ruggero Stanglino

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The fast and formidably-armed battlecruisers of Great Britain and Germany developed before and during the First World War are compared and contrasted in detail that has never been attempted before. Chapters are devoted to their development, design and construction, protection, propulsion plants, weapons, fire control, and communication systems,… Read more
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MALTA CONVOY

by Peter Shankland and Anthony Hunter

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9780006329640
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) mass market paperback.Pages browning. well used. In 1942 a convoy sailed to relive the island in Malta but lying in wait were a vast force of german submarines and aircraft. One of the few survivors from the convoy was the SS Ohio. This is the story of the… Read more
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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) This is the first complete, authoritative history of the US Navy for 50 years. The author, drawing on a vast store of original sources including memoirs, congressional testimony and government documents, analyses how the American navy evolved in peace and war. He looks at what considerations, military, economic… Read more
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