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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/british-battleships-1889-1904">BRITISH BATTLESHIPS, 1889-1904</a>

by R. A. Burt

This volume completes the reissue of R. A. Burt’s magnificent three-volume history of British battleships, and it covers the pre-dreadnought era...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/british-battleships-1919-1945">BRITISH BATTLESHIPS, 1919-1945</a>

by R A. Burt

British Battleships, 1919-1939 is one of the most sought after naval reference books since its original publication in 1993. A masterpiece of...

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BRITISH CRUISERS

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by Norman Friedman

With the world's largest merchant fleet and extensive overseas territories during most of the twentieth century, the Royal Navy depended on the...

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<a href="/store/books/british-cruisers-victorian-era">BRITISH CRUISERS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA</a>

by Norman Friedman

Gradually evolving from sailing frigates, the first modern cruiser is not easy to define, but this book starts with the earliest steam paddle...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/british-warship-recognition-perkins-identification-album">British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Album</a>

by Richard Perkins

In the inter-war years Richard Perkins, an amateur photographer and avid collector, amassed one of the world’s largest personal collections of...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/british-warships-auxiliaries">British Warships &amp; Auxiliaries</a>

by Steve Bush

This revised and updated guide to the ships, aircraft, and weapons of the Royal Navy fleet is now expanded to include Royal Marine Craft and Border...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/clydebank-battlecruisers">CLYDEBANK BATTLECRUISERS</a>

by Ian Johnston

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/command-decisions">COMMAND DECISIONS</a>

by David Miller

This compelling new study of the Battle of the River Plate focuses on Hans Langsdorff, the commander of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee....

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DESTROYER BATTLES

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by Robert C. Stern

Fast, maneuverable, and heavily armed, destroyers were the most aggressive surface warships of the twentieth century and fought in many battles. This...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/destroyer-squadron-23">DESTROYER SQUADRON 23</a>

by Ken Jones

Called one of the most inspiring stories to come out of World War II when first published in 1959, this epic account of Arleigh Burke's legendary...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/dutch-warships-age-sail-1600-1714">DUTCH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1600-1714</a>

by James Bender

For most of the seventeenth century the Netherlands constituted the most important maritime power in the world, with by far the largest merchant...

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FRENCH BATTLESHIPS, 1922-1956

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by John Jordan

The French battleships of the Dunkerque and Richelieu classes were the most radical and influential battleship designs of the interwar period, and...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/french-cruisers-1922-1956">FRENCH CRUISERS, 1922-1956</a>

by John Jordan

The French produced some of the most striking and innovative interwar cruiser designs. A large amount of new information about these ships has become...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/french-destroyers">FRENCH DESTROYERS</a>

by John Jordan

Between the world wars, France produced some of the largest and fastest destroyers in the world. Known as Contre-Torpilleurs, these striking and...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/german-battlecruisers-world-war-one">GERMAN BATTLECRUISERS OF WORLD WAR ONE</a>

by Gary Staff

This is the most comprehensive, English-language study of the German Imperial Navy’s battlecruisers that served in the First World War. Known as...

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