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THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO COMBAT FLEETS OF THE WORLD, 16th Edition

by Eric Wertheim

Called “the nation’s premier naval reference book,” The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World is internationally...

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THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 19th Edition

by Norman Polmar

"This is the last edition of this work to be under the superb editorship of Norman Polmar. He and the USNIP are to be congratulated for this...

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U.S. DESTROYERS

U.S. DESTROYERS

by Norman Friedman

For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference. The revised edition includes...

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BATTLECRUISER HMS HOOD

BATTLECRUISER HMS HOOD

by Bruce Taylor

Illustrations by Thomas Schmid Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir Louis le Bailly Through the twilight years of the British Empire the battlecruiser...

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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS, 1919–1945

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

BRITISH CRUISERS

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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BRITISH CRUISERS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA

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“As always, Norman Friedman's work is well-researched and he has a masterly grasp of detail. The book is written in a lively and...

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BRITISH DESTROYERS

BRITISH DESTROYERS

by Norman Friedman

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book Noted historian Norman Friedman provides the first detailed study of the Royal Navy's destroyer...

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GERMAN BATTLECRUISERS OF WORLD WAR ONE

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This is the most comprehensive study yet in the English language of the German Imperial Navy’s battlecruisers that served in the First World...

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THE LITTORIO CLASS

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For its final battleship design Italy ignored all treaty restrictions on tonnage, and produced one of Europe's largest and most powerful capital...

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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR ONE

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This new edition of a classic work on British battleships is the most sought after book on the subject. Containing many new photographs from the...

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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS, 1889–1904

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

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DUTCH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1600-1714

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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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BIG GUN MONITORS

BIG GUN MONITORS

by Ian Buxton

Little more than huge gun mountings fitted on simple, self-propelled rafts, the Royal Navy's big gun monitors were designed and built rapidly to...

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FRENCH BATTLESHIPS, 1922-1956

FRENCH BATTLESHIPS, 1922-1956

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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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