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<a href="/store/books/aircraft-carriers/naval-institute-guide-ships-and-aircraft-us-fleet-19th-edition">THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 19th Edition</a>

by Norman Polmar

This updated, 19th edition of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet meets the high expectations and exacting...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/battleship-missouri">BATTLESHIP MISSOURI</a>

by Paul Stillwell

Now available in paperback, this book traces the complete story of the Missouri from her keel-laying in 1941, her participation in the Japanese...

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<a href="/store/books/aircraft-carriers/naval-institute-guide-combat-fleets-world-16th-edition">THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO COMBAT FLEETS OF THE WORLD, 16th Edition</a>

by Eric Wertheim

Called “the nation’s premier naval reference book,” Combat Fleets of the World is internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/shipyard-war">A SHIPYARD AT WAR</a>

by Ian Johnston

A companion to the highly successful Clydebank Battlecruisers, this collection of stunning shipyard photos, most previously unpublished, further...

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<a href="/store/books/forthcoming-titles/battleship-arizona">BATTLESHIP ARIZONA</a>

by Paul Stillwell

“This study of Pearl Harbor's most famous casualty is less a biography of a warship than a sympathetic profile of the crew and their...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/battleship-ramillies">BATTLESHIP RAMILLIES</a>

by Ian Johnston

HMS Ramillies was the last battleship to join the Grand Fleet in 1917 and survived to fight in the Second World War. Although the ship did not make...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/battleships-bismarck-class">BATTLESHIPS OF THE BISMARCK CLASS</a>

by Gerhard Koop

The warships of the World War II German Navy are among the most popular subjects in naval history, and one of the best collections is the concise but...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/battleships-scharnhorst-class">BATTLESHIPS OF THE SCHARNHORST CLASS</a>

by Gerhard Koop

The warships of the World War II German Navy are among the most popular subjects in naval history, and one of the best collections is the concise but...

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BIG GUN MONITORS

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/big-gun-monitors">BIG GUN MONITORS</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/british-and-commonwealth-camouflage-wwii">British and Commonwealth Camouflage of WWII</a>

by Malcolm Wright

During World War II navies developed low visibility, horizontal and vertical surface camouflage for their ships. The camouflage served to reduce the...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/british-and-commonwealth-warship-camouflage-wwii">BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH WARSHIP CAMOUFLAGE OF WWII</a>

by Malcolm George Wright

During World War II, navies developed low-visibility camouflage for their ships on both vertical and horizontal surfaces. The result reduced...

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<a href="/store/books/aircraft-carriers/british-and-commonwealth-warship-camouflage-wwii">BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH WARSHIP CAMOUFLAGE OF WWII</a>

by Malcolm George Wright

During World War II, navies developed camouflage for their ships. Applying it to both vertical and horizontal surfaces, they reduced visibility and...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/british-and-german-battlecruisers">British and German Battlecruisers</a>

by Michele Cosentino

The authors of British and German Battlecruisers have detailed the fast and formidably-armed battlecruisers developed before and during World War I...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/british-battlecruisers-1905-1920">British Battlecruisers 1905-1920</a>

by John Roberts

The brainchild of Admiral Sir John Fisher, battlecruisers combined heavy guns and high speed in the largest hulls of their era. Conceived as “super-...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/british-battleships-world-war-one">BRITISH BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR ONE</a>

by R A. Burt

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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