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Naval Anti-Aircraft Guns and Gunnery

by Norman Friedman

This book does for naval anti-aircraft defense what Friedman’s Naval Firepower did for surface gunnery – it makes a highly complex but historically...

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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

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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British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Album

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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British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Albums

by Richard Perkins

The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships ever...

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Fighting the Great War at Sea

by Norman Friedman

While the overriding image of the First World War is of the bloody stalemate on the Western Front, the overall shape of the war arose out of its...

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Naval Weapons of World War One

by Norman Friedman

Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons, the mine and torpedo,...

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THE AMERICAN STEEL NAVY

The American Steel Navy

by Cdr. John T. Alden USN (Ret.)

The American Steel Navy traces the development of the modern U.S. Navy from its first steel ships authorized in 1883 through the War with Spain until...

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ANATOMY OF NELSON'S SHIPS

The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships

by C. Nepean Longridge

This complete reference includes many photographs previously unavailable to the general public, nearly 200 line drawings, foldout inboard and...

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THE BRITISH BATTLESHIP

by Norman Friedman

Norman Friedman brings a new perspective to an ever-popular subject in The British Battleship: 1906–1946. With a unique ability to frame...

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U-Boat Attack Logs

by Daniel Morgan

During WWII over 250 Allied warships from a dozen navies were sunk by German U-boats. This groundbreaking study of 110 vessels provides a detailed...

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British Battleships of World War One

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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French Destroyers

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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NAVY AS A FIGHTING MACHINE

Naval Warfare

by P. H. Colomb

An examintion of the concepts of a fleet-in-being, command of the sea, and the role of sea power attacks against the land.

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Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail, 1600-1714

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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