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DUTTON'S NAUTICAL NAVIGATION, 15TH EDITION

DUTTON'S NAUTICAL NAVIGATION, 15TH EDITION

by Thomas J. Cutler

As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and...

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FIRST DESTROYERS

FIRST DESTROYERS

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A fascinating collection of information on the early development of the British torpedo boat destroyers up to the River class of 1900. See Related...

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REBUILDING THE ROYAL NAVY

REBUILDING THE ROYAL NAVY

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This fourth and final volume in this series on Royal Navy warship development presents an in-depth and lucid account of British warship construction...

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WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS, 1939

WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS, 1939

by Roger W. Jordan

At the outbreak of war in 1939 the 6,000-plus merchant ships spread across the world's oceans became pawns in the global conflict that permeated...

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BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH WARSHIP CAMOUFLAGE OF WWII

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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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SUMNER-GEARING-CLASS DESTROYERS

SUMNER-GEARING-CLASS DESTROYERS

by Robert F. Sumrall

In this handsomely illustrated work, the well-known ship expert Robert Sumrall traces the origins of the U.S. Navy's Sumner-Gearing-class...

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BATTLESHIP YAMATO

THE BATTLESHIP YAMATO

by Janusz Skulski

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SUBMARINES OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET NAVIES, 1718-1990

SUBMARINES OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET NAVIES, 1718-1990

by Norman Polmar

The first book to comprehensively describe Russian and Soviet submarine development and operations since 1718. It draws on sources inaccessible to...

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U.S. SUBMARINES THROUGH 1945

U.S. SUBMARINES THROUGH 1945

by Norman Friedman

This series offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal U.S. combatant types. Each volume is fully illustrated with...

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TYPE VII

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First conceived in the mid-1930s, the Type VII submarine was still in production at the end of World War II. Subject to continuous improvement...

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THE BATTLESHIP BUILDERS

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The launch in 1906 of HMS Dreadnought, the world’s first all-big-gun battleship, rendered all existing battle fleets obsolete while at the same...

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MINIATURE SHIP MODELS

MINIATURE SHIP MODELS

by Paul Jacobs

Miniature Ship Models is the first comprehensive history of how the 1:1200 scale and its 1:1250 continental equivalent became accepted as the modern...

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MUSSOLINI'S NAVY

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This book is the only complete guide in English to the Regia Marina, the Italian navy with which Mussolini fought World War II. Starting with the...

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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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FIRESHIP

FIRESHIP

by Peter Kirsch

The fireship was the guided missile of the age of sail. Packed with incendiary (and sometimes explosive) material, it was aimed at its highly...

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