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Naval Institute Guide to COMBAT FLEETS OF THE WORLD, 15th Edition

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by Eric Wertheim

Internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces, this popular Naval Institute guide is...

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NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO WORLD NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS

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by Norman Friedman

Long recognized as the most comprehensive reference work available on the subject, this guide remains the only complete reference to the weapons...

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NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 18TH EDITION

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by Norman Polmar

Packed with authoritative information, up-to-date photographs, line drawings, maps, and useful appendixes, this timely new guide describes the U.S....

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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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<a href="/store/books/history/naval-weapons-world-war-one">NAVAL WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR ONE</a>

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...

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<a href="/store/books/forthcoming-titles/world-battleship">THE WORLD OF THE BATTLESHIP</a>

by Bruce Taylor, editor

This new volume is intended to present a global vision of the development of the world’s battleships in the first half of the 20th century. In...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/armoured-trains">ARMOURED TRAINS</a>

by Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Malmassari

Completely revised and expanded since its French publication, Armoured Trains: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1825–2016 is the first English-...

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FIELD ARTILLERY AND FIREPOWER

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by Maj. Gen. J.B.A. Bailey

This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time...

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GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

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by Miroslaw Skwiot

From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every...

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<a href="/store/books/history/torpedo">TORPEDO</a>

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed a small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel...

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<a href="/store/books/forthcoming-titles/us-battleships">U.S. BATTLESHIPS</a>

by Norman Friedman, Alan Raven, A.D. Baker III

Naval historians and enthusiasts alike will find U.S. Battleships to be the most comprehensive reference available on the entire development of U.S....

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SHIP KILLER

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by Norman Polmar

There have been many books published about submarine and aircraft attacks on ships.  While the torpedo was the principal weapon of most of those...

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UNMANNED COMBAT AIR SYSTEMS

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by Norman Friedman

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book According to naval weapons expert Norman Friedman, the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System...

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THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

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by Norman Polmar

The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S. and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years. In...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/bofors-gun">THE BOFORS GUN</a>

by Terry Gander

The 40mm Bofors Gun, first produced in the 1930s, has become one of the most famous artillery pieces of all time. It shows no sign of fading from the...

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