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SUMNER-GEARING-CLASS DESTROYERS

Sumner-Gearing-Class Destroyers

by Robert F. Sumrall

The U.S. Navy's Sumner-Gearing-class destroyers served as a standard for post-World War II destroyer design and development. This handsomely...

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British and Commonwealth Camouflage of WWII

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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British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII

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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Battleship Arizona

by Paul Stillwell

The tragic sight of the USS Arizona burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor is etched in the collective memory of the United States citizens that...

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British Warships of the Second World War

by John Roberts

This volume reproduces a representative selection of official plans depicting the main types of warship with which the Royal Navy fought World War II...

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The US Navy and the War in Europe

by Robert C. Stern

It is not surprising that the U.S. Navy's Pacific campaign during the Second World War received so much attention from naval historians--certainly...

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VERY SPECIAL SHIPS

by Arthur Nicholson

Very Special Ships is the first full-length book about the Abdiel-class fast minelayers, which were considered the fastest and most versatile to...

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CONWAY'S THE WAR AT SEA IN PHOTOGRAPHS, 1939-1945

Conway's the War at Sea in Photographs, 1939-1945

by Stuart Robertson

Hailed as the most extensive photographic record of the naval side of World War II ever produced when published in the U.K., this book is a must for...

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DESTROYER BATTLES

Destroyer Battles

by Robert C. Stern

Fast, maneuverable, and heavily armed, destroyers were the most aggressive surface warships of the twentieth century and fought in many battles. This...

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River Gunboats

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river in 1824 when the Honourable East India Company’s gunboat Diana...

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U.S. Battleships

by Norman Friedman

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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Big Gun Battles

by Robert. C. Stern

The outcome of much of the naval war in World War II was decided by the torpedo or the aerial bomb, making the submarine and aircraft carrier, the...

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Clydebank Battlecruisers

by Ian Johnston

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the...

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SHIP KILLER

Ship Killer

by Thomas Wildenberg

Since the start of the 20th Century there have been several thousand books published about submarines and on the order of a thousand discussing...

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The Gathering Storm

by Geirr Haarr

This is a superb survey of the fierce naval struggles, from 1939 up to the invasion of the Norway in April 1940. Beginning with the sinking of the...

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