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THE SECRET WAR FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

by CDR Youssef H. Aboul-Enein, USN and Basil Aboul-Enein

Although often overlooked in studies of World War II, the Middle East was actually a key theater for the Allies. Though the threat of direct Axis...

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TORCH

by Vincent P. O'Hara

World War II had many superlatives, but none like Operation Torch—a series of simultaneous amphibious landings, audacious commando and...

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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 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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THE GATHERING STORM

by Geirr H. 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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CONWAY'S THE WAR AT SEA IN PHOTOGRAPHS, 1939-1945

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

by Stuart Robertson and Stephen Dent

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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THE U.S. 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—...

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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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THE PURGE OF THE THIRTIETH DIVISION

by Major General Henry Dozier Russell, Edited by Lawrence M. Kaplan

Watch Larry Kaplan's "Eight Bells Lecture" at the Naval War College Museum here. "Anyone interested in the political conflict...

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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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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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GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

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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TYPE VII

by Marek Krzyształowicz

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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