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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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British Destroyers and Frigates

by Norman Friedman

Since World War II the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that author Norman Friedman traces back to the...

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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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BULL HALSEY

Bull Halsey

by E. B. Potter

Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World...

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Captured

by Roger Mansell

In the years before the outbreak of the war in the Pacific, Guam was a paradise for the Navy, Marine and civilian employees of Pan American Airways,...

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CARRIER OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II

Carrier Operations in World War II

by J. D. Brown

The Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm grew from a small force into a powerful strategic weapon during World War II, with British carrier-based aircraft...

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CHURCHILL GOES TO WAR

Churchill Goes to War

by Brian Lavery

One of Britain's top historians takes on a previously unexplored area of Churchill's wartime efforts in this much anticipated follow on to a...

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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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Command Decisions

by David Miller

This compelling new study of the Battle of the River Plate focuses on Hans Langsdorff, the commander of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee....

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COMMANDER IN CHIEF

Commander in Chief

by Eric Larrabee

Few American presidents have exercised their constitutional authority as commander in chief with more determination than Franklin D. Roosevelt. He...

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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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CORAL SEA, MIDWAY AND SUBMARINE ACTIONS, May 1942- August 1942

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942, Volume 4 in the series, is a detailed look at two of the pivotal naval engagements of...

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Corsair

by Barrett Tillman

This is the remarkable story of an airplane that became a legend--with a sleek silhouette and bent wings, it doubled as a day and night fighter,...

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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on...

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Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn

by Charles R. Anderson

Walter C. Short is remembered as the U.S. Army general who parked his airplanes wingtip-to-wingtip making them easy targets for Japanese pilots...

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