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THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE

THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE

by Richard Woodman

A distinguished British maritime writer, Woodman offers a compelling reassessment of the British and German planning that led to the first and...

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THE CRUEL SEA RETOLD

THE CRUEL SEA RETOLD

by Bernard Edwards

“…Stirring novel…A work of extraordinary power.” — One of Herman Wouk’s 5 Best Nautical Yarns, The Wall Street...

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THE VICTORIA CROSS AT SEA

by John Winton

  Naval Victoria Crosses (VCs) have been awarded to deserving service members in places as far apart in time and distance as the Baltic in 1854...

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UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

by Walter Ludde-Neurath

The administration of Karl Dönitz, head of state and supreme commander of Germany's armed forces following Hitler's suicide, marks a key...

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UNFLINCHING ZEAL

by Robin Higham

This consequential work by a pioneer aviation historian fills a significant gap in the story of the defeat of France in 1940. Higham also more fully...

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WARRIORS AND WIZARDS

WARRIORS AND WIZARDS

by Martin J. Bollinger

In August 1943 the Luftwaffe began using radio-controlled anti-ship glide bombs, and within weeks they had sunk one battleship, crippled another,...

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WHITEY

by Peter B. Mersky

Praise ~  “Whitey is a fascinating book for readers interested in learning about a driving force in the development of Navy fighter...

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ARCTIC WARRIORS

by Alfred Grossmith Mason; Edited by Julie Grossmith Deltrice

The author was Navigation/Gunnery Officer on SS Empire Baffin, a 6,978 ton cargo ship.  Aged 31 years he compiled this remarkable diary of the...

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SCHNELLBOOTE

by Lawrence Paterson

The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or E-boats to the Allies—were the primary German naval attack units in coastal...

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SOUTH PACIFIC CAULDRON

by Alan Rems

 Also Availble in an Audio Edition via Amazon BOOK NEWS: South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds by Naval...

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THE BATTLESHIP BISMARCK

by Jack Brower

The Bismarck is probably the most famous warship of WWII. The German battleship, 45,000 tons, was completed in early 1941 and went on to sink the...

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THE BLITZKRIEG LEGEND

by Karl-Heinz Frieser

Here, for the first time in English, is an illuminating new German perspective on the decisive Blitzkrieg campaign of 1940. Karl-Heinz Frieser's...

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VICTORY IN DEFEAT

VICTORY IN DEFEAT

by Gregory J. W. Urwin

Told here for the first time in vivid detail is the story of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23,...

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WHY THE JAPANESE LOST

by Bryan Perrett

This book tells the story of a war unlike any other in history, fought between a nation that believed itself to be invincible, even when its strength...

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ARMCHAIR WARRIORS

ARMCHAIR WARRIORS

by Joel R. Davidson

This book is a history of public information and personal ideas about war and the military over the last century. It examines the interplay between...

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