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BATTLESHIPS

Battleships

by William H. Garzke Jr.

One of three volumes that trace the design, construction, and operation of post-1930 battleships and battlecruisers.

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War at Sea

by Marcus Faulkner

Never before in the vast literature of World War II has there been a naval atlas such as this to show graphically the complexities of the war at sea...

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Naval Anti-Aircraft Guns and Gunnery

by Norman Friedman

This book does for naval anti-aircraft defense what Friedman’s Naval Firepower did for surface gunnery – it makes a highly complex but historically...

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BRITISH DESTROYERS

British Destroyers

by Norman Friedman

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book Noted historian Norman Friedman provides the first detailed study of the Royal Navy's destroyer from...

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THE BRITISH BATTLESHIP

by Norman Friedman

Norman Friedman brings a new perspective to an ever-popular subject in The British Battleship: 1906–1946. With a unique ability to frame...

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The Littorio Class

by Erminio Bagnasco

For its final battleship design Italy ignored all treaty restrictions on tonnage, and produced one of Europe's largest and most powerful capital...

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U-Boat Attack Logs

by Daniel Morgan

During WWII over 250 Allied warships from a dozen navies were sunk by German U-boats. This groundbreaking study of 110 vessels provides a detailed...

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German Capital Ships of the Second World War

by Siegfried Breyer

Few warship types have had as much written about them as the Kriegsmarine’s capital ships, even though their battleships were so few in number...

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GERMAN NAVAL CAMOUFLAGE

by John Asmussen and Eric Leon

For half a century German warship camouflage has proven a mystery to enthusiasts and model makers due to widespread destruction of naval archives at...

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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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Mussolini's Navy

by Maurizio Brescia

This book is the only complete guide in English to the Regia Marina, the Italian navy with which Mussolini fought World War II. Starting with the...

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Fighters over the Fleet

by Norman Friedman

Fighters Over the Fleet is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend. This...

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HITLER'S NAVY

Hitler's Navy

by Jak P. Mallmann Showell

Despite being heavily outnumbered by the navies of Great Britain and the United States, the German navy proved to be a serious adversary. Its major...

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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 Krzysztalowicz

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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