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PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition

by Craig Payne

This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service.  The...

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TORPEDO

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The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed a small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel...

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TYPE VII

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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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THE BATTLESHIP BUILDERS

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The launch in 1906 of HMS Dreadnought, the world’s first all-big-gun battleship, rendered all existing battle fleets obsolete while at the same...

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A CENTURY OF CARRIER AVIATION

A CENTURY OF CARRIER AVIATION

by David Hobbs

Written by a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Royal Navy and an award-winning historian of naval flying, this book provides a masterly overview of...

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HITLER'S NAVY

HITLER'S NAVY

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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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MINIATURE SHIP MODELS

MINIATURE SHIP MODELS

by Paul Jacobs

Miniature Ship Models is the first comprehensive history of how the 1:1200 scale and its 1:1250 continental equivalent became accepted as the modern...

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PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL ENGINEERING

by Matthew A. Carr

Intended to provide new naval officers with the essential foundation for understanding the specific mechanical systems they encounter in ships,...

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INTRODUCTION TO NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

INTRODUCTION TO NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

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The book covers such topics as ship geometry, properties of shipbuilding materials, stability, submarine hydrostatics, propellers and propulsion...

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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

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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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BIG GUN MONITORS

BIG GUN MONITORS

by Ian Buxton

Little more than huge gun mountings fitted on simple, self-propelled rafts, the Royal Navy's big gun monitors were designed and built rapidly to...

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FIRESHIP

FIRESHIP

by Peter Kirsch

The fireship was the guided missile of the age of sail. Packed with incendiary (and sometimes explosive) material, it was aimed at its highly...

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FIRST RATE

FIRST RATE

by Rif Winfield

In the sailing era, the warships called "First Rates" were the largest, most powerful, and most costly ships to construct, maintain, and...

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FRENCH BATTLESHIPS, 1922-1956

FRENCH BATTLESHIPS, 1922-1956

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The French battleships of the Dunkerque and Richelieu classes were the most radical and influential battleship designs of the interwar period, and...

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