Naval 1946 - Today

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A Canal People The Photographs of Robe
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Photographic collection offering a reminder of the narrowboat community during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The photos are based at Hawkesbury Stop - the main meeting point for those who worked the Midlands canals.
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America''s First Clash With Iran The
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Draws on recently released Pentagon documents and first hand interviews, this book is an account of incidents in the 1987-8 tanker war in the Gulf
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Ambphibious Assault Manoeuvre from the s
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In this uniquely authoritative study, leading international military and academic experts analyse 37 amphibious operations, from 'the how not to do it' catastrophe of Gallipoli in 1915; through the Second World War in Europe, North Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific; Korea; Suez; Vietnam; the Falklands and the first Gulf War; down to the AL Faw landings in Iraq in 2003.
£35.00
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Athel Line A Fleet History
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Covers the specifications and history of every ship run by this major independent tanker operator, which was associated for some of its career with Tate & Lyle. The author examines the histories of 116 vessels and includes ship plans and certificates to illustrate the development of these vessels across the years.
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British Warships & Auxiliaries 2014/2015
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A complete guide to the ships and aircraft of the fleet. Fully updated and revised. Content includes Pennant Numbers, Submarines, Helicopter Carriers, Assault Ships, Destroyers, Frigates, MCM Vessels, Patrol Vessels, Survey Ships, Royal Marine Craft, Future Ships, Operated for MoD, Serco Marine Services, Contract/Army vessels, The Fleet Air Arm
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British Warships & Auxilliaries 2016/201
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A complete guide to the ships and aircraft of the fleet. Fully updated and revised. Each entry includes a full colour photograph together with a class listing, pennant numbers, technical specifications and brief notes. Similar sections cover the aircraft and weapons operated by the Royal Navy. The book includes a short summary of future ships - due to join the Fleet, ordered or under development. It concludes with a listing of those ships preserved within the UK and operating in a secondary role after decommissioning and a summary of those vessels which have been scrapped since the previous edition.
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Cromer Lifeboats A pictorial history
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Pictorial book which covers the history of the Cromer lifeboat station from its establishment up to the present day which includes hundreds of previously unpublished photos and recounts the most famous rescues that have been performed by Cromer lifeboat crews.
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Encyclopedia of U-Boats. From 1904 to
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This book traces the history of the German U-Boat through the major conflicts of the 20th century. A comprehensive reference work which lists all the different submarine classes and types developed from the U-1, launched in 1906, to the 30's series, to the Wolf pack of WWII and beyond. Information covers development, service record, range, crew strength and location for each entry.
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Fighters over the Fleet Naval Air Defe
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This is an account of the evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defence and the parallel evolution of the ships operating and controlling them, concentrating on the three main exponents of carrier warfare, the Royal Navy, the US Navy, and the Imperial Japanese Navy
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French Cruisers 1922-1956
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Split into two sections, Part I covers the design philosophy behind each of the classes built after 1922, and outlines the characteristics of each type, accompanied by detailed data tables and a comprehensive set of specially-drawn plans based on official documents, as well as black and white photographs. Part II deals with the historical side, covering not only the eventful careers of these ships, but also explaining the peacetime organisation of the Marine Nationale, the complex politics of the period and their impact on the navy
£40.00
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HMS Ark Royal Zeal Does Not Rest 198
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This book tells the story of the fifth ship to bear the name Ark Royal told through the eyes of the twelve Royal Naval Captains who commanded her. Recounts her contribution to the Balkan crisis in the 1990s, the Gulf War ten years later.
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HMS Glory 1945-1961
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This book details the career of HMS Glory from the builders yard to the shipbreakers, and draws upn first hand accounts and many previously unpublished photographs.
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Home of the Fleet. A Century of Port
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This book examines the impact of the changes of the last century on the ships, buildings and personnel of the naval base and looks at the dockyard’s role in times of conflict, from WWI to the Gulf War of 1991 and consider the effects of privatisation and cutbacks. Illustrated with photos from the Royal Naval Museum and Historic Dockyard Collections as well as some exclusive, newly-commissioned photographs.
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Images of War Aircraft Carriers of the
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Contains black and white photos of all the different types of classes of carriers employed by the US Navy since 1922.
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La Portaerei Italiene
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Lavishly illustrated history of Italian Aircraft Carriers from 1912 to 2010. Contains tables, photos and line drawings. Pull-out sectional technical drawings cover Portaidrovolanti Giuseppe Miraglia; Portaerei Aquila; Portaerei Giuseppe Garibaldi; and Portaerei Cavour. Italian Text
£68.00
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Liners No.1 Willem Ruys
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Contains a brief introduction to the Rotterdamsche Lloyd steam shipping company and focuses on the lilner Willem Ruys who departed on her maiden voyage on 2nd December 1947. Looks at the impact of War; construction at the De Schelde shipyard, technical data, her maiden voyage and much more.
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