Naval 1946 - Today

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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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British Destroyers and Frigates
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A comprehensive design history of modern British surface warships with much new information and insight. The book gives full technical details, plans and photographs.
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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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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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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
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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.
£13.99
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New Vanguard 234 British Guided Missile%
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This book assess the changing technology of the Royal Navy's destroyers over half a century, including an examination of the Royal Navy's newest and most capable warship, the Type 45.
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Osprey New Vanguard 211 US Cold War
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Looks at the design, development and operational histories of all nine of the vessels in the Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise classes with photographs and detailed artwork and in-depth analysis.
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Osprey New Vanguard 214 US Heavy Cruis
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This title follows on from a companion book covering the US heavy cruisers that were built prior to the war, together forming the definitive guide to the US' heavy cruiser classes. Versatile warships, the heavy cruisers of the Baltimore class, and their successors in the Oregon City and Des Moines classes, commonly acted as carrier escorts throughout World War II, but also performed bombardment duties in support of amphibious landings. Post-World War II, the heavy cruisers continued to see service, chiefly in Korea and Vietnam.
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Post-War on the Liners
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From the magnificent-Cunarders Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, Italian Line's Augustus, Union-Castle's Bloemfontein Castle, P&O's Oronsay, and Shaw Savill's Southern Cross-to the lesser known-Fyffes Line's Golfito, Royal Mail's Amazon, Sitmar Line's Fairsea, and NYK Line's Hikawa Maru-this book reveals the unique qualities of individual ships and why they were so often regarded with affection by the men and women who travelled and served on them.
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Project Azorian The CIA and the Raisin
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Tells the story of Project Azorian, the most ambitious ocean engineering endeavour ever attempted. Despite incredible political, military, and intelligence risks, and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean in early August 1974. This audacious effort was carried out under the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes.
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