Naval 1946 - Today

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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.
£14.99
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US Navy Warships & Auxiliaries includi
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New guide to the ships and aircraft of the fleet of the United States Navy. Covers US Navy, Military Sealift Command, USN & USMC Aircraft, US Coast Guard
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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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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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West Country Warships Royal Navy
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Photo guide to Royal Navy Warships which begins with an introduction to the Royal Navy and covers the Hot and Cold Wars, 1980s the Falklands Decade, 1990s a Peace Dividend and the new millennium
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Warship No.4 Frigate USS Clark
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The ships Oliver Hazard Perry class were designed in the US in the mid 1970s as general purpose escort vessels, intended to protect amphibious landing forces they were later part of battelship-centric surface action groups and aircraft carrier battle groups/strike groups
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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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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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Warship Pictorial 41 USS Midway CV-41
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Black and white photo album containing a general history of the USS Midway. Contains design and construction, Atlantic Fleet Operations - Straight Deck; Reconstruction at Puget Sound 1955-1957; Pacific Fleet Operations - Angle Deck; Modernisation at Hunters Point 1966-1970; The New Midway and Carrier Air Wing Five; F/1 18 Converstion and hull strengthening 1986; A modern Midway and new Air Wing Five
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The Encyclopedia of Matchbox Toys 1947-2
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54 years' worth of toys produced between Matchbox's founding in 1947, and 2001, including their popular diecast vehicles, playsets, dolls, plastic kits, robots, and ephemera. Includes helpful captions and a price guide
£27.50
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Warship No.3 Frigate HNLMS Jacob Van H
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The two ships of the Jacob van Heemskerck class of the Royal Netherlands Navy were built as specialised air defence frigates. This book begins with the development of the L Frigate, Technical data, missiles, weapons. modifications, plus much more
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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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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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The Royal Navy in Focus 1980-89
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A colour album featuring Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ships from 1980-89. Begins with an index listing aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, submarines, destroyers, frigates, etc. Bulk of book is lengthy captioned colour photos.
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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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The 14-hour War Valor on Koh Tang an
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The story of unprepared marines and Khmer Rouge combat veterans in a 14–hour battle that won medals and cost lives The 1975 American operation to recapture the US container ship SS Mayaguez The book contains over 30 first-person accounts by Koh Tang veterans and unpublished photographs taken by veterans while engaged with the enemy
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