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1st Marine Division in Vietnam (Spearh
31590MIL
The author provides a brief history of the unit and the theatre of war and moves with the Marines from home base to the battlefield, where he offers pictures of the units organisation and the order of battle from the beginning of Americas involvement in the Vietnam War to the divisions departure from Vietnam in 1972
£12.99
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A Bluewater Navy. The Official Operation
50694NAV
The book follows the Royal Canadian Navy's path to victory from 1943 to 1945 as Canadian warships engage the enemy across the globe in the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans as well as in the dangerous waters of the European littoral. Beginning with the Allies' North Atlantic triumph over the German submarine arm in April-May 1943, the book examines the Navy's many roles in European waters and recounts the multitude of tasks Canadian naval forces performed in the war's final phases
£32.95
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A Collector''s Guide to the Kriegsma
30992NAV
A guide offering detailed and objective advice on Kriegsmarine memorabilia with a price guide and information on how to spot forgeries.
£15.99
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A Shipyard at War Unseen Photographs f
22165NAV
Clydebank employed professional photographers to record the whole process of construction at the yard using large-plate cameras that produced pictures of stunning clarity and detail. This book presents 200 of the most telling photos which survived depicting the yard's output from the liner Aquitania in 1914 to the cruiser Enterprise, completed in 1920.
£30.00
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Aboard the Farragut Class Destroyers in%
42225NAV
This book describes the life of the enlisted man aboard a Farragut class destroyer during the pre-war years when the ships were assigned to the Hawaiian Detachment; the war preparation period in 1941; and, finally, the wartime years
£34.50
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Admiral Hipper Class Cruisers
20628NAV
A summary of design history and career of Admiral Hipper Class Cruisers. Contains paint schemes, gallery of models, line drawings and photographs, available kits plus more
£14.99
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America''s Black Sea Fleet The U.S.%
10538NAV
The story of a little-known episode of American naval history which depicts the US Navy's involvement in the Black Sea region following WWI.
£25.99
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American PT Boats in World War II Vo
39486NA2
A new illustrated volume which is the companion to the author’s history of American PT boats in the Second World War. This volume contains all new information gleaned since the previous book’s publication and includes never before published drawings of PT 809, as well as details on the use of Elcoplane as used by Elco PT boats to increase running speed
£58.50
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Ambphibious Assault Manoeuvre from the s
24351NAV
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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Assault Landing Craft, Design, Constru
20505NAV
This book examines the design and history of Assault Landing Craft (LCA) before before the War, when amphibious operations were deeply unfashionable and describes its design and construction, the role of the crew and the techniques and tactics used in landings. It gives an account of the larger ships which carried it and the life of the sailors and soldiers who travelled in it, with many vivid personal accounts. Finally, it describes its role in the many operations in which it took part, including withdrawals such as Dunkirk and the catastrophic Dieppe raid of 1942
£19.99
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Athel Line A Fleet History
48275NAV
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.
£20.00
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Battle Line The United States Navy 191
37480NAV
A portrait in words and photos of the interwar Navy, the book examines the 20 year period that saw the US fleet shrink under the pressure of arms limitation treaties and Govt economy and then grow again into a world-class force.
£22.00
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Battlecruiser Hood
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Provides superb documentation of this Type. Includes a complete set of superbly executed line drawings, both the conventional type of plan as well as explanatory views, with fully descriptive keys. These are supported by technical details and a record of the ship’s service history
£25.00
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Battleship Arizon an illustrated history
46780NAV
This book recounts the attack through the riveting stories of her survivors as part of describing in detail the battleship’s twenty-five-year career.
£57.95
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Battleship Missouri An Illustrated History
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This book traces the complete story of the Missouri from her keel-laying in 1941, her participation in the Japanese surrender in 1945, and her contribution to the Persian Gulf War. Contains a detailed chronology of the ship’s legendary career, dozens of human interest stories, and hundreds of photographs and drawings
£48.95
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Battleship Yamato Of War, Beauty and%2
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The author tells the dramatic story of the magnificent ship itself - from secret wartime launch to futile sacrifice at Okinawa and expands on her interpretation of the ship as an allegorical figure of war itself, in its splendour and its squalor, its heroism and its waste
£14.99
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