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A Fleet in Being: Austro-Hungarian Warships of WWI
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustrated with thirty photographs and drawings, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed listing of the ships that made up the Austro-Hungarian Navy, its operations, and the unique problems this unusual fleet faced, from contentious duelling parliaments to ships built by landlocked Hungary.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.
LOYAL and STEADFAST - The Story of HMS Consort
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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LOYAL and STEADFAST is the story of HMS CONSORT, a C class destroyer commissioned into the post-World War 2 Royal Navy. During her ten years of service CONSORT spent nearly all her time in the Far East participating in the Occupation of Japan, the Malayan Emergency and the Korean War.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
HMS Courageous 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous in the first month of the war. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
It was all Greek to Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cypress in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II - Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A companion to our Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia, this unique document provides definitions for thousands of Navy abbreviations and code words used during the period of Pearl Harbor and later during World War II.
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A key naval action that confirmed British control of the Indian Ocean and its rich trade at a crucial point in the Napoleonic Wars.
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of maritime piracy, assaults on shipping from Somali pirates, security measures including the work of the U.S. Navy, and the 2009 attack on the Maersk Alabama and the Navy rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. This massive compendium includes government reports, federal material, military information, and Congressional hearings.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence in the Rum War at Sea, 1920-1933 - Prohibition and the Coast Guard, Volstead Act, Al Capone, Mafia, J. Edgar Hoover, FDR
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The "lessons of history" are important tools in formulating the strategy, policy and tactics to protect our national interests.
The Battle of Portland 1653
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
2012 Navy Program Guide: Major Systems, Programs, Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Carriers, Weapons, Electronics, Sensors, Surface Combatants, Expeditionary Forces, Data Systems - Bonus 2011 Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This new 2012 Navy Program Guide is an overview of the key systems, programs and initiatives of the U.S. Navy, with detailed information on the status of hundreds of programs for systems ranging from aircraft and ships to weapons and information dominance. As a bonus, this ebook reproduction includes the complete 2011 edition as well.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.