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Loyal and Steadfast - The Story of HMS Consort by Paul Morrison
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden. by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: 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.
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 by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics
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.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s by Peter Brent
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
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 by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804) by Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: 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.
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 by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
2012 Navy Program Guide: Major Systems, Programs, Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Carriers, Weapons, Electronics, Sensors, Surface Combatants, Expeditionary Forces, Data Systems - Bonus 2011 Edition by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
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.
U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II - Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Øjenvidner til Historien. Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 122,310. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern MCM Systems, Marine Mammal Systems, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Avenger-Class, Mine Countermeasures, Mine Threat Control by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,630. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven unique U.S. Navy documents provide a thorough guide to naval mine warfare, with information on modern mine countermeasures (MCM), marine mammal systems, the use of dolphins and sea lions, organic MCM, Avenger class, SQQ-32 Sonar, SLQ-37, SLQ-38, SLQ-48(V), MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, explosive ordnance disposal, littoral combat ship (LCS), methods of actuation, and much more.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind I. by Søren Nørby
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: Danish. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Første bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
Marine Corps Expeditionary Force 21 - Amphibious Capability, Seapower, Projection Forces, Command Element Roadmap, Ship-to-Objective Maneuver, Concept of Employment, Seabasing Capabilities by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here, through the reproduction of many Marine Corps documents, is the story of the new capstone concept in 2014 for the U.S. Marine Corps: Expeditionary Force 21.
Damn the Torpedoes: A Short History of U.S. Naval Mine Countermeasures, 1777-1991 - Farragut, Civil War, Minecraft, Wonsan, Minehunting, Minesweeping, Bushnell, Fulton, World War II, Vietnam, Iran by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an authoritative and thorough history of U.S. Navy mine countermeasures. Mine warfare is by definition the strategic and tactical use of sea mines and their countermeasures, including all offensive and defensive mining and protection against mines.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04 by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
Den Danske Flåde 1850-1943 – som fotograferne så den by Søren Nørby & Jakob Seerup
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 30,420. Language: Danish. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
150 fotografier præsenteres her for første gang i bogform. Motiverne er humoristiske, dramatiske og i visse tilfælde tragiske. De er øjebliksbilleder fra en næsten 100-årig periode i en stolt dansk flåde – og tilsammen et stykke helt unik danmarkshistorie. Bogen er skrevet af de to marinehistorikere Søren Nørby og Jakob Seerup.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.