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Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind I.
By Søren Nørby
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: Danish. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: 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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
”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: Free! 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.
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. 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.
German Raiders of the South Seas
By Robin Bromby
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: Australian English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A remarkable story of how three German naval raiders disrupted British shipping across large swathes of the Indian and Pacific oceans between 1914 and 1917: the buccaneering crew of the Emden casting a shadow of fear over an ocean and even audaciously shelling Madras; the Wolf which, undetected, laid mines around South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, then kidnapped a merchant freighter;
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. 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.
It was all Greek to Me
By Diane Scott Lewis
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.
LOYAL and STEADFAST - The Story of HMS Consort
By Paul Morrison
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.
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. 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.
The Battle of Portland 1653
By Andrew May
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.
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. 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.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.
The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
By Søren Nørby
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
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. 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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.