Books tagged: naval history

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A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
Ubådene af DELFINEN-klassen 1954 – 1990
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: Danish. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om de danske ubåd af DELFINEN-klassen / book about the Danish submarines of the DELFINEN class.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Fra kold krig til internationalt engagement. Søværnets korvetter af Niels Juel-klassen 1979-2009
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 156,030. Language: Danish. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om Søværnets korvetter af Niels Juel-klassen og Søværnets historie 1980-2009.
The Admiral Graf Spee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The captain of the Admiral Graf Spee requested 15 days to make repairs to his pocket battleship. The Graf Spee sustained damage after it was shelled by three British cruisers in Uruguay. In the end the German warship was forced to leave Montevideo by government officials of the South American country. Captain Langsdorff talked with Adolph Hitler before he scuttled his ship and took how own life.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
The Witch of the Warspite
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,930. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The story of two people whose lives become intertwined with events in the history of the eight ships called Warspite. One is an ordinary doctor from Ramsgate, the other is somewhat less ordinary. Together they must journey across time to complete a puzzle the purpose of which is vital to one but baffling to the other.
Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,510. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In "Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies" Kinkaid is given command of his own ship, Swift, of sixteen guns. His assignment is threefold: to deliver a diplomat to the Dutch free port of St. Eustatia in the Caribbean, to assist a major of marines with a mysterious assignment and to investigate any pirate activity in the West Indies.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
Marksman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Martin has survived the first hour of battle. His fleet is shattered, his friends are dead, his ship on the verge of surrender. Yet he strives to fulfil his Captains' command. In the chaos of battle, where thousands are engaged in deadly struggle, can one man's actions truly make a difference to victory or defeat? This tale, based on real events, shows how history always hangs in the balance.