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A Doctrine Reader: The Navies of United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain - Doctrine and Fleet Tactics in the Royal Navy, Paradigm Shifts and Doctrine, Naval Doctrine Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book informs us that naval and navy doctrine is not new and there is value today in reviewing the lessons of past doctrinal development experiences.
When Ship Bells Ring
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lily longs for the day when her true love returns home from war, but as months go by without a letter, she loses hope that her happily ever after will come true. When his ship arrives, she must choose between her dignity and her heart's desire.
You're In The Navy Now
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Alan Higgins joined the Royal Navy at the outbreak of World War II, he was not yet sixteen years old. But his youth could not save him from the horrors of war and he was soon serving aboard the cruiser HMS Edinburgh. On May 1st 1942, HMS Edinburgh was sunk by a German U-Boat in the icy Barents Sea but Alan miraculously survived.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Happy and Glorious (Part One)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Alternative history
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Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
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.
The Whale Has Wings Vol3 - Holding the Barrier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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This is the 3rd book in an Alternative History which explores what might have happened in World War 2 if the Royal Navys Air Arm hadn't been crippled by the RAF In the first 2 books the pre-war and first years of the war are described, concluding with the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. But this time, although not fully prepared, the British have sent a fleet to Singapore and are better prepared