Books tagged: war at sea

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A Students Guide to the Falklands War of 1982 by the Author of the Butcher's Bill
Price: Free! Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Armed Forces
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Although the Falklands War ended over 33-years ago this guide gives all students a thresh eyes approach of the history between Britain & Argentine from 1833 when Britain reasserted its claim to the islands that they have ruled ever since. Fast forward 150 years and in April 1982 Argentina put forces ashore on the Falklands and took full control.
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.
The Lake War: Kinkaid with the Inland Fleet
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This prequel takes us back to Kinkaid's first assignment as a Continental naval officer, when he is sent up to the New York woods to advise Arnold in the building and fighting of an inland fleet of gunboats to stop the British advance.
The Treasure Ship: Kinkaid and the Alliance
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In this fifth volume of the series, our intrepid captain is given command of America's premier warship, one of the finest ships ever produced during the Revolutionary War, the large and powerful 40-gun frigate Alliance, her mission to deliver 100,000 Spanish milled dollars from the Caribbean port of Havana, Cuba to the coffers of Congress.
World War 2 The Turkey Shoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Great Turkey Shoot: After their defeat at the Battle of Midway the Japanese lost the elite of their carrier forces, and were facing a new threat... the loss of the Philippines.
World War 2 The Battle of Midway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
MIDWAY: The Battle of Midway is generally considered to be the crucial turning point in the Pacific theater of the Second World War. In a matter of minutes, an apparent Japanese victory turned into a stunning defeat for the forces of Japan, as four of the Emperor’s mightiest aircraft carriers were sunk by a handful of brave U.S. Pilots.
On the Edge of Darkness
Series: SPECIAL FORCE ORCA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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Following an heroic part in the second battle of Narvik, Captain Barr puts his marines, his ship and a collection of captured enemy vessels to such good use that their exploits come to the notice of the Prime Minister, Churchill sees how neatly Barr's tactics dovetail with his own fledgling strategy of ‘butcher and bolt' orders the new unit, to carry out clandestine missions along the enemy coast.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
Titanic & Lusitania - Survivor Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,390. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The best of the Logan Marshall classics have been researched and edited by authors Bruce M. Caplan and Ken Rossignol and presented in this new book. The Titanic's secret fire is explained in great detail. The early days of World War I and the savage sinking of the Lusitania which caused over 1,000 civilians to die on an unarmed passenger vessel are brought to life. Great war posters.
The Battle for Bougainville part 5
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.