Books tagged: war at sea

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Brewer’s Revenge
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Admiral Horatio Hornblower has given Commander William Brewer captaincy of the captured pirate sloop El Dorado. Now under sail as the HMS Revenge, its new name suits Brewer’s frame of mind perfectly. He lost many of his best men in the engagement that seized the ship, and his new orders are to hunt down the pirates who have been ravaging the trade routes of the Caribbean sea.
A Students Guide to the Falklands War
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 in 1982 this guide gives all students a thresh eyes approach pertaining to the long often hostile relationship between Great Britain & Argentine from 1833 when Great Britain reasserted its rule of the islands to present day. It also briefly covers those who took part in the conflict from both sides and has plenty of photos.
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: 100,840. 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: 37,130. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. 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.