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История флота и флотского вооружения

Routledge, 2006. — 257 p. Investigating the employment of British aircraft against German submarines during the final years of the First World War, this new book places anti-submarine campaigns from the air in the wider history of the First World War. The Royal Naval Air Service invested heavily in aircraft of all types—aeroplanes, seaplanes, airships, and kite balloons—in...
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Indiana University Press, 2008. — 473 p. The author examines the entire strategic and operational history of WWII in the Pacific through the lens of Mahan's The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783. King and Nimitz come off very well indeed while Yamamoto gets blasted for poor follow up of his operations. And it is very difficult to judge MacArthur since he was fighting...
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Washington: 1946. — 172 p. An acoustic torpedo is a torpedo that aims itself by listening for characteristic sounds of its target or by searching for it using sonar (acoustic homing). Acoustic torpedoes are usually designed for medium-range use, and often fired from a submarine. The first passive acoustic torpedoes were developed nearly simultaneously by the United States Navy and...
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Pen and Sword Military, 2015. — 160 p. Although many books have been written about T E Lawrence and the Arab Revolt, none before has fully explored the pivotal role of the Royal Navy in the Red Sea at the time. This is the first book to be written about the Navy’s role in the success of the Arab Revolt in the creation of the legendary figure of Lawrence of Arabia. Following...
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London: C. Gilbert-Wood, 1910. — 423 p. Классическое исследование знаменитого английского историка флота Роджера Андерсона, посвященное истории военно-морских конфликтов на Балтийском море с 1522 по 1850 годы. Дания, Швеция, Россия, Голландия, Англия, Польша и Ганза - основные национальные игроки в этом интересном геополитическом морском противостоянии, затянувшемся более чем на...
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Pen and Sword, 2004. — 255 p. This generously illustrated volume examines the role of the British and American navies in the Arabian Gulf from shortly after the Second World War to the present. Ballantyne (editor of WARSHIPS IFR magazine) describes the responses of these navies to various disputes, including the Abadan Crisis of 1951, the Tanker War of the 1980s, and the Iraq War...
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Springer Netherlands, 1923. — 825 p. Классический фундаментальный обзорный труд военно-морского историка, детально исследующий боевые действия, сражения, тактику и составы голландского и британского флотов в Первой Англо-Голландской Войне 1652-1654 годов. Отдельная часть работы подробно освещает военно-морское противостояние на Балтике (в 1658-1659) союзных эскадр голландского и...
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Laterza, 2012. — 726 p. Barbero ha fatto veramente un ottimo lavoro di ricerca sulle fonti per quanto riguarda Venezia. Deve aver passato più di qualche settimana nel poco ospitale archivio di stato di Venezia, a spulciare documenti ed epistolari privati. Gli estratti di questi si trovano lungo le molte citazioni del libro, e secondo me non appesantiscono affatto la lettura, ma...
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Dover Publications, 2013. — 48 р. This collection of magnificent original full-color paintings accurately depicts 100 amazing ships — from the royal barge of the Egyptian pharaoh Cheops (2657 B.C.) and the Viking ships that visited North America around A.D. 1001 to Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria (1492), and the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Seawolf. 100 illustrations in full color.
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. — 347 p. This book examines how international order at sea is challenged, changed and maintained. The book surveys challenges to the international order at sea in the Asia-Pacific, the Indian Ocean Region, the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. It explores the interaction between and cooperation among leading, emerging and smaller naval powers, both...
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Oxford University Press, 2012. — 432 p. Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times, but his record as a naval strategist and custodian of the nation's sea power has been mired in controversy since the ill-fated Dardanelles campaign in 1915. Today, Churchill is still regarded by many as an inept strategist...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2000. — 252 p. Table of contents : Front Matter. The Politics of Seapower: the ‘One-Power Standard’ and British Maritime Security. ‘Main Fleet to Bermuda’: Naval Strategy for an Anglo-American War. Far Eastern War Plans and the Myth of the Singapore Strategy. ‘The Ultimate Potential Enemy’: Nazi Germany and British Defense Dilemmas. The Search for the ‘Knockout...
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London, Frank Cass Publishing, 2005. — 250 p. This volume brings together a set of scholarly, readable and up-to-date essays covering the most significant naval mutinies of the 20th century, including Russia (1905), Brazil (1910), Austria (1918), Germany (1918), France (1918-19), Great Britain (1931), Chile (1931), the United States (1944), India (1946), China (1949), Australia,...
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Pen and Sword, 2015. — 224 p. The Battle of Jutland was the greatest naval engagement of the First World War, if not any war. Admiral Scheer had adopted a policy of launching attacks against the British coast. What he did not know was that the British had broken his naval codes and that they knew of his plans. Consequently, when Scheer threw his entire fleet in a mission to attack...
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Cornell University Press, 2012. — 432 p. At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States and Germany emerged as the two most rapidly developing industrial nation-states of the Atlantic world. The elites and intelligentsias of both countries staked out claims to dominance in the twentieth century. In Militarism in a Global Age, Dirk Bönker explores the far-reaching...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. — 292 p. This book undertakes an in-depth examination of the diversity in international approaches to the navy-coastguard nexus. It considers the evolving global maritime security landscape and the emergence and proliferation of maritime law enforcement agencies—collectively referred to here as “coastguards”—performing peacetime constabulary duties...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. — 239 p. This book sheds light on one of the most under-studied but powerful navies in the world. Using a multifaceted approach, it examines how the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) has sought to transform itself from a coastal naval force focused solely on deterring North Korea to a navy capable of operating in the blue waters of East Asia and beyond. The...
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Naval Institute Press, 2014. — 209 p. The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel - and by extension a small, minor navy - to threaten the largest and most powerful warships afloat. The traditional concept of seapower, based on huge fleets of expensive capital ships, required...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 192 p. The ‘X’ stood for experimental, but it might equally have meant extraordinary, exotic or extravagant, as this giant submarine attracted superlatives―the world’s largest, most heavily armed, and deepest diving submersible of the day. X.1 was a controversial project conceived behind the backs of politicians, and would remain an unwanted...
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Naval War College Press, 1993. — 50 p. — (Newport Papers). On the afternoon of 31 May 1916, the British grand fleet and the German High Sea Fleet met in the only massed battle fleet action of the First World War. After a series of exchanges that lasted some twelve hours, both sides, in what became known as the Battle of Jutland, broke off battle and failed to engage each other...
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London: Hambledon Press, 1987. — 517 p. Two societies, two conceptions of justice, collaborated and collided when French forces stormed Cartagena of the Indies in May 1697. For their commander, the baron de Pointis, a naval captain in the mould of Drake, this bloody if strategically pointless success fulfilled a long-postponed design ""that might be both honourable and...
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Pen and Sword, 2007. — 286 p. A warship designer and well-known author of a quartet of books on British warships, David K. Brown takes a detailed look at the Allied ships, weapons, and tactics that won the submarine war in the Atlantic in this handsomely illustrated book. Beginning with the lessons learned from World War I, the author outlines inter-war developments in technology...
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Lerner Company, 1982. — 58 p. Describes ships, men, and main strategies and naval campaigns of the British Royal Navy that defeated the French in the Napoleonic Wars.
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Checkmark Books, 1999. — 451 р. — ISBN 978-0816040681. An Encyclopedia of Naval History details the evolution of naval history over the last five centuries. International in scope with a focus on the United States and Britain, the book features descriptions of every notable naval engagement from 1571 onward
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Forlagt Gyldendalske, 1871. — 544 p. Admiral Cort Sivertsen Adelaer (1622-1675) was the name of honour given to Kurt Sivertsen, a Norwegian famous seaman, who rendered distinguished naval service to the Danish and Dutch navies, and also to the Republic of Venice against the Turks at the Candian War (1645-1669).
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Udyat, 2007. — 96 р. — (Ships of the World series). — ISBN 978-8493472856. The proud history and exciting future of the world's naval armadas are brought to life in this expansive volume. From cruisers and destroyers to aircraft carriers and submarines, this study explores the technology, development, and impressive careers of these integral components of military tradition.
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CNRS Editions, 2016. — 608 p. Pour nos contemporains les pirates et les corsaires se résument aux aventures flamboyantes de marins dans la mer des Caraïbes ou aux attaques de farouches brigands au large de la Somalie. Moins réductrice, la réalité est à la fois multiple, passionnante et souvent plus riche que la fiction. L'Histoire des corsaires et des pirates propose un tableau...
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Praeger Security, 2006. — 251 p. Distant Victory is an examination of the great sea fight at Jutland (1916) that is more than a mere balance sheet of ships sunk and lives lost, or an account of which fleet fled before the other. Rather, it is an a retelling of the battle that reveals its long-term consequences set in motion by the decisions both the Germans and the British made as...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1981. — 285 p. Table of contents : Front Matter. Introduction. Definitions. Principles and Precedents of Limited Naval Force. The Altered Environment. Naval Capacities and Doctrines. The Soviet Naval Enigma. Applications.
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1998. — 222 p. Why governments want navies, how they use naval force for political purposes, and what changes this has brought to the world are questions which still matter at the uncertain end of the 20th century. Here James Cable picks the political fruit of five centuries of naval history. He cites examples in which the objective was clear and success or...
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002. — 403 p. First published in Great Britain in 1985 by Conway Maritime Press. This book is dedicated to the naval weapons of WW II. Read this book and you will form clear apprehension about various types of weapons which are belonged to the different countries - participants of WW II. The list of countries includes: Great Britain, the USA,...
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Conway Maritime Press, 1978. — 114 p. Battlecruisers - Линейные крейсера. Класс кораблей просуществовавший чуть более четверти века , но оставивший яркий след в истории морской войны. Они были построены всего тремя странами - Англией , Германией и Японией. Из 24 кораблей этого класса 10 погибли в боях двух мировых войн. Книга посвящена английским и немецким линейным крейсерам...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2013. — 168 p. This is the complete wartime translation by the U.S. Navy of the 1943 edition of the official handbook given to all U-boat commanders. The original handbook was compiled from combat reports and was regularly updated throughout the war. The handbook was an invaluable reference for every operational U-boat commander. Simply written and highly...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2013. — 256 p. This is the second of three volumes covering the U-boat campaign in the Atlantic during the Second World War. This is the fascinating account, as told from the German perspective, of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest-running, continuous military campaign in World War II, spanning from 1939 through to Germany’s defeat in 1945. At its...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2013. — 272 p. This is the third of three volumes describing U-boat operations in the Atlantic during the Second World War. This is the fascinating account, as told from the German perspective, of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest-running, continuous military campaign in World War II, spanning from 1939 through to Germany’s defeat in 1945. At its core...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2013. — 489 p. This is the fascinating account, as told from the German perspective, of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest-running, continuous military campaign in World War II, spanning from 1939 through to Germany’s defeat in 1945. At its core was the Allied naval blockade of Germany, which was announced the day after the declaration of war, although...
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1967. — 286 p. Written by the renowned authority on ancient ships and seafaring Lionel Casson, The Ancient Mariners has long served the needs of all who are interested in the sea, from the casual reader to the professional historian. This completely revised edition takes into account the fresh information that has appeared since the book was first...
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Casemate, 2018. — 297 p. In November 1921 the first purpose-built carrier was launched by the Japanese, followed a year later by the British launch of the Hermes. After WWI, battlecruisers were readily converted into aircraft carriers, with questions on how to handle the aircraft on the flight deck beginning to be raised and techniques of how to attack enemy ships beginning to...
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David & Charles Publishers, 1979. — 256 p. — ISBN 978-0-715376-89-6. The World's Navies. An illustrated encyclopedia of the naval forces of every nation with full specifications of their equipment and details of their strength and organisation.
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L.: Conway Maritime Press, 1980. — 464 p. Описание военных кораблей, построенных в период 1922-1946 гг. Для любителей истории флота.
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L.: Conway Maritime Press, 1979. — 448 p. Описание военных кораблей, построенных в период 1860-1905гг. Для любителей истории флота.
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L&PM, 2019. — 339 p. A história da vida do patrono da Marinha do Brasil Joaquim Marques Lisboa (1807-1897), o Almirante Tamandaré, foi protagonista dos mais importantes acontecimentos de quase um século de História do Brasil. Assim, este livro não só narra a sua vida, como também nos revela em plena ação muitos personagens que marcaram todo o século XIX, principalmente Dom...
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Little Brown and Company, 2011. — 436 p. Sea Wolves is the story of the crews who bravely manned British submarines in the Second World War. This small band of highly trained and highly skilled individuals fought in the front line for six long years, undertaking some of the most dangerous missions of the war. Britain's Sea Wolves operated close to shore in mined waters, attacking...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 320 p. Asian Maritime Strategies explores one of the world's most complex and dangerous maritime arenas. Asia, stretching from the Aleutian Islands to the Persian Gulf, contains the world's busiest trade routes. It is also the scene of numerous maritime territorial disputes, pirate attacks, and terrorist threats. In response, the nations of the...
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Lisboa, 1976. — 140 p. Списки парусных кораблей флота Португалии
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Newport: US Torpedo Station, 1875. — 31 p. Percussion fuzes comprise all fuzes in which the flame is produced by a blow on some fulminating compound.
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Pen and Sword, 2015. — 144 p. One of the major lessons of World War II was the importance of coastal waters. It was not widely recognized beforehand just how vital the control of such waters would become, both in defending essential convoys as well as attacking those of the enemy, and in paving the way for amphibious landings. While land based aircraft could carry out offshore...
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Jerry eBooks, 2013. — 244 p. The primary purpose of this book is to describe the extraordinary versatility of what will probably be the most important fighting craft in the next war the submarines. The method the authors have chosen is to relate each of the war missions that the submarines of the United States Navy were sent out to perform, in the narratives of as many ships. Any...
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Simon and Schuster, 2002. — 304 p. Packed with the technological details and insights into military strategy that fans of Tom Clancy relish, The Silent War is a riveting look at the darkest days of the Cold War. It reveals, in gripping detail, the espionage, innovative high technology, and heroic seafaring the United States employed against the Soviet Union in the battle for...
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Barnes & Noble, 1999. — 327 p. — ISBN: 076071259X. Battleships and Carriers contains 300 of the most important and influential capital ships to have sailed the seas. This book also includes the greatest aircraft carriers that served during World Wars 2 and 11, and such active fighting vessels as the Hermes, George Washington, Enterprise and Ark Royal.
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Naval Institute Press, 1998. — 336 p. Retired US naval Captain Russell Crenshaw shares his firsthand experience as the executive officer of the USS Maury, along with research of official US and Japanese records bearing on these crucial 1943 battles. Particularly noteworthy is his discussion of the impact of the then new technologies of radar and voice radio, and that of the...
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Dover Publications, 1992. — 274 p. Of all the ships human beings have constructed to navigate the waters of the world--from a hollowed-out log sharpened at both ends to modern ocean liners weighing thousands of tons--those powered by the wind are among the most interesting and beautiful.In this classic review, noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 magnificent line...
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Naval Institute Press, 2014. — 376 p. The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human...
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Venezia: Appresso Gerolamo Albrizzi, 1715. — 727 p. Классический труд итальянского историка (из Вероны) и рыцаря Мальтийского Ордена Бартоломео даль Поццо (1637-1722) посвящен военной истории Мальтийского Ордена (или Ордена Иоаннитов) в период с 1571 по 1688 годы. В первую очередь автор исследовал боевые действия мальтийской рыцарской галерной эскадры (флота) как основы морского...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1991. — 331 p. Focusing on the Black Sea fleet between 1827-1841, this book assesses Russia's naval strength against other Mediterranean powers, especially the Ottoman Empire, arguing their limitations came from geographic, political and economic considerations. Primary and secondary sources are utilized.
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Routledge, 2019. — 346 p. This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars examine a wide range of themes over a wide time period and broad geographical range, embracing Britain, the...
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Thomas Dunne Books, 2009. — 256 p. Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare analyzes the tactics, techniques, and weaponry of naval warfare from the ancient period to the modern day. Beginning with Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses III’s victory over the piratical Sea Peoples in 1190 BC, and coming up-to-date with the use of aircraft carriers and the latest computerized weapons technology, the...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 352 p. From first joining the Royal Navy in 1940 until the end of the campaign against Japan, Tony Ditcham was in the front line of the naval war. After brief service in the battlecruiser Renown off Norway and against the Italians, he went into destroyers and saw action in most European theatres against S-boats and aircraft in bomb alley off...
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Centro de Historia de Lisboa, 2004. — 520 p. Академическая исследовательская работа португальского ученого освещает вопросы теории и практики португальского военного судостроения в XVI-XVII веках, особенности технологий конструирования и строительства военных парусных кораблей португальского флота этого времени (с учетом регулярных длительных океанических плаваний к португальским...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. — 198 p. This edited volume analyzes national security issues with maritime implications, and, specifically, naval projects and postures of main South Atlantic countries: Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria, and South Africa. Additionally, it provides comprehensive and multi-level analysis of the interplay among national interests in the processes of demarcation...
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Éditions de la Sorbonne, 1987. — 286 p. Les 26 contributions réunies dans ce volume renouvellent quelques-uns des secteurs de l'histoire maritime, en attirant l'attention sur la méthodologie, les recherches récentes, les problématiques nouvelles, la recherche interdisciplinaire, l'archéologie, l'iconographie et le roman. On suit pendant deux millénaires quelques-uns des...
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University of Nebraska Press, 2009, 268 p. — ISBN-10: 080321930X, ISBN-13: 9780803219304. Studies in War, Society, and the Militar For nearly two hundred years huge wooden warships called ships of the line dominated war at sea and were thus instrumental in the European struggle for power and the spread of imperialism. Foremost among the great naval powers were Great Britain...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2018. — 317 p. Bayly's Waris the story of the Royal Navy's Coast of Ireland Command (later named Western Approaches Command) during World War I. After the sinking of the Lusitaniain May 1915 and the introduction of unrestricted submarine warfare by the Germans, Britain found herself engaged in a fight for survival as U-boats targeted all incoming...
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Pen and Sword Books, 2002. — 210 p. Bernard Edwards, the formidable naval historian, has researched the fate of Convoys PQ13 and PQ17 bound from Iceland to Northern Russia as well as the westbound Convoy QP13. Attacked relentlessly by aircraft and U-boats, the former lost a total of thirty ships while QP13 ran into a British minefield off Iceland, losing seven vessels. The Road to...
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Pen and Sword, 2004. — 198 p. In essence, this is the story of U-223, commanded by Karl-J'rgen W'ehter from the time of her commissioning in Kiel in January 1943 through a murderous career to her eventual but dramatic demise in the Mediterranean in March 1944. At the same time, the book covers the declining fortunes of the U-boat arm as a whole from early 1943 when it seemed...
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Pen and Sword, 2011. — 208 p. The capture by the German surface raider Atlantis of the British steamer City of Baghdad’s secret code books in July 1940 enabled the Nazis to de-cypher Admiralty convoy plans with deadly effect. This book describes the resulting appalling Allied losses suffered by four convoys during the Autumn of 1940. Admiral Dőnitz, aware of the movements of the...
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Naval War College Press, 2012. — 171 p. — (Newport Papers). Following its defeat on the mainland in 1949, the Nationalist government retreated to island Taiwan. Although the Nationalist navy was comparatively large, to many it seemed almost certain that the People's Republic of China (PRC) would attack and take Taiwan, perhaps as early as summer 1950. The Korean War began on 25...
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Naval War College Press, 2019. - 143 p. - (Newport Papers). This Newport Paper will examine the role of offshore islands in twentieth-century East Asian history, in particular those islands in the Taiwan Strait that were disputed by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC) during the 1950s and afterward, and how these apparently insignificant islands...
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Naval War College Press, 2010. — 273 p. — (Newport Papers). Piracy is a basic and fundamental concern for all navies. From almost the beginning of state-sponsored navies, piracy suppression has been one of their major responsibilities—when Julius Caesar was captured by pirates in 76 BCE, the first thing he did after paying the pirates’ ransom and being released was to fit “out a...
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Naval War College Press, 2013. — 341 p. — (Newport Papers). The sixteen case studies in this book reflect the extraordinary diversity of experience of navies attempting to carry out, and also to eliminate, commerce raiding during long time: from 1755 to 2009 years. Because the cases emphasize conflicts in which commerce raiding had major repercussions, they shed light on when,...
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Routledge, 2006. — 343 p. This new collection of up-to-date essays by well-known scholars covers the most significant naval blockades of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Napoleon's Continental Blockade of England and the American Civil War, as well as blockades in more recent conflicts such as World War II, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Persian Gulf...
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New York: Routledge, 2011. — 235 p. This book examines the nature and character of naval expeditionary warfare, in particular in peripheral campaigns, and the contribution of such campaigns to the achievement of strategic victory. Naval powers, which can lack the massive ground forces to win in the main theatre, often choose a secondary theatre accessible to them by sea and...
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Naval War College Press, 2015. — 231 p. — (Newport Papers). Navies and Soft Power: Historical Case Studies of Naval Power and the Nonuse of Military Force, edited by Bruce A. Elleman and S. C. M. Paine, presents nine historical cases of the use of navies in non-military missions. These studies, by established and emerging scholars in a wide variety of fields, support current U.S....
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London: Routledge, 2008. — 247 p. This is the first scholarly book examining naval coalition warfare over the past two centuries from a multi-national perspective. Containing case studies by some of the foremost naval historians from the US, Great Britain, and Australia, it also examines the impact of international law on coalitions. Together these collected essays comprise a...
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«Blandford Press». – 1976. – 210 с. Прекрасно оформленная энциклопедия по военному флоту стран мира Второй Мировой войны, от практически классического издательства.
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New York: 1917. — 85 p. Excerpt from Torpedoes: A List of References to Material in the New York Public Library.
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The University Press of Kentucky, 2015. — 413 p. During the first two years of World War I, Germany struggled to overcome a crippling British blockade of its mercantile shipping lanes. With only sixteen dreadnought-class battleships compared to the renowned British Royal Navy's twenty-eight, the German High Seas Fleet stood little chance of winning a direct fight. The Germans...
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Harvard: Harvard University Press, 2014. — 328 p. When President Eisenhower referred to the "military-industrial complex" in his 1961 Farewell Address, he summed up in a phrase the merger of government and industry that dominated the Cold War United States. In this bold reappraisal, Katherine Epstein uncovers the origins of the military-industrial complex in the decades...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2010. — 216 p. His Majesty’s destroyers had a long and costly war. Some eight thousand destroyer men did not survive. At the height of the war the Royal navy was commissioning four new vessels a month, which was only sufficient to replace those which had been sunk or severely damaged. This outstanding book contains the details of the majority of the...
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National Publication and Printing House, 1966. — 204 p. Фундаментальное классическое исследование системы арабского военного флота и военного судостроения в VII-X веках. Автор подробно описывает типы и конструкции арабских военных кораблей в Средиземном море, материалы, из которых они строились, а также источники финансирования военного кораблестроения. Автор рассматривает в своей...
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Springer, 1986. — 417 p. Table of contents : Front Matter. Introduction. Changing Navies and Naval Technology. The Internationalisation of the Warship-Building Industry. The Internationalisation of Warship Equipment Industries. Concentration and Specialisation in Naval Industries. Rationalisation in European NATO Armaments - Political and Industrial Preconditions. Back Matter.
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Seaforth Publishing, 2015. — 170 p. In the vast literature of the First World War there has never been a naval atlas that depicts graphically the complexities of the war at sea, and puts in context the huge significance of the naval contribution to the defeat of Germany. With more than 125 beautifully designed maps and charts, the atlas sets out to visualise the great sea battles...
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WM Paperbacks, 2013. An engrossing compendium of high-seas military disasters. From the days of the Spanish Armada to the modern age of aircraft carriers, battles have been bungled just as badly on water as they have been on land. Some blunders were the result of insufficient planning, overinflated egos, espionage, or miscalculations; others were caused by ideas that didn't...
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Editions des Écrivains, 2000. — 127 p. La marine de guerre arabo-musulmane : dans la Méditerranée depuis son apparition, vers 647 jusqu'au deuxième siège de Constantinople, 717-718. История создания, развития и боевого использования военно-морского флота Арабского халифата (с 647) в противодействии с Византийской империей в Средиземном море.
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Bilbao: Foro Marítimo Vasco, 2006. — 226 p. Acaba de nacer un nuevo libro, una obra que ofrece una excelente panorámica de lo que la mar representa para el pueblo vasco y lo que los marinos vascos han representado para la historia de ese pueblo. Los vascos siempre han vivido unidos a la mar y han hecho de ella la mejor de sus industrias, la vía de su progreso y el orgullo de su...
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Naval Institute Press, 2010. — 160 р. — ISBN 978-1591142645. In the sailing era, the warships called First Rates were the largest, most powerful, and most costly ships to construct, maintain, and operate. Built to the highest standards, they were lavishly decorated and given carefully considered names that reflected the pride and prestige of their country. They were the very...
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Leonaur Ltd., 2007. — 176 p. The wars against Napoleonic France and Spain in the early years of the nineteenth century have long fascinated historians and casual readers who are enchanted by the colour and romance of those incredible times. No aspect of the period has generated more interest and enthusiasm than the war at sea-fought between great naval commanders whose names from...
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Universidade de Lisboa Press, 2012. — 428 p. A galé de tipo mediterrânico continuou a ser utilizada no Atlântico europeu, no Mar do Norte e no Báltico até meados do século XVIII. Os derradeiros anos do reinado de Isabel I ficaram, aliás, assinalados pela implementação de um programa construtivo de galés como não se assistia em Inglaterra desde o reinado de Henrique VIII, e a...
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Naval War College Press, 2013. - 211 p. - (Newport Papers). Military intervention always has been and always will be an important part of foreign policy, a tool to further national interests and influence world events. Many scholars have tried to explain the intervention behavior of states in crises, conflicts, and wars. When and why do states intervene, and what are reasons for...
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Pen and Sword, 2014. — 356 p. This book summarizes the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in the Atlantic.
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Naval Institute Press, 2016. — 464 p. Fighters Over the Fleet is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend. This volume concentrates on the three main advocates of carrier warfare: the Royal Navy, the U.S. Navy, and the Imperial Japanese Navy. Because radar was not invented until the mid-1930s, fleet air...
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Pen and Sword Books, 2014. — 320 p. The overriding image of the First World War is the bloody stalemate of the Western Front, but although much of the action did occur on land, the overall shape of the war - even the inevitability of British participation - arose out of its maritime character. It was essentially a struggle about access to worldwide resources, most clearly seen in...
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Naval Institute Press, 2014. — 900 p. This book does for naval anti-aircraft defense what Friedman's Naval Firepower did for surface gunnery - it makes a highly complex but historically crucial subject accessible to the layman. It traces the growing aerial threat from its inception in WWI and the response of each of the major navies down to the end of WWII, highlighting in...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2013. — 939 p. For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to prevent the enemy doing the same. Because the naval gun platform was itself in motion, finding a 'firing solution' was a significant problem made all the more difficult when gun sizes increased and...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2011. — 977 p. Glossary and abbreviations. Acknowledgements. Introduction . Units of Measurement. Guns . Introduction. British Guns. German Guns. US Guns. French Guns. Italian Guns. Russian Guns. Japanese Guns. Austrian Guns. Spanish Guns. Swedish Guns. Other Navies’ Guns. Torpedoes . Introduction. British Torpedoes. German Torpedoes. Us torpedoes. French...
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Naval Institute Press, 1986. — 244 p. The warships of 1960 look quite different from those of 1945. In 1945, gun-armed battleships and cruisers were important weapons systems and the primary anti-aircraft weapon was a heavy machine gun. Aircraft carriers had straight decks and propeller aircraft. Depth charges were the major anti-submarine weapons. By 1960, the gun-armed surface...
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New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1902. - 396 p. Добротная и интересная классическая книга американского историка о лучших (по его мнению) флотоводцах в мировой истории Нового времени. Выбор автора, безусловно, далек от максимальной полноты охвата, но те персонажи, биографии которых он выбрал для своей книги - никаких сомнений не вызывают. Адмиралы Фрэнсис Дрейк, Маартен Тромп,...
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Praeger Publishers, 2008. — 449 p. This work addresses many persistent misconceptions of what the monitors were for, and why they failed in other roles associated with naval operations of the Civil War (such as the repulse at Charleston, April 7, 1863). Monitors were 'ironclads'- not fort-killers. Their ultimate success is to be measured not in terms of spearheading attacks on...
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Conway Martime Press, 1995. — 257 p. — ISBN 0785812687. For thousands of years organized naval warfare was the exclusive preserve of the galley. Oars provided a level of control and maneuverabilty beyond the capabilities of the contemporary sailing ship, and not experienced again until the era of the screw propeller. Precise control allowed squadrons and fleets to operate...
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Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2011. — 158 p. Between 1793 and 1815 two decades of unrelenting naval warfare raised the sailing man of war to the zenith of its effectiveness as a weapon of war. Every significant sea power was involved in this conflict, and at some point virtually all of them were arrayed against Great Britain. A large number of enemy warships were captured in...
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L.: Naval Institute Press, 1995. — 666 p. Описание военных кораблей, построенных в период 1947-1995 гг. Для любителей истории флота.
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Booksales, 2001. — 191 p. Between 1840 and 1905, sail was replaced by steam, wooden hull construction with iron and then steel, and the shell-firing gun encouraged the adoption of armor plate. For this first time, this volume - the fourth in an ambitious series - offers a proper understanding of this neglected, misunderstood but fascinating period in shipbuilding.
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Seaforth Publishing, 2013. — 128 p. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world. Many of the models are official, contemporary artifacts made by the craftsmen of the Royal Navy or the shipbuilders themselves, ranging from the mid-seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive...
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Oxford University Press, 2011. — 384 p. Since 2008 increasing pirate activities in Somalia, the Gulf of Aden, and the Indian Ocean have once again drawn the international community's attention to piracy and armed robbery at sea. States are resolved to repress these impediments to the free flow of trade and navigation. To this end a number of multinational counter-piracy...
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Naval War College Press, 1993. - 405 p. The Proceedings of a Conference on the Works of Sir Julian Corbett and Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond (Naval War College Historic), what deed in September 1992 in Newport. This book consisted from 14 large essays about Naval Strategy, Tactics, Armor and Education during XIX-XX centuries of the naval history of the different navies.
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Naval Institute Press, 2015. — 401 p. "Before Jutland" is a definitive study of the naval engagements in northern European waters in 1914-1915 when the German High Sea Fleet faced the Grand Fleet in the North Sea and the Russian Fleet in the Baltic. Author James Goldrick reexamines one of the key periods of naval operations in the First World War, arguing that a focus on the...
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Naval Institute Press, 1986. — 275 p. One of the three most important books detailing construction of historic British warships, Mr. Goodwin's volume comprehensively illustrates construction for individuals with historical or modeling interests. Mr. Goodwin's engineering background provides clear, concise explanations and illustrations to obscure, easily misunderstood nautical...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1988. — 320 p. Britain's armament policy between wars was unique and independent from other military powers. Its naval programs were created and protected by an admiralty that enjoyed an autonomy unlike the other services. This meant that the navy was both more prepared in some areas and woefully unprepared in others when WWII arrived.
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2005. — 256 p. Admiral John Child Purvis was a contemporary naval officer of Nelson, who never disobeyed an order and did his job well. His ability as a fighting commander was proved in a bloody duel between his sloop-of-war and a French corvette during the War of American Independence. As a battleship Captain, he was the first British officer to...
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Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2011. — 360 p. — ISBN 0756671868. A visual journey through 3,000 years of naval warfare-now in paperback! From the clash of galleys in Ancient Greece to deadly encounters between nuclear-powered submarines in the 20th century, explore every aspect of the story of naval warfare on, under, and above the sea.
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L.: Conway, 1986. — 449 p. Описание военных кораблей, построенных в период 1906-1921 гг. Для любителей истории флота.
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Naval Institute Press, 2007. — 287 p. The popular conception of Hitler in the final years of World War II is that of a deranged Fuhrer stubbornly demanding the defense of every foot of ground on all fronts and ordering hopeless attacks with nonexistent divisions. To imply that Hitler had a rational plan to win the war flies in the face of widely accepted interpretations, but...
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Victoria & Albert Pubns, 2003. — 352 p. Interspersing topical chapters with chronological ones, Guilmartin (history and early modern European history, Ohio State U.) explores how the Mediterranean system of armed conflict at sea operated over the course of the 16th century. Among his findings is that the war galley held it own against the broadside sailing vessel into the 1580s;...
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New York: Arco Publishing Company Inc., 1977. — ISBN-10 0668041072, ISBN-13 978-0668041072. Introduction Development of Submarine Technology The Color Plates Early Submarines Submarine Development 1918-45 The Modern Era Some Typical A/S Weapons for Surface Ships Some Submarine Weapons Some Airborne A/S Systems Comparative Data Index
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UBC Press, 2003. — 222 p. The first comprehensive study of naval operations involving North American squadrons in Nova Scotia waters, Frigates and Foremasts offers a masterful analysis of the motives behind the deployment of Royal Naval vessels between 1745 and 1815, and the navy's role on the Western Atlantic. Interweaving historical analysis with vivid descriptions of pivotal...
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Indiana University Press, 2004. — 186 p. Called by some a "Mediterranean Jutland," the Battle of the Otranto Straits (15 May 1917) involved warships from Austria, Germany, Italy, Britain, and France. Although fought by light units with no dreadnoughts involved, Otranto was a battle in three dimensions―engaging surface vessels, aircraft, and subsurface weapons (both submarines and...
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London: UCL Press Ltd., 1999. — 356 p. From the author of "Amphibious Warfare in the Eighteenth Century" and "The Evolution of the Sailing Navy, 1509-1815", this book serves as a single- volume survey of war at sea and the expansion of naval power in the 18th century. Examines the development of warships and the evolution of sea power over nearly two centuries. The book is...
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Conway Maritime Press, 1985. — 480 p. An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-Of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources. Describes the proper historical development of seamanship among the major navies of the world. In order to explain even the most complex evolution clearly, over 350 line drawings were specially commissioned. Every aspect of handling a...
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Frontline Books, 2016. — 256 p. The Royal Navy had ruled the sea unchallenged for 100 years since Nelson triumphed at Trafalgar. Yet when the Grand Fleet faced the German High Seas Fleet across the grey waters of the North Sea near Jutland the British battleships and cruisers were battered into a draw, losing far more men and ships than the enemy. The Grand Fleet far outnumbered...
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Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 2011. — 160 p. — ISBN-10 1848845588, ISBN-13 978-1848845589. Allied leaders and military planners realized early in preparations for the invasion of NW Europe that the massive forces required to defeat Hitler’s armies needed constant resupply of men, equipment, ammunition, fuel and other materials. These would have to come in by sea but it was known that...
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Naval War College Press, 1995. — 160 p. — (Naval War College Historical Monograph). The hull of the old ship of naval history, stripped of her tackle and ornament may well be food for worms, but the subject on which naval historians focus should not be overlooked or lost. It can appear again in a new model, corrected and amended by a new breed of historians, who work with wider...
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London: Routledge, 2000. — 428 p. Maritime strategy and naval power in the Mediterranean touches on migration, the environment, technology, economic power, international politics and law, as well as calculations of naval strength and diplomatic manoeuvre. These broad and fundamental themes are explored in this volume.
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Naval War College Press, 1991. — 208 p. Сборник (на английском языке) из 16 обзорных статей американских историков на военно-морскую тематику, озвученных в 1990 году на научной конференции в США, посвященной столетию написания классического исторического труда Альфреда Т. Мэхэна "Влияние военно-морской силы на историю. 1660-1783".
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The Boydell Press, 2003. — 276 p. This volume is both a restatement of current interpretations of sea power in the middle ages and the Renaissance and a general introduction to naval and maritime history over four and a half centuries. The book offers broad conclusions on the role and characteristics of armed force at sea before 1650, conclusions that exploit the best current...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2008. — 244 p. Using official records from the National Archives personal accounts from the Imperial War Museum and other sources, Coastal Convoys 1939 – 1945: The Indestructible Highway describes Britain’s dependence on coastal shipping and the introduction of the convoy system in coastal waters at the outset of the war. It beings to life the hazards of...
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London: Cassell, 2000. — 224 p. The nineteenth century saw several major innovations in naval warfare. Reliable steam engines made it so that ships no longer depended on the wind and could maneuver more freely. At the same time, new explosive shells were developed, replacing cannonballs, and no wooden ship could withstand them. In response to these shells, a new class of...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2014. — 128 p. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artefacts made by the craftsmen of the navy or the shipbuilders themselves, and ranging from the mid seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive of...
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Naval War College Press, 2011. - 221 p. - (Newport Papers). This study is about innovations in Carrier Aviation (from 1919 to the Present time) and the spread of those innovations from one navy to the navy of a close ally. The innovations are the angled flight deck; the steam catapult; and the mirror and lighted landing aid that enabled pilots to land jet aircraft on a carrier’s...
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Naval War College Press, 2005. - 108 p. - (Newport Papers). It would in any case have been desirable to review the Transatlantic Naval relationship (from 1940) more than a decade after the end of the Cold War, taking account of the interlinked processes of globalization and a changing security agenda. The events of 11 September 2001 and the publication of the U.S. national...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2011. — 240 p. This is the first biography of Captain Robert Ryder V.C., Royal Navy (1908-1986), one of the greatest naval heroes of the Second World War. Ryder led the audacious raid on St Nazaire in March 1942 which completely destroyed the port’s dry dock, depriving the German’s mighty pocket battleships of its use for the remainder of the war. The raid...
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Anness Publishing, 2007. — 100 p. — ISBN 1844762998. More than 175 archive and museum photographs, illustrations and diagrams bring to life the history, construction, appearance and function of these amazing fighting vessels. An illustrated history of the origins and evolution of early battleships.
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Barcelona: Associació d'Amics del Museu Marítim de Barcelona, 2018. — 435 p. Por una parte, hemos ampliado el ámbito temporal incluyendo información del siglo XVI y de la transición del XVII al XVIII. Por otra parte, en lo que se refiere al siglo XVII, hemos realizado numeros os cambios, correcciones, modificaciones y adiciones, tanto en el texto como en las ilustraciones....
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Barcelona: Associació d'Amics del Museu Marítim de Barcelona, 2018. — 353 p. Por una parte, hemos ampliado el ámbito temporal incluyendo información del siglo XVI y de la transición del XVII al XVIII. Por otra parte, en lo que se refiere al siglo XVII, hemos realizado numeros os cambios, correcciones, modificaciones y adiciones, tanto en el texto como en las ilustraciones....
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Barcelona: Associació d'Amics del Museu Marítim de Barcelona, 2018. — 387 p. Por una parte, hemos ampliado el ámbito temporal incluyendo información del siglo XVI y de la transición del XVII al XVIII. Por otra parte, en lo que se refiere al siglo XVII, hemos realizado numeros os cambios, correcciones, modificaciones y adiciones, tanto en el texto como en las ilustraciones....
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The Overlook Press, 2001. — 320 p. — ISBN 978-1-585670-40-5. Superb recounting, sometimes in horrific detail, and analysis of the great sea battles. 40 B&W illustrations.
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Little, Brown and Company, 1981. — 192 p. Recounts how and why seventeen historic sea battles were fought, and traces the development of naval equipment and strategies (from 31 B.C. to 1945).
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Routledge, 2006. — 209 p. This is a fascinating insight into China’s strategic abilities and ambitions, probing the real depths of its plans for the twenty-first century. China's Rising Sea Power explores similarities between China’s strategic outlook today and that of earlier continental powers whose submarine fleets challenged dominant maritime powers for regional hegemony:...
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IBooks, 2012. — 240 p. The first definitive account of one of the most critical naval battles of World War II in the Pacific. Spring 1942: Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, America was reeling under the successive Japanese victories at Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and more. Desperate to stop what was seen as an inexorable Japanese advance toward Australia,...
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CNRS, 2013. — 1012 p. Barbaresques, boucaniers, flibustiers, guerres de course, abordages, razzias, butins, partages de prises, chasses au trésor, canonnades... Corsaires et pirates jalonnent de leurs exploits la vie maritime et peuplent notre imaginaire. Voici le premier dictionnaire historique sur ces aventuriers des mers : près de 600 entrées, une œuvre monumentale, les...
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3d Edition. — Nudley Knox Library Naval Postgraduate School, 2009. — 814 p. This bibliography is a revised edition of the bibliography Submarine Warfare in the 20th & 21st Centuries, 2003, which is in turn a revised and expanded version of Submarine Warfare in the 20th Century, 2002. It is a bibliography listing books, periodical articles, and web sites related to submarine and...
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Casemate Publishers, 2012. — 256 p. HMS Glamorgan was in the thick of the fighting throughout the war. Her role for most of the time was that of an expendable escort and she became the only ship to survive an Exocet hit. Incorporating vivid firsthand accounts and illustrated with photographs, the book also portrays the daily life of an escort under wartime conditions and describes...
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London, Cassell, 2002. — 224 p. — (Cassell's History of Warfare). In 1914 international naval power was measured in dreadnought battleships. They were the index of national power like the Nuclear Club of those 21st century countries armed with atomic weapons. Every nation with pretensions to world power joined the Battleship race, from France and Russia to Argentina and Chile....
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Reaktion Books, 2012. — 274 p. The escalation of piracy in the waters east and south of Somalia has led commentators to call the area the new Barbary, but the Somali pirates cannot compare to the three hundred years of terror supplied by the Barbary corsairs in the Mediterranean and beyond. From 1500 to 1800, Muslim pirates from the Barbary Coast of North Africa captured and...
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Osprey Publishing, 2017. — 256 p. In 1916, a three-masted windjammer bearing Norwegian colors sailed out of a quiet anchorage in Germany, loaded with cargo and apparently bound for Australia. Her true mission was quite different. The ship was, in fact, the SMS Seeadler, commanded by swashbuckling German aristocrat Felix von Luckner. Over an epic voyage, he used cunning and...
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MBI Publishing Company, 2000. — 200 p. Before the nuclear bomb, no weapon evoked as much fear as the battleship. Spanning almost two centuries, from the Battle of Trafalgar to the Gulf War, this illustrated history explores the rapid evolution of battleship deployment, effectiveness, and design from canvas to steam, timber to steel armor, muzzle-loading cannons to missiles....
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Pen and Sword, 2014. — 131 p. This new addition to the Images of War series takes as its focus the early Big Gun battleships that saw development and deployment during the First World War. Iconic ships such as HMS Warspite and Malaya feature amidst this pictorial history that is sure to appeal to fans of the series, and naval enthusiasts in particular.
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Pen and Sword, 2013. — 160 p. The first aircraft carriers made their appearance in the early years of World War I. These first flattops were improvised affairs built on hulls that had been laid down with other purposes in mind, and it was not until the 1920s that the first purpose-built carriers were launched, but no-one was as yet clear about the role of the carriers and they...
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Pen and Sword, 2014. — 133 p. During the first stages of the Second World War, all forces were rallied in an attempt to support the Allied effort. With trade and supply routes to Britain suddenly being placed at great risk, a stalwart team of merchant sailors were required to protect vital supplies for the British people, as well as shipping vital army necessities back and forth....
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London: Chatham Publishing, 1999. — 125 p. — ISBN-10 1861760426, ISBN-13 978-1861760425. The author looks at why major navies engaged in the development of midget submarines during World War II.
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Springer-Verlag, 2015. — 318 p. This book analyzes the rise of China’s naval power and its possible strategic consequences from a wide variety of perspectives – technological, economic, and geostrategic – while employing a historical-comparative approach throughout. Since naval development requires huge financial resources and mostly takes place within the context of transnational...
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Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, 1973. — 203 p. История создания и развития Польского флота на Балтике с 1597 по 1632 годы. Особое внимание автор уделяет боевым действиям польского и шведского флотов у Риги и в морском сражении у Оливы (1627).
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Bellona, 2002. — 165 p. — (Historyczne Bitwy). The Battle of Oliwa, also Battle of Oliva or Battle of Gdańsk Roadstead, was a naval confrontation that took place on 28 November 1627 during the Polish–Swedish War slightly north of the port of Danzig (Gdańsk) near the village of Oliva (Oliwa). It was the largest naval battle fought by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy , and...
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Lyons Press, 2011. — 337 p. Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of piracy, such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and even...
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Osprey Publishing, 2007. — 240 p. In their heyday, the sight of a pirate ship on the horizon would strike terror into the hearts of their intended victims. The colorful yet fearsome reputation of the pirate still resonates today and the sight of the skull and crossbones retains its thrilling power. The lives of the most famous of their brethren have been immortalized, initially in...
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Osprey Publishing, 2014. — 202 p. Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotters Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the ironclads of the American Civil War to the awesome...
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Oxford University Press, 2011. — 485 p. In Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea: Expeditionary Operations in World Politics, Commander James Kraska analyzes the evolving rules governing freedom of the seas and their impact on expeditionary operations in the littoral, near-shore coastal zone. Coastal state practice and international law are developing in ways that restrict...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2012. — 208 p. First conceived in the mid-1930s, the Type VII was still in production in the closing stages of the Second World War a decade later. Subject to continuous improvement through six major variants and with around 650 completed, it was built in larger numbers than any other submarine design in history. It formed the backbone of the Kriegsmarine's...
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Yale University Press, 2018. — 427 p. Andrew Lambert, author of The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812--winner of the prestigious Anderson Medal--turns his attention to Athens, Carthage, Venice, the Dutch Republic, and Britain, examining how their identities as "sea powers" informed their actions and enabled them to achieve success disproportionate to...
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London: Cassell, 2000. — 224 p. — (Cassell History of Warfare). Our fascination with the drama of war at sea is as strong today as it was in the heyday of the sailing ship.This book, written by one of the world's foremost authors on naval warfare, describes the dramatic battles of an age when sail was supreme. Andrew Lambert's comprehensive history examines key naval conflicts...
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Muñoz Moya Editor, 1998. — 352 p. Este estudio se presenta en el marco amplio de la historia colonial española, específicamente el del comercio con la Nueva España en la época crítica del estancamiento-recesión de la segunda mitad del siglo XVII. El enfoque principal es el despacho de las Flotas destinadas a Veracruz, los llamados galeones de la plata cuyo tonelaje y frecuencia...
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Black Library Press, 2009. — 145 p. It was a battle that captured the hearts of a nation, and changed the balance of naval power for a hundred years to come. It was a battle that made men into heroes, and turned a hero into a legend. Warhammer Historical is proud to present Trafalgar, a naval wargame, set in the Age of Sail. Within this book you will find all the rules, history...
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Harvard University Press, 2009. — 353 p. During the seventeenth century, sea raiders known as buccaneers controlled the Caribbean. Buccaneers were not pirates but privateers, licensed to attack the Spanish by the governments of England, France, and Holland. Jon Latimer charts the exploits of these men who followed few rules as they forged new empires. Lacking effective naval...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2009. — 129 p. The landing craft assault or LCA was one of the unsung heroes of the Second World War. It took part in practically every amphibious operation from Norway to Normandy and landed around 400,000 men in action conditions, plus many more in training. It was the only serviceable British landing craft at the beginning of the War, and it remained in...
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Naval Institute Press, 2006. — 290 p. Книга о британском военно-морском флоте времен второй мировой войны (1939-1945). История операций, структура, командный состав, материально-техническое обеспечение, типы кораблей и состав флотов, тактика, применение авиации и подводных лодок.
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Conway Press, 1981. — 129 p. For the maritime historian, nothing is as important as reliable sources regarding the design of ships from the period. As with many undertakings, the further one goes back, the fewer reliable sources there are; for instance, there have been perhaps a dozen scholarly reproductions of Columbus' vessels, but the truth is that in the fifteenth century...
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Conway Maritime Press, 2012. — 347 p. Re-issued in trade paperback format Brian Laverys narrative explores the navy's rise over four centuries a key factor in propelling Britain to its status as the most powerful nation on earth, and assesses the turning point of Jutland and the First World War. He creates a compelling read that is every bit as engaging as the TV series itself.
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Batsford Press, 2003. — 128 p. Scotland's geography is virtually ruled by the sea, which forms its boundaries and provides food, livelihood, naval ships and transports. A fascinating view of an often overlooked aspect of naval history.
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Endeavour Press Ltd., 2014. — 318 p. In this book, Brian Lavery places the Battle of the Nile (1798) in its full strategic context, showing the interplay of military and political factors that sent Nelson's squadron into the Mediterranean in pursuit of the powerful French invasion fleet. This was also Nelson's first independent fleet command, and the author shows the...
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Birlinn Ltd., 2007. — 510 p. The Royal Navy has always been seen as an English institution, despite a large Scottish contribution, from Admiral Duncan at Camperdown in 1797 to Andrew Cunningham in the Second World War. The Royal Navys most dramatic effect on Scotland, aside from its role in the British Empire and European wars, was in suppressing the Jacobite campaigns from...
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Dorling Kindersley, 2013. — 402 p. A captivating tale spanning 5,000 years of the oceans history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea...
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Conway, 2009. — 152 p. This handbook, created to provide naval officers in World War II with advice and instruction on all aspects of their job, captures the benevolent language of the day, when authority was respected. It features an Officer’s Aide Memoire, with notes from officer training school; information for medical officers treating battle casualties afloat; counsel for...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2014. — 128 p. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artefacts made by the craftsmen of the navy or the shipbuilders themselves, and ranging from the mid seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive of...
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New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. — 640 p. — ISBN 0-7867-1238-4. In the words of those who fought them, here are historic sea battles, ranging from broad views of the whole arena of engagement as seen by those in command, to the personal and hardhitting insights of non-commissioned officers and men in the thick of it. From the Battle of Salamis, recounted by the great...
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Book Club Edition, | 1976. - 256 pages. ISBN: 0356080765 Incomplete! Only first 128 pages! The half-century spanned by the ships in this book saw the beginning of an ever quickening tempo in the design, construction, propulsion, armament and protection of fighting ships, which continues today in this age of gas turbines and rocket missiles. Now navies are accustomed to...
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Oxford University Press, 2007. — 253 p. When Barbary pirates captured an obscure Yankee sailing brig off the coast of North Africa in 1812, enslaving eleven American sailors, President James Madison first tried to settle the issue through diplomacy. But when these efforts failed, he sent the largest American naval force ever gathered to that time, led by the heroic Commodore...
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Indiana University Press, 1985. — 208 p. This first general survey of European naval and maritime history for the period from A.D. 300 to 1500 focuses on Western Europe, including the Baltic, North Sea, and Atlantic traditions, and on the Mediterranean, particularly Byzantine and Moslem naval history. The authors survey a number of interconnected areas: the use of seapower in...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 579 p. Hailed as one of the finest examples of aviation research, this comprehensive 1984 study presents a detailed and scrupulously accurate operational history of carrier-based air warfare. From the earliest operations in the Pacific through the decisive Battle of Midway, it offers a narrative account of how ace fighter pilots like Jimmy Thach and...
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Chatham Publishing, 2004. — 224 p. The prevailing image of food at sea in the age of sail features rotting meat and weevily biscuits, but this highly original book proves beyond doubt that this was never the norm. Building on much recent research Janet Macdonald shows how the sailor's official diet was better than he was likely to enjoy ashore, and of ample calorific value for...
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Warszawa: Wydawnictwo ministerstwa oborony narodowej, 1970. — 18 s. — (Typy broni i uzbrojenia 2). Marynarka wojskowa, okręty wojenne.
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Warszawa: Wydawnictwo ministerstwa oborony narodowej, 1970. — 18 s. — (Typy broni i uzbrojenia 6). ORP Błyskawica – polski niszczyciel (według nazewnictwa okresu dwudziestolecia międzywojennego – kontrtorpedowiec, z franc. contre-torpilleur), jeden z dwóch zbudowanych okrętów typu Grom, wprowadzony do służby w Marynarce Wojennej w 1937 roku. Uczestniczył w działaniach II wojny...
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Ballantine Books, 2004. — 896 p. In a work of extraordinary narrative power, filled with brilliant personalities and vivid scenes of dramatic action, Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and Dreadnought, elevates to its proper historical importance the role of sea power in the winning of the Great War. The predominant...
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Pen and Sword, 2013. — 163 p. Captain Tony McCrum's naval career started in 1932. He survived the sinking of HMS Skipjack at Dunkirk and went on to serve on minesweepers and at sea during the landings at Salerno. His wartime experiences were recently published as Sunk by Stukas. This book covers the second part of his naval career between 1945 and 1963. Having arrived back in...
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Pen and Sword, 2015. — 192 p. Early Ships and Seafaring: Water Transport Within Europe’ builds on Professor Seán McGrail’s 2006 volume ‘Ancient Boats and Ships’ by delving deeper into the construction and use of boats and ships between the stone age and AD 1500 in order to provide up to date information. Regions covered will include the Mediterranean and Atlantic Europe. This...
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Naval Institute Press, 2015. — 258 p. Silent and Unseen is a memoir of a submariner's life on a U.S. attack submarine during the Cold War by Capt. Alfred S. McLaren, an experienced submarine officer and nuclear attack submarine commander. He describes in riveting detail the significant events that occurred early in the Cold War during his seven years, 1958-1965, on board three...
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London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Co, 1941. — 135 p. Cover the warships used by the different national naval forces, and provide data on their characteristics. Illustrations comprise photographs of typical ships of the principal navies.
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University of North Carolina Press, 2012. — 288 p. Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because the represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War on the Waters, James M. McPherson has crafted an enlightening, at times harrowing, and ultimately thrilling account of...
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Naval Historical Center, 1991. — 232 p. Latest update on the history of mine countermeasures in the US Navy. Covers from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm. Well written by an author with access to USN sources for her information.
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Naval Institute Press, 2015. — 264 p. This is a ground-breaking study in Anglo-French naval relations after 1919 as they related to European diplomatic currents between the two World Wars, and to the balance of global naval power before World War II until the summer of 1940. The regional focus is on the Mediterranean, the only area where British and French naval power could be...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 321 p. A vividly detailed account of life aboard U.S. submarines in the Pacific during World War II from retired Rear Admiral of U.S. Navy.
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Routledge, 1998. — 210 p. Rear Admiral Raja Menon contends that nations embroiled in Continental Wars have historically had poor maritime strategies. He develops the argument that navies that have been involved in such wars have made poor contributions to political objectives, and outlines future strategies.
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Zenith Press, 2001. — 480 р. Covering every major warship type from the American ironclads of the 1860s through today's super-sophisticated aircraft carriers, this fact-filled directory describes more than 200 fighting vessels, providing technical specifications along with development and service histories. Intricately detailed full-color drawings vividly bring the warships to...
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Combined Books, 1995. — 252 p. Unknown to the general public, detailed logbooks of most Civil War vessels have survived and now lie in the National Archives. Using research from these and other official records, the author has written detailed accounts of the most important events in Civil War maritime history, including battles, amphibious assaults, shipwrecks, court-martials,...
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Naval Institute Press, 1985. — 320 p. World War II adventure story of epic proportions, this book tells the heroic tale of a dedicated band of men who refused to let their crippled ship sink to the bottom of the Pacific in late 1944. Based on over seventy eyewitness accounts and hundreds of official documents and personal papers, it records in rich detail the USS Houston's...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1988. — 391 p. Table of contents: Front Matter. Seapower and Global Politics. Seapower and its Measurement Rules. Rules for Counting Warships, 1494–1860. Rules for Counting Warships, 1861–1993. The Long Cycle of World Leadership. The Future of Seapower. Front Matter. The World Powers: Was Portugal the First World Power? The World Powers: The Netherlands, Great...
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W. W. Norton Company, 2008. — 800 p. The thrilling story of Britain's death-struggle with Revolutionary France, wherein Napoleon is checkmated by Nelson's brilliant naval exploits. In February 1793 France declared war on Britain, and for the next twenty-two years the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars raged. This was to be the longest, cruelest war ever fought at sea, comparable in...
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Naval Institute Press, 1980. — 238 p. Originally published to much acclaim, this is the story of the legendary German battleship that sunk the pride of the Royal Navy, HMS Hood, on May 24, 1941, and three days later was hunted down and sunk by the British during one of the most dramatic pursuits in naval history. Told by a German naval officer who witnessed both sinkings, the book...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 382 p. A character complete study of the German submarine forces during World War II that challenges traditional and revisionist views of the naval service.
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. — 344 p. This volume examines the transformation of British and US naval policy from 1870 to 1889, which resulted in the British Naval Defence Act (1889), the construction of the first modern US battleships, and began the naval arms race which culminated in World War One. In examining the development of strategic thinking in the Royal and US Navies, it...
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London, Routledge, 2009. — 629 p. Naval Warfare 1919-1945 is a comprehensive history of the war at sea from the end of the Great War to the end of World War Two. Showing the bewildering nature and complexity of the war facing those charged with fighting it around the world, this book ranges far and wide: sweeping across all naval theatres and those powers performing major, as well...
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McFarland Company, 2018. — 228 p. The first African-American aircraft carrier commander, Rear Admiral Lawrence Cleveland Chambers (1929- ) played a prominent role as captain of the USS Midway during the Vietnam War. During the evacuation of Saigon--known as Operation Frequent Wind--he famously ordered several UH-1 helicopters pushed overboard to make room for an escaping South...
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Ragged Mountain Press, 2006. — 418 p. In October 1776, four years before Benedict Arnold’s treasonous attempt to hand control of the Hudson River to the British, his patch-work fleet on Lake Champlain was all that stood between British forces and a swift end to the American rebellion. Benedict Arnold’s Navy is the dramatic chronicle of that desperate battle and of the...
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US Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 350 p. The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the United States Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro-Hungarian Kaiserliche und Konigliche Kriegsmarine, and the Imperial Russian Navy to...
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Penguin, 2019. — 541 p. Aside from FDR, no American did more to shape World War II than Admiral William D. Leahy--not Douglas MacArthur, not Dwight Eisenhower, and not even the legendary George Marshall. No man, including Harry Hopkins, was closer to Roosevelt, nor had earned his blind faith, like Leahy. Through the course of the war, constantly at the president's side and...
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Naval Institute Press, 2009. — 360 p. The Mediterranean Sea is the maritime crossroads where Europe, Asia and Africa meet. It was the most intensely contested body of water in World War II. More major naval actions were fought in the Mediterranean than in the Atlantic or Pacific. Its waters witnessed carrier strikes, battle-line shootouts, cruiser-destroyer engagements, convoy...
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Naval Institute Press, 2018. — The story of the German light cruiser SMS Emden has been the subject of over a dozen books since her destruction at the hands of the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914. Accounts of Emden's raiding activities, her loss on the Cocos Islands, and the escape of her landing party have also appeared in official histories and books on...
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Nova Science Publishing, 2011. — 157 p. A navy (sometimes called a maritime force) is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval warfare and amphibious warfare; namely, lake- or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions. It includes anything conducted by surface ships, amphibious ships, submarines, and sea-borne aviation, as well as...
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ABC-Clio, 2004. — 283 p. Cruisers and Battle Cruisers explores the pivotal importance of cruiser-class ships to naval warfare and, in a wider scope, world politics. In vivid but accessible detail, it describes the milestones of cruiser design and deployment from mid-19th century development of steam-propelled, ironclads to the World War I introduction of battle cruisers; from the...
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ABC-CLIO, 2005. — 321 p. On July 4, 1991, the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers, the most powerful surface combatants in naval history, was commissioned. It was the culmination of a century-and-a-half evolution of the destroyer―an evolution captured in this vivid and timely history of the world's most popular warship. Destroyers: An Illustrated History of Their Impact tells the...
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Indiana University Press, 2006. — 141 p. The battle of Heligoland Bight was the first major action between the British and German fleets during World War I. The British orchestrated the battle as a warning to the German high command that any attempt to operate their naval forces in the North Sea would be met by strong British resistance. Heligoland Island guarded the entrance to...
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Thistle Publishing, 2015. — 400 p. The battleship reigned supreme at sea from the 1860s to the 1940s, the ultimate symbol of naval power and national pride, queen on the naval chessboard. This book describes its evolution from the wooden man-of-war plated with iron armour to the great steel leviathan of the Second World War, and its ultimate displacement as arbiter of naval...
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St. Martin's Press, 1974. — 328 p. God, the gun and the sailing ship were the three pillars of Western civilization. It was the simultaneous development of guns and sailing ships and the fusing of the two into a weapon that swept all before it which allowed Renaissance Europe to establish world supremacy. In tracing this process from when guns were first taken aboard ships and...
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Routledge, 1981. — 265 p. It is hard today to envisage the era when the Royal Navy ruled the seas, its cruisers and gunboats policing Britain's worldwide empire and trade, its battlefleet providing the force behind Britain's global power. It was a legendary service carrying an aura of invincibility from its victorious history culminating in Trafalgar even as its ships changed...
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Harper Collins, 1972. — 360 p. This book traces the history of the battleship from beginning to end - i.e. from the 1860's to the 1940's. This was a time when the fate of nations rested upon their naval power and the Battleship became the main element of that power once it had eclipsed the wooden ship of the line. This author writes a most interesting and worthwhile account of...
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David McKay Company, 1974. — 404 p. This is the dramatic story of the deadly competition in Dreadnought battleships between Great Britain and Imperial Germany in the years before the First World War. It is a story of two great empires set on a collision course to the Armageddon of 1914.But was the outbreak of war, as many historians have written, the inevitable result of the...
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Harvard University Press, 2005. — 390 p. Commanders at sea struggle not only with the unpredictability of natural elements, but also with a shroud of uncertainty often referred to as the "fog of war." Over the centuries most admirals yielded to the natural temptation to find in new technologies a means to assert centralized control over their forces. But other commanders have...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2008. — 208 p. By the end of 1943 the German submarine war on Atlantic convoys was all but defeated, beaten by superior technology, code-breaking and air power. With losses mounting, Dönitz withdrew the wolfpacks, but in a surprise change of strategy, following the D-Day landings in June 1944, he sent his U-boats into coastal waters, closer to home, where they...
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Naval Institute Press, 2013. — 288 p. At War in Distant Waters investigates the reasons behind Great Britain’s combined military and naval offensive expeditions outside of Europe during the Great War. Often regarded as unnecessary sideshows to the conflict waged on the European continent, Pattee argues that the various campaigns were necessary adjuncts to the war in Europe, and...
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Octopus Books, 1975. — 146 p. Подробный обзор развития, эволюции и совершенствования военно-морского вооружения и военного кораблестроения - от времен строительства древних финикийских галер до создания современных подводных атомных лодок.
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2011. — 152 p. During World War I (1914-1918) the North Sea became the principal battleground for the navies of Britain and Germany. This book explains in chronological order the major encounters between Kaiser Wilhelm II’s High Seas Fleet and the Royal Navy. It also includes other important operations such as mine-laying and sweeping, the Zeppelin...
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Zebra Books, 1985. — 340 p. The Naval masterminds who led the Germans through World War II. Includes profiles on Admiral Karl Doenitz, who would become Hitler's successor; Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, a secret friend to the Allies who headed the vast network of Nazi intelligence; and Admiral Gunther Lutjens, who commanded the ill-fated Bismarck on her first and only run; and some...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2012. — 262 p. — ISBN: 1408844362. The Roman Navy was remarkable for its size, reach and longevity. As significant as the Royal Navy was to the British Empire in the nineteenth century, the Roman Navy was crucial to the extraordinary expansion of Imperial power and for its maintenance over a period of more than 800 years. The fabric and organization of this...
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Bellona, 1993. — 162 p. — (Historyczne Bitwy). The Battle of Lepanto was a naval engagement that took place on 7 October 1571 when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of European Catholic states arranged by Pope Pius V, inflicted a major defeat on the fleet of the Ottoman Empire in the Gulf of Patras. The Ottoman forces were sailing westward from their naval station in Lepanto...
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London: PRC Publishing, 1980. — 193 p. Dozens of photos illustrate this complete history of war cruisers and the parts they played in naval warfare.
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Mcgill Queens University Press, 1995. — 322 p. This is an account of one of the most ambitious and catastrophic French naval expeditions in the 18th century, resulting in the deaths of up to 8000 men. It exposes the ambitions and frailties of men, the arbitrariness of success, and the limits of power in the 18th century. Intended as a riposte to the Anglo-American capture of...
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Cambridge University Press, 1992. — 238 p. When maritime transport and communication depended on muscle and wind-power, the Mediterranean Sea functioned as a symbiotic force between the civilisations which surrounded it, at once the major dividing barrier and the major connecting element. In this study, the technological limitations of maritime traffic are considered in...
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Seuil, 2017. — 279 p. Marcus Rediker est le grand historien des hors-la-loi de l'Atlantique. Il explore ici le monde fascinant de l'aventure maritime du point de vue des pirates, flibustiers, travailleurs forcés en révolte, esclaves marrons, fuyards et autres mutins, qui ont défié l'autorité depuis le pont inférieur des navires. Il nous fait entrer dans leur univers de récits...
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Beacon Press, 2014. — 248 p. This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals,...
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Beacon Press, 2004. — 248 p. Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy (1716-1726) and the infamous generation whose images underlie our modern, romanticized view of pirates. Rediker introduces us to the dreaded black flag, the Jolly Roger; swashbuckling figures such as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard; and the unnamed, unclimbed pirate who was...
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Allen & Unwin, 2003. — 363 p. Naval history is sometimes criticised for concentrating on the technical side of operations at the expense of the human. The Face of Naval Battle breaks new ground in that for the first time the authors closely examine the individual and group experience of maritime warfare in the twentieth century. What is it that makes naval battle different from...
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Presses de l’University de Paris-Sorbonne, 2002. — 462 p. Il est des continents à redécouvrir, et des océans. Le monde de la course et de la flibuste en fait partie. Non pas qu'il soit absent de notre imaginaire ; bien au contraire, il l'encombre de souvenirs adolescents : récits de piraterie dévorés dans la Bibliothèque verte, sagas hollywoodiennes en technicolor. La science...
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Krieger Publishing Co., 1984. — 689 p. This is how the world works - as the Phoenicians transporting good across the Aegean, they brought ideas, religions, and parts of other societies with them and all protected by the navies of those city-states with whom they traded. It worked then, it worked for the Brits, and it works for us now. A must-read for everyone involved in...
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Frank Cass, 2004. — 412 p. With the fall of France, almost the entire coastline of Western Europe was in German hands. Clandestine sea transport operations provided lines of vital intelligence for wartime Britain. These 'secret flotillas' landed and picked up agents in and from France, and ferried Allied evaders and escapees. This activity was crucial to the SIS (Secret...
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Frank Cass, 2004. — 485 p. This authoritative publication by the official historian, the late Sir Brooks Richards, vividly describes and analyses the clandestine naval operations that took place during World War II. The account has been made possible through Sir Brooks' access to closed government archives, combined with his own wartime experiences and the recollections of many...
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Casemate Publishers, 2010. — 435 p. This is the previously untold story of one of the most ferocious and prolonged naval battles in history: the battle at the radar picket stations during the American assault on Okinawa in the spring of 1945. The US fleet and its accompanying airpower that took station off Okinawa was of gigantic proportions, such that the Japanese could only rely...
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London: Chatham Publishing, 1997. — 134 p. Introduction Origins Design and construction 1904-1915 Battlecruiser revival Perspective drawings Machinery Armament Armour Conclusion Summary of Service Sources Notes Index Folding plans of HMS Queen Marry 1913
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Hailed as the most extensive photographic record of the naval side of World War II ever produced, this book is a must for anyone interested in naval history. From Robert Capa's images of the mayhem on Omaha Beach to the amateur photography of a serviceman on board a destroyer, the collection offers a moving and informative look at all theaters. The introduction of the 35-mm camera...
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Pen and Sword, 2012. — 186 p. In August 1812 Henry Bell’s Comet, a revolutionary paddle steamer, made her first journey on the Clyde. This marked the start of extraordinary developments that completely transformed shipping and transport in Britain, Europe and the Americas. The paddle steamer soon became the key link with Empire, pushing the Honorable East India Company’s wooden...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1996. — 296 p. It is a century since Mahan and his disciples taught the world that a battlefleet was indispensable to a great power. Great and not so great powers still keep powerful navies today, but we have no generally-accepted principles to explain why. In this book historians and naval officers from Britain, the United States and other countries study...
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University of Missouri, 2006. — 393 p. Bringing to a close his epic recounting of naval power in the twentieth century, Lisle Rose describes the virtual disappearance after 1945 of all but one great navy, whose existence and operations over the next sixty years guaranteed a freedom of the seas so complete as to be at once universally acknowledged and ignored. In the first twenty...
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University of Missouri, 2006. — 384 p. The twentieth century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires. Industrialism brought not peace but the sword. And the tip of that sword was sea power. In Power at Sea, Lisle A. Rose gives us an unprecedented narrative assessment of modern sea power, how it emerged from the Age of Fighting Sail, how it was employed in...
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University of Missouri, 2006. — 534 p. After 1921, the clouds of suspicion and resentment left by the Great War gradually obscured the strenuous efforts of negotiating statesmen and led to ever greater appetites for power at sea. By the mid-thirties, worried admiralties around the world were bracing themselves for a new and deadlier round of global violence. In this monumental...
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Ashgate Publishing, 2014. — 248 p. Maritime Power in the Black Sea provides the first comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the comparative maritime power of the six littoral states in the Black Sea - Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania and Bulgaria. This book examines the maritime capabilities and assets of each of the six littoral Black Sea states and also considers...
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ABC-CLIO, 2004. — 229 p. — (Weapons and Warfare). From ancient times to World War II and the postwar period, Battleships charts the evolution of the vessel that ruled the seas―a vessel that, until the arrival of the aircraft carrier, would be the most expensive and complex human-made moving object in history. Over 40 photographs make clear the defining features of each significant...
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University of California Press, 1981. — 538 p. A study of European naval exploration and colonization includes examinations of the expansion of the English, Spanish, Dutch, French, Venice and Portuguese maritime Empires. In this authoritative study, first published in 1981, Geoffrey Scammell traces the course of European expansion between around 800 and 1650, during which time the...
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Diggory Press, 2006. — 136 p. The diary (translated into English) of a World War One U-Boat commander. As well as being a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also reminds us there were humans involved - on both sides of the action - as we read too of the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweetheart.
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Simon and Schuster, 2013. — 448 p. Focusing on the unique stories of three of the war’s top submarines—Silversides, Drum, and Tang—James Scott takes readers beneath the waves to experience the determination, heroism, and tragedy that defined the submarine service. From the thrill of a torpedo hit on a loaded freighter to the terror of depth charge attacks that shattered gauges and...
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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005. — 208 p. By October, 1944, Japan's once-mighty naval power was almost extinguished. But in one last desperate bid, the Japanese gathered and combined their forces to defeat the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy. With more ships engaged than there were even in the gargantuan World War I Battle of Jutland-and 200,000 men fighting on the sea...
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Philadelphia: McCurdy Publishers, 1883. — 719 p. Классическая книга американского историка и офицера флота Эдварда Шиппена описывает его изложение величайших морских сражений от времен античности до современного ему 1882 года: от морских сражений греков, римлян и карфагенян до бомбардировки английским флотом египетской Александрии в 1882 году. В целом, книга написана достаточно...
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Naval Institute Press , 2011. — 316 p. From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every German artillery piece mounted afloat during World War II. All marks and variations of these weapons are described individually, including their mountings and the ammunition fired, along with...
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Portsmouth: Griffin & Co, 1880. — 309 p. This book containing a complete and concise account of the rise and progress of submarine warfare; also a detailed description of all matters appertaining thereto, including the latest improvements.
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Naval Institute Press, 2010. — 336 p. Published to coincide with the centennial celebration of U.S. Navy Aviation, this book chronicles Navy aviation from its earliest days, before the Navy's first aircraft carrier joined the fleet, through the modern jet era marked by the introduction of the F-18 Hornet. It tells how naval aviation got its start, profiles its pioneers, and...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2007. — 289 p. From the year 1066 the English Channel has provided Great Britain with a natural defensive barrier, but never more than in the early days of World War Two. This book relates how the Royal Navy defended that vital seaway throughout the war. From the early days of the Dover Patrols, through the traumas of the Dunkirk evacuation, the battles of...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2008. — 368 p. This is the story of the Royal Navy battle-cruiser H.M.S. Renown, a famous ship with a long and distinguished operational career. Originally built for the First World War she subsequently served in the post-war fleet and took royalty around the world. Modernized just in time for World War Two, she re-joined the fleet in September, 1939 and...
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London: Routledge Group, 2001. — 263 p. — (Warfare and History). This book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change - steam-power, armour, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategy and tactics. Part of the ever-growing and prestigious Warfare and...
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Reaktion Books, 2004. — 336 p. Navies in Modern World History traces the role of navies in history from the early nineteenth century, through both World Wars, to the dawn of the twenty-first century and beyond. In a series of case studies Lawrence Sondhaus examines the national fleets of Britain, France, Germany, the United States, Japan, Brazil, Chile and the Soviet Union, and...
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Cambridge University Press, 2014. — 417 p. This is a major new naval history of the First World War (1914-1918) which reveals the decisive contribution of the war at sea to Allied victory. In a truly global account, Lawrence Sondhaus traces the course of the campaigns in the North Sea, Atlantic, Adriatic, Baltic and Mediterranean and examines the role of critical innovations in...
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Viking Press, 2001. — 504 p. The author takes an interesting approach to describing the evolution of naval warfare during the twentieth century. He describes the development of technologies in conjunction with the training and treatment of the men in different navies at different times and shows the ramifications in selected battles. One aspect that make this book particularly...
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Free Press, 1985. — 589 p. Traces the naval war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor (1941) to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (1945), and examines the major naval battles and campaigns.
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Naval Institute Press, 1964. — 317 p. A lasting memorial to the USS Enterprise, this classic tale of the carrier that contributed more than any other single warship to the naval victory in the Pacific has remained a favorite World War II story for more than twenty-five years. The Big E participated in nearly every major engagement of the war against Japan and earned a total of...
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Penguin Press, 2017. — 384 p. From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent that is often underappreciated, it still does. No one understands this better than Admiral Jim Stavridis. In Sea Power, Admiral Stavridis takes us with him on a tour of the world’s oceans from the admiral’s chair, showing us...
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Naval Institute Press, 2015. — 268 p. The outcome of much of the naval war in World War II was decided by the torpedo or the aerial bomb, making the submarine and aircraft carrier, the new arbiters of naval conflict. Despite this, there were a surprising number of ship-to-ship engagements involving the big guns of battleships and cruisers. Big Gun Battles recounts some of the most...
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Seaforth Publishing, 2008. — 256 p. Fast, manoeuvrable and heavily armed, destroyers were the most aggressive surface warships of the twentieth century. Although originally conceived as a defensive screen to protect the main battlefleet from torpedo attack, the gamekeeper soon turned poacher, and became primarily a weapon of offence. As such they were involved in many hard-fought...
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Allen and Unwin, 2006. — 464 p. Bringing together scholars from all over the world, this detailed reference examines the navy's contribution to Australia's national development—from the initial exploration and colonization of the continent to the foundation and protection of a modern, sovereign state.
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Allen and Unwin, 2002. — 383 p. The development of Australia's navy has been a vital factor in its history and evolution as a nation in the century since Federation. Australia has a maritime environment and its national interests stretch far beyond its coastline. This text examines the influences on the rise of Australian naval power and discusses current international and...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2013. — 224 p. The Author begins this fascinating book by tracing aircraft carrier development between the Wars. Eschewed by the Germans and Italians and with Britain squandering her early lead, the Americans and Japanese became front-runners. The Royal Navy learnt the hard way in the early stages of WW2 with the loss of HMS Courageous and Glorious but,...
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Frank Cass, 2005. — 218 p. The strategy of the British and French prior to World War II was to preserve the status quo after the disaster of World War I. Donald Stoker's book examines British and French involvement from 1919 to 1939 in the creation and development of the naval forces of Poland, Finland and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This is an...
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Conway Maritime Press, 1996. — 187 p. История боевых линейных кораблей с начала XX века до наших дней. Справочник составлен по странам мира, на флотах которых на вооружении имелись линкоры. От Аргентины до США. История, фото, ТТХ всех линейных кораблей мира.
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Frontline Books, 2017. — 273 p. The career of Guernsey-born Admiral James Saumarez reads like an early history of the Royal Navy. His first battle was against the American revolutionaries in 1775, but thereafter his main opponents were the French and the Spanish, and the first fighting ship he commanded, the eight-gun galley Spitfire, was involved in forty-seven engagements...
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Pen and Sword, 2012. — 144 p. The photos in this book are taken from an unpublished album belonged to a member of the crew of famous German Battleship Tirpitz. It is a little known fact that before the start of World War Two the ship went on a shakedown voyage into the Atlantic, traveling north into Arctic waters and south into the more tropical climbs of the Caribbean. There are...
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Oxford University Press, 2011. — 464 p. There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force (the Kido Butai) had been sunk and their grip on the Pacific had been loosened forever. In this...
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Distribuidora Don Jorge, 2005. — 98 p. Aspectos constructivos y del trazado del grand navío Santísima Trinidad así como breve historia de los combates en los que participó.
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Naval War College Press, 2008. - 155 p. - (Newport Papers). In September 2005, fifty-five chiefs of navies and coast guards, along with twenty-seven war college presidents from around the world gathered in Newport for the Seventeenth International Seapower Symposium. We shared perspectives on a broad range of issues important to the global maritime community and individual...
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W. W. Norton and Company, 2012. — 354 p. An incomparable seaman, ferociously combative yet chivalrous, Admiral Edward Pellew might have served as the model for Patrick O’Brian’s Jack Aubrey. Edward Pellew, captain of the legendary Indefatigable, was quite simply the greatest British frigate captain in the age of sail. Left fatherless at age eight, with a penniless mother and five...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2009. — 176 p. On 2 August 1708 Royal Navy's Captain Woodes Rogers set sail from Bristol with two ships, the Duke and Duchess, on an epic voyage of circumnavigation that was to make him famous. His mission was to attack, plunder and pillage Spanish ships wherever he could. And, as Graham Thomas shows in this tense and exciting narrative, after a series of...
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2014. — 249 p. Sir Henry Morgan (1635-1688) was the most successful of all the pirates of the Caribbean, amassing a fortune by pillaging towns on the Spanish Main and eventually becoming governor of Jamaica. This lively biography charts his colourful career, unpicking fact from fiction and addressing questions that perplex historians to this day: to what...
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Naval Institute Press, 1984. — 373 p. Table of contents : - List of Figures - Preface - Introduction -- Science in War -- Operations Research: The Discipline The Group's Formative Years during World War II - The U-boat Menace - America's Early Antisubmarine Experience - Rallying America's Scientists - The Emergence of ASWORG - Sending Scientists to Naval Commands - Contact with...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. — 143 p. This edited volume starts with an account of the submarine in naval warfare and moves on to review the nature and consequences of naval modernisation in Southeast Asia by considering their acquisition by the small and medium navies of the region. It explores the reasons for these navies taking on this very substantial and demanding challenge, the...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1982. — 284 p. Table of contents: An Introduction. A Review of the Literature. Sources and Elements. The Decisive Battle. Alternative Routes and Command of the Sea. The Exercise of Command. A New Environment for Navies? Old Tasks for New Navies. New Tasks for New Navies. A Survey of Present Practice. Back Matter.
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Routledge, 2009. — 432 p. The sea has always been central to human development as a source of resources, and as a means of transportation, information-exchange and strategic dominion. It has been the basis for our prosperity and security. This is even more the case, now, in the early 21st century, with the emergence of an increasingly globalized world trading system. Navies have...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. — 162 p. Is naval global conflict in the Asia-Pacific becoming more likely? This edited volume explores the reasons for the naval build-up in the Asian region, and analyses its consequences.
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1984. — 267 p. Автор данной работы исследует историю развития и участия в боевых действиях британского ВМФ с 1945 года. Часть глав книги прогнозирует стратегическое, командное, техническое и корабельное развитие и совершенствование британского флота в будущем.
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Riverhead Books, 2010. — 368 p. The stirring story of the seventeenth-century pirates of the Mediterranean—the forerunners of today's bandits of the seas—and how their conquests shaped the clash between Christianity and Islam. It's easy to think of piracy as a romantic way of life long gone—if not for today's frightening headlines of robbery and kidnapping on the high seas....
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New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2011. — 597 p. — ISBN-13 978-0-3930-6813-9. — Pacific War Trilogy. Volume I. On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Six months later, in a sea fight north of the tiny atoll of Midway, four Japanese aircraft carriers were sent into the...
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University Press of Kentucky, 2004. — 608 p. Nineteen months before the D-day invasion of Normandy, Allied assault forces landed in North Africa in Operation TORCH, the first major amphibious operation of the war in Europe. Under the direction of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, AUS, Adm. Andrew B. Cunningham, RN, Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN, and others, the Allies kept pressure on the...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 1991. — 279 p. Table of contents : Introduction. Front Matter. The Development of Strategic Purposes for Attack on Maritime Trade. World War I. The Belligerents’ Rights Dispute and the ‘New Mercantilism’. Trade Control and Blockade Between the Wars. World War II. Naval Blockade and Trade War Since 1945. General Conclusions.
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McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. — 521 p. Britannia's Palette looks at the lives of British artists who witnessed the naval war against the French Republic and Empire between 1793 and 1815. This band of brothers, through their artistic and entrepreneurial efforts, established the images of the war at sea that were central to the understanding their contemporaries had of...
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University of Nebraska Press, 2007. — 221 p. The Sound of Music endeared Georg von Trapp (1880–1947) and his singing family to the world, and it also showed us how desperately the Nazis wanted Captain von Trapp for their navy. In To the Last Salute we learn why. Trapp’s own story of his exploits as a submarine commander during the First World War is as exciting as it is...
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Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000. — 282 p. Great technological advances were made in almost every area of maritime military activity between 1793 and 1914. At the beginning of the nineteenth century the Napoleonic wars marked the zenith of fighting sail and wooden hulls. By the dawn of the twentieth century, heavily armed iron-hulled warships, powered by oil-fired burners and driven...
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Indiana University Press, 2009. — 329 p. Surigao Strait in the Philippine Islands was the scene of a major battleship duel during the Battle of Leyte Gulf (1944). Because the battle was fought at night and had few survivors on the Japanese side, the events of that naval engagement have been passed down in garbled accounts. Anthony P. Tully pulls together all of the existing...
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Stockholm: Bonniers Forlag, 1923. — 654 p. Классическая фундаментальная работа известного историка подробно исследует историю шведского королевского военно-морского флота с момента его создания в начале 16-го века и до конца 19-го века.
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Editions Bouchène, 2016. — 174 p. Pendant plus de deux siècles. Algériens et Néerlandais s'affrontèrent en Méditerranée occidentale. Tout au long de deux siècles, et malgré de courtes périodes de paix, le conflit fut quasi permanent entre une puissance maritime qui s'acharnait à tenter de tirer tous les profits de la course, et une puissance commerciale qui cherchait...
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Naval Institute Press, 2014. — 235 p. An exceptional figure in the history of the German Navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat decoration, the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds. At one time or another he operated in almost every theater of the undersea war, from Norway to the Indian Ocean, and became the...
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Routledge, 2019. — 349 p. This book focuses on the theory and practice of maritime strategy and operations by the weaker powers at sea. Illustrated by examples from naval and military history, the book explains and analyzes the strategies of the weaker side at sea in both peacetime and wartime; in defense versus offense; the main prerequisites for disputing control of the sea; and...
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Second revised and expanded edition. — Frank Cass, 2003. — 356 p. Many books and articles have been written on wars in narrow seas. However, none deals in any comprehensive manner with the problems of strategy and conduct of naval operations. The aim of this book is to explain in some detail the characteristics of a war fought in narrow seas and to compare and contrast strategy...
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Naval War College Press, 2016. — 318 p. Major Naval Pacific operations (during 1941-1945) represent an area of study of operational art that Western naval theoreticians and planners have generally neglected. Too much emphasis is given instead to advanced technologies and tactics of weapons, at the expense of combined-arms tactics. The absence of an immediate and serious threat at...
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Naval War College Press, 2008. — 141 p. Major Naval operations are the principal methods by which naval forces achieve operational objectives in a conflict at sea. The U.S. Navy and other major Western navies planned and executed numerous major naval operations in World War II as part of maritime and, in several cases, land campaigns. Major naval operations have been conducted on...
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London: Routledge, 2009. — 272 p. This new volume provides a comprehensive analysis of both the theory and practice of operational warfare at sea. The book is unique in using diverse sources and examples to present a comprehensive topical description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at sea today. It opens with a survey of the emergence of operational...
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Greenwood, 2001. — 343 p. From the Thirteenth century through the Nineteenth, the waterways of the world provided the major means of transportation for exploration, trade, the military, and even criminals. Find out what life was like for those who chose to sail the high seas, as well as for those who didn't choose to be on board, like wives brought to sea by husbands and slaves en...
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Vieweg Teubner Verlag, 1934. — 291 p. Ludwig von Schröder (1854-1933) was a Prussian officer and Admiral during World War I and a recipient of the Pour le Mérite with Oak Leaves. Schröder entered the newly established Imperial Naval Service in May 1871. Prior to World War I, he served on several different ships and commanded the Blitz, as well as the training vessel the Moltke. He...
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Littlehampton Book, 1969. — 304 p. Detailed accounts of some of the most famous and decisive Naval Battles in modern history - from Lepanto (1571) and Downes (1639) - to Midway (1942) and Leyte Gulf (1944).
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American Heritage Publishing, 1963. — 162 p. This is original biography of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (1758–1805), who was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. His inspirational leadership, grasp of strategy, and unconventional tactics brought about a number of decisive British naval victories, particularly during the Napoleonic...
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Pen and Sword Military, 2008. — 238 p. On April 23, 1918 a force drawn from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines launched one of the most daring raids in naval history. The aim was to block the Zeebrugge Canal, thereby denying U-boat access, although this meant assaulting a powerfully fortified German naval base.
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Pen and Sword Maritime, 2012. — 244 p. Of all the acts of gallantry in World War II few were as audacious as the attack by midget submarines on the pride of the German fleet, the battleship Tirpitz, lying in her fortified mooring in a Norwegian fjord. Lieutenant Godfrey Place (1921-1994) was in command of submarine X7 in September 1943 and traveled over 1000 miles, negotiating...
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TAMU Press, 2001. — 441 p. Through two victorious world conflicts and a Cold War, the U.S. Navy and American ocean scientists drew ever closer, converting an early marriage of necessity into a relationship of astonishing achievement. Beginning in 1919, Gary Weir's An Ocean in Common traces the first forty-two years of their joint quest to understand each other and the deep...
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Berkley Hardcover, 2007. — 432 p. In World War II, a chosen few fought a silent war beneath the waves. These are their stories. In the dark days after Pearl Harbor (1941), the small, ill-equipped arm of the Navy known as Submarine Force would stand between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese Navy. Unfortunately, the spirit and courage of the Submarine...
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Dutton and Company, 1910. — 370 p. Классическая фундаментальная работа посвящена истории венецианского флота за многовековой период (с 452 по 1797 года). Многочисленные морские войны с арабами, турками, византийцами и испанцами нашли свое отражении в этой книге. Сражение у Лепанто (1571), битвы у Дарданелл (в 1654-1657) в ходе Критской войны (1645-1669), завоевание и потеря...
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Indiana University Press, 2009. — 568 p. The transition to modern war at sea began during the period of the Sino-Japanese War (1894–1895) and the Spanish-American War (1898) and was propelled forward rapidly by the advent of the dreadnought and the nearly continuous state of war that culminated in World War I. By 1922, most of the elements that would define sea power in the...
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Indiana University Press, 2010. — 704 p. In this second volume of his history of naval power in the 20th century, H. P. Willmott follows the fortunes of the established seafaring nations of Europe along with two upstarts―the United States and Japan. Emerging from World War I in command of the seas, Great Britain saw its supremacy weakened through neglect and in the face of more...
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New York, Routledge Group, 2004. — 452 p. This A-Z biographical guide covers the life and careers of over 600 key figures in naval history, from the sixteenth century to the present day. Featuring influential figures from the UK, US and around the world, from the great admirals such as Nelson, to minesweepers, designers and administrators, it is an invaluable guide to those who...
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Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. — (War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 Series) — xxi, 235 p. ; 6 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour. - Fits neatly into a burgeoning field of naval history that looks beyond traditional narratives - Includes a selection of leading scholars in relevant fields - Brings together and synthesises a series of contrasting case...
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Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. — xxi, 235 p. ; 6 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour. — (War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850 Series). Fits neatly into a burgeoning field of naval history that looks beyond traditional narratives Includes a selection of leading scholars in relevant fields Brings together and synthesises a series of contrasting case studies...
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Autonomedia, 2003. — 210 p. From the 16th to the 19th centuries, Moslem corsairs from the Barbary Coast ravaged European shipping and enslaved thousands of unlucky captives. During this same period, thousands more Europeans converted to Islam and joined the pirate holy war. Were these men (and women) the scum of the seas, apostates, traitors Renegadoes? Or did they abandon and...
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Harper Collins, 2010. — 512 p. The epic life story of the Atlantic Ocean from the bestselling author, Simon Winchester For thousands of years the Atlantic Ocean was viewed by mariners with a mixture of awe, terror and amazement -- an impassable barrier to the unknown. In recent times, as we fly high above it without so much as bothering to look down, this vast sea has been...
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Chatham Press, 1997. — 150 p. By the end of the sailing era the 50-gun ship had come to be regarded as a hybrid--too small to stand in the line of battle, but lacking the speed and handiness of the frigate--so was often dismissed as a naval architectural dinosaur left over from an earlier age. This prejudiced view has gone unchallenged in modern naval history, but this new book...
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Routledge Group, 2009. — 190 p. This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR) during 1890-2005, highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy. The book argues that SSTR operations are challenging because they create new missions and basing modes, and signal a return to traditional naval methods of...
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Greenhill Books, 2006. — 124 p. Despite the apparent dominance of gunnery, in the age of sail sea fights were often concluded by boarding actions - desperate and bloody hand-to-hand melees where edged weapons rather than firearms were the deciding factor. The particular needs of naval close-quarter combat produced distinctive versions of axes, pikes and cutlasses (not to...
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Ballantine Books, 1981. — 236 p. Excellent informative narrative about the German U-boats, their crews, their command and control and their long, tough World War II from a German point of view.
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Conway Press, 1997. — 360 p. The History of the Ship covers the technology and commerce of deepwater vessels from Pharaonic times in Egypt to the 1990s, with emphasis on the ships and shipping of the past 500 years. This is a survey of a large subject, and it includes naval vessels and their technologies and politics as well as cargo vessels and their economic fortunes and...
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2007. — 240 p. Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort; they committed to action virtually every operational fighting ship on...
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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. — 308 p. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (1941) marked the end of the battleship as the centerpiece weapon of the U.S. Navy in the future, the aircraft carrier would be the star of the fleet. In this oral history edited by Wooldridge, Ramsey Fellow at the National Air and Space Museum, we see how Colonel Jimmy Doolittle's flyers learned to...
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Pen and Sword, 2004. — 224 p. Without the aircraft carrier, the Japanese would not have brought the United States into the Second World War through their attack on Pearl Harbour; without the carrier, the United States could not have rolled back the Japanese forces spread across the wide reaches of the Pacific and carried the war to Japan itself. Thus is can be argued that aircraft...
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Pen and Sword, 2005. — 349 p. To the US Navy they were CVEs! To the Royal Navy auxiliary carriers! To crews of endangered merchantmen in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans they were heaven-sent protection! To their crews they were Combustible, Vulnerable, Expendable! The need for air cover against enemy aircraft and submarines brought unprecedented demand for carriers. Over 100...
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Chatham Publishing, 2001. — 209 p. After 1860, the Chinese Empire made considerable efforts to acquire a modern navy to enable it to compete with the European colonial powers and the increasing threat from Japan. This book details the history of that development through the collapse of the empire and the Nationalist period up to the end of the Second World War. A full account...
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Casemate, 2012. — 328 p. The sinking of the German battleship Bismarck-a masterpiece of engineering, well-armored with a main artillery of eight 15-inch guns-was one of the most dramatic events of World War II. She left the port of Gotenhafen for her first operation on the night of 18 May 1941, yet was almost immediately discovered by Norwegian resistance and Allied air...
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М.: Воениздат, 1973. — 289 с. В предлагаемой читателю монографии прослеживается процесс развития форм и способов вооруженной борьбы на море. Авторы монографии анализируют основные боевые события на морских театрах Великой Отечественной войны в рамках оперативного искусства и тактики Советского Военно-Морского Флота. Книга рассчитана на офицеров, генералов и адмиралов...
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Л.: Военмориздат НКВМФ СССР, 1939. — 112 с. Книга знакомит читателей с методами и приемами работы военно-морской разведывательной службы капиталистических стран в Первой мировой войне 1914-1918 гг. В книге приведен целый ряд примеров из деятельности военно-морских разведок: английской, русской, германской и др. Наиболее интересной является глава 1, в которой дается описание...
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Редакция журнала «Техника - молодежи» и ООО «Восточный горизонт, 2004. — 100 с. — (Флот). — ISBN: 3-93848-008-6 Появление этого корабля вызвало шок в военно-морских кругах всех стран. Ещё бы - новый линкор настолько превосходил любого из своих собратьев, что все многочисленные броненосные эскадры впору было пускать на слом - они мгновенно устарели. Стало ясно: в военном...
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Редакция журнала «Техника - молодежи» и ООО «Восточный горизонт, 2004. — 100 с. — (Флот). — ISBN: 3-93848-008-6 Появление этого корабля вызвало шок в военно-морских кругах всех стран. Ещё бы - новый линкор настолько превосходил любого из своих собратьев, что все многочисленные броненосные эскадры впору было пускать на слом - они мгновенно устарели. Стало ясно: в военном...
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ЗАО "Редакция журнала "Техника - молодежи" и ООО "Восточный горизонт", 2003. — 96 с. — (Флот). — ISBN: 5-93848-009-4 Вторая часть книги Сергея Балакина и Владимира Кофмана, посвященной линейным кораблям XX века. Издание прекрасно иллюстрировано, в тексте большое количество качественных цветных и черно-белых иллюстраций, схем и чертежей. Содержание: Итоги "кораблестроительных...
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М.: Редакция журнала "Техника - молодежи"; Восточный горизонт, 2003. — 96 с. — (Флот). — ISBN 5-93848-009-4. Вторая часть книги Сергея Балакина и Владимира Кофмана, посвященной линейным кораблям XX века. Издание прекрасно иллюстрировано, в тексте большое количество качественных цветных и черно-белых иллюстраций, схем и чертежей. Содержание: Итоги "кораблестроительных каникул"....
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М.: Евразия, 2014. — 592 с. В книге рассматриваются процесс возникновения и эволюция римского регулярного флота, а также его роль в структуре вооруженных сил сначала Римской, а в последующем и Византийской империи. После победы Рима над всеми крупными морскими державами Средиземноморья его флот лишь в слабой степени принимал участие в расширении и поддержании римского...
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СПб.: Полигон, 2003. — 312 с.: ил. Книга посвящена истории военно-морских флагов и является первой работой такого рода, написанной в расчете на массового читателя. Многие флаги имеют очень интересную судьбу, изучением которой занимается вспомогательная историческая дисциплина — вексиллология. Увы, издания по данной тематике, как правило, ориентированы на узкий круг...
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СПб.: Полигон, 2003. — 312 с.: ил. — ISBN 5-85173-239-4. Книга посвящена истории военно-морских флагов и является первой работой такого рода, написанной в расчете на массового читателя. Многие флаги имеют очень интересную судьбу, изучением которой занимается вспомогательная историческая дисциплина — вексиллология. Увы, издания по данной тематике, как правило, ориентированы на...
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Москва-Ленинград: Государственное издательство, 1929. — 211 с. Настоящий труд В. Белли "Борьба за Тихий океан", обладая всеми качествами нового очередного исследования Тихоокеанской проблемы в свете последних китайских событий, представляет, кроме того, самостоятельную ценность, включая в себе тщательно и обьективно проработанный анализ конкретной стратегической обстановки на...
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М.: Яуза, Эксмо, 2013. — 305 p. — ISBN: 978-5-699-65602-8. XX столетие стало не только авиакосмической эрой, но и веком военно-морского флота - именно ВМФ по праву считается самым высокотехнологичным видом вооруженных сил. Эта книга - настоящая энциклопедия ВМФ XX века, глубокий анализ законов его развития и прогноз на будущее. Издание иллюстрировано сотнями эксклюзивных...
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Москва: Эксмо, 2011. — 354 с. Новая военно-морская серия. Новая книга ведущего историка флота. Все о развитии одного из основных классов боевых кораблей на протяжении трех столетий — с указа короля Якова Стюарта «О крейсерах и конвоях», датированного 1708 годом, и парусных фрегатов XIX века до российских ракетных крейсеров проекта 1144, получивших почетное прозвище «убийцы...
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М.: Эксмо, 2011. — 416 с. — ISBN 978-5-699-46576-7. Новая военно-морская серия. Новая книга ведущего историка флота. Всё о развитии одного из основных классов боевых кораблей на протяжении трех столетий - с указа короля Якова Стюарта –«О крейсерах и конвоях», датированного 1708 годом, и паруемых фрегатов XIX века до российских ракетных крейсеров проекта 1104, получивших...
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Москва, Яуза, ISBN: 978-5-699-40850-4, Год: 2010, Страниц: 386 Новая книга от автора бестселлера "Дуэли авианосцев"! Лучшее исследование ведущего историка флота, которое при всем своем профессионализме читается как захватывающий авантюрный роман! Невероятные приключения и превращения линейного корабля на протяжении четырех столетий - от деревянных парусников до закованных в...
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ЛитРес: Самиздат, 2018. — 202 c. Тактико-технические характеристики 490 боевых кораблей эпохи и 97 корабельных артиллерийских систем, описание всех морских сражений и рейдерских операций самого бурного десятилетия в истории флота, рассказ о том, как появились первые броненосцы, первые крейсера, миноносцы и подводные лодки – все в одной книге о военных кораблях в переломный момент...
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Монография. — СПб.: Инфо-да, 2014. — 283 с. В монографии, являющейся продолжением изданной в 2005 г. работы «Морское минное оружие: история создания и боевого применения до 1877 г.» (издательство «Инфо-да», Санкт-Петербург) с системных позиций излагается развитие морских мин, особенности и результаты минной войны и противоминных действий на море, организация минного дела на...
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СПб.: Инфо-да, 2005. — 284 с. — ISBN 5-94652-121-7. В монографии с позиций системного подхода впервые за последние десятилетия в таком объёме рассмотрена эволюция морского минного оружия от истоков до 1877 г. Показано зарождение и развитие спроса на водные мины, влияние на этот процесс неравномерности развития военных флотов, достижений науки, технологий, кораблестроения, уровня...
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Центр стратегической конъюнктуры. — М.: Издатель Воробьев А.В., 2016. — 52 с. — ISBN 978–5–93883–294–7. Последние два десятилетия Китай демонстрирует высокие темпы оснащения своих вооруженных сил новой техникой. Этот процесс cочетает значительные масштабы производства со стремлением обеспечить НОАК современными системами, разработанными на уровне лучших мировых образцов. Одно из...
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Изографус, Нижегородское Книжное Издательство, Эксмо-Пресс, 2002. — 432 с. Работа известного британского военно-морского историка посвящена событиям Первой мировой войны. Достаточно сжато и в тоже время весьма достоверно автор описывает боевые действия на море в 1914—1918 годах. Для англичанина Херберта Риглея Вильсона (1866-1940) наибольший интерес, конечно же, представляют...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича. — СПб.: Тип. Э. Гоппе, 1893 — 373 c. В изданиях 1891 и 1892 годов были описаны боевые суда всех государств. В этом издании - описания сведены к минимуму и представлены в основном табличные данные по военным флотам и коммерческим судам со скоростью хода более 12 узлов. В 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1905, 1907-1908 гг....
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. Э. Гоппе, 1895 — 873 c. Военно-морской справочник по кораблям и судам мира. Все военные корабли мира существовавшие или строившиеся в 1895 году. Список коммерческих судов со скоростью более 12 узлов. Военно-морские бюджеты крупнейших стран с постатейной росписью. Сведения о...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. Э. Гоппе, 1897 — 1218 c. Военно-морской справочник по кораблям и судам мира. Все военные корабли мира существовавшие или строившиеся в 1895 году. Список коммерческих судов со скоростью более 12 узлов. Военно-морские бюджеты крупнейших стран с постатейной росписью. Сведения о...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. Э. Гоппе, 1899 — 1278 c. Военно-морской справочник по кораблям и судам мира. Все военные корабли мира существовавшие или строившиеся в 1895 году. Список коммерческих судов со скоростью более 12 узлов. Военно-морские бюджеты крупнейших стран с постатейной росписью. Сведения о...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. А. Бенке , 1901 — 1078 c. Военно-морской справочник по кораблям и судам мира. Все военные корабли мира существовавшие или строившиеся в 1901 году. Список коммерческих судов со скоростью более 12 узлов. Военно-морские бюджеты крупнейших стран с постатейной росписью. Сведения о...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. А. Бенке , 1906 — 1088 c. Военно-морской справочник по кораблям и судам мира. Все военные корабли мира существовавшие или строившиеся в 1906 году. 198 профилей судов; около 100 фотографий; подробное описание тактико-технических хар. судов 20 стран, включая Россию; технологии...
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Сост. под лич. наблюдением е. и. в. вел. кн. Александра Михайловича лейт. И. В. Будиловский. — Спб.: Тип. А. Бенке, 1909 — 821 c. Список коммерческих судов со скоростью более 12 узлов. Военно-морские бюджеты крупнейших стран с постатейной росписью. Сведения о состоянии военных флотов всего мира, о русском флоте с 1892 г. Списки боевых кораблей (по государствам) с основными...
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М.: Военно-морское издательство РКВМФ СССР, 1939. – 228 с. Основной интерес книги заключается в том, что понятие об устройстве корабля, боевой организации и тактике преподносятся авторами в увлекательной и художественной форме. В книге дан обстоятельный разбор и оценка флотов США и Японии.
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Москва : Эксмо : Яуза, 2019. — 416 с. — ISBN 978-5-04-098439-8. Эсминцы принимали участие практически во всех значительных сражениях на всех морских театрах военных действий 1939—1945 гг. Они сопровождали конвои, охотились за подводными лодками и даже атаковали торпедами надводные корабли (парадоксально, но таких случаев во Вторую мировую было гораздо чаще, чем в Первую), ставили...
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Москва : Эксмо : Яуза, 2019. — 416 с. — ISBN 978-5-04-098439-8. Эсминцы принимали участие практически во всех значительных сражениях на всех морских театрах военных действий 1939—1945 гг. Они сопровождали конвои, охотились за подводными лодками и даже атаковали торпедами надводные корабли (парадоксально, но таких случаев во Вторую мировую было гораздо чаще, чем в Первую), ставили...
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М.: Коллекция, Яуза, Эксмо, 2009. — 612 с.: ил. — (Война на море). Дашьян А. В., Патянин С. В., Митюков Н. В., Барабанов М. С., Иванов В. В., Гайдук А. А. Вторую мировую войну с точки зрения стратегии без преувеличений можно назвать морской войной - практически ни одна ее кампания в той или иной степени не обходилась без участия флота. Этим Вторая мировая разительно отличалась...
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М.: Коллекция, Яуза, Эксмо, 2009. — 612 с.: ил. — (Война на море). — ISBN: 978-5-699-33872-6. Вторую мировую войну с точки зрения стратегии без преувеличений можно назвать морской войной — практически ни одна её кампания в той или иной степени не обходилась без участия флота. Этим Вторая мировая разительно отличалась от Первой, судьба которой решалась на суше, а флоты играли...
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М.: Эксмо, 2013. — 536 с. — (Всеобщая энциклопедия флота). — ISBN 978-5-699-68143-3. "Окончательное" издание, полностью закрывающее тему! Самая полная и авторитетная энциклопедия крейсеров Второй Мировой, как великих морских держав (Великобритании, США, Японии, Франции, Италии, Третьего Рейха, СССР), так и второстепенных флотов (Аргентины, Бразилии, Греции, Испании, Нидерландов,...
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