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Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle

By: Adkins, Roy A.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02678


In this book the author embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. This was the great deciding conflict of the Napoleonic Wars - one that Roy Atkins describes, with use of many newly published first -hand accounts, in mesmerising , blow-by-blow detail. PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping ( 2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Pacific : Hell was an Ocean away

By: Ambrose, Hugh

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Canongate Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02651


These are the true stories of the men who put their lives on the line for their country, who were dispatched to the other side of the world to fight an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender. men who suffered hardship and humiliation in POW camps; men who witnessed casualties among soldiers and civilians alike; men whose medals came at a shocking price - a price paid in full by all. There is some light spotting to the text block edge. Please note; standard shipping (2n... View more info

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Hitler's U-boat War the Hunters 1939 - 1942

By: Blair Clay

Price: £17.98

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00433


This is the definitive account of the German submarine war against the allies - the Battle of the Atlantic - an epic sea story and the most arduous and prolonged navel battle in all history .This volume covers the period of the Atlantic when the German U-Boats were in the ascendant.This book does have some creasing to the corner of the cover. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite : HMS Agamemnon at War 1781 - 1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02139


This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favorite ship. This fascinating account of her career highlightss all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era. There is a little rippling to the top of the D/W. View more info

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Nelson

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02844


Without avoiding Nelson's flaws, Forester delineates a character he obviously liked, one whose personal side is always observable Forester brilliantly brings the man alive and as a student of human nature, is able to understand the contradictions and peculiarities of his character. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The SeaWolf : The Life of Admiral Cochrane

By: Grimble Ian

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Blond & Briggs Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02131


Thomas Cochrane was, next only to Nelson, the most brilliant and daring naval commander Britain Has ever known. There is a small hole next to the spine on the D/W. View more info

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Warships Recognition Handbook (Jane's) (Jane's Recognition Guides)

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03103


Jane's Warship Recognition Guide has been published to help readers identify any one of more than 2,200 ships featured. This book is intended to be a lead-in for the student and is not a comprehensive volume of ship types with full data on equipment and systems. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90days to arrive. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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Nelson: Britannia's God of War

By: Lambert, Andrew

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Faber & Faber: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02625


What made Nelson so special? His peers included many able and pugnacious commanders, the Royal Navy was already the most successful professional fighting force of the age - so what individual quality led Byron to celebrate Nelson's genius as Britannia's God of War. This book explores one man's genius, to understand how one of the greatest warriors that Britain ever produced transformed the art of conflict, enabling his country to survive the challenge of total war and i... View more info

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Admirals

By: Lambert, Andrew D.

Price: £8.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Faber & Faber, Limited: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01898


This book is about the Admirals that gave Britain global pre-eminence for over 300 years. Light creasing to the D/W ,it is not priced clipped View more info

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Nelson's Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail

By: Nicholas, Tracy

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Gerald Duckworth & Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02695


Nelson's Battles covers in detail all the great sea battles, the ships and their armament, strategy, battle tactics, signals and instructions and, not least, the protagonist himself. The DJ shows light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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U-Boat War Patrol: The Hidden Photographic Diary of U-564

By: Paterson, Lawrence.

Price: £31.47

Publisher: UK, Greenhill Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02288


This book is unique in that it charts a complete history of a single of patrol and provides a new insight into the life aboard through the successes and trials of U 564. Photographed during the summer of 1942 by an onboard war correspondent they show a U- boat in action in the Atlantic and Caribbean , as the Kriegsmarine teetered on the verge of what turned out to be its ultimate downfall. The crew are shown in virtually every station and several other U - boats and the... View more info

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Secrets of The Conqueror: The Untold Story of Britain's Most Famous Submarine

By: Prebble, Stuart

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03119


Stuart Prebble has waite thirty years to tell his story, and in this book he finally does so. The revelations of what these brave submariners did before and after the war in the Falklands is one of the great British military success stories, which has been buried under layers of official secrecy for three decades. A tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Mary Rose

By: Rule margaret

Price: £8.99

Publisher: london, conway: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01915


The book is full of details and pictures and plans of the excavation of the mary rose. View more info

Trafalgar: Countdown to Battle 1803-1805

By: Schom, Alan

Price: £8.99

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02214


The battle of Trafalgar was the high point and , in a sense, culmination of an intense 29-month campaign waged by the Royal Navy to thwart a French invasion of Great Britain. This then is the story of the French and their preparations and of the men sent to sea to prevent Napoleon from launching his forces against the British Isles. View more info

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Sea of Memories

By: Smith, Stan

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Spellmount Publishers Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03353


This book is one man's adventures over 29 years in the Royal Navy. William Stanley Smith, was born in 1899. At the age of 15 years he ran away to sea and this is the beginning of a fascinating story. Stan Smith's recollection of the Great Fighting Ships of the First World War including the ' Q' Ships makes this book both interesting and informative. With light indentations and rippling to the D/W this is a good clean copy. View more info

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Inferno: The Epic Life and Death Struggle of the USS Franklin in World War II

By: Springer, Joseph A.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., Zenith Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03040


In the early hours of March 19th 1945, just fifty-five miles south of Japan, a lone Japanese aircraft dropped from the clouds over the American fleet and targeted the aircraft carrier USS Franklin with a single bomb. " Big Ben " was about to become " the ship that wouldn't die ". This is her riveting story, from start to finish, in the eloquent and sometimes emotional words of the men who served aboard her. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping... View more info

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Cochrane : Britannia's Last Sea King.

By: Thomas Donald

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02173


The bare facts of the life of Admiral Lord Cochrane, 10th Earl of DunDonald, read like some improbable and picaresque historical novel. Born the son of an eccentric and indigent Scottish peer, he entered the Navy and in a series of successful and heroic actions made his name as one of the dashing, famous frigate captains of his day. The D/W shows light shelf wear. View more info

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No Picnic: 3 Commando Brigade in the South Atlantic, 1982

By: Thompson, Julian

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Leo Cooper Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02569


What makes this book different from other books on the Falklands War is that it is the first major account to come from one of the fighting participants, and it is written from a unique point of view: Julian thompson was Commander of 3 Commando Brigade, which played such an outstanding part in the successful outcome of the campaign. The DJ is lightly rippled on the front and back flaps. View more info

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Rodney and the Breaking of the Line.

By: Trew, Peter

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02485


George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792) later Admiral Lord Rodney, had anything but a conventional career, as this fascinating biography graphically demonstrates. The main emphasis of this work is on Rodney's final two years of active service as Commander - in -Chief of the Leeward Islands Station during the closing stages of the American War of Independence. For a better understanding of both this complex character and maritime history during the American War of Independence ... View more info