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Image for THE WRECKERS   A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships

THE WRECKERS A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships

By: Bella Bathurst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019058

ISBN: 0007170327

Condition: Very Good


Ex library book with library stamp on compressed page edge and inside front cover. Book in very good condition. tight binding and clean pages. Well presented and well researched by the author who describes many of the ship wrecks off the British coastline and includes photos taken at the time. View more info

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SALVO! Classic Naval Gun Actions

By: Edwards Bernard

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012325

ISBN: 1860199593

Condition: As New


Specific actions described in this book include: the earliest naval gun battles between ironclads at the Yalu River in 1894, celebrated battle epics such s the Falkland Islands in 1914 and Cape Matapan in 1941, night encounters in the Pacific and the busy English Channel, confused and fickle battles such as Dogger Bank and Heligoland Bight in 1914 and lone duels to the death on the high seas such as Carmania and Cap Trafalgar in 1914 and Stephen Hopkins and Stier in 1942... View more info

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WITH THE RED FLEET The War Memoirs of Admiral Arseni Golovko

By: Golovko Arseni

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Putnam London: 1965

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012375

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Arseni Golovko while Deputy Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy was called upon to command the Soviet Northern Fleet in the Second World War in his early thirties. Here is a fascinating account of maritime war and a story of courage and endurance. Includes b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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THE NORTH ATLANTIC FRONT

By: Miller James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd. UK: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012439

ISBN: 1843410117

Condition: As New


This book tells the story of operations along the northern front,the chain of islands including the Orkney, Shetland the Faroes and Iceland. The Royal Navy and its allies sought to contain the German naval threat within the North Sea the protect the northern flank of maritime operations in the North Atlantic. Including many b/w photographs taken at the time and supporting the text. View more info

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SEA WAR 1939-1945

By: Piekalkiewicz Janusz

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012196

ISBN: 0713716657

Condition: Very Good


Sea War is a very well researched and presented account ofr every theatre and every major event in which one of the combatant navies took part during world war 11, Factual, objective and absorbing, Sea War draws on sources as diverse as official reports, propaganda documents and press accounts. With 307 illustrations this is an indispensable reference source for historians of the Second World War and for all those interested in naval history. View more info

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ARK ROYAL The Life, Death and Rediscovery of the Legendary Second World War Aircraft Carrier

By: Rossiter Mike

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bantam Press London: 2006

Seller ID: 2012182

ISBN: 0593055519

Condition: Excellent


In gripping detail and using the testimony of survivors of the sinking and men who lived, flew and fought on the Ark Royal, Mike Rossiter gives a remarkable account of this most famous of ships. He also reveals for the first time the true story of the quest to discover the wreck of this naval legend. View more info