Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
227 books in History - Military - Naval

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1)
Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes
Written by Mark Stille


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $13.95

Written by US Navy expert Mark Stille, this book offers a unique insight into the Standard-type classes of US battleships in World War II. It provides a detailed investigation into the histories of each of the individual vessels of the Standard-type battleship class, the first three of which, the Nevada, Pennsylvania... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1)

(Available March 24, 2015)
US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1)
Written by Mark Stille
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806963
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1)
Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes
Written by Mark Stille


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $17.95

Written by US Navy expert Mark Stille, this book offers a unique insight into the Standard-type classes of US battleships in World War II. It provides a detailed investigation into the histories of each of the individual vessels of the Standard-type battleship class, the first three of which, the Nevada, Pennsylvania... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Dead Wake

(Available March 10, 2015)
Dead Wake
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307408860
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $28.00

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for... Read more >
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $13.99

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for... Read more >
Dead Wake

(Available March 10, 2015)
Dead Wake
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194617
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $28.00

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for... Read more >
Dead Wake

(Available March 10, 2015)
Dead Wake
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553551624
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $45.00

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for... Read more >
Dead Wake
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Written by Erik Larson
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $22.50

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for... Read more >
Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806819
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $18.95

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age and Mediterranean features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research into the origins of the so-called Shardana, Shekelesh, Danuna, Lukka, Peleset and other peoples... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Andrea Salimbeti


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $14.95

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age and Mediterranean features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research into the origins of the so-called Shardana, Shekelesh, Danuna, Lukka, Peleset and other peoples... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807571
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
7th-11th Centuries
Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromōn against the Arabic shalandī in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
7th-11th Centuries
Written by Angus Konstam


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromōn against the Arabic shalandī in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Ship Spotter's Guide
Ship Spotter's Guide
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472808691
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Ship Spotter's Guide

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $9.95

Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's 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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Ship Spotter's Guide

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's 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... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75
Wartime and Post-war Classes
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.95

US Heavy Cruisers provides a detailed, illustrated look at the wartime and post-war-built heavy cruiser classes of the US Navy of World War II.

Fast and heavily armed, the Baltimore class was an evolution of the heavy cruiser designs from before World War II, but without the limitations imposed by the Washington... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75
US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75
Written by Mark Stille, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782006329
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75
Wartime and Post-war Classes
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $17.95

US Heavy Cruisers provides a detailed, illustrated look at the wartime and post-war-built heavy cruiser classes of the US Navy of World War II.

Fast and heavily armed, the Baltimore class was an evolution of the heavy cruiser designs from before World War II, but without the limitations imposed by the Washington... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On the Seven Seas
On the Seven Seas
Written by Chris Peers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801401
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $13.95

When the United States went to war with Spain in April 1898, few European observers believed the small and relatively inexperienced American navy could achieve a decisive naval victory over an established European colonial power. In less than five months however, two Spanish naval squadrons lay at the bottom of the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
Written by Ryan Noppen, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003861
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

When the United States went to war with Spain in April 1898, few European observers believed the small and relatively inexperienced American navy could achieve a decisive naval victory over an established European colonial power. In less than five months however, two Spanish naval squadrons lay at the bottom of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Axis Midget Submarines
Axis Midget Submarines
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801227
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $17.95

Axis Midget Submarines details the history, weapons, and operations of German, Japanese, and Italian midget submarines during World War II. Over this period, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional navy missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than... Read more >
Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.95

During World War II, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional naval missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than their Allied counterparts, they saw service worldwide, operating in the Pacific, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Indian Ocean, North Sea, and... Read more >
The D-Day Companion
Leading Historians explore history's greatest amphibious assault
Edited by Jane Penrose


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $9.99

Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, ‘The D-Day Companion’ book brings together the perspectives and opinions of leading military historians from both sides of the Atlantic. Operation Overlord saw the Allied Generals Eisenhower and Montgomery pit their wits against Hitler in a bold bid to liberate continental... Read more >
Forces of the Hanseatic League
13th-15th Centuries
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

The famous but largely unchronicled Hanseatic League (or simple "the Hanse/Hansa") was a Tuetonic German commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbor towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbors, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe and spread... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Forces of the Hanseatic League
Forces of the Hanseatic League
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007791
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Forces of the Hanseatic League
13th - 15th Centuries
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

The famous but largely unchronicled Hanseatic League (or simple "the Hanse/Hansa") was a Tuetonic German commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbor towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbors, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe and spread... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45 - Pre-war Classes

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

American Navy cruisers built prior to World Wat II saw extensive action throughout the Pacific War, in both surface actions like Guadalcanal, and carrier battles like Midway.

Designed and produced under the regulations of the Washington Naval Treaty, the heavy cruisers of the Pensacola, Northampton, Portland, New Orleans and Wichita classes were... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 1 of 10
View past category highlights: