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US Destroyers 19340-45: Pre-war classes

Written by Dave McComb
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Since the beginning of the 20th century, destroyers have been all-purpose ships, indispensable in roles large and small – from delivering the mail at sea to screening other vessels and, where larger ships were not present, forming the front line in battle. This title details the 169 ships of ten classes... Read more >
US Destroyers 1942-45: Wartime classes
US Destroyers 1942-45: Wartime Classes
Written by Dave McComb
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

Few if any 20th century warships were more justly acclaimed than the destroyers of the US Navy's Fletcher class. Admired as they were for their advanced and rakish design, it was their record as workhorses of the Pacific War that placed them among the most battle-tested and successful fighting ships of... Read more >
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US Fast Battleships 1936-47
The North Carolina and South Dakota Classes
Written by Lawrence Burr
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

This volume details the design, construction, and operation of the first six of the ten US fast battleships, two of the North Carolina class and four of the South Dakota class. These six battleships were all authorized in 1936 and were the first vessels built in the US since 1923. Consequently... Read more >
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US Fast Battleships 1938-91
The Iowa Class
Written by Lawrence Burr
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Treaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book covers the design, construction, and employment of the four Iowa-class battleships, the largest in the American fleet. During World War II, they served as guards for the... Read more >
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US Submarines 1900/35

Written by Jim Christley
Illustrated by Peter Bull


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

This book introduces the reader to the early years of US submarine development and operation during the first third of the 20th century. It was in this period of growth and change that the submarine moved from a small vessel of limited range and tactical strength to a far ranging force... Read more >
CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Peter Dennis and Peter Bull
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084925
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CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Cherbourg 1864
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Peter Dennis and Peter Bull


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.95

By the time of American Civil War things had changed from the Age of Fighting Sail - steam power and explosive shells were transforming naval warfare. Iron was beginning to supplant wood. Britain had just finished HMS Warrior, an iron-hulled warship and coastal ironclads dominated the waters off the United States... Read more >
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CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge
Cherbourg 1864
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

By the time of American Civil War things had changed from the Age of Fighting Sail - steam power and explosive shells were transforming naval warfare. Iron was beginning to supplant wood. Britain had just finished HMS Warrior, an iron-hulled warship and coastal ironclads dominated the waters off the United States... Read more >
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Pirate: The Golden Age
Pirate: The Golden Age
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084970
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Pirate: The Golden Age

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $18.95

This book describes the life of a pirate of the early 18th century - the heyday of the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what their prospects were. In the process the book... Read more >
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Pirate: The Golden Age

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

This book describes the life of a pirate of the early 18th century - the heyday of the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and what their prospects were. In the process the book... Read more >
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Italian Battleships of World War II
Italian Battleships of World War II
Written by Mark Stille, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083805
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Italian Battleships of World War II

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $17.95

Often overlooked as a naval power of WWII, Italy's Regia Marina was, upon the declaration of war against France, the fourth largest navy in the world. Despite its numbers, the Italian fleet was made up of largely obsolete vessels, none being equipped with radar, and had a reputation for having inadequately-trained... Read more >
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Italian Battleships of World War II

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.95

Often overlooked as a naval power of WWII, Italy's Regia Marina was, upon the declaration of war against France, the fourth largest navy in the world. Despite its numbers, the Italian fleet was made up of largely obsolete vessels, none being equipped with radar, and had a reputation for having inadequately-trained... Read more >
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Naval Miscellany
Naval Miscellany
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781435132658
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Naval Miscellany

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $22.00

For armchair admirals, history buffs, and naval enthusiasts everywhere, A Naval Miscellany is an indispensable and entertaining collection of fascinating and often little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, curiosities and stories from our naval past. Forgotten heroes, amazing blunders, surprising trivia, and strange-but-true stories overlooked by historians - it is all here in... Read more >
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Horatio Nelson

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The most famous admiral in history, Horatio Nelson's string of naval victories helped secure Britain's place as the world's dominant maritime power, a position she held for more than a century after Nelson's death. A young officer during the American Revolution, Nelson rose to prominence during Britain's war with Revolutionary France... Read more >
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Decatur's Bold and Daring Act- The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

On a dark night in 1804, Lt. Stephen Decatur and a team of hand-picked men, slipped into Tripoli harbor in a small boat. Their target was the USS Philadelphia. Captured by the Barbary pirates four months previously, the Philadelphia had been refitted to fight against her former masters. Decatur’s mission was... Read more >
Horatio Nelson
Horatio Nelson
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084956
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Horatio Nelson
The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

The most famous admiral in history, Horatio Nelson's string of naval victories helped secure Britain's place as the world's dominant maritime power, a position she held for more than a century after Nelson's death. A young officer during the American Revolution, Nelson rose to prominence during Britain's war with Revolutionary France... Read more >
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The Pirates of Somalia
The Pirates of Somalia
Written by Jay Bahadur, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969798
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The Pirates of Somalia
Inside Their Hidden World
Written by Jay Bahadur
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $20.00

Somalia, on the tip of the Horn of Africa, has been inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC. Its history is as rich as the country is old. Caught up in a decades-long civil war, Somalia, along with Iraq and Afghanistan, has become one of the most dangerous countries in the...

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The Pirates of Somalia
The Pirates of Somalia
Written by Jay Bahadur
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307906984
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The Pirates of Somalia
Inside Their Hidden World
Written by Jay Bahadur


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

Somalia, on the tip of the Horn of Africa, has been inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC. Its history is as rich as the country is old. Caught up in a decades-long civil war, Somalia, along with Iraq and Afghanistan, has become one of the most dangerous countries in the...

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Decatur's Bold and Daring Act - The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804
Decatur's Bold and Daring Act - The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Steve Noon and Donato Spedaliere
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083744
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Decatur's Bold and Daring Act - The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Steve Noon and Donato Spedaliere


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $18.95

Hortatio Nelson, himself one of naval history's boldest actors, called the burning of the frigate Philadelphia by the United States Navy in 1804 "the most bold and daring act of the age." It is one of the classic examples of a naval raid, a cutting-out action intended to deprive the enemy... Read more >
E-Boat vs MTB
E-Boat vs MTB
Written by Gordon Williamson, Illustrated by Ian Palmer and Howard Gerrard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084062
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E-Boat vs MTB
The English Channel 1941-45
Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer and Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

During WWII, German E-Boats were so active in the English Channel that the narrow stretch of water became known as 'E-Boat Alley'. To counter the threat of these E-Boats, Britain brought its coastal forces to bear - flotillas of small Motor Torpedo and Gun Boats (MTBs and MGBs) and Motor Launches... Read more >
Silent Killers
Silent Killers
Written by James Delgado and Clive Cussler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849083652
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Silent Killers
Submarines and Underwater Warfare
Written by James Delgado and Clive Cussler


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $24.95

James P Delgado, President and CEO of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and author of Nuclear Dawn (Osprey), presents a detailed, stunningly visual, examination of the history and development of the submarine and its role in naval warfare, from the first practical experiments with submersible craft to the development of the... Read more >
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Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49
Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084086
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Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $17.95

From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China. These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates. It was a wild, lawless time in China as ruthless warlords... Read more >
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US Submarines 1900-35
US Submarines 1900-35
Written by Jim Christley, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849081856
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US Submarines 1900-35

Written by Jim Christley
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

This book introduces the reader to the early years of US submarine development and operation during the first third of the 20th century. It was in this period of growth and change that the submarine moved from a small vessel of limited range and tactical strength to a far ranging force... Read more >
The Bismarck 1941
The Bismarck 1941
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849083836
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The Bismarck 1941
Hunting Germany's Greatest Battleship
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $21.95

The breakout of the German battleship Bismarck into the North Atlantic in May 1941 was one of the most dramatic naval episodes of World War II (1939-1945). It took place at a time when the resources of the Royal Navy were stretched thinly, and the British Home Fleet were hard pressed... Read more >
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Nile 1798
Nile 1798
Written by Gregory Barnes, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846035807
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Nile 1798
Nelson's first great victory
Written by Gregory Barnes
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's examination of one of the great sea battles of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802). On the night of August 1, 1798, a British fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson met a French fleet under the command of Admiral François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers. By morning the British had won a... Read more >
Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-1945
Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-1945
Written by Mark Stille, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849081481
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Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-1945

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $17.95

Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy's heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were technologically superior to and far more innovative than their Allied rivals... Read more >
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