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Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship
Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship
Written by Robert Forczyk, Illustrated by Howard Gerrard and Ian Palmer
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Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship
Yellow Sea 1904-05
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard and Ian Palmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
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The first major clash between a European and Asian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan's rise as a major power on the world stage. What began as differing expansionist interests in Manchuria and Korea developed into a full-blown war in 1904, with an unexpected outcome. Watched by... Read more >
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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
Written by James D. Hornfischer
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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
Written by James D. Hornfischer


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James D. Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno.

“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.”

With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel... Read more >
Napoleon in Egypt
Napoleon in Egypt
Written by Paul Strathern
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ISBN: 9780553905885
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Napoleon in Egypt

Written by Paul Strathern


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On Sale: October 21, 2008
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“Europe is a molehill….”
Everything here is worn out…tiny Europe has not enough to offer.
We must set off for the Orient; that is where all the greatest glory is to be achieved.”
—Napoleon


Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt was the first Western attack in modern times on a Middle Eastern country. In this remarkably... Read more >
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Intrepid
Intrepid
Written by Bill White and Robert Gandt, Foreword by John McCain
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ISBN: 9780767930970
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Intrepid
The Epic Story of America's Most Legendary Warship
Written by Bill White and Robert Gandt
Foreword by John McCain


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

The first official history of the legendary aircraft carrier that fought in World War II and Vietnam and continues to serve as a major air and space museum in New York City

The USS Intrepid is a warship unlike any other. Since her launching in 1943, the 27,000-ton, Essex-class aircraft carrier has... Read more >
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Empires of the Sea
Empires of the Sea
Written by Roger Crowley
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ISBN: 9781588367334
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Empires of the Sea
The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World
Written by Roger Crowley


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On Sale: July 1, 2008
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In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths for control of the Mediterranean and the... Read more >
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Last Flag Down
Last Flag Down
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers
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ISBN: 9780307236562
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Last Flag Down
The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $14.95

As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in late 1864, the South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S. economy and force a standoff. Its secret weapon? A state-of-the-art raiding ship whose mission was to prowl the world’s oceans and sink the U.S. merchant fleet. The raider’s... Read more >
Raising the Hunley
Raising the Hunley
Written by Brian Hicks and Schuyler Kropf
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ISBN: 9780307416483
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Raising the Hunley
The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine
Written by Brian Hicks and Schuyler Kropf


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

The history of the Confederate submarine H. L. Hunley is as astonishing as its disappearance. On February 17, 1864, after a legendary encounter with a Union battleship, the iron “fish boat” vanished without a trace somewhere off the coast of South Carolina. For more than a century the fate of the... Read more >
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A Time to Die
A Time to Die
Written by Robert Moore
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ISBN: 9780307419699
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A Time to Die
The Untold Story of the Kursk Tragedy
Written by Robert Moore


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Ona quiet Saturday morning in August 2000, two explosions--one so massive it was detected by seismologists around the world--shot through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. Russia’s prized submarine, the Kursk, began her fatal plunge to the ocean floor.

Award-winning journalist Robert Moore presents a riveting, brilliantly researched account... Read more >
U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts
U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts
Written by Gordon Williamson
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ISBN: 9781846031335
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U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts
The Battle of the Atlantic
Written by Gordon Williamson


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $17.95

Winston Churchill claimed that the "U-boat peril" was the only thing that ever frightened him during World War II. A formidable foe, the U-boat was developed from a small coastal vessel into a state-of-the-art killer, successfully stalking the high seas picking off merchant convoy ships. It was not until the destroyer... Read more >
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Simple Courage
Simple Courage
Written by Frank Delaney
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ISBN: 9780812975956
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Simple Courage
The True Story of Peril on the Sea
Written by Frank Delaney


Format: Trade Paperback, 318 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.00

“HEAVEN HELP THE SAILOR ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS.”
–old folk prayer

In late December 1951, laden with passengers and nearly forty metric tons of cargo, the freighter S.S. Flying Enterprise steamed westward from Europe toward America. A few days into the voyage, she hit the eye of a ferocious storm. Force 12... Read more >
At All Costs
At All Costs
Written by Sam Moses
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ISBN: 9780345476746
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At All Costs
How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Mariners Turned the Tide of World War II
Written by Sam Moses


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this gripping, page-turning account, Sam Moses has told a story in the tradition of Sebastian Junger’s A Perfect Storm, Robert Kurson’s Shadow Divers, and Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers. It’s a story about the heroism of two men in battle at sea during World War II, and one woman fleeing Nazi... Read more >
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Ship of Ghosts
Ship of Ghosts
Written by James D. Hornfischer
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ISBN: 9780553384505
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Ship of Ghosts
The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors
Written by James D. Hornfischer


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Son, we’re going to Hell."

The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course into U.S. naval legend. Renowned as FDR’s favorite warship, the cruiser USS Houston was a prize target trapped in the far... Read more >
Last Flag Down
Last Flag Down
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers
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Last Flag Down
The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship
Written by John Baldwin and Ron Powers


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On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $11.99

As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in late 1864, the South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S. economy and force a standoff. Its secret weapon? A state-of-the-art raiding ship whose mission was to prowl the world’s oceans and sink the U.S. merchant fleet. The raider’s... Read more >
Tripoli
Tripoli
Written by David Smethurst
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ISBN: 9780891418597
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Tripoli
The United States' First War on Terror
Written by David Smethurst


Format: Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $7.99

THE TRUE STORY OF WILLIAM EATON AND THE UNITED STATES’ FIRST ATTEMPT AT REGIME CHANGE

April 27, 1805. The impasse in the four-year war between the Barbary pirate state of Tripoli and the United States is about to be broken. William Eaton has led his ragtag army of Greeks, Arabs, and U.S... Read more >
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British Submarines 1939-45
British Submarines 1939-45
Written by Innes McCartney, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
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ISBN: 9781846030079
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British Submarines 1939-45

Written by Innes McCartney
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2006
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The submarine was as formidable a weapon for the Royal Navy in World War II as for the other main combatant nations. The first half of this book explores the conception, design, development and subesequent evolution of the three major classes: the "S", "T", and "U".

The "S" Class submarine was originally... Read more >
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At All Costs
At All Costs
Written by Sam Moses
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ISBN: 9781588365613
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At All Costs
How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Mariners Turned the Tide of World War II
Written by Sam Moses


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On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $11.99

In this gripping, page-turning account, Sam Moses has told a story in the tradition of Sebastian Junger’s A Perfect Storm, Robert Kurson’s Shadow Divers, and Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers. It’s a story about the heroism of two men in battle at sea during World War II, and one woman fleeing Nazi...

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The Rise And Fall of British Naval Mastery
The Rise And Fall of British Naval Mastery
Written by Paul M. Kennedy
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ISBN: 9781591023746
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The Rise And Fall of British Naval Mastery

Written by Paul M. Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 405 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $32.99

First published in 1976, this book is the first detailed examination of the history of British sea power since A.T. Mahan's classic The Influence of Sea Power on History, published in 1890. In analyzing the reasons for the rise and fall of Great Britain as a predominant maritime nation in the... Read more >
US World War II Amphibious Tactics
US World War II Amphibious Tactics
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781841769547
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US World War II Amphibious Tactics
Mediterranean & European Theaters
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $18.95

Osprey's examination of the United States' amphibious tactics during World War II (1939-1945). The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941-5, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare. The US armed forces pioneered amphibious warfare in the Pacific and later... Read more >
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The Bravest Man
The Bravest Man
Written by William Tuohy
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ISBN: 9780891418894
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The Bravest Man
Richard O'Kane and the Amazing Submarine Adventures of the USS Tang
Written by William Tuohy


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $7.99

“There’s no margin for mistakes in submarines. You’re either alive or dead.”
–Richard O’Kane

Hailed as the ace of aces, captain Richard O’Kane, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor for his consummate skill and heroism as a submarine skipper, sank more enemy ships and saved more downed fliers than anyone else.

Now Pulitzer... Read more >
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Simple Courage
Simple Courage
Written by Frank Delaney
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ISBN: 9781588365316
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Simple Courage
A True Story of Peril on the Sea
Written by Frank Delaney


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On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $12.99

“HEAVEN HELP THE SAILOR ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS.”
–old folk prayer

In late December 1951, laden with passengers and nearly forty metric tons of cargo, the freighter S.S. Flying Enterprise steamed westward from Europe toward America. A few days into the voyage, she hit the eye of a ferocious storm. Force 12... Read more >
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing
Written by Warren Thompson, Illustrated by Mark Styling
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ISBN: 9781841769950
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $22.95

The 51st Fighter Wing initially flew the F-80C in the Korean War, but in 1951, the 51st brought in high-scoring World War 2 ace Colonel Francis Gabreski to assume command when it converted from the F-80 over to the newly arrived F-86E. His recruits included his elite 4th Wing pilots, and... Read more >
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Under the Black Flag
Under the Black Flag
Written by David Cordingly
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ISBN: 9780812977226
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Under the Black Flag
The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
Written by David Cordingly


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to produce a most authoritative and definitive account of piracy's "Golden Age." As he explodes many accepted myths (i.e. "walking the plank" is pure fiction), Cordingly replaces them with a... Read more >
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Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002
Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Tony Bryan
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ISBN: 9781841769233
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Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2005
Price: $17.95

The Landing Ship Tank (LST) is one of the most famous of the many World War II amphibious warfare ships. Capable of discharging its cargo directly on to shore and extracting itself, the LST provided the backbone of all Allied landings between 1943 and 1945, notably during the D-Day invasion. Through... Read more >
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Shadow Divers
Shadow Divers
Written by Robert Kurson
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ISBN: 9780375760983
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Shadow Divers
The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
Written by Robert Kurson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2005
Price: $16.00

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.

For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a... Read more >
French Warship Crews 1789-1805
French Warship Crews 1789-1805
Written by Terry Crowdy, Illustrated by Steve Noon
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ISBN: 9781841767451
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French Warship Crews 1789-1805
From the French Revolution to Trafalgar
Written by Terry Crowdy
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2005
Price: $18.95

This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the living conditions they had to endure at sea. Their experiences of fighting... Read more >
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