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THE U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS: SURFACE COMBAT 1941-1945
Written by Vincent P. O'Hara.
Stock no. 1815163
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Naval historian Vincent O'Hara recounts the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy's surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-ship combat. Mustard paper spine with gilt title, brown paper boards. xvi and 364 pages including index. ISBN: 9781591146506. Second printing. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Fresh Perspectives on America's Seminal Naval Victory of World War II. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844155835.
FIGHTING FOR MACARTHUR: THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS DESPERATE DEFENSE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Written by John Gordon.
Stock no. 1814889
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Filled with original details about the early fighting in the Philippines during World War II. Black paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781612510576. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
SAILORS TO THE END: THE DEADLY FIRE ON THE USS FORRESTAL AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT IT
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1814446
Published by William Morrow. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The dramatic and forgotten story of the 1967 fire on board the aircraft carrier, USS Forrestal during its time at Yankee Station off the coast of Vietnam. Blue boards silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0066212677.
Step aboardd the most modern US Navy Aircraft Carrier on its maiden cruise. Oblong format. Grey cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0954219104.
Introduction by Vale. Cochrane was an inspired naval commander in the Napoleonic wars, a leading figure in the Radical movement but he was also guilty of making disastrous decisions on land and being pig-headed and vindictive and he used his memoirs to settle old scores. Colour illustrations. Dark blue cloth, with gilt title, border and vignette. 311 pages. Third printing. Contained in very good pictorial slipcase.
A complete account of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future. Grey spine, silver title, blue paper boards. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780465020461. 2nd printing. Base of spine bumped. Faint marks to boards. Contents fine. Light rubbing to corners of dustwrapper.
Death and survival on a World War II submarine. 209 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780813124810.
The memoir of a World War II submariner. From Savo Island to the Silent Service. B/w photos. 304 pages. ISBN: 0760321566.
Tracing a significant episode of the early months of World War I. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0208015043. Vertical edge of rear board and dustwrapper panel bumped. Endpapers grubby. Slight musty odour present. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight chipping, browned and grubby.
SUNBURST THE RISE OF JAPANESE NAVAL AIR POWER 1909-1941
Written by Mark R. Peattie.
Stock no. 1814219
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761945. Text block browned and a little grubby. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly browned.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPBOARD AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENTS 1912-1931
Written by Dick Cronin.
Stock no. 1814196
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1990. Very good condition.
Some aspects of early naval aviation at sea. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851301657. Light browning to text block. Faint smell of tobacco present.