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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.

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MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN
Written by Admiral Lord Cochrane; Brian Vale.
Stock no. 1609672
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

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.

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1812: THE NAVY'S WAR
Written by George C. Daughan.
Stock no. 1814243
Published by Basic Books. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE USS FLIER
Written by Michael Sturma.
Stock no. 1609568
Published by University Press of Kentucky. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Death and survival on a World War II submarine. 209 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780813124810.

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BRITAIN'S CLANDESTINE SUBMARINES 1914-1915
Written by Gaddis Smith.
Stock no. 1814221
Published by Archon Books. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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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.

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WARSHIP 1991
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1814191
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An annual publication devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. This is volume XV. Includes: The Last Manila Galleon; The Armoured Cruiser USS Brookllyn; British 'M' Class Destroyers; The Father of the Flat-Top?; Inter-War French Submarine Development; Anti-Aircraft Gunnery in the Imperial Japanese Navy; Japanese Naval Air Power; Japanese Oxygen Torpedoes; The Leningrad Class; Romanian Minelaying Operations; Swedish Tre Kroner Class Cruisers; Albacore; Warship Notes; and The Naval Year in Review. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851775829.

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BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF THE BRITISH ARMED SERVICES
Written by W.E. May; William Y. Carman; John Tanner.
Stock no. 1814029
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Royal Navy; The Army; and The Flying Services. Large format. Red cloth boards, black title block to spine with gilt title. 6 colour plates, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713613440. Lower board edges rubbed. Text block a little grubby. Page 100 stained but legible. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed.

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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL NAVY
Written by Paul Ellis.
Stock no. 2122709
Published by Jane's Publishing Company. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boars, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0710601352. Light bumping along cover edges. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with grubby marks.

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THE BUZZARD BRIGADE TORPEDO SQUADRON TEN AT WAR
Written by Stephen L. Moore; William J. Shinneman; Robert Gruebel.
Stock no. 2120675
Published by Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. 1st USA 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed boards. B/w photos. Carrier Warfare in the Pacific from Guadalcanal to Okinawa With one of the Navy's Most Famous Avenger Squadrons. ISBN: 1575100118. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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WESTLAND SEA KING
Written by John Chartres.
Stock no. 1607905
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Modern Combat Aircraft 18. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0711013942. Light page browning. Wrapper has some creasing at edges.

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