Category: Naval

  • Download E-books The Naval Chronicle, Volume 14: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects PDF

    By James Stanier Clarke (editor), John McArthur (editor)

    The Naval Chronicle, released in forty volumes among 1799 and 1818, is a key resource for British maritime and armed forces historical past. This reissue is the 1st entire revealed copy of what was once the main influential maritime e-book of its day. the themes coated diversity from bills of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. every one quantity additionally comprises engravings and charts in terms of naval engagements and significant harbours all over the world. quantity 14 (1805) comprises the 1st reviews of the conflict of Trafalgar and the demise of Nelson, together with a French one claiming victory, Nelson's define conflict plan, and a chart exhibiting the positions of the fleet. additionally it is the home of Commons lawsuits opposed to the 1st Lord of the Admiralty, Henry Dundas, Lord Melville, for misuse of public money whilst Treasurer of the army.
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  • Download E-books Martin P4M-1/-1Q Mercator (Naval Fighters Series Vol 37) PDF

    This publication makes an attempt to delineate the historical past of the Martin P4M Mercator. it isn't in any respect a whole narrative, end result of the mystery nature of the Mercator's occupation and its significance to the chilly battle. via mishaps and shoot-downs, the 19 send creation run flew clandestine digital intelligence missions opposed to China, North Korea, Russia, and Vietnam till 1960. a number of the files, drawings and pictures utilized in this e-book have been declassified for this e-book as past due as 6-17-96. nonetheless, I belief that every one that acquires this booklet will thrill on the attractiveness and gracefulness of the massive Martin.
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  • Download E-books A Manual Of Naval Tactics: Together With A Brief Critical Analysis Of The Principal Modern Naval Battles PDF

    By James Harmon Ward, Sir Howard Douglas

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    A handbook Of Naval strategies: including a short severe research Of The vital smooth Naval Battles<br /><br /> reprint<br /><br /> James Harmon Ward, Sir Howard Douglas<br /><br /> D. Van Nostrand, 1870<br /><br /> historical past; army; Naval; background / common; historical past / army / Naval; Naval strategies; know-how & Engineering / army technological know-how
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  • Download E-books To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775–1998 PDF

    By Stephen Howarth

    To Shining Sea is a landmark paintings of naval history--the such a lot accomplished and authoritative narrative account of yankee sea strength written lately. From John Paul Jones’s defiant cry "I haven't but all started to fight," to the battle within the Persian Gulf, Stephen Howarth chronicles the epic tale of the U.S. army. listed here are the 1st engagements of the tiny Continental military, the struggle opposed to the Barbary pirates, the watershed conflict of the computer screen and the Merrimack, the development--from blueprint to battleship--of the U.S. Navy’s first smooth capital ships and submarines, the nice battles of global warfare II within the Pacific, and the navy’s deployment in Vietnam and within the Persian Gulf. For this version, Howarth presents a brand new afterword discussing contemporary advancements within the U.S. Navy.

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  • Download E-books US Patrol Torpedo Boats: World War II (New Vanguard) PDF

    By Gordon L. Rottman

    Motor torpedo boat improvement begun within the early 1900s and the vessels have been first placed into energetic carrier in the course of international struggle I. besides the fact that, it used to be now not until eventually the past due Thirties that the USA army began the improvement in their Patrol Torpedo or PT boat application. The PT boat, or the "mosquito boat" as they have been occasionally recognized, used to be initially anticipated for attacking greater warships with torpedoes utilizing its "stealth" skill, high-speed, and small measurement to release and continue to exist those assaults. even though, they have been truly hired extra usually in a wide selection of different missions, many which have been unexpected via builders and planners, together with rescuing common MacArthur and his entourage from the Philippines.

    Often taking over greater and higher armed enemies those craft grew to become recognized for punching above their weight and have been firmly thrust into the limelight by way of John F. Kennedy who whereas serving as a lieutenant on a PT-109 within the Pacific Theater heroically stored his fellow workforce contributors successful him the army and Marine Corps Medal. This e-book examines the layout and improvement of those targeted craft, only a few of which live on this present day and is going directly to study their position and strive against deployment in either international Wars.

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  • Download E-books The Naval Chronicle, Volume 12: Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects PDF

    By James Stanier Clarke (editor), John McArthur (editor)

    The Naval Chronicle, released in forty volumes among 1799 and 1818, is a key resource for British maritime and armed forces historical past. This reissue is the 1st entire revealed copy of what was once the main influential maritime ebook of its day. the topics lined diversity from bills of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. each one quantity additionally comprises engravings and charts in relation to naval engagements and critical harbours all over the world. quantity 12 was once released in 1805 and comprises the fourth and 5th experiences of the Commissioners of Naval Inquiry. Following Napoleon's coronation as Emperor in 1804 fears of a French invasion elevated. historic and literary experiences during this quantity are lowered in favour of intensive intelligence stories from the Mediterranean, Britain and France. Biographies of Sir Isaac Coffin and George Cranfield Berkeley also are integrated.
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  • Download E-books Poseidon's Warriors: Classical Naval Warfare 480-31 BC (Osprey Wargames) PDF

    Poseidon's Warriors is a collection of wargaming ideas for large-scale naval activities among fleets of Classical galleys, from the Greek and Persian conflict on the conflict of Salamis, to the conflict of Actium that determined the destiny of Rome. With such a lot of of those battles occurring round islands or in slender channels and shallow waters, sneaky strategies and crafty maneuvers are a trademark of the era's struggle. the principles use an built-in flip method to permit a commander to put ships to move in and ram with out being rammed in go back, or to hire feints and traps to tempt the enemy out of place and go away his ships at risk of a follow-up strike.

    With info for ships in the course of the interval, principles for recognized admirals, historic situations, a crusade method, and a short historic precis should you desire to refresh their reminiscence of the period, Poseidon's Warriors offers every thing avid gamers have to equip themselves for the battles and campaigns of the 1st nice age of naval warfare.

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  • Download E-books Aircraft Carriers: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Important Warships PDF

    Step aboard the floating towns that patrol foreign waters, release plane from their decks, and judge the destiny of battle. Behold the king of naval struggle: the airplane provider.

    Soon after the Wright Brothers' old flight in 1903, officers explored the airplane's army purposes. The seaplane and the flying boat have been conceived to mix air and naval operations, yet their strength proved constrained. plane which could function from the deck of a boat, in spite of the fact that, provided large percentages. a couple of visionaries seized the chance, and via mid-century the airplane provider eclipsed the battleship because the preeminent weapon of naval warfare.

    Since the 1st winning release of an plane from the deck of a naval send in 1910, "fighting flattops" have developed into big, nuclear-powered vessels--floating towns able to launching dozens of airplane appearing quite a few missions, together with assault, escort, antisubmarine patrol, and deterrence. This illustrated background covers that evolution, from the 1st tentative steps taken by means of naval aviators prior to global conflict I to the jobs those great ships have performed within the warfare on Terror. whereas writer Michael Haskew makes a speciality of US army vendors, he additionally presents assurance of parallel and competing provider advancements in a foreign country. as well as explaining the applied sciences at the back of previous and current companies and their airplane, Haskew reexamines significant engagements regarding companies, in particular the epic Pacific battles of worldwide warfare II, in addition to personalities who have been significant to service improvement and deployment and naval doctrine in relation to carriers.

    Filled with rigorously curated interval images and glossy pictures displaying airplane companies through the a long time, Aircraft Carriers is a party of naval warfare's most vital innovation.

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  • Download E-books The United States Army 1783-1811 (Men-at-Arms) PDF

    Whilst the innovative battle (1775-1783) ended Washington's triumphant Continental military used to be disbanded. the baby usa had very combined emotions approximately status armies; yet years of Indian-fighting at the frontier emphasized the necessity for a strength higher than Josiah Harmar's unique 700-man 1st American Regiment. within the occasion Secretary Hamilton's far-sighted reforms, which produced 'Wayne's Legion' within the early 1790s, have been to be short-lived, and it took later threats of foreign warfare to stimulate the eventual growth of the younger US military. James Kochan's meticulously researched research of a dramatic and harassed interval in American army heritage - the years of St Clair's catastrophe, 'Mad Anthony' Wayne's victory at Fallen Timbers, and Harrison's at Tippecanoe - is illustrated with many infrequent and significant work and drawings.
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  • Download E-books British Battleships 1939-45 (1): Queen Elizabeth and Royal Sovereign Classes (New Vanguard) PDF

    By Angus Konstam

    With the outbreak of worldwide conflict II, Britain's Royal army and her fleet of battleships will be on the leading edge of her defence. but from a fleet of 12 battleships, ten have been already over twenty years outdated, venerable veterans of global struggle I. huge changes in the course of the Nineteen Thirties allowed those ships to accomplish a necessary carrier during the six lengthy years of clash, and extra advancements made in the course of the process the struggle enabled them to carry their very own opposed to their German and Italian opposite numbers. This name bargains a entire overview of the improvement of those British battleships from their preliminary commissioning to their peacetime alterations and wartime carrier. special descriptions of the most armament of every send will provide additional research of person battleships' effectiveness, discussing how the weapons have been manned whilst attractive the enemy. Describing HMS Warspite in the course of the conflict of Matapan in 1941, the writer information how this British battleship, including different Royal army and Australian vessels, defeated the may perhaps of the Italian army so they by no means back threatened Allied fleets in the Mediterranean. With specifically commissioned paintings and a dramatic retelling of key battleship engagements, this publication will spotlight what it used to be like on board for the sailors who risked their lives at the excessive seas.
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