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Book Reviews, Indo-Pacific, Maritime Strategy, Naval Aviation, Naval History, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 7 May 2024

07 May 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers the third book in Osprey’s new Fleet series, exploring the role of the British Pacific Fleet in the defeat of Japan in latter part of the Second World War.

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British Pacific Fleet 1944-45: The Royal Navy in the Downfall of Japan

07 May 24

80 pages Andy Field I enjoy Osprey books, and have several in my library, so I was pleased to receive […]

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Indo-Pacific, Book Reviews, Command & Control, Leadership, Maritime Strategy, Naval History, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 12 April 2024

12 Apr 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers two books examining Admiral Nimitz’ performance as commander of the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet in the Second World War.

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Mastering the Art of Command: Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and Victory in the Pacific & Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

12 Apr 24

(Mastering the Art of Command was previously reviewed by Prof Geoffrey Till, and was Book of the Quarter, in Vol. […]

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Air Power, Book Reviews, Indo-Pacific, Naval Aviation, Naval History, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 5 April 2024

05 Apr 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers two books from Osprey, providing accounts of the Japanese A6M2/3 Zero and US Navy F6F Hellcat in the South Pacific and Philippines in the Second World War respectively.

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A6M2/3 Zero-Sen: New Guinea and the Solomons 1942 & F6F Hellcat: Philippines 1944

05 Apr 24

Dr James Bosbotinis The subject matter of these two books, the US F6F Hellcat and Japanese A6M2/3 Zero will be […]

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Air Power, Book Reviews, Maritime Strategy, Naval Aviation, Naval History, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 2 April 2024

02 Apr 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. Professor Andrew Lambert considers David F. Winkler’s America’s First Aircraft Carrier, examining the history of the USS Langley: “a history book for contemporary revolutionaries, engaged with new technologies, and new ideas. How does the future break through into the fleet?”

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America’s First Aircraft Carrier: USS Langley and the Dawn of U.S. Naval Aviation

02 Apr 24

373 pages Professor Andrew Lambert King’s College London This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to know why […]

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Book Reviews, Maritime Strategy, Naval History, Seapower, Second World War, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 26 March 2024

26 Mar 24

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers Brian Lavery’s recent book examining the Royal and US Navies in the Second World War.

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