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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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Two Navies Divided: The British and United States Navies in the Second World War

624 pages Rear Admiral R. G. Melly Brian Lavery, with his background as a senior curator at the National Maritime […]

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Recovering Naval Power: Henry Maydman and the Revival of the Royal Navy

212 pages Prof Andrew Lambert Henry Maydman served in the Royal Navy as a sailor, and latterly a Purser, from […]

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Crisis Convoy: The Story of HX 231, A Turning Point in the Battle of the Atlantic

222 pages David Collins We are once again indebted to Sapere Books for reissuing another of Peter Gretton’s books of […]

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The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

368 pages Capt. Andrew Welch (retd.) This book has, as I write, been in the Sunday Times bestseller list for […]

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Convoy Escort Commander: A Memoir of the Battle of the Atlantic

256 pages David Collins The works of Peter Gretton are having a resurgence thanks to the beneficial republishing programme of […]

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Arctic Convoy PQ18: 25 Days That Changed the Course of the War

208 pages Ken Morrison Most readers will be well aware of the circumstances, if not the full detail, of Arctic […]

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