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Conceptualizing Maritime & Naval Strategy: Festschrift for Captain Peter M. Swartz, United States Navy (ret.)

373 pages Prof Andrew Lambert Anyone familiar with Peter Swartz’s career will know what to expect in this impressive essay […]

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US Seventh Fleet, Vietnam 1964-75: American Naval Power in Southeast Asia

80 pages Prof Geoffrey Till Osprey’s series of illustrated battle, campaign and war histories is usually pretty good, but this […]

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Allied Warships vs the Atlantic Wall: Normandy 1944

80 pages Capt. Andrew Welch (Retd.) This is one of the 153 books that Steven Zaloga has written for Osprey.  […]

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Nelson and the Slave Trade

170 pages David Childs My great naval hero is Francis Drake who, in partnership with his kinsman, John Hawkins, was […]

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The Trafalgar Chronicle: New Series 8

208 pages Capt. M. K. Barritt Part of the lure that draws Nelsonian enthusiasts into the 1805 Club is the […]

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Cape Matapan 1941: Cunningham’s Mediterranean Triumph

96 pages Captain Andrew Welch (retd.) This book is another of Osprey’s 190 strong Campaign series, of which 19 are […]

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Iran-Iraq Naval War – Volume 1: Opening Blows, September-November 1980

80 pages Brian Trim This enjoyable little volume is a recent offering from military history specialists Helion. I had not […]

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The Windfall Battleships: Agincourt, Canada, Erin, Eagle and the Balkan & Latin American Arms Races

256 pages Robert Muddysley There cannot be many professors of Egyptology who are also published authors on German warships of […]

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Lost at Sea in Mysterious Circumstances: Vanishings and Undiscovered Shipwrecks

208 pages David Collins This is a fun book to read. It is based on 50 odd vignettes of various […]

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