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  • Glasgow, Scotland. Painting the stern of the S.S. Athenia. This liner was the first ship sunk in the Second World War

    Historic Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Photograph Glasgow, Scotland. Painting the stern of the S.S. Athenia. This liner was the first ship sunk in the Second World War 1937

    • ASIN: B0167TQZ4W
    • Brand: Historic Photos
    • UPC: 787751393048

  • USS Indianapolis: The Legacy

    • ASIN: B01LX9MWJD

  • Pearl Harbor - Into the Arizona

    • ASIN: B01MSQMB8Z

  • MacArthur's Airman : General George C. Kenney and the War in the Southwest Pacific (Modern War Studies)

    • ASIN: 0700609091
    • Brand: University Press of Kansas

  • Thunder Below!: The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II

    The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones's locker. Under the leadership of her fearless skipper, Captain Gene Fluckey, the Barb sank the greatest tonnage of any American sub in World War II. At the same time, the Barb did far more than merely sink ships-she changed forever the way submarines stalk and kill their prey. This is a gripping adventure chock-full of "you-are-there" moments. Fluck...


  • The Forgotten Highlander: An Incredible WWII Story of Survival in the Pacific

    “Riveting, powerful, moving.”—The Observer, “Compelling . . .A book that must be read.”—Daily Mail. A story of almost unimaginable suffering.” --BBC Radio 4. “Urquhart grabs our attention with unforgettable stories.”—Minneapolis Star-TribuneThis is the extraordinary story of a young man, conscripted at nineteen, who survived not just one but three separate encounters with death—encounters which killed nearly all his comrades. Silent for over fifty years, this is Alistair Urquhart’s extraordinary, moving, and inspirationa...

    • ASIN: 1616084073
    • Brand: Skyhorse

  • The English Armada: The Greatest Naval Disaster in English History

    During the year between July 1588, when the Spanish Armada set sail from Spain and July 1589, when the survivors of the English counterpart of this fleet, the little-known English Armada, reached port in England, two of history's worst naval catastrophes took place. A great deal of attention has been dedicated to the former and precious little to the latter. This book presents a full-scale account of an event which has been neglected for more than four centuries. It reconstructs the military operations day by day for the first time, taking apar...

    • ASIN: 1350019410

  • A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries Book 1)

    • ASIN: B002LUHYVU

  • Operation Drumbeat: Germany's U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II

    • ASIN: B003YCOP5M

  • Malaya and Singapore 1941-42: The fall of Britain's empire in the East (Campaign)

    For the British Empire it was a military disaster, but for Imperial Japan the conquest of Malaya was one of the pivotal campaigns of World War II. Giving birth to the myth of the Imperial Japanese Army's invincibility, the victory left both Burma and India open to invasion. Although heavily outnumbered, the Japanese Army fought fiercely to overcome the inept and shambolic defense offered by the British and Commonwealth forces.Detailed analysis of the conflict, combined with a heavy focus on the significance of the aerial campaign, help tell the...

    • ASIN: 1472811224
    • Brand: imusti

  • The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-boats

    • ASIN: B012QH4WQ2

  • Before the Battlecruiser: The Big Cruiser in the World's Navies, 1865-1910

    The battlecruiser is perceived by many as the most glamorous of warships, remembered for its triumphs and tragedies in both world wars. Often forgotten are its lineal ancestors, the big cruisers that were constructed as capital ships for distant waters, as commerce raiders, and as fast scouts for the battle fleet during the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first years of the twentieth.In this new book by bestselling author Aidan Dobson, the 200 or so big cruisers that were built for the world�s navies from 1865 are described and...

    • ASIN: 1682473759
    • Brand: Naval Institute Press

  • Nothing Friendly in the Vicinity ...: My Patrols on the Submarine USS Guardfish During WWII

    As chronicled in Silent Victory, Clay Blair’s monumental history of United States submarine operations in World War II, the submarine war against Japan was a relatively little known war-within-a-war. It was waged by an initially small but expanding force of boats that eventually made more than 1,400 war patrols and sank almost 1,400 Japanese merchant ships and naval vessels. Many American submarines carved out enviable records, including USS Guardfish, the subject of Claude Conner’s remarkable memoir of service aboard a US fleet boat as an ...

    • ASIN: B00GK5S5GK

  • The Lion at Sea (Captain Kelly Maguire Trilogy Book 1)

    • ASIN: B07N43TSRV

  • Naval Battle of Guadalcanal: Night Action, 13 November 1942

    Drawing on a wealth of previously untapped primary sources, including the vivid personal recollections of about 200 Japanese and American survivors, the author describes the events of this famous battle from deck level and from both sides. While the focus is on the details of the actual battle, he also covers the planning on both sides that led to the action and the missions of the American and Japanese task forces, as well as the roles played by intelligence, the weather, and the air forces. Contains 14 maps and several b&w photographs. Annota...

    • ASIN: 1557503273
    • Brand: Brand: US Naval Institute Press

  • The Second World Wars : How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won

    A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes

    • UPC: 55820130
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Voices from the Second World War : Stories of War as Told to Children of Today

    A collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War. Contributors include a rear gunner who took part in sixty bombing raids, a Jewish woman who played in the orchestra at Auschwitz, a Japanese man

    • UPC: 704046409
    • Rating: 4.444

  • Imperial Germany's "Iron Regiment" of the First World War : War Memories of Service with Infantry Regiment 169 1914 - 1918 Second Edition

    Imperial Germany's "Iron Regiment" of the First World War offers a rare English-language account of a premier German infantry unit. Renowned as the Iron Regiment for its fighting record in the legendary 1916 Battle of

    • UPC: 351608008

  • The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale : First-Person Accounts

    "The Loss of the Ship Essex" is the real story behind Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick, " a riveting tale of history and true-life adventure. This classic edition combines first-person narratives of the doomed voyage of

    • UPC: 749591
    • Rating: 4.0

  • More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War (Hardcover)

    A Junior Library Guild Selection."With eye-popping details, Davis tracks the deadly flu that shifted the powers in World War I and changed the course of world history. In an age of Ebola and Zika, this

    • UPC: 359948239

  • Innocent Heroes : Stories of animals in the First World War

    Provides fictional accounts of animals and their heroic exploits in World War I, including a dog who warns soldiers of a gas attack, a cat who saves soldiers from rat bites, and a pigeon who

    • UPC: 54784890
    • Rating: 4.267

  • The Great War : Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War

    Combines evocative photographs and illustrations in a treasury of stories by eleven international writers that were inspired by artifacts connected to World War

    • UPC: 42082705
    • Rating: 3.786

  • Churchill's First World War (DVD)

    At the outbreak of war, Britain's First Lord of the Admiralty—39-year-old Winston Churchill—dreams of winning fame and glory. But when the disastrous Battle of Gallipoli leads to his disgrace and eventual resignation, he dreams of

    • UPC: 38041414
    • Color: YOther



    • UPC: 630681907

  • Hidden Warships : Finding World War II's Abandoned, Sunk, and Preserved Warships

    "Hidden Warships profiles the search for and discovery of sunken World War II-era ships as well as the history behind the vessels, including over 150 historic and modern photos. This book follows the author's Hidden

    • UPC: 42593488

  • Up-close look at sunken USS Indianapolis, missing since WWII

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    HMS Barham Explodes & Sinks: World War II (1941) | British Pathé

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