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            Close to the Wind: A Story of Escape and Survival out of the Ashes of Singapore 1942
             

            Close to the Wind: A Story of Escape and Survival out of the Ashes of Singapore 1942 (Paperback)

            By Hill, David B.

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            in 1940, a group of Auckland yachtsmen and Royal Navy volunteers left for the war. Leonard Hill, a young Maori sailor, and his friends arrived in Singapore under siege. They manned fast motor launches, raiding and rescuing Allies from behind enemy lies. This is the story of how t ...

            ISBN 9781775503491
            Published 27 February 2019 by Huia Publishers
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            After Jutland: The Naval War in North European Waters, June 1916-November 1918
             

            After Jutland: The Naval War in North European Waters, June 1916-November 1918 (Hardback)

            By Goldrick, James

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            Compelling narrative of a highly significant period of naval history. Contains a wealth of material from the memoirs and personal accounts of veterans, published and unpublished.

            ISBN 9781526742988
            Published 8 April 2019 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier duel in the South Pacific
               

            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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            Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

            ISBN 9781849086059
            Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Campaign
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            Battle of Trafalgar: A Ladybird Expert Book
             

            Battle of Trafalgar: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

            By Willis, Sam

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            Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Battle of Trafalgar is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the battle that marked the defeat of Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybi ...

            ISBN 9780718188733
            Release Date 27 June 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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            Night Raiders: U.S. Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy, and Royal Netherlands Navy Mine Forces Battling the Japanese in the Pacific in World War II
              

            Night Raiders: U.S. Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy, and Royal Netherlands Navy Mine Forces Battling the Japanese in the Pacific in World War II (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bruhn, David; Hoole, Rob

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            U.S., British, Dutch, and Australians used night raider ships to lay minefields to prevent invasion by Japan. The little-known efforts of these valiant men are illuminated in this rare look into history.

            ISBN 9780788458439
            Published 9 November 2018
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            Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution
             

            Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Patton, Robert H.

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            In Patriot Pirates, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the battlefield genius of World War II, writes about American privateering during the Revolutionary War, and how this massive seaborne insurgency ravaged the British economy, helping America win independence. Patton engagingly gui ...

            ISBN 9780307390554
            Published 30 June 2009 by Vintage
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            Series Vintage
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            Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

            Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World (Hardback)

            By Lambert, Andrew

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            One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states

            ISBN 9780300230048
            Published 15 October 2018 by Yale University Press
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            How the Navy Won the War: The Real Instrument of Victory 1914-1918

            How the Navy Won the War: The Real Instrument of Victory 1914-1918 (Hardback)

            By Ring, Jim

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            A radical reappraisal of the role of sea power in the First World War.

            ISBN 9781473897182
            Published 1 November 2018 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Home Waters: Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, and U.S. Navy Mine Forces Battling U-Boats in World War I
              

            Home Waters: Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, and U.S. Navy Mine Forces Battling U-Boats in World War I (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bruhn, David; Hoole, Rob

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            One hundred and fifty photographs, maps, and diagrams; appendices; and an index to full-names, places and subjects add value to this work.

            ISBN 9780788457982
            Published 1 April 2018 by Heritage Books
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            Bismarck: The Story Behind the Destruction of the Pride of Hitler's Navy

            Bismarck: The Story Behind the Destruction of the Pride of Hitler's Navy (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Bercuson, David J.; Herwig, Holger H.

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            Late in the morning of 27 May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck was sunk by the British in a fierce battle that lasted 90 minutes. This account uncovers much new information, from the key strategic decisions of the national leaders, to a blow-by-blow account of the battle.

            ISBN 9780712640022
            Published 1 May 2003 by Vintage
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