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Maritime & Naval History

PER008
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Hardcover, Andrew Darby, 291pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780306816291
Chronicles the evolving pursuit of whales and its significance to our humanity. For fans of well-written history and those fascinated by whales and the fierce international conflict surrounding them.
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WIC003
$9.48 $18.95  
Paperback, R. Sheret, 139pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 921107102
  The story of ships and crews that moved cargo along the West Coast from the 18th century to the present. From the paddlewheel steamers that served the CA and Yukon gold rushes to container-laden coastal barge traffic and space-age cruise ships.
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PGN096
$16.00  
Paperback, Mark Kurlansky, 269pages, 5 x 7.75, ISBN: 9781594483745
From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Cod, Salt," and "The Big Oyster" comes the colorful story of a way of life that for hundreds of years has defined much of America's coastlines but is slowly disappearing. Illustrated.
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WWN279
$15.95  
Paperback, Eric Jay Dolin, 480pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780393331578
A social and economic history of whaling in America traces Captain John Smith's ill-fated expedition to the New World in 1614, through the industry's rise to its nineteenth-century golden years, to its decline in the twentieth century. Reprint.
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SPC014
$14.98 $29.95  
Paperback, Fritz Timmen, ISBN: 9780764303180
All aboard for a trip back to the glory days of steamboating. This book is packed with history, photographs, and tales highlighting the personalities of various ships and the men who ran them. . Colorful paddle-wheelers that carried goods and passengers to help develop the pioneer American West...
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PER048
$17.99  
Paperback, Stephen R. Bown, ISBN: 9780306822667
 The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great geographical mysteries-the Northwest Passage, the Northeast Passage, the South Pole, and the North Pole-remained blank spots on...
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PAR216
$24.95  
Paper Chart, 38 x 26
NOAA’s  Office of Coast Survey  and  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries  created a commemorative nautical chart for the Battle of Midway’s 75 th  anniversary. This nautical chart was first published in 1943, and the commemorative chart includes the...
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ARC017
$21.99  
Paperback, Chuck Fowler, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780738548142
This engaging pictorial history tells of the tall sailing ships that came to the Pacific Northwest beginning in the mid-1700s. Met by native Salish people, the ships brought Spanish, British, Russian, and American explorers, as well as settlers and entrepreneurs, to the region. Over the next two...
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STL326
$29.95  
Hardcover, Malcolm & Alexander Swanston, 224pages, 8 x 10.5, ISBN: 9781782747093
A highly illustrated and accessible account of the development of air warfare, from the first skirmishes over the Western Front in World War I to today’s hi-tech netcentric aerial battlespace.   No single human invention has altered the nature of war more than the airplane. The  History of...
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SIM382
$29.99  
Hardcover, Steven Ujifusa, 448pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781476745978
“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award-winning author of   In the Heart of the Sea ). There was a...
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SKY145
$29.99  
Paperback, Philip Kaplan , 240pages, 8 x 10.5, ISBN: 9781634505536
See the secret and dangerous world of submarine life and warfare like never before. From the ingenious but impractical designs of seventeenth-century inventors through the nuclear-powered submarines of today, this heavily illustrated volume traces the history of the silent force and the elite...
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PGN004
$16.00  
Paperback, Nathaniel Philbrick, 439pages, 5.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780142004838
America's first frontier was not the West; it was the sea, and no one writes more eloquently about that watery wilderness than Nathaniel Philbrick. In his bestselling  In the Heart of the Sea  Philbrick probed the nightmarish dangers of the vast Pacific. Now, in an epic sea...
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BMHJ63D
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DVD
Featuring three programs. Pacific Firepower: 25 days of hell to take Saipan. Guam took 17 days of straight air attacks and bombing, paving the way for our massive anphib landings. The Battle Of Rabaul: Having taken Guadalcanal and Papua, New Guinea we planned a major encirclement of New Britain....
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BM423D
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DVD
Featuring 81 classes of fighting ships and warbirds of the fleet in motion picture profile. From carriers such as Nimitz, Eisenhower, Enterprise, Kitty Hawk to missile cruisers and aerial fleet weapons including A7 Corsair, Hawkeye, A6 Intruder, F14 Tomcat and much more.
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BMH420D
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DVD, ISBN: 97278004205
Hook Down, Wheels Down: Featuring Naval Aces at their finest including the Langely, Saratoga, Lexington, Enterprize, Wasp, Hornet, Ranger and their fighting aircraft the Wildcat, Dauntless, Avenger and the Hellcat. Seapower - Plymouth Rock To Polaris: American seapower from the creaking decks of...
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ARC120
$21.99  
Paperback, Michael P. Rich, 128pages, 6.5 x 95, ISBN: 9781467132428
The San Diego Harbor Police Department has proudly provided more than 50 years of law enforcement. From its humble beginnings as a small security force formed after World War II to protect San Diego imports to the modern and sophisticated police force it is today, the San Diego Harbor Police...
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ACB132
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Hardcover, John Boyle, 304pages, 6 x 1.2 x 9, ISBN: 9781472912671
For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy--a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one...
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ARC137
$21.99  
Paperback, Laurie Schreiber, 160pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467118682
Mount Desert Island possesses a rich and diverse history of boatbuilding. Chester Clement was the first of the “lobsteryacht” builders, and Bunker and Ellis elevated the concept. Henry Hinckley started on an old boat-repair wharf and built a world-class brand. Members of the Rich family produced...
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ARC162
$21.99  
Paperback, Gayle E. Alvarez & Dennis Woolford, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738570969
The Farragut Naval Training Station, located near Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, was only operational between 1942 and 1946, but during that time it was the largest city in Idaho, the largest business in Idaho, and the second-largest U.S. naval training station. Named for Civil War hero Adm. David G....
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PGW257
$20.00  
Paperback, Carrie Gibson, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780802124319
Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the  Santa Maria  and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers. In  Empire’s Crossroads , historian Carrie Gibson offers a vivid, panoramic...
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SKY148
$14.99  
Paperback, Mary Nida Smith, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781634505123
The unbelievable stories of the heroic men who sailed under the sea. In  Heroes Beneath the Waves , many brave men who rode submarines to great depths and across the oceans into unknown territory share their experiences, fears, and thoughts. They allow us to travel back in time through...
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