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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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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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HCT051
$17.99  
Paperback, Sherry Sontag & Christopher Drew, 432pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781610393584
Discover the secret history of America's submarine warfare in this fast-paced and deeply researched chronicle of adventure and intrigue during the Cold War that reads like a spy thriller. Blind Man's Bluff  is an exciting, epic story of adventure, ingenuity, courage, and disaster beneath the...
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STL339
$34.95  
Hardcover, Robert Jackson, 320pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781782747291
From the Bismarck and German U-boat to the Ark Royal and Nimitz-class, this indispensible guide covers all the important warships from the industrial age till now.   Arranged chronologically, this abundantly Illustrated volume explores every significant warship built from the nineteenth...
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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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STL324
$34.95  
Hardcover, David Ross, 224pages, 9 x 12, ISBN: 9781782744214
In 1776, American Patriots attempted to destroy the British flagship <i>Eagle</i> using a man-operated semi-submersible, the Turtle, in New York harbour. The attack failed, but the idea stuck. Almost 90 years later, the CSS Hunley successfully  rammed into the Federal sloop USS...
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STL325
$34.95  
Hardcover, Jack Herris , Rob Pearson, 192pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9781906626655
Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings,  Aircraft of World War I: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide  is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914–18. Arranged chronologically by theatre of war and campaign,...
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NBN035
$16.95  
Paperback, 9781493027538, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493027538
On the morning of April 10, 1963, the world's most advanced submarine was on a test dive off the New England coast when she sent a message to a support ship a thousand feet above her on the surface:  experiencing minor problem . . . have positive angle . . . attempting to blow . . . ...
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RAN500
$20.00  
Paperback, James D. Hornfischer, 499pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780553381481
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
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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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PAR445
$7.95  
Magnet, 3.5 x 2.7
Laser cut steel. Uses a strong rare earth magnet. Antique bronze finish applied
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CBP006
$8.95  
Paperback, Molly Aloian, 32pages, 8.1 x 0.3 x 10.5 inches, ISBN: 9780778727354
Young readers will dive right into this exciting new title! Deep-diving Submarines introduces readers to the different parts of a submarine and explains how these vehicles move through the water.
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PAR426
$8.95  
Magnet, 4.6 x 2.2
Laser cut steel. Uses a strong rare earth magnet. Antique bronze finish applied
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PAR431
$6.95  
Magnet, 3.5 x 2.7
Laser cut steel. Uses a strong rare earth magnet. Antique bronze finish applied
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MBI140
$35.00  
Hardcover, Richard H. Graham, 192pages, 8.6 x 0.8 x 11, ISBN: 9780760343272
At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed of sound, so fast that no other aircraft could catch it. Above 80,000 feet, its pilots...
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MBI141
$52.50 $75.00  
Paperback, Richard H. Graham, 1040pages, 8.6 x 1.9 x 11.2, ISBN: 9780760351741
This is the reprinted facsimile edition of the manual issued to crew members of the US Air Force's sleek SR-71, now available with photos and annotations by former Blackbird pilot Richard Graham. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was a long-range, Mach 3 reconnaissance aircraft developed by...
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HCB066
$7.99  
Paperback, Kate Riggs, 24pages, 8.6 x 0.2 x 8.8, ISBN: 9781628322446
The popular Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions to animals, birds, sea life, insects, and an array of transporation. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these books spotlight the bodies, behaviors, and...
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HCB067
$7.99  
Paperback, Kate Riggs, 24pages, 8.6 x 0.1 x 8.7, ISBN: 9781628322453
The popular Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions to animals, birds, sea life, insects, and an array of transporation. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these books spotlight the bodies, behaviors, and...
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GPR025
$7.95  
Laminated Pamphlet, 12pages, 9 x 4.3, ISBN: 9781887562737
6 panel foldout in plastic laminate with color photos and descriptions of U.S. military aircraft
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PAR402
$7.95  
Magnet
Laser cut steel with Rare Earth magnet. False bronze patina appllied.
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PGN193
$5.95  
Paperback, Patricia Brennan Demuth, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, ISBN: 9780448464626
A terrifying attack!  On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled...
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PAR147
$7.95  
Magnet, 5.5 X 1.5, ISBN: 760999953465
Laser cut steel with Rare Earth magnet. False bronze patina appllied.
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RAN338
$9.95  
Paperback, Angus Konstam, 128pages, 7.5 x 0.4 x 5.1, ISBN: 9781472808691
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the...
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TBP007
$19.95  
Paperback, R. G. Grant, 118pages, 8.8 x 11.8, ISBN: 9781626861558
Nothing seems to capture the imagination of humankind quite like the ability to fly, and just over a hundred years ago, that dream became a reality. Over the last century, planes have progressed in ways that would astound their earliest makers, and flying machines continue to inspire wonder in...
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NAV078
$18.95  
Paperback, Gannon McHale, 208pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9781591145431
The incredible fetes of the Navy’s stealth boat USS  Sturgeon  (SSN637) come to life in this insightful chronicle of the three years McHale spent in the Silent Service.”  — Carl LaVO,  author of  The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary life of...
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MPS092
$13.00 $25.99  
Hardcover, Rick Campbell, 400pages, 9.5 x 6.4, ISBN: 9781250039019
The best submarine novel since Tom Clancy’s  The Hunt for Red October .” — Booklist  (starred review) The USS Kentucky—a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads—is about to go on a routine patrol. Not...
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SPC037
$4.98 $9.95  
Paperback, Siegfried Breyer, ISBN: 9780887401831
This is a 48 page volume that includes line drawings, photographs, and charts.
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SPC038
$4.98 $9.95  
Paperback, Siegfried Breyer, ISBN: 9780887402906
This book covers the development and use of the battleship Gneisenau during WWII.
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RAN262
$8.98 $17.95  
Paperback, Mark Stille, ISBN: 9781849089845
During the Pacific War, arguably the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were generally larger than their Allied counterparts and were better armed in most cases. Armed with a large, long-range torpedo (eventually called Long Lance by the...
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PGN133
$15.00  
Paperback, Peter Sasgen, ISBN: 9780451234858
By 1945, the U.S. Navy's submarine force in the Pacific had sunk over a thousand enemy cargo ships and tankers supplying the food, weapons, and oil Japan needed to continue to fight. Yet this once mighty merchant fleet continued to thrive in the Sea of Japan, where, protected from American...
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BMHJ63D
$14.98 $29.95  
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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NAV067
 
Paperback, Edward C. Raymer, ISBN: 9781591147244
The chief diver of the Pearl Harbor salvage operations tells the whole story of the desperate attempts to save crewmembers caught inside their sinking ships On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma, and Utah lie paralysed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack...

NAV021
$24.95  
Paperback, Admiral I. J. Galantin (Ret.), 262pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781591142997
On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took command of the fleet submarine USS Halibut. For the next fourteen months, Galantin and his officers and crew would play their part in the unrelenting attack on Japan's navy and merchant marine. But it was in Luzon Strait in...
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OSP002
$17.95  
Paperback, Jim Christley, illust. by Tony Bryan, 48pages, 7.25 X 9.75, ISBN: 9781841768595
A fine examination of the fleet submarines of the U. S. Navy during WWII. Archival photos combine with detailed artwork to bring these fascinating vessels to vivid life. Features detailed cutaways and interior photos.
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PGN007
$18.00  
Paperback, Don Keith, 319pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780451219510
During World War II, the U.S. Navy's submarine service suffered the highest casualty percentage of all the American armed forces, losing one in five submariners. But despite the odds, these underwater warriors accounted for almost 60 percent of Japanese shipping losses, and were a major factor...
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RAN035
$8.99  
Paperback, William Tuohy, 430pages, 4.25 x 7, ISBN: 9780891418894
The story of Medal of Honor winner Richard O'Kane and U. S. submariners in the Pacific War. Relates in detail the astonishing and revolutionary exploits of the Tang and her daring officers and crew.
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SIM026
$9.99  
Paperback, Edward L. Beach, 354pages, 4.25 x 6.75, ISBN: 9780743487993
THE WAR BENEATH THE WAVES For the World War II submariner, every day was a life-or-death trial: going to sea for months at a time; existing in dank, claustrophobic conditions; enduring long stretches of monotonous silence punctuated by adrenaline-spiked episodes of paralyzing fear and...
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LBC025
$13.60 $17.00  
Paperback, Marcus Luttrell with Patrickrobinson, 392pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780316067607
Four U. S. Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS--Luttrell--made it out alive. Four U. S. Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the...
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LYB067
$16.95  
Paperback, Martha LaGuardiaKotite, 260pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781599211596
Dramatic, compelling, downright unbelievable accounts of the Coast Guard's often unsung heroes.
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PER011
$16.99  
Paperback, Alex Kershaw, 270pages, 5.75 x 8.75, ISBN: 9780306817908
In The Early Morning Hours Of October 24, 1944, the legendary U.S. Navy submarine Tang was hit by one of its own faulty torpedoes. The survivors of the explosion struggled to stay alive one hundred and eighty feet beneath the surface, while the Japanese dropped deadly depth charges from above....
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SMP035
$20.99  
Paperback, Spike Walker, 267pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9780312302566
This spellbinding work chronicles a desperate sea rescue off the coast of Alaska and an electrifying look at the U. S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue crews. Map.
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SMP059
$21.99  
Paperback, David Helvarg, 356pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780312628147
The Extraordinary Story Of The U. S. Coast Guard Since its inception more than 200 years ago, the United States Coast Guard has rescued over 1. 1 million people. Yet, despite having more than fifty thousand active and reserve members, most of us know very little about this often neglected but...
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GPT091
$16.95  
Paperback, Douglas A. CamPaperbackell, 336pages, 9 x 6 x 0.9, ISBN: 9780762771790
On August 13, 1944, the U.S. submarine Flier struck a mine in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines as it steamed along the surface. All but fifteen of the more than eighty-strong crew went down with the vessel. Of those left floating in the dark, eight survived by swimming for...
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RAN216
$16.00  
Paperback, LARRY COLTON, 416pages, ISBN: 9780307888457
On April 23, 1943, the seventy-man crew of the USS Grenadier scrambled to save their submarine—and themselves—after a Japanese aerial torpedo sent it crashing to the ocean floor. Miraculously, the men were able to bring the sub back to the surface, only to be captured by the...
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PGW029
$24.95  
Hardcover, Peter F. Stevens, ISBN: 9781596987678
Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the USS Grunion—as well as the U. S. Navy’s shocking cover up of the submarine’s baffling disappearance. Discovered in 2006...
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WPC016
$19.98 $39.95  
CD, 5.9 x 5.1 x 1.5, ISBN: 9781611743906
The United States experienced its most harrowing military disaster of World War II not in 1941 at Pearl Harbor, but rather in the period from 1942 to 1943, in the frigid North Atlantic and American coastal waters from Newfoundland to the Caribbean. Nearly seven decades after the event, the...
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GPT090
$19.95  
Paperback, Mike Ostlund, 544pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762772827
Revised and fully updated, the stirring and authoritative account of one of World War II’s most highly decorated submarines On April 7, 1944, the battle-hardened USS Gudgeon (SS-211) slowly pulled away from tiny Johnston Island, slipping beneath the waves in one of the most treacherous...
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NAV060
$17.56 $21.95  
Paperback, Anthony Newpower, 256pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781591146230
"From the American entry into World War II until September 1943, U.S. submarines experienced an abnormally high number of torpedo failures. These failures resulted from three defects in the primary torpedo of the day, the Mark 14, which had a tendency to run deeper than the set depth, to...
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PGN005
$15.00  
Paperback, Mark Roberts, 282pages, 5.25 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780425219522
True tales of life and death as told by those who fought in the briny depths. From the undersea warfare of World War II through the Cold War stand-offs in the deep to the cutting-edge technology of the modern U.S. Navy, submarines have evolved into the front line of our nation's defense at...
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SMP057
$18.99  
Paperback, Peter Sasgen, 297pages, 8.25x8.5, ISBN: 9780312605537
The thrilling untold story of Cold War submarine espionage and an inside look at the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” Stalking the Red Bear —for the first time ever—describes the action principally from the perspective of a commanding officer of a  Sturgeon...
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WMM001
$14.95  
Paperback, William T. Nelson, 180pages, ISBN: 9789997184313
How they built submarines in Wisconsin, floated them down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico and sent them off to illustrious careers in WWII. The shipyard in Manitowoc garnered a reputation for building the finest of subs. Photos.
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NAV036
$35.00  
Paperback, Clay Blair, Jr, 1006pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781557502179
With the content of an authoritative reference and the excitement of a thriller, this history of the U.S. submarine war is one of the most informative and entertaining books written on the Pacific campaign. The author, a respected journalist and World War II submariner himself,...
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NAV437
$19.95  
Paperback, Homer H. Hickam, Jr, 346pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781557503626
Slaughter at sea—just miles from U.S. soil! In 1942 German U-boats turned the shipping lanes off Cape Hatteras into a sea of death. Cruising up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, they sank 259 ships, littering the waters with cargo and bodies. As astonished civilians witnessed...
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BMH420D
$14.98 $29.95  
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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