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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BMH419D
$29.95  
DVD
This is the chilling yet compelling saga of the evolution of submarine warfare. From its first practical application during WWI to its role as trump card deterrent of WWII, the submarine stands as an almost invulnerable arm of superpower strategy.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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