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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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            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

            • OUR PRICE $32.99

            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
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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
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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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            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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            The HMS Victory Story
              

            The HMS Victory Story (Hardback)

            By Christopher, John

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            Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship', the Admiralty's designation for its largest ships f the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged on three decks. This title provides an insight into the lives o ...

            ISBN 9780752456058
            Published 19 October 2010 by The History Press Ltd
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            India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

            India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean (Hardback)

            Edited by Brewster, David

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            China and India are emerging as major maritime powers of the Indo-Pacific as part of a changing regional balance of power. As their interests and power expand, China and India will increasingly come into contact in the shared maritime security space of the Indo-Pacific. How India ...

            ISBN 9780199479337
            Published 8 February 2018 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The Sea Takes No Prisoners: Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War

            The Sea Takes No Prisoners: Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War (Paperback)

            By Wong, Edmund S.

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            Over 120 first hand stories of life at sea with the Royal Navy from both men and women who served All taken from the Imperial War Museum's audio archive Major UK publicity and marketing campaign

            ISBN 9781911604280
            Published 15 November 2018 by Unicorn Publishing Group
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            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific
              

            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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            The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counter offensive against the Japanese in the Pacific. This title details the fortunes experienced over the intense course of naval battles around the island throughout the secon ...

            ISBN 9781780961545
            Published 7 May 2013 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy Seal Canines
              

            Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy Seal Canines (Audio CD / Audio)

            By Ritland, Michael; Read by Gurner, Jeff; With Brozek, Gary

            • OUR PRICE $55.50

            As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland started his own company training and supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department of Defense. He knew ...

            ISBN 9781427233523
            Published 15 April 2013 by Macmillan
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