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Sea Warfare By Rudyard Kipling
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[Softcover] Rudyard Kipling, author of the Jungle Books, also wrote this exciting account of two years at sea during World War I. “The main principles of sea-warfare,” he begins,... More > “hold good throughout all ages… For matters of detail the Navy, to whom all days are alike, has simply returned to the practice and resurrected the spirit of old days.” This theme—that the march of time does not change the old spirit—is the leitmotif of Kipling’s narrative, balanced upon the strange threshold of modern war, wherein cavalry detachments gallop toward the beach to exchange fire with submarines and wounded destroyers ram steel battleships as their crews leap into the sea, cheering for King and country. This tale only Kipling could tell, with numerous moments of suspense and fear illustrating the true face of warfare, yet with ironic glimpses of humor including old 19th-century naval songs set to new words that make this book also a wry commentary on a warfare that changes but yet remains the same.< Less
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Naval Warfare By James R. (James Richard) Thursfield
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Naval warfare is combat in and on the sea, the ocean, or any other major body of water such as a large lake or wide river.Mankind has fought battles on the sea for more than 3,000 years. Even in the... More > interior of large landmasses, transportation before the advent of extensive railroads was largely dependent upon rivers, canals, and other navigable waterways.The latter were crucial in the development of the modern world in the United Kingdom, the Low Countries and northern Germany, for they enabled the bulk movement of goods and raw materials without which the Industrial Revolution would not have occurred. Prior to 1750, materials largely moved by river barge or sea vessels. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_warfare Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets (Hardcover) By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less
Tactical Management of Urban Warfare Casualties in Special Operations By Parabellum Concepts
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In the wake of the Battle of the Black Sea (Mogadishu, Somalia, 1993) the United States Military Special Operations community was reeling with several hard-learned lessons. One of which was the... More > gaping holes in Special Operations medical protocol - holes which had, quite possibly, lead to the deaths of US servicemen in Mogadishu. Everyone agreed that the model needed to be updated, and a protocol of care unique to the tactical environment be developed. This book details a 1998 panel discussion between leading minds in Battlefield and Tactical Medicine, discussing scenarios, failures of past protocol and doctrine and suggesting new guidelines and protocols unique to the environment and separate from the civilian trauma care model. A predecessor to the famed Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines, this document is a must have, both to gain a deeper understanding of the thoughts (and individual minds) behind the TCCC Guidelines and for the practical knowledge and wisdom it contains.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his unique flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the... More > conflict in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his same flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the conflict... More > in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his same flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the conflict... More > in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Sea Harrier Tribute By peter dancey
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Hero of the Falklands War the British Sea Harrier proved the skeptics wrong as the most effective airplane of the conflict is all aspects of air warfare defense of the fleet, interception, dog-fights... More > and reconnaissance even ground attack. The upgraded F/A-2 went on to provide effective defense of the fleet and CAP for the NATO Balkan and Kosovo operations in the 1990s< Less

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