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Royal Air Force Mount Batten - A History By peter dancey
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Situated in Devon RAF Mount Batten housed No.18 HQ Group Coastal Command. It provided the RAF with easy access to the North Atlantic for long-range anti- U boat patrols and successively housed a... More > number of flying boat squadrons, until receiving HS maritime strike-bombers in the 1970s when it finally closed in 1977 having opened in 1916.< Less
America's Secret Submarine: An Insider's Account of the Cold War's Undercover Nuclear Sub By Lee Vyborny & Don Davis
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It was impossibly expensive, extraordinarily dangerous, and completely unarmed. The U.S. Navy’s state-of-the-art NR-1 nuclear powered submersible was the Cold War’s most closely guarded... More > - and revolutionary - secret. In 1966, after the U.S. almost lost a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Spain, Admiral Hyman Rickover - father of the nuclear navy - outmaneuvered Congress and steamed full speed ahead on his brainchild: a spy mission and deep ocean recovery submarine with a miniature nuclear reactor that could navigate the ocean floor for weeks at a time. But operating at such depths would also cut off the crew should rescue become necessary. Now, an original crew member revels the true story of America’s Secret Submarine - the triumphs and near disasters of the super-secret NR-1 are told through first person accounts by those who alternately suffered through, and exalted in, its construction and initial operation - and then dared go where no men had gone before.< Less
Thunder Bay: A Michigan Mystery By Robert Reynolds
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A thrilling read that takes place in rugged Northern Michigan, the Great Lakes and Canada. The disappearance of a fishing boat goes unnoticed during a violent storm on Alpena's Thunder Bay. A... More > mysterious canister and an unidentified body washes ashore. The canister's deadly contents alarm authorities. Discovery of the sunken boat sets off an investigation on both sides of Lake Huron as U.S. and Canadian authorities try to unravel the mystery before tragedy occurs. Throughout this tale of mystery and intrigue, love blossoms between the story's pivotal character and an old sweetheart. Set along Michigan's idyllic Thunder Bay, this timely thriller is framed by pristine waters, treacherous schemers and rekindled romance, all brought to life with an array of colorful characters.< Less
Azure Sea Gold By Ross Richdale
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It is April 1945 when U-boat U-2072 heads out of Hamburg for the last time. In its hold, the torpedoes have been replaced by gold and Nazi loot. The destination is Argentina. On board, ruthless... More > Kapitanleutnant Falk Friedrich has brought his fiancée, Kristin Dassmer. The U-boat is attacked by American torpedo bombers off the Bahamas and sunk. Kristin finds herself in a lifeboat with three others including Bern Munkelt, the man she is to spend the rest of her life with. They are rescued by Danardo Rolle and taken to Little Toe Cay, a remote island where Kristin's adventures begin. "Azure Sea Gold" is an adventure, a love story and the story of greed, jealousy and ruthless people as well as a family story centered around three generations of women and their loved ones. It will make the reader enthralled and enraptured by the sheer pace and excitement, common in a Ross Richdale novel.< Less
Azure Sea Gold By Ross Richdale
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It is April 1945 when U-boat U-2072 heads out of Hamburg for the last time. In its hold, the torpedoes have been replaced by gold and Nazi loot. The destination is Argentina. On board, ruthless... More > Kapitanleutnant Falk Friedrich has brought his fiancée, Kristin Dassmer. The U-boat is attacked by American torpedo bombers off the Bahamas and sunk. Kristin finds herself in a lifeboat with three others including Bern Munkelt, the man she is to spend the rest of her life with. They are rescued by Danardo Rolle and taken to Little Toe Cay, a remote island where Kristin's adventures begin. "Azure Sea Gold" is an adventure, a love story and the story of greed, jealousy and ruthless people as well as a family story centered around three generations of women and their loved ones. It will make the reader enthralled and enraptured by the sheer pace and excitement, common in a Ross Richdale novel.< Less
Maid of the Mist By John Oxenham
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The Maid of the Mist is a boat tour of Niagara Falls, New York, USA. (The actual boats used are also named Maid of the Mist, followed by a different Roman numeral in each case.) The boat starts off... More > at a calm part of the Niagara River, near the Rainbow Bridge, and takes its passengers past the American and Bridal Veil Falls, then into the dense mist of spray inside the curve of the Horseshoe Falls, also known as the Canadian Falls. The tour is available starting from the American side of the river, returning to the U.S. landing.The operation is operated by Maid of the Mist Corp. of Niagara Falls, New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maid_of_the_Mist Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
World War II Sea War, Vol 9: Wolfpacks Muzzled By Gordon Smith et al.
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This volume covers day-to-day naval actions during March-June 1943. The Allies attacked German U-boats day and night, forcing their withdrawal from the vital North Atlantic convoy routes, clearing... More > the way for the eventual invasion of Europe from Britain. In the Bismarck Sea, Allied aircraft destroyed an entire Japanese troop convoy bound for New Guinea. In the Komandorski Islands, the U.S. Navy engaged a superior Japanese force and out fought them. After this loss, the Japanese commander was fired in disgrace. The Allies isolated the German and Italian troops fighting in Tunisia with an air and sea blockade. Without support from Italy, Tunisia fell. U.S. aircraft ambushed Japanese Admiral Yamamoto while he was en route to an inspection visit in the Solomon Islands. The U.S. 7th Infantry Division liberated Attu Island in the Aleutian Islands.< Less
World War Ii Sea War, Vol 9 - Wolfpacks Muzzled By Gordon Smith et al.
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This volume covers day-to-day naval actions during March-June 1943. The Allies attacked German U-boats day and night, forcing their withdrawal from the vital North Atlantic convoy routes, clearing... More > the way for the eventual invasion of Europe from Britain. In the Bismarck Sea, Allied aircraft destroyed an entire Japanese troop convoy bound for New Guinea. In the Komandorski Islands, the U.S. Navy engaged a superior Japanese force and out fought them. After this loss, the Japanese commander was fired in disgrace. The Allies isolated the German and Italian troops fighting in Tunisia with an air and sea blockade. Without support from Italy, Tunisia fell. U.S. aircraft ambushed Japanese Admiral Yamamoto while he was en route to an inspection visit in the Solomon Islands. The U.S. 7th Infantry Division liberated Attu Island in the Aleutian Islands.< Less
The Land That Time Forgot (Illustrated) By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A Jurassic nightmare confronts the crew of the U-boat U-33 when it surfaces in a lagoon on the uncharted island of Caprona. Yet, man-eating dinosaurs are the least of their problems. Out of fuel,... More > lost, and with a mixed crew of English captives and German sailors struggling for control of the submarine, the castaways must co-operate or perish on the unforgiving island. Bowen Tyler enters into the uneasy arrangement with good intentions, but the Prussian captain, von Schoenvorts, bides his time, nurturing his jealousies and hatred until it is too late, and catastrophe strikes.< Less
Song of a New Born Thrush By Philip A T Hargreaves
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What is it like to be a young lad working aboard a ship carrying explosives during WWII, when you see a torpedo heading straight towards you? This book is a personal account from one of the surviving... More > crew members of the Empire Thrush, which was sunk in the Atlantic by a German torpedo from U-boat U-203 on 14 April 1942. This short book offers the reader an insight into the life-shaping experience of a 16 year old boy leaving home in Liverpool after his schooling on HMS Conway to join the Merchant Navy in early 1942. It recounts his first voyage - a dangerous and eventful journey that will leave its mark on the author for the rest of his life.< Less

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