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German Raiders In the Pacific By Sydney David Waters
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Merriam Press Naval History No. 4. First eBook Edition. Next to the U-boats, the surface raiders of the Kriegsmarine were among the most effective naval vessels the Germans loosed upon the oceans... More > during World War II. Few, however, know that some of these "auxiliary cruisers" also served in the Pacific Ocean, even laying mines outside of New Zealand harbors. This work is based on Admiralty documents, New Zealand Naval records, and German official reports. 21 photos, 2 drawings, 6 maps, 1 diagram, 1 chart.< Less
World War One - Frontline News By Nicholas Pringle
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Throughout World War One, journalists risked their lives to bring news from the frontlines. Although America did not enter the war until April 1917, their newspapers had been full of news about the... More > war since the summer of 1914. This is the story of the war using articles and interviews that were featured in regional newspapers from throughout the United States. In chronological order, the book contains, for example, interviews with soldiers in the trenches, survivors of ships sunk by U-boats, German prisoners, aviators and nurses and doctors who cared for the wounded. There is official war statements, updates from Generals,and speeches by politicians plus accounts of battles from writers that were in the frontline trenches.< Less
Natural Genius By Chuck Veit
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Based on copious documentation and eyewitness accounts, this is the long-awaited book on the U.S. Navy's first submarine and its designer, Brutus de Villeroi, whose long career of accomplishments as... More > a respected civil engineer was to be capped by his greatest creation, a working submersible for the navy of his adopted nation, with which it could sink the feared rebel ironclad, Virginia. The project did not go as planned, however, and it is difficult to explain the actions of the aging French inventor--actions that led to his dismissal. His boat would be taken over by the Federal Navy and become known as Alligator.< Less
A Colony at War: Bermuda in the global fight against fascism, 1939-1945 By Jonathan Land Evans
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Now in a revised edition incorporating some new material, this wide-ranging study of the small but importantly-situated British colony of Bermuda during the Second World War includes such things as... More > the Battle of the Atlantic, the creation of the US naval and military bases, the important Imperial Censorship station, as well as the myriad practical issues that confronted British, Bermudian and American officials as they sought to survive and win the war against Hitler's Germany. From international diplomacy and intelligence-warfare to local politics, from U-boats to unions, there is much here to interest both students of the Second World War and those with a specific interest in the beautiful Atlantic island of Bermuda.< Less
VC-9 By Robert F. Menary & Moncrieff J. Spear
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When the United States entered WWII, a small group of young Americans was sent into the Atlantic to combat Hitler's deadly U-boat fleet, then dangerously strangling the allied war effort. They were... More > the first to strike in the all-important "Battle of the Atlantic", called by Churchill himself the most crucial battle of the war. "VC-9" not only recounts the general history of this heroic naval-air squadron, which also saw action in the Pacific, but, based on first hand accounts from the pilots themselves, details each of their major combats.< Less
VC-9 First in the Battle of the Atlantic By Robert F. Menary & Moncrieff J. Spear
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When the United States entered WWII, a small group of young Americans was sent into the Atlantic to combat Hitler's deadly U-boat fleet, then dangerously strangling the allied war effort. They were... More > the first to strike in the all-important "Battle of the Atlantic", called by Churchill himself the most crucial battle of the war. "VC-9" not only recounts the general history of this heroic naval-air squadron, which also saw action in the Pacific, but, based on first hand accounts from the pilots themselves, details each of their major combats.< Less
THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Off the coast of Greenland, a man finds a floating thermos bottle. Wedged tightly inside is a sheaf of papers covered with minute handwriting. As he begins to read, a fantastic tale begins to unwind.... More > The writer, on his way to a WWI battlefield was shipwrecked and his entire regiment except for a woman and his faithful dog are killed. The three are rescued by a passing British tug, but fall prey to the schemes of a German spy aboard. They are then captured by the crew of a German U-boat. After many near mishaps, they sail towards Greenland. Stranded, with fuel in short supply, they spot an island that seems washed by a warm-water current.< Less
THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE SEA By DUBAI HEMINGWAY
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Jack is a lighthouse worker who knew all the tricks of the trade. He has a girlfriend who invited him on a fishing trip in Holland in the Golf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean on a yacht. He knew a... More > rich stockbroker and publisher. One was named Tom, and the other named Laura Deis who were invited on a trip in the Atlantic Ocean, and they met a Nazi Dutch woman who was a u-boat sailor who Jack meets and falls in love with. They both discover the publishing business in New York City and who runs it. They fall in love and discover their differences besides all of that, so read and find out. So enjoy.< Less
The Singular Life of Countess Ingeborg de Beausacq By Lena Augris
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A biography of the life of countess Ingeborg de Beausacq, American of German origin. In the 1930s she left Germany and fled to France. When the World War broke out she took a boat to Brazil where she... More > became a portrait photographer. After the war she left for New York and became a fashion photographer. She left the U.S. in 1957 and lived 1,5 years with the natives in New Guinea collecting art objects. She came back to Europe and in 1965 she bought an old abandoned property in Provence which she restored where she invited friends from all over the world to stay. She died there in 2003.< Less
Hunting the German shark By Herman Whitaker
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The 'shark killers' of the U. S. fleet The United States of America entered the First World War in April 1917, though its support for the allied war effort had, of course, been immensely influential... More > in terms of the provision of material up to that point. The direct intervention of America in the war, with its vast resources of military personnel and equipment, backed by a huge manufacturing capacity, was inevitably pivotal. This account, part history, part anecdotal and part first hand account, was written shortly before the end of the conflict and describes in some detail the endeavours of the United States Navy during the war at sea in general and, more particularly, how it dealt with the omnipresent menace of the, 'German Shark'-the U Boats of the German Navy. This hidden undersea threat bore directly on America's role in the war.< Less

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