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Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Fighting gale force winds in the middle of the North Atlantic and the Nazi menace below while serving aboard the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Campbell,twenty-one year old Arlie Andrews faced the toughest... More > challenge in his life . He and the brave crew of the Campbell, protecting convoy ON-166 from Hitler's U-Boats faced an entire wolfpack and in eighteen hellatious hours,damaged or sunk five and then rammed and sunk U-606. Arlie was uncredited in the caption of a LIFE magazine photo. Uncredited, like millions of others who fought in World War II, Arlie made his own contribution to ultimate victory, engaging in fearsome combat while his son, Arlan,and other men's sons played at home, safe, in their back yards. This is his story, and an epic saga of the Campbell and her crew. Hardcover Print: $24.95 8.25" x 10.75", casewrap-hardcover binding, 50# white interior paper, black and white interior ink, 100# white exterior paper, full-color exterior ink. Also available in paperback.< Less
Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Fighting gale force winds in the middle of the North Atlantic and the Nazi menace below while serving aboard the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Campbell,twenty-one year old Arlie Andrews faced the toughest... More > challenge in his life . He and the brave crew of the Campbell, protecting convoy ON-166 from Hitler's U-Boats faced an entire wolfpack and in eighteen hellatious hours,damaged or sunk five and then rammed and sunk U-606. Arlie was uncredited in the caption of a LIFE magazine photo. Uncredited, like millions of others who fought in World War II, Arlie made his own contribution to ultimate victory, engaging in fearsome combat while his son, Arlan,and other men's sons played at home, safe, in their back yards. This is his story, and an epic saga of the Campbell and her crew. Hardcover Print: $24.95 8.25" x 10.75", casewrap-hardcover binding, 50# white interior paper, black and white interior ink, 100# white exterior paper, full-color exterior ink. Also available in paperback.< Less
Submarine Trim and Drain Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Trim and Drain Systems, Navpers 16166, examines the mechanisms that allow a submarine to be a “submersible ship” -- to dive beneath the waves and resurface. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Safe Keeping - Voices from a vanished world By john cooke
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Safe Keeping is an intimate account of a small English boy’s survival of a mid-Atlantic U-boat attack while on a wartime voyage to sanctuary, and his subsequent joyful childhood exile in... More > America, which paved the way to a rich and rewarding adult life. It is a vivid account of wartime anxieties on both sides of the Atlantic, exploring among much else, death and sacrifice, rationing and food shortages, child-rearing and education. The story is told through the correspondence between the boy’s mother in England and his Connecticut foster-mother — greatly enhanced by the boy’s own vivid verbatim descriptions of his full and varied life.< Less
Dark Ship By Nicholas Averill
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When a local reporter inadvertently photographs bloodstains on a luxury yacht in Penzance Harbor, it is revealed that it had been found drifting lifelessly in the Atlantic. This discovery quickly... More > captures the imagination of the national press. In response, Revenue and Customs agent, Simon Jenkins is called to the Royal Naval Base in Portsmouth to meet with Vice Admiral Wilkinson. The meeting reveals a shocking secret that turns Simon’s world upside down as he finds himself leading the reformed Preventive Service. Teamed up with ‘smuggler-turned-coast guard’ Michael Williams, the pair are propelled into a dangerous investigation that unearths ghosts from Michael’s past and leads them on a deadly chase that questions their own morality.< Less
Dark Ship Hardback ed By Nicholas Averill
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When a local reporter inadvertently photographs bloodstains on a luxury yacht in Penzance Harbor, it is revealed that it had been found drifting lifelessly in the Atlantic. This discovery quickly... More > captures the imagination of the national press. In response, Revenue and Customs agent, Simon Jenkins is called to the Royal Naval Base in Portsmouth to meet with Vice Admiral Wilkinson. The meeting reveals a shocking secret that turns Simon’s world upside down as he finds himself leading the reformed Preventive Service. Teamed up with ‘smuggler-turned-coast guard’ Michael Williams, the pair are propelled into a dangerous investigation that unearths ghosts from Michael’s past and leads them on a deadly chase that questions their own morality.< Less
Lost in the Greenland Gap By B. L. Smith
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Lost in the Greenland Gap is a day-by-day account of the crossing by Convoy SC-32 during World War II at the height of the Battle of the Atlantic. Under unrelenting assault by hurricane force winds... More > and German U-boats, the complete disintegration of the convoy threatened. Welcome aboard...< Less
The Kaiser Strikes America By Peter Ericson
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In the closing months of the First World War, German U-boats launched an attack on the American coast in a last ditch effort to slow the flood of troops and supplies heading to the Western Front. ... More > In The Kaiser Strikes America, Peter Ericson tells the story of the forgotten time when enemy warships prowled within sight of U.S. cities, and sank ships outside the country’s largest ports. This is a fascinating story of an almost forgotten aspect of the Great War, which proved to be a harbinger of the even more deadly attacks of World War Two.< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Underwater Log Systems By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Underwater Log Systems Navpers 16168, acquainted crewmen with the sub’s positioning and tracking systems. Since subs operate below the surface, the normal means of establishing position at sea -- such as sighting the sun in the day or the stars at night -- are impossible. Yet, knowing the sub’s position and speed is vital both for navigation and combat. In an era before GPS, the log system allowed an accurate track to be made of the boat’s position, and enabled calculation of the speed of target vessels. This book explains in detail the theory, operation, calibration and maintenance of various log systems. Originally “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Torpedo Data Computer Mark 3 Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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Situated in the conning tower, the Torpedo Data Computer Mark III was the standard fire control device used by U.S. Navy submarines during the first half of WWII. An electro-mechanical, analog... More > computer, the TDC provided fire control solutions through a variety of inputs, including submarine course and speed, estimated target course,speed and range, and torpedo type in use. Originally printed by the Arma Corporation and the U.S. Navy, this Mark 3 manual provides a fascinating glimpse inside this mechanical wonder. Please note, due to quality issues with the original document, some pages may be slightly sub-standard. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the original text.< Less

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