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At War at Sea : Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century
by Ronald H. Spector
Viking Press
Hardcover - 463 pages (May 3, )

A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945
by Paul S. Dull
Listed under Pacific War

Battlestations : American Warships of WWII
by Nicholas A. Veronico, Armand H. Veronico
Hardcover - 168 pages (November )
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 076030954X

The Bluejacket's Manual
by Thomas J. Cutler, Jim Herdt
Listed under Naval Guides

Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea
by Robert K. Massie
Book Description: In a work of extraordinary narrative power, filled with brilliant personalities and vivid scenes of dramatic action, Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and Dreadnought, elevates to its proper historical importance the role of sea power in the winning of the Great War... more...
Hardcover from Random House
28 October, 2003

Combat Fleets of the World 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems
by A. D. Baker (Editor), United States Naval Institute

Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan (Library of Naval Biography)
by Craig L. Symonds
Listed under Civil War at Sea

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), et al

Dark Sky, Deep Water: First Hand Reflections on the Anti U Boat War in WWII
by Norman L. R. Franks

Devil Boats : The PT War Against Japan
by William B. Breuer
Listed under PT Boats

Europe and Naval Arms Control in the Gorbachev Era
by Andreas Furst (Editor), et al
(Hardcover - July 1993)

Fight for the Sea : Naval Adventures from World War II
by John Frayn Turner
This collection of popular naval stories covers the entire span of World War II, beginning when Britain's Royal Navy faced fascist forces on its own until the final Allied victory over the Japanese in 1945.
United States Naval Inst.
Hardcover - 304 pages

Fleets of World War II
by Richard Worth
Hardcover - 376 pages
Da Capo Press; ISBN: 0306811162

Fleet Tactics and Coastal Combat
by Wayne P., Jr Hughes
Listed under Military Strategy

Forgotten Fleet: The Mothball Navy
by Daniel Madsen

The Future British Surface Fleet: Options for Medium-Sized Navies
by David K. Brown
(Hardcover - June 1991)

German Warships of World War I : The Royal Navy's Official Guide to the Capital Ships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Submarines and Small Craft, 1914-1918
Norman Friedman, Robert Gardiner
Hardcover - 416 pages (August 1992)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557503036

Great Naval Disasters
by Kit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner, Kermit H. Bonner
Paperback - 160 pages
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760305943

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II 15 Volume Set
by Samuel Eliot Morison
Listed under US Navy

Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet: The Deadliest Ships of World War II
by James P. Duffy
They were the deadliest ships of World War II--nine German commerce raiders disguised as peaceful cargo ships, flying the flags of neutral and allied nations. In reality, these heavily armed warships roamed the world's oceans at will, like 20th-century pirates.
Hardcover - 248 pages (September 15, )
Praeger Pub Trade; ISBN: 0275966852
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Hospital Ships of World War II : An Illustrated Reference
by Emory A. Massman

Kriegsmarine: The Illustrated History of the German Navy in WWII
by Robert Jackson
Motorbooks International
Hardcover - 176 pages (June 15, )

Ironclads at War : The Origin and Development of the Armored Warship, 1854-1891
by Jack Greene, Alessandro Massignani
Hardcover - 400 pages (November )
Combined Books; ISBN: 0938289586

Jane's Naval History of World War II
by Bernard Ireland
Hardcover - 256 pages (November )
Harpercollins; ISBN: 0004721438

Jane's War at Sea 1897-1997 (Serial)
by Bernard Ireland, Eric Grove, Ian Drury 
Hardcover - 320 pages centennial edition (November )
Harpercollins; ISBN: 0004720652
Jane's Warship Recognition Guide
by Keith Faulkner, Robert Hutchinson (Introduction), Richard Sharpe
Paperback - 512 pages Revised edition
Harper Resource; ISBN: 0004722116

The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World , 1998-1999 : Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems (Serial)
by A. D., III Baker
Hardcover - 1088 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557501114

Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet
by Norman Polmar
Listed under US Navy

The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy
by Norman Polmar
Hardcover - 492 pages 5th edition (December 1991)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0870212419
Special Order

The Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapons Systems, 1997-1998 (Serial)
by Norman Friedman
Hardcover - 944 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557502684

Naval Shipbuilders of the World: From the Age of Sail to the Present Day
by Robert J. Winklareth
Hardcover: 384 pages
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 186176121X; (April 12, )

The Naval War in the Mediterranean 1940-1943
by Jack Greene, Alessandro Massignani

Navies in History
by Clark G. Reynolds

Navies and Shipbuilding Industries: The Strained Symbiosis
by Daniel Todd, Michael Lindberg
Special Order

Navies in the Nuclear Age : Warships Since 1945
by Robert Gardiner, Norman, Dr. Friedman (Editor)
(Hardcover - November 1993)

The Navy
by W. J. Holland (Editor), Naval Historical Foundation
225 years of history of the US Navy
Listed under US Navy

Nelson to Vanguard : Warship Design 1923-1945 (Chatham Pictorial Series)
by David K. Brown
Hardcover - 224 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750492X

The Price of Admiralty : The Evolution of Naval Warfare
by John Keegan
Keegan illuminates the history of naval combat by expertly dissecting four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different type of warship: The Battle of Trafalgar, the Battle of Jutland in World War I, the Battle of Midway in World War II, and the long and arduous Battle of the Atlantic.
Paperback (February 1990)
Penguin USA
(Paper); ISBN: 0140096507

The Price of Disobedience: The Battle of the River Plate Reconsidered
by Eric J. Grove
The Battle of the River Plate, Dec 1939, involved the Admiral Graf Spee, Exeter, Ajax, Achilles, and later the Cumberland. A force from the Royal Navy engaged the German battleship Graf Spee, which had been raiding commercial shipping in the southwest Atlantic. Though the Graf Spee was outnumbered, it inflicted serious damage on the British ships before taking refuge in the harbor at Montivideo, Uruguay. Four days later her commander, assuming a much superior force awaited him, scuttled his ship and then committed suicide.

PT Boats at War : World War II to Vietnam
by Norman Polmar, Samuel Loring Morison
Listed under PT Boats

Red Sky in the Morning: The Battle of the Barents Sea , 1942
by Michael Pearson
A small force of Royal Navy destroyers holds off the might of the German Navy.
Hardcover: 160 pages
Airlife Pub Ltd; ISBN: 1840373393;

Reluctant Allies: German-Japanese Naval Relations in World War II
by Hans-Joachim Krug (Editor), et al
United States Naval Inst.
Hardcover (November 15, )

Salvo! : Epic Naval Gun Actions
by Bernard Edwards

Steam, Steel and Shellfire: The Steam Warship, 1815-1905
(Conway's History of the Ship)
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), Andrew, Dr Lambert (Editor)

Sunburst : The Rise of the Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941
by Mark R. Peattie
Hardcover - 272 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557504326

Superpowers at Sea: An Assessment of the Naval Arms Race
by Richard Fieldhouse, Shunji Taoka

The Tsar's Last Armada: The Epic Voyage to the Battle of Tsushima
by Constantin Pleshakov, et al
Listed under The Russo-Japanese War

The U-Boat Hunters: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive Against Germany's Submarines
by Marc Milner

Warship 2000-2001
by Antony Preston (Editor)
Hardcover - 240 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0851777910

Warships of the USSR and Russia 1945-1995
by A. S. Pavlov, Gregory Tokar (Translator), Norman Friedman (Editor)

The World War II Warship Guide
by Robert Hewson, Bob Jackson
Book Sales
Hardcover - 112 pages

The World's Worst Warships: The Failures and Repercussions of Naval Design and Construction, 1860-2000
by Antony Preston
Hardcover: 192 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557500045;

Seapower As Strategy: Navies and National Interests
by Norman Friedman

The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy
by N. A. M. Rodger

Sea Power: A Global Journey
by Luc Cuyvers

The Role of Naval Forces in 21st Century Operation
by Richard H., Jr. Shultz (Editor), et al

How Navies Fight: The U.S. Navy and Its Allies
by Frank, Jr. Uhlig

The Eclipse of the Big Gun: The Warship, 1906-45 (Conway's History of the Ship)
by Robert Gardiner (Editor)
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The Grand Fleet : Warship Design and Development 1906-1922
by David K. Brown
Hardcover - 224 pages illustrate edition
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750315X
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Naval Warfare : Courage and Combat on the Water
John C. Wideman
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