Recent additions

This is a listing of the 30 latest additions to our books databases. Those books may or may not be new releases. Many of those books have been submitted by our readers in the last few days.



The Burning Shore

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The Burning Shore

by - Ed Offley
How Hitler's U-Boats Brought World War II to America (2014, Basic Books)
Kindle Edition, 320 pages
book is in English language
Description: The untold story of two men—an American pilot and a German U-boat commander—whose clash off the coast of North Carolina brought the horrors of Wor ...
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Krigsdagbok U202

by - Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim, Edgar (1916, H. Aschehoug & Co, Kristiania)
book is in Norwegian language
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Lifeboat #6

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Lifeboat #6

by - Kevin Gomm
The Sinking of the SS Fort Lee (2014, Digger Press)
ISBN 0987223186
Paperback, 550 pages
book is in English language
Description: Ever wanted to know what it is like to be on a torpedoed ship and then to spend the next several weeks in a lifeboat marooned at sea? On November 2, 1 ...
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The Bravest Man

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The Bravest Man

by - William Tuohy
Richard O'Kane and the Amazing Submarine Adventures of the USS Tang (2006, Presidio Press)
ISBN 089141889X
Mass Market Paperback, 448 pages
book is in English language
Description: “There’s no margin for mistakes in submarines. You’re either alive or dead.”–Richard O’KaneHailed as the ace of aces, captain Richard O’ ...
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The Silent Service in World War II

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The Silent Service in World War II

by - Michael Green
The Story of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force in the Words of the Men Who Lived It (2012, Casemate)
ISBN 1612001254
Hardcover, 264 pages
book is in English language
Description: When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the U.S. Navy had a total of 111 submarines. However, this fleet was not nearly as impress ...
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The War Below

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The War Below

by - James Scott
The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan (2013, Simon & Schuster)
ISBN 1439176833
Hardcover, 448 pages
book is in English language
Description: THE WAR BELOW is the riveting story of the submarine force that helped win World War II in the Pacific by ravaging Japan’s merchant fleet and destro ...
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Code Name Caesar

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Code Name Caesar

by - Jerome Preisler
The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II (2012, Berkley Caliber)
ISBN 042524525X
Hardcover, 287 pages
book is in English language
Description: As the Allies pressed forward both in Europe and the Pacific in the waning days of World War II, a little-known battle took place under the frozen sea ...
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Eight Survived

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Eight Survived

by - Douglas A. Campbell
The Harrowing Story of the USS Flier and the Only Downed World War II Submariners to Survive and Evade Capture (2010, Lyons Press)
ISBN 1599219344
Hardcover, 304 pages
book is in English language
Description: The incredible wartime saga of the only American submarinersto survive the sinking of their ship and evade enemy capture in WWII On the night of Augu ...
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German U-Boat Losses During World War II

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German U-Boat Losses During World War II

by - Axel Niestlé
Details of Destruction (2014, Frontline Books)
ISBN 1848322100
Hardcover, 320 pages
book is in English language
Description: No other publication on this subject comes even close to including the amount of detail provided in this book. An introduction both summarizes previou ...
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Fatal Dive

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Fatal Dive

by - Peter F. Stevens
Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion (2012, Regnery History)
ISBN 1596987677
Hardcover, 352 pages
book is in English language
Description: Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery ...
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Blind Man's Bluff

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Blind Man's Bluff

by - Sherry Sontag
The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage (1998, PublicAffairs)
ISBN 1891620088
Hardcover, 384 pages
book is in English language
Description: Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundreds of men who had never spoken about their under ...
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Air Raid, Pearl Harbor!

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Air Raid, Pearl Harbor!

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Recollections of a Day of Infamy (1981, Naval Institute Press)
ISBN 0870210866
Hardcover, 299 pages
book is in English language
Description: Personal reminiscences offer varying perspectives on the events and significance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Ship of Ghosts

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Ship of Ghosts

by - James D. Hornfischer
The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors (2007, Bantam)
ISBN 0553384503
Paperback, 544 pages
book is in English language
Description: "Son, we’re going to Hell."The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course ...
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To the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat Commander

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To the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat Commander

by - Von Trapp, Georg (2007, University of Nebraska Press)
Paperback, 192 pages, 34 illustations
book is in English language
Description: Georg Von Trapps enthralling account of his service as a U-Boat commander in WW1, translated by his granddaughter Elizabeth Campbell.
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Coasting Schooner

by - Burgess, Robert H.
The Four Masted Albert F. Paul (1978, Mariners Museum)
ISBN 0917376315
book is in English language
Description: This unusually thorough history recounts the entire career of one of the last coasting schooners sailing in American waters. Burgess follows the schoo ...
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German Naval Code Breakers

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German Naval Code Breakers

by - Jak P Mallmann Showell (2003, Ian Allan)
ISBN 159114308X
160 pages
book is in English language
Description: Though not strictly U Boat, it does cover a fascinating side of WW2 radio intelligence at sea but from the German side. Makes a change from Bletchley ...
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First Sailing of the S.S. Smith Thompson

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First Sailing of the S.S. Smith Thompson

by - Miller, Steve
Serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II (2011, Merriam Press)
ISBN 1468106422
Softcover, 242pp, 22 photos/charts
book is in English language
Description: This the story of Lt(jg) Al Miller, USMS, a Communications Officer, and his first voyage of WW II aboard the brand new Liberty ship, S.S.Smith Thompso ...
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Dutch warships of world war two

by - Willigenburg, Henk (2010, Lanasta publishing)
ISBN 9086160816
hardcover, a bout 300 + pages
book is in English language
Description: pictures and drawings of all dutch nanaval warships in world war two
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Suppliers of the Grey Wolves

by - Urbanke, Axel
The story of the german submarine tankers 1941-43 (2012, Urbanke, Axel/ Luftfahrtverlag-start)
ISBN 3941437143
english-german Hardcover 330 pages colourphotos COMING SOON
book is in English language
Description: The full story of all german submarine tankers including lots of photos and maps, portraits of the commanding officers and exciting stories from their ...
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No place to linger

by - Holm, John
Saga of a wartime Atlantic Kiwi (1985, Holmwork Publishers, Wellington)
ISBN 0473002841
220 pages, 38 B&W photos, 9 plans/maps
book is in English language
Description: An account of the autor serving aboard Royal Navy corvettes during the Battle of the Atlantic. As First Lieutenant on the flower class corvette HMS La ...
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Local Heroes

by - Neil Carlsen
An Epic WW2 Shipwreck and Survival Story (2010, Futures Publications)
ISBN 1871131197
Paperback, 236 pages
book is in English language
Description: 15-year-old James Nicholson Meeks from South Shields boarded SS Peterton (R. Chapman & Son) bound for Buenos Aires. Still two months short of the mini ...
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Making Shore

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Making Shore

by - Sara Allerton (2011, Saraband)
Paperback 270 pages
book is in English language
Description: A gripping novel set in the aftermath of a torpedo strike on a merchant navy vessel in WW2. Based on veteran's recollections of a true incident. Winne ...
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Inside Room 40

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Inside Room 40

by - Gannon, Paul
the Codebreakers of World War I (2010, Ian Allen)
ISBN 0711034087
Hardcover, 287 pages
book is in English language
Description: Offers extensive coverage of the naval intelligence aspects of World War I.
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HMS Drake. Rathlin Island Shipwreck.

by - Wilson, Ian (2011, Rathlin Island Books)
ISBN 0956894208
Softcover, 112 pgs (16 pages of photographs)
book is in English language
Description: HMS Drake was torpedoed on 2 October 1917, five miles north of Rathlin Island, off the north coast of Ireland. She later sank in Church Bay, the large ...
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Dead Reckoning

by - Anthony Molloy
Special Force Orca (2012, Amazon Kindle)
E Book Price 2.00
book is in English language
Description: June 1940 The World waited. Dunkirk was over, a third of a million allied troops snatched back from, in Churchill’s words, ‘death and shame ...
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A Home on the Rolling Main

by - A G F Ditcham (2013, Pen & Sword Books)
ISBN 978-1848321755
Paperback, 352 pages
book is in English language
Description: From first joining the Royal Navy in 1940 until the end of the campaign against Japan, Tony Ditcham was in the front line of the naval war. After brie ...
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On Fortune's Side

by - Anthony Molloy (2012, Amazon Kindle)
E Book Price 2.00
book is in English language
Description: It is 1941 and British Naval Intelligence suspect that the German High Command have plans for a spring offensive on the British convoy system, their ...
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Standing into danger

by - Anthony Molloy (2012, Amazon Kindle)
E Book Price 2.00
book is in English language
Description: It is the autumn of 1940, since Dunkirk, three long, weary and worrying months before, the British people have lived under the dual threats of invasio ...
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The Last Schoonerman

by - Russell, Joe
The Remarkable Life of Captain Lou Kenedy (2006, Fine Edge - Nautical & Recreational Publishing)
ISBN 978-1-932310412
Softcover, 290 pages, B&W photographs
book is in English language
Description: The true story of a man who, in 1928, at the beginning of his sophomore year, suddenly quit George Washington University, left his wealthy family, cho ...
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U-9: A Damned Un-English Weapon

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U-9: A Damned Un-English Weapon

by - Thesing, Jim (2013, Merriam Press)
ISBN 1482644851
Paperback, 272 pages, 1 map (also available in hardcover)
book is in English language
Description: On the eve of World War I, expectations were low for Germany's small flotilla of undersea boats. But just seven weeks into the war, U-9 sank three Bri ...
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