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.



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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The Drumbeater

by - Clive Allan (2014, Troubador/ Matador imprint)
ISBN 9781783062195
Paperback, 514 pages
book is in English language
Description: When skeletal remains are found buried on a beach near the remote Scottish village of Glendaig, the evidence points to murder… to a crime dating b ...
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FIGHT FOR THE SEA

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FIGHT FOR THE SEA

by - John Frayn Turner
Naval Adventures from the Second World War (2013, Pen and Sword)
ISBN 1781592683
Hardcover, 256 pages
book is in English language
Description: This collection of popular naval stories covers the entire span of World War II, beginning when the British Royal Navy faced fascist forces on its own ...
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Naval Firepower

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Naval Firepower

by - Norman Friedman
Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era (2013, Seaforth Publishing)
ISBN 1848321856
Paperback, 320 pages
book is in English language
Description: For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to pre ...
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Grey Wolves

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Grey Wolves

by - Philip Kaplan
The U-Boat War 1939-1945 (2014, Skyhorse Publishing)
ISBN 1628737271
Hardcover, 240 pages
book is in English language
Description: In the early years of the Second World War, the elite force of German submariners known as the Ubootwaffe came perilously close to perfecting the unde ...
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DONITZ, U-BOATS, CONVOYS

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DONITZ, U-BOATS, CONVOYS

by - Jak P. Mallmann Showell
The British Version of His Memoirs from the Admiralty's Secret Anti-Submarine Reports (2013, Frontline Books)
ISBN 1848327013
Hardcover, 288 pages
book is in English language
Description: The memoirs of Admiral Karl Donitz, Ten Years and Twenty Days, are a fascinating first-hand account of the Battle of the Atlantic as seen from the hea ...
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Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

by - Dufeil, Yves
Dictionnaire biographique des commandants de la marine imperiale allemande (2011, Hstomar Publications)
book is in French language
Description: Career information on German U-boat Commanders of WWI. Possible to read online at http://fr.calameo.com/read/000802552841bc1ae847e.
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Hostile Sea

Hostile Sea

by - Corkill, Andrian
The U-boat Offensive around the Isle of Man during World War One (2013, Adrian Korkill)
ISBN 9780954011529
Glossy paperback, 178 pages
book is in English language
Description: From the publisher: This is the story of the events in the seas around the Isle of Man during World War One. In early 1915 Germany declared an unrestr ...
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Operation Storm

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Operation Storm

by - John Geoghegan
Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II (2013, Crown)
ISBN 0307464806
Hardcover, 496 pages
book is in English language
Description: The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of t ...
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A Sailor's Tale

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A Sailor's Tale

by - Moss, Richard (2013, Richard Moss)
286 pages, Kindle edition
book is in English language
Description: When this Tale begins Ray Moss in eighteen and on his way to fight in World War Two's longest running battle - The Battle of the Atlantic. The tale ta ...
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Athenia Torpedoed

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Athenia Torpedoed

by - Francis M. Carroll
The U-boat Attack That Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic (2012, Naval Institute Press)
ISBN 1591141486
Hardcover, 256 pages
book is in English language
Description: Just hours after World War II was declared, Germany struck its first blow, firing without warning on the passenger liner Athenia. The British ship was ...
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Wingfield at War

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Wingfield at War

by - Wingfield, Mervyn
Vol. I (The British Navy at War and Peace) (2013, Whittles Publishing)
ISBN 1849950644
Hardcover, 176 pages
book is in English language
Description: The previously unpublished memoirs of a wartime submariner whose exploits included the stalking and sinking of a Japanese submarine.
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USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

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USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

by - Mark Stille
The Pacific 1943 (Duel) (2012, Osprey Publishing)
ISBN 1849086230
Paperback, 80 pages
book is in English language
Description: This book will cover the fierce night naval battles fought after Guadalcanal between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as th ...
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Neutral Shores

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Neutral Shores

by - Mark McShane
Ireland and the Battle of the Atlantic (2012, Mercier Press)
ISBN 1856359344
Paperback, 352 pages
book is in English language
Description: This is the story of how neutral Ireland offered a lifeline to hundreds of survivors from the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War. Many mer ...
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