The Great Ships

Author: Peter C. Smith
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811749355
Size: 16.96 MB
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Authoritative study of the battleship in World War II. Stirring episodes of naval combat. Covers the famous chase after the Bismarck, the sinking of the Scharnhorst, the coastal bombardments on D-Day, and other actions.

The Great Ships

Author: Patrick O'Brien
Publisher: Walker Childrens
ISBN: 9780802777164
Size: 35.61 MB
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Here is a collective "biography" of the greatest ships the world has ever known.

Great Ships On The Great Lakes

Author: Cathy Green
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780870205828
Size: 63.57 MB
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Great Ships also tells the story of sea battles and gunships, of the first vessels to travel beyond the Niagara, and of the treacherous storms and cold weather that caused thousands of ships to sink in the Great Lakes.

Giants Of The Clyde

Author: Robert Jeffrey
Publisher: Black & White Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785301438
Size: 43.17 MB
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This is the fascinating, often turbulent, story of a great river, its great ships and the folk who built them.

A History Of The Great War

Author: C.R.M.F. Cruttwell
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897336607
Size: 63.18 MB
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The British Isles even without an invasion could be starved out in a few weeks, as
soon as the enemy's ships had gained control of the trade routes which converge
upon our ports. They would not even have been put to the trouble of capture, for
not a merchantman would have moved out of harbour to face such a domination.
The inevitable surrender would have been one of the most complete in history.
Great Britain would have been instantly reduced to the conscript appendage of ...

The Great Airship Of 1897

Author: J. Allan Danelek
Publisher: SCB Distributors
ISBN: 1935487167
Size: 32.45 MB
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All I know is that by the time adolescence began rearing its ugly head, I was
enthralled with the graceful and majestic behemoths of the skies and spent many
an hour reading about the great ships of the early twentieth century. It was in the
course of that exploration that I came to appreciate their brief but remarkable
history. It is a history largely unknown to most people, but one filled with drama
and adventure, spectacular triumph and high hopes, and catastrophic failure and
dashed ...

The Great Dirigibles

Author: John Toland
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486213978
Size: 56.40 MB
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Then came the final disaster——the spectacular explosion and crash of the
Hindenburg in 1937—which proved once and for all the insurmountable dangers
of dirigible flight, and put an end to those dreams forever. “Happy Ships" they
were called, and the men who flew them thought themselves just a cut above the
pilots of ordinary aircraft. This book tells the whole story of those adventurous
men, and of those great ships of the sky, beginning with the pioneer invention of
Dr. Solomon ...