This title covers a key area of World War II history, the small but vicious battles for the control of the Channel and the North Sea. It details one of the most prolific and successful vessels used by the British Navy - the motor torpedo boat.
An updated, revised, and highly illustrated history of piracy from one of the subject's most respected authors.
This book uses the latest historical and marine archeological research to present a novel, comparative exploration of an ever-popular subject: the epic clashes of British and German surface battleships during World War II.
This title explores the ships and history of the enterprising American patriots who fought the Royal Navy as privateers, and played a major part in winning the Revolutionary War at sea.
From the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, from the Balkans to Mesopotamia, gunboats played an influential part in the story of World War I. This is a detailed technical guide to the gunboats of all the major navies of the war.
The story of the most revolutionary period in naval history--the first iron-hulled, steam-powered warships, their first battles at sea, and the great arms race that followed.