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War At Sea A Naval History of World War II, Miller, Nathan
1 Miller, Nathan War At Sea A Naval History of World War II
New York Scribner 1995 0684803801 / 9780684803807 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. The author a Baltimore native, Miller served in the Navy, then studied history at the University of Maryland in the early 1950s. He joined the Sun in 1954 as a police reporter and later worked in the Sun's Rio de Janeiro and Washington bureaus. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pages 
Price: 10.97 USD
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Cruisers An Illustrated History 1880-1980, Preston, Antony
2 Preston, Antony Cruisers An Illustrated History 1880-1980
Prentice Hall 1980 0131949020 / 9780131949027 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. An illustrated history of Cruisers from 1880-1980. Large heavy book. ; Photos & Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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United States Destroyer Operations in World War II, Roscoe, Theodore & Thomas L. Wattles
3 Roscoe, Theodore & Thomas L. Wattles United States Destroyer Operations in World War II
Naval Institute Press 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
0870217267 A large buff colored book. Very clean text. Missing dust cover. A detailed account of the operations of U.S. destroyers in the Second World War, prepared from personal narratives and official records. The author "Roscoe was commissioned by the United States Naval Institute to write the detailed and massive histories United States Submarine Operations in World War II (1949) and United States Destroyer Operations in World War II (1953), as well as a 737-page book detailing United States history with a focus on the role of the US Navy (titled This Is Your Navy (1950) and given to navy recruits at boot camp). He subsequently wrote several other books on naval history including The Trent Affair, November, 1861: U.S. detainment of a British ship nearly brings war with England (1972)." Wiki ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 581 pages 
Price: 47.97 USD
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The Fleet of the Future Iron or Wood?, Russell, John Scott
4 Russell, John Scott The Fleet of the Future Iron or Wood?
Kessinger Publishing, LLC 2010 1168773660 / 9781168773661 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
A reprint of the 1861 edition printed by Longman, Green... A reply to some conclusions of General Sir KHowqrd Douglas in favour of Wooden Walls. ; 1861; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman's Pacific War, Shell, James
5 Shell, James We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman's Pacific War
Naval Institute Press 2009 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
1591147786 B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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We Remember Submarine Sea Poacher By Her Crew 1944-Present, Yeske, Lanny
6 Yeske, Lanny We Remember Submarine Sea Poacher By Her Crew 1944-Present
Warwick House Publishing 2008 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with white lettering and gold emblem on cover. Book looks new. Has minor crack starting at tltle page. Extensive table of contents and reference section. Chapters were written by crew members about individual patrols and years. Has an alphabetical list of crew members. USS Sea Poacher (SS/AGSS-406), a Balao-class submarine, was a vessel of the United States Navy named for the sea poacher, a slender, mailed fish of the North Atlantic.Sea Poacher (SS-406) was built by the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine; launched on 20 May 1944; sponsored by Mrs. J. H. Spiller, wife of Commander Spiller, hull superintendent at the Navy Yard; and commissioned on 31 July 1944, Commander Francis M. Gambacorta in command. After conducting her fourth war patrol off the eastern coast of Honshu and Hokkaido, Sea Poacher was undergoing refitting at Pearl Harbor when the war ended on 15 August 1945. Sea Poacher was transferred (sold) under terms of the Security Assistance Program, to Peru, 1 July 1974. She was commissioned into the Peruvian Navy, initially as BAP Pabellón de Pica (S-49), but her name was changed a few weeks later to La Pedrera. She was taken out of service in 1995, and relegated to pierside training. ; Photographs; 507 pages 
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