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3 edition of The Fleets Of The World found in the catalog.

The Fleets Of The World

The Galley Period

by Foxhall A. Parker

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11968792M
ISBN 101432697242
ISBN 109781432697242

Minor Navies WW2 Fleets and battles. This section is dedicated to World War II Warships of all fleets, covering all the belligerents in and operations from the 1st September shelling of the Polish Westerplatte by German Battleship Schleswig Holstein up to the Armistice in September Better World Books via United States: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Good. Combats Fleets of the World, Their Ships, Aircraft, and Armament. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers.. Book.

The Axis of Time trilogy is an alternative history series of novels written by Australian journalist and author John Birmingham, from Macmillan Publishing.. The novels deal with the radical alteration of the history of World War II and the socio-historical changes that result when a technologically advanced naval task force from the year is accidentally transported back through time to The Fleets of World War II is a great reference for those people who would like to have some relative idea of the strengths and merits of the opposing sides in this world conflict. The book gives the basic information on each ship; size, speed, number of guns and torpedoes, etc.

This book, written by the commander of one of the subchasers, defines their place in World War II naval history and gives readers a taste of life aboard the wooden warships. Ringing with authenticity, it describes the cramped quarters and unforgiving seas, as well as the tenacious courage and close bonds formed by the men as they sought out the. This updated, 19th edition of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet meets the high expectations and exacting standards of those who rely on this volume to stay informed and to make related policy, force level, technological and weapons decisions related to the U.S. Navy.. Packed with comprehensive information, up-to-date photographs, line drawings, and useful.


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The Fleets Of The World by Foxhall A. Parker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fleets of World War II dispels the clutter, providing a straightforward appraisal that is nothing short of revelatory.A complete resource, the book includes every nation that took part in the war, along with the key neutrals. Each fleet is surveyed in totality, from the mighty battleships to the humble motor launches/5(21).

A new novel in the Known Space universe, “Fleet of Worlds” fills in some gaps in the story of the The Fleets Of The World book and the migration of their worlds (the “Fleet of Worlds”). It tells the previously unknown story of a society of humans living with the Puppeteers without knowledge of their heritage/5.

Fleets of World War II dispels the clutter, providing a straightforward appraisal that is nothing short of revelatory.A complete resource, the book includes every nation that took part in the war, along with the key neutrals. Each fleet is surveyed in totality, from the mighty battleships to the humble motor launches/5.

A very comprehensive, well organized reference book for all the world's navies. This is a treaure trove of information about the combat fleets of the world with a wide selection of photos and diagrams of individual vessels.

This is a very worthwhile investment for /5(3). Called "the nation's premier naval reference book," Combat Fleets of the World is internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Updated regularly sinceit has come to be relied on for all-inclusive, accurate, and up-to-date data on the ships, navies, coast guards, and naval aviation arms of more than countries and territories/5(21).

Combat Fleets of the World, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Hardcover. Fleets of World War II dispels the clutter, providing a straightforward appraisal that is nothing short of revelatory.A complete resource, the book includes every nation that took part in the war, along with the key neutrals.

Each fleet is surveyed in totality, from the mighty battleships to the humble motor launches. Called “the nation’s premier naval reference book,” Combat Fleets of the World is internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to the world’s naval and paranaval forces.

Updated regularly sinceit has come to be relied on for all-inclusive, accurate, and up-to-date data on the ships, navies, coast guards, and naval aviation arms of more than countries.

The last ( edition) of Combat Fleets of the World (Flottes de Combat in French) is now available worldwide. It is one of the most complete and comprehensive reference book of its kind with pages and over 6, pictures, technical drawings and illustrations.

The English version, known as Combat Fleets of the World, has been published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis (United States) since The latest English edition was the 16th edition in Both versions are published every two years. 1 EditorsAuthor: (in French) Bernard Prézelin (in English).

Fleet of Worlds marks Larry Niven's first full novel-length collaboration within his Known Space universe, the playground he created for his bestselling Ringworld series. Teaming up with fellow SF writer Edward M.

Lerner, Fleet of Worlds takes a closer look at the Human-Puppeteer (Citizens) relations and the events leading up to Niven's first 5/5(5). The dramatic tale of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II received little attention prior to the publication of this book inwhen Winslow chronicled their short and tragic story of heroism and by: 2.

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Fleet of Worlds marks Larry Niven's first full novel-length collaboration within his Known Space universe, the playground he created for his bestselling Ringworld series. Teaming up with fellow SF writer Edward M. Lerner, Fleet of Worlds takes a closer look at the Human-Puppeteer (Citizens) relations and the events leading up to Niven's first Ringworld novel/5(60).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, Foxhall A. (Foxhall Alexander), Fleets of the world. New York, D. Van Nostrand, He was best known for his controversial book The Year China Discovered the World, in which he asserts that the fleets of Chinese Admiral Zheng He visited the Americas prior to European explorer Christopher Columbus inand that the same fleet circumnavigated the globe a century before the expedition of Ferdinand Magellan.

Combat Fleets began sixteen editions ago, as an English translation of the French Flottes de Combat, a superb book that has evolved in a different and more heavily illustrated direction. For many years, the editor of Combat Fleets was the brilliant and tireless naval analyst, A.D.

Baker, III. Large fleets and small maritime forces get equally thorough treatment as evidenced in this new edition, which highlights major and even minor developments that could have an impact on the world scene. A thorough indexing of material and a logical ship-typing system make the book easy to use and allow for quick comparisons between fleets/5(3).

Table format of the Fleets included below: Effective --April 22nd an additional column will be included in the Fleet tables, to separate the "built" date from the "owned" or "operated" time permits, each Fleet will be revisited, and the table reformatted, however all new Fleets.

The German Fleet at War relates the little-known history of the Kriegsmarine's surface fleet with a focus on the sixty-nine surface naval battles fought by Germany's major warships against the large warships of the British, French, American, Polish, Soviet, Norwegian and Greek navies. It emphasizes operational details but also paints a broad overview of the naval war/5(22).

Called "the nation's premier naval reference book," Combat Fleets of the World is internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Updated regularly sinceit has come to be relied on for all-inclusive, accurate, and up-to-date data on the ships, navies, coast guards, and naval aviation arms of more than countries and Format: Hardcover.A great book, providing a detailed narrative history of Pacific Fleet’s Service Force during WWII.

Written by an active participant who was present from start to finish, this book does at times read like an extended after action report/5(5).Unlike most ship reference books, Fleets of World War II goes beyond the statistics to provide astute, practical analysis.\" \"Every country\'s fleet - Allied and Axis navies, as well as the fleets of key neutrals - is surveyed in totality, from the mighty battleships to the humble motor launches.