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U-Boats at War

By: Busch, Harald - Translated By Wilson, L.P.R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1955

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator

Seller ID: 032160

Condition: Good


Looks at the role of the German U-Boat during the Second World War. Illustrated with b./w photographs. 288 pages. Signed by the translator on the front endpaper with the following inscription "To H. Muhlenstedt (?) With Many thanks for his help with the illustrations & some of the technical expressions in this book from: Lawrence P.R. Wilson. 11th July 1955". A little foxing to page edges otherwise internally clean. Binding is tight though boards show signs of light shelfwear. A good copy. View more info

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Ships of the Royal Navy : The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th Century to the Present

By: Colledge, J. J.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 2003

Edition: Fully Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 041450

ISBN: 1853675660

Condition: Near Fine


Revised by Lt-Cdr Ben Warlow. A comprehensive, essential reference to Royal Navy ships brought up-to-date, from Tudor warships to ultramodern submarines. Previous owner's small sticker inside cover. Clean, bright copy in a d/w protected by a clear, plastic jacket - 367 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Nautilus

By: Davies, R.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034720

ISBN: 0563370432

Condition: Near Fine


Published to accompany the BBC television series of the same name the book Investigates the history of the submarine and the men who have lived and worked in them and also covers the dramatic race between the two superpowers to build the most powerful nuclear submarine fleet. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. 239 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Submarines in Colour

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063779

ISBN: 0713707801

Condition: Very Good


Offers a concise and authoritative survey of the submarine from its developmental stages in the early 17th century through to its use as a nuclear vessel by the 1960s. Good clean copy with some faint sunning to spine. 200 pages including index. 96 colour plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bear Island

By: Maclean, Alistair

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 056104

Condition: Very Good


Set in the wartime graveyard of the Arctic where Nazi submarines lay in wait for the Murmansk convoys. Very good clean hardback in navy leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration though lettering has faded to spine strip. 280 pages. View more info

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Uboote Gegen England

By: Mallman-Showell, J.P

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Germany, Motorbuch Verlag: 1992

Seller ID: 033272

ISBN: 3613010097

Condition: Near Fine


Kampf und Undergang der deutschen Uboot-Waffe 1939-1945. Text in German. A clean, bright copy which appears unread. 189 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Submarine Diary : The Silent Stalking of Japan

By: Mendenhall, Corwin

Price: £9.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 2003

Seller ID: 033852

ISBN: 1557505829

Condition: Near Fine


The personal account of one sailors experience serving aboard US Navy submarines in the Pacific during World War II offering a vivid and detailed account of life onboard. As new, unread copy which shows signs of light shelfwear. 290 pages including Appendices. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tip of the Spear : The Midget Submarines (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mitchell, Pamela

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Richard Netherwood Limited: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 041786

ISBN: 1872955142

Condition: Very Good


The complete history of the British Midget Submarines during World War II told by the participants themselves with all the candour, humour, and understanding of ordinary people. Clean, bright copy which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'With Every Good Wish. Pamela Mitchell. January '98'. Also, laid in, is a card with correspondence to the previous owner whose sticker is inside the cover. Protected in a clear, plastic cover - 232 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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War Machine Volume 3 Issue 27

By: Morse, Stan (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Orbis: 1983

Seller ID: 039460

Condition: Very Good


Magazine series offering the world's most comprehensive encyclopedia of the military weapons of the 20th century. Illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. Main features of this edition are an illustrated guide to the World's Modern Nuclear Attack Submarines and an article on Armed Forces of the World - French Air Force Part 3. View more info

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Suicide Squads - The Men and Machines of World War II Special Operations

By: O'Neill, Richard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Salamander: 1999

Seller ID: 051245

ISBN: 1840650826

Condition: Very Good


A detailed exploration of the hazardous 'Special Attack' weapons and forces of World War II, examining the role of explosive motorboats, midget submarines, human torpedoes and kamikaze aircraft. A very good clean large format paperback. 272 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Submarine : A Cultural History from the Great War to Nuclear Combat

By: Redford, Duncan

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Tauris Academic Studies: 2010

Seller ID: 055965

ISBN: 1848853009

Condition: Near Fine


An examination of the British relationship with submarines - the submarine in naval pageantry, the fleet submarine, unrestricted submarine warfare, the impact of technology, the fictional portrayal of the submarine and the symbolism associated with the individual names given to submarines. A clean, crisp hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 322 pages including index. View more info

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Sharks of Steel

By: Stillwell, Paul; Kaufman, Robert Y.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034215

ISBN: 1557504512

Condition: Near Fine


Colour photographs and lively text tell the story of the submarine - written to accompany the Discovery Channel four-part documentary series. A clean, crisp copy in similar dustjacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Submarine & Deep-Sea Vehicles

By: Tall, Jeffrey

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Silverdale Books: 2002

Seller ID: 026738

ISBN: 1856056341

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy which has some light surface scratches to top edge of front cover. 256 pages including index. Charts the history of submarines from the earliest submersibles to giant nuclear submarines and state-of-the-art deep-sea vehicles. Gives technical detail such as powerplant, dimensions, armament, range and speed on all the major submarines. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Next post dispatch from UK. View more info

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Submarines with Wings : The Past, Present and Future of Aircraft-Carrying Submarines

By: Treadwell Tc Staff

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034714

ISBN: 0851773699

Condition: Very Good


With a foreword by Ed Heinemann. Comprehensive guide to the dream of combining aircraft and submarines. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 121 pages including bibliography and index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Mystery of X5 : Lieutenant H.Henty-Creer's Attack on the "Tirpitz"

By: Walker, Frank; Mellor, Pamela

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060111

ISBN: 0718306287

Condition: Very Good


Examines the campaign to destroy by far the most important target for the new British midget submarines which lay anchored in a Norwegian fjord in 1943. With a foreword by Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Hezlet. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 239 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Royal Navy : An Illustrated History

By: Watts, Anthony J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Amour Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034746

ISBN: 1854091247

Condition: Near Fine


Authoritative account of the navy from wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines and gas-turbine powered warships, computer-controlled and missile armed. Some faint sunning to page edges. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest storage wear - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Look at Submarines

By: Young, Edward

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Panther: 1969

Seller ID: 061977

Condition: Good


1960's children's book which explains how submarines work, when they were first invented, and what part they play in war. Good clean copy with illustrations by John Robinson. 94 pages + index. View more info