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A History of Submarine Warfare along the Jersey Shore

by Joseph G. Bilby & Harry Ziegler

The ingenious people of the Garden State were instrumental in the early development of the submarine. The first American submarine sank off Fort Lee in 1776, and the first successful one adopted by the U.S. Navy was invented by Paterson’s John ...

ISBN: 9781625857972

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Dust to Deliverance: Untold Stories from the Maritime Evacuation on September 11th

by Jessica DuLong

<p>“A waterborne evacuation larger than Dunkirk—in New York Harbor? How come we barely noticed this at the time, and have largely forgotten about it since? Readers of this fast-paced book will not forget it again. Jessica DuLong brings this ...

ISBN: 9780071804998

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Evolution of Aircraft Carriers: The History of U.S. Navy Carriers, USS Langley, Early Tests and Developments, World War II and Beyond

by Progressive Management

<p>Here is the complete text of a unique and valuable Naval Historical Center document, Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. which chronicles the history of carriers since the mobile airfield idea was initially conceived to the nuclear ...

ISBN: 9781458091437

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Marine Auxiliary Machinery

by McGeorge, H. D.

Marine Auxiliary Machinery, Seventh Edition is a 16-chapter text that covers the significant advances in marine auxiliary machinery relevant to the certification of competency examinations.<br><br>The introductory chapters deal with the basic ...

ISBN: 9781483193892

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Muckle's Naval Architecture

by Muckle, W.

Muckle's Naval Architecture, Second Edition is concerned with problems related to resistance, propulsion, and vibration in naval architecture. Topics include ship calculations, stability and trim, ship motions, and structural strength. This book

ISBN: 9781483144733

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Radar and Arpa Manual

by Bole, Alan G.

Radar and ARPA Manual has been planned not only as a comprehensive practical reference for mariners on board ship and managers ashore, but also to provide all essential information for candidates following ENS, radar observer and professional ...

ISBN: 9780080938035

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Texas Shipwrecks

by Mark Lardas

The Texas coastline and offshore waters are flat, shallow, featureless, and filled with shoals. Texas waters are subjected to extreme weather, not just hurricanes and tropical storms but also northers and seasonal gales. This, combined with two ...

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The Blue Angels

by Maureen Smith Keillor & Evelyn L. Wheeler

Every year, more than 11 million people attend air shows that feature the Blue Angels, who call Pensacola, Florida, their home. The Navy's Flight Demonstration Team, with its six gleaming blue-and-gold F/A-18 Hornets, never fails to thrill the ...

ISBN: 9781439659359

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The Sea Power of the State

by Gorshkov, S. G.

Admiral Gorshkov has transformed the Soviet fleet into a world sea power for the first time in Russian history. He is Russia's most brilliant naval strategist of all time. He has created the modern Soviet navy. His book examines the main ...

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U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers: Carrier Battle Groups, Airplanes, Flight Operations, History and Evolution from Escort Carriers to Nuclear-powered Supercarriers

by Progressive Management

<p>Explore America&apos;s fleet of aircraft carriers with this unique report featuring details about these awesome machines and their storied history. This massive 500-page compilation also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, ...

ISBN: 9781458160102

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U.S. Navy Equipment Encyclopedia: Aircraft, Ships, Weapons, Programs, and Systems - Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Surface Combatants, Missiles, plus the Navy Program Guide

by Progressive Management

<p>Hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - from patrol craft to nuclear submarines - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of naval equipment. This massive 500-page report also includes the latest Navy Program Guide ...

ISBN: 9781458143020

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Joint Doctrine for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: The Air Force and the Army Hold the Key to Success (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)

by Progressive Management

<p>Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have experienced explosive demand in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past few years due to their ability to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast theaters of operations. This paper ...

ISBN: 9781458196378

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USCGC Mackinaw WLBB-30

by Mike Fornes

<p>June 10, 2006, marked the beginning of a new era. In a one-of-a-kind ceremony, the original U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw was decommissioned, followed by the commissioning of the new Great Lakes icebreaker that carries the same name. The ...

ISBN: 9781439651056

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USS Cairo

by Elizabeth Hoxie Joyner

Armed with a simple pocket compass, a small boat, and an intense desire to find the USS Cairo, three men—Edwin C. Bearss, Warren Grabau, and Max Don Jacks—set out on the Yazoo River on a cool autumn afternoon in 1956 to locate the Civil War ...

ISBN: 9781439654194

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