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161 Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2 Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs 1942.
Admiralty, London , 1947, 
(Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2). Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs 1942. London : Admiralty, June 1947. Pp (4),[1]-82. Small folio [8 by 13 inches],light brown printed card covers, green cloth tape spine. “The collection o f documents known as the “Fuehrer Conferences” was among the German Naval Archives captured by British and American Intelligence Officers at Tambach during the war. The “Fuehrer Conferences” are minutes of staff meetings between Hitler and the various commanders of the German Forces. Those presentedhere relate to naval affairs, and were written up from tough notes taken b y the Commander-in-Chief, Navy or his deputy during the conferences.” (fromthe foreword). Contents : 1. Winter Fears (The escape from Brest). 2. St. Nazaire. 3. Spring Offensives. 4. “The End of the beginning....” Circular inkstamp from H.M.S. Eaglet (dated 24 Feb 1948), else very good. 135.00

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162 Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2 Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs 1943.
Admiralty, London , 1947, 
(Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2). Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs 1943. London : Admiralty, May 1947. Pp (4),[1]-114 Small folio [8 by 13 inches], light brown printed card covers, green cloth tape spine. “The collection ofdocuments known as the “Fuehrer Conferences” was among the German Naval Ar chives captured by British and American Intelligence Officers at Tambach during the war. The “Fuehrer Conferences” are minutes of staff meetings between Hitler and the various commanders of the German Forces. Those presented here relate to naval affairs, and were written up from tough notes taken bythe Commander-in-Chief, Navy or his deputy during the conferences.” (from the foreword). Contents : 1. Crisis in the German Navy. 2. The Tunisian Campaign. 3. The Mediterranean. 4. The Battle of the Atlantic. 5. The Italian Collapse. 6. The Eastern Front, Denmark, the Atlantic and the Aegean. Margins browned, circular inkstamp and blindstamps from H.M.S. Eaglet (dated 18 Mar 1948), else very good. 135.00

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163 Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2 Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs 1944
Admiralty, London , 1947, 
(Germany - Kriegsmarine - WW2). (Germany - Navy - WW2). Fuehrer Conferenceson Naval Affairs 1944. London : Admiralty, July 1947. Pp (4),[1]-74 Small folio [8 by 13 inches], light brown printed card covers, blue cloth tape spine. “The collection of documents known as the “Fuehrer Conferences” was among the German Naval Archives captured by British and American IntelligenceOfficers at Tambach during the war. The “Fuehrer Conferences” are minutes of staff meetings between Hitler and the various commanders of the German Forces. Those presented here relate to naval affairs, and were written up from tough notes taken by the Commander-in-Chief, Navy or his deputy during the conferences.” (from the foreword). Contents : 1. Anti-invasion preparations. 2. Invasion. 3. The revolt of July Twentieth. 4. Beginning of the End.Light edgewear, circular inkstamp from H.M.S. Eaglet (dated 13 Apr 1948), else very good. 125.00

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164 GIBSON, R.H PRENDERGAST, Maurice. JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl, foreword. German Submarine War 1914-1918. First Edition
Constable, London , 1931, 
GIBSON, R.H. and Maurice PRENDERGAST. The German Submarine War 1914-1918. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe. London : Constable and Co Ltd, 1931. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xix,(1),[1]-438,(2) + 24 leaves with B&w photos + 6 folding charts. 4 tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography GIB19; Anderson 484 : "An essential book. The most complete and comprehensive history of the WW 1 U-boat operations availible in English." A remarkably detailed and full account of German submarine operations in the Great War. "There is little indeed about the German submarines that this book doesnot mention," writes Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe in his foreword, p .viii. Contents: 1. An Arm New to Naval Warfare; 2. Trial and Error: The First War on Shipping (February-September 1915); 3. The Mediterranean: Sowingthe Seed (1915); 4. The War of Limitations and Respite (January-May 1916); 5. The Submarine as a Military Weapon (May-September 1916); 6. Cruiser War Resumed (October 1916-February 1917); 7. The Mediterranean: Reaping the Wh irlwind (1916); 8. The Crisis (February-April 1917); 9. The Struggle for Mastery (May-September 1917); 10. The Penumbra of Eclipse (September-December1917); 11. The Mediterranean Harvest (1917); 12. The Mediterranean Freed ( January-November 1918); 13. Downfall and Not World Power (January-November 1918); 14. Surrender. Appendices : I. The Triumph of Convoy; II. A Short History of German Submarine Design, 1904-1914; III. A. - L. German Submarine Construction and Losses; M. German Submarine 'Aces; N. - O. The Toll of Merchant Shipping; IV. P. Austro-Hungarian Submarine Construction, Losses, etc.; Q. Turkish Submarines; R. Summary. Penned acquistion note dated March 16, 1931 light wear to extremities, light teacup?/ gin and tonic? ring stain on front board, else very good, solid and complete copy of the original edition, with bright spine gilt. 600.00

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165 GOODWIN, James HENDRY, George) Our Gallant Doctor: Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942.
Dundurn Press, Toronto , 2007, ISBN:9781550026870 
GOODWIN, James. “Our Gallant Doctor” : Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942. With forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German. Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2007). First Printing. Pp [1]-280.Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approaching in the dark. On September 13, 1942, U-91 stole in and torpedoed Ottawa, sinking her in 20 minutes. Utterly exhausted, Dr. Hendry was lost along with 113 of his shipmates. George Hendry was a much-loved man, a great university athlete, and a very good doctor. Unfortunately, he was also naive and too trusting. One night in January 1941, he committed a very foolish indiscretion.He would spend the rest of his tragically short life making amends for thi s mistake." - from the dj. Fine in dustjacket. 25.00

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166 GOODWIN, James. HENDRY, George). Our Gallant Doctor: Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942. Signed in dustjacket.
Dundurn Press, Toronto , 2007, ISBN:9781550026870 
GOODWIN, James. “Our Gallant Doctor” : Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942. With forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German. Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2007). First Printing. Pp [1]-280.Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approaching in the dark. On September 13, 1942, U-91 stole in and torpedoed Ottawa, sinking her in 20 minutes. Utterly exhausted, Dr. Hendry was lost along with 113 of his shipmates. George Hendry was a much-loved man, a great university athlete, and a very good doctor. Unfortunately, he was also naive and too trusting. One night in January 1941, he committed a very foolish indiscretion.He would spend the rest of his tragically short life making amends for thi s mistake." - from the dj. Fine in dustjacket. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. 28.00

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167 GRANT, Robert M. U-Boat Intelligence 1914-1918. pbk.
Periscope Publishing, Penzance , 2002, ISBN:1904381014 
GRANT, Robert M. U-Boat Intelligence 1914-1918. Penzance : Periscope Publishing, (2002). First Penzance Printing. Pp [1]-195,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. First published by Putnam and Company,1969. Cover adds : Admiralty Intelligence Division and the Defeat of the U -boats 1914-1914. “U-Boat Intelligence is the second book in Grant;s trilogy covering the war against the U-boats. It contains updated tables of U-boat fates. This edition has also been given the additional benefit of an index. It remains a key reference source for all interested in the first U-boatwar.” - from the back cover. Very good. 20.00

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168 GRANT, Robert M. U-Boats Destroyed : The Effect of Anti-Submarine Warfare 1914-1918. Uncorrected Proof
Putnam, London, 1964, 
GRANT, Robert M. U-Boats Destroyed : The Effect of Anti-Submarine Warfare 1914-1918. London : Putnam, (1964). Uncorrected Proof Copy. Pp [1]-172,(4),+32 pp plates. 8vo, printed off-white card covers. Anderson 505. Contents : I. Preparation for the War (1900-14). II. Beginnings (1914-1916). III. U-B oats with the German Fleet (April-September 1916). IV. The Crisis of the Submarine War (1917). V. Minefields in 1918. VI. The Victory over the U-Boats(1918). VII. An Attack on German Morale (September 1918). VIII. The Last A ttack (October 1918). IX. The Destruction of German Submarines 1914-18. X. Appendices [includes list of submarines sunk]. Darkened, small spot to front cover, else a very good proof copy. 50.00

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169 GRAY, Edwyn A. Killing Time : The U-Boat War 1914-18. US book club in dj
Scribner, 1972, 
GRAY, Edwyn A. The Killing Time : The U-Boat War 1914-18. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1972). Book Club Edition. Pp 241. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. Anderson 508. Vg in worn, nicked dj. 20.00

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170 GRAY, Edwyn. Few Survived : A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents and Disasters.Hardcover in dustjacket.
Leo Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg, London , 1986, ISBN:043618740X 
GRAY, Edwyn. Few Survived : A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents and Disasters. (London) : Leo Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg, (1986). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,1-259,(3),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Includes the following Appendices (pp. 230-250) : 1. Pioneer submarine disasters, 1774-1899. 2. Submarine disasters, 1900-1985. 3. Selected accidents, 1900-1985. 4. Analysis of losses World WarI. 5. Analysis of losses World War II. 6. Summary of all submarine losses, 1774-1984. Name to flyleaf, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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171 GRIFFIN, W.E.B. BUTTERWORTH, William E., IV Empire and Honor. First American Printing in dustjacket
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2012, ISBN:9780399160660 
GRIFFIN, W.E.B., and William E. BUTTERWORTH IV. Empire and Honor. New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2012). First American Printing. Pp (10),[1]-517,(1). 8vo, grey cloth spine, light gray paper covered boards, red metallic lettering to spine. "The extraordinary new novel in the number-one bestselling espionage saga from W.E.B. Griffin. October 1945: The Germans and Japanese have surrendered. For Cletus Frade and his colleagues in the OSS, it shouldbe time to pack up, but they have far more important things to do. Chief a mong them is the protection of their assets, especially the human ones. In the closing months of the war, the United States made a secret deal with the head of German intelligence’s Soviet section. In exchange for a treasure trove of intelligence - in particular the identity of the Soviet spies in the American atomic bomb program - his people would be spirited to safety inArgentina. Only a handful of people know about it. If word got out, all he ll would break loose, and the United States would lose some of its most valuable sources and secrets. Meanwhile, in Argentina, a U-boat captain pops up out of the blue and surrenders his submarine and crew. And in the American Zone of Occupation in Germany, a young counter-intelligence agent pursuesan unusual assignment perhaps a little bit too viorously. The consequences of both actions will affect not only Frade and company, but everthing they 're working on. Now things are really going to get complicated." (from the dj). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 12.50

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172 GUNSTON, Bill Arco Color Series WOOD, John W. HILEY, B. Submarines in Color. 1st US card covers
Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1977, ISBN:066804255 
GUNSTON, Bill. Submarines in Color. Illustrated by John W. Wood, B. Hiley, J. Pelling, E. Bruce. New York : Arco Publishing Company, Inc., (1977). First US Printing. Pp (10),7-200,(4). 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black and purple. In the Arco Color Series. Contents : Introduction; Development of Submarine Technology; The Color Plates; Early Submarines; Submarine Development 1918-45; The Modern Era; Some Typical A/S (Anti-Submarine) Weapons for Surface Ships; Some Submarine Weapons; Some Airborne A/S Systems; Comparative Data. Very good. 10.00

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Bizarre Ships of the Nineteenth Century.  First Edition in dustjacket, GUTHRIE, John Hutchinson Library of Ships and Shipping series.
173 GUTHRIE, John Hutchinson Library of Ships and Shipping series. Bizarre Ships of the Nineteenth Century. First Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson Scientific and Technical, London, 1970, ISBN:0091000106 
GUTHRIE, John. Bizarre Ships of the Nineteenth Century. London : HutchinsonScientific and Technical, (1970). First Edition. Pp (14),[xv]-xviii,[1]-21 2,(2) with 67 illustrations. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Hutchinson Library of Ships and Shipping series. "Parallel with the evolution of the conventional steamship, however, a number of odd craft were developed by intelligent and energetic laymen with a view to improving on the efficiency and the stability of the professionally designed ships. Thus some vessels were built by railroad engineers in the shape of a cigar, others by a Russian admiral in the shape of a pancake. Cross-channel vessels were launched with twin hulls, while another, designed by a steel magnate, contained a swinging saloon for the comfort of the passengers. Ships werebuilt with sections joined together, others floated above the surface on w heels. More conventional steamers, though still odd, such as the American River boats and the early Monitors of the American Civil War, are described,together with the early submarines, and the amazing Portuguese offshore fi shing boats." - from the dj. Other chapters on the Great Eastern (pp.123-142), the obelisk ship, and bizarre engines (pp.167-204). Chapters : 1. American River Steamers; 2. Monotors; 3. Cigar Ships; 4. Circular Ships; 5. TwinHulled Vessels; 6. Jointed Ships; 7. Early Submarines; 8. Portuguese Insho re Crafdt; 9. The Great Eastern ; 10. The Swinging Saloon Ship; 11. The Obelisk Ship; 12. Roller Ships; 13. Bizarre engines - North American paddle engines - The Great Eastern 's engines - The pendulum engine - The hydraulic jet engine - The caloric engine - The ether engine -The hydrocarbon vapour engine - Direct acting stem engines; 14. Conclusion. With index. Very good in dustjacket. 85.00

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174 GUTHRIE, John Hutchinson Library of Ships and Shipping series. Bizarre Ships of the Nineteenth Century. First Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson Scientific and Technical, London, 1970, ISBN:0091000106 
GUTHRIE, John. Bizarre Ships of the Nineteenth Century. London : HutchinsonScientific and Technical, (1970). First Edition. Pp (14),[xv]-xviii,[1]-21 2,(2) with 67 illustrations. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Hutchinson Library of Ships and Shipping series. "Parallel with the evolution of the conventional steamship, however, a number of odd craft were developed by intelligent and energetic laymen with a view to improving on the efficiency and the stability of the professionally designed ships. Thus some vessels were built by railroad engineers in the shape of a cigar, others by a Russian admiral in the shape of a pancake. Cross-channel vessels were launched with twin hulls, while another, designed by a steel magnate, contained a swinging saloon for the comfort of the passengers. Ships werebuilt with sections joined together, others floated above the surface on w heels. More conventional steamers, though still odd, such as the American River boats and the early Monitors of the American Civil War, are described,together with the early submarines, and the amazing Portuguese offshore fi shing boats." - from the dj. Other chapters on the Great Eastern (pp.123-142), the obelisk ship, and bizarre engines (pp.167-204). Chapters : 1. American River Steamers; 2. Monotors; 3. Cigar Ships; 4. Circular Ships; 5. TwinHulled Vessels; 6. Jointed Ships; 7. Early Submarines; 8. Portuguese Insho re Crafdt; 9. The Great Eastern ; 10. The Swinging Saloon Ship; 11. The Obelisk Ship; 12. Roller Ships; 13. Bizarre engines - North American paddle engines - The Great Eastern 's engines - The pendulum engine - The hydraulic jet engine - The caloric engine - The ether engine -The hydrocarbon vapour engine - Direct acting stem engines; 14. Conclusion. With index. Light wearto cloth, else very good in torn dustjacket. 50.00

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Seek & Strike.  in dj. , HACKMANN, Willem
175 HACKMANN, Willem Seek & Strike. in dj.
HMSO, 1984, 
HACKMANN, Willem. Seek & Strike : Sonar, Anti-Submarine Warfare and the Royal Navy 1914-1954. L: HMSO, (1984). Pp 487, [32] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0661. "This book, through careful research, has brought together in a clear and absorbing way the different aspects of British naval development: the impact of tactical and strategic needs on that development; the evolution of sonar; and the transformation of small-scale technical research into a complex organisation involving government and industry. ...The text is illustrated and includes a Glossary of Abbreviations, most helpful to readers who are unfamiliar with these." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 90.00

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U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. First Edition in dustjacket., HADLEY, Michael L.
176 HADLEY, Michael L. U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. First Edition in dustjacket.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston / Montreal, 1985, ISBN:0773505849 1985 0773505849 / 9780773505841 
HADLEY, Michael L. U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxii(6),[3]-360,(6),+ 24 pp.plates. 8vo, red cloth.

Law 0234.

"German submarines penetrated Canadian waters during the Second World War to within 172 miles of Quebec City They sank ships, landed spies, laid mines, built an automatic weather station, undertook forays to rescue escaped German POWs, and forced the Canadian government to close the St Lawrence River and Gulf to Allied shipping.

The U-boats constituted a serious threat to North American security and a major challenge to coastal and convoy defence. The deployment of minesweepers and escorts, the placement of harbour defences, and the planning of convoy routes were triggered by genuine fears that Halifax, St John's, and inland ports and convoys on the St Lawrence might be blockaded or even attacked by one of these most sinister of maritime weapons. German successes reveal the extent of Canada's unpreparedness.

Hadley focuses on the exploits of the U-boats and the Canadian response, setting them within the broad context of German and Canadian activity in the Battle of the Atlantic. He examines the impact of U-boat sorties on Canadian federal politics. His book is based on thorough analysis of U-boat War Diaries; the War Diaries of Admiral Dönitz and the German Naval War Office; the operational records of the Royal Canadian Navy and Air Force and those of the Royal Navy's Operational Intelligence Centre; and the espionage files of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

He covers all attacks on Allied warships and merchantmen in Canadian inshore waters and the contiguous Northwest Atlantic combat zone. The human dimensions in this story of ships and strategies emerge in excerpts from unpublished memoirs and wartime German and Canadian newspapers, and especially from correspondence and interviews with survivors from both sides." - from the dj.

Chapters;
1. Portents and Preparations;
2. Operation Drumbeat
3. The First St Lawrence Sorties : 1942;
4. The Battle of the St Lawrence;
5. The Intelligence Gatherers:- Langbein, Janow, and Kurt;
6. Clandestine Operations: Escape and Blockade;
7. Restless Interlude: January to June 1944;
8. After Normandy;
9. U-Boat Christmas; 1
0. Black Flags;
With Epilogue; Appendix, bibliography and index.

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177 HADLEY, Michael L. U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. First Paperback Edition.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston / Montreal, 1990, ISBN:0773508015 
HADLEY, Michael L. U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1985). FirstEdition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxii(6),[3]-360,(6),+ 24 pp.plates. 8vo, illustrated red card covers with black and white lettering to front cover and spine. L aw 0234 (for hardcover). Chapters; 1. Portents and Preparations; 2. Operation Drumbeat 3. The First St Lawrence Sorties : 1942; 4. The Battle of the St Lawrence; 5. The Intelligence Gatherers:- Langbein, Janow, and Kurt; 6. Clandestine Operations: Escape and Blockade; 7. Restless Interlude: January to June 1944; 8. After Normandy; 9. U-Boat Christmas; 10. Black Flags; WithEpilogue; Appendix, bibliography and index.. Name inked inside front cover , else very good. 15.00

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178 HADLEY, Michael L. SARTY, Roger. Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships: Canadian Naval Forces and German Sea Raiders 1880-1918. First Edition in dustjacket.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal / Kingston, 1991, ISBN:0773507787 
HADLEY, Michael L. and Roger SARTY. Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships: Canadian Naval Forces and German Sea Raiders 1880-1918. Montreal / Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-391,(1),+ 16pp plates & maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Micha el Hadley and Roger Sarty shed new light on Canadian and German history -- and on Canada's naval defences in particular -- by exploring the naval operations and politics of both nations between 1880 and 1918. Beginning with Canada's feeling of "Splendid Isolation" and Germany's imperial ambitions against North America, the authors' intriguing and graphic account takes us from the early turmoil of federal politics in Canada to the conflict of the Great War and the eventual mothballing of the Canadian fleet. Having conducted an exhaustive study of Canadian, German, American, and British sources -- many of which have not been examined before -- Hadley and Sarty evaluatesuch major issues as policies and practice; intelligence schemes and spy s cares; naval bills and the Dreadnought crisis; U-boats, commercial submarines, undersea cruisers, and surface raiders; and coastal patrols and convoy protection. Many factors that were believed to have been responsible for shaping -- and misshaping -- the Canadian Navy of 1939-45 are shown to have been in play during the First World War. Tin-Pots and Pirate Ships reveals the Canadian tradition of building a fleet only when needed, dismantling it once the conflict is over, and ultimately accepting terms dictated by alliance partners." - from the dj. Contents : Part One : Imperial Rivalries 1880-1914. 1. Canada's Splendid Isolation. 2. German Designs on North America. 3. “Heart-breaking starvation time.” Part Two : Whither America? 1914-1916.4. Britain's Lifeline. 5. Canadian Intelligence and Patrols. 6. Three Germ an Visitors. 7. The “Piracy” of U-53. Part Three : Unrestricted U-Boat Warfare 1917-1918. 8. Defending the Convoys. 9. Long-Range U-Boats. 10. “Hun Pirate Deviltry.” 11. The Pirates' Triumph and Canadian Response. 12. Epilogue: Mad Dreams and Mothballs. See review in Mariner's Mirror, 78:2. Very good in dust jacket. 35.00

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179 HAILEY, Foster and Milton LANCELOT LANCELOT, Milton LANCELOT, Charles G. Clear for Action. The Photographic Story of Modern Naval Combat 1898-1964. in dj.
Bonanza Books, 1964, 
HAILEY, Foster and Milton LANCELOT. Clear for Action. The Photographic Story of Modern Naval Combat 1898-1964. Diagrams by Charles G. Lancelot. New York: Bonanza Books, (MCMLXIV) [1964]. Pp 320. Illustrated with numerous b/w photo reproductions, charts, diagrams and logs to text. 4to, tan cloth. "Within the years of modern naval warfare, 1898-1964, Clear for Action covers every battle of importance, every new development in ships, submarines, tactics, and armament [...]." -from the dust jacket. The book contains over 400 photos, some of which have not been previously published. Some play in binding, small dent and fraying to lower edge, ow vg in lightly chipped dj 20.00

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180 HALPERN, Paul G. Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914-1918. in dj.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1987, ISBN:08702414489 
HALPERN, Paul G. The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914-1918. (Annapolis,MD): Naval Institute Press, (1987). Pp. (8),ix-xix,(1),1-631,(5). 8vo, blu e cloth with silver lettering to spine. A thorough scholarly survey of an oft-overlooked but integral aspect of the Great War. "Apart from the controversial Dardanelles campaign and the dramatic escape of the Goeben and Breslau in 1914, the Mediterranean during the First World War has been largely neglected by historians. This major study goes beyond a single campaign to look at the entire war in the area." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Mediterranean Naval Balance; 2. The Beginning of the War in the Mediterranean and the Adriatic; 3. The Dardanelles Campaign; 4. German Submarines Arrive and Italy Enters the War; 5. Stalemate in the Adriatic and the Germans Build UpTheir Submarine Strength; 6. Macedonia, the End of the Dardanelles Campaig n and the Submarine War Intensifies; 7. The Allied Failure to Meet the Submarine Challenge in 1916; 8. The Adriatic, the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean in 1916; 9. The Submarine Crisis, 1917; 10. The Otranto Action and the Introduction of Convoys; 11. The Final Year of the War, Part One; 12. The Climax of the War. Vg in crisp dj. 125.00

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