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41 BOND, Larry, (ed.) BEACH, Edward L. HUCHTHAUSEN, Peter BOUSLOG, Dave Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat
Forge, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780765303134 
BOND, Larry, (ed.). Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat. Edited by Larry Bond. New York: Forge, (April 2010). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-379,(5). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following excerpts: Commander Edward L. Beach's "Batfish", Commander Edward Young's "Mergui Archipelago", Bbette Gugliotta's "First Blood",Otto Giese and Captain James E. Wise Jr.'s "On Patrol in the Indian Ocean" , Dave Bouslog's "Return to Palau", Forest J. Sterling's "Convoy Hunting South of the Equator", Captain John Coote's "Jackpot at Monte Carlo", GregoryF. Michno's "P.O.W. Rescue", Claude O'Connor's "Off to Convoy College", Ca ptain William J. Ruhe's "Wolfpack", Commander William R. Anderson and Clay Blair Jr.'s "Piercing the Pole", Admiral Sandy Woodward and Patrick Robinson's "The Bells of Hell", Captain Peter Huchthausen, Captain First Rank IgorKurdin, and R. Alan White's "Accident on K-219", Roger C. Dunham's "The Do main of the Golden Dragon", and Gary E. Weir and Walter J. Boyne's "Improving the Breed". Inner hinges starting, else very good in unclipped dust jacket. 18.00

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42 BORGHESE, J. Valerio CLEUGH, James, trans. Sea Devils
BORGHESE, J. Valerio. Sea Devils. Translated from the Italian 'Decima Flottiglia Mas' by James Cleugh and adapted by the author. Chicago : Henry Regnery, 1954. First U.S. edition. Pp. [1]-261, (1), [31] p. pf plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Anderson 129, Law 1734. An account of Italian naval operations in World War Two, many of them covert and quite daring: commandoraids, miniature submarines, piloted torpedoes, etc. Commander Borghese wa s there, and his account is consequently very immediate. Spine tipped and corners slightly bumped, traces of white paint on back cover, else vg. 17.50

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43 BOTTING, Douglas Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series U-Boats, The. 2nd pr. rev.
Time-Life , 1980, 
BOTTING, Douglas and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The U-Boats. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). Second Printing, Revised. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00

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44 BOWEN, Frank C. Ships We See. First Edition
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1932, 
BOWEN, Frank C. Ships We See. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. First Edition. [ca 1932 : the latest date 1931 in found in the caption ofEmpress of Britain plate, opp.25]. Pp. (4),v-viii,1-311,(1) + 32 leaves of plates of b&w photos. 8vo, light blue-grey cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Frank Charles Bowen (b.1894). Sections : 1. Giant Express Liners 2. Big Long Distance Liners; 3. Cabin and Intermediate Liners; 4. Cargo Steamers and Motorships; 5. Tankers; 6. Packet and Passenger Coasters; 7. Train Ferries; 8. Excursion and River Steamers; 9. Big Sailing Ships [with mwntions of Donald McKay on pp.99, 100]; 10. Sailing Coasters; 11. Steam and Motor Coasters; 12. Whalers, Drifters and Trawlers; 13. Icebreakers; 14. Tugsand Salvage Vessels; 15. Barges;. 16. Inshore Fishing Craft; 17. Harbour C raft and Dredgers; 18. Lifeboats; 19. Capital Ships [including a few paragraphs on the Hood, a photo of the Nagato and of the USS Maryland]; 20. Cruisers; 21. Aircraft Carriers;. 22. Destroyers; 23. Submarines; 24. Naval Dust; 25. Power Cruising Yachts; 26. Racing Yachts; 27. Sail and Auxiliary Cruising Yachts; 28. Motor Boats; 29. Lightships. With index. Wear to spine, edges, wear , mottling and spotting to cloth, occasional light foxing inside,else good.28.00

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45 BRETT, Bernard History of World Sea Power : [From the First Sailing Ships to the Present Day]. in dj.
Dean's International Publishing, London, 1985, ISBN:0603036724 
BRETT, Bernard. History of World Sea Power : [Cover adds: From the First Sailing Ships to the Present Day] . (London): Dean's International Publishing(division of Hamlyn), (1985). Pp. [1]-256. Illustrated. Double column. 4to , illustrated blue card covered boards in like jacket. Includes more than two hundred illustrations, many of which are in colour. This volume "deals withi the development of oar power, the revolution in sea warfare caused by the advent of the Elizabethan galleon, the frigate and its vital role for the U.S.A., the pros and cons of using steam and sail, the development of the naval gun, and the arrival of the dreadnoughts, aircraft carriers, and submarines." - from the dj. Very good in short-closed-torn, edge-nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 16.00

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46 BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). McGEOCH, Ian MUNDAY, Richard RAMSEY, Russell W. Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990
West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1990, 
BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1990). Pp (4),1-128,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Vice Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch's “U-Boats: the failure that nearly brought Britain to defeat” [German and British submarines: but the Germans almost won the undersea war] (pp 71-73). Other contents : Richard Munday's “Switzerland Without an Army?”; Lt. Col. Russell Ramsey's “Columbia's War: the Facts about her Army and her Allies”; Anoushiravan Ehteshami's “Iran's Revolution: Fewer Ploughshares, More Swords”; Christopher Hjelt's “The 'Ace' Regiment: a brief history of a Finnish fighting unit”; and much more. Library stamp, corner crease, holes from removed staples to front cover, else very good. 10.00

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47 BRIGGS, Peter Men in the Sea. First Edition in dustjacket
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1968, 
BRIGGS, Peter. Men in the Sea. New York : Simon & Schuster, (1968). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-128. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 146. "Nine oceanographic pioneers engaged in "inventing the future" are discussed: Athelstan Spilhaus, Roger Revelle, Maurice Ewing, Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, Edwin Link, George Bond, "Tap" Pryor, Townsend Cromwell, and Anton Bruun. Also included is the story of the intrepid research submarine Alvin, which located a missing hydrogen weapon off the coast of Spain in 1966." - from the dj. Ex-library, else very good in dustjacket 15.00

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48 BROOKES, Ewart Prologue to a War : The Navy's Part in the Narvik Campaign. First Edition in dustjacket
Jarrolds, 1966, 
BROOKES, Ewart. Prologue to a War. [dj has subtitle: The Navy's Part in theNarvik Campaign.] L.: Jarrolds, (1966). First Printing. Pp (14),[15]-192 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0122, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 665. "This is the full account of the Navy's partin this crucial campaign -a vivid story told with all Ewart Brookes' feeli ng for the high drama of war." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Iron Ore, The Sinews of War; 2. 'Exercise Weser'; 3. Germany Strikes; 4. Norway Hits Back; 5. British Submarines Create Havoc; 6. German Destroyers Take Narvik; 7. First Narvik Battle; 8. Second Narvik Battle; 9. Namsos and Lillesjona Landings; 10. Stannard's Trawlers Fight off Stukas; 11.The Navy Evacuates Troops;12. Differences over Narvik Assault; 13. A Plan to Capture Narvik; 14. Eva cuation ogue; 15. The Navy Vindicated. With bibliograsphy and index. Name and a few notes penned on endpapers, else very good in rubbed dustjacket with tears to dj spine, top inch lost. 50.00

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49 BROOKS, Geoffrey Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany. no dj.
Leo Cooper, London, 1992, ISBN:0850523443 
BROOKS, Geoffrey. Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany . London: Leo Cooper, (1992). Pp. (10),1-212,(2). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Official Uranium Project of the National Socialist State; 2. The Private Uranium Project of the National Socialist Post Office Ministry; 3. The Voyage of the German submarine U-234; 4. Nemesis. With appendices. Much nautical information throughout. Light dustiness to rear board,top edge spotted, occasional pencilled underlining, else vg. 30.00

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50 BUCHHEIM, Lothar-Gunther LAWAETZ, Gudie, trans. SALEWSKI, Michael U-Boat War. 1st US in dj
Knopf, 1978, 
BUCHHEIM, Lothar-Gunther. U-Boat War. Translated by Gudie Lawaetz, with an esay by Michael Salewski. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. First US Printing. Pp 320. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth. Law 0197. "... a word-and-picture chronicle (his own words, 205 of his own photographs) of submarine warfare in the North Atlantic." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 45.00

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51 BUFF, Joe Crush Depth.
William Morrow, New York, 2002, ISBN:0060009640 
BUFF, Joe. Crush Depth. (New York) : William Morrow, (2002). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-449,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine, navy paper covered boards,silver lettering to spine. A novel about nuclear submarines. “The cataclys m that began with coordinated reactionary coups in South Africa and Germanycaught America completely unprepared. Overnight, new enemies have emerged and joined forces to attack U.S. and European shipping lanes, setting off aglobal conflagration raging in deadly earnest. And this time the devastati ng weapons of choice used by the Berlin-Boer Axis will be tactical nuclear weapons. The enemy boat Voortrekker prowls beneath the ocean's surface, carrying more onboard firepower than that of many of the world's nations. A deep diving state-of-the-art German ceramic-hulled submarine, Voortrekker hasthe ability to evade all Allied sensors and can fire torpedoes from any an gle, further masking its location. There is only one weapon in America's arsenal that can match the silent killer: the crippled sub USS Challenger, presently in dry dock in Connecticut. It will take three weeks to get the U.S. ceramic-hulled sub back into fighting shape and by then it will be too late. The Axis powers have already proven they can get past America's frontline seapower defenses. And the Voortrekker is moving into position for the ultimate strike. Brash, brilliant, and battle-tested, Captain Jeffrey Fulleris the driven naval officer who must oversee the miracle that will put Cha llenger back into action in forty-eight hours. Then Fuller himself will have to do the impossible, piloting his damaged sub toward a life-and-death confrontation with the Axis leviathan. Fuller has already faced the Voortrekker's ruthless, ingenious commander head-to-head — and unlike so many others, he survived. But this time the fight will take place in waters far too deep for a normal sub to withstand — in the terrifying blackness at the ultimate submarine's crush depth. And this time the prize will be America.” - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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52 BUFF, Joe. Straits of Power.
William Morrow, New York, 2004, ISBN:0060594683 
BUFF, Joe. Straits of Power. (New York) : William Morrow, (2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-x,(2),[1]-418,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, light blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "The next world war rages. With the Allies at a stalemate with the Berlin-Boer Axis, every battle takes on a new significance. But in a conflict fought with billion-dollar technology and campaigns comprising millions of soldiers, the outcome may rest in the hands of a single man ... Commander Jeffrey Fuller, captain of America's most sophisticated and deadly fast-attack nuclear submarine, the USS Challenger, is accustomed to victory in battle. But for his latest mission he is informed that the only way he can succeed is if he crosses into enemy waters -- without firing a single shot. His objective: recover a spy. The world of espionage is unknown territory for Fuller. He is ordered to locate an asset, code-named Zeno, who may hold the key to staving off a crippling Axis attack. But this new world is full of lies, feints, and betrayals. In combat, Fuller always knows who his enemy is and how to defeat him. In the shadow world of covert operatives and counterintelligence, the distinction between enemy and ally is far more elusive. And it only gets more complicated. Steaming toward his target, Fuller and his crew begin to suspect that the spy they have been sent to retrieve may in fact be a subterfuge, a ploy intendedto lure the Allies' most dangerous weapon into enemy hands. With the clock ticking down to an invasion that could alter the course of the war, Fuller suspects that his new "friend" could even be a double agent, intent on usi ng Challenger as a weapon against his own allies, destroying the fragile ties binding nations in war. Fuller is accustomed to the codes of the Silent Service, where loyalty is taken for granted, orders are followed without question, and battles are as precise as a torpedo's firing solution. But now he must adapt to a world where betrayers become the new patriots and lies are the instruments of destruction. With the lives of his crew and the fate of his country hanging in the balance, he will have to risk everything on the word of a man who has, for the last two years, served Fuller's most bitter enemies." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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53 BURGESS, M.W. Pageant of Progress series) Warships To-Day. in dj.
Oxford University Press, London, 1940, 
BURGESS, M.W. Warships To-Day . London: Oxford University Press, (1940). Pp. [1]-141,(3), frontis., + 14 p. of plates and 4 folding plans. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated tan cloth with brown lettering to front and spine, top edge dyed red. A volume in The Pageant of Progress series. Contents: 1. The Hidden Guardians of the Coast; 2. Communications; 3. Protection; 4. A Digression of Importance, or Fire Control; 5. Power; 6. Two Cameos. Small smudge to front board, previous owner's name to ffep, else vg in rubbed, chipped dj. 25.00

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54 BURLESON, Clyde W Jennifer Project. First Edition in dustjacket
Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. , 1977, ISBN:0135099277 
BURLESON, Clyde W. The Jennifer Project. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, (1977). Pp (4),5-179,(1) + 8-page central section of photos and drawings. 8vo, blue cloth. The story of CIA attempts to recover a Soviet G-class nuclear submarine from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. With a cast of characters ranging from Henry Kissinger to Howard Hughes, and with detailed descriptions of the techniques of deep-sea recovery (with the Glomar Explorer), the book offers a fascinating look at the technologies and politics of Cold War naval rivalry. "On a cold, gray morning early in 1964 [sic], a Soviet 'G' or Golf Class submarine [K-129] left her berth in the sub pens and sailed away toward the rolling waters of the blue Pacific. The vessel and hercrew would never return. THe underwater ship was wrecked by a series of in ternal explosions, and sank to the botton in 17,500 feet of water. This unusual event - detechted by classifies U.S. underseas monitors - initiated a top secret CIA operation. Code named 'Jennifer,' [or Azorian] the project was to become one of the most enormous intelligence quests in the annals of spying. Before it was over it would bring together the top military, governmental, and industrial figures of our times to form a team capable of trulyremarkable technological triumphs. The mission was simple. Salvage the sub marine and its cargo for study! The need was great. Both the policy of detente and the on-going Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty talks necessitated our having a clearer concept of Soviet undersea craft and of the missles and other nuclear explosive devices carried on board. But the task was almost too difficult to consider. The CIA had to go where none had gone before - tothe deepest depths of the Pacific Ocean where the timeless depths cradled the shattered hulk in the blackness of eternal night. ANd they had to go there inside a carefully specified time frame so that the information gained from analysis could be pout to purposeful use in the upcoming negotiations.The Jennifer Project is the inside story of that operation. It is an in-de pth, behind-the-scenes complete revelation of a top secret CIA mission.' - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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55 BUSCH, Harald WILSON, L.P.R., trans. U-boats at War : German Submariners in Action, 1939-1945. 1st US in dj.
Ballantine Books, New York, 1955, 
BUSCH, Harald. U-boats at War : German Submariners in Action, 1939-1945. Translated from the German by L.P.R. Wilson. New York: Ballantine Books, (1955). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,1-176,(4). 8vo, red cloth with blue lettering to spine. Anderson 169. "This book is about the German U-boats and the men who lived, fought and died in them. Over 39,000 officers and men served in the German submarine fleet -- all but 7,000 of them found an ocean grave." - from the dj. With plenty of information regarding fighting patrols from the men who served on the u-boats. Vg in lightly rubbed, nicked,unclipped dj. Uncommon in hardcover. 60.00

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56 BUSHNELL, David). WAGNER, Frederick WAGNER, Frederick Submarine Fighter of the American Revolution : The Story of David dj
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1963, 
(BUSHNELL, David). WAGNER, Frederick. Submarine Fighter of the American Revolution : The Story of David Bushnell. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1963). First Edition. Pp. 145 + [16] pp. of plates. 8vo, pale grey cloth. "On September 7, 1776, The 'Turtle' - the first practical submarine and the first ever equipped with explosive devices - set out to attack the British flagship in New York bay." from the jacket. Vg in dj (rear panel lightly scuffed, light wear to corners). 45.00

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57 BYERS, R. B. (ed.) PARDO, Arvid (foreword) Denuclearisation of the Oceans. in dj.
Croom Helm, London, 1986, ISBN:0709939361 
BYERS, R. B. (ed.). The Denuclearisation of the Oceans. With a foreword by Arvid Pardo. London: Croom Helm, (1986). Pp. 270. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: 1. Byers's "The Prospects for Denuclearisation", 2. Arkin, Burrows, Fieldhouse and Sands's "Ocean Space and Nuclear Weapons: The Geo-Strategic Environment" and 3. "The Nuclearisation of the Ocenas: Roles, Missons and Capabilities", 4. Evensen's "The Law of the Sea Regime", 5. Mann Borgese's "The Sea-bed Treaty and Law of the Sea: Prospects for Harmonisation", 6. Myjer's "The Law of Disarmament and Arms Control: Implications for the Law of the Sea", 7. Quester's "The Nuclear Implications of the South Atlantic War", 8. Young's "The Arctic: Prospects for an International Regime", 9. Pinto's "The Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace", 10. Maxilu's "The Black Sea and Denuclearisation", 11. Byers's "Seapower, Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control", 12. Dunn's "NATO Navies and Arms Control", 13. Vtorygin's "Maritime Law and Naval Arms Limitation: A Soviet Perspective", 14. Boothby's "The United Nationsand Naval Arms Limitation", 15. Byers's "Verification and Seapower: Soviet -American Perspectives on Compliance", 16. Sanger's "The Economic Consequences of the Naval Arms Race". Bump to bottom edge of front board, name, elsevery good in spine-nicked dustjacket. 20.00

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58 CALDER, Nigel English Channel. First American Edition in dustjacket
Viking, 1986, 1986 0670800228 / 9780670800223 
CALDER, Nigel. The English Channel. (New York) : Viking, (1986). First American Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(4),[1]-373,(1) + 16 pages of illustrations. Maps in the text. 8vo, white cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, red metallic lettering to spine.

Toy 2748.

"The strip of sea that the English call the Channel and the French call the Sleeve is, quite simply, the most fascinating piece of water in the world. The globe's busiest seaway, the Channel is a stormy passage that remains a wild frontier between, two closely related peoples who, by long tradition, detest each other's manners and phiiosophy.

Nigel Calder, whose informative, witty books have explained the mysteries of science to millions of readers, here embarks on a wide-ranging exploration of a body of water extraordinarily rich in natural and historical interest, an 'untidy museum,' touching on everything from geology and archaeology, history and politics, to navigational principles and the lore of the sea. His is a tour that slips through the boundaries of time: each stretch of coastline evokes a theme that may be prehistoric, ultramodern, or something in-between, from the cross-Channel invasion of 1066 to that of 1944, from the first airborne crossing by hydrogen balloon in 1785 to present-day plans for an underwater tunnel linking England to the Continent.

Offering unlimited opportunities for trading and smuggling, for piracy and conquest, the Channel has been the setting for events that shaped our world. But man's actions are always balanced by the sea itself, and Calder shows how the forces of nature — changes in the coastlines, the treacherous tides and impartial winds — have had a profound effect on the fates ot nations, As he traces the changes in the Channel over the centuries, Calder offers a unique view of such events as the collapse of the Roman Empire, the development of European trading rivalries, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, and the games of hide-and-seek that British, French, Russian, and American submarines play there today.

Geologists, marine scientists, and historians have all mined the Channel's rich remnants of past glories and disasters. In a charming and engaging synthesis of their findings and his own observations, Calder has written his most unusual work ever, a virtual 'biography' of the world's most celebrated waters. " - from the dj.

Chapters :
1. Towards Ushant : World's' Bend;
2. Towards Brest : Fit for an Admiral?;
3. Towards Roscoff : Accidentd Oil;
4. Towards Bréhat : Someone Else's Stones ;
5. Towards the Rance River : The Tides of Saint-Malo;
6. Towards Guernsey : Never a Barrier;
7. Towards Barfleur : Eleanor's Empire;
8. Towards Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue : Rooke's Bonfire;
9. Towards Ouistreham : The Beaches of Normandy;
10. Towards the Seine River : Heirs of the Vikings;
11. Towards Boulogne : Uranium River;
12. Towards Gris-Nez : Petroleum River;
13. Towards Calais : The Dam and the Tunnel;
14. Fogbound in Calais : Different Kinds of Madness;
15. Towards De Panne : Who Won the Armada Fight?;
16. Towards South Goodwin : Escape of an Army;
17. Towards Dover : Echoes in the Sand;
18. Towards Hastings : Wreck of a Dutchman;
19. Towards Brighton : The Seaside Age;
20. Towards Selsey : Green and Pleasant Land;
21. Towards the Solent : Pomp of Yesterday;
22. Towards Weymouth Bay : The Source of the Oil;
23. Towards Brixham: Slingers and Fishermen;
24. Towards Plymouth : The Drake Phenomenon;
25. Towards Fowey : Free Traders;
26. Towards Penzance : Earthy Assets;
27. Towards Bishop Rock : Beyond Nationhood.
With bibliography and index.

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59 CALVERT, James, Commander Surface at the Pole: The Story of USS Skate. Adventurers Club Edition in dustjacket.
Adventurers' Club, London, 1963, 
CALVERT, James, Commander. Surface at the Pole : The Story of USS Skate. London : The Adventurers' Club, (1963). Pp. (6),vii-viii,(2),1-211,(3) + 12 p. of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 179, Arctic Bibliography 63722. A volume in The Adventurers Club series. An account of the United States Navy's efforts to see if they could get full coverage of the Arctic Ocean via the use of submarines, and whether their subs could effectively navigate beneath the ice floes. "Account, by its commander, of this submarine's crossings of the Arctic Ocean in Aug 1958 and Mar. 1959. Some background information on the cruises is also furnished." - A.B. Very good in nicked, rear-flap-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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60 Canada) Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defenceof the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983
Senate, Ottawa, 1983, ISBN:0662525000 
(Canada). Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defence of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983. (Ottawa : The Senate, 1983). Pp 129 + 142. English and French texts back-to-back. 8vo, yellow and blue card covers. Contents: 1. The current strategic context: Defence needs and politics -- The Soviet threat -- The east-west naval balance -- Growth of the Soviet navy -- Soviet civilian fleets -- Canadian responses; 2. The technological context: Changed technology -- Sub-surface warfare: Detection -- Sub-surface warfare: Destruction -- Surface warfare -- Air warfare; 3. The lessons of the Falklands: The significance of the war -- The impact of submarines -- The impact of missiles -- The role of aircraft and air defence -- Ship design -- Support systems and arrangements-- Other lessons of the Falklands; 4. The purpose of maritime forces: Defe nce commitments -- Priorities in 1971 -- Current tasks of MARCOM -- MARCOM's ability to carry out its present tasks -- Needed revisions to maritime defence requirements; 5. Equipment requirements: Types of maritime threats toCanada -- Appropriate Canadian responses -- Force levels and fleet mix -- Weapons, sensors and communications systems -- The special case of the Arctic -- The current equipment situation -- Prospect for the future -- Planning for the future -- A Model Fleet -- Equipment recommendations -- A note ofcaution; 6. Procurement: The procurement process -- Procurement policy -- Needed changes; 7. Command structure and personnel: Command structure -- Personnel implications of the sub-committee's suggested fleet -- Current personnel concerns -- Representation -- Service identification -- Sea cadets; 8. The naval reserves: Overview -- The tasks of the Naval Reserve -- The personnel situation -- The training situation -- The Supplementary Reserve -- Possible solutions -- Cost of an increased Naval Reserve -- Creation of a Standing Reserve -- Final comments on the Naval Reserve; 9. The mobilizationof non-military resources: The importance of non-military resources -- Mil itary augmentation, reinforcement and mobilization -- Mobilization of civilresources -- Co-ordination of government fleets -- The Arctic -- Crewing - - Search and rescue -- Strategic materials. With appendices. Very good. 20.00

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