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American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 47, No. 3, Summer 1987

By: American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. COONEY, Jerry W. SANDS, John O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1987,:

Seller ID: 81456


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume XLVII, No. 3, Summer 1987. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1987. Pp [153]-224. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, decorated white card covers. Articles : Archibald R. Lewis's “Byzantine and Moslem Shipping in the Mediterranean, 500-1250” (pp. 157-161); Jerry W. Cooney's “Doing Business in the Smuggling Way, Yankee Contraband in the Rio de la Plata” (pp. 162-168); David F. Long's “Mad Jack Percival in Vietnam: First American Hostilities, May 1845” (pp. 169-173); John O. Sands's “The U.S. ... View more info

Formative Years of the Naval-Industrial Complex: Their Meaning for Studies of Institutions Today.

By: COOLING, B. Franklin SCHROEDER, Paul THOMPSON, W. Scott Naval War College Review XXVII, No. 5/Sequence Number 254 March/April 197

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Naval War College Review, 1975,:

Seller ID: 67573


COOLING, B. Franklin, Dr. "Formative Years of the Naval-Industrial Complex:Their Meaning for Studies of Institutions Today." An article in Naval War College Review, XXVII, No. 5/Sequence Number 254 March/April 1975, pp. 53-62. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Review, 1975. Pp. 82. Illustrated; double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "The Role of the Press in anOpen Society" by Philip Geyelin; "John Foster Dulles: The Policy Behind th e Myth" by Professor Philip A. Crowl; "The Balance of Power System in Europe, 1815-1871" by Professor Paul Schroeder; &... View more info

Navy Seals: A History Part II: The Vietnam Years. 1st US in dj

By: DOCKERY, Kevin BRUTSMAN, Bud)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Berkley Books, 2002, ISBN:0425183483:

Seller ID: 68499


DOCKERY, Kevin. Navy Seals: A History Part II: The Vietnam Years. From interviews by Bud Brutsman. NY: Berkley Books, (2002). First Edition. Pp. 339. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards, black cloth spine with red titles. Assisted by exclusive eye-witness accounts, the book documents the story of the US Navy's elite fighting force, the SEALS. Vg in dj. 17.00 View more info

USS New Jersey : The Navy's Big Guns: From Mothballs to Vietnam. in dj.

By: DORR, Robert F LEIFER, Neil.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wisc., 1988, ISBN:0879382856:

Seller ID: 35555


DORR, Robert F. USS New Jersey : The Navy's Big Guns: From Mothballs to Vietnam. Photography by Neil Leifer. Osceola, Wisc.: Motorbooks International,(1988). Pp 128. 4to, red cloth. A photographic review of the 1967 refit of the World War Two-era batlleship and of her subsequent service during the Vietnam War. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Soviet Sea Challenge. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLER, Ernest McNeill, Rear Admiral BURKE, Arleigh, Admiral, foreword.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cowles Book Company, Chicago, 1971,:

Seller ID: 40948


ELLER, Ernest McNeill, Rear Admiral. The Soviet Sea Challenge. Foreword by Admiral Arleigh Burke. (Chicago): Cowles Book Company, Inc. (1971). Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),1-315,(5) + 16 pages of photos. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, white lettering to spine. Myron Smith, The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide toSources in English 399. A review of U.S. naval capabilities in the Cold Wa r period, contrasted with an appreciation of the growth of the Soviet fleet, culminating in a plea not to cut naval defence spending. "Most Americans are aware of the Soviet Union's enormous armies and of its ICBMs zeroed... View more info

Sailors to the End : The Deadly Fire on the U.S.S. Forrestal and the HeroesWho Fought It

By: FREEMAN, Gregory A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 2002,:

Seller ID: 52693


FREEMAN, Gregory A. Sailors to the End : The Deadly Fire on the U.S.S. Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought It. (New York) : William Morrow, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-307,(1) + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards. "Sailors to the End tells the dramatic and until now forgotten story of the 1967 fire on board the USS Forrestal during its time at Yankee Station off the coast of Vietnam. Theaircraft carrier, the mightiest of the U.S. fleet, was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a ro... View more info

To Shining Sea : A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991. US book club in dj

By: HOWARTH, Stephen

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Random House, 1991, ISBN:0394576624:

Seller ID: 25024


HOWARTH, Stephen. To Shining Sea : A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991. N.Y.: Random House, (1991). Book Club Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(7),[5]-620,(2) + 32 pp of plates. 8vo, red cloth spine, blue boards. "To ShiningSea is a landmark work of naval history - the most comprehensive and autho ritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times. [...] We follow the the first engagements of the tiny Continental Navy; we fight the Barbary pirates; we sail to uncharted areas of the globe; we witness the watershed clash of the Monitor and the Merrimack; we follow, fro... View more info

To Shining Sea : A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991. US in dj

By: HOWARTH, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, 1991, ISBN:0394576624:

Seller ID: 89562


HOWARTH, Stephen. To Shining Sea : A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991. N.Y.: Random House, (1991). Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(7),[5]-620,(2) + 32 pp of plates. 8vo, red cloth spine, blue boards. "To Shining Sea is a landmark work of naval history - the most comprehensive and authoritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times. [...] We follow the the first engagements of the tiny Continental Navy; we fight the Barbary pirates; we sail to uncharted areas of the globe; we witness the watershed clash of the Monitor and the Merrimack; we follow, from blueprint to batt... View more info

Carrier Operations. 1st pr.

By: MAROLDA, Edward J. Illustrated History of the Vietnam War

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bantam, Toronto, 1987,:

Seller ID: 23368


MAROLDA, Edward J. Carrier Operations. Toronto : Bantam, (1987). First Printing. Pp 158. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. A volume in The Illustrated History of The Vietnam War series. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Annapolis. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARTIN, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warner Books, 1996,: 1996

Seller ID: 32384

ISBN: 0446515116


MARTIN, William. Annapolis. (New York) : Warner Books, (June 1996). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[1]-685,(7). 8vo, paper-covered hardback, tan boards, blue spine, gilt lettering to spine. Family tree to end-papers. William Martin (b. ca 1951, Boston). A novel. "They found the grace of God on the Chesapeake: Catholic, Puritan, and Anglican refugees from an aging world and the tyranny of its king. Among the fishermen and landowners, the crabbers and tobacco farmers, freedmen and slaves were two proud families whose fates intertwined: the Staffords and ... View more info

Flat-tops and Fledglings : A History of American Aircraft Carriers. in dj.

By: PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Castle Books, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 72155


PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L. Flat-tops and Fledglings : A History of American Aircraft Carriers . New York: Castle Books, (1971). Pp. (14),17-530. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, green cloth with white lettering to spine. A survey, beginning with the launching of the U.S.S. Langley in 1922, and culminatingwith the Vietnam era. Name to ffep, else vg in lightly nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: POLMAR, Norman WERTHEIM, Eric, WATSON, Bruce BAHJAT, Andrew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1998, ISBN:155750685X:

Seller ID: 103708


POLMAR, Norman, Eric WERTHEIM, Andrew BAHJAT, and Bruce WATSON. Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xviii,(2),[1]-241,(1). Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Cold War that dominatedworld political, economic, and military activities for almost half of the 20th century was, in many respects, 'fought' at sea between the United States and the Soviet Union. The U.S. Navy played a central role from the outset, projecting America's presence and power to the far corners of the glo... View more info

Naval Academy Illustrated History of the United States Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: POTTER, E.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York, 1971, ISBN:0883651963:

Seller ID: 17889


POTTER, E.B. The Naval Academy Illustrated History of the United States Navy. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Co., (1971). First Printing. Pp 299. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth. "This is an authoritative history of American sea power from the War for Independence to the war in Southeast Asia, with morethan 230 illustrations of naval engagements and heroic fighting men and th eir ships." - from the dj. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

First Line of Defense. The U.S. Navy Since 1945. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RYAN. Paul B. Hoover Press Publication 237

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hoover Institution Press. Stanford University, Stanford. CA, 1981, ISBN:0817973710:

Seller ID: 108086


RYAN. Paul B. First Line of Defense. The U.S. Navy Since 1945. Stanford. CA: Hoover Institution Press. Stanford University, (1981). First Ediition. P p (8),[ix]-xvi,(16),[1]-224. With 16-page photo section in text. Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue-grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hoover PressPublication 237. Chapters : 1. The Transition to a Postwar Navy; 2. Limite d Warsa nd Centralized Control; 3. The Navy and the New Frontier; 4. The Vietnam War: Civilian Control and Command Accountability; 5. The Nixon Years and Naval Decline; 6. What Kind of Navy? The Uncertain Seventies; 7. The Ba... View more info

From the Rivers to the Sea : The United States Navy in Vietnam. in dj.

By: SCHREADLEY, R.L., Commander

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1992, ISBN:0870217720:

Seller ID: 88181


SCHREADLEY, R.L., Commander. From the Rivers to the Sea : The United StatesNavy in Vietnam . Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1992). Pp. (6),[v ii]-xxii,(2),[1]-418,(6), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. From Earliest Times to the Indochina War; 2. The Indochina War, 1946-54; 3. The Advisory Period, 1954-64; 4. The Readiness of the Navy for Limited War; 5. The Tonkin Gulf -- Beyond the Point of No Return; 6. 1965 -- TheOrigins of Market Time and Game Warden; 7. The Building of Naval Forces Vi ... View more info

New Horizons : The Opportunity and the Challenge Facing the Navy

By: UHLIG, Frank, Mr. Naval War College Review, Feb 1971)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1971,:

Seller ID: 67028


UHLIG, Frank, Mr. "New Horizons : The Opportunity and the Challenge Facing the Navy" . An article in Naval War College Review, volume 23, number 6, February 1971, pp. 21-24. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1971. Pp. (2),1-93,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Also includes: Vice-Admiral Richard C. Colbert's "Challenge!", Neil Sheehan's "The Role of the Press", Louis F. E. Goldie and Charles H. Stockton's "International Law and the World Community - the Meaning of Words, the Nature of Things, and the Face of the International Order&#... View more info

My Father, My Son. US book club in dj

By: ZUMWALT, Elmo, Jr. and III PEKKANEN, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1986,:

Seller ID: 21489


ZUMWALT, Admiral Elmo, Jr. and Lieutenant Elmo ZUMWALT III. My Father, My Son. With John Pekkanen. N.Y./L.: Macmillan, (1986). Book Club Edition. Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "...together they tell their own unforgettable story of Vietnam and its aftermath." - from the dj. Vg in slightly chipped dj. 16.00 View more info