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1.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

by - Bruce Hampton Franklin (1999, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: Presents the first complete photographic record of all 154 ships of the Buckley class along with ship plans and narrative that recaptures their histor ...
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2.

Hood and Bismarck

by - Mearns, David and White, Rob
The Deep-Sea Discovery of an Epic Battle (2001, Channel 4 Books)
Description: From the publisher: The meeting of the Bismarck and HSM Hood in 1941 ended with the destruction of the two battleships and the loss of 3500 lives. Thi ...
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3.

US Destroyers 1942-45

by - Dave McComb
Wartime classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Few if any 20th century warships were more justly acclaimed than the destroyers of the US Navy's Fletcher class. Admired as they were for their advanc ...
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4.

US Destroyers 1934-45

by - Dave McComb
Pre-war classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: o conform to the 1930 London Naval Treaty, plus the successor 1,570-ton Sims class and the first-commissioned 1,620- and 1,630-tonners of the Benson a ...
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5.

Last Dive

by - Chowdhury, Bernie
A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths (2000, Harpercollins)
Description: The story of the death of two divers while diving on a sunken German U-boat (U-869) off the US east coast. The U-boat is almost incidental, but reade ...
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6.

Marinekorps Flandern

by - Ryheul, Johan (1997, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
Description: This book gives an overview of the German Marinekorps Flandern which occupied the larger part of the Belgian coast and some inland areas. The harbour ...
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7.

Requiem for Battleship Yamato

by - Yoshida, Mitsuru and Richard H. Minear (Translator), Mitsuru Yoshida (1999, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: The history and eventual demise of this largest battleship ever built. Originally published 1985.
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8.

U-108 at war

by - Jonathan Sutherland (2012, Pen and Sword)
Description: The photos in this book are taken from an unpublished album belonged to a member of the crew of U-boat U-108 during World War II. These good quality p ...
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9.

Das Boot

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1998, Piper Verlag, München)
Description: This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. ...
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10.

Die deutschen und österreichischen U-Boot-Verluste in beiden Weltkriegen

by - Kemp, Paul (1998, Urbes Verlag München)
Description: This book covers all U-boat fates; very detailed and according to the newest sources, including time spent in the U-Boot Archiv.
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11.

Geschichte des deutschen U-Bootbaues

by - Rössler, Eberhard (Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A massive history of the evolution of the first U-boat (the "Holland") to the advanced Walter Boats. Goes into great depth about construction programs ...
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12.

Graveyards of the Pacific

by - Ballard, Robert D.
From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Island (2001, National Geographic Society)
Description: To be published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard's compelling sur ...
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13.

Vom Original zum Modell, Uboottyp IXC

by - Köhl, Fritz and Niestle, Axel (1990, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A good source about the type IXC with a lot of detailed photos and drawings.
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14.

USN cruiser vs IJN cruiser

by - Mark Stille
Guadacanal 1942 (Duel) (2009, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Although the war in the Pacific is usually considered a carrier war, it was the cruisers that dominated the early fighting. This thrilling duel presen ...
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15.

USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

by - Mark Stille
The Pacific 1943 (Duel) (2012, Osprey Publishing)
Description: This book will cover the fierce night naval battles fought after Guadalcanal between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as th ...
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16.

Blood on the Sea

by - Parkin, Robert Sinclair
American Destroyers Lost in World War II (1996, Sarpedon, New York)
Description: This book consists of a series of 71 short histories, in chronological order, one for each of the American destroyers which were lost during WWII. Al ...
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17.

Fackeln über dem Atlantik

by - Topp, Erich
Lebensbericht eines U- Boot- Kommandanten (2001, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
Description: Many believe this is one of the best personal accounts of the war. Topp was one of the most successful U-boat commanders on his famous Red Devil boat, ...
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18.

Darkest before dawn

by - John Peterson
U-482 and the Sinking of Empire Heritage 1944 (2011, The History Press)
Description: In the autumn of 1944 the Second World War was coming to an end. In the Atlantic the U-boats had been beaten back through a massive programme of Allie ...
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19.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert (1996, Random House)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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20.

Zehn Jahre, Zwanzig Tage

by - Dönitz, Karl (1980, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Written by himself about his time as Commander-in-Chief U-boats (10 years) and as the last head of state of the Third Reich (20 days).
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21.

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

by - Friedman, Norman
An Illustrated Design History (1995, United States Naval Inst.)
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22.

U-Boats of the Kaiser's Navy

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, )
Description: From the publisher: "As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon W ...
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23.

US fast battleships 1938-91

by - Lawrence Burr
The Iowa Class (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Treaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book co ...
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24.

Raising the Red Banner

by - Yakubov, Vladimir
The Pictoral History of Stalin's Fleet 1920-1945 (2008, The History Press)
Description: This is the extraordinary story of the foundation of what would become the major threat to the West during the Cold War—built by the Bolsheviks from ...
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25.

Der Krieg zur See 1939-1945

by - Rohwer, Jürgen (1992, Urbes, Grafelfing vor München)
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26.

Shattered sword

by - Parshall, Jonathan
The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway (2007, Potomac Books Inc.)
Description: Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, ...
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27.

U-Boottyp XXIII

by - Rössler, Eberhard (2002, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A treatise on the Elektro boat type XXIII U-boat, with complete technical specifications and lots of scale line drawings..
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28.

Der andere Auftrag

by - Gellermann, Günther-W.
Agenteneinsätze deutscher U-Boote im zweiten Weltkrieg (1997, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
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29.

U-Boottyp XXI

by - Rössler, Eberhard (2001, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Anatomy of the Type XXI U-boat with lots of scale line drawings.
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30.

Die UB-Boote der kaiserlichen Marine 1914 - 1918

by - Bendert, Harald
Einsätze - Erfolge - Schicksal (2000, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
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