THE NAVY LARK VOLUME 33

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The Naval Chronicle Volume 33 January July 1815

Author : James Stanier Clarke
ISBN : 9781108018722
Genre : History
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Volume 33 of the Naval Chronicle (1815) reports on the Treaty of Ghent and Napoleon's brief return to power.
Category: History

A Naval Biographical Dictionary Volume 1

Author : William R. O’Byrne
ISBN : 9781781502778
Genre : History
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Volume 1 of 3. Originally published in 1849, this work gives details of “the life and services of every living officer in ‘Her Majesty’s Navy” who was serving or had retired by 1845 – nearly 5,000 officers in all. Generally acknowledged as the most comprehensive work of its kind, it was a considerable undertaking for one man to piece together such detailed biographies. This information was compiled from official records and from details supplied by the officers themselves. The service details found on every page reflect the centuries-old naval traditions of devotion to duty and great bravery in the face of danger. They also provide information on the many naval actions that were fought at the end of the eighteenth and first half of nineteenth centuries. Coincidentally, the original publication took place during the year of issue of what is now referred to as the Naval General Service Medal. In 1847 Queen Victoria authorised this award to be struck to record the services of naval officers and men who took part in various actions between 1793 and 1815, later extended to 1840. The award was limited to those who were alive at the time of the announcement. Over 200 Naval actions were commemorated on clasps to this medal; details of these and a considerable number of other engagements are to be found throughout this volume. Over the century and a half since its publication, this work has established itself as an essential reference work for naval historians and for a wider section of the public who are in search of their naval ancestry.
Category: History

Naval Documents Of The American Revolution Volume 12 American Theater April 1 1778 May 31 1778 European Theater April 1 1778 May 31 1778

Author : Naval History & Heritage Command (U.S.)
ISBN : 0945274726
Genre : History
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With a foreword by President Barack Obama, the twelfth volume in the Naval History and Heritage Command’s Naval Documents of the American Revolution series tells the story of the Revolutionary War on the water during the period of April to June 1778. In the tradition of the preceding volumes—the first of which was published in 1964—this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a comprehensive understanding of the war at sea in the spring of 1778. The editors organize this wide array of texts chronologically by theater and incorporate French, Italian, and Spanish transcriptions with English translations throughout. Volume 12 presents the essential primary sources on a crucial time in the young republic’s naval history—as the British consolidate their strength in the Mid-Atlantic, and the Americans threaten British shipping in European waters and gain a powerful ally as France prepares to enter the war.
Category: History

The Navy List

Author : Great Britain. Admiralty
ISBN : UOM:39015025976260
Genre :
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F 14 Tomcat Pilots Flight Oper

Author : U. S. Navy
ISBN : 9781935327721
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS VOLUME 2 OF 2. YOU MUST PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SET. Developed as both an air superiority fighter and a long-range naval interceptor, Grumman's F-14 Tomcat was the U.S. Navy's primary fighter from 1974 until 2006. Over 700 were built. The F-14 flew its first combat missions shortly after its initial deployment in late 1974, flying in support of the American withdrawal from Saigon. In 1981 it drew first blood, as two F-14s from VF-41 downed two Libyan Su-22s. The plane compiled a notable combat record for the United States in both Gulf Wars and NATO actions in Bosnia. Planes sold to the Shah of Iran prior to his ouster remain the last F-14s in active service, as the U.S. Navy retired it in October 2006. This F-14 pilot's flight operating handbook was originally produced by the U.S. Navy. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history's great planes.
Category: Technology & Engineering

London Calling

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ISBN : UOM:39015080136750
Genre : Radio broadcasting
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Category: Radio broadcasting

The Royal Navy

Author : Sir William Laird Clowes
ISBN : UOM:39015005316131
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain