Seaforth World Naval Review 2015

Author: Conrad Waters
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 9781848323308
Release Date: 2014-11-05
Genre: History

Now in its seventh year, this annual has established an international reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months. It combines regional surveys with one-off major articles on noteworthy new ships and other important developments. Besides the latest warship projects, it also looks at wider issues of importance to navies, such as aviation and electronics, and calls on expertise from around the globe to give a balanced picture of what is going on and to interpret its significance. The 2015 edition looks in detail at the French Navy and the Bangladesh and Myanmar navies, while significant ships include the Montford Point class mobile landing platforms, the Samuel Becket offshore patrol vessels, and the Skjold class fast attack craft. There are technological reviews dealing with naval aviation by David Hobbs, and current mine warfare developments by Norman Friedman, while warship recycling is discussed by ian Buxton. Intended to make interesting reading as well as providing authoritative reference, there is a strong visual emphasis, including specially commissioned drawings and the most up-to-date photographs and artists' impressions. For anyone with an interest in contemporary naval affairs, whether an enthusiast or a defence professional, this annual has become required reading.

Seaforth World Naval Review 2016

Author: Conrad Waters
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 9781848323117
Release Date: 2015-11-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This annual has an established reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months. It combines regional surveys with one-off major articles on noteworthy new ships and other impo

Seaforth World Naval Review

Author: Conrad Waters
Publisher: Seaforth Publsihing
ISBN: 9781526720115
Release Date: 2017-10-30
Genre: History

Now firmly established as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months, this annual combines regional surveys with one-off major articles on noteworthy new ships and other important developments. Besides the latest warship projects, it also looks at wider issues of importance to navies, such as aviation and weaponry, and calls on expertise from around the globe to give a balanced picture of what is going on and to interpret its significance. Features of this edition include an analysis of the Republic of Korea Navy and the response to its aggressive northern neighbour. Significant Ships will cover the USN’s revamped Arleigh Burke class destroyer design, German F125 class frigates, and the RNZN’s Otago class offshore patrol vessels. There are also technological reviews dealing with naval aviation by David Hobbs, RN missile programmes by Richard Scott, while Norman Friedman turns his attention to new generation weapons technology. The World Naval Review is intended to make interesting reading as well as providing authoritative reference, so there is a strong visual emphasis, including specially commissioned drawings and the most up-to-date photographs and artists’ impressions. For anyone with an interest in contemporary naval affairs, whether an enthusiast or a defence professional, this annual has become required reading.

Schlachtschiffe

Author: Martin Middlebrook
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:163393320
Release Date: 1978-01
Genre: World War, 1939-1945


Das Buch Jonah

Author: Joshua Max Feldman
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641156268
Release Date: 2015-03-30
Genre: Fiction

Das Fegefeuer der Eitelkeiten für das 21. Jahrhundert Jonah scheint mit seinem Namensvetter aus dem Alten Testament wenig gemein zu haben. Mit 32 Jahren lebt er in Manhattan, hat eine feste Freundin und eine Geliebte, ist ein Firmenanwalt mit Aussicht auf einen großen Karrieresprung. Doch eine folgenschwere Entscheidung lässt seine perfekte Welt in Trümmer fallen. Im Gefühl des Scheiterns geht er nach Amsterdam. Hier trifft er die kluge Judith, eine brillante Kunsthistorikerin, die für einen korrupten Spielcasinobetreiber arbeitet. Er erkennt die Chance, wieder Sinn in sein Leben zu bringen, indem er Judith hilft, auf den rechten Weg zu gelangen. Also folgt er ihrer Spur bis nach Las Vegas. Mit leichter Hand versetzt Joshua Feldman die biblische Geschichte von Jonah und dem Wal in unsere moderne Welt.

Navies in the 21st Century

Author: Conrad Waters
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 9781473849921
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: History

What is the purpose of navies in the modern world, and what types of warship does this require? This book tackles these questions by looking at naval developments, both technological and operational, in the quarter century since the end of the Cold War. It provides the overall political and economic context, assesses significant naval operations from the first Gulf War to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, reviews changes in the objectives and composition of the principal fleets, describes major design developments amongst the main warship types, and examines wider technological and operational developments, including naval aviation, shipbuilding and manning.

The British Battleship 1906 1946

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 9781848322257
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: History

The British battleship is one of the most intensely studied of all naval topics, but it is also among the most popular. Norman Friedman is one of the most highly regarded of all naval writers, with an avid following for his work. Therefore, a new book on British battleships by Friedman is a major event, and has been eagerly awaited ever since knowledge of the project began to circulate among enthusiasts.Friedman has the ability to bring new ideas to even the most over-worked subjects, based on extensive original research and a talent for explaining technology in the wider context of politics, economics and strategy. His latest book covers the development of Royal Navy capital ships, including battlecruisers, from the pre-history of the revolutionary Dreadnought of 1906 to the last of the line, HMS Vanguard in 1946. Repleat with original insights, the story that emerges will enlighten and surprise even the most knowledgeable.The attraction of the book is enhanced by sets of specially commissioned plans of the important classes by John Roberts and A D Baker III, both renowned experts in their own right, plus a colour section featuring the original Admiralty draughts, including a spectacular double gatefold.For many with an interest in warships, this will be the book of the year.

The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793 1812

Author: Alfred Thayer Mahan
Publisher: Europaischer Hochschulverlag Gmbh & Company Kg
ISBN: 3954272466
Release Date: 2013-01
Genre:

Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) was a US Navy officer and author of influential marine history and strategy books. His work The Influence of Sea Power upon History, published in 1890, established the modern US Navy doctrine of maritime predominance: the higher the naval power of a country, the greater its global impact. Mahan's concepts of naval war tactics were adapted by many navies all over the world.Similar to his other works, The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812 analyzes how historical events and developments determine who controls the seas. It focuses on British and French naval tactics during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.Reprint of the original edition from 1892. Volume 1 of 2.

Totenpfad

Author: Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783644203112
Release Date: 2009-12-21
Genre: Fiction

Die Knochen sind alt, das ist der forensischen Archäologin Ruth Galloway sofort klar. Das Mädchen hingegen konnte noch nicht so alt gewesen sein. Wie sie zu Tode gekommen ist, kann Ruth nicht mehr ermitteln, aber die Faserreste an ihren Handgelenken lassen vermuten, dass sie gefesselt und der Flut ausgesetzt worden ist. Doch das war schon vor 2000 Jahren geschehen. Es hat nichts mit dem Fall der vermissten Lucy Downey zu tun. Oder? In den anonymen Briefen, die Detective Chief Inspector Harry Nelson von der Norfolk Police seit dem Verschwinden der Fünfjährigen bekommt, ist immer wieder vom Moor die Rede, von Opferungen und heidnischen Ritualen. Darum bittet Harry Ruth um ihre Mithilfe. Als kurz darauf ein weiteres Mädchen verschwindet, muss Ruth entdecken, dass sie den Täter besser kennt, als sie glaubt. Und er sie ...