Topic Set sometime during the Battle of the Atlantic, U.S. Navy Commander George Krause assumes his first command aboard the fictional Mahan-class destroyer, USS Keeling.
Topic & Content Part of Osprey’s New Vanguard series, these two books cover the development, systems, and service of the six classes of Standard-Type battleships
Topic & Content Published in 1975, this book is an examination of aircraft carrier development and the major carrier operations and carrier battles of the
Norman Friedman’s U.S. Naval Weapons focuses on the development history of weapons used by the U.S. Navy from the “New Navy” of 1883 to (the
Anyone familiar with destroyer operations in World War II will know that destroyers began gradually taking on a larger number of responsibilities from their originally
By April of 1945, the Allied push across the Pacific had summarily turned the tide of the war against Imperial Japan. With her surface fleet and naval air forces virtually decimated through attrition from previous campaigns and battles, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) attempted one final, desperate push against the Allies at Okinawa with the very symbol of the navy and Japan itself, the Yamato battleship. Unfortunately, they were up against the massive Allied naval forces approaching Okinawa.