WW2 Navies

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The German Navy in World War 2

The German Navy in World War 2

The following article is an excerpt from The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship © 2015 by Patrick Bishop. It is available now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. In the 1920s and early 1930s, the head of the modern German fleet, Admiral...
U.S. Coast Guard History

U.S. Coast Guard History

The following article on U.S. Coast Guard History is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  With the longest unbroken service of all American armed forces, Coast Guard history...
The US Navy in WW2

The US Navy in WW2

The following article on the US Navy in World War Two (US Navy WW2) is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  On VJ-Day in September 1945, the U.S. Navy boasted 408 surface...
WW2 Navies: Strength on the Seas

WW2 Navies: Strength on the Seas

The following article on WW2 navies is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  WW2 navies represented the combined seapower of all nations involved, whether Axis or Allied. A proper...
German Navy During World War Two

German Navy During World War Two

The following article on the German Navy during World War Two is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Admiral Erich Raeder, chief of the navy, was a competent officer who...
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