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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1974. Hardcover. 29 cm. vi, , 150, pages. Illustrations. Introduction by Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, formerly Chief of Naval Operations. This series of 11 articles was originally published in "Morskoi Sbornik, " and is illustrated with engravings and 45 black and white photographs. Includes commentary by leading U.S. naval officers. Among the commenting officers are: Admiral Arleigh Burke, Vice Admiral Stansfield Turner, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Vice Admiral James Calvert, and Admiral George Anderson. Sergey Georgyevich Gorshkov (26 February 1910 – 13 May 1988) was an admiral of the fleet of the Soviet Union. Twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union, he oversaw the expansion of the Soviet Navy into a global force during the Cold War.
Farnborough: Ministry of Defence, 1981-1982. Thirteenth Edition. Hardcover. 31 cm, 1723 total, 3-vol. set, illus., corners bumped, edges somewhat worn. Volumes I and II cover products; Volume III is the index and directory. Rear cover of Volume I has damage and some erosion of the cloth covering and some page rippling, soiling and staining at the bottom of about 130 of the rear pages. All text is readable. Otherwise the contents of this volume is very good, as are the other two volumes in the set. This reflects the equipment and technology available to Her Majesty's forces at the time of the Falklands War.
Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1943. Revised Edition. Wraps. Wraps, pages 651-748, profusely illus. (many in color), . Contains reproductions in color and illustrations from photographs. 1701 reproductions are in color. In correct color and design the insignia of all the armed forces of the United States are reproduced in this issue of the National Geographic Magazine. Of these illustrations, the first complete set to be published in color, 654 show the insignia of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard; 337 show the lively and apt insignia of military and naval aircraft. Never before have all these insignia been presented with full notes. In 400 cases National Geographic Society artists made drawings of designs from official records of the services. Among the contributors are Arthur E. Du Bois, Elizabeth W. King, La Verne Bradley, and Gerard Hubbard.
Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1944. Revised Edition. Wraps. Wraps, 208, profusely illus. (many in color), Key to Color Pages. Ex-library copy Ink notations on front cover. Front cover has substantial wear, soiling, and tape repairs. Spine has been restrengthened with tape. Rear cover has some tape as well. Tear at the bottom of pages 207/8 where a library pocket has been removed (text complete). Interior condition is between good to very good. Color pages are bright and crisp. Contains 2,476 reproductions in color and 159 illustrations from photographs. Includes information on U.S. Army and State Guard insignia; U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard insignia; distinctive indications of women in armed forces; heroes of wartime science and mercy (including U.S. Public Health Service, American Red Cross, Civil Air Patrol, U.S.O., etc.); women in uniform; aircraft insignia; and Navy Motor Torpedo Boat insignia, among many others. Among the contributors are Arthur E. Du Bois, Elizabeth W. King, La Verne Bradley, Robert Ewin, and Gerard Hubbard.