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New York: Henry Hold and Company, 1959. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xi, , 308 pages. Illustrations. Genealogical Line. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, and tear at top spine. Stamp "Property of The Evening Star' on fep. Fep has a scuff at lower right corner. Review slip laid in. Norbert Muhlen was a staunch opponent of Nazism who wrote many books on postwar Germany. Mr. Muhlen's best-known work was probably ''The Incredible Krupps: The Rise, Fall and Comeback of Germany's Industrial Family,'' published in 1959. Twenty years earlier, in another study of Germany's financial leaders, he had written ''Hitler's Magician: The Life and Loans of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht,'' a biography of the German financier and banker. He wrote widely for both German and American readers on the development of postwar Germany's relations with other parts of the world. Besides being a correspondent for German periodicals in the United States, Mr. Muhlen wrote for such American journals as Commentary, The New Leader, Reader's Digest and National Review.
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2013. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. ix, , 349,  pages. Includes list of Maps, Tables, and Illustrations, as well as Acknowledgments, Conclusion, Appendix: Conversions and Abbreviations, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Chapters cover Austria-Hungary: Die Kaiserliche und Konigliche Kriegsmarine; France: La Marine Nationale; Germany: Kaiserliche Marine; Great Britain: The Royal Navy; Italy: Regia Marina; Russia: Rossiiskii imperatorskii flot; United States: The U.S. Navy; Other Navies; and Conclusion. Includes 7 maps, 74 Tables, and 32 Illustrations. O'Hara has led a team of experts in writing a uniform and comprehensive study of each of the major and minor navies of World War I. Each navy is described, from their history to their warships and their design; ports and resources that they had available; their training, strategic and tactical doctrine, and conduct of the war on, over, and under the waves. This is an excellent introduction to the navies of all of the major and minor powers of World War I. Vincent P. O’Hara (born 24 December 1951) is a naval author and historian. Vincent O’Hara has a degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley. O’Hara has authored, co-authored or edited twelve books and contributed articles to publications, including Naval War College Review, Storia Militare, Seaforth World Naval Review, America in WWII, World War II, and World War II History. He was an assistant editor of ABC Clio's Encyclopedia of World War II at Sea and wrote introductions to two volumes of the U.S. Naval Operations in World War II series by Samuel E. Morison republished by the Naval Institute.
Canoga Park, CA: Major Books, 1976. Presumed First Paperback Edition, First printing. Mass market paperback. 333 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. Author Zenji Orita was a leading Japanese submarine captain who’s exploits in World War II ranged over the entire Pacific. In 1944, Orita was at Ulithi Atoll when he launched the first “human torpedoes” called Kaiten’s. Joseph D. Harrington was an author and retired Navy chief journalist. Among his several World War II books were: "Katein," "Rendezvous at Midway," "I-Boat Captain," and a posthumously published book," Yankee Samurai,"concerning the secret role of Nisei in America's Pacific victory.
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2007. First U.S. Edition, Presumed first printing. Hardcover. v, , 202 pages. Illustrations. Includes Acknowledgments, Glossary, Comparative Rank Table, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. This work has chapters on The Spanish Civil War; U-boats into the Mediterranean; Success!; From West to East; Attrition; Operation 'Torch', France, Operation 'Husky' to Anzio; Between the Hammer and the Anvil--Retreat from France; and Retreat from Greece. Lawrence Paterson has spent many years researching aspects of German naval operations and has written more than ten books on various aspects of the Kreigsmarine, including Donitz's Last Gamble, Black Flag, Schnellboote, and, most recently, Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas, a study of the Kriegsmarine's security forces. The author wrote, on his website, that the desire to write about the U-boat service first began when I was living near Brest in Brittany, France. I am a scuba diving instructor and spent a great deal of time diving on wrecks left behind by the Kriegsmarine, all in the shadow of the huge U-boat bunkers created in Brest’s military harbor. In U-Boats in the Mediterranean, Lawrence Paterson puts the campaign into its strategic context, showing how it coordinated with Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Western Desert and the U-boat battle in the Atlantic. He describes the weapons and tactics the commanders used to try to overcome the difficulties of operating in the shallow waters and how increasing Allied dominance of the air took its heavy toll.