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New York: Warner Books, 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 29 cm. Illustrated endpapers. 231,  pages. Illustrations (some in color). Color maps. Appendix. Sticker residue on front and back covers. Introduction by Ludovic Kennedy. Technical and Historical consultation by William H. Garzke, Jr. and Robert O. Dulin, Jr. Robert Duane Ballard (born June 30, 1942) is a retired United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew. He leads ocean exploration on E/V Nautilus.
New York: The Dial Press, 1974. FIrst American Edition [stated]. Presumed 1st Printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.25 inches by 10.25 inches. 192 pages. Illustrations. Index. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. The author was a journalist and historian/writer. This volume covers not only the wartime story of the German Navy, but also shows how it stealthily built up in the 20s and 30s, in defiance of the treaty of Versailles. The famous pocket battleships are examined, as well as U-boats, minesweepers and one-man torpedoes.
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1929. Popular Edition. Hardcover. Foreword by Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly, V.C., D.S.O., illustrated by Lieutenant J. E. Broome, R.N. 300 pages, illus., appendix, some foxing to text and inside boards, weakness to boards, rear board hinge has been reinforced with tape, some discoloration to spine, bookplate inside front board.