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All the World's Battleships : 1906 to the Present
Ian Sturton (Editor)
For two generations, battleships, sometimes known as all-big-gun ships, represented the military might and pride of their countries. They threatened, they impressed, they surprised in a way that no other symbol could, and their presence could influence events for hundreds of miles around. Their like will never be built again, as the capital ships of today and tomorrow are platforms for missiles or aircraft. This volume provides the technical data, gives the design background, and outlines the careers of the world's battleships and battlecruisers. Amazon UK
Hardcover - 192 pages Reprint (20 January, 1997)
Brassey's: Conway Maritime; ISBN: 0851776914

The Battleships
by Ian Johnston, Rob McAuley
Hardcover - 192 pages (January 15, 2001)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760310181
Battleships : Allied Battleships of World War II
Robert O Dulin, William H. Garzke
Hardcover - 391 pages (November 1980)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0870211005

Battleships of the World
Rene Greger, Geoffrey Brooks (Translator)
Hardcover / Published 1997
Battleships : Axis and Neutral Battleships in World War II
William H., Jr. Garzke, Robert O., Jr. Dulin
Hardcover / Published 1985

Battleships of World War Two : An International Encyclopedia
by M. J. Whitley
Hardcover - 320 pages (March 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750184X

Battlecruisers (Chatham Shipshape Series)
by John Arthur Roberts
Hardcover - 128 pages (April 1998)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557500681
Jane's Battleships of the 20th Century
Bernard Ireland, Tony Gibbons (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 192 pages (November 1996)
HarperCollins; ISBN: 0004709977
The World's Great Battleships : From the Middle Ages to the Present
by Robert Jackson
Hardcover - 160 pages (September 2000)
Thunder Bay Press; ISBN: 1571452621

Nelson to Vanguard : Warship Design 1923-1945
by David K. Brown
Listed under Warships and Navies

American Battleships

American Battleships : A Pictorial History of BB-1 to BB-71, With Prototypes Maine & Texas
by Max R. Newhart
Paperback - 106 pages (January 1996)
Pictorial Histories Pub Co; ISBN: 1575100045

Battleship Texas (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, No 45)
by Hugh Irvin Power, John Reilly (Introduction), Wilson E. Dolman
Hardcover - 141 pages (April 1993)
Texas A&M University Press; ISBN: 0890965161

Battleships : United States Battleships, 1935-1992
William H., Jr. Garzke, Robert O., Jr. Dulin
Hardcover / Published 1995

Explosion Aboard the Iowa
by Richard L. Schwoebel
Hardcover - 368 pages (April 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557508100

A Glimpse of Hell : The Explosion on the U. S. S. Iowa & Its Cover-Up
by Charles C. Thompson
Hardcover - 430 pages (March 1, 1999)
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393047148
U.S. Battleships : An Illustrated Design History
Norman Friedman
Hardcover / Published 1986

Iowa Class Battleships : Their Design, Weapons and Equipment
Robert F. Sumrall, Tom Walkowiak 
Hardcover / Published 1989

The USS Arizona
by Joy Waldron Jasper, et al
Listed under Pearl Harbor

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
by Doug Stanton
Listed under U.S.S. Indianapolis

British Battleships

Battleship: the Loss of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse
Martin Middlebrook, Patrick Mahoney 
On Wednesday 10 December 1941, the third day of the war with Japan, two Royal Navy capital ships were sunk off Malaya by air torpedo attack. They had not requested the air support that could have saved them and 840 men died in the battleship "HMS Prince of Wales" and the battle cruiser "HMS Repulse". Taking full advantage of British Second World War documents and the Japanese Official History, the authors re-create for the reader not only what happened on that sunny morning, but also what it was like for the men involved. They dispose of several myths to explain what happened in those confused hours, and address the uncertainty, controversy and strong emotions that surrounded the militarily disastrous sinkings and the tragic aftermath. Amazon UK
Paperback (February 1994)
Penguin Uk; ISBN: 0140234691
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HMS Hood : Pride of the Royal Navy
by Andrew Norman
Stackpole Books
Hardcover - 192 pages (October 2001)

British Warships of the Second World War
by John Roberts
Hardcover - 160 pages (March 2001)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750220X

Battleship Dreadnought (Anatomy of the Ship)
by John Roberts
Hardcover (September 2001)
Conway Maritime Pr; ISBN: 085177895X

Battlecruiser Hood (Anatomy of the Ship)
by John Roberts
Hardcover - 128 pages (September 2001)
Conway Maritime Pr; ISBN: 085177900X

Dreadnoughts in Camera : Building the Dreadnoughts 1905-1920
by Roger D. Thomas, Brian Patterson, Royal Naval Museum
Hardcover - 192 pages (August 1998)
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 0750914467
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King George V Class Battleships
by V. E. Tarrant
Paperback - 288 pages (March 2000)
Arms & Armour; ISBN: 1854095242
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German Battleships

The Death of "The Scharnhorst"
John Winton
Paperback - Cassell Military / 7 December, 2000

Pocket Battleships of the Deutschland Class
by Gerhard Koop, Geoffrey Brooks (Translator), Klaus-Peter Schmolke (Translator)
Hardcover - 224 pages (May 9, 2000)
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557504261

Battleship Scharnhorst (Conway Maritime Modellers)
by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke
Paperback - 56 pages (November 1998)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0851777481

The Battleship Bismarck (German Navy at War, Vol 3)
by Ulrich E. Herzog, Ulrich Elfrath
Listed under Battleship Bismarck

The Battleship Tirpitz
by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke
Paperback (November 1998)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 085177749X

The Destruction of the Bismarck
by David J. Bercuson, Holger H. Herwig
Listed under Battleship Bismarck

Hitler's Battleships
by Edwyn A. Gray
Hardcover - 224 pages (November 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557503435

German Capital Ships of World War 2
by M. J. Whitley
Cassell Academic
Paperback - 224 pages (May 2001)
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German Battleships 1939-45 (New Vanguard, 71)
German Battleships 1939-45 (New Vanguard, 71)
by Gordon Williamson, Ian Palmer
Paperback from Osprey Pub Co
Book Published: 2003
German Pocket Battleships 1939-45 (New Vanguard 75)
German Pocket Battleships 1939-45 (New Vanguard 75)
by Gordon Williamson, Ian Palmer
Paperback from Osprey Pub Co
Book Published: 2003

German Navy at War 1935-1945 : The Battleships Vol 1
Hardcover / Published 1989
Covers all of the main German battleships of WWII, including Bismarck, Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, and Tirpitz 
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Hitler's Battleships
Edwyn Gray
Hardcover / Published 1992
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The Pocket Battleship 'Admiral Graf Spee' (Marine Arsenal)
Siegfried Breyer
Paperback - 48 pages (August 1989)
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; ISBN: 088740183X
(Schiffer Military/Aviation History)
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Battleships of the Scharnhorstclass : The Scharnhorst and Gneisenau : The Backbone of the German Surface Forces at the Outbreak of War
by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke, Geoffrey Brooks (Translator)
Hardcover - 175 pages (May 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557500452
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Battleships of the Bismarck Class : Bismarck and Tirpitz : Culmination and Finale of German Battleship Construction
Bernard Koop, et al
Hardcover / Published 1998
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Japanese Battleships

A Glorious Way to Die : The Kamikaze Mission of the Battleship Yamato, April 1945
Russell Spurr
Paperback / Published 1995
Requiem for Battleship Yamato (Bluejacket Books)
by Yoshida Mitsuru, Richard H. Minear (Translator)
Requiem for Battleship Yamato is Yoshida Mitsuru's story of his own experience as a junior naval officer aboard the fabled Japanese battleship as it set out on a last, desperate sortie in April 1945. Yoshida was on the bridge during Yamato's fatal encounter with American airplanes, and his eloquent, moving account of that battle makes a singular contribution to the literature of the Pacific war. The book has long been considered a classic in both Japan and the United States. As with most great battle stories, its ultimate concern is less bombs and bullets than human nature, less death than life. This sensitive translation by Richard Minear is totally faithful to Yoshida's original prose, its language vigorous and idiomatic yet poetic in nature. An informative introduction puts the work in historical and political context and discusses Yoshida's postwar search for the meaning of peace.
Paperback - 152 pages (April 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557505446

The Battleship Fuso (Anatomy of the Ship Series)
by Janusz Skulski
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Hardcover - 276 pages (March 1999)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557500460

Battleship Musashi : The Making and Sinking of the World's Biggest Battleship
by Akira Yoshimura, Vincent Murphy (Translator)
Presents the complete history of the Japanese World War II battleship, the Musashi. The book covers all details, from the planning and making of the ship to its final sinking at Leyte Gulf in1944. Amazon UK
Paperback - 192 pages (November 1999)
Kodansha International; ISBN: 4770024002
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by Paul Stillwell
Book Description: From the sinking of the Maine, which sparked the Spanish-American War, to the devastating losses in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Battleships have played a crucial role in the history of US naval warfare. Tracing the development of the battleship from the commissioning of the first seagoing class in the 1890's, Battleships brings to life the story of these lethal leviathans with illuminating text and stunning full-color and black-and-white archival photographs. Affecting personal reminiscences from both officers and enlisted men give readers an intimate look at the reality of the men who lived and died aboard. 
Hardcover - 160 pages (December 2001)
Metro Books; ISBN: 158663044X
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