Fall 2016 - Vol 61 # 3

Book Reviews from the Nautical Research Guild 

The NRG has many new book reviews on naval and maritime history and ship modelling. They contain valuable information for researchers and modelers. So many more than the Journal’s review pages can accommodate... To improve the Journal’s service to its readers, additional book reviews are presented here for all maritime and ship modeling enthusiasts.  


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The Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Pirates

Edited by Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek

Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, xvii + 318 pages

Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, references, index. $39.95

ISBN: 97808130615890




“No One Avoided Danger”: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of 7 December 1941

By J. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, and John Di Virgilio

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015

8-3/4” x 11-1/4”, hardcover, xx + 186 pages

Photographs, tables, bibliography, index. $34.95


Hunters and Killers;
Volume 1: Anti-Submarine Warfare from 1776 to 1943
Volume 2: Anti-Submarine Warfare from 1943

By Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015 & 2016

8-3/4” x 11-1/4”, hardcover, 210 & 254 pages

Photographs, figures, sidebars, tables, bibliography, indices. $44.95 & $49.95

ISBN: 9781591146896 & 9781612518978




Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory

By Vincent P. O’Hara

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015

6-1/2” x 9-1/2”, hardcover, ix + 371 pages

Photographs, maps, tables, bibliography, index. $49.95

ISBN: 9781612518237