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The US Naval Institute on Naval Strategy
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 13:28
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Edited by Thomas J. Cutler
Publisher: The Naval Institute Press

From Baird Maritime

Comprising a series of essays written by some of America’s most illustrious naval names ranging from Stansfield Turner through James Stavridis to Norman Friedman, this fine collection of writings from the US Naval Institute’s archive provides an easy way for the modern naval officer to learn from history.


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Silent And Unseen: On Patrol in Three Cold War Attack Submarines
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 14:56

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Author: Alfred Scott McLaren
Publisher: The Naval Institute Press

From Baird Maritime

America’s nuclear submarines could be said to have become boringly reliable and relentlessly capable and powerful. That may well be so now but, if you have talked with some of the captains of the earlier versions of those “boats” or read this book, you will soon learn that was not always so.


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21st Century Seamanship
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:50

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Edited by Iain MacNeil
Publisher: Witherby Publishing Group

From Baird Maritime

As MacNeil says in his introduction, this massive book was ten years and probably more in the making. It shows. It is, in effect, a distillation of all the seamanship books published by Witherby’s over the years then brought up-to-date and modernised.


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Small Navies: Strategy and Policy for Small Navies in War and Peace
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:09

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Edited by Michael Mulqueen, Deborah Sanders and Ian Speller
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

From Baird Maritime

With much of the world, particularly smaller countries, rapidly developing and re-arming with a particular focus on their navies, this is a very timely book.


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The Baltimore Sabotage Cell: German Agents, American Traitors, and the U-Boat Deutschland During World War I
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 14:50

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Author: Dwight R. Messimer
Publisher: The Naval Institute Press

From Baird Maritime

In these days of increasingly “multi-cultural” populations in many countries, particularly richer ones, senior politicians and bureaucrats would be well advised to read and carefully digest this book. It is what might be termed a “cautionary” tale.


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