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River Gunboats

Author : Roger Branfill-Cook  |  Pub Date : 2017-07-15  |  Publisher : US Naval Institute Press

ISBN 10 : 1591146143
ISBN 13 : 9781591146148

The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river in 1824 when the Honourable East India Company's gunboat Diana moved into action on the Irrawaddy Riv..



Yangtze River Gunboats 1900 49

Author : Angus Konstam  |  Pub Date : 2012-12-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782008422
ISBN 13 : 178200842X

From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China. These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, sa..



Gunboats On The Great River

Author : Gregory Haines  |  Pub Date : 1976-01-01  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015008456504
ISBN 13 :

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Torpedo

Author : Roger Branfill-Cook  |  Pub Date : 2014-08-27  |  Publisher : Seaforth Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781848322158
ISBN 13 : 1848322151

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel Ð and by extension a small, ..



Armoured Trains

Author : Paul Malmassari  |  Pub Date : 2016-11-14  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781848322639
ISBN 13 : 1848322631

The military was quick to see the advantages of railways in warfare, whether for the rapid deployment of men or the movement of heavy equipment like artillery. From here it was a s..



Jungle Patrol The Story Of The Philippine Constabulary 1901 1936

Author : Vic Hurley  |  Pub Date : 2011-06-14  |  Publisher : Cerberus Books

ISBN 10 : 9780983475620
ISBN 13 : 0983475628

"Always Out-Numbered, Never Out-Fought " ..... the Philippine Constabulary Jungle Patrol, the Story of the Philippine Constabulary (1901 - 1936) by Vic Hurley Hurley's remarkable a..



Far Aft And Faintly

Author : Mark Klimaszewski  |  Pub Date : 2016-06-28  |  Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN 10 : 9781483439587
ISBN 13 : 1483439585

December 08, 1941, war comes to the Dutch East Indies. Rear Admiraal Maarten Sweers of the Royal Netherlands Navy leads their Asiatic Fleet of battlecruiser-carriers against the mi..



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