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Confederate Blockade Runner 1861-1865

by Konstam, Angus

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Viceroy Books
Published
2004
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As New
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9781841766362
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Osprey Pub Co, 2004. New book, 48 pages, NVG092. The lifeblood of the Confederacy, the blockade runners of the Civil War usually began life as regular fast steam-powered merchant ships. They were adapted for the high-speed dashes through the Union blockade which closed off all the major Southern ports, and for much of the war they brought much-needed food, clothing… Read more
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Confederate Submarines & Torpedo Vessels 1861-1865

by Konstam, Angus

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Viceroy Books
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2004
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As New
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9781841767208
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Osprey Pub Co, 2004. New book, 48 pages, NVG103. The primary Union strategy during the American Civil War was a massive naval blockade of the entire Southern coastline of the Confederacy, and it was in the effort to counter this blockade that the Confederates developed their first submarines and torpedo boats. This book traces the development of these new technologies,… Read more
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Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad: Hampton Roads 1862

by Field, Ron

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Viceroy Books
Published
2008
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As New
ISBN
9781846032325
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Osprey Pub Co, 2008. New book, 80 pages, DUE14. The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war. Although iron was used for protection in the Far East during the 16th century, it was the 19th century and the American Civil War that heralded the first modern armored self-propelled warships. With the parallel pressures of civil war and the industrial revolution,… Read more
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Confederate Ironclad 1861-65

by Konstam, Angus

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Viceroy Books
Published
2001
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As New
ISBN
9781841763071
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Oxford, United Kingdom: Osprey Pub Co, 2001. New book, 48 pages, NVG041. The creation of a Confederate ironclad fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and logistics. Surrounded by a superior enemy fleet, Confederate designers adapted existing vessels or created new ones from the keel up with the sole purpose of breaking the naval stranglehold on the nascent country. Her… Read more
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Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65

by Konstam, Angus

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Viceroy Books
Published
2002
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As New
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9781841764139
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University Park, Illinois, U.S.A.: Osprey Pub Co, 2002. New book, 48 pages, NVG049. At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River and in the first few months both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existing riverboats for naval use. These ships were transformed into powerful naval weapons despite a lack of… Read more
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Union River Ironclad 1861-65

by Konstam, Angus

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Viceroy Books
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2002
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9781841764443
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University Park, Illinois, U.S.A.: Osprey Pub Co, 2002. New book, 48 pages, NVG056. At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River, which was a vital strategic artery. In what would prove the vital naval campaign of the war, both sides fought for control of the river. While the Confederates relied on field… Read more
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