USS Missouri at WarUSS Missouri at War
by Kit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner
On September 2, 1945, surrender ceremonies officially ending World War II were broadcast worldwide from the deck of the USS Missouri. The ceremony also marked the end of one of the most eventful years for any vessel in the history of warfare. USS Missouri at War chronicles the career of this mighty warship, the last battleship built by the United S ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2008-10-24 | ISBN-13: 9780760332191

Warship BoneyardsWarship Boneyards
by Carolyn Bonner, Kit Bonner
Just as the U.S. Air Force sends obsolete warbirds to the Arizona desert for storage and disassembly, the U.S. Navy maintains a number of harbors for its obsolete vessels. Get an admiral's tour of these naval storage harbors in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington, where once-proud fighting vessels await reassignment, sale ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2001-07-16 | ISBN-13: 9780760308707

by Chester G. Hearn, Kermit "Kit" Bonner
Read how the Navy's unofficial motto: "Non sibi sed patriae" (not self but country) has been maintained for over 200 years.Navy: An Illustrated History profiles the U.S. Navy's growth into a highly sophisticated armed force that is capable of projecting military power to all corners of the world. All the battles, ships, aircraft, and sailors who sh ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2015-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9780760347287

The Cold War at SeaThe Cold War at Sea
by Kit Bonner, Kermit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner
There were millions of cubic miles of ocean, but it still wasn't enough room. Vessels of the U.S. and Soviet navies squared off constantly throughout the Cold War-thousands of men and billions of dollars of hardware playing a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse. Armed with massive firepower and nuclear weapons, the ships had the frightening potential ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2000-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780760307328

Great Ship DisastersGreat Ship Disasters
by Kit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner
Great Ship Disasters contains insider information on the most sensational incidents at sea over the past one hundred years. From the wrath of nature creating mayhem aboard, to the mechanical incidents that led to horrific consequences and the unexplained disappearances of numerous seaworthy vessels, inside are the true tales of life-and death-at se ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2003-07-13 | ISBN-13: 9780760313367

Great Naval DisastersGreat Naval Disasters
by Kit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner, Kermit Bonner
Landlubbers beware! Great Naval Disasters is a collection of 19 incredible stories of ill-fated ships, each including a full recounting of the ship's early history, the events surrounding her tragedy, and her ultimate misfortune. The most deadly enemies of the warship other than combat - collision, explosion, fire, grounding, and, of course, the my ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 1998-11-19 | ISBN-13: 9780760305942

USS Iowa at WarUSS Iowa at War
by Kit Bonner, Carolyn Bonner
“The Bonner’s are at it again! And this time maritime journalism’s most prolific writer/photographer team focus their deft talents on a beloved sure-fire subject – the mighty battleship Iowa…USS Iowa at War captures the drama of this historic battle – with the U.S. Navy spoiling for revenge for Pearl Harbor – as well as the other grea ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2007-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9780760328040

Modern Warships Evolution.Modern Warships Evolution.
Kit and Carolyn. Bonner
Since World War ll, the nature of sea battles, and of warships, has changed dramatically, reflecting profound changes in the world at large. With detailed pictures and text, Modern Warships Evolution tracks the role of warships in a world of increasingly littoral naval conflict, where small nations can possess increasingly advanced technology and s ...
Number of pages: --- | Publication Date: 2007 | ISBN-13: 9780760332832

TT Talking - The TT's most exciting eraTT Talking - The TT's most exciting era
by Chester G. Hearn, Kermit "Kit" Bonner
The decade between 2004 and 2014 was one of the most dramatic eras in the century-old history of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, which began with the races in decline, and many observers fearing that they would soon be killed off by a combination of rising costs, political correctness and logistical practicalities. But, just a few years later, the ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2014-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9781845847500

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