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CLASSIFIED ADS Ship Paintings Restored. Museum quality restoration of old paintings. Peter Williams, 30 Ipswich St. , Boston MA 02215. By appointment: 617-536-4092 Cash for helmet diving books, ephemera. 9 16-972- 17 42. Canal Cruising, USA! Explore New York's world-famous canal system. Two ways to go: 3-day cruise aboard Emita II or skipper your own Lockmaster. For 25 years, canalling at its finest from Mid-Lakes Navigation, PO 6 1 SH, Skaneateles NY 13152. 800-545-43 18. Sampson Boots WWII Navy vets 19421946. Write: Gil Miller, PO Box 194 , Thendara NY 13472. Tel: 315-369-6058. Nautical Antiques & Decor. Visit Seafarer Shop Ltd ., Rte 9, Oceanville, NJ 08231. Open daily, phone 609-652-9491. Send for free brochure or $3 for partial listings. Books! Used and out-of-print, over 300 titles of marine interest. Catalog $2.50. Shop open 7 days. Book Miser, 906 Fell St. , Fell ' s Point, Baltimore MD 2 123 1. Tel: 410-276-9880. Hudson River Video Cruising Guide, NYC to Troy with port/service informat ion, local knowledge, historical fact and fiction , stunning vistas, and classic boats. Check/MO for $29.95 + $3.50 tax/shipping to WVPL, POB 340, New Paltz, NY 12561-0340. A ward Winning Documentary on the unique maritime history of Loui siana. From paddle wheelers to pi rogues, Ci vi 1War gun boats to Caj un row ing skiffs, and Nati ve Ameri can dugouts to WWII Hi ggins Boats; " From the Wake of the Bow." VHS $32.95. Keepsake Productions, 25 Kings Canyo n Dr., New Orleans LA 7013 1-8611. Old Salt, history of the seafaring men of Ocracoke, 1700 to present. $10. Live Oak Publications, Box 483 , Ocracoke NC 27960 or phone 919-928-7331. WWII Naval Artifact Sale! Everything must go! 1. Azimuth circles, built in 1950s, gorgeous mahogany tongue-and-groove box, beautiful overall condition, few only, $ 15/ each. 2. Russian 7 x 50 WWII ship' s binocular, IF, porro prism, with great canvas case, optically reconditioned, with reticle, bright and clear, very unusual , $ 150. 3. British antiaircraft sight, beautiful solid brass, fully polished and restored, stamped with maker's mark and WWII date, with speed ring reticle, boxed, gorgeous, $ 150. 4. NATO fire control binoculars, used in targeting large ship-toship gun batteries, designed for 24-hr marine exposure, 4x with extra wide field of view, opticall y recond itioned, many features, great for back deck, $350. 5. British variable power sighting telescope, fully 28" long, solid brass gleams like gold, 5x- 15x variable power, completely restored both optically and cosmetically, in wood tongue-and-groove box, easily 46

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and a nalysis of avai lable primary source material, suc h as action reports an d war diaries, a ugmented b y interviews with individual participants. To order, send a check or ch arge card information and GPO catalog numbers to the Superintendent of D oc uments, Government Printing Office, PO Box 37 1954, Pitts burg h PA 15250-7954. KH

New and Noted Operation Crossroads; the Atomic Tests at Bikini Atoll, Jonathon M . Weis gall (Naval Institute Press, Annapoli s MD, 1994, 46pp, 46 photos, 2 maps, appendix, notes, biblio, index ; $3 1.95hc) Queen of the Lakes, Mark L. Thompson (Way ne State U nive rsity Press, Detriot MI, 1994, 224pp , 76 illus, index : $32.95h c) Shooting the War: Memoirs of a World War II U-Boat Officer, by Otto Giese and Capt. James E. Wise, Jr., USN (R et.) (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis MD , 1994, 289pp, illus , appen, notes, biblio, index; $29.95hc) Whaling Will Never Do For Me: The American Whaleman in the Nineteenth Century, by Briton Cooper Busch (The University Press of Ke ntuck y, Lexington KY, 1994, 265 pp, notes, biblio, index ; $29hc) Alongshore, by John R . Stilgoe (Yale U niversity Press, New Haven CT, 1994, 443pp, illus, no tes, biblio, index; $35hc) Sea Harriers Over the Falklands: A Maverick at War, b y Commander 'Sharkey' Ward, DSC, AFC, RN (Na val Institute Press , A nn apoli s MD, 1994, 299pp , i llu s, g loss , ap p e n , ind ex; $25.95hc) The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942, John B. Lundstrom (Naval Institute, Annapolis MD, 1994, 626pp, illus, appen , notes, biblio, index; $44.94hb) An Officer of the Blue: Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772, Edward Duyker (Melbourne University , Victoria, Australia-distributed b y International Specialized Book Services, Portl a nd OR, 1994, 229pp, illus, g loss, appen, notes, biblio, index; $39.95 hb) Let the Sea Make a Noise: A History of the North Atlantic from Magellan to MacArthur, by Walter A McDougall (Basic B ooks-Divi sion of HarperCollins, New York NY, 1993, 793pp, illus, sources, gloss, index; $30hc) J, SEA HISTORY 70, SUMMER 1994

Sea History 070 - Summer 1994  

11 The Cape Horn Road by Peter Stanford • 16 Returning to Normandy by Walter Cronkite and Walter Jaffee • 17 Britain Looks Back by Kevin Hay...

Sea History 070 - Summer 1994  

11 The Cape Horn Road by Peter Stanford • 16 Returning to Normandy by Walter Cronkite and Walter Jaffee • 17 Britain Looks Back by Kevin Hay...

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