Most widely held works by Norman Polmar
War in the Gulf by Thomas B Allen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of the Gulf War with color photographs, maps, illustrations, and graphics.
Code-name downfall : the secret plan to invade Japan and why Truman dropped the bomb by Thomas B Allen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
The secret plan to invade Japan and why Truman dropped the bomb.
Rickover by Norman Polmar ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,368 libraries worldwide
Spy book : the encyclopedia of espionage by Norman Polmar ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
...from the earliest use of the word "spy" to the latest revelations of the Aldrich Ames case and the post-Cold War reorganization of Russian intelligence apparatus, Spy Book provides the most comprehensive single volume ever published, covering intelligence, espionage, and cryptography. More than 2,000 entries on people, agencies, operations, tradecraft, and tools uncover the secrets of this underground world. The entries include 27 starred (*) "master entries" that cover major spy rings, articles about major countries outlining national intelligence services and activities, and all categories of tradecraft. For example, the entry *Cambridge Spy Ring is cross referenced with entries on the five members of the ring, their principal Soviet handler, and the principal British mole hunter. There are also over 60 illustrations, many published for the first time.
World War II : America at war, 1941-1945 by Norman Polmar ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Over 2,400 encyclopedic entries on battles, weapons, intelligence operations, people, politics, places, and culture.
Merchants of treason : America's secrets for sale by Thomas B Allen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Discusses how and why the United States is losing the war of counterespionage.
Strategic weapons : an introduction by Norman Polmar ( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Soviet naval power : challenge for the 1970s by Norman Polmar ( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Defcon-2 : standing on the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis by Norman Polmar ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Presents a detailed description of the events, issues, and personalities involved in the lead-up to the Cuban Missile Crisis and the fateful thirteen days in October, offering an incisive analysis of one of the pivotal events of the Cold War.
The ships and aircraft of the U.S. fleet by Norman Polmar ( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Death of the Thresher by Norman Polmar ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Submarine disaster of April 10, 1963.
The American submarine by Norman Polmar ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Ship of gold by Thomas B Allen ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
The naval air war in Vietnam by Peter B Mersky ( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Eyewitness D-Day : firsthand accounts from the landing at Normandy to the liberation of Paris by D. M Giangreco ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
"Eyewitness D-Day' tells the epic tale of the invasion of Normandy by documenting the experiences of men and women who were there, presenting their stories against the backdrop of World War II-era Europe.
World War II : the encyclopedia of the war years, 1941-1945 by Norman Polmar ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
"More than 2,400 entries covering the people, places, politics, battles, weapons, and events -- on the battlefront and on the homefront -- that shaped the course of the War."
The Naval Institute guide to the ships and aircraft of the U.S. fleet by Norman Polmar ( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. Navy and gives the history, specifications, and tactical role of naval ships and aircraft.
Guide to the Soviet navy by Norman Polmar ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Atomic submarines by Norman Polmar ( Book )
8 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Strategic Air Command : people, aircraft, and missiles ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Den amerikanske strategiske bomber-kommandos (SAC) officielle historie fra 1946-1976. Kronologisk ordnet afsnit om organisation, materiel og operationer gennem årene. Tekniske beskrivelser af flytyper og missiler.
Admirals Aeronautics, American military Aircraft carriers Airplanes, Military Armed Forces--Weapons systems Atomic bomb Biography Chronology Cold War (1945-1989) Communist countries Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) Encyclopedias Espionage Espionage, Soviet Fiction France--Normandy History Intelligence service Iraq-Kuwait Crisis (1990-1991) Japan Lists--Lists of vessels Merchant marine Middle East Military art and science--Abbreviations Military campaigns Military helicopters Nuclear submarines Nuclear weapons Oral history Persian Gulf War (1991) Personal narratives--American Rickover, Hyman George Sea-power Secret service Soviet Union Soviet Union.--Voenno-Morskoĭ Flot Spies Strategic forces Strategy Submarine disasters Submarine forces Submarines (Ships) Thresher (Ship) United States United States.--Air Force.--Strategic Air Command United States.--Navy Vietnam War (1961-1975) Warships Weapons systems World War (1939-1945)