Members Episodes

Navies Between the Wars


  • Naval Policy Between Wars. Volume I: The Period of Anglo-American Antagonism 1919-1929 by Stephen Roskill and Corelli Barnett
  • Warships After Washington: The Development of the Five Major Fleets 1922-1930 by John Jordan
  • Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition by Leo Marriot

Royal Navy

  • The British Battleship 1906-1946 by Norman Friedman
  • Psychology and Reasoning in the Anglo-German Naval Agreement, 1935-39 by Thomas Hoerber
  • From the Dardanelles to Oran: Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1914 by Arthur J Marder
  • Nelson to Vanguard: WWarship Development 1923-1945 by David K. Brown
  • The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery by Paul M. Kennedy
  • The Royal Navy and the Lessons of the Invergordon Mutiny by Christopher M. Bell
  • ‘The Best Laid Plans’: The Development of British Battle-Fleet Tactics, 1919-1942 by Jon Tetsuro Sumida
  • Ready or Not? The Home Fleet at the Outset of World War II by James Levy
  • The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period: An Operational Perspective by Joseph Moretz
  • Naval Policy Between Wars: The Period of Reluctant Rearmament, 1930–1939 by Stephen Roskill
  • The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933-39: A Study in Appeasement and the Origins of the Second World War by Joseph A. Maiolo
  • The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters: Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942 by Andrew Boyd
  • British Naval Policy and the War Against Japan, 1937-1945: Distorted Doctrine, Insufficient Resources, or Inadequate Intelligence? by Douglas Ford
  • Battleships and British Society, 1920-1960 by Mark Connelly
  • A War Fleet Built for Peace: British Naval Rearmament in the 1930s and the Dilemma of Deterrence versus Defence by Eric J. Grove
  • The History of Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1600-2000 Volume III: The Military Dimension Edited by Ian Gow and Yoichi Hirama with John Chapman

Japanese Navy

  • From Mahan to Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States by Sadao Asada
  • The Imperial Japanese Navy In the Pacific War by Mark E. Stille
  • Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941 by David C. Evans and Mark R. Peattie
  • Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941 by Mark R. Peattie
  • The World’s Aircraft Carriers 1914-1945 by Roger Chesneau

United States Navy

  • The Evolution of Fleet Tactical Doctrine in the U.S. Navy, 1922-1941 by Trent Hone
  • History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: Volume Three: The Rising Sun in the Pacific 1931 - April 1942 by Samuel Eliot Morison
  • To Train the Fleet for War: The U.S. Navy Fleet Problems, 1923-1941 by Albert A. Nofi
  • War Plan Orange: the US strategy to defeat Japan, 1897-1945 by Edward Miller

Armies Between the Wars


  • Storm of Steel: The Development of Armor Doctrine in Germany and the Soviet Unition 1919-1939 by Mary R. Habeck
  • The Roots of Blitzkrieg: Hans von Seeckt and German Military Reform by James S. Corum
  • Germany Disarmed and Rearming, 1925-1935 by Berenice A. Carroll
  • The Enigma of German Operational Theory: The Evolution of Military Thought in Germany, 1919-1936 by Gil-li Vardi
  • The Path to Blitzkrieg: Doctrine and Training in the German Army, 1920-1939 by Robert M. Citino
  • Quest for Decisive Victory: From Stalemate to Blitzkrieg in Europe, 1899-1940 by Robert M. Citino