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Published in September 2015. Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory. This is a major study of Operation Torch, its planning and its overall impact on the Second World War.

Naval War College Review Summer 2015 has published an article by Vincent P. O'Hara and Enrico Cernuschi
Frogmen against a Fleet: The Italian Attack on Alexandria 18/19 December 1941. Article

Naval History
(April 2015) has published the article "Landing the Troops . . . Across the Rhine"

Struggle for the Middle Sea
has been released in paperback by Naval Institute Press (March 2015). This includes many corrections.

Black Phoenix: History and Operations of the Marina Repubblicana 1943-1945
with Enrico Cernuschi has been published (March 2014). This is a companion volume to Dark Navy by the same authors and covers the little-known history of the pro-fascist navy that operated alongside the Germans to the end of the war.

Interview: February 2010. This includes a short taped interview and, scrolling down, Q&As regarding Struggle for the Middle Sea on the Naval Institute blog

Q&As: U.S. Navy Against the Axis on the Naval Institute blog.

Books.  

  • The German Fleet at War 1939-1945 (2004).  
  • The U.S. Navy Against the Axis: Surface Combat 1941-1945 (2007). 
  • Struggle for the Mediterranean: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean 1940-1945 (2009). 
  • Dark Navy: the Regia Marina and the Armistice of 8 September 1943. (2009) 
  • On Seas Contested: The Seven Great Navies of the Second World War (2010). An edited work with W. David Dickson and Richard Worth
  • In Passage Perilous: Malta and the Convoy Battles of June 1942. (2012)
  • The Royal Navy's Revenge and other Encounters in the War at Sea (2013) collected articles
  • To Crown the Waves: The Great Navies of the First World War. (2013) An edited work with W. David Dickson and Richard Worth
  • Black Phoenix: History and Operations of the Marina Repubblicana 1943-1945. (2014) With Enrico Cernuschi
  • Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory  (2015)

Articles. I have authored or co-authored thirty-four articles that have appeared in U.S., British, and Italian publications.

Links. This section has links to some useful sites and lists some of my favorite books and magazines.

Maps and Samples. I produce the maps and graphics for my books and articles. Samples appear in this section.

Commentary. Random thoughts and book reviews.


 

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