Philip KaplanPhilip Kaplan was born in California and is a former art director of the American magazine Playboy. In the 1980s he started working for himself with an idea for a book about the hundreds of thousands of Americans who served in England during the war and spent a lot of time interviewing veterans. The book, One Last Look, sold up to 90,000 copies and he became more interested in doing more books about the war. He moved to Cheltenham, UK after meeting his wife.

Modern Era Naval Non Fiction

Series: Images of War
Year  Book  Comment
  Merchant Sailors at War 1943-1945 Beating the U-Boat - The story of Corvettes
  Battleships: The First Big Guns The battleships that saw development and deployment during the WWI
  Battleships: WW II Evolution of the Big Guns Battleship construction in the 1930s and 1940s
  World War Two at Sea: The Last Battleships The big-gun battleship served as a symbol of the ultimate power
  U-Boat Prey Merchant Sailors at War 1939-1942

Modern Era Naval Non Fiction

Series: n/a
Year  Book  Comment
  Grey Wolves The U-Boat War 1939-1945
  The Bird Farm Carrier Aviation and Naval Aviators
  Silent Service The Submarine Mission

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