The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike ForceAuthor: Mallman Showell, Jak P.Code: 59340Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britains vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an Anglo-German Naval Agreement. This allowed the Germans to build their submarine strength up to ......
Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World WarAuthor: Joachim Koerver, HansCode: 59341Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
A deeply researched and engaging account of the use of U-Boats in the First World War. The focus touches on both diplomatic and economic aspects as well as the tactical and strategic use of the u-boats. The book also examines the role played by US president Woodrow Wilson and his response to American shipping being sunk by U-boats and how that ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
Nuclear classes from November to AkulaAuthor: Hampshire, EdwardCode: 59325Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
In this highly detailed book, naval historian Edward Hampshire reveals the fascinating history of the nuclear-powered attack submarines built and operated by the Soviet Union in the Cold War, including each class of these formidable craft as they developed throughout the Cold War period. The November class, which were the ......
MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45Author: Rose, DiggoryCode: 59231Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:17/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
During the Second World War the Royal Navy's flotillas of small, fast and powerfully armed motor gun boats (MGBs) were looked upon as the 'Spitfires of the seas'. Operating from their harbour bases around the south and east coasts of England, RN Coastal Forces crews would set out under cover of darkness to look for trouble with German shipping in ......
The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934Author: Polmar, NormanCode: 58872Price:AU $80.80Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
All makes and modelsAuthor: Falconer, JonathanCode: 59019Price:AU $51.89Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:28/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Haynes Super Carrier Manual offers unrivalled insights into understanding how a modern US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is operated. Published with the cooperation of the US Navy, authors Chris McNab and Patrick Bunce take readers inside a super carrier to reveal how and why they are at the heart of global American military force.
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
ShipCraft 26Author: Branfill-Cook, RogerCode: 57755Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject, highlighting differences between ships and changes in their appearance over their careers.
A Photographic JourneyAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 58914Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:15/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A full-colour photographic journey around the newest of the Cunard queens
Twentieth-Century Travel in True StyleAuthor: Glancey, JonathonCode: 59450Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date:06/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......
Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774Author: Goodall, ,James,C.Code: 59159Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
Sinking and Cover-up - June 1940Author: Wynn, StephenCode: 59350Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The story behind the sinking of the Lancastria comes in two parts: the sinking of the ship itself and the people who died, and the aftermath which led to allegations of a government cover up ordered by Winston Churchill. There is an officially accepted list of those who died, but allegations that hundreds more went down with the ship, and have ......
Author: Kelly, TerrenceCode: 59346Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Taken prisoner in Java, Terence Kellys captivity was full of incident. He was witness to barbaric cruelty and suffering particularly on the journey packed into a filthy cargo ship under atrocious and inhumane conditions. Once in Japan, he was a slave in the Hitachi shipyards where he got to know other Japanese and learn their language. His book ......
Author: Collingwood, D.J.Code: 59347Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Captain Class Frigates, seventy-eight sturdy, modern Destroyer Escorts, known affectionately by all who sailed in them as the DEs, were built in the United States and leased to the Royal Navy. This is a story of vigilance, determination and dogged fortitude combined with high skill and unfailing courage. It describes vividly the close ......
The John Lambert Collection, Volume III - Coastal Forces WeaponsAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 59343Price:AU $120.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
John Lambert was a renowned naval draughtsman, whose plans were highly valued for their accuracy and detail by modelmakers and enthusiasts. By the time of his death in 2016 he had produced over 850 sheets of drawings, many of which have never been published. These have now been acquired by Seaforth and this is the third of a planned series of ......
Author: Pomoshnikov, OlegCode: 59257Price:AU $86.99Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:19/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The "Smelyi" type destroyer, Project 30 bis (Skoryi class, according to NATO classification), was the first destroyer designed and built after World War two with new shipbuilding technologies available in the USSR. World War Two demonstrated that all early-built Soviet destroyers had serious flaws. Poor seaworthiness, hull fragility, lack of ......
The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in D nitz's U-Boat Fleet, 1944-1945Author: Hamilton, Aaron SCode: 59196Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
First comprehensive technical and operational history of the snorkel-equipped U-boat fleet.
U-110 and the Enigma StoryAuthor: Roskill, S WCode: 59199Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
An authoritative account of one of the most significant events of the naval war. Based on both documentary and eyewitness evidence.
The German Submarine Campaign and the Allied Counter Attack 1939-45Author: Jordan, DavidCode: 59322Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The twentieth century witnessed the development and perfection of many new weapons systems, which were pitted against each other in two merciless global conflicts. Commencing with a study of the dramatic impact that submarines had on World War I, in which the British Empire was nearly crippled by German U-boats, U-Boat examines the ......
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
Author: Goralski, WaldemarCode: 59262Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The battleship "Nagato" was the first dreadnought equipped with a main artillery with a caliber exceeding 400 mm. It was armed with eight 406 mm (16 in) guns. The keel of "Nagato" was laid in 1917 in the naval shipyard in Kure. The ship was launched in 1919 and incorporated into service on November 15, 1920. The sister unit was "Mutsu". Before the ......
Safely in Modern High Threat Littoral Environments: 2019Author: Campbell-Roddis, MarkCode: 57908Price:AU $88.39Format: PaperbackPublished date:25/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.
A History of Luftwaffe Maritime OperationsAuthor: Paterson, LawrenceCode: 59195Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:23/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The first ever full account of all the Luftwaffe's naval operations, detailed yet highly readable account, contains a superb collection of rare photographs.
Passenger Ships InteriorsAuthor: Miller, William H.Code: 59423Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
This book follows the evolution of ocean liner design, its grandeur and occasionally its lower-class simplicity. There are the lavish suites, staterooms, even the austerity of third class and steerage. But mostly it is the luxury columned lounges, marble fireplaces, the chandeliers and the palms that are featured on these highly illustrated pages.
With Memories from Captains and CrewAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 59150Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:20/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Celebrating 180 years of the iconic Cunard Line, the world's most famous shipping company
The Evolution of the Ships that Fought the Second World WarAuthor: Stern, Robert CCode: 58973Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:16/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
This book sets out to provide a coherent history of the fortunes of this ship-type in the twentieth century, beginning with a brief summary of development before the First World War and an account of a few notable cruiser actions during that conflict that
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Choong, AndrewCode: 58980Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Reproduces a complete set of official Admiralty plans including many enlargements and close-ups, with expert commentary, all in full colour.
Author: Jordan, JohnCode: 58966Price:AU $79.99Format: HardbackPublisher: OSPREY Published date:08/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
For over 40 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery, and much more, ......
From World War II to Present-Day Museum ShipAuthor: Doyle, ,DavidCode: 58932Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:06/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
USS Lexington (CV-16), a member of the famed Essex class of carriers that made up the backbone of the US Navy's carrier force in WWII, served its nation from WWII into the 1990s. With almost a half-million arrested landings recorded, arguably more naval aviators have landed on its decks than on any other aircraft carrier in the world. Scarred in ......
The Arctic Voyage That Defied the NazisAuthor: Geroux, WilliamCode: 58911Price:AU $31.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date:03/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic split from their decimated convoy to head further north into the ice field of the North Pole. They were seeking safety from Nazi bombers and U-boats in the perilous white maze of ice floes, growlers, and giant bergs. Despite the many risks of their chosen route, the four vessels ......
The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine AircraftAuthor: Gourley, ,JohnCode: 58236Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......