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9781526771018

Hitler's Attack U-Boats

The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike Force Author: Mallman Showell, Jak P. Code: 59340 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526773869

The Kaiser's U-Boat Assault on America

Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World War Author: Joachim Koerver, Hans Code: 59341 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526706638

The Lancastria Tragedy

Sinking and Cover-up - June 1940 Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 59350 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526781895

By Hellship to Hiroshima

Author: Kelly, Terrence Code: 59346 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526782236

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Author: Collingwood, D.J. Code: 59347 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526777102

British Naval Weapons of World War Two

The John Lambert Collection, Volume III - Coastal Forces Weapons Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 59343 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526778802

Total Undersea War

The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in D nitz's U-Boat Fleet, 1944-1945 Author: Hamilton, Aaron S Code: 59196 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
First comprehensive technical and operational history of the snorkel-equipped U-boat fleet.
9788365958853

Cruisers Of The Third Reich Volume 2

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 59056 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The second of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
9781526781789

The Secret Capture

U-110 and the Enigma Story Author: Roskill, S W Code: 59199 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: 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.
9788365958457

U.S. Navy Battleships Camouflage 1941-1945

Author: Nowak, Grzegorz Code: 58146 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
How US battleships were painted during the World War II in specially-commissioned colour plates presenting all the American battleships used in this period.
9788365958846

Cruisers of the Third Reich: Volume 1

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 58849 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The first of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
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The Japanese Battleship Nagato 1944

Author: Goralski, Waldemar Code: 59262 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781526777652

Eagles over the Sea, 1943-45

A History of Luftwaffe Maritime Operations Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 59195 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9780764359255

USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16)

From World War II to Present-Day Museum Ship Author: Doyle, ,David Code: 58932 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9780525557487

The Ghost Ships of Archangel

The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis Author: Geroux, William Code: 58911 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date: 03/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781682475027

Carrier Battles

Command Decisions in Harm's Way Author: Smith, Douglas V. Code: 58245 Price: AU $40.36 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
A longtime professor at the Naval War College who once directed strategic and long-range planning for the Navy and Marine Corps in Europe considers the transformation of the US Navy from a defensive-minded coastal defense force into an offensive risk-taking navy in the very early stages of World War II.
9781476677743

The USS Swordfish: The World War II Patrols

of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese Ship Author: Billy, George J. Code: 57750 Price: AU $56.10 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 12/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The USS Swordfish was the first American submarine to sink a Japanese armed merchant ship. Drawing on archival sources and interviews with veteran sailors, this first full-length history of Swordfish provides detailed accounts of each patrol and covers the mysterious disappearance of the legendary submarine on its final mission.
9781526750471

British Naval Weapons of World War Two

The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper Weapons Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 57094 Price: AU $82.50 (was AU $110.00) Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first systematic publication of a famous plans collection.
9780300190199

The War for the Seas

A Maritime History of World War II Author: Mawdsley, Evan Code: 57142 Price: AU $74.99 Format: Hardback / 568 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 13/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding
9780316438889

Brothers Down

Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona Author: Borneman, Walter R. Code: 56082 Price: AU $27.00 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains one of the most traumatic events in American history, destroying a naval fleet, killing over a thousand crew members, and launching the United States into World War II. While Pearl Harbor catapulted a nation into battle, it also shattered military families. In the week leading up to ......
9780764356667

PT Boats

The US Navyas Fast Attack Patrol Torpedo Boats in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 56091 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Patrol Torpedoaor PT boatsacaptured the public's imagination during WWII due to the daring exploits of their crews. Built not of plywood, as many believe, but rather of mahogany planks, and powered by a trio of Packard marine engines, these vessels operated in every theater, often facing opponents many times their size. The use of PT boats to ......
9781460755648

The Mighty Krait: The little boat that pulled of Australia's

most daring commando raid of WW2 Author: McPhedran, Ian Code: 56690 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 06/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The little boat with a big past: the fight to save one of the most important artefacts of Australian military history. For many years, thousands of people have walked past an unassuming black timber fishing boat bobbing in the water down at the wharves of Sydney's Darling Harbour. But appearances can be deceptive. This humble little trawler ......
9781911604280

The Sea Takes No Prisoners

Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War Author: Wong, Edmund S. Code: 51707 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over 120 first hand stories of life at sea with the Royal Navy from both men and women who served All taken from the Imperial War Museum's audio archive Major UK publicity and marketing campaign
9781781556825

Sea War And Barbed Wire

The Story of Merchant Navy Men Author: Algar, P. Code: 51705 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/09/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoners survived, confronted starvation and reacted to camp life and German propaganda. A graphic account ......
9781781556696

Tirpitz

The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 51944 Price: AU $47.99 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/06/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Referred to by Churchill as `the Beast', `Tirpitz' was Germany's last great battleship and was one of the largest ever constructed in Europe. It was in November 1944 that she was finally sunk by the RAF. This book looks at the situation in Germany that led to the decision to build the `Tirpitz' before going on to analyse her life and death.
9781472819970

US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916-45

Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson classes Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 51567 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Four pipes and flush decks - these ships were a distinctively American destroyer design. Devised immediately prior to and during the United States' involvement in World War I they dominated the US Navy's destroyer forces all the way through to World War II. They were deployed on North Atlantic and Norwegian Sea convoys, and virtually everywhere ......
9781781556344

U Boats of the Second World War

Their Longest Voyages Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50866 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ocean-going U-boats, each one not much longer than four European articulated trucks with up to 60 men inside them, sailed the far-off seas to reap havoc in inhospitable waters. The book is based on previously unpublished documents from the German U-boat Museum, many of them written during or shortly after the war by men who survived the conflict.
9781472818102

US Navy Escort Carriers 1942-45

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 49514 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theatres. Rather than relying on size or speed, it was their sheer numbers that made them so effective. Indeed, the Casablanca-class escort ......
9780306825439

The Nazi Titanic

The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II Author: Watson, Robert Code: 50157 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date: 05/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Built in 1927, the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the RMS Titanic and one of the most celebrated luxury liners in the world. When the Nazis seized control in Germany, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport. Later, during the war, Hitlers minister, Joseph Goebbels, cast her as the ......

9780857987785

Flagship

The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan Author: Carlton, Mike Code: 51690 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 656 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date: 14/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan 

In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved Australia from a German attack in the Pacific in World War I, but after the war she was a victim in the race to disarm. ......

9781526706911

The Boat That Won the War

An Illustrated History of the Higgins LCVP Author: Roberts, Charles C. Code: 49914 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel LCVP for short, or simply the Higgins boat to most of its users was one of the keystones of victory in the Second World War. Like the army s Jeep or the Air Force s C-47 transport, it served in almost every theatre of war, performing unglamorous but vital service in the Allied cause. Derived from a humble ......

9781781556061

U-Boats off Bermuda

Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944 Author: Wiberg, Eric Code: 50794 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/06/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Bermuda was besieged by German and Italian U-boats in the Second World War, representing an ignominious period of defence and defeat for the Allies. It was a small but fascinating body of water, and a bellwether for the overall war at the time. This book will add colourful new content to the history of the Second World War.
9781472813787

World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers

Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 46994 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 22/09/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A highly illustrated history exploring the world's first aircraft carriers and their World War I exploits, appealing to enthusiasts of naval warfare, early aviation, and the Great War.
9780764350719

German U-Boat Ace Peter Cremer

The Patrols of U-333 in World War II Author: Braeuer, Luc Code: 50856 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 80 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 16/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the amazing story of legendary WWII U-boat commander, and Knight's Cross recipient, Peter Cremer. Cremer was appointed commander of U-333, a type VIIC submarine with a close-knit crew. During his first North Atlantic patrol the U-333 sank three ships; unfortunately, his third victim was actually a German blockade-runner. Cremer was ......
9781682470114

British and German Battlecruisers: Their Development and Operations

Author: Cosentino, Michele Code: 46965 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The authors of "British and German Battlecruisers" have detailed the fast and formidably-armed battlecruisers developed before and during World War I in a way that has never been attempted before. They begin by looking at the relationship and rivalry between Great Britain and Germany and how foreign policy, strategic and tactical considerations, ......
9781781551721

Naval Frogmen

Wartime Underwater Operators Author: Waldron, T J Code: 47082 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/11/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The word 'Frogman' arose around 1940 from the appearance of a diver in shiny drysuit and large fins.
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