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 ......
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 ......
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.
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 ......
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.
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 ......
Command Decisions in Harm's WayAuthor: Smith, Douglas V.Code: 58245Price:AU $40.36Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/06/2020Availability: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.
of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese ShipAuthor: Billy, George J.Code: 57750Price:AU $56.10Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:12/12/2019Availability: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.
The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper WeaponsAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 57094Price:AU $82.50(was
AU $110.00)Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/09/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first systematic publication of a famous plans collection.
A Maritime History of World War IIAuthor: Mawdsley, EvanCode: 57142Price:AU $74.99Format: Hardback / 568 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:13/09/2019Availability: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
Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS ArizonaAuthor: Borneman, Walter R.Code: 56082Price:AU $27.00(was
AU $45.00)Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN Published date:14/07/2019Availability: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 ......
The US Navyas Fast Attack Patrol Torpedo Boats in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56091Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability: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 ......
most daring commando raid of WW2Author: McPhedran, IanCode: 56690Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:06/05/2019Availability: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 ......
Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World WarAuthor: Wong, Edmund S.Code: 51707Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability: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
The Story of Merchant Navy MenAuthor: Algar, P.Code: 51705Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/09/2018Availability: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 ......
The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great BattleshipAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 51944Price:AU $47.99(was
AU $79.99)Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/06/2018Availability: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.
Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson classesAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 51567Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/06/2018Availability: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 ......
Their Longest VoyagesAuthor: Showell, Jak P. MallmannCode: 50866Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:13/12/2017Availability: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.
Author: Stille, Mark (Author)Code: 49514Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/10/2017Availability: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 ......
The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War IIAuthor: Watson, RobertCode: 50157Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date:05/09/2017Availability: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 ......
The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on JapanAuthor: Carlton, MikeCode: 51690Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 656 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date:14/08/2017Availability: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. ......
An Illustrated History of the Higgins LCVPAuthor: Roberts, Charles C.Code: 49914Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/07/2017Availability: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 ......
Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944Author: Wiberg, EricCode: 50794Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:08/06/2017Availability: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.
The Patrols of U-333 in World War IIAuthor: Braeuer, LucCode: 50856Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 80 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:16/06/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Cosentino, MicheleCode: 46965Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/03/2016Availability: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, ......
Wartime Underwater OperatorsAuthor: Waldron, T JCode: 47082Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:30/11/2014Availability: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.