Brazil, Argentina, and Chile's great dreadnought raceAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 55536Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/12/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order three of the latest, greatest category of warship available - the dreadnought battleship. One Brazilian dreadnought by itself could defeat the combined gunnery of every other warship of all the other South American nations. ......
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $53.99(was
AU $89.99)Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
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
1931 (S1595 and S1596)Author: Pegram, RalphCode: 52463Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
1931 (S1595 and S1596
On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.
Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......
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 ......
John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack SubmarineAuthor: Goldstone, LawrenceCode: 51834Price:AU $26.95Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:14/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals how this imaginative invention changed the face of modern warfare.
Air Travel in the Golden AgeAuthor: Woodley, CharlesCode: 55455Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Chronicling a glamorous era in air travel, when journeys took days and were things to be savoured
Author: Hampshire, Edward (Author)Code: 51575Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The Soviet Union's cruise missile submarines from the modified Whiskey, to the Oscar II classes were among the most formidable vessels of the Cold War. They were initially designed to carry land attack nuclear-tipped cruise missiles designed to strike targets on the eastern coast of the United States. By the late 1960s, however, submarine-launched ......
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Waters, ConradCode: 51362Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Today these plans form part of the incomparable collection of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. This book is one of a series based entirely on these draughts which depict famous warships in an unprecedented degre
Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson classesAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 51567Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/06/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 ......
A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the LusitaniaAuthor: Frost, WesleyCode: 51246Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/06/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First published in 1918, this book is a record of observations and evidence compiled by the then US Consul in Queenstown, Eire. A rare study from first-hand accounts
The History of the UK's Submarine ForceAuthor: Hall, KeithCode: 55461Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:11/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the Polaris project, the first submarine-based British nuclear weapons system, and the people behind it
Winning the Cold War at SeaAuthor: Lehman, JohnCode: 51742Price:AU $43.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:05/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.
How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was SolvedAuthor: Mearns, David L.Code: 57633Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:21/05/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The gripping account of how Australia's greatest warship was lost and found. 'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystalclear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's no doubt aboutit.' For sixty-six years it was Australia's greatest maritimemystery: what happened to the 'pride of the fleet' HMAS Sydney - was she ......
Celtic, Cedric, Baltic & AdriaticAuthor: Chirnside, MarkCode: 52310Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Groundbreaking book exploring the impact of White Star Line's `Big Four' - precursors to the `Olympic' Class sisters
Insights into the design, construction and operation of the mostadvanced attack submarine ever operated by the Royal NavyAuthor: Gates, JonathanCode: 48515Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:27/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
Author: Jordan, JohnCode: 51350Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:13/04/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Warship 2018 is devoted to the design, development and service history 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 to maintain the impressive standards ......
Diving to the Queen of the Deep: 1985-2010Author: Nesmeyanov, EugeneCode: 51750Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The most complete (to date) overview of all the important expeditions to the wreck of Titanic from 1985 to 2010
A Photographic JourneyAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 51100Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:10/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Queen Victoria was the first in a new breed of Cunard Ships: her design is enhanced to give her the ability to cross the North Atlantic. Introduced to service in 2007, Queen Victorias reign is young; however, she has had a notable career with royal engagements, tandem Atlantic crossings and Gala-World Cruises where she has been welcomed with ......
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.
The Pacific 1942-44Author: Stille, MarkCode: 50226Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:25/10/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
In the build-up to World War II both the United States and Japan believed their battleships would play a central role in battle, but after the Pacific War began in December 1941, the role of the battleship proved to be much more limited than either side expected. There would be only two battleship vs battleship actions in the Pacific in World War ......
Author: Stille, Mark (Author)Code: 49514Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/10/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 Last Great Carrier BattleAuthor: Stille, MarkCode: 50234Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:19/09/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
After suffering devastating losses in the huge naval battles at Midway and the Soloman Islands, the Imperial Japanese navy attempted to counter-attack against the US forces threatening the Home Islands. Involving the US Fifth Fleet and the Japanese Mobile Fleet, the battle of the Philippine Sea took place during the United States' amphibious ......
The Most Daring Covert Operation in HistoryAuthor: Dean, JoshCode: 49441Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The incredible true story of a lost Russian submarine and the most outlandish and expensive covert operation even undertaken by the CIA, at the height of the cold war.
Waging War at Sea 1939 - 1945Author: Bilham, ChrisCode: 50297Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 254 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:06/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the Royal Navy in the Second World War is an epic, consisting both of dramatic battles such as the River Plate and Matapan, and drawn-out campaigns such as the escort of convoys to Malta and northern Russia. The author examines the careers of twenty-three sailors who took part in these actions which resulted in the award of their ......
My Story of Surviving the Toughest Challenge and Training the BestAuthor: Mann, John DavidCode: 50042Price:AU $17.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date:05/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
BEFORE HE COULD FORGE A BAND OF ELITE WARRIORS... HE HAD TO BECOME ONE HIMSELF. Adapted from Webbs Adult Bestseller The Red Circle for a Young Adult Audience Brandon Webbs experiences in the worlds most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian ......
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 ......
Los Angeles Class 688Author: Goodall, James CCode: 48808Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This illustrated book covers the complete history of the United States Los Angeles class attack submarines from initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to its current operations. The nuclear-powered USS Los Angeles (SSN-668) class attack submarine represented the lead ship of the largest group of vessels constructed for the US ......
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, please contact us for availability
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. ......
1861 to dateAuthor: May, RichardCode: 48517Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Designed and built to challenge an aggressive French shipbuilding programme in the late 1850s, Warrior is the only surviving example of Britains Black Battlefleet - the 45 iron hulls built for the Royal Navy between 1861 and 1877. She was restored in the 1980s and is now on public display at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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 ......
The Queen Mary and the Cunard QueensAuthor: Miller, WilliamCode: 47775Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/06/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Cunard QUEENS are known to millions; they attract attention wherever they sailed, but the QUEEN MARY is possibly the most beloved. She sailed for 31 years, carried millions of passengers and made over 1000 trips across the Atlantic. She is a ship of great memories-passengers on crossings, officer & crew and soldiers during World War II.
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.
Author: Caresse, Philippe & Jordan, JohnCode: 49115Price:AU $120.00Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/05/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
When war broke out in August 1914 France had only two dreadnoughts in service, with a second pair running trials. The main body of the elite Arm e Navale was made up of the eleven battleships of the _Patrie_ and _Danton_ classes, both of which were intermediate designs with two main gun calibres. Older ships included survivors of the notorious ......