Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945Author: Bird, Andrew D.Code: 49773Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Thirty was the number of minutes it took for one Coastal Command crew to sink two U-boats. This remarkable achievement was carried out by the crew of Flying Officer Kenneth Kayo Moore in their 224 Squadron Liberator on the evening of 7/8 June 1944\. Whilst patrolling the western end of the English Channel, Moore s crew first despatched U-629, ......
The Royal Navy and the Imperial German Army 1914-1918Author: Barry, QuintinCode: 55283Price:AU $62.99Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
This book reviews the entire course of the war in the North Sea between 1914 and 1916
Ships of the Royal Navy 1966-91 A Photographic AlbumAuthor: Taylor, SueCode: 55212Price:AU $99.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of the photos are completely unique and have never been published, such as the images of the minesweepers HMS Wilton and HMS Bossington photographed ......
The Destroyers that Won Two World WarsAuthor: Johnson, ClintCode: 55130Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date:08/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This action-packed narrative history of destroyer-class ships begins with destroyers' first incarnation as torpedo boats in 1898 through the last true combat service of the ships in the Vietnam War. Nicknamed "tin cans" or "greyhounds," destroyers were quick naval ships used to defend larger battleships-and they proved indispensable in America's ......
Travelling the World with P&OAuthor: Poole, SharonCode: 52449Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., today P&O Cruises, has been taking passengers all over the world since 1837. Join the author on a world cruise. Find out how world travel has changed, and, in some cases, has not. Using extracts from old diaries, guide books and accounts, the writer compares cruising today with yesteryear.
Author: de Kerbrech, HutchingsCode: 52456Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captains ......
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 51919Price:AU $80.00Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history and technical specifications of all five King George V battleships deployed by the Royal Navy during WWII, illustrated with colour plates, archive photos and scale drawings.
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability:Available. 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 $65.00Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. 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
O'er The Deep Blue SeaAuthor: B, Schofield, BCode: 55546Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb senior naval officer's career memoir, excellently written with graphic descriptions of naval life in war and peace.
The Definitive History of Submarine WarfareAuthor: Ballantyne, IainCode: 55554Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 752 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:04/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the submarine's evolution from its ancient beginnings to its culmination as the deadliest vessel ever invented.
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 from UK 1-2 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 War at SeaAuthor: Casemate PublishersCode: 51815Price:AU $19.25Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:26/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An expert overview of the history of the battleship, looking at its origins, the role played by battleships in both World Wars, famous ships, and weaponry.
Pocket Manual 1939-1945Author: McNab, ChrisCode: 52133Price:AU $22.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Submarine commanders in WWII dealt with both enormous risk and responsibility; charged with sinking enemy shipping whilst avoiding detection, they had to correctly locate and identify enemy craft, getting close enough to strike whilst attempting to safeguard the lives of their crew. It was a deadly game; the Germans lost over 600 U-boats during ......
A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary HeroismAuthor: Bacon, John U.Code: 52139Price:AU $26.74Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:06/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John U. BaconAfter steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a ......
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 51075Price:AU $84.99Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:02/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first of two volumes which tell the stories of and illustrate all the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII. The author describes the history of the ships in the order in which they entered service, devoting much precise attention to their construction and their differences in construction from other ships. The ......
Design, Development and OperationsAuthor: Bagnasco, ErminioCode: 52149Price:AU $86.14Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Submarines played a major role in the war at sea in the years 1939-45, and this major reference book describes all the classes of vessel that were deployed by the eighteen combatant nations during those years. They were responsible for the sinking of 33 million tons of merchant shipping, with the German and U.S. navies achieving the greatest ......
Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in HistoryAuthor: Dean, JoshCode: 52106Price:AU $25.27Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:25/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A riveting, true-life tale of military history, engineering genius, and high-stakes spy-craft set during the height of the Cold War. In the early hours of February 25, 1968, a Russian submarine armed with three nuclear ballistic missiles set sail from its base in Siberia on a routine combat patrol to Hawaii. Then it vanished. As the Soviet Navy ......
The Story of Merchant Navy MenAuthor: Algar, P.Code: 51705Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/09/2018Availability:Available. 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 $23.95Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:14/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 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.
An Illustrated Design HistoryAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 51811Price:AU $126.28Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:09/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal US combatant types. The book is fully illustrated with deck plans, outboard profiles,sketches from major design studies, and numerous detailed photographs. The appendixes contain a wealth of information on ship characteristics and equipment.
The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the FAuthor: Vincent, LynnCode: 51799Price:AU $41.62Format: Hardback / 592 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:10/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A human drama unlike any other: the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific Islands in the most highly classified naval mission of the war, USS Indianapolis is sailing ......
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Waters, ConradCode: 51362Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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
Author: Ghiglino, MarcoCode: 51808Price:AU $70.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The pre-eminent reference source on the subject with more than 700 beautifully rendered ship profiles.
A Guide for the Twenty-First CenturyAuthor: Till, GeoffreyCode: 51778Price:AU $73.98Format: Paperback / 458 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:29/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the Twenty-first Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States' maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the sea has always been central to human ......
The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great BattleshipAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 51944Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 $22.39Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......
A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the LusitaniaAuthor: Frost, WesleyCode: 51246Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/06/2018Availability:Available. 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
Winning the Cold War at SeaAuthor: Lehman, JohnCode: 51742Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:05/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.
Author: Stille, Mark (Author)Code: 51348Price:AU $20.84Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven large 10,000-ton heavy cruisers. Italian light cruisers also possessed an interesting design ......
A Critical AssessmentAuthor: Henshaw, JohnCode: 51848Price:AU $39.90Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:23/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Early in World War II, fifty obsolete US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy in return for a 99-year lease British bases in the Caribbean, Bahamas and Newfoundland. Though they were obsolete and far from ideal, they played a vital role in the Royal Navy's campaign. This is their complete story. Topics covered include the ......
Ship and ModelAuthor: Mowll, WilliamCode: 51807Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:02/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First book on this important museum ship, now restored at Chatham.
Celtic, Cedric, Baltic & AdriaticAuthor: Chirnside, MarkCode: 52310Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Groundbreaking book exploring the impact of White Star Line's `Big Four' - precursors to the `Olympic' Class sisters