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9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine 2010 to Date

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Gates, Prof Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
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 ......
9781910500248

German Submarine Warfare

A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the Lusitania Author: Frost, Wesley Code: 51246 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
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
9781526724977

Cruiser Birmingham

Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Author: Waters, Conrad Code: 51362 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
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
9781526710697

Heroes of Coastal Command

The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945 Author: Bird, Andrew D. Code: 49773 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

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, ......

9781849951654

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

Author: Hird, David M. Code: 48548 Price: AU $40.17 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New and expanded information on Loch Eriboll's pivotal role in the surrender of German U-boats to northern Scotland in May, 1945. Reveals the career histories of the 33 U-boat Commanders and features the staged U-boat 'surrenders' in Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
9780190243678

World War II at Sea

A Global History Author: Symonds, Craig L. (Ernest J. King Distinguished Professor of Code: 51332 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 792 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time.
9781472829993

Warship 2018

Author: Jordan, John Code: 51350 Price: AU $75.86 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 13/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781472823601

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 51347 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat. The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the ......
9781472825353

Italian Cruisers of World War II

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 51348 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781526713476

Weapons of Desperation

German Frogmen and Midget Submarines of World War II Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 51361 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Chronicles the little-known story of the German 'Kleinkampfverb nde' ( Small Battle Units ) and their use of unconventional weapons
9781526724809

Hitler's 'Wonder' U-Boats

The Birth of the Cold War's Hunter-Killer Submarines Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50351 Price: AU $65.43 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A detailed insight into why and how Hitler s Germany embarked on the design and construction of revolutionary new types of U-boat.
9788365281814

Battleships Of The Third Reich Volume 1

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 51075 Price: AU $84.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

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 ......

9781847179470

Titanic

True Stories of her Passengers, Crew and Legacy Author: Pierce, Nicola Code: 51066 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD Published date: 31/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book commemorates the enduring legacy of the worlds most famous ship - TITANIC. Her story is one of all those bound together on that fateful voyage. On board were: writers, artists, honeymooners, sportsmen, priests, reverends, fashion designers, aristocrats, millionaires, children, crew and emigrants looking for a better life.

9781631493423

Battleship Yamato

Of War, Beauty and Irony Author: Morris, Jan Code: 50120 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 27/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai-the ideals of honor, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness. Stoically poised for battle in the ......

9781445646138

Jet Flying Boats

Author: Oliver, David Code: 51345 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this book, aviation historian David Oliver covers the little-known flying-boat legacy of the Second World War.
9781782745969

The Kriegsmarine 1935-45

Facts, Figures and Data for the German Navy Author: Porter, David Code: 51368 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Germany's navy, the Kriegsmarine, played a critical role in the Third Reich's attempt to restrict the flow of supplies, men and materiel from the United States to Britain in the early years of the war and from North America and Britain to the Soviet Union from 1941. Such was the success of the U-boats in particular, by the end of the war more than ......
9781785211720

SS Great Britain Manual - 1843 Onwards

Design, construction and operation of Brunel's famous passenger ship Author: Lavery, Brian Code: 51418 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: ICON BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in paperback. An insight into the design, construction, operation, maintenance and conservation of the most famous passenger ship survivor of the Victorian age.
9781784382704

Lady Death

The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper Author: Pavlichenko, Lyudmila Code: 50381 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The wartime memoir of Lyudmila Pavlichenko is a remarkable document: the publication of an English language edition is a significant coup. Pavlichenko was World War IIs best-scoring sniper and had a varied wartime career that included trips to England and America. In June 1941, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, she left her university ......

9781445663180

The Royal Marines and the War at Sea 1939-1945

Author: Watts, Martin Code: 50203 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book tells the story of how marines fought on ships in the Second World War, their relationship with the Royal Navy and assesses the contribution they made. The Royal Marines had fought in the First World War on land and at sea with the Royal Navy, with marines serving as artillerymen or light infantry. These two branches were merged in ......

9780750985536

Queen Victoria

A Photographic Journey Author: Frame, Chris Code: 51100 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781472822567

Soviet Destroyers of World War II

Author: Hill, Alexander Code: 50934 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical assistance, and antiquated warships from the Tsarist era that were modernised for the conflict. Some Soviet naval vessels saw limited involvement in the war against Finland in 1939-1940, but the main action occurred ......
9781476670713

Victory at Midway

The Battle That Changed the Course of World War II Author: D'Angelo, James M. Code: 50062 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Paperback / 129 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In June 1942, Japan suffered a devastating defeat at the Battle of Midway and was never again able to take the offensive in the Pacific. Bringing fresh perspective to the battle and its consequences, the author identifies the Japanese operational plan as major factor in the navy's demise and describes the profound effects Midway had on the course ......
9781512410143

Dazzle Ships

World War I and the Art of Confusion Author: Barton, Chris Code: 51279 Price: AU $28.93 Format: Hardback / 36 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This dazzling nonfiction picture book explores art, desperation, and one man's incredible idea for saving ships from German torpedoes in World War I. Dazzle camouflage transformed ordinary British and American ships into eye-popping masterpieces.
9781781556344

U Boats of the Second World War

Their Longest Voyages Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50866 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: Available. 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.
9781848323445

The Battleship Holiday

The Naval Treaties and Capital Ship Design Author: Stern, Robert C. Code: 50441 Price: AU $66.38 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Even as the First World War was ending the victorious great powers were already embarked on a potentially ruinous new naval race, competing to incorporate the wartime lessons and technology into ever-larger and costlier capital ships still seen as the ultimate arbiters of sea power. This competition was curtailed by the Washington naval treaty ......

9781784382742

U-Boat Ace

The Story of Wolfgang Luth Author: Vause, Jordan Code: 50382 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men to win Germany s highest combat decoration. He operated in almost every theatre of the undersea war from Norway to the Indian Ocean and he was the second most successful German U-boat ace in World War II. Luth is credited with sinking 47 Allied ships and a submarine a record topped only by Otto ......

9781682471975

Incidents at Sea

American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, 1945-2016 Author: Winkler, David F. Code: 49872 Price: AU $46.86 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Argues that Soviet and American naval officers, sharing bonds inherent in seamen, were able to put ideology aside and speak frankly. Working together, they limited incidents that could have had unfortunate consequences. The process they established served as a model for similar accords between other maritime nations.
9781591145950

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea 1939-1945

As Seen by Officers of the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe Author: Isby, David Code: 51283 Price: AU $36.11 Format: Paperback Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea is a collection of fascinating accounts written by German military officers--both Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe--about the naval war in the air in the North Atlantic and around Great Britain. The writers include such well-known German names as Grossadmiral Karl Doenitz, Kontreadmiral Gerhard Wagner, General der ......

9781784382490

U-Boat 977

The True Story of the U-Boat That Escaped to Argentina Author: Schaeffer, Heinz Code: 50379 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 29/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

When it was first published in 1953, opinions were sharply divided between those who deplored the apparent extolling of a vicious form of warfare, and this who found in Heinz Schaeffer s account a revealing picture of the German Navy s training and methods. U-Boat 977 was the German submarine that escaped to Argentina at the end of World War ......

9780062645364

All the Gallant Men

An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor Author: Stratton, Donald Code: 49979 Price: AU $23.14 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The most gripping, intimate, and inspiring account of Pearl Harbor. The first memoir ever published by a USS Arizona survivor.At 8:10 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely fifteen minutes into ......
9781784382445

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea

As Seen by Officers of the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe Author: Isby, ,David Code: 50378 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea is a collection of fascinating accounts written by Germany military officers - both Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe - about the naval war in the air in the North Atlantic and around Great Britain. Most of the documents were written immediately postwar as part of the Allied debriefing programme though some are wartime ......

9781493027538

Death of the USS Thresher

The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 49654 Price: AU $24.86 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
When she first went to sea in April of 1961, the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Thresher was the most advanced submarine at sea, built specifically to hunt and kill Soviet subs. In The Death of the USS Thresher, renowned naval and intelligence consultant Norman Polmar recounts the dramatic circumstances surrounding her mysterious implosion, which killed ......
9781472825803

British Destroyers 1939-45

Wartime-built classes Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 50253 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete with the new ships being built by Germany and Japan, resulting in the commissioning of the powerful Tribal-class. These were followed by the designing of the first of several slightly smaller ships, which carried fewer guns ......
9780888016119

Iolaire

Author: Clavelle, Karen Code: 48843 Price: AU $26.71 Format: Paperback Publisher: TURNSTONE PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
December 31, 1918. The war to end all wars was over and nearly three hundred men were returning home to their families, long left behind. When the HMS Iolaire left port on her fateful journey she was overflowing with joyful soldiers who had survived the gun but would not survive the sea. It was the Beast of Holm that sank her that night, plunging ......
9780764354014

German U-Boat Ace Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock

The Patrols of U-96 in World War II Author: Braeuer, Luc Code: 49631 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 80 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
With the international success of the classic film Das Boot, U-96 is arguably the most famous of all German U-boats. Here is the true story of U-96, and its legendary commander Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. In continuous combat from September 1940 to March 1945, follow the crew of U-96 from their bases in Kiel, Germany, as well as Lorient and St. ......
9780857236012

World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Features 1300 Wartime and Modern Identification Photographs: a History o Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 49653 Price: AU $24.42 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: SOUTHWATER Published date: 27/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two World Wars and the Cold War, all the way to the incredible machines of the 21st century.
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