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9788366549654

Fighting Ships of the U.S. Navy 1883-2019: Vol 4, Pt 4

Destroyers (1943-1944) Fletcher Class Author: Milewski, Venner Code: 62551 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/04/2024 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: April 2024

This series of books provides details of all USN warships from 1893 to the present day. Every class and individual ship has an entry providing details of the procurement, dimensions and characteristics, and a summary of each ships history and development. Profusely illustrated with photos. An essential manual for all US Navy enthusiasts and ......

9788365958457

U.S. Navy Battleships Camouflage 1941-1945

Author: Nowak, Grzegorz Code: 58146 Price: AU $84.95 Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2023 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
How US battleships were painted during the World War II in specially-commissioned colour plates presenting all the American battleships used in this period.
9788366549647

Fighting Ships of the U.S. Navy 1883-2019 Vol 4, Pt 3

Destroyers (1937-1943) Author: Milewski, Venner Code: 62550 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2023

This series of books provides details of all USN warships from 1893 to the present day. Every class and individual ship has an entry providing details of the procurement, dimensions and characteristics, and a summary of each ships history and development. Profusely illustrated with photos. An essential manual for all US Navy enthusiasts and ......

9780764366512

Shokaku-Class Aircraft Carriers

In the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII Author: Ahlberg, Lars and Lengerer, Hans Code: 62912 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

The first book on the powerful Japanese Shokaku-class carriers. The aircraft carriers of the Shokaku class are generally regarded as being the most-successful carriers designed by the Imperial Japanese Navy. They became operational just prior to the Pearl Harbor attack in December 1941, and their combat records are impressive. Compared with the ......

9780367407865

The Navy of the 21st Century 2001-2022

Author: Silverstone, Paul Code: 62909 Price: AU $119.00 Format: Paperback / 332 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

The Navy of the 21st Century, 2001-2022 presents an all-inclusive listing of the ships that have served in the U.S. Navy since the start of the new century.

The newest and sixth volume of the U.S. Navy Warship Series provides insight into the technological innovations and modern weaponry featured in newer naval ......

9781399024860

British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII

Destroyers, Frigates, Escorts, Minesweepers, Coastal Warfare Craft,Submarines & Auxiliaries Author: Wright, Malcolm George Code: 62956 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

During the Second World War navies developed low visibility camouflage for their ships, on both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, in order reduce visibility by blending in with the sea, or confuse the identity of a ship by applying more obtrusive patters. In this now classic work by maritime artist Mal Wright both the official and ......

9781399024877

British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII: Vol II

Battleships & Aircraft Carriers Author: Wright, Malcolm George Code: 62957 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

During the Second World War navies developed low visibility camouflage for their ships, on both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, in order reduce visibility by blending in with the sea, or confuse the identity of a ship by applying more obtrusive patters. In this the second volume by maritime artist Mal Wright, both the official and ......

9781399024884

British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII: Vol III

Cruisers and Minelayers Author: Wright, Malcolm George Code: 62958 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

During the Second World War navies developed low visibility camouflage, applied to both the vertical and horizontal surfaces of their ships, in order to reduce visibility by blending in with the sea, or confuse the identity of a ship by applying obtrusive patters. In this volume by maritime artist Mal Wright, all the paint schemes that adorned ......

9781640124752

Spy Ships

One Hundred Years of Intelligence Collection by Ships and Submarines Author: Polmar and Mars Code: 62908 Price: AU $84.50 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS INC Published date: 01/08/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2023

Almost from the first days of seafaring, men have used ships for "spying" and intelligence collection. Since early in the twentieth century, with the technological advancements of radio and radar, the U.S. Navy and other government agencies and many other navies have used increasingly specialized ships and submarines to ferret out the secrets ......

9781399022811

Warships of the Soviet Fleets 1939-1945

Volume III Naval Auxiliaries Author: Przemyslaw Budzbon, Jan Radziemski; Marek Twardowski Code: 62900 Price: AU $135.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2023

Seventy-five years after the end of the Second World War the details of Soviet ships, their activities and fates remain an enigma to the West. In wartime such information was classified and after a brief period of glasnost (openness) the Russian state has again restricted access to historical archives. Therefore, the value and originality of ......

9781476692036

USS Bogue

The Most Successful Anti-Submarine Warfare Carrier in WWII Author: Russell, David Lee Code: 62899 Price: AU $55.95 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 16/07/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2023

Designed to locate and sink German U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic, the escort carrier USS Bogue (CVE-9) became the most successful Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) carrier of World War II. This book covers the construction and commissioning of the Bogue, as well as the deployment of Naval Aviation composite squadrons that launched ......

9780754835707

Naval Aircraft

The World Encyclopedia Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 62796 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2023

This meticulously researched and newly updated book charts the complete history of naval aviation, from pioneering days when the first biplanes were catapulted from converted destroyers through to the high-performance jets patrolling the worlds seas today. The first part of the book focuses on significant technological advances, including ......

9780764365096

Akizuki-Class Destroyers

In the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War 11` Author: Ahlberg, Lars & Lengerer, Hans Code: 62798 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2023

The Akizuki class previewed many features of the postwar fleet escort destroyer. This is the history of their design and construction, and it relies heavily on Japanese source material and includes numerous photos and drawings. The destroyers of the Akizuki "Autumn Moon" class were very different from the standard fleet type of Imperial ......

9781399024853

Wooden Warship Construction

A History in Ship Models Author: Lavery, Brian Code: 62916 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

A new paperback edition of a now well-established work. Close-ups, details and thematic spreads that shed unique light on the process of warship contruction. In-depth captioning, annotations and an authoritative text. The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are ......

9788366549623

Fighting Ships Of The U.S. Navy 1883-2019 Vol. 4 Part 1

Torpedo Boats and Destroyers Author: Milewski, Venner Code: 61834 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 30/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

This continuing series of books provides details of all USN warships from 1893 to the present day. Every class and individual ship has an entry providing details of the procurement, dimensions and characteristics and a summary of its history and development.

9781526746351

The Air War at Sea in the Second World War

Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 62914 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/05/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Martin Bowmans considerable experience as a military historian has spanned over forty years, during which time he has spent hundreds of hours interviewing and corresponding with numerous men and women and their relatives, in Britain, America and beyond, resulting in a wealth of material on the war at sea from World War One to the Falklands and ......

9781838862947

Battleships of World War I & World War II

1914-1945 Author: Martindale E V Code: 62807 Price: AU $42.50 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 17/05/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For centuries, battleships provided overwhelming firepower at sea. They were not only a major instrument of warfare, but a visible emblem of a nations power, wealth and pride. The rise of the aircraft carrier following the Japanese aerial strike on Pearl Harbor in 1941 highlighted the vulnerabilities of the battleship, bringing about its demise ......

9781472857132

Warship 2023

Author: Jordan, John Code: 62803 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/05/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The latest edition of Warship, the celebrated annual publication featuring the latest research on the history, development, and service of the worlds warships. For over 45 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the worlds combat ships. Featuring a ......

9781682477779

U.S. Naval Power in the 21st Century

A New Strategy for Facing the Chinese and Russian Threat Author: Droste Sadler, Brent Code: 62913 Price: AU $64.90 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

This nations Cold War and Global War on Terror defense structures need an update. U.S. Naval Power in the 21st Century provides such a framework for the changed world we live in, offering a detailed roadmap that shows how the United States can field a war-winning fleet that can also compete aggressively in peacetime against dangerous ......

9788366549630

Fighting Ships Of The U.S. Navy 1883-2019: Destroyers

Volume Four Part Two Author: Milewski, Venner F. Code: 61989 Price: AU $73.00 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

This continuing series of books provides details of all USN warships from 1893 to the present day. Every class and individual ship has an entry providing details of the procurement, dimensions and characteristics and a summary of its history and development. Volume four Part two covers Destroyers from 1918 to 1937.

9781591149101

Battleship Iowa

Naval History Special Edition Author: Burr, Lawrence Code: 62063 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/05/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2023

USS Iowa BB-61, the first of four Iowa-class battleships built for the U.S. Navy, was launched in 1942. Capable of thirty-three knots and armed with nine new fifty-caliber sixteen-inch guns, she was the pinnacle of battleship design for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The Iowa class perfectly merged the heavy armor of battleships ......

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PBY Catalina

Consolidated's Flying Boat in WWII Author: Doyle, David Code: 62876 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/04/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A Legends of Warfare guide to the most iconic military flying boat ever produced. The PBY Catalina, designed and produced by Consolidated Aircraft, whose production was supplemented by that of Boeing Canada, Canadian Vickers, and the Naval Aircraft Factory, was the most widely used flying boat of all time. Developed in the 1930s, the famed ......

9781472854100

US Destroyers vs German U-Boats

The Atlantic 1941-45 Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 62816 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/04/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

An absorbing study of the duels fought between the US Navys escort warships and Hitlers U-boats between December 1941 and May 1945. Although the Battle of the Atlantic lasted several years, its most critical phase began once the United States entered World War II. By December 1941, the British had mastered the U-boat threat in ......

9781472856876

British Aircraft Carriers 1945-2010

Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 62814 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 22/04/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The history of the Royal Navy flagships that led the fleet through the Cold War, ensured victory in the Falklands War, and saw action in Iraq and the Balkans. In 1945, at the end of World War II, the Royal Navys carrier fleet proved essential to the post-war world. Royal Navy carriers fought in the Korean War with the UN fleet, ......

9781591146988

Battleship Alabama

Naval History Special Edition Author: Rogers, Daniel Code: 62620 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/04/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: April 2023

Building upon the expertise of the authors and historians of the Naval Institute Press, the Naval History Special Editions are designed to offer studies of the key vessels, battles, and events of armed conflict. Using an image-heavy, magazine-style format, these Special Editions should appeal to scholars, enthusiasts, and general readers ......

9781591149095

Battleship Texas

Naval History Special Edition Author: Burr, Lawrence Code: 62062 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/04/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: April 2023

USS Texas BB-35, a Dreadnought era battleship launched in May 1912, served the U.S. Navy for thirty-four years, including World War I and World War II.

World War I service included North Sea convoy duty for merchant ships from Scotland to Norway, and North Sea sweeps to counter potential forays by the German Fleet. The ......

9781760992002

Running Deep

An Australian Submarine Life Author: Commodore Peter Scott Code: 62881 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: FREMANTLE PRESS Published date: 15/04/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Described by the Honourable Kim Beazley AC as a beautifully written memoir, this is the rare and extraordinary story of an Australian submariner. From conducting top-secret missions to making Australian submarine history, Commodore Peter Scott depicts what it takes to be a Submariner. Over a decorated 34-year career, Commodore Scott served in ......

9781472854971

Elizabeth's Navy

Seventy Years of the Postwar Royal Navy Author: Brown, Dr. Paul Code: 62802 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 344 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/04/2023 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

With over 260 images, this is a highly illustrated history of the ships and operations of the Royal Navy during the reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II. During the 70 years spanned by the reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Navy changed out of all recognition. Its status as a superpower navy with worldwide bases ......

9781804363409

Bismarck

24 Hours to Doom Author: Ballantyne, Iain Code: 62628 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date: 09/03/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Now a major television documentary (Channel 4, 2021)

The epic mission to destroy Hitlers flagship.

Bismarck was now loose in the Atlantic ... we had to find and sink her.

May, 1941. The most powerful battleship the world has ever seen, the German Navys Bismarck, ......

9780764364907

USS Lexington (CV-2)

From the 1920s to the Battle of Coral Sea in WWII Author: Doyle, David Code: 62568 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 26/01/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

USS Lexington (CV-2) was just the second US Navy aircraft carrier produced. This Legends of Warfare illustrated history is the perfect companion to the authors earlier work on USS Lexington (CV-16). When commissioned on December 14, 1927, USS Lexington and her sister ship, USS Saratoga, were the worlds largest aircraft carriers. The ......

9780764364662

USS Saratoga (CV-3)

From the 1920s - 30s and WWII Combat, to Operation Crossroads Author: Doyle, David Code: 62565 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 19/01/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An illustrated history of one of the US Navys earliest aircraft carriers. USS Saratoga and her sister ship USS Lexington were the two largest aircraft carriers in the world until 1944. The keel of the battle cruiser USS Saratoga (CC-3) was laid by New York Shipbuilding in Camden, New Jersey, on September 25, 1920. Work on the fast, formidably ......

9781472846723

Super-Battleships of World War II

Montana-class, Lion-class, H-class, A-150 and Sovetsky Soyuz-class Author: Stille, Mark Code: 62116 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/01/2023 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A study of the design, development and eventual fates of the uncompleted super-battleships intended to be built before and during World War II. At the start of World War II the battleship was still king, and all the major powers were designing even mightier battleships to surpass their most modern and powerful classes. But when ......

9781682477625

U.S. Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated Design History Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61879 Price: AU $420.00 Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 28/12/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Norman Friedman Illustrated Design History series of U.S. warships books has been an industry standard for three decades and has sold thousands of copies worldwide. To mark and celebrate this achievement, the Naval Institute Press is proud to make these books available once more. Digitally remastered for enhanced photo resolution and ......

9788365958853

Cruisers Of The Third Reich Volume 2

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 59056 Price: AU $84.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 13/12/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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.
9781911658948

American Interceptor

US Navy Convoy Fighter Projects Author: Zichek, Jared Code: 61869 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 06/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Soviet Unions first successful atomic bomb detonation in August 1949 was a wakeup call for US Navy planners. The possibility of a single Soviet aircraft wiping out an entire convoy of merchant ships with a nuclear weapon had suddenly become very real. With military budgets having shrunk prior to the Korean War, it was simply not possible to ......

9781399020534

Disasters of the Deep

A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents & Disasters Author: Gray, Edwyn Code: 62128 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is the fully revised and updated edition of the first comphrensive account of every peacetime submarine disaster from 1774 to the present day. By examining many of the sinkings in considerable detail, analysing what went wrong and describing the attempts made to rescue the crew and the vessel, Edwyn Gray traces the development of the ......

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