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9781526799746

20th Century Passenger Flying Boats

Author: Dawson, Leslie Code: 60405 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/11/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: November 2022

From Henri Fabres first successful take off from water and landing near Marseilles, to the introduction of a hull rather than floats by American Glenn Curtiss, to the world-wide development of huge, ocean-crossing flying boats on both sides of the Atlantic - the passenger flying boat era continues to fascinate aviation enthusiasts and ......

9781591148722

Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen

Naval History Special Edition Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 61984 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/11/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: November 2022

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 ......

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: Pre Order. Release date: November 2022

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 ......

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: 28/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022
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.
9780520326248

Okubo Toshimichi

The Bismark of Japan Author: Iwata, Masakazu Code: 60467 Price: AU $83.00 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Published date: 18/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022
This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand ......
9781526751935

Warships of the Soviet Fleets 1939-1945 Vol 1

Major Combatants Author: Budzbon, Przemyslaw and Radziemski, Jan Code: 61977 Price: AU $93.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022

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 ......

9781682476482

To Crown the Waves

The Great Navies of the First World War Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 61439 Price: AU $49.00 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 13/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022

The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the U.S. Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro-Hungarian Kaiserliche und Koenigliche Kriegsmarine, and the Imperial Russian Navy to demonstrate why ......

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: 28/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

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.

9788366549623

Fighting Ships Of The U.S.Navy 1883-2019 Volume 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: 28/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022

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.

9788366549364

Shipshapes: Battleships Queen Elizabeth Class

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 60712 Price: AU $74.50 Format: Hardback / 140 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022
Technical descriptions and scale plans for ship modellers of the class of super-dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy prior to the first World War.
9781472845818

Essex-Class Aircraft Carriers 1945-91

Author: Stille, Mark Code: 62055 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A history of the enduring Essex-class ships, the US Navys finest and most numerous fleet carrier during World War II, which were modernized repeatedly and served with distinction. The Essex class was the USNs war-winning ship class of the Pacific War. Of the 24 ships completed, 14 saw action, making the Essex class the largest ......

9781472849687

British/Commonwealth Cruiser vs Italian Cruiser 1940-1943

The Mediterranean Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 61981 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This illustrated history explores the cruiser forces of the Italian and British Royal navies, the jack-of-all trades warships of the Mediterranean Naval War. In 1940, when Italy entered World War II, the Royal Navy was badly overstretched, and its Mediterranean Fleet had to face both the Italian Navy and the German and Italian ......

9781682477328

Innovating Victory

Naval Technology in Three Wars Author: O"Hara and Heinz Code: 61559 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 30/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

 Innovating Victory: Naval Technology in Three Wars, studies how the worlds navies incorporated new technologies into their ships, their practices, and their doctrine. It does this by examining six core technologies fundamental to twentieth-century naval warfare including new platforms (submarines and aircraft), new ......

9780754835226

The World Enyclopedia of Cruisers

An illustrated history Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 60588 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 26/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A comprehensive country-by-country visual directory of more than 260 of the most significant examples. From the Alabama of the American Civil War to the Royal Navy's Tigers, the author traces cruiser development from ships with muzzle-loading, broadside armament, through casemates and turrets to the age of guided missiles.
9781838862183

Battleships

The World's Greatest Battleships from the 16th Century to the Gulf War Author: Ross, David Code: 61937 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For more than 400 years, the big-gun warship stood as the supreme naval war machine. It was not only a major instrument of warfare, but a visible emblem of a nations power, wealth and pride. Battleships features 52 of the greatest warships to have sailed in the last 500 years. Beginning with English king Henry VIIIs flagship, Henry ......

9781472846211

F2H Banshee Units

Combat Aircraft Author: Burgess, Rick Code: 61828 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 10/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A fully illustrated study of the extraordinarily successful early-generation jet, the F2H Banshee, a frontline aircraft that served with 27 US Navy and US Marine Corps squadrons and three Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) squadrons. The F2H Banshee was an extraordinarily successful early-generation jet that outlasted ......

9780750998871

The Unseen Lusitania

The Ship in Rare Illustrations Author: Sauder, Eric Code: 61859 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 250 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 06/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The story of the ill-fated Lusitania revealed through vivid and rare illustrations. Lost to a German torpedo on 7 May 1915, Cunards RMS Lusitania captured the worlds imagination when she entered service in 1907. Not only was she was the largest ship in the world, but she was also revolutionary in design as well as being a record breaker. ......

9780764363573

USS Intrepid (CV-11/CVA-11/CVS-11)

From World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to Museum Ship Author: Doyle, David Code: 61825 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 04/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A visual history of USS Intrepid, one of the most visited museum ships in the world. USS Intrepid, the "Fighting I," was one of Americas longest-serving aircraft carriers. Launched during WWII, Intrepid and her crews weathered kamikazes, torpedoes, and typhoons throughout three years of heavy combat. Decommissioned after WWII, Intrepid was ......

9781761042003

The Scrap Iron Flotilla

Five Valiant Destroyers and the Australian War in the Mediterranean Author: Carlton, Mike Code: 61985 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date: 27/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The British Admiraltys telegram arrived at Navy Office in Melbourne, the order to go to all-out war. It was coldly succinct- TOTAL GERMANY ... The war at sea had begun. When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, the British asked Australia for help. With some misgivings, the Australian government sent five destroyers to beef up the ......

9781472840264

The Aircraft Carrier Hiryu

Anatomy of the Ship Author: Draminski, Stefan Code: 61819 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A uniquely detailed study of a Japanese aircraft carrier that took part in the attack on Pearl Harbor, before being sunk at Midway. Hiryu was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1930s. Her aircraft supported the Japanese invasion of French Indochina in mid-1940 and during the first month of the Pacific War, ......

9781849955041

Bustler Class Rescue Tugs

In War & Peace Author: Neish, R.O. Code: 61733 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This new book reveals the part played by the eight Bustler Class Rescue Tugs built at the Henry Robb Shipyard during the Second World War and will shed more light on the almost-forgotten part played by this countrys mariners. The men and women who were rescued under the most trying of times and dreadful weather conditions would no doubt have ......

9781838593841

Tsushima : Japan's Trafalgar

The Voyage of the Condemned Fleet to the Straits of Korea Author: Thorne, Phil Code: 70105 Price: AU $92.50 Format: Hardback / 928 pages Publisher: TROUBADOR PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Battle of Tsushima, the epic battle between the Japanese and Russian navies on May 27-28 1905, is examined in far greater detail than ever before. Making extensive use of official records, personal accounts and a wealth of untouched information on the Russian Navys activities, this battle, little known about by a general readership, is ......

9781682478011

British Battleships 1919-1945

New Revised Edition Author: Burt, R.A. Code: 61630 Price: AU $74.00 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Offering an unprecedented range of descriptive and illustrative detail, the author describes the evolution of the battleship classes through all their modifications and refits. As well as dealing with design features, armor, machinery and power plants and weaponry, he also examines the performance of the ships in battle and analyses their ......

9781472844965

Castles in the Sky

A Wargame of Flying Battleships Author: Farrington, Eric Code: 61827 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A wargaming ruleset for epic pre-WW1 battles in the sky. Its the dawn of the 20th Century and the Great Powers turn to war. Since the development of the air screw, leading to the creation of flying warships, the navies of the world have comprised an ever-growing number of these aerial ironclads. So fire up the turbines, ready ......

9781838861599

Submarines

The World's Greatest Submarines from the 18th Century to the Present Author: Ross, David Code: 61622 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1776, American Patriots attempted to destroy the British flagship Eagle using a man-operated semi-submersible, the Turtle, in New York harbour. The attack failed, but the idea stuck. Almost 90 years later, the CSS Hunley successfully rammed into the Federal sloop USS Housatonic with a spar torpedo. ......

9788366673809

The Battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau Vol. II

Author: Marek Rys Code: 61459 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 334 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 11/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Kriegsmarine battleships, in fact, were only four vessels introduced during 1935-1941. The first two, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, were ready before the war and two others, Bismarck and Tirpitz, were commissioned into the fleet after it had begun. That was the biggest achievement in the arming of the German navy conducted by A. Hitler. ......

9781781558393

King George V-Class Battleships

Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 61625 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/05/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Following the First World War the major naval powers entered into an agreement restricting the construction of capital ships and limiting the numbers that signatories were allowed to maintain, so numerous ships were scrapped or disposed of and the majority of planned vessel were either cancelled whilst being built or never laid down. By the ......

9781472847812

Warship 2022

Author: Jordan, John Code: 61812 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Warship is a celebrated annual publication featuring the latest research on history, development, and service of the worlds warships. For 45 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the worlds combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished ......

9781838862329

Ships

More than 1000 colour illustrations Author: Ross, David Code: 61561 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From the dawn of civilization man has held a fascination with the sea, and over the centuries has built myriad ships and sailing craft for an equally diverse range of purposes. Ships: Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than 1200 of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

9781405942522

How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61614 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navys largest ever warship. 65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. HMS Queen Elizabeth in the biggest ship in the Royal Navys history. But its her ships company of 700, alongside an air group of 900 air and ground crew that are Big Lizzies beating ......

9781982147846

Unsinkable

Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett Author: Sullivan, James Code: 60697 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: SCRIBNER BOOK COMPANY Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm's Way comes a "captivating...gripping" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) account of the USS Plunkett--a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the Germans during World War II, later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk. "A reflection on the nature ......
9780750998758

Canadian Pacific Ships

The History of a Company and its Ships Author: Collard, Ian Code: 61724 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 08/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Established in the 19th century to carry passengers and freight across the Atlantic and Pacific, this is the story of the development of the company and its ships. In 1873 a company was formed to construct the first railway across Canada, soon branching out into shipping. Ships were chartered from the Cunard Line for service between Vancouver, ......

9788366673779

The British Battleship HMS Vanguard

Author: Witold Koszela Code: 61457 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The British battleship HMS “Vanguard” was built in the years 1941–1946 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. It was quite an unusual ship due to the fact that it was built as the largest and also the last of the British battleships, and armed with artillery towers stored since 1925, taken from the cruisers HMS “Courageous” and HMS ......

9781526799791

The Fleet Air Arm and the War in Europe, 1939 1945

Author: Hobbs, David Code: 61438 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For the first time, this book tells the story of how naval air operations evolved into a vital element of the Royal Navys ability to fight a three-dimensional war against both the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe. An integral part of RN, the Fleet Air Arm was not a large organisation, with only 406 pilots and 232 front-line aircraft available for ......

9781472843050

USN Submarine vs IJN Antisubmarine Escort

The Pacific, 1941-45 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 61441 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 29/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated study examines and compares the roles of the US Navy submarines and the Imperial Japanese Navys anti-submarine warfare capabilities during World War II. In 1941 and 1942, US Navy submarine operations in the Pacific were largely ineffective, hampered by faulty torpedo design, conservative tactics, and insufficiently ......

9781526113818

A New Naval History

Cultural History of Modern War Author: Colville et al Code: 61565 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 26/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A New Naval History brings together the most significant and interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary naval history. The last few decades have witnessed a transformation in how this field is researched and understood and this volume captures the state of a field that continues to develop apace. It examines - through the prism of ......

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