A British Maritime MiscellanyAuthor: Clothier, Meg and ChrisCode: 60771Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:20/06/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Can you interpret the shipping forecast? Do you know your flotsam from your jetsam? Or who owns the foreshore? Can you tie a half-hitch - or would you rather splice the mainbrace? Full of charming illustrations and surprising facts, Sea Fever provides the answers to all these and more. Mixing advice on everything from seasickness to righting a ......
Strategic Planning, Policy and PredictionsAuthor: Bo, HuCode: 60577Price:AU $77.99Format: Paperback / 274 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:03/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book analyses China's maritime strategy for the 21st century, integrating strategic planning, policy thinking and strategic prediction. This book explains the construction and application of China's military, political, economic and diplomatic means for building maritime power, and predicts the future of China's maritime power by 2049, as ......
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 58849Price:AU $72.64Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:03/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
Flagship of the Japanese Imperial NavyAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 60410Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/05/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
1945: a mushroom cloud rises 20,000 feet into the sky. This is not from the bombing of Hiroshima or Nagasaki. It is the remains of the battleship 'Yamato'. Representing the ambition and determination of Imperial Japan, the loss of the 'Yamato' in a kamikaze operation in April 1945 has become a symbol of the downfall of the Imperial Japanese ......
Author: Skwiot, MiroslawCode: 60803Price:AU $175.00Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:09/04/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The battleships of the Kriegsmarine are only four vessels in total, which they managed to put into operational service in 1935-1941. The first two of those, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, did not make as spectacular combat career as the other two. So far, no extensive memories of seamen sailing them have appeared, because their career practically ......
Aircraft Drawings: The Best Of Mariusz LukasikAuthor: Waldemar GoralskiCode: 60806Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:09/04/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The IJN battlecruiser Kongo was laid down on January 17, 1911 at Vickers, Sons & Co. at Barrow-in-Furness. The ships hull was launched on May 18, 1912 and on August 16, 1913 the vessel entered service with the Imperial Japanese Navy. In the years after she had been launched the Kongo had undergone two major reconstructions, each having a deep ......
The Ship in Rare IllustrationsAuthor: Layton, J.KentCode: 60406Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Showcasing photographs and illustrations from a variety of collectors archives, The Unseen Mauretania 1907 reveals the Cunard companys most luxurious ocean liner of the early twentieth century. When the Mauretania took to the North Atlantic for the first time in November 1907, she was the largest and fastest ship in the world, serving with her ......
Author: Keefe, TerryCode: 60772Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: MATADOR Published date:24/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Passengers cancelling their tickets for Titanics maiden voyage out of apprehension; a famous social reformer who died on Titanic, warned in 1911 that he would be in danger from water in April 1912; inhabitants of the remote islands of Fiji aware of the sinking before reports of the ......
A Photographic JourneyAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 58914Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A full-colour photographic journey around the newest of the Cunard queens
Victoria's steel battlefleet and the road to DreadnoughtAuthor: Konstam, AngusCode: 60201Price:AU $23.98Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development--the development of the dreadnought battleship.
The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the15th Century to the PresentAuthor: Warlow, BenCode: 60162Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The climax of World War II's greatest naval campaignAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 60163Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This illustrated study explores, in detail, the climactic events of the Battle of the Atlantic, and how air power proved to be the Allies' most important submarine-killer in one of the most bitterly fought naval campaigns of World War II.
Author: Russell, QuentinCode: 60465Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Demonstrates the strategic importance of the Mediterranean Sea through the ages.
Super Drawings in 3DAuthor: Samuel, MarsdenCode: 60169Price:AU $55.66Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:05/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Derfflinger was considered to be the best class of battle cruisers up until the end of the First World War, and rightly so. Aesthetically they were also the most handsome. Design work was begun in October 1910 and continued until October 1912. Derfflinger had the sisterships Lutzow and the near sister Hindenburg. The design represented the ......
Six Subs Sunk in Twelve DaysAuthor: Williamson, John A.Code: 60307Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRES Published date:01/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Describes naval tactics and weaponry precisely, and provides information gleaned from translations of the orders from the Japanese high command to Submarine Squadron 7. The author details the challenges of communal life aboard ship and explains the intense loyalty that bonds crew members for life.
Author: Goralski, WaldemarCode: 60708Price:AU $63.69Format: Paperback / 94 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:28/01/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Covers the USS Stevens (DD-479), one of the 175 Fletcher-class destroyers, and considered one of the finest world War II warships of that type.
Theory Practice and ImplicationsAuthor: McDevitt, MichaelCode: 60268Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Xi Jinping has made his ambitions for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) perfectly clear - that China should become a "great maritime power". China as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power focuses on China's navy and how it is being transformed to satisfy the "world class" goal.
Naval Battles of the Great War 1914-18Author: OHara, VincentCode: 59756Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:10/01/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Clash of Fleets is an operational history that records every naval engagement fought between major surface warships during World War I. Much more than a catalog of combat facts, Clash of Fleets explores why battles occurred; how the different navies fought; and how combat advanced doctrine and affected the development and application of ......
Author: Sayers, John G.Code: 59873Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:24/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Before the advent of commercial transatlantic flights in the early 1950s, the only way to travel between continents was by sea. In the golden age of ocean liners, between the late nineteenth century and the Second World War, shipping companies ensured their vessels were a home away from home, providing entertainment, dining, sleeping quarters ......
An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding 1922-1945Author: Heinrich, ThomasCode: 60265Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:22/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides the first scholarly study of the US naval shipbuilding industry from the early 1920s to the end of World War II, when American shipyards produced the world's largest fleet that helped defeat the Axis powers in all corners of the globe.
Author: Berry, MarkCode: 59872Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Explore the history of the great ocean liners through a range of objects that bring them to life. Liners represented the ambitions of their nations in peace and war, their design, interiors, and fittings incorporating the finest contemporary technological and artistic features. They carried celebrities, vacationers, emigrants, and in war, ......
Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World WarAuthor: Joachim Koerver, HansCode: 59341Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
A deeply researched and engaging account of the use of U-Boats in the First World War. The focus touches on both diplomatic and economic aspects as well as the tactical and strategic use of the u-boats. The book also examines the role played by US president Woodrow Wilson and his response to American shipping being sunk by U-boats and how that ......
YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber EscortsAuthor: Wolf, Dr WilliamCode: 60143Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......
The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarshipsAuthor: Kazushige TodakaCode: 59874Price:AU $121.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......
U-boat Menace 1942-43Author: Cooper, AnthonyCode: 60421Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Nos 10 and 461 Squadrons of the RAAF were among the premier units of RAF Coastal Command in WWII, flying Sunderlands from UK harbours to patrol the eastern Atlantic hunting for U-boats. Crews from both units were involved in famous air combats against German fighters sent to intercept them, but persisted to achieve an impressive series of kills.
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
Nuclear classes from November to AkulaAuthor: Hampshire, EdwardCode: 59325Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In this highly detailed book, naval historian Edward Hampshire reveals the fascinating history of the nuclear-powered attack submarines built and operated by the Soviet Union in the Cold War, including each class of these formidable craft as they developed throughout the Cold War period. The November class, which were the ......
the Kure Maritime Museum The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui'sPhotos of Japanese WarshipsAuthor: Kure Maritime MuseumCode: 60267Price:AU $113.00Format: Hardback / 231 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs provided by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from Shizuo Fukui.
The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934Author: Polmar, NormanCode: 58872Price:AU $80.80Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774Author: Goodall, ,James,C.Code: 59159Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Roberts, JohnCode: 59776Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Published date:20/09/2020Availability: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. Known as the as fitted general arrangements, these drawings represented the exact appearance and fitting of the ship as it entered service. Intended to provide a permanent reference for the Admiralty ......
Carrier Operations in WWIIAuthor: Celander, LarsCode: 58988Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles and their evolution throughout the war.