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Battleship Duke of York

An Anatomy from Building to Breaking Author: Buxton, Ian Code: 60639 Price: AU $140.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Unlike the United States, which has preserved a number of battleships as museums or memorials, not a single British dreadnought survives in the country that invented them. This book is an ambitious attempt to achieve the next best thing - a level of documentation in plans, photographs and words that portrays every aspect of the ship, albeit in two ......

Thetis Down

The Slow Death of a Submarine Author: Booth, Tony Code: 57810 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First definitive account of the worst peacetime submarine disaster in Royal Naval history.

Admiral John S. McCain and the Triumph of Naval Air Power

Author: Trimble, William F. Code: 55835 Price: AU $57.20 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 26/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.


The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 51944 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/06/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.

U-Boat 977

The True Story of the U-Boat That Escaped to Argentina Author: Schaeffer, Heinz Code: 50379 Price: AU $55.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 29/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 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 ......


The Sea Devil

The Adventures of Count Felix von Luckner, the Last Raider under Sail Author: Jefferson, Sam Code: 50258 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 19/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 1916, a three-masted windjammer bearing Norwegian colours sailed out of a quiet anchorage in Germany, loaded with cargo and apparently bound for Australia. Her true mission was quite different. The ship was, in fact, the SMS Seeadler, commanded by swashbuckling German aristocrat Felix von Luckner. Over an epic voyage, he used cunning and ......

Sailors Behind the Medals

Waging War at Sea 1939 - 1945 Author: Bilham, Chris Code: 50297 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 254 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 06/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The story of the Royal Navy in the Second World War is an epic, consisting both of dramatic battles such as the River Plate and Matapan, and drawn-out campaigns such as the escort of convoys to Malta and northern Russia. The author examines the careers of twenty-three sailors who took part in these actions which resulted in the award of their ......


The Making of a Navy SEAL

My Story of Surviving the Toughest Challenge and Training the Best Author: Mann, John David Code: 50042 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 05/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

BEFORE HE COULD FORGE A BAND OF ELITE WARRIORS... HE HAD TO BECOME ONE HIMSELF. Adapted from Webbs Adult Bestseller The Red Circle for a Young Adult Audience Brandon Webbs experiences in the worlds most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian ......

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