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.
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.
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 ......
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 ......
The Sinking of Japan's Secret Submarine I-52Author: Jourdan, DavidCode: 59761Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
World War II gave rise to tales of epic battles, sagas of heroism, bravery, and cowardice. The sinking of Japanese submarine I-52 is one such tale. Author David W.
Jourdan recovers this sunken history and explores how Allied codebreaking, the victory over the Axiss desperate mission for much-needed resources, and a modern-day ......
The German Submarine Campaign and the Allied Counter Attack 1939-45Author: Jordan, DavidCode: 59322Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The twentieth century witnessed the development and perfection of many new weapons systems, which were pitted against each other in two merciless global conflicts. Commencing with a study of the dramatic impact that submarines had on World War I, in which the British Empire was nearly crippled by German U-boats, U-Boat examines the ......
Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum The Best fAuthor: Kure Maritime MuseumCode: 58243Price:AU $121.32Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and 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.
U-110 and the Enigma StoryAuthor: Roskill, S WCode: 59199Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An authoritative account of one of the most significant events of the naval war. Based on both documentary and eyewitness evidence.
The Slow Death of a SubmarineAuthor: Booth, TonyCode: 57810Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First definitive account of the worst peacetime submarine disaster in Royal Naval history.
Memoirs of a Cold War SubmarinerAuthor: Couzens-Lake, EdwardCode: 58182Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:16/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The vivid and engaging biography of Tony Beasley, a telegraphist working on submarines during the Cold War.
of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese ShipAuthor: Billy, George J.Code: 57750Price:AU $56.10Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The USS Swordfish was the first American submarine to sink a Japanese armed merchant ship. Drawing on archival sources and interviews with veteran sailors, this first full-length history of Swordfish provides detailed accounts of each patrol and covers the mysterious disappearance of the legendary submarine on its final mission.
The naval archaeology of a U-boatAuthor: Hamilton, Aaron StephanCode: 56785Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Now in its final resting place at the bottom of the Potomac River in Maryland, the U-Boat U-1105 is unique among German World War II submarines. Technologically innovative, it was the only U-Boat to conduct a wartime patrol while equipped with the snorkel, GHG Balkon passive sonar and a rubberized coating known as Alberich designed to reduce its ......
The Complete History of Submarine Warfare From Archimedes to the PresentAuthor: Ballantyne, IainCode: 56578Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 752 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date:21/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Originally a puny craft, derided as being of no worth, the submarine evolved to become an assassin of the deep, capable of sinking mighty battleships and gigantic aircraft carriers. The cast of colourful and courageous characters includes a former monk who created submersible boats to assist the cause of Irtish liberation, a spy who hid ......
Pocket Manual 1939-1945Author: McNab, ChrisCode: 52133Price:AU $22.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Submarine commanders in WWII dealt with both enormous risk and responsibility; charged with sinking enemy shipping whilst avoiding detection, they had to correctly locate and identify enemy craft, getting close enough to strike whilst attempting to safeguard the lives of their crew. It was a deadly game; the Germans lost over 600 U-boats during ......
Author: Hampshire, Edward (Author)Code: 51575Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Soviet Union's cruise missile submarines from the modified Whiskey, to the Oscar II classes were among the most formidable vessels of the Cold War. They were initially designed to carry land attack nuclear-tipped cruise missiles designed to strike targets on the eastern coast of the United States. By the late 1960s, however, submarine-launched ......
A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the LusitaniaAuthor: Frost, WesleyCode: 51246Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/06/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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
Insights into the design, construction and operation of the mostadvanced attack submarine ever operated by the Royal NavyAuthor: Gates, JonathanCode: 48515Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:27/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
German Frogmen and Midget Submarines of World War IIAuthor: Paterson, LawrenceCode: 51361Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Chronicles the little-known story of the German 'Kleinkampfverb nde' ( Small Battle Units ) and their use of unconventional weapons
Author: Goodwin, PeterCode: 32767Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Launched in 1945 and commissioned two years later, submarine HMS Alliance was built for service with the Royal Navy in the Far East. Alliance had a long and distinguished career of more than 28 years that took her all over the world. Today, Alliance is the centrepiece at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport, where the submarine experience ......
Author: Paul, DavidCode: 1781552711Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/06/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Thetis: Submarine Disaster, is the story of loss of HMS Thetis which sank in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939 - her maiden dive, with the loss of ninety-nine lives; the worst peacetime submarine tragedy to be suffered by the Royal Navy. A massive rescue operation was mounted, but the operation ended in failure, with only four crew being rescued.