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.
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
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.
MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45Author: Rose, DiggoryCode: 59231Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/09/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the Royal Navy's flotillas of small, fast and powerfully armed motor gun boats (MGBs) were looked upon as the 'Spitfires of the seas'. Operating from their harbour bases around the south and east coasts of England, RN Coastal Forces crews would set out under cover of darkness to look for trouble with German shipping in ......
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.
Lingayen Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the Attack of the KamikazeAuthor: Bertke, Donald ACode: 60460Price:AU $75.68Format: Paperback / 622 pages Published date:11/09/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
In Volume 16, covering January through April 1945, we see the Allies' final struggles against Nazi Germany and the last major battles against Japan. EUROPEAN THEATRE US Navy and Royal Navy warships defend the Atlantic Ocean against the last German U-boat attacks. Germany stages a massive evacuation of civilians from East Prussia against Russian ......
Twentieth-Century Travel in True StyleAuthor: Glancey, JonathonCode: 59450Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date:06/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......
Author: Kelly, TerrenceCode: 59346Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Taken prisoner in Java, Terence Kellys captivity was full of incident. He was witness to barbaric cruelty and suffering particularly on the journey packed into a filthy cargo ship under atrocious and inhumane conditions. Once in Japan, he was a slave in the Hitachi shipyards where he got to know other Japanese and learn their language. His book ......
The John Lambert Collection, Volume III - Coastal Forces WeaponsAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 59343Price:AU $120.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:30/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
John Lambert was a renowned naval draughtsman, whose plans were highly valued for their accuracy and detail by modelmakers and enthusiasts. By the time of his death in 2016 he had produced over 850 sheets of drawings, many of which have never been published. These have now been acquired by Seaforth and this is the third of a planned series of ......
All makes and modelsAuthor: Falconer, JonathanCode: 59019Price:AU $51.89Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:28/08/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Haynes Super Carrier Manual offers unrivalled insights into understanding how a modern US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is operated. Published with the cooperation of the US Navy, authors Chris McNab and Patrick Bunce take readers inside a super carrier to reveal how and why they are at the heart of global American military force.
ShipCraft 26Author: Branfill-Cook, RogerCode: 57755Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject, highlighting differences between ships and changes in their appearance over their careers.
A Maritime History of Worldwar IIAuthor: Mawdsley, EvanCode: 59765Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 632 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding
Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast ......
Author: Pomoshnikov, OlegCode: 59257Price:AU $86.99Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:19/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The "Smelyi" type destroyer, Project 30 bis (Skoryi class, according to NATO classification), was the first destroyer designed and built after World War two with new shipbuilding technologies available in the USSR. World War Two demonstrated that all early-built Soviet destroyers had serious flaws. Poor seaworthiness, hull fragility, lack of ......
A Journey Through TimeAuthor: Haas, Charles A.Code: 59876Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 266 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:10/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This superlative book is the result of many years of painstaking historical research and is an essential reference work for all those who have found the continuing saga of Titanic irresistible. A unique chronology, Titanic: A Journey Through Time tells the captivating full story, moment by moment, from the birth of the key players to the latest ......
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 ......