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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: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

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 ......

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Okubo Toshimichi

The Bismark of Japan Author: Iwata, Masakazu Code: 60467 Price: AU $83.00 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 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 ......
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Fubuki-Class Destroyers

In the Imperial Japanese Navy During World War II Author: Ahlberg and Lengerer Code: 61424 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 22/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The World War II era destroyers of the Japanese Fubuki class were the first of a type sometimes referred to as "super destroyers." These destroyers were extremely large and heavily armed with guns and torpedoes. Ironically, the IJN was pushed to create heavier destroyers by the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty, which discouraged the ......

9781399000246

Kamikaze

Japan's Last Bid for Victory Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 61421 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In this fascinating book the author examines the Japanese concept of Kamikaze, the deliberate self-sacrifice of life in the cause of victory. This attitude, while incomprehensible to their American and European enemies, has its roots in the samurai tradition of fighting for their master or nation regardless of personal safety. By late 1944 the ......

9781399010115

Japanese Carriers and Victory in the Pacific

The Yamamoto Option Author: Stansfeld, Martin Code: 61431 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 18/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Japanese Carriers and Victory in the Pacific focuses on the pre-war debate between building a new generation of super-battleships or adopting aircraft carriers as the capital ships of the future. An Asian power in particular sees carriers as a way of challenging the USA and the colonial empires initially losing the contest yet coming out all ......

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The Japanese Cruiser Asama

Super Drawings in 3D Author: Suchaniewicz, Aleksander Code: 70083 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 07/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

"Azuma" was one of the six armored cruisers built under the programme. Four of them were built by the British Armstrong shipyard, but "Azuma" was ordered in France, and its sister vessel, the "Yakumo", in Germany. Both cruisers were to carry British guns, making them compatible with units built in hazy Albion. The contract for the construction ......

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Kongo-Class Battleships

In the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II Author: Ahlberg, Lars Code: 60599 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The battleships of the Kongo class were the oldest, smallest, and fastest battleships in the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Initially classified as battle cruisers, the lead ship in the class, Kongo, was built in England just prior to WWI. The remaining three ships in the class - Haruna, Kirishima, and Hiei - were all built and completed in ......
9781781558140

Yamato

Flagship of the Japanese Imperial Navy Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 60410 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
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The Japanese Battleship Kongo 1944

Aircraft Drawings: The Best Of Mariusz Lukasik Author: Waldemar Goralski Code: 60806 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 09/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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 ......

9781781558102

Japanese Tanks and Armoured Warfare 1932-1945

Author: McCormack, David Code: 60412 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This new history charts the development, production, deployment, and combat operations of Japan's tank forces between their inception in 1918 and their disbandment in 1945. The author's persuasive arguments encourage the reader to reappraise their existing views concerning the contribution of Japanese tanks towards the projection of combat power.
9781591146353

Cruisers: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum

The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarships Author: Kazushige Todaka Code: 59874 Price: AU $121.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/11/2020 Availability: 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, based on the best images from ......

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The Japanese Battleship Nagato 1944

Author: Goralski, Waldemar Code: 59262 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The battleship "Nagato" was the first dreadnought equipped with a main artillery with a caliber exceeding 400 mm. It was armed with eight 406 mm (16 in) guns. The keel of "Nagato" was laid in 1917 in the naval shipyard in Kure. The ship was launched in 1919 and incorporated into service on November 15, 1920. The sister unit was "Mutsu". Before the ......
9781591143376

Submarines and Submarine Depot Ships

Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum The Best f Author: Kure Maritime Museum Code: 58243 Price: AU $121.32 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781591146308

Destroyers: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime

Museum Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of Japanese Warships Author: Todaka, Kazushige Code: 58244 Price: AU $121.32 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: 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.
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The Japanese Battleship Kirishima 1940

Author: Goralski, Waldemar Code: 58152 Price: AU $86.99 Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 17/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In 1902, Japan signed an Alliance Pact with Britain, which was then a leading sea power. It ordered modern ships at British shipyards, and Japanese shipyards were to co-operate. After the new class of battlecruisers had emerged, Japan decided to design them for its navy. They were to be ships with a displacement of 19,000 tons and a main armament ......
9781526753441

No Mercy from the Japanese

A Survivor's Account of the Burma Railway and the Hellships 1942-1945 Author: Wyatt, John Code: 56660 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
First hand accounts of 3 years captivity in Singapore, the Burma Railway and on Hellships"
9781526729057

Battle of Manila

Nadir of Japanese Barbarism, 3 February - 3 March 1945 Author: Miranda, Miguel Code: 56645 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Learn about the brutal martial culture of the Japanese military and their bizarre obsession with death.
9781526734358

Japan Triumphant

The Far East Campaign 1941-1942 Author: Jowett, Philip Code: 56947 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Visual history of the Japanese offensive at the start of the Second World War in the Far East.
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The Japanese Destroyer Suzutsuki

Super drawings in 3D Author: Motyka, Mariusz Code: 56813 Price: AU $86.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/12/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Suzutsuki was the third ship from the series of the most powerful Akizuka destroyers, designed specifically as anti-aircraft defense ships, whose main armament consisted of 8 universal 100 mm caliber guns with excellent ballistic characteristics. The Akizuki destroyers were designed before the beginning of World War II as anti-aircraft ships for ......
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