The Saga of America's Battleships in the Pacific WarAuthor: Lloyd, Keith WarrenCode: 61420Price:AU $39.37
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:02/12/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
It was a miracle three years in the making, a testimony to American fortitude and ingenuity-and perhaps the key to why the United States won a war that after Pearl Harbor seemed hopeless.
Impeccably researched deep in the archives at Pearl Harbor and Washington DC, Revenge of the Dreadnoughts is colorfully written, personal, ......
Author: Sayers, John G.Code: 59873Price:AU $48.99
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:24/12/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
The Pilgrim Fathers' historic voyage of 1620Author: Falconer, JonathonCode: 61298Price:AU $33.11
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Published to mark the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower in 1620 and the establishment of the first colony at Plymouth, Massachusetts, the Haynes Mayflower Manual tells the story of how the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth in Devon to America, seeking to establish a fresh life in the New World free from religious persecution. ......
MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45Author: Rose, DiggoryCode: 59231Price:AU $30.22
Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/09/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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: Stille, MarkCode: 58207Price:AU $16.24
Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to sea to protect the fleet. The first of these missiles were ......
Elite Politics and the Decline of Great PowersAuthor: Lachmann, RichardCode: 58181Price:AU $37.49
Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: VERSO BOOKS Published date:25/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper WeaponsAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 57094Price:AU $71.50
Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/09/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The first systematic publication of a famous plans collection.
Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS ArizonaAuthor: Borneman, Walter R.Code: 56082Price:AU $29.25
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN Published date:14/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains one of the most traumatic events in American history, destroying a naval fleet, killing over a thousand crew members, and launching the United States into World War II. While Pearl Harbor catapulted a nation into battle, it also shattered military families. In the week leading up to ......
A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the LusitaniaAuthor: Frost, WesleyCode: 51246Price:AU $33.74
Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/06/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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
1967 - 2008Author: Payne, StephenCode: 47108Price:AU $9.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/02/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Queen Elizabeth 2 is probably the most famous liner in the world and was one of the last great transatlantic liners.
The QE2 – as she is more commonly known – was a global ambassador for both Cunard and Britain. She sailed
nearly 6 million miles and carried 2½ million passengers in style, comfort and luxury. Author Stephen Payne, ......
The Empire Patrol Disaster, 1945Author: Pappas, NicholasCode: 49125Price:AU $17.56
Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HALSTEAD PRESS Published date:17/01/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day