Australia's Third-Party Naval Defense 1919-1942Author: Britts, AngusCode: 60654Price:AU $80.30Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Illustrates how Australia confronted the need to base its post-World War I defense planning around the security provided by a major naval power: in the first instance, Britain, and later the United States.
The Bismark of JapanAuthor: Iwata, MasakazuCode: 60467Price:AU $89.95Format: Paperback / 392 pages Published date:03/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
An American Freighter at War, 1939-1943Author: Haugseng, MagneCode: 60636Price:AU $58.59Format: Paperback / 219 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Christmas 1942 saw the SS City of Flint in New York with other freighters loading for North Africa. Allied codes had been cracked and the convoy was expected by a group of U-Boats. Eyewitness accounts, war diaries and archival sources bring this untold story to life.
A History and Directory from World War I to TodayAuthor: Sayers, Ken W.Code: 60247Price:AU $82.88Format: Paperback / 329 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:01/08/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Covering more than 1000 of the Navy's small combatants, this comprehensive survey provides all-time rosters, histories, specifications and illustrations of patrol vessels from before World War I to the present.
The Genesis of the Modern DestroyerAuthor: Clarke, AlexanderCode: 60479Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
The first technical analysis of these ships that allows for a real understanding of their success.
An Ordinary Ottoman Soldiers DiaryAuthor: Erginsoy, Guliz BeseCode: 60132Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 168 pages Published date:05/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
This book addresses itself to the handwritten log of noncommissioned Ottoman Military officer Huseyin Atif Efendi, my grandfather. He fought in the Gallipoli and the East Fronts of World War One, before the establishment of the Republic of Turkey. In the fronts, he wrote official war logs from time to time and set tents when necessary. It ......
Tank Operations in the East, 1941-42Author: Munzel, OskarCode: 60650Price:AU $66.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/08/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2021
This book discusses a number of raids undertaken by XXXXVII Panzer Corps near the Black Sea in 1941/2.
A Visual HistoryAuthor: Richards, A.Code: 59277Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:15/08/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This highly illustrated book, first published to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, will reconstruct the historic landings and the resultant battle for Normandy using artefacts, documents, interviews, film, art and photographs from the archives at IWM.
America's Amphibious Duck in World War II and KoreaAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60161Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
The General Motors Corporation DUKW was without a doubt the most successful amphibious military vehicle ever constructed. This is due in large part to the enormous amount of scientific and engineering talent that was devoted to the project. Included in the design team were America's Cup winner Rod Stephens, adventurer and environmentalist Dennis ......
The Manhattan Project and the Bombing of Hiroshima and NagasakiAuthor: Kloda, Samuel S.Code: 70099Price:AU $66.00Format: Paperback / 57 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:01/09/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Samuel S. Kloda spent more than 40 years meeting with the scientists who built the first atomic bombs, and the crews that delivered them to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Those conversations encouraged him to search archives throughout the U.S. Newly unearthed documents were brought to former members of the Manhattan Project or the 509th Composite ......
An Anatomy from Building to BreakingAuthor: Buxton, IanCode: 60639Price:AU $140.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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 ......
Naval History Special EditionAuthor: O'Hara, VincentCode: 70097Price:AU $27.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/09/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Building upon the expertise of the authors and historians of the Naval Institute Press, the Naval History Special Editions are designed to offer studies of the key vessels, battles, and events of armed conflict. Using an image-heavy, magazine-style format, these Special Editions should appeal to scholars, enthusiasts, and general readers ......
Author: Penrose, RolandCode: 59426Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 101 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
A facsimile of the practical manual, discussing the necessity for camouflage; nature as a guide for camouflage; the importance of background, texture, colour, shadows and more. "Officially approved by the War Office."
16-Month CalendarAuthor: Browntrout PublishersCode: 60843Price:AU $17.99
Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:15/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
The classic, award-winning 16-month wall calendars feature 13 stunning images and a four-month (SeptemberDecember 2021) planner. User-friendly organization and design, and beautiful photography make this traditional calendar format the most popular purchase for any home or office.
– Includes large and beautiful photographs every ......
Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Howell, TonyCode: 60967Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:18/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
This book is a commentary on the ANZAC forces involvement in the second Indo-China (Vietnam) War during the period 1965 to 1971.
1939-42Author: Lardas, MarkCode: 60621Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
A superbly illustrated study of the major warships of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. While the Kriegsmarine's capital ships became less important to Hitler following the outbreak of war, these vessels played a key role in projecting power in northern waters in the opening years of the war, disrupting Allied shipping and supporting operations.
The Panzer, Sturmgeschutz and Panzerjager forces that faced theD-Day invasionAuthor: Zaloga, Steven J.Code: 60622Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
A new study of the German Panzer forces that stood between the Allies' D-Day beachhead and victory in World War II - how they compared, how they were organized, and how they fought.
Vietnam 1962-75Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 60626Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/09/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2021
While the helicopter was essential for the US war effort the Vietnam experience also proved the validity of the gunship concept. This illustrated new history explores one of the hardest-worked and most effective of the helicopter types in-theater.
Author: Lister, DavidCode: 70068Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
History forgets. Files are lost and mislaid. But this book seeks to shine a light, offering a collection of cutting edge pieces of historical research detailing some of the most fascinating arms and armament projects from the 1920s to the end of the 1940s, nearly all of which had previously been lost to history. Included here are records from ......
Hell in the PacificAuthor: Ball, GeorgiaCode: 58962Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 332 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
A New World power facing off against an ancient empire. A desperate struggle to control a Pacific archipelago. A high-stakes campaign that would tip the balance in a fiercely contested theatre of war. On 7 August, 1942, Guadalcanal was invaded, signalling the beginning of a campaign which would last over six months. The American troops who ......
A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
This book tells the story of HMS New Zealand, a battlecruiser paid for by the people of New Zealand in 1909, and when Japan was perceived as a threat in Australasia and the Pacific. Born of the collision between New Zealand's patriotic dreams and European politics, the tale of HMS New Zealand is further wrapped in the turbulent power-plays at the ......
Italian Navy Torpedo-Armed MotorboatAuthor: Karnas, DariusCode: 70077Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
The limited basin of the Adriatic Sea favoured the operation of the light ships and various types of "microorganisms". The Italian naval command at the end of 1914 already drew attention to the combat capabilities of motor torpedo boats. The design of such a unit was presented in November, 1914, by the Italian company Maccia Marchini. The ......
Super Drawings in 3DAuthor: Suchaniewicz, AleksanderCode: 70083Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
"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 ......
Super Drawings in 3DAuthor: Motyka, MariuszCode: 70094Price:AU $85.00Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
The SS Red Oak Victory is now a museum ship in Richmond, California. It is a cargo ship of the type Victory. It was put into service at the end of 1944 and remained in service until 1968. The ship was built in three months at the large Permanente Metals Company shipyard in Richmond. On January 10, 1945, it began its maiden voyage to Pearl ......
YPG/SDF tanks, technicals and AFVs in the Syrian Civil War, 2014-19Author: Nash, EdCode: 70098Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:16/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
One of the most remarkable mechanized campaigns of recent years pitted the brutal and heavily armed jihadis of Islamic State against an improvised force belonging to the Kurdish YPG (later the SDF). While some Kurdish vehicles were originally from Syrian Army stocks or captured from ISIS, many others were extraordinary homemade AFVs based on ......
Author: McLaughlin, StephenCode: 70063Price:AU $159.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:25/10/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Russian and Soviet Battleships is the definitive English language overview of Russian and Soviet battleships, from the ironclad Petr Velikii of 1869 to Stalins final projects. Meticulously researched, this work describes and illustrates the design histories, technical details, characteristics, and service histories of the forty ......