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9781526737915

The Modern Cruiser

The Evolution of the Ships that Fought the Second World War Author: Stern, Robert C Code: 58973 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
This book sets out to provide a coherent history of the fortunes of this ship-type in the twentieth century, beginning with a brief summary of development before the First World War and an account of a few notable cruiser actions during that conflict that
9781682475027

Carrier Battles

Command Decisions in Harm's Way Author: Smith, Douglas V. Code: 58245 Price: AU $40.36 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
A longtime professor at the Naval War College who once directed strategic and long-range planning for the Navy and Marine Corps in Europe considers the transformation of the US Navy from a defensive-minded coastal defense force into an offensive risk-taking navy in the very early stages of World War II.
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
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.
9780764359231

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler

The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack Aircraft Author: Neubeck, Ken Code: 58237 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
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.
9781472846068

The Battlecruiser Hood

Author: Roberts, John Code: 58969 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The destruction of the HMS Hood by the Bismarck in 1941 was one of the most shocking episodes in the history of the Royal Navy. Built during World War I, the Hood was the largest, fastest and one of the most handsome capital ships in the world. For the first time, this volume in the renowned Anatomy of a Ship series is available in paperback, ......
9780764359224

P-8A Poseidon

The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine Aircraft Author: Gourley, ,John Code: 58236 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......
9781473892835

Century of US Navy Combat Carriers 1917-2017

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 50291 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
A pictorial history of the US Navy in combat from 1917-2017.
9780764359255

USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16)

From World War II to Present-Day Museum Ship Author: Doyle, ,David Code: 58932 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
USS Lexington (CV-16), a member of the famed Essex class of carriers that made up the backbone of the US Navy's carrier force in WWII, served its nation from WWII into the 1990s. With almost a half-million arrested landings recorded, arguably more naval aviators have landed on its decks than on any other aircraft carrier in the world. Scarred in ......
9781472840714

Warship 2020

Author: Jordan, John Code: 58966 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/07/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
For over 40 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery, and much more, ......
9781526766373

Armoured Cruiser Cressy

Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Author: Choong, Andrew Code: 58980 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Reproduces a complete set of official Admiralty plans including many enlargements and close-ups, with expert commentary, all in full colour.
9780764359590

Liberty Ships

America's Merchant Marine Transport in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58936 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Although not a weapon in the traditional sense of the word, arguably no item in the Allied arsenal contributed as much to the defeat of the Axis during WWII as did the Liberty ships. The 2,710 Liberty ships placed into service between 1941 and 1945 provided a vital link in the supply chain not only of US but also Allied forces during WWII. ......
9781526777652

Eagles over the Sea, 1943-45

A History of Luftwaffe Maritime Operations Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 59195 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The first ever full account of all the Luftwaffe's naval operations, detailed yet highly readable account, contains a superb collection of rare photographs.
9780993205767

A New Type of Amphibious Ship: Getting Troops and their Equipment Ashore

Safely in Modern High Threat Littoral Environments: 2019 Author: Campbell-Roddis, Mark Code: 57908 Price: AU $88.39 Format: Paperback Published date: 25/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.
9781913118754

In the Claws of the Tomcat

Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000 Author: Cooper, Tom Code: 58203 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
9788365958846

Cruisers of the Third Reich: Volume 1

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 58849 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The first of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
9781838860141

U-Boat

The German Submarine Campaign and the Allied Counter Attack 1939-45 Author: Jordan, David Code: 59322 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020

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 ......

9788365958457

U.S. Navy Battleships Camouflage 1941-1945

Author: Nowak, Grzegorz Code: 58146 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
How US battleships were painted during the World War II in specially-commissioned colour plates presenting all the American battleships used in this period.
9788366148789

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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 ......
9781526778802

Total Undersea War

The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in D nitz's U-Boat Fleet, 1944-1945 Author: Hamilton, Aaron S Code: 59196 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
First comprehensive technical and operational history of the snorkel-equipped U-boat fleet.
9788365958853

Cruisers Of The Third Reich Volume 2

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 59056 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The second of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
9788366148307

The Soviet Skoryi Class Destroyer

Author: Pomoshnikov, Oleg Code: 59257 Price: AU $86.99 Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 19/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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 ......
9781526777102

British Naval Weapons of World War Two

The John Lambert Collection, Volume III - Coastal Forces Weapons Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 59343 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020

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 ......

9781526706638

The Lancastria Tragedy

Sinking and Cover-up - June 1940 Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 59350 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

The story behind the sinking of the Lancastria comes in two parts: the sinking of the ship itself and the people who died, and the aftermath which led to allegations of a government cover up ordered by Winston Churchill. There is an officially accepted list of those who died, but allegations that hundreds more went down with the ship, and have ......

9781526782236

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Author: Collingwood, D.J. Code: 59347 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

The Captain Class Frigates, seventy-eight sturdy, modern Destroyer Escorts, known affectionately by all who sailed in them as the DEs, were built in the United States and leased to the Royal Navy. This is a story of vigilance, determination and dogged fortitude combined with high skill and unfailing courage. It describes vividly the close ......

9781526781895

By Hellship to Hiroshima

Author: Kelly, Terrence Code: 59346 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

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 ......

9781612008530

How Carriers Fought

Carrier Operations in WWII Author: Celander, Lars Code: 58988 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 20/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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.
9781785216671

US Super Carrier Operations Manual

All makes and models Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 59019 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 28/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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.
9781682473894

Strike from the Sea

The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934 Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 58872 Price: AU $80.80 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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.
9781472839343

Soviet Cold War Attack Submarines

Nuclear classes from November to Akula Author: Hampshire, Edward Code: 59325 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

 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 ......

9781472836441

US Navy Ships vs Japanese Attack Aircraft

1941-42 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 59326 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

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 ......

9781785211423

Royal Navy Motor Gun Boat Manual

MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45 Author: Rose, Diggory Code: 59231 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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 ......
9781526773869

The Kaiser's U-Boat Assault on America

Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World War Author: Joachim Koerver, Hans Code: 59341 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

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 ......

9781526771018

Hitler's Attack U-Boats

The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike Force Author: Mallman Showell, Jak P. Code: 59340 Price: AU $76.99 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britains vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an Anglo-German Naval Agreement. This allowed the Germans to build their submarine strength up to ......

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