An Illustrated Compendium of Maritime Terms and TraditionsAuthor: Windas, Cedric W.Code: 58067Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: OMNIBUS PRESS Published date:31/10/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Hundreds of bite-sized, illustrated facts from around the world and throughout history offer fascinating insights into nautical history, lore, and customs. Splendid browsing book blends authoritative information with entertaining presentation.
A History Since 1900Author: Redford, DuncanCode: 57735Price:AU $58.93Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:01/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Since 1900, the Royal Navy has seen vast changes to the way it operates. This book tells the story, not just of defeats and victories, but also of how the navy has adjusted to over 100 years of rapid technological and social change. The navy has changed almost beyond recognition since the far-reaching reforms made by Admiral Fisher at the turn ......
A Design and Operational HistoryAuthor: Caresse, PhilippeCode: 57803Price:AU $190.30Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:30/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Provides a history of the four battleships of the Iowa class, the crowning achievement of U.S. battleship construction which left a distinct mark upon both the U.S. Navy and on naval history at large.
The Golden Age of Flying BoatsAuthor: Trautman, JamesCode: 57816Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:11/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
Maritime Aspects of a Global ConflictAuthor: Faulkner, MarcusCode: 57849Price:AU $80.88Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The sea shaped the course and conduct of World War II, from the first moments of the German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, to the Japanese surrender on September 2, 1945. The impact could be felt far beyond the shoreline, as the arms and armies carried across the oceans were ultimately destined to wage war ashore. Populations and ......
of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese ShipAuthor: Billy, George J.Code: 57750Price:AU $56.10Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The USS Swordfish was the first American submarine to sink a Japanese armed merchant ship. Drawing on archival sources and interviews with veteran sailors, this first full-length history of Swordfish provides detailed accounts of each patrol and covers the mysterious disappearance of the legendary submarine on its final mission.
The Enduring Legacy of a BattleshipAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 57456Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 172 pages Published date:19/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Missouri from her launch to the day when she was decommissioned as the world's last battleship in 1992.
Author: Branfill-Cook, RogerCode: 57755Price:AU $33.37Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
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.
From Suez to the Falklands and the present dayAuthor: Hampshire, Edward (Author)Code: 57620Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Amphibious assault ships have been at the centre of nearly all of Britain's expeditionary campaigns since World War II, from the Suez crisis of 1956 to operations as far afield as Borneo (1963-66), the Falklands (1982), Sierra Leone (2000) and Iraq (2003). In major operations such as Suez and the Falklands, the use of amphibious assault ships was ......
The United States Navy's Air Campaign Against the U-BoatAuthor: Carey, AlanCode: 58036Price:AU $56.54Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
A narrative history of the United States naval air operations against German U-Boats and Italian submarines in the Atlantic and Caribbean, 1941-45.
Author: Draminski, StefanCode: 58027Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:23/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in one of the most famous classes of battleships ever commissioned into the US Navy. Transferred to the Pacific Fleet in 1944, the Iowa first fired her guns in anger in the Marshall Islands campaign, and sunk her first enemy ship, the Katori. The Iowa went on to serve across a number of pivotal Pacific War ......
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
Getting Troops and their Equipment Ashore Safely in Modern High Threat LAuthor: Campbell-Roddis, MarkCode: 57908Price:AU $88.39Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.
The Mediterranean 1940-41Author: Stille, MarkCode: 58097Price:AU $27.48Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
During World War II's battle for control of the Mediterranean, both the British and Italian navies planned to bring their battle fleets into play. At the centre of both of these fleets was a core of battleships which both sides expected to play a decisive role in the conflict. On 9 July 1940, the two navies met in the central Mediterranean, as ......
The illustrated history of the German Navy in WWIIAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 57922Price:AU $39.27Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:14/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
With over 200 photos, Kriegsmarine provides a full pictorial history of the German naval forces in WWII, from the U-boat campaigns of the Atlantic to the battleships of the surface fleet.
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $69.99Format: 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 ......