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9781472840264

The Aircraft Carrier Hiryu

Anatomy of the Ship Author: Draminski, Stefan Code: 61819 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A uniquely detailed study of a Japanese aircraft carrier that took part in the attack on Pearl Harbor, before being sunk at Midway. Hiryu was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1930s. Her aircraft supported the Japanese invasion of French Indochina in mid-1940 and during the first month of the Pacific War, ......

9781849955041

Bustler Class Rescue Tugs

In War & Peace Author: Neish, R.O. Code: 61733 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This new book reveals the part played by the eight Bustler Class Rescue Tugs built at the Henry Robb Shipyard during the Second World War and will shed more light on the almost-forgotten part played by this countrys mariners. The men and women who were rescued under the most trying of times and dreadful weather conditions would no doubt have ......

9781472844965

Castles in the Sky

A Wargame of Flying Battleships Author: Farrington, Eric Code: 61827 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A wargaming ruleset for epic pre-WW1 battles in the sky. Its the dawn of the 20th Century and the Great Powers turn to war. Since the development of the air screw, leading to the creation of flying warships, the navies of the world have comprised an ever-growing number of these aerial ironclads. So fire up the turbines, ready ......

9781838861599

Submarines

The World's Greatest Submarines from the 18th Century to the Present Author: Ross, David Code: 61622 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1776, American Patriots attempted to destroy the British flagship Eagle using a man-operated semi-submersible, the Turtle, in New York harbour. The attack failed, but the idea stuck. Almost 90 years later, the CSS Hunley successfully rammed into the Federal sloop USS Housatonic with a spar torpedo. ......

9781399070089

What Happened to the Battleship

1945 to the Present Author: Baker, Chris Code: 61817 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In the hundreds of books written about battleships, the authors tend to draw down the curtain on the careers of these great vessels in September 1945, with the surrender of Japan. Yet, on that day some ninety-eight battleships or ex-battleships might be spotted around the world, and eleven of them were in or around Tokyo Bay for the surrender ......

9781781558393

King George V-Class Battleships

Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 61625 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Following the First World War the major naval powers entered into an agreement restricting the construction of capital ships and limiting the numbers that signatories were allowed to maintain, so numerous ships were scrapped or disposed of and the majority of planned vessel were either cancelled whilst being built or never laid down. By the ......

9781838862329

Ships

More than 1000 colour illustrations Author: Ross, David Code: 61561 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From the dawn of civilization man has held a fascination with the sea, and over the centuries has built myriad ships and sailing craft for an equally diverse range of purposes. Ships: Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than 1200 of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

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How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61614 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navys largest ever warship. 65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. HMS Queen Elizabeth in the biggest ship in the Royal Navys history. But its her ships company of 700, alongside an air group of 900 air and ground crew that are Big Lizzies beating ......

9788366673779

The British Battleship HMS Vanguard

Author: Witold Koszela Code: 61457 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The British battleship HMS “Vanguard” was built in the years 1941–1946 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. It was quite an unusual ship due to the fact that it was built as the largest and also the last of the British battleships, and armed with artillery towers stored since 1925, taken from the cruisers HMS “Courageous” and HMS ......

9781526113818

A New Naval History

Cultural History of Modern War Author: Colville et al Code: 61565 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 26/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A New Naval History brings together the most significant and interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary naval history. The last few decades have witnessed a transformation in how this field is researched and understood and this volume captures the state of a field that continues to develop apace. It examines - through the prism of ......

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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 ......

9781472848253

The U-Boat War

A Global History 1939-45 Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 61620 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

 The accepted historical narrative of the Second World War predominantly assigns U-boats to the so-called Battle of the Atlantic, almost as if the struggle over convoys between the new world and the old can be viewed in isolation from simultaneous events on land and in the air. This has become an almost accepted error. The ......

9781910809792

The Phantom of Scapa Flow

The Daring Exploit of U-Boat U-47 Author: Korganoff, Alexandre Code: 61624 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 21/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

On the night of 13/14 October 1939, the German commander of U-boat U-47, Gunther Prien, steered past the sunken block ships and chains which inadequately protected the British naval base at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. The U-Boat sank the old British World War I battleship HMS Royal Oak and then escaped into the North Sea. The loss of the ......

9781399096560

British Battleships 1889-1904

New Revised Edition Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61523 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
9781399097659

British Battleships 1919 1945

Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61568 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
9781399092043

The Battleship Builders

Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships Author: Johnston and Buxton Code: 61435 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
9781399097918

British Cruisers

Two World Wars and After Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61195 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For most of the twentieth century Britain possessed both the worlds largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the cruiser a multi-purpose warship needed in large numbers to defend trade routes and police the empire. Above all ......

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The Russian Cruiser Askold

Super Drawings in 3D Author: Aliaksandr Sukhanevich Code: 61456 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In the late 1890s the Russian Empire sought to strengthen its presence in the Far East, China and Korea. Faced with a growing threat posed by the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Russians saw an urgent build-up of their naval forces in the region as an utmost priority. On February 20, 1898 Emperor Nicholas II approved a supplementary shipbuilding ......

9781526799791

The Fleet Air Arm and the War in Europe, 1939 1945

Author: Hobbs, David Code: 61438 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 04/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For the first time, this book tells the story of how naval air operations evolved into a vital element of the Royal Navys ability to fight a three-dimensional war against both the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe. An integral part of RN, the Fleet Air Arm was not a large organisation, with only 406 pilots and 232 front-line aircraft available for ......

9781472843050

USN Submarine vs IJN Antisubmarine Escort

The Pacific, 1941-45 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 61441 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated study examines and compares the roles of the US Navy submarines and the Imperial Japanese Navys anti-submarine warfare capabilities during World War II. In 1941 and 1942, US Navy submarine operations in the Pacific were largely ineffective, hampered by faulty torpedo design, conservative tactics, and insufficiently ......

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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