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9781405942522

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 ......

9780750998758

Canadian Pacific Ships

The History of a Company and its Ships Author: Collard, Ian Code: 61724 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 08/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Established in the 19th century to carry passengers and freight across the Atlantic and Pacific, this is the story of the development of the company and its ships. In 1873 a company was formed to construct the first railway across Canada, soon branching out into shipping. Ships were chartered from the Cunard Line for service between Vancouver, ......

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 ......

9780764362873

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 ......

9781399014540

Short Sunderland

The 'Flying Porcupines' in the Second World War Author: Hendrie, Andrew Code: 61590 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 In 1933, the Air Ministry issued a specification for a general-purpose four-engine flying boat capable of operating from the outposts of the Empire. The result was the remarkable Sunderland, built by Short Brothers. This book covers the development of the Short Sunderland and its operation in the Second World War. 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 ......

9781399003971

Transport Curiosities, 1850 1950

Weird and Wonderful Ways of Travelling by Road, Rail, Air and Sea Author: John, Wade, Code: 61521 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Looks at weird and wonderful transport of the past.
9780750998680

Recreating Titanic and Her Sisters

A Visual History Author: Layton, J. Kent Code: 61527 Price: AU $88.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 27/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Bringing the world of Titanic and her sisters back to life as never before through the captivating original artwork of talented artists
9780750998666

Understanding J. Bruce Ismay

The True Story of the Man They Called 'The Coward of Titanic' Author: Ismay, Clifford Code: 61721 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 27/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An in-depth insight into the man at the heart of the worlds most infamous maritime disaster. Following the Titanic disaster, Bruce Ismay was savaged by both the British and American press for deserting the ship while women and children were still on board. Some papers called him the Coward of the Titanic or J. Brute Ismay, and suggested 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 ......

9781399096577

British Battleships of World War One

New Revised Edition Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61524 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.
9780750997157

Illustrated Mauretania (1907)

Notable Episodes in the Life of a Legend Author: Hutchings, David Code: 61514 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 06/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Illustrated history reveals the many experiences of Mauretania (1907) across an illustrious career
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 ......

9788366549012

Fighting Ships of the U.S. Navy 1883-2019, Volume Two

Battleships and "New Navy" Monitors Author: Milewski, Venner F Code: 60254 Price: AU $72.99 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The second in a three-volume series which provides details of all US Navy warships from 1893 to the present day; this volume covers battleships and "new navy" monitors.
9788366673762

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 ......

9781800325388

Battleship

The Greatest Fighting Ships in History Author: Hough, Richard Code: 61466 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 06/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A compelling history of the greatest ships ever launched.

The importance of the fighting ship is as considerable today as ever before. Battleships are built, counted, assessed and exercised with the same determination now as at the beginning of the twentieth century, and during the Napoleonic Wars.

In this riveting book, ......

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 ......

9780241400104

How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

The Incredible Story of the Men and Women Who Brought Britain's BiggestWarship to Life Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61415 Price: AU $53.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 20/01/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

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. A giant piece of Sovereign British territory thats home to up to fifty Aircraft. HMS Queen Elizabeth is the biggest ship in the Royal Navys ......

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 ......

9781526772909

Tribals, Battles & Darings

The Genesis of the Modern Destroyer Author: Clarke, Alexander Code: 60479 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The first technical analysis of these ships that allows for a real understanding of their success.
9781493058662

Avenging Pearl Harbor

The Saga of America's Battleships in the Pacific War Author: Lloyd, Keith Warren Code: 61420 Price: AU $52.50 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 02/12/2021 Availability: 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, ......

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