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:11/09/2021Availability:Available, 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.
Ship of LegendAuthor: Miller, William HCode: 60659Price:AU $48.40Format: Paperback / 110 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/09/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
More than 50 years since her maiden crossing to New York, the 'Queen Elizabeth 2', remains an icon in the cruise and maritime industries. Wherever you go, the 'QE2' is still revered. She was the 'Concorde of the seas'. She steamed more miles, carried more passengers, visited more ports and made more money than any other big liner in history.
Author: Miller, William HCode: 70060Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:20/08/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Charting 100 years of cruising the ocean waves, in rich colour photographs. This latest book from William H. Miller presents 150 photographs, all in rich colour, and covers a span of almost 100 years: from the 1920s to the start of the current, boom cruising decade. It includes many early, often seasonal, liners; then the more purposeful ......
A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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 ......
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/08/2021Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
From historian and columnist in Leatherneck and Armor magazines, this is the exciting, personal account of a Marine fighter squadron in the South Pacific during the critical days of 1943 when the tide turned against the Japanese.
1939-42Author: Lardas, MarkCode: 60621Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:12/08/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
A Ship Through TimeAuthor: Arnott, PaulCode: 70062Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the twentieth century, playing different roles in the most turbulent years in modern times. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder to ferry Germans to a new life in South America, it wasnt long before Goebbels requisitioned her as one of his Strength Through Joy ......
In the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War IIAuthor: Ahlberg, LarsCode: 60599Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The battleships of the Kongo class were the oldest, smallest, and fastest battleships in the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Initially classified as battle cruisers, the lead ship in the class, Kongo, was built in England just prior to WWI. The remaining three ships in the class - Haruna, Kirishima, and Hiei - were all built and completed in ......
A History of Sailing in 50 Inventors and InnovationsAuthor: Drower, GeorgeCode: 70061Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:17/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Fifty stories showcasing the impact made by inspiring individuals and inventions on the development of the sailing world as we know it. Which woman made the first solo transatlantic crossing? Who saved thousands of lives with the invention of navigation lights? What is the story behind the invention of the compass? Many of us know the story of ......
MediterraneanAuthor: Forsyth, RobertCode: 60617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka dive-bomber and the aircraft carrier represent two key combat innovations of World War II. Rich with photographs and personal accounts, this new volume focuses on the air-sea action during the British evacuation operations in Norway in May 1940 and German air attacks in the Mediterranean in 1941-1942.
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:Available, 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.
The pursuit of Germany's most famous battleshipAuthor: Konstam, AngusCode: 60491Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Hunt the Bismarck, now available in paperback, tells the story of Operation Rheinubung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germanys largest battleship in May 1941. Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well-armed, with eight 15- inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured protection earned her the ......