Author: Jordan, JohnCode: 56103Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Warship 2019 is devoted to the design, development, and service history 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 to maintain the impressive ......
The US Navyas Fast Attack Patrol Torpedo Boats in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56091Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Patrol Torpedoaor PT boatsacaptured the public's imagination during WWII due to the daring exploits of their crews. Built not of plywood, as many believe, but rather of mahogany planks, and powered by a trio of Packard marine engines, these vessels operated in every theater, often facing opponents many times their size. The use of PT boats to ......
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
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 ......
The story of HMS Caroline at war from 1914-1917Author: Allison, JohnCode: 56042Price:AU $26.46Format: PaperbackPublisher: COLOURPOINT BOOKS Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Amid the twists and turns of her survival to this day, the story of the light cruiser HMS Caroline spans a century and more. This book focuses on the role she played as part of the Grand Fleet in time of war. We look at her participation in contraband control and, most dramatically, her appearance at the Battle of Jutland.
The Royal Navy and the Imperial German Army 1914-1918Author: Barry, QuintinCode: 55283Price:AU $62.99Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book reviews the entire course of the war in the North Sea between 1914 and 1916
The Engine Room of World TradeAuthor: Jensen, LarsCode: 55749Price:AU $89.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: KOGAN PAGE Published date:03/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Learn about all aspects of liner shipping with this step-by-step guide to container transportation and global trade.
From Kits to Scratch BuildingAuthor: Jang, KerryCode: 56069Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A practical manual for those looking to move on from small scale kits.
The Archaeology of a Scuttled FleetAuthor: McCartney, InnesCode: 56098Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The German High Seas Fleet was one of the most powerful naval forces in the world, and had fought the pride of the Royal Navy to a stalemate at the battle of Jutland in 1916. After the armistice was signed, ending fighting in World War I, it surrendered to the British and was interned in Scapa Flow pending the outcome of the Treaty of Versailles. ......
50 Years of Naval Air SuperiorityAuthor: Zimmerman, Dwight JonCode: 56071Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:08/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Ahead of the release of the Top Gun movie sequel, Top Gun: 50 Years of Naval Air Superiority is the definitive source on the Navy's most revered fighter pilot unit.
A Voyage Far NorthAuthor: Clare, HoratioCode: 56045Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:03/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
*A Newstatesman Book of the Year*`Nimble, vital, unexpectedly affecting' ObserverBestselling travel writer Horatio Clare joins an icebreaker for a voyage through the ice-packs of the far north.
As detailed in the original builders' plansAuthor: Dodson, AidanCode: 56026Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reproduces a complete set of official German Navy plans, all in full colour.
The Lessons of the Early War, 1939-1941Author: Raven, AlanCode: 56041Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A description of every action involving British cruisers down to 31 December 1941, combined with a summary of what was learned in each of the cruiser's many roles.
Author: Trimble, William F.Code: 55835Price:AU $57.20Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
The John Lambert Collection, Volume I: Destroyer WeaponsAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 55845Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first systematic publication of the famous plans, The John Lambert collection.
The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945Author: Bird, Andrew D.Code: 49773Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Thirty was the number of minutes it took for one Coastal Command crew to sink two U-boats. This remarkable achievement was carried out by the crew of Flying Officer Kenneth Kayo Moore in their 224 Squadron Liberator on the evening of 7/8 June 1944\. Whilst patrolling the western end of the English Channel, Moore s crew first despatched U-629, ......
Naval Fighter Wing at WarAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 55855Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:14/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first full history of the 5th Fighter Wing who fought many prolonged, intensive aviation battles with the Japanese in the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific, from April 1944 to August 1945.
Ships of the Royal Navy 1966-91 A Photographic AlbumAuthor: Taylor, SueCode: 55212Price:AU $99.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of the photos are completely unique and have never been published, such as the images of the minesweepers HMS Wilton and HMS Bossington photographed ......
The Destroyers that Won Two World WarsAuthor: Johnson, ClintCode: 55130Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date:08/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This action-packed narrative history of destroyer-class ships begins with destroyers' first incarnation as torpedo boats in 1898 through the last true combat service of the ships in the Vietnam War. Nicknamed "tin cans" or "greyhounds," destroyers were quick naval ships used to defend larger battleships-and they proved indispensable in America's ......
Author: Noppen, Ryan K.Code: 55563Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On September 1, 1910, France became the last great naval power to lay down a dreadnought battleship, the Courbet. The ensuing Courbet and Bretagne-class dreadnoughts had a relatively quiet World War I, spending most of it at anchor off the entrance to the Adriatic, keeping watch over the Austro-Hungarian fleet. The constraints of the Washington ......
Travelling the World with P&OAuthor: Poole, SharonCode: 52449Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., today P&O Cruises, has been taking passengers all over the world since 1837. Join the author on a world cruise. Find out how world travel has changed, and, in some cases, has not. Using extracts from old diaries, guide books and accounts, the writer compares cruising today with yesteryear.
Author: de Kerbrech, HutchingsCode: 52456Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captains ......
From Torpedo Boat Destroyers, Corvettes and Escort Vessels Through tothe Modern Ships of the Missile AgeAuthor: Ireland, BernardCode: 55480Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:02/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
new edition: The development of the destroyer from fragile torpedo boat to the torpedo-armed fleet destroyers, with a directory, specification boxes, and 500 archive photographs.
HMS King Gorge V - HMS Price of Wales - HMS Duke of York - HMS AnsonHMS HoweAuthor: Koszela, WitoldCode: 51919Price:AU $80.00Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history and technical specifications of all five King George V battleships deployed by the Royal Navy during WWII, illustrated with colour plates, archive photos and scale drawings.
Brazil, Argentina, and Chile's great dreadnought raceAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 55536Price:AU $45.95Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order three of the latest, greatest category of warship available - the dreadnought battleship. One Brazilian dreadnought by itself could defeat the combined gunnery of every other warship of all the other South American nations. ......
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World WarAuthor: Wong, Edmund S.Code: 51707Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over 120 first hand stories of life at sea with the Royal Navy from both men and women who served All taken from the Imperial War Museum's audio archive Major UK publicity and marketing campaign
O'er The Deep Blue SeaAuthor: B, Schofield, BCode: 55546Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb senior naval officer's career memoir, excellently written with graphic descriptions of naval life in war and peace.
The Definitive History of Submarine WarfareAuthor: Ballantyne, IainCode: 55554Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 752 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:04/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating story of the submarine's evolution from its ancient beginnings to its culmination as the deadliest vessel ever invented.
1931 (S1595 and S1596)Author: Pegram, RalphCode: 52463Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
1931 (S1595 and S1596
On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.
Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......
The Enduring Legacy of a BattleshipAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 55877Price:AU $44.71Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Arizona from her launch to her loss on December 7, 1941 when she was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
The War at SeaAuthor: Casemate PublishersCode: 51815Price:AU $19.25Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:26/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An expert overview of the history of the battleship, looking at its origins, the role played by battleships in both World Wars, famous ships, and weaponry.
Pocket Manual 1939-1945Author: McNab, ChrisCode: 52133Price:AU $22.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Submarine commanders in WWII dealt with both enormous risk and responsibility; charged with sinking enemy shipping whilst avoiding detection, they had to correctly locate and identify enemy craft, getting close enough to strike whilst attempting to safeguard the lives of their crew. It was a deadly game; the Germans lost over 600 U-boats during ......
A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary HeroismAuthor: Bacon, John U.Code: 52139Price:AU $26.74Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:06/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John U. BaconAfter steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a ......
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 51075Price:AU $84.99Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:02/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first of two volumes which tell the stories of and illustrate all the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII. The author describes the history of the ships in the order in which they entered service, devoting much precise attention to their construction and their differences in construction from other ships. The ......