The Ship in Rare IllustrationsAuthor: Layton, J.KentCode: 60406Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Showcasing photographs and illustrations from a variety of collectors archives, The Unseen Mauretania 1907 reveals the Cunard companys most luxurious ocean liner of the early twentieth century. When the Mauretania took to the North Atlantic for the first time in November 1907, she was the largest and fastest ship in the world, serving with her ......
A Photographic JourneyAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 58914Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
A full-colour photographic journey around the newest of the Cunard queens
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:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
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.
Flagship of the Japanese Imperial NavyAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 60410Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
1945: a mushroom cloud rises 20,000 feet into the sky. This is not from the bombing of Hiroshima or Nagasaki. It is the remains of the battleship 'Yamato'. Representing the ambition and determination of Imperial Japan, the loss of the 'Yamato' in a kamikaze operation in April 1945 has become a symbol of the downfall of the Imperial Japanese ......
Six Subs Sunk in Twelve DaysAuthor: Williamson, John A.Code: 60307Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRES Published date:01/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
Describes naval tactics and weaponry precisely, and provides information gleaned from translations of the orders from the Japanese high command to Submarine Squadron 7. The author details the challenges of communal life aboard ship and explains the intense loyalty that bonds crew members for life.
Theory Practice and ImplicationsAuthor: McDevitt, MichaelCode: 60268Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
Xi Jinping has made his ambitions for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) perfectly clear - that China should become a "great maritime power". China as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power focuses on China's navy and how it is being transformed to satisfy the "world class" goal.
An Illustrated Design HistoryAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 60269Price:AU $82.88Format: Paperback / 496 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
Like other books in Norman Friedman's design-history series, this one pays attention to all designs, even those that never left the drawing board. Friedman, a recognised authority on US warships, uncovers the reasoning behind the many radical changes in US cruiser design, which culminated in the series of Aegis missile ships.
Naval Battles of the Great War 1914-18Author: OHara, VincentCode: 59756Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:10/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
Clash of Fleets is an operational history that records every naval engagement fought between major surface warships during World War I. Much more than a catalog of combat facts, Clash of Fleets explores why battles occurred; how the different navies fought; and how combat advanced doctrine and affected the development and application of ......
Safely in Modern High Threat Littoral Environments: 2019Author: Campbell-Roddis, MarkCode: 57908Price:AU $88.39Format: PaperbackPublished date:31/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.
Author: Sayers, John G.Code: 59873Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:24/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Before the advent of commercial transatlantic flights in the early 1950s, the only way to travel between continents was by sea. In the golden age of ocean liners, between the late nineteenth century and the Second World War, shipping companies ensured their vessels were a home away from home, providing entertainment, dining, sleeping quarters ......
An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding 1922-1945Author: Heinrich, ThomasCode: 60265Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:22/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides the first scholarly study of the US naval shipbuilding industry from the early 1920s to the end of World War II, when American shipyards produced the world's largest fleet that helped defeat the Axis powers in all corners of the globe.
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $79.99Format: 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 ......
Author: Berry, MarkCode: 59872Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Explore the history of the great ocean liners through a range of objects that bring them to life. Liners represented the ambitions of their nations in peace and war, their design, interiors, and fittings incorporating the finest contemporary technological and artistic features. They carried celebrities, vacationers, emigrants, and in war, ......
Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World WarAuthor: Joachim Koerver, HansCode: 59341Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A deeply researched and engaging account of the use of U-Boats in the First World War. The focus touches on both diplomatic and economic aspects as well as the tactical and strategic use of the u-boats. The book also examines the role played by US president Woodrow Wilson and his response to American shipping being sunk by U-boats and how that ......
YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber EscortsAuthor: Wolf, Dr WilliamCode: 60143Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability: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.
The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike ForceAuthor: Mallman Showell, Jak P.Code: 59340Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britains vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an Anglo-German Naval Agreement. This allowed the Germans to build their submarine strength up to ......
The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarshipsAuthor: Kazushige TodakaCode: 59874Price:AU $121.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......
U-boat Menace 1942-43Author: Cooper, AnthonyCode: 60421Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Nos 10 and 461 Squadrons of the RAAF were among the premier units of RAF Coastal Command in WWII, flying Sunderlands from UK harbours to patrol the eastern Atlantic hunting for U-boats. Crews from both units were involved in famous air combats against German fighters sent to intercept them, but persisted to achieve an impressive series of kills.
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......
Nuclear classes from November to AkulaAuthor: Hampshire, EdwardCode: 59325Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In this highly detailed book, naval historian Edward Hampshire reveals the fascinating history of the nuclear-powered attack submarines built and operated by the Soviet Union in the Cold War, including each class of these formidable craft as they developed throughout the Cold War period. The November class, which were the ......
The Development of U.S. and British Naval Air PowerAuthor: Charnaud, AdamCode: 59208Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A wide-ranging history of the parallel development of the US Navy and Royal Navy and maritime airpower over the 20th century
the Kure Maritime Museum The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui'sPhotos of Japanese WarshipsAuthor: Kure Maritime MuseumCode: 60267Price:AU $113.00Format: Hardback / 231 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs provided by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from Shizuo Fukui.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934Author: Polmar, NormanCode: 58872Price:AU $80.80Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Roberts, JohnCode: 59776Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Known as the as fitted general arrangements, these drawings represented the exact appearance and fitting of the ship as it entered service. Intended to provide a permanent reference for the Admiralty ......
Carrier Operations in WWIIAuthor: Celander, LarsCode: 58988Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles and their evolution throughout the war.
MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45Author: Rose, DiggoryCode: 59231Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
During the Second World War the Royal Navy's flotillas of small, fast and powerfully armed motor gun boats (MGBs) were looked upon as the 'Spitfires of the seas'. Operating from their harbour bases around the south and east coasts of England, RN Coastal Forces crews would set out under cover of darkness to look for trouble with German shipping in ......
Author: Gordon, YefimCode: 59245Price:AU $115.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:20/09/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on 22nd February 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament.