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.
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:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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
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:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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.
Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774Author: Goodall, ,James,C.Code: 59159Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
Naval Battles of the Great War 1914-18Author: OHara, VincentCode: 59756Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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 ......
ShipCraft 26Author: Branfill-Cook, RogerCode: 57755Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject, highlighting differences between ships and changes in their appearance over their careers.
A Maritime History of Worldwar IIAuthor: Mawdsley, EvanCode: 59765Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 632 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding
Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast ......
Passenger Ships InteriorsAuthor: Miller, William H.Code: 59423Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book follows the evolution of ocean liner design, its grandeur and occasionally its lower-class simplicity. There are the lavish suites, staterooms, even the austerity of third class and steerage. But mostly it is the luxury columned lounges, marble fireplaces, the chandeliers and the palms that are featured on these highly illustrated pages.
With Memories from Captains and CrewAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 59150Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:20/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Celebrating 180 years of the iconic Cunard Line, the world's most famous shipping company
The Arctic Voyage That Defied the NazisAuthor: Geroux, WilliamCode: 58911Price:AU $31.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date:03/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic split from their decimated convoy to head further north into the ice field of the North Pole. They were seeking safety from Nazi bombers and U-boats in the perilous white maze of ice floes, growlers, and giant bergs. Despite the many risks of their chosen route, the four vessels ......
The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine AircraftAuthor: Gourley, ,JohnCode: 58236Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......
The Fate of Enemy Fleets after the Two World WarsAuthor: Dodson, AidanCode: 59875Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
While a large number of books have dealt with the navies and war at sea during the World Wars, the immediate aftermaths have generally received only minimal coverage. However, the fates of defeated navies are of enormous interest from a number of perspectives. These include the relative priorities of the victorious powers, acquisition and ......
Three Weeks of Hell Defending the Gateway to the Owen StanleysAuthor: Cameron, David W.Code: 59223Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:31/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'The Japanese attacked us, they mortared us, they shelled us...they did everything.' On 21 July 1942, a large Japanese reconnaissance mission landed along the north-eastern coastline of Papua, it would soon turn into an all-out attempt to capture Port Morseby. This is the powerful story of the three weeks of battle by a small Australian militia ......
A History Through IllustrationsAuthor: Mylon, PatrickCode: 58227Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:11/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of a great shipping line and its vessels through conflicts, in rare postcards and images
The Slow Death of a SubmarineAuthor: Booth, TonyCode: 57810Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
First definitive account of the worst peacetime submarine disaster in Royal Naval history.
Author: Stille, MarkCode: 58207Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to sea to protect the fleet. The first of these missiles were ......
Elite Politics and the Decline of Great PowersAuthor: Lachmann, RichardCode: 58181Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: VERSO BOOKS Published date:25/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The illustrated history of the German Navy in WWIIAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 57922Price:AU $39.27Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:23/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With over 200 photos, Kriegsmarine provides a full pictorial history of the German naval forces in WWII, from the U-boat campaigns of the Atlantic to the battleships of the surface fleet.
Queen of the OceanAuthor: Hutchings, DavidCode: 57889Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:15/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The fascinating story of the 1907 RMS Mauretania, the then-most-famous liner in the world
The Golden Age of Flying BoatsAuthor: Trautman, JamesCode: 57816Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:08/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
From Suez to the Falklands and the present dayAuthor: Hampshire, Edward (Author)Code: 57620Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Amphibious assault ships have been at the centre of nearly all of Britain's expeditionary campaigns since World War II, from the Suez crisis of 1956 to operations as far afield as Borneo (1963-66), the Falklands (1982), Sierra Leone (2000) and Iraq (2003). In major operations such as Suez and the Falklands, the use of amphibious assault ships was ......
of the First American Submarine to Sink a Japanese ShipAuthor: Billy, George J.Code: 57750Price:AU $56.10Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The USS Swordfish was the first American submarine to sink a Japanese armed merchant ship. Drawing on archival sources and interviews with veteran sailors, this first full-length history of Swordfish provides detailed accounts of each patrol and covers the mysterious disappearance of the legendary submarine on its final mission.
Twentieth-Century Travel in True StyleAuthor: Glancey, JonathanCode: 57579Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date:06/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A celebration of the best journeys that ordinary passengers could take by rail, road, sea and air throughout the twentieth century, by the bestselling author of Spitfire: The Biography.
Author: Lardas, MarkCode: 58072Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book examines the major warships of the Imperial Russian Navy which participated in the Russo-Japanese War. The focus is on the battleships, coastal defence warships, and cruisers of the Pacific Squadron and Baltic Squadron that fought during the war. It discusses in detail their design and development between the years of 1885 and 1905, ......