A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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 ......
Author: Grove, EricCode: 60574Price:AU $189.00Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
This book, first published in 1990, presents a fundamental reassessment of maritime strategy. It analyses the lessons of twentieth-century naval warfare and examines in detail the changing face of naval warfare, both in terms of the weapons used and the platforms from which they are launched and controlled. It looks at the evolving uses of the ......
An Anatomy from Building to BreakingAuthor: Buxton, IanCode: 60639Price:AU $140.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Unlike the United States, which has preserved a number of battleships as museums or memorials, not a single British dreadnought survives in the country that invented them. This book is an ambitious attempt to achieve the next best thing - a level of documentation in plans, photographs and words that portrays every aspect of the ship, albeit in two ......
An American Freighter at War, 1939-1943Author: Haugseng, MagneCode: 60636Price:AU $58.59Format: Paperback / 219 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
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.
A British Maritime MiscellanyAuthor: Clothier, Meg and ChrisCode: 60771Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:20/06/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Can you interpret the shipping forecast? Do you know your flotsam from your jetsam? Or who owns the foreshore? Can you tie a half-hitch - or would you rather splice the mainbrace? Full of charming illustrations and surprising facts, Sea Fever provides the answers to all these and more. Mixing advice on everything from seasickness to righting a ......
Australia's Third-Party Naval Defense 1919-1942Author: Britts, AngusCode: 60654Price:AU $80.30Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/06/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Illustrates how Australia confronted the need to base its post-World War I defense planning around the security provided by a major naval power: in the first instance, Britain, and later the United States.
'Conte di Cavour' and 'Duiio' ClassesAuthor: Bagnasco, ErminioCode: 60646Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Originally comprising five ships in two related classes, Conte di Cavour and Duilio classes entered service at the beginning of the Great War. As designed, they were powerful examples of the second generation of dreadnoughts, with a combination of twin and triple turrets producing a unique main armament of thirteen 12-inch guns. This book covers ......
Royal Naval Mines, Depth Charges & Underwater Weapons, 1914-1945Author: Henry, ChrisCode: 60873Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The history of weapons and warfare is usually written about from the point of view of the battles fought and the tactics used. In naval warfare, in particular, the story of how these weapons were invented, designed and supplied is seldom told. Chris Henry, in this pioneering study, sets the record straight. He describes how, to counter the ......
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:01/06/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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.
Strategic Planning, Policy and PredictionsAuthor: Bo, HuCode: 60577Price:AU $77.99Format: Paperback / 274 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
This book analyses China's maritime strategy for the 21st century, integrating strategic planning, policy thinking and strategic prediction. This book explains the construction and application of China's military, political, economic and diplomatic means for building maritime power, and predicts the future of China's maritime power by 2049, as ......
Ship of LegendAuthor: Miller, William HCode: 60659Price:AU $48.40Format: Paperback / 110 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
The Genesis of the Modern DestroyerAuthor: Clarke, AlexanderCode: 60479Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The first technical analysis of these ships that allows for a real understanding of their success.
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:01/05/2021Availability: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.
Flagship of the Japanese Imperial NavyAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 60410Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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.
An illustrated historyAuthor: Ireland, BernardCode: 60588Price:AU $33.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:15/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
A comprehensive country-by-country visual directory of more than 260 of the most significant examples. From the Alabama of the American Civil War to the Royal Navy's Tigers, the author traces cruiser development from ships with muzzle-loading, broadside armament, through casemates and turrets to the age of guided missiles.
Aircraft Drawings: The Best Of Mariusz LukasikAuthor: Waldemar GoralskiCode: 60806Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:09/04/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The IJN battlecruiser Kongo was laid down on January 17, 1911 at Vickers, Sons & Co. at Barrow-in-Furness. The ships hull was launched on May 18, 1912 and on August 16, 1913 the vessel entered service with the Imperial Japanese Navy. In the years after she had been launched the Kongo had undergone two major reconstructions, each having a deep ......
The Bismark of JapanAuthor: Iwata, MasakazuCode: 60467Price:AU $89.95Format: Paperback / 392 pages Published date:08/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand ......
The Ship in Rare IllustrationsAuthor: Layton, J.KentCode: 60406Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
Author: Keefe, TerryCode: 60772Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: MATADOR Published date:24/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Passengers cancelling their tickets for Titanics maiden voyage out of apprehension; a famous social reformer who died on Titanic, warned in 1911 that he would be in danger from water in April 1912; inhabitants of the remote islands of Fiji aware of the sinking before reports of the ......
A Photographic JourneyAuthor: Frame, ChrisCode: 58914Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A full-colour photographic journey around the newest of the Cunard queens
Victoria's steel battlefleet and the road to DreadnoughtAuthor: Konstam, AngusCode: 60201Price:AU $23.98Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development--the development of the dreadnought battleship.
The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the15th Century to the PresentAuthor: Warlow, BenCode: 60162Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Author: Russell, QuentinCode: 60465Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Demonstrates the strategic importance of the Mediterranean Sea through the ages.
The climax of World War II's greatest naval campaignAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 60163Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This illustrated study explores, in detail, the climactic events of the Battle of the Atlantic, and how air power proved to be the Allies' most important submarine-killer in one of the most bitterly fought naval campaigns of World War II.