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9788366673809

The Battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau Vol. II

Author: Marek Rys Code: 61459 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 334 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

The Kriegsmarine battleships, in fact, were only four vessels introduced during 1935-1941. The first two, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, were ready before the war and two others, Bismarck and Tirpitz, were commissioned into the fleet after it had begun. That was the biggest achievement in the arming of the German navy conducted by A. Hitler. ......

9788365958853

Cruisers Of The Third Reich Volume 2

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 59056 Price: AU $84.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 30/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022
The second of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
9781472840264

The Aircraft Carrier Hiryu

Anatomy of the Ship Author: Draminski, Stefan Code: 61819 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

A uniquely detailed study of a Japanese aircraft carrier that took part in the attack on Pearl Harbor, before being sunk at Midway. Hiryu was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1930s. Her aircraft supported the Japanese invasion of French Indochina in mid-1940 and during the first month of the Pacific War, ......

9781849955041

Bustler Class Rescue Tugs

In War & Peace Author: Neish, R.O. Code: 61733 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

This new book reveals the part played by the eight Bustler Class Rescue Tugs built at the Henry Robb Shipyard during the Second World War and will shed more light on the almost-forgotten part played by this countrys mariners. The men and women who were rescued under the most trying of times and dreadful weather conditions would no doubt have ......

9781781558393

King George V-Class Battleships

Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 61625 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

Following the First World War the major naval powers entered into an agreement restricting the construction of capital ships and limiting the numbers that signatories were allowed to maintain, so numerous ships were scrapped or disposed of and the majority of planned vessel were either cancelled whilst being built or never laid down. By the ......

9781838861599

Submarines

The World's Greatest Submarines from the 18th Century to the Present Author: Ross, David Code: 61622 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 02/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

In 1776, American Patriots attempted to destroy the British flagship Eagle using a man-operated semi-submersible, the Turtle, in New York harbour. The attack failed, but the idea stuck. Almost 90 years later, the CSS Hunley successfully rammed into the Federal sloop USS Housatonic with a spar torpedo. ......

9781682476482

To Crown the Waves

The Great Navies of the First World War Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 61439 Price: AU $49.00 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the U.S. Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro-Hungarian Kaiserliche und Koenigliche Kriegsmarine, and the Imperial Russian Navy to demonstrate why ......

9781911658757

HMS Bristol

Author: Griffin, Rob Code: 61629 Price: AU $36.95 Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022
9781399070089

What Happened to the Battleship

1945 to the Present Author: Baker, Chris Code: 61817 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: July 2022

In the hundreds of books written about battleships, the authors tend to draw down the curtain on the careers of these great vessels in September 1945, with the surrender of Japan. Yet, on that day some ninety-eight battleships or ex-battleships might be spotted around the world, and eleven of them were in or around Tokyo Bay for the surrender ......

9788366549364

Shipshapes: Battleships Queen Elizabeth Class

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 60712 Price: AU $74.50 Format: Hardback / 140 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
Technical descriptions and scale plans for ship modellers of the class of super-dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy prior to the first World War.
9781838593841

Tsushima : Japan's Trafalgar

The Voyage of the Condemned Fleet to the Straits of Korea Author: Thorne, Phil Code: 70105 Price: AU $92.50 Format: Hardback / 928 pages Publisher: TROUBADOR PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

The Battle of Tsushima, the epic battle between the Japanese and Russian navies on May 27-28 1905, is examined in far greater detail than ever before. Making extensive use of official records, personal accounts and a wealth of untouched information on the Russian Navys activities, this battle, little known about by a general readership, is ......

9788366549562

Japanese Submarine Aircraft

Author: Ryusuke, Ishiguro Code: 61198 Price: AU $72.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

The new larger format second edition of the first English language book to describe in detail the aircraft used by Japans extensive submarine fleet during World War Two. More than any other nation, Japan designed, built and operated aircraft launched from submarines, using them for reconnaissance and also (uniquely) for bombing and attack ......

9781472847812

Warship 2022

Author: Osprey Code: 61812 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

Warship is a celebrated annual publication featuring the latest research on history, development, and service of the worlds warships. For 45 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the worlds combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished ......

9781682478011

British Battleships 1919-1945

New Revised Edition Author: Burt, R.A. Code: 61630 Price: AU $74.00 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

Offering an unprecedented range of descriptive and illustrative detail, the author describes the evolution of the battleship classes through all their modifications and refits. As well as dealing with design features, armor, machinery and power plants and weaponry, he also examines the performance of the ships in battle and analyses their ......

9781682477328

Innovating Victory

Naval Technology in Three Wars Author: O"Hara and Heinz Code: 61559 Price: AU $118.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 30/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

 Innovating Victory: Naval Technology in Three Wars, studies how the worlds navies incorporated new technologies into their ships, their practices, and their doctrine. It does this by examining six core technologies fundamental to twentieth-century naval warfare including new platforms (submarines and aircraft), new ......

9780520326248

Okubo Toshimichi

The Bismark of Japan Author: Iwata, Masakazu Code: 60467 Price: AU $83.00 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022
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 ......
9781838862329

Ships

More than 1000 colour illustrations Author: Ross, David Code: 61561 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022

From the dawn of civilization man has held a fascination with the sea, and over the centuries has built myriad ships and sailing craft for an equally diverse range of purposes. Ships: Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than 1200 of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

9781982147846

Unsinkable

Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett Author: Sullivan, James Code: 60697 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: SCRIBNER BOOK COMPANY Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: May 2022
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm's Way comes a "captivating...gripping" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) account of the USS Plunkett--a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the Germans during World War II, later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk. "A reflection on the nature ......
9781405942522

How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61614 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navys largest ever warship. 65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. HMS Queen Elizabeth in the biggest ship in the Royal Navys history. But its her ships company of 700, alongside an air group of 900 air and ground crew that are Big Lizzies beating ......

9780750998758

Canadian Pacific Ships

The History of a Company and its Ships Author: Collard, Ian Code: 61724 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 08/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Established in the 19th century to carry passengers and freight across the Atlantic and Pacific, this is the story of the development of the company and its ships. In 1873 a company was formed to construct the first railway across Canada, soon branching out into shipping. Ships were chartered from the Cunard Line for service between Vancouver, ......

9788366673779

The British Battleship HMS Vanguard

Author: Witold Koszela Code: 61457 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The British battleship HMS “Vanguard” was built in the years 1941–1946 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. It was quite an unusual ship due to the fact that it was built as the largest and also the last of the British battleships, and armed with artillery towers stored since 1925, taken from the cruisers HMS “Courageous” and HMS ......

9781526113818

A New Naval History

Cultural History of Modern War Author: Colville et al Code: 61565 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 26/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A New Naval History brings together the most significant and interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary naval history. The last few decades have witnessed a transformation in how this field is researched and understood and this volume captures the state of a field that continues to develop apace. It examines - through the prism of ......

9780764362873

Fubuki-Class Destroyers

In the Imperial Japanese Navy During World War II Author: Ahlberg and Lengerer Code: 61424 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 22/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The World War II era destroyers of the Japanese Fubuki class were the first of a type sometimes referred to as "super destroyers." These destroyers were extremely large and heavily armed with guns and torpedoes. Ironically, the IJN was pushed to create heavier destroyers by the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty, which discouraged the ......

9781399014540

Short Sunderland

The 'Flying Porcupines' in the Second World War Author: Hendrie, Andrew Code: 61590 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 In 1933, the Air Ministry issued a specification for a general-purpose four-engine flying boat capable of operating from the outposts of the Empire. The result was the remarkable Sunderland, built by Short Brothers. This book covers the development of the Short Sunderland and its operation in the Second World War. The ......

9781472848253

The U-Boat War

A Global History 1939-45 Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 61620 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

 The accepted historical narrative of the Second World War predominantly assigns U-boats to the so-called Battle of the Atlantic, almost as if the struggle over convoys between the new world and the old can be viewed in isolation from simultaneous events on land and in the air. This has become an almost accepted error. The ......

9781399003971

Transport Curiosities, 1850 1950

Weird and Wonderful Ways of Travelling by Road, Rail, Air and Sea Author: John, Wade, Code: 61521 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Looks at weird and wonderful transport of the past.
9781914377099

Tailships

Hunting Soviet Submarines in the Mediteranean 1970-1973 Author: Rodgaard, John Code: 61465 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 104 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: April 2022

 Obsolete, except for the experimental anti-submarine warfare sensor they carried, the USS Hammerberg, DE-1015, the USS Courtney, DE-1021 and the USS Lester, DE-1022 went to the Mediterranean to demonstrate the potential of a technology that relied on a passive towed array detection system; what the Navy officially designated ......

9780750998680

Recreating Titanic and Her Sisters

A Visual History Author: Layton, J. Kent Code: 61527 Price: AU $88.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 27/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Bringing the world of Titanic and her sisters back to life as never before through the captivating original artwork of talented artists
9780750998666

Understanding J. Bruce Ismay

The True Story of the Man They Called 'The Coward of Titanic' Author: Ismay, Clifford Code: 61721 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 27/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An in-depth insight into the man at the heart of the worlds most infamous maritime disaster. Following the Titanic disaster, Bruce Ismay was savaged by both the British and American press for deserting the ship while women and children were still on board. Some papers called him the Coward of the Titanic or J. Brute Ismay, and suggested the ......

9781910809792

The Phantom of Scapa Flow

The Daring Exploit of U-Boat U-47 Author: Korganoff, Alexandre Code: 61624 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 21/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

On the night of 13/14 October 1939, the German commander of U-boat U-47, Gunther Prien, steered past the sunken block ships and chains which inadequately protected the British naval base at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. The U-Boat sank the old British World War I battleship HMS Royal Oak and then escaped into the North Sea. The loss of the ......

9781399096577

British Battleships of World War One

New Revised Edition Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61524 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
9781399097659

British Battleships 1919 1945

Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61568 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
9780750997157

Illustrated Mauretania (1907)

Notable Episodes in the Life of a Legend Author: Hutchings, David Code: 61514 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 06/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Illustrated history reveals the many experiences of Mauretania (1907) across an illustrious career
9781399092043

The Battleship Builders

Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships Author: Johnston and Buxton Code: 61435 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
9781399097918

British Cruisers

Two World Wars and After Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61195 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For most of the twentieth century Britain possessed both the worlds largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the cruiser a multi-purpose warship needed in large numbers to defend trade routes and police the empire. Above all ......

9788366549012

Fighting Ships of the U.S. Navy 1883-2019, Volume Two

Battleships and "New Navy" Monitors Author: Milewski, Venner F Code: 60254 Price: AU $72.99 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The second in a three-volume series which provides details of all US Navy warships from 1893 to the present day; this volume covers battleships and "new navy" monitors.
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