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The World Enyclopedia of Cruisers

An illustrated history Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 60588 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 01/08/2021 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 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.
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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 ......

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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 ......
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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.

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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 ......
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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 ......

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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 ......

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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 ......

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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.
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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 ......

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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 ......

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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
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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 ......

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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. ......

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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 ......

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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 ......

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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, ......

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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.
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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. ......

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