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9781472845818

Essex-Class Aircraft Carriers 1945-91

Author: Stille, Mark Code: 62055 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A history of the enduring Essex-class ships, the US Navys finest and most numerous fleet carrier during World War II, which were modernized repeatedly and served with distinction. The Essex class was the USNs war-winning ship class of the Pacific War. Of the 24 ships completed, 14 saw action, making the Essex class the largest ......

9781472849687

British/Commonwealth Cruiser vs Italian Cruiser 1940-1943

The Mediterranean Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 61981 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This illustrated history explores the cruiser forces of the Italian and British Royal navies, the jack-of-all trades warships of the Mediterranean Naval War. In 1940, when Italy entered World War II, the Royal Navy was badly overstretched, and its Mediterranean Fleet had to face both the Italian Navy and the German and Italian ......

9780754835226

The World Enyclopedia of Cruisers

An illustrated history Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 60588 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 26/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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.
9781838862183

Battleships

The World's Greatest Battleships from the 16th Century to the Gulf War Author: Ross, David Code: 61937 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For more than 400 years, the big-gun warship stood as the supreme naval war machine. It was not only a major instrument of warfare, but a visible emblem of a nations power, wealth and pride. Battleships features 52 of the greatest warships to have sailed in the last 500 years. Beginning with English king Henry VIIIs flagship, Henry ......

9781472846211

F2H Banshee Units

Combat Aircraft Author: Burgess, Rick Code: 61828 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 10/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A fully illustrated study of the extraordinarily successful early-generation jet, the F2H Banshee, a frontline aircraft that served with 27 US Navy and US Marine Corps squadrons and three Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) squadrons. The F2H Banshee was an extraordinarily successful early-generation jet that outlasted ......

9780750998871

The Unseen Lusitania

The Ship in Rare Illustrations Author: Sauder, Eric Code: 61859 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 250 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 06/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The story of the ill-fated Lusitania revealed through vivid and rare illustrations. Lost to a German torpedo on 7 May 1915, Cunards RMS Lusitania captured the worlds imagination when she entered service in 1907. Not only was she was the largest ship in the world, but she was also revolutionary in design as well as being a record breaker. ......

9780764363573

USS Intrepid (CV-11/CVA-11/CVS-11)

From World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to Museum Ship Author: Doyle, David Code: 61825 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 04/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A visual history of USS Intrepid, one of the most visited museum ships in the world. USS Intrepid, the "Fighting I," was one of Americas longest-serving aircraft carriers. Launched during WWII, Intrepid and her crews weathered kamikazes, torpedoes, and typhoons throughout three years of heavy combat. Decommissioned after WWII, Intrepid was ......

9781761042003

The Scrap Iron Flotilla

Five Valiant Destroyers and the Australian War in the Mediterranean Author: Carlton, Mike Code: 61985 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date: 27/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The British Admiraltys telegram arrived at Navy Office in Melbourne, the order to go to all-out war. It was coldly succinct- TOTAL GERMANY ... The war at sea had begun. When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, the British asked Australia for help. With some misgivings, the Australian government sent five destroyers to beef up the ......

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: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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: 30/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

9781472844965

Castles in the Sky

A Wargame of Flying Battleships Author: Farrington, Eric Code: 61827 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A wargaming ruleset for epic pre-WW1 battles in the sky. Its the dawn of the 20th Century and the Great Powers turn to war. Since the development of the air screw, leading to the creation of flying warships, the navies of the world have comprised an ever-growing number of these aerial ironclads. So fire up the turbines, ready ......

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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

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: 11/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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. ......

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: 30/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

9781781558393

King George V-Class Battleships

Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 61625 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/05/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

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 ......

9781472847812

Warship 2022

Author: Jordan, John Code: 61812 Price: AU $82.50 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

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 ......

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 ......

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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
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 ......

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 ......

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