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9781493055081

Fighting Corsairs: The Men of Marine Fighting Squadron Two-Fifteen in

the Pacific During WWII Author: Dacus, Jeff Code: 60419 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9780750997454

Windrush

A Ship Through Time Author: Arnott, Paul Code: 70062 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/08/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the twentieth century, playing different roles in the most turbulent years in modern times. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder to ferry Germans to a new life in South America, it wasnt long before Goebbels requisitioned her as one of his Strength Through Joy ......

9780764361678

Kongo-Class Battleships

In the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II Author: Ahlberg, Lars Code: 60599 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The battleships of the Kongo class were the oldest, smallest, and fastest battleships in the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Initially classified as battle cruisers, the lead ship in the class, Kongo, was built in England just prior to WWI. The remaining three ships in the class - Haruna, Kirishima, and Hiei - were all built and completed in ......
9780750995733

Sails, Skippers and Sextants

A History of Sailing in 50 Inventors and Innovations Author: Drower, George Code: 70061 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 17/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Fifty stories showcasing the impact made by inspiring individuals and inventions on the development of the sailing world as we know it. Which woman made the first solo transatlantic crossing? Who saved thousands of lives with the invention of navigation lights? What is the story behind the invention of the compass? Many of us know the story of ......

9781472840837

Ju 87 Stuka vs Royal Navy Carriers

Mediterranean Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 60617 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka dive-bomber and the aircraft carrier represent two key combat innovations of World War II. Rich with photographs and personal accounts, this new volume focuses on the air-sea action during the British evacuation operations in Norway in May 1940 and German air attacks in the Mediterranean in 1941-1942.
9781526793911

Naval Ship Models of World War II in 1/1250 and 1/1200 Scales

Enhancements, Conversions & Scratch Building Author: Liu, Robert K Code: 60273 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
The only practical book available on modifying miniature models.
9781472833877

Hunt the Bismarck

The pursuit of Germany's most famous battleship Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 60491 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Hunt the Bismarck, now available in paperback, tells the story of Operation Rheinubung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germanys largest battleship in May 1941. Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well-armed, with eight 15- inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured protection earned her the ......

9781472840516

US Navy Frigates of the Cold War

Author: Stille, Mark Code: 60616 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 16/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A fresh, new study on the overlooked history of the backbone of the Cold War US Navy, the go-anywhere, do-anything frigate.
9781526799876

Italian Battleships 1911-1956

'Conte di Cavour' and 'Duiio' Classes Author: Bagnasco, Erminio Code: 60646 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781526796431

Depth Charge

Royal Naval Mines, Depth Charges & Underwater Weapons, 1914-1945 Author: Henry, Chris Code: 60873 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781788161619

Sea Fever

A British Maritime Miscellany Author: Clothier, Meg and Chris Code: 60771 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9780367777579

Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century

Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions Author: Bo, Hu Code: 60577 Price: AU $77.99 Format: Paperback / 274 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 03/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
9781472847799

Warship 2021

Author: Jordan, John Code: 60633 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Warship is a celebrated annual publication featuring the latest research on the history, development, and service of the world's warships.
9781781558140

Yamato

Flagship of the Japanese Imperial Navy Author: Knowles, Daniel Code: 60410 Price: AU $78.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9788366673151

The Battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau Vol. I

Author: Skwiot, Miroslaw Code: 60803 Price: AU $175.00 Format: Hardback / 292 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 09/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The battleships of the Kriegsmarine are only four vessels in total, which they managed to put into operational service in 1935-1941. The first two of those, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, did not make as spectacular combat career as the other two. So far, no extensive memories of seamen sailing them have appeared, because their career practically ......

9788366673236

The Japanese Battleship Kongo 1944

Aircraft Drawings: The Best Of Mariusz Lukasik Author: Waldemar Goralski Code: 60806 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 09/04/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781472844705

US Navy Gunboats 1885-1945

Author: Herder, Brian Lane Code: 60623 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 02/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The history of the US Navy's gunboats, their roles in building a worldwide American naval presence and in combat, from the Yangtze era through to World War II.
9780750996549

The Unseen Mauretania 1907

The Ship in Rare Illustrations Author: Layton, J.Kent Code: 60406 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781800462342

Premonitions of the Titanic Disaster

Author: Keefe, Terry Code: 60772 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: MATADOR Published date: 24/03/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781472840554

Italian Destroyers of World War II

Author: Stille, Mark Code: 60472 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 10/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A new illustrated history and analysis of Italy's World War II destroyers.
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