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Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy of World War 2 surpassed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and technology. This title covers the 12 Japanese battleships that saw service between 1941-45. Each class is considered in turn in light of its design and construction, its armament and wartime modifications. The author, Mark... Read more >
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Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy’s heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were technologically superior to and far more innovative than their Allied rivals... Read more >
Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921-45

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first built-from-the-keel-up carrier, the Hosho. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, it experimented with its carriers, perfecting their design and construction. As a result, by the time Japan entered World War II and attacked the United States at... Read more >
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US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45
Prewar Classes
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The USS Langley, the first American aircraft carrier, entered service in 1922. Despite being converted into an aircraft tender, it was the first step in a new direction for the US Navy and naval warfare. This book covers the design, development and operation of USN aircraft carriers built prior to World... Read more >
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US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1942-45
WWII-Built Ships
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Dominating the seas during World War II, the US aircraft carrier played a crucial role in every major naval combat of the war.

Development of the Essex class began in 1941, and was the largest class of carrier ever built. During the Pacific War it formed the backbone of any fighting... Read more >
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USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers
The Pacific 1942
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first carrier, which was used against the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. The Americans followed suit, initiating huge aircraft carrier development programs. As the Pacific war escalated into the largest naval conflict in history, the role of... Read more >
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Duel Between the First Ironclads
Duel Between the First Ironclads
Written by William C. Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817501
Our Price: $13.99
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Duel Between the First Ironclads

Written by William C. Davis


Format: eBook, 201 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $13.99

One was called "a tin can on a shingle"; the other, "a half-submerged crocodile."

Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War... Read more >
German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

The development of this excellent and successful class of warship only became possible after the Anglo-German naval agreement of 1935 eased restrictions on the types of ship Germany could build; even then only five of the class were permitted: the Admiral Hipper, the Blücher, the Prinz Eugen, the Seydlitz and the... Read more >
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German Light Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

The German Navy of World War II was small in number, but contained some of the most technologically advanced capital ships in the world. This meant that although the Kriegsmarine never felt capable of encountering the might of the British Navy in a fleet action, her ships were individually more than... Read more >
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German Pocket Battleships 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

After the end of World War I, the German Navy came up with the concept of the Panzerschiffe, or Pocket Battleship, as a method of circumventing treaty limitations on the size and types of ship Germany was permitted to build. New, more modern production methods, where welded construction prevailed over the... Read more >
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German Battleships 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

In this, the first of a five volume series covering the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, Gordon Williamson examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The ‘Schlesien’ and ‘Schleswig-Hostein’ were used mostly as training ships until the end of... Read more >
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German Destroyers 1939#45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

The German destroyer fleet of World War II consisted of nine classes: the Diether Von Roeder Class, the Leberecht Maas Class and the wartime classes Z23, Z35, Z37, Z40, Z43, Z46 and Z52. These vessels, though fewer in number than the British destroyer fleet, tended to be much bigger and more... Read more >
German E-boats 1939-45

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

By the outbreak of World War II, Germany had done much to replace the Kaiser's High Seas Fleet, which was scuttled following their surrender at the end of World War I. Forced to build anew, the Kriegsmarine possessed some of the most technically advanced warships in existence. Although the heavy units... Read more >
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Japanese Naval Aviation Uniforms and Equipment 1937-45

Written by Gary Nila
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

This long awaited title provides a fantastic reference resource on the uniforms, dress, flight gear and personal weaponry of the Imperial Japanese Navy airmen of World War II (1939-1945). It includes detailed descriptions of flight gear, including manufacture information, and interviews with IJN pilots such as Sakai, Komachi, Tanimizu, Kawato and... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939-45 (1)

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

This, the first of two volumes on Germany's World War II U-boats, traces their development from the early U-boats of the Kaiser's Navy, the prohibition on Germany having U-boats following the Armistice in 1918 and the subsequent Treaty of Versailles, the secret development of U-boats using a 'cover-firm' in Holland, culminating... Read more >
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Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939-45 (2)

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

This title follows from New Vanguard 51: Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939–45 (1) and charts the continuing development of the U-boat in German service, including the evolution of the Type IX as a long range 'cruiser' intended for solo operations in distant waters. Also covered is the revolutionary Type XXI, conceived of in... Read more >
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Nelson's Navy

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Despite the many celebrated victories of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), the role of the Royal Navy should never be overlooked. The 'wooden walls' formed the country's first and most important line of defence, and ranged throughout the world to protect Britain's trade-routes and in support of the... Read more >
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The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II

Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

This is a concise history of the Royal Navy's air arm during World War II (1939-1945), from the Arctic convoys, to the battle for Malta, to the last raids on Japan. The contribution of British Naval aviation to the ultimate Allied victory cannot be underestimated. Amazingly the Admiralty only had 406... Read more >
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Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815
Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085663
Our Price: $17.95
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Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

When war broke out in 1812, neither the United States Navy nor the Royal Navy had more than a token force on the Great Lakes. However, once the shooting started, it sparked a ship-building arms race that continued throughout the war. This book examines the design and development of the warships... Read more >
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Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

When war broke out in 1812, neither the United States Navy nor the Royal Navy had more than a token force on the Great Lakes. However, once the shooting started, it sparked a ship-building arms race that continued throughout the war. This book examines the design and development of the warships... Read more >
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Royal Naval Air Service Pilot 1914-18

Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the Royal Naval Air Service pilot during World War I (1914-1918). In 1914 the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps was subsumed into the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). With the bulk of the Royal Flying Corps engaged in France, the aircraft and seaplane pilots of the... Read more >
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U-boats of the Kaisers Navy

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-boat menace. This book traces the development of the U-boat threat from the Brandtaucher, designed by Wilhelm Bauer, the father of the German submarine arm, in 1850, through to... Read more >
Young Nelsons
Boy sailors during the Napoleonic Wars
Written by D.A.B Ronald


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

"The fought like young Nelsons." The words of a schoolmaster, writing from aboard HMS Mars after the battle of Trafalgar, describing the valor of his pupils in the heat of battle. Made immortal by the novels of Patrick O'Brian, C. S. Forester and Alexander Kent, these boy sailors, alongside those of every other... Read more >
Neptune's Inferno
Neptune's Inferno
Written by James D. Hornfischer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385120
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Neptune's Inferno
The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Written by James D. Hornfischer


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $18.00

The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of “Ironbottom Sound.” Here...

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British Destroyers 1892-1918

Written by Jim Crossley
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

This book recounts the history of the first destroyers of the Royal Navy, which revolutionised this service and changed the way war was fought at sea. Moreover, between 1892, when the first destroyers were laid down, and 1918 destroyers evolved radically from 27 knot, 250-ton ships into 35 knot, 1,530-ton ships... Read more >
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