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RAIDERS German Auxiliary Cruisers of World War Two

Product code:  18217NAV
German commerce raiders – auxiliary cruisers looking like harmless merchantmen, but carrying strong concealed armament – were operating worldwide on sea lanes during the Second World War. Even today they are an interesting and rarely described theme, being often cloaked in legends and “naval lore”. These mystery ships – similar to the Allied Q-ships from the First World War, old and almost derelict cargo vessels with concealed weapons, equipped to chase German submarines – were rebuilt in secrec...

New Vanguard 263 Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

Product code:  31651NAV
The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting and winning the Eighty Years' War, from 1568 and 1648. In this long conflict, warfare on water played a much bigger role in determining the ultimate victor. On the high seas the fleet carved out a new empire, growing national income to such levels that it could continue the costly war for independence. Yet it was in coastal and inland waters that the most decisive battles...

Duel 88 British Destroyer vs German Destroyer: Narvik 1940

Product code:  28583NAV
The opening months of World War II saw Britain's Royal Navy facing a resurgent German navy, the Kriegsmarine. Following the German invasion of Denmark and Norway in early April 1940, British and German destroyers would clash in a series of battles for control of the Norwegian coast. The operational environment was especially challenging, with destroyer crews having to contend with variable weather, narrow coastal tracts and possibility of fog and ship breakdowns. In two engagements at Narvik, th...

Der Kapitan : U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

Product code:  75602NAV
Hans Rose was one of Germany's most successful WWI U-boat aces, and her most successful ace during the convoy period when attacks by U-boats were most difficult and dangerous. Acknowledging his chivalry, Admiral Sims USN declared `Allied naval officers would be willing today to shake [his] hand.'This book is the only time the Rose family has agreed to make Hans Rose's personal papers available to any researcher or biographer. The authors present new information from the Krupp archives and naval ...

Kagero Super Drawings in 3D 16064 Aircraft Carrier USS Lexington 1935

Product code:  57516NAV
Brief history covering the technical design work followed by a plethora of graphical illustrations including captioned walk-around 3d graphic illustrations

Kagero Top Drawing 7058 New Orleans-class Cruiser USS Astoria

Product code:  37358NAV
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles

Austro Hungarian Battleships in World War One

Product code:  18156NAV
Austria-Hungary Empire was one of the great Navel powers at the time of WWI. This book looks at the make up of their fleet and the role patrolling the Adriatic and further a field. With many photos through out the book.

Austro Hungarian Cruisers in World War One

Product code:  92852NAV
Photos are from private collections as well as from the ships themselves. This book looks at the role of the Spaun & Saida class vessels pre-1914 and during then the period of WWI.

Schlachtschiff Tirpitz Volume IV – Against the Allied Convoys

Product code:  35833NAV
This forth volume illustrates the largest sortie of the Tirpitz against the allied convoy during the summer of 1942. Containing hitherto unpublished photos. In both German and English language.

Bismark - Le geant de l Atlantique

Product code:  03175NAV
Superbly illustrated, French Text, this book covers the vessel, Bismarck. Split into three main sectors, the author covers the design and technical characteristics, the career of the units in this class and considers their assets and weaknesses. Annex includes Orders of Battle and plans.

Aircraft Carrier Impero The Axis Powers' V-1 Carrying Capital Ship

Product code:  56771NAV
This is an exhaustive historical review of the Impero and Regia Marina’s (Royal Navy) developments as well as the dramatic story of the lack of co-operation and strategic insight with Regia Aeronautica before and during the war (1922-1943)