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A Maritime History of Australia
Bach, John
ISBN: 0330270362
Pan Books Sydney, Australia 1982 Reprint
 Soft Cover 482 Pages with Black/White Photos and Illustrations.  Good/No Jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020732  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Elite No.48: Nelson's Navy
Haythornthwaite, Philip
ISBN: 1855323346
Osprey Publishing London, UK 1993 First Edition
 Soft Cover 64 Pages with Black/White & Colour Illustrations. Despite the many celebrated victories of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars, 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 land forces and overseas possessions. This book covers the huge variations in uniforms not just in the Navy but the Royal Marines and Infantry regiments which served alongside naval crews. It also looks at the organisation, training and recruitment of the force and corrects a number of misconceptions regarding impressment and training.   Good/No Jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020700  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Engage the Enemy More Closely: The Toyal Navy in the Second World War
Barnett, Correlli
ISBN: 9780141390086
Penguin Books London, UK 2001 Reprint & Revised
 Soft Cover 1052 Pages with Black/White Photos. This masterful, engrossing work tells of the British Royal Navy's operations and command decisions throughout "the hardest war of its four centuries of history." Barnett's analytical narrative devotes attention to Prime Minister Winston Churchill's efforts during the early years "to keep the war ablaze so that America would believe Britain's cause worth backing." Barnett shows how, after the U.S. entered the war, the Western Allies developed and carried out their grand strategy in such a manner that sea power became "the midwife of victory on land." Barnett ( The Desert Generals ) is controversially critical, however, of Churchill's direct intervention in naval campaigns, his pursuit of "strategic fantasies" such as the 1940 Norway campaign and his concentration on the Mediterranean as a theater of operations. This is a first-rate history of the war from a perspective unfamiliar to American readers; it also introduces important wartime British military leaders such as Admiral B. H. Ramsay, who commanded the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation and the Allied naval force in the 1944 D-day landings.   Good/No Jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020692  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Japanese Submarine Raiders 1942: A Maritime Mystery
Carruthers, Steven L.
ISBN: 0977506304
Casper Publications Ltd Narrabeen, NSW, Australia 2006 Reprint
 Hard Cover 264 Pages with Black/White Photos. Just over three months after the surprise air raid over Darwin in 1942, Australians were once again shaken when the Japanese launched a surprise midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour, the heart of Australia's premier city. It occurred at a time when Japan's Imperial Army was advancing on Port Moresby, and three weeks after the Battle of the Coral Sea. The Japanese greatly valued surprise. It had devastated Pearl Harbor and they expected similar unpreparedness when they launched their submarines into crowded Sydney Harbour, which then contained over 40 ships of war from all the Allied Navies fighting in the Pacific. This book presents new information about the Sydney Harbour attack, the shelling of Sydney and Newcastle a week later, and the large-scale submarine campaign to terrorise and destroy commercial shipping off the east coast of Australia. It also explores the role of censorship, which allowed the government of the day to cover up peculiarities in defence conduct, and even Australian casualties. It is now evident that military secrecy and government censorship was a major factor why few details about the attack emerged until many years after the war. Had their been an official investigation, it would have revealed serious flaws in the harbour defences, as well as the failure of some personnel; it also would have revealed the gallantry of many Australian defenders. Since the Sydney Harbour raid, the whereabouts of one midget submarine has become one of Australia's greatest maritime mysteries. Japanese Submarine Raiders: A Maritime Mystery , explores the many theories to its location.  As New/As New
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020676  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Lloyd's Register - Appendix 1972 - 1973
LLOYD's Register
Lloyd's Register Printing House Crawley, West Sussex, England 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover approx 500 pages - red boards - gilt imprint  Good/No Jacket
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019889  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Naval Policy Between the Wars Volume 1: The Period of Anglo-American Antagonism 1919-1929
Roskill, Stephen
Collins London, UK 1968 First Edition
 Hard Cover 640 Pages with Black/White Photos.  Good/Fine
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020695  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Naval Policy Between the Wars Volume 2: The Period of Reluctant Rearmament 1930-1939
Roskill, Stephen
Collins London, UK 1976 First Edition
 Hard Cover 526 Pages with Black/White Photos.  Good/Fair
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020696  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New Vanguard No.42: British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line
Konstam, Angus
ISBN: 184176308X
Osprey Publishing Botley, Oxford, UK 2001 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48 Pages with Black/White Photos and Colour Plates. The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars encompassed a period when rival European fleets vied for naval supremacy, and naval tactics were evolving. The British Royal Navy emerged triumphant as the leading world sea power, and the epitome of Britannic naval strength was the Ship-of-the-Line. These 'wooden walls' were more than merely floating gun batteries: they contained a crew of up to 800 men, and often had to remain at sea for extended periods. This book offers detailed coverage of the complex vessels that were the largest man-made structures produced in the pre-Industrial era.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020593  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Radio Control in Model Boats
CUNdell, John
ISBN: 185486002X
Argus Books Ltd Hemel Hempstead, Herts, England 1989 Second Edition
 Soft Cover 174 pages b/w photos  Good/No Jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019637  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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River Boats
Mudie, Ian
Rigby Limited Not Stated 1975 Reprint
 Soft Cover 240 Pages with Black/White Photos.  Good/No Jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020733  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Sea Forces of the World
Chant, Christopher
ISBN: 1853611581
Brain Todd Publishing House Limited London, England 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover 241 Pages with Colour and Black/White Photos.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020450  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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The Long Haul: Australian National 1978-1988
Donovan, Peter and O'Neil, Bernard
ISBN: 1875359087
Focus Books Double Bay, NSW, Australia 1991 First Edition
 Hard Cover 204 Pages with Colour and Black/White Photos.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4163  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 Volume IX: The Royal Australian Navy
Jose, A.W.
ISBN: 0702218480
University of Queensland Press St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia 1987 Reprint
 Soft Cover 650 Pages with Black/White Photos and Illustrations.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020677  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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The Seawatchers: The Story of Australia's Coast Radio Service
Durrant, Lawrence
ISBN: 0207151989
Angus & Robertson Publishers North Ryde, NSW, Australia 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover 248 Pages with Black/White Photos.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020656  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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The United States Merchant Marine at War
Not Stated
Just Compensation Committee Santa Rosa, California, USA 2002 Reprint
 Soft Cover 80 Pages with Black/White Photos.  Good/No Jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020701  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Twixt Rail & Sea : A Great Western Railway Book of Docks Seaports and Shipping
Chapman, W G
ISBN: 0850590671
Patrick Stephens Limited Cambridge, England 1971 Reprinted
 Hard Cover 148 pages b/w photos  Very Good/Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3176  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Waiting for the Ferry
Allen, Bill & Mathieson, John
ISBN: 9780909459338
Transit Australia Publishing Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 2017 First Edition
 Soft Cover 216 Pages with Colour & Black/White Photos.  New/No Jacket
Price: $69.95 (AUD)
Book Number: TA-19  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Wolf Pack: The Story of the U-Boat in World War II
Williamson, Gordon
ISBN: 9781846031410
Osprey Publishing Botley, Oxford, UK 2005 First Edition
 Soft Cover 272 Pages with Black/White Photos. Germany's World War II U-Boat fleet represented the elite of their naval personnel. In terms of technology, training, tactics and combat successes, the U-Boat Waffe was far superior to that of any other combatant nation. In this comprehensive book, the wartime development of the U-Boat is traced along with the experiences of typical U-Boat crewmen, from recruitment to combat. The author examines the operational tactics of the U-Boat fleet, as well as describing the massive bunkers that housed them. 'Wolf Pack' contains material taken from Fortress 3: 'U-Boat Bases and Bunkers 1941-45', Warrior 36: 'Grey Wolf: U-Boat Crewman of World War II' and New Vanguards 51 and 55: 'Kriegsmarine U-Boat 1939-45 (1) and (2)', with the addition of a new section on wartime tactics.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020697  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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