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Hawker Sea Fury By Kev Darling
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The Hawker Sea Fury was the final piston engine fighter produced by the company. Developed from the earlier Tempest this aircraft served with distinction over Korea being flown by RN and RAN pilots.... More > This book covers the story of the type and is well illustrated using photographs and diagrams.< Less
Mutiny On the Bounty & Pandora's Box By David G Williams
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This is a new approach to the complete story of the Bounty, from its disastrous crew selection, the Mutiny, incitement of Polynesian wars, trials, executions, pardons, kidnaps, rapes and enslavement... More > to the brutal island murders. Make no mistake,it may have been the beginning of the Romantic Age but there was nothing romantic about the Mutiny on the Bounty, why did Fletcher Christian choose oblivion over common sense on that hot sunny morning so long ago? Was it because far from freeing the crew from a perceived oppression he was actually mentally unstable? Where exactly was Peter Heywood and why did half the crew choose certain death in an open boat rather than sail away with the mutineers? Just some of the questions answered in this book, for the first time the whole story, the complete story, including the voyage of the Pandora, sent to capture the men that dared steal one of His Majesties ships.< Less
Mutiny On The Bounty & Pandora's Box By David G Williams
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Deluxe A4 Edition of this new version of the whole story of the Bounty, covers everything, from its disastrous crew selection, the Mutiny, incitement of Polynesian wars, trials, executions, pardons,... More > kidnaps, rapes, enslavement to the brutal island murders. Make no mistake; it may have been the beginning of the Romantic Age but there was nothing romantic about the mutiny on the Bounty, why did Fletcher Christian choose oblivion over common sense on that hot sunny morning so long ago? Was it because far from freeing the crew from oppression he was actually mentally unstable? Where exactly was Peter Heywood and why did half the crew choose certain death in an open boat rather than sail away with the mutineers? Just some of the questions answered in this book, for the first time the whole story, the complete story, including the Pandora's hunt for the mutineers and the Admiralty's revenge, and the true price of Peter Heywood's freedom.< Less
HMAS Castlemaine By Blair Stuart
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HMAS Castlemaine is a restored WW2 Corvette permanently moored at Williamstown Victoria
Honouring the Anzacs By Kasey Miller
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Commands system The RAF command system was very complicated and rather overdone, but worked surprisingly well. If a squadron has 2/3 (in points) of planes from a single command (which isn't... More > obligatory), it gets the following specific special rule: Fighter Command - 'Tally Ho!' special rule Once per turn (not phase!) the player may activate two fighters (or fighter formations) in a row. Bomber Command - 'Night bombing' special rule The player may always choose to attack at night and be an attacker. Coastal Command - 'The empire on which the sun never sets' special rule Up to 1/3 of the squadron (in points) may be taken from the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron list (both from Core and Fleet Carrier list) Far East Command - 'The empire on which the sun never sets' special rule Up to 1/3 of the squadron (in points) may be taken from one (and only one) of the following squadron lists: • Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron list (both from Core and Fleet Carrier list) • RAAF • RNZAF< Less
Wellington School Somerset: Old Boys Killed or Died on Active Service 1939-1946 By Asher Pirt FRGS
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This is a list of the old boys of Wellington School Somerset who were killed or died on active service during the Second World War. With each entry is short biographical information about the old... More > boy. This is part of a larger project of building a War Register of the service of WSS old boys between 1939 and 1946.< Less
Last Run Ashore By John Moger
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Last Run Ashore is the often grim but frequently hilarious story of mainly lower-deck life on a Flower Class corvette of the Royal Navy. Set near the end of World War II, the crew of the Dandelion... More > is charged with giving coastal support to the 14th Army in Burma. A colorful cast of characters that includes an officer’s wife and an ordinary seaman stranded together on a drifting buoy, a down-on-his-luck scrap metal dealer, and a ship’s dog with its own rum ration makes for entertaining reading as the story builds to the eventual, spectacular fate of their warship. About the author: John Moger is a retired Fleet-Street journalist, now 80. He served in the Royal Navy 1943-46 on a “Big Ship,” a cruiser, and later on the more relaxed mess deck of a corvette, typified by the pipe-call: “Hands to Bathe and Skylark!”< Less
Leviathan By William Ovide Richardson
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Nathan Pritchard, a frigate captain, has taken over the rule of a small island in the southern ocean. In doing so, he has roused the sleeping Leviathan, which has since revealed itself in those... More > waters. The Order of Faolan, the ancient and secretive feudal order of Albion charged with the defense of the nation against its most dangerous threats, sends Callum Fletcher to investigate as its newest initiate. Callum teams up with Morrissey, an untried and outspoken young commander, to take the sloop-of-war Kingfisher to the island to investigate. They discover that Pritchard’s rule is brutal and absolute, involving torture, burnings, and mass-murder, and that he has seized ships, making him guilty of piracy as well as treason. A series of strange and violent events ensue, including the discovery of an archaeological marvel much older than any civilization currently in existence which, in his zealotry, Pritchard vows to destroy.< Less
Leviathan By William Richardson
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Nathan Pritchard, a frigate captain, has taken over the rule of a small island in the southern ocean. In doing so, he has roused the sleeping Leviathan, which has since revealed itself in those... More > waters. The Order of Faolan, the ancient and secretive feudal order of Albion charged with the defense of the nation against its most dangerous threats, sends Callum Fletcher to investigate as its newest initiate. Callum teams up with Morrissey, an untried and outspoken young commander, to take the sloop-of-war Kingfisher to the island to investigate. They discover that Pritchard’s rule is brutal and absolute, involving torture, burnings, and mass-murder, and that he has seized ships, making him guilty of piracy as well as treason. A series of strange and violent events ensue, including the discovery of an archaeological marvel much older than any civilization currently in existence which, in his zealotry, Pritchard vows to destroy.< Less
Rhapsody In Black By Michelle Grahame
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When 19-year-old student Emma Tarrant meets Dominic Delavale, a Royal Navy sub–lieutenant, who also happens to be a brilliant pianist, her conviction that “love at first sight” is... More > only for storybooks flies out of the window. But the love that they believe will last forever is destroyed by another woman’s jealousy. Dominic’s life, too, is devastated by tragedy, and a fatal misunderstanding finally tears their lives apart. In the following six years, both of them attempt to build separate new lives, until fate brings them together again. But now circumstances are very different, and a happy ending is not even on the horizon. Dominic is no longer a naval officer, and Emma knows that he needs belief and encouragement to achieve his life’s ambition, but giving him that help also means giving up the one thing she wants more than anything else in the world. Will her sacrifice be in vain?< Less

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