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The Dreadnought of the Air By Percy F. Westerman
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IT was Thursday afternoon—Make and Mend Clothes Day as it is known in the Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Royal Oak," a Super-Dreadnought now relegated to the second class, lay at moorings off... More > Singapore. Two cables' length ahead of her swung her sister ship the "Repulse," flying the flag of Admiral Maynebrace commanding the Special Squadron, now on a cruise round the world in order to display the White Ensign in foreign waters as a gentle reminder to petty potentates that the British Lion's tail could not be twisted with impunity. The heat was terrific. The sun's scorching rays beat down with relentless violence upon the white awnings that shrouded the warships from bow to stern. The glare, reflected from the oily sea, seemed to penetrate everywhere on board in spite of electric fans and the latest type of ventilators. Officers and men, used though they were to the heat of the Tropics, were reduced to a state of perspiring listlessness.< Less
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series. This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale. It... More > is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other battles over conscription and between modes of transport. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. This book is available as a Paperback and an E-Book< Less
Gridded Naval Wargames By Bob Cordery
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This book follows on from ‘The Portable Wargame’ and ‘Developing The Portable Wargame’ to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six... More > sets of rules (three of which are from the ‘Portable Naval Wargame’ stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains ‘How to …’ build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly at the wargamer who wants to include aspects of naval warfare in their wargames, it is suitable for both novice and experienced wargamers.< Less
Gridded Naval Wargames By Bob Cordery
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This book follows on from ‘The Portable Wargame’ and ‘Developing The Portable Wargame’ to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six... More > sets of rules (three of which are from the ‘Portable Naval Wargame’ stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains ‘How to …’ build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly at the wargamer who wants to include aspects of naval warfare in their wargames, it is suitable for both novice and experienced wargamers.< Less
Gridded Naval Wargames By Bob Cordery
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This book follows on from ‘The Portable Wargame’ and ‘Developing The Portable Wargame’ to cover naval wargames that can be fought on a gridded tabletop. The book contains six... More > sets of rules (three of which are from the ‘Portable Naval Wargame’ stable), four explanatory battle reports, and a chapter that explains ‘How to …’ build simple model American Civil War ironclads. Aimed mainly at the wargamer who wants to include aspects of naval warfare in their wargames, it is suitable for both novice and experienced wargamers.< Less
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series. This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale. It... More > is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other battles over conscription and between modes of transport. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. Marghanita guided this short walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival on 21 April 2013.< Less
Mikasa: An Illustrated History of the last Pre-dreadnaught Battleship By James Shneer
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The history of the last remaining pre-dreadnought battleship from its development in England at the turn of the 20th century to its use today as a museum is detailed with extensive use of both black... More > and white and color photographs. This book is also available on amazon.com on better paper but at a slightly higher price.< Less
The Last Battlecruiser By Owen P. Hall, Jr.
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction Series. SMS Goeben Operations in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea 1914-1918. This is the story of the last battlecruiser, the SMS Goeben and its operations in the... More > Mediterranean. The Goeben is considered to be the longest commissioned dreadnought of all time, finally being paid off in the early 1960s. The impact of the Goeben odyssey during the early months of World War I reverberates throughout the world today. Illustrated, appendices. 197 6×9-inch pages, 30 illustrations, 15 tables, 2 charts, 7 maps.< Less
2007 Submarine Almanac By Neal Stevens, Editor
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Subsim.com celebrates 10 years on the web with a flotilla of submarine and naval stories, articles, and art from naval historians, subsim players, game developers, and Navy men. Featuring Silent... More > Hunter III Captain’s Log, The Legend of Odin, Just Another Cargo Ship, Rising Tide, Civilian Submariner, Cavalla Makes its Mark, The Flanders U Boat Flotilla, The Dreadnought Era, Erich Topp (U-552), The History of Subsims, Life aboard a Nuclear Submarine, Submarines as Time Machines, The Lost Patrols of U-49, Origin of the Laconia Order, and much more. The 2007 Submarine Almanac: an award-winning chronicle of all things naval.< Less
Adventures in a Nearby Land By Robert J Clark
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Join Thaddeus Finn and his two lady companions Emily and Amelia on three, fast-paced, Steampunk adventures. Barbary: the year is 1890 and the prime minister's daughter has been kidnapped by Barbary... More > Corsairs; Amazon: the year is 1891 and Finn is sent deep into the Amazon basin to discover what has happened to a secret Portuguese outpost; Himalaya: Hill Fort 9, a remote scientific outpost in British Nepal, has gone silent. Returning from the Amazon aboard the dreadnought class dirigible Armageddon, Finn gets a telegram from his masters in the admiralty. Very soon he finds himself diverted to investigate what has happened. All goes well until Amelia and Emily disappear during the flight from Calcutta to Kathmandu. Finn is left with a dilemma, should he follow his orders and solve the riddle of the missing scientists or disobey them to rescue his beautiful companions.< Less

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