Vintage Wings of Canada has published “Baby Flattops of the Royal Navy’s Ruler Class” an account of the Royal Navy’s escort carriers in World War Two.
Vintage Wings of Canada has recently published “Bite Me! The Story of the Shark Mouth – The World’s Most Enduring Nose Art” By Dave O'Malley.
A new publication in the 'Duel' series by Osprey veterans author David Greentree and artists Ian Palmer and Peter Dennis gives a look into the Mediterranean theater of battles between British submarines and Italian surface vessels.
Vintage Wings of Canada has published “Inn of the Divine Wind,” a selection of excerpts from Reiko Akabane’s Hotaru Kaeru, a memoir of the Kamikaze pilots in World War Two.
75 years ago on this day (12th April 1941) on the 1287th kilometer of the navigable part of Danube river Yugoslav Royal Navy Ship „Drava“ was sunk. Exactly at 8:00 a.m. last words were written in ship’s journal, and the glorious history of the Drava“ and its brave crew has begun.
Stackpole Books has announced a new book by James H. Hallas on the heroes of Iwo Jima to be published in May, 2016: Uncommon Valor on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Medal of Honor Recipients in the Marine Corps' Bloodiest Battle of World War II
Stackpole Books has announced a new book by Jon Diamond on the Guadalcanal Campaign.
Released this past December 26, the latest issue of LOS! covers naval news of the past and present. This issue includes submarines of WWII and the American Civil War, Japan's new helicopter-destroyer and more.
This book by Peter C. Smith from the Stackpole Military History Series is a fascinating look from the Japanese side at Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway, a fully authorized account including contemporary interviews with those that flew with Lieutenant Commander Egusa – the Imperial Japanese Navy’s “God of Dive-Bombing."
New this month, a book on one of WWII's most critical battlefields -the Atlantic ocean. Critical Convoy Battles of WWII: Crisis in the North Atlantic, March 1943 focuses on the turning point year for The Battle of the Atlantic.
The latest pictorial (Number 43) from CWP is for the Alaska Class cruisers. 6 were planned but only two of these vessels were built.
AK interactive has initiated a new publication entitled 'Modelling Full Ahead'. Their first volume is on the US Naval aircraft carrier USS Lexington as she was for her final battle in WWII. This issue is by Marun Van Gils.
The Casemate Group has started a new publisher called The Pool of London that is to be "dedicated to the specialist fields of naval, maritime, military and exploration history in its many forms". This October they are releasing a book on the history of one England's best known warships, titled The Last Big Gun - At War & At Sea with HMS Belfast.
Osprey Publications has announced the October 20, 2015 release of the 33rd installment of their “Raid” series, U-47 in Scapa Flow - The Sinking of HMS Royal Oak 1939 by Angus Konstam (Author) and Peter Dennis (Illustrator).
74 years after her sinking, the bell of the battlecruiser HMS Hood has been recovered. Following a successful expedition led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, it will now be shown at National Museum of Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
Every US ship modeler's go-to reference site as made some updates to several ship categories. They range from new line drawings, photographs,squadron patches, documents, articles and more.
I came across an fascinating website recently entitled, Armoured Aircraft Carriers in World War II which tells, “the untold story of the Royal Navy's struggle to invent carrier warfare.”
Coming this July from Osprey, a look at the navy of one of the Central Powers that's not often considered when talking about WWI naval warfare. While not on par with the Royal Navy or the Kaiserliche Marine, the Donanma-yı Humâyûn dated back to the 14th century.
A website that specializes in information on special inshore naval operations and equipment is also in the process of becoming a book. Webmaster and author H. I. Sutton has compiled an extensive listing of craft from a clandestine world.
Vintage Wings of Canada has published “Fascist Flattops,” an account of the abortive lives of the Axis aircraft carriers Graf Zeppelin, Weser, Aquila, and Sparviero in World War Two.
The latest LOS! special, The war of convoys - The Allied Convoys in the Atlantic Ocean, covers the longest battle campaign of the Second Worl War, the Batle of the Atlantic. As with all their previous specials, this one is filled with lavish illustrations an photogrphs of the subject.
Coming this November from Casemate Publishing, The Most Dangerous Moment of the War - Japan’s Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942 by John Clancy tells the story of the events of the dramatic but little known episode in which a major catastrophe was only narrowly averted, but in which over a thousand mainly British lives were lost, including the sinking of HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire.
R. Michael Payne is an Australian artist who specializes in maritime art featuring submarine subjects. His attention to detail of people, machines and nature is truely wonderful. His site has been up since May, 2014.
Coming this month, Kagero's latest 3D publication is of the USS North Carolina. Lead ship of North Carolina-class battleships and the fourth warship in the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the State of North Carolina.
4 New publications on vessels from WWII. They include cruisers from the US Navy and a Japanes Imperial Navy battleship.