Wheelers Books
Refine By
Publication Date
Fiction / Non-Fiction
    Age
      Format
        Extended Format
        Show Large Print:
        Publication Country
          Latest Additions
          Language
            Price
            -

            Naval Forces & Warfare

            Stock Availability: Sort by: View:

            Total 5.69K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›
            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War

            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parkin, Simon

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $29.63
            • Save $8.36
            • To Order/ Indent titles

            'Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston Churchill

            ISBN 9781529353044
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
            View details for this title
            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal
              

            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal (Hardback)

            By McEwen, Scott

            • RRP: $71.50
            • $57.20
            • Save $14.30
            • Pub Date
              6 Oct 20

            America's elite warriors are put through hell in training so they can survive any real special operations.

            ISBN 9781546084976
            Released NZ 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 6 Oct 2020
            View details for this title
            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War

            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen; By Platt, Richard

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
            • Save $9.25
            • In Stock At Publisher

            Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this history book for children covers everything from warship design to navigation. Biesty's incredible drawings slice through a man-of-war to explore every corn...er, from the crow's nest to the stinking hold. Packed with fascinating facts and gory details, the pages teem with sailors busy about their duties. Find out how gun crews fired a cannon, examine a surgeon's toolkit, and learn the best way to wriggle the maggots out of the ship's biscuits. Look out, too, for the stowaway on every page. He's the one with spiky hair and there's a reward for his capture! This absorbing book will have children - and adults - poring over every page. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War remains as entertaining as ever.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780241379776
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
               

            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $32.99
            • To Order

            Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...deals with this topic.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781849086059
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Campaign
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
            View details for this title
            Britain's War Against the Slave Trade: The Operations of the Royal Navy's West Africa Squadron 1807-1867
              

            Britain's War Against the Slave Trade: The Operations of the Royal Navy's West Africa Squadron 1807-1867 (Hardback)

            By Sullivan, Anthony

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $72.89
            • Save $8.10
            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            On 16 March 1807, the British Parliament passed The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, abolishing the practise throughout the Empire. The following year the Royal Navy's West Afruca Squadron was formed, its mission to stop and search ships at sea suspected of carrying slaves from ...Africa to the Americas and the Middle East.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781526717931
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Apr 2020
            View details for this title
            Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition
             

            Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition (Hardback)

            By Levy, Buddy

            • RRP: $63.99
            • $63.99
            • In Stock US

            Map illustrations by Jeffrey L. Ward --Title page verso.

            ISBN 9781250182197
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher St. Martin's Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            All at Sea
              

            All at Sea (Paperback)

            By Deary, Terry; Illustrated by Brown, Martin

            • RRP: $15.99
            • $13.59
            • Save $2.40
            • Pub Date
              5 Mar 20

            Discover all the foul facts behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage in this brand new Horrible Histories book. In Horrible Histories: All at Sea. Full of the dreadful truth behind the story of Britain and Ireland's seafaring heritage, this is a seriously horr...ible historical read with all the gore and more.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781407196794
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Horrible Histories
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 5 Mar 2020
            View details for this title
            The HMS Victory Story
              

            The HMS Victory Story (Hardback)

            By Christopher, John

            • Imp. $36.50
            • $34.68
            • Save $1.82
            • Not Available Locally

            Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship', the Admiralty's designation for its largest ships f the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged on three decks. This title provides an insight into the lives o...f the British sailors who served on her.
            Read more

            ISBN 9780752456058
            Released NZ 19 Oct 2010
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
            View details for this title
            False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II
              

            False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Robinson, Stephen

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
            • Save $6.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            False Flags tells the epic story of the `pirate war' waged by the German raiders the Orion, Komet, Pinguin and Kormoran during the early years of World War II.

            ISBN 9781925335804
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific
              

            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

            • RRP: $44.99
            • $35.09
            • Save $9.90
            • In Stock At Publisher

            The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counter offensive against the Japanese in the Pacific. This title details the fortunes experienced over the intense course of naval battles around the island throughout the secon...d half of 1942 that did so much to turn the tide in the Pacific.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781780961545
            Released NZ 7 May 2013
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Campaign
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Total 5.69K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›