Bird on a Wire: Army Aviators in the Pacific (The Ship Killers)

Army aviators flying off a Landing Ship, Tank equipped with the unique Brodie launch and landing system foiled a Japanese suicide torpedo boat ambush that would have killed thousands of American soldiers and sailors during the invasion of Okinawa. 3,000 words and six high-res B&W and color images. O…

The Regia Marina’s MAS Boats, 1915-1945

The book describes every MAS boat built and operated by the Italian Navy during the First World War, the inter-war years and the Second World War. There are seventy-four images including eight in color.Tim Connelly is a naval historian who has written books on PT boats, Motor Torpedo Boats, Schnellb…

PT Boats Behind the Scenes

An inside look at the massive efforts needed to keep the Navy’s PT Boats in fighting trim. From the book’s accounts of Repair Training Units, Bases, FEMU barges, and tenders, the reader will get a real understanding of the operations of these specialized units. Included are almost two hundred rarel…

Investigation Result on the Sinking of ROKS “Cheonan”

The accident report by the Joint Civilian-Military Investigation Group that conclusively establishes that ROKS Cheonan was sunk by a North Korean torpedo. The cover photograph is of an Australian ship being sunk by an under-keel torpedo explosion similar to the one that sank Cheonan.

Building the PT Boats

The complete history of the building of PT boats for the U.S. Navy at the Elco, Higgins, and Huckins plants. One hundred sixty-two full-page illustrations, selected by Frank J. Andruss Sr., curator of the acclaimed Mosquito Fleet Exhibit, give the reader an unparalleled understanding of the construc…

PT Boats Behind The Scenes

An inside look at the massive efforts needed to keep the Navy’s PT Boats in fighting trim. From the stories of Repair Training Units, Bases, FEMU barges, and tenders, the reader will get a real understanding of the men who made up these specialized units. Almost two hundred rarely seen photographs s…

The Regia Marina’s MAS Boats, 1915-1945

The book describes every MAS boat built and operated by the Italian Navy during the First World War, the inter-war years and the Second World War. There are seventy-four images including eight in color. Tim Connelly is a naval historian who has written books on PT boats, Motor Torpedo Boats, Schnell…