The Battle Against Hitler's Night Raiders 1940 - 1941Author: Bates, H. E.Code: 50344Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
It is no surprise that the Air Ministry chose an author of H.E. Bates talents to portray the battle over the night skies of Britain whilst the war against Germany was still to reach its conclusion. For his rich prose excites and inspires as much as it informs. Bates opens his stirring story by analysing the comparative efforts of the RAF and ......
A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the PacificAuthor: Curran, JamesCode: 52417Price:AU $29.66Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
There were no mission limits for a pilot in the Pacific during World War II; unlike in Europe, you flew until it was time to go home. So it was for James "Jug" Curran, all the way from New Guinea to the Philippines with the 348th Fighter Group, the first
The Role of Airpower in the War Against Isil/Daesh in Iraq, Syria and LiAuthor: Taghvaee, BabakCode: 47371Price:AU $59.90Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:30/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
An unstable political environment and unsettled security led to the prevalency of insurgency and long-lasting civil wars in every country with weakened central powers. Sectarianism from one or both partiers in conflict can cause radicalisation and help to sow the seeds of terrorist groups. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant), ISIS, IS or Daesh ......
Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Ian BlackCode: 48879Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Enjoying continuous frontline service with the RAF for nearly 30 years, the supersonic English Electric Lightning jet was the Spitfire of its era and the last of a special breed of fighter aircraft.
Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of SingaporeAuthor: Dye, PeterCode: 52406Price:AU $66.00Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
This is the first biography of Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, a key figure in the early development of airpower, whose significant and varied achievements have been overlooked because of his subsequent involvement in the fall of Singapore. It highlights Brooke-Pophams role in developing the first modern military logistic system, the creation of the ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Wilson, KeithCode: 51712Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne strike aircraft, which eventually went on to serve both the Royal Navy and the RAF. The Buccaneer entered service with the Royal Navy in 1962 and was capable of operating from aircraft carriers to deliver nuclear weapons as ......
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:07/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
A Formidable PairAuthor: Birtles, PhilipCode: 52451Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
The Hawker Typhoon and later the Tempest both powered by the Napier Sabre engine, brought an increased combat capability to the RAF in WW2, to face the advanced designs coming into service with the Luftwaffe. It was not enough to match the German combat capabilities, as for success Britain had to exceed the performance of the enemy fighters.
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
Equipment, Men, Machines and Tactics of RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945Author: Falconer, JonathanCode: 51711Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:23/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Night after night for six years of war, RAF Bomber Commands squadrons pounded away at the cities of Nazi Germany in a determined effort to bring the Third Reich to its knees. Pitted against Bomber Harriss aircrews and aircraft were some of the most effective and deadly defenses the world had seen up until then.
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.
Camouflage and Markings. Against SovietsAuthor: Khairulin, MaratCode: 51558Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Fourth volume in a series which describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of early Russian aircraft, in this case those used against the Soviet forces.
The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday"Author: Frazer, BruceCode: 48560Price:AU $37.64Format: PaperbackPublisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date:18/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 52140Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds most-produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book chronicles the design, development, and ......
The Spirit of Great BritainAuthor: Carousel CalendarsCode: 51488Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Carousel Calendars offer a hugely diverse range of square wall calendars which feature amazing photography and large month-to-view grids with plenty of space for writing.
A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by CircumstanceAuthor: Zapotoczny, W.Code: 51701Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:08/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When most people think of the Italian Army in North Africa during the Second World War, they tend to believe that the average Italian soldier offered little resistance to the Allies before surrendering. Many believe the Italian Army, as a whole, performed in a cowardly manner in North Africa. The reality is not so simple. The question remains as ......
The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940Author: Burt, DannyCode: 49502Price:AU $50.93Format: HardbackPublisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:03/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
More than 100 hundred pictures, many never published before, have been drawn together by the author in this exceptionally detailed squadron account.
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, Raymond G.Code: 52128Price:AU $44.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of ground units in the Vietnam War. The book details the tactics, manoeuvres, and dangers experienced by the pilots and aerial observers flying these missions.
Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 51480Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......
RAF Flight Engineers at WarAuthor: Pateman, ColinCode: 51699Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital ShipAuthor: Jabes, D.Code: 51697Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
The First All Weather British FighterAuthor: Watson, I.Code: 51700Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the plunging temperature of the early Cold War years the RAF found itself increasingly in need of a truly all-weather high performance fighter. There were two leading designs available as prototypes in 1951; the DH110 from de Havilland and from Gloster, the GA5. These were to become respectively, the Sea Vixen and the Javelin. Neither was a ......
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $29.71Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......