A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by CircumstanceAuthor: Zapotoczny, W.Code: 51701Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 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 ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $26.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......
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.
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: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:09/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy
and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile
helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special
Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare,
search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
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:30/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
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.
An F-4 Pilot's Combat over LaosAuthor: Honodel, David R.Code: 52127Price:AU $44.52Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNI OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS,U.S. Published date:30/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
David R. ""Buff"" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country. The reader will experience Buff's war from the cockpit of a supersonic F-4D Phantom II.
The RAF's Battle of Britain StalwartAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 52125Price:AU $29.71Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
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 ......
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:28/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
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 Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War IIAuthor: Beevor, AntonyCode: 52009Price:AU $52.03Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:11/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat ......
A History of the Untouchable Spy PlaneAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 52108Price:AU $23.71Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:11/10/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird--the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.
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.
Author: Kopanski, Tomasz J.Code: 51917Price:AU $30.00Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
The illustrated history of Poland's World War II Army co-operation aircraft and attack bomber in 1939, featuring scale plans, period photographs and specially commissioned colour artwork profiles.
Second World WarAuthor: James, LeonardCode: 40507Price:AU $12.20Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date:28/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
On the night of 16th May, 1943, a squadron of Lancasters took off from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, to attack the Ruhr Dams that provided German war industry with so much of its power and water. Two dams were destroyed and a third damaged. But No.617 Squadron paid a fearsomely heavy price. This book explores the Dambusters Raid of 1943.
RAF Flight Engineers at WarAuthor: Pateman, ColinCode: 51699Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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 ......
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:18/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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 Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Lepine, MikeCode: 51696Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date:16/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
Equipment, Men, Machines and Tactics of RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945Author: Falconer, JonathanCode: 51711Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:13/09/2018Availability: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.