A Short HistoryAuthor: Millett, AllanCode: 50370Price:AU $20.84Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/11/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Though the tensions with North Korea are well known, less widely understood is how far the critical issues facing the two modern Korean states are rooted in the deadly conflict of 1950-1953. In this book, the author demonstrates how today's geopolitical problems must be seen in the context of the battlefields of Korea.
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.
The Post-Imperial Armed Forces 1946-2016, A HistoryAuthor: Mulloy, GarrenCode: 50450Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date:01/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
Japans post-war armed forces are a paradox, both embarrassing remnants of the past and valuable repositories of experience. This book charts the development of the Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) from 1954 as both unorthodox military institutions and servants of a civil society that decries militarism. Investigating JSDF contributions to ......
As Military CommanderAuthor: Pedersen, PeterCode: 51116Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
Dr Peter Pedersen’s scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia’s best known military leader. In 1918 the Australian Corps under Monash’s command played a leading role in the Allied advance to victory on the Western Front. Its successes in the battles of Hamel and Amiens, the taking of Mont St Quentin and Péronne ......
Streamlined Specials and New Generation of Drivers on American SpeedwaysAuthor: Dick, RobertCode: 51079Price:AU $71.96Format: Paperback / 287 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:03/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
From 1915 through the early 1920s, American auto racing experienced rapid and exciting change. Competition by European vehicles forced American car manufacturers to incorporate new features, resulting in legendary engineering triumphs (and, essentially, works of art). Some of the greatest drivers in racing history were active during this ......
The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the EndAuthor: Grandolini, AlbertCode: 49754Price:AU $34.53Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
Drawing on a wide range of Vietnamese-language sources, the author presents a detailed account of the continuing efforts of North Vietnam to invade the South, enlivened by a large number of previously unpublished photographs, and colour profiles for modellers. A year after the Paris peace accord had been signed, on 17 January 1973, peace had ......
Judge, Jury and Mass Murderer for the NazisAuthor: Ortner, HelmutCode: 50282Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:31/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Though little known, the name of the judge Roland Freisler is inextricably linked to the judiciary in Nazi Germany. As well as serving as the State Secretary of the Reich Ministry of Justice, he was the notorious president of the People s Court , a man directly responsible for more than 2,200 death sentences; with almost no exceptions, cases in ......
Cambrai to the German Spring Offensive, 20th Nov 1917 - 7th April 1918Author: Oldfield, PaulCode: 50265Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
In the past, while visiting the First World War battlefields, the author often wondered where the various Victoria Cross actions took place. He resolved to find out. In 1988, in the midst of his army career, research for this book commenced and over the years numerous sources have been consulted. _Victoria Crosses on the Western Front - Cambrai ......
Author: Kortenhaus, WernerCode: 50480Price:AU $85.34Format: Paperback / 520 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:19/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
For years, one of the most essential sources for study of the Normandy invasion was known only to a select few and nearly unobtainable even to those who knew of its existence. It has never before been translated. None of the major English language histories of the Normandy Invasion refer to it, even though it is the history of the only German ......
Airmen of Achievement in WartimeAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50952Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918Author: Parker, NigelCode: 49766Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The aerial attacks against Great Britain by airships and aircraft in the Great War were a new development in the history of British warfare. Previously, it had been the British armies that had crossed the seas to do the fighting in foreign lands, but now, for the first time, the enemy was spreading death and destruction on the homeland at will. ......
French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940Author: Baughen, GregCode: 51125Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 10 May 1940, the French possessed one of the largest air forces in the world. On paper, it was nearly as strong as the RAF. Six weeks later, France had been defeated. For a struggling French Army desperately looking for air support, the skies seemed empty of friendly planes. In the decades that followed, the debate raged. Were there unused ......
A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
The Air War on 22 June 1941 - The Battle for Stalin's Baltic RegionAuthor: Timin, MikhailCode: 49761Price:AU $101.75Format: Hardback / 528 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
This unique work is the first in a series of publications dedicated to the condition of the air forces of the Red Army prior to the Nazi invasion of 22 June 1941. The author describes in detail the composition and the capabilities of the Soviet aviation alignment in the Baltic Special Military District, as well as the training of flight crews ......
From Tiger to E-100Author: Estes, Kenneth W.Code: 49971Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The German army faced a gun-armor race and placed a premium on technological quality and superiority over mass production. The army and Adolf Hitler pushed for larger and more powerful tanks than had ever been built. The heaviest tanks and assault guns developed and fielded by Germany continue to capture interest confirmed by current restorations.
Author: Szamveber, NorbertCode: 50134Price:AU $101.24Format: HardbackPublisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
On the Hungarian theater of war of the Eastern Front, the Soviet troops attempted to take Budapest repeatedly from the end of October 1944. However, the 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Front forces only managed to encircle the Hungarian capital by the end of December 1944. The German troops, especially the battle groups of the Panzer Divisions and ......
Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Gates, Prof JonathanCode: 48515Price:AU $62.78Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
Airborne Assaults in the Netherlands 1940 - 1945Author: Kuiper, Harry A.Code: 47234Price:AU $39.98Format: UndefinedPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Impact of Market Garden's failure on the population of Arnhem. Includes the 3 major airborne assaults in the Netherlands from 1940-1945
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:20/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
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:19/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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 ......
WWII Letters of Prisoner of War John Valentine & his Wife UrsulaAuthor: Zagni, FrancesCode: 51046Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
The intriguing and remarkable Second World War correspondence of Bomber Command navigator and prisoner of war John Valentine and his wife Ursula.
Author: Ishiguro, RyusukeCode: 48635Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
Seizing the AirspaceAuthor: Wrage, Stephen D.Code: 49497Price:AU $213.89Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
Coil sprung models 1970 to 2007Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 50997Price:AU $66.38Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Land Rover's coil-sprung models include the first-generation Range Rover, One Ten family, Defender family and first-generation Discovery models. All have been taken into service by the British armed forces, and this unique book describes and illustrates their uses and adaptations, while containing comprehensive vehicle lists and contract details.
The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy PlaneAuthor: Goodall, James C.Code: 51269Price:AU $65.13Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
Through A German LensAuthor: Ranger, AlanCode: 51407Price:AU $23.58Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This new photo-album in the "Camera On" series contains over 90 photographs of the French cavalry tank Char leger modele 1935 developed prior to World War II.
A Complete HistoryAuthor: Robinson, M. P.Code: 50311Price:AU $30.33Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The AMX 13 was originally designed in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. It represents French ambitions for national resurgence and withdrawal from wartime dependence on American military technology. Being a light tank it was an ambitious and far sighted departure from conventional tank design and it found a ready export market as ......
Author: Parr, ClaudeCode: 50174Price:AU $15.15Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Claude began his career as a steward on a cruise liner before eventually working as a member of the gun crew aboard the doomed RMS Laconia, which was torpedoed by the Nazis in 1942. Miraculously surviving the sinking, Claude was then captured and taken prisoner by the Vichy French.
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
Author: Kleiner, SamuelCode: 51265Price:AU $40.53Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
From World War II to the Present DayAuthor: Hazell, Paul J.Code: 50922Price:AU $24.64Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book reveals for the first time the full history of RAF fire fighting vehicles.
Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18Author: Powis, MickCode: 49819Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......