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9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9781526724809

Hitler's 'Wonder' U-Boats

The Birth of the Cold War's Hunter-Killer Submarines Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50351 Price: AU $65.43 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
A detailed insight into why and how Hitler s Germany embarked on the design and construction of revolutionary new types of U-boat.
9780811736534

Fighter Group

The 352nd "Blue-Nosed Bastards" in World War II Author: Stout, Lt Col Jay A. Code: 50023 Price: AU $36.11 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Jay Stout breaks new ground in World War II aviation history with this gripping account of one of the war's most highly decorated American fighter groups.
9781912174119

Courage Without Glory

The British Army on the Western Front 1915 Author: Jones, Spencer Code: 50479 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
The experience of the British Army during 1915 through a series of thematic essays.
9788365281395

Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

Author: Ishiguro, Ryusuke Code: 48635 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 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.
9781526701237

Bayly's War

The Battle for the Western Approaches in the First World War Author: Dunn, Steve Code: 50310 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

_Bayly s War_ is the story of the Royal Navy s Coast of Ireland Command (later named Western Approaches Command) during World War One. Britain was particularly vulnerable to the disruption of trade in the Western Approaches through which food and munitions (and later soldiers) from North America and the Caribbean and ores and raw materials from ......

9781526713551

Stilwell: The Patriot

Vinegar Joe, the Brits and Chiang Kai-Shek Author: Rooney, David Code: 50333 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

This meticulously researched biography of the controversial American commander Joe Stilwell presents an intimate account of his career and the complex story of the Burma campaign. Stilwell was stationed in Burma during the Second World War working as Chinese military leader Chiang Kai-shek s chief of staff, the commander of the Chinese ......

9781526723321

Somme Offensive - March 1918

British Expeditionary Force Author: Rawson, Andrew Code: 50349 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

This is an account of the British Expeditionary Force s defensive battle on the Somme in March and April of 1918\. It starts with the huge German offensive along a 60 mile front on 21 March. Third and Fifth Armies then had to make a series of fighting withdrawals in which some battalions had to fight their way out while others were overrun. ......

9781526713711

The War of Atonement

The Inside Story of the Yom Kippur War Author: Herzog, Chaim Code: 50337 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

A scrupulously researched account...the most authoritative yet to have appeared_. **Financial Times** _Certainly the best account of the war from the Israeli standpoint that has yet appeared or is likely to appear for some years to come_. **Basil Collier, New York Times Book Review** This is the authoritative account of the Israeli Army s ......

9781526705600

The Hawker Hunter

Images of War Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 50315 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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 ......

9781473857636

The Battle of Cotentin

9 - 19 June 1944 Author: Bernage, Georges Code: 50272 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

In June 1944, the Americans left the Sainte-M re-Eglise and Utah Beach bridgehead and crossed the Merderet river to the Chauss e de la Fiere, taking Picauville on 10 June. Their advance was slowed following the failure of the 90th Infantry Division, but they were able to take Pont-lAbbe on 12 June and Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte 16 June. Two days ......

9781784382704

Lady Death

The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper Author: Pavlichenko, Lyudmila Code: 50381 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

The wartime memoir of Lyudmila Pavlichenko is a remarkable document: the publication of an English language edition is a significant coup. Pavlichenko was World War IIs best-scoring sniper and had a varied wartime career that included trips to England and America. In June 1941, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, she left her university ......

9781473833685

The Home Front - The Great War Illustrated

Final Blows and the Year of Victory Author: Bilton, David Code: 50267 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

Many books have looked at the effect of the war on the Home Front, but this is the first book to take a look at civilian life at home photographically from an international perspective: covering both Allied and enemy countries, juxtaposing the same situations in different countries to show a similar response. This fifth and final volume ......

9781784382582

Duel Under the Stars

The Memoir of a Luftwaffe Night Pilot in World War II Author: Johnen, Wilhelm Code: 50380 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

"The enemy bomber grew larger in my sights and the rear gunner was sprayed by my guns just as he opened fire. The rest was merely a matter of seconds. The bomber fell like a stone out of the sky and exploded on the ground. The nightmare came to an end." In this enthralling memoir the author recounts his experiences of the war years and traces ......

9781440855740

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Essential Reference Guide Author: Croddy, Eric A. Code: 50055 Price: AU $136.05 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Whether one is interested in learning about anthrax, sarin, the neutron bomb-or any other weapon of mass destruction-this thorough and detailed reference is the place to find answers.* Provides a comprehensive A-to-Z listing and discussion of significant weapons of mass destruction in their historical and present-day contexts* Offers ......
9781526721020

Night Fighter

The Battle Against Hitler's Night Raiders 1940 - 1941 Author: Bates, H. E. Code: 50344 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

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 ......

9781780763897

Lloyd George

Statesman or Scoundrel Author: Wilkinson, Richard Code: 48715 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: I.B.TAURIS Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
David Lloyd George left a profound political legacy, despite being described by the wife of his successor, Herbert Asquith, as a 'gambler without foresight'. He is, of course, best known as the Prime Minister who led Britain to victory in World War I, but his contribution to domestic politics was similarly impressive. As Chancellor of the ......
9781526724885

Royal Observer Corps

The Eyes and Ears of the RAF in WWII Author: Frontline Books Code: 50360 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

The key roles played by the Royal Observer Corps in the Second World War have, all too often, been overshadowed by more glamourous arms of the defence forces. The teams in the Sector Stations, plotting the battles raging above, and the Spitfires and Hurricanes swooping upon the formations of enemy fighters and bombers, present easily-imagined ......

9781526721068

The Desert VCs

Extraordinary Valour in the North African Campaign in WWII Author: Best, Brian Code: 50345 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

It was not just the searing heat of the day, hot enough to boil an egg on the bonnet of a lorry, or the sand that nestled in every crevice of the body, or the shivering cold of the starlit nights, that the British and Commonwealth troops had to battle in the North African desert it was also the tough and determined Axis forces under their ......

9781526707345

Invasion of the Italian Mainland

Salerno to the Gustav Line, 1943 1944 Author: Diamond, Jon Code: 50316 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

In September 1943, shortly after the conquest of Sicily, the Allied armies made amphibious assaults on the Italian Mainland at Calabria, Taranto and along the Gulf of Salerno beaches. The Italian Government quickly capitulated but the Germans fought on. Although the British XIII Corps and 1st Airborne s attacks were largely uncontested in ......

9781473834118

Anders' Army

General Anders and the Polish Second Corps 1941-46 Author: McGilvray, Evan Code: 50268 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

Along with thousands of his compatriots, Wladyslaw Anders was imprisoned by the Soviets when they attacked Poland with their German allies in 1939\. They endured terrible treatment until the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 suddenly put Stalin in the Allied camp, after which they were evacuated to Iran and formed into the Polish ......

9781526708182

North Korea Invades the South

Across the 38th Parallel, June 1950 Author: Van, Tonder,,Gerry Code: 50320 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

When the world held its breath It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the brutal Greek Civil War. The battle lines are no longer drawn, but they linger on, unwittingly or not, in ......

9781473889163

Pointe du Hoc 1944

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50281 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
This book goes back to original documents: reports and first-hand accounts to establish the story of the three separate Ranger Forces that made-up Rudder s Rangers who assaulted not just Pointe du Hoc, where they held out for over 48 hours before relief, but the Western end of Omaha Beach as well.
9781788038959

Spider Zero Seven

A Life in Combat Author: Borlace, Mike Code: 50435 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Silver Cross recipient, Mike Borlace is considered to be one of the most experienced combat helicopter pilots of recent times. Now he collates his experiences in this compelling wartime memoir set against the backdrop of the civil war fought in Rhodesia during the 1970s.
9781526721914

From Normandy to Auschwitz

Author: Le, Goupil,,Paul Code: 50347 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

The odds on Paul le Goupil living to see the end of the Second World War let alone the 21st Century were negligible in 1944\. Yet he did. As his extraordinary memoir describes, as a young man he found himself caught up in the maelstrom of the Second World War. Active resistance to, and defiance of, the German occupation came naturally to Paul ......

9781526708229

Air War Over North Vietnam

Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965 1968 Author: Emerson, Stephen Code: 50321 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Operation Rolling Thunder was a disastrous and wasteful attempt in terms of men and material by the Johnson administration to micromanage an air campaign to achieve specific diplomatic goals, but in the end achieved neither military nor political victory.
9781472829818

Tanks

100 Years of Evolution Author: Ogorkiewicz, Richard Code: 50260 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
From an internationally acclaimed expert in the field comes a detailed, analytical and comprehensive account of the worldwide evolution of tanks, from their inception a century ago to the present day. With new ideas stemming from the latest academic research, this study presents a reappraisal of the development of tanks and their evolution during ......
9781849048828

The Cauldron

NATO's Campaign in Libya Author: Weighill, Rob Code: 50449 Price: AU $75.86 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 22/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Attacking conventional wisdom, Weighill and Gaub argue that NATO's intervention in Libya was soundly conceived and executed.
9781472830241

'Nam

The Vietnam War Miniatures Game Author: Battlefront Miniatures Code: 50261 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Vietnam. In a small corner of the world, one of the most bloody wars to be fought occurred in this small county in Southeast Asia. Traditionally framed as a war of small skirmishes, long patrols, and guerilla ambushes, there is a lot more that happened, including full-scale offensives and pitched battles... The US and its allies have all the ......
9780857503411

Three Minutes to Doomsday

Former Special Agent FBI Author: Navarro, Joe Code: 50172 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 22/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
It is 1988 and Florida-based FBI agent Joe Navarro divides his time between SWAT assignments, flying air reconnaissance, and working counter-intelligence. A body-language expert with an uncanny ability to "read" those he interrogates, Navarro is known as super-intense - an agent whose work ethic quickly burns out partners.
9781472828682

Campaign Market Garden

Bolt Action Author: Games, Warlord Code: 50259 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Market Garden was a bold plan, designed to capture the Rhine crossings along the Dutch-German border and establish a foothold for an advance into Germany. A massive combined arms operation involving airborne landings and an armoured thrust, it was one of the most dramatic and controversial operations of the war. This new Campaign Book for Bolt ......
9781472827753

World War II Vichy

French Security Troops Author: Cullen, Stephen M. Code: 50257 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
After the Fall of France in 1940, a new puppet state was set up in the south. Officially known as the French State, it is better known as Vichy France. This collaborationist Vichy regime's armed forces were more active and usually more numerous than German troops in the task of hunting down and crushing the maquis - the French Resistance guerrilla ......
9781472820600

Malta 1940-42

The Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy Author: Noppen, Ryan K. Code: 50242 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
In 1940, the strategically vital island of Malta was Britain's last toehold in the central Mediterranean, wreaking havoc among Axis shipping. Launching an air campaign to knock Malta out of the war, first Italy and then Germany sought to force a surrender or reduce the defences enough to allow an invasion. Drawing on original documents, ......
9781472822598

The Kuban 1943

The Wehrmacht's Last Stand in the Caucasus Author: Forczyk, Robert Code: 50246 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
In the summer of 1942, the Wehrmacht invaded the Caucasus in order to overrun critical oil production facilities at Maikop, Grozny and Baku. However, the Red Army stopped the Germans short of their objectives and then launched a devastating winter counteroffensive that encircled them at Stalingrad. Consequently, Hitler grudgingly ordered an ......
9781493032853

Eight Survived

The Harrowing Story Of The USS Flier And The Only Downed World War II Su Author: Campbell, Douglas A. Code: 50071 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
The incredible wartime saga of the only American submariners to survive the sinking of their ship and evade enemy capture in World War II. On the night of August 13, 1944, the U.S. submarine Flier struck a mine in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines as it steamed along the surface. All but fifteen of the more than eighty-strong crew went ......
9781472818225

T-90 Standard Tank

The First Tank of the New Russia Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 50232 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favour of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of the T-72 family, but the name change represented an important break in Russian/Soviet tank design history. The ......
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