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9781780766041

The Korean War

A Short History Author: Millett, Allan Code: 50370 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/11/2018 Availability: 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.
9780857337689

English Electric/BAC Lightning 1954-1988

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Ian Black Code: 48879 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 18/11/2018 Availability: 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.
9781925675290

Monash

As Military Commander Author: Pedersen, Peter Code: 51116 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781440840425

Spies : The U.S. and Russian Espionage Game from the Cold War to the

21st Century Author: Kalic, Sean N. Code: 50051 Price: AU $108.55 Format: Hardback / 270 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
In the post-World War II era, the Soviet Union and the United States wanted to gain an advantage over one another in the international security environment. To do so, both engaged in a variety of intelligence-gathering strategies-some of which involved espionage. This single-volume work provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the ......
9781911512929

Target Saigon 1973-75

The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the End Author: Grandolini, Albert Code: 49754 Price: AU $34.53 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9782352504764

Panther: Autopsy and Restoration

The Panther Restoration at the Saumur Tank Museum Author: Duquesne, Jose Code: 48714 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018

The famous French Army Tank Museum at Saumur hosts the largest and richest collection of German Panzers in the World, and its new Panther is certainly one of the best examples of this steel predator. Part of a pair of tanks captured in running order by the famous French 2nd Armoured Division late in 1944 in Eastern France, it has been brought ......

9781473889392

Hitler's Executioner

Judge, Jury and Mass Murderer for the Nazis Author: Ortner, Helmut Code: 50282 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 31/07/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781781556443

The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force

French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940 Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 51125 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine 2010 to Date

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Gates, Prof Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9786155583094

Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Budapest

Author: Szamveber, Norbert Code: 50134 Price: AU $101.24 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781473889125

Arras 1940

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50280 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018

On 21 May 1940 during the ill-fated Dunkirk Campaign the British launched an operation spearheaded by two tank regiments to help secure the city of Arras. This was the only significant armoured operation mounted by the British during the campaign. Poorly coordinated and starting badly the Matilda tanks ran into the flanks of Rommel s over ......

9781891928512

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48559 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781891928529

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48560 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781911512912

Stepbrothers in Arms

Replacements in the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front 191 Author: Lynch, Tim Code: 50473 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018

By 1918, the British Expeditionary Force had become a complex mixture of Regular, Territorial, New Army and conscript soldiers, each with their own culture of attitudes and beliefs about their particular identity and about the task before them. For generations of military historians, unquestioning acceptance of the existence of a vaguely ......

9781472452313

No Fly Zones and International Security

Seizing the Airspace Author: Wrage, Stephen D. Code: 49497 Price: AU $213.89 Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781526709905

The Dunkirk Evacuation in 100 Objects

The Story Behind Operation Dynamo in 1940 Author: Mace, Martin Code: 50323 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

At 18.57 hours on Sunday, 26 May 1940, the Admiralty issued the directive which instigated the start of Operation Dynamo. This was the order to rescue the British Expeditionary Force from the French port of Dunkirk and the beaches surrounding it. The Admiralty believed that it would only be able to rescue 45,000 men over the course of the ......

9781787112407

Land Rovers in British Military Service

Coil sprung models 1970 to 2007 Author: Taylor, James Code: 50997 Price: AU $66.38 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/05/2018 Availability: 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.
9781526701671

Amx 13 Light Tank

A Complete History Author: Robinson, M. P. Code: 50311 Price: AU $30.33 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781472829788

American Tanks & AFVs of World War II

Author: Green, Michael Code: 50938 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 22/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The entry of the US into World War II provided the Allies with the industrial might to finally take the war to German and Japanese forces across the world. Central to this was the focus of the American military industrial complex on the manufacture of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles. Between 1939 and 1945, 88,140 tanks and 18,620 other ......
9781911512998

The Price of the Oath

The French SS Sturmbataillon During the Battle of Berlin 1945 Author: Borowski, Tomasz Code: 50475 Price: AU $32.15 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 20/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

An account of the French Waffen-SS volunteers in the battle for Berlin 1945, containing eyewitness accounts and much additional information appearing in English for the first time. The French brigade, later a division in the Waffen SS, was a direct descendant from the Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism. After bloody fighting in the ......

9780993519253

A Seemingly Ordinary Man

Author: Parr, Claude Code: 50174 Price: AU $15.15 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: 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.
9781445646152

Crash Rescue: RAF Fire Fighting Recovery Vehicles

From World War II to the Present Day Author: Hazell, Paul J. Code: 50922 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
This book reveals for the first time the full history of RAF fire fighting vehicles.
9781473897960

RAF in Camera: 1970s

Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 49500 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The 1970s were an event-filled and action packed decade for the Royal Air Force. Many events are worthy of note and all are recorded here, in words and images. Keith Wilson takes up from where he left off with RAF In Camera 1960s in order to take us on a journey through a particularly significant decade. The start of the 1970s saw the ......

9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781526710772

The Falklands War There and Back Again

The Story of Naval Party 8901 Author: Norman, Mike Code: 50325 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

On 1 April 1982 Major Mike Norman, commander of Naval Party 8901, was looking forward to a peaceful year-long tour of duty on the Falkland Islands. But events turned out differently, for the next day the Argentinians invaded and he and his forty-three Royal Marines found themselves fighting for their lives. They took up defensive positions ......

9781784532987

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain

6-Volume Major Work Author: Beatson, Robert Code: 50389 Price: AU $1050.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain is the single most important contemporary account of the navy in the eighteenth century. Its six volumes represent a new approach to naval strategy.

 

9781912174171

The Battle of the Dnepr

The Red Army's Forcing of the East Wall, September-December 1943 Author: Harrison, Richard Code: 50481 Price: AU $85.34 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The Battle of the Dnepr: The Red Armys Forcing of the East Wall, August-December 1943, details a critical period in the Red Armys advance along the southwest strategic direction during the general offensive that followed the fighting in the area of the Kursk salient in July-August 1943. The Germans, who were now on the strategic defensive in ......

9781538437209

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Incredible Escape from Nazi-Occupied Fran Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 50088 Price: AU $43.35 Format: CD-Audio Publisher: BLACKSTONE AUDIOBOOKS Published date: 14/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
During WWII, a B-17 crew of ten men was shot down over German-occupied France in an area known as Coffin Corner.Their pilot, George Wiley Starks, spent six weeks walking through France into Switzerland with aid from ordinary men and women, plus several extraordinary leaders of the Resistance. These experiences instilled two dreams in Starks that ......
9781621576266

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied Franc Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 49861 Price: AU $39.59 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 14/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen--stumbling through fields and villages--scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, ......

9781911512974

The End of the Gallop

The Battle for Kharkov February-March 1943 Author: Isaev, Alexei Code: 50474 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 10/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Based heavily on inaccessible Soviet records, this book presents a lively account of a pivotal battle on the Eastern Front, heavily illustrated with rare photographs. In the history of war there are not that many battles that changed one sides strategy over a considerable period of time, becoming not only a material, but also a psychological ......

9781847179470

Titanic

True Stories of her Passengers, Crew and Legacy Author: Pierce, Nicola Code: 51066 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

This book commemorates the enduring legacy of the worlds most famous ship - TITANIC. Her story is one of all those bound together on that fateful voyage. On board were: writers, artists, honeymooners, sportsmen, priests, reverends, fashion designers, aristocrats, millionaires, children, crew and emigrants looking for a better life.

9781911512189

Gallipoli

New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16 Author: LoCicero, Michael Code: 50469 Price: AU $66.38 Format: Hardback / 656 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 19/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the ......
9780198704461

The Imperial Army Project

Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945 Author: Delaney, Douglas E. (Professor of History, Royal Military Co Code: 50146 Price: AU $161.21 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
A book which reveals the method by which the British army organized their land forces throughout the empire to make an army of standardized pieces that could be multiplied, expanded, and joined together in time of war; a military coalition that worked throughout the early twentieth century, even as the dominions and India became more autonomous.
9780750982795

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

Air Superiority Legend Author: Chambers, Mark A Code: 51068 Price: AU $47.95 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

Since its first flight in May 1958, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II proved to be a tough, rugged and excellent all-weather, air superiority fighter/bomber. From flying fleet defence missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis and performing as an air superiority fighter/bomber during the Vietnam War, to taking out Iraqi surface-to-air missile ......

9780888015679

The Emperor's Orphans

Author: Ito, Sally Code: 48842 Price: AU $33.00 Format: Paperback Publisher: TURNSTONE PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
During the Second World War, approximately 4,000 Japanese-Canadians were "repatriated" to Japan. Among those Canadians sent back to were members of author and poet, Sally Ito's family. As a Japanese Canadian child growing up in the suburbs of Edmonton, Alberta, Ito's early life was a lone island of steamed tofu and vegetables amidst a sea of pot ......
9781910809136

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Aircraft Author: McClelland, Tim Code: 51070 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

A detailed yet eminently readable photographic history of the development of the TSR-2, with photographs drawn from the BAE Systems Heritage archive at Warton. It will concentrate on the aircraft development rather than the political background to the story. The author has researched original sources from the BAe archives at Warton Heritage ......

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