America's Amphibious Duck in World War II and KoreaAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60161Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The General Motors Corporation DUKW was without a doubt the most successful amphibious military vehicle ever constructed. This is due in large part to the enormous amount of scientific and engineering talent that was devoted to the project. Included in the design team were America's Cup winner Rod Stephens, adventurer and environmentalist Dennis ......
Author: Nasca, David S.Code: 58999Price:AU $64.71Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Examines how the US became a superpower through amphibious operations. While other major world powers pursued and embraced different weapons and technologies in order to create different means of waging war, the US spent decades training, developing, and employing amphibious warfare to pursue its national interests.
German Self-Propelled Artillery in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58854Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Hummel ("bumblebee") and Nashorn ("rhinoceros") are two of Nazi Germany's most widely recognised self-propelled artillery pieces. The Hummel, with its heavy field howitzer, was indispensable as heavy field artillery despite its open-top fighting compartment. The Nashorn, also known as the Hornisse ("hornet"), utilised the same chassis but ......
Beat Hitler's BestAuthor: Bascomb, NealCode: 58232Price:AU $45.29Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date:29/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"For fans of Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, the pulse-pounding story of how a Jewish race car driver and an American speed queen triumphed over Hitler's fearsome Silver Arrows on the eve of World War II"--
Author: Zajaczkowski, SlawomirCode: 58153Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:13/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In the '30s, Americans began working on a modern vehicle for cavalry reconnaissance and artillery units in freshly formed armoured and motorized units. The American command became interested in French half-track vehicle designs. On their basis the American industry proposed its own solutions. In 1938, White Motor Company created a vehicle called ......
An EncyclopediaAuthor: Zabecki, David T., PhD.Code: 58162Price:AU $162.16Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date:31/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"This invaluable resource offers students a comprehensive overview of the German war machine that overran much of Europe during World War II, with close to 300 entries on a variety of topics and several key primary source documents"--
The LCP(L), LCP(R), LCV, LCVP, LCS(L), LCM and LCIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 57857Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
No less than Dwight Eisenhower described Andrew Jackson Higgins as "the man who won the war for us," referring to the landing craft he perfected. Those craft, the WWII LCP(L), LCP(R), LCV, LCVP, LCM, and LCS(L), are presented in this volume (the first of two on US landing craft), along with the larger LCI (Landing Craft, Infantry). These vessels, ......
Author: Ranger, AlanCode: 57798Price:AU $29.46Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A World War II photo album showing German equipment and vehicles in the muddy conditions that destroyed as many of them as did Allied attacks.
The Rise of Motor Transport with the BEF on the Western FrontAuthor: Harrison, MichaelCode: 57828Price:AU $55.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:04/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the men and women who pioneered the mass use of motor vehicles of all shapes and sizes in the ultimate testing ground of a prolonged continental war.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Martinez, Eduardo Manuel GilCode: 57765Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:02/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Learn about the most important armoured vehicles made in Hungary. Describes the combats in which Hungarian units fought until the end of the war.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: David, Doyle,Code: 56659Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The M36 combined the proven chassis of the M10A1 Gun Motor Carriage, itself based on the reliable Sherman automotive components, with the potent 90mm cannon that would arm the M26 Pershing, creating a capable tank destroyer fit to engage the legendary Panther and Tiger tanks of Nazi Germany.
American Half-tracks of the Second World WarAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 56647Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Detailed history of the M2/M3 series of armoured half-tracks during the Second World War.
The Story of Three Officers and Pt-109Author: Domagalski, John J.Code: 55113Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Made famous by her final commanding officer, John F. Kennedy, PT-109 is one of the most celebrated warships in American history. However, a full chronicle of PT-109's wartime story has heretofore been lacking.
Author: Buckland, RobinCode: 55866Price:AU $52.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:21/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Modelling German WWII Armoured Vehicles is an essential reference for wargamers and modellers who build and paint World War II German armoured vehicles. It provides extensive information on the vehicles, describing what was used and when, and how the vehicles evolved and were adapted to perform specialised functions. Photographs of vintage ......
Author: Cappellano, FilippoCode: 51576Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The first Italian armoured cars were used in the war in Libya in 1911-12 against the Ottoman Empire. With few tanks being developed, the Italians relied instead on the development of more mobile armoured cars like the Ansaldo Lancia 1 Z, during World War I, but post-war the army, focusing on the Alpine battlegrounds of Italy's northern borders, ......
WW2 German TrucksAuthor: Ranger, AlanCode: 51406Price:AU $34.94Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New photo-album in the "Camera On" series contains over 100 photographs of the German military's standard diesel lorry during WWII.
Author: Garson, PaulCode: 50211Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
No other combatant nation employed motorcycles and bicycles on the scale produced by the Third Reich. During Nazi Germanys campaigns, first of invasion, then of retreat that followed, motorcycles and bicycles served a variety of functions: couriers, reconnaissance, medical evacuation, assault shock troops taking the brunt of battle - even as ......
Author: AmpersandCode: 49362Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Published date:31/01/2017Availability:Sold Out
A Visual History in Vintage Photos and Restored Examples, Part 1 The Germans developed and used the motorcycle as an instrument of offensive warfare, perhaps more than any other nation in WWII. The major tasks of these units were mopping-up for the following troops and employment as an advance guard, surprise raid-like attacks against an ......
An Illustrated Encyclopaedia 1826-2016Author: Malmassari, Lt Col. PaulCode: 47087Price:AU $150.00Format: Hardback / 528 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:30/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The military was quick to see the advantages of railways in warfare, whether for the rapid deployment of men or the movement of heavy equipment like artillery. From here it was a short step to making the train a potent weapon in its own right - a mobile fort or a battleship on rails. Armed and armoured, they became the first practical ......
Serving the Nation During Two World WarsAuthor: Elaine ArthursCode: 33461Price:AU $50.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date:18/09/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An unrivalled collection of photographs illustrating the human and operational cost of two world wars on the Great Western Railway taken from the archive of the Museum of the GWR at Swindon
Author: Hoppe, HenryCode: 47614Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Published date:10/09/2012Availability:Sold Out
With the transition from the Reichswehr to the Wehrmacht intentions grew to create a standardised truck design for the army. The result was the ‘Light, Off-road-capable Standardised Truck 6x6 Type HWA 526 D, or short ‘Einheits-Diesel that was built by almost all German truck manufacturers based on one unified design. In the early war years its ......
TwoAuthor: Vollert, JochenCode: 47615Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Published date:10/09/2012Availability:Sold Out
The idea of a unified design for a military passenger (field) car for the Wehrmacht began to take shape in the early 1930s. The intention was to avoid the many types of different vehicles that were used in the Reichswehr by concentrating on the so-called leichter (light), mittlerer (medium) and schwerer (heavy) ‘Einheits-PKW’ standardised ......
History, Technology, Production Batches, CombatAuthor: Hoppe, Henry, Vollert,JochenCode: 47616Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Published date:10/09/2012Availability:Sold Out
History – Technology – Production Batches - Combat
Designed on a civilian background, the Sd.Kfz. 2 “Kettenkrad“ tracked motorcycle soon made an impact in the Wehrmacht. Over the wartime years this unique, extremely off-road capable and sturdy design grew into one of the most versatile vehicles serving on all frontlines. ......
Cars and their DerivativesAuthor: Zollner, MarkusCode: 47617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Published date:10/09/2012Availability:Sold Out
The 1930s saw the development of a highly modern design for a 4-wheeled light armoured reconnaissance vehicle for the armoured reconnaissance units of the Wehrmacht. The highly successful result was the family of the 4-Rad Panzerspähwagen. This publication tells their success story on all frontlines and throughout World War 2 in hitherto ......
Author: Hoppe, HenryCode: 47618Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Published date:10/09/2012Availability:Sold Out
No other wheeled vehicle family of the Wehrmacht shaped the image of the Blitzkrieg era more than the Sd.Kfz. 231/232 6-wheeled / 8-wheeled Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicles. This publication grants a comprehensive technical and historical overview on these unique armoured cars in mostly hitherto unpublished ......