The US Army's Combat-Proven Fighting Platform, 1981-2021Author: Grummitt, DavidCode: 60870Price:AU $37.49
Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/09/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Bradley Fighting Vehicle was developed in the 1970s to counter the new Infantry Fighting Vehicles of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. Designed to survive the imagined high-intensity, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) battlefield of the Cold War, it became, alongside the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the mainstay of US ......
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $42.49
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/08/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From historian and columnist in Leatherneck and Armor magazines, this is the exciting, personal account of a Marine fighter squadron in the South Pacific during the critical days of 1943 when the tide turned against the Japanese.
A Story Set in WarAuthor: Gladwell, MalcolmCode: 60818Price:AU $33.75
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/04/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The international bestselling author returns with an exploration of one of the grandest obsessions of the twentieth century The Bomber Mafia is a case study in how dreams go awry. When some shiny new idea drops from the heavens, it does not land softly in our laps. It lands hard, on the ground, and shatters. In the years before the Second World ......
A Fighter Pilot's World War IIAuthor: Richardson, RobertCode: 60849Price:AU $29.24
Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date:30/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II.
Hitler's Plan To Attack The United StatesAuthor: Duffy, JamesCode: 60850Price:AU $26.99
Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:30/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Details the Third Reich's shocking plans for worldwide offensives using secret weapons, including Hitler's plan to bring World War II to the American homeland.
All marks and modelsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 56413Price:AU $33.10
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
With six powerful 2,500hp Pratt & Whitney radial engines, the B-36 was the largest aircraft ever to enter volume production, joining the US Air Force in 1948 as the world’s first operational bomber with hemispheric range. Two years later the type got an additional four engines, turbojets paired in pods attached to pylons outboard of the six ......
My AutobiographyAuthor: Captain Tom MooreCode: 59818Price:AU $33.75
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:17/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
At the height of the pandemic, ninety-nine-year-old WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore began walking laps of his garden to raise e1000 for the NHS. By the time of his 100th birthday, hed reached e32 million and captured the hearts of the nation. In his official autobiography, announced alongside the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells ......
Author: DKCode: 59144Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: DK Published date:06/07/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a compelling, accessible, and immediate history of the war, perhaps the most complex, ......
A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the HolocaustAuthor: Spiegel, ReniaCode: 59201Price:AU $14.99
Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: EBURY PRESS Published date:06/07/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Introduction by Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of Denial July 15, 1942, Wednesday Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separated from the world. Renia is a young girl who dreams of becoming a poet. ......
Commemorating the FewAuthor: Simpson, GeoffCode: 57808Price:AU $27.74
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the immediate award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star.
The Slow Death of a SubmarineAuthor: Booth, TonyCode: 57810Price:AU $32.24
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
First definitive account of the worst peacetime submarine disaster in Royal Naval history.
Author: Willis, MatthewCode: 55296Price:AU $22.09
Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated history of the Fleet Air Arm's between-the-wars torpedo/spotter/reconnaissance biplane, featuring many previously unpublished photographs and artwork.
Battle BriefingsAuthor: Frankum Jr., RonaldCode: 60531Price:AU $25.49
Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The latest installment in Stackpole's Battle Briefings series covers the Vietnam War.
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $40.51
Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
Author: Kinnear, JamesCode: 57201Price:AU $43.99
Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The T-55 is one of the most iconic weapons created by the Soviets during the Cold War and also one of the most widely deployed weapons in history. Like its younger brother, the T-54, the T-55 enjoyed a long career in the Red Army and even into the early days of the reformed Russian Army. Under their control it saw very little combat use or ......
1939-41Author: Kirchubel, RobertCode: 57197Price:AU $63.99
Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In September 1939, Nazi Germany launched its infamous Blitzkrieg invasion of Poland, bringing about the outbreak of World War II. Faced with highly tactical and accelerated attacks aimed at disrupting the line of defence and encircling vulnerable troops, Allied forces broke under pressure. Within the space of a year, France had been invaded and ......
and took on the British EmpireAuthor: Growden, GregCode: 57511Price:AU $21.44
Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them, is invariably depicted either as a hero or an incompetent fool. Now, for the first time, Greg ......
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $29.59
Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS ArizonaAuthor: Borneman, Walter R.Code: 56082Price:AU $29.25
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN Published date:14/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains one of the most traumatic events in American history, destroying a naval fleet, killing over a thousand crew members, and launching the United States into World War II. While Pearl Harbor catapulted a nation into battle, it also shattered military families. In the week leading up to ......
The classic tribute to hope from the HolocaustAuthor: Frankl, Victor E.Code: 55686Price:AU $13.59
Format: Paperback / 160 pages Published date:27/02/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, After Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into Buna-Monowitz, the concentration camp known as Auschwitz III.
In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a POW labour camp, E715, near Auschwitz ......
Author: Haynes ManualsCode: 54329Price:AU $38.96
Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:26/02/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In the history of armoured fighting vehicles, there have been few that have been so successful or so extensively employed as the Panhard AML armoured car.
Based on the British Ferret armoured car, the French-built Panhard AML was first used in combat during the war in Algeria in the early 1960s. Thereafter the ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $29.24
Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $15.19
Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASAs Mars rover, Curiosity. Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motums stylish illustrations and diagrams ......
The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in HistoryAuthor: O'Reilly, BillCode: 52113Price:AU $32.49
Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:09/10/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series.
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $17.46
Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:12/09/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
RELEASED IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING. Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11. Was he good or bad?
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $36.00
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date:15/03/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.
An insight into the design, construction and operationAuthor: Healy, MarkCode: 51207Price:AU $31.96
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/12/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Soviet T-34 was the most produced tank of the Second World War and its revolutionary sloping armour became a major influence on future tank design. With its combination of heavy firepower, mobility and protection, the T-34 gave the Red Army a war-winning weapon with which to break the German Army on the Eastern Front. A mainstay of the Soviet ......
The Extraordinary True Life Experiences of Five Bomber Command PrisonersAuthor: Barker, RegCode: 49604Price:AU $14.99
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/09/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The extraordinary stories of five of the last remaining Second World War RAF Bomber Command Prisoners-of-War: pilot Reg Barker, bomb aimer Charles Clarke, air gunner David Fraser, air gunner Albert Gunn and navigator Henry Wagner.
1945 onwards strategic and tactical delivery systemsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 48519Price:AU $9.98
Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/08/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book incorporates a balance of cutaway diagrams, images of hardware and test equipment, facilities and delivery systems, and traces the evolution of nuclear weapons over the past 70 years, with the emphasis on strategic nuclear delivery systems today.
Author: Zaloga, StevenCode: 49427Price:AU $19.99
Format: Paperback / 48 pages Published date:20/06/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take part in the defence of Moscow. The supplies of British tanks encompassed a very wide range of types including the Matilda, Churchill, and ......
The Definitive Visual History of Armoured VehiclesAuthor: DKCode: 59092Price:AU $37.49
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY Published date:03/04/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From the birth of the tank to unmanned vehicles and the tanks of the future, The Tank Book offers a truly definitive look at over 400 different tanks, produced in association with The Tank Museum. Take an up-close look at British, US, Russian, German, and French tanks, meet key designers such as Mikhail Koshkin and Sir William Tritton, and ......
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
1966 to PresentAuthor: Dick TaylorCode: 46961Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:08/09/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Chieftain was the British Armys Main Battle Tank from 1966 to 1986, providing the backbone of its heavy armour during the Cold War. Incorporating a host of revolutionary design features, Chieftains saw combat in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War; Kuwaiti Chieftains fought the Iraqi Army during the invasion of 1990; and British Army ......
1946-91Author: Pat WareCode: 47777Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/08/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
For 50 years after the Second World War the nations of the earth stood on the edge of nuclear warfare, with few doubting that should the Cold War turn hot, neither side could emerge victorious. Pat Ware describes the background to the Cold War, the East–West arms race, the insanity of ‘mutual assured destruction’ (MAD), preparations taken ......
Author: Alex EliottCode: 38176Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/02/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of ......