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9780143784968

The Last 100 Days

The Australians Road to Victory in the First World War Author: Davies, Will Code: 52350 Price: AU $10.50 (was AU $34.99) Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Sold Out

In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......

9781473889163

Pointe du Hoc 1944

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50281 Price: AU $7.40 (was AU $24.64) Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9780393652291

RAF

The Birth of the World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College) Code: 51264 Price: AU $9.97 (was AU $33.22) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
9781328915344

Blitzed

Drugs in the Third Reich Author: Ohler, Norman Code: 50919 Price: AU $6.95 (was AU $23.14) Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 06/03/2018 Availability: Sold Out
A fast-paced, highly original history that uncovers the full extent of drug use in Nazi Germany--from Hitler's all-consuming reliance on a slew of substances, to the drugs that permeated the regime and played an integral role in Germany's military performance and ultimate downfall in World War II
9781526711243

Panzer I and II

Blueprint for Blitzkrieg 1933-1941 Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 50327 Price: AU $8.53 (was AU $28.43) Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Panzer I and II played a significant part in the blitzkrieg campaigns that brought Germany such extraordinary success in the early years of the Second World War, and this highly illustrated volume in the TankCraft series is the ideal introduction to them. The Treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to manufacture tanks so the Panzer I had to ......

9780571342570

Dunkirk

Author: Divine O.B.E., A.D. Code: 50160 Price: AU $7.40 (was AU $24.64) Format: Hardback / 307 pages Publisher: FABER & FABER Published date: 30/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the story of Dunkirk and of the men who planned it (insofar as it was planned) and of the men who carried it out, and of their ships. He had the assistance of the men who were intimately concerned with planning and organising the operation.
9781786072504

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

75th Anniversary Edition Author: Dumbach, Annette Code: 50407 Price: AU $5.69 (was AU $18.95) Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In 1942, five young German students and one professor at the University of Munich crossed the threshold of toleration to enter the realms of resistance, danger and death. Protesting in the name of principles Hitler thought he had killed forever, Sophie Scholl and other members of the White Rose could not be content to remain silent in its midst.
9781612005485

Vitebsk

The Fight and Destruction of the 3rd Panzer Army Author: Lyons, Linden Code: 500101 Price: AU $14.31 (was AU $47.69) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The city of Vitebsk in Belarus was of strategic importance during the fighting on the Eastern Front, as it controlled the route to Minsk. A salient in the German lines, Vitebsk had been declared a Festerplatz-a fortress town-meaning that it must be held at all costs. a task handed to 3rd Panzer Army in 1943. Otto Heidkamper was chief of staff ......

9780062749512

Darkest Hour

How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink Author: McCarten, Anthony Code: 49575 Price: AU $11.88 (was AU $39.59) Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 24/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of Everything comes a revelatory look at the period immediately following Winston Churchills ascendancy to Prime Minister--soon to be a major motion picture starring Gary Oldman. "He was speaking to the nation, the world, and indeed to history..." May, 1940. Britain is at war. The ......

9780316517881

Guantanamo Diary

Author: Siems, Larry Code: 49594 Price: AU $7.92 (was AU $26.39) Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The acclaimed national bestseller, the first and only diary written by a Guantánamo detainee during his imprisonment, now with previously censored material restored.

When GUANTÁNAMO DIARY was first published--heavily redacted by the U.S. government--in 2015, Mohamedou Ould Slahi was still imprisoned at the ......

9781925324679

Victory at Villers-Bretonneux

Why a French town will never forget the ANZACs Author: FitzSimons, Peter Code: 50490 Price: AU $10.50 (was AU $34.99) Format: Paperback / 784 pages Publisher: BALLANTINE BOOKS Published date: 16/10/2017 Availability: Sold Out
It's early 1918, and after four brutal years, the fate of the Great War hangs in the balance.On the one hand, the fact that Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks have seized power in Russia - immediately suing for peace with Germany - means that no fewer than one million of the Kaiser's soldiers can now be transferred from there to the Western ......
9781782745518

Ships

The History and Specifications of 300 World-Famous Ships Author: Bishop, Chris Code: 49827 Price: AU $5.69 (was AU $18.95) Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, Ships contains 300 mercantile and military vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phoenician war galleys from 1500BC, through the graceful trading clippers of the nineteenth century, to the ......
9781472823564

MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan (Author) Code: 49527 Price: AU $8.55 (was AU $28.50) Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews ......
9781846559730

Six Minutes in May

How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister Author: Shakespeare, Nicholas Code: 51936 Price: AU $7.96 (was AU $26.53) Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
London, early May 1940: Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard for us to imagine the Second World War without Winston Churchill taking over at the helm, but in SIX MINUTES IN MAY Nicholas Shakespeare shows how easily events could have gone in a different direction.
9780802125606

The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943

The War in the West, Volume Two Author: Holland, James Code: 49627 Price: AU $14.08 (was AU $46.93) Format: Hardback / 720 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: Sold Out

By June 1941, Germany’s war machine looked to be unstoppable. The Nazi blitzkrieg had taken Poland, France, and Holland with shocking speed. The Luftwaffe had bombed London, while German U-boats wrought havoc on Allied shipping on the Atlantic. And yet, as James Holland shows at the start of The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943—the second ......

9781910809105

British

Jet Bombers Since 1949 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 49758 Price: AU $22.41 (was AU $56.02) Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 29/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book, a natural companion to the author's earlier British Secret Projects: Jet Fighters Since 1950, chronicles the design and development of the British bomber since the end of World War II. Like fighters, many bomber projects were drawn by British aircraft manufacturing companies in times of potential or actual combat.
9780993415296

Last of the Kriegies

The Extraordinary True Life Experiences of Five Bomber Command Prisoners Author: Barker, Reg Code: 49604 Price: AU $11.36 (was AU $37.84) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9780785835530

1001 Battles That Changed the Course of World History

Author: Grant, R. G. Code: 49655 Price: AU $7.92 (was AU $26.39) Format: Paperback / 960 pages Publisher: CHARTWELL BOOKS Published date: 05/09/2017 Availability: Sold Out

From small-scale battles of the ancient world to devastating modern conflicts, this book provides a definitive and comprehensive record of the armed combats that have shaped the political and cultural landscape of the world in which we live. 1001 BATTLES THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY is an essential guide to the most intense, dramatic, ......

9781468315011

Return of the Dambusters

The Exploits of World War II's Most Daring Flyers After the Flood Author: Nichol, John Code: 48765 Price: AU $8.78 (was AU $29.26) Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: OVERLOOK PRESS Published date: 15/08/2017 Availability: Sold Out

The Dambusters were the go-to forces for dangerous precision attacks: They bombed Hitlers prize battleship, Tirpitz, as well as rocket sites, weapon strongholds, and the dams at the heart of the industrial Ruhr; they targeted enemy leaders including Hitler and Mussolini; and they created a false fleet on D-Day, which fooled the Germans. But ......

9781785211065

HMS Warrior Manual Owners Workshop Manual

1861 to date Author: May, Richard Code: 48517 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/08/2017 Availability: Sold Out

Designed and built to challenge an aggressive French shipbuilding programme in the late 1850s, Warrior is the only surviving example of Britains Black Battlefleet - the 45 iron hulls built for the Royal Navy between 1861 and 1877. She was restored in the 1980s and is now on public display at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

9781910809068

French Secret Projects 2

Bombers, Patrol and Assault Aircraft Author: Carbonel, Jean-Christophe Code: 48572 Price: AU $22.41 (was AU $56.02) Format: Hardback Publisher: CRECY Published date: 03/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
As early as 1944 France began the task of re-building its military aircraft industry and developing high performance aircraft for its armed forces. In doing so, French aircraft manufacturers produced some of the most innovative and outlandish bomber projects, proposals, designs and prototypes of the Cold War era.Many French bomber projects started ......
9780764353765

Bell 47/H-13 Sioux Helicopter

Military and Civilian Use, 1946 to the Present Author: Mutza, Wayne Code: 49630 Price: AU $8.68 (was AU $28.93) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 10/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Famously pictured in the opening credits of the popular television series M.A.S.H., Bell's Model 47 helicopter was the first helicopter certified for civilian use in March 1946 and went on to serve a wide variety of military and civilian applications. With its signature bubble canopy, the Model 47, and particularly its H-13 Sioux military variant, ......
9781910777749

Dubno 1941

The Greatest Tank Battle of the Second World War Author: Isaev, Aleksei Code: 48708 Price: AU $22.22 (was AU $74.04) Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In June 1941 - during the first week of the Nazi invasion in the Soviet Union - the quiet cornfields and towns of Western Ukraine were awakened by the clanking of steel and thunder of explosions; this was the greatest tank battle of the Second World War.
9781472818133

Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

Author: Zaloga, Steven Code: 49427 Price: AU $6.60 (was AU $21.99) Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

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U.S WWII Chevrolet 1.5 Ton Trucks

Author: Tankograd Code: 49361 Price: AU $7.50 (was AU $25.00) Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Chevrolet 1 ½-ton 4x4 Trucks Cargo, M6 Bomb Service and others Production of the first Chevrolet 1 ½-ton 4x4 trucks started in August 1940 with cargo and dump trucks with and without winch, panel trucks and the Bomb Service Truck M6. Of these models only the cargo trucks kept rolling off the assembly lines until the end of production in August ......

9780857333971

Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum Manual

Author: David Baker Code: 32920 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 25/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

An insight into operating, flying and maintaining the Soviet Union’s deadly Cold War jet fighter. The Soviet MiG-29 was probably the finest Cold War military fighter jet on both sides during the 1980s and 90s. When Western military experts later analysed its flight characteristics they were astounded by the MiG’s performance and realised the ......

9781785210587

Rolls-Royce Armoured Car

1915 to 1944 (all models) Author: Fletcher, David Code: 47646 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/03/2017 Availability: Sold Out

The Rolls-Royce Armoured Car is almost a legend: introduced by the Royal Naval Air Service the First World War for shore patrols, modified versions were still in service during the Second World War in 1940–41 with the British Army’s 11th Hussars in the North African desert. Between the wars they were used for policing duties by the Royal Air ......

9781782744757

Russian Tanks of World War II

1939-1945 Author: Hart, Stephen Code: 49230 Price: AU $10.79 (was AU $35.94) Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 23/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Organised chronologically by type, Russian Tanks of World War II offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main armoured fighting vehicles used by the Red Army during World War II.
9781785210976

Consolidated B-24 Liberator Manual

Author: Douglas, Graeme Code: 47542 Price: AU $7.49 (was AU $24.95) Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was the Second World War's most numerous Allied heavy bomber and - at over 18,000 made - the most produced American military aircraft
9780857338273

Panzer III Tank Manual

Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf. A to N Author: Hayton, Michael and Taylor, Dick Code: 47590 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

When Hitler unleashed Operation Barbarossa against the Soviet Union in June 1941, the 23-tonne Panzer III was
in the vanguard of the German assault. It saw widespread use during the Second World War in campaigns that
included Poland, France, the Soviet Union, the Balkans, North Africa and Normandy. Centrepiece of the Haynes

9783941437296

To The Gates of Moscow with the 3rd Panzer Division

Author: Urbanke, Axel Code: 47145 Price: AU $57.00 (was AU $189.99) Format: Hardback / 568 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/12/2016 Availability: Sold Out

How did the soldiers of the Wehrmacht really experience the attack on the Soviet Union and the battles that followed? Few of the books on the subject of the war in Russia provide an honest answer. This book delivers a real view of events. Assistenzsarzt Dr. Türk’s unabbreviated diary entries from the year 1941, supplemented by documentary ......

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Bushmaster

Australia's Protected Mobility Vehicle Author: Arthur, Gordon Code: 47633 Price: AU $9.20 (was AU $22.99) Format: Paperback / 40 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/09/2016 Availability: Sold Out

- In action photographs and a detailed walkaround, English text. 
- Limited print-run 999 copies
- As our series "In-Detail" but half size / half price!

Quantity Photos and Illustrations:
Illustrated with 84 colour photographs

 

9781785210532

Cold War Operations Manual

1946-91 Author: Pat Ware Code: 47777 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781910690000

History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945

Tunisia and the End of Africa, November 1942-May 1943 Author: Shores, Christopher Code: 40512 Price: AU $30.00 (was AU $99.99) Format: Hardback / 680 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The third volume in this series returns to November 1942 to explain the background to the first major Anglo-American venture - Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa. It deals with the fratricidal combats which followed the initial landings in Morocco and Algeria for several days.
9781785210839

Avro Vulcan Manual

1952 Onwards (B2 Model) Author: Dr Alfred Price Code: 38337 Price: AU $11.99 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. For many years the RAF's delta-wing jet bomber was the cornerstone of Britain's nuclear deterrent. Read about the Vulcan's operational history and take a close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and ......
9781682470114

British and German Battlecruisers: Their Development and Operations

Author: Cosentino, Michele Code: 46965 Price: AU $24.00 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2016 Availability: Sold Out
The authors of "British and German Battlecruisers" have detailed the fast and formidably-armed battlecruisers developed before and during World War I in a way that has never been attempted before. They begin by looking at the relationship and rivalry between Great Britain and Germany and how foreign policy, strategic and tactical considerations, ......
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