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9781399009409

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The US Army's Combat-Proven Fighting Platform, 1981-2021 Author: Grummitt, David Code: 60870 Price: AU $37.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781493055081

Fighting Corsairs: The Men of Marine Fighting Squadron Two-Fifteen in

the Pacific During WWII Author: Dacus, Jeff Code: 60419 Price: AU $42.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: 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.
9780241535004

The Bomber Mafia

A Story Set in War Author: Gladwell, Malcolm Code: 60818 Price: AU $33.75 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 24/04/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9780811739603

The Jagged Edge of Duty

A Fighter Pilot's World War II Author: Richardson, Robert Code: 60849 Price: AU $29.24 (was AU $38.99) Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II.
9781493050147

Target America

Hitler's Plan To Attack The United States Author: Duffy, James Code: 60850 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $35.99) Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: 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.
9781785211935

Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual 1948-59

All marks and models Author: Baker, David Code: 56413 Price: AU $33.10 (was AU $50.93) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9780241486108

Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

My Autobiography Author: Captain Tom Moore Code: 59818 Price: AU $33.75 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9780241426463

A Short History of World War II

Author: DK Code: 59144 Price: AU $29.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: 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, ......
9781529105063

Renia's Diary

A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust Author: Spiegel, Renia Code: 59201 Price: AU $14.99 (was AU $19.99) Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: EBURY PRESS Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: 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. ......
9781526765192

A History of the Battle of Britain Fighter Association

Commemorating the Few Author: Simpson, Geoff Code: 57808 Price: AU $27.74 (was AU $36.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526766601

Thetis Down

The Slow Death of a Submarine Author: Booth, Tony Code: 57810 Price: AU $32.24 (was AU $42.99) Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
First definitive account of the worst peacetime submarine disaster in Royal Naval history.
9788365958310

Blackburn Shark

Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 55296 Price: AU $22.09 (was AU $33.99) Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 06/02/2020 Availability: 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.
9780811736640

Vietnam War

Battle Briefings Author: Frankum Jr., Ronald Code: 60531 Price: AU $25.49 (was AU $29.99) Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The latest installment in Stackpole's Battle Briefings series covers the Vietnam War.
9781911658030

Cold War Interceptor

The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter Projects Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57829 Price: AU $40.51 (was AU $54.02) Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/12/2019 Availability: 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 "
9781472838551

Soviet T-55 Main Battle Tank

Author: Kinnear, James Code: 57201 Price: AU $43.99 (was AU $54.99) Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781472834997

Atlas of the Blitzkrieg

1939-41 Author: Kirchubel, Robert Code: 57197 Price: AU $63.99 (was AU $79.99) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 31/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781925712810

Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer who Defended Breaker Morant

and took on the British Empire Author: Growden, Greg Code: 57511 Price: AU $21.44 (was AU $32.99) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781775541431

Many a Close Run Thing

From jet fighter pilot to airline captain Author: Enright, Tom Code: 56774 Price: AU $29.59 (was AU $36.99) Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date: 17/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780316438889

Brothers Down

Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona Author: Borneman, Walter R. Code: 56082 Price: AU $29.25 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781910809259

Military Aircraft Markings 2019

Author: Crecy Publishing Code: 56639 Price: AU $11.49 (was AU $22.99) Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation.
9781846041242

Man's Search For Meaning (Reprint)

The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust Author: Frankl, Victor E. Code: 55686 Price: AU $13.59 (was AU $16.99) Format: Paperback / 160 pages Published date: 27/02/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781785211942

Panhard AML and Eland Enthusiasts' Manual: 1961 onwards

Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 54329 Price: AU $38.96 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 26/02/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781526705884

The Vought F4U Corsair

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 55220 Price: AU $29.24 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/01/2019 Availability: 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.
9781406387155

Curiosity

The Story of a Mars Rover Author: Motum, Markus Code: 57508 Price: AU $15.19 (was AU $18.99) Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781250165541

Killing the SS

The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History Author: O'Reilly, Bill Code: 52113 Price: AU $32.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 09/10/2018 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series.
9781922131515

Rocket Man

Von Braun: Nazi at NASA Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 52391 Price: AU $17.46 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 12/09/2018 Availability: 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? 

9780760357996

Air Force One

The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency Author: Veronico, Nicholas Code: 51419 Price: AU $36.00 (was AU $45.00) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: 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.

For the last ......

9781785210945

Soviet T-34 Tank 1940-date (All models)

An insight into the design, construction and operation Author: Healy, Mark Code: 51207 Price: AU $31.96 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9780993415296

Last of the Kriegies

The Extraordinary True Life Experiences of Five Bomber Command Prisoners Author: Barker, Reg Code: 49604 Price: AU $14.99 (was AU $59.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/09/2017 Availability: 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.
9781785211393

Nuclear Weapons Manual

1945 onwards strategic and tactical delivery systems Author: Baker, David Code: 48519 Price: AU $9.98 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/08/2017 Availability: 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.

9781472818133

Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

Author: Zaloga, Steven Code: 49427 Price: AU $19.99 (was AU $24.99) Format: Paperback / 48 pages Published date: 20/06/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9780241250310

The Tank Book

The Definitive Visual History of Armoured Vehicles Author: DK Code: 59092 Price: AU $37.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY Published date: 03/04/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $19.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: 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
9781785210594

Chieftain Main Battle Tank Manual

1966 to Present Author: Dick Taylor Code: 46961 Price: AU $19.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 08/09/2016 Availability: 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 ......

9781785210532

Cold War Operations Manual

1946-91 Author: Pat Ware Code: 47777 Price: AU $19.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/08/2016 Availability: 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 ......

9780857338136

Build Your Own Drone Manual

Author: Alex Eliott Code: 38176 Price: AU $19.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 04/02/2016 Availability: 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 ......
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