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.
& Australian Custom VehiclesAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 60757Price:AU $25.99
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:15/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In this fully illustrated personal look at the culture of hot rods and customised vehicles in Australia are dozens of fascinating stories about these incredible cars and the passionate craftspeople, amateur and professional, who build them. Includes unique and never before seen photos and contributions from dozens of hot rod and custom enthusiasts.
The First World War in the AirAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 60831Price:AU $18.39
Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:04/06/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
A compelling and fascinating account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
A remarkable, high-flying life in motoring and aviationAuthor: Norman, VicCode: 60886Price:AU $84.15
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:13/05/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Motoring and aviation enthusiast Vic Norman has led a remarkable life. A trip to the 1954 British Grand Prix left an indelible mark, and he went on to own some of the most coveted road and racing cars of all time. He also founded Rosso Racing, which restored and prepared competition Ferraris, but in the early 1980s his passion for aeroplanes ......
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.
The First Team to 200Author: V8 SleuthCode: 59799Price:AU $89.96
Format: PosterPublished date:15/12/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In honour of Triple Eight Race Engineering becoming the first team in Australian Touring Car and Supercars Championship history to win 200 races, V8 Sleuth is proud to release a limited edition collectors print celebrating the teams history-making milestone.
Signed by Jamie Whincup, Craig Lowndes and Shane van Gisbergen, this print is ......
Discover thousands of places to take your petAuthor: Francis, CarlaCode: 61064Price:AU $22.74
Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:23/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Independently researched, this newly updated edition explores the best pet-friendly accommodation (from 5-star hotels to campgrounds) between Melbourne and Cairns. Every entry includes a brief, unbiased opinion plus details regarding price and which pets are welcome. Now also featuring the best dog-friendly beaches, parks, cafes, pubs and wineries.
The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport EventsAuthor: McGee, RichardCode: 59697Price:AU $44.96
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date:15/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Wellington Street Races ran on one of the most challenging and demanding circuits in the world. Between 1985 and 1996, the races brought some of the worlds top teams and drivers to New Zealand. They also played a major role in the development of the Wellington waterfront as a public space. The race track ran through central Wellington ......
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 ......
Australia's Most Successful Touring Car Driver EverAuthor: Skaife, MarkCode: 59917Price:AU $33.75
Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:27/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
When it comes to the masters of motorsport, Mark Skaife is without peer. The stats ordain him the most brilliant touring car racer in Australian motorsport history: his six Bathurst victories and five touring car championships place him in the rarefied company of Peter Brock.
For more than three decades across the Holden Racing Teams ......
Author: Clews, JoCode: 59425Price:AU $25.99
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: BOILING BILLY Published date:03/09/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Jo Clews demystifies all aspects of camp oven cooking. Updated for the 2020s, this book is packed full of easy recipes including fresh damper, hearty stews, classic roast dinners and delectable desserts. Also advises on different types of gear, menu planning, building the right type of cooking fire, and how to choose and care for your camp oven.
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $74.96
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:30/08/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.
Narrated by Eric BanaAuthor: Madman EntertainmentCode: 59138Price:AU $22.46
Format: DVD / 92 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date:18/03/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line when they strap their helmets on. Paraplegic Isaac Elliott is attempting to complete the race that he started a ......
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.
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.
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $47.99
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter ProjectsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57829Price:AU $40.52
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 "
The kites, gliders, and aircraft that launched the "Air Age"Author: Hallion, Richard P.Code: 57621Price:AU $21.44
Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/12/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Orville and Wilbur Wright, two bicycle-making brothers from Dayton, Ohio, secured their place as the most famous names in aviation history when, on December 17, 1903, they made the first powered, controlled, and sustained heavier-than-air flight. But their success over the cold and windswept Carolina dunes that day has overshadowed their many ......
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 ......
Author: Paddon, HaydenCode: 56928Price:AU $27.99
Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS (NZ) Published date:08/08/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Hayden Paddon was just a boy growing up in Geraldine - in love with racing and dreaming big. Starting with nothing, and wholly determined to beat the odds, he set out on a remarkable 20-year pathway to the World Rally Championship, where he footed it with the best rally drivers on the planet. But it didn't come easy. In Driven, Paddon ......
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 ......
Over 100 delicious recipesAuthor: Proctor, CathyCode: 56450Price:AU $23.99
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:09/05/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From roasts to rissoles, salads to savouries and dampers to deserts, The Caravan & Campervan Cookbook will help bring a tempting new twist to your travel cooking.
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $12.48
Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/04/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The new 2019 edition of this best-selling annual publication builds on the long history and heritage of the title. First published in 1950, this is remarkably the 70th edition of Civil Aircraft Markings.
The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the GreatestCombined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific WarAuthor: Bradley, PhillipCode: 56621Price:AU $26.39
Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War. In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful ......
A Championship Journey BookAuthor: Hodges, TimCode: 56124Price:AU $41.24
Format: Hardback / 204 pages Published date:15/02/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Scott McLaughlin is the new young gun of Australian and New Zealand motorsport. He is a star on the rise, and was recently voted the most popular driver in the sport. He is brilliant with the media, brilliant with the fans, and is an absolute weapon behind the wheel. And he is driving for a team that has the backing of Aussie motorsport legend ......
Limited Edition: 2000 Copies WorldwideAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55631Price:AU $45.47
Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Shell V-Power Racing Team 2018 Season Review is an impressive limited edition collector’s book for fans of the iconic Ford team competing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
Beautifully designed and presented, this soft cover book includes everything from the team’s 2018 season covered over 192 pages starting ......
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.
Author: Haynes, JimCode: 55759Price:AU $15.99
Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The truckers job-so vital to our nations everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories. This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humour, tragedy and fascinating history of their world, proving once again that truth is often stranger, funnier and more inspiring than fiction. The unlikely yarns and ......
From the 1946 Prototypes to the 1966 HRAuthor: Loffler, DonCode: 52044Price:AU $47.96
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Here at last is Don Lofflers long-promised book on rare and special examples of the first ten Holden models. The first five chapters feature such vehicles in their recent and/or current state. The last five are devoted to historic images of the vehicles in their heyday.
Thanks to painstaking and persistent research, Don has been ......
Classic Australian MotorsportAuthor: ChevronCode: 51647Price:AU $22.72
Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:15/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Its grown into one of the worlds classic GT races these days but on this very special release was take a look back at the production car-based early years of the Bathurst 12 Hour. Weve compiled the highlights from the 1992, 1993 and 1994 James Hardie 12 Hour at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, on this compilation plus included some of the action from ......
Author: Jessen, DonCode: 55758Price:AU $25.99
Format: Hardback / 312 pages Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From being something of an oddity rarely seen on our roads, three-wheeled vehicles have truly come of age in recent years. They have become the recreational vehicle of choice for many men and women across Australia and New Zealand. The reasons for their increasing popularity? The feeling of the wind in your hair, the freedom of the highway, the ......
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 ......
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $17.47
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?