A History of Military, Aviation at Point CookAuthor: Campbell-Wright, SteveCode: 58820Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Point Cook has helped to shape modern Australia. Near Melbourne on the shore of Port Phillip, it has been the location for a significant number of the country’s aviation ‘firsts’.
Four victorious Nissan GT-R races from the vaultAuthor: ChevronCode: 57495Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $29.99)Format: DVD / 212 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:15/09/2019Availability:Sold Out
Four victorious Nissan GT-R races from the vault
THE Nissan GT-R will forever remain one of the most devastatingly fast cars in the history of Australian touring car racing and on this release we celebrate four of its best races.
The six-cylinder, twin-turbo, four-wheel-drive car dubbed ‘Godzilla’ only competed ......
Isle of Man Monster EnergyAuthor: Duke VideosCode: 56969Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: DVD / 346 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:29/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
180mph over the crest of a blind hill, clicking up another gear and keeping the throttle wide open for the plunge to the crossroads at the bottom hill… Can you imagine what it feels like?
With street lights, drain covers, road signs and stone walls flashing past just inches from their elbows the best of the world’s road racers live ......
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 57115Price:AU $13.74(was
AU $18.33)Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:25/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Schwalbe, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic BombAuthor: Ramsey, AndrewCode: 57515Price:AU $29.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered the ......
and took on the British EmpireAuthor: Growden, GregCode: 57511Price:AU $24.74(was
AU $32.99)Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Sold Out
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: Telford, SimonCode: 56914Price:AU $29.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: BAUER MEDIA BOOKS Published date:06/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
SINCE 1981, Street Machine has been the bible of Australias modified car scene, celebrating the best builds of the sport and the fanatics that create them. For this, Street Machines first book, weve chosen 60 of the best-loved feature cars to appear in the magazine during its first 20 years. We look at the significance of each build to the ......
An Australian ObsessionAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 56861Price:AU $37.49(was
AU $49.99)Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Gathers dozens of stories about many of the ute models imported and produced since the 1920s. Includes the history of utes: Fords first true ute in the 1930s, the first all-Australian (Holden) ute in the early 1950s, and more recent highlights. With stories and photographs from dozens of Holden enthusiasts, this is a Holden book from the heart.
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $24.00(was
AU $40.00)Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
Australian Army Campaign SeriesAuthor: Rankin, AdamCode: 55336Price:AU $14.99(was
AU $19.99)Format: PaperbackPublisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:25/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive position — the Hindenburg Line, a formidable series of defensive positions studded with concrete dugouts and thickly set barbed wire.
Peacekeeping in Timor during a campaign of death and destructionAuthor: Pemper, TammyCode: 56427Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their population. But worse was still to come.
Author: Apthorpe,GrahamCode: 56428Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Through the insights of those around Naka, together with new research including the personal accounts of Australian interrogators, the author shows how this handsome loner provided the impetus for the dramatic events in the early hours of August 5, 1944 where hundreds of Japanese soldiers stormed the Camp defences for honour, or death!
Life of a Helicopter Pilot in VietnamAuthor: Grandin,BobCode: 56426Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘There’s the bend in the road at Long Tan,’ I said. ‘We’re behind enemy lines. Turn back east, quickly.’ I had been scared before but now I was terrified. In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the logbook he kept while working in Nui Dat and is a fascinating look at ......
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $23.22(was
AU $30.97)Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The concept of a twin-engine fighter that could accompany bomber formations and effectively drive off defending fighters was the rationale behind the creation of the Messerschmitt Bf 110. Initial operations during 1939a40 seemed to justify its existence, but the generally weak level of aerial opposition bred a false sense of security among the ......
More than 290,000 prices from 1899-2012Author: Editors of Old Cars Report Price GuideCode: 56843Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 880 pages Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS Published date:21/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Car values fluctuate wildly, never more so than in our current economic environment. Pricing information is a must for collectors, restorers, buyers, sellers, insurance agents and a myriad of others who rely on reliable authoritative data.
The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945Author: Brady, Tony JamesCode: 56111Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.’ In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised that training a vast amount of aircrew for a high attrition war was essential to an Allied victory, and that the key to winning the ‘battle of training’ was the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS).
Life on the Commonwealth RailwaysAuthor: Anchen, ,NickCode: 56561Price:AU $26.25(was
AU $35.00)Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway
"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.
The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAFAuthor: Elliott, MalCode: 56856Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying for Bomber Command during World War II. Lovingly crafted by his nephew, Mal Elliott, this book brings to life a young man whose name was never spoken by his family and who was a stranger to his modern-day descendants.
The Untold Story of Automation and QF72Author: Sullivan, KevinCode: 56743Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ABC BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Sold Out
A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military ......
The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $23.22(was
AU $30.97)Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's most produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
Over 100 delicious recipesAuthor: Proctor, CathyCode: 56450Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Told By Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic PlaneAuthor: Hyams, JackyCode: 56686Price:AU $13.73(was
AU $18.31)Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS LTD Published date:02/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in association with Imperial War Museums, this is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines of World War II.
Author: Wright, AllanCode: 56671Price:AU $18.71(was
AU $24.95)Format: Paperback / 450 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:30/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 Australian women doctors of the Great WarAuthor: Sheard, Heather and Lee, RuthCode: 56625Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: EBURY AUSTRALIA Published date:02/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefield was unthinkable. Undaunted, at least twenty-four Australian women ......
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $22.49(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date:02/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the GreatestCombined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific WarAuthor: Bradley, PhillipCode: 56621Price:AU $24.74(was
AU $32.99)Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'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 ......
Myth vs historyAuthor: Dapin, MarkCode: 56623Price:AU $24.74(was
AU $32.99)Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When Mark Dapin first interviewed Vietnam veterans and wrote about the war, he swallowed (and regurgitated) every misconception. He wasn't alone. In Australia's Vietnam, Dapin reveals that every stage of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and shrouded in myth.
Johnson finally goes the distance at BathurstAuthor: ChevronCode: 51651Price:AU $17.99(was
AU $29.99)Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Sold Out
THE 1989 Tooheys 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst was one of the most memorable days in the careers of Ford heroes Dick Johnson and John Bowe, who swept to an all-the-way victory in their turbo Shell Ford Sierra.
The win was Johnson’s second Bathurst 1000 win though his first over the full 1000-kilometre distance given his win in ......
The Ultimate Guide for the Budget TravellerAuthor: Koch, MikeCode: 55574Price:AU $41.25(was
AU $55.00)Format: Spiral bound / 580 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The result of 7 years travel and research by a single author, Australia Free 3 is the latest edition of Australia’s best guide on fun travel in Australia on a budget. Other books simply show you where to rest up or camp: fully half of Australia Free’s content is actually about making the best use of your time once you get there.
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 56943Price:AU $22.90(was
AU $30.54)Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the P-47 Thunderbolt gained a "bubble top" fairing, these fighters had slightly different - some claim to be more racial - figure. In the first versions, the plane had a typical canopy built into the fuselage, which resulted in a slightly hunched line. The first copies of the P-47B underwent a series of tests at the turn of 1941 and 1942. ......
History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War OneAuthor: Prickett, DarrenCode: 55335Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of the AIF to deploy on active service and to come under enemy fire, in defence of the Suez Canal against a Turkish attack in February 1915, almost three months before the Gallipoli landing.
The Official BookAuthor: Giorgio Nada EditoreCode: 52330Price:AU $51.99(was
AU $79.99)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:15/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Since its first release in 2008, the official book of the Superbike World Championship has been an indispensible resource for all fans of the championship reserved for production derived bikes, the championship for bikes you can buy from your local dealer. Like every year, this book opens with a chapter devoted to the winner of the World ......
How the 1970s transformed Aussie Motorcycle RacingAuthor: Darryl Flack and Don CoxCode: 55609Price:AU $76.50(was
AU $85.00)Format: Hardback / 324 pages Published date:08/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The widely acclaimed Race Across The Great Divide explores why Australia became a crucible for some of the best riders in world championship motorcycle history, and how it created the world’s longest-running and most successful race category, Superbikes.
Authors Don Cox and Darryl Flack chronicle motorcyclings spread across Australias ......
Australian Army Campaign SeriesAuthor: Mattey, ColinCode: 54989Price:AU $14.99(was
AU $19.99)Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most attention, characterised by astonishing advances and their potentially shattering impact on the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) Third and Fifth armies. While this offensive eventually petered out, albeit tantalisingly ......
Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943Kokoda - Milne Bay - The Beachhead BattlesAuthor: McLeod, JanCode: 55454Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Hardback / 396 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/01/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
At Templeton’s Crossing in October 1942, Private Nick Kennedy paused to write in his diary: ‘One wonders why all this strife should be … these men in the prime of their life cut down like flowers’. As a young nursing orderly serving with the 2/4th Australian Field Ambulance, Kennedy was unenviably wellplaced to reflect on the futility of ......
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $67.49(was
AU $89.99)Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......