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9781936274062

Empire on the Adriatic

Mussolini's Conquest of the Balkans, 1941-1943 Author: Burgwyn, H James Code: 48600 Price: AU $39.29 Format: Paperback Publisher: ENIGMA BOOKS Published date: 08/08/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017

The short period of Balkan history during World War II when the Axis Powers, Italy and Germany, invaded Yugoslavia triggered a cycle of violence that equaled that of the 1990s. The focus of this book is the Italian occupation of Yugoslavia between 1941 and 1943 and the role that Fascist Italy played in this tragic time. Encountering tough ......

9780993534591

Air War Over Italy

3rd September 1943 to 2nd May 1945 Author: Branly, Patrick Code: 49605 Price: AU $20.27 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: VALIANT WINGS PUBLISHING Published date: 14/08/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2017
Covers the historical aspects of the aerial conflict over Italy from the Allied landing at Salerno on the 3rd September 1943 through to the surrender and cessation of fighting by all Axis forces in Italy on the 2nd May 1945:
9781909808300

Sopwith Pup N6161 Reborn

The Amazing Story of a Fighter Aircraft Flown by Both Sides in World War Author: Palmer, Roy Code: 48563 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
This book follows the remarkable history of Sopwith Pup N6161, an allied World War One aircraft which was shot down in 1917, then flown by the Germans and is now being recreated to fly again. The author, Andy Saunders, takes the reader through the life span of the aircraft, from the development and naming of the Sopwith 'Pup' to its eventual ......
9780994140784

Fearless

The extraordinary untold story of New Zealand's Great War airmen Author: Claasen, Adam R. A. Code: 49606 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

More than 1000 New Zealanders served in the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force. Several, including Sir Keith Park, later became senior air commanders of the Second World War. Among them were leading air aces, including Keith Caldwell, Ronald Bannerman and the famous tennis player Anthony Wilding. A special type ......

9781910745991

A Dirty Swindle

True Stories of Scots in the Great War Author: Stephen, Walter Code: 50462 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

Walter Stephen provides an uninhibited look at the misery and toil of World War I through a collection of twelve stories. Providing a Scottish perspective, he takes a look at reports from home and abroad with scepticism, delving deeper to unveil the unencumbered truth. Recalling Siegfried Sassoons words, Stephen reveals the failures of those in ......

9781476671352

Last of the Glow Worms

Memoir of a Nuclear Weapons Technician at the End of the Cold War Author: Woodward, Jeff Code: 50064 Price: AU $43.35 Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
From the early 1950s until 1992, the US Army deployed thousands of nuclear warheads throughout Europe as a deterrent to Soviet ambitions. The end of the Cold War saw the decommissioning of much of the US nuclear arsenal and the phasing out of support personnel. This memoir by one of the Army's last "glow worms" chronicles his career as a nuclear ......
9781612004426

Pearl

The 7th Day of December 1941 Author: Butler, Daniel Allen Code: 48415 Price: AU $51.78 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The events of December 7, 1941 shocked the world and catapulted the United States into war. This new history of Pearl Harbor explores the strategy, politics, diplomacy and espionage leading to the raid, and the experiences of the men and women caught up in the raid.
9781107190795

Learning to Fight

Military Innovation and Change in the British Army, 1914-1918 Author: Fox, Aimee Code: 50182 Price: AU $60.67 Format: Hardback / 278 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The first institutional examination of the British army's learning and innovation process during the First World War.
9781612005089

First to Fight

The U.S. Marines in World War I Author: Gilbert, Oscar E. Code: 50093 Price: AU $47.69 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
An account of how the Marine Corps were the first Americans to fight in WWI and how they became an elite fighting force.
9781786068149

Christmas at War

True Stories of How Britain Came Together on the Home Front Author: Taggart, Caroline Code: 50406 Price: AU $15.15 Format: Paperback Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

No turkey. No fruit to make a decent pudding. No money for presents. Your children away from home to keep them safe from bombing; your husband, father and brothers off fighting goodness knows where. How in the world does one celebrate Christmas? That was the situation facing the people of Britain for six long years during the Second World War. ......

9781476669694

The CASSIA Spy Ring in World War II Austria

A History of the OSS's Maier-Messner Group Author: Turner, C. Code: 50061 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Paperback / 174 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
After Hitler annexed Austria in 1938, the Gestapo began silencing critics. Many were shipped to concentration camps; those deemed most dangerous to the Reich were executed. Yet a few slipped through the Gestapo's net and organized resistance cells. One group, codenamed CASSIA, became America's most effective spy ring in Austria during World War ......
9781349952892

Men, Masculinities and Male Culture in the Second World War

Author: Pattinson, Juliette Code: 50189 Price: AU $127.05 Format: Hardback / 218 pages Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
This edited collection brings together cutting-edge research on British masculinities and male culture, considering the myriad ways British men experienced, understood and remembered their exploits during the Second World War, as active combatants, prisoners and as civilian workers.
9780857523334

Auntie's War

The BBC during the Second World War Author: Stourton, Edward Code: 50173 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
While these were the years when her sometimes bossy tones earned the BBC the nickname Auntie, they were also a period of truly remarkable voices: Churchill's fighting speeches, De Gaulle's exile broadcasts, JB Priestley, Ed Murrow, George Orwell, Noel Coward and Richard Dimbleby. Auntie's War provides a vivid new perspective on the war;
9781925495492

Dunera Lives

A Visual History Author: Inglis, Ken Code: 50499 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
The story of the Dunera Boys is an intrinsic part of the history of Australia in the Second World War and in its aftermath. The injustice these 2000 men suffered through British internment in camps at Hay, Tatura and Orange is well known. Less familiar is the tale of what happened to them afterwards. This book tells that story, in two volumes, one ......
9781911512639

The Battle of the Selle

Fourth Army Operations on the Western Front in the Hundred Days, 9-24 Oc Author: Hodgkinson, Mr Peter Code: 50471 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

This book considers a relatively unknown series of actions of the victorious Hundred Days of 1918: the operations at the River Selle. Between 9-24 October, the British Fourth Army drove elements of two German armies back from the Hindenburg support line in the Pursuit to the Selle (9-11 October); prepared and fought the set-piece Battle of the ......

9781526708793

Stalag Luft I

An Official Account of the POW Camp for Air Force Personnel 1940-1945 Author: Frontline Books Code: 49771 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Located by the Baltic near the town of Barth in Western Pomerania, Germany, Stalag Luft I was one of a number of Stammlager Luftwaffe, these being permanent camps established and administered by the Luftwaffe, which were used to house Allied air force prisoners of war. Originally built for RAF personnel, by the time the camp was liberated by ......

9781476669755

Fairchild C-82 Packet

The Military and Civil History Author: Beck, Simon D. Code: 48346 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Paperback / 148 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Originally designed as a cargo and paratroop transport during World War II, the Fairchild C-82 Packet is today mainly remembered for its starring role in the Hollywood film The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Its ungainly appearance earned it the nickname "the flying boxcar" but the aircraft was the first to achieve practical end-loading and aerial ......
9781250112002

Bounty Hunter 4/3

My Life in Combat from Marine Scout Sniper to Marsoc Author: Delgado, Jason Code: 50843 Price: AU $44.79 Format: Paperback Publisher: OMNIBUS PRESS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
The fight for Jason Delgado's life and soul began when he was just a boy. He ultimately escaped the death and drugs of a crime-riddled Bronx by way of the United States Marine Corps. However, after earning his way into the esteemed ranks of the service's famed Scout Snipers, Delgado saw that old struggle reignited when he was dumped into the hell ......
9786155583087

Panzer IV on the Battlefield 2

World War Two Photobook Series Author: Ellis, Craig Code: 50133 Price: AU $60.72 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Often referred to as a workhorse the PzKpfw IV is certainly not a glamorous beast but from North Africa to the Eastern front it was a ubiquitous fixture on the various battlefields of WWII. Using archive and original photographs to lay down a visual time line for this Panzers development, the book takes a historical overview of this ......

9781781592939

The British Aerospace Harrier

A Photographic Tribute Author: Leek, Michael Code: 48481 Price: AU $63.46 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
An impressive photographic tribute to a particularly iconic aircraft type. Features striking colour photographs throughout, many of which have never been published before.
9780700625024

The Myths of Tet

The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War Author: Moise, Edwin Code: 49549 Price: AU $43.93 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Late in 1967, American officials and military officers pushed an optimistic view of the Vietnam War. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) said that the war was being won, and that Communist strength in South Vietnam was declining. Then came the Tet Offensive of 1968. In its broadest and simplest outline, the conventional wisdom about the ......

9780857337689

English Electric/BAC Lightning 1954-1988

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Ian Black Code: 48879 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Enjoying continuous frontline service with the RAF for nearly 30 years, the supersonic English Electric Lightning jet was the Spitfire of its era and the last of a special breed of fighter aircraft.
9781473899964

A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron

The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940 Author: Burt, Danny Code: 49502 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 03/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
More than 100 hundred pictures, many never published before, have been drawn together by the author in this exceptionally detailed squadron account.
9781849951654

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

Author: Hird, David M. Code: 48548 Price: AU $40.17 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
New and expanded information on Loch Eriboll's pivotal role in the surrender of German U-boats to northern Scotland in May, 1945. Reveals the career histories of the 33 U-boat Commanders and features the staged U-boat 'surrenders' in Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781476668727

Betrayer's Waltz

The Unlikely Bond Between Marie Valerie of Austria and Hitler's Princess Author: Bahney, Jennifer Bowers Code: 50059 Price: AU $43.35 Format: Paperback / 139 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Born into one of 19th century Europe's more powerful families, Archduchess Marie Valerie was the favorite daughter of her father, Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph, and her mother, Empress Elisabeth. A sensitive young woman, she was determined to marry for love and in 1890 wed her cousin, Franz Salvator of Tuscany, and bore him 10 children. The ......
9781472452313

No Fly Zones and International Security

Seizing the Airspace Author: Wrage, Stephen D. Code: 49497 Price: AU $213.89 Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 08/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
9780660076683

For Crown and Country

The South African and First World Wars Author: Cook, Dr Tim Code: 49989 Price: AU $20.26 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Canada's sacrifices and contributions to the South African and First World Wars led to an increased sense of nationhood and to international recognition, but at great cost. The South African War was a relatively small military expedition, but it marked an important decision to send Canadian forces to support allies overseas. In the First World ......
9781473889392

Hitler's Executioner

Judge, Jury and Mass Murderer for the Nazis Author: Ortner, Helmut Code: 50282 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Though little known, the name of the judge Roland Freisler is inextricably linked to the judiciary in Nazi Germany. As well as serving as the State Secretary of the Reich Ministry of Justice, he was the notorious president of the People s Court , a man directly responsible for more than 2,200 death sentences; with almost no exceptions, cases in ......

9781472824295

The Elite

The A-Z Encyclopedia of Modern Special Operations Forces Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 50248 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 364 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Using previously unpublished images from around the world, as well as maps and illustrations, The Elite: The A-Z Encyclopedia of Modern Special Forces is the ultimate guide to the secretive world of modern Special Forces. It sends the reader back in time to operations such as Eagle Claw in Iran and the recapture of the Iranian Embassy in London ......
9781440850844

Vietnam War 2-Vol Set

A Topical Exploration and Primary Source Collection Author: Willbanks, James H. Code: 50054 Price: AU $286.58 Format: Hardback / 792 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
This detailed two-volume set considers the Vietnam War, one of America's longest and bloodiest wars, from a topical perspective, addressing the main characters and key events of the war and supplying many relevant primary source documents.* Comprehensively explains how the Vietnam War became one of the United States' longest and bloodiest wars and ......
9781350024120

Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway

Narratives of History and Memory Author: Oliver, Lizzie (Independent Scholar) Code: 49617 Price: AU $173.15 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 14/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway is the first book to detail the experiences of British former prisoners of war (POWs) who were forced to construct a railway across Sumatra during the Japanese occupation. It is also the first study to be undertaken of the life-writing of POWs held captive by the Japanese during the Second World War, and the ......
9781849048439

Taliban Narratives

The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict Author: Johnson, Thomas Code: 50447 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 14/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan Government and their allies? This book, based on years of field research and the assessment of hundreds of original source materials, examines the information operations and related narratives of ......

9782352504764

Panther: Autopsy and Restoration

The Panther Restoration at the Saumur Tank Museum Author: Duquesne, Jose Code: 48714 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

The famous French Army Tank Museum at Saumur hosts the largest and richest collection of German Panzers in the World, and its new Panther is certainly one of the best examples of this steel predator. Part of a pair of tanks captured in running order by the famous French 2nd Armoured Division late in 1944 in Eastern France, it has been brought ......

9781108406383

Cambridge History of the Second World War Vol 1

Fighting the War Author: Ferris, John (University of Calgary) Code: 50184 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Paperback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

The military events of the Second World War have been the subject of historical debate from 1945 to the present. It mattered greatly who won, and fighting was the essential determinant of victory or defeat. In Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Second World War a team of twenty-five leading historians offer a comprehensive and ......

9781911512851

Futile Exercise?

The British Army's Preparations for War 1902-1914 Author: Batten, Simon Code: 50472 Price: AU $56.80 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

According to the official historian Brigadier-General James Edmonds: In every respect the Expeditionary Force of 1914 was incomparably the best trained, best organized, and best equipped British Army which ever went forth to war. There has been considerable debate over the extent to which Edmonds claim was justified, and to which the British ......

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