Aircraft and Development HistoryAuthor: Koos, VolkerCode: 58028Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:09/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
Truth at LastAuthor: Harris, JohnCode: 59063Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
The latest book from John Harris and Richard Wilbourn continues to build on their longstanding research into the Hess mystery over 25 years. Slowly, the fog that has descended over the Hess case is beginning to clear and Harris and Wilbourn expand here on the implications of their recent findings. There is now little doubt that MI6 were heavily ......
Relationships In and Around 21st Army GroupAuthor: Pill, MalcolmCode: 59428Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
In this new study of personal relationships within the British (including Canadian) Command in 21st Army Group during the campaign in North-West Europe in 1944-1945, Malcolm Pill considers the scope and depth of these relationships, ranging from those of the Secretary of State for War to the Corps Commanders. Montgomery is central. His great ......
The British POW Experience in Germany 1939-1945Author: Richards, AnthonyCode: 58824Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
More than 170,000 British prisoners of war (POWs) were taken by German and Italian forces during the Second World War. Guests of the Third Reich will provide an overview of what daily life was like for prisoners, from staging theatre productions to keep morale up to working allotments and planning audacious escape attempts.
Author: Majdalany, FredCode: 59418Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
1943, the North African desert. Major Tim Sheldon, exhausted and battle weary, is asked to carry out a futile and unexpected patrol mission. This intimate, tense novel puts this so-called minor mission centre stage, as over the course of the day Sheldon reminisces about his time as a soldier, his own future, and what it means to confront fear.
Author: Elstob, PeterCode: 59419Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Based on Peter Elstob's own wartime experiences, Warriors for the Working Day follows one tank crew as they proceed from the beaches of Normandy into newly liberated Western Europe, brilliantly evoking the claustrophobia, heat and intensity of tank warfare.
The stories of five men and women of the Great War as told by their medaAuthor: Cullen, RichardCode: 59410Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:06/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Richard Cullen takes the reader through the Great War history, led by the medals of five who served, each decorated for distinguished service. Their stories are untold and open our eyes to the struggles that so many faced without formal recognition. They are tales of sadness, power, modesty, compassion, bravery and a fulfilled post-war life.
The Evolution and Service Career of the Specialist Boeing C-135 Series wAuthor: Archer, BobCode: 59422Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
U.S. military C-135 spy planes flying intelligence, airborne command, treaty compliance, nuclear monitoring, weather monitoring and other tasks. The aircraft, places, missions, people, operating worldwide sorties, close to opponents such as Russia and China. 60 years of operations, history, and personal stories of super spooks.
Author: Asbury, JonathanCode: 59278Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:26/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
This compact edition of the bestselling Secrets of Churchill's War Rooms takes you behind the glass that separate Churchill War Rooms from the public. It provides exclusive up-close photography of telling details in every room and tells the fascinating story of how the work carried out in these underground offices helped Churchill win the war.
Volume 4: The Victorian Wars from 1896Author: Robson, Michael CharlesCode: 54991Price:AU $275.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:27/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross will be the definitive work on the subject and compelling as a narrative as well as the ultimate reference source. This ambituous project in association with The Victoria Cross Trust will be published in 8 volumes over 4 years. Each volume is divided into two parts: Part 1 - Wars, Battles & ......
Author: Bamford, JoeCode: 59749Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Having been classified by the Air Ministry as a Master Diversion airfield, RAF Manston was for many years open twenty-four hours a day and available to both civil and military aircraft 365 days a year. It was also later equipped with the Pyrene foam system, which both civil and military aircraft could use when they had problems with their ......
Author: Bardgett, SuzanneCode: 59414Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
During World War II, London was at its most perilous moment since the Great Fire of 1666. Districts were transformed at night by falling bombs, fires, and searchlights. During the day, when the results of the previous night's bombing were laid bare, ordinary people dealt with the aftermath as best they could. In 1939, the Ministry of Information ......
A Visual HistoryAuthor: Richards, A.Code: 59277Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:08/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
This highly illustrated book, first published to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, will reconstruct the historic landings and the resultant battle for Normandy using artefacts, documents, interviews, film, art and photographs from the archives at IWM.
A Directory of Airfields from 1908 to 2018Author: Peerless, GrantCode: 59424Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Many books about airfields have been written but this one covers most of them in one volume. It describes 1700 airfields and provides details of the activities carried out, based units and current status of military bases, civil airfields and farm strips. Over one hundred photographs are included, most of which have not been published previously.
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
Thomas Jones VC, DCM, 1st Battalion, The Cheshire RegimentAuthor: Thornton, NeilCode: 59417Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 194 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Even by Victoria Cross standards the exploits of Thomas Jones, V.C., D.C.M., known as 'Todger', are exceptional. In his mid-30s, and vastly experienced, he never rose above the rank of private despite showing exceptional leadership. This book explores his life in detail, including the single-handed capture of over 100 enemy soldiers on the Somme.
The Nazi Culture of DeathAuthor: Garson, PaulCode: 58818Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
What forces contrived to motivate the "Supermen" of the Third Reich? They would be carefully, relentlessly molded into that which the world famous German writer of the day, Thomas Mann, would describe as "machinists of death" motivated by a "terrible obedience." Here their story is told via the photos they took at home and on the battlefront.
Author: Sweet, J.Code: 59408Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Yeovil in the Second World War 1939-1945 is Yeovilian Jack Sweet's personal account of how the people of his home town rallied to the defence of their homes and country, against the onslaught of Nazi Germany. How they lived and faced the trials of a civilian population experiencing and enduring total war, and how they celebrated the peace.
Following in the footsteps of those who foughtAuthor: Whenham, TerryCode: 59415Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:28/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
This book tells the story of the Frontline Walk, a sponsored walk across the former battlefields of the Western Front supporting the work of ABF The Soldier's Charity. The service charity was estalised in 1944, working with army veterans of every conflict and to support future generations and their dependants. This book uncovers the stories ......
A Biography of Rudolf HossAuthor: Primomo, John W.Code: 59176Price:AU $66.00Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:05/09/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Rudolf Hoss has been called the greatest mass murderer in history. As the longest-serving commandant of Auschwitz, he supervised the killing of more than 1.1 million people. This biography follows Hoss throughout his life, from his childhood through his Nazi command and eventual reckoning at Nuremberg.
Air Forces, Aircraft and Air Warfare of Afghanistan, 1989-2001Author: Muller, LukasCode: 59049Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Wings over Hindu Kush is the story of air warfare over Afghanistan in the period between 1989 and the intervention in 2001. It provides an exclusive source of reference for enthusiasts and professionals alike.
Author: Degted, DimitryCode: 59757Price:AU $66.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
On the night of 14/15 August 1944, the roar of an unknown aircraft was heard over the dense forests to the south-east of Moscow. Flying past the Soviet capital, the aircraft turned towards a secret landing site at Yegoryevsk on the outskirts of the city. But lying in wait were troops of Stalins elite secret service, SMERSH.
Author: Billington, RachelCode: 59407Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:01/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Both panoramic and intimate, in Clouds of Love and War author Rachel Billington balances a detailed and highly researched picture of the life of a WWII Spitfire pilot with the travails and ambitions of a young woman too often on her own. The result is both a gripping story of war and a sensitive story of love, a love that struggles to survive.
Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774Author: Goodall, ,James,C.Code: 59159Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
Naval Battles of the Great War 1914-18Author: OHara, VincentCode: 59756Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:10/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Clash of Fleets is an operational history that records every naval engagement fought between major surface warships during World War I. Much more than a catalog of combat facts, Clash of Fleets explores why battles occurred; how the different navies fought; and how combat advanced doctrine and affected the development and application of ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59105Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
A variety of fighter planes can be found in the Legends Of WWII Calendar for 2021, including the P-51 Mustang, the Avro Lancaster and the Thunderbolt! Enjoy monthly paintings by aviation artist, Michael Turner, while keeping organised in 2021. Perfect for lovers of planes; its the perfect gift.
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59111Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Synonymous with the Battle of Britain and as iconic as Churchills cigar, the Spitfire holds a special place in the nations hearts as perhaps Britain’s most famous military aircraft. Instrumental during World War II, now only a handful of these frontline fighters remain airworthy. Featuring magnificent images of this supreme British fighter, the ......
The Spirit of Great BritainAuthor: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59118Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
In service with the Royal Air Force from 1956 to 1984, the Vulcan Bomber holds very special place in British aviation history. These stregic bombers where cabale of some phenomenally long missions - indeed one was over 18,000 kilometers than involved three re-fuellings and took over 20 hours. It was these strategic capabilities that meant the ......
How the Wehrmacht Lost FranceAuthor: Trigg, JonathanCode: 59168Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
New B-format paperback - 'We weren't afraid of the Allies as soldiers, but we were afraid of their materiel - it was going to be men versus machines.' Written from the 'other side' and told through the words of the veterans, this book is a revelation.
Author: Art EvansCode: 58090Price:AU $89.00Format: Paperback / 154 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This book profiles a number of Hollywoods famous personalities who were also decorated World War II veterans. Stars covered include Audie Murphy, who won the Medal of Honor, Jimmy Stewart, Gene Autry, Jackie Coogan, Charlton Heston, James Arness, Tony Bennett, Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable, and 21 others. Profiles include generally unknown stories ......
The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934Author: Polmar, NormanCode: 58872Price:AU $80.80Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
A History of Innovation and Excellence, 1960-2020Author: Venter, DewaldCode: 59750Price:AU $48.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
During the Cold War, Africa became a prime location for proxy wars between the East and the West. Against the backdrop of a steep rise in liberation movements backed by Eastern Bloc communist countries such as Cuba and the Soviet Union, southern Africa saw one of the most intense wars ever fought on the continent. Subjected to international ......
My AutobiographyAuthor: Captain Tom MooreCode: 59818Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:17/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
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 ......