The Development of U.S. and British Naval Air PowerAuthor: Charnaud, AdamCode: 59208Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A wide-ranging history of the parallel development of the US Navy and Royal Navy and maritime airpower over the 20th century
The story of the 5th Bn Coldstream Guards 1944 - 45Author: Pereira, J.Code: 59411Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:02/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jocelyn Pereiras vivid and colourful narrative of the 5th Battalion Coldstream Guards advance from Normandy to Cuxhaven in 1944-45 is a priceless piece of regimental history and a tribute to those who served in that final, testing phase of the war. It is a story of war, an intensely human endeavour, with its highs and lows, good times and bad.
Strategy, Command and Operations 1942-1945Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 59154Price:AU $169.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:09/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
During World War II, flying B-24 Liberator bombers on missions deep into Burma, B-25 Mitchell bombers attacking Japanese lines of communications, and P-40 Warhawks, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustangs flying close support for General Joseph Stilwell's Chinese and American forces in northern Burma, the Tenth Air Force worked closely with the ......
Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless DesignsAuthor: Rose, BillCode: 60420Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
U-boat Menace 1942-43Author: Cooper, AnthonyCode: 60421Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Nos 10 and 461 Squadrons of the RAAF were among the premier units of RAF Coastal Command in WWII, flying Sunderlands from UK harbours to patrol the eastern Atlantic hunting for U-boats. Crews from both units were involved in famous air combats against German fighters sent to intercept them, but persisted to achieve an impressive series of kills.
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
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.
The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarshipsAuthor: Kazushige TodakaCode: 59874Price:AU $121.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, RaymondCode: 59337Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Catkiller 3-2 provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne (TACA) in I Corps as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of Marine ground units during the Vietnam War. When Gen. William Westmoreland changed the Marines role in I Corps ......
Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World WarAuthor: Joachim Koerver, HansCode: 59341Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A deeply researched and engaging account of the use of U-Boats in the First World War. The focus touches on both diplomatic and economic aspects as well as the tactical and strategic use of the u-boats. The book also examines the role played by US president Woodrow Wilson and his response to American shipping being sunk by U-boats and how that ......
Little-Known Tales about the Second World WarAuthor: Aines, DonCode: 59357Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Here are overlooked or forgotten tales from the worlds greatest conflict. These are stories of courage, daring, and stupidity, some of which would challenge the imaginations of Hollywood scriptwriters.
Some of the many true tales that author Donald Aines recounts include:
The Early Years of the US Air ForcesAuthor: Treadwell, Terry CCode: 60130Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 312 pages Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Much has been written about the Unites States air forces during the Second World War, but little has been written about the early days of American military aviation either before or during the First World War or in the immediate inter-war years. In _Strike From the Air_, the author shows the early development of the aviation section of the U.S. ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
From Spears to SatellitesAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 56776Price:AU $65.00Format: HardbackPublished date:15/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Artifacts are tangible objects to our past with each of them telling its own story. What can we learn from cartridges found at the Battle of Waterloo where Napoleon's Imperial Guard made its last stand? I how far did the invention of the ram change naval warfare in antiquity? Why did early guns end the era of medieval knights and their shining ......
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
The Nazi Culture of DeathAuthor: Garson, PaulCode: 58818Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to thePresentAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 59869Price:AU $57.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in air shows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since 1956. This book details the origins and early formation of the team, as well as describing the different ......
Author: Penrose, RolandCode: 59426Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 101 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:31/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
A facsimile of the practical manual, discussing the necessity for camouflage; nature as a guide for camouflage; the importance of background, texture, colour, shadows and more. "Officially approved by the War Office."
Safely in Modern High Threat Littoral EnvironmentsAuthor: Campbell-Roddis, MarkCode: 57908Price:AU $88.39Format: PaperbackPublished date:31/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.
Naval Battles of the Great War 1914-18Author: OHara, VincentCode: 59756Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:10/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
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 ......
Theory Practice and ImplicationsAuthor: McDevitt, MichaelCode: 60268Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
Xi Jinping has made his ambitions for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) perfectly clear - that China should become a "great maritime power". China as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power focuses on China's navy and how it is being transformed to satisfy the "world class" goal.
Author: Sandham-Bailey, ChrisCode: 57905Price:AU $49.01Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
"Written and illustrated throughout by renowned aviation artist Chris Sandham-Bailey, RAF Cold War Jet Aircraft in Profile covers 14 different aircraft types designed and built by British companies and operated by the RAF between 1945 and 2010.
An Ordinary Ottoman Soldiers DiaryAuthor: Erginsoy, Guliz BeseCode: 60132Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 168 pages Published date:18/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
This book addresses itself to the handwritten log of noncommissioned Ottoman Military officer Huseyin Atif Efendi, my grandfather. He fought in the Gallipoli and the East Fronts of World War One, before the establishment of the Republic of Turkey. In the fronts, he wrote official war logs from time to time and set tents when necessary. It ......
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:19/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
Author: McCormack, DavidCode: 60412Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new history charts the development, production, deployment, and combat operations of Japan's tank forces between their inception in 1918 and their disbandment in 1945. The author's persuasive arguments encourage the reader to reappraise their existing views concerning the contribution of Japanese tanks towards the projection of combat power.
Author: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 56087Price:AU $65.00Format: HardbackPublished date:01/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
Artifacts are tangible objects to our past with each of them telling its own story. What can we learn from the various objects which were used during the D-Day Landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944? What is the significance of the dummy tanks used to confuse German reconnaissance planes? How did the use of aluminum foil help to make the landings a ......
Flagship of the Japanese Imperial NavyAuthor: Knowles, DanielCode: 60410Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
1945: a mushroom cloud rises 20,000 feet into the sky. This is not from the bombing of Hiroshima or Nagasaki. It is the remains of the battleship 'Yamato'. Representing the ambition and determination of Imperial Japan, the loss of the 'Yamato' in a kamikaze operation in April 1945 has become a symbol of the downfall of the Imperial Japanese ......
Volume 2 - UndauntedAuthor: Kite, BenCode: 60157Price:AU $59.90Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
Undaunted is the second of two volumes which give a comprehensive explanation of Britain's war in the air during the Second World War. It focuses on the operational tactics, techniques and experiences of aircrew from across the commonwealth.
British Two Seaters of the Great WarAuthor: Bar, RonnyCode: 59770Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:21/02/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
Artist Ronny Bar, a member of director Sir Peter Jacksons New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings team, presents the first collection of his astonishingly detailed First World War aircraft profiles - British Two-Seaters of the Great War. Two-seater aircraft were the workhorses of the Royal Flying Corps and from 1918 the Royal Air Force, operated in a ......
Soviet Spies, Nazi Priests, and the Disappearance of Adolf HitlerAuthor: Levenda, PeterCode: 60225Price:AU $34.58Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
RATLINE is the documented history of Hitler's escape from Germany and the mechanisms by which thousands of other war criminals fled to the remotest parts of the globe.
An IntroductionAuthor: Kreuzer, Michael P.Code: 57169Price:AU $61.09Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
This accessible new textbook provides a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues and debates associated with air power and aerial conflict.
Despite being one of the most commonly relied upon forms of prosecuting modern conflict, few outside the military understand the tactics, equipment, and organizations associated with ......