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 ......
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.
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:
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.
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.
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 ......
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 ......
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.
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 ......
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.
Ultimate Military Technical Manual CollectionAuthor: Greul, BrianCode: 60521Price:AU $92.40Format: Paperback / 994 pages Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
The GPW Model MB, commonly referred to as the Jeep is probably the most ubiquitous American military vehicle ever produced. Simple, rugged, and capable of hard work it began as a World War II vehicle and descendant vehicles are still produced today as passenger vehicles.
This book is intended to support enthusiasts and their ......
Tanks including the Rare Panther IIAuthor: Moore, CraigCode: 60149Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
'American Panther Tanks' sounds a strange title for a book, but currently, there are five surviving German Panther tanks in America. This book examines the restored Panther tank at the American Heritage Museum, Hudson, MA and the four held by the U.S. Army Armor and Cavalry Collection, Fort Benning, GA, including the Panther II.
International Development and Deployment of UAVsAuthor: Webb, StewartCode: 58039Price:AU $218.38Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PRODUCTIVITY PRESS Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
This book illustrates the current state of warfare, the challenges we face and the role drones can and will play in this increasingly complex environment.
Thomas Jones VC, DCM, 1st Battalion, The Cheshire RegimentAuthor: Thornton, NeilCode: 59417Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 194 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
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.
American Guided Bombs, Missiles and Drones 1917-1948Author: Wolf, WilliamCode: 60413Price:AU $101.00Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/03/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
'Off Target' relates in detail the then "Secret" research, development, and combat employment of these early guided bombs, missiles, and drones from 1917 to 1948. Using formerly Secret/Confidential manuals, reports, microfilm print outs, and photos, author Wolf, gives the air war historian and enthusiast an in depth look at this unknown topic.
German Army and Waffen-SS The Last Battles in the East, 1945Author: Oliver, DennisCode: 60281Price:AU $33.98Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
12 pages of full colour illustrations depicting over 20 different vehicles and their markings.
American Airmen Defending Northern Australia in 1942Author: Lewis, TomCode: 60461Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 140 pages Published date:28/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
In 1942 the air defence of the northern Australian frontier town of Darwin was operated by airmen from the United States. Flying P-40E Warhawks, the pilots of the 49th Fighter Group fought a brave and innovative campaign against a stronger enemy that did much to safeguard Australia in its darkest hour.
America's M4A2 Medium Tank in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60302Price:AU $30.12Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Powered by twin General Motors diesel engines, the M4A2 Sherman was the standard tank of the US Marine Corps during WWII. In such service, having a common fuel with many of the landing craft simplified logistics. The M4A2 was also supplied in large numbers to Russia as well as the British. The M4A2 was used in some of the most severe tank combat ......