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.
Author: Bardgett, SuzanneCode: 59414Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:09/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 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 ......
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 ......
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 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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: 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 ......
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.
Fighters - Bombers - Reconnaissance - Transport AircraftAuthor: Eden, Paul E.Code: 59321Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:24/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII is an exhaustive survey of the aircraft flown by all the combatants in Europe and the Pacific, including such famous aircraft as the P-51 Mustang, Supermarine Spitfire, Yakovlev Yak-3, Messerschmitt Me 109 and Vought F4U Corsair.
Written by a team of experts, this comprehensive volume ......
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Author: Nasca, David S.Code: 58999Price:AU $64.71Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Examines how the US became a superpower through amphibious operations. While other major world powers pursued and embraced different weapons and technologies in order to create different means of waging war, the US spent decades training, developing, and employing amphibious warfare to pursue its national interests.
Author: Black, J.Code: 59330Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Published date:30/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Whilst the First World War had seen an exceptional growth in the use and production of military cartography, the global conflict that followed employed maps, charts, reconnaissance, radar, sonar and the systematic recording and processing of geographical and topographical information on an unprecedented scale. It is impossible to understand the ......
Author: Draminski, StefanCode: 59754Price:AU $41.90Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The PzKpfw III (Panzerkampfwagen III) is a German medium tank designed by Daimler-Benz AG. The first tests of the vehicle took place in 1936. The construction of the PzKpfw III consisted of four main modules: the turret, the front of the hull, the rear of the hull with the engine compartment cover and the lower hull.
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:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
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 ......
The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike ForceAuthor: Mallman Showell, Jak P.Code: 59340Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britains vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an Anglo-German Naval Agreement. This allowed the Germans to build their submarine strength up to ......
The last stand of the SAS and their hunt for the Nazi killersAuthor: Lewis, DamienCode: 59354Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The new SAS epic from bestselling military historian Damien Lewis
We share the triumphs and tragedies of a group of elite soldier trailblazers as they commit daring raids behind enemy lines in 1944, manage an against the odds escape to victory, and then seek post-war retribution for the terrible murder of their ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
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 ......
Japan's Attack and America's Entry into World War IIAuthor: Melber, TakumaCode: 59353Price:AU $41.95Format: Hardback / 200 pages Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
Hawaii, 7th December 1941, shortly before 8 in the morning: Japanese torpedo bombers launch a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor. The devastating attack claims the lives of over 2,400 American soldiers, sinks or damages 18 ships and destroys nearly 350 aircraft. The US Congress declares war on Japan the following ......
Living and Dying with the CorsairAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 59748Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......