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9781612006963

Left for Dead at Nijmegen

The True Story of an American Paratrooper in World War II Author: Nannini, Marcus A. Code: 55110 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 16/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The true story of an American paratrooper who had a unique encounter during Operation Market Garden and his experiences as a POW.
9781612007199

Autopsy of an Unwinnable War

Vietnam Author: Haponski, William C. Code: 55115 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 16/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A compelling and informed narrative of the war in Vietnam 1945-75, seeking to answer why America "lost" the war in Vietnam.
9781250134929

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die

How the Allies Won on D-Day Author: Milton, Giles Code: 55422 Price: AU $46.95 Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: HENRY HOLT & COMPANY Published date: 12/03/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Seventy-five years have passed since D-Day, the greatest seaborne invasion in history. The outcome of the Second World War hung in the balance on that chill June morning. If Allied forces succeeded in gaining a foothold in northern France, the road to victory would be open. But if the Allies could be driven back into the sea, the invasion would be ......
9780393356588

Army of None

Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War Author: Scharre, Paul Code: 55041 Price: AU $25.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 12/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"A tour de force of the future of war technology.... A highly readable journey through the world of robots on the battlefield and beyond."-P.W. Singer, author of Wired for War and Ghost Fleet
9781912390052

Lessons from the Mud

55th (West Lancashire) Division at the Third Battle of Ypres Author: Knight, Paul Code: 52408 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In Basil Liddell Harts 1930 account of the Third Battle of Ypres, a tearful, anonymous Staff Officer reportedly uttered words which have entered the historiography of the battle:

Good God, did we really send men to fight in that?

First World War generals and their Staff Officers have a reputation for failing to ......

9781912390793

Red Assault

Soviet Airborne Forces, 1930-1941 Author: Kotelnikov, Vladimir Code: 55751 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Red Assault investigates the Red Army Command in the 1930s using the memoirs of pioneer military paratroopers and documents discovered in archives and museum collections.
9780316416269

Topgun

An American Story Author: Pedersen, Dan Code: 55040 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.
9781681778600

Operation Dragoon 1944

The Allied Liberation of the South of France Author: Cross, Robin Code: 55133 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A dramatic and expertly rendered narrative of the Allied liberation of the South of France during Operation Dragoon in 1944.
9780393356786

No Turning Back

Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria Author: Abouzeid, Rania Code: 55042 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"Rania Abouzeid has produced a work of stunning reportage from the very heart of the conflict, daring to go to the most dangerous places in order to get the story." -Dexter Filkins, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Forever War
9781922265005

The Sniper Encyclopedia

An A-Z Guide to World Sniping Author: Walter, John Code: 55334 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Sniper Encyclopaedia is an indispensable topic-by-topic guide to a fascinating subject. This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive volume covers virtually any aspect of sniping. The work contains personal details of hundreds of snipers, including not only the best-known, world-renowned marksmen such as Vasiliy Zaytsev and Chris Kyle, but also ......
9781526705563

The English Electric Lightning

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 51358 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
9781910809181

Sukhoi Su-27 & 30/33/34/35

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 55505 Price: AU $110.00 Format: Hardback / 720 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Sukhoi Design Bureau was tasked in 1969 with developing a fourth-generation heavy fighter and thus began the story of the Su-27, known to the western world as the Flanker--an aircraft which turned out to be one of the most successful Soviet fighter designs. This book tells the story of how the original project developed, how the final ......
9781912390311

Iraqi Mirages

Mirage F.1 in Service with Iraqi Air Force, 1981-2003 Author: Cooper, Tom Code: 51903 Price: AU $33.90 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally envisaged and acquired as a `pure' interceptor, before long the Mirage F.1 in Iraqi service proved a highly capable multi-role platform aircraft, and was widely deployed not only for ground attack but also anti-shipping purposes, as an aerial tanker, and for delivering long-range pin-point attacks.
9781472829375

Sherman Lead

Flying the F-4D Phantom II in Vietnam Author: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R. Code: 55210 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
9781612007120

Into the Dark Water

The Story of Three Officers and Pt-109 Author: Domagalski, John J. Code: 55113 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Made famous by her final commanding officer, John F. Kennedy, PT-109 is one of the most celebrated warships in American history. However, a full chronicle of PT-109's wartime story has heretofore been lacking.
9781509837021

War Doctor

Surgery on the Front Line Author: Nott, David Code: 55730 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PICADOR Published date: 27/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the worlds most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving operations and field surgery in the ......

9781846041242

Man's Search For Meaning (Reprint)

The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust Author: Frankl, Victor E. Code: 55686 Price: AU $16.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, After Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into Buna-Monowitz, the concentration camp known as Auschwitz III.

In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a POW labour camp, E715, near Auschwitz ......

9781785211942

Panhard AML and Eland Enthusiasts' Manual: 1961 onwards

Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 54329 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 26/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In the history of armoured fighting vehicles, there have been few that have been so successful or so extensively employed as the Panhard AML armoured car.

Based on the British Ferret armoured car, the French-built Panhard AML was first used in combat during the war in Algeria in the early 1960s. Thereafter the ......

9781632869517

Eat the Apple

A Memoir Author: Young, Matt Code: 55429 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 26/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"The Iliad of the Iraq war" (Tim Weiner)--a gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir of the consequences of war on the psyche of a young man. Eat the Apple is a daring, twisted, and darkly hilarious story of American youth and masculinity in an age of continuous war. Matt Young joined the Marine Corps at age eighteen after a drunken night culminating in ......
9780241978726

The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found

Costa Book of the Year 2018 Author: Van Es, Bart Code: 55689 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 26/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be hidden from the Nazis. She was raised by her foster family as one of their own, but a falling out after the war put an end of to their relationship. What was her side of the story, Bart van Es - a grandson of the couple ......

9781925675962

The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III

The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok Author: van der Stok, Bram Code: 54990 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 20/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as if they had happened yesterday. For many of us the horror, the injustice, and the cruelty can never be forgotten or forgiven; but I have tried to write without too much bitterness - Bob van der Stok

On the night ......

9781526735232

Destination Dunkirk

The Story of Gort's Army Author: Blaxland, Gregory Code: 55516 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of the BEF's 1940 campaign, whose eightieth anniversary is approaching. Soon there will be no veterans of it left as witnesses.
9781250311351

A Dangerous Woman - The Life of Florence Gould

American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator Author: Ronald, Susan Code: 55075 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 19/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A revealing biography of Florence Gould, fabulously wealthy socialite and patron of the arts, who hid a dark past as a Nazi collaborator in 1940's Paris.
9781910809280

Luftwaffe Eagle New ES

Author: Schuck, Walter Code: 54344 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......

9781910809303

Spitfire, A Test Pilots Story

New Edition Author: Quill, Jeffrey Code: 54343 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the story of an exceptional test pilot and RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilot, Jeffrey Quill, who took charge of some of the most important military aircraft of his time.

Jeffrey Quill, was commissioned in the RAF in 1931. He joined Vickers Aviation in 1936, and rose to become Chief Test Pilot at Supermarine. Best Remembered for his ......

9781912390410

With the Courage of Desperation

Germany's Defence of the Southern Sector of the Eastern Front Author: Hinze, Rolf Code: 55282 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 16/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Hinze provides a comprehensive account of events on the southern portion of the Eastern Front during the years of German retreat from July 1944, in the aftermath of the cataclysmic defeat of Heeresgruppe Mitte, through the Soviet drive to victory.
9781910500231

In the Line 1914-1918

Author: Bucher, Georg Code: 51247 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Georg Bucher, a German infantryman from 1914 had lost almost all of his closest friends by 1918. The last friend he lost, Riedel, was crushed by a tank in one of the last battles of the war. This is his tale in their memory. A sergeant by 1918, Bucher describes nearly every part of the Western Front - the Marne, Verdun,Somme, Ypres, the Vosges ......

9781107030954

Armies of the Second World War: Fighting the People's War

The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War Author: Fennell, Jonathan Code: 55204 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 848 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 14/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jonathan Fennell captures for the first time the true wartime experience of the ordinary soldiers from across the empire who made up the British and Commonwealth armies. He analyses why the great battles were won and lost and how the men that fought went on to change the world.
9781912390632

Belgrade During the Great War 1914-18

The City Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived in it Author: Brun, Milos Code: 55286 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 104 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 14/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique account of the Great War as experienced by the ordinary people of Belgrade - a true gem for scholars and history enthusiasts alike.
9781912390670

Directing Operations

British Corps Command on the Western Front 1914-18 Author: Simpson, Andy Code: 52075 Price: AU $39.90 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 14/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first book to undertake a systematic and detailed analysis of the role of British corps command on the Western Front in World War One.
9781472820242

Panzerartillerie

Firepower for the Panzer Divisions Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 55207 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The German Panzerartillerie was one of the key components of the Panzer divisions that were the spearhead of the German forces in the years when they overran most of Western Europe and reached as far as the gates of Moscow in the East. Warfare in the age of Blitzkrieg required fast-moving, mobile artillery that could support forward units at the ......
9781472831781

M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1993-2018

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 55211 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Since the Gulf War, the Abrams tank has undergone a transformation, while fighting in conflicts across the world. Its M1A1 and M1A2 variants have seen great improvements made to this iconic tank, including in fire-control, armour protection, and thermal imaging technology. Involvement in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan necessitated a number ......
9781472835550

World War II

Battle by Battle Author: Bogdanovic, Nikolai Code: 55213 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This compact gift book takes thirty of World War II's most significant clashes, both the famous and the lesser known, and presents their stories in a concise, easy to digest format, accompanied by beautiful Osprey artwork plates in full colour that illuminate a key moment in each battle. World War II was the single greatest conflict the world has ......
9781472829153

RF-101 Voodoo Units in Combat

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 55209 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
9781472825896

Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939-45

Author: Pegler, Martin Code: 55208 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Soviet Union had developed a significant sniping force by 1939, but the extraordinary skill and cunning displayed by Finnish snipers during the Winter War forced the Soviets to innovate. On the other side, German sniping suffered from a lack of standardization of weapons and a lack of marksmen deployed at the start of the Great Patriotic War ......
9781472833716

Cold War Fleet

Ships of the Royal Navy 1966-91 A Photographic Album Author: Taylor, Sue Code: 55212 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of the photos are completely unique and have never been published, such as the images of the minesweepers HMS Wilton and HMS Bossington photographed ......
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