the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/08/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Author: John BrennanCode: 60801Price:AU $53.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In Vol. 2 there are astonishing photos on par with Vol. 1. Besides 165 images, there are search aids for locating former in-country Army helicopters. There is a list of 24 recommended Huey photo-books; a tabulation of 300 AH-1 Cobra war survivors, their former units, and present location, also a database of 500 in-country Army helicopter names.
In the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War IIAuthor: Ahlberg, LarsCode: 60599Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The battleships of the Kongo class were the oldest, smallest, and fastest battleships in the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Initially classified as battle cruisers, the lead ship in the class, Kongo, was built in England just prior to WWI. The remaining three ships in the class - Haruna, Kirishima, and Hiei - were all built and completed in ......
Anzac Stories of the Great WarAuthor: Ramsland, JohnCode: 70102Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date:25/07/2021Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
1914. Some men of the First Australian Imperial Force had a rendezvous with death in the silence in the summer night, but many were to survive only to face the thudding of the guns, again and again until 11 November 1918 at 11am, enduring physical and psychological horrors. This volume is packed with unusual stories of a deeply personal nature: ......
The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWIIAuthor: Iredale, WillCode: 70104Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Published date:23/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The incredible story of the crack team of men and women who transformed RAF Bomber Command and helped the Allies deliver decisive victory over Nazi Germany. The Pathfinders were ordinary men and women from a range of nations who revolutionised the efficiency of the Allies air campaign over mainland Europe. They elevated Bomber Command - ......
The Consoldiated PBY Catalina in WWIIAuthor: Hendrie, AndrewCode: 70067Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:22/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Consolidated PBY Catalina was probably the most versatile and successful flying boat/amphibian ever built, serving not just with the US Army Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard during the Second World War, but also with the air forces of Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, with the Danes, Free French and Norwegians as well as Brazil, ......
French Secret Projects Vol 3Author: Carbonel, J CCode: 60789Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:17/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 1963, Eugen Sanger, became head of the Eurospace organisation which promoted the AeroSpace Transporter. In response to a Eurospace call, aircraft makers in France, Germany and UK designed recoverable, winged spacecraft. From 1964 to 1970 the French government led studies to evaluate the feasibility of the concept.
Those studies, under ......
Lockheed's Cold War Strategic AirlifterAuthor: Gourley, JohnCode: 60600Price:AU $29.32Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:16/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter was a new-build design by Lockheed and proved adaptable to many roles, from carrying outsized cargo to dropping paratroops. The C-141 was used in regions as extreme as the heat and humidity of Vietnam, the deserts of the Middle East, and the frozen ice pack of Antarctica. Modification programs enabled the C-141 to ......
The Forging of a Very British LegendAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60304Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero 'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44 From John Nichol, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Spitfire, comes a passionate and profoundly ......
MediterraneanAuthor: Forsyth, RobertCode: 60617Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka dive-bomber and the aircraft carrier represent two key combat innovations of World War II. Rich with photographs and personal accounts, this new volume focuses on the air-sea action during the British evacuation operations in Norway in May 1940 and German air attacks in the Mediterranean in 1941-1942.
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 60908Price:AU $17.99
Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A year of breathtaking photographic images of the iconic Vulcan XH558 can be enjoyed in this 2022 calendar. Sold in support of the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, enabling the future generations to be inspired by this awe inspiring aircraft.
The True Story of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Deighton, LenCode: 60830Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A myth-busting, page-turning history of the Battle of Britain Summer, 1940- western Europe has been conquered, and Hitler turns his attention to the invasion of England. Fighter is Len Deightons thrilling history of the ensuing Battle of Britain - the aerial combat between the RAF and the Luftwaffe that was fought over the summer of 1940. ......
Author: Lowther, ScottCode: 60683Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
One of the world's most extreme and enigmatic aircraft, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, is the ultimate evolution of a long line of top secret projects which first coalesced in the form of the CIA's A-12 reconnaissance platform.
A Concise Global HistoryAuthor: William Kelleher StoreyCode: 70116Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:13/07/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey takes into account individual decisions and experiences as well as environmental and technological factors, such as food, geography, manpower, and weapons.
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 60252Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 3rd revised & extended edition of the bestselling monograph which covers the design and development of the P-51D Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic American fighter plane.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 60312Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the Saab J 21A with scale plans in 1/72 scale plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
Author: Karnas, DariuszCode: 60313Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:11/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the Saab J 21R with scale plans in 1/72 scale plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
The M4A3 Medium Tank in World War II and KoreaAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60596Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Powered by a massive Ford V-8 engine, the M4A3 Sherman was the standard tank of the US Army during the later stages of WWII, as well as the Korean War. The M4A3 was also supplied to the Marines during WWII, when the Corps faced a shortage of their preferred M4A2. The M4A3 was used by both services during the Korean War and was supplied in large ......
The pursuit of Germany's most famous battleshipAuthor: Konstam, AngusCode: 60491Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Hunt the Bismarck, now available in paperback, tells the story of Operation Rheinubung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germanys largest battleship in May 1941. Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well-armed, with eight 15- inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured protection earned her the ......
The Strategic Bomber Offensive: 1939-45Author: Hastings, MaxCode: 60647Price:AU $28.58Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date:01/07/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Bomber Command is Max Hasting's in-depth account of the RAF's bombing offensive, one the most controversial struggles of the Second World War.
The US Army's Standard Armored Car of WWIIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 60597Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:25/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Developed to provide the US military with a fast-moving reconnaissance vehicle sufficiently armed to knock out WWII-era armored vehicles. The M8 Armored Car and its sibling, the M20 Armored Utility Vehicles, were the most widely used armored vehicles built by Ford. These vehicles saw use with the US Army as well as Allied nations during WWII and ......
Armor on the beaches of Normandy and southern FranceAuthor: Zaloga, Steven J.Code: 60630Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:16/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
An authoritative and fresh new study of Allied tanks' role in smashing the walls of Fortress Europe on D-Day.
Australia's most decorated platoon of the Vietnam WarAuthor: O'Halloran, John and Teague, RicCode: 60965Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:12/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
John OHalloran was a country boy from Tamworth, NSW, who was called up for national service not long after the start of the Vietnam War. As a tough and determined 21-year-old, he guided 6 RARs B Company 5 Platoon through some of the biggest conflicts of the war, including Operation Hobart and the Battle of Long Tan. But he faced his hardest ......
Little-Known Tales about the Second World WarAuthor: Aines, DonCode: 59357Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Published date:11/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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:
Nazi Airwaves in the Second World WarAuthor: Morley, NathanCode: 60196Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The first in-depth look at German home service radio stations during WW2, this is a fascinating insight into how the Nazi war machine sought to shape public opinion at home and abroad. Based on original research and unlimited access of German archives, Radio Hitler is an important new addition to the literature surrounding Nazi Germany.
Author: Hutchins, ElizabethCode: 60964Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:10/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It’s February 1942 and the Second World War is raging. Japanese planes are bombing Darwin, Australia fears an invasion, and the train track leads straight through the desert to Adelaide. Fourteen-year-old Rosemary Lister begins a diary to share the upheavals and tensions of her new life in the country, storing memories for her father, missing ......
The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWIIAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 60565Price:AU $21.98Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:08/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
Author: Koszela, WitoldCode: 60874Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:06/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
HMS Invincible was the lead ship of a class of British light aircraft carriers built between 1973 and 1985, originally designed as "through-deck cruisers" (TDC). This set them apart from conventional helicopter-carrying ships of the time, which typically featured a flight deck in the aft section of the vessel. Invincible-class carriers were the ......
A Legends of Flight Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Borgmann, WolfgangCode: 60779Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 three-engine jet is one of the most distinctive wide-bodied aircraft and since the early 1970s has been operated by many airlines on medium- and long-distance routes throughout the world. Successfully flying passenger service for over 40 years, the DC-10 currently still flies for FedEx in an airfreight delivery role. ......
In the Eye of the StormAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 60612Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:05/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The epic story of the Tornado during Operation Desert Storm, by the bestselling author of Spitfire and Lancaster, who was himself shot down during that conflict
The First World War in the AirAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 60831Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:04/06/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
A compelling and fascinating account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
'Conte di Cavour' and 'Duiio' ClassesAuthor: Bagnasco, ErminioCode: 60646Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/06/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally comprising five ships in two related classes, Conte di Cavour and Duilio classes entered service at the beginning of the Great War. As designed, they were powerful examples of the second generation of dreadnoughts, with a combination of twin and triple turrets producing a unique main armament of thirteen 12-inch guns. This book covers ......