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9780811718325

Patton's First Victory

How General George Patton Turned the Tide in North Africa and Defeated t Author: Barron, Leo Code: 49649 Price: AU $43.93 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 20/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
American troops invaded North Africa in November 1942, but did not face serious resistance until their defeat at Kasserine Pass. After this disaster, Gen. George Patton took command, and at El Guettar, Patton's men defeated the Germans. It was the first victory of Patton's storied World War II career, and proved that the U.S. Army could win.
9781472818867

B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo'

Pacific Theater 1944-45 Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 49517 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 "Tojo". Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, the B-29 Superfortress. For the bomber ......
9781472825278

European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972-2017

Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 49532 Price: AU $24.42 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the more recent world-wide jihadists. The threats they pose are widespread from aircraft hi-jacking and political assassinations to urban warfare ......
9781472816153

The `Broomhandle' Mauser

Author: Ferguson, Jonathan Code: 49440 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At a time when most handguns were limited to six rounds, the ten-shot Mauser caught the attention of the world for its unprecedented firepower and formidable high-velocity 7.63x25mm cartridge. This saw its ultimate expression in the first-ever select-fire handgun - the `Schnellfeuer' machine pistol, fed by a detachable magazine and offering both ......
9781472824561

German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

Stalingrad 1942-43 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 49529 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets stubbornly held on to the remaining parts of the city, and German casualties started to reach catastrophic levels. In an attempt to break the deadlock, Hitler decided to send additional German pioneer battalions to act as an ......
9781472818102

US Navy Escort Carriers 1942-45

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 49514 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theatres. Rather than relying on size or speed, it was their sheer numbers that made them so effective. Indeed, the Casablanca-class escort ......
9781472822482

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Jet Author: Brookes, Andrew Code: 49523 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The TSR2 is one of the greatest 'what-if' aircraft of the Cold War, whose cancellation still generates anger and controversy among aviation fans. It was a magnificent, cutting-edge aircraft, one of the most striking of the Cold War, but fell victim to cost overruns, overambitious requirements, and politics. Its scrapping marked the point when ......
9781472820303

The Hindenburg Line 1918

Haig's forgotten triumph Author: McCluskey, Alistair Code: 49520 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From 26 September until 8 October 1918, the Allied armies in France launched their largest ever combined offensive on the Western Front of World War I. The British, French, American and Belgian armies launched four attacks in rapid succession across a 250km front between the Argonne and Flanders. At the centre of this huge assault the British, ......
9781472817525

Sturmgeschutz

Panzer, Panzerjager, Waffen-SS and Luftwaffe Units 1943-45 Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 49483 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First established in 1940, the Sturmgeschutz assault guns were purpose-built vehicles intended to support the infantry during the phase of attack and breakthrough of enemy positions. During the eastern campaign the Sturmgeschutz proved to be potent tanks destroyers, able to reliably defeat even T-34 and KV heavy tanks. Cheaper and quicker to ......
9781510728455

To Be a Soldier

The Army's Capstone Doctrinal Manuals Author: Army, Department Of Code: 49812 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
To Be a Soldier offers the US Army's two capstone doctrinal manuals in one place for the first time. This guide begins with the Army's introductory text, FM-1 The Army, which explains the Army's origin and purpose, its mission and values, how it functions as a portion of a joint military force in combat, and the importance of the individual ......
9781782745471

Women at War in World War II

The Women of World War II at Home, at Work, on the Front Line Author: Ralph Lewis, Brenda Code: 49854 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Women's roles in the factories, on the farms, in transport and public services, as well as in auxiliary military services, intelligence and espionage in WWII, with first hand accounts. Women gained new skills and acquired a new sense of freedom, independence and equality, which they would take with them into the post-war world.
9781472823564

MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan (Author) Code: 49527 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews ......
9780813169989

Architect of Air Power

General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the Us Air Force Author: Laslie, Brian D. Code: 49650 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Hardback / 236 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date: 06/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905-1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy in Europe. Although his combat contributions were less notable than other commanders in the Eighth ......
9781250059598

Fields of Battle

Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War Author: Curtis, Brian Code: 49614 Price: AU $26.39 Format: Paperback Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Shortly after this unforgettable game, many of the players and coaches entered the military and went on to serve around the world on famous battlegrounds, from Iwo Jima and Okinawa to Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, where fate and destiny would bring them back together on faraway battlefields, fighting on the same team.
9781510728813

Base Nation

How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World Author: Winchester, Simon Code: 49798 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date: 03/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a Far-Reaching Examination of the Perils of American Military Bases Overseas
9781493029617

War Stories

37 Epic Tales of Courage, Duty, and Valor Author: Underwood, Lamar Code: 49799 Price: AU $29.26 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 01/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In War Stories - a jumbo book of great stories about the military and war - editor Lamar Underwood has pulled together the finest writings about war-fighting that capture readers' imaginations. It includes legendary tales from the French and Indian Wars, the Civil War, the Great War, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq - more than 250 years of warfare ......
9781848323483

The Royal Navy's Air Service in the Great War

Author: Hobbs, David Code: 49725 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An expert reappraisal of a neglected aspect of Great War history
9781594162817

Black Panthers

The 761st Tank Battalion in World War II Author: DiNicolo, Gina M. Code: 48407 Price: AU $37.71 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: WESTHOLME PUBLISHING, U.S. Published date: 30/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first African American armored unit to see combat in the Second World War, the legendary Black Panthers
9781910690406

Javelin Boys

Air Defence from the Cold War to Confrontation Author: Bond, Steve Code: 49755 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Gloster Javelin was the UK's first line of night and all-weather air defence both at home and in RAF Germany. In the 1950s, when it replaced the Meteor and Venom, this revolutionary bomber/interceptor became the focus of many great stories told here in terrific detail.
9781910690505

Wk275

The Restoration and Preservation of the Last Supermarine Swift F4 Author: Ellis, Guy Code: 49741 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Guy Ellis sets the scene of the importance of Britain's early jets, covers the development of the Swift, which puts WK275 in context, then traces the heritage of that aircraft, its operational life, how it was acquired and finally the full story of its restoration with a plethora of detailed photographs, drawings and publicity images.
9780760352625

Moonshots

50 Years of NASA Space Exploration Seen through Hasselblad Cameras Author: Bizony, Piers Code: 49564 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR Published date: 27/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Moonshots presents stunning photos of space and Earth from NASA's archives -- taken by Gemini, Apollo, Space Shuttle, and ISS astronauts using Hasselblad cameras -- in the large format they deserve.
9780804170970

Code Warriors

Nsa's Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Un Author: Budiansky, Stephen Code: 48855 Price: AU $26.71 Format: Paperback Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 22/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous cult of silence has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese codes, thereby turning the tide of Allied victory. In the ......
9781524777630

Shooting Ghosts (Audio CDs)

A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War Author: Brennan, Thomas J Code: 48798 Price: AU $59.95 Format: CD-Audio / 720 mins Publisher: PENGUIN AUDIOBOOKS Published date: 22/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and souls War tears people apart, but it can also bring them together. Through the unpredictability of war and its aftermath, a decorated Marine sergeant and a world-trotting war photographer became friends, their ......
9781501116391

Danger Close

My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan Author: Smith, Amber Code: 48657 Price: AU $25.14 Format: Paperback Publisher: ATRIA BOOKS Published date: 22/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Inspiring and "riveting...vivid and harrowing" (Sean Parnell, author of Outlaw Platoon), Danger Close is the first memoir of active combat by a female helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor raves, "Men and women alike will love this incredible tale of heroism, humility, and high-octane feats of ......
9780007433131

Air Force Blue

The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory Author: Bishop, Patrick Code: 49511 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 21/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In a return to sweeping social history of wartime, Patrick Bishop - author of bestselling Fighter Boys and Bomber Boys - explores the lives and wartime experience of thousands of men and women who served in all units of the airforce. To mark the centenary of the RAF in 2018.
9780007433148

Air Force Blue

The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory Author: Bishop, Patrick Code: 49571 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 21/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In a return to sweeping social history of wartime, Patrick Bishop - author of bestselling Fighter Boys and Bomber Boys - explores the lives and wartime experience of thousands of men and women who served in all units of the airforce. To mark the centenary of the RAF in 2018.
9781472818898

Sea Harrier FRS 1 vs Mirage III/Dagger

South Atlantic 1982 Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 49518 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following Argentina's military operation to take possession of the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government launched a major naval operation to return them to British rule. Defending the Royal Navy task force were two small squadrons totalling 20 Sea Harriers (SHARs). Initial clashes between SHARs and ......
9781432840402

Enduring Vietnam

An American Generation and Its War Author: Wright, James Edward Code: 48839 Price: AU $50.27 Format: Hardback Publisher: THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT Published date: 16/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Critically recounting the steps that led to the war, this book does not excuse the mistakes, but it brings those who served out of ......

9781523501793

Historic Tanks 2018 16-Month Square Wall Calendar

Classic Armour 1939-1950 Author: Browntrout Code: 48862 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Among the most fearsome weapons of the 20th century, and among the most complex vehicles ever devised, tanks stoke the imaginations of military buffs everywhere. Each month, HISTORIC TANKS features a momentous machine
from the critical years of 1939 to 1950, World War II through the start of the Cold War. From the Soviet Union’s T- ......

9781786661289

Legends of WW11 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48937 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781473889439

Combat Over the Mediterranean

The RAF in Action Against the Germans and Italians Through Rare Archive Author: Goss, Chris Code: 48323 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Unusual and rarely-seen images taken from aircraft gun cameras
9781786664051

Vulcan to the Sky 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48945 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9780062410320

Forty Autumns

A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wal Author: Willner, Nina Code: 48858 Price: AU $25.13 Format: Paperback Publisher: BOOK GUILD PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall.Forty Autumns makes visceral the ......
9781682471982

Rampant Raider

An A-4 Skyhawk Pilot in Vietnam Author: Gray, Stephen R. Code: 49873 Price: AU $32.19 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A member of Light Attack Squadron 212's "Rampant Raiders", A-4 pilot Stephen R. Gray writes about his experiences flying combat sorties from the deck of an aircraft carrier during one of the most intense periods of aerial combat in US history. From the perspective of a junior naval aviator, Gray reveals the lessons he learned in training and in ......
9780811716277

Panzers East and West

The German 10th SS Panzer Division from the Eastern Front to Normandy Author: Stenger, Dieter Code: 48823 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Organized in 1943, the 10th SS Panzer Division participated in battles throughout the Eastern Front and France before surrendering to the U.S. Army. This combat history of a German armored division in World War II draws from impressive sources, including division after-action reports, unit diaries, interviews with veterans, and unpublished ......
9781445671222

Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World Wa

North-Western Europe 1939-1944 Author: Eriksson, Patrick Code: 49431 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
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