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9781910500835

G.H.Q. (Montreuil-sur-Mer)

Author: Fox, Frank Code: 47769 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

It was here that Staff officers routinely worked late into the night, weekends really did not exist, leave was intermittent, and those who worked here would have suffered from that additional sense of guilt about being away from the action. An important gap in the understanding of the administration of war is filled by Frank Foxs work in this ......

9781471170829

12 Strong - Horse Soldiers

Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan Author: Stanton, Doug Code: 50220 Price: AU $15.15 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

OFFICIAL TIE-IN TO THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE 12 STRONG, STARRING CHRIS HEMSWORTH On September 11th, 2001 the world watched in terror. On September 12th, 2001 they volunteered to fight. Twelve soldiers gave us a reason to hope.THE DECLASSIFIED TRUE STORY OF THE HORSE SOLDIERS. This is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces ......

9781472821737

Flashpoint Trieste

The First Battle of the Cold War Author: Jennings, Christian Code: 50243 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Flashpoint Trieste is the story of one year in one city as the Cold War begins. The Western Allies captured the Adriatic port city before the Russians could reach it, but having survived the war, everybody is now desperate to make it through the liberation. Life is fast and violent, as former warring parties find common cause against the Soviet ......
9781612005669

Field Marshal

The Life and Death of Erwin Rommel Author: Butler, Daniel Allen Code: 50109 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 600 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 14/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A highly-praised biography of the great German general Erwin Rommel. Daniel Butler analyses his character and motives, revealing not only his innovative campaigns but also a complex man.
9781849048439

Taliban Narratives

The Use and Power of Stories in the Afghanistan Conflict Author: Johnson, Thomas Code: 50447 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 11/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan Government and their allies? This book, based on years of field research and the assessment of hundreds of original source materials, examines the information operations and related narratives of ......

9788365281623

RAF WWII Fighters Instrument Panels

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 49735 Price: AU $30.56 Format: Hardback / 40 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 05/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book - the fourth in a new series called INSIDE - features detailed colour illustrations of the instrument panels from the most famous RAF World War II fighters in very great detail. Additionally, every single instrument is shown in a separate large-scale drawing. The book illustrates and documents the instrument panels of the following ......

9781472830241

'Nam

The Vietnam War Miniatures Game Author: Battlefront Miniatures Code: 50261 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 05/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Vietnam. In a small corner of the world, one of the most bloody wars to be fought occurred in this small county in Southeast Asia. Traditionally framed as a war of small skirmishes, long patrols, and guerilla ambushes, there is a lot more that happened, including full-scale offensives and pitched battles... The US and its allies have all the ......
9781472828682

Campaign Market Garden

Bolt Action Author: Games, Warlord Code: 50259 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Market Garden was a bold plan, designed to capture the Rhine crossings along the Dutch-German border and establish a foothold for an advance into Germany. A massive combined arms operation involving airborne landings and an armoured thrust, it was one of the most dramatic and controversial operations of the war. This new Campaign Book for Bolt ......
9781472827753

World War II Vichy

French Security Troops Author: Cullen, Stephen M. Code: 50257 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the Fall of France in 1940, a new puppet state was set up in the south. Officially known as the French State, it is better known as Vichy France. This collaborationist Vichy regime's armed forces were more active and usually more numerous than German troops in the task of hunting down and crushing the maquis - the French Resistance guerrilla ......
9781472820600

Malta 1940-42

The Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy Author: Noppen, Ryan K. Code: 50242 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1940, the strategically vital island of Malta was Britain's last toehold in the central Mediterranean, wreaking havoc among Axis shipping. Launching an air campaign to knock Malta out of the war, first Italy and then Germany sought to force a surrender or reduce the defences enough to allow an invasion. Drawing on original documents, ......
9781472822598

The Kuban 1943

The Wehrmacht's Last Stand in the Caucasus Author: Forczyk, Robert Code: 50246 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the summer of 1942, the Wehrmacht invaded the Caucasus in order to overrun critical oil production facilities at Maikop, Grozny and Baku. However, the Red Army stopped the Germans short of their objectives and then launched a devastating winter counteroffensive that encircled them at Stalingrad. Consequently, Hitler grudgingly ordered an ......
9781472818225

T-90 Standard Tank

The First Tank of the New Russia Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 50232 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favour of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of the T-72 family, but the name change represented an important break in Russian/Soviet tank design history. The ......
9781472823205

Rolling Thunder 1965-68

Johnson's air war over Vietnam Author: Hallion, Richard P. Code: 50247 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The bombing campaign that was meant to keep South Vietnam secure, Rolling Thunder became a byword for pointless, ineffective brutality, and was a key factor in America's Vietnam defeat. But in its failures, Rolling Thunder was one of the most influential air campaigns of the Cold War. It spurred a renaissance in US air power and the development of ......
9781472818836

Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Bomber Units

Author: Mattioli, Marco Code: 49516 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as a transport, the aircraft had evolved into a dedicated medium bomber by the time the S.79-I made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. During World War 2, it became Italy's most successful bomber, and the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Although initially ......
9781510720954

Death Ride of the Panzers

German Armor and the Retreat in the West, 1944-45 Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 50078 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 02/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Death Ride of the Panzers is a unique guide to the Nazi tanks, vehicles, and crews of World War II. It features never-before-seen photographs from the US National Archives and the author's personal collection, annotated artist renderings, and detailed explanations and historical context for each collection of images. Readers will also be able to ......
9780571342570

Dunkirk

Author: Divine O.B.E., A.D. Code: 50160 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Hardback / 307 pages Publisher: FABER & FABER Published date: 30/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story of Dunkirk and of the men who planned it (insofar as it was planned) and of the men who carried it out, and of their ships. He had the assistance of the men who were intimately concerned with planning and organising the operation.
9781350001923

Words and the First World War

Language, Memory, Vocabulary Author: Walker, Julian Code: 50190 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 28/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"The experiences could be understood only as being of such extremity that they stood beyond written words; it was not a failure of language, but a view that, for the individual, language, particularly written words, and the enormity of the experience were not matched." First World War expert Julian Walker looks at how the conflict shaped English ......
9781526713636

With 3 Para to the Falklands

Author: Colbeck, Graham Code: 50335 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Colbeck recalls his every advance and battle in careful detail. **Publishers Weekly** This book should be read by any soldier who wants to understand how to make training not a mere substitute for war, but a demanding and constructive preparation for it. **Sir Huw Pike** On Friday, April 9, 1982, a British task force set sail for the Falkland ......

9781786072504

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

Author: Dumbach, Annette Code: 50407 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1942, five young German students and one professor at the University of Munich crossed the threshold of toleration to enter the realms of resistance, danger and death. Protesting in the name of principles Hitler thought he had killed forever, Sophie Scholl and other members of the White Rose could not be content to remain silent in its midst.
9781472817228

The Anti-Tank Rifle

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. (Author) Code: 50227 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of France, which saw renewed use in the form of the British .55in Boys anti-tank rifle - also used by ......
9781472822444

Rabaul 1943-44

Reducing Japan's great island fortress Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 50245 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was impossible to seize Rabaul, or starve the 100,000-strong garrison out. Instead the US began an innovative, hard-fought two-year air campaign to draw its teeth, and allow them to bypass the island completely. The struggle ......
9781472820129

Operation Market-Garden 1944 3

The British XXX Corps Missions Author: Ford, Ken Code: 50239 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Field Marshal Montgomery's plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944 led to the hugely ambitions Operation Market-Garden. Part of this plan called for a rapid advance from Belgium through Holland up to and across the lower Rhine by the British XXX Corps along a single road already dominated by ......
9781472820570

Battle of Britain 1940

The Luftwaffe's `Eagle Attack' Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 50241 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Battle of Britain was one of the most iconic campaigns of World War II, where the `Few' of the Royal Air Force took on the might of the German Luftwaffe. At stake was not just air superiority over the British Isles - a German victory would enable Hitler's plan to invade and conquer the last Allied country left fighting. While most narratives ......
9781472825148

Early US Armor

Armored Cars 1915-40 Author: Zaloga, Steven J. (Author) Code: 50250 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first American armoured cars began to emerge around the turn of the century, seeing their first military use in 1916 during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa. When the United States entered World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces used some armoured cars in France, and American armoured cars were used by the French Army. The ......
9781472825773

Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs M60 Main Battle Tank

Yom Kippur War 1973 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 50252 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 1973 Yom Kippur War rewrote the textbook on the tactics of modern armored warfare. Unlike the previous major Arab-Israeli war of 1967, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) faced an enemy that had invested heavily in modern Soviet weapon systems and tactics. Using detailed colour artwork and insightful analysis, this book explains how the effective ......
9781784538583

Jazz War

Radio, Nazism and the Struggle for the Airwaves in World War II Author: Studdert, Will Code: 50392 Price: AU $117.59 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 21/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During World War II, one kind of music embodied everything that was appealing about a democratic society as envisioned by the Allied powers-Jazz.
9781784531430

Germany's Covert War in the Middle East

Espionage, Propaganda and Diplomacy in World War I Author: Prufer, Curt Code: 50387 Price: AU $130.86 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 21/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On the brink of World War I, Germany was often depicted by Allied propagandists as an evil puppet master manipulating the Ottoman Empire. Behind closed doors, however, the Ottomans worked hard to exploit their alliance with Germany as a means of reviving the empire's former strength and glory.
9781526715012

Combat Over the Trenches

Oswald Watt Aviation Pioneer Author: Clark, Chris Code: 49775 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Father of the Flying Corps and Father of Australian Aviation were two of the unofficial titles conferred on Oswald ("Toby") Watt when he died in tragic circumstances shortly after the end of the First World War. He had become the Australian Armys first qualified pilot in 1911, but spent the first 18 months of the war with the French Air ......

9781526713438

Bloody Bullecourt

Author: Coombes, David Code: 50331 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In April-May 1917 the sleepy hamlet of Bullecourt in Northern France became the focus of two battles involving British and Australian troops. Given the unique place in Australias military history that both battles occupy, surprisingly little has been written on the AIFs achievements at Bullecourt. _Bloody Bullecourt_ seeks to remedy this ......

9781526714657

Allenby's Gunners

Artillery in the Sinai & Palestine Campaigns 1916-1918 Author: Smith, Alan Code: 50339 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Alan Smiths _Allenbys Gunners_ tells the story of artillery in the highly successful World War I Sinai and Palestine campaigns. Following Gallipoli and the reconstitution of the AIF, a shortage of Australian gunners saw British Territorial artillery allotted to the Australian Light Horse and New Zealand Mounted Rifle brigades. It was a ......

9781108406383

Cambridge History of the Second World War Vol 1

Fighting the War Author: Ferris, John (University of Calgary) Code: 50184 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Paperback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The military events of the Second World War have been the subject of historical debate from 1945 to the present. It mattered greatly who won, and fighting was the essential determinant of victory or defeat. In Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Second World War a team of twenty-five leading historians offer a comprehensive and ......

9781108406406

Cambridge History of the Second World War Vol 2

Politics and Ideology Author: Bosworth, Richard (Jesus College, Oxford) Code: 50185 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Paperback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

War is often described as an extension of politics by violent means. With contributions from twenty-eight eminent historians, Volume 2 of The Cambridge History of the Second World War examines the relationship between ideology and politics in the wars origins, dynamics and consequences. Part I examines the ideologies of the combatants and shows ......

9781108406413

Cambridge History of the Second World War Vol 3

Total War: Economy, Society and Culture Author: Geyer, Michael (University of Chicago) Code: 50186 Price: AU $56.88 Format: Paperback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The conflict that ended in 1945 is often described as a total war, unprecedented in both scale and character. Volume 3 of The Cambridge History of the Second World War adopts a transnational approach to offer a comprehensive and global analysis of the war as an economic, social and cultural event. Across twenty-eight chapters and four key ......

9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9780948092787

Arms and Armour of the First World War

Author: Ferguson, Jonathan Code: 50865 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book offers an extended introduction to the artillery and personal firearms of the Great War, with particular focus on iconic weapons such as the Maxim machine gun. It is a unique insight into the material culture that not only enabled the horrors of the Somme, Passchendaele and Gallipoli but also provided the means to bring peace in 1918.
9781781556344

U Boats of the Second World War

Their Longest Voyages Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50866 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ocean-going U-boats, each one not much longer than four European articulated trucks with up to 60 men inside them, sailed the far-off seas to reap havoc in inhospitable waters. The book is based on previously unpublished documents from the German U-boat Museum, many of them written during or shortly after the war by men who survived the conflict.
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