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9781612005348

The Ardennes Battlefields

December 1944-January 1945 Author: Forty, Simon Code: 50097 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The latest in the WWII series by Simon Forty and Leo Marriott provides a unique, highly illustrated perspective on The Battle of the Bulge using maps, photography old and new, hardware, memorials, museums, and cemeteries to give an overview of this crucial campaign.
9781493027538

Death of the USS Thresher

The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 49654 Price: AU $24.86 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
When she first went to sea in April of 1961, the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Thresher was the most advanced submarine at sea, built specifically to hunt and kill Soviet subs. In The Death of the USS Thresher, renowned naval and intelligence consultant Norman Polmar recounts the dramatic circumstances surrounding her mysterious implosion, which killed ......
9780764354182

Tupolev Tu-16

Versatile Cold War Bomber Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49633 Price: AU $117.32 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a pair of turbojets that were the world's most powerful jet engines at the time. First flown in ......
9780764354335

Grumman F4F Wildcat

Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy Author: Doyle, David Code: 49636 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The F4F and FM Wildcat aircraft was the US Navy's front-line fighter in the early days of WWII. This iconic aircraft was designed and produced by Grumman, as well as the newly-formed Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors. As larger and more powerful fighters joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Wildcat remained in the fray, ......
9780062405524

A Matter of Honor

Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice Author: Summers, Anthony Code: 49978 Price: AU $26.04 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans died, report on the continuing struggle to restore his lost honor-and clear President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the charge that he knew ......
9781473894723

Superpowers, Rogue States and Terrorism

Countering the Security Threats to the West Author: Moorcraft, Paul Code: 50293 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Dr Paul Moorcrafts recent controversial and prophetic book on Islamic terrorism ─ The Jihadist Threat: The Re-conquest of the West? ─ raised a storm and many questions. Here he answers them. The author is unusual in having spent time with frontline jihadists in Afghanistan, the Balkans and North Africa. So this is no moral tract based on ......

9781526700599

Voices of the Second World War

A Child's Perspective Author: Renshaw, Sheila A. Code: 50308 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Voices of the Second World War: A Child s Perspective is a collection of first-hand accounts from people who experienced the Second World War from all over Europe: stretching from Russia to the Channel Islands, and Norway to Malta. While some children appear to have been hardly aware of the war, for those who lived through bombing, occupation, ......

9781526713599

Teddy Suhren Ace of Aces

Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel Author: Suhren, Teddy Code: 50334 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 13/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Reinhard Teddy Suhren fired more successful torpedo shots than any other man during the war and he was the first junior officer to be awarded the Knight s Cross for his achievements. However, this is not the reason Teddy remains legendary within the U-boat world. Fondly remembered for his good humour and leadership skills, he was also ......

9781510726741

The Spy Who Changed the World

Klaus Fuchs, Physicist and Soviet Double Agent Author: Rossiter, Mike Code: 50080 Price: AU $36.17 Format: Hardback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 09/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The incredible true story of a British physicist who was an undercover spy for the Soviets. The world first heard of Klaus Fuchs, the head of theoretical physics at the British Research Establishment at Harwell in February 1950 when he appeared at the Old Bailey, accused of passing secrets to the Soviet Union. For over sixty ......

9781911512950

Canadians on the Somme, 1916

The Neglected Campaign Author: Stewart, William Frederick Roy Code: 49714 Price: AU $76.39 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 09/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Ordered lines of heavily laden soldiers with rifles at high port trudging through mud against uncut barbed wire under heavy machine gun fire is the enduring view of the Somme 1916. What makes Canadas Somme campaign so difficult to characterise was at times this was true, but so were times Canadians advanced at speed over dry ground through ......

9781501165887

8 Seconds of Courage

A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor Author: Groberg, Flo Code: 50074 Price: AU $36.18 Format: Hardback Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A story of valor and the making of a hero—Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved many lives by tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.

Florent “Flo” Groberg was born in 1983, in the suburbs of Paris. When ......

9781620972465

Sleepwalking to Armageddon

The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation Author: Caldicott, Helen Code: 48831 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: THE NEW PRESS Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Pioneering antinuclear activist Helen Caldicott assembles the world's leading nuclear scientists and thought leaders to assess the political and scientific dimensions of the threat of nuclear war today. Chapters include the size and distribution of the current global nuclear arsenal and the history and politics of nuclear weapons. The book ends ......
9781526708069

Cuban Missile Crisis

Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962 Author: Carradice, Phil Code: 50319 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

When the world held its breath It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the brutal Greek Civil War. The battle lines are no longer drawn, but they linger on, unwittingly or not, in ......

9781250097231

Final Solution

The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949 Author: Cesarani, David (University of Southampton and the Wiener Li Code: 50039 Price: AU $36.18 Format: Paperback Publisher: PICADOR USA Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

David Cesarani’s Final Solution is a magisterial work of history that chronicles the fate of Europe’s Jews.

Based on decades of scholarship, documentation newly available from the opening of Soviet archives, declassification of Western intelligence service records, as well as diaries and reports written in the camps, Cesarani ......

9780393354287

Inheriting the War

Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees Author: McClung, Laren (New York University) Code: 49987 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 07/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees confront the aftermath of war and, in verse and prose, deliver another kind of war story.
9781509517619

What is Military History?

Author: Morillo, Stephen Code: 50077 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 06/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world history.
9780750982467

Tank Hunter

World War I Author: Moore, Craig Code: 50166 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The First World Wars fierce battles saw the need to develop military technology beyond anything previously imagined: as exposed infantry and cavalry were mowed down by relentless machine-gun attacks, so tanks were developed. Here author Craig Moore presents every First World War tank, from the prototype `Little Willie, through the French heavy ......

9781786065155

Black Book

What if Germany had won World War II - A Chilling Glimpse into the Nazi Author: Trow, M. J. Code: 50405 Price: AU $17.05 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In July 1940, Walter Schellenberg of the German Secret Service drew up a list of 2,694 people believed to be living in Britain, who were known enemies of the Reich. In that month, the Wehrmacht was poised across the Channel ready to hit Britain with blitzkrieg, the terrible and hugely successful tactic that had already overwhelmed Poland, Denmark, ......
9781785782824

Castle of the Eagles

Escape from Mussolini's Colditz Author: Felton, Mark Code: 50402 Price: AU $17.05 Format: Paperback / 334 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The little-known true story of one of World War Two's greatest escapes, brought exuberantly to life by acclaimed historian Mark Felton
9781472825803

British Destroyers 1939-45

Wartime-built classes Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 50253 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete with the new ships being built by Germany and Japan, resulting in the commissioning of the powerful Tribal-class. These were followed by the designing of the first of several slightly smaller ships, which carried fewer guns ......
9781473827080

Victoria Crosses on the Western Front - Third Ypres 1917

31st July 1917 to 6th November 1917 Author: Oldfield, Paul Code: 49537 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In the past, while visiting the First World War battlefields, the author often wondered where the various Victoria Cross actions took place. He resolved to find out. In 1988, in the midst of his army career, research for this book commenced and over the years numerous sources have been consulted. Victoria Crosses on the Western Front Third ......

9780811717816

South Africans versus Rommel

The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II Author: Katz, David Brock Code: 50021 Price: AU $43.35 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Thrust by the British into the campaign against Rommel's troops, South African soldiers made a significant contribution to halting the Desert Fox's advance into Egypt. This is the story of an army committed to a war it didn't fully support, ill-prepared for the battles it faced, and sent into action on the orders of its senior alliance partner.
9780888016119

Iolaire

Author: Clavelle, Karen Code: 48843 Price: AU $26.71 Format: Paperback Publisher: TURNSTONE PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
December 31, 1918. The war to end all wars was over and nearly three hundred men were returning home to their families, long left behind. When the HMS Iolaire left port on her fateful journey she was overflowing with joyful soldiers who had survived the gun but would not survive the sea. It was the Beast of Holm that sank her that night, plunging ......
9780750967433

Hawker Siddeley Harrier

The World's First Jump Jet Author: Chambers, Mark A. Code: 49557 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mark A. Chambers charts the history and output of Hawker Aircraft Ltd from Sopwith onwards, through the Harrier's development, production, flight testing and operational and combat history, and also considers its future replacement, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
9781784780265

Tear Gas

From the Battlefields of WWI to the Streets of Today Author: Feigenbaum, Anna Code: 50394 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VERSO BOOKS Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

One hundred years ago, French troops fired tear gas grenades into German trenches. Designed to force people out from behind barricades and trenches, tear gas causes burning of the eyes and skin, tearing, and gagging. Chemical weapons are now banned from war zones. But today, tear gas has become the most commonly used form of "less-lethal" ......

9780306903267

Our Year of War

Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided Author: Bolger, Daniel P. Code: 49590 Price: AU $41.07 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The gritty and engaging story of two brothers, Chuck and Tom Hagel, who went to war in Vietnam, fought in the same unit, and saved each others life. One supported the war, the other detested it, but they fought it together.1968. It was the worst year of Americas most divisive war. Flag-draped caskets came home by the thousands. Riots ravaged ......

9780811221986

Promise at Dawn

A Memoir Author: Gary, Romain Code: 49647 Price: AU $24.86 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

I grew up longing for the day when I could tear down the veil of darkness and absurdity concealing the true face of the universe and discover at last a smile of kindness and wisdom; I grew up in the certitude that one day I should help my fellow men to wrest the world from our enemies and give back the earth to those who ennoble it with their ......

9781594203800

Stalin

Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941 Author: Kotkin, Stephen (Princeton University) Code: 49783 Price: AU $58.67 Format: Hardback Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date: 31/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin has written the definitive biography of Joseph Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror to the conflict with Hitlers Germany that is the signal event of modern world history
 
In 1929, Joseph Stalin, having already achieved dictatorial power over the vast Soviet ......

9781118951927

World War I

A Short History Author: Proctor, Tammy M. Code: 50038 Price: AU $43.35 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A lively, engaging history of The Great War written for a new generation of readers In recent years, scholarship on World War I has turned from a fairly narrow focus on military tactics, weaponry, and diplomacy to incorporate considerations of empire, globalism, and social and cultural history.
9781473863101

Air War Varsity

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 49499 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Here, Martin Bowman brings us the first book on Operation Varsity to include both British and US air and ground operations, as well as the US, British and Canadian paratroop and resupply missions, all presented together in one ambitious volume. Operation Varsity-Plunder , the last large-scale Allied airborne operation of World War II, was ......

9781473894969

Life of a Teenager in Wartime London

Author: Leatherdale, Duncan Code: 50294 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Life in wartime London evokes images of the Blitz, of air-raid shelters and rationing, of billeted soldiers and evacuated children. These are familiar, collective memories of what life was like in wartime London, yet there remains an often neglected area of our social history: what was life like for teenagers and young people living in London ......

9780764354342

Legacy Hornets

Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC Author: Elward, Brad Code: 49637 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircraft's various model upgrades and variants. The F/A-18 began ......
9780552169158

The War in the West: A New History Vol 2

The Allies Fight Back 1941-43 Author: Holland, James Code: 50158 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 880 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 29/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
'Ranks as a towering work of historical research and writing' - Nigel Jones, BBC History MagazineIn the second volume of his acclaimed new history of the Second World War, James Holland examines the momentous turning points of 1941-1943: Hitler's invasion of Russia;
9781473891098

T-54/55

The Soviet Army's Cold War Main Battle Tank Author: Tucker-Jones, Anthony Code: 50285 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A graphic introduction to one of the most successful armoured fighting vehicles of all time, the Soviet T-54/55 main battle tank
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Scale Plans 43: PZL TS-8 Bies

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 49736 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
10 fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale modellers for the Polish trainer aircraft used in military and civil aviation from 1957 to the 1970s.
9781780274904

Five Days From Defeat

How Britain Nearly Lost the First World War Author: Reid, Walter Code: 49841 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: BIRLINN LTD Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A dramatic retelling of the Doullens Conference (28 March 1918), the event which changed the course of the First World War.
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