Author: Hart, Dr StephenCode: 60192Price:AU $39.98Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:26/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The World War II Secret Operations Handbook reveals the skills and tricks used by the British SOE, the US OSS, the French Maquis, and other special forces between 1939 and 1945. Learn how to rig up a makeshift radio, how to pass undetected in enemy territory, how to live off the land and make shelter, and how to work as a sniper.
Victoria's steel battlefleet and the road to DreadnoughtAuthor: Konstam, AngusCode: 60201Price:AU $23.98Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development--the development of the dreadnought battleship.
Soviet Tanks at WarAuthor: Tucker-Jones, AnthonyCode: 60170Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Comprehensive illustrated history of Soviet tank forces from the mid-1930s to 1945.
American Armoured Personnel CarrierAuthor: Skipper, BenCode: 60280Price:AU $33.98Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A richly illustrated guide to modelling the nimble M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, a Cold War veteran of the jungle and desert, filled with previously unseen inspirational photographs and drawings.
The Definitive Visual HistoryAuthor: DKCode: 60221Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date:18/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality.Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of flight over the past century.With examples of the latest aircraft from ......
Implications for IndiaAuthor: Chopra, AilCode: 60158Price:AU $62.70Format: Hardback / 316 pages Published date:18/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides a comprehensive evaluation of how the Chinese aerospace technologies, industrial capability, the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and various other elements of air and space are getting into place. The book offers an understanding of the current status and unfolding future of Chinese aerospace power.
The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the15th Century to the PresentAuthor: Warlow, BenCode: 60162Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The stories of five men and women of the Great War as told by their medaAuthor: Cullen, RichardCode: 59410Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:10/02/2021Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Richard Cullen takes the reader through the Great War history, led by the medals of five who served, each decorated for distinguished service. Their stories are untold and open our eyes to the struggles that so many faced without formal recognition. They are tales of sadness, power, modesty, compassion, bravery and a fulfilled post-war life.
The Central Pacific 1943-44Author: Cansiere, RomainCode: 60205Price:AU $27.98Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Drawing upon personal testimonies from veterans, official reports, and never-before published photographs, this superbly detailed title explores the duels between the USMC M4A2 and the Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go, which often proved to be epic and unique.
The climax of World War II's greatest naval campaignAuthor: Lardas, MarkCode: 60163Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This illustrated study explores, in detail, the climactic events of the Battle of the Atlantic, and how air power proved to be the Allies' most important submarine-killer in one of the most bitterly fought naval campaigns of World War II.
Combat AircraftAuthor: de Jong, PeterCode: 60164Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A detailed study of the attractive Arado Ar 196, one of the last fighting seaplanes. It was the standard seagoing aircraft for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II, providing the Luftwaffe with reach into the southern oceans.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 60165Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Studies of air combat in the Vietnam War inevitably focus on the MiG-killing fighter engagements, B-52 onslaughts or tactical strikes on the Hanoi region. However, underlying all these was the secretive 'electron war' in which highly-skilled electronic warfare officers duelled with Soviet and North Vietnamese radar operators in the attempt to ......
Author: Russell, QuentinCode: 60465Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Demonstrates the strategic importance of the Mediterranean Sea through the ages.
Jet aircraft, ballistic missiles and super tanksAuthor: Ford, RogerCode: 60194Price:AU $39.98Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:05/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II reveals the extent of German secret weapons' development, including reference tables, diagrams, colourful maps and charts and photographs, building into an essential reference guide for anyone interested in the history of Germany's secret weapons programme.
Super Drawings in 3DAuthor: Samuel, MarsdenCode: 60169Price:AU $55.66Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:05/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Derfflinger was considered to be the best class of battle cruisers up until the end of the First World War, and rightly so. Aesthetically they were also the most handsome. Design work was begun in October 1910 and continued until October 1912. Derfflinger had the sisterships Lutzow and the near sister Hindenburg. The design represented the ......
Six Subs Sunk in Twelve DaysAuthor: Williamson, John A.Code: 60307Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRES Published date:01/02/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Describes naval tactics and weaponry precisely, and provides information gleaned from translations of the orders from the Japanese high command to Submarine Squadron 7. The author details the challenges of communal life aboard ship and explains the intense loyalty that bonds crew members for life.
B-2,B-2/N, C-3Author: Rys, MarekCode: 60167Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:31/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the first functional jet engines became available, the RLM published a requirement for a reconnaissance aircraft capable of long-range patrols over Britain, all the way up to Scapa Flow. The task to build the machine was given to Arado, who put Rudiger Kosin in charge of the design team. The initial E370 project was gradually tweaked and ......
TopDraWingsAuthor: Rao, AnirudhCode: 60168Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:31/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Yakovlev Yak-3 is considered one of the best World War 2 fighters, invariably praised by those who flew it in combat for its remarkable performance. The Germans also treated it with respect, which is perhaps best illustrated by Generalleutnant Walter Schwabedissen's remark: The Yak-3 was a tough nut to crack for our pilots. It outperformed our ......
Author: Holmes, TonyCode: 60203Price:AU $17.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic aircraft. In the chaos of battle, it was vital that they could quickly identify friend from foe. But do you know your Hurricane from your Bf 109, or ......
An Illustrated Design HistoryAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 60269Price:AU $82.88Format: Paperback / 496 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Like other books in Norman Friedman's design-history series, this one pays attention to all designs, even those that never left the drawing board. Friedman, a recognised authority on US warships, uncovers the reasoning behind the many radical changes in US cruiser design, which culminated in the series of Aegis missile ships.
Author: Anderson, ThomasCode: 60200Price:AU $60.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/01/2021Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Panzer IV programme was started in 1934, forming, alongside the Panzer IIs and IIIs, the schnellen Truppen, the force that was to become the Panzerwaffe. At first, German planners envisioned the tank in a secondary role, but during the invasions of The Low Countries and France, it took on a more central role. When the Panzerwaffe turned ......
Following in the footsteps of those who foughtAuthor: Whenham, TerryCode: 59415Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:28/12/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book tells the story of the Frontline Walk, a sponsored walk across the former battlefields of the Western Front supporting the work of ABF The Soldier's Charity. The service charity was estalised in 1944, working with army veterans of every conflict and to support future generations and their dependants. This book uncovers the stories ......
German Army and Waffen-SS Western and Eastern FrontsAuthor: Oliver, DennisCode: 60288Price:AU $33.98Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
12 pages of full colour illustrations depicting over 20 different vehicles and their markings.
The German 'Kriegsdampflokomotiven' and British and American war enginesAuthor: Horton, PhilipCode: 58235Price:AU $51.89Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:24/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Few events had a greater influence on Europes railways in the 20th century than the Second World War. As described in this book, thousands of steam engines were produced for the conflict by all sides. Although many were damaged during the war, most survived. Indeed, many of the British and American engines arrived in Europe too late and were ......
An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding 1922-1945Author: Heinrich, ThomasCode: 60265Price:AU $60.20Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:22/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides the first scholarly study of the US naval shipbuilding industry from the early 1920s to the end of World War II, when American shipyards produced the world's largest fleet that helped defeat the Axis powers in all corners of the globe.
The Fairey Deltas, Convair Century-series, and Avro 707Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 59870Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
At the dawn of the supersonic jet age, aircraft designers were forced to devise radical new planforms that suited the new power of the jet engine. One of the most successful was the delta wing. Although Gloster produced the delta wing Javelin, and Boulton Paul -its P.111 research aircraft - Fairey and Avro were the champions of the delta in ......
The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space AgeAuthor: Petty, ChrisCode: 60138Price:AU $55.68Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Beyond Blue Skies examines the thirty-year period after World War II during which aviation experienced an unprecedented era of progress that led the United States to the boundaries of outer space.
The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, the Genius behind the Jet RevoAuthor: Campbell-Smith, DuncanCode: 60480Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:29/11/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of Frank Whittle - RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero. In 1929, a twenty-two-year-old maverick named Frank Whittle - a self-taught aeronautical obsessive and risk-takingly brilliant RAF pilot - presented a blueprint for a revolutionary, jet-powered aircraft engine to the Air Ministry. His ......
Author: Foley, MichaelCode: 59886Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The outbreak of the Second World War had an enormous effect on the railway system in Britain. Keeping the trains running through times of conflict was not such a distant memory for the railway companies and their workers but in this second major war of the twentieth century, the task was to prove a very different one. The railway system no ......
Western Fighter Engine DevelopmentAuthor: Douglas, Calum E.Code: 59866Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:23/11/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war.
Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
Volume 2: From Stalingrad to Berlin 1943-45Author: Anderson, ThomasCode: 58958Price:AU $62.26Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The German Panzerjager, or Panzerjagertruppe, was one of the most innovative fighting arms of World War II and its story has never properly been told, until now. Many books have focused on an element of the story - the Hetzer, Jagdpanzer, and Jagdpanther - but this two-volume series represents the first time that the whole history of the ......
YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber EscortsAuthor: Wolf, Dr WilliamCode: 60143Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......