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9781838860776

World War II Secret Operations Handbook

Author: Hart, Dr Stephen Code: 60192 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472844682

British Battleships 1890-1905

Victoria's steel battlefleet and the road to Dreadnought Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 60201 Price: AU $23.98 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781526777935

Stalin's Armour, 1941-1945

Soviet Tanks at War Author: Tucker-Jones, Anthony Code: 60170 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Comprehensive illustrated history of Soviet tank forces from the mid-1930s to 1945.
9781526789778

M113

American Armoured Personnel Carrier Author: Skipper, Ben Code: 60280 Price: AU $33.98 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9780241446355

The Aircraft Book

The Definitive Visual History Author: DK Code: 60221 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 18/02/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9789390095148

China, The Rising Aerospace Power

Implications for India Author: Chopra, Ail Code: 60158 Price: AU $62.70 Format: Hardback / 316 pages Published date: 18/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781526793270

Ships of the Royal Navy: Updated and Expanded

The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the15th Century to the Present Author: Warlow, Ben Code: 60162 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New fully updated and expanded 5th edition
9781913491031

In Which They Served

The stories of five men and women of the Great War as told by their meda Author: Cullen, Richard Code: 59410 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 10/02/2021 Availability: 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.

9781472840110

USMC M4A2 Sherman vs Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go

The Central Pacific 1943-44 Author: Cansiere, Romain Code: 60205 Price: AU $27.98 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472840639

A-7 Corsair II Units 1975-91

Author: Mersky, Peter Code: 60154 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly detailed, illustrated history of the A-7 Corsair II and its service from the end of the Vietnam War through to Desert Storm.
9781472841537

Battle of the Atlantic 1942-45

The climax of World War II's greatest naval campaign Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 60163 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472842152

Vehicles of the Long Range Desert Group 1940-45

Author: Mortimer, Gavin Code: 60204 Price: AU $23.98 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The specialised vehicles, kit, and techniques of the Long-Range Desert Group, who pioneered long-range desert warfare in World War II and worked closely with the embryonic SAS.
9781472844972

Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

Combat Aircraft Author: de Jong, Peter Code: 60164 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472845078

B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 60165 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781526715999

Mediterranean Naval Battles That Changed the World

Author: Russell, Quentin Code: 60465 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Demonstrates the strategic importance of the Mediterranean Sea through the ages.
9781838860714

Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II

Jet aircraft, ballistic missiles and super tanks Author: Ford, Roger Code: 60194 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9788366673052

The German Battlecruiser SMS Derfflinger

Super Drawings in 3D Author: Samuel, Marsden Code: 60169 Price: AU $55.66 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 05/02/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9780817360078

Antisubmarine Warrior in the Pacific

Six Subs Sunk in Twelve Days Author: Williamson, John A. Code: 60307 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA PRES Published date: 01/02/2021 Availability: 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.
9788366673021

Arado Ar 234

B-2,B-2/N, C-3 Author: Rys, Marek Code: 60167 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/01/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9788366673038

The Soviet Fighter Yakovlev Yak-3

TopDraWings Author: Rao, Anirudh Code: 60168 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 31/01/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781472848512

World War II Fighter Planes Spotter's Guide

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 60203 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/01/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781682476260

U.S. Cruisers

An Illustrated Design History Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 60269 Price: AU $82.88 Format: Paperback / 496 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2021 Availability: 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.
9781472829689

Panzer IV

Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 60200 Price: AU $60.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/01/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781472840233

The Battleship Scharnhorst

Author: Draminski, Stefan Code: 60202 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A highly detailed study of the World War II German battleship that sparred with the British Royal Navy from 1939-43.
9781912690787

The Frontline Walk

Following in the footsteps of those who fought Author: Whenham, Terry Code: 59415 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 28/12/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781526791146

SDKFZ 251 - 251/9 and 251/22 Kanonenwagen 1944-1945

German Army and Waffen-SS Western and Eastern Fronts Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 60288 Price: AU $33.98 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
12 pages of full colour illustrations depicting over 20 different vehicles and their markings.
9781857945690

The steam Engines of World War II

The German 'Kriegsdampflokomotiven' and British and American war engines Author: Horton, Philip Code: 58235 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781682475379

Warship Builders

An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding 1922-1945 Author: Heinrich, Thomas Code: 60265 Price: AU $60.20 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 22/12/2020 Availability: 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.
9781472843333

Cold War Delta Prototypes

The Fairey Deltas, Convair Century-series, and Avro 707 Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 59870 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781496218766

Beyond Blue Skies

The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space Age Author: Petty, Chris Code: 60138 Price: AU $55.68 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date: 01/12/2020 Availability: 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.
9781788544696

Jet Man

The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, the Genius behind the Jet Revo Author: Campbell-Smith, Duncan Code: 60480 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 29/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526772282

Britain's Railways in the Second World War

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59886 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 26/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781911658504

The Secret Horsepower Race

Western Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum E. Code: 59866 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 23/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526766748

Malta Spitfire Pilot

5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942 Author: Barnham, Denis Code: 57881 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2020 Availability: 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.
9781472836847

The History of the Panzerjager

Volume 2: From Stalingrad to Berlin 1943-45 Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 58958 Price: AU $62.26 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781472844699

World War II US Gunships

YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber Escorts Author: Wolf, Dr William Code: 60143 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: 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 ......

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