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9781472829634

Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2

Author: Goss, Chris Code: 57194 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Initially designed as a high-speed mail aeroplane and airliner, the Do 17 first made an appearance as a military aircraft in the Spanish Civil War, both as a bomber and in reconnaissance roles. In the early stages of World War II, it, together with the Heinkel He 111, formed the backbone of the German bomber arm over Poland, France, Belgium and ......
9781472829252

Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9

1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 57193 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
9781526718570

The Killing of the Iron Twelve

An Account of the Largest Execution of British Soldierson the Western Front in the First World War Author: Hedley, Malloch, Code: 56801 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Meticulously researched account of the largest such massacre committed by the Germans against British soldiers during the First World War.
9781472836250

British Escort Carriers 1941-45

Author: Konstam, Angus Code: 57200 Price: AU $24.42 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1941, as the Battle of the Atlantic raged and ship losses mounted, the British Admiralty desperately tried to find ways to defeat the U-Boat threat to Britain's maritime lifeline. Facing a shortage of traditional aircraft carriers and shore-based aircraft, the Royal Navy, as a stopgap measure, converted merchant ships into small `escort ......
9781471186196

Eleven Days in August

The Liberation of Paris in 1944 Author: Cobb, Matthew Code: 57105 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 544 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping day by day account of the liberation of Paris from the Nazis in August 1944
9781925335804

False Flags

Disguised German Raiders of World War II Author: Robinson, Stephen Code: 57172 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: EXISLE Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion, Komet, Pinguin and Kormoran left Germany and waged a `pirate war' across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans as well as the Arctic and Antarctic - part of Germany's strategy to attack the British Empire's maritime trade.
9780198702399

1917

War, Peace, and Revolution Author: Stevenson, David Code: 56872 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first global history of 1917-a year of calamitous events, and of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War.
9781472838551

Soviet T-55 Main Battle Tank

Author: Kinnear, James Code: 57201 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The T-55 is one of the most iconic weapons created by the Soviets during the Cold War and also one of the most widely deployed weapons in history. Like its younger brother, the T-54, the T-55 enjoyed a long career in the Red Army and even into the early days of the reformed Russian Army. Under their control it saw very little combat use or ......
9781788285858

Unsolved Mysteries of World War II

From the Nazi Ghost Train and 'Tokyo Rose'to the Day Los Angeles Was Attacked by Phantom Fighters Author: Fitzgerald, Michael Code: 57126 Price: AU $20.13 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: ARCTURUS PUBLISHING Published date: 19/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
During World War II, many deeply mysterious events took place in the fog and chaos of conflict. These were classified, hushed up and kept from the public eye, and yet with the recent opening of secret archives, new light has been shed on these strange circumstances. This brilliant book fills you in on these unsolved cases, teasing fact from ......
9781841658773

Alan Turing

Remarkable Lives Author: Turing, Dermot Code: 56887 Price: AU $12.22 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 19/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Alan Turing - a mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. His codebreaking work at Bletchley Park was so significant it helped to shorten the Second World War. This book, with recent research by his nephew, Dermot Turing, has unearthed a fresh perspective, and here his story is condensed into a short, accessible Pitkin guide.
9782815104586

Women in the Great War

Author: Thomas, Christophe Code: 56726 Price: AU $13.24 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The First World War was as much a ordeal for women as it was for men. Women made themselves indispensable, and as a result, they asserted themselves more in society, taking a decisive step towards their emancipation. It became clear that nothing would ever be the same again.
9782815104548

Animals

Heroes of the Great War Author: Thomas, Christophe Code: 56725 Price: AU $13.24 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
For thousands of years, men have dragged animals onto the battlefield. The Great War was no exception. Even though modernity was on the move, it could not free itself from the animal world. The story of the millions of animals sacrificed in the war reveals the stark reality of the conflict.
9781911621430

War Amongst the Clouds

My Flying Experiences in World War I and the Follow-On Years Author: Granville White, Hugh Code: 57029 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 16/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a story written by a young man who trained as a pilot, and then flew with the Royal Flying Corps in France during the First World War, eventually to become an ace. With the end of the First World War, his son continues the story of a remarkable career and life. A timely reminder of the difficulties that young pilots faced during WWI.
9781781556986

Letters From A Lancaster Gunner

Author: Thompson, J. Code: 56117 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Flight Lieutenant Joseph Thompson, aka 'Mac', left his mother's small Birmingham home in December 1943 at the age of 18 to join the wartime RAF.
9781472824417

Valley of the Shadow

The Siege of Dien Bien Phu Author: Boylan, Kevin Code: 56923 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following the end of World War II, France attempted to reassert control over its colonies in Indochina. In Vietnam, this was resisted by the Viet Minh leading to the First Indochina War. By 1954, the French army was on the defensive and determined to force the Viet Minh into a decisive set-piece battle at Dien Bien Phu. Over the past five ......
9781682473856

The Battleships Yamato and Musashi

Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum; Author: Kure Maritime Museum Code: 57168 Price: AU $116.20 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album Series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals.
9780811737968

Misfire

The Tragic Failure of the M16 in Vietnam Author: Orkand, Bob Code: 56871 Price: AU $46.40 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Misfire combines insider knowledge of U.S. Army weapons development with firsthand combat experience to tell the story of the M16 - iconic as the American weapon of the Vietnam War and, indeed, as the U.S. military's standard service rifle until only a few years ago despite its tragic failure.
9781526760814

Leningrad Under Siege

First-hand Accounts of the Ordeal Author: Ales, Adamovich, Code: 57027 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 13/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The shocking story of the three year siege of Leningrad, now known as St Petersburg.
9780241358719

World War II Map by Map

Author: DK Code: 57176 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 12/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 70 detailed maps. Includes a foreword by Peter Snow, broadcaster and historian. In this stunning visual history book, purpose-made maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each map ......
9781445687186

Photographers of the Third Reich

Images from the Wehrmacht Author: Garson, Paul Code: 57098 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With a wealth of rare and previously unseen images, Paul Garson showcases a fascinating collection of photographs captured by Nazi soldiers.
9781526750471

British Naval Weapons of World War Two

The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper Weapons Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 57094 Price: AU $81.48 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first systematic publication of a famous plans collection.
9781445688947

British Empire Uniforms 1919 to 1939

Author: Hallett, Edward Code: 57099 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A colourful survey of the uniforms and accoutrements of British Empire forces between the wars from 1919 to 1939.
9781445691091

Women in the Second World War

Author: Storey, Neil R. Code: 57100 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Without the millions of women behind the lines, and behind the scenes on the home front the Second Word War could not have been won. This is the story of these women, from pilots to factory workers and members of the WI.
9781445694382

Warmongers

How Leaders and Their Unnecessary Wars Have Wrecked the Modern World Author: Howard, R. T. Code: 57101 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - Warmongers challenge assumptions about the value of war in the past and the present; examining major historical figures and events, it will provoke discussion about when and in what circumstances force is ever really justified - pertinent at a time of ongoing war in, and war-weariness about, Syria and Afghanistan.
9781904897323

The Dambusters Flip Book

Author: Imperial War Museums Code: 52443 Price: AU $9.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......

9781782748809

World War II Plans That Never Happened: The True Story of

Cancelled Invasions, Assassinations and Weapons Operations from 1939-45 Author: Kerrigan, Michael Code: 56898 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
World War II Plans That Never Happened describes some of the most secret and outrageous operations planned during the war - many of which might well have changed the course of history - along with with copies of secret documents and maps.
9780300246599

Stormtroopers

A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts Author: Siemens, Daniel Code: 56889 Price: AU $30.99 Format: Paperback / 504 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity and their contributions to the Holocaust Germany's Stormtroopers engaged in a vicious siege of violence that propelled the National Socialists to power in the 1930s. Known also as the SA or Brownshirts, these ......
9781912854202

Madame Fourcade's Secret War: the daring young woman

who led France's largest spy network against Hitler Author: Olson, Lynne Code: 56897 Price: AU $41.50 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: SCRIBE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The little-known true story of the woman who headed the largest spy network in Vichy France during World War II. In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of Alliance, a vast Resistance organisation - the only woman to hold such a role. Brave, ......
9781445690490

Battle for Hong Kong, December 1941

Author: Cracknell, Philip Code: 56901 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 08/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
25 December 1941 is known to this day by the people of Hong Kong as `Black Christmas'. The battle for Hong Kong is a story that deserves to be better known.
9781474605908

Syria's Secret Library

The true story of how a besieged Syrian town found hope Author: Thomson, Mike Code: 56894 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 07/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The extraordinary story of how the besieged Syrian town of Daraya found hope and inspiration in a secret underground library
9781922265432

Scorched Earth

Peacekeeping in Timor during a campaign of death and destruction Author: Pemper, Tammy Code: 56427 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their population. But worse was still to come.

9781526754134

The First Helicopter Boys: The Malayan Emergency, 1947-1960

The Early Days of Helicopter Operations Author: David, Taylor, Code: 56798 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
There have been many books written about operations during the Indonesian Confrontation and the enormous contribution made by the helicopter squadrons to the successful outcome of hostilities, but almost nothing of a similar nature concerning the Malayan Emergency - until now.
9781922265463

The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Author: Apthorpe,Graham Code: 56428 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Through the insights of those around Naka, together with new research including the personal accounts of Australian interrogators, the author shows how this handsome loner provided the impetus for the dramatic events in the early hours of August 5, 1944 where hundreds of Japanese soldiers stormed the Camp defences for honour, or death!
9781922265401

Answering the Call

Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam Author: Grandin,Bob Code: 56426 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘There’s the bend in the road at Long Tan,’ I said. ‘We’re behind enemy lines. Turn back east, quickly.’ I had been scared before but now I was terrified. In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the logbook he kept while working in Nui Dat and is a fascinating look at ......
9781786897459

Born on the Fourth of July

Author: Kovic, Ron Code: 56886 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 04/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A powerful anti-war statement and memoir, with a foreword by Bruce Springsteen
9781474605137

Agent Jack

The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter Author: Hutton, Robert Code: 56882 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 04/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime operation to flush out traitors and Nazi sympathisers on British soil.
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