Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book is the first dedicated exclusively to Boeing-Northrop Grumman's E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemaJSTARSaAmerica's current-day ground surveillance, battle management, and command and control aircraft. The E-8's complete history, from the early origins of the JSTARS concept to the latest available information on current ......
The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 56090Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......
Author: Neville, LeighCode: 56403Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, Diggers were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indonesian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
ESCAPE FROM EARTH is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Viera, J.P.Code: 56086Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Detailed colour illustrations of the iconic French Cold War-era jet fighter aircraft showing camouflage, colours and markings.
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918Author: Parker, NigelCode: 49766Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
The aerial attacks against Great Britain by airships and aircraft in the Great War were a new development in the history of British warfare. Previously, it had been the British armies that had crossed the seas to do the fighting in foreign lands, but now, for the first time, the enemy was spreading death and destruction on the homeland at will. ......
The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945Author: Brady, Tony JamesCode: 56111Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
‘If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.’ In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised that training a vast amount of aircrew for a high attrition war was essential to an Allied victory, and that the key to winning the ‘battle of training’ was the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS).
The Company Commanders StoryAuthor: Smith, HarryCode: 56110Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
18 August 1966, five kilometres from the Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet Cong soldiers walked into the right flank of Delta Company, 6 RAR. Under a blanket of mist & heavy monsoon rain, a Company of 108 men held its ground with courage against a three-sided attack from a force of 2,500 Viet Cong & North.....
Author: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's most produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
Best of German and International Car PhotographyAuthor: Seltmann & SoehneCode: 51913Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SELTMANN, ARNO, FRANK SELTMANN Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Autoalbum 05 is the 22nd book in a series of thematically organized photography yearbooks. Launched with a complete redesign of cover, layout and typography to show a new and modern touch. Features over 100 top German and international photographers to produce a magnificent coffee-table format on 300 pages of high-print quality. The various ......
Pilots of the First World War and the Psychological Legacies of CombatAuthor: C, Wilkins, MarkCode: 56025Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.
The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday"Author: Frazer, BruceCode: 48560Price:AU $37.64Format: PaperbackPublisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
Author: Bowen, John (Associate Professor and Chair of the DepartmentCode: 56016Price:AU $147.95Format: Paperback / 279 pages Publisher: ELSEVIER Published date:25/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Low-Cost Airline Carriers in Emerging Countries traces the development of low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, examining airlines that have become significant players in their home markets but little known at a global scale. The book maps the geography of the LCC phenomenon, explaining the starkly varying ......
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.
Spotlight OnAuthor: Erkmen, OmerCode: 51555Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 40 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous Lockheed T-33 "Shooting Star" (or "T-Bird") American jet trainer aircraft.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:18/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945Author: Blake, GregoryCode: 56031Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army during the Second World War. The very concept of such units was a radical one for the deeply conservative Australian Army.
History & LegacyAuthor: Noren, Karl-GunnarCode: 56033Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This is the story both of the special forces pioneers of the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and what it is like to search for their tracks, driving a 1943 jeep.
How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War IIAuthor: Vaz, Mark CottaCode: 55090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:14/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The most important untold story of aviation history.