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9780785830085

Bomber Command

Author: Ethell, Jeffrey L Code: 31364 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 180 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE Published date: 31/05/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Bomber Command tells the story of the USAAF in the European and Mediterranean Theaters during World War II. But instead of another gray history of armies and campaigns, this book relives the color of the operations both in terms of first-person accounts and anecdotes as well as with original World War II color photography of the events.
9780857331595

Consolidated B-24 Liberator 1939-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Graeme Douglas Code: 26077 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was the Second World War's most numerous Allied heavy bomber and - at over 18,000 made - the most produced American military aircraft. It was operated by several Allied air forces (including the USAAF and the RAF) and navies, attaining a distinguished war record on operations in the Western European, Pacific, ......
9780857332592

Boeing B-52 Stratofortess 1952-on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Steve Davies Code: 26048 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The eight-engine Boeing B-52 Stratofortress jet was the USA's first long-range, swept-wing heavy bomber. It began life as an intercontinental, high-altitude Cold War nuclear bomber. In this title, the author recalls its history, gets up close to look under the skin of B-52, and talks to the flight crews and maintainers of this legendary aircraft.
9780857332301

Vickers Wellington 1936-1953 Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Iain Murray Code: 26022 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 162 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The twin-engine Vickers Wellington was one of the outstanding RAF bomber aircraft of the Second World War, as well as a capable maritime patrol aircraft and submarine hunter with Coastal Command. Centrepiece of this manual is Wellington Mk Ia, N2980, 'R' for Robert, one of only two surviving examples of the Wellington in the world and restored to ......
9781908117458

Victor Boys: True Stories from 40 Memorable Years of the Last V Bomber

Author: Tony Blackman Code: 26114 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/03/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Handley Page Victor was the third of the three V Bombers and the most long lasting, serving in the RAF until 1993, and still doing invaluable service in the first Iraq war. Moreover, in 1982 it was only the Victor tanker fleet based on Ascension Island that made possible the Vulcan Black Buck bombing of Port Stanley airfield and the long-range ......
9781857803341

Mosquito

Author: Mark Nelson Code: 25630 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/08/2012 Availability: Sold Out
In this exciting new title the author tells the story of the de Havilland Mosquito and those who flew it. Enshrined in history as the 'wooden wonder', the de Havilland Mosquito was arguably the most beautiful aircraft ever built and also to fly. Loved and respected by its flight crew and opponents respectively, it is one of the iconic aircraft of ......
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The Duxford Airshow September 2012 DVD

Author: PlanesTV Code: 25813 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: The Imperial War Museum's September show at Duxford has now become one of the foremost shows on the airshow calendar with a huge variety of displays that included the Red Arrows and, for the first time in 4 years, the Avro Vulcan. This show was blessed with blue skies and clear air. History at this important museum site ......
9781848848603

Stratofortress

The Story of the B-52 Author: Bowman, Martin Code: 39089 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 19/04/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Boeing's mighty B-52 Stratofortress has seen continuous operational service with the United States Air Force since the type was introduced in 1957. The aircraft has been upgraded several times and has assumed many different new roles since it was originally conceived and then provided the key airborne platform for America's strategic nuclear ......
9780857330154

Dam Busters Manual H/C

A Guide to the Weapons Technology Used Against the Dams and SpecialTargets of Nazi-Occupied Europe Author: Murray, Iain Code: 24573 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/09/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The famous dams raid in May 1943 was made possible only by the fusion of cutting-edge technology with the raw courage of a hand-picked squadron of RAF airmen.
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British Airshows 2011 DVD (2 Disc Set)

Author: Planes TV Code: 24913 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: It is not just the 16 or so events that make British Airshows so entertaining, it's the fact that we choose the very best action. Where we record performers regularly (like the Red Arrows and The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) we bring you our best footage - maybe it's clear skies and dramatic weather or maybe it's a ......
9780956269669

Bomber Command - Failed to Return

Author: Steve Bond Code: 24882 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
With an average age of just twenty-two, the young airmen of the Royal Air Force's Bomber Command, all volunteers, began operating within minutes of the start of the Second World War. Continually, through to May 1945, the aircrews, with the odds heavily against them, fought in defiance of Nazi aggression. They defended the British Isles against ......
9781908117144

Special Ops Liberators : 223 Squadron, 100 Group & the Electronic War

Author: Steve Bond Code: 25203 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: The work of the RAF's 100 Group remains one of the least known aspects of the 1939-45 war. Even less has been written about the specifics of day-to-day electronic warface operations and the countermeasures employed. This book, the result of many years meticulous research by Squadron Leader Richard Forder RAF (Ret'd) ......
9781848844087

Vought F4 Corsair Carrier and Land-based Fighter

Author: Martin Bowman Code: 25564 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 70 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of the largest engine in the smallest airframe. Britain received 2012 of the type. This book ......
9780760339909

Bombs Away! The World War II Bombing Campaigns over Europe

Author: John R. Bruning Code: 24330 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 01/05/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Bombs Away! covers strategic bombing in Europe during World War II, that is, all aerial bombardment of a strategic nature which took place between 1939 and 1945. In addition to American (U.S. Army Air Forces) and British (RAF Bomber Command) strategic aerial campaigns against Germany, this book covers German use of strategic ......
9781849083416

B-24 Liberator Units of the CBI

Author: Young, Edward M. Code: 39316 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2011 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The B-24 Liberator was the mainstay of the US Army Air Force's strategic bombing effort in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre from 1942 until the end of the war in 1945. With longer range and a greater load-carrying capacity than the B-17, the B-24 was well-suited to the demands of the CBI. The CBI's two air forces, the Tenth in India and the ......
9781741759013

Whispering Death - Australian Airmen in the Pacific War

Author: Mark Johnston Code: 24590 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 536 pages Published date: 11/01/2011 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: Powerful, authoritative and provocative, this is the first one-volume history of the RAAF's immense conflict with Japan. In Whispering Death, Mark Johnston, one of Australia's leading experts on World War II, explains vividly how more than 130,000 Australian airmen fought Japan from the Pacific War's first hours in 1941 ......
9788496935235

Bombers of the Imperial Japanese Army 1939-1945

Author: Cea, Eduardo Code: 39336 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 152 pages Published date: 31/12/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Pacific War, as part of the Second World War, was a conflict involving Japan against the British, Dutch and mainly the Americans. It lasted from the 7th December 1941 until the Japanese signed the surrender on the 15th September 1945 aboard the battleship the USS Missouri anchored in the bay of Tokyo.
9781857803310

American Secret Projects - Bombers, Attack & Anti-Submarine Aircraft

Author: Tony Buttler Code: 23673 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: The Secret Projects series is now well established with both aviation historians and modellers. American Secret Projects: Bombers, Attack and Anti-Submarine Aircraft 1945-1974 describes the important area of post-World War 2 bomber development in the United States. During the period to the 1970s, the USAF operated several ......
9781846034749

The Battle of Britain

Author: Kate Moore Code: 23222 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's notes: In 1940 Britain was an island under siege. The march of the Nazi war machine had been unrelenting: France and Belgium had quickly fallen and now the British Empire and the Commonwealth stood alone to counter the grave threat. However, their fate would not be decided by armies of millions but by a small band of fighter pilots. ......
9781906502775

Home is the Halifax - Re-Building a Classic WWII Bomber...

Author: Ian Robinson Code: 23918 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Between 1935 and 1945, Yorkshire became home to 41 military airfields, the majority located in the Vale of York. The area was often referred to as a land-based aircraft carrier. The author, aged 16, became involved in this vast aviation activity when he started work with the Handley Page aircraft manufacturer at their repair ......
9781857803280

Battle of Britain Airfields

Author: Philip Birties Code: 23669 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: The book begins by providing an excellent background to the Battle of Britain airfields in Britain, describing everything from the range of people working on a typical airfield, including station commanders, pilots, ground crew and civilians, to descriptions of operations and plans of the buildings on an airfield. There is ......
9781844258314

Avro Vulcan 1952 on Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Dr Alfred Price Code: 23319 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The awesome Avro Vulcan is an enduring image of the Cold War era when the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. For many years the RAF's delta-wing jet bomber was the cornerstone of Britain's nuclear deterrent. This title helps to discover what it takes to own and fly the mighty V-bomber, and find out how engineers keep it airworthy.
9780061684340

In the Cockpit II - Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II

Author: National Air and Space Museum Code: 23165 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In the Cockpit II: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II provides close-up access to the instrument panels, controls, and crew stations of 34 legendary World War II aircraft in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's impressive collection. Using a high-end digital camera with a wide-angle lens and complex shooting techniques that ......
9781844258673

The Dam Busters - Breaking the Great Dams of Germany, May 1943

Author: Jonathan Falconer Code: 24101 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The daring attack on the Ruhr dams in May 1943 by RAF Lancasters of 617 Squadron remains one of the greatest feats of arms of the 20th century. This account tells the full story, including a chapter on the epic 1954 film "The Dam Busters", and appendices.
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Battle of Britain DVD (Colin & Ewen McGregor)

Author: SBS Code: 24062 Price: AU $33.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

To mark the Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, arguably the most important event in modern British history, brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor present a ninety minute special for BBC1 leading us through the timeline of events during the height of the Battle. 

9781903223994

Luftwaffe Hit-and-Run Raiders - Nocturnal Fighter Bombers 1943-1945

Author: Chris Goss Code: 22142 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: In 1940 the Luftwaffe fitted bombs to their Messerschmitt 109s and Messerschmitt 110s, thus creating the Jagdbomber or Jabo. Jabos played a key role in the Battle of Britain, but then appeared to be forgotten until early 1942 when two fighter Staffeln were formed on the Western Front and carried out deadly lightning low-level ......
9781906502515

Most Secret Squadron - The First Full Story of 618 Squadron

Author: Des Curtis Code: 22340 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
618 Squadron RAF was a special purpose squadron, equipped with modified Mosquito bombers and an anti-shipping variant of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb. Targets such as the pocket battleship Tirpitz were proposed. Another section of the squadron had Mosquitos fitted with 6-pounder cannon, which proved very effective against U-boats. All in all a ......
9780143011941

Fly - True Stories of Courage & Adventure From the Airmen of the World

Author: Michael Veitch Code: 22065 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 318 pages Publisher: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: 'You were there to fight a war. You were there to kill as many people as you could. You were there to do as much damage as you could. You were there to do all the things that horrify you as you look back.' All over the world during World War II, thousands of young men who had never so much as been near an aeroplane left ......
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Best of Great Planes - Bomber Command 3 DVD Set (Discovery Channel)

Author: Discovery Channel Code: 21401 Price: AU $23.95 Format: DVD / 164 mins Publisher: BEYOND HOME ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
This Great Planes DVD looks at three great American heavy bombers of World War II. The B-17 Flying Fortress, B-29 Superfortress and B-24 Liberator left their mark in history with their precision daytime bombing of axis targets.
9781741757767

Jack Davenport - Beaufighter Leader

Author: Kristen Alexander Code: 21973 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: Revealing biography of an Australian airforce hero of the Second World War who displayed great courage and integrity - both under fire and in civilian life. Description 'We all need heroes to look up to and to emulate.' - Sir Arvi Parbo AC Blending sound research with enlightening anecdotes, Jack Davenport, ......
9781906502409

Torpedo Leader

Author: Gibbs, Patrick Code: 22339 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Describes the author's frustrations as a Staff Officer in Cairo, and his triumphs and disasters as a Beaufort Flight Commander on the anti-shipping operations from Malta in 1942.
9781906502393

Halifax Down - On the Run from the Gestapo, 1944

Author: Tom Wingham Code: 22345 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Offers an insight into the experience of a heavy bomber crew shot down in World War Two.
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The Lancaster at War DVD (2009)

Code: 23382 Price: AU $34.95 Format: DVD / 50 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: The Lancaster at War is a vivid account of the aircraft that became the mainstay of Britain's Bomber Command in the struggle to defeat Nazi Germany. Described as the outstanding heavy bomber of World War II, the Avro Lancaster played a major role in the long and savage bombing campaign to cripple Hitler's Third Reich. ......
9781906502553

Finding the Few: Some outstanding mysteries of the Battle of Britain

investigated and solved Author: Andy Saunders Code: 22338 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
1940 in the skies over Britain was a time of courage, heroism and extreme danger. This book records the life of a dozen of these pilots shot down and killed but who remained missing for decades until diligent research and searches primarily by the author brought identification to them and closure to their families.
9781844156672

Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam : The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy'

Author: Arthur .G Thorning Code: 21647 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

On 25 September 1939 Melvin Young reported to No.1 Initial Training Unit. He was selected as a bomber pilot and promoted to Flying Officer. 

9781903223871

Bomber Units of the Luftwaffe 1933 - 1945 Vol 2

Author: Henry .L. De Zeng Code: 21566 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
This is the second of two volumes providing highly detailed information on the organisation of the Luftwaffe's bomber units during World War II. Together, the books cover 35 bomber Geschwader with details of aircraft, insignia, locations and more. A terrific reference for historians or modellers.
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