Code: 40527Price:AU $39.29Format: Paperback / 262 pages Publisher: MENTION THE WAR LTD. Published date:25/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Formed as a bomber unit in June 1938 at Abingdon, 106 Squadron initially operated Hawker Hinds. It soon re-equipped with the Fairey Battle before receiving its first Handley Page Hampdens in May 1939. It was with this type that 106 Squadron went to war, albeit initially as a training unit with 5 Group. Its operational war did not start in earnest ......
Author: Jacobs, PeterCode: 40377Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As part of the Aviation Heritage Trail series, the accomplished military author and former RAF Officer Peter Jacobs takes us to the Bomber County of Lincolnshire.
The Story of a WWII Bomber's Return to Glory in Honor of the Veterans ofAuthor: McLaughlin, Jerome JCode: 40539Price:AU $39.21Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: DUDLEY COURT PRESS Published date:08/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Through engaging narrative and first-person accounts, B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration captures the painstaking restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber by more than 100 volunteers in Pooler, GA. Airplane restoration and military aviation enthusiasts alike can follow the airplane's journey from the storage hangers of the ......
1940-1944Author: Griehl, ManfredCode: 40462Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to German bombing operations over England
The Early Years - Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the BlitzAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40460Price:AU $45.00Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A photographic examination of the best known German bomber of the Second World War.
KG 100 in ActionAuthor: Griehl, ManfredCode: 40464Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to the German elite pathfinders during World World II
The Remarkable Life of Jo Lancaster DFC from Bomber Command Pilot to TesAuthor: Gunby, DavidCode: 39947Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The remarkable career of Bomber Command and Test Pilot Jo Lancaster DFC, the first man to use the Martin Baker ejection seat in an emergency.
The Last Flight of Bomber 075, Revised EditionAuthor: Septer, DirkCode: 40364Price:AU $31.35Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HERITAGE HOUSE Published date:27/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
""A story seemingly drawn out of a Hollywood action script...Gripping stuff.""--Canada's History Just before midnight on February 13, 1950, three engines of a US Air Force B-36 intercontinental bomber caught fire over Canada's northwest coast. The crew jumped, and the plane ditched somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Almost four years later, the wreck ......
Author: Tim McLellandCode: 47799Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/05/2016Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft. The book gives a detailed account on how specific aircraft types were envisaged, created, developed and manufactured together with their service history.
Author: Jonathan FalconerCode: 38322Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The RAF's four-engine Halifax bomber flew on most of the main raids over Germany in the Second World War, as well as in operations from Italy, in North Africa and the Far East, and after the war on the Berlin Air Lift.
RAF-Army Planning 1919 to Munich 1938Author: Baughen, GregCode: 49068Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/12/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A radical look at how RAF bombing policy was developed between the wars.
The First of the RAF Heavy BombersAuthor: Lombardi, PinoCode: 50807Price:AU $135.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/10/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive work on this iconic bomber that paved the way for the Halifax and the Lancaster
V BombersAuthor: Martin BowmanCode: 37585Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:05/08/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Britains desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of the Second World War. The Royal Air Force sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst which was one for a long-range heavy bomber. Three designs were accepted and ......
The Legend Behind the LancasterAuthor: Kirby, RobertCode: 37981Price:AU $99.99Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The definitive book about the Avro Manchester - the bomber that was to lead to the "war-winning" Lancaster
1939-1948 (all marks)Author: Falconer, JonathanCode: 49035Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/04/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The mighty Short Stirling was the first four-engine heavy bomber to enter RAF service in the Second World War. It was at the forefront of the night bombing offensive against Germany before high losses forced its relegation to second-line duties. In its modified form as the Mk IV and Mk V, the Stirling fulfilled vital roles with the RAF as a ......
Author: Bowman, MartinCode: 38521Price:AU $40.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/02/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This title looks at the formidable Wellington Bomber, featuring a host of first-hand accounts and reports from the individuals who played a part in its history. Entertaining, hair-raising and sometimes incredibly poignant, these stories fuse to give an authentic sense of the times in which this aircraft flew.
Author: Tom MoulsonCode: 35687Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:19/11/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Imagined by an aristocrat in Whites Club, London in 1925, a part-time squadron of wealthy young men with their own private aircraft was incorporated into a newly-established combat-ready Auxiliary Air Force, first as bombers, then fighters. The pre-war years combined serious training with frivolity and mischief, but the outbreak of war in 1939 ......
in India and Return to Flight of a Rare WWI BomberAuthor: Andy SaundersCode: 33322Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:31/10/2014Availability:Available. Please contact us for availability details
In 2000, quite by chance, aircraft restorer Guy Black of Aero Vintage located the hulks of at least two Airco DH9 bombers in a remote part of India - hidden away in what had been a Maharajas elephant stable at his palace in Bikaner, Rajasthan. They were truly remarkable finds, and extremely rare examples of a near-extinct and ......
The Inside StoryAuthor: Curnock, DavidCode: 35701Price:AU $14.95Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/07/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Avro Lancaster is the most iconic bomber ever to have worn the markings of the Royal Air Force. This legendary aircraft was the mainstay of Bomber Command throughout World war II and served throughout the war with distinction. This hardback book looks at the role of the aircraft and features over 70 illustrations of the Lancaster. It also ......
Author: Jim HumberstoneCode: 32842Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/07/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Affectionately known as the Stringbag by its crews, the Fairey Swordfish biplane torpedo bomber was obsolete by 1939, but it still achieved some spectacular successes during the Second World War, including the famous crippling of the German battleship Bismarck in 1941. The centrepiece of this manual is Swordfish Mk II, LS326, operated by the Royal ......
Author: Nicholas A. VeronicoCode: 35562Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:05/06/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The continuation of World War IIs most intriguing new aviation series.
In Hidden Warbirds II, the engaging follow-up to the critically acclaimed Hidden Warbirds, aviation historian Nicholas A. Veronico further explores the romantic era of World War II warbirds and the stories of some of its most famous wrecks and recoveries. The long-lost ......
Author: Richard PikeCode: 32347Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:31/05/2014Availability:Available. Please contact us for availability details
From the highly-successful author of Lightning Boys and Lightning Boys 2, Richard Pike, comes a welcome addition to the Boys series, Hunter Boys. A fascinating insight into the experiences and affections of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter. Fifteen aircrew relate their individual recollections of the highs and lows, the dramas and demands ......
The USA's Ill-Fated Supersonic Heavy BomberAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 38647Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The complete story of one of the most spectacular aircraft that ever flew. Includes many astounding photos and detailed construction diagrams.
The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World WarAuthor: Langham, RobCode: 46974Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:02/02/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of the largest British bomber of World War 1 and the men who flew them.
Author: Bowman, MartinCode: 31120Price:AU $74.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:23/12/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
* 2013 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Dambuster's Raid - an episode of Second World War history that continues to posses a strong hold over the national imagination. * Complemented throughout by a series of black and white images, some of which have never been published before.
A HistoryAuthor: Dancey, PeterCode: 47813Price:AU $32.95(was
AU $47.99)Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:31/10/2013Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A complete history of the design and development of Britain's iconic and 'V' bomber, covering the period from 1947 to 1984, when it was withdrawn. The history takes in trials and development, taking flight, and the Vulcan B.2 and Black Buck attacks in the Falklands War, and provides details of all 136 airframes including completion dates.
An Insight into Developing, Flying, Servicing and Restoring Britain's LeAuthor: Falconer, JonathanCode: 31287Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/10/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Nicknamed the 'wooden wonder' due to its largely wooden construction, the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft's birch and balsa skin to examine its ......
True Tales by Those Who Flew the Last All British-bomberAuthor: Pitchfork, GrahamCode: 31351Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:23/08/2013Availability:Available. Please contact us for availability details
Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the history of the aircraft and the tasks it fulfilled. In addition to describing events and ......
From Schnellbomber to Multi-mission WarplaneAuthor: Medcalf, William A.Code: 31137Price:AU $118.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date:04/07/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Ju 88 was probably the finest bomber to serve in the Luftwaffe and also distinguished itself as a multi-role aircraft throughout the war - this is the first in a comprehensive two volume study of its development and operational history
Author: PegasusCode: 21209Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 55 mins Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:20/06/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris called the Lancaster ‘the greatest single factor in winning the war’. The Lancaster Story tells the tale of this aircraft from birth to its last operational flights with the RAF in 1956. The evocative Lancaster lives on with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, also covered here, and the book ......
Author: Wilson, KeithCode: 30987Price:AU $59.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:19/06/2013Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight operates six Spitfires, two Hurricanes, a Lancaster, a Dakota and two Chipmunks, which perform at flying displays across Britain every summer season. Photographer Keith Wilson has been granted full official access to 'The Flight' to give a comprehensive pictorial insight into all its activities - from ......
Author: Ethell, Jeffrey LCode: 31364Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 180 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE Published date:31/05/2013Availability: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.
Author: Redding, TonyCode: 55009Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:09/05/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Lancaster rear gunner W/O Sidney Knott, DFC, Knott survived sixty-four operations, included many 'Battle of the Ruhr' targets. This combination of dramatic narrative and strategic overview includes controversial views about the morality of area bombing and its contribution to victory in Europe.
Author: Graeme DouglasCode: 26077Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/04/2013Availability: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, ......