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9781473899964

A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron

The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940 Author: Burt, Danny Code: 49502 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 05/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
More than 100 hundred pictures, many never published before, have been drawn together by the author in this exceptionally detailed squadron account.
9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781445671499

A Spitfire Pilot's Story

Pat Hughes: Battle of Britain Top Gun Author: Newton, Dennis Code: 50210 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Pat Hughes is today perhaps the greatest unsung hero of the Battle of Britain. Ranked sixth in the `ace of aces of the aerial campaign of summer 1940, he shot down at least fourteen enemy aircraft, mostly the Spitfires closely matched rival the Messerschmitt Me 109. As a flight commander in 234 Squadron he advocated bold, close-in tactics and ......

9780811736558

The Last Drop

Operation Varsity, March 24-25, 1945 Author: Wright, Stephen L. Code: 50024 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First full-length history of the largest and most successful airborne offensive ever. Scores of eyewitness accounts from paratroopers, glidermen, pilots, and infantrymen plus details on planes, gliders, and equipment. Recounts the actions for which participants won two Medals of Honor, a Victoria Cross, and a Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.
9781472820570

Battle of Britain 1940

The Luftwaffe's `Eagle Attack' Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 50241 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 22/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Battle of Britain was one of the most iconic campaigns of World War II, where the `Few' of the Royal Air Force took on the might of the German Luftwaffe. At stake was not just air superiority over the British Isles - a German victory would enable Hitler's plan to invade and conquer the last Allied country left fighting. While most narratives ......
9781612005232

101st Airborne in Normandy

Militaria: The Big Battles of WWII Author: Buffetaut, Yves Code: 50094 Price: AU $36.11 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Paratroopers of 101st Airborne were tasked with several objectives on D-Day, including securing the exits from Utah Beach, which they acheived against the odds. In the days after D-Day, the 101st attacked German-held Carentan. This fully illustrated volume examines the actions of the 101st in Normandy.
9781472826381

Morning Star, Midnight Sun

The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1 Author: Cox, Jeffrey Code: 50254 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 444 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 01/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of ......
9781509860067

Dam Busters

Author: Brickhill, Paul Code: 49806 Price: AU $14.26 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date: 07/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A special edition of The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. On 17 May 1943, nearly 350 million tons of water crashed into the valleys of the Ruhr when the Lancaster bombers of 617 Squadron breached the giant Moehne and Eder Dams with colossal `blockbuster' bombs. The Dam Busters ......
9781468315011

Return of the Dambusters

The Exploits of World War II's Most Daring Flyers After the Flood Author: Nichol, John Code: 48765 Price: AU $29.26 Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: OVERLOOK PRESS Published date: 15/08/2017 Availability: Sold Out

The Dambusters were the go-to forces for dangerous precision attacks: They bombed Hitlers prize battleship, Tirpitz, as well as rocket sites, weapon strongholds, and the dams at the heart of the industrial Ruhr; they targeted enemy leaders including Hitler and Mussolini; and they created a false fleet on D-Day, which fooled the Germans. But ......

9781781556252

Battle for the Channel

The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940 Author: Cull, Brian Code: 49897 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
10 July 1940-the official first day of the Battle of Britain-witnessed the main assaults by ever-increasing formations of Luftwaffe bombers, escorted by Bf109s and Bf110s. The Thin Blue Line tells the story. RAF Spitfires and Hurricanes endeavoured to repel the Heinkels, Dorniers and Ju88s, frequently with ill-afforded loss in pilots and aircraft.
9780718186296

The Battle of Britain

Author: Holland, James Code: 48049 Price: AU $16.90 Format: Hardback / 56 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story. Inside, you'll ......
9781473858923

Air Battle for Burma

Allied Pilots' Fight for Supremacy Author: Evans, Bryn Code: 47227 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new angle on the increasingly popular Burma Theatre
9781472814302

Operation Market-Garden 1944

The British Airborne Missions Author: Ford, Ken Code: 47220 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Osprey's trilogy on Operation Market-Garden continues with this fascinating and detailed account of the doomed British airborne assault on the bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem.
9781476664019

Kiffin Yates Rockwell and the Birth of the United States Air Force

Author: Murphy, T. B. Code: 46181 Price: AU $53.90 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
9781472812551

Mig-17/19 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan Code: 46991 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Vietnam People's Air Force at the beginning of the Vietnam War were equipped with slow, old Korean War generation fighters - a combination of MiG-17s and MiG-19s - types that should have offered little opposition to the fighter-bombers such as the F-4 Phantom II, and more. This is an analysis of the exploits of Vietnamese pilots.
9781472814517

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1964-68

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 46176 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter. This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so crucial to US Navy pilots during the Vietnam War - its massive engine power, long range, speed, and, the most powerful airborne search and fire-control radar installed in a fighter at the time.
9781612517667

Attack from the Sea

Author: Trimble, William F Code: 40291 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"An award-winning aviation historian chronicles the Navy's efforts to develop a powerful sea-based strike force through the use of long-range attack seaplanes supported by surface ships and submarines. William Trimble traces the concept back to the early 1930s when American strategic planners sought ways to mount an assault across the Pacific with ......
9780008100858

Return of the Dambusters

What 617 Squadron Did Next Author: Nichol, John Code: 39821 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

(Previously published as After the Flood) Former RAF Tornado Navigator and Gulf War veteran John Nichol sets out on a personal journey to discover what happened to 617 Squadron after the flood. RAF 617 Squadrons destruction of the dams at the heart of the Ruhr made them heroes and celebrities of their time. But this elite squadron was also ......

9781473847224

Fighter Command's Air War 1941

RAF Circus Operations and Fighter Sweeps Against the Luftwaffe Author: Franks, Norman Code: 40134 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Following the Battle of Britain, the RAF started taking the air war to the Germans. A small number of bombers, escorted by large numbers of fighters tried to force the Luftwaffe into battle. Much air combat ensued with RAF light bombers escorted by scores of fighters, but it was not until Germany invaded Russia in June 1941 that operations were ......

9781473870468

Bomber Crew Mystery

The Forgotten Heroes of 388th Bombardment Group Author: Price, David Code: 40141 Price: AU $120.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An in-depth study of 388th Bombardment Group during the Second World War. Paying particular attention to a specific crew whose career was especially illustrious.
9781781555194

B-24 Bridge Busters

RAF Liberators Over Burma Author: Colin Pateman Code: 49072 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
9781472812582

Spitfire Aces of the Channel Front 1941-43

Author: Thomas, Andrew Code: 40124 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 16/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reveals how first using the Spitfire I and II, and then following the introduction of the Bf 109 the cannon-armed Spitfire V, RAF squadrons embarked on a range of missions which included one of the most important air battles of the war, over Dieppe on 19 August 1942.
9781473861626

Eastern Front Air War 1941 - 1945

Author: Tucker-Jones, Anthony Code: 40139 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A selection of over 150 rare wartime photographs of the Luftwaffe and the Red Air Force
9781472812704

F-15c Eagle vs MiG-23/25

Iraq 1991 Author: Dildy, Doug Code: 46993 Price: AU $25.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 21/04/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Analyses the combat between the American and Soviet 'Cold War fighters' in a balanced manner, examining how the technical abilities of the aircraft combined with the different levels of training available to opposing pilots and ground crews allowed the F-15s to destroy the Iraqi offensive abilities within weeks of the First Gulf War starting.
9781910500255

Eagle Day

The Battle of Britain August 6th - September 15th 1940 Author: Collier, Richard Code: 49091 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Colliers chronicle of the desperate six weeks either side of 13th August 1940 when a few hundred pilots,navigators and gunners won one of the most decisive,as well as gallant, battles in the annals of war.Based on over 400 eye-witness accounts from Allied and German sources, this book gives a compelling account of history in the making.Over the ......
9781910500286

Summer of No Surrender

Author: Bickers, Richard Townshend Code: 49126 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Summer of No Surrender The Battle of Britain...the testing time for the pilots of the R.A.F. - and the Luftwaffe. In the skies over the Channel, young men were proving their courage to the enemy, to their comrades, and to themselves...Flying Officer Peter Knight and Lieutenant Erich Hafner had begun to recognise the markings of each others ......
9780993016936

Voices of the Battle of Britain H/C plus 2 DVDs

Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 49045 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Mixed media product / 180 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
It was a crucial moment of World War II. 1940. The Royal Air Force, virtually alone, defended the skies of Britain against massed formations of German bombers. They put up such a ferocious defense that Hitler gave up ideas of invading Britain and turned his attention to an assault on the Soviet Union. Of those pilots who courageously flew their ......
9781906537418

Japanese Secret Projects: Experimental Aircraft of the IJA and IJN 1922-

Author: Dyer, Edwin M. Code: 38535 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 31/01/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Back by popular demand, a second volume in the Japanese Secret Projects series, with a new selection of fascinating, undisclosed Japanese aviation projects heavily illustrated with technical specification drawings and photographs
9781472801463

The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War

Author: Mark Stille Code: 32449 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor until its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. Indeed, even after its setback at Midway, the IJN inflicted severe setbacks on the US Navy at Guadalcanal and elsewhere. This book focuses on the ......

9781781553107

Diary of a Hurricane Pilot in the Battle of France

Francis Blackadder of 607 Squadron Author: Dixon, Robert Code: 47806 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/10/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the Battle of Britain was the Battle for France - and the first deployment of the Hurricane, in this gripping wartime diary
9781909166127

A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945

North African Desert, February 1942-March 1943 Author: Christopher Shores Code: 35647 Price: AU $129.99 Format: Hardback / 736 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 31/05/2014 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
The first volume of this series dealt with the initial 19 months of the air war over the Western Desert of North Africa. This volume picks up the story as the 8th Army, following its hard-fought success in Operation Crusader, was forced back to the Gazala area, roughly midway between the Cyrenaican/Tripolitanian border of Libya and the frontier ......
9780992620714

D-Day Bomber Command Failed to Return

Author: Steve Darlow Code: 33582 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 22/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On the 14 and 15 October 1944 RAF Bomber Command unleashed one of the Second World Wars most devastating bombardments, targeting the German industrial city of Duisburg. Known as Operation Hurricane, Bomber Commands maximum effort involved approximately one thousand four-engine heavy bombers on each attack, delivering a whirlwind assault on the ......
9781870067829

Aerodromes of Fighter Command Then and Now

Author: Brooks, Robin Code: 47593 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: AFTER THE BATTLE Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

RAF Fighter Command was established in July 1936 to provide the airborne element in
the defence of Britain against air attack. The aerodromes under the Command described in
this book came under the control of several Groups: No. 9 in the west, No. 10 covering the
south-west, No. 11 in the south-east, No. 12 on ......

9780241968970

D-Day

The Battle for Normandy Author: Beevor, Antony Code: 51336 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 624 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 24/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front.
9781781553183

Sinking the Beast

The RAF 1944 Lancaster Raids Against Tirpitz Author: Forsgren, Jan Code: 47843 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/04/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Churchill dubbed her 'The Beast'. From 1940 to 1944, the RAF sent 700 bombers to sink her: all failed. However, in late 1944, Lancasters sealed her fate with Barnes Wallis' 12,000 lb 'Tallboy' bombs
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The Battle of Britain Story DVD

Author: Pegasus Entertainment Code: 27038 Price: AU $14.95 Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 26/03/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With the surrender of France on 22nd of June l 940, Britain and her Commonwealth stood alone against the might of the German armed forces. In that dark summer of 1940, the threat of invasion hung heavily over Britain and children were once more evacuated to the countryside. The army was still recovering from its defeat in France and could offer no ......
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