The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940Author: Burt, DannyCode: 49502Price:AU $50.93Format: HardbackPublisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:05/12/2018Availability: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.
Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18Author: Powis, MickCode: 49819Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2018Availability: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 ......
Pat Hughes: Battle of Britain Top GunAuthor: Newton, DennisCode: 50210Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:12/03/2018Availability: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 ......
Operation Varsity, March 24-25, 1945Author: Wright, Stephen L.Code: 50024Price:AU $33.22Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date:10/02/2018Availability: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.
The Luftwaffe's `Eagle Attack'Author: Dildy, DougCode: 50241Price:AU $26.53Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:22/12/2017Availability: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 ......
Militaria: The Big Battles of WWIIAuthor: Buffetaut, YvesCode: 50094Price:AU $36.11Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:19/10/2017Availability: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.
The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1Author: Cox, JeffreyCode: 50254Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 444 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:01/10/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Brickhill, PaulCode: 49806Price:AU $14.26Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date:07/09/2017Availability: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 ......
The Exploits of World War II's Most Daring Flyers After the FloodAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 48765Price:AU $29.26Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: OVERLOOK PRESS Published date:15/08/2017Availability: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 ......
The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940Author: Cull, BrianCode: 49897Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:06/07/2017Availability: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.
Author: Holland, JamesCode: 48049Price:AU $16.90Format: Hardback / 56 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date:01/06/2017Availability: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 ......
Allied Pilots' Fight for SupremacyAuthor: Evans, BrynCode: 47227Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:21/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new angle on the increasingly popular Burma Theatre
The British Airborne MissionsAuthor: Ford, KenCode: 47220Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/11/2016Availability: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.
Author: Murphy, T. B.Code: 46181Price:AU $53.90Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/10/2016Availability: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"--
Author: Toperczer, IstvanCode: 46991Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/10/2016Availability: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.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 46176Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/08/2016Availability: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.
Author: Trimble, William FCode: 40291Price:AU $37.64Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/07/2016Availability: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 ......
What 617 Squadron Did NextAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 39821Price:AU $18.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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 ......
RAF Circus Operations and Fighter Sweeps Against the LuftwaffeAuthor: Franks, NormanCode: 40134Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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 ......
The Forgotten Heroes of 388th Bombardment GroupAuthor: Price, DavidCode: 40141Price:AU $120.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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.
RAF Liberators Over BurmaAuthor: Colin PatemanCode: 49072Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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.
Author: Thomas, AndrewCode: 40124Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:16/06/2016Availability: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.
Author: Tucker-Jones, AnthonyCode: 40139Price:AU $45.00Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:17/05/2016Availability: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
Iraq 1991Author: Dildy, DougCode: 46993Price:AU $25.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/04/2016Availability: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.
The Battle of Britain August 6th - September 15th 1940Author: Collier, RichardCode: 49091Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/09/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Bickers, Richard TownshendCode: 49126Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/09/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Higgs, ColinCode: 49045Price:AU $89.99Format: Mixed media product / 180 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:01/06/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Dyer, Edwin M.Code: 38535Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:31/01/2015Availability: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
Author: Mark StilleCode: 32449Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2014Availability: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 ......
Francis Blackadder of 607 SquadronAuthor: Dixon, RobertCode: 47806Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/10/2014Availability: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
North African Desert, February 1942-March 1943Author: Christopher ShoresCode: 35647Price:AU $129.99Format: Hardback / 736 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:31/05/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: Steve DarlowCode: 33582Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:22/05/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: Brooks, RobinCode: 47593Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: AFTER THE BATTLE Published date:15/05/2014Availability: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 ......
The Battle for NormandyAuthor: Beevor, AntonyCode: 51336Price:AU $18.95Format: Paperback / 624 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/04/2014Availability: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.
The RAF 1944 Lancaster Raids Against TirpitzAuthor: Forsgren, JanCode: 47843Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/04/2014Availability: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
Author: Pegasus EntertainmentCode: 27038Price:AU $14.95Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:26/03/2014Availability: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 ......