RAF Voices from the Fall of France and Battle of BritainAuthor: Higgs, ColinCode: 57026Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
This new book is based on the graphic, filmed interviews of some of The Few', veterans of the Battle of Britain.
A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysisAuthor: Hedderman, BillyCode: 57042Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
‘I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.’ On 31 December 2014 Billy Hedderman suffered a catastrophic injury to his spinal cord while body-boarding on the Sunshine Coast, paralysing him almost completely from the neck down.
The Dambusters Story 1943Author: Hastings, MaxCode: 57179Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:31/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.
The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to PeaceAuthor: Patterson, ScottCode: 57514Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime, how to keep these disgruntled, damaged men with guns occupied? In a word: sport. The Oarsmen tells the story of the servicemen ......
Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of GermanAuthor: Eriksson, PatrickCode: 57149Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
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:08/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Based on Jack Lidsey's detailed First World War diary, a unique personal insight into life and death on the Western Front, both in the trenches and in the air, including combat with the Red Baron.
Air War on the SommeAuthor: Jill, Bush,Code: 56802Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
My Flying Experiences in World War I and the Follow-On YearsAuthor: Granville White, HughCode: 57029Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:16/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a story written by a young man who trained as a pilot, and then flew with the Royal Flying Corps in France during the First World War, eventually to become an ace. With the end of the First World War, his son continues the story of a remarkable career and life. A timely reminder of the difficulties that young pilots faced during WWI.
Author: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
My Decade as a Pilot in Hitler's LuftwaffeAuthor: Johannes, Kaufmann,Code: 56737Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping first-hand tale of life in the Luftwaffe.
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:04/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAFAuthor: Elliott, MalCode: 56856Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying for Bomber Command during World War II. Lovingly crafted by his nephew, Mal Elliott, this book brings to life a young man whose name was never spoken by his family and who was a stranger to his modern-day descendants.
One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her StoryAuthor: Ellis, MaryCode: 56693Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:07/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mary Ellis was one of the first pilots and one of only three women to take the controls of the new Meteor fast jet.
The Hidden Victoria CrossAuthor: Alan, Leek,Code: 56633Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:09/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping book that exposes a long-standing mystery, and tells the Frederick Whirlpool story for the first time.
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:02/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
RAF Bomber Command and the US Eighth Air Force Support to the Normandy IAuthor: Darlow, StephenCode: 57018Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:29/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reissued for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story is largely an eyewitness account of the vital heavy bomber contribution to the success of the D-Day landings and therefore to the winning of the war in Europe.
Author: Trimble, William F.Code: 55835Price:AU $57.20Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War OneAuthor: Prickett, DarrenCode: 55335Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of the AIF to deploy on active service and to come under enemy fire, in defence of the Suez Canal against a Turkish attack in February 1915, almost three months before the Gallipoli landing.
... an excellent first-hand account of Dunkirk and the Battle of BritainAuthor: Deere, Alan CCode: 56559Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the invasion of France in 1944.
The Story of Sailor MalanAuthor: Franks, NormanCode: 56558Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the biography of the renowned WWII South African Spitfire pilot Adolf (Sailor) Malan. The book recounts how he rose in less than 15 months to be acknowledged as Britain's premier fighter pilot.
Author: Smith, RonCode: 56556Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a gripping narrative of what it was like to serve and fight with Bomber Command in World War 2 told by a participant in the struggle and one which offers a very unusual personal perspective on the conflict.
Alied Fighter-Pilot of WW2Author: Johnson, JohnnieCode: 56540Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The thrilling story of the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot of the 2nd World War `Johnnie' Johnson, who served with Fighter Command squadrons throughout the war, scoring his 38th and final victory in September 1944.
The German Fighter Pilot's Experience on the Eastern Front 1941-1945Author: Eriksson, Patrick G.Code: 55489Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
The stirring story of an Australian heroAuthor: Veitch, MichaelCode: 57637Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
37 Fighter Pilots Tell Their Extraordinary StoriesAuthor: Reeve, JonathanCode: 56529Price:AU $40.74Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive collection of fighter pilot accounts ever published, together with 150 photographs, many in colour.
Author: Burness, PeterCode: 55503Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries form a unique and personal record of his experiences and observations throughout the war and were the basis of his twelve-volume official war history.
As Military CommanderAuthor: Pedersen, PeterCode: 51116Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:04/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Dr Peter Pedersen’s scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia’s best known military leader. In 1918 the Australian Corps under Monash’s command played a leading role in the Allied advance to victory on the Western Front. Its successes in the battles of Hamel and Amiens, the taking of Mont St Quentin and Péronne ......
A Thunderbolt Pilot's War Across the PacificAuthor: Curran, JamesCode: 52417Price:AU $29.66Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:21/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
There were no mission limits for a pilot in the Pacific during World War II; unlike in Europe, you flew until it was time to go home. So it was for James "Jug" Curran, all the way from New Guinea to the Philippines with the 348th Fighter Group, the first
Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the Fall of SingaporeAuthor: Dye, PeterCode: 52406Price:AU $66.00Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:24/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the first biography of Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, a key figure in the early development of airpower, whose significant and varied achievements have been overlooked because of his subsequent involvement in the fall of Singapore. It highlights Brooke-Pophams role in developing the first modern military logistic system, the creation of the ......
An extraordinary account of 11 family members in the Great WarAuthor: Holloway, AdamCode: 52390Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/10/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great adventure that would change their lives — the Great War. Author Adam Holloway, a direct descendant, takes the reader into the lives of each of these men as they embark on a journey from which they are unlikely to return. ......
From the First Fleet to the Modern DayAuthor: Moore, JonathonCode: 52354Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southern hemisphere with a tiny population compared to their densely populated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past two hundred years the Australian military has punched well above its weight, earning a reputation for bravery and efficiency unrivalled in the modern world. ......
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RELEASED IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING. Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11. Was he good or bad?