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9781445684659

Bomber Boy

My Life as a Bomber Pilot Author: French, Dereck Code: 58092 Price: AU $39.29 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
9781911658030

Cold War Interceptor

The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter Projects Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57829 Price: AU $54.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/12/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
9781108486194

Surviving the Great War

Australian Prisoners of War on the Western Front 1916-18 Author: Pegram, Aaron Code: 57890 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date: 07/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Between 1916 and 1918, more than 3,800 men of the Australian Imperial Force were taken prisoner by German forces fighting on the Western Front. Australians captured in France and Belgium did not easily integrate into public narratives of Australia in the First World War and its commemorative rituals. Captivity was a story of surrender and ......

9781526770257

They Flew Hurricanes

Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 57882 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the full war service of the famous Hawker Hurricane with gripping first-hand personal accounts by pilots of this legendary fighter aircraft.
9780764358463

SBD Dauntless

Douglas's US Navy and Marine Corps Dive-Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57852 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Douglas Dauntless was the US Navy's frontline dive-bomber in the early days of WWII. Even after the larger and more powerful Helldiver joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Dauntless remained in the fray, flying from the decks of escort carriers, which were too small to permit the operation of the later aircraft, as well as ......
9780648446682

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972 Author: Carroll, John Code: 58029 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date: 19/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel ......
9781526737199

The Zeppelin Offensive

A German Perspective in Pictures and Postcards Author: Marks, David Code: 57772 Price: AU $29.44 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 07/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An unusual perspective on the first Blitz, being seen from the German point of view.
9781742379197

ANZAC and Aviator

The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Author: Molkentin, Michael Code: 58074 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
9781922265494

Unbowed

A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysis Author: Hedderman, Billy Code: 57042 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘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.
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Single No. 02: PZL P.11c

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57111 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the PZL P.11c, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958648

Single No. 07: Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57116 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958587

Single No. 01: Bell P-39Q Airacobra

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57110 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Bell P-39Q Airacobra, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
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Single No. 03: Hawker Hurricane 1

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57112 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Hawker Hurricane I, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958655

Single No. 08: Messerschmitt Me 410 A-1

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57117 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Me 410 A-1, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
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Single No. 04: NAA P-51D-10-NA Mustang

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57113 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the NAA P-51D-10-NA Mustang, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9781999812874

Fire-Step to Fokker Fodder: From the Trenches to the Red Baron

The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' Lidsey Author: White, Andrew Code: 56877 Price: AU $40.64 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: 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.
9781760851101

The Strong Man

A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from thebrink Author: Edwards, Grant Code: 58103 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from the brink. Grant Edwards was once an elite athlete, Olympics qualifier and Australia's strongest man. His Guinness Book of Records feats of strength were acclaimed internationally, and as a high ranking police officer he spent decades protecting vulnerable people around the ......
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Single No. 05: Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17F/LIM-5

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57114 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17F / Lim-5, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
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Single No. 06: Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a SCHWALBE

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57115 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Schwalbe, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9781743795491

The Oarsmen

The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace Author: Patterson, Scott Code: 57514 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781460755235

The Basis of Everything

Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb Author: Ramsey, Andrew Code: 57515 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered the ......

9781760528546

Larrikins in Khaki

Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers Author: Bowden, Tim Code: 57513 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity, Australian soldiers were a wild and irreverent lot, even in the worst of circumstances during World War II. In Larrikins in Khaki, Tim Bowden has collected compelling and vivid stories of individual soldiers whose ......

9781925712810

Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer who Defended Breaker Morant

and took on the British Empire Author: Growden, Greg Code: 57511 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them, is invariably depicted either as a hero or an incompetent fool. Now, for the first time, Greg ......

9781789460780

Reaper Force

The Inside Story of Britain's Drone Wars Author: Lee, Peter Code: 57139 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the ......
9780750985581

Boeing Hornet Squadrons

The Legacy Series Author: Foster, Peter Code: 51751 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
9781922265036

The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Australian Army Campaign Series Author: Rankin, Adam Code: 55336 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 25/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive position — the Hindenburg Line, a formidable series of defensive positions studded with concrete dugouts and thickly set barbed wire.
9781472830906

USAF F-105 Thunderchief vs VPAF MiG-17

Vietnam 1965-68 Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 56964 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF's primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targets in North Vietnam and Laos. F-105 crews conducted long-distance missions from bases in Thailand, ......
9781472826329

The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 56403 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, Diggers were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indonesian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and ......

9780733640551

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942

Japan's first land defeat in World War II Author: Veitch, Michael Code: 57512 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
9781922265432

Scorched Earth

Peacekeeping in Timor during a campaign of death and destruction Author: Pemper, Tammy Code: 56427 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their population. But worse was still to come.

9781922265463

The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Author: Apthorpe,Graham Code: 56428 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Through the insights of those around Naka, together with new research including the personal accounts of Australian interrogators, the author shows how this handsome loner provided the impetus for the dramatic events in the early hours of August 5, 1944 where hundreds of Japanese soldiers stormed the Camp defences for honour, or death!
9781922265401

Answering the Call

Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam Author: Grandin,Bob Code: 56426 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘There’s the bend in the road at Long Tan,’ I said. ‘We’re behind enemy lines. Turn back east, quickly.’ I had been scared before but now I was terrified. In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the logbook he kept while working in Nui Dat and is a fascinating look at ......
9781760640996

How to Defend Australia

Author: White, Hugh Code: 57652 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BLACK INC. Published date: 02/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Can Australia defend itself in the Asian century? How seriously ought we take the risk of war? Do we want to remain a middle power? What kind of strategy, and what Australian Defence Force, do we need? In this groundbreaking book, Hugh White considers these questions and more. With exceptional clarity and frankness, he makes the case for a ......
9781922265364

The Empire Has An Answer

The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945 Author: Brady, Tony James Code: 56111 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

‘If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.’ In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised that training a vast amount of aircrew for a high attrition war was essential to an Allied victory, and that the key to winning the ‘battle of training’ was the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS).

 

9781922265050

The Battle of Long Tan

The Company Commanders Story Author: Smith, Harry Code: 56110 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

18 August 1966, five kilometres from the Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet Cong soldiers walked into the right flank of Delta Company, 6 RAR. Under a blanket of mist & heavy monsoon rain, a Company of 108 men held its ground with courage against a three-sided attack from a force of 2,500 Viet Cong & North.....

9781999812867

Bomber Pilot

Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War Memoir Author: Cheshire, Leonard Code: 56712 Price: AU $40.64 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: 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.
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