most daring commando raid of WW2Author: McPhedran, IanCode: 56690Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:06/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The little boat with a big past: the fight to save one of the most important artefacts of Australian military history. For many years, thousands of people have walked past an unassuming black timber fishing boat bobbing in the water down at the wharves of Sydney's Darling Harbour. But appearances can be deceptive. This humble little trawler ......
The US Navy's Flight Demonstration Team, 1946 to the PresentAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 56260Price:AU $42.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Since 1946, the world-famous US Navy Blue Angels flying-demonstration team has performed in airshows in the United States and around the world. This book details the origins of the team when created by the US Navy, as well as describing the different models of aircraft that the team has flown during its seventy-year history. The team's aircraft ......
50 Years of Naval Air SuperiorityAuthor: Zimmerman, Dwight JonCode: 56071Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:08/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Ahead of the release of the Top Gun movie sequel, Top Gun: 50 Years of Naval Air Superiority is the definitive source on the Navy's most revered fighter pilot unit.
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 USA 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.
Naval Fighter Wing at WarAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 55855Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:14/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first full history of the 5th Fighter Wing who fought many prolonged, intensive aviation battles with the Japanese in the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific, from April 1944 to August 1945.
An Operational and Retirement HistoryAuthor: Jeram-Croft, LarryCode: 55876Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tells the story of the Wasp in the words of the people who were most deeply and passionately involved in its design, development and operation.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 51347Price:AU $26.53Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date:12/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat. The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the ......
The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on JapanAuthor: Carlton, MikeCode: 51690Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 656 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date:14/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan
In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved Australia from a German attack in the Pacific in World War I, but after the war she was a victim in the race to disarm. ......
The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air ServiceAuthor: MacDougall, PhilipCode: 48646Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Up to and during the First World War, the Royal Navy was at the forefront of developments in aviation: concerned not just with the use of military aircraft to defend the fleet, but also securing the homeland against Zeppelin raiders and undertaking tactical air strikes into enemy territory. With the aeroplane a totally new and revolutionary ......
Naval Air Defence from Biplanes to the Cold WarAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 47335Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 460 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by one of the most highly regarded authorities in the field
A History of Naval Aviation Special Markings and ArtworkAuthor: Meehan, JimCode: 1625450419Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/09/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
US Naval Aviation has a rich history of special and commemorative markings and nose art that has not been documented until this book. The 100 year history of markings on US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aircraft is detailed in drawings, descriptive text, and over 350 photographs from archives, veterans, and the authors personal collections.
Celebrating 100 years of Pride in the FleetAuthor: Royal Australian NavyCode: 49101Price:AU $149.00Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/10/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Celebrate 100 years of pride in the Fleet and discover the rich history of the Royal Australian Navy with this superbly designed and crafted full colour book. The entry into Sydney Harbour of the Royal Australian Fleet on the 4th of October 1913 was an even of national significance and great achievement by the young ......
Author: Ian M. BurnsCode: 50847Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/10/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The compelling story of the development of naval aviation by the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War
The Operational History of the German Naval Air Service 1935-1944Author: Thompson, AdamCode: 47825Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The development and operational history of the German Kustenfliegergruppen 1935-1944
Author: Geoff DyerCode: 32406Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS Published date:20/05/2014Availability:Sold Out
From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. "Another Great ......
Australia?s lost submarine and crewAuthor: Spurling, KathrynCode: 31860Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: COLLABORATIVE PUBLICATIONS Published date:01/04/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's first submarines, AE1 and AE2, entered Sydney Harbour in time to join the celebration of Empire Day 24 May 1914 after a voyage from Britain that The London Times declared: 'manifestly the most remarkable yet performed by a submarine' - 83 days, 60 of which were spent at sea. Australians were fascinated by their submarines and proud ......
Author: Brown, Captain Eric 'Winkle'Code: 38819Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:31/07/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Carrier aircraft, since their beginning, have been a very special kind of machine and demand something equally special of the men who flew them. Landing on a pitching, bucking deck of a carrier, or catapulting over a plunging bow, shipboard aircraft and their pilots had to be exceptional. Often, the real characteristics of these assorted aircraft ......