An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 59261Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
In 1916, the command of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) urgently needed a fighter that could successfully oppose the new German fighter planes: Albatros D.III and Fokker D.VII. The Royal Aircraft Factory in Farnborough was ordered to design and build a fighter that would match the armament, performance and engine power of its adversaries. An ......
The Memoirs of Ernst UdetAuthor: Udet, ErnstCode: 59198Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Classic and evocative account of a First World War Ace of Aces. Contains a new Introduction by aviation expert RICHARD OVERY which describes, in fascinating detail, the man behind the memoirs.
The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great WarAuthor: Davies, Will Dr.Code: 58815Price:AU $29.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Forgotten provides a doorway into a lost part of Australian history. The Chinese Labour Corps comprised some 200,000 labourers who worked under difficult and dangerous conditions during World War I. The Forgotten celebrates the shared history between China and Australia and the combined efforts to promote peace.
of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918Author: WIlliams, H RCode: 57880Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:25/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's ReichAuthor: Phelps, JamesCode: 58210Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:31/01/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......
Devoted Labour for the Lost, the Unknown but not Forgotten DeadAuthor: Cahir, FredCode: 57912Price:AU $84.99Format: Hardback / 143 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:23/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book relays the largely untold story of the approximately 1,100 Australian war graves workers whose job it was to locate, identify exhume and rebury the thousands of Australian soldiers who died in Europe during the First World War.
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, please contact us for availability
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 ......
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $26.24(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date:02/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
The Australian Corp and the 100 DaysAuthor: Brune, PeterCode: 56576Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:18/03/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......
Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War OneAuthor: Pajic, BojanCode: 56569Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 514 pages Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic, before the ANZACs landed at Gallipoli in 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign sealed Serbia's fate, however, as Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria moved to secure a land supply corridor to Turkey through Serbia. Australians ......
Author: Burness, PeterCode: 55503Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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.
Australian Prisoners of War on the Western Front 1916-18Author: Pegram, AaronCode: 57890Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 ......
The man behind the mythAuthor: Kinloch, TerryCode: 56614Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
This is the first full biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, the British commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) during World War I. Terry Kinloch takes care to present a fair and balanced look at a man generally considered to have been a poor field commander and one usually blamed for failures at Gallipoli and Passchendaele.
The History of Australia's Most Powerful BrandAuthor: Hawkins, JoCode: 56615Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 183 pages Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In the years after the Great War, Australian memorials were often engraved with a simple request, `Let silent contemplation be your offering'. Today, remembrance is fuelled by a booming Anzac industry. Luxury cruises to far-flung battlegrounds, commemorative sporting contests, blockbuster books, newspaper liftouts, souvenirs, mass-produced Anzac ......
The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45Author: Fahey, JohnCode: 52440Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/08/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Australia was born with its eyes wide open. Although politicians spoke publicly of loyalty to Britain and the empire, in secret they immediately set about protecting Australias interests from the Germans, the Japanese - and from Britain itself.
As an experienced intelligence officer, John Fahey knows how the security services ......
The Australians Road to Victory in the First World WarAuthor: Davies, WillCode: 52350Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......
Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18Author: Powis, MickCode: 49819Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 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 ......
The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the worldAuthor: FitzSimons, PeterCode: 56838Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:24/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a ......
Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World WarAuthor: Ariotti, KateCode: 51508Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World War.
Author: Finlayson, David ACode: 50340Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:07/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
_Pioneers of Armour in the Great War_ tells the story of the only Australian mechanised units of the Great War. The 1st Australian Armoured Car Section, later the 1st Australian Light Car Patrol, and the Special Tank Section were among the trailblazers of mechanisation and represented the cutting edge of technology on the Great War battlefield. ......
Author: Davis, CateCode: 50828Price:AU $19.79(was
AU $32.99)Format: Paperback / 228 pages Publisher: HORIZON PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/12/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the story of one soldier of the so called Great War. He sailed from Australia at the end of 1914, a proud, even bombastic youth with the certainty that he would do his bit to save Mother England and by doing so, set the world on the right path. He was totally ignorant of the real causes of this war and the place that the different ......
Seeking Range, Endurance, and the Intercontinental BomberAuthor: Wolf, WilliamCode: 48807Price:AU $160.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This meticulously researched volume is a must in the library of any aviation buff: the most comprehensive descriptive and illustrated history of military and civilian aircraft and their pilots (men and women) to increase the range and endurance of their aircraft. Beginning with the proof of concept efforts to establish the airplane as a true ......
An Elite Force, a Secret Mission, a Fleet of Model-T Fords, a Far FlungAuthor: Stone, BarryCode: 49877Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:23/08/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
It was arguably the greatest fighting force in the entirety of the Great War. They were the very best: hardened, fearless, decorated, cocky fighting men, all veterans of Gallipoli and the Western Front. Yet this elite force secretly assembled in London in late 1917 remains an enigma even today.Barry Stone tells the story of these Australian, ......
The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFCAuthor: Marsden, Barry M.Code: 47232Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 100 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An enthralling biography of an overlooked Great War hero.
Two Personal Accounts of Airmen During the First World War, 1914-18Author: Campbell, George FCode: 40375Price:AU $35.19Format: Hardback / 284 pages Publisher: LEONAUR LTD Published date:09/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Two outstanding accounts of high adventure by WWI fighter pilots This unique Leonaur edition offers two personal accounts by pilots with the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. George Campbell came from a renowned Scottish military family and by the time he joined the R. F. C., following a bayonet wound received at Neuve Chapelle in ......
Author: Ian CastleCode: 37983Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/10/2015Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
This book tells the story of Germanys strategic air offensive against Britain, and how it came to be neutralized. The first Zeppelin attack on London came in May 1915 - and with it came the birth of a new arena of warfare, the home front. German airships attempted to raid London on 26 separate occasions between May 1915 and October 1917, but only ......
Author: Malcolm FifeCode: 39745Price:AU $47.99(was
AU $79.99)Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:28/02/2015Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Numerous books have been written on airships, but few concentrate on their bases and infrastructure to support their operations. British Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century starts with documenting the primitive facilities from which the early machines flew in the years prior to the First World War. The outbreak of the First World War ......
Author: Jose FernandezCode: 32693Price:AU $17.39(was
AU $28.99)Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/10/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The F3D was designed after World War II as a carrier-based all-weather night fighter aircraft. It saw service with the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. While it never achieved the fame of the F-86 Sabre or other contemporary aircraft, it downed several MiG-15s as a night fighter over Korea with only one air-to-air loss. It ......
Author: Jack HerrisCode: 32694Price:AU $52.50(was
AU $70.00)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:01/04/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide: Aircraft of WWI is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914 18. Arranged chronologically by theater of war and campaign, this book offers a complete organizational breakdown of the units on all ......
Author: Lee, AurthurCode: 31471Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:16/09/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From the young airmen who took their frail machines high above the trenches of World War I and fought their foes in single combat there emerged a renowned company of brilliant aces - among them Ball, Bishop, McCuddon, Collishaw and Mannock - whose legendary feats have echoed down half a century. But behind the elite there were, in the Royal ......
The Early German Fighter Units in 1915-1916Author: Ryheul, JohanCode: 1781552231Price:AU $41.99(was
AU $69.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:04/07/2013Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the first time that the history of the German Kampfeinsitzer Kommandos, better known as KEKs and the Fokkerstaffels, have been gathered in a book. The KEKs were the predecessors of the famous Jagdstaffeln or Jastas which would wreak havoc on Allied aircraft over the trenches during the First World War.