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9781781555279

Coastal Patrol

Royal Navy Airship Operations During the Great War 1914-1918 Author: Brian J. Turpin Code: 47800 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 23/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of the fight by airships against U-boats during WWI, as told by those who flew the airships of the Royal Naval Air Service. Through pieces written by them or interviews with veterans, the book covers the entire experience of being a pilot from initial training, through their adventures flying airships, until the final victory.
9781782825111

War with the R. F. C.

Two Personal Accounts of Airmen During the First World War, 1914-18 Author: Campbell, George F Code: 40375 Price: AU $35.19 Format: Hardback / 284 pages Publisher: LEONAUR LTD Published date: 09/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781473834194

Zeppelins Over the Midlands

The Air Raids of 31st January 1916 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 40132 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 31/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

On 31st January 1916 nine Zeppelin airships of the Imperial German Navy bombed the Midlands, opening a strategic bombing campaign designed to cripple British war production. It ended in total failure. The main target was Liverpool but none of the Zeppelins reached it. On foggy Monday night several major Midlands towns were bombed and 70 people ......

9782352504535

Zeppelins au Combat 1914-1918

Author: Von Buttlar Brandenfels, Horst Code: 48609 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 28/02/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This work, written ten years after the end of World War I by Baron Horst von Buttlar, commander of one of the Imperial German Navy Zeppelins, tells the extraordinary story of air operations carried out by the Zeppelins over the Allied territories. This book presents memories of war, especially during missions and night bombings on England. Because ......
9781472808431

Aces of Jagdgeschwader Nr III

Author: VanWyngarden, Greg Code: 46989 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 04/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Royal Prussian Jagdgeschwader Nr III was the third of Germanys vaunted fighter wings to be formed during World War 1. Commanded by the Pour le Merite winner and well-respected ace Hauptmann Bruno Loerzer for its entire existence, it was composed of the celebrated Jasta Boelcke, along with Jagdstaffeln 26, 27 and 36. Equipped largely with the ......

9781781554975

Letters from a Flying Officer

Author: Wortley, Rothesay Stuart Code: 47830 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This classic text was originally intended, when it first appeared in 1928, as propaganda for air-minded youth, these letters and diaries in fact tell the story of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force from August 1914 to the Armistice four years later.

9781781554869

Irish Aces of the RFC and the RAF H/C

In the First World War Author: Gleeson, Joe Code: 49067 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
6000 Irish men and women served with the Allied air services during the First World War. This is their story.
9781925275261

Pioneers of Australian Armour H/C

In the Great War Author: Finlayson, David A. & Cecil, Michael K. Code: 37954 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/08/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Pioneers of Australian Armour 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. The 1st ......
9781925275018

Ottoman Defence Against the ANZAC Landing

25 April 1915 Author: Uyar, Mesut Code: 49104 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 represents a defining moment, not only for Australia and New Zealand, but also for Turkey. However a detailed account of the landing from the Turkish perspective has yet to be published in English despite the 100 years that has elapsed since the first ANZACs scrambled ashore. Descriptions of the Ottoman ......
9781781552810

British Airship Bases of the Twentieth Century

Author: Malcolm Fife Code: 39745 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 28/02/2015 Availability: 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 ......

9780750956253

Zeppelin Blitz

The German Air Raids on Great Britain During the First World War Author: Neil R. Storey Code: 49006 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/01/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In 1907, H.G. Wells published a science fiction novel called The War in the Air. It proved to be portentous. In the early years of the First World War, German lighter-than-air flying machines, Zeppelins, undertook a series of attacks on the British mainland. German military strategy was to subdue Britain, both by the damage these raids caused ......

9780754830566

Complete Visual Encyclopedia of Naval Aircraft of World Wars I and II

Author: Crosby, Francis Code: 38551 Price: AU $16.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/12/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Naval aircraft - planes that are able to launch from and land on ships - have played an ever-increasing role in wartime conflicts. This fully illustrated reference book charts the early history of naval aviation, from the pioneering days when biplanes were catapulted from converted destroyers through to the 'ace-making' aircraft of World War II.
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Douglas F3D Skyknight (Yellow)

Author: Jose Fernandez Code: 32693 Price: AU $28.99 Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 19/10/2014 Availability: 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 ......

9781922132864

Crumps And Camouflets - ANZAC Centenary Commemorative Release

Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front Author: Finlayson, Damien Code: 47758 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/10/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Below the shattered ground that separated the British and German infantry on the Western Front in World War I, an unseen and largely unknown war was raging, fought by miners, tunnellers as they were known. They knew at any moment their lives could be extinguished without warning by hundreds of tonnes of collapsed earth and debris.

9781922132871

Beaten Down By Blood - ANZAC Centenary Commemorative Release

The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918 Author: Bomford, Michele Code: 47756 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/10/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Beaten Down by Blood: The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918 charts an extraordinary journey from the trenches facing Mont St Quentin on 31 August 1918 through the frenetic phases of the battle until the final objectives are taken on 5 September. This is the story, oftentold in the words of the men themselves, of the capture of the ......

9781781553657

RNAS and the Birth of the Aircraft Carrier 1914-1918

Author: Ian M. Burns Code: 50847 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/10/2014 Availability: 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
9781781552889

Mount of Aces

The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a Author: Hare, Paul R. Code: 50844 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Although the fictional hero Biggles flew a Sopwith Camel over the trenches during the First World War, Britain's top-scoring aces preferred the S.E.5a. New in paperback.
9781445635835

How to Fly a Plane

The First World War Pilot's Manual Author: Barber, Captain Horatio Code: 38663 Price: AU $19.78 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 24/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
How do you fly a Sop with Camel? Or a Bristol Bulldog? Captain Horatio Barber, the first man to make a cargo flight in the world, tells you how.
9781906626655

Aircraft of World War I 1914-1918

Author: Jack Herris Code: 32694 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 01/04/2014 Availability: 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 ......

9781781551974

Britain's Forgotten Fighters of the First World War

Author: Hare, Paul R. Code: 47561 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/03/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Britain's lesser known fighter aeroplanes of the First World War, all of which played their part in winning the war.
9781909166042

No Parachute : A Classic Account of War in the Air in WWI

Author: Lee, Aurthur Code: 31471 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 16/09/2013 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details

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 ......

9781781552230

History of the German KEK and Fokkerstaffels

The Early German Fighter Units in 1915-1916 Author: Ryheul, Johan Code: 1781552231 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 04/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781922132000

Battle Scarred

The 47th Battalion in the First World War Author: Deayton, Craig Code: 31444 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the shortest lived and most battle hardened of the 1st Australian Imperial Force's battalions, the 47th was formed in Egypt in 1916 and disbanded two years later having suffered one of the highest casualty rates of any Australian unit. Their story is remarkable for many reasons. Dogged by command and discipline troubles and bled white by ......
9781921941962

Battle of Mont St Quentin Peronne 1918

Author: Bomford, Michele Code: 32064 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/09/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918 explores the relationship between myth and history and the significance of the Anzac legend. It analyses the forces that drove the diggers forward even when they had reached the limits of their endurance. The Battle of Mont St Quentin-P?ronne represents the Australian Corps at its very best, its ......
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I Confess

Author: Murray, Joseph J Code: 0987057480 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/08/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
I Confess is an intimate portrayal of command in the crucible of war. Major General John Joseph Murray fought in the AIF in both the First and Second World Wars.
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Do Unto Others H/C

Counter Bombardment in Australia's Military Campaigns Author: Smith, Alan H Code: 32071 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the story of the men in 1915 to 1918 who located the enemy guns, the airmen who engaged and photographed hostile batteries and the commanders who formulated artillery tactics to reduce the horrendous casualty rates on the Western Front.
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Crossing The Wire H/C

The untold stories of Australian POWs in battle an captivity during WWI Author: Coombes, David Code: 32069 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 07/03/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The experiences of Australian prisoners of war (POWs) or Kriegsgefangeners held captive in Germany has been largely forgotten. This is an account of what young Australian soldiers experienced, and the spirit they showed in responding to captivity.
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Battle Scarred H/C

The 47th Battalion in the First World War Author: Deayton, Craig Code: 32065 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 07/03/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The battlefield of Dernancourt on the morning of the 5th of April, 1918 was strewn with the bodies of the Australian dead. It was the final chapter in the story of the 47th Australian Infantry Battalion in the First World War. Though their story is one of almost unrelieved tragedy, it is also story of remarkable courage, endurance and heroism.
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Gallipoli

The Final Battles and Evacuation of ANZAC Author: Camerson, David W Code: 32077 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In early August with the failure of the August Offensive at Gallipoli the senior commanders still believed that victory was possible. To help prepare for a new offensive sometime in the first half on 1916 the allied forces attempted to straighten out the line connecting Suvla and Anzac at a small hillock called Hill 60.

9780980814088

Forgotten Men H/C

The Australian Army Veterinary Corps 1909-1946 Author: Tyquin, Michael Code: 32076 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 25/02/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Forgotten Men is the long overdue account of the significant contribution to the Australian Army of the Australian Army Veterinary Corps in two world wars.
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Exploring Gallipoli

An Australian Army Battlefield Guide Author: Wahlert, Glenn Lt Col Code: 30274 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 173 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This detailed guide to the First World War Anzac battlefields includes information on the key sites at Gallipoli, including maps, recommended routes, and optional walks and drives, as well as information on accommodation, transport and other practical sightseeing suggestions.
9780980814057

More Than Bombs and Bandages H/C

Australian Army Nurses at Work in World War I Author: Harris, Kirsty Code: 0980814057 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 24/01/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
More than Bombs and Bandages exposes the false assumption that military nurses only nursed. Based on author Kirsty Harris' CEW Bean Prize winning PhD thesis, this is a book that is far removed from the 'devotion to duty' stereotyping offering an intriguing and sometimes gut wrenching insight into the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) during ......
9780980810004

Australia's Palestine Campaign 1916-1918

Author: Bou, Jean Code: 32061 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 173 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
With nearly two mounted divisions engaged against the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East for almost three years the Palestine Campaign was Australia's longest running militarily significant endeavour of the First World War after the Western Front. And yet apart from the battle of Beersheba, the Palestine Campaign receives little attention in ......
9780980658293

Battle of Fromelles 1916

Author: Lee, Roger Code: 31441 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 210 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Battle of Fromelles remains the single bloodiest day in terms of soldiers killed, wounded or missing, in Australia's military history. Remains of soldiers were recently discovered in mass graves in northern France and the final soldier will be laid to rest when a new cemetery officially opens on 19th July, 2010 - the 94th anniversary of the ......
9780980658255

Crumps and Camouflets H/C

Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front Author: Finlayson, Damien Code: 32070 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 30/06/2010 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first complete history of Australia's role in the tunnelling war of 1914-1919, of the men and the units in which they served, and of life in the tomb-like tunnels of the war underground.
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