Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 59157Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/09/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
Jet Fighters 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57864Price:AU $81.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
The D, H, and K Models in World War II and KoreaAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58852Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Even today, almost eighty years after its first flight, the North American P-51 Mustang remains one of the most famous and recognisable aircraft in the world. Nimble and fast, qualities that lead the Mustang to be used even today in air races, the aircraft was forged in battle. This, the second of two volumes on this iconic aircraft, explores the ......
East Indies and Darwin 1942Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 58967Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped with the aircraft were duly forced into combat against the deadly A6M2 Zero-sen, which had already earned itself a near-mythical reputation following ......
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:19/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
The Story of the Battle of BritainAuthor: Brown, MalcolmCode: 58230Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Packed full of unique material and first-hand accounts from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, it tells of the men and women who won the Battle of Britain in that fateful summer, at home and in the air.
Boeing's Model 299 through B-17D in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58933Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the first of a two-volume series, chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the early models of the Flying Fortress, from the ill-fated experimental model 299 through the B-17D, ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
Author: Brew, AlecCode: 59004Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
Command, August-September 1940Author: Dildy, Douglas C.Code: 58964Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:10/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Over the past 77 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of 'The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for the RAF's victory in the epic battle. However, this is only part of the story. The results of an air campaign cannot be measured in terms of territory ......
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58220Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2Author: Sharp, DanCode: 58221Price:AU $26.96Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
Eagles of the LuftwaffeAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 58222Price:AU $26.96Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
The 'flying Pencil' in Luftwaffe Service - 1936-1945Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 59242Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date:02/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Designed both as a military and civil aircraft, the Dornier Do 17 'Flying Pencil', so called because of its slender fuselage, was one of three twin-engined medium bombers in service with the Luftwaffe at the start of the Second World War.
The pilots and planes that made historyAuthor: Pearson, SimonCode: 58985Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date:29/04/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
Aircraft and Development HistoryAuthor: Koos, VolkerCode: 58028Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:09/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945Author: Mackay, R.Code: 57046Price:AU $105.00Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book covers the period between the creation in 1936 of Fighter Command and the end of WWII. It purports to demonstrate how a dangerously outmoded structure was transformed through the impetus of a feral aerial conflict into an operational force that effectively challenged and finally helped bring about the Luftwaffe's comprehensive demise.
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/12/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."
Author: Moore, Jason NicholasCode: 57044Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/11/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Soviet bombers were a varied lot during the Second World War, ranging from single-engined biplanes such as the 1920's era Polikarpov U-2 to the excellent and modern twin-engined Tu-2 medium bomber.
RAF Bomber Command's Heavy Bomber in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, RonCode: 57851Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:22/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Avro Lancaster was the Royal Air Force's main four-engine bomber in World War II. Its superb design, overall performance, and load-carrying capacity proved key factors in successfully prosecuting the nocturnal bombing offensive against Hitler's industrial and military base. With its ability to carry up to 16,000 pounds in explosives and ......
Germany's Premier Early World War II FighterAuthor: Johnston, DavidCode: 57856Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:20/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Bf 109 E "Emil" entered service in 1938. The aircraft's DB 601 engine transformed its performance, making the Messerschmitt fighter one of the most capable anywhere in the world at the time. After seeing action late in the Spanish Civil War, the Emil was Germany's premier fighter aircraft during the early years of World War II, seeing action ......
1942-45Author: Nijboer, DonaldCode: 58115Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/10/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Since the end of World War II, the strategic bombing of Germany has inspired numerous studies, countless books and several documentary films, and it is not surprising. With more than one million tons of bombs dropped, close to 300,000 civilians killed, 700,000 wounded and in excess of 3,500,000 industrial and residential structures destroyed, the ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Marriott, LeoCode: 57791Price:AU $44.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:23/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic history of the German, American, British, Soviet and French jet bombers of the 1940s and early 1950s.
A German Perspective in Pictures and PostcardsAuthor: Marks, DavidCode: 57772Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date:07/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An unusual perspective on the first Blitz, being seen from the German point of view.
Soviet Service during World War IIAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57092Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Under the Lend-Lease agreement with the US during WWII, the Soviet Union received large quantities of war materiel, including many aircraft; the Bell P-39 Airacobra takes a special place among them. The P-39 was dismissed as hardly suitable for combat both by the US and England, who turned it over in large numbers to the USSR. Soviet pilots had ......
Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II DiggersAuthor: Bowden, TimCode: 57513Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 ......
Japan's first land defeat in World War IIAuthor: Veitch, MichaelCode: 57512Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......