Europe 1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57619Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944, and powered by the Jumo 004 jet engine, the Me 262 outclassed Allied planes in terms of speed and firepower ratio, offering a formidable punch with ......
RAF Voices from the Fall of France and Battle of BritainAuthor: Higgs, ColinCode: 57026Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
This new book is based on the graphic, filmed interviews of some of The Few', veterans of the Battle of Britain.
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57598Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Intended as a progressive development of the twin-engined Bf 110 Zerstoerer (`destroyer' or heavy fighter), the Me 210 first took to the air in September 1939. However, due to a lack of sufficient flight-testing before being declared service-ready, the Me 210 suffered from a less than satisfactory reputation in respect to its flight ......
Japan's bid to knock out Henderson Field and the Cactus Air ForceAuthor: Stille, Mark (Author)Code: 57601Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
The campaign for Guadalcanal, which stretched from August 1942 until February 1943, centered on Henderson Field. The airfield was captured by the US on 8 August and placed into operation by 20 August. As long as the airfield was kept operational and stocked with sufficient striking power, the Japanese could not run convoys with heavy equipment and ......
and the Last Four Men to Die in World War IIAuthor: Wukovits, JohnCode: 57460Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date:27/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace
Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft DesignsAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 56876Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:19/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
Soviet Service during World War IIAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 57092Price:AU $77.46Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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 ......
The Dambusters Story 1943Author: Hastings, MaxCode: 57179Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:31/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.
A Photographic Reconnaissance Spitfire Pilot in WWIIAuthor: B, Johnson, KennethCode: 57025Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Many stories abound of the daring exploits of the RAF's young fighter pilots defying the might of Hitler's Luftwaffe, and of the dogged courage of the men of Bomber Command flying night after night over Germany in the face of flak and Focke-Wulfs, yet little has been written about the pilots who provided the key evidence that guided the RAF ...
Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomin BombAuthor: Ramsey, AndrewCode: 57515Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
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. 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 ......
Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of GermanAuthor: Eriksson, PatrickCode: 57149Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57193Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
Author: Peczkowski, RobertCode: 56795Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Detailed illustrated monograph covering the design and development of the P-51B/C Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter aircraft.
Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 57194Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Initially designed as a high-speed mail aeroplane and airliner, the Do 17 first made an appearance as a military aircraft in the Spanish Civil War, both as a bomber and in reconnaissance roles. In the early stages of World War II, it, together with the Heinkel He 111, formed the backbone of the German bomber arm over Poland, France, Belgium and ......
Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945Author: Mackay, R.Code: 57046Price:AU $89.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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.
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
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.
Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter RevisitedAuthor: Morris, DavidCode: 56874Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
Author: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The concept of a twin-engine fighter that could accompany bomber formations and effectively drive off defending fighters was the rationale behind the creation of the Messerschmitt Bf 110. Initial operations during 1939a40 seemed to justify its existence, but the generally weak level of aerial opposition bred a false sense of security among the ......
The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter SquadronAuthor: Sarkar, DilipCode: 56797Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly-detailed but eminently readable book covering the aviation, military, social and political history involved - focusing on the human experience and sacrifice involved.
The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War IIAuthor: Dibbs, JohnCode: 56720Price:AU $38.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date:26/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in association with the National Museum of World War II Aviation, Storm of Eagles is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book that brings together breathtaking classic and never-before-seen wartime images of pilots and their aircraft. Soaring high above the fields and cities of Europe and Asia, as well as the vast expanse of the ......
Author: Cardasco, AlessandroCode: 56944Price:AU $36.65Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In May 1941 the men of the 17th Gruppo in force at the 1st Stormo Caccia, received the first batch of the new fighter designed by eng. Mario Castoldi: the MC.202 Folgore. Derived from the previous Macchi MC.200, but equipped with a more powerful and aerodynamic engine in-line layout (the Daimler Benz 601 A-1 initially German made, then later on ......
The Second World War in ColourAuthor: Carter, IanCode: 56119Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:15/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Allied victory in the Second World War owed much to air power. Following the success of The Second World War in Colour, this book presents a further selection of original colour photographs from the IWM collection, focusing on Allied aircraft and airmen.
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Brew, AlecCode: 56768Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
My Decade as a Pilot in Hitler's LuftwaffeAuthor: Johannes, Kaufmann,Code: 56737Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping first-hand tale of life in the Luftwaffe.