Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, MartinCode: 55220Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2019
The Vought F4U Corsair is undeniably one of the most famous American fighters to have seen action during the Second World War. This new addition to the Images of War series features lots of personal stories and over 200 colour and b/w images.
The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter SquadronAuthor: Sarkar, DilipCode: 56797Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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 Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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 ......
Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft DesignsAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 56876Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 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.
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 ......
Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
The Second World War in ColourAuthor: Carter, IanCode: 56119Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
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 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, ......
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.
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.
The Latter Years - War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 56043Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:05/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The iconic German fighter of the Second World War examined through its service in the latter years of the Second World War.
The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945Author: Brady, Tony JamesCode: 56111Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.’ In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised that training a vast amount of aircrew for a high attrition war was essential to an Allied victory, and that the key to winning the ‘battle of training’ was the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS).
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:04/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Cochet, FrancoisCode: 56732Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the final years of the German Fallschirmjager, Including operations such as the Battle of Sicily, Monte Casino, Grand Sasso Raid.
Grummanas Ace Maker in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56694Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:26/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Grumman F6F Hellcat formed the backbone of America's carrier-based fighter force as the Allies pressed the war toward Japan. Powered by a massive and reliable Pratt & Whitney radial engine, the Hellcat racked up an incredible 19:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, and 305 aviators earned ace status while flying the Hellcat. Such famed US ......
Republic's Mighty "Jug" in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56695Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:26/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Among the iconic aircraft of World War II, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt not only was physically the biggest single-engine fighter, it also had an enormous impact on history. In terms of its combat effectiveness, P-47 fliers destroyed 7,067 hostile aircraft, with about half of those "kills" recorded during aerial combat. Thunderbolt pilots ......
The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAFAuthor: Elliott, MalCode: 56856Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying for Bomber Command during World War II. Lovingly crafted by his nephew, Mal Elliott, this book brings to life a young man whose name was never spoken by his family and who was a stranger to his modern-day descendants.
The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War IIAuthor: Dibbs, JohnCode: 56720Price:AU $38.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date:23/05/2019Availability: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: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability: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 ......
Invasion and the Final Push into Nazi GermanyAuthor: Fenelon, James M.Code: 56727Price:AU $46.48Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In this viscerally exciting account, a paratrooper-turned-historian reveals the details of World War II's largest airborne operation-one that dropped 17,000 Allied paratroopers deep into the heart of Nazi Germany. On the morning of March 24, 1945, more than two thousand Allied aircraft droned through a cloudless sky toward Germany. Escorted by ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/05/2019Availability: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 B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's most produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most-produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
An Illustrated History of LZ-129Author: Grossman, DanCode: 56691Price:AU $50.93Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:07/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A wealth of research has gone into collating the definitive photographic record of Zeppelin Hindenburg
One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her StoryAuthor: Ellis, MaryCode: 56693Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:07/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mary Ellis was one of the first pilots and one of only three women to take the controls of the new Meteor fast jet.
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 Soviet Women Who Fought Hitler's AcesAuthor: Vinogradova, LyubaCode: 56058Price:AU $26.32Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: MACLEHOSE PRESS QUERCUS Published date:21/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"English language translation copyright 2015 by Arch Tait"--Title page verso.
Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945Author: Blake, GregoryCode: 56031Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army during the Second World War. The very concept of such units was a radical one for the deeply conservative Australian Army.
How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War IIAuthor: Vaz, Mark CottaCode: 55090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:14/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The most important untold story of aviation history.
Guide to Uniforms, Arms and Equipment from the Summer of 1940Author: Hillier, MarkCode: 51792Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Contains full colour, high resolution images of the various items of uniform and equipment. A valuable reference source for historians, re-enactors, modellers and war-gamers.
RAF Light Bomber Raids in World War IIAuthor: W, Bowman, MartinCode: 56628Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tells the story of No.2 Group after it was reformed on 20 March 1936. Packed full of graphic and descriptive first-hand accounts - the author met and interviewed many of the aircrew who feature in this book.
Sydney's unpatriotic warAuthor: Duffy, MichaelCode: 56622Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the form of sex, drugs, alcohol, racketeering and other illicit activities - go hand in hand.