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9781472829252

Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9

1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 57193 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9788365958396

North American Aviation P-51B/C & F6C Mustang

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 56795 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 23/07/2019 Availability: 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.
9781904897323

The Dambusters Flip Book

Author: Imperial War Museums Code: 52443 Price: AU $9.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9780733640551

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942

Japan's first land defeat in World War II Author: Veitch, Michael Code: 57512 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: 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.
9780750990417

Corsair KD431

Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter Revisited Author: Morris, David Code: 56874 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: 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
9781472834737

Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway

Author: Rigby, David Code: 56102 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781472829603

Spitfire VC vs A6M2/3 Zero-sen

Darwin 1943 Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 56099 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780764356728

Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 56789 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780764356742

P51 Mustang, Vol.1

North American's Mk. I, A, B, and C Models in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57695 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The North American P-51 Mustang remains one of the most famous and recognizable aircraft in the world to this day. Nimble and fastaqualities that led the Mustang to be used even today in air racesathe aircraft was forged in battle. The early Mustangs, often referred to as "Razorback Mustangs," were the first of the type to be built and helped stem ......
9781526732811

Spitfire!

The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron Author: Sarkar, Dilip Code: 56797 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9780785837169

Storm of Eagles

The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War II Author: Dibbs, John Code: 56720 Price: AU $38.72 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date: 26/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9788366148222

Macchi Mc.202

Author: Cardasco, Alessandro Code: 56944 Price: AU $36.65 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781912423033

War In The Air

The Second World War in Colour Author: Carter, Ian Code: 56119 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 15/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9781445687148

Boulton Paul Defiant

An Illustrated History Author: Brew, Alec Code: 56768 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
9781784382537

An Eagle's Odyssey

My Decade as a Pilot in Hitler's Luftwaffe Author: Johannes, Kaufmann, Code: 56737 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping first-hand tale of life in the Luftwaffe.
9780764356711

F6F Hellcat

Grummanas Ace Maker in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 56694 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 08/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9780764356735

P47 Thunderbolt

Republic's Mighty "Jug" in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 56695 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 08/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781922265364

The Empire Has An Answer

The Empire Air Training Scheme as reported in the Australian Press1939-1945 Author: Brady, Tony James Code: 56111 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2019 Availability: 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).

 

9781473899483

MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109

The Latter Years - War in the East to the Fall of Germany Author: Goss, Chris Code: 56043 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 05/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9781999812867

Bomber Pilot

Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War Memoir Author: Cheshire, Leonard Code: 56712 Price: AU $40.64 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9781526704603

The Dauntless in Battle

Author: Smith, Peter C. Code: 57077 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The full history of the mighty Douglas Dauntless is relayed in exceptional detail.
9781922265142

Fatal Mission

The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAF Author: Elliott, Mal Code: 56856 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: 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.

9781501179372

Four Hours of Fury:The Untold Story of World War II's Largest Airborne

Invasion and the Final Push into Nazi Germany Author: Fenelon, James M. Code: 56727 Price: AU $46.48 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 21/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780750989916

Zeppelin Hindenburg

An Illustrated History of LZ-129 Author: Grossman, Dan Code: 56691 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 07/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A wealth of research has gone into collating the definitive photographic record of Zeppelin Hindenburg
9781526756619

A Spitfire Girl

One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her Story Author: Ellis, Mary Code: 56693 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 07/05/2019 Availability: 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.
9781460755648

The Mighty Krait: The little boat that pulled of Australia's

most daring commando raid of WW2 Author: McPhedran, Ian Code: 56690 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 06/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781911628828

Jungle Cavalry

Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945 Author: Blake, Gregory Code: 56031 Price: AU $61.01 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 16/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781473849952

The Luftwaffe Battle of Britain Fighter Pilots' Kitbag

Guide to Uniforms, Arms and Equipment from the Summer of 1940 Author: Hillier, Mark Code: 51792 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 11/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781760632588

D-Day New Guinea

The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the GreatestCombined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific War Author: Bradley, Phillip Code: 56621 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War. In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful ......
9781742236049

World War Noir

Sydney's unpatriotic war Author: Duffy, Michael Code: 56622 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781863515009

Angels of Mercy

Far West & Far East Author: Silver, Lynette Ramsay Code: 56624 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East follows the gripping stories of two different Australiannursing sisters, who overcame the challenging adversities of two very different circumstances.In the 1930s, Marjorie Silver was employed by The Far West Childrens Health Scheme andbecame their first permanent flying sister, based in Bourke. She fought a ......
9781911621874

D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story

RAF Bomber Command and the US Eighth Air Force Support to the Normandy I Author: Darlow, Stephen Code: 57018 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 29/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reissued for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story is largely an eyewitness account of the vital heavy bomber contribution to the success of the D-Day landings and therefore to the winning of the war in Europe.
9781472821447

A6M Zero-sen Aces 1940-42

Author: Millman, Nicholas Code: 55831 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen was Japan's Spitfire. In continuous development and operational service from the time of the Sino-Japanese war in 1940 to the end of the Pacific War in 1945, it is held in almost mythical awe, similar to Britain's legendary fighter aircraft. At the time of its operational debut the fighter's design features offered ......
9781682473702

Admiral John S. McCain and the Triumph of Naval Air Power

Author: Trimble, William F. Code: 55835 Price: AU $57.20 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 26/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
9780811738422

Setting the Rising Sun

Halsey's Aviators Strike Japan, Summer 1945 Author: Mahoney, Kevin Code: 55830 Price: AU $51.05 Format: Hardback Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 26/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Kevin Mahoney recounts a vital period of the Pacific War, drawing on both American and Japanese perspectives to reconstruct intense combat missions and place them in the context of a war that was hurtling toward its conclusion.
9788366148147

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt Xp-47b, B, C, D, G

Author: Noszczak, Maciej Code: 56943 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the P-47 Thunderbolt gained a "bubble top" fairing, these fighters had slightly different - some claim to be more racial - figure. In the first versions, the plane had a typical canopy built into the fuselage, which resulted in a slightly hunched line. The first copies of the P-47B underwent a series of tests at the turn of 1941 and 1942. ......
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