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9781473863149

Bombers Fly East

WWII RAF Operations in the Middle and Far East Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 48289 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated with never before seen images of RAF, SAAF, RAAF and USAAF aircraft and their crews.
9781781556252

Battle for the Channel

The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940 Author: Cull, Brian Code: 49897 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: Sold Out
10 July 1940-the official first day of the Battle of Britain-witnessed the main assaults by ever-increasing formations of Luftwaffe bombers, escorted by Bf109s and Bf110s. The Thin Blue Line tells the story. RAF Spitfires and Hurricanes endeavoured to repel the Heinkels, Dorniers and Ju88s, frequently with ill-afforded loss in pilots and aircraft.
9781781555859

Fairey Battle

A Reassessment of its RAF Career Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 48649 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword for hopelessness and futility. Born out of muddled thinking, condemned before it even reached the ......
9781781555873

Hawker Hurricane

The Multirole Fighter Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 49075 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 449 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book covers the design, development, production and operations of the Hawker Hurricane before, during and after the Second World War. Without the courage and perseverance of the young men from Britain and the Commonwealth, who risked their lives to beat the Luftwaffe and forestall the enemy invasion of Britain, there would not have been a ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
9781473889231

Images of War: Star-Spangled Spitfires

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 48322 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Through the medium of period photography, Star-Spangled Spitfires chronicles the combat operations of the USAAF units equipped with the iconic Supermarine fighter whilst employed in both the European and Mediterranean theatres of war, from the summer of 1942 right up to the end of the conflict. Only a handful of British combat aircraft wore the ......

9781925322187

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

How Australia's signals-intelligence network shortened the Pacific War Author: Dufty, David Code: 51904 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: SCRIBE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 19/06/2017 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
This is a rich historical account of a secret and little-understood side of the war, interwoven with lively personalities and personal stories. It is the story of Australia's version of Bletchley Park, of talented and dedicated individuals who significantly influenced the course of the Pacific War.
9780718186296

The Battle of Britain

Author: Holland, James Code: 48049 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 56 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story. Inside, you'll ......
9781473891531

Coming Down in the Drink

The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFC Author: Feast, Sean Code: 47203 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of Flight Lieutenant John Brennan DFC, one of the last surviving members of the famed Goldfish Club to have seen service during the Second World War.
9781783463374

Night Air War Over Germany: Bomber Command versus the Luftwaffe

Author: Jacobs, Peter Code: 47418 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The night war over Germany was fought with equal ferocity on both sides, and was one of the toughest campaigns of the Second World War. This new publication seeks to provide a balanced account of the proceedings, including testimonies from pilots caught up on either side of the conflict.
9781473895409

Bader's Last Fight

An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery Author: Saunders, Andy Code: 47207 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Investigates the circumstances behind the shooting down of one of the most famous Allied fighter pilots of the Second World War.
9781781555323

Tupolev Tu-2

The Forgotten Medium Bomber Author: Jason Nicholas Moore Code: 47796 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 14/12/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book gives a complete history of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War, but one that has been sadly neglected in Western histories of that war. The Tu-2, an aircraft that first appeared in 1942, had its production stopped, then restarted, and really came into its own in the last year of the Second World War.
9781925078923

Raaf Bombers

Over Germany 1941-42 Author: Cooper, Anthony Code: 47374 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the tale of three Australian bomber squadrons at war, flying with RAF Bomber Command in the early part of Britains bombing offensive upon Nazi Germany, from August 1941 to September 1942. Nos 455, 458 and 460 Squadrons operated Hampden or Wellington twin-engine bombers from bases in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire, flying impossible missions, ......
9780993415210

March by Moonlight

A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and Friendship Author: Love, Barry Code: 39951 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 28/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jack Love's personal account of joining up for the RAF, training for, and then flying with RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. He describes in graphic detail the night he was shot down, the subsequent extraordinary evasion attempt, and provides a fascinating insight into life as a prisoner-of-war.
9780008100858

Return of the Dambusters

What 617 Squadron Did Next Author: Nichol, John Code: 39821 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

(Previously published as After the Flood) Former RAF Tornado Navigator and Gulf War veteran John Nichol sets out on a personal journey to discover what happened to 617 Squadron after the flood. RAF 617 Squadrons destruction of the dams at the heart of the Ruhr made them heroes and celebrities of their time. But this elite squadron was also ......

9781848324459

Heinkel He 111

The Latter Years - the Blitz and War in the East to the Fall of Germany Author: Goss, Chris Code: 40457 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The Heinkel He 111 was the main work-horse of the Luftwaffes bomber force throughout much of the Second World War. Consequently, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, three entire Kampfgeschwader consisted of He 111s. Initially used as direct support for the German ground forces, as the campaign progressed the He 111 was ......

9781781555194

B-24 Bridge Busters

RAF Liberators Over Burma Author: Colin Pateman Code: 49072 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
9781911255048

106 Squadron

Code: 40527 Price: AU $39.29 Format: Paperback / 262 pages Publisher: MENTION THE WAR LTD. Published date: 25/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Formed as a bomber unit in June 1938 at Abingdon, 106 Squadron initially operated Hawker Hinds. It soon re-equipped with the Fairey Battle before receiving its first Handley Page Hampdens in May 1939. It was with this type that 106 Squadron went to war, albeit initially as a training unit with 5 Group. Its operational war did not start in earnest ......
9781781555125

Paddy Finucane and the Legend of the Kenley Wing

No.452 (Australian), 485 (New Zealand) and 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadro Author: Anthony Cooper Code: 49070 Price: AU $45.00 (was AU $75.00) Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In 1941, the RAF's Kenley Wing, under the leadership of 'ace' pilots like the Irishman 'Paddy' Finucane, won fame as one of the top-scoring outfits in the war. Flying the iconic Spitfire, the wing's three fighter squadrons-the Australian No.452, the New Zealand No.485 and the British No.602, flew escort missions almost daily against the Luftwaffe.
9782918590941

Gloster Meteor F.I & F.III

Author: Listemann, Phil H Code: 40553 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 30 pages Publisher: PHILEDITION Published date: 09/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' only operational jet aircraft during the Second World War. For the Meteor, the main issue was to find the right engines and the development of these took more time than initially planned and proved more complicated than originally thought but eventually the first Meteor F.Is were ......
9781940013251

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration

The Story of a WWII Bomber's Return to Glory in Honor of the Veterans of Author: McLaughlin, Jerome J Code: 40539 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: DUDLEY COURT PRESS Published date: 08/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Through engaging narrative and first-person accounts, B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration captures the painstaking restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber by more than 100 volunteers in Pooler, GA. Airplane restoration and military aviation enthusiasts alike can follow the airplane's journey from the storage hangers of the ......
9781848327955

German Bombers Over England

1940-1944 Author: Griehl, Manfred Code: 40462 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to German bombing operations over England
9781848324831

Heinkel He 111

The Early Years - Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the Blitz Author: Goss, Chris Code: 40460 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A photographic examination of the best known German bomber of the Second World War.
9781848327979

German Elite Pathfinders

KG 100 in Action Author: Griehl, Manfred Code: 40464 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to the German elite pathfinders during World World II
9781848327962

German Bombers Over Russia

Author: Griehl, Manfred Code: 40463 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to German bombing operations over Russia.
9781533529947

World War 2

German Luftwaffe Stories: Eyewitness Accounts Author: Cooper, Leonard Code: 40253 Price: AU $15.67 Format: Paperback / 76 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 29/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The Rise and Fall of the German Luftwaffe Update: 2nd Edition on May 20, 2016 - With Added Content! Get it Now Before the Price Increases! BONUS RIGHT AFTER THE CONCLUSION - ACT NOW BEFORE GONE! The story behind these fearsome pilots. High above the European battle field another war was being waged. Luftwaffe fighters engaged the enemy Allies in ......
9781781555149

Lavochkin Fighters of the Second World War

Author: Jason Moore Code: 47829 Price: AU $53.97 (was AU $89.95) Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/05/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book covers the Lavochkin fighters of the Second World War, from the original I-301 prototype, first flown in 1940, to the La-7 fighter of 1944. The book describes in detail the history and design of the three main variants of these Lavochkin fighters: the inline engined LaGG-3, the radial engined La-5, and the radial engined La-7.
9781473861626

Eastern Front Air War 1941 - 1945

Author: Tucker-Jones, Anthony Code: 40139 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A selection of over 150 rare wartime photographs of the Luftwaffe and the Red Air Force
9781522600244

Freedom Flyers (CD Audio MP3)

The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II Author: Moye, J Todd Code: 40184 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 10/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen the country's first African American military pilots historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave aviators in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully ......
9781785210679

Handley Page Halifax Manual 1939-52 (All Marks)

Author: Jonathan Falconer Code: 38322 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The RAF's four-engine Halifax bomber flew on most of the main raids over Germany in the Second World War, as well as in operations from Italy, in North Africa and the Far East, and after the war on the Berlin Air Lift.
9781781555095

Moonlight Flyer

Diary of a Second World War Navigator Author: John Gellner Code: 47833 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 25/02/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Diary of Jan Gellner, Czech navigator, after being trained in the first air observer course within the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada, he began his tour with the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF. During 37 bombing sorties on Vickers Wellington over the occupied European territory and Germany he earned the DFC.
9780750965286

Story of the Spitfire

An Operational and Combat History Author: Delve, Ken Code: 47463 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 04/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In a combat career that spanned the entirety of the Second World War, the Spitfire earned a reputation as the iconic fighter that friend and foe alike wanted to fly. Affectionately known as the 'Spit', the aircraft played a vital part in helping to lift the morale of the British public at home during the Second World War, where many a donation of ......
9781781554944

de Havilland Mosquito

The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft Author: Birtles, Philip J. Code: 46299 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/12/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
de Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with ......
9781910500255

Eagle Day

The Battle of Britain August 6th - September 15th 1940 Author: Collier, Richard Code: 49091 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Colliers chronicle of the desperate six weeks either side of 13th August 1940 when a few hundred pilots,navigators and gunners won one of the most decisive,as well as gallant, battles in the annals of war.Based on over 400 eye-witness accounts from Allied and German sources, this book gives a compelling account of history in the making.Over the ......
9781910500286

Summer of No Surrender

Author: Bickers, Richard Townshend Code: 49126 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Summer of No Surrender The Battle of Britain...the testing time for the pilots of the R.A.F. - and the Luftwaffe. In the skies over the Channel, young men were proving their courage to the enemy, to their comrades, and to themselves...Flying Officer Peter Knight and Lieutenant Erich Hafner had begun to recognise the markings of each others ......
9781473837942

Voodoo Warriors

The Story of the McDonnell Voodoo Fast-Jets Author: Nigel Walpole Code: 37924 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/07/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Britains desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of the Second World War. The Royal Air Force sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures for a variety of specifications, amongst which was one for a long-range heavy bomber. Three designs were accepted and ......
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