WWII RAF Operations in the Middle and Far EastAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 48289Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated with never before seen images of RAF, SAAF, RAAF and USAAF aircraft and their crews.
The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940Author: Cull, BrianCode: 49897Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:06/07/2017Availability: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.
A Reassessment of its RAF CareerAuthor: Baughen, GregCode: 48649Price:AU $47.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability: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 ......
The Multirole FighterAuthor: Birtles, PhilipCode: 49075Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 449 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability: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 ......
Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder AceAuthor: Darlington, RogerCode: 49076Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability: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 ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Holmes, TonyCode: 48322Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:29/06/2017Availability: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 ......
How Australia's signals-intelligence network shortened the Pacific WarAuthor: Dufty, DavidCode: 51904Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: SCRIBE PUBLICATIONS Published date:19/06/2017Availability: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.
Author: Holland, JamesCode: 48049Price:AU $19.99Format: Hardback / 56 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date:01/06/2017Availability: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 ......
The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFCAuthor: Feast, SeanCode: 47203Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/03/2017Availability: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.
Author: Jacobs, PeterCode: 47418Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/02/2017Availability: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.
An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII MysteryAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 47207Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/01/2017Availability: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.
The Forgotten Medium BomberAuthor: Jason Nicholas MooreCode: 47796Price:AU $45.00(was
AU $75.00)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:14/12/2016Availability: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.
Over Germany 1941-42Author: Cooper, AnthonyCode: 47374Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date:01/10/2016Availability: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, ......
A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and FriendshipAuthor: Love, BarryCode: 39951Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:28/07/2016Availability: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.
What 617 Squadron Did NextAuthor: Nichol, JohnCode: 39821Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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 ......
The Latter Years - the Blitz and War in the East to the Fall of GermanyAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40457Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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 ......
RAF Liberators Over BurmaAuthor: Colin PatemanCode: 49072Price:AU $35.97(was
AU $59.95)Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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.
Code: 40527Price:AU $39.29Format: Paperback / 262 pages Publisher: MENTION THE WAR LTD. Published date:25/06/2016Availability: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 ......
No.452 (Australian), 485 (New Zealand) and 602 (City of Glasgow) SquadroAuthor: Anthony CooperCode: 49070Price:AU $45.00(was
AU $75.00)Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/06/2016Availability: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.
Author: Listemann, Phil HCode: 40553Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 30 pages Publisher: PHILEDITION Published date:09/06/2016Availability: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 ......
The Story of a WWII Bomber's Return to Glory in Honor of the Veterans ofAuthor: McLaughlin, Jerome JCode: 40539Price:AU $39.21Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: DUDLEY COURT PRESS Published date:08/06/2016Availability: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 ......
The Early Years - Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the BlitzAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40460Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A photographic examination of the best known German bomber of the Second World War.
KG 100 in ActionAuthor: Griehl, ManfredCode: 40464Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic guide to the German elite pathfinders during World World II
German Luftwaffe Stories: Eyewitness AccountsAuthor: Cooper, LeonardCode: 40253Price:AU $15.67Format: Paperback / 76 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:29/05/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Jason MooreCode: 47829Price:AU $53.97(was
AU $89.95)Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/05/2016Availability: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.
The Tuskegee Airmen of World War IIAuthor: Moye, J ToddCode: 40184Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 540 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:10/05/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Jonathan FalconerCode: 38322Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/05/2016Availability: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.
Diary of a Second World War NavigatorAuthor: John GellnerCode: 47833Price:AU $35.97(was
AU $59.95)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/02/2016Availability: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.
An Operational and Combat HistoryAuthor: Delve, KenCode: 47463Price:AU $47.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:04/01/2016Availability: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 ......
The Original Multirole Combat AircraftAuthor: Birtles, Philip J.Code: 46299Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/12/2015Availability: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 ......
The Battle of Britain August 6th - September 15th 1940Author: Collier, RichardCode: 49091Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/09/2015Availability: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 ......
Author: Bickers, Richard TownshendCode: 49126Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/09/2015Availability: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 ......
The Story of the McDonnell Voodoo Fast-JetsAuthor: Nigel WalpoleCode: 37924Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2015Availability: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 ......