Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:09/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 58965Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 58853Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:21/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Grumman-designed TBF Avenger was unquestionably the most successful torpedo bomber in the US fleet during WWII. Developed just prior to the US entry in WWII, the type made its combat debut at the Battle of Midway. Demand for the large carrier-borne aircraft, which could drop conventional bombs and depth charges in addition to torpedoes, soon ......
Thrilling Tales from the Men and Women Who Have Operated ThisIndomitable Modern-Day BomberAuthor: Hall, ,IanCode: 59249Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Tornado Boys is part of the ever-popular 'Boys' series, and differs from earlier titles. With focus on the GR1/GR4 versions of the Tornado (and not the F3 interceptor), readers will enjoy fascinating insights on what it is like to operate this multi-role bomber/reconnaissance aircraft against the backdrop of modern-day scenarios.
Aircraft and Development HistoryAuthor: Koos, VolkerCode: 58028Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:09/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
Author: Moore, Jason NicholasCode: 57044Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/11/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Soviet bombers were a varied lot during the Second World War, ranging from single-engined biplanes such as the 1920's era Polikarpov U-2 to the excellent and modern twin-engined Tu-2 medium bomber.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 57582Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/11/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the most dramatic bombers of its day, the Convair B-58 came to epitomise the Cold War power of Strategic Air Command. Introduced only 12 years after the sound barrier was first broken, this iconic plane became the first large long-range supersonic bomber to take to the skies, a feat which had seemed far-fetched only a few years previously. ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Marriott, LeoCode: 57791Price:AU $44.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:23/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photographic history of the German, American, British, Soviet and French jet bombers of the 1940s and early 1950s.
Polish Wings 26Author: Musialkowski, LechoslawCode: 56778Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New title in the popular Polish Wings series telling the story of two famous Russian World War Two bombers in Polish Air Force service and colours.
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $33.74(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Author: Thompson, WarrenCode: 56783Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Built within a 180-day time limit in 1943, the F-80 Shooting Star first saw service in Italy in the final year of World War 2, and consequently was sent to bases in the US, Europe and the Far East after VJ Day. It was the latter groups based in Japan that initially bore the brunt of the early fighting in Korea, engaging MiG-15s in the world's ......
Martinas Medium Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56024Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Even today the Martin B-26 Marauder continues to look sleek and streamlined. Although receiving less wartime publicity than America's other medium of WWII, the B-25, in the European theater the B-26 delivered twice the tonnage of bombs and had a lower loss rate. This volume explores the history of this oft-overlooked but widely used aircraft. The ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 55510Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Flying from and between bases in China and India, the B-25s bombed every type of Japanese target during World War 2 in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre, ultimately dropping more ordinance than their larger four-engined B-24 Liberator brethren. Mitchell bombers took on the task of disrupting the flow of Japanese supplies to the frontlines at ......
Low Level Flying-Low Level PhotographyAuthor: Stevens, PhilipCode: 55734Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Low level flying in military aircraft is challenging for the pilot as it is for the photographer capturing the action. Pilots across air forces describe the skills, procedures and dangers faced when flying fast and low from desert canyons to snow covered mountains. The photographer describes how and where he took the stunning images.
The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 52140Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:15/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds 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 chronicles the design, development, and ......
The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital ShipAuthor: Jabes, D.Code: 51697Price:AU $41.99(was
AU $69.99)Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
True Tales from Those Who Flew the Last 'All-British Bomber'Author: Pitchfork, Air Commodore GrahamCode: 51893Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer.
The Story of the Men Who Flew Raaf Lancaster J for JigAuthor: Colman, MikeCode: 51411Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:21/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On the evening of 24 February 1944, RAAF Lancaster bomber J for Jig took off from an airfield in Lincolnshire. On board was a crew of seven young men-five Australians, two Scots-whose mission was to bomb factories in Schweinfurt, Germany. But J for Jig never reached its target. It was shot down in the night skies over France. This book is about ......
RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942Author: Sams, ChrisCode: 50797Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/10/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of the early years of Bomber Command and the aircraft they flew from 1939 to 1942, including Blenheims, Hampdens, Wellingtons, Whitleys, and Battles. These aircraft were involved in campaigns in France, Norway, Germany, Greece, Africa, and the Middle East, where they were often outmatched, but relentless in their missions.
Air Defence from the Cold War to ConfrontationAuthor: Bond, SteveCode: 49755Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:29/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Gloster Javelin was the UK's first line of night and all-weather air defence both at home and in RAF Germany. In the 1950s, when it replaced the Meteor and Venom, this revolutionary bomber/interceptor became the focus of many great stories told here in terrific detail.
Seeking Range, Endurance, and the Intercontinental BomberAuthor: Wolf, WilliamCode: 48807Price:AU $160.00Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This meticulously researched volume is a must in the library of any aviation buff: the most comprehensive descriptive and illustrated history of military and civilian aircraft and their pilots (men and women) to increase the range and endurance of their aircraft. Beginning with the proof of concept efforts to establish the airplane as a true ......
America's First World War II Torpedo BomberAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 49634Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:23/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Douglas Devastator was the US Navy's first all-metal combat aircraft, the Navy's first airplane with a fully enclosed cockpit, the first aircraft to have hydraulically folding wings, and the first US Navy torpedo bomber to see combat. Although facing staggering losses in the early stages of the war in the Pacific, the brave men flying the ......
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.
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.
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, ......
Rare Luftwaffe Photographs from Wartime CollectionsAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 40461Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An excellent reference source for modellers and war gamers.
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.
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 ......
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 ......
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.