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9781906502287

Black Fokker Leader

Author: Peter Kilduff Code: 22341 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jacket notes: One of the most noteworthy German fighter pilots of World War I was Leutnant der Reserve Carl Degelow, whose squadron of mostly black Fokker D.VII fighters posed a formidable threat to some of Britain's most celebrated air units on the Western Front. Degelow had a unique approach to aerial combat which fascinated the author, ......
9781906502409

Torpedo Leader

Author: Gibbs, Patrick Code: 22339 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Describes the author's frustrations as a Staff Officer in Cairo, and his triumphs and disasters as a Beaufort Flight Commander on the anti-shipping operations from Malta in 1942.
9781857803174

Japanese Secret Projects : Experimental Aircraft Ija & Ijn

Author: Edwin Dyer Code: 22606 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's notes: Secret and X-Plane aircraft projects remain highly popular with historians, enthusiasts, modellers and the flight sim community. Surprisingly, secret Japanese planes of World War 2 remain an area which has been largely ignored due to scarcity of information. They do, however, have a large base of interest as unlike the ......
9781906502515

Most Secret Squadron - The First Full Story of 618 Squadron

Author: Des Curtis Code: 22340 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
618 Squadron RAF was a special purpose squadron, equipped with modified Mosquito bombers and an anti-shipping variant of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb. Targets such as the pocket battleship Tirpitz were proposed. Another section of the squadron had Mosquitos fitted with 6-pounder cannon, which proved very effective against U-boats. All in all a ......
9781906537012

2nd Tactical Air Force Volume 4 : Squadrons, Camouflage and Markings

Author: Christopher Shores Code: 21637 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Volume 4 of Shores & Thomas's detailed history of the 2nd Tactical Air Force covers the squadrons, their comaouflage and markings and the tactics used from 1943 to 1945. A wonderful reference for historians or model makers.
9781844156870

'One of the Few' - Memoirs of Wing Commander Ted "Shippy" Shipman AFC

Author: John Shipman Code: 22109 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes Ted 'Shippy' Shipman was one of 'The Few' who flew with 41 Squadron in the Battle of Britain. He called it 'His Gentle Battle'. Shippy left his father's farm in 1930 and enlisted in the RAF as a driver ACII. He flew for thirteen years of his thirty years service, achieved the highest grade of flying instructor and retired as a ......
9781844157389

Dead Before Dawn : Heavy Bomber Tail Gunner in WW2

Author: Frank Broome Code: 22110 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes. Frank Broome was a 15 year old schoolboy when he experienced the three major blitzes in his home city of Coventry. During 1942, at the age of 17, he volunteered for the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve for pilot training. This autobiography, based on his copious diary entries and log books, traces his pilot training in the ......
9781844156672

Dambuster Who Cracked the Dam : The Story of Melvin 'Dinghy'

Author: Arthur .G Thorning Code: 21647 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

On 25 September 1939 Melvin Young reported to No.1 Initial Training Unit. He was selected as a bomber pilot and promoted to Flying Officer. 

9781906502034

From North Africa to the Arakan

Author: A Peart Code: 21580 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
The fascinating autobiography of a New Zealand fighter ace who flew Hurricanes and Spitfires against Italians, Germans and Japanese. Alan Peart is a remarkable man and tells his story well. A great read.
9781904943396

Diver! Diver! Diver!

Author: Brian Cull Code: 21582 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
The 'Divers' of the title are the German V1 flying bombs that were used to bombard Britain in 1944 and 1945. This book is a comprehensive description of the fight by allied pilots against the V1, chasing them down in Tempests, Typhoons, Spitfires, Mustangs, Mosquitoes, Beaufighters and Meteors (the official RAF hunters) and in P47, P51 and P61 ......
9781844155682

Dambuster Crash Sites : 617 Squadron Crash Sites in Holland & Germany

Author: Chris Ward Code: 21648 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
617 Squadron of the RAF, the Dambusters, lost many aircraft and crews on its raids over German occupied territory. This book chronicles the crashes that occurred in Holland and Gremany and discovers the crash sites. It is a moving tribute to the men who lost their lives while serving with the RAF's most famous squadron.
9781904943860

Bomber Boys

Dramatic and True-Life Experiences Over Occupied Europe,1942-45 Author: Mel Rolfe Code: 33580 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 15/04/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Lancaster pilot Victor Woods aircraft arrived too early over Gelsenkirchen when the target was shrouded in darkness and the Main Force miles behind. His bomber was suddenly struck with terrifying force by flak and turned upside-down. An engine was on fire, the unconscious mid-upper gunner, slumped over his turret, was being sprayed with petrol and ......
9781903223406

2nd Tactical Air Force Volume 1 : Spartan To Normandy - 1943 to 1944

Author: Christopher Shores Code: 21815 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2004 Availability: Sold Out
The 2nd Tactical Air Force played a major role in the Allied advance on Normandy and north-west Europe during 1944 and 1945. This volume charts the formation and expansion of 2nd TAF, from its inception in June 1943 to the critical month of the invasion a year later.
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Dogfights Complete Season 2 DVD (5 Disc Set)

Author: History Channel Code: 24063 Price: AU $54.95 Format: DVD / 795 mins Publisher: BEYOND HOME ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: High above the ground at speeds reaching thousands of kilometres per hour fighter aircraft face off in some of the most intense battles in the history of warfare. HISTORY brings these battles to life in Dogfights, a riveting documentary series that follows the development of air combat from the planes of the First World War to ......
9781903223185

American Eagles

P47 Thunderbolt Units of the Eight Air Force Author: Roger Freeman Code: 25542 Price: AU $33.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Sold Out
Reference guide to the P-47's service with the 'Mighty Eighth' from the summer of 1942 to beyond D-Day. Also includes a camouflage and markings overview and biographies of Thunderbolt aces.
9781848840249

Duxford and the Big Wings 1940 - 45

RAF and USAAF Fighter Pilots at War Author: Martin W Bowman Code: 25536 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: BOOKMARK REMAINDERS Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Jacket notes: This is a pulsating account of the young RAF and American fighter boys who flew Spitfires, Hurricanes, Thunderbolts and Mustangs during 1940-45. It is unique in that the story is told using first person accounts from RAF, German and American 'Eagles' who fought in the skies over England in the Battle of Britain in the summer of ......
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The Battle of Britian (Movie) DVD

Author: All Interactive Distribution Code: 25278 Price: AU $24.95 Format: DVD / 133 mins Publisher: ALL INTERACTIVE DISTRIBUTION Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: Featuring a "big stellar cast" (Variety), including Sir Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Sir Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Michael Redgrave, Robert Shaw and Susannah York, Battle of Britain is a spectacular retelling of a true story that shows courage at its inspiring best. Few defining moments can change the outcome of ......
9781846033974

Vulcan Units Of The Cold War

Author: A Brookes Code: 21739 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's notes: The best of the three RAF jet bombers to serve during the Cold War, the delta-winged Vulcan possessed speed and fighter-like manoeuvrability at low level despite its size. Designed as the Avro 698 and first flown in August 1952, the Vulcan entered service in February 1957. The aircraft operated as Britain's frontline nuclear ......
9781841769943

F-16 Fighting Falcon Units Of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Author: S Davies Code: 21728 Price: AU $24.74 (was AU $32.99) Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/01/2000 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's notes: The F-l 6, called the Viper by its pilots, has been the most prolific fighter in US and Coalition operations in the Middle East for over a decade. Since the 1991 Gulf War, it has been the workhorse of the UN-sanctioned operations in the region, working in 'Wild Weasel', ground attack and air-superiority roles. Operations ......
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