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9781526759061

Fast Jets to Spitfires

A Cold War Fighter Pilot's Story Author: Lloyd, Ron Code: 58975 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
This is the fascinating story of how a boy from a poor family background was selected for Cranwell training and a career in the Royal Air Force.
9781922387004

William Holmes, The Soldiers' General

Author: Travers, Geoffrey Code: 59062 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020

The road that first leads people from Kingston Smith Airport in Sydney is named General Holmes Drive, but nowadays few Australians know anything about General Holmes

9781911621461

Rate of Climb

Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and Leader Author: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore Rick Code: 58829 Price: AU $49.11 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
9781526766687

Flying in Defiance of the Reich

A Lancaster Pilot's Rites of Passage Author: Russell, Peter Code: 58218 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
A highly engaging personal account by a decorated RAF pilot.
9781781557631

De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 59005 Price: AU $37.36 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
9781922265982

Pure Massacre

Aussie soldiers reflect on the Rwandan genocide Author: O'Halloran, Kevin Code: 59060 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 308 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020

Rwanda, a tiny land-locked central African nation is no stranger to violence. But nothing matched the orgy of killing that engulfed the country in 1994. As the world watched, a genocide not seen since the Hitler horrors of WWII, erupted. Estimates put the toll of those shot and hacked to death at around one million men, women and children.

9781922265999

Combat Medic

An Australian's eyewitness account of the Kibeho Massacre Author: Pickard, Terry Code: 59061 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020

On the 22nd of April 1995 more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers in Kibeho on that terrible Saturday.

9781526766656

An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Recollections

of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 Author: WIlliams, H R Code: 57880 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
9781526766748

Malta Spitfire Pilot

A Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942 Author: Barnham, Denis Code: 57881 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781925927238

The Forgotten

The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great War Author: Davies, Will Dr. Code: 58815 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The Forgotten provides a doorway into a lost part of Australian history. The Chinese Labour Corps comprised some 200,000 labourers who worked under difficult and dangerous conditions during World War I. This book honours their service and brings an important story to the public eye to ensure future generations are aware of the sacrifices made by ......
9781922265821

Clash of the Gods of War

Australian Artillery and the Firepower Lessons of the Great War Author: William Westerman and Nicholas Floyd Code: 58813 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 624 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
The Great War confronted Australia’s fledgling field and garrison artillery forces with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: to rapidly raise, prepare, deploy and engage in history’s most lethal war to date
9788365958822

Single 16: PZL Karas II (PZL.23B)

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 58165 Price: AU $18.68 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
This book is a compilation of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photographic details of the 23B variant of the PZL Karas II, featuring scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals and also photographs of the details in b&w and colour.
9780764358685

Sukhoi Interceptors

The Su-9, Su-11 and Su-15: Unsung Soviet Cold War Heroes Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 58031 Price: AU $105.13 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
Closed in 1949, the Sukhoi Design Bureau was reborn in 1953 to meet an urgent demand for a fast interceptor that would counter the threat posed by NATO bombers. It wasted no time developing a succession of missile-armed, Mach 2 interceptors characterised by delta wings; the single-engined Su-9 entered service in 1960, followed by the up-armed ......
9780764358678

Mil Mi-24 Attack Helicopter

In Soviet / Russian and Worldwide Service, 1972 to the Present Author: Normann, ,Michael Code: 58030 Price: AU $64.69 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
The Mil Mi-24 Soviet/Russian gunship and attack helicopter has been in continuous combat service since its first appearance in the early 1970s. Its impressive performance, ability to transport fully armed troops, and imposing armament soon earned the Mi-24 the nickname "Crocodile" and have made the big helicopter an opponent that is still feared ......
9781911658054

Eagles of the Luftwaffe

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57863 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
9781498765749

Drones

International Development and Deployment of UAVs Author: Webb, Stewart Code: 58039 Price: AU $218.38 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PRODUCTIVITY PRESS Published date: 15/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
This book illustrates the current state of warfare, the challenges we face and the role drones can and will play in this increasingly complex environment.
9788365958198

Bulgarian Fighter Colours 1919-1948 Vol. 2

Author: Bernad, Denes Code: 58174 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 07/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Second volume illustrating the camouflage and markings of a large variety of aircraft types sourced from abroad by the Bulgarian air force before and during WWII.
9781526763471

Torpedo Bombers, 1900-1950

An Illustrated History Author: Lepage, Jean-Denis Code: 58098 Price: AU $58.93 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The torpedo-bomber was a very short-lived weapon system, operational for scarcely half a century from just prior WWI to the 1960s.
9781760528904

No Front Line

Australian Special Forces at War in Afghanistan Author: Masters, Chris Code: 55575 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 608 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
The soldiers of the SAS, the Commandos, and Special Operations Engineer Regiment are Australia's most highly trained soldiers. Their work is often secret, their bravery undeniable, and for 13 years they were at the forefront of Australia's longest war. Shunning acclaim, they are the Australian Defence Forces' brightest and best skilled. In an ......
9781527542587

An Australian Family Poignancy in WWI

Two Brothers Killed on the Western Front, France, 1916-1917 Author: Cambridge Scholars Code: 58172 Price: AU $122.43 Format: Hardback / 145 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
Australia's participation in World War I-and subsequent casualties-was unparalleled in its short history, and, it is fair to say, will never be repeated again. Briefly, out of just over 1,000,000 men who were eligible to enlist and fight overseas, 420,000 did just that.
9781460756225

Australian Code Breakers

Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich Author: Phelps, James Code: 58210 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 31/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......
9789811508486

Australian War Graves Workers and World War One

Devoted Labour for the Lost, the Unknown but not Forgotten Dead Author: Cahir, Fred Code: 57912 Price: AU $84.99 Format: Hardback / 143 pages Published date: 23/01/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
This book relays the largely untold story of the approximately 1,100 Australian war graves workers whose job it was to locate, identify exhume and rebury the thousands of Australian soldiers who died in Europe during the First World War.
9781445684659

Bomber Boy

My Life as a Bomber Pilot Author: French, Dereck Code: 58092 Price: AU $39.29 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
9781911658030

Cold War Interceptor

The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter Projects Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57829 Price: AU $54.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/12/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"The West was stunned when the Soviet Union dropped its first atomic bomb in August 1949 and a year later the Korean War showcased Russia's incredible technological progress in the form of the MiG-15 "
9781108486194

Surviving the Great War

Australian Prisoners of War on the Western Front 1916-18 Author: Pegram, Aaron Code: 57890 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date: 07/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Between 1916 and 1918, more than 3,800 men of the Australian Imperial Force were taken prisoner by German forces fighting on the Western Front. Australians captured in France and Belgium did not easily integrate into public narratives of Australia in the First World War and its commemorative rituals. Captivity was a story of surrender and ......

9781526770257

They Flew Hurricanes

Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 57882 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the full war service of the famous Hawker Hurricane with gripping first-hand personal accounts by pilots of this legendary fighter aircraft.
9780764358463

SBD Dauntless

Douglas's US Navy and Marine Corps Dive-Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57852 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Douglas Dauntless was the US Navy's frontline dive-bomber in the early days of WWII. Even after the larger and more powerful Helldiver joined the fleet in the later stages of the war, the Dauntless remained in the fray, flying from the decks of escort carriers, which were too small to permit the operation of the later aircraft, as well as ......
9780764358623

USS Hornet (CV-8)

From the Doolittle Raid and Midway to Santa Cruz Author: Doyle, David Code: 57858 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
USS Hornet (CV-8), made famous through its launching of the 16 US Army B-25 Mitchell bombers flown by Jimmy Doolittle's raiders in the first US strike on Japan in May 1942, was the third and last Yorktown-class aircraft carrier completed. Serving the US Navy for just over one year, the warship had a brief yet heroic life. This volume explores ......
9780648446682

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972 Author: Carroll, John Code: 58029 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date: 19/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel ......
9781526737199

The Zeppelin Offensive

A German Perspective in Pictures and Postcards Author: Marks, David Code: 57772 Price: AU $29.44 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 07/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An unusual perspective on the first Blitz, being seen from the German point of view.
9781742379197

ANZAC and Aviator

The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Author: Molkentin, Michael Code: 58074 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
9781922265494

Unbowed

A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysis Author: Hedderman, Billy Code: 57042 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.’ On 31 December 2014 Billy Hedderman suffered a catastrophic injury to his spinal cord while body-boarding on the Sunshine Coast, paralysing him almost completely from the neck down.
9788365958594

Single No. 02: PZL P.11c

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57111 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the PZL P.11c, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958587

Single No. 01: Bell P-39Q Airacobra

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57110 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Bell P-39Q Airacobra, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958600

Single No. 03: Hawker Hurricane 1

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57112 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Hawker Hurricane I, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9788365958655

Single No. 08: Messerschmitt Me 410 A-1

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 57117 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Me 410 A-1, with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
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