Far West & Far EastAuthor: Silver, Lynette RamsayCode: 56624Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East follows the gripping stories of two different Australiannursing sisters, who overcame the challenging adversities of two very different circumstances.In the 1930s, Marjorie Silver was employed by The Far West Childrens Health Scheme andbecame their first permanent flying sister, based in Bourke. She fought a ......
The Australian Corp and the 100 DaysAuthor: Brune, PeterCode: 56576Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:18/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......
Major James Francis Thomas: The Fourth Victim in the Execution ofLieutenant Harry "breaker" MorantAuthor: Unkles, JamesCode: 56570Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 238 pages Published date:08/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 1902, three Australian volunteers who served with the British Army during the Anglo Boer War were tried and sentenced for executing Boer combatants. Lieutenants Harry 'Breaker' Morant and Peter Handcock were executed and George Witton sentenced to life imprisonment.
Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War OneAuthor: Pajic, BojanCode: 56569Price:AU $65.00Format: Paperback / 514 pages Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic, before the ANZACs landed at Gallipoli in 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign sealed Serbia's fate, however, as Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria moved to secure a land supply corridor to Turkey through Serbia. Australians ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Z Force to the SAS intelligence operations to cyber warfareAuthor: Macklin, RobertCode: 57468Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:26/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A compelling account of Australia's intelligence organisations and special forces - from the early days of the commandos during World War II through to the SAS of today and the cyber wars of the future. From the co-author of SAS SNIPER.
The stirring story of an Australian heroAuthor: Veitch, MichaelCode: 57637Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
Australians Awarded the Victoria CrossAuthor: Pegram, AaronCode: 56404Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH BOOKS DISTRIBUTION Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100 Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts of bravery and self-sacrifice in battle. From Captain Neville Howse of the New South Wales Army Medical Corps in 1900 to Corporal Cameron Baird of the 2nd Commando Regiment in 2013, heroic actions in the Boer War appear ......
Author: Burness, PeterCode: 55503Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries form a unique and personal record of his experiences and observations throughout the war and were the basis of his twelve-volume official war history.
Australian Prisoners of War on the Western Front 1916-18Author: Pegram, AaronCode: 57890Price:AU $59.95Format: HardbackPublisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 52135Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:18/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft design. The Do 335 was a big aircraft, weighing just over 10,000kg when laden with fuel, equipment, and pilot, yet powered by two Daimler-Benz DB 603 engines, it was capable of reaching a maximum speed of 750km/h at ......
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 ......
War Crimes TrialsAuthor: Wakeling, AdamCode: 55474Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:03/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'For the first time Australia speaks, not for herself alone, but for the whole British Commonwealth.? So wrote a journalist about Australia?s leading role in the Allied program of war crimes trials which followed the end of the Second World War in the Pacific. An Australian judge, Sir William Webb, was president of the Tokyo Trial of Japan?s ......
The History of Australia's Most Powerful BrandAuthor: Hawkins, JoCode: 56615Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 183 pages Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In the years after the Great War, Australian memorials were often engraved with a simple request, `Let silent contemplation be your offering'. Today, remembrance is fuelled by a booming Anzac industry. Luxury cruises to far-flung battlegrounds, commemorative sporting contests, blockbuster books, newspaper liftouts, souvenirs, mass-produced Anzac ......
The man behind the mythAuthor: Kinloch, TerryCode: 56614Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Published date:01/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the first full biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, the British commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) during World War I. Terry Kinloch takes care to present a fair and balanced look at a man generally considered to have been a poor field commander and one usually blamed for failures at Gallipoli and Passchendaele.
A Formidable PairAuthor: Birtles, PhilipCode: 52451Price:AU $47.99(was
AU $79.99)Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:24/10/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Hawker Typhoon and later the Tempest both powered by the Napier Sabre engine, brought an increased combat capability to the RAF in WW2, to face the advanced designs coming into service with the Luftwaffe. It was not enough to match the German combat capabilities, as for success Britain had to exceed the performance of the enemy fighters.
From the First Fleet to the Modern DayAuthor: Moore, JonathonCode: 52354Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southern hemisphere with a tiny population compared to their densely populated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past two hundred years the Australian military has punched well above its weight, earning a reputation for bravery and efficiency unrivalled in the modern world. ......
- NOW SOLD OUT.Author: Browntrout PublishersCode: 51480Price:AU $24.99Format: CalendarPublisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date:26/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......
One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018Author: Addington, ScottCode: 51704Price:AU $37.99Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:11/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book provides the greatest facts and figures relating to the RAF. Who were the original Aces? What was the longest mission undertaken? How much did the heaviest bomb weigh? Who flew the most sorties? What was the fastest speed ever ......
The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45Author: Fahey, JohnCode: 52440Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia was born with its eyes wide open. Although politicians spoke publicly of loyalty to Britain and the empire, in secret they immediately set about protecting Australias interests from the Germans, the Japanese - and from Britain itself.
As an experienced intelligence officer, John Fahey knows how the security services ......
The Australians Road to Victory in the First World WarAuthor: Davies, WillCode: 52350Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......
True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian RotorcraftAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51533Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker HunterAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51531Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric LightningAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51532Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:30/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter PilotAuthor: Rees, PeterCode: 57634Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:27/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'You were the master of the machine...you were an airman.' Flying Officer Bob Crawford Len Waters was a Kamilaroi man. Born on an Aboriginal reserve, he left school at thirteen and by twenty was piloting a RAAF Kittyhawk fighter with 78 Squadron in the lethal skies over the Pacific in World War II. It was serious and dangerous work and his ......
Author: Miranda, JustoCode: 51943Price:AU $41.99(was
AU $69.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/06/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The biggest success of the Focke Wulf company during the Second World War was the choice of a radial engine for the Fw 190 fighter, in this way avoiding to compete against Messerschmitt for the in line engines. The decision of the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe to assign the few turbojets available to the Messerschmitt and Arado firms and the ......
True Tales from Pilots and Engineers of the RAF's Iconic Supersonic FighAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51892Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The sequel to the bestselling The Lightning Boys, Lightning Boys 2 is a must-have companion and continues the theme of tales from pilots and other crew connected with this iconic aircraft, giving a rare insight into post-war fighter operations.
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 battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the worldAuthor: FitzSimons, PeterCode: 56838Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:24/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a ......
A Visual HistoryAuthor: Inglis, KenCode: 50499Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:10/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the Dunera Boys is an intrinsic part of the history of Australia in the Second World War and in its aftermath. The injustice these 2000 men suffered through British internment in camps at Hay, Tatura and Orange is well known. Less familiar is the tale of what happened to them afterwards. This book tells that story, in two volumes, one ......
Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World WarAuthor: Ariotti, KateCode: 51508Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date:01/05/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World War.
War Notes from the Mediterranean Station 1941-1943Author: Poland, Albert and Poland, PeterCode: 51127Price:AU $18.47(was
AU $36.95)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HALSTEAD PRESS Published date:15/04/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated collection of personal records from the Mediterranean theatre of the Second World War. Vice Admiral Sir Albert Poland arrived in Tobruk in March 1941, just weeks before the siege commenced. Initially tasked with commanding the supply ships that served the British Army during the North Africa campaign, he went on to command a ......
Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th DivisionAuthor: Johnston, MarkCode: 56494Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:02/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Second 43rd Battalion, part of the famous 9th Australian Division, which - during campaigns in Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea, and ......
A Great Escape of WW11. A Freedom Trail.Author: Churches, RalphCode: 51743Price:AU $17.95Format: Paperback / 166 pages Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A great yarn, about a man who could charm the birds from the trees, talking people into one of the greatest escapes of POWs of WW2
The History of German Airships 1900-1937Author: Chant, ChrisCode: 51842Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Zeppelin details the unique story of an invention that even today has the power to fascinate. Charting the first tentative steps at the end of the 19th century, through the golden age of airship travel in the 1920s and 1930s, this revealing book delves deep into the history and science of airship travel.
Author: Hotson, Lewis (Chick)Code: 51134Price:AU $17.99(was
AU $29.99)Format: Paperback / 254 pages Publisher: HORIZON PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/03/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
“Robert’s War is an autobiographical of a Queensland lad who lied about his age to join the army, to wear the uniform, to attract the girls and to emulate his two older brothers who were on active service ‘somewhere’.
But no sooner had he become the youngest soldier in the Australian Army than he volunteered for anti-malaria experiments being ......