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 ......
Australian Special Forces at War in AfghanistanAuthor: Masters, ChrisCode: 51412Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:25/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 thirteen 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 ......
Author: Finlayson, David ACode: 50340Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:07/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
_Pioneers of Armour in the Great War_ tells the story of the only Australian mechanised units of the Great War. The 1st Australian Armoured Car Section, later the 1st Australian Light Car Patrol, and the Special Tank Section were among the trailblazers of mechanisation and represented the cutting edge of technology on the Great War battlefield. ......
The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing AustraliaAuthor: Edwards, JohnCode: 59393Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA Published date:13/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Winner of the Prime Ministers Literary Award for History 2018
John Curtin became Australia’s Prime Minister eight weeks before Japan launched war in the Pacific.
Curtin’s struggle for power against Joe Lyons and Bob Menzies, his dramatic use of it when he took office in October 1941, and his ......
The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on JapanAuthor: Carlton, MikeCode: 51690Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 656 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date:14/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan
In 1924 the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I, once the pride of the nation, was sunk off Sydney Heads. She had saved Australia from a German attack in the Pacific in World War I, but after the war she was a victim in the race to disarm. ......
Australia's national servicemen and VietnamAuthor: Dapin, MarkCode: 56489Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: VIKING AUSTRALIA Published date:17/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On 10 March 1965, the first nasho's birthdate was drawn from a lottery barrel at the Department of Labour and National Service in Melbourne. Over the next seven years, a total of 63740 young Australian men would be drafted into the army and face the prospect of being sent to war. The nashos came from all walks of life- plumbers and dentists, ......
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 ......
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. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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: Eden, Paul E.Code: 47420Price:AU $49.98Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:10/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of World War II is an exhaustive survey of the aircraft flown by all the combatants in Europe and the Pacific, including such famous aircraft as the P-51 Mustang, Spitfire and Messerschmitt Me 109, with specification boxes for each aircraft and a detailed description of the type's development and service history.
Author: Murphy, T. B.Code: 46181Price:AU $53.90Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:30/10/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
"With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, Kiffin Yates Rockwell of Asheville, North Carolina, volunteered to fight for France. Initially serving with the French Foreign Legion, he soon became a founding member of the Lafayette Escadrille. This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille"--
World War II and the triumph of the Aussie spiritAuthor: Maynard, RogerCode: 59901Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:09/08/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Description: a compelling account of one of World War IIs most brutal prisoner of war camps
In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. Among the captured Allied forces was a unit of 1150 Australian soldiers known as Gull Force, who had been ......
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.
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.
The Extraordinary True Story of Len Opie, Australia's Deadliest SoldierAuthor: Faulkner, AndrewCode: 51113Price:AU $32.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:27/01/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
If Id have been a Vietcong youd be dead. - Len Opie Len was a soldier above soldiers. - Keith Payne VC Through three wars across 30 years, Len Opie carved a reputation as one of the countrys greatest infantrymen. A cold-eyed killer who drank nothing stronger than weak tea, he fought with his bare hands, a sharpened shovel and piano wire. He was ......
Britain's First World War Blitzkrieg Air ForceAuthor: Baughen, GregCode: 49129Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Hardback / 270 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:30/06/2014Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In this radical reappraisal, Greg Baughen has used archive material to build up an intriguingly different picture of how air power developed in Britain before and during the First World War. Gone are the archetypal conservative army commanders stubbornly refusing to accept the new aerial weapon. Instead, Baughen reveals how even ......
Author: Geoff DyerCode: 32406Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS Published date:20/05/2014Availability:Please contact us for availability
From a writer "whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era" (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. "Another Great ......
The Battle for NormandyAuthor: Beevor, AntonyCode: 51336Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 624 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:24/04/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front.
The RAF 1944 Lancaster Raids Against TirpitzAuthor: Forsgren, JanCode: 47843Price:AU $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/04/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Churchill dubbed her 'The Beast'. From 1940 to 1944, the RAF sent 700 bombers to sink her: all failed. However, in late 1944, Lancasters sealed her fate with Barnes Wallis' 12,000 lb 'Tallboy' bombs
The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World WarAuthor: Langham, RobCode: 46974Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:02/02/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of the largest British bomber of World War 1 and the men who flew them.
To Kokoda and beyondAuthor: Bradley, PhillipCode: 59392Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/10/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The first single volume history to cover all the battles fought by the Australians against the Japanese in Papua New Guinea.
Author: PegasusCode: 27027Price:AU $14.95Format: DVD / 55 mins Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:26/06/2013Availability:Sorry, this is currently unavailable
With the courage and skill of fighter aces like Johnnie Johnson, Sailor Malan and Bobby Tuck, the Supermarine Spitfire helped change the course of the war in favour of the Allies. The only match for the Luftwaffes Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Spitfire played a major role in the success of the Battle of Britain. The classic combination of airframe, ......
Significant Losses Since 1908Author: David GeroCode: 22746Price:AU $26.97(was
AU $44.95)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/04/2010Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Each year dozens of military aircraft come to grief, ranging from fighters and bombers to trainers and transports. This work covers major military disasters worldwide and gives full details of the aircraft involved, its operator, route, location of crash, loss of life, and where known the reason for the crash.
The Best Book to Come Out of VietnamAuthor: Mason, RobertCode: 51337Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:02/01/1984Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As a child, Robert Mason dreamed of livitating. As a young man, he dreamed of flying helicopters - and the US Army gave him his chance. They sent him to Vietnam where, between August 1965 and July 1966, he flew more than 1,000 assault missions. In Chickenhawk, Robert Mason gives us a devastating bird's eye-view of that war in all it's horror, as ......