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9781472844699

World War II US Gunships

YB-40 Flying Fortress and XB-41 Liberator Bomber Escorts Author: Wolf, Dr William Code: 60143 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as "bomber escorters". They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a USAAF long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 ......

9781785211935

Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual 1948-59

All marks and models Author: Baker, David Code: 56413 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/11/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual
9781472840752

Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 59328 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......

9780764359699

SB2C Helldiver

Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 59157 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
9781472840677

F-102 Delta Dagger Units

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 58965 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9788366148871

Fairey Swordfish

Mk. I, II, III, Iv, Floatplane Author: Anirudh, Rao Code: 59751 Price: AU $41.50 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Fairey Swordfish was a British biplane torpedo-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft designed to operate from aircraft carriers or as a reconnaissance seaplane operating from catapult launchers. The prototype was built in 1933 at the Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd.

The aircraft had its first flight in 1933, too. It had an open cabin for a ......

9780764359378

B-29 Superfortress, Vol. 1

Boeing's XB-29 through B-29B in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58851 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was not only the largest and most advanced US aircraft to see combat in World War II, it was also the most expensive weapons system of the war, even exceeding the cost of developing the atomic bomb - the weapon that ultimately would be delivered to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by a pair of B-29s in August 1945. Through a ......
9780764359392

TBF/TBM Avenger

Grumman's First Torpedo Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58853 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781906537555

Dornier Do 17

The 'flying Pencil' in Luftwaffe Service - 1936-1945 Author: Goss, Chris Code: 59242 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS Published date: 02/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Designed both as a military and civil aircraft, the Dornier Do 17 'Flying Pencil', so called because of its slender fuselage, was one of three twin-engined medium bombers in service with the Luftwaffe at the start of the Second World War.
9781911621911

Tornado Boys

Thrilling Tales from the Men and Women Who Have Operated ThisIndomitable Modern-Day Bomber Author: Hall, ,Ian Code: 59249 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781472841452

The Italian Blitz 1940-43

Bomber Command's war against Mussolini's cities, docks and factories Author: Worrall, Richard Code: 59955 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Between June 1940 and August 1943, RAF Bomber Command undertook a little-known strategic bombing campaign in Europe. The target was Mussolinis Italy. This air campaign was a key part of the strategic policy of Britain from 1940 to 1943, which aimed at securing Italys early surrender. However, it posed unique challenges, not least of which was ......

9781782749714

German Bomber Aircraft of World War II

1939-1945 Author: Newdick, Thomas Code: 59938 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Organised chronologically by type, German Bomber Aircraft of World War II offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the German Luftwaffe during World War II. The book offers a comprehensive survey of German aircraft, from the Junkers Ju 87A Stuka dive-bomber and Dornier Do 17Z-2 that participated in the ......

9781910809433

Lancaster Target

Witness to War Author: Currie, Jack Code: 59913 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

This is a welcome reissue of a book which has been described as one of the best accounts about life in Bomber Command during World War II. Lancaster Target is the classic story of one crews fight to survive a full tour of operations in the night skies of wartime Europe. Flying Lancaster bombers from RAF Wickenby in Lincolnshire between 1943 and ......

9781910809440

The Tiger Moth Story

Author: Bramson, Alan Code: 59914 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781526759306

The Petlyakov Pe-2

Stalin's Successful Red Air Force Light Bomber Author: Smith, Peter C Code: 58977 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/03/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Full and comprehensive on the origins, design, construction and battle record of the Petlyakov Pe-2 dive-bomber, the Peshka. A-10A.
9788365958365

Dassault Mirage III & Mirage 5

Spotlight On Author: Viera, J.P. Code: 56086 Price: AU $38.70 Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 16/03/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Detailed colour illustrations of the iconic French Cold War-era jet fighter aircraft showing camouflage, colours and markings.
9781526705686

The Men Who Flew the Halifax

Author: W, Bowman, Martin Code: 56668 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Covers the period 1942-_1_945, looking in particular at the Halifax's encounters with the Luftwaffe and the individual experiences of the men involved in such engagements.
9781526763471

Torpedo Bombers, 1900-1950

An Illustrated History Author: Lepage, Jean-Denis Code: 58098 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 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.
9781785216862

Avro Lancaster (Icon)

Author: Cotter, Jarrod Code: 58205 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
During the Second World War, RAF Lancaster bombers took the conflict into the very heart of Hitler's Third Reich, and flew some of the most daring operations of the war. Surprisingly, of the 7,377 Lancasters built only two survive today, one in Britain and one in Canada. Produced with the full cooperation of the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial ......
9788365958679

Scale Plans 64: Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik

Two-Seat Versions Author: Pavinsky, Viktor Code: 57119 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Fold-out scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scale of the famous Russian WWII Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik, two-seater versions.
9781445684659

Bomber Boy

My Life as a Bomber Pilot Author: French, Dereck Code: 58092 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
9781781557167

Soviet Bombers of the Second World War

Author: Moore, Jason Nicholas Code: 57044 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/11/2019 Availability: 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.
9780764358456

Avro Lancaster

RAF Bomber Command's Heavy Bomber in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron Code: 57851 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Avro Lancaster was the Royal Air Force's main four-engine bomber in World War II. Its superb design, overall performance, and load-carrying capacity proved key factors in successfully prosecuting the nocturnal bombing offensive against Hitler's industrial and military base. With its ability to carry up to 16,000 pounds in explosives and ......
9780764358463

SBD Dauntless

Douglas's US Navy and Marine Corps Dive-Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57852 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 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 ......
9781472836403

B-58 Hustler Units

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 57582 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 14/11/2019 Availability: 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. ......
9781472836717

German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers

1942-45 Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 58115 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 31/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Since the end of World War II, the strategic bombing of Germany has inspired numerous studies, countless books and several documentary films, and it is not surprising. With more than one million tons of bombs dropped, close to 300,000 civilians killed, 700,000 wounded and in excess of 3,500,000 industrial and residential structures destroyed, the ......
9781526753892

Early Jet Bombers 1944-1954

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Marriott, Leo Code: 57791 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/10/2019 Availability: 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.
9781472829634

Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2

Author: Goss, Chris Code: 57194 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 29/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Initially designed as a high-speed mail aeroplane and airliner, the Do 17 first made an appearance as a military aircraft in the Spanish Civil War, both as a bomber and in reconnaissance roles. In the early stages of World War II, it, together with the Heinkel He 111, formed the backbone of the German bomber arm over Poland, France, Belgium and ......
9788365958426

Petyakov Pe-2 & UPe-2 Tupolev USB

Polish Wings 26 Author: Musialkowski, Lechoslaw Code: 56778 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 24/07/2019 Availability: 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.
9780764356704

A10 Thunderbolt II

Fairchild Republic's Warthog at War Author: Neubeck, Ken Code: 56788 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, commonly nicknamed the "Warthog" due to its unusual and ungainly appearance, became the most effective close-air-support aircraft that has ever served for the US Air Force and Air National Guard. Designed around the GAU-8/A Avenger autocannon, the aircraft was a highly effective tank killer during ......
9780764356728

Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 56789 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781472829054

F-80 Shooting Star Units of the Korean War

Author: Thompson, Warren Code: 56783 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781445687148

Boulton Paul Defiant

An Illustrated History Author: Brew, Alec Code: 56768 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
9781999812867

Bomber Pilot

Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War Memoir Author: Cheshire, Leonard Code: 56712 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
9781526704603

The Dauntless in Battle

Author: Smith, Peter C. Code: 57077 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The full history of the mighty Douglas Dauntless is relayed in exceptional detail.
9781782747109

Dogfight

Military aircraft compared from World War I to the present day Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 55841 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Coined in the pioneer years of military aviation during World War I, the term `dogfight' refers to an aerial battle between two opposing aircraft, with each pilot making the most of his machine's speed and manoeuvrability to shoot down his opponent with guns or rockets. Dogfight is a fascinating exploration of the world's finest combat aircraft, ......
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