Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 57582Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:14/11/2019Availability: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. ......
1942-45Author: Nijboer, DonaldCode: 58115Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:31/10/2019Availability: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 ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Marriott, LeoCode: 57791Price:AU $44.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:23/10/2019Availability: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.
Author: Goss, ChrisCode: 57194Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:29/09/2019Availability: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 ......
Polish Wings 26Author: Musialkowski, LechoslawCode: 56778Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:24/07/2019Availability: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.
Fairchild Republic's Warthog at WarAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 56788Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability: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 ......
The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War IIAuthor: MacKay, Ron, Jr.Code: 56789Price:AU $33.74(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/06/2019Availability: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 ......
Author: Thompson, WarrenCode: 56783Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2019Availability: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 ......
An Illustrated HistoryAuthor: Brew, AlecCode: 56768Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:04/06/2019Availability: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.
Author: Forsgren, JanCode: 55292Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the small number of Flying Fortress bomber aircraft that served with foreign air forces during and after WWII.
Military aircraft compared from World War I to the present dayAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 55841Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:07/03/2019Availability: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, ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
and its Low, Fast, and Deadly Missions in World War IIAuthor: Stout, JayCode: 55049Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The story of the 345th Bomb Group, one of the sharpest tools in the U.S. arsenal in the South Pacific in World War II.
Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 55510Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Flying from and between bases in China and India, the B-25s bombed every type of Japanese target during World War 2 in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre, ultimately dropping more ordinance than their larger four-engined B-24 Liberator brethren. Mitchell bombers took on the task of disrupting the flow of Japanese supplies to the frontlines at ......
Low Level Flying-Low Level PhotographyAuthor: Stevens, PhilipCode: 55734Price:AU $34.79(was
AU $57.99)Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Low level flying in military aircraft is challenging for the pilot as it is for the photographer capturing the action. Pilots across air forces describe the skills, procedures and dangers faced when flying fast and low from desert canyons to snow covered mountains. The photographer describes how and where he took the stunning images.
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 ......
Author: Noszczak, MaciejCode: 52147Price:AU $18.00Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
4 fold-out large-format (650 x 297 mm) scale plans for 1/32 scale modellers of the German WWII twin-engined fast medium bomber with its distinctive "greenhouse" nose.
The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital ShipAuthor: Jabes, D.Code: 51697Price:AU $41.99(was
AU $69.99)Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 51569Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In many ways, the Heinkel He 177 'Greif' (Griffon) was Nazi Germany's 'lost' strategic bomber. With some fundamental creases ironed out, and built in large numbers, the He 177 would have offered the Luftwaffe the means with which to carry out long-range, mass bombing attacks against targets of a strategic nature. Although competing interests and ......
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.
Air Superiority LegendAuthor: Chambers, Mark ACode: 51068Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Published date:11/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Since its first flight in May 1958, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II proved to be a tough, rugged and excellent all-weather, air superiority fighter/bomber. From flying fleet defence missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis and performing as an air superiority fighter/bomber during the Vietnam War, to taking out Iraqi surface-to-air missile ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 50935Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Of the many futuristic military aircraft concepts created in the 1950s the North American XB-70 still stands out as the most awe-inspiring. With its huge, white partially-folding delta wing, its fuselage resembling a striking cobra and its extraordinary performance, it was one of the foremost technological achievements of the 20th Century. A ......
The Story of the Men Who Flew Raaf Lancaster J for JigAuthor: Colman, MikeCode: 51411Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:21/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On the evening of 24 February 1944, RAAF Lancaster bomber J for Jig took off from an airfield in Lincolnshire. On board was a crew of seven young men-five Australians, two Scots-whose mission was to bomb factories in Schweinfurt, Germany. But J for Jig never reached its target. It was shot down in the night skies over France. This book is about ......
All marks and variants (1935 - 45)Author: Falconer, JonathonCode: 50136Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:08/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer describes the design, construction and operation of the feared Stuka, which saw frontline action wherever the German Army went - from Norway, western Europe and Russia, to North Africa.
History, Design, Specifications, Combat PerformanceAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 55550Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:06/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Designed in the mid-1930s, originally to protect the coasts of the US from hostile warships, the Boeing B-17 went on to become a mainstay of Allied bombing raids against Nazi Germany. Unremitting and crushing attacks by hordes of these `Flying Fortresses' helped bring the Third Reich to its knees and drove the German high command to consider ever ......
Author: Mattioli, MarcoCode: 49516Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:04/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as a transport, the aircraft had evolved into a dedicated medium bomber by the time the S.79-I made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. During World War 2, it became Italy's most successful bomber, and the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Although initially ......
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 49668Price:AU $81.38Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
1941-1945Author: Robson, MartinCode: 51351Price:AU $19.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:14/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Part of the bestselling Conway pocket-book series, The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual collates authentic period sources, including pilot's notes and other Air Ministry publications, to provide a unique guide to this awe-inspiring aircraft.
Author: Chapis, StephenCode: 49541Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets - principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter - from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft's speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this deadly threat as the Luftwaffe targeted the medium and heavy bombers attacking targets across the Reich. A ......
RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942Author: Sams, ChrisCode: 50797Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:25/10/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of the early years of Bomber Command and the aircraft they flew from 1939 to 1942, including Blenheims, Hampdens, Wellingtons, Whitleys, and Battles. These aircraft were involved in campaigns in France, Norway, Germany, Greece, Africa, and the Middle East, where they were often outmatched, but relentless in their missions.
Air Defence from the Cold War to ConfrontationAuthor: Bond, SteveCode: 49755Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:29/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Gloster Javelin was the UK's first line of night and all-weather air defence both at home and in RAF Germany. In the 1950s, when it replaced the Meteor and Venom, this revolutionary bomber/interceptor became the focus of many great stories told here in terrific detail.
South Atlantic 1982Author: Dildy, DougCode: 49518Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Following Argentina's military operation to take possession of the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government launched a major naval operation to return them to British rule. Defending the Royal Navy task force were two small squadrons totalling 20 Sea Harriers (SHARs). Initial clashes between SHARs and ......