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9781526766748

Malta Spitfire Pilot

5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942 Author: Barnham, Denis Code: 57881 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781911658245

Heinkel He 162

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 1 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 58220 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
9781911658061

RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile

Author: Sandham-Bailey, Chris Code: 57904 Price: AU $49.01 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
"RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile features more than 200 highly detailed profiles of 15 different aircraft types flown by the Royal Air Force between 1939 and 1945."
9781612008486

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1939-42

Author: Page, Neil Code: 58239 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This first volume of German Fighter Aces trace the story of the Luftwaffe's day fighter arm (der Tagjagd) from its inception to 1942.
9781472840912

P-47D Thunderbolt vs Ki-43-II Oscar

New Guinea 1943-44 Author: Claringsbould, Michael Code: 59327 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......

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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

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 ......

9781838950699

Spitfire

The Biography Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59323 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolise Britains defiance ......

9781612008790

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1943-45

Author: Page, Neil Code: 59212 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 05/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A fully illustrated account of the Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe from 1942 to 1945.
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: 05/09/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"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. "
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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 ......
9781781557631

De Havilland and Hatfield 1936-1993

Author: Birtles, Philip Code: 59005 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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 ......
9781911658085

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe - Vol 1

Jet Fighters 1939 -1945 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57864 Price: AU $81.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
9788365958372

Swedish Bomber Colours 1924-1958

Author: Forslund, Mikael Code: 59055 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
An illustrated study of the colours and markings on Swedish bomber aircraft deployed before and during World War II and in the early 1950s.
9781472840875

P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-sen

East Indies and Darwin 1942 Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 58967 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped with the aircraft were duly forced into combat against the deadly A6M2 Zero-sen, which had already earned itself a near-mythical reputation following ......
9780233006154

Spitfire Summer

The Story of the Battle of Britain Author: Brown, Malcolm Code: 58230 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Packed full of unique material and first-hand accounts from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, it tells of the men and women who won the Battle of Britain in that fateful summer, at home and in the air.
9781781557518

Boulton Paul Aircraft Since 1915

Author: Brew, Alec Code: 59004 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Boulton Paul has been one of the great innovators of British aviation. They built more Camels than Sopwiths, the first all-steel airframe, the largest aircraft ever built in Britain, the first with a power-operated gun turret, the famous Defiant, the first single-engine turboprop, and are now world leaders in power control units and fly-by-wire.
9781910809358

Regia Aeronautica's Advanced Aircraft 1934-1943

Italian Secret Projects Author: Comelli, Marco Code: 57618 Price: AU $56.02 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
9781472839183

To Defeat the Few: The Luftwaffe's campaign to destroy RAF Fighter

Command, August-September 1940 Author: Dildy, Douglas C. Code: 58964 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Over the past 77 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of 'The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for the RAF's victory in the epic battle. However, this is only part of the story. The results of an air campaign cannot be measured in terms of territory ......
9781760854294

Australia's Greatest Escapes

Gripping tales of wartime bravery Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59355 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......

9781760855178

The Diggers of Colditz

The classic Australian POW story Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59356 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Colditz Castle was Nazi Germanys infamous escape-proof wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold . . . by any ......

9781911658337

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Eagles of the Luftwaffe Author: Saunders, Andy Code: 58222 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 05/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
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.
9781529378078

Battle of Britain

The pilots and planes that made history Author: Pearson, Simon Code: 58985 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date: 29/04/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
9781781556719

Arado Flugzeugwerke

Aircraft and Development History Author: Koos, Volker Code: 58028 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 09/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
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.
9781911658047

Spitfires Over Berlin

Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final Months Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57830 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 27/12/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."
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 ......
9780764358609

Messerschmitt Bf109E

Germany's Premier Early World War II Fighter Author: Johnston, David Code: 57856 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Bf 109 E "Emil" entered service in 1938. The aircraft's DB 601 engine transformed its performance, making the Messerschmitt fighter one of the most capable anywhere in the world at the time. After seeing action late in the Spanish Civil War, the Emil was Germany's premier fighter aircraft during the early years of World War II, seeing action ......
9780764358623

USS Hornet (CV-8)

From the Doolittle Raid and Midway to Santa Cruz Author: Doyle, David Code: 57858 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 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 ......
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.
9781526737199

The Zeppelin Offensive

A German Perspective in Pictures and Postcards Author: Marks, David Code: 57772 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Published date: 07/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An unusual perspective on the first Blitz, being seen from the German point of view.
9781760633066

RAAF Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying

Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine Author: Cleworth, Robert Code: 59391 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details were ever given about the incident that took his life, nor the reason his plane went down. For Reg's younger brother, Robert, the news came as a fulfilling prophecy. The last time they saw each other, Reg confided in Robert, ......
9781760528546

Larrikins in Khaki

Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers Author: Bowden, Tim Code: 57513 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity, Australian soldiers were a wild and irreverent lot, even in the worst of circumstances during World War II. In Larrikins in Khaki, Tim Bowden has collected compelling and vivid stories of individual soldiers whose ......

9780733640551

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942

Japan's first land defeat in World War II Author: Veitch, Michael Code: 57512 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
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