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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: 12/06/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9781473899964

A Battle of Britain Spitfire Squadron

The Men and Machines of 152 Squadron in the Summer of 1940 Author: Burt, Danny Code: 49502 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 05/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
More than 100 hundred pictures, many never published before, have been drawn together by the author in this exceptionally detailed squadron account.
9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781445671499

A Spitfire Pilot's Story

Pat Hughes: Battle of Britain Top Gun Author: Newton, Dennis Code: 50210 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/03/2018 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Pat Hughes is today perhaps the greatest unsung hero of the Battle of Britain. Ranked sixth in the `ace of aces of the aerial campaign of summer 1940, he shot down at least fourteen enemy aircraft, mostly the Spitfires closely matched rival the Messerschmitt Me 109. As a flight commander in 234 Squadron he advocated bold, close-in tactics and ......

9781472826381

Morning Star, Midnight Sun

The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1 Author: Cox, Jeffrey Code: 50254 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 444 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 01/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of ......
9781468315011

Return of the Dambusters

The Exploits of World War II's Most Daring Flyers After the Flood Author: Nichol, John Code: 48765 Price: AU $29.26 Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: OVERLOOK PRESS Published date: 15/08/2017 Availability: Sold Out

The Dambusters were the go-to forces for dangerous precision attacks: They bombed Hitlers prize battleship, Tirpitz, as well as rocket sites, weapon strongholds, and the dams at the heart of the industrial Ruhr; they targeted enemy leaders including Hitler and Mussolini; and they created a false fleet on D-Day, which fooled the Germans. But ......

9781781556252

Battle for the Channel

The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July - 10 August 1940 Author: Cull, Brian Code: 49897 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: Sold Out
10 July 1940-the official first day of the Battle of Britain-witnessed the main assaults by ever-increasing formations of Luftwaffe bombers, escorted by Bf109s and Bf110s. The Thin Blue Line tells the story. RAF Spitfires and Hurricanes endeavoured to repel the Heinkels, Dorniers and Ju88s, frequently with ill-afforded loss in pilots and aircraft.
9780718186296

The Battle of Britain

Author: Holland, James Code: 48049 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 56 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history. Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story. Inside, you'll ......
9781473858923

Air Battle for Burma

Allied Pilots' Fight for Supremacy Author: Evans, Bryn Code: 47227 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A new angle on the increasingly popular Burma Theatre
9781476664019

Kiffin Yates Rockwell and the Birth of the United States Air Force

Author: Murphy, T. B. Code: 46181 Price: AU $53.90 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2016 Availability: 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"--
9781612517667

Attack from the Sea

Author: Trimble, William F Code: 40291 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"An award-winning aviation historian chronicles the Navy's efforts to develop a powerful sea-based strike force through the use of long-range attack seaplanes supported by surface ships and submarines. William Trimble traces the concept back to the early 1930s when American strategic planners sought ways to mount an assault across the Pacific with ......
9780008100858

Return of the Dambusters

What 617 Squadron Did Next Author: Nichol, John Code: 39821 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

(Previously published as After the Flood) Former RAF Tornado Navigator and Gulf War veteran John Nichol sets out on a personal journey to discover what happened to 617 Squadron after the flood. RAF 617 Squadrons destruction of the dams at the heart of the Ruhr made them heroes and celebrities of their time. But this elite squadron was also ......

9781781555194

B-24 Bridge Busters

RAF Liberators Over Burma Author: Colin Pateman Code: 49072 Price: AU $35.97 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RAF Liberators over Burma provides an insight of operational flying in the Far East, including an examination of the importance of bombing bridges and railway constructions to thwart the Japanese transit infrastructure. In many cases the efforts and sacrifice by dedicated Commonwealth aircrew are recounted from their own flying logbooks.
9781473861626

Eastern Front Air War 1941 - 1945

Author: Tucker-Jones, Anthony Code: 40139 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A selection of over 150 rare wartime photographs of the Luftwaffe and the Red Air Force
9781910500255

Eagle Day

The Battle of Britain August 6th - September 15th 1940 Author: Collier, Richard Code: 49091 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Colliers chronicle of the desperate six weeks either side of 13th August 1940 when a few hundred pilots,navigators and gunners won one of the most decisive,as well as gallant, battles in the annals of war.Based on over 400 eye-witness accounts from Allied and German sources, this book gives a compelling account of history in the making.Over the ......
9781910500286

Summer of No Surrender

Author: Bickers, Richard Townshend Code: 49126 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 15/09/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Summer of No Surrender The Battle of Britain...the testing time for the pilots of the R.A.F. - and the Luftwaffe. In the skies over the Channel, young men were proving their courage to the enemy, to their comrades, and to themselves...Flying Officer Peter Knight and Lieutenant Erich Hafner had begun to recognise the markings of each others ......
9780993016936

Voices of the Battle of Britain H/C plus 2 DVDs

Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 49045 Price: AU $67.49 (was AU $89.99) Format: Mixed media product / 180 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
It was a crucial moment of World War II. 1940. The Royal Air Force, virtually alone, defended the skies of Britain against massed formations of German bombers. They put up such a ferocious defense that Hitler gave up ideas of invading Britain and turned his attention to an assault on the Soviet Union. Of those pilots who courageously flew their ......
9781781553107

Diary of a Hurricane Pilot in the Battle of France

Francis Blackadder of 607 Squadron Author: Dixon, Robert Code: 47806 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/10/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Before the Battle of Britain was the Battle for France - and the first deployment of the Hurricane, in this gripping wartime diary
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D-Day Bomber Command Failed to Return

Author: Steve Darlow Code: 33582 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 22/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On the 14 and 15 October 1944 RAF Bomber Command unleashed one of the Second World Wars most devastating bombardments, targeting the German industrial city of Duisburg. Known as Operation Hurricane, Bomber Commands maximum effort involved approximately one thousand four-engine heavy bombers on each attack, delivering a whirlwind assault on the ......
9781870067829

Aerodromes of Fighter Command Then and Now

Author: Brooks, Robin Code: 47593 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: AFTER THE BATTLE Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

RAF Fighter Command was established in July 1936 to provide the airborne element in
the defence of Britain against air attack. The aerodromes under the Command described in
this book came under the control of several Groups: No. 9 in the west, No. 10 covering the
south-west, No. 11 in the south-east, No. 12 on ......

9780241968970

D-Day

The Battle for Normandy Author: Beevor, Antony Code: 51336 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 624 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 24/04/2014 Availability: 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.
9781781553183

Sinking the Beast

The RAF 1944 Lancaster Raids Against Tirpitz Author: Forsgren, Jan Code: 47843 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/04/2014 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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
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The Battle of Britain Story DVD

Author: Pegasus Entertainment Code: 27038 Price: AU $14.95 Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 26/03/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With the surrender of France on 22nd of June l 940, Britain and her Commonwealth stood alone against the might of the German armed forces. In that dark summer of 1940, the threat of invasion hung heavily over Britain and children were once more evacuated to the countryside. The army was still recovering from its defeat in France and could offer no ......
9781781551165

First of the Few

5 June - July 1940 Author: Cull, Brian Code: 1781551162 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 30/09/2013 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This unique book covers operations a month before the 'official' start of the Battle of Britain: 5 June-9 July 1940.
9780957116337

Bomber Command-Operation Hurricane: 14-15 Oct 1944

Author: Marc Hall Code: 33581 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 30/05/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On the 14 and 15 October 1944 RAF Bomber Command unleashed one of the Second World Wars most devastating bombardments, targeting the German industrial city of Duisburg. Known as Operation Hurricane, Bomber Commands maximum effort involved approximately one thousand four-engine heavy bombers on each attack, delivering a whirlwind assault on the ......
9780957116344

Dam Busters Failed to Return

Author: Robert Owen Code: 35583 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 30/05/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
On the night of 16/17 May 1943 a select group of young RAF Bomber Command airmen carried out one of the most audacious and daring low level raids of the Second World War. Nineteen aircrews of No.617 Squadron, flying modified Avro Lancasters, each armed with a bouncing bomb, were detailed to attack specific dams, viewed as essential to Germanys war ......
9781781550854

Rise Against Eagles

Stories of RAF Airmen in the Battle of Britain Author: Yeoman, Christopher Code: 1781550859 Price: AU $33.00 (was AU $55.00) Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The focus of this work is on a selection of pilots who fought during that long summer and autumn of 1940, when everything depended on the RAF achieving air superiority to prevent an invasion of Britain. These exceptional pilots are remembered for their evocative stories which are ripe with gripping combat experiences and gruelling sacrifice.
9781906502843

Japanese Naval Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces, 1932-1945

Author: Ikuhiko Hata Code: 35566 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 15/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The book commences with a comprehensive account of the operations of navy fighter units throughout the period under review. This is followed by individual sections detailing the history and achievements of each unit involved, be it land-based or aircraft carrier-based. A major section then provides biographical details regarding all pilots ......
9781908117076

Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942

Author: Christopher F Shores Code: 35564 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 19/09/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
It is now more than 40 years since Fighters over the Desert was published, and nearly as long since this was followed by Fighters over Tunisia. Both volumes have long been out of print and collectors’ items, but, despite much prompting, Christopher Shores has resolutely refused to permit their reprinting until he amassed so much more information. ......
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British Airshows 2011 DVD (2 Disc Set)

Author: Planes TV Code: 24913 Price: AU $44.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: PLANESTV.COM Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: It is not just the 16 or so events that make British Airshows so entertaining, it's the fact that we choose the very best action. Where we record performers regularly (like the Red Arrows and The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) we bring you our best footage - maybe it's clear skies and dramatic weather or maybe it's a ......
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First Light DVD - The Story of the Youngest Spitfire Pillot

Author: SBS Code: 24060 Price: AU $33.95 Format: DVD / 78 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: The dramatic story of the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain Geoffrey Wellum was just 18 when he was thrown into combat as a fighter pilot at the beginning of the terrifying air war of the Battle of Britain. Now seventy years on and aged 89, he is still haunted by the conflict that almost destroyed him. ......
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Battle of Britain DVD (Colin & Ewen McGregor)

Author: SBS Code: 24062 Price: AU $33.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

To mark the Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, arguably the most important event in modern British history, brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor present a ninety minute special for BBC1 leading us through the timeline of events during the height of the Battle. 

9781906502560

Battle of Heligoland Bight 1939: Luftwaffe's Baptism of Fire

Author: Robin Holmes Code: 33579 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 30/10/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the first British bombing raid of the Second World War, of why Bomber Command flew by night and of the Wellington Mk.1A are all closely linked together. It is a story of the stone age of strategic bombing. On the 4th of September 1939 Squadron Leader Paul Harris led 149 Squadron to Brunsbuttel, Wilhelmshaven in a Mk. 1 Wellington ......
9781407221311

The Battle of Britain - Dowding and the First Victory, 1940

Author: John Ray Code: 22503 Price: AU $13.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: DENNIS JONES & ASSOCIATES Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publishers notes: July 1940: as Britain stood alone, the Army exhausted and defeated by the Wehrmacht and the Royal Navy stretched worldwide, only the English Channel and the RAF remained between Britain and the expected German invasion. But the Luftwaffe's ill-prepared and last-minute assault on the RAF was met by a carefully planned system of ......
9781580071222

Northrop's Night Hunter - P-61 Black Widow

Author: Jeff Kolln Code: 22141 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
Publisher's Notes: World War II changed the face of warfare forever. Now enemies were fighting and flying all night, which mandated that a fighter be developed that could carry a new technological invention aloft - radar. Guided by ground stations toward the target, the P-61 would acquire an enemy aircraft with its on-board radar and close for ......
9781580071369

MiG Killers - A Chronology of US Air Victories in Vietnam 1965-1973

Author: Donald J. Jr McCarthy Code: 22145 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: MiG KILLERS: A Chronology of U.S. Air Victories in Vietnam 1965-1973 tells the dramatic story of U.S. Air Force and Navy flight crews who battled the Soviet-built enemy MiGs in the war-torn skies over Southeast Asia. Readers will learn new information on this subject from vivid and detailed narrative describing all 202 MiG ......
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