The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter AceAuthor: Schmidt, ErikCode: 58856Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.
A Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $39.29Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
Author: Stewart, AdrianCode: 57882Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the full war service of the famous Hawker Hurricane with gripping first-hand personal accounts by pilots of this legendary fighter aircraft.
The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to AustraliaAuthor: Molkentin, MichaelCode: 58074Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysisAuthor: Hedderman, BillyCode: 57042Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/10/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.’ On 31 December 2014 Billy Hedderman suffered a catastrophic injury to his spinal cord while body-boarding on the Sunshine Coast, paralysing him almost completely from the neck down.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:01/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Based on Jack Lidsey's detailed First World War diary, a unique personal insight into life and death on the Western Front, both in the trenches and in the air, including combat with the Red Baron.
A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from thebrinkAuthor: Edwards, GrantCode: 58103Price:AU $35.00Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:01/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from the brink. Grant Edwards was once an elite athlete, Olympics qualifier and Australia's strongest man. His Guinness Book of Records feats of strength were acclaimed internationally, and as a high ranking police officer he spent decades protecting vulnerable people around the ......
The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to PeaceAuthor: Patterson, ScottCode: 57514Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime, how to keep these disgruntled, damaged men with guns occupied? In a word: sport. The Oarsmen tells the story of the servicemen ......
Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War MemoirAuthor: Cheshire, LeonardCode: 56712Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:04/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command.
The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 SQN RAAFAuthor: Elliott, MalCode: 56856Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:24/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying for Bomber Command during World War II. Lovingly crafted by his nephew, Mal Elliott, this book brings to life a young man whose name was never spoken by his family and who was a stranger to his modern-day descendants.
The Hidden Victoria CrossAuthor: Alan, Leek,Code: 56633Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:09/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping book that exposes a long-standing mystery, and tells the Frederick Whirlpool story for the first time.
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date:02/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War OneAuthor: Prickett, DarrenCode: 55335Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of the AIF to deploy on active service and to come under enemy fire, in defence of the Suez Canal against a Turkish attack in February 1915, almost three months before the Gallipoli landing.
The stirring story of an Australian heroAuthor: Veitch, MichaelCode: 57637Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
37 Fighter Pilots Tell Their Extraordinary StoriesAuthor: Reeve, JonathanCode: 56529Price:AU $40.74Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive collection of fighter pilot accounts ever published, together with 150 photographs, many in colour.
Author: Burness, PeterCode: 55503Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 644 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:11/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries form a unique and personal record of his experiences and observations throughout the war and were the basis of his twelve-volume official war history.
As Military CommanderAuthor: Pedersen, PeterCode: 51116Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:04/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Dr Peter Pedersen’s scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia’s best known military leader. In 1918 the Australian Corps under Monash’s command played a leading role in the Allied advance to victory on the Western Front. Its successes in the battles of Hamel and Amiens, the taking of Mont St Quentin and Péronne ......
An extraordinary account of 11 family members in the Great WarAuthor: Holloway, AdamCode: 52390Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/10/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great adventure that would change their lives — the Great War. Author Adam Holloway, a direct descendant, takes the reader into the lives of each of these men as they embark on a journey from which they are unlikely to return. ......
From the First Fleet to the Modern DayAuthor: Moore, JonathonCode: 52354Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southern hemisphere with a tiny population compared to their densely populated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past two hundred years the Australian military has punched well above its weight, earning a reputation for bravery and efficiency unrivalled in the modern world. ......
Australia's Hidden Victoria CrossAuthor: Leek, AlanCode: 52388Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 265 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"A riveting historical mystery that sweeps four continents and fills a void in the Victoria Cross story." Frederick Whirlpool’s Victoria Cross is displayed near the entrance to the Hall of Valour at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. It was the first VC pinned to an Australian uniform, yet almost nothing was known about its enigmatic ......
The battle of Le Hamel and the 93 minutes that changed the worldAuthor: FitzSimons, PeterCode: 51789Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: CONSTABLE Published date:07/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first modern battle as it should be told.
True Tales from Pilots and Engineers of the RAF's Iconic Supersonic FighAuthor: Pike, RichardCode: 51892Price:AU $25.98Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The sequel to the bestselling The Lightning Boys, Lightning Boys 2 is a must-have companion and continues the theme of tales from pilots and other crew connected with this iconic aircraft, giving a rare insight into post-war fighter operations.
True Tales from Those Who Flew the Last 'All-British Bomber'Author: Pitchfork, Air Commodore GrahamCode: 51893Price:AU $25.98Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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.
The Autobiography of a Box-Kite PioneerAuthor: Merriam, Frederick WarrenCode: 51585Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 131 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the controls of a Bristol Box-kite, in 1912 he was the first pilot in Britain to fly through cloud
Pat Hughes: Battle of Britain Top GunAuthor: Newton, DennisCode: 50210Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:12/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
Author: Hotson, Lewis (Chick)Code: 51134Price:AU $29.99Format: 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 ......
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 ......
Author: Davis, CateCode: 50828Price:AU $26.39(was
AU $32.99)Format: Paperback / 228 pages Publisher: HORIZON PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/12/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the story of one soldier of the so called Great War. He sailed from Australia at the end of 1914, a proud, even bombastic youth with the certainty that he would do his bit to save Mother England and by doing so, set the world on the right path. He was totally ignorant of the real causes of this war and the place that the different ......
The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan MenziesAuthor: Willis, MatthewCode: 49463Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Duncan Menzies flew with the RAF in the Middle East, the Aeroplane and Armament Evaluation Establishment, and finally Fairey Aviation in a flying career that lasted from the late 1920s to the 1950s. In doing so he saw the world of flying change from a carefree one of open cockpits and few rules to the jet age, with its complexities and crowded ......
Australia's Greatest Fighter PilotAuthor: Watson, JeffreyCode: 49569Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:08/08/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and a born leader. He saw action against the Germans, Italians and Japanese, and remains Australia's greatest ever fighter pilot - this is his definitive biography. Now part of the HACHETTE MILITARY COLLECTION.
A Photographic Biography of the Lone EagleAuthor: McAllister, BruceCode: 47949Price:AU $87.93Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: ROUNDUP PRESS Published date:01/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Many Americans who no longer remember the legacy of the worlds first true media celebrity have forgotten Charles A. Lindberghaviator, adventurer, author, activist, pathfinder, fighter pilot, and conservationist. This book brings back to life that epic career in evocative text and hundreds of photographs, many rarely published, reawakening the ......
The Extraordinary True Story of Len Opie, Australia's Deadliest SoldierAuthor: Faulkner, AndrewCode: 51113Price:AU $31.57Format: 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 ......
Bert Hall, Aviator and Mercenary of the SkiesAuthor: Pardoe, Blaine LeeCode: 1781551308Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/10/2010Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A definitive biography of the aviator Bert Hall of the Lafayette Escadrille, a French fighter squadron during World War 1. Hall was variously labelled as: rogue, card cheat, forger, human cannonball, criminal, bigamist, deserter, filmmaker, author, Chinese General, arms smuggler, Foreign Legionnaire, salesman, aerial racer amd aviation pioneer.