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9781911658498

Fleet Air Arm Legends

Fairey Swordfish Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 60495 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 27/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

Few aircraft encompass as many contradictions as the Fairey Swordfish - the legendary Stringbag naval torpedo bomber was approaching antiquation at the start of the war yet struck mortal blows against some of the most powerful battleships in the Axis fleets. Naval Aviation historian Matthew Willis explores how modern technology such as radar ......

9781911667315

Fleet Air Arm Boys: Volume One

Air Defence Fighter Author: Bond, Steve Code: 61871 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 17/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The RAFs continuing role in the projection of air power in the defence of the United Kingdom and its overseas interests since the end of the Second World War is well known. However, the same cannot always be said about the Royal Navys Fleet Air Arm (FAA), in part due to the ten-year gap between the retirement of the Harrier and the arrival of ......

9781526789570

Beaufighter and Mosquito Operations in WWII

The Memoirs of a Radar Operator Author: Pemberton, John Code: 60271 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
Zbysek Necas was just 18, and still a high school student, when he escaped from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia a month before the outbreak of war in 1939.
9781526797957

From F-4 Phantom to A-10 Warthog

Memoirs of a Cold War Fighter Pilot Author: Ladd, Steven K. Code: 61652 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

Fighter pilots! Images of Baron Manfred von Richthofen and Eddie Rickenbacker in the Great War, Johnnie Johnson, Robert Stanford Tuck and Richard Bong in the Second World War, or Robin Olds in Vietnam, all spring to mind. Volumes have been written about them, past and present. Understandably, most of these revolve around the skill, cunning and ......

9781526794185

Barnstormers, Wing-Walking and Flying Circuses

Author: Brown, Peter Code: 61653 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

While large numbers of aeroplanes had been produced In America for the war effort overseas at the Western Front, it was found that that the British, French and Germans were far ahead of them when it came to flight technology, which led to a huge surplus of aeroplanes in the United States. The governments solution to recover some of the money ......

9780306922039

Dogfight over Tokyo

Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in WW2 Author: Wukovits, John Code: 60568 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date: 28/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace
9781399003360

The 'Real' Spitfire Pilot

Flight Lieutenant D.M. Crook DFC's Original Unpublished Manuscript Author: Flight Lieutenant D M Crook DFC Code: 60608 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback Published date: 22/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Flight Lieutenant David Moore Crook DFCs original Spitfire Pilot ranks among the finest first-hand accounts published during the Second World War, particularly for a Battle of Britain airman. It rightly remains a sought-after classic.

A Spitfire pilot during the epic aerial battles of the summer of 1940, DMC became a ......

9781920785000

Spitfire Pilot: Lou Spence

A Story of Bravery, Leadership and Love Author: Spence, John C.H. FRS Code: 61021 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 07/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The biography of decorated RAAF fighter pilot Lou Spence in World Ward II and the Korean War, a story of bravery, leadership and love.
9780008359300

Merlin: The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster

The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWII Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 60565 Price: AU $21.98 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 08/06/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
9780241535868

The Bomber Mafia

A Story Set in War Author: Gladwell, Malcolm Code: 70128 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A riveting tale of persistence, innovation, and the incalculable wages of war, from the international bestselling author of Talking to Strangers and host of the award-winning podcast Revisionist History Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists ......

9781472281968

The Spitfire Kids: The generation who built, supported and flew

Britain's most beloved fighter Author: Cross, Alasdair Code: 60613 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 11/05/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A bestselling BBC World Service ten-part series and podcast that celebrates the men and women who built and flew the Second World War's most famous fighter plane - the Spitfire.
9781405943826

Topgun

The Real Story Author: Pedersen, Dan Code: 59169 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 17/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
9781460756522

Our Great Hearted Men

[Australia Post] Author: Brune, Peter Code: 61031 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/04/2021 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozières, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......

9781911621966

Hawkeye: The Enthralling Autobiography of the Top-Scoring Israel Air

Force Ace of Aces Author: Even-Epstein, BG Giora Code: 59250 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
For more than thirty years, Giora Even-Epstein flew fighters for the Israel Air Force, achieving recognition as a highly skilled military aviator and the highest-scoring jet-mounted ace with the most number of confirmed victories in the French Mirage.
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781526761248

From Phantom to Warthog

Memoirs of a Cold War Fighter Pilot Author: Ladd, Steven K Code: 59994 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 30/09/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Fighter pilots! Images of Baron Manfred von Richthofen and Eddie Rickenbacker in the Great War, Johnnie Johnson, Robert Stanford Tuck and Richard Bong in the Second World War, or Robin Olds in Vietnam, all spring to mind. Volumes have been written about them, past and present. Understandably, most of these revolve around the skill, cunning and ......

9780750993852

The Buried Spitfires of Burma

A 'Fake' History Author: Brockman, Andy Code: 59734 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is the story of Lincolnshire farmer David Cundalls quixotic quest to unearth dozens of Spitfire fighters he believes were buried at the end of WWII. Armed with a high-tech survey showing mysterious shapes under the sunbaked surface of Yangon Airport, Davids expedition is equipped with state of the art JCB excavators, supported by a crack ......

9781612008240

Black Tulip

The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter Ace Author: Schmidt, Erik Code: 58856 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 25/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of the top-scoring ace in history, a Luftwaffe pilot named Erich Hartmann who totalled 352 kills.
9781473835207

Fighter Aces of the Great War

Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 59173 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
First major conflict involving large scale use of aircraft. Adolphe Pegoud, the 1st Ace of the First World War. Aircraft - Observations and photography to fighter and bomber aircraft.
9781526781727

Ace of the Black Cross

The Memoirs of Ernst Udet Author: Udet, Ernst Code: 59198 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Classic and evocative account of a First World War Ace of Aces. Contains a new Introduction by aviation expert RICHARD OVERY which describes, in fascinating detail, the man behind the memoirs.
9781911621898

Harrier Boys Vol One

Cold War Through the Falklands 1969-1990 Author: Marston, Robert Code: 59247 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In Harrier Boys Volume One: Cold War Through the Falklands, 1969-1990, Robert Marston, who flew Harriers for many years, draws together accounts from others who worked with this unique jet through its history.
9781911621904

Meteor Boys: True Tales from UK Operators of Britain's First Jet Fighter

Author: Bond, Steve Code: 59248 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Meteor Boys, one of the ever-popular Boys series. As Britain's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear the personal experiences of its air and ground crews.
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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.
9781526766687

Flying in Defiance of the Reich

A Lancaster Pilot's Rites of Passage Author: Russell, Peter Code: 58218 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/02/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A highly engaging personal account by a decorated RAF pilot.
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: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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.
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 day
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
9781526770257

They Flew Hurricanes

Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 57882 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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.
9781526705808

The Men Who Flew the Vought F4U Corsair

Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 58134 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The Vought F4U Corsair was among the most famous of all Second World War American fighters. Highly distinctive in appearance and with awesome power and performance, it dominated the Pacific theatre in the second half of the war.
9781742379197

ANZAC and Aviator

The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Author: Molkentin, Michael Code: 58074 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 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 ......
9781760851101

The Strong Man

A powerful story of life under fire and one man's journey back from thebrink Author: Edwards, Grant Code: 58103 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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 ......
9781999812874

Fire-Step to Fokker Fodder: From the Trenches to the Red Baron

The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' Lidsey Author: White, Andrew Code: 56877 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 01/09/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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.
9781743795491

The Oarsmen

The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace Author: Patterson, Scott Code: 57514 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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 ......

9781526759108

Frederick Whirlpool VC

The Hidden Victoria Cross Author: Alan, Leek, Code: 56633 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 09/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A gripping book that exposes a long-standing mystery, and tells the Frederick Whirlpool story for the first time.
9781925773422

Hell Of A Time

An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War Author: Ayton, Philip Owen Code: 56626 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date: 02/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
9780733640902

Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance

The stirring story of an Australian hero Author: Veitch, Michael Code: 57637 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date: 29/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
9781445686592

Battle of Britain Voices

37 Fighter Pilots Tell Their Extraordinary Stories Author: Reeve, Jonathan Code: 56529 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The most comprehensive collection of fighter pilot accounts ever published, together with 150 photographs, many in colour.
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