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9781472829559

Me 262 vs P-51 Mustang

Europe 1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 57619 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 26/12/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944, and powered by the Jumo 004 jet engine, the Me 262 outclassed Allied planes in terms of speed and firepower ratio, offering a formidable punch with ......
9788365281555

Supermarine Walrus

Author: Wallsgrove, Roger Code: 51056 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 19/12/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The most comprehensive illustrated technical history ever published of the British single-engine amphibious biplane reconnaissance aircraft which served with the Fleet Air Arm during WWII.
9781526747716

Empty Sky

RAF Voices from the Fall of France and Battle of Britain Author: Higgs, Colin Code: 57026 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/12/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
This new book is based on the graphic, filmed interviews of some of The Few', veterans of the Battle of Britain.
9781911628859

King of Fighters

Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft Designs Author: Maslov, Mikhail Code: 56876 Price: AU $122.12 Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 19/11/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
9781472829108

Me 210/410 Zerstoerer Units

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 57598 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Intended as a progressive development of the twin-engined Bf 110 Zerstoerer (`destroyer' or heavy fighter), the Me 210 first took to the air in September 1939. However, due to a lack of sufficient flight-testing before being declared service-ready, the Me 210 suffered from a less than satisfactory reputation in respect to its flight ......
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Legends of WWII 2020 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 55813 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Carousel Calendars offer a hugely diverse range of square wall calendars which feature amazing photography and large month-to-view grids with plenty of space for writing.

9781612007915

The Paratrooper Training Pocket Manual 1939-1945

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 57147 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The Paratrooper Training Pocket Manual 1939-45 provides an unusually detailed insight into what it took to make a military paratrooper and how he was then utilized as part of wider operations.
9780764356803

The Bell P39 Airacobra and P63 Kingcobra Fighters

Soviet Service during World War II Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 57092 Price: AU $77.46 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Under the Lend-Lease agreement with the US during WWII, the Soviet Union received large quantities of war materiel, including many aircraft; the Bell P-39 Airacobra takes a special place among them. The P-39 was dismissed as hardly suitable for combat both by the US and England, who turned it over in large numbers to the USSR. Soviet pilots had ......
9780306922053

Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific

and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II Author: Wukovits, John Code: 57460 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date: 23/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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
9781472835512

Guadalcanal 1942-43

Japan's bid to knock out Henderson Field and the Cactus Air Force Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 57601 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The campaign for Guadalcanal, which stretched from August 1942 until February 1943, centered on Henderson Field. The airfield was captured by the US on 8 August and placed into operation by 20 August. As long as the airfield was kept operational and stocked with sufficient striking power, the Japanese could not run convoys with heavy equipment and ......
9780008280529

Chastise

The Dambusters Story 1943 Author: Hastings, Max Code: 57179 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 31/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.
9781526761569

A Spy in the Sky

A Photographic Reconnaissance Spitfire Pilot in WWII Author: B, Johnson, Kenneth Code: 57025 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Many stories abound of the daring exploits of the RAF's young fighter pilots defying the might of Hitler's Luftwaffe, and of the dogged courage of the men of Bomber Command flying night after night over Germany in the face of flak and Focke-Wulfs, yet little has been written about the pilots who provided the key evidence that guided the RAF ...
9781460755235

The Basis of Everything

Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb Author: Ramsey, Andrew Code: 57515 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 13/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered the ......

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 ......

9781445694399

Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World Wa

Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of German Author: Eriksson, Patrick Code: 57149 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
9781472829252

Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9

1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 57193 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
9788365958396

North American Aviation P-51B/C & F6C Mustang

Author: Peczkowski, Robert Code: 56795 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 23/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Detailed illustrated monograph covering the design and development of the P-51B/C Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter aircraft.
9781472829634

Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2

Author: Goss, Chris Code: 57194 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......
9781781557167

Soviet Bombers of the Second World War

Author: Moore, Jason Nicholas Code: 57044 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781781557129

Per Ardua

Training an RAF Phantom Crew Author: Norton, B. Code: 57043 Price: AU $45.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Flying the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom was a young mans dream but the path from "Civvy Street" to operational on a fighter squadron was long, arduous and beset with obstacles.

9781781557273

RAF Fighter Command

Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945 Author: Mackay, R. Code: 57046 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book covers the period between the creation in 1936 of Fighter Command and the end of WWII. It purports to demonstrate how a dangerously outmoded structure was transformed through the impetus of a feral aerial conflict into an operational force that effectively challenged and finally helped bring about the Luftwaffe's comprehensive demise.
9781904897323

The Dambusters Flip Book

Author: Imperial War Museums Code: 52443 Price: AU $9.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 10/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......

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.
9781781557259

American Aircraft Development of the Second World War

Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945 Author: Norton, William Code: 55338 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 07/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
9780750990417

Corsair KD431

Preserving The Time Capsule Fighter Revisited Author: Morris, David Code: 56874 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique paint archaeology project that revealed a true time capsule object - Corsair KD43 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
9781526705686

The Men Who Flew the Halifax

Author: W, Bowman, Martin Code: 56668 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
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.
9781472834737

Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway

Author: Rigby, David Code: 56102 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
9781472829603

Spitfire VC vs A6M2/3 Zero-sen

Darwin 1943 Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 56099 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......
9780764356728

Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Luftwaffe's FighterDestroyer in World War II Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 56789 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 29/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9780764356742

P51 Mustang, Vol.1

North American's Mk. I, A, B, and C Models in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57695 Price: AU $30.97 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The North American P-51 Mustang remains one of the most famous and recognizable aircraft in the world to this day. Nimble and fastaqualities that led the Mustang to be used even today in air racesathe aircraft was forged in battle. The early Mustangs, often referred to as "Razorback Mustangs," were the first of the type to be built and helped stem ......
9781526732811

Spitfire!

The Full Story of a Unique Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron Author: Sarkar, Dilip Code: 56797 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A highly-detailed but eminently readable book covering the aviation, military, social and political history involved - focusing on the human experience and sacrifice involved.
9780785837169

Storm of Eagles

The Greatest Aviation Photographs of World War II Author: Dibbs, John Code: 56720 Price: AU $38.72 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: BOOK SALES INC Published date: 26/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in association with the National Museum of World War II Aviation, Storm of Eagles is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book that brings together breathtaking classic and never-before-seen wartime images of pilots and their aircraft. Soaring high above the fields and cities of Europe and Asia, as well as the vast expanse of the ......
9788366148222

Macchi Mc.202

Author: Cardasco, Alessandro Code: 56944 Price: AU $36.65 Format: Paperback / 28 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 15/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In May 1941 the men of the 17th Gruppo in force at the 1st Stormo Caccia, received the first batch of the new fighter designed by eng. Mario Castoldi: the MC.202 Folgore. Derived from the previous Macchi MC.200, but equipped with a more powerful and aerodynamic engine in-line layout (the Daimler Benz 601 A-1 initially German made, then later on ......
9781912423033

War In The Air

The Second World War in Colour Author: Carter, Ian Code: 56119 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 15/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Allied victory in the Second World War owed much to air power. Following the success of The Second World War in Colour, this book presents a further selection of original colour photographs from the IWM collection, focusing on Allied aircraft and airmen.
9781445687148

Boulton Paul Defiant

An Illustrated History Author: Brew, Alec Code: 56768 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Over 200 rare and previously unpublished illustrations of this iconic aircraft - the Boulton Paul Defiant.
9781409425120

RAF Bomber Command Operations During 1943

The Road to Berlin Author: Worrall, Richard Code: 50197 Price: AU $199.14 Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 10/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
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