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9781612009346

US Aircraft Carriers 1939-45

Author: Bauernfeind, Ingo Code: 60218 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
A detailed and fully illustrated account of United States aircraft carriers during World War II.
9781838860837

Russian Aircraft of World War II

1939-1945 Author: Ward, Edward Code: 60671 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
Organised chronologically by type, Russian Aircraft of World War II is a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force. All the major and many minor types are featured, including fighters, dive-bombers, ground-attack aircraft, night bombers, strategic bombers and reconnaissance and transport aircraft.
9781911658061

RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile

Author: Sandham-Bailey, Chris Code: 57904 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 03/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
"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."
9781460756256

Australian Code Breakers

Author: Phelps, James Code: 60611 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 02/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......
9788365958266

Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1918-1941

Author: Petrovic, Ognjan Code: 58032 Price: AU $78.57 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Yugoslav Air Force from 1918 to 1941 are shown in many historical photographs and colour profiles.
9781911639718

Luftwaffe Fighters, Aces, Units and Aircraft 1939-1945

Author: Page, Neil Code: 60682 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 13/06/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The Luftwaffe was able to field some of the world's finest fighter aircraft and pilots during WW2. This publication from renowned researcher Neil Page looks at the German Jagdflieger throughout the conflict, covering campaigns, unit histories and ace pilot biographies, illustrated throughout with more than 250 images.
9780648926214

The Royal Australian Air Force in South Australia during WWII

Adelaide - Gawler - Mallala - Mount Gambier - Parafield - Port Pirie - V Author: Ingman, Peter Code: 60582 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 92 pages Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Within the first two years of WWII, the RAAF had rapidly expanded to have a major presence in South Australia, flying hundreds of aircraft and employing many thousands of personnel. This presence was especially important in the regional areas of Gawler, Port Pirie, Mallala, Mount Gambier and Victor Harbor.
9780241535004

The Bomber Mafia

A Story Set in War Author: Gladwell, Malcolm Code: 60818 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021

The international bestselling author returns with an exploration of one of the grandest obsessions of the twentieth century The Bomber Mafia is a case study in how dreams go awry. When some shiny new idea drops from the heavens, it does not land softly in our laps. It lands hard, on the ground, and shatters. In the years before the Second World ......

9781911658054

Eagles of the Luftwaffe

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57863 Price: AU $38.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 22/05/2021 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. "
9788366549234

Single 29: Yakovlev Yak-23

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 60319 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 11/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
A compilation for aero modellers of 4-view colour profiles, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the Yakovlev Yak-23 with scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals.
9781911658092

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe - Vol 2

Bombers 1939 -1945 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57865 Price: AU $54.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
9780764361296

B-17 Flying Fortress Vol. 2

Boeing's B-17E through B-17H in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 60299 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book - the second of two volumes - chronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the late models of the Flying Fortress, from the first truly combat-capable model, the B-17E, to the ......
9781526789891

Hitler's Strategic Bombing Offensive on the Eastern Front

Blitz Over the Volga, 1943 Author: Degtev, Dmitry Code: 60644 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
The story of the largest operation the Luftwaffe undertook on the Eastern Front - in support of the Kursk offensive.
9781526789570

Beaufighter and Mosquito Operations in WWII

The Memoirs of a Radar Operator Author: Pemberton, John Code: 60271 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Published date: 30/04/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
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.
9781911658337

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Eagles of the Luftwaffe Author: Saunders, Andy Code: 58222 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/04/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
The original dive-bomber, the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, profiled by Luftwaffe expert Andy Saunders.
9781911658863

The Secret Horsepower Race - Special edition DB 601

Western Front Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum Code: 60685 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war. Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by piston-engined fighters.
9781911658870

The Secret Horsepower Race - Special edition Merlin

Western Front Fighter Engine Development Author: Douglas, Calum Code: 60686 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The piston engines that powered Second World War fighters, the men who designed them, and the secret intelligence work carried out by both Britain and Germany would determine the outcome of the first global air war. Advanced jet engines may have been in development but every militarily significant air battle was fought by piston-engined fighters.
9780648926207

Pacific Profiles - Volume Three 1942-44

Allied Medium Bombers: Douglas A-20 Havoc Series Southwest Pacific Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 60581 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pacific Profiles Volume Three illustrates, by squadron, USAAF Fifth Air Force and RAAF Douglas A-20 series medium bombers operating in New Guinea from July 1942 to the end of 1944.
9780811739603

The Jagged Edge of Duty

A Fighter Pilot's World War II Author: Richardson, Robert Code: 60849 Price: AU $38.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Knepper's story is the story-in-microcosm of thousands of American fighter pilots in World War II.
9781911658276

Messerschmitt Me 262

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe Close Up 2 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 58221 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/03/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
Projects and plans to alter and improve Germany's infamous WW2 jet fighter - the Me 262.
9781472844972

Arado Ar 196 Units in Combat

Combat Aircraft Author: de Jong, Peter Code: 60164 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A detailed study of the attractive Arado Ar 196, one of the last fighting seaplanes. It was the standard seagoing aircraft for the German Kriegsmarine during World War II, providing the Luftwaffe with reach into the southern oceans.
9788366148970

The Fighter/Bomber Horten Ho 229

Author: Rys, Marek Code: 60706 Price: AU $41.69 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 28/01/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Covers the first ever "flying wing" jet, built at the very end of World War II in the German Gotha factory.
9781472848512

World War II Fighter Planes Spotter's Guide

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 60203 Price: AU $17.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw pilots from around the world battling in the skies over Europe, Asia and Africa, with victory resting upon their nerve, skill and the capabilities of some of history's most iconic aircraft. In the chaos of battle, it was vital that they could quickly identify friend from foe. But do you know your Hurricane from your Bf 109, or ......
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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
9781612009124

Widowmaker

Living and Dying with the Corsair Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 59748 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 214 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

"Despite everything I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs, they were the best you know even though it took me sometime to realise this when so many friends died flying them." (Colin Facer, Corsair pilot, HMS Illustrious) The Vought-Sikorsky Corsair was one of the most potent fighters of the Second World War. It was also one of the most ......

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: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Dan Sharp analyses Germany's last-gasp WW2 Volksj ger jet fighter programme.
9781911621942

Halton Boys: True Tales from Pilots and Ground Crew Proud to be called

'Trenchard Brats' Author: Feast, Sean Code: 59996 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The RAF Halton Apprenticeship Scheme has a deserved reputation for excellence. The brainchild of MRAF Hugh Trenchard, the founder of the Royal Air Force, it took the traditional idea of an apprenticeship and interpreted it in a novel way. It allowed teenage boys from any social background or geography to learn a technical trade that would equip ......

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9781777029715

Fighters of the Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945

Author: Langton, Jerry Code: 60459 Price: AU $30.14 Format: Paperback / 154 pages Published date: 11/09/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Bestselling author Jerry Langton takes a critical and detailed look at the fighter aircraft used by the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Focusing on each aircraft's combat history, Fighters of the Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945 is an informative and entertaining read about a part of history that is too often overlooked.
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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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 ......
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: 23/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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, ......

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
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: 15/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A fully illustrated account of the Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe from 1942 to 1945.
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: Available, 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."
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