Adelaide - Gawler - Mallala - Mount Gambier - Parafield - Port Pirie - VAuthor: Ingman, PeterCode: 60582Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 92 pages Published date:01/06/2021Availability: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.
The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New ZealandBetween the World WarsAuthor: Spencer, Alex MCode: 59205Price:AU $66.00Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. The book also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military aviation technology to the defense of the global Empire and provides insight into the nature of the political relationship between the Pacific Dominions and Britain.
The Royal Australian Air Force 1972-1996Author: Lax, MarkCode: 58814Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 460 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/03/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
As Australia withdrew from Vietnam in 1972, few in the Australian Defence Force, none the least those in the Royal Australian Air Force could foresee the immense change that would sweep across the Service. New and emerging international relationships, changing Australian social attitudes, and a growing sense of defence self-reliance would all ......
From jet fighter pilot to airline captainAuthor: Enright, TomCode: 56774Price:AU $36.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date:17/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A New Zealand squadron leader, flying-boat captain and airliner pilot on a life of aerial adventure Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an ......
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.
The Australians Road to Victory in the First World WarAuthor: Davies, WillCode: 52350Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:01/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the saving of Amiens, and Paris, from German occupation. Then came General John Monashs first victory as ......
The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneersAuthor: Searle, RickCode: 57635Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:25/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford Smith, whose untimely death robbed Australia of a huge talent.
Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter PilotAuthor: Rees, PeterCode: 57634Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:27/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'You were the master of the machine...you were an airman.' Flying Officer Bob Crawford Len Waters was a Kamilaroi man. Born on an Aboriginal reserve, he left school at thirteen and by twenty was piloting a RAAF Kittyhawk fighter with 78 Squadron in the lethal skies over the Pacific in World War II. It was serious and dangerous work and his ......
Great Untold Stories of Qantas...the Heroic, the Hilarious and theSometimes Just Plain StrangeAuthor: Jim EamesCode: 59377Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:24/02/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it, told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostalgic, heroic and sometimes even odd. They are about the brilliant risk takers who ......
Women and Their Extraordinary Role in WWIIAuthor: Eames, JimCode: 50979Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:22/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Between 1942 and 1943, Qantas lost eight aircraft during its involvement in Australias war against the Japanese. Over sixty passengers and crew died as a result. Yet Qantas exemplary contribution to Australias war effort and the courage of its people in those difficult times has been forgotten.Courage in the Skies is the remarkable story of ......
Australia's Greatest Fighter PilotAuthor: Watson, JeffreyCode: 49569Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:08/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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.
Australian Adventures by Single-Engine AirplaneAuthor: Cabot, Michelee MorganCode: 38123Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 230 pages Publisher: WHEATMARK Published date:15/10/2015Availability:Please contact us for availability
Green ants that defend their tree by attacking anyone who touches it...a mysterious lava-tube cave with hikers' flashlights floating like fireflies down into its blackness...fruit bats noisily lobbing mangos onto your cabin's tin roof. The beauties -- and dangers -- of the crocodile-infested Kakadu National Park. A crash landing at a remote island ......
Classic Fighters in New ZealandAuthor: Conroy, GavinCode: 30998Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 152 pages Published date:12/08/2013Availability:Sold Out
The popularity of the fighter aircraft used in World War II is huge in New Zealand, as evidenced by the enormous crowds that turn up for events such as Warbirds over Wanaka - over 80,000 people attended the 2010 event. New Zealand is extremely lucky that there is a wide range of airworthy WWII-era classic fighters remaining in the country, the ......
Author: Peter FitzSimonsCode: 23121Price:AU $37.95Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/07/2010Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: Known to millions of Australians simply as "Smithy", Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest. Among other achievements, Kingsford Smith was the first person to fly across the Pacific and at one point he held more ......
Author: A PeartCode: 21580Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date:01/07/2008Availability:Sold Out
The fascinating autobiography of a New Zealand fighter ace who flew Hurricanes and Spitfires against Italians, Germans and Japanese. Alan Peart is a remarkable man and tells his story well. A great read.