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9781440869174

The German War Machine in World War II

An Encyclopedia Author: Zabecki, David T., PhD. Code: 58162 Price: AU $156.91 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date: 31/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"This invaluable resource offers students a comprehensive overview of the German war machine that overran much of Europe during World War II, with close to 300 entries on a variety of topics and several key primary source documents"--
9781781556702

Bismarck

Pride of the German Navy Author: Asmussen, John Code: 51698 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
9781781557556

Bersaglieri

The Devil's Griffins-A Visual History of Italy's Elite Plumed Warriors Author: Garson, Paul Code: 58817 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Formed in 1859, the Bersaglieri "sharp shooters" served as the "Tip of the Spear" paying the price in blood during the Italian Wars of Unification, the colonial forays into Africa, the First World War, the Ethiopian War and the Second World War. Over 300 images chronicle the "Plumed Warriors" rise to equal status among the world's military elite.
9781910500941

For Valour The Complete History of The Victoria Cross

Volume 4: The Victorian Wars from 1896 Author: Robson, Michael Charles Code: 54991 Price: AU $275.00 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 27/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross will be the definitive work on the subject and compelling as a narrative as well as the ultimate reference source. This ambituous project in association with The Victoria Cross Trust will be published in 8 volumes over 4 years. Each volume is divided into two parts: Part 1 - Wars, Battles & ......
9781925868388

Deep Sleep

They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blame Author: Astridge, Paula Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The lives of those on the Titanic hinged on the tying of a shoelace and the taking of a nap -- two tiny details that made all the difference and dictated the actions of Captains Arthur Rostron and Stanley Lord – the men responsible for the rescue. In this novel, all that went wrong is revealed.

9781910809334

American Secret Projects Vol 3

U.S. Airlifters since 1962 Author: Cox, George Code: 57617 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
This brings the story of the US airlifter from the early 1960s to today's transport giants and tomorrow's stealth assault aircraft; revealing numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
9781785211935

Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual 1948-59

All marks and models Author: Baker, David Code: 56413 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
Convair B-36 Peacemaker Manual
9781472837172

World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns

Author: Romanych, Marc Code: 58884 Price: AU $24.88 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
As the outbreak of World War II approached, Nazi Germany ordered artillery manufacturers Krupp and Rheimetall-Borsig to build several super-heavy siege guns, vital to smash through French and Belgian fortresses that stood in the way of the Blitzkrieg. These 'secret weapons' were much larger than the siege artillery of World War I and included the ......
9781472840714

Warship 2020

Author: Jordan, John Code: 58966 Price: AU $83.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
For over 40 years, Warship has been the leading annual resource on the design, development, and deployment of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery, and much more, ......
9781398103252

The Merlin

The Engine That Won the Second World War Author: Wilson, Gordon A. A. Code: 58948 Price: AU $20.73 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 25/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
New B-format paperback - First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.
9781785216671

US Super Carrier Operations Manual

All makes and models Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 59019 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 21/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The Haynes Super Carrier Manual offers unrivalled insights into understanding how a modern US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is operated. Published with the cooperation of the US Navy, authors Chris McNab and Patrick Bunce take readers inside a super carrier to reveal how and why they are at the heart of global American military force.
9788365958877

Tupolev Tu-2, Sukhoi UTB-2, Shcherbakov Shche-2

Author: Musialkowski, Lechoslaw Code: 58862 Price: AU $31.13 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 18/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The latest book in the Polish Wings series shows famous Russian bombers and training aircraft in service with the Polish Air Force during and after WW2.
9781526759061

Fast Jets to Spitfires

A Cold War Fighter Pilot's Story Author: Lloyd, Ron Code: 58975 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
This is the fascinating story of how a boy from a poor family background was selected for Cranwell training and a career in the Royal Air Force.
9788365958570

Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1918-1941. Volume 1

Author: Petrovic, Ognjan Code: 58848 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The first of two volumes illustrating the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Yugoslav Air Force from 1918 to 1941 on aircraft of British, German, Czech and French origin.
9788365958846

Cruisers of the Third Reich: Volume 1

Author: Koszela, Witold Code: 58849 Price: AU $72.64 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The first of two volumes which describe and illustrate all the German cruisers that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII, complete with full technical specifications.
9788365958860

SAAB 35 Draken

Author: Forslund, Mikael Code: 58850 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 17/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The most comprehensive illustrated study of the post-war Swedish jet fighter aircraft which was a design ahead of its time and with revolutionary double-delta wings.
9781472846068

The Battlecruiser Hood

Author: Roberts, John Code: 58969 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 16/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The destruction of the HMS Hood by the Bismarck in 1941 was one of the most shocking episodes in the history of the Royal Navy. Built during World War I, the Hood was the largest, fastest and one of the most handsome capital ships in the world. For the first time, this volume in the renowned Anatomy of a Ship series is available in paperback, ......
9781472839220

Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 58871 Price: AU $24.88 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 15/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific 'lessons learned' from the combat? And did these lessons result in changes to tanks in the subsequent months? Offering detailed answers to these questions, and many more, ......
9781911658085

Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe - Vol 1

Jet Fighters 1939 -1945 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57864 Price: AU $54.02 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 06/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
"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."
9781781557570

Heldentod

The Nazi Culture of Death Author: Garson, Paul Code: 58818 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
What forces contrived to motivate the "Supermen" of the Third Reich? They would be carefully, relentlessly molded into that which the world famous German writer of the day, Thomas Mann, would describe as "machinists of death" motivated by a "terrible obedience." Here their story is told via the photos they took at home and on the battlefront.
9781922265166

Counter Attack: Villers-Bretonneux - April 1918

Author: Edgar, Peter Code: 58823 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
The brutal 1914 German invasion of Belgium and France had gained a large portion of both countries. Over three-and-a-half punishing years the Allies were slowly pushing the Germans back but in March 1918, Germany launched a massive spring offensive
9781493048748

Midair: An Epic Tale of Survival

and a Mission That Might Have Ended the Vietnam Author: Collins, Craig K. Code: 58970 Price: AU $32.27 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 01/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020
Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War - and the subsequent story of what happened to the surviving pilot when he bailed out in the ......
9781922387004

William Holmes, The Soldiers' General

Author: Travers, Geoffrey Code: 59062 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/05/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2020

The road that first leads people from Kingston Smith Airport in Sydney is named General Holmes Drive, but nowadays few Australians know anything about General Holmes

9781350157767

Britain, Germany and the Road to the Holocaust

British Attitudes towards Nazi Atrocities Author: Wallis, Russell Code: 58866 Price: AU $60.17 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
In the 1930s, the British public's emotional response to the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War, including the bombing of Guernica, shaped the mass-politics of the age. Similarly, alleged German atrocities in World War I against the Belgians and the French had led to campaigns in Britain for donations to support the victims. Why then, was the ......
9781350159082

The Coming of the Aerial War

Culture and the Fear of Airborne Attack in Inter-War Britain Author: Haapamaki, Michele Code: 58867 Price: AU $60.17 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
In the first half of the 20th century the possibility of flight opened up entirely new avenues of thought and exploration. In the age of H.G. Wells and Biggles, the opening up of the air to balloons and planes- the Royal Flying Corps was founded in 1912 - appealed to concepts of courage and bravery which would be both encouraged and undermined by ......
9781350160194

The Allied Occupation of Germany

The Refugee Crisis, Denazification and the Path to Reconstruction Author: Graham-Dixon, Francis Code: 58868 Price: AU $60.17 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
In the years following World War II, the allies occupied a shattered Germany. Britain held North-Western Germany for ten years, overseeing the rehabilitation of 'the biggest single forced population movement in modern history', as Germans from around Europe were expelled from the crumbling Third Reich. This was a humanitarian crisis - with most ......
9781911621461

Rate of Climb

Thrilling Personal Reminiscences from a Fighter Pilot and Leader Author: Peacock-Edwards, Air Commodore Rick Code: 58829 Price: AU $49.11 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Rate of Climb is an original and continually entertaining biography, drawing on previously unpublished family and archival material, from a leading ex-RAF fighter pilot who flew Lightnings, Phantoms, Tonrado F2/3s and other high-performance aircraft.
9781469659862

Europe on the Brink, 1914

The July Crisis Author: Moser, John E. Code: 58870 Price: AU $47.00 Format: Paperback / 126 pages Publisher: UNI NORTH CAROLINA PRESS Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 by a Serbian nationalist has set off a crisis in Europe. Can war be avoided one more time? Europe on the Brink plunges students into the July Crisis as representatives of the European powers. What choices will they make?
9781526769442

Safety is No Accident: From 'V' Bombers to Concorde

A Flight Test Engineer's Story Author: Smith, John R W Code: 58982 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Unusual story of the unsung heroes of aircraft advancement. Insight into the exciting and dangerous world of test flying. The author became Head of Aircraft Certification at the CAA. An insider's view of the Civil Aviation Authority
9781682473894

Strike from the Sea

The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934 Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 58872 Price: AU $80.80 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
9781911621454

Hercules Boys

True Stories by Crews of RAF's Lynchpin since 1967 Author: Smith, Chris Code: 57586 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Hercules Boys contains a fascinating collection of first-hand and highly entertaining accounts by the ground and air crews themselves who adapted to everything that the elements, enemy and `airships' in Whitehall threw at them. A must for any military aviation devotee.
9780764359231

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler

The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack Aircraft Author: Neubeck, Ken Code: 58237 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......
9781612008486

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1939-42

Author: Page, Neil Code: 58239 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
This first volume of German Fighter Aces trace the story of the Luftwaffe's day fighter arm (der Tagjagd) from its inception to 1942.
9780764359385

P-51 Mustang, Vol. 2

The D, H, and K Models in World War II and Korea Author: Doyle, David Code: 58852 Price: AU $32.34 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
Even today, almost eighty years after its first flight, the North American P-51 Mustang remains one of the most famous and recognisable aircraft in the world. Nimble and fast, qualities that lead the Mustang to be used even today in air races, the aircraft was forged in battle. This, the second of two volumes on this iconic aircraft, explores the ......
9781612008363

Spying from the Sky

At the Controls of Us Cold War Aerial Intelligence Author: Richardson, Robert L. Code: 58857 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The history of Cold War reconnaissance in the words of the man who proved the aircraft, commanded the units, and flew the missions. This is the biography of pilot Col. William Gregory, whose astonishing career with the CIA and the US Air Force encompassed the attempts by US intelligence to understand Cold War Soviet Union.
9781612008240

Black Tulip

The Life and Myth of Erich Hartmann, the World's Top Fighter Ace Author: Schmidt, Erik Code: 58856 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/04/2020 Availability: 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.
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