Author: Ranger, AlanCode: 51557Price:AU $30.56Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:14/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Illustrated history of the deployment of German half-track vehicles by the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS during WW2, serving as personnel carriers, tractors, combat engineering vehicles and self-propelled carriages for anti-aircraft guns.
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
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 ......
The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday"Author: Frazer, BruceCode: 48560Price:AU $37.64Format: PaperbackPublisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
The Post-Imperial Armed Forces 1946-2016, A HistoryAuthor: Mulloy, GarrenCode: 50450Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:25/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
Japans post-war armed forces are a paradox, both embarrassing remnants of the past and valuable repositories of experience. This book charts the development of the Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) from 1954 as both unorthodox military institutions and servants of a civil society that decries militarism. Investigating JSDF contributions to ......
Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940sAuthor: Bain, CharlesCode: 52454Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
Britain's Medium Range Ballistic MissileAuthor: Boyes, JohnCode: 52448Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
In 1955, Britain with US assistance, started development of a medium range ballistic missile. The idea was to give Britain an independent nuclear capability to take it through to the 1970s. The need for underground launchers added to what was an already complex project and this, allied to ever-increasing costs, saw the project cancelled in 1960.
The Final Campaigns of 1918Author: Murphy, DavidCode: 52070Price:AU $37.75Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:03/04/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2019
1918, the climactic year of World War I, began with the Kaiserschlacht, a massive series of German infantry-led attacks, supported by artillery and air power, that sought to break the Allied resolve before the full weight of the American Expeditionary Forces could be brought to bear. After weathering the storm, the British, French and American ......
A Biography of the 1/6th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment in WWIAuthor: Shannon, KevinCode: 52452Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Almost 1,100 Territorials of the Liverpool Rifles deployed overseas in early 1915, but by the end of the war, less than 100 remained with the battalion. This book narrates their daily struggle in the pitiless arena of modern warfare; from their apprenticeship during the Second Battle of Ypres, to their epic actions with the famed 55th Division.
Men Who Flew with XV SquadronAuthor: Ford-Jones, Martyn R.Code: 52446Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training and tours of duty with XV Squadron. The stories reveal their thoughts, concerns, hopes and fears as they struggle to complete a tour of duty, which consisted of flying night after night, over heavily defended enemy territory.
1942-1947Author: Todman, DanielCode: 50886Price:AU $50.59Format: HardbackPublisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
This book opens with one of the greatest disasters in British military history - the fall of Singapore in February 1942. Unlike in the aftermath of Dunkirk there was here simply no redeeming narrative available - Britain had been totally defeated by a far smaller Japanese force in her grandly proclaimed invincible Asian fortress. The unique ......
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.
The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945Author: Bird, Andrew D.Code: 49773Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Thirty was the number of minutes it took for one Coastal Command crew to sink two U-boats. This remarkable achievement was carried out by the crew of Flying Officer Kenneth Kayo Moore in their 224 Squadron Liberator on the evening of 7/8 June 1944\. Whilst patrolling the western end of the English Channel, Moore s crew first despatched U-629, ......
The Encirclement and Breakout of Army Group South, 1944Author: von Vormann, NikolausCode: 51513Price:AU $48.98Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
An account of the Battle at Cherkassy, sometimes referred to as the Korsun Pocket, written by one of the German commanders present there.
World War II Veterans in MotorsportsAuthor: Evans, ArtCode: 54270Price:AU $52.80Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
The Greatest Generation"" were those Americans who grew up during the deprivation of the Great Depression, and went on to serve during World War II. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, ""This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."" The twenty-three described in this book were truly ""earmarked for greatness.
In RAF Coastal Command ServiceAuthor: Stitt, Robert M.Code: 48753Price:AU $57.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:19/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Rejected as a bomber by the RAF, the B-17 was used extensively as a long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft by Coastal Command. This book tells the fascinating story of these operations, a vital but often overlooked part of the fight against the U-Boats. All the aircraft involved are listed, and the tedious but essential work of their crews ......
The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the EndAuthor: Grandolini, AlbertCode: 49754Price:AU $34.53Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Drawing on a wide range of Vietnamese-language sources, the author presents a detailed account of the continuing efforts of North Vietnam to invade the South, enlivened by a large number of previously unpublished photographs, and colour profiles for modellers. A year after the Paris peace accord had been signed, on 17 January 1973, peace had ......
Author: Mattey, ColinCode: 54989Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most attention, characterised by astonishing advances and their potentially shattering impact on the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) Third and Fifth armies. While this offensive eventually petered out, albeit tantalisingly ......
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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, ......
An AutobiographyAuthor: Beetz, GunterCode: 52442Price:AU $49.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Gunter Horst Beetz was born in Berlin in 1926. Growing up as part of a typical family-his father was a banker, his mother a housewife-he joined the Hitler Youth-somewhat against his wishes-and after a short period manning anti-aircraft guns in Berlin he ultimately found himself in Normandy, fighting the Allies, where he was captured in July ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 50315Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
If ever there was a real pilots aeroplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multi-purpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater trainer, not forgetting its dramatic formation aerobatic performances. The Hunter is one of the worlds greatest aircraft. For three ......
A Comprehensive Guide to the Battlefields. Part 1 - Arras SouthAuthor: Smithson, JimCode: 51896Price:AU $39.90Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
A comprehensive visitor's guide to the First World War battlefields around Arras, south of the Scarpe, with descriptions of the battles, detailed maps and photographs.
Streamlined Specials and New Generation of Drivers on American SpeedwaysAuthor: Dick, RobertCode: 51079Price:AU $71.96Format: Paperback / 287 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:25/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
From 1915 through the early 1920s, American auto racing experienced rapid and exciting change. Competition by European vehicles forced American car manufacturers to incorporate new features, resulting in legendary engineering triumphs (and, essentially, works of art). Some of the greatest drivers in racing history were active during this ......
Images of WarAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51581Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:19/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
Incorporates many historic black and white and colour images of RAF, USAF, US Navy, USMC and overseas Phantoms. Offers a fresh approach to a much-studied type, presenting the reader with new and exciting images supplemented by informative captions.
300 Innovative Forms of TransportAuthor: McNab, ChrisCode: 52351Price:AU $22.95Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HERRON BOOKS Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
Military Vehicles is a wide-ranging guide to the world of military mobility in the twentieth century and beyond. In 300 detailed entries, it explores the combat, transport and utility vehicles that have supported military units from World War I to the present day. Categories include armoured personnel carriers, armoured cars, anti- aircraft ......
A Complete HistoryAuthor: Robinson, M. P.Code: 50311Price:AU $30.33Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:19/12/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018
The AMX 13 was originally designed in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. It represents French ambitions for national resurgence and withdrawal from wartime dependence on American military technology. Being a light tank it was an ambitious and far sighted departure from conventional tank design and it found a ready export market as ......
Author: Winegard, Timothy C.Code: 52405Price:AU $44.68Format: Paperback / 412 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018
This original and pioneering study analyzes the evolution of oil as a catalyst for both war and diplomacy, and connects the events of the First World War to contemporary petroleum geo-politics and international aggression.
Blood Red Lands and Seas of RedAuthor: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52444Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The major art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London marked one hundred years since the first full day of Britain's involvement in the First World War. Featuring forewords by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper and stunning photography of the installation, this is the only official publication to mark this landmark event.