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9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine 2010 to Date

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Gates, Prof Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
9781473889125

Arras 1940

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50280 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018

On 21 May 1940 during the ill-fated Dunkirk Campaign the British launched an operation spearheaded by two tank regiments to help secure the city of Arras. This was the only significant armoured operation mounted by the British during the campaign. Poorly coordinated and starting badly the Matilda tanks ran into the flanks of Rommel s over ......

9781891928529

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48560 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
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 ......
9781891928512

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48559 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
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 ......
9781526709905

The Dunkirk Evacuation in 100 Objects

The Story Behind Operation Dynamo in 1940 Author: Mace, Martin Code: 50323 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

At 18.57 hours on Sunday, 26 May 1940, the Admiralty issued the directive which instigated the start of Operation Dynamo. This was the order to rescue the British Expeditionary Force from the French port of Dunkirk and the beaches surrounding it. The Admiralty believed that it would only be able to rescue 45,000 men over the course of the ......

9781526701671

Amx 13 Light Tank

A Complete History Author: Robinson, M. P. Code: 50311 Price: AU $30.33 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 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 ......

9781911512998

The Price of the Oath

The French SS Sturmbataillon During the Battle of Berlin 1945 Author: Borowski, Tomasz Code: 50475 Price: AU $32.15 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 20/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

An account of the French Waffen-SS volunteers in the battle for Berlin 1945, containing eyewitness accounts and much additional information appearing in English for the first time. The French brigade, later a division in the Waffen SS, was a direct descendant from the Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism. After bloody fighting in the ......

9780993519253

A Seemingly Ordinary Man

Author: Parr, Claude Code: 50174 Price: AU $15.15 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Claude began his career as a steward on a cruise liner before eventually working as a member of the gun crew aboard the doomed RMS Laconia, which was torpedoed by the Nazis in 1942. Miraculously surviving the sinking, Claude was then captured and taken prisoner by the Vichy French.
9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9781621576266

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied Franc Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 49861 Price: AU $39.59 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 14/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen--stumbling through fields and villages--scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, ......

9781538437209

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Incredible Escape from Nazi-Occupied Fran Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 50088 Price: AU $43.35 Format: CD-Audio Publisher: BLACKSTONE AUDIOBOOKS Published date: 14/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
During WWII, a B-17 crew of ten men was shot down over German-occupied France in an area known as Coffin Corner.Their pilot, George Wiley Starks, spent six weeks walking through France into Switzerland with aid from ordinary men and women, plus several extraordinary leaders of the Resistance. These experiences instilled two dreams in Starks that ......
9781911512974

The End of the Gallop

The Battle for Kharkov February-March 1943 Author: Isaev, Alexei Code: 50474 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 10/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Based heavily on inaccessible Soviet records, this book presents a lively account of a pivotal battle on the Eastern Front, heavily illustrated with rare photographs. In the history of war there are not that many battles that changed one sides strategy over a considerable period of time, becoming not only a material, but also a psychological ......

9780888015679

The Emperor's Orphans

Author: Ito, Sally Code: 48842 Price: AU $33.00 Format: Paperback Publisher: TURNSTONE PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
During the Second World War, approximately 4,000 Japanese-Canadians were "repatriated" to Japan. Among those Canadians sent back to were members of author and poet, Sally Ito's family. As a Japanese Canadian child growing up in the suburbs of Edmonton, Alberta, Ito's early life was a lone island of steamed tofu and vegetables amidst a sea of pot ......
9781472817747

History of the Irish Guards in the Afghan and Iraq Campaigns 2001-2014

Author: Cowper, Marcus Code: 50230 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Irish Guardsmen have been involved in all aspects of the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq - from in Kabul in 2001, through the invasion of Iraq in 2003 to the eventual withdrawal in 2009, and the campaign in Helmand from 2006 to 2014. This book features battalion's experiences through some of the most testing times the British Army has faced.
9781631493423

Battleship Yamato

Of War, Beauty and Irony Author: Morris, Jan Code: 50120 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai-the ideals of honor, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness. Stoically poised for battle in the ......

9781440844492

Japanese War Crimes during WWII

Atrocity and the Psychology of Collective Violence Author: Jacob, Frank Code: 49620 Price: AU $70.40 Format: Hardback / 245 pages Publisher: PRAEGER PUBLISHERS INC Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
A challenging examination of Japanese war crimes during World War II offers a fresh perspective on the Pacific War-and a better understanding of reasons for the wartime use of extreme mass violence.* Covers the full expanse of Japanese war crimes during the Second World War from 1937 to 1945* Examines the social and political reasons for an ......
9781526724809

Hitler's 'Wonder' U-Boats

The Birth of the Cold War's Hunter-Killer Submarines Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50351 Price: AU $65.43 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
A detailed insight into why and how Hitler s Germany embarked on the design and construction of revolutionary new types of U-boat.
9780811736534

Fighter Group

The 352nd "Blue-Nosed Bastards" in World War II Author: Stout, Lt Col Jay A. Code: 50023 Price: AU $36.11 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Jay Stout breaks new ground in World War II aviation history with this gripping account of one of the war's most highly decorated American fighter groups.
9781786940889

Commemorating Race and Empire in the First World War Centenary

Author: Wellings, Ben Code: 50413 Price: AU $66.38 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
This edited book draws together interdisciplinary perspectives on the treatment of race and empire in commemorations of the Great War. Beginning with discussion of how race was understood during the War, the volume goes on to track how these depictions have influenced national commemoration around the world in 2014-18. Great War commemoration in ......
9781473897700

The Somme 1916

Touring the French Sector Author: O'Mara, David Code: 50300 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

With a few notable exceptions, the French efforts on the Somme have been largely missing or minimised in British accounts of the Battle of the Somme. And yet they held this sector of the Front from the outbreak of the war until well into 1915 and, indeed, in parts into 1916\. It does not hurt to be reminded that the French army suffered some ......

9781785211003

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Author: Holmes, Tony Code: 49689 Price: AU $54.19 Format: Hardback Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 25/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navy's Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. This workshop manual ......
9781526713636

With 3 Para to the Falklands

Author: Colbeck, Graham Code: 50335 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

Colbeck recalls his every advance and battle in careful detail. **Publishers Weekly** This book should be read by any soldier who wants to understand how to make training not a mere substitute for war, but a demanding and constructive preparation for it. **Sir Huw Pike** On Friday, April 9, 1982, a British task force set sail for the Falkland ......

9781476671871

Chasing Charlie

Memoir of a Marine Force Recon Scout in Vietnam Author: McFarland Code: 50066 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
This work takes place during the bloodiest years of the Vietnam War, when the author served as a Marine scout with 1st Force Recon, one of the most secretive and elite combat units ever to operate in Vietnam. The book follows the transformation of the author as he first arrives in Nam as an idealistic young man determined to serve his country, ......
9781912174119

Courage Without Glory

The British Army on the Western Front 1915 Author: Jones, Spencer Code: 50479 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
The experience of the British Army during 1915 through a series of thematic essays.
9781526714657

Allenby's Gunners

Artillery in the Sinai & Palestine Campaigns 1916-1918 Author: Smith, Alan Code: 50339 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

Alan Smiths _Allenbys Gunners_ tells the story of artillery in the highly successful World War I Sinai and Palestine campaigns. Following Gallipoli and the reconstitution of the AIF, a shortage of Australian gunners saw British Territorial artillery allotted to the Australian Light Horse and New Zealand Mounted Rifle brigades. It was a ......

9781550178135

Vertical Horizons

The History of Okanagan Helicopters Author: Grant, Douglas M Code: 49778 Price: AU $61.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: HARBOUR PUBLISHING Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

"Looking back over thirty years of flying for Okanagan, I see the experience has given me an interesting life. I have never really considered flying as work. It is more a way of life, a way of life that nourishes a free spirit, something that not many jobs can give you. I just cannot imagine anything I would... rather have done or any company I ......

9781526702661

Flight Craft 13: The Gloster Meteor in British Service

Author: Derry, Martin Code: 49821 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
A new addition to the Flight Craft series, this time focussing on the Gloster Meteor in British Service.
9788365281395

Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

Author: Ishiguro, Ryusuke Code: 48635 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
9781526701237

Bayly's War

The Battle for the Western Approaches in the First World War Author: Dunn, Steve Code: 50310 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

_Bayly s War_ is the story of the Royal Navy s Coast of Ireland Command (later named Western Approaches Command) during World War One. Britain was particularly vulnerable to the disruption of trade in the Western Approaches through which food and munitions (and later soldiers) from North America and the Caribbean and ores and raw materials from ......

9781526710697

Heroes of Coastal Command

The RAFs Maritime War 1939 - 1945 Author: Bird, Andrew D. Code: 49773 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

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, ......

9781526713551

Stilwell: The Patriot

Vinegar Joe, the Brits and Chiang Kai-Shek Author: Rooney, David Code: 50333 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

This meticulously researched biography of the controversial American commander Joe Stilwell presents an intimate account of his career and the complex story of the Burma campaign. Stilwell was stationed in Burma during the Second World War working as Chinese military leader Chiang Kai-shek s chief of staff, the commander of the Chinese ......

9781526723321

Somme Offensive - March 1918

British Expeditionary Force Author: Rawson, Andrew Code: 50349 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

This is an account of the British Expeditionary Force s defensive battle on the Somme in March and April of 1918\. It starts with the huge German offensive along a 60 mile front on 21 March. Third and Fifth Armies then had to make a series of fighting withdrawals in which some battalions had to fight their way out while others were overrun. ......

9781526713711

The War of Atonement

The Inside Story of the Yom Kippur War Author: Herzog, Chaim Code: 50337 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

A scrupulously researched account...the most authoritative yet to have appeared_. **Financial Times** _Certainly the best account of the war from the Israeli standpoint that has yet appeared or is likely to appear for some years to come_. **Basil Collier, New York Times Book Review** This is the authoritative account of the Israeli Army s ......

9781526705600

The Hawker Hunter

Images of War Author: Bowman, Martin W. Code: 50315 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

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 ......

9781473857636

The Battle of Cotentin

9 - 19 June 1944 Author: Bernage, Georges Code: 50272 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

In June 1944, the Americans left the Sainte-M re-Eglise and Utah Beach bridgehead and crossed the Merderet river to the Chauss e de la Fiere, taking Picauville on 10 June. Their advance was slowed following the failure of the 90th Infantry Division, but they were able to take Pont-lAbbe on 12 June and Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte 16 June. Two days ......

9781784382704

Lady Death

The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper Author: Pavlichenko, Lyudmila Code: 50381 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

The wartime memoir of Lyudmila Pavlichenko is a remarkable document: the publication of an English language edition is a significant coup. Pavlichenko was World War IIs best-scoring sniper and had a varied wartime career that included trips to England and America. In June 1941, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, she left her university ......

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