16-MonthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 55808Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
The Spitfires calendar for 2020 is perfect for all aviators or WWII enthusiasts. These incredible planes draw in crowds with their legendary silhouettes and will make for a historical addition to your home! The calendar features a 4-month overview at the beginning and includes 13 full colour images. The monthly photographs are accompanied by a ......
Author: Jordan, DavidCode: 49585Price:AU $54.98Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:31/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Understanding Air Warfare provides the reader with a clear understanding of the key debates surrounding air power, one of the newest and most important forms of modern warfare. The exploitation of the air for military purposes has been a source of much contention since the first employment of aircraft in war by the Italians in 1911. The debate ......
The Final Campaigns of 1918Author: Murphy, DavidCode: 52070Price:AU $37.75Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 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 ......
Volume 3 - the Final Collapse (March - April 1975)Author: Grandolini, AlbertCode: 51902Price:AU $33.90Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The third volume in this series describes the final communist offensive against South Vietnam. As always, this volume is supported by a large number of previously unpublished photographs, colour maps and colour profiles showing camouflage and markings of tanks and aircraft.
Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917-1918Author: Lengel, Edward G.Code: 55043Price:AU $38.00Format: Paperback / 470 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
November 1917. American troops were poorly trained, deficient in military equipment and doctrine, not remotely ready for armed conflict on a large scale - and on the Western front. The story of what happened next - the American Expeditionary Force's trial by fire on the battlefields of France - is told in full for the first time in this book.
The Final Hours of the FuhrerAuthor: Dargie, RichardCode: 55134Price:AU $15.72Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: ARCTURUS PUBLISHING Published date:15/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The dramatic illustrated chronology of Hitler's last day - when a nation was forced to wake up from the nightmare of the Third Reich. Weaving together three separate strands of narrative--what was happening in Germany, events in the Fuhrerbunker as inevitable defeat loomed for Nazi Germany, and what was going on in the Fuhrer's mind--this is an ......
Italian Armoured Formations of the Second World War 1940-43Author: Morisi, PaoloCode: 56053Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book describes the formation and battle performance of the major armoured units such as the Ariete, Littorio and Centauro divisions together with lesser known special forces such as the motorized X Arditi Regiment and the Raggruppamenti Esploranti, or special reconnaissance units.
Author: Imperial War MuseumsCode: 52443Price:AU $9.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:10/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Late on the night of May 16, 1943, Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on a mission code-named Operation Chastise--an audacious bombing raid across the English Channel. Their aim? Destroy three dams in the Ruhr Valley, the industrial heartland of Germany. The dams were fiercely protected. Torpedo nets in the water ......
Research, Experimentation and Modification 1939-1945Author: Norton, WilliamCode: 55338Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
This book presents a little-known aspect of America's World War II aircraft development in emphasizing unique aircraft or modifications for research in support of aviation development, advancing technology, or meeting combat needs. It describes important areas of aviation maturation in wartime with emphasis on advanced technology.
The story of HMS Caroline at war from 1914-1917Author: Allison, JohnCode: 56042Price:AU $26.46Format: PaperbackPublisher: COLOURPOINT BOOKS Published date:07/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Amid the twists and turns of her survival to this day, the story of the light cruiser HMS Caroline spans a century and more. This book focuses on the role she played as part of the Grand Fleet in time of war. We look at her participation in contraband control and, most dramatically, her appearance at the Battle of Jutland.
Peacekeeping in Timor during a campaign of death and destructionAuthor: Pemper, TammyCode: 56427Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their population. But worse was still to come.
Author: Apthorpe,GrahamCode: 56428Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Through the insights of those around Naka, together with new research including the personal accounts of Australian interrogators, the author shows how this handsome loner provided the impetus for the dramatic events in the early hours of August 5, 1944 where hundreds of Japanese soldiers stormed the Camp defences for honour, or death!
Life of a Helicopter Pilot in VietnamAuthor: Grandin,BobCode: 56426Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
‘There’s the bend in the road at Long Tan,’ I said. ‘We’re behind enemy lines. Turn back east, quickly.’ I had been scared before but now I was terrified. In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the logbook he kept while working in Nui Dat and is a fascinating look at ......
Men Who Flew with XV SquadronAuthor: Ford-Jones, Martyn R.Code: 52446Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:03/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Wiking, Nordland, Nederland and the Germanic Wassfen-Ss in PhotographsAuthor: Rikmenspoel, MarcCode: 56055Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
Following on from his previous work on the Germanic Waffen-SS, respected Waffen-SS historian Marc Rikmenspoel now gives the subject his full attention in the first of two lavish volumes of photographs.
CIA Secret War in LaosAuthor: Parker, James E.Code: 55112Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The first complete account of the secret battle of Skyline Ridge, 1972, when a ragtag Laos-Thai army supported by the CIA threw back a vast NVA army.
A Country-by-Country GuideAuthor: Tucker, Spencer C.Code: 56106Price:AU $306.76Format: Hardback / 754 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book offers detailed coverage of every country that played a significant role in World War I, from key participants, including France, Germany, Great Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and the United States, to smaller nations such as Bulgaria, Montenegro, and New Zealand. * Provides a detailed overview of World War I from the perspective of each ......
Author: Mills, David W.Code: 56105Price:AU $145.63Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
"Students, military historians, and casual readers will all find this compelling collection useful in learning about escape strategies, hostage situations, and rescue operations during times of conflict."--Provided by publisher.
Rescuing French Jews during the HolocaustAuthor: Bartrop, Paul R.Code: 56104Price:AU $74.37Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PRAEGER PUBLISHERS INC Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book tells the largely unknown story behind the rescue activities of several remarkable young Jewish women in Vichy France during World War II and their role in the resistance against Nazi and Vichy France deportation policies. * Grounds a captivating narrative in extensive field research conducted in France, which focused especially on ......
The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the EndAuthor: Grandolini, AlbertCode: 49754Price:AU $34.53Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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: Kirkpatrick, KathyCode: 56114Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
American Prisoner of War Camps in Northern California describes the impact of the large number of prisoners of war on the population of Northern California, as well as the impact of the people of Northern California on those imprisoned there. Providing detail on the care and employment of prisoners of war according to the Geneva Convention of ......
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book is the first dedicated exclusively to Boeing-Northrop Grumman's E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemaJSTARSaAmerica's current-day ground surveillance, battle management, and command and control aircraft. The E-8's complete history, from the early origins of the JSTARS concept to the latest available information on current ......
The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 56090Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......
The US Navyas Fast Attack Patrol Torpedo Boats in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56091Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Patrol Torpedoaor PT boatsacaptured the public's imagination during WWII due to the daring exploits of their crews. Built not of plywood, as many believe, but rather of mahogany planks, and powered by a trio of Packard marine engines, these vessels operated in every theater, often facing opponents many times their size. The use of PT boats to ......
Author: Luhrssen, DavidCode: 56094Price:AU $94.51Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date:28/06/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
Vietnam War on Film illustrates how to employ film as a teaching tool. It also stands on its own as an account of the war and the major films that have depicted it. * Provides a unique guide to the Vietnam War experience for film history buffs, students and scholars of history, and fans of the cinema * Offers equal emphasis on the films ......
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $69.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:22/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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 ......
Conning the Third ReichAuthor: Souter, GerryCode: 56088Price:AU $20.13Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: ARCTURUS PUBLISHING Published date:20/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Throughout the course of World War II, the Allies engaged in elaborate deceptions to ensure the success of their troops in battle. From tanks made out of rubber to entire divisions consisting of nothing more than a few wireless operators, these heroic individuals made armies appear out of thin air and kept the German armed forces unsure where the ......
A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at WarAuthor: Lambert, RayCode: 56095Price:AU $41.82Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: HARPERLUXE Published date:20/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
AN EXTRAORDINARY AND UNFORGETTABLE NEW FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF D-DAY Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs of our time, a tour-de-force of remembrance evoking his role as a decorated World War II medic who risked his life to save the heroes ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Viera, J.P.Code: 56086Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:19/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Detailed colour illustrations of the iconic French Cold War-era jet fighter aircraft showing camouflage, colours and markings.
Volume 1 - Conception, Birth and Baptism of FireAuthor: Pope, StephenCode: 55288Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
The first in-depth history, since 1919, of the Tank Corps' actions in the Great War, incorporating newly identified material obtained in recent research.
Officers and Leadership in the British Expeditionary Force 1914Author: Jones, SpencerCode: 56034Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This collection offers a broad picture of command at all levels of the BEF through a series of biographical essays on key officers.
The Road to BerlinAuthor: Worrall, RichardCode: 50197Price:AU $199.14Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:10/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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, ......