Author: Symonds, AdrianCode: 59998Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/10/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
On the front line of the Cold War, during a decade that saw East-West tensions - and budgets - rise considerably, the United States Air Forces in Europe reached the peak of their power during the 1980s. Not only did USAFE expand, but it introduced a generation of advanced new types, developed to counter perceived Soviet advances and often in ......
Took Down a Nazi SuperweaponAuthor: Holmes, JamieCode: 59971Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date:04/08/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The riveting story of the American scientists, tinkerers, and nerds who solved one of the biggest puzzles of World War IIand developed one of the most powerful weapons of the war
12 Seconds of Silence is theremarkable, lost story of how a ragtag groupof American scientistsovercame one of the toughest ......
The Evolution and Service Career of the Specialist Boeing C-135 Series wAuthor: Archer, BobCode: 59422Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/07/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
U.S. military C-135 spy planes flying intelligence, airborne command, treaty compliance, nuclear monitoring, weather monitoring and other tasks. The aircraft, places, missions, people, operating worldwide sorties, close to opponents such as Russia and China. 60 years of operations, history, and personal stories of super spooks.
U-110 and the Enigma StoryAuthor: Roskill, S WCode: 59199Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/06/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
An authoritative account of one of the most significant events of the naval war. Based on both documentary and eyewitness evidence.
Missions behind D-DayAuthor: Abrutat, DavidCode: 56431Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:03/09/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Detailed look at the intelligence work carried out by the allies before D-Day could take place Full of previously unseen recently de-classified material Foreword by General Sir Gordon Messenger, KCB, DSO, OBE, ADC Vice Chief of Defence Staff
MI9's Secret Force and the Untold Story of D-DayAuthor: Richards, MattCode: 56739Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date:30/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Almost seventy-five years ago, MI9 dreamt up the most audacious escape and evasion plan of World War Two. Formulated by Airey Neave, one of the first men ever to escape from Colditz, this plan was one of subterfuge, concealment and deception on a scale never seen before. With numerous downed RAF and Allied pilots on the run in Europe and with the ......
Remarkable LivesAuthor: Turing, DermotCode: 56887Price:AU $12.22Format: Paperback / 32 pages Published date:19/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Alan Turing - a mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. His codebreaking work at Bletchley Park was so significant it helped to shorten the Second World War. This book, with recent research by his nephew, Dermot Turing, has unearthed a fresh perspective, and here his story is condensed into a short, accessible Pitkin guide.
The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi HunterAuthor: Hutton, RobertCode: 56882Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date:04/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime operation to flush out traitors and Nazi sympathisers on British soil.
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 Secret History of Israel's Targeted AssassinationsAuthor: Bergman, RonenCode: 56891Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 784 pages Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS LTD Published date:27/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
"A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative." John le Carre NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF's targeted killing programs.
My Father's Secret War in Nazi-Occupied FranceAuthor: Guiet, Daniel C.Code: 56754Price:AU $46.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PRESS US Published date:02/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
When Daniel Guiet was a child and his family moved country, as they frequently did, his father had one possession, a tin bread box, that always made the trip. Daniel was admonished never to touch the box, but one day he couldn't resist. What he found astonished him- a .45 automatic and five full clips; three slim knives; a length of wire with a ......
The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold WarAuthor: MacIntyre, BenCode: 56729Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB ......
The untold story of how the battle for Normandy was wonAuthor: Kenyon, DavidCode: 56721Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:18/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign
A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War ThreatAuthor: Haseltine, EricCode: 56698Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date:09/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race.
The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in KoreaAuthor: Harden, BlaineCode: 56652Price:AU $18.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date:23/04/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea.
The Enigma of Donald MacleanAuthor: Philipps, RolandCode: 56552Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:19/02/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking story... Impressively researched' Sunday Times`Philipps makes the story and the slow uncovering of [Maclean's] treachery a gripping narrative' Alan Bennett
Author: Buttler, TonyCode: 55559Price:AU $69.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/01/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The British Secret Projects series covers the design and development of UK military aircraft since the mid-1930s with strong emphasis on designs that were never built, particularly those types generated by the various design competitions held. The original Volume Three (Fighters and Bombers 1935 to 1950) has now been split into separate volumes ......
and a Controversial Cold War LegacyAuthor: Powers, Francis GaryCode: 55568Price:AU $43.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date:09/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
One of the most talked-about events of the Cold War was the downing of the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960. The event was recently depicted in the Steven Spielberg movie Bridge of Spies. Powers was captured by the KGB, subjected to a televised show trial, and imprisoned, all of which ......
Dancer, Courtesan, SpyAuthor: Craig, MaryCode: 57467Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:21/12/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new study of the most infamous spy of the First World War, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution
Major Suttill's French Resistance NetworkAuthor: Suttill, Francis J.Code: 56616Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:19/11/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The greatest French Resistance disaster of the Second World War told in its entirety for the first time.
Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley ParkAuthor: Roberts, JerryCode: 55457Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of the breaking of the Lorenz machine - more complex and secure than Enigma - in the words of the man who broke it
Montagu - Filmmaker, Communist, SpyAuthor: Campbell, RussellCode: 52311Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The remarkable story of Ivor Montagu, and of left-wing politics and Soviet undercover activity in Britain between the wars
Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to SecurityAuthor: Grossman, NicholasCode: 50391Price:AU $50.00Format: HardbackPublished date:28/03/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......
Politics, Espionage and the Secret Pact between Churchill and RooseveltAuthor: Wortman, MarcCode: 50410Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date:01/02/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Prior to that infamous day, before the attack on Pearl Harbour, America had long been involved in a shadow war. Winston Churchill, Englands beleaguered new Prime Minister, pleaded with Franklin D. Roosevelt for help. President Roosevelt concocted ingenious ways to come to his aid, without breaking the Neutrality Acts. Conducting espionage at ......
The Heroic Life of Diana Rowden, Wartime Secret AgentAuthor: McDonald-Rothwell, GabrielleCode: 50217Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Diana Rowden was a woman of the finest character. As an agent with the Special Operations Executive (SOE), she was dropped into France alongside Noor Inayat Khan and worked in the Resistance stronghold of the Franche-Comte department. Hunted at every turn by the Gestapo, Diana worked tirelessly for the Allied war effort, playing a part in the ......
MI5's Crooked HeroAuthor: Witt, CarolindaCode: 50342Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/11/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
With Britain braced for a German invasion, MI5 recruited an ex RNAS officer, come confidence trickster, called Walter Dicketts as a double agent. Codenamed Celery, Dicketts was sent to Lisbon with the seemingly impossible mission of persuading the Germans he was a traitor and then extract crucial secrets. Once there, the Nazis spirited him off ......
The Battle For The CodeAuthor: Sebag-Montefiore, HughCode: 50303Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 608 pages Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO Published date:12/10/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The complete story of how the German Enigma codes were broken, reissued for the 70th anniversary of the event. Perfect for fans of THE IMITATION GAME, the Oscar-winning film on Alan Turing's Enigma code, starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
An Espionage A-ZAuthor: West, NigelCode: 50167Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/09/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Tradecraft: as intriguing as it is forbidden . . . Tradecraft is the term applied to techniques used by intelligence personnel to assist them in conducting their operations and, like many other professions, the espionage business has developed its own rich lexicon. In the real, sub rosa world of intelligence-gathering, each bit of jargon acts ......
St Ermin's Hotel, the London Base of British EspionageAuthor: Matthews, PeterCode: 51748Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:28/08/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In this paperback edition of the first book on St Ermin's, Peter Matthews, a witness to the intelligence battle for supremacy between MI5, MI6 and the KGB, explores this remarkable true history that is more riveting than any spy novel.
From the Gestapo to British IntelligenceAuthor: Tyas, StephenCode: 49078Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
On 27 May 1942, SS General Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated by British-trained Czech agents who had parachuted into Czechoslovakia. He died of his wounds on 4 June 1942. Two days later, Gestapo Captain Horst Kopkow's department at Reich National Security HQ was given fresh directions. From 6 June 1942 until the end of the war, Kopkow was ......
The Hunt for Nazi CriminalsAuthor: Barbier, Mary KathrynCode: 49856Price:AU $48.33Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS INC Published date:28/01/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the 1970s news broke that former Nazis had escaped prosecution and were living the good life in the United States. Outrage swept the nation, and the public outcry put extreme pressure on the U.S. government to investigate these claims and to deport offenders. The subsequent creation of the Office of Special Investigations marked the official ......
The True Story of Operation MincemeatAuthor: Colvin, IanCode: 49712Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Published date:01/11/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Unkown Courier tells the true story of the events that inspired Ben MacIntyre's bestselling Operation Mincemeat. When British Intelligence mislead German High Command by planting a corpse with false top secret plans, it achieved one of the greatest wartime deceptions in history and changed the course of World War Two.
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 46305Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/10/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In 1954, three years before the launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first satellite, top-secret discussions were held in the United States to plan the development of military spy satellites, designedto obtain detailed photography of the Soviet Union's military strength, and its potential for waging nuclear war.
The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation GameAuthor: Hodges, AndrewCode: 51372Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 768 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date:13/11/2014Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War.