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9781445698540

USAFE in the 1980s

Author: Symonds, Adrian Code: 59998 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781328460127

12 Seconds of Silence : How a Team of Inventors, Tinkerers, and Spies

Took Down a Nazi Superweapon Author: Holmes, Jamie Code: 59971 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date: 04/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781913406059

Codebreaking Sisters

Our Secret War Author: Owtram, Patricia Code: 59967 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Published date: 23/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Two sisters, one war and an extraordinary family secret

1939. In the nations hour of need, brave sisters Patricia and Jean Owtram answered the call of duty.

With their fierce intelligence and steely determination, these remarkable young women would stop ......

9781781557693

Super Snoopers

The Evolution and Service Career of the Specialist Boeing C-135 Series w Author: Archer, Bob Code: 59422 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526781789

The Secret Capture

U-110 and the Enigma Story Author: Roskill, S W Code: 59199 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: 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.
9781912690633

Vanguard: The True Stories of the Reconnaissance and Intelligence

Missions behind D-Day Author: Abrutat, David Code: 56431 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: 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
9781789460919

The Hidden Army

MI9's Secret Force and the Untold Story of D-Day Author: Richards, Matt Code: 56739 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 30/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781841658773

Alan Turing

Remarkable Lives Author: Turing, Dermot Code: 56887 Price: AU $12.22 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Published date: 19/07/2019 Availability: 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.
9781474605137

Agent Jack

The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter Author: Hutton, Robert Code: 56882 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 04/07/2019 Availability: 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.
9780764356674

E8 JSTARS

Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System Author: Santana, Sergio Code: 56092 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781473694743

Rise and Kill First

The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations Author: Bergman, Ronen Code: 56891 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 784 pages Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: 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.
9780735225206

Scholars Of Mayhem

My Father's Secret War in Nazi-Occupied France Author: Guiet, Daniel C. Code: 56754 Price: AU $46.00 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PRESS US Published date: 02/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780241972137

The Spy and the Traitor

The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Author: MacIntyre, Ben Code: 56729 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 21/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780300243574

Bletchley Park and D-Day: From code breaking to intelligence

The untold story of how the battle for Normandy was won Author: Kenyon, David Code: 56721 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 18/05/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign
9781785784927

The Spy in Moscow Station

A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat Author: Haseltine, Eric Code: 56698 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 09/05/2019 Availability: 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.
9781509815791

King of Spies

The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea Author: Harden, Blaine Code: 56652 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date: 23/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781784703578

A Spy Named Orphan

The Enigma of Donald Maclean Author: Philipps, Roland Code: 56552 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 19/02/2019 Availability: 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
9781910809174

British Secret Projects 3: Fighters 1935-1950

Author: Buttler, Tony Code: 55559 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 16/01/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9781633884687

Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident

and a Controversial Cold War Legacy Author: Powers, Francis Gary Code: 55568 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date: 09/01/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780750989190

A Tangled Web: Mata Hari

Dancer, Courtesan, Spy Author: Craig, Mary Code: 57467 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 21/12/2018 Availability: 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
9780750989374

PROSPER

Major Suttill's French Resistance Network Author: Suttill, Francis J. Code: 56616 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 19/11/2018 Availability: 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.
9780750987707

Lorenz

Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park Author: Roberts, Jerry Code: 55457 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: 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
9780750987059

Codename Intelligentsia: The Life and Times of the Honourable Ivor

Montagu - Filmmaker, Communist, Spy Author: Campbell, Russell Code: 52311 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: 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
9781784538309

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781786491190

1941

Politics, Espionage and the Secret Pact between Churchill and Roosevelt Author: Wortman, Marc Code: 50410 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781445677163

Her Finest Hour

The Heroic Life of Diana Rowden, Wartime Secret Agent Author: McDonald-Rothwell, Gabrielle Code: 50217 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781526716149

Double Agent Celery

MI5's Crooked Hero Author: Witt, Carolinda Code: 50342 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9781474608329

Enigma

The Battle For The Code Author: Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh Code: 50303 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 608 pages Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO Published date: 12/10/2017 Availability: 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.
9780750983754

Spycraft Secrets

An Espionage A-Z Author: West, Nigel Code: 50167 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9780750984164

House of Spies

St Ermin's Hotel, the London Base of British Espionage Author: Matthews, Peter Code: 51748 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 28/08/2017 Availability: 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.
9781781555989

SS-Major Horst Kopkow

From the Gestapo to British Intelligence Author: Tyas, Stephen Code: 49078 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781612347271

Spies, Lies, and Citizenship

The Hunt for Nazi Criminals Author: Barbier, Mary Kathryn Code: 49856 Price: AU $48.33 Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS INC Published date: 28/01/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781785901379

Unknown Courier

The True Story of Operation Mincemeat Author: Colvin, Ian Code: 49712 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Published date: 01/11/2016 Availability: 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.
9781785210860

Spy Satellite Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 46305 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/10/2016 Availability: 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.
9781784700089

Alan Turing: The Enigma

The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game Author: Hodges, Andrew Code: 51372 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 768 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 13/11/2014 Availability: 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.
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