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9788366549111

2cm Flak 38 And Flakvierling 38

Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 60315 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
This latest photo album in the "Camera On" series covers in photographic detail the German usage of the 20mm Flak 38 anti-aircraft gun and its quadruple mounting version during WWII.
9788366549104

2cm Flak 28 & 30

Camera On Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 60314 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
This latest photo album in the "Camera On" series covers in photographic detail the German usage of both the 20mm Flak 28 and the Flak 30 ant-aircraft guns during WWII.
9781032239309

Contemporary Technologies and the Morality of Warfare

The War of the Machies Author: Caron, Jean-Francois Code: 61429 Price: AU $77.99 Format: Paperback / 134 pages Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

Supported by genuine historical cases, this book argues that certain new technologies in warfare can not only be justified within the current framework of the just war theory, but that their use is mandatory from a moral perspective.

9781911639251

USAF Jet Bombers

Author: Baker, David Code: 60128 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 15/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is the story of Americas bid to obtain atomic weapons and the aircraft that were developed to deliver them, first tested in July 1945 and the subsequent use of uranium and plutonium bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, an event that pushed Japan to total surrender and the end of the Second World War.Tells the background story of ......

9781472842398

Soviet Machine Guns of World War II

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 61710 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Drawing on in-depth research, including work within the Royal Armouries, this study looks at how the Soviet armed forces developed and deployed a range of machine guns that fitted with their offensive and defensive infantry tactics across six years of total war.
9781838861919

Modern Artillery

300 Artillery Pieces Author: Hogg, Ian V. Code: 61189 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Modern Artillery brings together 300 of the most important examples of artillery used or designed since 1900. Beginning with the guns that pounded the trenches in World War I, the book details all the major forms of artillery in service throughout the century. From hand-held anti-tank devices, anti-aircraft guns and field pieces of ......

9781526791184

Hetzer - Jagdpanzer 38 Tank Destroyer

German Army and Waffen-SS Western Front, 1944-1945 Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 60872 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

By 1944 the German army was on the defensive on all fronts and Allied bombing was putting increasing pressure on the nations industrial output. Since the earliest days of the war the Germans had experimented with mounting anti-tank weapons on obsolete chassis and one of the most successful of these would prove to be the Jagdpanzer 38, more ......

9781472839824

Luftwaffe Special Weapons 1942-45

Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 60615 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 31/05/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A highly illustrated study of some of the weapons developed by Nazi Germany to equip the Luftwaffe in their desperate war against the encroaching Allied forces.
9781838860875

Abandoned World War II - Out of stock - due mid-late Feb 2022

Aircraft, Tanks and Warships Author: McNab, Chris Code: 60672 Price: AU $43.98 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Over 75 years after its end, WWII's legacy can still be seen from the Arctic wastes to the South Pacific, with a greater number of weapons made than any other conflict before or since. Using 150 photographs, Abandoned World War II Aircraft, Tanks and Warships allows the reader to explore the detritus of this war in every part of the world.
9781472842879

Arab Armour vs Israeli Armour

Six-Day War 1967 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 60620 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 02/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A detailed study of one of the greatest tank battles since World War II, as some 950 Egyptian tanks confronted about 800 tanks of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in the Sinai Peninsula. This momentous clash came to be known as the Six-Day War, and was a critical laboratory for two competing and contrasting systems of armored warfare.
9781781558164

Off Target

American Guided Bombs, Missiles and Drones 1917-1948 Author: Wolf, William Code: 60413 Price: AU $101.00 Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 18/03/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
'Off Target' relates in detail the then "Secret" research, development, and combat employment of these early guided bombs, missiles, and drones from 1917 to 1948. Using formerly Secret/Confidential manuals, reports, microfilm print outs, and photos, author Wolf, gives the air war historian and enthusiast an in depth look at this unknown topic.
9781838860714

Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II

Jet aircraft, ballistic missiles and super tanks Author: Ford, Roger Code: 60194 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/02/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II reveals the extent of German secret weapons' development, including reference tables, diagrams, colourful maps and charts and photographs, building into an essential reference guide for anyone interested in the history of Germany's secret weapons programme.
9781472839268

American Guided Missiles of World War II

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 59329 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 04/09/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

World War II was a significant period of development for American missile programs, during which time the US built pioneering examples of guided weapons systems. However, whilst the German missiles of World War II are famous around the world, their American counterparts have remained shrouded in secrecy, despite the fact that they formed the ......

9781472837172

World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns

Author: Romanych, Marc Code: 58884 Price: AU $24.88 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
As the outbreak of World War II approached, Nazi Germany ordered artillery manufacturers Krupp and Rheimetall-Borsig to build several super-heavy siege guns, vital to smash through French and Belgian fortresses that stood in the way of the Blitzkrieg. These 'secret weapons' were much larger than the siege artillery of World War I and included the ......
9781526781901

Disarming Hitler's V Weapons

Bomb Disposal - The V1 & V2 Rockets Author: Ransted, Chris Code: 59348 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 28/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1944 the V-1s and V-2s, Hitlers vengeance weapons, were regarded by the Allied leaders in London as the single greatest threat they had faced. It was feared that these flying bombs and rockets might turn the tide of war once again in Germanys favour. Yet, little more than half of these missiles hit their targets, some failing to explode. ......

9782815105392

Second World War Inventions

Author: Bauduin, Philippe Code: 59339 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Published date: 23/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

It was around the 1930s that many of the products, devices and concepts as we know them today have been discovered: antibiotics, radars, turbojets, plastics from rubbers and synthetic fuels, Radio... But we will have to wait until the beginning of World War II to make all these inventions and finally find their industrial development. This book ......

9781472838131

The PIAT

Britain's anti-tank weapon of World War II Author: Moss, Matthew Code: 59977 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Designed in 1942, Britains innovative Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank (PIAT) provided British and Commonwealth troops with a much-needed means of taking on Germanys formidable Panzers. Replacing the inadequate Boys anti-tank rifle, it was conceived in the top-secret World War II research and development organization known colloquially as ......

9780764359408

Hummel and Nashorn/Hornisse

German Self-Propelled Artillery in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58854 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Hummel ("bumblebee") and Nashorn ("rhinoceros") are two of Nazi Germany's most widely recognised self-propelled artillery pieces. The Hummel, with its heavy field howitzer, was indispensable as heavy field artillery despite its open-top fighting compartment. The Nashorn, also known as the Hornisse ("hornet"), utilised the same chassis but ......
9781526770059

Hitler's V-Weapons

An Official History of the Battle Against the V-1 and V-2 in WWII Author: An Official History Code: 59191 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 20/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Details all the measures, both on the land and in the air, taken to defend the United Kingdom from the German long-range weapons. Includes the Crossbow' operations and the bombing of the German weapons manufacture, supply and launch sites.
9781526749833

Hitler's Anti-Tank Weapons 1939-1945

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Seidler, Hans Code: 59182 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Graphic images, many never seen before, of German anti-tank weapons. Covers wide range of anti-tank (Pak) weapons and ancillary equipment.
9780762471270

The Manhattan Project (Revised)

The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses,and Historians Author: C. Kelly, Cynthia Code: 59963 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 544 pages Published date: 07/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This updated edition of this essential collection of historic writings by the pre-eminent scientists and historians who bore witness to the birth of the modern nuclear age, now includes President Barack Obama's 2016 statement at Hiroshima, all-new writings from Japanese survivors of the atomic bomb, and a new foreword by Cynthia C. Kelly.
9781472835260

US Navy Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers

Author: Stille, Mark Code: 58207 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/02/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to sea to protect the fleet. The first of these missiles were ......
9781640122208

Blind Bombing : How Microwave Radar Brought the Allies to D-Day and

Victory in World War II Author: Fine, Norman Code: 58040 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Blind Bombing explores the influence of microwave radar on World War II and tells the stories of those who worked on the invention. Without microwave radar, the outcome of D-Day would have been vastly different
9781612008189

American Armor in the Pacific

Author: Guardia, Mike Code: 58061 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This Casemate Illustrated illustrates US Army and Marine Corps' amor operations during the Pacific Campaign of WWII, from 1942-45.
9781526758941

The Tornado Years

More Adventures of a Cold War Fast-Jet Navigator Author: Herriot, David Code: 57877 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 26/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A riveting first-hand account from a member of Tornado aircrew who lived life to the full both in the air and on the ground.
9781472831798

German Guided Missiles of World War II

Fritz-X to Wasserfall and X4 Author: Zaloga, Steven J. (Author) Code: 57600 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These began to see extensive combat in the Mediterranean in 1943. In their most famous use, the Italian battleship Roma was sunk by a Fritz-X attack in ......
9781472836168

Hotchkiss Machine Guns

From Verdun to Iwo Jima Author: Walter, John Code: 57603 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Created by a long-forgotten Austrian nobleman, Adolf Odkolek von Augezd, the air-cooled Hotchkiss machine gun was the first to function effectively by tapping propellant gas from the bore as the gun fired. Although the Hotchkiss would be overshadowed by the water-cooled Maxim and Vickers Guns, it proved its effectiveness during the Russo-Japanese ......
9781526746436

Bren Gun Carrier

Britain's Universal War Machine Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 57773 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Concise account of the design, development and battlefield performance of the Bren Gun Carrier in the Second World War.
9781785215636

Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun Enthusiasts' Manual

An insight into the development, manufacture and operation of theVickers-Maxim medium machine guns. Author: Martin Pegler Code: 58070 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Maxim gun was the first fully automated machine gun to be introduced into military service at the end of the 19th century. Gradually refined to become the Vickers 0.303in medium machine-gun, it was used widely by British and Commonwealth forces in both world wars. Operated by a three-man crew, it was popularly known as the Vickers.

9781526750471

British Naval Weapons of World War Two

The John Lambert Collection, Volume II: Escort and Minesweeper Weapons Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 57094 Price: AU $110.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/09/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The first systematic publication of a famous plans collection.
9781781557006

Blue Streak

Britain's Medium Range Ballistic Missile Author: Boyes, John Code: 52448 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 03/09/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
9780811737968

Misfire

The Tragic Failure of the M16 in Vietnam Author: Orkand, Bob Code: 56871 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Misfire combines insider knowledge of U.S. Army weapons development with firsthand combat experience to tell the story of the M16 - iconic as the American weapon of the Vietnam War and, indeed, as the U.S. military's standard service rifle until only a few years ago despite its tragic failure.
9781781556955

German Self-Propelled Artillery Guns

of the Second World War Author: Moore, Craig Code: 56116 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/07/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
One towed artillery gun required a team of six horses and nine men. WW2 German engineers came up with the idea of mounting an artillery gun on top of a tank chassis. This new technology reduced the amount of resources required to deploy one artillery gun. Artillery self-propelled guns only needed a four or five man crew.
9781472831866

SU-76 Assault Gun

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. (Author) Code: 56100 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The SU-76 assault gun was the second most widely manufactured Soviet armoured fighting vehicle of World War II, out-numbered only by the legendary T-34. Inspired in part by the German Marder series of tank destroyers, Soviet designers realized that the chassis of the obsolete T-70 light tank could be adapted to a much more substantial gun if it ......
9781472832528

Mortain 1944

Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive Author: Zaloga, Steven J. (Author) Code: 56101 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered to begin a counter-offensive named Operation Luttich. The plan was to send a large Panzer force across the First US Army sector, cutting off its spearheads, and finally reach Avranches on the coast. Had this succeeded, it ......
9786155583162

German Self-Propelled Guns on the Battlefield

English/Hungarian text Author: Feenstra, Jon Code: 56687 Price: AU $52.94 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the nineteenth volume of this photo-monograph series, German self-propelled guns on the battlefield were displayed with more than hundred unpublished photographs from various German made self-proppelled guns widely known as Hummel, Wespe, Sturmtiger, Bison I and many more. The hardcover, landscape formatted book kept the highest possible ......
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