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9781399019866

Tank Battles of World War I

Author: Cooper, Bryan Code: 62075 Price: AU $35.95 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/03/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: March 2023

Failure to exploit the potential of an original idea is a recurring phenomenon in our national history. Few failures, however, can have been so costly in human life as that of our military commanders early in 1916 to appreciate that the tank was a war winning weapon. The slaughter of the Somme, Passchendaele and Ypres salient had to be endured ......

9781399003568

The Second World War Tank Crisis 1919-1945

The Fall and Rise of British Tanks Author: Taylor, Richard Code: 62115 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/01/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2023

British Second World War tanks performed so badly that it is difficult to bring to mind any other British weapon of the period that provokes such a strong sense of failure. Unfortunately, many of the accusations appear to be true - British tanks were in many ways a disgrace. But why was Britain, the country that invented them, consistently ......

9788366549371

Real Weathering

Author: Taylor, Dick Code: 60713 Price: AU $63.80 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 10/01/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2023
A photographic resource for military modellers showing real weathering - dirt, spills, faded paint, wear and rust - on real tanks and military vehicles.
9781914929038

The Complete Catalogue of British Tanks

An A-Z of all British-Built Tanks Author: Taylor, James Code: 61953 Price: AU $93.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 05/01/2023 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: January 2023

As the nation that conceived the first tank more than a hundred years ago, Britain has a long and fascinating series of tank designs to its credit. Despite a period of apathy from the relevant authorities about the value of tanks, which led to its grateful reliance on American-made models during the Second World War, Britain bounced back to ......

9781803990620

World War II Trucks and Tanks

Author: Norris, John Code: 62059 Price: AU $54.00 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 19/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Many thousands of different types of vehicles were used by the armies during the Second World War for various roles, including the fighting vehicles such as armoured cars and tanks. Today these are very popular with enthusiasts who restore these historic vehicles to their pristine state and attend specialist gatherings around the country and ......

9780764363511

Porsche Tiger and Ferdinand Tank Destroyer

VK 4501 (P)/Porsche Type 101 and the Panzerjager Ferdinand/Elefant Author: Froelich, Michael Code: 61824 Price: AU $150.00 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/11/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

A detailed, technical history of the WWII tank and tank destroyer designs of automotive icon Ferdinand Porsche. Ferdinand Porsche was an Austrian engineer born in 1875. In the interwar period, Ferdinand founded an automotive consultation firm, which gradually grew into todays Porsche AG automotive company. Porsches firm was responsible for the ......

9781399018005

Panzer III, German Army Light Tank 1941-1942

North Africa, Tripoli to El Alamein Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 62112 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Pzkpfw Ill was the most effective tank available to the German army in North Africa during the battles of 1941. It outnumbered all the other types in service with the Afrikakorps at that time and when compared to the Pzkpfw I and Pzkpfw II designs it was a potent, modern weapons system. Although less heavily armoured than its British ......

9781399065009

Panther German Army Medium Tank 1944-1945

Italian Front Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 62113 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Allied invasions of Sicily and the Italian mainland had been met with tenacious resistance by the Germans but the defence consisted for the most part of armoured units that were little different to those the British had faced in North Africa. But in early 1944, with the landings at Anzio and Nettuno and the attempt to bypass the German ......

9781472855268

Chobham Armour

Cold War British Armoured Vehicle Development Author: Suttie, William Code: 62061 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The book describes the vehicle development activities carried out at the Military Vehicles Research and Development Establishment on Chobham Common from the end of World War II through to its close in 2004. For most of this period it was the design authority for all British Military vehicles and hence was responsible for the design and ......

9781975452889

2023 Tanks of the World Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 61581 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/10/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

favorite tanks. Start 2023 with a blast! Classic square format. Updated style. Our square wall calendars include stunning images and even clearer grids and text. Filled with an abundance of holidays, each month’s grid is large enough for daily tasks and appointments.

  • 2023 Wall Calendar
  • 16-Month Calendar: September ......
9781472848161

Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1960-75

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 61978 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 21/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

A new analysis of the technology and tanks that faced off against each other on opposite sides of the Iron Curtain, during the very height of the Cold War. From the 1960s onwards, there was a generational shift in tank design and warfare with the advent of CBR (chemical, biological, radiological) protection and a move away from ......

9788366549708

Single Vehicle No. 04: Type 95 Ha-Go

Author: Przemyslaw Skulski Code: 61425 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 20/08/2022 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Continuing the Single Vehicle series from Mushroom Model Publications - a new range of booklets for military modellers featuring original colour profiles, photographic details and scale plans in 1/35 scale, plus drawings from military technical manuals for individual single variant military vehicles. This forth title covers the single variant ......

9781838861926

Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45

Tanks, Self-Propelled Guns, Halftracks & AFVs Author: Bishop, Chris Code: 61830 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 22/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 Illustrated with detailed artworks of German tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organisation of the Wehrmachts armoured divisions. Organised by division, the book describes in depth the various models of ......

9781399004312

NATO and Warsaw Pact Tanks of the Cold War

Author: Green, Michael Code: 61589 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Led by the USA with Western European partners, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed in 1949 to counter the Soviet threat. In response the Soviet Union assembled and dominated the Warsaw Pact in 1954. The mainstay of both alliances groundforces were their main battle tanks (MBTs). Initially both sides relied on Second World ......

9781912390816

The Tank Corps in the Great War: Nov 1914-Nov 1916

Volume 1 - Conception, Birth and Baptism of Fire Author: Pope, Stephen Code: 55288 Price: AU $95.00 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The first in-depth history, since 1919, of the Tank Corps' actions in the Great War, incorporating newly identified material obtained in recent research.
9781838861131

World War II Tanks

Western Allies 1939-45: Identification Guide Author: Porter, David Code: 61554 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages / 3 mins Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 22/05/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Illustrated with detailed artworks of American, British, Canadian, Australian, French, Polish and other Western Allied nations tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, World War II Tanks: Western Allies 1939-45: Identification Guide offers an highly-illustrated guide to the main armoured fighting vehicles ......

9781739751302

M107/M110

Family of Self-Propelled Artillery 1956 -1991 Author: Doyle, David Code: 61598 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Paperback / 127 pages Published date: 18/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This all-new 124-page softbound volume is profusely illustrated with almost 250 photos, many of them in color, illustrating the history and US military service of this weapon system, from its advent in the early 1950s through the first Gulf War. Widely used in Vietnam, where it had the longest range of any land-based artillery, the M107 and ......

9781788166393

Burning Steel

A Tank Regiment at War, 1939-45 Author: Hart, Peter Code: 61618 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This is the story of a tank regiment: the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the Second World War. Raw and visceral personal recollections from the men themselves recall some of the most dramatic and horrific scenes imaginable - the sheer nerve-wracking tension of serving in highly inflammable Sherman tanks, the sudden impact of German shells, the ......

9780719840272

Modelling US World War II Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Author: Cole, Tom Code: 61519 Price: AU $47.50 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 21/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book features US Army and Marine Corps AFVs modelled mainly in 1/72 and 1/48 scales to inspire model makers who are less familiar with these scales.
9781472848642

SU-152/ISU-152 vs Tiger

Eastern Front 1943-45 Author: Greentree, David Code: 61552 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated volume compares two of the most iconic AFVs: the SU-152/ISU-152 and the Tiger, used on the Eastern Front during World War II. On the Eastern Front in 1943, the Tiger-equipped heavy Panzer battalions gave German armoured divisions an unmatched capability that cost the Red Army dearly. The Tigers 88mm gun had the potential ......

9781472845870

Panzer III

Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 61461 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The Panzer III was the mainstay of the German armoured force in the early years of World War II and spearheaded the victories in Poland, Western Europe and the Balkans. Designed and developed in the mid-1930s, it was originally equipped with a 3.7cm gun and with 30mm thick armour. Early combat in Poland and France saw the need for this to be ......

9781472849021

Tanks in the Easter Offensive 1972

The Vietnam War's great conventional clash Author: Hiestand, William Code: 61419 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 17/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This study explains how the armies of North and South Vietnam, newly equipped with the most modern Soviet and US tanks and weaponry, fought the decisive armored battles of the Easter Offensive. Wearied by years of fighting against Viet Cong guerillas and North Vietnamese regulars, the United States had almost completely withdrawn its forces ......

9780811739245

Panzer Aces I

German Tank Commanders of WWII Author: Kurowski, Franz Code: 61615 Price: AU $51.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 15/03/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Six riveting, gritty accounts of some of the greatest German tank commanders, including Michael Wittmann, Hans Bolter, Hermann Bix, and others. Timelines mark the milestones of each officer's career.
9781912423132

Sherman Tank Flip Book

Author: IWM Code: 59421 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 10/03/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Using rare footage from the film archive at IWM, this flip book shows the famous Sherman tank move up to the front, as a tank squadron prepares for action north of Caen in early July 1944.
9781526774149

Scorpion and Scimitar

British Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicles, 1970-2020 Author: Grummitt, David Code: 61436 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The British Scorpion and Scimitar are among the most successful armoured reconnaissance vehicles ever built and, almost fifty years after the initial design was introduced, updated versions are still in service today. These compact, manoeuvrable and fast-moving light tanks played a significant peace-keeping role in conflict zones around the ......

9781472843883

Tiger vs Churchill

North-West Europe, 1944-45 Author: Grant, Neil Code: 61173 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 13/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated study assesses the origins, development, and combat record of the legendary Tiger and Churchill Tanks during World War II. The Tiger and the Churchill are two of the most recognizable heavily armoured tanks of World War II. Both were designed hastily in the early years of the war, and both witnessed inauspicious debuts in ......

9780764358487

Tigers I and II

Germany's Most Feared Tanks of World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 57854 Price: AU $47.50 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 10/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Germany's Tiger tank, whether in the form of the Tiger I or later Tiger II (King Tiger), was the most feared tank of WWII. Despite production totaling fewer than 2,000 units, its heavy armor, its power, and perhaps the even more powerful Nazi propaganda machine ensured that the Tiger remains well known over seven decades after last being on the ......
9781838861292

Tanks: World's Greatest Armoured Fighting Vehicles

From World War I to the present Author: Haskew, Michael Code: 60146 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Tanks features 52 of the best armoured fighting vehicles from World War I to the present day. Beginning with the prototype Mark V Male in 1917, the book ranges from World War I, World War II, through the Cold War and up to the highly sophisticated tanks that have seen recent service in wars in the Balkans, Caususus, and Middle East.

9780764362347

Sherman Tank, Vol. 6

M32 and M74-Series Sherman-Based Recovery Vehicles Author: Doyle, David Code: 61203 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The United States, being at peace, had not foreseen the need for a specialised tank recovery vehicle, despite the ramping up of tank production in 1940 1941. However, observation of the new world war quickly pointed to the need for such a vehicle. Armored vehicles, immobilised for any reason, were easily destroyed by opposing troops, denying ......

9781399018081

Tiger I, German Army Heavy Tank

Eastern Front, 1942 Author: Dennis, Oliver Code: 61194 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Tiger I and Tiger II tanks are probably the most famous German armoured fighting vehicles of the Second World War and despite the relatively small numbers produced, the heavy Panzer units of the German Army played a key role in the battles fought in North Africa, Italy, the Western Front and particularly in the East. In the seventh and ......

9781908032232

Sturmtiger

The Combat History of Sturmmoerser Kompanies 1000-1002 Author: Archer and Haasler Code: 61210 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PANZERWRECKS Published date: 15/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Sturmtiger: The Combat History of Sturmmörser Kompanies 1000-1002 documents this fascinating weapons system from inception in 1943 to its first use in Warsaw and the battles in Germany during 1945.

Researched over many years using German, American and British records, authors Lee Archer and Timm Haasler are the first to tell the story ......

9781472841797

Panzergrenadier

Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 60619 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 12/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Using first-hand accounts and many previously unpublished images, this highly illustrated new book provides a detailed analysis of Germany's Panzergrenadier in World War II.
9781399009409

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The US Army's Combat-Proven Fighting Platform, 1981-2021 Author: Grummitt, David Code: 60870 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle was developed in the 1970s to counter the new Infantry Fighting Vehicles of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. Designed to survive the imagined high-intensity, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) battlefield of the Cold War, it became, alongside the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the mainstay of US ......

9780764361647

Sherman Tank Vol 5

The M4A4 "British" Sherman in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 60598 Price: AU $29.32 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The M4A4, also known at the Sherman V, with its unusual 30-cylinder Multibank engine, was the type of Sherman most widely used by Commonwealth forces during WWII. Additionally, many US tankers were trained using this type of tank. The tank went on to become the basis for the famed Firefly, Crab, and DD amphibious variants of the Sherman. This book ......
9781472843203

German Tanks in Normandy 1944

The Panzer, Sturmgeschutz and Panzerjager forces that faced theD-Day invasion Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 60622 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 12/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A new study of the German Panzer forces that stood between the Allies' D-Day beachhead and victory in World War II - how they compared, how they were organized, and how they fought.
9781612009896

Panzer Tactics

Tank Operations in the East, 1941-42 Author: Munzel, Oskar Code: 60650 Price: AU $66.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 09/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book discusses a number of raids undertaken by XXXXVII Panzer Corps near the Black Sea in 1941/2.
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