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9781637581551

Ghostriders 1968-1975: "Mors De Caelis"

Combat History of the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Author: Walter, William Code: 61555 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PERMUTED PRESS Published date: 13/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

If necessity is the mother of invention, the AC-130 gunship was definitely her offspring.

Ghostriders: Mors De Caelis is a comprehensive history of AC-130 gunship combat operations in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The story begins with the first AC-130 in 1968, and ends in 1975 at the end of the war in ......

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by years of fighting against Viet Cong guerillas and North Vietnamese regulars, the United States had almost completely withdrawn its forces ......

9780764362750

Huey in Vietnam

Bell's UH-1 at War Author: Doyle. David Code: 61182 Price: AU $46.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 05/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Few implements of war are as representative of the US presence in Vietnam as the Bell Huey UH-1-series helicopters. Whether serving in the role of troop transport for airborne assault, supply transports, aerial gunships, or medical evacuation, the Huey was seemingly everywhere. The versatile aircraft, officially the "Iroquois," was ......

9780995121928

Vietnam ANZACS

Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam War Author: Howell, Tony Code: 60967 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 18/09/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This book is a commentary on the ANZAC forces involvement in the second Indo-China (Vietnam) War during the period 1965 to 1971.
9781472845153

UH-1 Huey Gunship vs NVA/VC Forces

Vietnam 1962-75 Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 60626 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 12/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
While the helicopter was essential for the US war effort the Vietnam experience also proved the validity of the gunship concept. This illustrated new history explores one of the hardest-worked and most effective of the helicopter types in-theater.
9781781557808

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art Vol 2

Author: John Brennan Code: 60801 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In Vol. 2 there are astonishing photos on par with Vol. 1. Besides 165 images, there are search aids for locating former in-country Army helicopters. There is a list of 24 recommended Huey photo-books; a tabulation of 300 AH-1 Cobra war survivors, their former units, and present location, also a database of 500 in-country Army helicopter names.
9781472845078

B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 60165 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Studies of air combat in the Vietnam War inevitably focus on the MiG-killing fighter engagements, B-52 onslaughts or tactical strikes on the Hanoi region. However, underlying all these was the secretive 'electron war' in which highly-skilled electronic warfare officers duelled with Soviet and North Vietnamese radar operators in the attempt to ......
9781087935959

Our Vietnam Wars Vol 2

as told by more veterans who served Author: Brown, William F Code: 60463 Price: AU $32.90 Format: Paperback / 324 pages Published date: 07/01/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Print on Demand - due 2-3 weeks
Want to know what Vietnam was really like? 60 Stories, 271 photographs, and 4.6 Stars on over 100 customer reviews. From a Marine sniper in Hue, to a medevac dust-off pilot going into a hot LZ, Navy Corpsmen, A-6 pilots taking out bridges and SAM sites in North Vietnam, a nurse on the USS Repose, combat medics deep in the jungle, machine ......
9781476684178

Vietnam by Chinook

A CH-47 Crew Chief During the Tet Offensive Author: Corlew, Edward Code: 60248 Price: AU $45.13 Format: Paperback / 167 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/12/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
Well armed and capable of deploying platoon-sized infantry units, the tandem-rotored Chinook and it's crew were a formidable weapon in jungle warfare. Large and lightly armored, they also presented easy targets. This memoir relates missions over landing zones beset with hidden enemy positions, the author's return home and his reflection on the ......
9781682476239

Catkiller 3-2

An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam War Author: Caryl, Raymond Code: 59337 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/11/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Catkiller 3-2 provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne (TACA) in I Corps as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of Marine ground units during the Vietnam War. When Gen. William Westmoreland changed the Marines role in I Corps ......

9781526759429

Phoenix 13 - Elite Helicopter Units in Vietnam

Americal Division Artillery Air Section Author: James, Darryl Code: 59342 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A collection of war stories closely based on the authors experiences flying scout/observation helicopters in Vietnam. Story telling was a daily evening occurrence for the solo scout pilots. These stories, called TINS, an irreverent pilot acronym for this is no shit, allowed the solo pilots to learn from each others experiences and mistakes. The ......

9781476680682

Waging the War Within

A Marine's Memoir of Vietnam and PTSD Author: Fortner, Tim Code: 59968 Price: AU $45.13 Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
US Marine Sergeant Tim Fortner survived 14 months in Vietnam as a door gunner in a CH-46 helicopter, completing 27 strike flight missions. His memoir describes his military training, his unit's harrying missions inserting and extracting troops over landing zones under enemy fire, and his four-decade struggle with service-connected PTSD.
9781526751232

United States Marine Corps in Vietnam

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Green, Michael Code: 59183 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A superb resume of the USMC's service and achievements in Vietnam against a fanatic enemy.
9781623498351

Storms over the Mekong

Major Battles of the Vietnam War Author: Head, William Pace Code: 59279 Price: AU $63.00 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 03/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
From the defeat of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam at Ap Bac to the battles of the Ia Drang Valley, Khe Sanh, and more, Storms over the Mekong offers a reassessment of key turning points in the Vietnam War.
9781476680514

Taking Fire!

Memoir of an Aerial Scout in Vietnam Author: Porter, David L. Code: 59175 Price: AU $51.70 Format: Paperback / 126 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
As a first lieutenant in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, US Army pilot David Porter was section leader in an Aerial Scout platoon in Vietnam. Porter's vivid memoir recounts the internal workings of a legendary air cavalry troop, in-the-cockpit combat actions, and the men who were key players on this perilous battleground.
9781648450136

The Vietnam War Trivia Book

Fascinating Facts and Interesting Vietnam War Stories Author: O'Neill, Bill Code: 59217 Price: AU $19.79 Format: Paperback / 174 pages Published date: 04/03/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Print on Demand - due 2-3 weeks
The Vietnam War Trivia Book is an entertaining, instructive and interesting Trivia & Facts book about the Vietnam War. Unlike most war books, this one will make difficult topics seem easy and exciting. Every chapter also ends with twenty fascinating facts and five quick questions to test your knowledge.
9780648446682

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972 Author: Carroll, John Code: 58029 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel ......
9781925927054

Vietnam

Our Stories Author: Foster, Ken Code: 58173 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
It was the war that defined a generation. Vietnam: Our Stories tells the history of the Vietnam War through the eyes of the men and women who lived it with their testimonies that swing from sombre to funny.
9781472830906

USAF F-105 Thunderchief vs VPAF MiG-17

Vietnam 1965-68 Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 56964 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 25/07/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF's primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targets in North Vietnam and Laos. F-105 crews conducted long-distance missions from bases in Thailand, ......
9780306903472

Dragon's Jaw

An Epic Story of Courage and Tenacity in Vietnam Author: Tillman, Barrett Code: 56081 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS INC Published date: 14/07/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A riveting Vietnam War story--and one of the most dramatic in aviation history--told by a New York Times bestselling author and a prominent aviation historian
9781472836120

Walker Bulldog vs T-54

Laos and Vietnam 1971-75 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 56786 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
During the Vietnam War, both the United States and the Soviet Union supplied all manner of weapon systems to the opposing sides, including tanks and armoured vehicles. Two tanks in particular took momentary prominence in the later years of the conflict. On the South Vietnamese side, it was the US M41 Walker Bulldog; for the communist North ......
9781440866722

The Vietnam War on Film

Author: Luhrssen, David Code: 56094 Price: AU $94.51 Format: Hardback / 220 pages Publisher: GREENWOOD PRESS Published date: 26/05/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
9781742236360

Australia's Vietnam

Myth vs history Author: Dapin, Mark Code: 56623 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
When Mark Dapin first interviewed Vietnam veterans and wrote about the war, he swallowed (and regurgitated) every misconception. He wasn't alone. In Australia's Vietnam, Dapin reveals that every stage of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and shrouded in myth.
9781472829375

Sherman Lead

Flying the F-4D Phantom II in Vietnam Author: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R. Code: 55210 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/02/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
9781476675169

My Brothers have my Back

Inside the November 1969 Battle on the Vietnamese DMZ Author: Pepi, Lou Code: 55083 Price: AU $52.80 Format: Paperback / 147 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/12/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
In November 1969, what Time Magazine called the "largest battle of the year" took place less than two miles from the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone. Three companies of Task Force 1-61 met 2,000-3,000 North Vietnamese. Written by a combatant, this book offers unique insights into the story of the men who fought for those three days in 1969.
9781501712807

To Build as Well as Destroy

American Nation Building in South Vietnam Author: Gawthorpe, Andrew J. Code: 55543 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 258 pages Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
For years, the so-called better-war school of thought has argued that the United States built a legitimate and viable non-Communist state in South Vietnam in the latter years of the Vietnam War and that it was only the military abandonment of this state that brought down the Republic of Vietnam. But Andrew J. Gawthorpe, through a detailed and...
9780473450816

The Nam Shadow

From award-winning New Zealand author Author: Brungar, Carole Code: 56507 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 333 pages Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
A richly written and often, unsettling journey into the Vietnam War as it follows Terry and Frankie in a game of propaganda, love, and loss.
9781328866721

Saving Bravo

The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy Seal History Author: Talty, Stephan Code: 52401 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date: 30/10/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and risked capture by both the North Vietnamese and the Soviets. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese partner had to sneak past them all to save ......

9781476668918

Bystanders to the Vietnam War

The Role of the United States Senate, 1950-1965 Author: Goldberg, Ron Code: 52142 Price: AU $52.03 Format: Paperback / 103 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 05/10/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
Focusing on the US Senate's role in the Vietnam War, this history records the various senators' views in their own words. The author demonstrates that during the 20-year conflict - as throughout American history - the president was the principal formulator of policy on war and peace.
9781472827609

Operation Linebacker II 1972

The B-52s are sent to Hanoi Author: Michel III, Marshall Code: 52314 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 30/08/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
After the failed April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam and the heavy US tactical bombing raids in the Hanoi area, the North Vietnamese agreed to return to the Paris peace talks, yet very quickly these negotiations stalled. In an attempt to end the war quickly and 'persuade' the North Vietnamese to return to the negotiating table, President Nixon ......
9781781556450

Thud Pilot

A Pilot's Account of Early F-105 Combat in Vietnam Author: Vizcarra, Victor Code: 49970 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Thud Pilot covers F-105 early combat in 1964 thru 1966, the year of heaviest losses. It details the first counter Surface-to-Air-Missile strike in warfare history, political blunders and inane Rules of Engagement that placed the Thud in unwarranted peril. Thud Pilot goes beyond the air battle; it shares the emotional impact on families left ......
9781472823601

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 51347 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat. The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the ......
9781625450357

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art

Author: Brennan, J. Code: 50808 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art brings to light over 250 recently recovered Vietnam War photographs from Army aviation veterans. The vast majority of these photographs have never before been published, with them all capturing that quintessential and unmistakable American war custom of embellishing ones assigned aircraft with personalized ......

9781472823205

Rolling Thunder 1965-68

Johnson's air war over Vietnam Author: Hallion, Richard P. Code: 50247 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The bombing campaign that was meant to keep South Vietnam secure, Rolling Thunder became a byword for pointless, ineffective brutality, and was a key factor in America's Vietnam defeat. But in its failures, Rolling Thunder was one of the most influential air campaigns of the Cold War. It spurred a renaissance in US air power and the development of ......
9781472817464

M113 APC 1960-75

US, ARVN, and Australian variants in Vietnam Author: Prenatt, Jamie Code: 50228 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 25/10/2017 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple 'battlefield taxi', over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55 years later, many thousands are still in use. In addition to its original role of transporting troops across the battlefield, specialized versions ......
9781472823564

MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan (Author) Code: 49527 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews ......
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