Combat History of the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, Vietnam, Laos, CambodiaAuthor: Walter, WilliamCode: 61555Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PERMUTED PRESS Published date:13/05/2022Availability: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 ......
Bell's UH-1 at WarAuthor: Doyle. DavidCode: 61182Price:AU $46.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2022Availability: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 ......
The Vietnam War's great conventional clashAuthor: Hiestand, WilliamCode: 61419Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:06/02/2022Availability: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by years of fighting against Viet Cong guerillas and North Vietnamese regulars, the United States had almost completely withdrawn its forces ......
Grumman's All-Weather Interdictor from Vietnam to the Persian GulfAuthor: Brown, DavidCode: 61184Price:AU $46.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/12/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Grumman A-6 Intruder was the US Navy and Marine Corps primary carrier-based, all-weather attack aircraft from 1963 to 1997. Famous for its combat missions in Vietnam and the 1991 92 Gulf War - as well as the novel and movie Flight of the Intruder - the A-6 was capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear weapons. This book covers the ......
Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Howell, TonyCode: 60967Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:18/09/2021Availability: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.
Vietnam 1962-75Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 60626Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:12/08/2021Availability: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.
Author: John BrennanCode: 60801Price:AU $53.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2021Availability: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.
Australia's most decorated platoon of the Vietnam WarAuthor: O'Halloran, John and Teague, RicCode: 60965Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:12/06/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
John OHalloran was a country boy from Tamworth, NSW, who was called up for national service not long after the start of the Vietnam War. As a tough and determined 21-year-old, he guided 6 RARs B Company 5 Platoon through some of the biggest conflicts of the war, including Operation Hobart and the Battle of Long Tan. But he faced his hardest ......
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 60165Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/02/2021Availability: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 ......
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, RaymondCode: 59337Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability: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 ......
Americal Division Artillery Air SectionAuthor: James, DarrylCode: 59342Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:23/09/2020Availability: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 ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Green, MichaelCode: 59183Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability: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.
Major Battles of the Vietnam WarAuthor: Head, William PaceCode: 59279Price:AU $63.00Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:03/07/2020Availability: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.
The Vietnam War by the Military's Own PhotographersAuthor: Brookes, DanCode: 58191Price:AU $55.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:07/04/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Never before published photos of the Vietnam War. Intense, first-hand accounts of combat.
The Faces and VoicesAuthor: Sanders, ThomasCode: 58192Price:AU $90.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:06/02/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Striking portraits and stories of the people and relics of the Vietnam War, telling the tales of their service and experiences during the war.
Battle BriefingsAuthor: Frankum Jr., RonaldCode: 60531Price:AU $25.49
Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The latest installment in Stackpole's Battle Briefings series covers the Vietnam War.
The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972Author: Carroll, JohnCode: 58029Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date:01/01/2020Availability: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 ......
Our StoriesAuthor: Foster, KenCode: 58173Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date:01/01/2020Availability: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.
An Intimate Memoir of the Vietnam WarAuthor: Robinson, CarlCode: 59130Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date:01/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A fabulous, fast-paced and stirring memoir of the Vietnam War from an American civilian who bitterly self-exiled himself to Australia afterwards to start life over again. Written with candour and dark humour, Carl Robinson’s astonishing story set against the backdrop of unremitting war embraces the enduring hope and indomitable spirit of the ......
Vietnam 1965-68Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 56964Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:25/07/2019Availability: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, ......
The Tragic Failure of the M16 in VietnamAuthor: Orkand, BobCode: 56871Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HAL LEONARD Published date:14/07/2019Availability: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.
Author: Moise, Edwin E.Code: 56799Price:AU $58.30Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:14/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Examines the Tonkin Gulf incident and the escalation of the Vietnam War. The author interviewed about twenty Americans who were present. Most believed at the time that an attack was occurring. By the time they were interviewed there were more doubters than believers but the ones who still believed were more confident in their opinions.
Vietnam LegacyAuthor: Small, Carl RudolphCode: 55111Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A memoir of the Vietnam War written as a series of short stories.
Laos and Vietnam 1971-75Author: McNab, ChrisCode: 56786Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:27/06/2019Availability: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 ......
The War, the Times, and Why They MatterAuthor: Ketwig, JohnCode: 56958Price:AU $38.65Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: TRINE DAY Published date:06/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Very few of the many books about the Vietnam War fully address why the fighting was conducted in such a cruel manner, why it was prolonged far past its logical end, or what, ultimately, went wrong. American literature has been reluctant to emphasize the fact that between 3.5 and 5 million Southeast Asians died-many of them peasants-that the ......
Chronicles of Honor, Courage, and SacrificeAuthor: Clark, Allen B.Code: 56061Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:02/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Every war continues to dwell in the lives it touched, in the lives of those living through that time, and in those absorbed by its historical significance. The Vietnam War lives on famously and infamously dependent on political points of view, but those who have "been there, done that" have a highly personalized window on their time of that ......
An Epic History of a Tragic WarAuthor: Hastings, MaxCode: 56640Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 752 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date:15/04/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `His masterpiece' Antony Beevor, Spectator `A masterful performance' Sunday Times `By far the best book on the Vietnam War' Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the Year
Author: Cain, FrankCode: 56577Price:AU $77.99Format: Paperback / 252 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:20/03/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored. This book analyzes the years from 1945 with the French military reconquest of Vietnam until 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, demonstrating how the US should not have followed the French into Vietnam. It shows ......
VietnamAuthor: Haponski, William C.Code: 55115Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:16/03/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A compelling and informed narrative of the war in Vietnam 1945-75, seeking to answer why America "lost" the war in Vietnam.
The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy Seal HistoryAuthor: Talty, StephanCode: 52401Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date:30/10/2018Availability: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 ......
Stories from Vietnam and Over the FenceAuthor: Parnar, JoeCode: 52137Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:19/10/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Stories from a medic serving with the highly classified SOG U.S. Special Forces unit in Vietnam.
Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne DivisionAuthor: Wiknik, Arthur, Jr.Code: 51817Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:10/10/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
An honest tour of the Vietnam War from the soldier's eye view, Nam Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-year-old kid from New England when he was drafted into the U.S. Army
Life as a Bomb Disposal Specialist During the Vietnam WarAuthor: Streinberg, Stuart AllanCode: 51708Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/09/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
From 1967-1971, Stuart Steinberg served in the U.S. Army as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist. In January 1968, he was sent to Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah, where chemical and biological weaponry was stockpiled, staying there until July 1968. Steinberg was involved in helping to clean up the worst nerve gas disaster in American history ......
The B-52s are sent to HanoiAuthor: Michel III, MarshallCode: 52314Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/08/2018Availability: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 ......
North Vietnam 1948-52Author: Windrow, MartinCode: 52427Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:06/08/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The French Indochina War (1946-54) was the largest of the first generation of post-World War II wars of decolonization as Vietminh insurgents sought to topple their French colonial masters. It was also unique in that the insurgency evolved from low-level guerrilla activity to mobile operations by a large conventional army which finally defeated a ......