The Great Navies of the First World WarAuthor: O'Hara, VincentCode: 61439Price:AU $49.00Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:01/07/2022Availability:Pre Order. Release date: July 2022
The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the U.S. Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro-Hungarian Kaiserliche und Koenigliche Kriegsmarine, and the Imperial Russian Navy to demonstrate why ......
The Forgotten Blitz 1916Author: Castle, IanCode: 61594Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:29/04/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
At the beginning of 1916, as the world entered the second full year of global conflict, the cities, towns and villages of Britain continued to lay vulnerable to aerial bombardment. Throughout that period German Zeppelin airships and seaplanes had come and gone at will, their most testing opposition provided by the British weather as the ......
New Revised EditionAuthor: A, Burt, RCode: 61524Price:AU $75.00Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:07/03/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
Two World Wars and AfterAuthor: Friedman, NormanCode: 61195Price:AU $75.00Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
For most of the twentieth century Britain possessed both the worlds largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the cruiser a multi-purpose warship needed in large numbers to defend trade routes and police the empire. Above all ......
Fighters - Bombers - ReconnaissanceAuthor: Ward, EdwardCode: 61553Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:10/02/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Organised chronologically by type, German Aircraft of World War I offers a highly-illustrated guide to the main types of aircraft used by the German Air Force during World War I. The book offers a comprehensive survey of German aircraft, from the Albatros B.1 and Fokker E.II of the early years, to the more sophisticated Fokker D.VII ......
Author: Hooper, DaveCode: 61044Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:01/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Suitable for both those starting out in this hobby and more experienced modellers alike, this book is a one-stop guide to the creation of realistic models of German military aircraft of World War I. Examples of injection-moulded plastic, resin, vac-form, multi-media and limited-run plastic kits are included, as well as scratch-built ......
A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book tells the story of HMS New Zealand, a battlecruiser paid for by the people of New Zealand in 1909, and when Japan was perceived as a threat in Australasia and the Pacific. Born of the collision between New Zealand's patriotic dreams and European politics, the tale of HMS New Zealand is further wrapped in the turbulent power-plays at the ......
Anzac Stories of the Great WarAuthor: Ramsland, JohnCode: 70102Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date:25/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
1914. Some men of the First Australian Imperial Force had a rendezvous with death in the silence in the summer night, but many were to survive only to face the thudding of the guns, again and again until 11 November 1918 at 11am, enduring physical and psychological horrors. This volume is packed with unusual stories of a deeply personal nature: ......
A Concise Global HistoryAuthor: William Kelleher StoreyCode: 70116Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:13/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey takes into account individual decisions and experiences as well as environmental and technological factors, such as food, geography, manpower, and weapons.
The First World War in the AirAuthor: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 60831Price:AU $18.39
Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:04/06/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
A compelling and fascinating account of aerial combat in World War I, revealing the terrible risks run by the men who fought and died in the worlds first air war.
'Conte di Cavour' and 'Duiio' ClassesAuthor: Bagnasco, ErminioCode: 60646Price:AU $125.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/06/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Originally comprising five ships in two related classes, Conte di Cavour and Duilio classes entered service at the beginning of the Great War. As designed, they were powerful examples of the second generation of dreadnoughts, with a combination of twin and triple turrets producing a unique main armament of thirteen 12-inch guns. This book covers ......
Passchendaele and the Anzac LegendAuthor: Haultain-Gaul, MatthewCode: 70103Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date:01/06/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
The Ypres salient was the favourite battle ground of the devil and his minions wrote one returned serviceman after the First World War. Few who fought in the infamous third battle of Ypres - now known as Passchendaele - in 1917 would have disagreed. All five of the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) infantry divisions were engaged in this bloody ......
Royal Naval Mines, Depth Charges & Underwater Weapons, 1914-1945Author: Henry, ChrisCode: 60873Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:27/05/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The history of weapons and warfare is usually written about from the point of view of the battles fought and the tactics used. In naval warfare, in particular, the story of how these weapons were invented, designed and supplied is seldom told. Chris Henry, in this pioneering study, sets the record straight. He describes how, to counter the ......
Design, Construction and InnovationAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 60486Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:23/04/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Fully illustrated account of how British aircraft manufacturers vied to create the best fighter to counter German technology during World War I. World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war progressed - mass production. Each country generated its own innovations sometimes in ......
A Photographic Album of the First World War's Greatest AceAuthor: Treadwell, Terry CCode: 60640Price:AU $43.98Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:12/04/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A unique collection of photographs that explores the life and military career of this famous airman until his death in April 1918.
American Guided Bombs, Missiles and Drones 1917-1948Author: Wolf, WilliamCode: 60413Price:AU $101.00Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/03/2021Availability: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.
Letters from the 1914 Ceasefire on the Western FrontAuthor: Hill, MikeCode: 60883Price:AU $55.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/03/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Please contact us for availability details
The Christmas Truce of 1914 remains a moment of enduring fascination more than a century after the day the First World War guns fell silent. Now for the first time hundreds of eyewitness accounts of this most extraordinary date in history have been gathered together telling the story in their own words of the men who met in peace in No Man's Land.
Author: Eric T. ChesterCode: 60847Price:AU $95.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: MONTHLY REVIEW PRESS Published date:02/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
World War I, given all the rousing "Over-There" songs and in-the-trenches films it inspired, was, at its outset, surprisingly unpopular with the American public. As opposition increased, Woodrow Wilson's presidential administration became intent on stifling antiwar dissent.
The stories of five men and women of the Great War as told by their medaAuthor: Cullen, RichardCode: 59410Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:10/02/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Richard Cullen takes the reader through the Great War history, led by the medals of five who served, each decorated for distinguished service. Their stories are untold and open our eyes to the struggles that so many faced without formal recognition. They are tales of sadness, power, modesty, compassion, bravery and a fulfilled post-war life.
Author: Edye, ChrisCode: 60529Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date:04/02/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In 1916 Alfred Wright enlisted in the AIF. After training at the Engineer Officer Training School in Moore Park and at Roseville NSW he embarked aboard HMAT A14 Euripides, headed for Britain. On the way, he bought an autograph book, and over the next four years, more than 100 of the people he met signed it.
Author: Pavelec, Sterling MichaelCode: 60266Price:AU $60.27Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/01/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
Based on extensive archival research, Sterling Michael Pavelec recounts the adventures of the handful of aviators and their aircraft during the Gallipoli Campaign. The book focuses on the men and machines, their contributions to the campaign, and the ultimate outcomes of the role of airpower in the early stages of World War I.
Germany's Famed Triplane in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, ,Mark,C.Code: 59156Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:18/09/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book presents the evolution and development of perhaps the most iconic German fighter of WWI - the Fokker Dr. 1 triplane or "Dreidecker." The Dr. 1 was born from experiments in cantilever monoplanes and the excellent combat record of the Sopwith triplane, which appeared at the western front at the end of 1916. Only 320 Fokker Dr.1s were ......
The Landing, the Legend, the LawAuthor: Bond, CatherineCode: 59982Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 212 pages Published date:31/08/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The word Anzac has been the subject of a century of legal regulation in Australia and internationally. In Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, Catherine Bond interrogates the legal history of one of Australia and New Zealands most revered words and the restrictions on the acronym that still exist today.
The AIF in France 1918Author: Beale, PatCode: 59981Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 176 pages Published date:31/08/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
1918 was a year of triumph for the Australian Corps in France yet today this is seldom recognised by most Australians. Our perceptions have been clouded by legends, built up over the past century, that have trivialised their achievement. Here an ex-soldier, Pat Beale DSO MC, uses his military background to help re-discover why and how the Corps ......
Development of Military Air Strategy in World War IAuthor: Grattan, Robert F. (University of West England, UK)Code: 60109Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:25/08/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Air power has come to be seen as a countrys first line of defence, but in the First World War views were vastly different. Aircraft was a novelty not always welcomed by the traditionalist military and there were no tactics, doctrine or strategies available for the deployment of air power. Yet, within four years, proponents of the new force were ......
The Devil's Griffins-A Visual History of Italy's Elite Plumed WarriorsAuthor: Garson, PaulCode: 58817Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/08/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Formed in 1859, the Bersaglieri "sharp shooters" served as the "Tip of the Spear" paying the price in blood during the Italian Wars of Unification, the colonial forays into Africa, the First World War, the Ethiopian War and the Second World War. Over 300 images chronicle the "Plumed Warriors" rise to equal status among the world's military elite.
The Memoirs of Ernst UdetAuthor: Udet, ErnstCode: 59198Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Classic and evocative account of a First World War Ace of Aces. Contains a new Introduction by aviation expert RICHARD OVERY which describes, in fascinating detail, the man behind the memoirs.
Author: Wynn, StephenCode: 59173Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
First major conflict involving large scale use of aircraft. Adolphe Pegoud, the 1st Ace of the First World War. Aircraft - Observations and photography to fighter and bomber aircraft.
Gripping tales of wartime braveryAuthor: Burgess, ColinCode: 59355Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date:10/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Choong, AndrewCode: 58980Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Reproduces a complete set of official Admiralty plans including many enlargements and close-ups, with expert commentary, all in full colour.
The Fate of Enemy Fleets after the Two World WarsAuthor: Dodson, AidanCode: 59875Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:01/06/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
While a large number of books have dealt with the navies and war at sea during the World Wars, the immediate aftermaths have generally received only minimal coverage. However, the fates of defeated navies are of enormous interest from a number of perspectives. These include the relative priorities of the victorious powers, acquisition and ......
Australia'S Experience of Shell Shock in the Great WarAuthor: Tyquin, MichaelCode: 59928Price:AU $55.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date:20/04/2020Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This edition of a work of the first of its kind to be published in Australia in 2006 is an updated analysis of what happened to soldiers who suffered psychologically in the First World War. Madness and the Military compellingly revisits this long-ignored aspect of Australian military history and suggests a link with so-called shell shock and ......
The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great WarAuthor: Davies, Will Dr.Code: 58815Price:AU $29.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date:18/03/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Forgotten provides a doorway into a lost part of Australian history. The Chinese Labour Corps comprised some 200,000 labourers who worked under difficult and dangerous conditions during World War I. The Forgotten celebrates the shared history between China and Australia and the combined efforts to promote peace.
A History Through IllustrationsAuthor: Mylon, PatrickCode: 58227Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:11/03/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of a great shipping line and its vessels through conflicts, in rare postcards and images
of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918Author: WIlliams, H RCode: 57880Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's ReichAuthor: Phelps, JamesCode: 58210Price:AU $34.99Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:31/01/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich. On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian ......