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9781682476482

To Crown the Waves

The Great Navies of the First World War Author: O'Hara, Vincent Code: 61439 Price: AU $49.00 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2022 Availability: 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 ......

9781399093927

Zeppelin Inferno

The Forgotten Blitz 1916 Author: Castle, Ian Code: 61594 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/04/2022 Availability: 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 ......

9781399096577

British Battleships of World War One

New Revised Edition Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61524 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: 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.
9781399097918

British Cruisers

Two World Wars and After Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61195 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: 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 ......

9781838861124

German Aircraft of World War I: 1914-1918

Fighters - Bombers - Reconnaissance Author: Ward, Edward Code: 61553 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 10/02/2022 Availability: 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 ......

9781785008849

Modelling German World War I Aircraft

Author: Hooper, Dave Code: 61044 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 01/10/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781526784032

The Battlecruiser New Zealand

A Gift to Empire Author: Wright, Matthew J. Code: 60641 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/08/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9780909608996

Rendezvous with Death

Anzac Stories of the Great War Author: Ramsland, John Code: 70102 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date: 25/07/2021 Availability: 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: ......

9781538131329

The First World War

A Concise Global History Author: William Kelleher Storey Code: 70116 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 13/07/2021 Availability: 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.
9781800240308

Marked for Death

The First World War in the Air Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 60831 Price: AU $18.39 (was AU $22.99) Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 04/06/2021 Availability: 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.

Little ......

9781526799876

Italian Battleships 1911-1956

'Conte di Cavour' and 'Duiio' Classes Author: Bagnasco, Erminio Code: 60646 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......
9781922464064

The Battlefield of Imperishable Memory

Passchendaele and the Anzac Legend Author: Haultain-Gaul, Matthew Code: 70103 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781526796431

Depth Charge

Royal Naval Mines, Depth Charges & Underwater Weapons, 1914-1945 Author: Henry, Chris Code: 60873 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/05/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781612008813

British Fighter Aircraft in WWI

Design, Construction and Innovation Author: Wilkins, Mark C. Code: 60486 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 23/04/2021 Availability: 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 ......

9781526781321

The Red Baron : Manfred von Richthofen

A Photographic Album of the First World War's Greatest Ace Author: Treadwell, Terry C Code: 60640 Price: AU $43.98 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 12/04/2021 Availability: 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.
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.
9781781558126

Christmas Truce by the Men Who Took Part

Letters from the 1914 Ceasefire on the Western Front Author: Hill, Mike Code: 60883 Price: AU $55.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 10/03/2021 Availability: 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.
9781583678695

Free Speech and the Suppression of Dissent During World War I

Author: Eric T. Chester Code: 60847 Price: AU $95.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: MONTHLY REVIEW PRESS Published date: 02/03/2021 Availability: 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.
9781913491031

In Which They Served

The stories of five men and women of the Great War as told by their meda Author: Cullen, Richard Code: 59410 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 10/02/2021 Availability: 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.

9781922473400

Alfred Wright's Autograph Book

Author: Edye, Chris Code: 60529 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date: 04/02/2021 Availability: 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. 

9781612510231

Airpower Over Gallipoli 1915-1916

Author: Pavelec, Sterling Michael Code: 60266 Price: AU $60.27 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/01/2021 Availability: 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.
9780764359682

Fokker Dr. 1

Germany's Famed Triplane in World War I Author: Wilkins, ,Mark,C. Code: 59156 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 18/09/2020 Availability: 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 ......
9781925984644

ANZAC

The Landing, the Legend, the Law Author: Bond, Catherine Code: 59982 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 212 pages Published date: 31/08/2020 Availability: 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.

This book ......

9781925984637

Legends of War

The AIF in France 1918 Author: Beale, Pat Code: 59981 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Published date: 31/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781350171329

The Origins of Air War

Development of Military Air Strategy in World War I Author: Grattan, Robert F. (University of West England, UK) Code: 60109 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 25/08/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781781557556

Bersaglieri

The Devil's Griffins-A Visual History of Italy's Elite Plumed Warriors Author: Garson, Paul Code: 58817 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/08/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526781727

Ace of the Black Cross

The Memoirs of Ernst Udet Author: Udet, Ernst Code: 59198 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781473835207

Fighter Aces of the Great War

Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 59173 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781760854294

Australia's Greatest Escapes

Gripping tales of wartime bravery Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59355 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781526766373

Armoured Cruiser Cressy

Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Author: Choong, Andrew Code: 58980 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: 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.
9781526741981

Spoils of War

The Fate of Enemy Fleets after the Two World Wars Author: Dodson, Aidan Code: 59875 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781925984460

Madness and the Military

Australia'S Experience of Shell Shock in the Great War Author: Tyquin, Michael Code: 59928 Price: AU $55.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date: 20/04/2020 Availability: 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 ......

9781925927238

The Forgotten

The Chinese Labour Corps and the Chinese Anzacs in the Great War Author: Davies, Will Dr. Code: 58815 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: WILKINSON PUBLISHING Published date: 18/03/2020 Availability: 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.

9780750988117

White Star Liners at War

A History Through Illustrations Author: Mylon, Patrick Code: 58227 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 108 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/03/2020 Availability: 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
9781526766656

An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Recollections

of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 Author: WIlliams, H R Code: 57880 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: 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.
9781460756225

Australian Code Breakers

Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich Author: Phelps, James Code: 58210 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 31/01/2020 Availability: 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 ......
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