Author: Strachan, HewCode: 62897Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:24/09/2023Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Histories you can trust. The First World War, now a century ago, still shapes the world in which we live, and its legacy lives on, in poetry, in prose, in collective memory and political culture. By the time the war ended in 1918, millions lay dead. Three major empires lay shattered by defeat, those of Germany, Austria-Hungary, ......
Author: Cooper, BryanCode: 62075Price:AU $35.95Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:25/02/2023Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
Author: Taylor, John A.Code: 61962Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/12/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Deborah is a British First World War tank that rose from the grave after taking part in one of the most momentous battles in history. In November 1917 she played a leading role in the first successful massed tank attack at Cambrai. Eighty years later, in a remarkable feat of archaeology, the tanks buried remains were rediscovered and excavated, ......
Volume 1 - Conception, Birth and Baptism of FireAuthor: Pope, StephenCode: 55288Price:AU $95.00Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/06/2022Availability: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.
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 ......
Fighters - Bombers - ReconnaissanceAuthor: Ward, EdwardCode: 61553Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/04/2022Availability: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 ......
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 ......
Author: Hooper, DaveCode: 61044Price:AU $41.99
Format: 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: ......
'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 ......
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 ......
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 $121.00Format: Hardback / 544 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/03/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Please contact us for availability details
'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.
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.
An illustrated history from the early planes of World War I to the superAuthor: Crosby, FrancisCode: 57136Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Explores the development and history and an A-Z of over 170 aircraft, with 600 photographs, in a new fully updated edition.
A Comprehensive Guide to the Battlefields. Part 1 - Arras SouthAuthor: Smithson, JimCode: 51896Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/10/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A comprehensive visitor's guide to the First World War battlefields around Arras, south of the Scarpe, with descriptions of the battles, detailed maps and photographs.
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 ......
Archive and Colour Photographs of WWIAuthor: Langford, WilliamCode: 60457Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This is the first of a series of five titles which will cover each year of the war graphically. Countless thousands of pictures were taken by photographers on all sides during the First World War. These pictures appeared in the magazines, journals and newspapers of the time. Some illustrations went on to become part of post war archives and have ......
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.
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
A concise authoritative account of the course of the Great WarAuthor: Westwell, IanCode: 57740Price:AU $23.97
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:01/12/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A fascinating and detailed chronological study of the war, including the decisive encounters, profiles of important political and military figures, as well as the experiences of those who lived through it.
Pilots of the First World War and the Psychological Legacies of CombatAuthor: C, Wilkins, MarkCode: 56025Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/10/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.
The Australian Guerrilla Series #2Author: Idriess, IonCode: 60559Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 104 pages Publisher: ETT IMPRINT Published date:14/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Memoirs of sniping at Gallipoli and on the Western Desert, plus tips for Australian militia in 1942 when a Japanese invasion seemed imminent. Book 2 of The Australian Guerrilla Series, produced by Idriess during World War Two for the Australian militia.
The First World War - Month by MonthAuthor: Mallinson, AllanCode: 57768Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: BANTAM BOOKSF Published date:03/10/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Looking at the First World War month by month reveals its complexity while preserving a sense of time.
and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great WarAuthor: Bascomb, NealCode: 57730Price:AU $25.87Format: Paperback / 352 pages Published date:01/10/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
My Flying Experiences in World War I and the Follow-On YearsAuthor: Granville White, HughCode: 57029Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:15/09/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This is a story written by a young man who trained as a pilot, and then flew with the Royal Flying Corps in France during the First World War, eventually to become an ace. With the end of the First World War, his son continues the story of a remarkable career and life. A timely reminder of the difficulties that young pilots faced during WWI.
A Study in First World War PropagandaAuthor: Badsey, StephenCode: 56794Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book uses the scandal of the 'German Corpse Factory' as a case-study to explore the true nature of British official propaganda and its organisations in the First World War.
Author: Friedman, NormanCode: 56749Price:AU $140.00Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The first ever comprehensive history of British submarines before 1945, illustrated with superb photographs and many original plans.
The Archaeology of a Scuttled FleetAuthor: McCartney, InnesCode: 56098Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:30/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The German High Seas Fleet was one of the most powerful naval forces in the world, and had fought the pride of the Royal Navy to a stalemate at the battle of Jutland in 1916. After the armistice was signed, ending fighting in World War I, it surrendered to the British and was interned in Scapa Flow pending the outcome of the Treaty of Versailles. ......
The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War IAuthor: Wilkins, Mark C.Code: 56090Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:22/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWIathe fast, rugged Spad. From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and RenA (c) Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others. Illustrated with rare WWI-era ......