Author: Smith Watson, IanCode: 61626Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:26/06/2022Availability:Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
In May 1945 with the war in Europe at an end, Britain had to play her part in the occupation of the defeated Germany. The near-bankrupt country was hard-pressed to maintain such a military presence on the continent and still manage our other out commitments across the Mediterranean, Middle and Far East. As the immediate post-war years came to ......
Identification GuideAuthor: Newdick, ThomasCode: 61563Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:14/05/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991: Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the planes in service with NATO and ......
Author: Napier, MichaelCode: 60625Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/05/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The Panavia Tornado GR 1 and F 3 bore the brunt of RAF operational tasking (and combat losses) during the first Gulf War in 1991. Featuring many first-hand combat accounts, this book tells the story of the backbone of the RAF frontline from the 1980's and 1990's
British Main Battle Tank of the Gulf WarAuthor: Griffin, RobertCode: 59185Price:AU $52.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Detailed, highly illustrated history of the Challenger 2 main battle tank. Examples of scale models and reviews of modelling kits.
1945-91Author: Kerrigan, MichaelCode: 59936Price:AU $43.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date:14/05/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
From a NATO nuclear attack on the Soviet Union to a Warsaw Pact land assault on Western Europe; from building an electric fence between North and South Vietnam to building a US base on the moon; it may all sound unlikely, but during the Cold War these operations and others were seriously considered by both sides. Cold War Plans That Never ......
Author: Kinnear, JamesCode: 57201Price:AU $43.99
Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The T-55 is one of the most iconic weapons created by the Soviets during the Cold War and also one of the most widely deployed weapons in history. Like its younger brother, the T-54, the T-55 enjoyed a long career in the Red Army and even into the early days of the reformed Russian Army. Under their control it saw very little combat use or ......
Rethinking the Long PeaceAuthor: Chamberlin, Paul ThomasCode: 56907Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 656 pages Published date:23/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A brilliant, young historian offers a vital, comprehensive international military history of the Cold War in which he views the decades-long superpower struggle as one of the three great conflicts of the twentieth century, alongside the two World Wars, and reveals how bloody the "long peace" actually was. In this sweeping, deeply researched book, ......
The Early Days of Helicopter OperationsAuthor: David, Taylor,Code: 56798Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 248 pages Published date:05/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
There have been many books written about operations during the Indonesian Confrontation and the enormous contribution made by the helicopter squadrons to the successful outcome of hostilities, but almost nothing of a similar nature concerning the Malayan Emergency - until now.
Northrop Grummanas Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemAuthor: Santana, SergioCode: 56092Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book is the first dedicated exclusively to Boeing-Northrop Grumman's E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar SystemaJSTARSaAmerica's current-day ground surveillance, battle management, and command and control aircraft. The E-8's complete history, from the early origins of the JSTARS concept to the latest available information on current ......
A Story of War and All That FollowsAuthor: Fox, JasonCode: 56713Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: CORGI BOOKS Published date:16/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
This is a true story. The events depicted took place during the last decade in an unnamed warzone. The names and locations have been redacted to protect the security of those involved and the practices of the British Special Forces. Out of respect for the KIA and survivors, everything else has been told as it happened... Jason Fox served with the ......
The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold WarAuthor: MacIntyre, BenCode: 56729Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:21/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB ......
Z Force to the SAS intelligence operations to cyber warfareAuthor: Macklin, RobertCode: 57468Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HACHETTE AUSTRALIA Published date:26/02/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A compelling account of Australia's intelligence organisations and special forces - from the early days of the commandos during World War II through to the SAS of today and the cyber wars of the future. From the co-author of SAS SNIPER.
The Enduring False Promise of Preventive WarAuthor: Silverstone, Scott A.Code: 55545Price:AU $61.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:14/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book boldly challenges conventional wisdom about the value of preventive war, beginning with the rise of Hitler's Germany through the disastrous invasion of Iraq. Silverstone argues that the Rhineland crisis leading up to WWII presents a critical case for studying power shifts among states-and the preventive war temptation that results.
The Last Cold War MissionAuthor: Gibson, SteveCode: 55475Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:13/12/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The only first-hand account of BRIXMIS, the British Army's most secret unit of the Cold War
The Changing Face of Aerial Warfare - 1940-Present DayAuthor: Tucker-Jones, AnthonyCode: 55482Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:29/10/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The remarkable evolution of aerial warfare from 1940 to the present day, from Spitfire to Reaper drone
The Battle of Mogadishu 25 Years OnAuthor: Neville, LeighCode: 52118Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:09/09/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
On October 3, 1993, Task Force Ranger was dispatched to seize two high-profile lieutenants of a Somali warlord. Special Forces troops were transported by ground vehicles and helicopters, and the mission was meant to be over within the hour. They quickly found themselves under heavy fire, and two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down. With a ......
Author: Hampshire, Edward (Author)Code: 51575Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The Soviet Union's cruise missile submarines from the modified Whiskey, to the Oscar II classes were among the most formidable vessels of the Cold War. They were initially designed to carry land attack nuclear-tipped cruise missiles designed to strike targets on the eastern coast of the United States. By the late 1960s, however, submarine-launched ......
Winning the Cold War at SeaAuthor: Lehman, JohnCode: 51742Price:AU $43.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:05/06/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.
Shorlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2018Author: Saadawi, AhmedCode: 55729Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS Published date:01/02/2018Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A SATIRICAL REIMAGINING OF MARY SHELLEYS FRANKENSTEIN From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Baghdad, Hadi collects body parts from the dead, which he stitches together to form a corpse. He claims he does it to force the government to recognise the parts as real people, and give them a proper burial. But when the corpse goes missing, a ......
Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962Author: Carradice, PhilCode: 50319Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:07/11/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
When the world held its breath It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the brutal Greek Civil War. The battle lines are no longer drawn, but they linger on, unwittingly or not, in ......
Gurkhas Deadly Jungle Battles Againt Communist Insurgency 1950s MalayaAuthor: Cross, J. P.Code: 51596Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: MONSOON BOOKS Published date:02/11/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Operation Janus is the first in a trilogy of books involving Gurkha military units. The author, JP Cross, a retired Gurkha colonel, old `jungle hand' and counter-insurgency expert, draws on real events he witnessed during his time fighting in the Malayan Emergency.
The Story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical EngineersAuthor: Pen & SwordCode: 50301Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 642 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/10/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) provides the Army s integral repair and recovery capability. Its soldiers are deployed at the front line and have to be capable of switching instantly from a technical role to fighting alongside those they support, as their many awards for gallantry demonstrate. This, the third, ......
RAF Wildenrath 1977 - 1992Author: Gledhill, DavidCode: 48391Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/07/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom was a true multi-role combat aircraft. Introduced into the RAF in 1968, it was employed in ground attack, air reconnaissance and air defence roles. Later, with the arrival of the Jaguar in the early 1970s, it changed over to air defence. In its heyday, it served as Britain s principal Cold War fighter; there ......
The Elimination of Iraq's Air DefenceAuthor: Eisel, Braxton R.Code: 48330Price:AU $52.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/06/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
First-hand accounts of opening the air attack against dictator Saddam
The Hammer in the Hammer and the SickleAuthor: Moore, Jason NicholasCode: 48476Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:04/05/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This history of Soviet Strategic bombers after the Second World War deals with the development not just of service aircraft, but of experimental aircraft and projects that were never built as well. It will cover the service life of bombers, both active and retired, will be covered, and their use outside the Soviet Union will also be described.
An Operational HistoryAuthor: Jeram-Croft, LarryCode: 47231Price:AU $70.00Format: Hardback / 289 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/03/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book details all the milestones of the Lynx's career since its entry into service in 1976 to the present day, whilst simultaneously offering a unique cockpit perspective on events.
Escape from Islamic StateAuthor: SamerCode: 51851Price:AU $24.99Format: Hardback / 108 pages Publisher: HUTCHINSON Published date:09/03/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
. . rare, intimate . . . Somewhere there is a voice in the wreckage.' Michael Palin'This is brutal non-fiction, plainly and urgently told.' Robin Yassin-Kassab, Guardian'The simple act of bearing witness is one of the most powerful human responses available . .
Author: Alexievich, SvetlanaCode: 55716Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:02/03/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
'The least well-known wonderful writer I've ever come across' - Jenni Murray, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour'Alexievich's artistry has raised oral history to a totally different dimension' - Antony BeevorHaunting stories from the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature - A new translation based on the revised text - From 1979 ......
Anatomy of a Weapon SystemAuthor: Goodchild, GeoffCode: 47599Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/01/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book is a detailed insight into the Thor weapon system. Diagrams and previously unseen photography support full descriptions of the missile, its UK bases and ground equipment. Simple explanations of gyroscopes and ballistics aid an understanding of missile navigation, whilst the launch countdown is presented in easily followed flow charts.
1966 to PresentAuthor: Dick TaylorCode: 46961Price:AU $19.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:08/09/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Chieftain was the British Armys Main Battle Tank from 1966 to 1986, providing the backbone of its heavy armour during the Cold War. Incorporating a host of revolutionary design features, Chieftains saw combat in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War; Kuwaiti Chieftains fought the Iraqi Army during the invasion of 1990; and British Army ......
Flying in the CIA's Secret War in LaosAuthor: Naekel, GeraldCode: 40248Price:AU $21.92Format: Paperback / 330 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:21/05/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The true stories of over 500 of my single-pilot combat flights, almost all of them in Laos and North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. I spent about 22-1/2 months flying in the only Mohawk unit with the armed OV-1 Mohawks - until my timing and luck all ran out at the same time and I was medevac'd to the Air Force hospital at Clark AFB in the ......
Cruise Missile and Bombing Strikes on Syria, November 2015 - February 20Author: Harkins, HughCode: 40480Price:AU $40.86Format: Paperback / 90 pages Publisher: CENTURION PUBLISHING Published date:19/05/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
The primary remit of this volume is to document the cruise missile and long range bombing missions flown by the Tupolev Tu-160 & Tu-95MS strategic cruise missiles carrier aircraft and the Tu-22M3 long-range bombers of the Russian Federation Aerospace forces Long Range Aviation against Islamic State and other opposition groups in the Syrian ......
My Life in the GurkhasAuthor: Limbu, Colour Sargeant KailashCode: 55728Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Published date:05/05/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In this Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling memoir that reads like a thriller, (Joanna Lumley) Colour-Sargent Kailash Limbu shares a riveting account of his life as a Gurkha soldier-marking the first time in its two-hundred-year history that a soldier of the Brigade of Gurkhas has been given permission to tell his story in his own words. In the ......
From 1983 to 2000 (Model Fv4030/4)Author: Taylor, DickCode: 38228Price:AU $19.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/10/2015Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
When it entered service with the British Army in 1983, the 62-tonne Challenger 1 was the first of a new generation of main battle tanks. Originally intended for use by the Imperial Iranian Army, orders for the tank were cancelled when the Shah was deposed after the Islamic Revolution in 1979, and the design was accepted by the British Ministry of ......
Author: Michael, Cecil K.Code: 47675Price:AU $99.00Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date:03/08/2015Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Leopard AS1 – Leopard in Australian Service The first modern tank acquired by the Australian Army in the post-Second World War era was the Centurion, which began arriving in late 1951. The Centurion was a very formidable vehicle and was to remain in service for twenty-six years. Many were deployed operationally in South Vietnam from 1968 to ......