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9781612004426

Pearl

The 7th Day of December 1941 Author: Butler, Daniel Allen Code: 48415 Price: AU $51.78 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
The events of December 7, 1941 shocked the world and catapulted the United States into war. This new history of Pearl Harbor explores the strategy, politics, diplomacy and espionage leading to the raid, and the experiences of the men and women caught up in the raid.
9780857523334

Auntie's War

The BBC during the Second World War Author: Stourton, Edward Code: 50173 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
While these were the years when her sometimes bossy tones earned the BBC the nickname Auntie, they were also a period of truly remarkable voices: Churchill's fighting speeches, De Gaulle's exile broadcasts, JB Priestley, Ed Murrow, George Orwell, Noel Coward and Richard Dimbleby. Auntie's War provides a vivid new perspective on the war;
9781526708793

Stalag Luft I

An Official Account of the POW Camp for Air Force Personnel 1940-1945 Author: Frontline Books Code: 49771 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Located by the Baltic near the town of Barth in Western Pomerania, Germany, Stalag Luft I was one of a number of Stammlager Luftwaffe, these being permanent camps established and administered by the Luftwaffe, which were used to house Allied air force prisoners of war. Originally built for RAF personnel, by the time the camp was liberated by ......

9780857337689

English Electric/BAC Lightning 1954-1988

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Ian Black Code: 48879 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Enjoying continuous frontline service with the RAF for nearly 30 years, the supersonic English Electric Lightning jet was the Spitfire of its era and the last of a special breed of fighter aircraft.
9780660076683

For Crown and Country

The South African and First World Wars Author: Cook, Dr Tim Code: 49989 Price: AU $20.26 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Canada's sacrifices and contributions to the South African and First World Wars led to an increased sense of nationhood and to international recognition, but at great cost. The South African War was a relatively small military expedition, but it marked an important decision to send Canadian forces to support allies overseas. In the First World ......
9781473889392

Hitler's Executioner

Judge, Jury and Mass Murderer for the Nazis Author: Ortner, Helmut Code: 50282 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017

Though little known, the name of the judge Roland Freisler is inextricably linked to the judiciary in Nazi Germany. As well as serving as the State Secretary of the Reich Ministry of Justice, he was the notorious president of the People s Court , a man directly responsible for more than 2,200 death sentences; with almost no exceptions, cases in ......

9781350024120

Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway

Narratives of History and Memory Author: Oliver, Lizzie (Independent Scholar) Code: 49617 Price: AU $173.15 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 14/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway is the first book to detail the experiences of British former prisoners of war (POWs) who were forced to construct a railway across Sumatra during the Japanese occupation. It is also the first study to be undertaken of the life-writing of POWs held captive by the Japanese during the Second World War, and the ......
9781472510075

War and Memory in 20th-Century Europe

Author: Messenger, David A. (University of Wyoming, USA) Code: 50221 Price: AU $41.71 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 30/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
War and Memory in 20th-Century Europe outlines how and where the memory of 20th-century European conflict is located in contemporary society. Through an analysis of the collective memory of various conflicts, it demonstrates that knowledge of how different societies and cultures remember their experience of war is crucial to understanding the ......
9781911512554

A Most Secret War

R.V. Jones and the Genesis of British Scientific Intelligence 1939-45 Author: Goodchild, James Code: 49760 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 576 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 02/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The history of scientific intelligence - its birth, its importance during the Second World War and its unique wartime qualities - has relied almost entirely on the memories of its pioneer, R.V. Jones. Through scrutiny of Jones post-war literature (especially his war memoirs, entitled Most Secret War; his archival papers - as well as those of ......

9781407178561

Woeful Second World War

Author: Deary, Terry Code: 50193 Price: AU $13.26 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 04/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
9781476671628

The Kaiser's Lost Kreuzer

A History of U-156 and Germany's Long-Range Submarine Campaign Against N Author: Hodos, Paul N. Code: 50065 Price: AU $50.66 Format: Paperback / 171 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 05/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
In 1917 and 1918 Germany made her first attempt to wage long range submarine warfare. In that deadly last chapter of the Great War the Germans sent giant submarines to prey upon Allied shipping. This is the first time the whole story has been told from the perspective of Imperial Germany in the English language.
9781409425120

RAF Bomber Command Operations During 1943

The Road to Berlin Author: Worrall, Richard Code: 50197 Price: AU $199.14 Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 07/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Looking at the key, but relatively neglected, campaign of 1943, this book offers a thorough and nuanced reassessment of the RAF bomber offensive at a time when the war in Europe still hung in the balance. Whilst the bombing campaign against German cities has long been one of the most controversial and hotly debated aspects of the Second World War, ......
9781409464556

British Nuclear Weaponry Culture

Author: Maguire, Richard Code: 50198 Price: AU $199.14 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 07/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Using the idea of nuclear culture as a new means of analysis, British Nuclear Weaponry Culture provides a new perspective on how and why understandings of, and policies about, nuclear weaponry within British government changed over time. Maguire approaches the study of British nuclear weapons from a very different perspective to the academic ......
9781445668161

Desperate Victories

Military Despatches from Dunkirk to the Battle of Britain Author: Bennett, G. H. Code: 50206 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In this groundbreaking book, professional historian Harry Bennett provides first-hand accounts and commentary on the British reaction to one of the greatest shocks in military history--the German blitzkrieg in the west. Selecting the official accounts, known as despatches, written by key senior commanders in 1940, the author portrays in the ......

9781910440162

The Dambusters 1943

Second World War Author: James, Leonard Code: 40507 Price: AU $12.20 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

On the night of 16th May, 1943, a squadron of Lancasters took off from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, to attack the Ruhr Dams that provided German war industry with so much of its power and water. Two dams were destroyed and a third damaged. But No.617 Squadron paid a fearsomely heavy price. This book explores the Dambusters Raid of 1943.

9781445676661

Ordinary Heroes

The Story of Civilian Volunteers in the First World War Author: White, Sally Code: 50216 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The first book that focuses on the staggering achievements of hundreds of thousands of civilian volunteers and charity workers, the majority of them women, during the Great War, both at home and abroad. It fills a gap in our knowledge and understanding of the conflict and its broader impact. It shows what a mass of untried and frequently ......

9781788310871

Croatia Under Ante Pavelic

America, the Ustase and Croatian Genocide in World War II Author: McCormick, Robert B. Code: 50436 Price: AU $34.12 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

Ante Pavelic was the leader of the fascist party of Croatia (the Ustase), who, on Adolf Hitlers instruction, became the leader of Croatia after the Nazi invasion of 1941. Pavelic was an extreme Croatian nationalist who believed that the Serbian people were an inferior race - he would preside over a genocide that ultimately killed an estimated ......

9781476668932

Yanks Are Coming Over There

Anglo-Saxonism and American Involvement in the First World War Author: Buenviaje, Dino Code: 50060 Price: AU $57.82 Format: Paperback / 164 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
World War I was a global cataclysm that toppled centuries-old dynasties and launched ""the American century."" Yet at the outset few Americans saw any reason to get involved in yet another conflict among the crowned heads of Europe. Despite its declared neutrality, the U.S. government gradually became more sympathetic with the Allies, until ......
9781445671475

Women's Experiences in the Holocaust

In Their Own Words Author: Grunwald-Spier, Agnes Code: 50209 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

This book brings to light womens experiences in the Holocaust. It explains why womens difficulties were different to those of men and how they coped. Men were often taken away and the women were left to cope with children and elderly relatives. In some cases they had to deal with organising departure for a foreign country and making choices ......

9781445677163

Her Finest Hour

The Heroic Life of Diana Rowden, Wartime Secret Agent Author: McDonald-Rothwell, Gabrielle Code: 50217 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Diana Rowden was a woman of the finest character. As an agent with the Special Operations Executive (SOE), she was dropped into France alongside Noor Inayat Khan and worked in the Resistance stronghold of the Franche-Comte department. Hunted at every turn by the Gestapo, Diana worked tirelessly for the Allied war effort, playing a part in the ......

9781849048682

Quicksilver War

Syria, Iraq and the Spiral of Conflict Author: Harris, William Code: 50448 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 18/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

Quicksilver War is a panoramic political history of the wars that coursed through Syria and Iraq in the wake of the Arab Spring and eventually merged to become a regional catastrophe: a kaleidoscopic and constantly shifting conflict involving many different parties and phases. William Harris distils the highly complex dynamics behind the ......

9781625450357

Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art

Author: Brennan, J. Code: 50808 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781781556382

SS Elite: Volume 3 R-W 3

Author: Williams, Max Code: 50811 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 19/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Volume 3, officers with surnames R to W. In the turbulent times of the post-World War One era, new political parties emerged frequently in Germany, many with opposing extremist policies. The Communist movement grew out of the Socialist working classes using the Russian Bolshevik Party as a template. In direct opposition, the new National Socialist ......
9781782745938

The SS: Facts, Figures and Data for Himmler's Stormtroopers

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 50376 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 20/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
'The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But we don't ask for their love; only for their fear.' - Himmler Most people would associate the SS with Heinrich Himmler, but the latter was not the first (or the last) leader of this infamous body. SS 1923- 1945 examines the history and development of ......
9781782745921

The Wehrmacht:Facts, Figures and Data for Germany's Land Forces, 1935-45

Author: Haskew, Michael E. Code: 50374 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 20/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
The Wehrmacht (meaning `defensive might') encompassed the entire German armed forces during World War II. Rising from the ashes of the post-World War I Reichswehr in 1935, the Wehrmacht became one of the cornerstones of Hitler's re- assertion of German military might. More than 18 million men passed through the ranks of the Wehrmacht over of the ......
9782840484752

Vought F-4u Corsair

Author: Pautigny, Bruno Code: 50483 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDITIONS HEIMDAL Published date: 28/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
Built more than 12,000 times in six versions, used by some into the 1970s, the emblematic aircraft of the Pacific War, and star of the small screen, the Vought F4U Corsair is undoubtedly one of the most famous in the history of Aviation. Immediately recognisable by its "Seagull wings" - configuration imposed by its very large diameter propeller - ......
9781912174140

The Combat History of 21st Panzer Division 1943-45

Author: Kortenhaus, Werner Code: 50480 Price: AU $85.34 Format: Paperback / 520 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

For years, one of the most essential sources for study of the Normandy invasion was known only to a select few and nearly unobtainable even to those who knew of its existence. It has never before been translated. None of the major English language histories of the Normandy Invasion refer to it, even though it is the history of the only German ......

9781911096535

Air War on Terror

The Role of Airpower in the War Against Isil/Daesh in Iraq, Syria and Li Author: Taghvaee, Babak Code: 47371 Price: AU $59.90 Format: Undefined Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 28/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
An unstable political environment and unsettled security led to the prevalency of insurgency and long-lasting civil wars in every country with weakened central powers. Sectarianism from one or both partiers in conflict can cause radicalisation and help to sow the seeds of terrorist groups. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant), ISIS, IS or Daesh ......
9780241337356

Directorate S

The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2 Author: Coll, Steve Code: 50155 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 720 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 29/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018
From the Pulitzer Prize winning of the acclaimed Ghost Wars, this is the full story of America's grim involvement in the affairs of Afghanistan from 2001 to 2016'The CIA itself would be hard put to beat his grasp of global events' New York Review of BooksIn the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy ......
9780198799047

On Small War

Carl von Clausewitz and People's War Author: Scheipers, Sibylle (Senior Lecturer in International Relatio Code: 50147 Price: AU $104.31 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

The book introduces a fresh perspective on Carl von Clausewitzs thoughts on small war.

9781786491190

1941

Politics, Espionage and the Secret Pact between Churchill and Roosevelt Author: Wortman, Marc Code: 50410 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

Prior to that infamous day, before the attack on Pearl Harbour, America had long been involved in a shadow war. Winston Churchill, Englands beleaguered new Prime Minister, pleaded with Franklin D. Roosevelt for help. President Roosevelt concocted ingenious ways to come to his aid, without breaking the Neutrality Acts. Conducting espionage at ......

9781612005645

Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen

The World War II Story of Jack Womer - Ranger and Paratrooper Author: Womer, Jack Code: 50108 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 312 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

In recent years the public has become aware of the Filthy Thirteen, the most notorious squad of fighting men in the 101st Airborne Division, and the true-life inspiration for the movie "The Dirty Dozen". They became singular within the Screaming Eagles for their hard drinking, and savage fighting skill - and that was only in training. Just ......

9780198728283

Oxford Illustrated History of The Third Reich

Author: Gellately, Robert (Earl Ray Beck Professor of History, Flori Code: 50145 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
A thought-provoking assessment and documentation of one of the most terrible periods in history - the rise and fall of the Nazi Party.
9781493032945

The Shetland Bus

A WWII Epic Of Courage, Endurance, and Survival Author: Howarth, David Code: 50072 Price: AU $27.43 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
From the author of We Die Alone, The Shetland Bus recounts the hundreds of crossings of small boats from the Shetland Islands to German-occupied Norway to supply arms to the Resistors and to rescue refugees--all under constant threat by German U-boats and winter storms.
9781526711328

T-34

Russia's Armoured Spearhead Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 50329 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018

Von Kleist, one of Hitler s best panzer leaders, described the T-34 as The finest tank in the world . There could have been no finer accolade from a commander whose panzer divisions experienced the full fury of its devastating attacks on the Eastern Front. Without doubt, the T-34 was one of the best tanks of all time, and in this volume in the ......

9780143110811

My Fellow Soldiers

General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War Author: Carroll, Andrew Code: 49980 Price: AU $24.61 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 06/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Andrew Carroll's intimate portrait of General Pershing, who led all of the American troops in Europe during World War I, is a revelation. The general surmounted enormous obstacles to build an army and ultimately command millions of U.S. soldiers. But Pershing himself - often perceived as a harsh, humourless, and wooden leader - concealed inner ......
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