Volume 4: The Victorian Wars from 1896Author: Robson, Michael CharlesCode: 54991Price:AU $275.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:27/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross will be the definitive work on the subject and compelling as a narrative as well as the ultimate reference source. This ambituous project in association with The Victoria Cross Trust will be published in 8 volumes over 4 years. Each volume is divided into two parts: Part 1 - Wars, Battles & ......
A Visual HistoryAuthor: Richards, A.Code: 59277Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date:08/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
This highly illustrated book, first published to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, will reconstruct the historic landings and the resultant battle for Normandy using artefacts, documents, interviews, film, art and photographs from the archives at IWM.
The Nazi Culture of DeathAuthor: Garson, PaulCode: 58818Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
What forces contrived to motivate the "Supermen" of the Third Reich? They would be carefully, relentlessly molded into that which the world famous German writer of the day, Thomas Mann, would describe as "machinists of death" motivated by a "terrible obedience." Here their story is told via the photos they took at home and on the battlefront.
Author: Sweet, J.Code: 59408Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:20/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Yeovil in the Second World War 1939-1945 is Yeovilian Jack Sweet's personal account of how the people of his home town rallied to the defence of their homes and country, against the onslaught of Nazi Germany. How they lived and faced the trials of a civilian population experiencing and enduring total war, and how they celebrated the peace.
Thomas Jones VC, DCM, 1st Battalion, The Cheshire RegimentAuthor: Thornton, NeilCode: 59417Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 194 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Even by Victoria Cross standards the exploits of Thomas Jones, V.C., D.C.M., known as 'Todger', are exceptional. In his mid-30s, and vastly experienced, he never rose above the rank of private despite showing exceptional leadership. This book explores his life in detail, including the single-handed capture of over 100 enemy soldiers on the Somme.
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
Lockheed's graceful masterpieceAuthor: Clifton, AlexanderCode: 59855Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The birth and history of what is often described as the most beautiful and graceful airliner of the piston-engine age. The instantly recognisable and unique Connie is one of the most loved of all airliners. Alexander Clifton first crossed the Atlantic aboard a Lockheed Constellation in the 1950s. He never lost his love for this graceful, ......
Author: Jonca, AdamCode: 59363Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
A detailed history of armoured trains that were part of the organisation of the Polish army from the end of the Soviet war to the end of the 1939 war campaign. Polish armoured trains originated in World War I, but played an important part in most Polish military conflicts during the next two decades. The book explores in detail not only the ......
Author: Ranger, AlanCode: 59362Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Opel Blitz (German for ""lightning"") was the name given to various light and middle-weight truck series built by the German automobile manufacturer Opel from 1930. This book focuses on the light version of the Blitz lorry deployed by the Wehrmacht during World War II: Opel Blitz type 3,5-134 & 3,5-157; Opel Blitz type 2,0-12; Opel Blitz type ......
The Development of U.S. and British Naval Air PowerAuthor: Charnaud, AdamCode: 59208Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A wide-ranging history of the parallel development of the US Navy and Royal Navy and maritime airpower over the 20th century
The story of the 5th Bn Coldstream Guards 1944 - 45Author: Pereira, J.Code: 59411Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:02/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jocelyn Pereiras vivid and colourful narrative of the 5th Battalion Coldstream Guards advance from Normandy to Cuxhaven in 1944-45 is a priceless piece of regimental history and a tribute to those who served in that final, testing phase of the war. It is a story of war, an intensely human endeavour, with its highs and lows, good times and bad.
Strategy, Command and Operations 1942-1945Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 59154Price:AU $169.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:09/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
During World War II, flying B-24 Liberator bombers on missions deep into Burma, B-25 Mitchell bombers attacking Japanese lines of communications, and P-40 Warhawks, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustangs flying close support for General Joseph Stilwell's Chinese and American forces in northern Burma, the Tenth Air Force worked closely with the ......
Flying Wings, Deltas and Tailless DesignsAuthor: Rose, BillCode: 60420Price:AU $78.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines lesser known, frequently secret British projects for Flying wings, deltas and tailless aircraft undertaken for research or military purposes during the last century and also covers aircraft that were actually built and in some cases entered service. It also includes the superb looking Barnes Wallace supersonic swing-wing bomber.
U-boat Menace 1942-43Author: Cooper, AnthonyCode: 60421Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:12/11/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Nos 10 and 461 Squadrons of the RAAF were among the premier units of RAF Coastal Command in WWII, flying Sunderlands from UK harbours to patrol the eastern Atlantic hunting for U-boats. Crews from both units were involved in famous air combats against German fighters sent to intercept them, but persisted to achieve an impressive series of kills.
the Pacific During WWIIAuthor: Dacus, JeffCode: 60419Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: LYONS PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
From historian and columnist in Leatherneck and Armor magazines, this is the exciting, personal account of a Marine fighter squadron in the South Pacific during the critical days of 1943 when the tide turned against the Japanese.
The Kriegsmarine's WWII Submarine Strike ForceAuthor: Mallman Showell, Jak P.Code: 59340Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britains vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an Anglo-German Naval Agreement. This allowed the Germans to build their submarine strength up to ......
The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarshipsAuthor: Kazushige TodakaCode: 59874Price:AU $121.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......
An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Caryl, RaymondCode: 59337Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:15/11/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
Catkiller 3-2 provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne (TACA) in I Corps as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of Marine ground units during the Vietnam War. When Gen. William Westmoreland changed the Marines role in I Corps ......
5 Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
Germany's Great War Gamble in the First World WarAuthor: Joachim Koerver, HansCode: 59341Price:AU $76.99Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:20/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
A deeply researched and engaging account of the use of U-Boats in the First World War. The focus touches on both diplomatic and economic aspects as well as the tactical and strategic use of the u-boats. The book also examines the role played by US president Woodrow Wilson and his response to American shipping being sunk by U-boats and how that ......
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:26/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets ......
Little-Known Tales about the Second World WarAuthor: Aines, DonCode: 59357Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Here are overlooked or forgotten tales from the worlds greatest conflict. These are stories of courage, daring, and stupidity, some of which would challenge the imaginations of Hollywood scriptwriters.
Some of the many true tales that author Donald Aines recounts include:
The Early Years of the US Air ForcesAuthor: Treadwell, Terry CCode: 60130Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 312 pages Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Much has been written about the Unites States air forces during the Second World War, but little has been written about the early days of American military aviation either before or during the First World War or in the immediate inter-war years. In _Strike From the Air_, the author shows the early development of the aviation section of the U.S. ......
Italian Secret ProjectsAuthor: Comelli, MarcoCode: 57618Price:AU $56.02Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
In the years leading up to World War II, the Italian government encouraged its aviation companies to develop innovative aircraft to meet the needs of the pre-WW2 Italian air force, the Regia Aeronautica . This book examines the conception, development and sometimes the construction and testing of some of these aircraft.
From Spears to SatellitesAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 56776Price:AU $65.00Format: HardbackPublished date:15/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Artifacts are tangible objects to our past with each of them telling its own story. What can we learn from cartridges found at the Battle of Waterloo where Napoleon's Imperial Guard made its last stand? I how far did the invention of the ram change naval warfare in antiquity? Why did early guns end the era of medieval knights and their shining ......
Pride of the German NavyAuthor: Asmussen, JohnCode: 51698Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Bismarck, the pride of the German navy, displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and when commissioned she was the largest warship to date. The Bismarck took part in only one operation that ended with her sinking after just nine days. Three days earlier, she was engaged in a classic naval battle where she sunk Britain's largest warship, the ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 60128Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Published date:18/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
This is the story of Americas bid to obtain atomic weapons and the aircraft that were developed to deliver them, first tested in July 1945 and the subsequent use of uranium and plutonium bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, an event that pushed Japan to total surrender and the end of the Second World War.Tells the background story of ......
The United States Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, 1953 to thePresentAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 59869Price:AU $57.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in air shows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since 1956. This book details the origins and early formation of the team, as well as describing the different ......
Author: Penrose, RolandCode: 59426Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 101 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:31/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
A facsimile of the practical manual, discussing the necessity for camouflage; nature as a guide for camouflage; the importance of background, texture, colour, shadows and more. "Officially approved by the War Office."
Safely in Modern High Threat Littoral Environments: 2019Author: Campbell-Roddis, MarkCode: 57908Price:AU $88.39Format: PaperbackPublished date:31/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Presentation of the author's concept for a new type of Amphibious Ship for use in modern high-threat littoral environments.