Author: Passlow, JonathanCode: 51120Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:01/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
Buoyed by the success of the 1st and 2nd Australian divisions in the Battle of Menin Road, the men of the 4th and 5th Australian divisions filed into the front line ready for the next phase of the battle. Ahead of them lay the blackened remnants of Polygon Wood, a desolate expanse of splintered stumps shattered by the devastating shellfire. The ......
Author: Lee, RogerCode: 51119Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018
The Passchendaele Campaign of 1917 is associated with images of slimy, oozing mud: mud deep enough and glutinous enough to drown men, horses and equipment, mud so pervasive that it, rather than the enemy, defeated the British Army’s only major campaign in Belgium. While these images are certainly true for the opening and final months of the ......
Author: Asbury, JonathanCode: 51128Price:AU $64.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On May 10, 1940, Britain’s new prime minister strode purposefully down to the basement of an anonymous government building and entered a top secret command center. “This,” growled Winston Churchill, “is the room from which I will run the war.”
At the war’s end, Churchill and his colleagues left the chamber and locked the door behind ......
A POW story of survival on the Death Railway and NagasakiAuthor: Brigginshaw, JimCode: 51245Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Jim Bodero spent much of World War Two in several versions of hell. Taken prisoner when Singapore fell into Japanese hands early in 1942, he – along with thousands of fellow POWs – was conscripted as a slave labourer. He was deep underground, in a coal mine near Nagasaki, when the US dropped its second atomic bomb, on 9 August 1945. The blast ......
Author: Parr, ClaudeCode: 50174Price:AU $15.15Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Claude began his career as a steward on a cruise liner before eventually working as a member of the gun crew aboard the doomed RMS Laconia, which was torpedoed by the Nazis in 1942. Miraculously surviving the sinking, Claude was then captured and taken prisoner by the Vichy French.
Owner's Workshop ManualAuthor: Holmes, TonyCode: 49689Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Probably best-known for its starring role in the Hollywood blockbuster Top Gun, the US Navys Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable geometry, two-seat, carrier-based, air superiority fighter.The Tomcat was developed for the US Navys Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program following the collapse of the F-111B project. This workshop ......
Author: Steinbeck, JohnCode: 51291Price:AU $23.14Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:18/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
A collection of the greatest stories ever written about World War II.
World War II brought grief and destruction, but it also inspired some of the most impassioned literature in history. Classic Stories of World War II includes excerpts from novels such as James Jones’s From Here to Eternity and Joseph ......
One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Incredible Escape from Nazi-Occupied FranAuthor: Avriett, Carole EngleCode: 50088Price:AU $43.35Format: CD-AudioPublisher: BLACKSTONE AUDIOBOOKS Published date:24/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
During WWII, a B-17 crew of ten men was shot down over German-occupied France in an area known as Coffin Corner.Their pilot, George Wiley Starks, spent six weeks walking through France into Switzerland with aid from ordinary men and women, plus several extraordinary leaders of the Resistance. These experiences instilled two dreams in Starks that ......
The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy PlaneAuthor: Goodall, James C.Code: 51269Price:AU $65.13Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
Detailed in the Original Builders' PlansAuthor: Waters, ConradCode: 51362Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Today these plans form part of the incomparable collection of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. This book is one of a series based entirely on these draughts which depict famous warships in an unprecedented degre
A Life in CombatAuthor: Borlace, MikeCode: 51386Price:AU $41.72Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:08/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
Silver Cross recipient, Mike Borlace is considered to be one of the most experienced combat helicopter pilots of recent times. Now he collates his experiences in this compelling wartime memoir set against the backdrop of the civil war fought in Rhodesia during the 1970s
A Study of its Methods and Spirit, Including the Crime of the LusitaniaAuthor: Frost, WesleyCode: 51246Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:15/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
First published in 1918, this book is a record of observations and evidence compiled by the then US Consul in Queenstown, Eire. A rare study from first-hand accounts
Author: Kennedy, CharlesCode: 47189Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book tells the story of every jetliner produced by the Soviet Union, including the Tupolev Tu-104 (the world's first successful jetliner), the Ilyushin Il-62 (Aeroflot's flagship), and the supersonic rival to Concorde, the Tu-144 Charger. The detailed story is accompanied by beautiful illustrations taken from Russian archives.
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Howard, LeeCode: 51133Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:20/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy
and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most versatile
helicopters of the Cold War. Its duties included Commando and Special
Forces insertions during the Falklands War, anti-submarine warfare,
search and rescue, as well as battlefield troop transport and ......
Atrocity and the Psychology of Collective ViolenceAuthor: Jacob, FrankCode: 49620Price:AU $70.40Format: Hardback / 245 pages Publisher: PRAEGER PUBLISHERS INC Published date:28/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
A challenging examination of Japanese war crimes during World War II offers a fresh perspective on the Pacific War-and a better understanding of reasons for the wartime use of extreme mass violence.* Covers the full expanse of Japanese war crimes during the Second World War from 1937 to 1945* Examines the social and political reasons for an ......
The Role of Airpower in the War Against Isil/Daesh in Iraq, Syria and LiAuthor: Taghvaee, BabakCode: 47371Price:AU $59.90Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 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 ......
From Tiger to E-100Author: Estes, Kenneth W.Code: 49971Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The German army faced a gun-armor race and placed a premium on technological quality and superiority over mass production. The army and Adolf Hitler pushed for larger and more powerful tanks than had ever been built. The heaviest tanks and assault guns developed and fielded by Germany continue to capture interest confirmed by current restorations.
Author: Ishiguro, RyusukeCode: 48635Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:01/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.
Author: Hampton, MeleahPrice:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Battle of Pozières has reverberated throughout Australia’s military history, long regarded as a costly battle that produced little meaningful gain. Pozières was characterised by the most intense artillery bombardment the Australians had experienced in the war thus far and ‘the hell that was Pozières’ became the yardstick by which subsequent ......
Author: Westerman, WilliamCode: 51117Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Third Battle of Ypres – more commonly referred to simply as Passchendaele – is often remembered as a futile slaughter through the mud of Flanders, costing thousands of lives and gaining very little. While the campaign failed to achieve the grand strategic goals set out by its architects, in the midst of the British Army’s slow progress ......
The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the EndAuthor: Grandolini, AlbertCode: 49754Price:AU $34.53Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:13/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Drawing on a wide range of Vietnamese-language sources, the author presents a detailed account of the continuing efforts of North Vietnam to invade the South, enlivened by a large number of previously unpublished photographs, and colour profiles for modellers. A year after the Paris peace accord had been signed, on 17 January 1973, peace had ......
The German Air Assault Against Great Britain 1914-1918Author: Parker, NigelCode: 49766Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The aerial attacks against Great Britain by airships and aircraft in the Great War were a new development in the history of British warfare. Previously, it had been the British armies that had crossed the seas to do the fighting in foreign lands, but now, for the first time, the enemy was spreading death and destruction on the homeland at will. ......
Britain's Lost Cold War Strike AircraftAuthor: McClelland, TimCode: 51070Price:AU $42.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:25/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A detailed yet eminently readable photographic history of the development of the TSR-2, with photographs drawn from the BAE Systems Heritage archive at Warton. It will concentrate on the aircraft development rather than the political background to the story. The author has researched original sources from the BAe archives at Warton Heritage ......
Coil sprung models 1970 to 2007Author: Taylor, JamesCode: 50997Price:AU $66.38Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:27/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
Land Rover's coil-sprung models include the first-generation Range Rover, One Ten family, Defender family and first-generation Discovery models. All have been taken into service by the British armed forces, and this unique book describes and illustrates their uses and adaptations, while containing comprehensive vehicle lists and contract details.
Second World WarAuthor: James, LeonardCode: 40507Price:AU $12.20Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date:28/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 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.
Airmen of Achievement in WartimeAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50952Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:29/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A Transport RevolutionAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50953Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:29/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
A photographic homage to a legendary plane that helped win World War II
Streamlined Specials and New Generation of Drivers on American SpeedwaysAuthor: Dick, RobertCode: 51079Price:AU $71.96Format: Paperback / 287 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:03/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
From 1915 through the early 1920s, American auto racing experienced rapid and exciting change. Competition by European vehicles forced American car manufacturers to incorporate new features, resulting in legendary engineering triumphs (and, essentially, works of art). Some of the greatest drivers in racing history were active during this ......
As Military CommanderAuthor: Pedersen, PeterCode: 51116Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
Dr Peter Pedersen’s scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia’s best known military leader. In 1918 the Australian Corps under Monash’s command played a leading role in the Allied advance to victory on the Western Front. Its successes in the battles of Hamel and Amiens, the taking of Mont St Quentin and Péronne ......
Cambrai to the German Spring Offensive, 20th Nov 1917 - 7th April 1918Author: Oldfield, PaulCode: 50265Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
In the past, while visiting the First World War battlefields, the author often wondered where the various Victoria Cross actions took place. He resolved to find out. In 1988, in the midst of his army career, research for this book commenced and over the years numerous sources have been consulted. _Victoria Crosses on the Western Front - Cambrai ......
Author: Kortenhaus, WernerCode: 50480Price:AU $85.34Format: Paperback / 520 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:12/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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 ......