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9780764359729

US Navy's Fast-Attack Submarines Vol 2

Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774 Author: Goodall, ,James,C. Code: 59159 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
9780008359270

Merlin

The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster Author: Hoyland, Graham Code: 58842 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.
9780764359699

SB2C Helldiver

Curtiss's Carrier-Based Dive Bomber in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 59157 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
While initally labeled as a troublesome aircraft, the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver went on to be noted for striking more Japanese targets than any other US Navy dive bomber. Despite this, the Helldiver was to be the last of a long line of US Navy dive bombers. The development, production, and combat use of the many variations of the Helldiver are ......
9781526781833

Panzer Commander

The Memoirs of Hans von Luck Author: Luck, Hans von Code: 59200 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 312 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 03/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The memoirs of a Panzer commander who served on all major fronts of the Second World War. A professional soldier, Hans von Luck joined the Panzerwaffe in its earliest days, serving under Erwin Rommel.
9781472839268

American Guided Missiles of World War II

Author: Zaloga, Steven J. Code: 59329 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 04/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

World War II was a significant period of development for American missile programs, during which time the US built pioneering examples of guided weapons systems. However, whilst the German missiles of World War II are famous around the world, their American counterparts have remained shrouded in secrecy, despite the fact that they formed the ......

9781612008790

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1943-45

Author: Page, Neil Code: 59212 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 05/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A fully illustrated account of the Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe from 1942 to 1945.
9781476681467

Architect of Death at Auschwitz

A Biography of Rudolf Hoss Author: Primomo, John W. Code: 59176 Price: AU $66.00 Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 05/09/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Rudolf Hoss has been called the greatest mass murderer in history. As the longest-serving commandant of Auschwitz, he supervised the killing of more than 1.1 million people. This biography follows Hoss throughout his life, from his childhood through his Nazi command and eventual reckoning at Nuremberg.
9781911658054

Eagles of the Luftwaffe

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019 Author: Sharp, Dan Code: 57863 Price: AU $25.52 Format: Paperback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 05/09/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
"When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. "
9781509537204

Pearl Harbor

Japan's Attack and America's Entry into World War II Author: Melber, Takuma Code: 59353 Price: AU $41.95 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Published date: 06/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

Hawaii, 7th December 1941, shortly before 8 in the morning: Japanese torpedo bombers launch a surprise attack on the US Pacific fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor. The devastating attack claims the lives of over 2,400 American soldiers, sinks or damages 18 ships and destroys nearly 350 aircraft. The US Congress declares war on Japan the following ......

9780764359323

Tenth Air Force in World War II

Strategy, Command and Operations 1942-1945 Author: Young, Edward M. Code: 59154 Price: AU $169.00 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 08/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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 ......
9781510746855

Strange and Obscure Stories of World War II

Little-Known Tales about the Second World War Author: Aines, Don Code: 59357 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Published date: 09/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 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:

- He would never be cast as a ......

9780008280567

Chastise

The Dambusters Story 1943 Author: Hastings, Max Code: 59140 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 14/09/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A masterly history of the Dambusters raid from bestselling and critically acclaimed Max Hastings.
9781682475041

The Emergence of American Amphibious Warfare 1898-1945

Author: Nasca, David S. Code: 58999 Price: AU $64.71 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Examines how the US became a superpower through amphibious operations. While other major world powers pursued and embraced different weapons and technologies in order to create different means of waging war, the US spent decades training, developing, and employing amphibious warfare to pursue its national interests.
9781838950699

Spitfire

The Biography Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59323 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ATLANTIS BOOKS Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolise Britains defiance ......

9780764359682

Fokker Dr. 1

Germany's Famed Triplane in World War I Author: Wilkins, ,Mark,C. Code: 59156 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 18/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
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 ......
9780233006123

World War II from Above

A History in Maps and Satellite Photographs Author: Thompson, Julian Code: 58833 Price: AU $41.51 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 19/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A combination of Google Earth images showing the modern-day locations of crucial battles and strategic locations alongside specially commissioned maps showing troop movements, tactics and topography.
9781612008530

How Carriers Fought

Carrier Operations in WWII Author: Celander, Lars Code: 58988 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 20/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles and their evolution throughout the war.
9781526759429

Phoenix 13 - Elite Helicopter Units in Vietnam

Americal Division Artillery Air Section Author: James, Darryl Code: 59342 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

A collection of war stories closely based on the authors experiences flying scout/observation helicopters in Vietnam. Story telling was a daily evening occurrence for the solo scout pilots. These stories, called TINS, an irreverent pilot acronym for this is no shit, allowed the solo pilots to learn from each others experiences and mistakes. The ......

9781472840752

Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 59328 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......

9781785944567

Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Author: Bluemel, James Code: 57191 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: BBC BOOKS Published date: 28/09/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
As we gain more distance from those events, it can be argued that many of the issues facing us today - the rise of the Islamic State, increased Islamic terrorism, intensified violence in the Middle East, mass migration, and more - can be traced back to the decision to invade Iraq.
9781785216671

US Super Carrier Operations Manual

All makes and models Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 59019 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 28/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
The Haynes Super Carrier Manual offers unrivalled insights into understanding how a modern US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is operated. Published with the cooperation of the US Navy, authors Chris McNab and Patrick Bunce take readers inside a super carrier to reveal how and why they are at the heart of global American military force.
9781910809426

Britain's Aircraft Industry

Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 59041 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Britain established the world's first aircraft factory in 1909 after the Short brothers met up with the American Wright brothers and struck a deal. The industry expanded rapidly to rise to the challenge of World War One with such thoroughbreds as the Camel and the SE.5. The post-conflict slump proved to be difficult but classics such as the Moths, ......
9781472840912

P-47D Thunderbolt vs Ki-43-II Oscar

New Guinea 1943-44 Author: Claringsbould, Michael Code: 59327 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......

9781612008486

Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1939-42

Author: Page, Neil Code: 58239 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
This first volume of German Fighter Aces trace the story of the Luftwaffe's day fighter arm (der Tagjagd) from its inception to 1942.
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Blitz Diary

Life Under Fire in the Second World War Author: Harris, Carol Code: 59358 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Blitz Diary is a remarkable series of accounts from the wars darkest days, with heart-warming stories of survival, perseverance, solidarity and bravery, the preservation of which becomes increasingly important as the Blitz fades from living memory. War with Germany seemed increasingly likely throughout the 1930s. The British Government and the ......

59105

Legends of WW11 2021 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59105 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

A variety of fighter planes can be found in the Legends Of WWII Calendar for 2021, including the P-51 Mustang, the Avro Lancaster and the Thunderbolt! Enjoy monthly paintings by aviation artist, Michael Turner, while keeping organised in 2021. Perfect for lovers of planes; its the perfect gift.

Carousel Calendars offer a hugely ......

9781398103238

D-Day Through German Eyes

How the Wehrmacht Lost France Author: Trigg, Jonathan Code: 59168 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
New B-format paperback - 'We weren't afraid of the Allies as soldiers, but we were afraid of their materiel - it was going to be men versus machines.' Written from the 'other side' and told through the words of the veterans, this book is a revelation.
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2021 Spitfires Square Wall Calendar

16-MOnth Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 59085 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

   Our Spitfires 2021 premium calendar features 13 pages in total.

   4-months from the previous year at the start on a planner page.

   Included within are 13 full colour images.

   Featuring a large grid for entering important ......

9781612008929

Sharks of the Air

Willy Messerschmitt and the Development of History's First OperationalOperational Jet Fighter Author: Harvey, James, Neal Code: 59331 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

This book tells the story of Willy Messerschmitts life, and shows how this aeronautical genius built many revolutionary airplanes - not excluding the Luftwaffes mainstay, the Me-109 - and culminating in the Me-262. In July 1944 the Allies were stunned by the appearance of the Messerschmitt Me-262, the worlds first operational jet warplane. This ......

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Vulcan XH558 2021 Square Wall Calendar

The Spirit of Great Britain Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59118 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

In service with the Royal Air Force from 1956 to 1984, the Vulcan Bomber holds very special place in British aviation history. These stregic bombers where cabale of some phenomenally long missions - indeed one was over 18,000 kilometers than involved three re-fuellings and took over 20 hours. It was these strategic capabilities that meant the ......

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Spitfires 2021 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59111 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Synonymous with the Battle of Britain and as iconic as Churchills cigar, the Spitfire holds a special place in the nations hearts as perhaps Britain’s most famous military aircraft. Instrumental during World War II, now only a handful of these frontline fighters remain airworthy. Featuring magnificent images of this supreme British fighter, the ......

9781682473894

Strike from the Sea

The Development and Deployment of Strategic Cruise Missiles since 1934 Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 58872 Price: AU $80.80 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The cruise missile is a widely employed tactical and strategic weapon, capable of striking ground or ship targets with conventional or nuclear warheads. Much of this book addresses the US Navy's Regulus missile program and the similar Soviet Navy's cruise missile efforts.
9781472839343

Soviet Cold War Attack Submarines

Nuclear classes from November to Akula Author: Hampshire, Edward Code: 59325 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

 In this highly detailed book, naval historian Edward Hampshire reveals the fascinating history of the nuclear-powered attack submarines built and operated by the Soviet Union in the Cold War, including each class of these formidable craft as they developed throughout the Cold War period. The November class, which were the ......

9781911658061

RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile

Author: Sandham-Bailey, Chris Code: 57904 Price: AU $49.01 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
"RAF Second World War Fighters in Profile features more than 200 highly detailed profiles of 15 different aircraft types flown by the Royal Air Force between 1939 and 1945."
9781472836441

US Navy Ships vs Japanese Attack Aircraft

1941-42 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 59326 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

The striking power of the Imperial Japanese Navys carrier- based attack aircraft was established at Pearl Harbor, and the IJNs carrier- based torpedo and dive- bombers showed their prowess again at the Battle of Coral Sea when they sank the US Navy carrier USS Lexington and damaged the carrier USS Yorktown. Even at the disastrous Battle of ......

9781785211423

Royal Navy Motor Gun Boat Manual

MGB 81 (British Power Boats) 1942-45 Author: Rose, Diggory Code: 59231 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
During the Second World War the Royal Navy's flotillas of small, fast and powerfully armed motor gun boats (MGBs) were looked upon as the 'Spitfires of the seas'. Operating from their harbour bases around the south and east coasts of England, RN Coastal Forces crews would set out under cover of darkness to look for trouble with German shipping in ......
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