The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWIIAuthor: Hoyland, GrahamCode: 59496Price:AU $42.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS NZ Published date:01/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 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.
The Memoirs of Ernst UdetAuthor: Udet, ErnstCode: 59198Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Classic and evocative account of a First World War Ace of Aces. Contains a new Introduction by aviation expert RICHARD OVERY which describes, in fascinating detail, the man behind the memoirs.
The Battle Against the Flying BombsAuthor: Thomas, Graham ACode: 58981Price:AU $36.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
A detailed account of the battle to defeat the V-1 Flying Bomb threat against the UK in 1944 and 1945.
Air War over Europe 1914-1918Author: Sweetman, JohnCode: 59359Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen were the cavalry of the clouds - the knighthood of this war. This romantic image was fostered post-war by writers of adventure stories and the stunts of Hollywood filmmakers, and yet it was far from the harsh reality of life of an airman. From their baptism of fire in 1914 ......
At the Controls of Us Cold War Aerial IntelligenceAuthor: Richardson, Robert L.Code: 58857Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:01/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
The history of Cold War reconnaissance in the words of the man who proved the aircraft, commanded the units, and flew the missions. This is the biography of pilot Col. William Gregory, whose astonishing career with the CIA and the US Air Force encompassed the attempts by US intelligence to understand Cold War Soviet Union.
The Real StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 59169Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:02/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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 ......
The Iraqi Air Force, 1931-2003Author: Cooper, TomCode: 59254Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
Virtually born in battle, collecting precious combat experience and playing involved in so many conflicts, the Iraqi Air Force remains one of the most misinterpreted military services in the Middle East. Wings over Iraq provides a uniquely compact yet comprehensive guide to its operational history, officers, aircraft, and major operations.
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......
Force Ace of AcesAuthor: Even-Epstein, BG GioraCode: 59250Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:25/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
For more than thirty years, Giora Even-Epstein flew fighters for the Israel Air Force, achieving recognition as a highly skilled military aviator and the highest-scoring jet-mounted ace with the most number of confirmed victories in the French Mirage.
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:05/09/2020Availability: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. "
Strategy, Command and Operations 1942-1945Author: Young, Edward M.Code: 59154Price:AU $169.00Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/09/2020Availability: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 ......
Americal Division Artillery Air SectionAuthor: James, DarrylCode: 59342Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:23/09/2020Availability: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 ......
1941-42Author: Stille, MarkCode: 59326Price:AU $27.95Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:17/10/2020Availability: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 ......
The Story in ArtAuthor: Fairley, JohnCode: 59349Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:19/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Barely a decade passed from the Wright Brothers first powered flight to aircraft becoming lethal instruments of war. The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service took off in the very early days of The Great War and captured the publics imagination and admiration. Sydney and Richard Carline happened to be both pilots and artists as was ......
Nazi Technology and the Allied Arms RaceAuthor: Cole, LanceCode: 59351Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:19/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
There are many myths and legends surrounding the advanced German aeronautical technology of the Second World War. There are also facts and proven events. Yet within these stories and behind these facts lie conspiracy theories, mistaken assumptions and denials that seem to contradict the evidence. So what really happened? How far ahead were the ......
Fighters - Bombers - Reconnaissance - Transport AircraftAuthor: Eden, Paul E.Code: 59321Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:24/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII is an exhaustive survey of the aircraft flown by all the combatants in Europe and the Pacific, including such famous aircraft as the P-51 Mustang, Supermarine Spitfire, Yakovlev Yak-3, Messerschmitt Me 109 and Vought F4U Corsair.
Written by a team of experts, this comprehensive volume ......
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.
The First World War - Part 1Author: Robson, Michael CharlesCode: 59429Price:AU $275.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date:14/07/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021
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, the first publishing on the 165 year year of the first investiture ......