Defence Of The Realm 1936-1945Author: Mackay, R.Code: 57046Price:AU $89.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:18/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book covers the period between the creation in 1936 of Fighter Command and the end of WWII. It purports to demonstrate how a dangerously outmoded structure was transformed through the impetus of a feral aerial conflict into an operational force that effectively challenged and finally helped bring about the Luftwaffe's comprehensive demise.
A Personal Account of Ten Weeks of War, April-June 1942Author: Barnham, DenisCode: 57881Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:10/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The story of the grim air battle to save Malta, waged in part with only a few battle-scarred Spitfires.
Bombers 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57865Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
"Dozens of top secret bomber designs were drawn up by the Germans during the Second World War, including gigantic flying wings, sleek jet bombers, asymmetrical bombers with the cockpit and weapons turrets on the ends of their wings and even enormous carriers for single-seat suicide bombers."
Jet Fighters 1939 -1945Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57864Price:AU $54.02Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:15/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
"Germany's air ministry was quick to grasp the potential of the jet engine as early as 1938 and by 1939 several German aircraft manufacturers were already working on fighter designs that would utilise this new form of propulsion. Rocket engines too were seen as the way of the future and companies were commissioned to design fighters around them."
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G 2019Author: Sharp, DanCode: 57863Price:AU $25.52Format: PaperbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
"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. "
Aircraft and Development HistoryAuthor: Koos, VolkerCode: 58028Price:AU $59.99Format: HardbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:19/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
Founded in 1925 in Warnem nde, Arado-Flugzeugwerke, from the outset, produced civil aircraft as well as developing prototypes for the clandestine armament programme of the Reichswehr. From 1933 when the licensed production of military aircraft commenced, the factory also built a number of their own designs.
My Life as a Bomber PilotAuthor: French, DereckCode: 58092Price:AU $39.29Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
A vivid and insightful account of the early World War Two air war from a bomber pilot's perspective.
Europe 1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57619Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:16/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944, and powered by the Jumo 004 jet engine, the Me 262 outclassed Allied planes in terms of speed and firepower ratio, offering a formidable punch with ......
Nikolay Polikarpov and His Aircraft DesignsAuthor: Maslov, MikhailCode: 56876Price:AU $122.12Format: Hardback / 952 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:19/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
The book which is presented to the reader describes all Polikarpov's original projects, both those put into reality and unimplemented ones. It took the author many years to prepare for the creation of the book.
Desperation and Devastation During WW2's Final MonthsAuthor: Sharp, DanCode: 57830Price:AU $49.01Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:19/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
"As British and American forces closed in from the west, the Russians pushed in hard from the east, and the RAF and USAAF bombed Germany every night and day, the beleaguered Luftwaffe went all-out in a last effort to defend the Fatherland during the last months of the Second World War."