Author: Stewart, AdrianCode: 57882Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers the full war service of the famous Hawker Hurricane with gripping first-hand personal accounts by pilots of this legendary fighter aircraft.
Commemorating the FewAuthor: Simpson, GeoffCode: 57808Price:AU $25.52Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the immediate award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star.
The Veterans' Stories Volume 1Author: Bergstrom, ChristerCode: 57819Price:AU $58.91Format: HardbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:25/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
What was it like to be a pilot in Hitlers Luftwaffe during World War II? In this book, the veterans themselves provide the answer. Christer Bergstroem enjoys a reputation as one of the greatest experts on Luftwaffe during World War II. During over 40 years of research, he has visited and made interviews with hundreds of Luftwaffe pilot veterans. ......
Greatest Nightfighter Ace of the BlitzAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 57821Price:AU $39.29Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:01/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Known to contemporaries the Lone Wolf, Flt Lt Stevens was the RAF's highest scoring nightfighter pilot with fourteen victories. What makes his story unique is that all this was achieved without the aid of radar or another crew member. Instead Flt Lt Stevens used extraordinary skill, instinct and innate marksmanship.
The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to AustraliaAuthor: Molkentin, MichaelCode: 58074Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 424 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut ......
My Flying Experiences in World War I and the Follow-On YearsAuthor: Granville White, HughCode: 57029Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GRUB STREET Published date:15/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a story written by a young man who trained as a pilot, and then flew with the Royal Flying Corps in France during the First World War, eventually to become an ace. With the end of the First World War, his son continues the story of a remarkable career and life. A timely reminder of the difficulties that young pilots faced during WWI.
A Soldier's extraordinary journey back from paralysisAuthor: Hedderman, BillyCode: 57042Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/09/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
‘I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.’ On 31 December 2014 Billy Hedderman suffered a catastrophic injury to his spinal cord while body-boarding on the Sunshine Coast, paralysing him almost completely from the neck down.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:01/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Based on Jack Lidsey's detailed First World War diary, a unique personal insight into life and death on the Western Front, both in the trenches and in the air, including combat with the Red Baron.
The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to PeaceAuthor: Patterson, ScottCode: 57514Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime, how to keep these disgruntled, damaged men with guns occupied? In a word: sport. The Oarsmen tells the story of the servicemen ......
Pilots of the First World War and the Psychological Legacies of CombatAuthor: C, Wilkins, MarkCode: 56025Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book focuses on the early days of aviation psychiatry as it developed, symbiotically, with the war itself.