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9781781556443

The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force

French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940 Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 51125 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

On 10 May 1940, the French possessed one of the largest air forces in the world. On paper, it was nearly as strong as the RAF. Six weeks later, France had been defeated. For a struggling French Army desperately looking for air support, the skies seemed empty of friendly planes. In the decades that followed, the debate raged. Were there unused ......

9781925520989

The Victoria Cross

Australia Remembers Author: Madden, Michael Code: 51118 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book is an ambitious endeavour to capture the history of Australia’s pre-eminent award for acts of bravery in the face of the enemy and its highest military honour, the Victoria Cross (VC). Since 1856 when the award was created by Queen Victoria, 100 Australian servicemen have been recognised with the Cross. This book, however, is not a ......
9781849951654

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

Author: Hird, David M. Code: 48548 Price: AU $40.17 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New and expanded information on Loch Eriboll's pivotal role in the surrender of German U-boats to northern Scotland in May, 1945. Reveals the career histories of the 33 U-boat Commanders and features the staged U-boat 'surrenders' in Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
9780190243678

World War II at Sea

A Global History Author: Symonds, Craig L. (Ernest J. King Distinguished Professor of Code: 51332 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 792 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time.
9781472829788

American Tanks & AFVs of World War II

Author: Green, Michael Code: 50938 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 14/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The entry of the US into World War II provided the Allies with the industrial might to finally take the war to German and Japanese forces across the world. Central to this was the focus of the American military industrial complex on the manufacture of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles. Between 1939 and 1945, 88,140 tanks and 18,620 other ......
9781472829993

Warship 2018

Author: Jordan, John Code: 51350 Price: AU $75.86 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 13/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Warship 2018 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards ......
9780764355035

Corsair

Vought's F4U in World War II and Korea Author: Doyle., David Code: 51268 Price: AU $28.93 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The F4U Corsair, designed by Vought and produced by that firm, as well as, Goodyear and Brewster Aeronautical Corporation, would not only rack up an impressive 11:1 kill ratio against its foes in WWII, but go on to serve through the Korean War as well. The iconic inverted gull wing of the aircraft, along with its distinctive whistling sound made ......
9781472825865

Cromwell vs Jagdpanzer IV

Normandy 1944 Author: Higgins, David R. Code: 51349 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By 1944, the evolution of armoured doctrine had produced very different outcomes in Britain and Germany. Offering a good balance of speed, protection and firepower, the British Cromwell tank was much faster than its German opponent, but the Jagdpanzer IV tank destroyer had a high-velocity main gun and a lower profile that made it formidable on the ......
9781472823601

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 51347 Price: AU $26.53 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a U.S. Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat. The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the ......
9781472825353

Italian Cruisers of World War II

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 51348 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven large 10,000-ton heavy cruisers. Italian light cruisers also possessed an interesting design ......
9781908032188

Panzerwrecks 22

Desert Author: Archer, Lee Code: 51022 Price: AU $32.94 Format: Paperback Publisher: PANZERWRECKS Published date: 11/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A long time coming, Panzerwrecks presents its first book about the wrecks in the desert campaign: Panzerwrecks 22: Desert. Everything you have come to expect from Panzerwrecks - high production values, new photos and stunning original artwork from Felipe Rodna.
9780750982795

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

Air Superiority Legend Author: Chambers, Mark A Code: 51068 Price: AU $47.95 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Since its first flight in May 1958, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II proved to be a tough, rugged and excellent all-weather, air superiority fighter/bomber. From flying fleet defence missions during the Cuban Missile Crisis and performing as an air superiority fighter/bomber during the Vietnam War, to taking out Iraqi surface-to-air missile ......

9781472831538

Hurricane

Author: Osprey Code: 51352 Price: AU $13.26 Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 11/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This remarkable aircraft, designed and built to combat the emerging fighter strength of the Axis nations in the lead-up to World War II, made its name in the air battles over Britain and France in the first years of the war. Beloved by its pilots for its stable firing platform and reputation as a rugged survivor, the Hawker Hurricane quickly ......
9781681776637

Blood and Fears

How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II Author: Wilson, Kevin Code: 51289 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 10/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II.
9781910809204

Military Aircraft Markings 2018

Author: Curtis, Howard Code: 51073 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 08/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for aircraft enthusiasts, historians and students of military aviation. At the heart of Military Aircraft Markings is the most complete listing of all the aircraft of the UK Armed Forces – the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, ......

9781472822512

Technicals

Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to modern Speci Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 51346 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 05/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over the last 30 years, the `technical' or armed pick-up truck has become arguably the most ubiquitous military land vehicle of modern warfare. Harking back to the armed Jeeps and Chevrolet trucks of the SAS and Long Range Desert Group in North Africa in World War II, the world's first insurgent technicals were those of the Sahrawi People's ......
9781612005843

THE World War I Aviator's Pocket Manual

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 51286 Price: AU $21.64 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 05/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This pocket manual opens up the world of the Great War aviator, with extracts and images from WWI training manuals for pilots, with modern introductions.
9780233005263

RAF 100

The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Holland, James Code: 50151 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date: 05/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with unique access to the their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcaster James Holland uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.
9781526724809

Hitler's 'Wonder' U-Boats

The Birth of the Cold War's Hunter-Killer Submarines Author: Showell, Jak P. Mallmann Code: 50351 Price: AU $65.43 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A detailed insight into why and how Hitler s Germany embarked on the design and construction of revolutionary new types of U-boat.
9780700625987

Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War

Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943 Author: Judge, Sean M. Code: 50898 Price: AU $50.59 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS Published date: 30/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Midway through 1942, Japanese and Allied forces found themselves fighting on two fronts - in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. These concurrent campaigns proved a critical turning point in the war being waged in the Pacific. Key to this shift was the Allies seizing of the strategic initiative - a concept that Sean Judge examines in this book, ......
9781784538309

Drones and Terrorism

Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Security Author: Grossman, Nicholas Code: 50391 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In warzones, ordinary commercially-available drones are used for extraordinary reconnaissance and information gathering. They can also be used for bombings - a drone carrying an explosive charge is potentially a powerful weapon. At the same time asymmetric warfare has become the norm - with large states increasingly fighting marginal terrorist ......

9781631493423

Battleship Yamato

Of War, Beauty and Irony Author: Morris, Jan Code: 50120 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 27/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai-the ideals of honor, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness. Stoically poised for battle in the ......

9781785211331

Flak 88 Manual

Owners Workshop Manual Author: McNab, Chris Code: 51132 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 27/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The 8.8cm Flugzeugabwehrkanone 18/36/37/41 - more popularly known as the Flak 88 - was one of the most successful and influential artillery gun types in the German arsenal in the Second World War. Developed during the 1920s and 1930s, the gun combined accuracy, a high muzzle velocity and a rapid rate of fire (15-20rpm). Although at first ......

9788365281975

Scale Plans No. 49: Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate

Author: Noszczak, Maciej Code: 51409 Price: AU $16.47 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
10 fold-out A3-format scale plans for 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale modellers of the Japanese high speed single-seat fighter aircraft in the last three years of WWII.
9781445650418

The Harrier

The World's First V/STOL Fighter Author: Oliver, David Code: 51067 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 22/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The iconic Hawker-Siddeley Harrier was designed to fight the Cold War from the fields of West Germany but won its battle spurs in the Falklands, Belize and Afghanistan. It was controversially scrapped by the British Government fifty years after entering service with the RAF and its loss raised serious questions over Royal Navy fleet protection. ......

9781493032853

Eight Survived

The Harrowing Story Of The USS Flier And The Only Downed World War II Su Author: Campbell, Douglas A. Code: 50071 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback / 296 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 21/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The incredible wartime saga of the only American submariners to survive the sinking of their ship and evade enemy capture in World War II. On the night of August 13, 1944, the U.S. submarine Flier struck a mine in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines as it steamed along the surface. All but fifteen of the more than eighty-strong crew went ......
9781612005973

Prisoner of the Samurai

Surviving the Sinking of the USS Houston and Death Railway Author: Gee, James Code: 50959 Price: AU $47.69 Format: Hardback Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
During World War II, Lt. Rosalie Hamric was an R.N., serving as Charge Nurse in the Psychiatric Ward of the Guantanamo Bay Naval Hospital. At the end of the war, a group of liberated prisoners of war from Southeast Asia, survivors of the sinking of the USS Houston in 1942, was sent to the ward for treatment. Many were encouraged to write down ......
9788365281746

Sd.Kfz.10 Leichter Zugkraftwagen 1t

Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 51405 Price: AU $27.45 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 19/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New photo-album in the Camera On series contains over 140 photographs of the German Wehrmacht's light towing vehicle in World War Two.
9781788038959

Spider Zero Seven

A Life in Combat Author: Borlace, Mike Code: 50435 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781526721914

From Normandy to Auschwitz

Author: Le, Goupil,,Paul Code: 50347 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 18/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The odds on Paul le Goupil living to see the end of the Second World War let alone the 21st Century were negligible in 1944\. Yet he did. As his extraordinary memoir describes, as a young man he found himself caught up in the maelstrom of the Second World War. Active resistance to, and defiance of, the German occupation came naturally to Paul ......

9781526713551

Stilwell: The Patriot

Vinegar Joe, the Brits and Chiang Kai-Shek Author: Rooney, David Code: 50333 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This meticulously researched biography of the controversial American commander Joe Stilwell presents an intimate account of his career and the complex story of the Burma campaign. Stilwell was stationed in Burma during the Second World War working as Chinese military leader Chiang Kai-shek s chief of staff, the commander of the Chinese ......

9780760361511

The German Aces Speak

World War II Through the Eyes of Four of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Author: Heaton, Colin Code: 50912 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: ZENITH PRESS Published date: 17/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In The German Aces Speak, for the first time in any book, four prominent and influential Luftwaffe fighter pilots reminisce candidly about their service in World War II.
9781445646138

Jet Flying Boats

Author: Oliver, David Code: 51345 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this book, aviation historian David Oliver covers the little-known flying-boat legacy of the Second World War.
9781925675122

Hell and High Water

Cecil Healy, Olympic Champion whose life was cut short by war Author: Nicholls, Rochelle Code: 51124 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The golden boy of Australian swimming and captain of the lifeguards on Manly Beach, Cecil Healy was the poster-boy for all that was decent in Australia before World War I. Powerful, bronzed and daring, his fearlessness made him a leader in the embryonic surf-lifesaving movement, and his unique crawl stroke captured swimming records ......

9781473834118

Anders' Army

General Anders and the Polish Second Corps 1941-46 Author: McGilvray, Evan Code: 50268 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Along with thousands of his compatriots, Wladyslaw Anders was imprisoned by the Soviets when they attacked Poland with their German allies in 1939\. They endured terrible treatment until the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 suddenly put Stalin in the Allied camp, after which they were evacuated to Iran and formed into the Polish ......

9781782745969

The Kriegsmarine 1935-45

Facts, Figures and Data for the German Navy Author: Porter, David Code: 51368 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Germany's navy, the Kriegsmarine, played a critical role in the Third Reich's attempt to restrict the flow of supplies, men and materiel from the United States to Britain in the early years of the war and from North America and Britain to the Soviet Union from 1941. Such was the success of the U-boats in particular, by the end of the war more than ......
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