Author: Kinnear, JamesCode: 57201Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The T-55 is one of the most iconic weapons created by the Soviets during the Cold War and also one of the most widely deployed weapons in history. Like its younger brother, the T-54, the T-55 enjoyed a long career in the Red Army and even into the early days of the reformed Russian Army. Under their control it saw very little combat use or ......
Luftwaffe Maritime Operations 1939-1942Author: Paterson, LawrenceCode: 57204Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:16/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first ever full account of all the Luftwaffe's naval operations.
2001 - 2018Author: Giustozzi, AntonioCode: 57106Price:AU $101.85Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: C HURST & CO PUBLISHERS LTD Published date:14/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
How does the Taliban wage war? How has its war changed over time? Firstly, the movement's extraordinary military operation relies on financial backing. This volume analyses such funding. The Taliban's external sources of support include foreign governments and non-state groups, both of which have affected the Taliban's military campaigns and ......
Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomin BombAuthor: Ramsey, AndrewCode: 57515Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth centurys great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was forged, a partnership that defied academic orthodoxy and altered the ......
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 ......
Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II DiggersAuthor: Bowden, TimCode: 57513Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity, Australian soldiers were a wild and irreverent lot, even in the worst of circumstances during World War II. In Larrikins in Khaki, Tim Bowden has collected compelling and vivid stories of individual soldiers whose ......
and took on the British EmpireAuthor: Growden, GregCode: 57511Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:13/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them, is invariably depicted either as a hero or an incompetent fool. Now, for the first time, Greg ......
Northwestern Europe - from the Battle of Britain to the Battle of GermanAuthor: Eriksson, PatrickCode: 57149Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:10/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
New paperback edition - The experiences of the German fighter pilots in the Second World War, based on extensive recollections of veterans as well as primary documents, and diary and flying log book extracts, with photographs from the veterans themselves, many never previously published.
Author: Games, WarlordCode: 57459Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:08/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Beginning in 1950, the Korean War was a defining moment for the UN and the entirety of the early Cold War, widening the already monumental gulf between the east and west, capitalist and communist. This supplement for Bolt Action expands the rules-set from its World War II roots to this new, and truly modern, conflict. Bolt Action: Korea contains ......
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.
How British Intelligence & Special Operations Won WW2Author: Smith, MichaelCode: 57135Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH LTD Published date:04/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Codebreakers and Spies tells the astonishing story of how Britain's intelligence operatives, experts and special operations teams contributed to the Allies' victory in the Second World War.
Moving Beyond ClausewitzAuthor: Lucas, Jr., George R.Code: 56906Price:AU $61.09Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:04/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book examines the importance of `military ethics' in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz's original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favour of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the political goals of the state, whatever those may be. ......
Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom BombAuthor: Watson, PeterCode: 57138Price:AU $22.39Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:04/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This scintillating narrative of spies and science shows how the atomic bomb was the unnecessary product of mistrust and deceit between America and Britain--resulting in a threat of nuclear war that still haunts us today.
The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in HistoryAuthor: Close, FrankCode: 57131Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 528 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken onto the Manhattan Project in the USA as a trusted physicist - and was the conduit by which knowledge of the highest classification passed to the Soviet Union. When Truman announced at the Potsdam Conference that the US ......
1944-45Author: Forsyth, RobertCode: 57193Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed `Dora 9', designed by Kurt Tank, first appeared in the skies over the Western and Eastern Fronts in the late summer of 1944. Fast, and with an ......
The Inspiring True Story of a British Soldier Held Prisoner in AuschwitzAuthor: Rushton, ColinCode: 57095Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Forced to do hard labour, starved and savagely beaten, British soldier Arthur Dodd thought his life would end in Auschwitz. Determined to go down fighting, he risked his life to sabotage Nazi industrial work and alleviate the suffering of Jewish prisoners. This shocking true story presents the largely unknown story of the military POWs held there.
The Inside Story of Britain's Drone WarsAuthor: Lee, PeterCode: 57139Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date:03/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the ......
Author: Phillips, PeterCode: 56904Price:AU $183.33Format: Hardback / 254 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally published in 1969, this book discusses the many factors which atomised German society from 1870 onwards and thus assisted Nazi evil, and it shows that Hitler and Nazism were mere phenomena of a mass age. The author wrote with the twin qualifications as historian and survivor of the camps. To have lived through it and then dissect it as ......
The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943Author: McManus, John C.Code: 56933Price:AU $52.68Format: Hardback / 640 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Out here, mention is seldom seen of the achievements of the Army ground troops," wrote one officer in the fall of 1943, "whereas the Marines are blown up to the skies." Even today, the Marines are celebrated as the victors of the Pacific, a reflection of a well-deserved reputation for valor. Yet the majority of fighting and dying in the war ......
A HistoryAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 49526Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is probably one of the most photographed jet aircraft of all time. Over 200 colour and historic black and white images are included here.
The First Year: September 1939 - September 1940Author: Holroyd, JackCode: 56803Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
1,000 images of the first year of WW2 - September 1939 to September 1940.
D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches75th Anniversary Edition with GPS ReferencesAuthor: Mrs, Holt, Major &Code: 56807Price:AU $34.61Format: PaperbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Universally known as THE BIBLE, of Battlefield Guides to the area, this edition is completely revised, up-to-date, and much expanded.
A Study in First World War PropagandaAuthor: Badsey, StephenCode: 56794Price:AU $40.64Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book uses the scandal of the 'German Corpse Factory' as a case-study to explore the true nature of British official propaganda and its organisations in the First World War.
Recovering the Missing AnzacsAuthor: Bennett, ScottCode: 57134Price:AU $46.48Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Few Australians realize that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as 'missing'. With no marked graves, the only reminders of their sacrifice are the many names inscribed on aging war memorials around the world.
Author: Friedman, NormanCode: 57125Price:AU $131.69Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: US NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:27/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Norman Friedman's new book demonstrates how innovative the British were in their submarine design--more so than most realize.
A Pacific HistoryAuthor: Bailey, BethCode: 57120Price:AU $44.00Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS Published date:26/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Scholars hailing from four continents and representing six nations reinterpret the meaning of the coordinated, and devastating, attacks of December 7/8, 1941. Working from a variety of angles, they revise and expand, to an unprecedented extent, what we understand about these events.
The Sunday Times BestsellerAuthor: Dronfield, JeremyCode: 57159Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:25/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly, death is before our eyes. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that ......
Air War on the SommeAuthor: Jill, Bush,Code: 56802Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using previously unpublished archive material, this biography captures the atmosphere of that extraordinary summer on the Somme, when pilots lived in the stretch and sag of nerves'.
The First World Wardiaries of William 'Jack' LidseyAuthor: White, AndrewCode: 56877Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date:24/07/2019Availability: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.
Rethinking the Long PeaceAuthor: Chamberlin, Paul ThomasCode: 56907Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 656 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A brilliant, young historian offers a vital, comprehensive international military history of the Cold War in which he views the decades-long superpower struggle as one of the three great conflicts of the twentieth century, alongside the two World Wars, and reveals how bloody the "long peace" actually was. In this sweeping, deeply researched book, ......
How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of LightAuthor: Smith, Jean EdwardCode: 56921Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II-a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction. Following their breakout from Normandy in late June 1944, the Allies swept ......
The Cold War Mission to Save a CityAuthor: Tusa, AnnCode: 56924Price:AU $27.87Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE PUBLISHING Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
How the Allies kept the population of West Berlin alive in the face of a Russian blockade. In the summer of1948, the Russians occupied all of Eastern Europe. Behind Russian lines, the Allied-controlled part of the great city of Berlin stood as the lone Western outpost in a sea of Communist occupation. Then the Soviets closed all Allied traffic ......
The Battle for Austria 1945Author: Webb, BillCode: 56032Price:AU $91.67Format: Hardback / 504 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:23/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Killing Hitler's Reich, The Battle For Austria 1945, is the history of the bloody Battle for Austria in 1945.