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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 from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9781472829795

With Their Bare Hands

General Pershing, the 79th Division, and the Battle for Montfaucon Author: Fax, Gene Code: 51566 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 496 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
British Battleships of the Victorian Era is well illustrated--a comprehensive gallery of photographs with in-depth captions is accompanied by specially commissioned plans of the important classes by A. D. Baker III, and a color section featuring the original Admiralty drafts, including a spectacular double gatefold.
9781472829801

Instrument of War

The German Army 1914-18 Author: Showalter, Dennis Code: 51565 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Drawing on more than a half-century of research and teaching, Dennis Showalter presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Showalter surveys an army at the heart of a national identity, driven by - yet also defeated by - warfare in the modern age, which struggled to capitalize on its victories and ultimately forgot the ......

9781472819970

US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916-45

Caldwell, Wickes, and Clemson classes Author: Lardas, Mark Code: 51567 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Four pipes and flush decks - these ships were a distinctively American destroyer design. Devised immediately prior to and during the United States' involvement in World War I they dominated the US Navy's destroyer forces all the way through to World War II. They were deployed on North Atlantic and Norwegian Sea convoys, and virtually everywhere ......
9786155583100

Panzer III on the Battlefield. Volume 2

World War Two Photobook Series Author: Cockle, Tom Code: 51580 Price: AU $62.36 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 16/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
9781999812812

Gepruft

WWII Letters of Prisoner of War John Valentine & his Wife Ursula Author: Zagni, Frances Code: 51046 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 09/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The intriguing and remarkable Second World War correspondence of Bomber Command navigator and prisoner of war John Valentine and his wife Ursula.
9781633884359

How Hitler Was Made

Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi Author: Taylor, Cory Code: 51594 Price: AU $37.16 Format: Hardback / 295 pages Publisher: PROMETHEUS BOOKS Published date: 05/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
How did an obscure agitator on the political fringes of early-20th-century Germany rise to become the supreme leader of the "Third Reich"? Unlike many other books that track Adolf Hitler's career after 1933, this book focuses on his formative period--immediately following World War I (1918-1924). The author, a veteran producer of historical ......
9781925675566

First and Foremost

A Concise Illustrated History of 1st Battalion, The Royal AustralianRegiment, 1945-2018 Author: Breen, Bob Code: 51718 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 164 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This history has been published to mark 70 years of service as well as the 50th Anniversary of the battle of Coral/Balmoral in Vietnam in 1968, the 25th Anniversary of service in Somalia in 1993 and the 10th anniversary of service in Afghanistan in 2008/09. It covers only the ‘wave tops’ of 70 years of history and mentions only a few individuals, ......
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: 01/06/2018 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 ......
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: 01/06/2018 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 ......
9781612005966

The Drive on Moscow, 1941

Operation Taifun and Germany's First Great Crisis in World War II Author: Zetterling, Niklas Code: 51517 Price: AU $19.25 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
At the end of September 1941, more than a million German soldiers lined up along the frontline just 180 miles west of Moscow. They were well trained, confident, and had good reasons to hope that the war in the East would be over with one last offensive.
9781473889163

Pointe du Hoc 1944

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50281 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book goes back to original documents: reports and first-hand accounts to establish the story of the three separate Ranger Forces that made-up Rudder s Rangers who assaulted not just Pointe du Hoc, where they held out for over 48 hours before relief, but the Western end of Omaha Beach as well.
9781911621034

Hunter Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51531 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 186 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From Richard Pike, author of Grub Street's bestselling Lightning Boys series, comes Hunter Boys, a fascinating insight into the experiences of those who flew the iconic Hawker Hunter - an aircraft known affectionately to many as `Queen of the Skies'.
9781911621027

Lightning Boys

True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51532 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 190 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In an international study, the Lightning was voted the fifth most popular military aircraft of all time. It has many thousands of devotees who are a ready market for this entertaining book which relates the highs and lows, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end.
9781910690550

Helicopter Boys

True Tales from Operators of Military and Civilian Rotorcraft Author: Pike, Richard Code: 51533 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GRUB Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Helicopter Boys is the latest addition to Grub Street's Boys series from acclaimed author Richard Pike, exploring the role of helicopters in military and civilian situations. With over fourteen contributors, Helicopter Boys contains stories of the diverse nature of helicopter operations.
9788365958105

Scale Plans No. 53: Henschel Hs 129

Author: Karnas, Dariusz Code: 51559 Price: AU $18.33 Format: Paperback / 10 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
1/72 and 1/48 scale plans of all versions of the Henschel Hs 129, the Luftwaffe's WWII ground-attack aircraft deployed in North Africa and on the Eastern front.
9781598133073

Gun Control in Nazi Occupied-France

Tyranny and Resistance Author: Halbrook, Stephen P. Code: 51545 Price: AU $39.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 24/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Nazi Germany invaded France in 1940. In every occupied town, Nazi soldiers demanded that civilians surrender their firearms or else be shot. Despite the consequences, many French citizens refused to comply with the order. In Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France, Stephen P. Halbrook tells this story of Nazi repression and the brave French men and ......
9788365281654

T-34-85 After WW2

Camouflage & Markings 1946-2016 Author: Skulski, Przemyslaw Code: 51403 Price: AU $68.73 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 22/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Russian T-34 was possibly the best medium tank of World War Two; this book describes its post-war production and deployment by the USSR and its allies.
9781784422776

Broad Gauge Railways

Author: Bryan, Tim Code: 51371 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 20/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Brunel called his Great Western Railway the "finest work in England" and it certainly contained many special and groundbreaking new features, but none was as unorthodox as the decision to abandon the "standard" track gauge of 4ft 81/2in favoured by pioneers like George and Robert Stephenson and instead adopt the new `broad gauge' of 7ft 1/4in. ......
9781684124220

Classic Stories of World War II

Author: Steinbeck, John Code: 51291 Price: AU $23.14 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A collection of the greatest stories ever written about World War II.

World War II brought grief and destruction, but it also inspired some of the most impassioned literature in history. Classic Stories of World War II includes excerpts from novels such as James Jones’s From Here to Eternity and Joseph ......

9781612006093

From Moscow to Stalingrad

The Eastern Front, 1941-1942 Author: Buffetaut, Yves Code: 51518 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 18/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Looks at the crucial period after the Red Army's success at Moscow when Germany was preparing for all-out attack across the entire Russian front, which was to end with disaster at Stalingrad.
9781612006079

Allied Armor in Normandy

Author: Casemate Publishers Code: 51514 Price: AU $37.09 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 18/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This volume in the Casemate Illustrated series explores the Normandy invasion from the perspective of the Allied Armored divisions, looking at how armored vehicles played a central role in the many battles that took place.
9780399564130

The Flying Tigers

Untold Story of American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Author: Kleiner, Samuel Code: 51265 Price: AU $40.53 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
9781628728286

Donovan's Devils

OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines-Europe, World War II Author: Lulushi, Albert Code: 50119 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 408 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The stirring, little-known story of the forerunners to todays Special Forces. 

The OSS—Office of Strategic Services—created under the command of William Donovan, has been celebrated for its cloak-and-dagger operations during World War II and as the precursor of the CIA. As the "Oh So Social," it has also been ......

9781912390144

Odessa 1941-44

Defense, Occupation, Resistance and Liberation Author: Ovcharenko, Nikolai Code: 51537 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After a brief overview of the origins and development of the city of Odessa on the Black Sea Coast, author Nikolai Ovcharenko turns to its citizens' ordeal during the Second World War.
9780393652291

RAF

The Birth of the World's First Air Force Author: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College) Code: 51264 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
9781925495492

Dunera Lives

A Visual History Author: Inglis, Ken Code: 50499 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The story of the Dunera Boys is an intrinsic part of the history of Australia in the Second World War and in its aftermath. The injustice these 2000 men suffered through British internment in camps at Hay, Tatura and Orange is well known. Less familiar is the tale of what happened to them afterwards. This book tells that story, in two volumes, one ......
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: 08/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781621576266

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied Franc Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 49861 Price: AU $39.59 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 06/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen--stumbling through fields and villages--scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, ......

9781925520996

The Hell Pit of Sendryu

A POW story of survival on the Death Railway and Nagasaki Author: Brigginshaw, Jim Code: 51245 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 188 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Jim Bodero spent much of World War Two in several versions of hell. Taken prisoner when Singapore fell into Japanese hands early in 1942, he – along with thousands of fellow POWs – was conscripted as a slave labourer.  He was deep underground, in a coal mine near Nagasaki, when the US dropped its second atomic bomb, on 9 August 1945. The blast ......

9781526701879

Hitler's Atrocities against Allied PoWs

War Crimes of the Third Reich Author: Chinnery, Philip Code: 51591 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Documents the atrocities carried out against Allied prisoners of war during WW2
9781912390328

Mig-23 Flogger in the Middle East

Mikoyan I Gurevich Mig-23 in Service in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Libya and Author: Cooper, Tom Code: 51539 Price: AU $34.53 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a detailed history of the operational service of this Soviet-manufactured interceptor and its fighter-bomber variants in service with Algerian, Egyptian, Iraqi, Libyan, and Syrian air forces, since 1974.
9781526705440

Building for Battle

U-Boat Pens of the Atlantic Battle Author: Kaplan, Philip Code: 51589 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A lively and visually pleasing series offering readers a chance to visit some of the most iconic battleground landmarks ever constructed.
9781107198647

Captive Anzacs

Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World War Author: Ariotti, Kate Code: 51508 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World War.
9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine: 2010 to Date

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Gates, Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 27/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
9780062692351

Never Call Me a Hero

A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway Author: Kleiss, N Jack Code: 51261 Price: AU $24.59 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 23/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

National Bestseller • "An instant classic." Dallas Morning News

On the morning of June 4, 1942, high above the tiny Pacific atoll of Midway, Lt. (j.g.) "Dusty" Kleiss burst out of the clouds and piloted his SBD Dauntless into a ......

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