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9780811718325

Patton's First Victory

How General George Patton Turned the Tide in North Africa and Defeated t Author: Barron, Leo Code: 49649 Price: AU $43.93 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 20/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
American troops invaded North Africa in November 1942, but did not face serious resistance until their defeat at Kasserine Pass. After this disaster, Gen. George Patton took command, and at El Guettar, Patton's men defeated the Germans. It was the first victory of Patton's storied World War II career, and proved that the U.S. Army could win.
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Captives of War

British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War Author: Makepeace, Clare (Birkbeck, University of London) Code: 49612 Price: AU $65.16 Format: Hardback / 322 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This study reveals the experiences and emotional lives of British prisoners of war in Germany and Italy during the Second World War.
9781472818867

B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo'

Pacific Theater 1944-45 Author: Nijboer, Donald Code: 49517 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 "Tojo". Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, the B-29 Superfortress. For the bomber ......
9781472825278

European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972-2017

Author: Neville, Leigh Code: 49532 Price: AU $24.42 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the more recent world-wide jihadists. The threats they pose are widespread from aircraft hi-jacking and political assassinations to urban warfare ......
9781472816153

The `Broomhandle' Mauser

Author: Ferguson, Jonathan Code: 49440 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
At a time when most handguns were limited to six rounds, the ten-shot Mauser caught the attention of the world for its unprecedented firepower and formidable high-velocity 7.63x25mm cartridge. This saw its ultimate expression in the first-ever select-fire handgun - the `Schnellfeuer' machine pistol, fed by a detachable magazine and offering both ......
9781472824561

German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

Stalingrad 1942-43 Author: McNab, Chris Code: 49529 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets stubbornly held on to the remaining parts of the city, and German casualties started to reach catastrophic levels. In an attempt to break the deadlock, Hitler decided to send additional German pioneer battalions to act as an ......
9781472818102

US Navy Escort Carriers 1942-45

Author: Stille, Mark (Author) Code: 49514 Price: AU $22.39 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theatres. Rather than relying on size or speed, it was their sheer numbers that made them so effective. Indeed, the Casablanca-class escort ......
9781472822482

TSR2

Britain's Lost Cold War Strike Jet Author: Brookes, Andrew Code: 49523 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The TSR2 is one of the greatest 'what-if' aircraft of the Cold War, whose cancellation still generates anger and controversy among aviation fans. It was a magnificent, cutting-edge aircraft, one of the most striking of the Cold War, but fell victim to cost overruns, overambitious requirements, and politics. Its scrapping marked the point when ......
9781472820303

The Hindenburg Line 1918

Haig's forgotten triumph Author: McCluskey, Alistair Code: 49520 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From 26 September until 8 October 1918, the Allied armies in France launched their largest ever combined offensive on the Western Front of World War I. The British, French, American and Belgian armies launched four attacks in rapid succession across a 250km front between the Argonne and Flanders. At the centre of this huge assault the British, ......
9781472817525

Sturmgeschutz

Panzer, Panzerjager, Waffen-SS and Luftwaffe Units 1943-45 Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 49483 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 19/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First established in 1940, the Sturmgeschutz assault guns were purpose-built vehicles intended to support the infantry during the phase of attack and breakthrough of enemy positions. During the eastern campaign the Sturmgeschutz proved to be potent tanks destroyers, able to reliably defeat even T-34 and KV heavy tanks. Cheaper and quicker to ......
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To Be a Soldier

The Army's Capstone Doctrinal Manuals Author: Army, Department Of Code: 49812 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
To Be a Soldier offers the US Army's two capstone doctrinal manuals in one place for the first time. This guide begins with the Army's introductory text, FM-1 The Army, which explains the Army's origin and purpose, its mission and values, how it functions as a portion of a joint military force in combat, and the importance of the individual ......
9780316517881

Guantanamo Diary

Author: Siems, Larry Code: 49594 Price: AU $26.39 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The acclaimed national bestseller, the first and only diary written by a Guantánamo detainee during his imprisonment, now with previously censored material restored.

When GUANTÁNAMO DIARY was first published--heavily redacted by the U.S. government--in 2015, Mohamedou Ould Slahi was still imprisoned at the ......

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The Plots Against Hitler

Author: Orbach, Danny Code: 49616 Price: AU $23.45 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler
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Legends of WW11 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48937 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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Vulcan to the Sky 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48945 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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Spitfires 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48941 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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Women at War in World War II

The Women of World War II at Home, at Work, on the Front Line Author: Ralph Lewis, Brenda Code: 49854 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Women's roles in the factories, on the farms, in transport and public services, as well as in auxiliary military services, intelligence and espionage in WWII, with first hand accounts. Women gained new skills and acquired a new sense of freedom, independence and equality, which they would take with them into the post-war world.
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Hitler in Los Angeles

How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America Author: Ross, Steven J. Code: 49860 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 14/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The chilling, little-known story of the rise of Nazism in Los Angeles, and the Jewish leaders and spies they recruited who stopped it. No American city was more important to the Nazis than Los Angeles, home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world. The Nazis plotted to kill the city's Jews and to sabotage the nation's military ......
9781782745518

Ships

The History and Specifications of 300 World-Famous Ships Author: Bishop, Chris Code: 49827 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, Ships contains 300 mercantile and military vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phoenician war galleys from 1500BC, through the graceful trading clippers of the nineteenth century, to the ......
9781782745556

Aircraft of World War II

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49844 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Aircraft of World War II details the design and specifications of 75 of the most important warplanes used during the conflict, from the venerable Fairey Swordfish biplane, through legendary aircraft such as the Supermarine Spitfire and Douglas C-47 Dakota, to the Messerschmitt Me-262, the first operational jet fighter. Presenting the information ......
9781782745525

Modern Military Aircraft

Development, Weaponry, Specifications Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 49842 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 13/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Modern Military Aircraft is a fascinating guide to the most important military aircraft developed since World War II. This highly illustrated book features a wide range of aircraft that served in the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, conflicts in the Middle East and the Falklands. Types of aircraft range from front line fighters to ......
9781467127233

World War II Italian Prisoners of War in Chambersburg

Author: Conti, Flavio G. Code: 49452 Price: AU $32.25 Format: Paperback Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 12/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
During World War II, the US government interned more than 1,200 captured Italian soldiers at the Letterkenny Army Ordnance Depot located near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. These troops collaborated with the United States in a collective effort to defeat the Axis powers. They formed the 321st Italian Quartermaster Battalion, and their work consisted ......
9781472821843

Pacific Thunder

The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944 Author: McKelvey Cleaver, Thomas Code: 49522 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 11/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On 27 October 1942, four "Long Lance" torpedoes fired by the Japanese destroyers Makigumo and Akigumo exploded in the hull of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8). Minutes later, the ship that had launched the Doolitte Raid six months earlier slipped beneath the waves of the Coral Sea. Of the pre-war carrier fleet the Navy had struggled to build ......
9781473894846

US Military Helicopters

Author: Green, Michael Code: 49495 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Comprehensive account of US military helicopters in war and peace up the present day.
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Code Girls

The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Author: Mundy, Liza Code: 49592 Price: AU $41.07 Format: Hardback Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 10/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World War II.... Mundy has rescued a piece of forgotten history, and given these American heroes the recognition they deserve."---Nathalia Holt, bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns ......
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Future of War

A History Author: Freedman, Professor of War Studies Lawrence, Sir (King's Col Code: 49790 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, wrote a short story about a war fought from underwater submersibles that included the sinking of passenger ships. At the time, it was dismissed by the British generals and admirals of the day not because the idea of submarines was technically unfeasible, but because no one could imagine ......
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Crime in the Family

A World War II Secret Buried in Silence--And My Search for the Truth Author: Batthyany, Sacha Code: 49589 Price: AU $41.07 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In the spring of 1945, on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the front lines of the advancing Red Army, Countess Margit Batthyany gave a party in her mansion. The war was almost over, and the German aristocrats and SS officers dancing and drinking knew it was lost. Late that night, they walked down to the village, where 180 enslaved ......
9781451651133

Third Reich

A History of Nazi Germany Author: Childers, Thomas Code: 49444 Price: AU $51.33 Format: Hardback Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 10/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"The dramatic story of the Third Reich--how Adolf Hitler and a core group of Nazis rose to power and plunged the world into a horrific war, perpetrating the genocidal Holocaust while sacrificing the lives of millions of ordinary Germans. In The Third Reich, Thomas Childers shows how the young Hitler became passionately political and anti-Semitic ......
9781472824882

Frozen Chosen

The 1st Marine Division and the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir Author: McKelvey Cleaver, Thomas Code: 49530 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 09/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In November 1950 The US 1st Marine Division was trapped in the Chosin Reservoir following the intervention of Red China in the Korean War. Fought during the worst blizzard in a century, the ensuing battle is considered by the United States Marine Corps to be 'the Corps' Finest Hour.' The soldiers who fought there would later become known as the ......
9781472827869

Mapping Naval Warfare

A visual history of conflict at sea Author: Black, Jeremy (University of Exeter, UK) Code: 49534 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Naval operations and warfare were, and remain, a key element for mapping. Maps were vital for commanders in drawing up plans of attack, and their detail and usefulness have increased over the centuries as the science of mapping has developed. This beautiful book examines stunning original maps from a series of key conflicts from the Spanish ......
9781472823564

MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

Author: Toperczer, Istvan (Author) Code: 49527 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews ......
9781523501793

Historic Tanks 2018 16-Month Square Wall Calendar

Classic Armour 1939-1950 Author: Browntrout Code: 48862 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Among the most fearsome weapons of the 20th century, and among the most complex vehicles ever devised, tanks stoke the imaginations of military buffs everywhere. Each month, HISTORIC TANKS features a momentous machine
from the critical years of 1939 to 1950, World War II through the start of the Cold War. From the Soviet Union’s T- ......

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Centenary of ANZAC 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48929 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Anzac Centenary is a milestone of special significance to all Australians and New Zealanders. Our mini calendar featrues images from our ANZAC history. All images are provided by the Australian War Memorial Trust.

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Tanks of the World 2018 Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48923 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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Architect of Air Power

General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the Us Air Force Author: Laslie, Brian D. Code: 49650 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Hardback / 236 pages Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUC Published date: 06/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905-1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy in Europe. Although his combat contributions were less notable than other commanders in the Eighth ......
9781512601725

Flashpoint Trieste

The First Battle of the Cold War Author: Jennings, Christian Code: 49817 Price: AU $43.93 Format: Hardback / 302 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 04/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
At the end of World War II in Europe, all the contending forces-the Allies, the Nazis, the Red Army, Italian Fascists, and Yugoslav Partisans-fought for control of the city of Trieste
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