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9781526758828

Lockheed TriStar

The Most Technologically Advanced Commercial Jet of its Time Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 61688 Price: AU $63.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/11/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In April 1972, after six gruelling years of design and development, the then Lockheed California Company (now Lockheed Martin) delivered the most technologically advanced commercial jet of its era, the L-1011 TriStar, to its first client, Eastern Airlines. To mark the moment, Lockheed decided to make an impressive statement about the ......

9781472281999

The Spitfire Kids

The generation who built, supported and flew Britain's most belovedfighter Author: Cross, Alasdair, BBC Code: 61730 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date: 24/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

An inspirational read celebrating the incredible young people who gave so much for this iconic British aircraft. John Nichol, bestselling author of Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

Despite the many films and television programmes over the ......

9781838861131

World War II Tanks

Western Allies 1939-45: Identification Guide Author: Porter, David Code: 61554 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages / 3 mins Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 22/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Illustrated with detailed artworks of American, British, Canadian, Australian, French, Polish and other Western Allied nations tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, World War II Tanks: Western Allies 1939-45: Identification Guide offers an highly-illustrated guide to the main armoured fighting vehicles ......

9781739751302

M107/M110

Family of Self-Propelled Artillery 1956 -1991 Author: Doyle, David Code: 61598 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Paperback / 127 pages Published date: 18/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This all-new 124-page softbound volume is profusely illustrated with almost 250 photos, many of them in color, illustrating the history and US military service of this weapon system, from its advent in the early 1950s through the first Gulf War. Widely used in Vietnam, where it had the longest range of any land-based artillery, the M107 and ......

9781781558683

Vickers Wellington

Author: Birtles, Phillip Code: 61736 Price: AU $64.50 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This book covers the design, development, production and operational service of the Vickers Wellington from before the Second World War through to the 1950s. The aircraft and crews served with great distinction from the start to the end of the Second World War despite heavy losses. The aircraft was operated by Bomber Command until replaced by ......

9781636240985

Snipers of World War II

The Men, Their Guns, Their Stories Author: Yee, Gary Code: 61595 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 15/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A comprehensive illustrated history of snipers and their battlefield role in World War II. Thousands of volumes have been published about World War II but relatively little attention has been given to the sniper. Drawing from memoirs, government documents and interviews, Snipers of World War II incorporates eyewitness accounts to weave a ......

9781838861148

Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991

Identification Guide Author: Newdick, Thomas Code: 61563 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For over 40 years NATO and Warsaw Pact aircraft faced each other across the Iron Curtain, or fought in proxy wars around the world. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of the Cold War 1945-1991: Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the planes in service with NATO and ......

9781838861667

Special Forces Land Vehicles

Buggies - Bikes - All-terrain vehicles Author: Stilwell, Alexander Code: 61562 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Since the inception of Special Forces units during the early years of World War II, unique and operation-specific vehicles have been developed for units that work in extreme environments and behind enemy lines, often moving quickly and with stealth to strike when least expected. Arranged thematically by chapter, Special Forces ......

9781637581551

Ghostriders 1968-1975: "Mors De Caelis"

Combat History of the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Author: Walter, William Code: 61555 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PERMUTED PRESS Published date: 13/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

If necessity is the mother of invention, the AC-130 gunship was definitely her offspring.

Ghostriders: Mors De Caelis is a comprehensive history of AC-130 gunship combat operations in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The story begins with the first AC-130 in 1968, and ends in 1975 at the end of the war in ......

9788366549319

Single 34: Saab J 29b

Author: Vallet, Thierry Code: 60710 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 13/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book compiles the 4-view color profiles, scale plans, and photo details of the single variant of the Saab J 29B.
9781405942522

How to Build an Aircraft Carrier

Author: Terrill, Chris Code: 61614 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 12/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navys largest ever warship. 65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. HMS Queen Elizabeth in the biggest ship in the Royal Navys history. But its her ships company of 700, alongside an air group of 900 air and ground crew that are Big Lizzies beating ......

9781788166393

Burning Steel

A Tank Regiment at War, 1939-45 Author: Hart, Peter Code: 61618 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This is the story of a tank regiment: the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the Second World War. Raw and visceral personal recollections from the men themselves recall some of the most dramatic and horrific scenes imaginable - the sheer nerve-wracking tension of serving in highly inflammable Sherman tanks, the sudden impact of German shells, the ......

9781445666006

RAF Training Comand

A Pictorial History Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 49484 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the expansion of the RAF began in 1934, Air Commodore Tedder observed that the established order of school training not only failed to produce operational competence, but left so much to be done by the operational squadrons that they could only attain passable military efficiency after an uphill struggle. He proposed to raise the standards ......

9780750999007

Sir Henry Royce

Establishing Rolls-Royce, from Motor Cars to Aero Engines Author: Reese, Peter Code: 61704 Price: AU $35.26 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 08/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The life and genius of Henry Royce, the outstanding, retiring, and often tyrannical founder of Rolls-Royce
9788366673779

The British Battleship HMS Vanguard

Author: Witold Koszela Code: 61457 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The British battleship HMS “Vanguard” was built in the years 1941–1946 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. It was quite an unusual ship due to the fact that it was built as the largest and also the last of the British battleships, and armed with artillery towers stored since 1925, taken from the cruisers HMS “Courageous” and HMS ......

9781399093927

Zeppelin Inferno

The Forgotten Blitz 1916 Author: Castle, Ian Code: 61594 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 29/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

At the beginning of 1916, as the world entered the second full year of global conflict, the cities, towns and villages of Britain continued to lay vulnerable to aerial bombardment. Throughout that period German Zeppelin airships and seaplanes had come and gone at will, their most testing opposition provided by the British weather as the ......

9781911667292

Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot

Defending The Reich Against The RAF and USAAF Author: Fischer, Wolfgang Code: 61558 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 27/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Within weeks of war being declared, Wolfgang Fischer had volunteered to join the Luftwaffe and spent nearly five of the succeeding six years of hostilities in uniform. During this time, he was given a succession of postings varying from a long-range recce unit; as a decoder in a met office in occupied France; to a bomber squadron; and as a ......

9781526113818

A New Naval History

Cultural History of Modern War Author: Colville et al Code: 61565 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 26/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A New Naval History brings together the most significant and interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary naval history. The last few decades have witnessed a transformation in how this field is researched and understood and this volume captures the state of a field that continues to develop apace. It examines - through the prism of ......

9781911667308

Luftwaffe Eagle

A WW2 German Airman's story Author: Sommer and Smith Code: 61557 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 26/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

With a detailed introduction from acclaimed Luftwaffe historian J. Richard Smith and illustrated throughout with photographs from private family albums, Luftwaffe Eagle is a fascinating insight into the life of an exceptional Luftwaffe pilot and navigator. In this compelling memoir, Erich Sommer recalls his life in pre-war Germany and the ......

9780764362873

Fubuki-Class Destroyers

In the Imperial Japanese Navy During World War II Author: Ahlberg and Lengerer Code: 61424 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 22/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The World War II era destroyers of the Japanese Fubuki class were the first of a type sometimes referred to as "super destroyers." These destroyers were extremely large and heavily armed with guns and torpedoes. Ironically, the IJN was pushed to create heavier destroyers by the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty, which discouraged the ......

9781472848642

SU-152/ISU-152 vs Tiger

Eastern Front 1943-45 Author: Greentree, David Code: 61552 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated volume compares two of the most iconic AFVs: the SU-152/ISU-152 and the Tiger, used on the Eastern Front during World War II. On the Eastern Front in 1943, the Tiger-equipped heavy Panzer battalions gave German armoured divisions an unmatched capability that cost the Red Army dearly. The Tigers 88mm gun had the potential ......

9781399014540

Short Sunderland

The 'Flying Porcupines' in the Second World War Author: Hendrie, Andrew Code: 61590 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 In 1933, the Air Ministry issued a specification for a general-purpose four-engine flying boat capable of operating from the outposts of the Empire. The result was the remarkable Sunderland, built by Short Brothers. This book covers the development of the Short Sunderland and its operation in the Second World War. The ......

9780811739245

Panzer Aces I

German Tank Commanders of WWII Author: Kurowski, Franz Code: 61615 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 15/04/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Six riveting, gritty accounts of some of the greatest German tank commanders, including Michael Wittmann, Hans Bolter, Hermann Bix, and others. Timelines mark the milestones of each officer's career.
9781911658115

RAF Cold War Jet Aircraft in Profile

Author: Sandham-Bailey, Chris Code: 57905 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 14/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
"Written and illustrated throughout by renowned aviation artist Chris Sandham-Bailey, RAF Cold War Jet Aircraft in Profile covers 14 different aircraft types designed and built by British companies and operated by the RAF between 1945 and 2010.
9781800351424

Military Aircraft Markings 2022

Author: Curtis, Howard J. Code: 61600 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 10/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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, Army and associated ......

9781800351387

Wrecks and Relics 28/e

The indispensable guide to Britain's aviation heritage Author: Ellis, Ken Code: 61599 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 10/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Now remarkably in its 28th edition, ever since it was first published in the 1960s every edition of Wrecks & Relics has been eagerly sought after by aviation enthusiasts, restorers and curators alike. It is renowned as the go-to source charting the highlights, changes and trends in the preservation of the aviation heritage of the British Isles. ......

9781472848253

The U-Boat War

A Global History 1939-45 Author: Paterson, Lawrence Code: 61620 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

 The accepted historical narrative of the Second World War predominantly assigns U-boats to the so-called Battle of the Atlantic, almost as if the struggle over convoys between the new world and the old can be viewed in isolation from simultaneous events on land and in the air. This has become an almost accepted error. The ......

9781913870621

Soviet-Era Airliners

The Final Three Decades Author: Buckley, Chris Code: 61670 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

When the Soviet Union fell in December 1991, there were close to 3,500 assorted Soviet-built airliners that could be deemed operational - more than there had ever been before. The vast majority of these Antonovs, Ilyushins, Tupolevs, and Yaks flew for Aeroflot, and were scattered far and wide at bases across the Soviet Union. Thirty years ......

9788366549098

Schwerer Gelandegargiger Personenkraftwagen and Successors

Camera On Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 60318 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This latest photo-album in the "Camera On" series contains 140 photographs of a broad range of Germany's heavy off-road passenger vehicles in operation with the Wehrmacht during World War II.
9781399014397

Flying to the Limit

Testing World War II Single-Engined Fighter Aircraft Author: Caygil, Peter Code: 61726 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

During the years preceding and during WW2, the RAF and the Royal Aircraft Establishment were responsible for the selection and procurement of British military aircraft and also to evaluate their capabilities against captured enemy models whenever possible. During the lend-lease agreement with the USA, the RAF and Fleet Air Arm operated several ......

9781910809792

The Phantom of Scapa Flow

The Daring Exploit of U-Boat U-47 Author: Korganoff, Alexandre Code: 61624 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 21/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

On the night of 13/14 October 1939, the German commander of U-boat U-47, Gunther Prien, steered past the sunken block ships and chains which inadequately protected the British naval base at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. The U-Boat sank the old British World War I battleship HMS Royal Oak and then escaped into the North Sea. The loss of the ......

9781526794185

Barnstormers, Wing-Walking and Flying Circuses

Author: Brown, Peter Code: 61653 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

While large numbers of aeroplanes had been produced In America for the war effort overseas at the Western Front, it was found that that the British, French and Germans were far ahead of them when it came to flight technology, which led to a huge surplus of aeroplanes in the United States. The governments solution to recover some of the money ......

9781912423132

Sherman Tank Flip Book

Author: IWM Code: 59421 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 10/03/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Using rare footage from the film archive at IWM, this flip book shows the famous Sherman tank move up to the front, as a tank squadron prepares for action north of Caen in early July 1944.
9781472850393

B-36 'Peacemaker' Units of the Cold War

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 61517 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
A fully illustrated study into the extraordinary Convair B-36 during the Cold War.
9781399096577

British Battleships of World War One

New Revised Edition Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61524 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
9781399097659

British Battleships 1919 1945

Author: A, Burt, R Code: 61568 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A new softcover edition of a classic work at a very pleasing price. Superb photographs from the author's exhaustive collection. Simply the best reference book available on the most popular subject in naval history -destined for bestseller status.
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