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9780062667076

Operation Columba--The Secret Pigeon Service

The Untold Story of World War II Resistance in Europe Author: Corera, Gordon Code: 52150 Price: AU $43.09 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 16/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The fascinating, untold story of how British intelligence secretly used homing pigeons as part of a clandestine espionage operation to gather information, communicate, and coordinate with members of the Resistance to defeat the Nazis in occupied Europe during World War II. Between 1941 and 1944, British intelligence dropped sixteen thousand ......
9780764356155

Consolidated B-24 Vol.1

The XB-24 to B-24E Liberators in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 52140 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the worlds most-produced heavy bomber and multi-engine aircraft, and the most produced military aircraft in US history, with almost 19,000 examples leaving the assembly lines of five plants. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book chronicles the design, development, and ......

9781612005997

Alpha One Sixteen

A Combat Infantryman's Year in Vietnam Author: Clark, Peter Code: 52117 Price: AU $44.52 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A new visceral memoir of a year of combat with Alpha Company, 1st Infantry Battalion, in Vietnam, 1966.
9781612006529

Nam-Sense

Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division Author: Wiknik, Arthur, Jr. Code: 51817 Price: AU $22.22 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An honest tour of the Vietnam War from the soldier's eye view, Nam Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-year-old kid from New England when he was drafted into the U.S. Army
9781612006512

Tanks in Hell

A Marine Corps Tank Company on Tarawa Author: Gilbert, Oscar E. Code: 51816 Price: AU $29.66 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In this unique study Oscar Gilbert and Romain Cansiere use official documents, memoirs, interviews with veterans, as well as personal and aerial photographs to follow Charlie Company from its formation, and trace the movement, action-and loss-of individua
9781472830517

Maps of War

Mapping Conflict Through the Centuries Author: Black, Jeremy Code: 52403 Price: AU $56.93 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 09/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

There is little documented mapping of conflict prior to the Renaissance period, but, from the 17th century onwards, military commanders and strategists began to document the wars in which they were involved and later, to use mapping to actually plan the progress of a conflict. Using contemporary maps, this sumptuous new volume covers the ......

9781472828347

On a Knife's Edge

The Ukraine, November 1942-March 1943 Author: Buttar, Prit Code: 52402 Price: AU $46.53 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 09/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Late 1942 saw the strategic situation on the Eastern Front change completely. The encirclement of Paulus Sixth Army in Stalingrad trapped a significant portion of the Wehrmachts combat forces in the ruins of the devastated city, where they would ultimately die or be taken prisoner, and at the same time the entire German position was left in a ......

9781250165541

Killing the SS

The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History Author: O'Reilly, Bill Code: 52113 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 09/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series.
9781472829504

The Third Reich is Listening

Inside German codebreaking 1939-45 Author: Jennings, Christian Code: 52136 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The codebreakers at Bletchley Park have been immortalised in films such as The Imitation Game and Enigma, but the Germans were also breaking Allied ciphers.

The Third Reich is Listening is the comprehensive account of the successes, failures and science of Germanys codebreaking and signals intelligence operations from 1935 to ......

9781781556740

Italian Army In North Africa

A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by Circumstance Author: Zapotoczny, W. Code: 51701 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 08/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
When most people think of the Italian Army in North Africa during the Second World War, they tend to believe that the average Italian soldier offered little resistance to the Allies before surrendering. Many believe the Italian Army, as a whole, performed in a cowardly manner in North Africa. The reality is not so simple. The question remains as ......
9781911512189

Gallipoli

New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16 Author: LoCicero, Michael Code: 50469 Price: AU $66.38 Format: Hardback / 656 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 06/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the ......
9780785835783

Survivors

Battlefield Relics of WWII Author: Forty, Simon Code: 52131 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CRESTLINE BOOKS Published date: 06/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Survivors: Battlefield Relics of World War II tells the stories of some of the massive military weapons left scattered across the European countryside after the Second World War, accompanied by maps and a gazetteer of their locations. Large, difficult to move, and now without a use, theyve settled in as monuments and tributes to the battles ......

9781682471814

This is No Drill: The History of NAS Pearl Harbor and the

Japanese Attacks of 7 December 1941 Author: Wenger, J. Michael Code: 52143 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 05/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

"This Is No Drill" is a detailed combat narrative of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack on NAS Pearl Harbor--then one of two naval air stations on the island of Oahu. Since the station served as a base for long-range patrol aircraft, the Japanese aimed to put NAS Pearl Harbor out of action to prevent U.S. planes from searching for their ......

9781925675832

Duty Nobly Done

An extraordinary account of 11 family members in the Great War Author: Holloway, Adam Code: 52390 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great adventure that would change their lives — the Great War. Author Adam Holloway, a direct descendant, takes the reader into the lives of each of these men as they embark on a journey from which they are unlikely to return. ......

9781760790479

A History of the Australian Military

From the First Fleet to the Modern Day Author: Moore, Jonathon Code: 52354 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southern hemisphere with a tiny population compared to their densely populated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past two hundred years the Austrian military has punched well above its weight, earning a reputation for bravery and efficiency unrivalled in the modern world. Australia ......

9781682473528

Catkiller 3-2

An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam War Author: Caryl, Raymond G. Code: 52128 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Provides unique insights into the role of the tactical air controller, airborne as seen through the eyes of one of the pilots who flew low-flying, unarmed, single-engine aircraft in support of ground units in the Vietnam War. The book details the tactics, manoeuvres, and dangers experienced by the pilots and aerial observers flying these missions.
9781523504022

2019 Historic Warbirds Horizontal Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Browntrout Publishers Code: 51480 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Battles that altered the course of history. Missions that made servicemen into heroes. Aircraft that brought the Allies to victory. From the renowned military experts at Osprey Publishing, an awe-inspiring and ingeniously designed new calendar explores military aircrafts from the years 1939–45. Every month, exploded views illuminate a vintage ......

9781101984451

The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian

Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History Author: Dean, Josh Code: 52106 Price: AU $25.27 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A riveting, true-life tale of military history, engineering genius, and high-stakes spy-craft set during the height of the Cold War. In the early hours of February 25, 1968, a Russian submarine armed with three nuclear ballistic missiles set sail from its base in Siberia on a routine combat patrol to Hawaii. Then it vanished. As the Soviet Navy ......

9781590519691

The Order of the Day

Author: Vuillard, Eric Code: 52123 Price: AU $32.63 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Winner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt, this behind-the-scenes account of the manipulation, hubris, and greed that together led to Nazi Germany's annexation of Austria brilliantly dismantles the myth of an effortless victory and offers a dire warning for our current political crisis. February 20, 1933, an unremarkable day during a harsh Berlin winter: A ......
9780062859662

Road to Disaster

A New History of America's Descent Into Vietnam Author: Vandemark, Brian Code: 52116 Price: AU $49.04 Format: Paperback / 720 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 25/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"The most thoughtful and judicious one-volume history of the war and the American political leaders who presided over the difficult and painful decisions that shaped this history. The book will stand for the foreseeable future as the best study of the tragic mistakes that led to so much suffering."--Robert Dallek Many books have been written on ......
9781904897330

London at War 1939-1945

A Nations Capital Survives Author: Jeffreys, Alan Code: 51703 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 24/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Tells the story of London during one of the most eventful points in its history - the Second World War - through IWM's unique collections, using diaries, letters, objects, photographs and maps. Includes fascinating images of London 'then and now'. A highly visual and accessible history.
9781781556825

Sea War And Barbed Wire

The Story of Merchant Navy Men Author: Algar, P. Code: 51705 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 24/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the fascinating story of Captain Stanley Algar, an oil tanker master. Captured in the Atlantic, he and his colleagues spent four years behind barbed wire. This book, partly based on his diaries, hidden from the Germans, tells how the prisoners survived, confronted starvation and reacted to camp life and German propaganda. A graphic account ......
9781781556757

Fuel Fire And Fear

RAF Flight Engineers at War Author: Pateman, Colin Code: 51699 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During the Second World War the need for an on-board technical expert to join the Bomber Crews evolved. The various systems on the latest 4-engined 'Heavy Bombers', namely the Handley Page Halifax, Shorts Stirling and Avro Lancaster witnessed the development of Flight Engineers. This book provides the reader with an explanation of the origin of ......
9781781556771

Aircraft Carrier Impero

The Axis Powers V-1 Carrying Capital Ship Author: Jabes, D. Code: 51697 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From late 1941 Italy had been developing a secret project with her German allies to move the V1 wunderwaffen aboard aircraft carriers. Hitler required one million victims to get the British and American governments on their knees and force them to sign an honourable ceasefire. The personal archives of Ansaldo's naval architect Lino Campagnoli ......
9781781553749

History Of The Gloster Javelin

The First All Weather British Fighter Author: Watson, I. Code: 51700 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 22/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the plunging temperature of the early Cold War years the RAF found itself increasingly in need of a truly all-weather high performance fighter. There were two leading designs available as prototypes in 1951; the DH110 from de Havilland and from Gloster, the GA5. These were to become respectively, the Sea Vixen and the Javelin. Neither was a ......
9781625450654

This Is What Hell Looks Like

Life as a Bomb Disposal Specialist During the Vietnam War Author: Streinberg, Stuart Allan Code: 51708 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 223 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From 1967-1971, Stuart Steinberg served in the U.S. Army as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist. In January 1968, he was sent to Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah, where chemical and biological weaponry was stockpiled, staying there until July 1968. Steinberg was involved in helping to clean up the worst nerve gas disaster in American history ......
9780764355899

Hawker Hurricane

The RAF's Battle of Britain Stalwart Author: MacKay, Ron, Jr. Code: 52125 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Hawker Hurricane has rightly earned its place in military aviation annals. Although only preceding the Spitfire by four months in its prototypic launch, the Hawker machine was available in measurably greater numbers by the Battle of Britain, a very critical stage of WWII for Britain and its Empire. Its rugged qualities saw use in the ......
9781782747062

Tanks and Military Vehicles

300 of the World's Greatest Military Vehicles Author: McNab, Chris Code: 52352 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

From the crude, unreliable tanks that first appeared on the Western Front during World War I to todays high-tech machines, Tanks and Military Vehicles features 300 of the most important and influential tanks and AFVs from 1916 to the present day. With a page per entry, each vehicle is illustrated by a full-colour side-profile artwork, and ......

9781782746294

German Weapons of World War II

Author: Hart, Dr Stephen Code: 52110 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

From fighter planes to guns and ships, this compendium explores the most important and influential pieces of weaponry and equipment used by the German armed services in World War II.

What were the weapons that made the Nazis seemingly invincible? Beginning with the equipment employed by the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS, such as the ......

9781782746300

Russian Weapons of World War II

Author: Porter, David Code: 52111 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

From artillery to aircraft, tanks to trucks, this expert guide explores the weaponry that made the Russian Army so powerful during World War II. 

The Soviet forces during World War II had some of the most reliable, robust, and in some cases revolutionary military hardware available. Here is every weapon deployed by the Red Army ......

9781574417326

The Phantom Vietnam War

An F-4 Pilot's Combat over Laos Author: Honodel, David R. Code: 52127 Price: AU $44.52 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNI OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS,U.S. Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
David R. ""Buff"" Honodel was a cocky young man with an inflated self-image when he arrived in 1969 at his base in Udorn, Thailand. His war was not in Vietnam; it was a secret one in the skies of a neighboring country. The reader will experience Buff's war from the cockpit of a supersonic F-4D Phantom II.
9781510724723

War's End

An Eyewitness Account of America's Last Atomic Mission Author: Sweeney, Maj Gen Charles W Code: 52132 Price: AU $22.28 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: GROUP Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
An insider's story of the missions that wrapped up WWII, from the only man who flew on both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing runs. Now featuring an updated epilogue.
9780764355882

M2/M3 Bradley

America's Cavalry/Infantry Fighting Vehicle Author: DeJohn, Christian M. Code: 52124 Price: AU $29.71 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Since the 1980s, the American M2/M3 Bradley has overcome its controversial debut, and is now regarded as among the finest cavalry/infantry fighting vehicles in the world. This book is a concise look at the background, development, and Army operational history of the Bradley from the 1980s to the present. The author, who brings a unique ......
9781610399616

Fallout

Conspiracy, Cover-Up, and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb Author: Watson, Peter Code: 52115 Price: AU $44.59 Format: Hardback / 432 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The atomic bomb was the unnecessary product of mistrust and deceit between World War II allies--resulting in a threat of nuclear war that still haunts us today. Between December 1943 and August 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill ignited the Cold War by building an atomic bomb, even though they were confident by then that ......
9780544937116

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the

Greatest Prison Break of the Great War Author: Bascomb, Neal Code: 52114 Price: AU $41.62 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Published date: 18/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Neal Bascomb, New York Times best-selling author, delivers the spellbinding story of the downed Allied airmen who masterminded the remarkably courageous--and ingenious--breakout from Germany's most devilish POW camp
9781912332120

RAF 100

The Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018 Author: Lepine, Mike Code: 51696 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANAAN PUBLISHING Published date: 16/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates 100 years of the Royal Air Force with access to rare RAF archives, Mike Lepine uses photographs and documents to bring the story of the people, planes and missions to life as never before.

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