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9780190853921

Love and Death in the Great War

Author: Huebner, Andrew J. (Associate Professor of History, Universi Code: 50887 Price: AU $43.60 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 18/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Love and Death in the Great War merges the stories of several American families with analysis of wartime popular culture. It argues that family, in lived experience and as symbolic motivator, gave the war meaning, recovering the conflict's personal dimensions. But that narrative had undergone transformative challenges by war's end.
9781788285308

The Jewish Resistance

Uprisings Against the Nazis in World War II Author: Roland, Paul Code: 51016 Price: AU $14.46 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A vast number of Jewish people refused to go passively to their deaths at the hands of the Nazis in World War II. In fact they put up heroic resistance. Prisoners at Sobibor and Treblinka in Poland organized successful revolts, while at Auschwitz prisoners sacrificed their lives to dynamite the crematorium. Beyond the barbed wire, hundreds of Jews ......
9780811736534

Fighter Group

The 352nd "Blue-Nosed Bastards" in World War II Author: Stout, Lt Col Jay A. Code: 50023 Price: AU $36.11 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 17/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Jay Stout breaks new ground in World War II aviation history with this gripping account of one of the war's most highly decorated American fighter groups.
9781445672502

Warhorses of Germany

The Myth of the Mechanised Blitzkrieg Author: Garson, Paul Code: 50212 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

While many films have attempted to convey the experience of the Second World War European battlefield, none adequately portray the mayhem and suffering that befell untold thousands of horses, their bodies impacted by bullet, flame and bomb as well as disease, starvation and backbreaking toil in the searing heat of summer and the freezing winds ......

9781473857636

The Battle of Cotentin

9 - 19 June 1944 Author: Bernage, Georges Code: 50272 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In June 1944, the Americans left the Sainte-M re-Eglise and Utah Beach bridgehead and crossed the Merderet river to the Chauss e de la Fiere, taking Picauville on 10 June. Their advance was slowed following the failure of the 90th Infantry Division, but they were able to take Pont-lAbbe on 12 June and Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte 16 June. Two days ......

9781473891333

Reconnaissance Planes Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 50287 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Reconnaissance aircraft have always been the spearhead of the various air forces, helping to provide the basis for any further military operations. At the time of the Cold War and before the satellite era, the use of reconnaissance aircraft reached its zenith, as the warring nations were determined to know what was happening on the other side. ......

9781526708182

North Korea Invades the South

Across the 38th Parallel, June 1950 Author: Van, Tonder,,Gerry Code: 50320 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

When the world held its breath It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the brutal Greek Civil War. The battle lines are no longer drawn, but they linger on, unwittingly or not, in ......

9781526708229

Air War Over North Vietnam

Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965 1968 Author: Emerson, Stephen Code: 50321 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Operation Rolling Thunder was a disastrous and wasteful attempt in terms of men and material by the Johnson administration to micromanage an air campaign to achieve specific diplomatic goals, but in the end achieved neither military nor political victory.
9781526713674

Why the Germans Lose at War

The Myth of German Military Superiority Author: Macksey, Kenneth Code: 50336 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

_This book is a brilliant account of German military history which makes for thought-provoking reading_. **Military Modelcraft International** The German armed forces suffered crushing defeat in the last century. Kenneth Macksey examines the reasons behind these catastrophic military failures. Were they the random fortunes of war, or the ......

9781526721068

The Desert VCs

Extraordinary Valour in the North African Campaign in WWII Author: Best, Brian Code: 50345 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

It was not just the searing heat of the day, hot enough to boil an egg on the bonnet of a lorry, or the sand that nestled in every crevice of the body, or the shivering cold of the starlit nights, that the British and Commonwealth troops had to battle in the North African desert it was also the tough and determined Axis forces under their ......

9781784382582

Duel Under the Stars

The Memoir of a Luftwaffe Night Pilot in World War II Author: Johnen, Wilhelm Code: 50380 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

"The enemy bomber grew larger in my sights and the rear gunner was sprayed by my guns just as he opened fire. The rest was merely a matter of seconds. The bomber fell like a stone out of the sky and exploded on the ground. The nightmare came to an end." In this enthralling memoir the author recounts his experiences of the war years and traces ......

9781784382704

Lady Death

The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper Author: Pavlichenko, Lyudmila Code: 50381 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The wartime memoir of Lyudmila Pavlichenko is a remarkable document: the publication of an English language edition is a significant coup. Pavlichenko was World War IIs best-scoring sniper and had a varied wartime career that included trips to England and America. In June 1941, when Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, she left her university ......

9781681776378

The Secret State

A History of Intelligence and Espionage Author: Hughes-Wilson, John Code: 50124 Price: AU $28.88 Format: Paperback Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 13/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A ground-breaking history of intelligence--from its classical origins to the onset of the surveillance state in the digital age--that lifts the veil of secrecy from this clandestine world.

Authoritative and analytical, Hughes-Wilson searches for hard answers and scrutinizes why crucial intelligence is so often ignored, misunderstood, ......

9781445672861

Spitfire Deserter?

The American Pilot Who Went Missing Author: Simpson, Bill Code: 50213 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In the early morning of 20 April 1942, 47 Spitfire Vs of 601 and 603 Squadrons of the Auxiliary Air Force launched from the deck of the American aircraft carrier USS Wasp, which had sailed to a position in the western Mediterranean Sea north of Algiers. The planes were bound for Malta. At the time, the island was under heavy siege by Axis naval ......

9781445676487

Glory and Dishonour

Victoria Cross Heroes Who Ended in Tragedy and Disgrace Author: Izzard, Brian Code: 50215 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The flawed characters of 27 men who were awarded the world's most prestigious bravery award, some of whom ended up in prison or were shunned by officialdom and a once adoring public.
9781472829818

Tanks

100 Years of Evolution Author: Ogorkiewicz, Richard Code: 50260 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 392 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From an internationally acclaimed expert in the field comes a detailed, analytical and comprehensive account of the worldwide evolution of tanks, from their inception a century ago to the present day. With new ideas stemming from the latest academic research, this study presents a reappraisal of the development of tanks and their evolution during ......
9781781254820

The Last Battle

Endgame on the Western Front, 1918 Author: Hart, Peter Code: 50371 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat would play out - would the Germans hold on, prolonging the fighting deep into 1919, with the loss of hundreds of thousands more young lives, or could the war be won in 1918? In The Last Battle, Peter Hart, author of ......
9781784422646

Wartime Broadcasting

Author: Brown, Mike Code: 50385 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On 1 September 1939, British television broadcasting was closed down on Government orders, leaving radio as the sole source of broadcast home entertainment. For the next six years the radio became the main source of entertainment, information and news for the majority of the population. Personalities and stars became household names and their ......
9780300234152

Reporting War

How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover Wo Author: Moseley, Ray Code: 49986 Price: AU $28.95 Format: Paperback / 440 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 11/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Luminary journalists Ed Murrow, Martha Gellhorn, Walter Cronkite, and Clare Hollingworth were among the young reporters who chronicled World War II's daily horrors and triumphs for Western readers. In this fascinating book, Ray Moseley, himself a former foreign correspondent who encountered a number of these journalists in the course of his long ......
9781445663180

The Royal Marines and the War at Sea 1939-1945

Author: Watts, Martin Code: 50203 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 11/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book tells the story of how marines fought on ships in the Second World War, their relationship with the Royal Navy and assesses the contribution they made. The Royal Marines had fought in the First World War on land and at sea with the Royal Navy, with marines serving as artillerymen or light infantry. These two branches were merged in ......

9780750985536

Queen Victoria

A Photographic Journey Author: Frame, Chris Code: 51100 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Queen Victoria was the first in a new breed of Cunard Ships: her design is enhanced to give her the ability to cross the North Atlantic. Introduced to service in 2007, Queen Victorias reign is young; however, she has had a notable career with royal engagements, tandem Atlantic crossings and Gala-World Cruises where she has been welcomed with ......

9780811736558

The Last Drop

Operation Varsity, March 24-25, 1945 Author: Wright, Stephen L. Code: 50024 Price: AU $33.22 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
First full-length history of the largest and most successful airborne offensive ever. Scores of eyewitness accounts from paratroopers, glidermen, pilots, and infantrymen plus details on planes, gliders, and equipment. Recounts the actions for which participants won two Medals of Honor, a Victoria Cross, and a Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.
9781612349435

Woman Who Fought an Empire

Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring Author: Wallance, Gregory J. Code: 50960 Price: AU $47.69 Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS INC Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"The Woman Who Fought an Empire" tells the improbable odyssey of a spirited young woman--the daughter of Romanian-born Jewish settlers in Palestine--and her journey from unhappy housewife to daring leader of a notorious Middle East spy ring.
9781472820334

Zeppelin vs British Home Defence 1916-18

Author: Guttman, Jon Code: 50933 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 09/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
When Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin's rigid airship LZ 1 flew over Lake Constance in 1900, it was the most advanced and impressive flying machine in the world: a colossal, lighter-than-air craft capable of controlled flight. In World War I, Zeppelins were first used in a reconnaissance role, but on 19 January 1915 Kaiser Wilhelm II authorised their ......
9781785211416

Junkers JU 87 'Stuka' Manual: All marks and variants (1935 - 45)

Owner's Worksop Manual Author: Falconer, Jonathon Code: 50136 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 08/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer describes the design, construction and operation of the feared Stuka, which saw frontline action wherever the German Army went - from Norway, western Europe and Russia, to North Africa.
9781472820150

Imphal 1944

The Japanese invasion of India Author: Katoch, Hemant Singh (Independent Researcher, New Delhi, Ind Code: 50932 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In March 1944, the Japanese Fifteenth Army launched an offensive into India from Burma. Named `U Go', its main objective was the capture of the town of Imphal, which provided the easiest route between India and Burma. Whoever controlled it, controlled access between the two countries. Facing off against the Japanese was the British Fourteenth Army ......
9781472822567

Soviet Destroyers of World War II

Author: Hill, Alexander Code: 50934 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical assistance, and antiquated warships from the Tsarist era that were modernised for the conflict. Some Soviet naval vessels saw limited involvement in the war against Finland in 1939-1940, but the main action occurred ......
9781472825032

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 50935 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Of the many futuristic military aircraft concepts created in the 1950s the North American XB-70 still stands out as the most awe-inspiring. With its huge, white partially-folding delta wing, its fuselage resembling a striking cobra and its extraordinary performance, it was one of the foremost technological achievements of the 20th Century. A ......
9780143110811

My Fellow Soldiers

General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War Author: Carroll, Andrew Code: 49980 Price: AU $24.61 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 06/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Andrew Carroll's intimate portrait of General Pershing, who led all of the American troops in Europe during World War I, is a revelation. The general surmounted enormous obstacles to build an army and ultimately command millions of U.S. soldiers. But Pershing himself - often perceived as a harsh, humourless, and wooden leader - concealed inner ......
9780553393347

The World Remade

America in World War I Author: Meyer, G.J. Code: 49988 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 672 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC Published date: 06/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
After years of bitter debate, the United States declared war on Imperial Germany on April 6, 1917, plunging the country into the savage European conflict that would redraw the map of the continent-and the globe. The World Remade is an engrossing chronicle of America's pivotal, still controversial intervention into World War I, encompassing the ......
9781250119032

Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat Author: Milton, Giles Code: 50040 Price: AU $24.61 Format: Paperback Publisher: PICADOR USA Published date: 06/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

Six Gentlemen, One Goal: the Destruction of Hitler’s War Machine

In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler’s war machine, through spectacular acts of sabotage.

The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary ......

9781925675146

The Unit Guide

The Australian Army 1939-1945 - Six Volume Set Author: McKenzie-Smith, Graham R. Code: 51121 Price: AU $209.99 Format: Undefined / 3000 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date: 05/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Over 725,000 Australian men and women joined the Australian Army in World War Two and served in one or more of the 5,700 separate units which were formed in the AIF and AMF. As well as the infantry, armour and artillery there were engineer, forestry, farming, transport, workshop, medical, survey, dental, postal, records and war graves units, as ......
9780241337356

Directorate S

The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2 Author: Coll, Steve Code: 50155 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 720 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 03/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the Pulitzer Prize winning of the acclaimed Ghost Wars, this is the full story of America's grim involvement in the affairs of Afghanistan from 2001 to 2016'The CIA itself would be hard put to beat his grasp of global events' New York Review of BooksIn the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy ......
9781510727298

Panzer General

Heinz Guderian and the Blitzkrieg Victories of WWII Author: Macksey, Kenneth Code: 50081 Price: AU $36.17 Format: Hardback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

A fascinating profile of the German tank general considered to be better than Rommel.  Will appeal to readers interested in both tank warfare and WWII As the mastermind of blitzkrieg warfare, Guderian is considered by many to be the Nazis greatest general, even surpassing Rommel Author was internationally known for his works on military ......

9781526711243

Panzer I and II

Blueprint for Blitzkrieg 1933-1941 Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 50327 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Panzer I and II played a significant part in the blitzkrieg campaigns that brought Germany such extraordinary success in the early years of the Second World War, and this highly illustrated volume in the TankCraft series is the ideal introduction to them. The Treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to manufacture tanks so the Panzer I had to ......

9781526711328

T-34

Russia's Armoured Spearhead Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 50329 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 32 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Von Kleist, one of Hitler s best panzer leaders, described the T-34 as The finest tank in the world . There could have been no finer accolade from a commander whose panzer divisions experienced the full fury of its devastating attacks on the Eastern Front. Without doubt, the T-34 was one of the best tanks of all time, and in this volume in the ......

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