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9781857803785

Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Famous Russian Aircraft Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49668 Price: AU $81.38 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became the backbone of Cold War Soviet strategic aviation.
9781911600350

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 50476 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jenson Button is one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His seventeen years in Formula 1 have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing underpowered cars around the track to winning World Championships and everything in between.Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, ......
9781784532680

Hitler's Island War

The Men Who Fought for Leros Author: Peakman, Julie Code: 50388 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 13/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In September 1943, at the height of World War II, the Aegean island of Leros became the site of the most pivotal battle of the Dodecanese campaign as the British tried, in vain, to retain control of the island. Over the course of two short months - from 15 September 1943 to 17 November 1943 - almost 1500 men lost their lives and hundreds more ......

9781681775623

Hemingway at War

Ernest Hemingway`s Adventures as a World War II Correspondent Author: Mort, Terry Code: 50123 Price: AU $23.09 Format: Paperback / 312 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date: 12/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

In the spring of 1944, Hemingway traveled to London and then to France to cover World War II for Colliers Magazine. Obviously he was a little late in arriving. Why did he go? He had resisted this kind of journalism for much of the early period of the war, but when he finally decided to go, he threw himself into the thick of events and so became ......

9781612005607

Frantic 7

The American Effort to Aid the Warsaw Uprising and the Origins of the Co Author: Radzilowski, John Code: 50106 Price: AU $43.35 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 10/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

The Frantic operations were conceived in late 1943 as Soviet advances made Soviet airfields accessible to Allied long-range aircraft. American aircraft could hit targets in central Europe, refuel and rearm at Soviet bases, then fly back to bomb additional targets. In addition to hitting Nazi war industries, the political objectives of Frantic ......

9781784382742

U-Boat Ace

The Story of Wolfgang Luth Author: Vause, Jordan Code: 50382 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men to win Germany s highest combat decoration. He operated in almost every theatre of the undersea war from Norway to the Indian Ocean and he was the second most successful German U-boat ace in World War II. Luth is credited with sinking 47 Allied ships and a submarine a record topped only by Otto ......

9781526715050

Pioneers of Armour in the Great War

Author: Finlayson, David A Code: 50340 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

_Pioneers of Armour in the Great War_ tells the story of the only Australian mechanised units of the Great War. The 1st Australian Armoured Car Section, later the 1st Australian Light Car Patrol, and the Special Tank Section were among the trailblazers of mechanisation and represented the cutting edge of technology on the Great War battlefield. ......

9780760357385

Valentino Rossi

Life of a Legend Author: Motorbooks Code: 49992 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing career in 1996, riding for Aprilia in the 125cc class, and won his first World Championship the following year. Rossis career would see him go on to win nine Grand Prix World Championships, score 87 ......

9781526702623

The Junkers Ju87

Flight Craft 12 Author: Derry, Martin Code: 49820 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka (a contraction of the German word Sturzkampfflugzeug, ie dive bomber) was arguably the Luftwaffe s most recognisable aeroplane, with its inverted gull wings and fixed spatted undercarriage. Designed by Hermann Pohlmann as a dedicated dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft, the prototype first flew in 1935, and made its ......

9781473855755

Devon at War 1939 45

Author: Tait, Derek Code: 50270 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Covers Devon in the Second World War, from the commencement of the conflict in September 1939, until its end in September 1945, featuring many forgotten news stories of the day.
9781682471975

Incidents at Sea

American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, 1945-2016 Author: Winkler, David F. Code: 49872 Price: AU $46.86 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Argues that Soviet and American naval officers, sharing bonds inherent in seamen, were able to put ideology aside and speak frankly. Working together, they limited incidents that could have had unfortunate consequences. The process they established served as a model for similar accords between other maritime nations.
9781526713513

SAS Zero Hour

The Secret Origins of the Special Air Service Author: Jones, Tim Code: 50332 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The most comprehensive and enlightening version of these seminal events yet. **Sir Ranulph Fiennes** Britain s elite Special Air Service Regiment, the SAS, is one of the most revered and feared special-ops units in the world. Its high-profile operations include the spectacular storming of the Iranian Embassy in London on 5 May 1980 and the hunt ......

9781922238245

From Gallipoli to Coopers Creek

Author: Davis, Cate Code: 50828 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 228 pages Publisher: HORIZON PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the story of one soldier of the so called Great War. He sailed from Australia at the end of 1914, a proud, even bombastic youth with the certainty that he would do his bit to save Mother England and by doing so, set the world on the right path. He was totally ignorant of the real causes of this war and the place that the different ......
9781910376898

Cabinet's Finest Hour

The Hidden Agenda of May 1940 Author: Haus Publishing Code: 50460 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 04/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using the Cabinet papers from the National Archives, former Foreign Secretary David Owen has written a new history of the pivotal British War Cabinet meetings of May 1940. Eight months into the war defeat seemed to many a certainty.
9781526714374

The Cambrai Campaign 1917

Author: Rawson, Andrew Code: 50338 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

_Cambrai Campaign 1917_ is an account of the British Expeditionary Force s battles in November and December of 1917\. It starts with the plan to carry out a tank raid on the Hindenburg Line at Cambrai. The raid grew into a full scale attack and Third Army would rely on a different style of attack. The preliminary bombardment would be done away ......

9781473852693

Frankforce and the Defence of Arras 1940

Author: Murland, Jerry Code: 50269 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The BEF s 1940 Campaign - part of a series of Battleground Europe books on the performance of the British Expeditionary Force during the successful German Blitzkrieg conquest of northern Europe.

There is no other city in France that has the same associations in time of conflict that the British have with Arras. Since the campaigns of ......

9781907292972

100 Years of the RAF

Author: Evans, Duncan Code: 49748 Price: AU $16.28 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: WARNERS GROUP PUBLICATIONS Published date: 28/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Centenary of the RAF 1918-2018. Discover the history, fighter aces, iconic aircraft and famous battles and missions that helped shape today's Royal Air Force, as it celebrates 100 years of defending the skies of Britain.
9781784382360

Red Army Sniper

A Memoir on the Eastern Front in World War II Author: Nikolaev, Evgeni Code: 50377 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

I did not regard myself as a slacker. Even in childhood I taught myself to carry out tasks entrusted conscientiously and carefully. In war, it is no secret that the casual dont survive. Evgeni Nikolaev was one of Russia s leading snipers of World War II and his memoir provides and unparralled account of frontline action in crucial theatres of ......

9781473891296

Fighter Aircraft Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 49492 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Part of the new Fact File series: fundamental knowledge for aviation enthusiasts, covering a vast number of brands and model history with technical data, facts and images
9781473891371

Tanks of the USSR 1917-1945

Author: Ludeke, Alexander Code: 50288 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Soviet Union had already begun building an armored industry as early as the 1920s. Although initially limited to reconstructing and developing Western European armored vehicles, an independent line of powerful and easy-to-produce models had been established by 1939\. Even after the Second World War, the USSR expanded its armament force ......

9781440849749

D-Day: The Essential Reference Guide

Author: Tucker, Spencer C. Code: 50053 Price: AU $128.82 Format: Hardback / 310 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This outstanding overview of D-Day makes clear its great importance in military and world history, identifies mistakes committed on both sides, and explains all aspects of the 1944 Allied invasion of France and the Normandy Campaign that followed. * Emphasizes the monumental significance of D-Day but also stresses the extent of the operation, the ......
9780062645364

All the Gallant Men

An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor Author: Stratton, Donald Code: 49979 Price: AU $23.14 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The most gripping, intimate, and inspiring account of Pearl Harbor. The first memoir ever published by a USS Arizona survivor.At 8:10 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely fifteen minutes into ......
9781476776484

Countdown to Pearl Harbor

The Twelve Days to the Attack Author: Twomey, Steve Code: 50068 Price: AU $24.61 Format: Paperback Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

This “riveting” (Los Angeles Times), “crackerjack read” (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous day in American history into a ticking time-bomb thriller. Never before has a story you thought you knew proven so impossible to put down.

In Washington, DC, in late November 1941, admirals composed the ......

9781472817648

Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter

Afghanistan 1979-89 Author: Campbell, David Code: 50229 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1979 the Soviet Union moved from military `help' to active intervention in Afghanistan. Four-fifths of the Afghan National Army deserted in the first year of the war, which, compounded with the spread and intensification of the rebellion led by the formidable guerrilla fighters of the Mujahideen, forced the Soviets to intensify their ......
9781250136022

Fighting Blind

A Green Beret's Story of Extraordinary Courage Author: Castro, Ivan Code: 49615 Price: AU $24.92 Format: Paperback Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro. But when a mortar round struck the rooftop of his sniper's post in Iraq, he found himself in a battle more difficult than even he could have imagined. The direct hit killed two other soldiers and nearly claimed Castro's life as well. Mangled by shrapnel and badly burned, Castro was ......
9781910440483

Blitzkrieg

Anatomy of a Legend Author: Hayes, Oliver Code: 50461 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: BRETWALDA BOOKS Published date: 20/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An analysis of the weapons, tactics and commanders who developed Blitzkrieg and used it to bring Germany victories 1939-1942.
9781849952279

Camp 21 Comrie

Pows and Post-War Stories from Cultybraggan Author: Campbell, Valerie Code: 48550 Price: AU $35.94 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: WHITTLES PUBLISHING Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first in depth and most complete study of Camp 21 Comrie. Explores the camp's history from inception to demise and its subsequent regeneration. Features the cases of Wolfgang Rosterg and Rudolf Hess. Reveals the camp's re-education programme and the daily life of the prisoners.
9781784382445

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea

As Seen by Officers of the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe Author: Isby, ,David Code: 50378 Price: AU $32.22 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Luftwaffe and the War at Sea is a collection of fascinating accounts written by Germany military officers - both Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe - about the naval war in the air in the North Atlantic and around Great Britain. Most of the documents were written immediately postwar as part of the Allied debriefing programme though some are wartime ......

9781526721822

They Shall Not Pass

The French Army on the Western Front 1914 - 1918 Author: Sumner, Ian Code: 50346 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This graphic collection of first-hand accounts sheds new light on the experiences of the French army during the Great War. It reveals in authentic detail the perceptions and emotions of soldiers and civilians who were caught up in the most destructive conflict the world had ever seen. Their testimony gives a striking insight into the mentality ......

9781526716149

Double Agent Celery

MI5's Crooked Hero Author: Witt, Carolinda Code: 50342 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

With Britain braced for a German invasion, MI5 recruited an ex RNAS officer, come confidence trickster, called Walter Dicketts as a double agent. Codenamed Celery, Dicketts was sent to Lisbon with the seemingly impossible mission of persuading the Germans he was a traitor and then extract crucial secrets. Once there, the Nazis spirited him off ......

9781612005348

The Ardennes Battlefields

December 1944-January 1945 Author: Forty, Simon Code: 50097 Price: AU $43.41 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The latest in the WWII series by Simon Forty and Leo Marriott provides a unique, highly illustrated perspective on The Battle of the Bulge using maps, photography old and new, hardware, memorials, museums, and cemeteries to give an overview of this crucial campaign.
9781493027538

Death of the USS Thresher

The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster Author: Polmar, Norman Code: 49654 Price: AU $24.86 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
When she first went to sea in April of 1961, the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Thresher was the most advanced submarine at sea, built specifically to hunt and kill Soviet subs. In The Death of the USS Thresher, renowned naval and intelligence consultant Norman Polmar recounts the dramatic circumstances surrounding her mysterious implosion, which killed ......
9781445664415

Flying to the Edge

The Groundbreaking Career of Test Pilot Duncan Menzies Author: Willis, Matthew Code: 49463 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Duncan Menzies flew with the RAF in the Middle East, the Aeroplane and Armament Evaluation Establishment, and finally Fairey Aviation in a flying career that lasted from the late 1920s to the 1950s. In doing so he saw the world of flying change from a carefree one of open cockpits and few rules to the jet age, with its complexities and crowded ......

9781445670157

The Home Front in World War Two

Author: Storey, Neil R. Code: 49442 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Second World War was fought not only in the skies above Kent, but also in the streets and front rooms of the nation. Air Raid Wardens, Land Girls and members of the WI formed just a part of the Home Front that would help bring Britain victory.
9780764354182

Tupolev Tu-16

Versatile Cold War Bomber Author: Gordon, Yefim Code: 49633 Price: AU $117.32 Format: Hardback / 464 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a pair of turbojets that were the world's most powerful jet engines at the time. First flown in ......
9781781556313

Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Author: Cull, Brian Code: 50802 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the gripping account of the heroics of the small band of British & Greek airmen who flew Bristol Blenheims against ever-increasing odds during the fighting over Greece and Albania-particularly once the Luftwaffe were determined to destroy them. By the time of withdrawal to Crete all three squadrons had been wiped out, with great sacrifice.
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