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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 ......

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 ......

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 ......

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 ......

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.
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 ......

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 ......

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.
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.
9781472850614

F4U Corsair versus A6M Zero-sen

Rabaul and the Solomons 1943-44 Author: Claringbould, Michael John Code: 61551 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages / 5 mins Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The aerial clashes between the iconic Corsair and Zero-sen translated into a contest of speed and altitude for the former, versus the latter's outstanding agility and range.
9781399097918

British Cruisers

Two World Wars and After Author: Friedman, Norman Code: 61195 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For most of the twentieth century Britain possessed both the worlds largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the cruiser a multi-purpose warship needed in large numbers to defend trade routes and police the empire. Above all ......

9781476684888

The Atomic Bomb in Images and Documents

The Manhattan Project and the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Author: Kloda, Samuel S. Code: 70099 Price: AU $66.00 Format: Paperback / 57 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 27/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

Samuel S. Kloda spent more than 40 years meeting with the scientists who built the first atomic bombs, and the crews that delivered them to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Those conversations encouraged him to search archives throughout the U.S. Newly unearthed documents were brought to former members of the Manhattan Project or the 509th Composite ......

9781905414086

Fleet Air Arm

Camouflage and Markings 1937 - 1941 Author: Lloyd, Stuart Code: 61597 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Published date: 19/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
9781642939613

The Navigation Case

Training, Flying and Fighting the 1942 to 1945 New Guinea War Author: Happ, John E. Code: 61440 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PERMUTED PRESS Published date: 16/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Navigation Case reveals the drama and sacrifice expended by Americas pioneering pilots first ever demonstration of air superiority, during the greatest campaign in U.S. Air Force history.

An aged and glossy leather briefcase was discovered when our family house was cleaned out and sold. We came to ......

9788366673663

Soviet Heavy Fighters 1926-1949

Author: Paduch, Dariusz Code: 61202 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 16/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The history of Dornier aircraft in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. Soviet Heavy Fighters 1926 1949 showcases some of the lesser known, often forgotten, aircraft types, as well as a group of young and prolific aircraft designers who never had a chance to flourish under difficult wartime conditions and limitations inherent to the ......

9781781558300

Macchi C.202 Folgore

Italy's Best Fighter of the Second World War Author: Davide F. Jabes, Alessandra Romanelle and Niccolo Tognarini Code: 70037 Price: AU $67.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/02/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Macchi C.202 was probably the most successful Italian fighter in WW2, the aircraft of almost all Italian top scoring aces. Mc.202 was fast and manoeuvrable, on par with, or better than the allied fighters of the same period. However, there were too few machines to exert a determinant role during the war due to inadequate planning and ......
9781472849397

Fw 190D-9

Defence of the Reich 1944-45 Author: Forsyth, Robert Code: 61463 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Arguably one of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, the long-nosed Fw 190D9 Dora bettered most of the fighters that the Allied and Soviet air forces could field when it first appeared in the skies ......

9781472850041

P-51B/C Mustang

Northwest Europe 1943-44 Author: Bucholtz, Chris Code: 61711 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 07/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
This new volume straps the reader into the cockpit of the P-51B/C as the Mustang-equipped fighter groups of the 'Mighty Eighth' Air Force attempt to defend massed heavy bomber formations from deadly Luftwaffe fighters charged with defending the Third Reich.
9781472842398

Soviet Machine Guns of World War II

Author: McNab, Chris Code: 61710 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 06/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Drawing on in-depth research, including work within the Royal Armouries, this study looks at how the Soviet armed forces developed and deployed a range of machine guns that fitted with their offensive and defensive infantry tactics across six years of total war.
9781526799791

The Fleet Air Arm and the War in Europe, 1939 1945

Author: Hobbs, David Code: 61438 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 04/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

For the first time, this book tells the story of how naval air operations evolved into a vital element of the Royal Navys ability to fight a three-dimensional war against both the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe. An integral part of RN, the Fleet Air Arm was not a large organisation, with only 406 pilots and 232 front-line aircraft available for ......

9780645246902

Pacific Profiles Volume Six: Allied Fighters

Bell P-39 & P-400 Airacobra South & Southwest Pacific 1942-1944 Author: Claringbould, Michael Code: 61176 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Published date: 02/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The Pacific Profiles series presents the most accurate WWII profiles of aircraft which served in the South Pacific theatre. Volume Six covers a dozen USAAF Fifth and Thirteenth Air Force squadrons which operated the Bell P-39 and P-400 Airacobra from April 1942 until March 1944. They were used in a variety of roles including as fighters, ......

9780648926290

South Pacific Air War Volume 5: Crisis in Papua

September - December 1942 Author: Claringbould and Ingman Code: 61178 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date: 02/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Volume Five of this series chronicles aerial warfare primarily in the New Guinea theatre in the critical period between September and December 1942. It can be read alone or as a continuation of the previous four volumes which span the first nine months of the Pacific War. By early September the strategic picture in the theatre had changed ......

9781399000246

Kamikaze

Japan's Last Bid for Victory Author: Stewart, Adrian Code: 61421 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In this fascinating book the author examines the Japanese concept of Kamikaze, the deliberate self-sacrifice of life in the cause of victory. This attitude, while incomprehensible to their American and European enemies, has its roots in the samurai tradition of fighting for their master or nation regardless of personal safety. By late 1944 the ......

9781472843050

USN Submarine vs IJN Antisubmarine Escort

The Pacific, 1941-45 Author: Stille, Mark Code: 61441 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated study examines and compares the roles of the US Navy submarines and the Imperial Japanese Navys anti-submarine warfare capabilities during World War II. In 1941 and 1942, US Navy submarine operations in the Pacific were largely ineffective, hampered by faulty torpedo design, conservative tactics, and insufficiently ......

9781472843883

Tiger vs Churchill

North-West Europe, 1944-45 Author: Grant, Neil Code: 61173 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 13/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

This fully illustrated study assesses the origins, development, and combat record of the legendary Tiger and Churchill Tanks during World War II. The Tiger and the Churchill are two of the most recognizable heavily armoured tanks of World War II. Both were designed hastily in the early years of the war, and both witnessed inauspicious debuts in ......

9781399014427

In the Shadow of Death

The Story of a Medic on the Burma Railway, 1942-45 Author: Barwick, Idris James Code: 61432 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Idris (Taff) James was a driver in the Royal Army Service Corps and one of the thousands of young British soldiers taken prisoner by the Japanese in early 1942. He was ordered to become a medic by his Company Commander, who must have been a very shrewd judge of character. His account of the conditions and suffering endured by his fellow ......

9788366673632

M3/M5/M9 Half-Track: Armored Personnel Carrier

Author: Zajaczkowski, Slawomir Code: 61199 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 24/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The M3 vehicle was a thirteen-person armoured transporter that could be used to transport mechanised infantry or as an artillery tractor, ambulance, communications vehicle, etc. It was also used as a carrier for various types of guns. American factories producing M2 and M3 armoured personnel carriers were overloaded and could hardly meet orders ......

9788366673649

Pzl P.11 C

Author: Szymanowskir, Grzegorz Code: 61200 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 24/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The most complete book about the Polish fighter PZL P.11 C for modellers . If you were to ask about the symbolic aircraft of the desperate defense of Polish sky during the tragic month of September 39, without any doubt the answer should be one the PZL P.11c. Although older machines (PZL P.7a and P.11a) fought next to it, the mentioned variant ......

9781800325890

Eagle Day

The Battle of Britain Author: Collier, Richard Code: 61467 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Published date: 20/12/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

This is the gripping story of the Battle of Britain; of some of the most fateful weeks in history.

Drawing on eyewitness accounts from both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, this is a compelling story of history in the making through an intensely fought battle, taking the reader into the heart of the action as told by those who fought and ......

9781399010115

Japanese Carriers and Victory in the Pacific

The Yamamoto Option Author: Stansfeld, Martin Code: 61431 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 18/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Japanese Carriers and Victory in the Pacific focuses on the pre-war debate between building a new generation of super-battleships or adopting aircraft carriers as the capital ships of the future. An Asian power in particular sees carriers as a way of challenging the USA and the colonial empires initially losing the contest yet coming out all ......

9781838861902

Aircraft of World War II

300 of the World's Greatest Aircraft 1939-45 Author: Chant, Chris Code: 61188 Price: AU $28.50 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Aircraft of World War II contains 300 of the most important and influential military aircraft in service between 1939 and 1945. From Allied fighters to Axis bombers, from biplanes to flying boats, each of the aircraft featured is presented with a full colour profile artwork, alongside technical specifications and text explaining the ......

9781910809488

Boulton Paul Projects 1917-1961

Aircraft, Projects & Studies Author: Whitehouse, Les Code: 60676 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 09/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A prolific sub-contractor building airframes during the First World War, Boulton & Paul entered the field of design and manufacture in 1917 with the formation of an Aeronautical and Research Division under John Dudley North.
9781493058662

Avenging Pearl Harbor

The Saga of America's Battleships in the Pacific War Author: Lloyd, Keith Warren Code: 61420 Price: AU $52.50 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 02/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

It was a miracle three years in the making, a testimony to American fortitude and ingenuity-and perhaps the key to why the United States won a war that after Pearl Harbor seemed hopeless.

Impeccably researched deep in the archives at Pearl Harbor and Washington DC, Revenge of the Dreadnoughts is colorfully written, personal, ......

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