Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945Author: Blake, GregoryCode: 56031Price:AU $61.01Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army during the Second World War. The very concept of such units was a radical one for the deeply conservative Australian Army.
Guide to Uniforms, Arms and Equipment from the Summer of 1940Author: Hillier, MarkCode: 51792Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:11/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Contains full colour, high resolution images of the various items of uniform and equipment. A valuable reference source for historians, re-enactors, modellers and war-gamers.
50 Years of Naval Air SuperiorityAuthor: Zimmerman, Dwight JonCode: 56071Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:08/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Ahead of the release of the Top Gun movie sequel, Top Gun: 50 Years of Naval Air Superiority is the definitive source on the Navy's most revered fighter pilot unit.
Johnson finally goes the distance at BathurstAuthor: ChevronCode: 51651Price:AU $29.95Format: DVDPublisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/04/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
THE 1989 Tooheys 1000 at Mount Panorama, Bathurst was one of the most memorable days in the careers of Ford heroes Dick Johnson and John Bowe, who swept to an all-the-way victory in their turbo Shell Ford Sierra.
The win was Johnson’s second Bathurst 1000 win though his first over the full 1000-kilometre distance given his win in ......
Lockheedas XP38 to P38H in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 55044Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:27/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This first of two volumes presents the P-38 story by focusing on the early models of this historic fighteraXP-38 through P-38H. Each type is examined through carefully researched archival photos, as well as photographs of currently preserved examples. Known to the enemy during World War II as the "Forked-tailed devil," the Lockheed P-38 Lightning ......
Author: Millman, NicholasCode: 55831Price:AU $27.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen was Japan's Spitfire. In continuous development and operational service from the time of the Sino-Japanese war in 1940 to the end of the Pacific War in 1945, it is held in almost mythical awe, similar to Britain's legendary fighter aircraft. At the time of its operational debut the fighter's design features offered ......
Author: Trimble, William F.Code: 55835Price:AU $57.20Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Covers the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, McCain's career highlights the integration of aviation into the Navy emphasizing the evolution of the aircraft carrier from a tactical element of the fleet stressing sea control to a force capable of long-range power projection.
Halsey's Aviators Strike Japan, Summer 1945Author: Mahoney, KevinCode: 55830Price:AU $51.05Format: HardbackPublisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Kevin Mahoney recounts a vital period of the Pacific War, drawing on both American and Japanese perspectives to reconstruct intense combat missions and place them in the context of a war that was hurtling toward its conclusion.
Grumman's Top Gun from Vietnam to the Persian GulfAuthor: Brown, David F.Code: 55047Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:24/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
It has been said that "bombers make history; fighters make movies." In the case of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, both are true. It made history as a fleet defender, reconnaissance platform, and strike fighter. The Tomcat was also featured in such Hollywood classics as Top Gun, The Final Countdown, and Executive Decision, followed by television ......
The Ultimate Guide for the Budget TravellerAuthor: Koch, MikeCode: 55574Price:AU $55.00Format: Spiral bound / 580 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:20/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The result of 7 years travel and research by a single author, Australia Free 3 is the latest edition of Australia’s best guide on fun travel in Australia on a budget. Other books simply show you where to rest up or camp: fully half of Australia Free’s content is actually about making the best use of your time once you get there.
For the RecordAuthor: Campagna, PalmiroCode: 55080Price:AU $41.95Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: DUNDURN GROUP LTD Published date:12/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Using a host of declassified government documents and photos, The Avro Arrow: For The Record explores the facts and the myths surrounding the deliberate destruction of one of Canada's greatest technical achievements. Also included is an update on the attempts to retrieve long-lost scale models of the plane from the bottom of Lake Ontario.
Bentley Drivers Club of AustraliaAuthor: Hay, Dr ClareCode: 51881Price:AU $235.00Format: Hardback / 420 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:07/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Vintage Bentleys were made by the original Bentley company between 1921 and 1931, when it was under the direction of the great man himself, Mr WO Bentley. This book is the story of his cars that have come to Australia, of the enthusiasts who have owned them and of the club that was established to keep them running, and their stubborn ......
Soviet Airborne Forces, 1930-1941Author: Kotelnikov, VladimirCode: 55751Price:AU $79.95Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Red Assault investigates the Red Army Command in the 1930s using the memoirs of pioneer military paratroopers and documents discovered in archives and museum collections.
Military aircraft compared from World War I to the present dayAuthor: Jackson, RobertCode: 55841Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date:07/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Coined in the pioneer years of military aviation during World War I, the term `dogfight' refers to an aerial battle between two opposing aircraft, with each pilot making the most of his machine's speed and manoeuvrability to shoot down his opponent with guns or rockets. Dogfight is a fascinating exploration of the world's finest combat aircraft, ......
An American StoryAuthor: Pedersen, DanCode: 55040Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"The founder of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program, aka "TOPGUN," shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day."--Provided by publisher.
How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation HistoryAuthor: O'Brien, KeithCode: 55844Price:AU $24.77Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:05/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won
The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation PioneerAuthor: Nelson, SueCode: 55131Price:AU $42.43Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
Rare Photographs from Wartime ArchivesAuthor: Bowman, Martin W.Code: 51358Price:AU $32.22Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lots of personal stories and colour images of the English Electric Lightning and the pilots who flew it.
Famous Russian AircraftAuthor: Gordon, YefimCode: 55505Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 720 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Sukhoi Design Bureau was tasked in 1969 with developing a fourth-generation heavy fighter and thus began the story of the Su-27, known to the western world as the Flanker--an aircraft which turned out to be one of the most successful Soviet fighter designs. This book tells the story of how the original project developed, how the final ......
The Early Years - Operations Over France and BritainAuthor: Goss, ChrisCode: 55848Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An insight into the aircraft that is widely regarded as the Luftwaffe's finest fighter.
Martinas Medium Bomber in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56024Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Even today the Martin B-26 Marauder continues to look sleek and streamlined. Although receiving less wartime publicity than America's other medium of WWII, the B-25, in the European theater the B-26 delivered twice the tonnage of bombs and had a lower loss rate. This volume explores the history of this oft-overlooked but widely used aircraft. The ......
Mirage F.1 in Service with Iraqi Air Force, 1981-2003Author: Cooper, TomCode: 51903Price:AU $33.90Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally envisaged and acquired as a `pure' interceptor, before long the Mirage F.1 in Iraqi service proved a highly capable multi-role platform aircraft, and was widely deployed not only for ground attack but also anti-shipping purposes, as an aerial tanker, and for delivering long-range pin-point attacks.
Flying the F-4D Phantom II in VietnamAuthor: Peck, Jr, Gaillard R.Code: 55210Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a pilot who flew near-daily combat missions, this engrossing book is the story of one man, his colleagues and his machine, the mighty F-4 Phantom II, at war. Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, ......
Spotlight OnAuthor: Wolowski, KrzysztofCode: 55850Price:AU $38.70Format: Hardback / 42 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:25/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Latest in the "Spotlight On" series for aircraft modellers presents detailed illustrations of the German Luftwaffe's WWII ground attack aircraft.
Every Ford, Every Year, Every CarAuthor: Noonan, AaronCode: 55628Price:AU $119.95Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:20/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For the first time, the ultimate photographic history of Ford at Bathurst is being published to coincide with the final year of Falcon competing in the Bathurst 1000.
Never-before-attempted, this 300-plus page, hardcover, limited edition collector’s book by author Aaron Noonan and publisher V8 Sleuth will include over 800 photos, ......
Author: Schuck, WalterCode: 54344Price:AU $23.99Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:16/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me 109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air forces feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day - a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea ......
The Complete History of the Republic F-105Author: Jenkins, DennisCode: 55106Price:AU $94.29Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: SPECIALTY PRESS Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Authored by one of America's top aviation writers, this book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on this aircraft left off. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief gained fame in the skies over Southeast Asia, carrying weapons it was not designed to use in a war it was not supposed to fight. It had been ......
The Official BookAuthor: Giorgio Nada EditoreCode: 52330Price:AU $79.44Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:15/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Since its first release in 2008, the official book of the Superbike World Championship has been an indispensible resource for all fans of the championship reserved for production derived bikes, the championship for bikes you can buy from your local dealer. Like every year, this book opens with a chapter devoted to the winner of the World ......
A Championship Journey BookAuthor: Hodges, TimCode: 56124Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Scott McLaughlin is the new young gun of Australian and New Zealand motorsport. He is a star on the rise, and was recently voted the most popular driver in the sport. He is brilliant with the media, brilliant with the fans, and is an absolute weapon behind the wheel. And he is driving for a team that has the backing of Aussie motorsport legend ......
Naval Fighter Wing at WarAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 55855Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:14/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The first full history of the 5th Fighter Wing who fought many prolonged, intensive aviation battles with the Japanese in the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific, from April 1944 to August 1945.
A HistoryAuthor: Simons, Graham M.Code: 55856Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Graham M. Simons presents a balanced history of Olympic Airways, beginning with the story of its origin and bringing the story fully up to date. This is the most comprehensive history of the airline to be released thus far.
Author: Davies, Peter E.Code: 55209Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo series was in many ways the most interesting of the `Century Series' fighter programmes of the 1950s, partly because the type's design and intended mission changed radically during a 40-year career. Originally designed as a fighter-bomber, it was converted to be a reconnaissance aircraft, serving alongside the U-2 and RF-8 ......
Auto Review Album Number 147Author: Ward, RodCode: 55618Price:AU $11.95Format: Paperback / 36 pages Publisher: ZETEO PUBLISHING Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
When I mentioned that I was preparing an Auto Review book on vehicles Made in Austria, the response was usually ‘Do they make cars in Austria?’, perhaps with vague memories of classic marques like Austro Daimler, or of the Steyr-Puch 650TR (a hotter cousin of the Fiat 500) or of the Haflinger (a very desirable little 4×4 vehicle). In fact, ......
Auto Review Album Number 148Author: Ward, RodCode: 55617Price:AU $11.95Format: Paperback / 31 pages Publisher: ZETEO PUBLISHING Published date:11/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Three giants of Italian motoring were born within a triangle formed by Bologna, Modena and Cento. Enzo Ferrari, Adolfo Orsi (of Maserati) and Ferruccio Lamborghini were all born within 20 miles of each other, though Lamborghini was two decades younger than the others. They were all from similar poor backgrounds, but had very different ......
How the 1970s transformed Aussie Motorcycle RacingAuthor: Darryl Flack and Don CoxCode: 55609Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 324 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:08/02/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The widely acclaimed Race Across The Great Divide explores why Australia became a crucible for some of the best riders in world championship motorcycle history, and how it created the world’s longest-running and most successful race category, Superbikes.
Authors Don Cox and Darryl Flack chronicle motorcyclings spread across Australias ......