Author: Neville, LeighCode: 56403Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, Diggers were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indonesian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and ......
Author: Rigby, DavidCode: 56102Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 384 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:21/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told - until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was expected to be. It was he who made the ......
Darwin 1943Author: Ingman, PeterCode: 56099Price:AU $28.50Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:19/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, Darwin was mauled by a massive Japanese attack. Without a single fighter to defend Australian soil, the Australian government made a special appeal to Britain for Spitfires. A year later the Spitfire VC-equipped No 1 Fighter Wing, RAAF, faced the battle-hardened 202nd Kokutai of the IJNAF, equipped with A6M2 ......
The Legacy SeriesAuthor: Foster, PeterCode: 51751Price:AU $40.00Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:12/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pictorial history celebrating the early deriviatives of the powerful Hornets as they start to fall out of service
The B24G to B24M Liberators in World War IIAuthor: Doyle, DavidCode: 56050Price:AU $30.97Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The B-24 Liberator remains to this day the world's 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, the second of two volumes on the B-24, ......
Author: Gross, FrancoisCode: 56434Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:09/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the day when a machine made it possible to challenge Earths gravitational force, aeronautics and later astronautics have fascinated humanity. This book features classic and little-known photographs of the planes that have marked the history of the skys conquest, of the 20th-centurys military conflicts, and the development of commercial air ......
Over 100 delicious recipesAuthor: Proctor, CathyCode: 56450Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/05/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From roasts to rissoles, salads to savouries and dampers to deserts, The Caravan & Campervan Cookbook will help bring a tempting new twist to your travel cooking.
The Soviet Women Who Fought Hitler's AcesAuthor: Vinogradova, LyubaCode: 56058Price:AU $26.32Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: MACLEHOSE PRESS QUERCUS Published date:21/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"English language translation copyright 2015 by Arch Tait"--Title page verso.
A Journey In FlightAuthor: Loncraine, RebeccaCode: 56650Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PICADOR Published date:18/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For fans of H is for Hawk and Wild, Skybound is a deeply personal memoir about learning to fly.
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.
History & LegacyAuthor: Noren, Karl-GunnarCode: 56033Price:AU $40.64Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story both of the special forces pioneers of the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and what it is like to search for their tracks, driving a 1943 jeep.
How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War IIAuthor: Vaz, Mark CottaCode: 55090Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:14/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The most important untold story of aviation history.
A century on from the visionAuthor: Gower, SteveCode: 56635Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 440 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:12/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Steve Gower, the highly successful director of the Australian War Memorial from 1996 to 2012, gives a comprehensive account of the development of the Memorial from its inception just over a century ago. The Australian War Memorial also goes behind the scenes to provide insights into the many facets of a major, modern cultural institution.
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.
The Hidden Victoria CrossAuthor: Alan, Leek,Code: 56633Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:09/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping book that exposes a long-standing mystery, and tells the Frederick Whirlpool story for the first time.
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.
RAF Light Bomber Raids in World War IIAuthor: W, Bowman, MartinCode: 56628Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:03/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tells the story of No.2 Group after it was reformed on 20 March 1936. Packed full of graphic and descriptive first-hand accounts - the author met and interviewed many of the aircrew who feature in this book.
An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great WarAuthor: Ayton, Philip OwenCode: 56626Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:02/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
One of the last undiscovered personal accounts of an Australian soldier fighting to survive WWI
Sydney's unpatriotic warAuthor: Duffy, MichaelCode: 56622Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
It seems that not even world war could stop crime in Sydney. In fact, World War Noir confirms that war and crime - in the form of sex, drugs, alcohol, racketeering and other illicit activities - go hand in hand.
Myth vs historyAuthor: Dapin, MarkCode: 56623Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: NEWSOUTH PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
When Mark Dapin first interviewed Vietnam veterans and wrote about the war, he swallowed (and regurgitated) every misconception. He wasn't alone. In Australia's Vietnam, Dapin reveals that every stage of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and shrouded in myth.
Far West & Far EastAuthor: Silver, Lynette RamsayCode: 56624Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East follows the gripping stories of two different Australiannursing sisters, who overcame the challenging adversities of two very different circumstances.In the 1930s, Marjorie Silver was employed by The Far West Childrens Health Scheme andbecame their first permanent flying sister, based in Bourke. She fought a ......
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.
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
History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War OneAuthor: Prickett, DarrenCode: 55335Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 342 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:05/03/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of the AIF to deploy on active service and to come under enemy fire, in defence of the Suez Canal against a Turkish attack in February 1915, almost three months before the Gallipoli landing.