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9781787475243

SAS Band of Brothers

The last stand of the SAS and their hunt for the Nazi killers Author: Lewis, Damien Code: 59354 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The new SAS epic from bestselling military historian Damien Lewis

We share the triumphs and tragedies of a group of elite soldier trailblazers as they commit daring raids behind enemy lines in 1944, manage an against the odds escape to victory, and then seek post-war retribution for the terrible murder of their ......

9780241486108

Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

My Autobiography Author: Captain Tom Moore Code: 59818 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 17/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

At the height of the pandemic, ninety-nine-year-old WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore began walking laps of his garden to raise e1000 for the NHS. By the time of his 100th birthday, hed reached e32 million and captured the hearts of the nation. In his official autobiography, announced alongside the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells ......

9781472840752

Vickers Wellington Units of Bomber Command

Author: Napier, Michael Code: 59328 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Vickers Wellington was one of very few aircraft types to have been in production and frontline service throughout World War II, and more than 10,000 Wellingtons were built in the period. They took part in the first RAF bombing mission of the conflict when, on 4 September 1939, 14 examples from Nos 9 and 149 Sqns undertook a daring daylight ......

9780241185704

Mussolini's War

Fascist Italy from Triumph to Collapse, 1935-1943 Author: Gooch, John Code: 58908 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/09/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
While staying closely aligned with Hitler, Mussolini remained carefully neutral until the summer of 1940. Then, with the wholly unexpected and sudden collapse of the French and British armies, Mussolini declared war on the Allies in the hope of making territorial gains in southern France and Africa. This decision proved a horrifying ......
9780233006123

World War II from Above

A History in Maps and Satellite Photographs Author: Thompson, Julian Code: 58833 Price: AU $41.51 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Published date: 29/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A combination of Google Earth images showing the modern-day locations of crucial battles and strategic locations alongside specially commissioned maps showing troop movements, tactics and topography.
9781472840912

P-47D Thunderbolt vs Ki-43-II Oscar

New Guinea 1943-44 Author: Claringsbould, Michael Code: 59327 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 23/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Although New Guineas Thunderbolt pilots faced several different types of enemy aircraft in capricious tropical conditions, by far their most common adversary was the Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa, codenamed Oscar by the Allies. These two opposing fighters were the products of two radically different design philosophies. The Thunderbolt was heavy, ......

9780300254884

The War for the Seas

A Maritime History of Worldwar II Author: Mawdsley, Evan Code: 59765 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 632 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 20/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding

Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast ......

9781472840677

F-102 Delta Dagger Units

Author: Davies, Peter E. Code: 58965 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
World War II saw the development of the heavy bomber as a decisive weapon which, in sufficient numbers, could overcome defensive fighters and guns and lay waste to strategic targets. The addition of nuclear weapons to the bomber's armament made it even more formidable, and by the late 1940s, US planners saw the growth of a Soviet nuclear-armed ......
9780008280567

Chastise

The Dambusters Story 1943 Author: Hastings, Max Code: 59140 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A masterly history of the Dambusters raid from bestselling and critically acclaimed Max Hastings.
9781912423118

Wartime London in Paintings

Author: Bardgett, Suzanne Code: 59414 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
During World War II, London was at its most perilous moment since the Great Fire of 1666. Districts were transformed at night by falling bombs, fires, and searchlights. During the day, when the results of the previous night's bombing were laid bare, ordinary people dealt with the aftermath as best they could. In 1939, the Ministry of Information ......
9781472144584

A Soldier's Story

Neville 'Timber' Wood's War, from Dunkirk to D-Day Author: Wood, Mike Code: 58855 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date: 29/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Lance Corporal Neville 'Timber' Wood was among the last British soldiers to be evacuated from Dunkirk, he served in North Africa and Sicily, took part in the D-Day landings and saw Bergen-Belsen liberated. This is his extraordinary story.
9781760854294

Australia's Greatest Escapes

Gripping tales of wartime bravery Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59355 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......

9781760855178

The Diggers of Colditz

The classic Australian POW story Author: Burgess, Colin Code: 59356 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 10/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Colditz Castle was Nazi Germanys infamous escape-proof wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold . . . by any ......

9781529105063

Renia's Diary

A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust Author: Spiegel, Renia Code: 59201 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: EBURY PRESS Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Introduction by Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of Denial July 15, 1942, Wednesday Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separated from the world. Renia is a young girl who dreams of becoming a poet. ......
9780241426463

A Short History of World War II

Author: DK Code: 59144 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 06/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a compelling, accessible, and immediate history of the war, perhaps the most complex, ......
9780525557487

The Ghost Ships of Archangel

The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis Author: Geroux, William Code: 58911 Price: AU $31.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Published date: 03/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic split from their decimated convoy to head further north into the ice field of the North Pole. They were seeking safety from Nazi bombers and U-boats in the perilous white maze of ice floes, growlers, and giant bergs. Despite the many risks of their chosen route, the four vessels ......
9780764359248

Harley-Davidson WLA

The Main US Military Motorcycle of World War II Author: Kim, Robert S. Code: 58238 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of an iconic model in the long history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the WLA, which was used by Allied forces during WWII, is told for the first time. Developed for the US Army's mechanised cavalry, it became the leading US military motorcycle of the war. It served the US armed services as a messenger and military police vehicle. The ......
9781912423156

Patrol

Author: Majdalany, Fred Code: 59418 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
1943, the North African desert. Major Tim Sheldon, exhausted and battle weary, is asked to carry out a futile and unexpected patrol mission. This intimate, tense novel puts this so-called minor mission centre stage, as over the course of the day Sheldon reminisces about his time as a soldier, his own future, and what it means to confront fear.
9781912423163

Warriors for the Working Day

Author: Elstob, Peter Code: 59419 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Based on Peter Elstob's own wartime experiences, Warriors for the Working Day follows one tank crew as they proceed from the beaches of Normandy into newly liberated Western Europe, brilliantly evoking the claustrophobia, heat and intensity of tank warfare.
9781912423064

Guests of the Third Reich

The British POW Experience in Germany 1939-1945 Author: Richards, Anthony Code: 58824 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
More than 170,000 British prisoners of war (POWs) were taken by German and Italian forces during the Second World War. Guests of the Third Reich will provide an overview of what daily life was like for prisoners, from staging theatre productions to keep morale up to working allotments and planning audacious escape attempts.
9781108791403

World War II

A New History Author: Mawdsley, Evan Code: 59164 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 399 pages Publisher: CAMBRIDGE PUBLISHING Published date: 25/06/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A revised and updated edition of Evan Mawdsley's acclaimed global history of World War II. Accessibly written and well-illustrated with maps and photographs, the book also includes insightful short studies of the figures, events and battles that shaped the war, as well as fully updated guides to further reading.
9781529378078

Battle of Britain

The pilots and planes that made history Author: Pearson, Simon Code: 58985 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON Published date: 12/06/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An original, 360-degree re-telling of the Battle of Britain through 18 of the iconic (and some less well-known) aircraft and the pilots who flew them - British, Polish, New Zealander, German, Danish.
9781912690534

Montgomery: Friends Within, Foes Without

Relationships In and Around 21st Army Group Author: Pill, Malcolm Code: 59428 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In this new study of personal relationships within the British (including Canadian) Command in 21st Army Group during the campaign in North-West Europe in 1944-1945, Malcolm Pill considers the scope and depth of these relationships, ranging from those of the Secretary of State for War to the Corps Commanders. Montgomery is central. His great ......
9781912690527

Rudolf Hess

Truth at Last Author: Harris, John Code: 59063 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: UNICORN PRESS Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The latest book from John Harris and Richard Wilbourn continues to build on their longstanding research into the Hess mystery over 25 years. Slowly, the fog that has descended over the Hess case is beginning to clear and Harris and Wilbourn expand here on the implications of their recent findings. There is now little doubt that MI6 were heavily ......
9781526741981

Spoils of War

The Fate of Enemy Fleets after the Two World Wars Author: Dodson, Aidan Code: 59875 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

While a large number of books have dealt with the navies and war at sea during the World Wars, the immediate aftermaths have generally received only minimal coverage. However, the fates of defeated navies are of enormous interest from a number of perspectives. These include the relative priorities of the victorious powers, acquisition and ......

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