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9781780766041

The Korean War

A Short History Author: Millett, Allan Code: 50370 Price: AU $20.84 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/11/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Though the tensions with North Korea are well known, less widely understood is how far the critical issues facing the two modern Korean states are rooted in the deadly conflict of 1950-1953. In this book, the author demonstrates how today's geopolitical problems must be seen in the context of the battlefields of Korea.
9781445669670

Dunelt Motorcycles

Author: Faithfull, Justin Code: 50207 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
The first complete history of the famous British Dunelt motorcycles
9781440840425

Spies : The U.S. and Russian Espionage Game from the Cold War to the

21st Century Author: Kalic, Sean N. Code: 50051 Price: AU $108.55 Format: Hardback / 270 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
In the post-World War II era, the Soviet Union and the United States wanted to gain an advantage over one another in the international security environment. To do so, both engaged in a variety of intelligence-gathering strategies-some of which involved espionage. This single-volume work provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the ......
9781911512929

Target Saigon 1973-75

The Fall of South Vietnam: The Beginning of the End Author: Grandolini, Albert Code: 49754 Price: AU $34.53 Format: Paperback / 88 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018

Drawing on a wide range of Vietnamese-language sources, the author presents a detailed account of the continuing efforts of North Vietnam to invade the South, enlivened by a large number of previously unpublished photographs, and colour profiles for modellers. A year after the Paris peace accord had been signed, on 17 January 1973, peace had ......

9782352504764

Panther: Autopsy and Restoration

The Panther Restoration at the Saumur Tank Museum Author: Duquesne, Jose Code: 48714 Price: AU $70.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018

The famous French Army Tank Museum at Saumur hosts the largest and richest collection of German Panzers in the World, and its new Panther is certainly one of the best examples of this steel predator. Part of a pair of tanks captured in running order by the famous French 2nd Armoured Division late in 1944 in Eastern France, it has been brought ......

9781473853294

British Steam Military Connections

Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam Loc Author: Langston, Keith Code: 48795 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018

In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many and varied subjects, however a large number of those represented direct links with military personnel, regiments, squadrons, naval vessels, aircraft, battles and associated historic events. For example, all but one member of the famous Royal ......

9788879116848

Formula 1 2016/2017

Technical Analysis Author: Piola, Giorgio Code: 50484 Price: AU $72.07 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date: 10/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
9781785210716

Astute Class Nuclear Submarine 2010 to Date

Owner's Workshop Manual Author: Gates, Prof Jonathan Code: 48515 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Astute-class is the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarine ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world-leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel. The submarines are nuclear-propelled and fuelled by a nuclear reactor powerful enough to supply a city the size of Southampton. Its advanced technology means ......
9786155583094

Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Budapest

Author: Szamveber, Norbert Code: 50134 Price: AU $101.24 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 01/07/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
On the Hungarian theater of war of the Eastern Front, the Soviet troops attempted to take Budapest repeatedly from the end of October 1944. However, the 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Front forces only managed to encircle the Hungarian capital by the end of December 1944. The German troops, especially the battle groups of the Panzer Divisions and ......
9781473889125

Arras 1940

Author: Saunders, Tim Code: 50280 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018

On 21 May 1940 during the ill-fated Dunkirk Campaign the British launched an operation spearheaded by two tank regiments to help secure the city of Arras. This was the only significant armoured operation mounted by the British during the campaign. Poorly coordinated and starting badly the Matilda tanks ran into the flanks of Rommel s over ......

9781891928512

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48559 Price: AU $62.78 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history.

It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple ......
9781891928529

We Once Were Enemies: History's Costliest Aerial Battle

The Eighth Air Force and World War II's "Black Thursday" Author: Frazer, Bruce Code: 48560 Price: AU $37.64 Format: Paperback Publisher: EDUCATOR'S INTERNATIONAL PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany's ......
9781911512912

Stepbrothers in Arms

Replacements in the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front 191 Author: Lynch, Tim Code: 50473 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018

By 1918, the British Expeditionary Force had become a complex mixture of Regular, Territorial, New Army and conscript soldiers, each with their own culture of attitudes and beliefs about their particular identity and about the task before them. For generations of military historians, unquestioning acceptance of the existence of a vaguely ......

9781472452313

No Fly Zones and International Security

Seizing the Airspace Author: Wrage, Stephen D. Code: 49497 Price: AU $213.89 Format: Hardback / 186 pages Publisher: ROUTLEDGE Published date: 01/06/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the closing days of the first Iraq war. A no fly zone was ......
9781526709905

The Dunkirk Evacuation in 100 Objects

The Story Behind Operation Dynamo in 1940 Author: Mace, Martin Code: 50323 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

At 18.57 hours on Sunday, 26 May 1940, the Admiralty issued the directive which instigated the start of Operation Dynamo. This was the order to rescue the British Expeditionary Force from the French port of Dunkirk and the beaches surrounding it. The Admiralty believed that it would only be able to rescue 45,000 men over the course of the ......

9780993101861

Traction for Sale

The Story of Ferguson Formula Four-Wheel Drive Author: Munro, Bill Code: 47046 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 248 pages Publisher: EARLSWOOD PRESS Published date: 28/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Until the 1970s, four-wheel drive was almost exclusively found on utility vehicles like the Land Rover and the Jeep. And almost nobody considered four-wheel drive, especially full-time four-wheel drive as a major safety feature to be built into any type of car. That is, unless you were tractor millionaire Harry Ferguson or former racing driver ......

9781526701671

Amx 13 Light Tank

A Complete History Author: Robinson, M. P. Code: 50311 Price: AU $30.33 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 25/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The AMX 13 was originally designed in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. It represents French ambitions for national resurgence and withdrawal from wartime dependence on American military technology. Being a light tank it was an ambitious and far sighted departure from conventional tank design and it found a ready export market as ......

9781911512998

The Price of the Oath

The French SS Sturmbataillon During the Battle of Berlin 1945 Author: Borowski, Tomasz Code: 50475 Price: AU $32.15 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 20/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

An account of the French Waffen-SS volunteers in the battle for Berlin 1945, containing eyewitness accounts and much additional information appearing in English for the first time. The French brigade, later a division in the Waffen SS, was a direct descendant from the Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism. After bloody fighting in the ......

9780993519253

A Seemingly Ordinary Man

Author: Parr, Claude Code: 50174 Price: AU $15.15 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Claude began his career as a steward on a cruise liner before eventually working as a member of the gun crew aboard the doomed RMS Laconia, which was torpedoed by the Nazis in 1942. Miraculously surviving the sinking, Claude was then captured and taken prisoner by the Vichy French.
9781473861343

Boeing 707 Group

A History Author: Simons, Graham M. Code: 50273 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The Boeing 707 family - that includes the forerunner Model 367-80, the KC-135 series of military transports and the slightly smaller Model 720 - was the pioneer of the sweptback wing, incorporating podded engines borrowed from the B-47 military bomber. It was the aircraft that many regard as the design that really ushered in the Jet-Age. This ......

9781473890978

SS Polizei Division at War 1940 - 1945

History of the Division Author: Baxter, Ian Code: 50284 Price: AU $30.33 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Formed in 1939 SS-Polizei Division were not considered initially as an SS fighting force, and this status was reflected in the quality of the equipment they were issued. Following operations in France, Greece and then Russia, it was not until 1942 the division was transferred to the Waffen-SS, and eventually upgraded to a Panzergrenadier ......

9781473891333

Reconnaissance Planes Since 1945

Author: Schwede, Frank Code: 50287 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Reconnaissance aircraft have always been the spearhead of the various air forces, helping to provide the basis for any further military operations. At the time of the Cold War and before the satellite era, the use of reconnaissance aircraft reached its zenith, as the warring nations were determined to know what was happening on the other side. ......

9781473897960

RAF in Camera: 1970s

Author: Wilson, Keith Code: 49500 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The 1970s were an event-filled and action packed decade for the Royal Air Force. Many events are worthy of note and all are recorded here, in words and images. Keith Wilson takes up from where he left off with RAF In Camera 1960s in order to take us on a journey through a particularly significant decade. The start of the 1970s saw the ......

9781476669359

The Automobile and American Life 2/e

Author: Heitmann, John A. Code: 49508 Price: AU $58.59 Format: Paperback / 187 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
In its updated second edition, this book tells the story of how the automobile transformed American life and how automotive design and technology have changed over time. The author covers the cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the wealthy; racing and the promotion of the industry; Henry Ford and the advent of mass ......
9781526701794

The French Air Force in the First World War

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Author: Sumner, Ian Code: 50312 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The French air force of the First World War developed as fast as the British and German air forces, yet its history, and the enormous contribution it made to the eventual French victory, is often forgotten. So Ian Sumners photographic history, which features almost 200 images, most of which have not been published before, is a fascinating and ......

9781526702494

The Defeat of the Zeppelins

Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18 Author: Powis, Mick Code: 49819 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Mick Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids ......

9781526704047

Against All Odds

Walter Tull the Black Lieutenant Author: Wynn, Stephen Code: 50313 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Walter Tull would have been a remarkable individual no matter when he had been born, but to achieve what he did, during the time that he did, makes him even more remarkable. He was an orphan at just six years of age, and despite not wanting to, his step mother, Clara, had no choice but to place him and his elder brother, Edward, in to a ......

9781526710772

The Falklands War There and Back Again

The Story of Naval Party 8901 Author: Norman, Mike Code: 50325 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

On 1 April 1982 Major Mike Norman, commander of Naval Party 8901, was looking forward to a peaceful year-long tour of duty on the Falkland Islands. But events turned out differently, for the next day the Argentinians invaded and he and his forty-three Royal Marines found themselves fighting for their lives. They took up defensive positions ......

9781526711243

Panzer I and II

Blueprint for Blitzkrieg 1933-1941 Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 50327 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The Panzer I and II played a significant part in the blitzkrieg campaigns that brought Germany such extraordinary success in the early years of the Second World War, and this highly illustrated volume in the TankCraft series is the ideal introduction to them. The Treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to manufacture tanks so the Panzer I had to ......

9781526715654

Bomb Disposal in WWII

Author: Ransted, Chris Code: 50341 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

For this book, Chris Ransted has researched some of the lesser known events and personalities relating to the early years of Explosive Ordnance Disposal in the UK. Daring acts of cold blooded bravery, and ingenuity in the face of life threatening technical challenges, are recounted throughout the book. Included are numerous previously ......

9781526723673

A Subaltern's Lament

Author: Turner, Harry Code: 50350 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Vienna 1954, nine years after the end of World War II and the victorious allies occupy the whole of Austria. Newly commissioned national serviceman and Fulham boy, Rory Trenchard, joins his regiment, The Hambleshires, in Vienna at the very height of the Cold War At nineteen he finds himself not only learning the tough art of soldiering ......

9781784532987

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain

6-Volume Major Work Author: Beatson, Robert Code: 50389 Price: AU $1050.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Naval and Military Memoirs of Great Britain is the single most important contemporary account of the navy in the eighteenth century. Its six volumes represent a new approach to naval strategy.

 

9781912174171

The Battle of the Dnepr

The Red Army's Forcing of the East Wall, September-December 1943 Author: Harrison, Richard Code: 50481 Price: AU $85.34 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

The Battle of the Dnepr: The Red Armys Forcing of the East Wall, August-December 1943, details a critical period in the Red Armys advance along the southwest strategic direction during the general offensive that followed the fighting in the area of the Kursk salient in July-August 1943. The Germans, who were now on the strategic defensive in ......

9781621576266

Coffin Corner Boys

One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied Franc Author: Avriett, Carole Engle Code: 49861 Price: AU $39.59 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: REGNERY PUBLISHING INC Published date: 14/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen--stumbling through fields and villages--scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, ......

9781911512974

The End of the Gallop

The Battle for Kharkov February-March 1943 Author: Isaev, Alexei Code: 50474 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date: 10/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018

Based heavily on inaccessible Soviet records, this book presents a lively account of a pivotal battle on the Eastern Front, heavily illustrated with rare photographs. In the history of war there are not that many battles that changed one sides strategy over a considerable period of time, becoming not only a material, but also a psychological ......

9781620082386

Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World

40 Guided Tours from 6 Continents Author: Coleman, Colette Code: 50117 Price: AU $28.93 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 08/05/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"There's something about motorcycles, and the lure of freedom and the open road that they promise. If you've ever wanted to take a motorcycling holiday, you've been before and are looking for new ideas for places to go, or you just want to do something completely different, then this book will inspire you. Featuring 40 spectacular routes from the ......
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