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92592AVI
THE EARLY YEARS PART THREE (30 May – 31st December 1942) in the continuing book series that will prove essential for not only Luftwaffe historians but also anyone with an interest in RAF Bomber Command. The Nachtjagd Combat Archive is possibly the largest WWII aviation project ever published running to over 1.3 million words with over 1200 original photos, a remarkable 70% of which are previously unpublished.
Price: £20.00
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Nachtjagd Combat Archive-The Early Years 3 30 May - 31 December 1942
16501AVI
This is a fully updated and revised edition of Martin Pegg’s groundbreaking 1997 study of the Luftwaffe’s ground-attack aircraft, the Henschel Hs 129. For this title, based on several years of further research, the author has uncovered much new information and photographic material on the development and operational use of the Hs 129 in German and Rumanian service.
Price: £60.00
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Henschel Hs 129 Panzerjager
84721MIL
In 1984, Editions Heimdal brought out their very first divisional history : the 9.SS-Panzer-Division. Written by the late Herbert Furbinger, a former Hohenstaufen soldier, this book made its mark and is one of the best references on the subject. Today the two top specialists on the Waffen-SS, Pierre Tiquet and Charles Trang have come together to create its indispensable supplement. Almost 800 photos, mostly unpublished, almost 200 documents, numerous eye-witness accounts as well as biographies of the main officers in the division. FRENCH LANUAGE BOOK
Price: £84.00
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Hohenstaufen: 9 Ss-Panzer-Division
38557AVI
The Mighty Eighth Air Corps of the U.S. Army lost more combat veterans in the destructive maw of World War II than any other combat unit in the US military, yet these very young crew members climbed aboard their aircrafts daily and, in the leering face of death, ground down the Nazi infrastructure and combat units across the European Theatre of Operations.
Price: £16.95
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The Chow-Hound
48482MIL
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles.
Price: £17.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 7079 Medium Tank M3 Lee 1
01757MIL
This book shows behind the scenes of decaying decommissioned Merkava tanks. After the service years they are placed in a closed compound ready to be scrapped. The authors bring you 250+ exclusive, never published before photos. Plus state of the art 3D graphic drawings.
Price: £34.99
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Their Last Path: IDF Tank Wrecks Merkava MK 1&2
87148AVI
Fighting over the beaches of Dunkirk and in the Battle of Britain, guarding the night skies during the perilous months of the Blitz, pioneering electronic countermeasures, and serving air-sea rescue roles all around our coasts, the Boulton Paul Defiant played a vital part through most of the Second World War
Price: £14.99
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Boulton Paul Defiant: An Illustrated History
48475AVI
Israel Aircraft Industries manufactured 51 single and ten two-seater Mirage 5s, the IDFAF named them Nesher; after an outstanding performance in the Yom Kippur War, most were sold to Argentina late 70s. By the beginning of the decade, the Argentina Air Force was in the process of modernizing its fleet of combat aircraft.
Price: £21.99
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Monographs 3068 Mirage III IAI Nesher/Dagger
25704MIL
Operation Market Garden was an Allied plan to try and end the war before the end of 1944, and relied on landing airborne troops to secure bridges over the Rhine bridges in the Netherlands. Critical to this plan were the glider troops of Britain's 1st Airlanding Brigade. Short on heavy weapons and not trained in street fighting, the glider troops were meant to secure and defend the Allied perimeter around Arnhem as the parachute brigades fought their way into the city.
Price: £13.99
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Combat 42: British Airborne Soldier vs Waffen-SS Soldier: Arnhem 1944
00866MIL
Although the German Army used only a handful of tanks during World War I, they receive significant interest from modellers and historian alike. Deutsche Panzer: German Tanks in World War I gives an insight into the tank service in the Germany Army in 1917-1918 and offers a detailed look at the history and colour schemes of the only German-designed tank in World War I: the A7V.
Price: £21.99
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Deutsche Panzer: German Tanks in World War 1 1917-18
32054AVI
Covers the historical aspects of the battles in the air and at sea over and above Midway between the 4th & 7th June 1942.
Price: £11.95
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Airframe Extra No.10 The Battle of Midway: 4th to 7th June 1942
30906AVI
The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF's primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targets in North Vietnam and Laos. F-105 crews conducted long-distance missions from bases in Thailand, refuelling in flight several times and carrying heavy external bombloads.
Price: £13.99
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Duel 95 USAF F-105 Thunderchief vs VPAF MiG-17 Vietnam 1965-68
AMIG5213
On this occasion, we will focus on the essential assembly steps required to depict crashed or abandoned aircraft. We show a full range of different techniques and materials, from the most commonly used and most effective to some household items that you can take advantage of for most projects. In this practical issue you will learn how to modify a kit to represent damage to both the airframe and other parts and components that must be altered separately.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Aircraft 13 K.O.
AK427
This issue will bring you step by step articles focused on recycling models: breathing new life into your old and out-of-date models. Perhaps your skills have developed since you finished them, or perhaps you want a new challenge with minimum expenditure or assembly. Through the inspiring work done by our collaborators, you will learn how to strip & rework your models with examples of successfully recycled and restored models.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Magazine 27 Recycled
66823AVI
France in Centrafrique explores the early colonial and post-colonial history of French Equatorial Africa with a particular emphasis on the role of the Central African Republic in the Second World War and the Free French Movement. One of the key figures to emerge from this period, and a man who would shape the modern destiny of the Central African Republic, was Jean-Bedel Bokassa. Bokassa served alongside the Free French under General Charles de Gaulle and later in the metropolitan French military as an NCO in Indo-China.
Price: £16.99
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Africa@War 36: France in Centrafrique - From Bokassa and Operation Barracuda to the Days of Eufor
66816AVI
On 23 November 1977, the Rhodesian Air Force and 184 SAS and RLI paratroopers attacked 10,000 ZANLA cadres based at 'New Farm', Chimoio, 90 kilometres inside Mozambique. Two days later, the same force attacked 4,000 guerrillas at Tembue, another ZANLA base, over 200 kilometres inside Mozambique, north of Tete on the Zambezi River. Estimates of ZANLA losses vary wildly; however, a figure exceeding 6,000 casualties is realistic.
Price: £16.99
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Africa@War 35: Operation Dingo - The Rhodesian Raid on Chimoio and Tembue 1977
66304MIL
Upon achieving independence from Great Britain in 1948, the stunningly beautiful island of Ceylon, re-named Sri Lanka in 1972, was expected to become a sort of `South Asian Singapore'. However, stable political order and bright economic prospects proved insufficient to maintain peace.
Price: £16.99
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Asia@War: Paradise Afire Vol 2 The Sri Lankan War 1987-1990
66342AVI
The city of Trieste stands as a symbol of the Italian-Yugoslav border dispute in the first decade after the Second World War. The problem included a much larger territory which covers the wider area of Trieste: ranging from the Julian Alps in the north to the base of the Istrian peninsula in the south; in the area where the Italians meet the South Slavs.
Price: £16.99
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Europe@War 1: The Trieste Crisis 1953
BAT89AVI
French Text. Covering the Luftwaffe over Malta contains a plethora of photos and colour profiles
Price: £12.50
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Batailles Aeriennes 89 B-29 Sur le Japon
WL002AVI
Full of great articles, illustrations and high resolution photos.
Price: £15.00
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WingLeader Magazine 2
82949MIL2
These two photographic volumes depict Himmler´s favourite unit in the Waffen-SS: the III ‘Germanic' SS Panzerkorps, for it fulfilled Himmler´s long-time political plans of recruiting ‘Germanic' volunteers for the creation of a greater Germanic Reich in the future.
Price: £59.95
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III. Germanic SS Panzer-Korps - The History of Himmler's Favourite SS-Panzer-Korps 1943-45 Vol 1
15453MIL
The full story of the Half-Ton Land Rover 'Lightweight', packed with many previously unpublished facts and photographs. Covers all variants used in the UK and abroad. Invaluable to all would-be buyers, owners, restorers and modellers.
Price: £25.00
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The Half-Ton Military Land Rover
61670AVI
An in-depth detailed and photographic look at the McDonnell Douglas Hornet F/A-18A/B/C/D. Including modelling, painting, photos and technical diagrams.
Price: £24.99
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Modellers Datafile 34 The McDonnell Douglas Hornet
27742AVI
This new work, F-8 & RF-8 Crusader in Detail & Scale, brings our original work forward 31 years, enriched with much new content, more photos, mostly in colour, and the addition of dozens of illustrations and full colour profiles. The photographic collections of some of the very best aviation photographers have been opened to Detail & Scale, and several recognized experts have also contributed to this new book,
Price: £22.99
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F-8 & RF-8 Crusader
AEJ071
FRENCH TEXT MAGAZINE.
Price: £7.00
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Aero Journal 71
AEJH33
French Text Magazine. Lavishly illustrated with photos, 3D images and scale drawings.
Price: £14.99
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Aero Journal Hors Serie (33) Curtiss P-40
WP121AVI
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £25.00
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Warpaint 121 Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
WPPL01AVI
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £18.00
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Warpaint Profile & Line Drawing 1 American Aircraft of WWII
TPLEOP1MIL
Belgium was the first export customer for Leopard 1. The Leopard 1(BE) therefore plays a major role in the story of this important European main battle tank. This is Part 1 of a study that concludes in a second volume looking at Belgium’s very last MBT, the Leopard 1A5(BE).
Price: £19.50
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Leopard 1 (BE) Belguim's Last MBT-Part 1
TPIDFS01MIL
The early sandwich trucks and improvised armoured vehicles. Carefully researched and detailed captions put photographs in their historical context. Israeli engineers did not have true armour plate, so they improvised with wood sandwiched between metal sheets. Makeshift fighting vehicles evolved into improvised armoured vehicles. Weapons and vehicles came from a variety of sources, beginning with the British, and then through acquisition teams who travelled the globe searching
Price: £19.50
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Early IDF Sandwich Trucks and Improvised Armoured Vehicles
TAH28AVI
In this issue: Delta Force - Mirage IIIRS in action with the Swiss Airforce, Looking at Airbus Industries, Howard Hughes & The Constellation. Plus much more.
Price: £13.50
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The Aviation Historian Issue 28
93449AVI
Looking at RAF Little Rissington and The Central Flying School. Containing profiles and maps.
Price: £17.99
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Air Craft History Vol 1: RAF Little Rissington 1946–76 - The Central Flying School Years
62103MOD
With step by step detail, this book covers basic building methods through to painting and weathering to various base coat applications. Contains hints, tips and techniques on weathering your model. Utilising all the processes described in the book in order to produce a unique looking model.
Price: £19.99
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Modelling School: How To Make Mud In Your Models
04789MIS
Issue 06 of the well known Damaged Magazine, continues the concept of this high quality magazine much appreciated by all modellers. Vehicles, Sci-Fi , figures and much more. Always seen from a very special point of view to surprise it’s followers.
Price: £4.99
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Damaged Weathered & Worn Models Magazine (7)
05099MIL
Of all the belligerents in the Second World War, the United States of America set up an unparalleled medical infrastructure. The efforts to provide care for soldiers knew no limit, the resources deployed exceeded anything that existed at the time. Within this organization entrusted to the Army's Medical Department, rolling stock is essential and ambulances occupy a predominant place.
Price: £20.00
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Ambulances & Vehicules Medicaux DeL'U.S. Army
WA001MIL
Detailed history of armoured vehicles which includes the history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings and modelling gallery.
Price: £19.00
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Warpaint Armour 1
21447AVI2
These reminiscences to trace the roles of Beaufighter squadrons spread across all the theatres of World War Two operations. From home bases, through north-west Europe, North Africa, Malta and the Mediterranean to the far Far East and south-west Pacific, the Beaufighter served far and wide as did the crews of the RAF, RAAF, SAAF and New Zealand and Canadian squadrons
Price: £20.00
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Beaufighter Boys: True Tales from those who flew Bristol's Mighty Twin
8396AVI
This detailed monograph covers the design and development of the P-51B/C Mustang family, the main wartime production variant of this classic fighter aircraft. The P-51B/C model introduced the definitive Packard engine and was the mount of many fighter aces. This book contains: Comprehensive technical details of the American built P-51B/C and F-6C; Numerous specially selected original NAA technical photos
Price: £25.00
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Yellow Series 6143 North American Aviation P-51B/C & F-6C Mustang
83862MIL
Summer 1942 and the war in the Middle East is in the balance; Rommel's Axis forces are posed on the borders of Egypt and all that is needed is one last push. For that to succeed, Rommel needs supplies and for the Allies to be denied supplies. With Malta still active and disrupting the Axis shipping routes across the Mediterranean he is denied those supplies. Meanwhile, the Allied build-up continues, and Montgomery holds at El Alamein and then counter attacks Rommel is pushed back and then in a double blow, the Allies land in Tunisia.
Price: £19.99
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Disaster in the Desert : An Alternate History of El Alamein and Rommel's North Africa Campaign
DEP27MIL
We look at M32 Sherman, Centurion ARV Mk2, Sherman 'Gordon' Type C, Rekem Aqhzaka early and late plus much more.
Price: £29.90
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Desert Eagle 27 ARV & Wreckers in IDF Service - Part 1
28712AVI
1973: the First Nuclear War provides an in-depth insight into the Israeli efforts to prevent the deployment of Egyptian Scud missiles - whether armed with Soviet nuclear warheads or not - in the Port Said area: an effort that dictated a lengthy segment of the application of air power during the October 1973 Arab-Israe
Price: £16.95
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Middle East @ War 19 1973 The First Nuclear War, Crucial Air Battles of the October Arab-Israeli War
49970MIL
Lavishly illustrated, this is the true history of the 12.SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend. Second volume of 3, reviews the history of the combat units (Divisions-Stab, SS- Pz.Gren. Rgt. 25, SS-Pz.Gren.Rgt.26, SS-Pz.Pi.Btl.12, SS-Pz.Aufkl.Abt.12, SS-Pz.Art.Rgt.12, SS Flak-Abt.12, SS-Pz.Nachr.Abt.12). FRENCH TEXT
Price: £60.00
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Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend Volume II 6/6 - 7/7/44 Invasionsfront
32009AVI
An in-depth study of the famous fighter. Contains 40+ pages of technical information; 20+ pages of walk-around images and technical diagrams; 5+ pages of camouflage and markings; 25+ pages of model builds and modelling information; 200+ photographs including wartime images; Colour side views and four-views; 3D isometric views; 1/48th scale fold-out plans and specially commissioned kit builds.
Price: £21.95
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Airframe & Miniature 13 The Supermarine Spitfire Part 2 (Griffon-powered) including the Seafire, Spiteful & Seafang
72746AVI
25 Stories from the past century of aviation, about the men and machines from 1913 to 1999 . Containing numerous rare photos and in-depth articles.
Price: £19.99
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Scrapbook of Lost Aviation Snapshots and Tales from the First Century of Aviation
80217AVI
French Text book. Lavishly illustrated book with high quality photos on this fascinating subject.
Price: £59.00
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le Flamant & Ses Derives
93029AVI
Looks at origins and developments, in service with the Italian Air Force. Modellers notes, technical data and serial numbers.
Price: £19.99
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Italian Aviation Series Meraviglioso - A Brief History of Italian 9th Squadron
39015AVI
This magazine contains a plethora of photos and graphics with insightful articles.
Price: £7.99
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Bookazine American Cold War Stories
48369MIL
Exactly seventy years after the battle of Kursk, which was probably the greatest tank battle of the Second World War and perhaps of all military history, comes this new publication, characterized above all by the presence of hundreds of period photos, for to be able to relive those tragic and terrible events almost closely, as if to ‘touch’ the battlefield with our hands, through the images of the German war correspondents,
Price: £23.99
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Zitadelle: The SS-Panzer-Korps on the Attack July 1943
04962MIL
FRENCH LANGUAGE BOOK.
Price: £20.00
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Tous Les Berliet Militaires 1914-1940 Les Camions Vol 1