AVIATION, MILITARY AND NAVAL BOOKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Aviation and Military Book Centre offers a vast range of books and magazines on Civil & Military Aircraft, Military Hardware & Weapons and Naval Vessels. We cater for the historian and modeller alike..

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Colour photo album containing an extensive collection of previously unpublished photographs and charts the Puma APC in IDF service - in action and training roles with many walk-around detailed photos. Additional chapters cover the different sub versions
Price: £22.99
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PUMA Heavy APC Centurion Based APC in IDF Service - Part 1
History of the Panhard 178, probably the most famous armoured vehicle of the interwar period, containing black and white photos and colour profiles. Content includes birth of an armoured car, anti-aircraft devices, final versions, Panzerspawagen P 204 (f) plus much more
Price: £15.99
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Trackstory 14 AMD 35 Panhard 178
Limited edition two volume set (1000). Lavishly illustrated reference albums containing thousands of high resolution colour photos, these books includes some of the most exotic items of equipment known and are accompanied by in-depth information.
Price: £92.00
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Ausrustung Volume 1 and Volume 2 Set
HARDBACK EDITION. The step by step story of David Parker’s remarkable award winning 1:16 scale replica. Bringing together the three and a half year coverage from AFV Modeller with additional unpublished material and combining archive photographs with extensive walk-around photography of the real vehicle in 452 pages with over 1500 images for the ultimate guide to modelling the King Tiger (Available in Softback - £55)
Price: £65.00
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Super King Building Trumpeter's 1:16th Scale King Tiger
This book shows how to paint and weather tracks and wheels and includes hints and technique tips for the modeller including use of colour
Price: £10.99
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Tracks & Wheels The definitive guide for all kind of effects, nature, weathering etc
Featuring brand new photos during the production of the assault tank Sturmpanzer at the Wien Arsenal in Austria, this book covers the field use of every version of these assault tanks from Russia, Italy, France and Eastern Europe
Price: £24.99
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Panzer Tracts 8-1 Sturmpanzer
Featuring multi-view 1:35 scale drawings of the gepanzerter Zugkraftwagen 8t Bunkerknacker and 8,8cm Flak 18 mit Schutzschild, 8t Zgkw. als Sfl.mit 2cm Flakvierling 38 (Sd.Kfz.7/1), m.Zgkw. 8t als Sfl.mit 3,7cm Flak 36 & 43 (Sd.Kfz.7/2), Feuerleitpanzer auf 8t Zugkraftwagen Fahrgestell.
Price: £24.99
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Panzer Tracts 22-5 Gepanzerter 8t Zugkraftwagen & SFL.Flak (Sd.Kfz.7)
photo history of the German soldier on the Eastern Front of World War II, with photos of army and Waffen SS soldiers, uniforms, weapons, equipment, tanks and other vehicles, aircraft, villages, life on the front lines, and more.
Price: £16.99
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The German Soldier in World War II
Covers in depth, techniques on creating water effects in aviation, military or naval dioramas. Includes oceans and rivers in addition to water dripping from a vehicle, stagnant water etc. Chapters include Beneath the Baltic; Rotten to the core; LAV taking a bath; Tiger tank crossing a small river; Country lane and Cessna airplane splash landing.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Magazine 10 Water
A comprehensive reference on Hitler’s Heeresgruppe Weichsel, its formation, command and key military operations. Volume 2 is divided into four parts
Price: £69.95
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The Oder Front 1945 Volume 2 Documents, Reports and Personal Accounts
Detailed guide which includes a wealth of historical and modern photographs and a detailed study of the structure, equipment and armament used.  Contains pages of isometric views of all prototype and production airframes in addition to colour profiles by Richard Caruana. Final section lists of Blenheim kits, accessories and decals produced in all scales
Price: £16.95
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Airframe Album 5 The Bristol Blenheim A Detailed Guide to the RAF's First Modern Monoplane Bomber
Lavishly illustrated reference work which encompasses all aspects of the Royal Danish A/Force Thunderjet including its development, history and service. Includes Colours and markings, Underwing stores, Runway barriers, Flying and servicing the F-84 plus much more.
Price: £43.00
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Republic F-84E & G Thunderjet in Royal Danish Air Force service 1951-1961
A one-stop reference guide containing a wealth of historical photos, walkaround pictures, diagrams from original flight manuals, detailed structure of armament and equipment, colour profiles and kit list
Price: £11.95
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The Blohm & Voss Bv141 A Technical Guide
Comprehensive account of the development and operation of Russia's least known post-war jet fighter which played a hugely important part in protecting the nation's Arctic approaches against foreign incursions for almost a quarter of a century.
Price: £35.00
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Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler
Complete and detailed history of the F3H Demon which begins with a historical Background, Data and Airframe Tables, In detail, service career, production list, and kits, decals & accessories
Price: £16.00
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Warpaint 90 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Complete and detailed history of both F-84F and RF-84F which begins with a historical Background, specifications, colour schemes, versions, production, in worldwide service, kits, decals & accessories plus much more.
Price: £17.50
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Warpaint 100 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak and RF84F Thunderflash
This book gives the full history of the airborne early warning mission and its various aircraft, from the first tentative steps in World War II up to the present day, and the use of AEW and control (AEW&C) platforms as a familiar ‘force multiplier’ in modern air warfare. Contains technical data, archive material and extensive interviews with the personnel who have operated AEW&C aircraft through the years, and details the development of technology and daily operations of the airborne early warning community
Price: £31.99
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Beyond the Horizon The History of AEW&C Aircraft
A pilot's unique insight into the He 162 German WWII jet fighter. The author is the last living pilot to have flown this rare aircraft and this book covers its operational history. Lavishly illustrated with facsimile copies of the very rare pilot's handling notes for the He 162
Price: £29.95
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Thunder Over the Reich Flying the Luftwaffe's He 162 Jet Fighter
First book in a two-volume collection, uniquely chronicling the story and history of the most recognizable aircraft of World War II and the pinup girls whose images graced these legendary warbirds.  Includes BT-13B Valiant, B-17G Flying Fortress, P-40 Warhawk, SBD-4 Dauntless, P-51D Mustang, C-47A Skytrain. VOLUME 2 also available - use product code 46415AVI
Price: £33.50
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Wings of Angels A Tribute to the Art of WWII Pinup & Aviation Volume 1
Extensive reference work covering the history of 303 Squadron, an elite unit formed almost entirely of well-trained and experienced pilots and ground crews. This first volume covers the early days of the famous Kosciuszko squadron, its formation in Poland, through the glory days of the Battle of Britain up to the summer of 1941 when RAF Fighter Command embarked upon a costly offensive campaign over France
Price: £25.00
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303 Squadron Volume 1 1779 - 13 July 1941 The Complete Illustrated History
Magazine for the aviation modeller. This issue focuses on Japanese aircraft used during WWII including the Mitsubishi Zero, Ki-51 and Ki-61, J2M Raider and many more..
Price: £8.99
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Aces High Magazine Issue 3 The Empire of Japan
Contains technical specification and operational history and some 120 colour graphical illustrations showing close-up and walkaround views of Kaga
Price: £14.99
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Super Drawings in 3D The Japanese Aircraft Carrier Kaga
Brief history of the Battleship Haruna with table of general specifications after its 1934 modernisation. Contains an extensive collection of detailed line drawings and 3d graphic illustrations.
Price: £15.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 21 The Battleship Haruna
Comprehensive coverage of the colour schemes of the Kriegsmarine. This volume takes off from where volume 1 finished and includes ships from the Tirpitz down to fleet torpedo boats, a section on Alterations and Additions to information reproduced in  volume 1 with revised and extra plates and a general introduction which outlines the sources for the information plus explanation of digital techniques used in preparation of the book
Price: £35.00
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German Naval Camouflage Volume Two 1942-1945
Clydebank employed professional photographers to record the whole process of construction at the yard using large-plate cameras that produced pictures of stunning clarity and detail. This book presents 200 of the most telling photos which survived depicting the yard's output from the liner Aquitania in 1914 to the cruiser Enterprise, completed in 1920.
Price: £30.00
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A Shipyard at War Unseen Photographs from John Brown's Clydebank 1914-1918
Brief history of USS Missouri with table of general characteristics. Continues with an extensive collection of detailed line drawings and 5 A1 sheets of line drawings and colour profiles
Price: £15.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 20 The Battelship USS Missouri

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