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With dual language captions (Hungarian/English) this photo album contains rare large format photos of the Tiger I tank during combat
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Tiger I on the Battlefield World War Two Photobook Series Volume 7
Colour photo album containing an extensive collection of photographs of the Rochev and Doher self-propelled guns used by the IDF. These are the Israeli versions of the US made M109/109A1 and 109A2 and were used by the IDF for the first time in the early 1970s. This tracked vehicles is described in recent action and training roles, together with many walk-around detailed photos
Price: £24.99
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Rochev & Doher M109A1/A2 Rochev and Doher in IDF Service
Which 15cm chemical rockets were available to the Germans in Normandy? How do you identify them?
Who helped clear the battlefield of wrecked vehicles? What is a wyvern? How do you identify a 'Funklenk' Stug? Which German unit left an Italian armoured car in Normandy? You will find the answers in Panzerwrecks 17. Features include Panther Recovery; 15cm Panzerwerfer 42 Evaluated; s.Pz.Jg.Abt.654 in Normandy; Concreted StuGs: Normandy Edition; Francheville: Windhund and Lehr
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Panzerwrecks 17 Normandy 3
This book showcases the men and armoured vehicles that held the German lines in the Netherlands through 1944 and 1945. Lavishly illustrated, this book contains a background history, detailed orders of battle and tables of organisation and campaign maps and diagrams
Price: £14.99
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Soldaten The German Soldier in World War 2
After two years of preparatory work, the field training exercise Spearpoint 80 was conducted as part of the large-scale Exercise Crusader 80 between 11 and 26 September 1980. publication traces the various phases of the exercise in great detail and shows how a full scale armoured battle of the Cold War would have been fought.
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Tankograd British Special 9022 Spearpoint 80 Joint British and American Forces face the Threat from the East
Special edition covering the Fennek which includes a historical introduction, assembly and painting of both Dutch and German versions (winter or summer, snow or desert)
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Abrams Squad Special Modelling the Fennek

Part 1 of this four part work covers development, prototypes, technology, the different mounting kits, mission kits, equipment sets and combat capability improvements of the Fuchs in unprecedented detail. Part 2 also available Product Code 00494MIL



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Tankograd Military Special 5051 FUCHS The Transportpanzer 1 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier in German Army Service
This publication shows in action photographs of this new German army tank transporter with close up walk-around photos. Limited edition print run
Price: £10.99
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Tankograd In Detail Fast Track 2 SLT 2 Mammut The new German Army Tank Transporter
This book spans from 1940 until the end of the war, presenting up-close, rarely seen views of newly built plants and repurposed production lines, a staggering variety of war products and components, and the many workers behind Detroit's wartime production miracles.
Price: £31.95
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Images from the Arsenal of Democracy
This publication shows in action photographs of this US Army Armoured infantry fighting vehicle with close up walk-around photos. Limited edition print run
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Tankograd In Detail Fast Track 3 M2A3 Bradley The US Army Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Third volume covering the Luftwaffe seaplanes and flying boats. This volume focuses on the Dornier 24, development, service and variants, Arado 199; Blohm & Voss 238; Heinkel 42; Junkers 52/3m (See); Junkers W 34 (See); Fokker T.VIII (N-L); Breguet 521 Bizerte (F); Cant Z 506 (l);and Hover MF 11 (Nor). English photo captions.
Price: £60.00
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Les Hydravions de la Luftwaffe Vol.3
Scenery: Hit in the Cockpit! (JG 26 Colour Photos of a Seldom-Seen Kampfgeschwader (I./KG 28); Aircraft in Focus: An Extraordinary Aircraft from the Defense of the Reich  –  The Fw 190 of Major Philipp, Geschwaderkommodore of JG 1; Unknown Emblems: 7.(H)/12’s Jaunty Dachshund; Unusual: The Camouflaged Tarpaulin; Fate: Shot Down Over the Murmansk Railway  –  The Fate of a KG 30 Crew in the Summer of 1942 PLUS MUCH MORE
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Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition 23
Comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, this book is a history of the Tiger Moth from its beginnings through to its use as a wing walker platform. It has been used as a trainer, glider tug, crop sprayer and film stunt plane and saw service with almost every British and Commonwealth air force as well as being exported for military service in Europe, South America, the Middle East and the Pacific.
Price: £29.95
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Tiger! : The de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Covers the history of the Alouette III which served not only a military role but a civilian one too. It was involved in missions  from France, Australia, India, Costa Rica and Denmark to South Africa. The book focuses on all domestic Alouette users including the French army, navy, air force, security forces and police in addition to overseas use. Lavishly illustrated with production lists, technical information plus much more. English Photo captions.
Price: £50.00
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Alouette III sous L'uniforme
The title of this book succinctly sums up the importance of the Division s presence within the 8th Air Force structure and the part it played in hammering the life out of the industrial and military infrastructures sustaining Hitler's Third Reich.
Price: £41.50
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Second in Line - Second to None  A Photographic History of the 2nd Air Division
This book take an in-depth look at the Finnish Fighter aircraft deployed during World War Two. Looks at camouflage and markings schemes of fighters obtained from France, the USA, Germany, the UK and the USSR. This volume covers Bristol Bulldog, Fokker D XXI, Gloster Gladiator, FIAT G.50, Morane Saulnier MS 406 including Morko Morane, Brewster Model 239
Price: £35.00
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Finnish Fighter Colours 1939-1945
This Zeppelin special covers the earliest of the wartime Zeppelins including three pre-WWI civilian vessels pressed into military service.
Price: £26.00
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Zeppelins at War! 1914-1915
The story of this remarkable airplane and the people who made the Constellation great including aviation legends like Howard Hughes and Clarence Kelly Johnson. It sheds light on the dynamics of technology, politics, and society in the years 1940 to 1980. Contains cd digital file of the Constellations' operations manual
Price: £37.50
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Queen of the Skies The Lockheed Constellation
The story of elite Spitfire pilots during the crescendo of the air war in the European theatre, with first hand accounts.
Price: £13.99
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ACES 122 Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45
Detailed guide containing a history of Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine Versions. With pages of technical information, walkaround images and technical diagrams, camouflage and markings schemes, model builds and  modelling information, archive photos, four-views, 3d isometric views and fold-out 1:48 scale plans
Price: £18.95
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Airframe & Miniatures 7 The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine Versions (including Fw 190A, B, C, F, G & S) – A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe’s Butcher Bird
Revised and updated, this Datafile takes a new look at the BE2e and its sub derivatives. With many rare photos and new colour profiles.
Price: £11.90
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Windsock Datafile 165 The RAF BE2E at War
Lavishly illustrated, this English language book tells the story of Bocche di Cattaro, the most important naval base of the Central Powers in the Mediterranean during the Great War.
Price: £24.99
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Seaplanes of Bocche. The Story of Austro-Hungarian Naval Aviation in Southern Adriatic 1913-1918
Devoted specifically to the design and development of the Hawker Hunter and covers how and why the aircraft came into being, the troubles it experienced on the way, its flight test programme and what it was like to pilot. The book draws on many original Air Staff and Ministry documents and Hawker day to day diaries
Price: £20.00
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The Design and Development of the Hawker Hunter : The Creation of Britain's Iconic Jet Fighter
A broad-ranging international history of the Torpedo weapon, tracing not only its origins and technical progress down to the present day, but also its impact on all subsequent naval wars.
Price: £35.00
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Torpedo : The Complete History of the World's Most Revolutionary Naval Weapon
From 1895-1944 the US Navy commissioned almost 60 steel-clad battleships from the Indiana (BB-1) to the USS Missouri (BB-63). This book gives a broad overview of the history of the US Navy battleships from their beginning to their end.
Price: £14.99
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Images of War Battleships of the United States Navy
This book depicts in detail the official and unofficial paint schemes that adorned ships of the Royal Navy and Commonwealth. It includes discussion on of armament and electronics that effected the outward appearance of each ship. Starting with destroyers from WW1 still in service during WW2, the book progressively covers ships below cruisers, class by class, to provide a detailed and easy-to-use guide to paint schemes in use.
Price: £30.00
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British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII Destroyers, Frigates, Sloops, Escorts, Minesweepers, Submarines, Coastal Forces and Auxiliaries

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