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Part 2 of Büssing’s schweren Panzerspähwagen  focuses on schwere Panzerspähwagen (7,5 cm) (SdKfz.233), schwere Panzerfunkwagen (SdKfz.263) (8-Rad) and Panzermesskraftwagen and contains 212 contemporary photos from manuals, 84 model and 99 modern photos), 37 blueprints, 12 camouflage schemes, tactical markings and table of organisation
Price: £25.99
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Nuts & Bolts Vol.36 Bussings schwere Pz.Spahwagen Part 2 schw.Pz.Spahwagen (SdKfz.233) schw.Pz.Fu.Wg (SdKfz.263)
complete photo study of the Aberdeen 712 Tiger tank, this book includes a plethora of full exterior walk-around photos, a detailed study of the engine compartment; a history of the vehicle from capture to the present date; a veteran interview with driver of Maj Leuder and a technical article on the Vorpanzer with diagrams.
Price: £29.95
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The Research Squad Tiger A Modern Study of Fgst. NR. 250031
Using information derived from the French military archives at Vincennes, the author describes the design and development of the tanks, the political and organisational issues that arose between the French military and civilian bureaucracy and the record of these pioneering fighting vehicles in combat
Price: £25.00
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French Tanks of the Great War
This book presents in detail the best known combat unit of the Waffen SS, the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler 1933-45. Includes photos of the unit's first commander Sepp Dietrich as well as fighting soldiers of the lower ranks.
Price: £33.00
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LSSAH in Photos 1933-1945
This book offers the reader an insight into the career of the Panther tank.  The author uses over 100 black and white images and a selection of colour profiles to describe its design, development and operational record
Price: £14.99
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Images of War The Panther Tank Hitler's T-34 Killer
This publication describes the tasks, the organisation and the vehicles of the Patriot system. This includes not only its primary assets, the launching station and radar station, but also the numerous specialised trucks of the HEMTT, M939 5-ton and HMMWV families in great detail
Price: £13.99
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Tankograd American Special 3027 PATRIOT Advanced Capability Air Defence Missile System
The first comprehensive documentation on this new tactical vehicle in Bundeswehr service, the Bison with 143 colour photographs and one graphic
Price: £13.99
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Tankograd Military Special 5060 sGeBAF BISON  Heavy Protected Recovery Vehicle
This issue features Commander’s Display Unit regular kit review page; The most agile fighter of USSR T80BV; Iranian Toyota: The Persian Predator; Eagle IV: Short illustrated report of the 4x4 Mowag’s car; Merkava Mk.IID: Chariots of Fire from Israel; BMP-3 MICV: A transport with the soul of a warrior: plus much more.
Price: £9.99
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Abrams Squad The Modern Modelling Magazine 15
This book contains more than 500 high quality photos of the Lansen in action, from its birth in the 1950s to its present day career as a veteran jet. Many photos are previously unpublished. The text covers technical and operational aspects of the Lansen with brief unit histories incl. unit badges for all Lansen users, serial list with data on delivery, wing codes, retirement and fate for all Lansens
Price: £42.00
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Nordic Airpower 7 Saab 32 Lansen
The true story of the Potters Bar Zeppelin. The L31 - one of two modern Zeppelins lost in Essex on the night of 23/24 September 1916. This companion volume to the Last Flight of the L32 looks at the history of this Zeppelin shot down at Potters Bar in October 2016.
Price: £10.00
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The Last Flight of the L31
French Text - well illustrated with archive photos, line drawings and colour profiles. This issue includes La menace fantôme V1 sur l'Angleterre; Opération Anton; Oxcart et Blackbird; Avions de combat Français Farman NC 223.4 plus much more.
Price: £6.50
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Aero Journal 53 La Menace Fantom V1 sur l'Angleterre
Louis Breguet originally started his career in electrical construction but after 1905 moved into aeronautics and airplanes his first steps being to design rotorcraft and gyroplanes. Volume two continues the history of Breguet aircraft up to the present day French text. Lavishly illustrated photos, line drawings, technical drawings, facsimile documents. French Text
Price: £55.00
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Les Avions Breguet. Vol.2 - Le règne du Monoplan Henri Lacaze
compendium of thrilling tales from men and women who have operated this indomitable modern-day bomber. With the introduction of female pilots in 1994, the Tornado was the first aircraft to be flown by both men and women and to reflect this, one chapter is written by a female pilot.
Price: £20.00
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Tornado Boys
This book presents detailed illustrations of the celebrated Hawker family of RAF fighter aircraft from World War II in a variety of authentic camouflage schemes and RAF markings.
Price: £19.00
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Spotlight On Hawker Tornado, Typhoon, Tempest V
The authors attempt to give as full and detailed a history as possible of the confrontation between Soviet fighters and  the B-29 ‘Superfortress’ bombers during the course of the Korean War between 1950-1953.
Price: £25.00
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The Last War of the Superfortress Mig-15 vs B-29 over Korea
Describes and illustrates the colours and markings of all the piston-engine fighters that served with the Portuguese military from the end of WW1 to the 1960s.
Price: £35.00
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Portuguese Fighter Colours
This book presents detailed illustrations of the WWII German dive-bomber Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, featuring  different versions of the plane from A to G in different theatres of war
Price: £19.00
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Spotlight On Junkers Ju 87
Volume Nine covers from 25th July 1941 – 31st December 1942.  This period covers the beginning of the Baedeker Raids and the appearance of new enemy types such as the Do217, Bf109F, Fw190 and even the Me210
Price: £25.00
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Luftwaffe Crash Archive Volume 9 25th July 1941 to 31st December 1942
Lavishly illustrated with some 280  colour profiles, this perfect bound magazine details aircraft specification and military histories of 14 cold war jets. Includes scale plans for each aircraft and tables.
Price: £7.99
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Cold War Jets Royal Air Force Fighters and Bombers
This book covers the development of U.S. battleships, from the Maine and Texas of 1886, through the Montana class of WWII, up to the re-commissioned Iowas.
Price: £46.50
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U.S. Battleships An Illustrated Design History Ship Plans by Alan Raven and A.D. Baker III
Book of colour profiles (based on original drawings by John Lambert), detailing the colour schemes and equipment of the Fairmile D MGB/MTB.
Price: £17.99
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Coastal Craft History Volume 3 The Fairmile MGBN/MTB/FPB Motor Gun Boat, Motor Torpedo Boat and Fast Patrol Boat
summary of design history and careers of German Battlecruisers which includes detail of class variations and modifications, colour reference for paint schemes, gallery of models, line drawings and photographs, available kits plus more
Price: £14.99
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German Battlecruisers

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