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SCALE MODEL WORLD 2019

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This book is perfect for the modellers who build the new Magic 6B Gal Batas from Meng, the Magic 6Bet from AFV Club, and many others. Colour photo album containing an extensive collection of previously unpublished photographs with historical background and in action shots.
Price: £29.90
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Desert Eagle Magach 6A/B–IDF Patton M60A1–Part 3
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The all new Wingleader Magazine In an age where aviation magazines are becoming more and more limited in their range of content in an attempt to stick to subjects that sell, Wingleader Magazine will cover the broadest range of interests, such as aviation modelling, archaeology, art, books and of course history. This limited edition Launch Issue is a one-off version which shows how the quarterly compendia will look and feel
Price: £12.00
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WingLeader Magazine 1 Launch Issue
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The Special Air Service (SAS) Regiment is the world's most deadly elite military unit. From spectacular hostage-rescue operations in the heart of London to covert counter-terrorist missions in Northern Ireland, the soldiers of the SAS are second to none. SAS: From WWII to the Gulf War 1941-1992 is the ultimate reference work on this famous organisation.
Price: £19.99
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SAS: From WWII to the Gulf War 1941-1992
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The British Special Air Service (SAS) is well known as a fighting force, but what is less documented is the role played by SAS soldiers as rescuers, whether of civilians or other military units. Written by a former SAS man, SAS Rescue Missions details all the occasions when SAS soldiers have saved a friendly power, from Malaya in the 1950s to Oman in the 1970s to Gambia in the 1980s, and many more
Price: £19.99
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SAS Rescue Missions : From the Jungles of Malaya to the Iranian Embassy Siege 1948-1995
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Czech language book. This book is a study of the B-24 Liberator covering the historical background of the aircraft. It includes a detailed analysis, scaled drawings, tables and liveries of the aircraft. Plus features numerous colour, black & white photos.
Price: £39.90
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Jakab 35-B-24 Liberator Handbook Vol2
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In 1939 and 1940 the Nazi blitzkrieg crushed Poland and the Low Countries and France. This was a new type of warfare with air and ground forces working hand-in-glove and sweeping away all resistance. On the ground the new panzer divisions symbolised this combat revolution, and in the air its symbol was the all-conquering Luftwaffe with its fleets of Stuka dive bombers.
Price: £9.99
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The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45 A Strategy for Disaster
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This second book is about knights, especially those who participated in the period covering the Nine Crusades in the Holy Land, which is a popular subject for miniature figure modellers. Future titles in this new series will feature carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.
Price: £25.99
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Scale Model Handbook Knights & Crusaders Theme Vol 2
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This book looks at painting pieces using acrylics, oils or enamels, sculpting, conversions, work on ground presentation and scenery and historical texts.
Price: £14.99
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Scale Model Handbook Figure Modelling 23
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On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph. Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the development of British high-speed seaplane designs.
Price: £25.00
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Haynes: Supermarine Rolls Royce S6B
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After 16 months of training and garrison duty in France, Pionier-Bataillon 305 – together with the rest of 305. Infanterie-Division – was sent to the Eastern Front. Little could they know that an inevitable train of events had been set in motion that would lead to their destruction at Stalingrad barely nine months later.
Price: £69.90
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Into Oblivion: Kharkov to Stalingrad-The Story of Pionier-Bataillon 305
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In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order three of the latest, greatest category of warship available - the dreadnought battleship. One Brazilian dreadnought by itself could defeat the combined gunnery of every other warship of all the other South American nations.
Price: £10.99
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New Vanguard 264 South American Battleships 1908-59 : Brazil, Argentina, and Chile's Great Dreadnought Race
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Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power, from William Armstrong's 19th-century "monster guns" to the latest research into hypersonic electro-magnetic railguns. Taking a case study approach, Superguns explains the technology and role of the finest monster weapons of each era.
Price: £10.99
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New Vanguard 265 Superguns 1854-1991Extreme Artillery from the Paris Gun and the V-3 to Iraq's Project Babylon
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From the end of October 1944, Soviet forces repeatedly attempted to capture Budapest. However, the 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts only managed to encircle the city by the end of December 1944.
Price: £37.99
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Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Budapest
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Currently 1/72 is one of the most popular modelling scales across the globe. There is a huge range of subjects available and the space and time constraints are minimal when compared to larger scales. Sergey Golikov demonstrates that Braille models can reach the level of detailing and realism offered in larger scales.
Price: £23.99
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Next Level Perfection-Taking 1/72nd to the Limit
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The Weathering Aircraft, your favorite publication focused on painting techniques and ageing of aircraft presents its tenth issue. In this issue, we focus on how to improve and paint the armament of our planes, a critical element that is often overlooked by modelers.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Aircraft 11 Embarked
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The Weathering Magazine is the only magazine devoted entirely to painting techniques and the ageing of scale models and figures. In this issue, we focus on subjects that for various reasons, are in service of owners other than the original.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Magazine 25 Wheels, Tracks & Surfaces
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Demonstrating the astonishing pace at which technology moved in the “Century of Aviation”, 2019 marks 50 years since the first flight of Concorde, which regularly retraced Alcock and Brown’s transatlantic steps in little more than 3hr. And that’s not to mention mankind finally reaching the Moon in July 1969.
Price: £13.50
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The Aviation Historian Issue 26
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history of The British Overseas Airways Company, from its origin in 1940 to its closure in 1974. The scope of the book takes in the history of the Second World War, examining the ways in which this conflict shaped the development of the airline. BOAC kept wartime Britain connected with its colonies and the allied world, often under enemy fire, and initially with desperate shortages of long-range aircraft
Price: £30.00
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The British Overseas Airways Corporation-A History
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This book covers the story of both the operations along the Brazilian coasts and on Italy and contains a large volume of information never previously published in English
Price: £19.95
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Latin America at War 4 Brazilians at War, Brazilian Aviation In the Second World War
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n 1908 Neighbor and America the Wright were the only ones to build machines that really flew. In 1910 Voisin was still at the same level as Blériot, REP, Saulnier, and even above. Then lost in the Duck adventure and overtaken by Blériot, Farman, Breguet, he bounced back with the Type L which, with its derivatives, will be built in large quantities from the beginning until the end of the Great War.
Price: £39.90
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Les Aeroplanes Voisin
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Der Tiger Vol.3 is the third in a series of 10 books on the Heer (Army) Tiger units and concentrates on Schwere Panzerabteilung 503, who fought on the battlefields of Russia, France, Hungary, Austria and Czechoslovakia.
Price: £26.99
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Der Tiger: Schwere Panzerabteilung 503 Vol 3
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Contains a plethora of colour photos. Content covers history, walkaround, interior-detail, engine detail and chassis detail
Price: £23.99
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WWP R085 Matador Gun Tractors with 4.5&5.5 inch Guns
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Content, Commander's Display Unit (news and reviews) 10. RTS: Shot Kal Gimel (AFV Club) 22. SA-4 Ganef -By Zhendong Li 32. Syrian T-55- By Lukasz Orczyc-Musialek 46. KM900 - An Italian in Korea- By Jongwoo Park 54. M1A2 Abrams 1/48 - By ByeongSoo Kim 66. Forum Army 2018 - Graphic Report by Vitaly Kuzmin 72. Turret Basket
Price: £9.99
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Abram Squad The Modern Modelling Magazine 28
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This is the first volume in the new series of “Tiran tanks in IDF service” that covers the Tiran tanks that were based on captured Arab T-54, T-55 and T-62 tanks and operated by the Israeli Defense Forces for more than two decades.
Price: £32.99
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SM26 Tiran Tanks in IDF Service-Tiran 4&4Shrir Vol 1
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In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli God's Chariots Vol 1 Merkava Siman 1 tanks in IDF Service
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In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos,
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Wild & Cruel Cats Vol 2 Puma
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In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos, walkaround photos, tactical markings and previously unpublished photos.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Armor Wrecks Vol 1 Tiran 4/5/6 Tank Wrecks
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In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos, walkaround photos, tactical markings and previously unpublished photos.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Half-Tracks Vol 2
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The Belgian Pionierpanzer, with the Leguan AVLB, are the Last of the Breed of Leopards (or any tracked, armoured vehicle) in service in Belgium. Compared to its sister vehicle, the Bergepanzer 2 ARV, the Pionierpanzer AEV (Armoured Engineer Vehicle) was equipped with a more powerful hydraulic system with a heat exchanger
Price: £17.50
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Belgian Pionierpanzer Last of the Breed-Part 1
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The Belgian Leguan replaced twelve ageing M48A2 AVLBs and, with the Pionierpanzer AEV, are the Last of the Breed of Leopards (or any tracked, armoured vehicle) in service in Belgium.
Price: £17.50
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Belgian Leguan Last of the Breed-Part 2
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Designed in the mid-1930s, originally to protect the coasts of the US from hostile warships, the Boeing B-17 went on to become a mainstay of Allied bombing raids against Nazi Germany. 
Price: £14.99
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B-17 Flying Fortress
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Second part of this Lavishly illustrated monograph covering the Mitsubishi A6M Zero of the IJN. The book contains an overview, scale drawings, detailed walkaround colour photos, illustrations of the airframe structure and camouflage schemes, modelling section and English language summary
Price: £28.99
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Model Art Profile 13 Mitsubishi A6M Zero Fighter A6M3, A6M5, A6M7, A6M8 Part TWO
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This is book takes a in-depth look at the Russian Aircraft Ty series. Contains colour photos, equipment specifications and its various rolls during service. In Russian language.
Price: £119.00
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Ty-142 Ty-160 Ty-95MC Ty-22M3
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This Lavishly illustrated monograph covering the Su-27 of the Ukraine Air Force. The book contains an overview, scale drawings, detailed walkaround colour photos, illustrations of the airframe structure and camouflage schemes, modelling sections. In both Japanese and English language
Price: £29.99
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Aircraft Photobook 3-Ukraine Air Force SU-27 Flanker
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French language book looking at this iconic aircraft. Detailed articles, photos and illustrations.   
Price: £58.50
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Le Focke Wulf 200 Condor
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The intention of this profile is to highlight the many and varied colour schemes applicable to Austin, Hillman, Morris and Standard Light Utilities – Tillys – during the war years. Indeed, the general colours here are equally applicable to all other British military vehicles of the period. 
Price: £9.95
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Tilly Colours
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With black and white photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in black and white most of them previously unpublished
Price: £27.99
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Nuts & Bolts.41 Bussing's Schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS) Armoured and Unarmoured Variants
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The Tankograd-YEARBOOK provides an overview over the in-service armoured vehicles of the Modern German Army and updates Tankograd‘s vehicle monographs published over the past years by describing and listing all main types, their variants, showing technical data of the basic variant and all quantities in service.
Price: £17.99
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Tankograd Yearbook 2019 Armoured Vehicles of the Modern German Army
French Text. Lavishly illustrated, this book takes the reader through detailed descriptions of the camouflage and detailed drawing looking at the livery of these aircraft. an alphabetical list of French attack aircraft of 1939-42. Includes Arsenal VG.30; Bleriot-SPAD 510; Bloch MB 151, 152, 155, 700; Curtiss H-75A; Dewoitine D.501/D.510, D.520; Koolhoven FK.58; Loire 210; Potez 230, 630/631 and many others
Price: £44.90
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Camouflages & Marques De l'Aviation Francaise 1939-45
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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 Tornado Air Defence Variant
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This book seeks to shine a light, offering a collection of cutting edge pieces of historical research detailing some of the most fascinating arms and armament projects from the 1920s to the end of the 1940’s, nearly all of which had previously been lost to history.
Price: £19.99
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Forgotten Tanks and Guns of the 1920s,30s and 40s

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