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Lavishly illustrated, this book tells the history of the SS Panzer Regiment 2 Das Reich during the Battle of Normandy, one of the 10 Panzer Regiments engaged during the summer of 1944. With numerous first hand accounts, some 300 photos, documents, maps and colour profiles
Price: £45.00
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Panzers Normandie 44 Panzer-Regiment 2 DR
Illustrated book contains a brief history covering the LVTP5 and its variants. With dozens of previously unpublished photos covering the construction of and building of the LVTP5 by the St Louis Car Company Records. Photos show the LVTP5 in combat during the Vietnam War and include some revised colour photos from private collections.
Price: £29.95
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The Research Squad Tiger A Modern Study of Fgst. NR. 250031
A comprehensive study of the Panther tank, this book includes detailed explanations of factory-specific details such as Zimmerit application and camouflage patterns reproduced in colour. Detailed perspective drawings are used throughout to describe the production timeline of this vehicle along with hundreds of photos, many published for the first time.
Price: £65.00
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Panther External Appearance & Design Changes
This book presents the combat history of German Panzer-Abteilung 103 as part of  3.Panzergrenadier-Division in Italy from September 1943 to August 1944 based on an almost unknown war diary from this unit. Panzer-Abteilung 103 was equipped with Sturmgeschütz III assault guns. A look at tactical-level events and command decisions, highlighting the German armoured combat tactics in Italy.
Price: £29.99
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Combat History of the Panzer-Abteilung 103 September 1943-August 1944
Photo album containing large format, colour walk-around captioned photos of  the Leopard 1 Bridgelayer.
Price: £16.50
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Biber Leopard 1 Bridgelayer
Colour photo album which looks at the history, development and operations of the United States Army's missile-firing main battle tank.
Price: £31.99
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M60A2 Main Battle Tank Volume 1
Special Winter Camouflages edition. Cruiser Tank A-30 Challenger 1:35; Bison I 1:35; T-34-76 Factory 183 1:35; Marder III 1:35; Sd.Kfz 251/9 1:35, tree stump in snow modelling session part 2
Price: £9.50
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Panzer Aces No.51
A Visual History of the German Army's Multi-Purpose Vehicles, this title combines archival images with examples of restored vehicles and include a rare 1945 model.
Price: £21.99
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Kubelwagen and Schwimmwagen
Detailed guide containing a history of the Bomber and Photo-Reconnaissance Mosquitos. 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 & Miniature No.8 The de Havilland Mosquito Part 1 Bomber & Photo-Reconnaissance
This monograph starts with the early beginnings of Yakovlev's fighter aircraft and continues with series production, modifications and modernisation, the Yak-1 in action, technical description and painting and camouflage schemes. Appendices and tables include production tables, Yak experimental fighter aircraft comparisons and performance data
Price: £23.99
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Kagero Monographs Special Edition 96005 Yakovlev Yak-1 vol.1
The third volume in this series returns to November 1942 to explain the background to the first major Anglo-American venture Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa. Air-sea activities, the reconnaissance flights and the growing day and night bomber offensives form a major part of this volume.
Price: £50.00
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A History of the Mediterannean War 1940-1945 Volume Three Tunisia and the End in Africa November 1942-May 1943
This book describes in detail the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Polish Air Force from 1939 to 1947. Aircraft of Polish, French, British, American, Soviet and German origin are shown. Includes many historical photographs and colour profiles showing the colours and markings carried by the aircraft
Price: £40.00
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Polish Fighter Colours 1939-1947 Vol.1
The book contains a plethora of Airshow photography from the annual Experimental Aircraft Association  AirVenture. The book features Warbirds, Vintage aircraft, Home-built aircraft, Seaplanes  and Ultralights and some EAA firsts such as the SR-71 and F-35)
Price: £16.99
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EAA Oshkosh The Best Airventure Photography
Detailed history of the Martin Mariner and Marlin which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £14.50
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Warpaint 108 Martin Mariner & Marlin
In depth detail and photographic coverage looks at the Genesis of the AD, Skyraiders into service; Proving Grounds; Skyraider at War in Southeast Asia; French Air Force; Royal Navy Skyraiders; Other operators; Modelling the Skyraider; Technical diagrams and walkarounds. Includes 5 appendices
Price: £19.99
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Modellers Datafile 26 The Douglas A-1 Skyraider A Comprehensive Guide
This third part closes the Libyan Air Wars mini-series with a detailed insight into the final US-Libyan confrontation, which took place in early 1989, and culminated in another high-profile air combat between the most modern jet fighters of the Libyan Arab Air Force, and the US Navy
Price: £16.95
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Africa@War 22 Libyan Air Wars Part 3: 1986-1989
BEA and the trident saga; 125 Shootdown in Angola; New York Airways; Norway's wartime transport service; Silver city in Libya; German-Japanese technological co-operation; Leef Robinson VC; Custer and the channel wing.
Price: £13.50
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The Aviation Historian Issue 16
This issue focuses on chipping effects and techniques using especially designed chipping products, liquid masking, or salt grains, among other methods.
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Aircraft. Chipping
Brief introduction to history and specification of the Shinano followed by a plethora of 3d graphic walkaround images and a large pull out sheet of 1:400 line drawings.
Price: £21.99
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Kagero Super Drawings in 3D 16046 The Japanese Aircraft Carrier Shinano
Submarine history for the enthusiast, a plethora of archive black and white previously unpublished photos, from archives, private collectors and well known experts in the field. This edition includes U-2519, U119, U-60, U-72(VIIC), U-141, 1940, plus much more.
Price: £19.99
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U-Boot Im Focus Edition No.13
Heavy illustrated, this new edition tells the story of the carrier that contributed more than any other warship to the naval victory in the Pacific. The author answers such questions as What was it like to be inside the cockpit of a Dauntless dive bomber as it bored in on its target or what kind effort was required to unstick the ship's huge rudder when it was damaged by a bomb
Price: £72.50
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The Big E  The Story of the USS Enterprise
French text. Biographies of 7 German U-Boat 'aces' including Gunther Prien; Reinhard Hardegen; Viktor Schutze; Fritz-Julias Lemp; Heinrich Lehamann-Willenbrock; Werner Hartmann and Herbert Schultze.
Price: £14.50
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LOS! Hors Series 12 As des U-Boote

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