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Colour photo album containing an extensive collection of photos showing the Merkava Siman 4 in many of its recent in action and training roles, together with walk around photos.
Price: £24.99
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Merkava Siman 4/4LIC/4M Merkava MK 4 in IDF Service- Part 2
The book is a companion volume to To The Last Bullet published in 2010 which looked at armoured vehicles employed by the Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front during the final months of WWII. This volume concentrates on the Pzkw V Panther medium tank and the Jagdpanther tank destroyer and their deployment during the last year of the conflict in the East.
Price: £14.99
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PANTHER Panther and Jagdpanther Units in the East. Bagration to Berlin . Vol.1
This book is the second volume detailing the uniforms of the foot artillery between 1786 and 1815.  An important part of the book is devoted to the detailed description of equipment (artillery, ammunitions, front axle units, forges, etc.) and construction tables provide a clear presentation of primary artillery in addition to the basic tactics employed by the army
Price: £17.50
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Officers and Soldiers of French Artillery and the Gribeauval System - Vol. 2
A then and now modellers' guide showing how to build, paint and weather 2 variants of four different AFVs. Includes Sturm IV (OK-KO); M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo then and now; Cromwell then and now; T-34 (OK-KO)
Price: £21.99
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4 X 2
A  new modeller's guide focusing on one specific theme in each issue. This first issue focuses on the effects of rust in a number of forms and features Steel oxidation; rust ironworks on buildings, Char B, Cargo Van extreme oxidation, M4A2 monument of rust, Heavy duty container, Lebanese scrap yard plus much much more.
Price: £8.99
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Tanker Techniques Magazine (1) Extreme Rust
Detailed study supported by 1000+ photos. Text is French with English photo captions. Includes previously unseen testimonies and marching journals of the units involved.
Price: £55.00
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La Percée du Bocage 30 Juillet-16 Aout 1944 Volume 1 Villers-Bocage; Aunay-sur-Odon; Le Mont-Pincon; Conde-sur-Noireau
This issue looks at colour modulation, black and white, J-style and spotligh and includes Imperial Army Type 5 Chi-Ri; Messerschmitt 262; Greek F-16; Sherman Exercise plus more..
Price: £8.99
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The Weathering Magazine 12 Styles
Opel Maultier 15 cm Panzerwerfer 42 Vielfachwerfer. Monograph covering the history of the German self-propelled rocket launcher based on the Opel Maultier half-track truck chassis. English summary and photo captions.
Price: £15.99
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WM414 Opel Maultier 15cm Panzerwerfer 42
This book aims to reconsider the history of First World War tanks by widening the historical perspective beyond Britain, to include France and Germany, and by reflecting on the pre-1914 and post-1918 history of the these new weapons of war.
Price: £29.95
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Genesis, Employment, Aftermath. First World War Tanks and the New Warfare, 1900-1945
Bi-lingual publication that looks at the tanks and peace keeping effort in southern Lebanon from 1978 to 2011. Sections include Blue Berets and White Armour - UN Deployment from the Summer of 2006; Lebanese Armour - the deployment of the Lebanese Army in the south Litani area since 2006 and the IDF armour along the blue line - the deployment of the Galilee division facing the north
Price: £28.00
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UNIFIL 1978/2011 Tanks and Maintenance of Peace
French Text. Lavishly illustrated. This edition covers L'armee Rouge. Chapters include l'armee blindee, l'infanterie, la cavalerie, l'artillerie, Troupes Aeroportees, Troupes Speciales, Femmes en Guerre, Commandement et operations
Price: £10.99
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Ligne De Front Hors Series 25
French Text - this issue features Panzer III et Panzer IV un tandem indissociable; L'hiver le plus long Tcheques a Dunkerque; L'apocalypse a l'est 1951 la bataille de Moscou 2e partie; Le nid de guepes de Singling Sherman vs Panther
Price: £6.50
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Batailles & Blindes 68 1943 Ponyri l'Autre enfer de Koursk
A thorough expert examination of the Battle of Britain illustrated throughout with maps, rare photos, a colour section depicting the aircraft involved, a large number of eyewitness accounts, and disproves that the German 109 pilots were in any way superior to their Hurricane or Spitfire counterparts. The author has included the findings of  a detailed search into the loss records for both sides
Price: £35.00
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The Battle of Britain An Epic Conflict Revisited
This book describes the history of the development, testing and limited operations of early Soviet autogyros. Part one covers Soviet Autogyro Types and part two the TsAGI A-7 Autogyro
Price: £21.95
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Soviet Autogyros 1929-1942
This reference guide contains colour profiles of all three types in different operational modes, configurations and colour schemes and includes detailed descriptions and captioned photos. Outlines detail relating to available kits and offers construction tips
Price: £14.99
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Flightcraft 7 V-Bombers, Valiant, Vulcan & Victor

Northrop F-5A/B, F-5E/F and Sub-Variants in Iranian Service since 1966

This book is a detailed chronological history of the F-5 in combat service in Iran. It includes relatively unknown stories of their combat presence in Pakistan, Afghanistan as well as a more recent presence in the war against drug traffickers.

Price: £16.95
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Middle East@War Volume 4 Iranian Tigers at War
French Text - well illustrated with archive photos, line drawings and colour profiles. This issue includes Les Latecoere 52; Les posters d'identification de l'aviation US; La 1 Wustennotstaffel; Zerstorer Messerschmitt Bf 110 C en operations.
Price: £6.50
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Aero Journal 48 Aero Siluranti L'Elite de la Regia Aeronautica
This book covers the history and lineage of Marine Attack squadrons, from the date of their activation forward, until their deactivation, or the present. With many previously unpublished photos, volume 2 covers Marine Scout-Bomber, Torpedo-Bomber, Bombing & Attack Squadrons.
Price: £49.99
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United States Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Squadron Lineage, Insignia, and History : Volume II
Photographic portrait capturing the ethos of the Royal Air Force during the 1960s. From the Avro Anson to the Phantom, from the Yellow Jacks to the Red Arrows, chapters cover the 60s, year by year
Price: £35.00
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RAF in Camera: 1960s
Comprehensive reference work on the IL-2 Shturmovik which contains minute detail on the aircraft's design and technical development with an account of its service history on the Eastern Front and other theatres. Contains testimonies of former pilots.
Price: £40.00
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IL-2 Shturmovik Red Avenger
Brief history of the Tegetthoff Class and Viribus Unitis  in addition to a table of SMS Viribus Unitis general characteristics. With dozens of 3d close up views
Price: £18.99
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Super Drawings in 3D SMS Viribus Unitis Austro-Hungarian Battleship
Monograph dedicated to the construction, building and service of the three sister ships Avrora, Diana and Pallada all commissioned into the Russian Navy at the beginning of the 20th Century. With many black and white photos and scale plans.
Price: £35.00
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Cruisers of the 1st Rank: Avrora, Diana, Pallada
Brief history of this Japanese Cruiser which includes Technical description, fire control equipment, modernisations and specifications which contains an extensive collection of 3d graphic illustrations and a pull out section of line drawings
Price: £18.99
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Super Drawings in 3D The Japanese Cruiser Chikuma
Soryu was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the mid-1930s. A sister ship, Hiryu, was intended to follow Soryu, but her design was heavily modified and she is often considered to be a separate class. This book looks at the original concept and design changes, the Aircraft Carrier Hiryu, hull characteristics, Armamen and Operational Service of both aircraft carriers.
Price: £25.99
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The Japanese Aircraft Carriers Soryu and Hiryu

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