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A complete portrait of the Panavia Tornado and variants containing photos of all the features including action shots, Cockpit views, Fuselage, Weapons and Maintenance in addition to up-to-date information
Price: £20.99
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Aircraft in detail 005 Panavia Tornado
This well illustrated album contains a wealth of historical photographs and detailed images of the world’s preserved aircraft during production and service use; isometric views and colour profiles in addition to a list of all accessories and decals and special builds.
Price: £18.95
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Airframe Album 14 - The Bristol Beaufighter-A Detailed Guide To Bristol’s Hard-hitting Twin
09174AVI
Volume Three (Fighters 1935 to 1950) with this book covering fighters. This book describes the design and development of the British fighter from the end of the biplane fighter to the start of the jet era. The projects and programmes which feature in its pages begin with those prepared in the mid-1930s in the knowledge that war was coming and go through to some which appeared after the war had ended.
Price: £27.50
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British Secret Projects 3 Fighters 1935-1950
01968AVI
Having discovered that there is no official RAF history of the 1950s covering a particularly fraught period of the Cold War in Germany, the author decided to write down everything he could remember from that time when he served as part of the RAF’s 2nd Allied Tactical Air Force.
Price: £15.99
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I'll Call You Pod
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This book tells the stories of and illustrate all the German battleships that were in Kriegsmarine service during WWII. The author describes the history of the ships in the order in which they entered service, devoting much precise attention to their construction and their differences in construction from other ships.
Price: £35.00
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Battleships Of The Third Reich: Vol 1
45859NAV
Now celebrating its tenth edition, World Naval Review provides an affordable but yet authoritative summary of global naval developments over the past 12 months. Regional surveys of fleet evolution and procurement by editor Conrad Waters are supplemented by in-depth articles from a range of subject experts focusing on significant new warships
Price: £35.00
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Seaforth World Naval Review: 2019
65115MIL
A 64-page reference/photo album Atlantic Resolve: NATO's Show of Strength 2014-2018. A reference to modern NATO, especially US, and partner nations (esp. Ukraine) armour on exercise in Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, the Baltic States and Germany.
Price: £11.99
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Guideline in Action 1: Atlantic Resolve
TYB2019
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
An in-depth detailed and photographic look at the Vought F-8 Crusader. Including modelling, painting, photos and technical diagrams.
Price: £24.99
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Modellers Datafile 32 The Vought F-8 Crusader
Using only wartime photos, this series of books will prove invaluable to historians, modellers and artists alike, providing the clearest window yet on each aircraft type. Part one of the MPA series covers the Bristol Blenheim MkI and MkIf.
Price: £20.00
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Modeller's Photographic Archive: Battle of Britian Special: Messerschmitt BF110 Part 1
RE-ISSUED   34553AVI
Detailed guide containing a history of the Dornier Do 335 with technical information, walk-around images and technical diagrams, camouflage and markings schemes, archive photos, model builds and modelling information, 3d isometric views plus examples of special build kits of the 1:72nd scale Revell (ex-Dragon) Do 335A-1, 1:48th scale Tamiya Do 335A-12 and 1:32nd scale HK Models Do 335B-2 kits.
Price: £18.95
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Airframe & Miniatures 9 Dornier Do 335 Pfeil
09181AVI
Comprehensive history of the Sukhoi aircraft, development history which charts the combat operations in major wars and local conflicts. Compares it to its foreign counterparts and details the fleets and operators worldwide.
Price: £44.95
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Famous Russian Aircraft Sukhoi Su-27 30-33-34-35
48086AVI
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles
Price: £21.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 7063 Messerschmitt Bf109G
48093AVI
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles
Price: £21.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 7064 Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A
81630AVI
The illustrated history of Poland's World War II Army co-operation aircraft and attack bomber in 1939. The P.23 Karas ('crucian carp') was flung into action against the German ground forces and the Luftwaffe. This is the revised and updated edition of the book originally published in 2004 and it remains the only English language book about this historic aircraft
Price: £17.00
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Orange Series 8119: PZL.23 Karas
87232AVI
A detailed look at the 'Steinhoff' aircraft part of the modern Luftwaffe. In both German and English language. Full of photos and detail.
Price: £15.99
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TaktLwG 73 'Steinhoff' JG73-JaboG42-LeKG42
37976AVI
A new word ‘Waterplanes&rsquos; to denote the flying machines that took off and landed on water as listed in the sub-title. Although they played an important role in defence, communication, freight transport and early civil aviation hardly any trace of them remains today.
Price: £37.00
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A History of British Waterplanes: Flying Boats, Seaplanes and Amphibians
This book explains in a simple but effective way with different levels of difficulty how to work with the Toon models (or egg models) which popularity is expanding worldwide, and establishing itself as a new trend on which several brands have set their sights
Price: £23.99
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How to Make Toon Models Tutorial
For the first time this fascinating gantry crane’s development history is documented, with patent applications, as well as its use in action with the Panzer-Werkstattkompanien, engineering units and Division z.V., based on original documents and a lot of pictures
Price: £34.95
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Der Strabokran German Gantry Crane 1942-45
Nowhere is the `special relationship' more evident than in the scores of airfields used by the United States Army Air Forces during the Second World War. Today, just a handful remain in active service. US Air Force Bases in the UK examines the history and continuing use of modern-day British airfields by the US Air Force.
Price: £14.99
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US Air Force Bases in the UK
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £14.00
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Warpaint 117 Douglas F4D Skyray & F5D Skylancer
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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
58075NAV
This new book collects in one volume the stories of all the British King George V Class battleships: HMS King George V; HMS Prince of Wales; HMS Duke of York;HMS Anson; HMS Howe.
Price: £30.00
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The King George V Class Battleships
81357AVI
This new book covers fighter jets deployed by the Finnish Air Force. Camouflage and markings of the fighters are described in unparalleled detail by the well-known Finnish author Kyosti Partonen and are illustrated in many previously unpublished photographs and colour profiles
Price: £40.00
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White Series Finnish Jet Colours

The fourth volume in a series which describes the history of the little-known emblems and distinctive markings of early Russian military aircraft from the revolution to the Russian exit from World War One. This volume describes aircraft used by aviation units which were fighting against the Soviets with brief details of their service use and comprehensive details of the colours and markings they carried

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Price: £30.00
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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Camouflage and Markings. Vol.4 Against Soviets
Lavishly illustrated, this book charts the development of the Admiralty's pioneering requirements and numerous projects, from the 1950's to present. Looking at Bristol Type 191, Westland Wasp, Wessex & Sea King, Lynx, EHI Merlin and Leonardo Wildcat. We also look at the weapons fitted to these helicopters.
Price: £13.49
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The Admiralty and the Helicopter
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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Merrkava Siman 3D in IDF Service - Part 3
For the first time, the operations of Panzer formations at Stalingrad are examined in detail, from creation until demise. Stalingrad is perceived as a fierce man-versus-man struggle in the ruins of a major metropolis and the surrounding steppe; yet, 6. Armee possessed formidable armoured assets that helped it reach the Volga, defended its flanks and even supported assault groups within the claustrophobic confines of the city.
Price: £79.99
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Panzer Krieg - Vol 1
Essentially the story of the tactical air forces up to the point when Rome was occupied, just at the same time as the Normandy landings were occurring in north-west France. In its pages are found what can justifiably be considered the story of `the soldiers' air force'.
Price: £50.00
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A History of the Mediterranen Air War Vol 4
90069AVI
This book introduces the reader to an unknown Ally of the Second World War. Few people remember that Mexico, took an active part in that conflict. This volume covers Mexican participation in the Second World War for the first time using photos, documents and testimony from official and personal archives
Price: £29.95
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Latin America At War 9 Mexicans at War-Military Aviation in the Second World War 1941-45
15742AVI
This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will appeal to trade outlets and gift markets. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force.
Price: £12.99
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Haynes: Supermarine Spitfire
57100AVI
In Volume 3 the author looks at the Swift, Hunter, Javelin & early Lightning squadrons. in the period 1950 to 1960. in depth research by the author with exhaustive interviews with air and ground crews who served during this period. Containing numerous photos tables and illustrations.
Price: £69.50
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Cold War Shield-RAF Fighter Squadrons 1950-60 Vol 3
Aircraft in Profile is a monthly section occupying the centre pages of Scale Aircraft Modelling magazine providing an initial 'first step' in researching an aircraft type, and is aimed at those readers who have had little previous interest in its subject, rather than those with expert knowledge. The section outlines the history and development of its chosen type providing a context for a modelling project, while the plans and drawings are designed to expand upon this and we hope we hope will be of use or interest to both modellers and aviation enthusiasts alike Volume one collects six 'Classic' British subjects following a number of requests to provide the material in book form.
Price: £11.99
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Aircraft in Profile 01 British Classics
Tito’s Jet Jockeys, US Jets in Yugoslav Air Force During Cold War, is the monograph which describes the arguably most intensive almost Golden age of the Yugoslav Air Force. It became after the Tito’s clash with the Stalin in 1948, which expulsed Yugoslavia from Socialist lager, and renewal of the good relations with its former Second World War allies now core NATO states.
Price: £49.90
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Tito's Jet Jockeys - US Jets in Yugoslav Air Force during the Cold War
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
38218AVI
A illustrated history for us of this Second World War bomber. A two page introduction sets the scene starting with the Air Ministry specifications of 1936 and developments from there. The photographs tell the story and include images of production, crews, equipment, controls, maintenance etc.
Price: £10.00
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The Stirling Bomber
Armour in Profile: Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the United States Army, 1945-2018 contains profiles of five armoured fighting vehicles that have shaped the strategy and tactics of the United States Army since the end of World War II. From the battlefields of the Korean Peninsula and the jungles of Vietnam, to the plains of Central Europe and deserts of Iraq and Kuwait, these vehicles are iconic of American military might. Beginning with the M47 and M48 Patton tanks, replacements for the M4 Sherman,
Price: £11.99
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Armour in Profile 1 Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the US Army 1945-2018
The Italian Air Force in Abyssinia were opposed by South African Air Force fighter squadrons operating Furies, Gladiators, Gauntlets, Hurricane Mk. Is and Mohawks.
Price: £25.99
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South African Air Force Fighter Colours: Vol 1
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This issue takes us into the world of twin engine aircraft. We look at the most mythical WWII aircraft, which are rarely seen in other international magazines. Includes, P1Y1 Ginga, PE-2 Peshka, DH.98 Mosquito, B-25J Mitchell, Me 410 Hornisse
Price: £8.99
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Aces High Magazine 14 Twin Engine Warriors
20221AVI
Comprises a detailed look at this aircraft walkaround views, photographs, illustrations and tables.
Price: £23.99
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Israeli Air Force IAI Nesher 1971-1985
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Deutsch/English Language magazine. In-depth articles, colour, B&W photos, emblems, documents and much more
Price: £21.99
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Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition 28
41868MIL
A look at the Sherman Tanks used by the US Army throughout the campaign in Western Europe.
Price: £14.99
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Tankcraft (11) Sherman Tanks US Army North Western Europe 1944-45
41349MIL
The fifty-ton British Centurion tank, developed during the darkest days of the Second World War, was designed to out-gun and out-perform the latest German tanks, such as the formidable Panzer V Panther.
Price: £14.99
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Tankcraft (14) Centurion Armoured Hero of Post War Tank Battles

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