AVIATION, MILITARY AND NAVAL BOOKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Aviation and Military Book Centre offers a vast range of books and magazines on Civil & Military Aircraft, Military Hardware & Weapons and Naval Vessels. We cater for the historian and modeller alike..

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Colour photo album containing 120 pages of captioned colour photos of the ZSU-23-4 V1/M in World Museums. Contains a brief introduction to history and development.
Price: £25.99
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WWP Shilka AA Gun in Detail (G45)
Australian Army Campaigns Series 7. Published by the Army History Unit Canberra, the book focuses on leadership, command, strategy, tactics, lessons and personal experiences of war. Contains specially commissioned art, digital graphics and 3D maps
Price: £9.99
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Australia's Palestine Campaign
This book describes the evolution of the Valentine design and weighs up its impact on the battlefield.
Price: £10.99
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Osprey New Vanguard 233 Valentine Infantry Tank 1938-45
Visual record of the uniforms, gear and personal memorabilia of the US Elite forces at the time of the Vietnam war. Includes a collection of militaria illustrated by 1000+ colour photos
Price: £40.00
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US Elite Forces Uniforms, Equipment & Personal Items
A chronicled photographic record commencing with the formation of the Irish Guards in 1900 taking the reader through to the war in Afghanistan. The book shows the development of regimental soldiering from the rigidity of the Victorian era, through the horrors of the trenches to armoured warfare in Europe and light infantry soldiering worldwide. A include a record of facts about the regiment - the people, places and events in the history of the Irish Guards
Price: £40.00
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Up the Micks! A Pictorial History of the Irish Guards Regiment
Introduction to the AMX-13's use in Lebanon followed by a plethora of large format colour photos, walkaround views and modeller's information pages.
Price: £25.99
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AMX-13 in Lebanon
This issue includes Moebius, Dawn of Justice, Batmobile, Blake's 7 London, Force Awakens, Stingray Terror Fish
Price: £14.95
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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Modeller Volume 41
French Text. Lavishly Illustrated. Content includes  Koursk Panzer VS Tanks Sovietiques; AMX 30 B2 Brennus; Le Krupp Protze
Price: £6.50
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TNT Trucks & Tanks Magazine 55 Comment la Panzerwaffe a Perdu la Guerre
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
A comprehensive study of all company test pilots which contains incidents and anecdotes. From Short biplanes of 1909, the book traverses the abundance of prototypes in the 1920s and 1930s, the advances of World War Two from Spitfire to Vampire, the post-war challenges of the ‘sound barrier’ and the pressures of the ‘Cold War’ to the supersonic Concorde, the Harrier ‘jump-jet’ and today’s fly-by-wire Typhoon.
Price: £24.95
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Testing to the Limits Volume Two British Test Pilots Since 1909 James to Zurakowski
French text. This lavishly illustrated book recounts the development of the prototype aircraft produced in response to expected military developments.
Price: £15.95
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Les Materiels de L'armee de L'air et de L'aeronavale Les Prototypes Experimentaux Dassault. Tome 1 Les Avions a Decollage et Atterrissage Vertical
This book covers the camouflage and markings of the fighters flown by the American Volunteer Group and 23rd Fighter Group including the first detailed account of the progression of markings changes made by the 23rd FG throughout the war, as well as the combat history of these legendary units.
Price: £19.99
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Warplane Color Gallery Flying Tigers Colors Camouflage and Markings of the American Volunteer Group and the USAAF 23rd Fighter Group 1941-1945
An authoritative account of the Iraqi air arms in the years following Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Price: £18.99
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Iraqi Air Power Reborn The Iraqi Air Arms since 2004
An in-depth analysis and overview of the most important conflicts in which China is currently involved, with a particular focus on People's Liberation Army air power.
Price: £18.99
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Flashpoint China Chinese Air Power and Regional Security
This book begins with state of the art designs at the beginning of the war, to the advances during the conflict itself and includes armed photo reconnaissance aircraft, catapult launched seaplanes, autogyros, tactical haulers and armed drones as well as one-off aircraft such as rocket boost, floats and skis added to landplanes, fighters with second seats added for training, engine testbeds, and oddball experiments
Price: £27.95
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American Aircraft Development of WWII Special Types 1939-1945
Detailed guide which includes a wealth of historical and modern photographs and a detailed study of the structure, equipment and armament used.  Contains pages of isometric views of all prototype and production airframes in addition to colour profiles by Richard Caruana. Final section lists of all  kits, accessories and decals produced in all scales. With Kit builds of the Dragon 1:72 Ar 234B by Libor Jekl and the Hasegawa 1:48th Ar 234B.
Price: £16.95
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Airframe Album 9 The Arado Ar 234 - A Detailed Guide To The Luftwaffe’s Jet Bomber
Natural Metal Special Issue. This issue focuses on AK Interactive's Xtreme metal paints and shows the modeller how to achieve various finishes and effects. Features the B-26C Marauder; Mig 21 MF; D P-51 Mustang; F-9-F Panther and the F-101 C Voodoo.
Price: £8.99
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Aces High Magazine 7 Silver Wings
This lavishly illustrated monograph was designed to help readers identify the different variants of this famous fighter aircraft. Chapters include: Genesis; Bf 109 A to D; Bf 109 E and T; Bf 109 F; Bf 109 G and K; Special versions; Lengthy annex. English language version
Price: £34.90
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Messerschmitt Bf 109
The definitive encyclopedia of model aircraft performed by the world famous modeller Diego Quijano. This fourth volume focuses on aircraft weathering techniques and includes chapters on preparation, chipping, filters, dirt, grime and worn paint, panel line and surface detail washes, streaking effects, spill stains, exhaust stains, graphite effects, weathering  effects with pencils and pigments
Price: £28.99
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Encyclopedia of Aircraft Modelling Techniques 4 WEATHERING
This book recounts the attack through the riveting stories of her survivors as part of describing in detail the battleship’s twenty-five-year career.
Price: £50.50
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Battleship Arizona an illustrated history
Contains the usual diverse range of articles devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and features articles
Price: £40.00
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Warship 2016 38th volume
Brief introduction to HMS Ark Royal followed by a plethora of line drawings
Price: £16.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 7034 The British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal

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