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Colour photo album, the second part in a two-part series on the short-lived U.S. Army missile-firing main battle tank. Contains hundreds of full colour photographs in 60 pages of the vehicle in the field in Germany between 1978-1980, and another 60 pages of walk-around detail shots
Price: £31.99
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M60A2 Main Battle Tank in Detail volume 2
The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery has used more than 130 types of gun, howitzer, mortar, and rocket and each gun was purchased or manufactured to fill a role in the defence of Canada, or in support of Canadian foreign policy. It then served with the Regiment, and was modified, modernised, or upgraded as necessary and finally, it was transferred into the reserves and/or retired into museums or as monuments. This book lists each gun, detailing its career in the Regiment at home and overseas.
Price: £65.99
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Guns of the Regiment
Published to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Greece, this is an authoritative guide to the armour deployed by Commonwealth and Greek troops in continental Greece and Crete. Includes A10 and A13 Cruiser tanks, Matilda Infantry tanks, Vickers Light Mark IIIB and Light Mark VI tanks, Bren, Scout and Universal Carriers, and Marmon-Herrington Mark II armoured cars
Price: £23.99
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Armor Color Gallery 14  Camouflage & Markings of Commonwealth and Greek Armor in the Balkans Campaign April-May 1941
French text, lavishly illustrated, this book highlights the dozens of armaments, equipment and material developed for Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine and the Waffen-SS. With hundreds of illustrations of vehicles, personal weapons, battle dress plus much more
Price: £46.00
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Wehrmacht 46 L'arsenal du Reich Volume 1 Heer & Panzerwaffe
The book looks at vehicles that were built in the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact countries which have seen action all over the world. Featured tanks are ZSU-23-4 Iraq; T-55 Libya; North Vietnamese T-54; Libyan T-72M1; NVA BTR-40A; Egyptian T-54; Afghan BMP-1; Painting figures for AFV Modellers plus extras
Price: £25.00
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Soviet Armour in Foreign Wars
Lavishly illustrated, French Text only. 1918 Cantigny 1re Victoire Americaine; 1942-3 Afrique du Nord; 1943 La Sicile; 1944 Omaha Beach; 1944-5 Hurtgen
Price: £11.50
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Militaria Magazine Hors-Serie 99 1st Infantry Division Big Red One
Packed with photos, maps and aerial photographs, archive images and contemporary pictures covering the Atlantic Wall from SW France through Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to the north of Norway.
Price: £20.00
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Hitler's Atlantic Wall from Southern France to Northern Norway Yesterday and Today
This comprehensive volume traces the design and development of the famous British invention during WWI and the increasingly tense years of the 1920s and 30s, from the first crude prototype to the ever-more sophisticated designs of later years.
Price: £18.99
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Reichs Rails Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918
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. • Kit builds of the PM DFS 194 and Special Hobby 1/72nd Me 163A by Libor Jekl and the Trimaster/Dragon 1/48th and Meng 1/32nd Me 163Bs by Steve Evans
Price: £16.95
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Airframe Album 10 The Me 163 Komet A Detailed Guide to the Luftwaffe's Rocket-Powered Interceptor
The story of early Axis aircraft operating in the harshest of environments many miles from their countries of origin along with an homage to pioneering airmen who risked their lives over dense jungle and high mountains. The book details the aircraft, crew and the local industry that evolved to support them. Arranged in country order beginning with Argentina, the book is lavishly illustrated with black and white photos and colour profiles
Price: £34.95
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Axis Aircraft in Latin America
A definitive book on the subject of Farnborough, this book looks at this famous home of the Farnborough air show and its role in the history of British aviation since flying commenced from the site in 1905
Price: £16.99
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SBAC Farnborough A History
This book looks at the background of the Harrier in US service and details the AV-8B,  the night attack variant, the radar equipped Harrier II and the TAV-8B two seat trainer. From its role in Operation Desert Storm to deployment in Afghanistan, this first issue contains walk-rounds, in detail images and colour profiles.
Price: £9.99
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Combat Edge Warfighters in Detail 1 US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier
Rare collection of wartime archive photos offering a fresh perspective on the Red Baron himself as well as a number of his adversaries from the Allied side of the line.
Price: £12.99
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Images of War The Red Baron
The title of this book acknowledges the formation and deployment of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) in March 2007. Many thought the mission had little hope however, AMISOM took on the Somali insurgents in 2010; expelled them from Central Mogadishu on Saturday, 6 August 2011; and expanded control of territory under the Somali Government in the succeeding years to most of Somalia.The book traces the origins of this disastrous foreign policy back to JF Kennedy although the author concentrates on the more recent blunders of the US administration to draw some eye opening conclusions
Price: £25.00
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Black Hawks Rising The Story of AMISOM's Successful War Against Somali Insurgents, 2007-2014
A detailed insight in to the Apache attack helicopter, the author explores the immense flying capabilities and the weaponry systems of the Apache that serves with the British, Greek and Royal Netherlands forces.
Price: £14.99
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The Apache in European Service
This new series explains the technology behind the world's most important prototype and research aircraft, their often dangerous flight-test careers and how their successes and failures influenced frontline aircraft development. Featuring the Me 264 Amerika Bomber, this book features what could have been the world's first intercontinental bomber.
Price: £12.99
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X Planes 2. Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerika Bomber
The author reveals for the first time what became of the warships that vanished on the night of 31st May 1916, examining the circumstances behind the loss of each ship and reconciling what was known in 1916 to what the archaeology is revealing today.The knowledge of what was present was transformed in 2015 by a ground breaking survey using the modern technology of multi-beam and this greatly assisted in unravelling the details behind several Jutland enigmas
Price: £30.00
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Jutland 1916 The Archaeology of a Naval Battlefield
Begins with the evolution and need for the LCAC and includes a number of tables, line drawings and a plethora of captioned colour photos
Price: £14.99
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SS14037 Landing Craft, Air Cushion In Action
Content includes The Tegetthoffs-Battleships of the Forgotten Navy; An unrewarding year in the Mare Nostrum; The U-441 An anti aircraft trap submarine; The Submarine Force of the Soviet/Russian Baltic Fleet 1945-2014; The Light Cruiser SMS Emden 3D
Price: £14.99
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Naval Archives Vol.2 (92002)
The story of legendary World War II U-boat commander, and Knight's Cross recipient, Peter Cremer who ended the war as head of Grossadmiral Donitz’s security battalion
Price: £25.99
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German U-Boat Ace Peter Cremer The Patrols of U-333 in World War II

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