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The second On the Battlefield volume covering the T-34, this book looks at the development, production and operational deployment of the T-34 in Soviet service during WWII. With many previously unpublished photos.

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T-34 On the Battlefield 2  World War Two Photobook
Volume 2 of 2 volumes on the M2A3 Bradley, Volume 2 covers Bradleys in the Continental United States (CONUS), on manoeuvres in Europe, and in Korea.  Includes an extensive walkaround of both the exterior and interior, coverage of the B-FIST, colour profiles, and more than 144 pages of photographss
Price: £31.99
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M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Europe In Detail  Volume 2

Photo album which documents the development and deployment of The Long Tom (155mm gun M1A1 with M1A1 carriage and M5 limber)

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SS12061 155mm Long Tom Gun in action

Which unit painted a large flamingo on their halftrack? Who covered a Pz.Kpfw.III in concrete? How do you drive an 8-wheeled armoured car?
This volume includes Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G, Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.F;  Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.M; Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.J;  Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.H; gr.Pz.Bef.Wg. Ausf.H;  Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.F; 15cm sIG 33B Sfl;  4.7cm Pak(t) Sfl; Stuart I (Beute);  Crusader II (Beute) ;  valentine (Beute);  Pz.Jgr.38 für 7.62cm;  Pak 36  Lg.s.FH.13 (Sf) plus many more.

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Panzerwrecks 22 Desert
This book explains how the effective use of the Soviet-supplied AT-3 Sagger (9M14 Malyutka) anti-tank missile allowed small Arab tank-killing teams to destroy Israeli armour at an astonishing rate.  It also analyses the tank that opposed it, the US-built M60A1, which had to fight for survival against the Arab Saggers
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Osprey Duel Series 84 Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs M60 Main Battle Tank  Yom Kippur War 1973
This In the Field book looks at the Challenger 2 family that served in Germany until the withdrawal of British forces. It includes not only the CR2 main battle tank, but also the CRARRV recovery vehicle, Trojan engineer vehicle and the Titan bridgelayer. The author follows the CR2 on exercise, carrying out different types of manoeuvres, in a troop hide in the woods, live firing, and being deployed by road and rail.
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The Challenger 2 Family in Germany

This monograph contains an English summary and photo captions and covers the history of the Semovente da 75/32-34-46 90/53 105/25

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WM443 Semovente da 75/32-34-46 90/53 105/25
Lavishly illustrated, French Text only.  La Genese des tank battalions, entre infanterie et cavalerie; Sous le soleil d'Afrique; De la Sicile aux Alpes; Bocage Sanglant; Au portes du Reich  plus more.
Price: £11.50
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Militaria Magazine Hors-Serie 106 Les Tank Battalions US Army 1042-1945
A history of the Technical, or armed pick-up truck illustrating how this deceptively simple fighting vehicle has been used and developed in conflicts worldwide
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Osprey New Vanguard 257 Technicals Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to modern Special Forces

An insight into operating and maintaining the US Navy's legendary variable geometry carrier-based air superiority fighter

Price: £22.99
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Haynes Owners Workshop Manual Grumman F-14 Tomcat All Models 1970-2006
French Text. Lavishly illustrated, this book takes the reader through 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: £39.90
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Encyclopedie des Avions de chasse Francais

Operation Rolling Thunder was the campaign that was meant to keep South Vietnam secure, and dissuade the North from arming and supplying the Viet Cong. The author explains how Rolling Thunder was conceived and fought, and why it became shorthand for how not to fight an air campaign.

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Air Campaign 3 Rolling Thunder 1965-68 : Johnson's air war over Vietnam

Bi-lingual. English/German text and photo captions. Brief introduction to the Starfighter in Italian Service followed by pages of well captioned colour photos

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Aircraft of the Cold War in Focus. Italian Air Force (AMI) F-104G Starfighter
This book covers Finnish bomber aircraft deployed during World War Two and includes camouflage and markings on the bombers obtained from USA, Netherland, Germany, UK and the USSR. Contains many previously unpublished photos. The aircraft described and illustrated are:  Ilyushin DB-3M/DB-3F; Westland Lysander; Tupolev SB; Bristol Blenheim; Dornier Do 17Z; Junkers Ju 88A; Petlyakov Pe 2; Fokker C.X and the  Douglas DC 2
Price: £35.00
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Finnish Bomber Colours 1939-1945


A comprehensive review of the Gloster Javelin fighter, this book includes previously unpublished RAF operational record books and many anecdotes from former airmen and officers as well as research from the National Archives.


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History of the Gloster Javelin The First All Weather British Fighter
Volume 2 in the Nachtjagd Combat Archive series covers 23 June - 22 September 1943. This is comprehensive record of over 6000 Luftwaffe Night Fighter Claims and over 2100 Flak claims which have been painstakingly matched to RAF Bomber Command losses resulting in over 95% of them now being identified.  This means that for the first time ever, the fate of the vast majority of RAF Bomber Command losses can be clearly understood with exact locations, times and identities of the pilots or Flak units responsible for bringing them down. Volume 2 is the second of three covering 1943
Price: £20.00
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Nachtjagd Combat Archive 2 23 June-22 September 1943 Part 2

French Text. Lavishly illustrated magazine with colour and black and white photos and colour profiles. Features including historical articles in addition to articles on kit builds. This issue covers 1:48 Mig-21MF - A-4E Skyhawk; 1:48 Yak-28P - Mirage IIIBE; 1:72 B-45A Tornado; 50 Ans du Mirage au Pakistan; Les deux vies du Vigilante; Le Scandale du C-5 Galaxy PLUS MORE

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Avions de Combat No.6 Transport Militaire L'Armee de L'Air a la crosiee des chemins

French text: Lavishly illustrated with archive photos, colour profiles and colour photos. This issue includes Rene Mouchotte The Gallant Free French; Le bel ete 1943 des Focke Wul 190; 18 jullet 1943, la 35e victoire de L'Oberfeldwebel Kirt Goltzch

Price: £11.50
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ACES 6 Les AS de L'Histoire de L'Aviation Mondiale

The author recounts the story of this unique aircraft's design and development and covers its use in the  Vietnam War, various Arab-Israeli conflicts, the Cold War and Operation Desert Storm

Price: £20.00
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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Air Superiority Legend

Brief history covering the technical design work followed by a plethora of graphical illustrations including captioned walk-around 3d graphic illustrations

Price: £25.99
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Kagero Super Drawings in 3D 16054 Schnellboot. Type S-38 and S-100
French Text. Detailed look at the history of submarines. Chapters include Lexique; Savants et Pioneers; Machine et Inventeurs; Sumbersible et Industriels; Premiere Guerre Sous-Marine; Entre-Deux-Guerres; Seconde Guerre Modiale. Contains 3d graphic images, of Surcouf; U-Boot Typ VIIC, Typ IX, Typ XXI; Classe Gato; I-400;.
Price: £14.90
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LOS! Hors Series 17 Petite histoire du sous-marin

This book offers a concise and objective account of the Adriatic naval war between 1940 and 1945.

Price: £38.99
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Adriatic Naval War 1940-1945

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