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48909MIL2
In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli God's Chariots Vol 1 Merkava Siman 1 tanks in IDF Service
23594MIL
In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos,
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Wild & Cruel Cats Vol 2 Puma
23587MIL
In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos, walkaround photos, tactical markings and previously unpublished photos.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Armor Wrecks Vol 1 Tiran 4/5/6 Tank Wrecks
23570MIL
In service with the Israeli Defence Force. This book covers the acqusition and history of the tank and vehicles, contains detailed descriptions of the design, developments, combat, operations and history. With combat and in-action photos, walkaround photos, tactical markings and previously unpublished photos.
Price: £32.99
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Israeli Half-Tracks Vol 2
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
NAB41MIL
With black and white photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in black and white most of them previously unpublished
Price: £27.99
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Nuts & Bolts.41 Bussing's Schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS) Armoured and Unarmoured Variants
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
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
36032AVI2
The ultimate reference guide featuring hundreds of colour photos captured by one of the world's leading aviation photographers. This book is a guide to the F-16 used in Hellenic Air Force service and contains recce equipment, cockpits, radar, armament and much more.
Price: £32.99
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F-16 Fighting Falcon Viper Under The Skin Special Edition
36018AVI2
The ultimate reference guide featuring hundreds of new and previously published action-packed colour photos in addition to a well documented history of the Brigade.
Price: £24.99
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1st Army Aviation Brigade: Greece
81814NAV
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
76692AVI
This magazine contains a plethora of photos and graphics with insightful articles.
Price: £7.99
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Bookazine Luftwaffe Secret Project Profiles
76685AVI
This magazine contains a plethora of photos and graphics with insightful articles.
Price: £7.99
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Bookazine F-15 Eagle
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
LOSH19
French Text. Lavishly illustrated magazine.
Price: £14.90
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LOS! Hors Series 19
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BWWDOP
Special edition modeller's guide to building the Wingnut Wings Dolphin & Pfalz D.IIIA with archive photos and contemporary drawings all accompanying a detailed stage by stage build.
Price: £26.00
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Building the Wingnut Wings Dolphin & Pfalz D.IIIA
58848MOD
The long awaited follow up to the 2016 book Scratchbuilding Masterclass. Featuring projects tips and scratchbuilding strategies from Andy Canning, Alex Clark, Chris Meddings, and Darren Thompson From detailing and correcting kits, to how to design and draw PE to full scratch building a mode
Price: £22.00
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More Scratchbuilding Masterclass
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
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
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
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
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
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
23146AVI
Looks at origins and developments, in service with the Italian Air Force. Modellers notes, technical data and serial numbers.
Price: £19.99
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Italian Aviation Series Tornado Air Defence Variant
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
92222AVI
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of the Dutch Air Force. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.
Price: £19.99
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Dutch Decal Facts & Fiction Aircraft of the Dutch Air Force-Part 2
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
92214AVI
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of this aircraft. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.
Price: £18.99
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Dutch Profile Grumman TBM Avenger Royal Netherlannds Naval Air Service
92184AVI
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of this aircraft. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.
Price: £18.99
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Dutch Profile B-25 Mitchell 1945-50 ML-KNIL/RNEIAAF
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
14534MIL
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
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
37395AVI2
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

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