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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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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
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.
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Modeller's Photographic Archive: Battle of Britian Special: Messerschmitt BF110 Part 1
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.
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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.
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Warpaint 117 Douglas F4D Skyray & F5D Skylancer

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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Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Camouflage and Markings. Vol.4 Against Soviets
Flying from and between bases in China and India, the B-25s bombed every type of Japanese target during World War 2. Mitchell bombers took on the task of disrupting the flow of Japanese supplies to the frontlines at medium ranges, bombing Japanese supply centres, railway depots and bridges.
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Combat Aircraft 126 B-25 Mitchell Units of the CBI
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.
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Panzer Krieg - Vol 1
he success of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park was one of the iconic intelligence achievements of World War II, immortalised in films such as The Imitation Game and Enigma. But cracking Enigma was only half of the story. Across the Channel, German intelligence agencies were hard at work breaking British and Allied codes.
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The Third Reich is Listening : Inside German Codebreaking 1939-45
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
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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
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Essentially a development of the Avro Lancaster via the later Lincoln, the Avro Shackleton was the RAF's first line of defence in the maritime role from 1951 for twenty years. 

Original photographs and extensive appendices.

Price: £25.00
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Shackleton Boys: Vol 1: True Stories from the Home Based 'Kipper Fleet' Squadrons
Several variants of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 roamed the skies over the Balkans for fourteen years in the hands of Yugoslav, German, Italian, Hungarian, Romanian and Bulgarian aviators, yet its role in Yugoslav aviation history remained in the shadow of its exploits in other areas of Europe.
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Messerschmitt Bf109 The Yugoslav Story Vol 1
The first chapter in the Volume II follows in unprecedented detail the path of the Croat Air Force Legion fighter component, which fought on the Eastern Front both at the time of easy victories and against the overwhelming might of the Red Air Force as a part of the crack JG 52.
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Messerschmitt Bf109 The Yugoslav Story Vol 2
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
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,
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Armour in Profile 1 Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the US Army 1945-2018
Produced in full co-operation with the Gunfire Museum in Brasschaat in Belgium, without whom this would not have been possible, and the Belgian War Heritage Institute. The Belgian Army were the largest export customer for the British CVR(T) family of light armoured vehicles. These Model Foto Focus takes a thorough look around these little-documented but fascinating machines.
Price: £25.00
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Belgian CVR(T) Family Part 1
These Model Foto Focus takes a thorough look around these little-documented but fascinating machines. For the modeller, these are the ultimate walkaround for an accurate model. For the historian and enthusiast, they provide a detailed insight into the design and operation of these vehicles. In Part 2 of this study, we look at the other ‘long-hull’ versions – Spartan, Samaritan, Sultan and Samson. The British and Belgian CVR(T) families had a lot in common, especially in their early days.
Price: £25.00
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Belgian CVR(T) Family Part 2

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