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This book covers the Panzerjager 38(t) Hetzer & G-13. Beginning with a history and introduction, it looks at development and technical description. The majority of the book consists of 3d graphics, walk-around photos, line drawings and cutaways
Price: £16.99
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Kagero Photosniper 14 Panzerjager 38(t)
Modeller's Guide to building Tamiya's armour kits which includes five complete builds plus how to apply zimmerit, In service references, tutorials on construction, painting and weathering, sculpting tarpaulins and sandbag armour plus much more.
Price: £11.95
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How to Build Tamiya's Armour Kits in 1:35
A guide and reference to be used as a basis for understanding the basic concepts of painting techniques. Includes a basic guide to materials, tank painting and obtaining a professional finish
Price: £21.99
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Painting Wargame Tanks. A Complete Guide with all techniques with solutions for wargamers
HARDBACK EDITION. The step by step story of David Parker’s remarkable award winning 1:16 scale replica. Bringing together the three and a half year coverage from AFV Modeller with additional unpublished material and combining archive photographs with extensive walk-around photography of the real vehicle in 452 pages with over 1500 images for the ultimate guide to modelling the King Tiger (Available in Softback - £55)
Price: £65.00
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Super King Building Trumpeter's 1:16th Scale King Tiger
Details the history, development, paints and techniques that enable the modeller to produce camouflage schemes used by the USSR. Includes Soviet Trucks, BA Armoured Car, T-26, BT Tanks, T-28, 40-50-60-70, 34, 34-85, Artillery, KV I, KV II, SU, and IS 2
Price: £19.99
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Camouflage Profile Guide Eastern Front Russian Vehicles 1935-1945
What was it really like for the soldiers of 2 New Zealand Division in WWII? This anthology is a personal selection of material describing the experiences of these men, with the great majority of the collection written from within its ranks
Price: £20.95
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A Job to Do New Zealand soldiers of 'The Div' write about their World War Two
Contains brief introduction to history and development and technical information and includes a photo section illustrating the recovery of a Stug IV from the river Rgilewka. Colour walk-around photos and colour profiles complete this guide for modellers.
Price: £16.99
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Kagero Photosniper 13 Sturmgeschutz IV
In-depth account of Ferdinand Porsche's design and production for the military, this book covers his little known 'military' career embracing both world wars.
Price: £30.00
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Professor Porsche's Wars The Secret Life of Legendary Engineer Ferdinand Porsche Who Armed Two Belligerents Through Four Decades
Insight into owning, flying and maintaining revolutionary American transport aircraft. With the aid of information from official technical publications in the public domain along with narratives from pilots and maintainers, the book describes in detail how the F-15 is built, employed as a weapons system and maintained.
Price: £22.99
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Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F-15 Eagle 1972 onwards (all marks)
Tells the story of the JU 52 from its gestation as a somewhat reluctant idea on the part of Professor Junkers  and his designer Ernst Zindel, through its rapid development until its status as the famous and indefatigable Tante Ju
Price: £60.00
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Junkers Ju52 A History 1930-1945 Airliner, Bomber, Transporter, Ambulance, Mine Sweeper, Seaplane
New WBX format detailing specific aircraft flown by the Luftwaffe during WWII. This book focuses on the Messerschmitt Bf 110 as it saw service throughout the war in many different roles. Includes a brief history of the aircraft and its various operational roles, both day and night, and concludes with a concise history of the aircraft's camouflage and markings
Price: £18.95
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Wings of the Black Cross Special Number One Messerschmitt Bf 110
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 Blenheim kits, accessories and decals produced in all scales
Price: £16.95
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Airframe Album 5 The Bristol Blenheim A Detailed Guide to the RAF's First Modern Monoplane Bomber
A one-stop reference guide containing a wealth of historical photos, walkaround pictures, diagrams from original flight manuals, detailed structure of armament and equipment, colour profiles and kit list
Price: £11.95
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The Blohm & Voss Bv141 A Technical Guide
Comprehensive account of the development and operation of Russia's least known post-war jet fighter which played a hugely important part in protecting the nation's Arctic approaches against foreign incursions for almost a quarter of a century.
Price: £35.00
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Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler
Complete and detailed history of the F3H Demon which begins with a historical Background, Data and Airframe Tables, In detail, service career, production list, and kits, decals & accessories
Price: £16.00
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Warpaint 90 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Complete and detailed history of both F-84F and RF-84F which begins with a historical Background, specifications, colour schemes, versions, production, in worldwide service, kits, decals & accessories plus much more.
Price: £17.50
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Warpaint 100 Republic F-84F Thunderstreak and RF84F Thunderflash
Czech language with extensive English photo captions this book is crammed full of photos and illustrations.
Price: £29.99
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Ceskoslovenska letadla ve sluzbach Luftwaffe Korisni Letadla 1939-1945
A pilot's unique insight into the He 162 German WWII jet fighter. The author is the last living pilot to have flown this rare aircraft and this book covers its operational history. Lavishly illustrated with facsimile copies of the very rare pilot's handling notes for the He 162
Price: £29.95
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Thunder Over the Reich Flying the Luftwaffe's He 162 Jet Fighter
First book in a two-volume collection, uniquely chronicling the story and history of the most recognizable aircraft of World War II and the pinup girls whose images graced these legendary warbirds.  Includes BT-13B Valiant, B-17G Flying Fortress, P-40 Warhawk, SBD-4 Dauntless, P-51D Mustang, C-47A Skytrain. VOLUME 2 also available - use product code 46415AVI
Price: £33.50
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Wings of Angels A Tribute to the Art of WWII Pinup & Aviation Volume 1
This lavishly illustrated photographic album includes many previously unpublished photos taken at low level around the hills and mountains of England, Scotland and Wales.
Price: £30.00
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The British Aerospace Hawk : A Photographic Tribute
Magazine for the aviation modeller. This issue focuses on Japanese aircraft used during WWII including the Mitsubishi Zero, Ki-51 and Ki-61, J2M Raider and many more..
Price: £8.99
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Aces High Magazine Issue 3 The Empire of Japan
Volume 1 includes a look at Professor Hugo Junkers, the origins of the Ju 88 design, the launch of full-scale production of the Ju-88 A-O variant, airframe design and full-scale production of the  Ju-88 A-1.
Price: £16.99
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Kagero Monograph 57 Junkers Ju 88 Vol.I
This book is intended for both beginners and advanced modellers as it covers a wide variety of modelling routines from basic detailing, scratch-building, painting, weathering, machining custom parts using resin, scratch-building part from brass and aluminium and diorama making. Focuses on three subjects, P-47D Razorback, Spitfire Mk.IXc and Junkers Ju-87D Stuka, all in 1:32 scale
Price: £18.95
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The Modeller's Guide Superdetailing, Painting and Weathering
French Text. Covers the history, design, technical characteristics and careers of these tank destroyers. Chapters include du Torpedoboot au Zerstorer; Les Zerstorer au combat; Operation Weserubung; Ceberus, fin de mission dans les eaux francais plus MUCH MORE.
Price: £50.00
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Zerstorer Ou L'Histoire des Contre-Torpilleurs de la Kriegsmarine
his book melds strategic, technical, and tactical aspects to reveal the First World War from a fresh perspective, but also demonstrates how its perceived lessons dominated the way navies prepared for the Second. It concentrates on the way in which each side tried to use or deny the sea to the other, and in so doing it describes rapid wartime changes not only in ship and weapon technology but also in the way naval warfare was envisaged and fought
Price: £45.00
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Fighting the Great War at Sea, Strategy, Tactics and Technology
Brief history of USS Missouri with table of general characteristics. Continues with an extensive collection of detailed line drawings and 5 A1 sheets of line drawings and colour profiles
Price: £15.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 20 The Battelship USS Missouri

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