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Colour photo album containing an extensive collection of more than 205 one of a kind photos, drawings and charts of the Merkava Siman 2D Batash MBT in IDF service. The tank is described and photographed in many of its recent in-action and training roles.
Price: £25.99
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Merkava Siman 2D Merkava Mk 2 in IDF Service Part 2
This book describes in detail what was taken to create units and what was required to keep the Tiger tank in action so far as handling and operating the vehicle were concerned. Chapters cover crew training, reasons for losses, propaganda work plus much much more.
Price: £69.95
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Tigers in Combat III Operation, Training, Tactics
This book uses archive photos and colour profiles to illustrate the unit histories of the Regiments and Battalions that operated the Sherman and its variants in Normandy. With technical analysis and a list of modifications, the book also lists the available model kits and their scales.
Price: £14.99
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Tankcraft Sherman Tanks British Army and Royal Marines Normandy Campaign 1944
This book presents rare uniforms, firearms delivered by the Allies for use by the Bundeswehr and rarely seen vehicles. It also illustrates day to day life. The photos belong to photo reporter Rolf Baumann presents more photos of the Bundeswehr between 1955 and 1966. German/English text
Price: £29.99
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Die Bundeswehr Von Nato-Ziege Und Co. 1955-1966 A Pictorial Guide through the Early years of the Bundeswehr Volume 2
Jagdpanzer IV Part 1: L/48 (Sd.Kfz. 162) contains approximately 368 photos, of these 152 contemporary photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in b/w, most of them previously unpublished; 193 colour photos of restored vehicles and their components in public and private collections, 23 colour photos of the models, 15 pages of scale drawings of all versions and details in 1:35 scale ; 16 camouflage schemes from, tactical signs and five unit organisation tables of Kriegstärke- Nachweisungen KStN
Price: £24.99
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Nuts & Bolts Vol.37 Jagdpanzer IV Part 1: L/48 (Sd.Kfz. 162)
This large selection of archive black and white photos gives a sharp insight into every aspect of the fighting in and around Budapest and records the ravaged city the battle left behind
Price: £14.99
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Images of War The Battle for Budapest 1944-45
This publication describes the U.S. occupation forces in Germany, their organisation and vehicles, from 1945 to 1955 focussing not only on wartime material that soldiered on into the post-war era but also on then highly modern new weapon systems often fielded with U.S. units in Germany for the very first time.
Price: £13.99
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Tankograd American Special 3028 Besatzungstruppe US Army From Enemy to Ally - U.S. Army Occupation Forces in Germany 1945-55
In action photographs and a detailed walkaround containing colour photos of the Swedish S Tank Stridsvagn 103
Price: £13.99
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Tankograd In Detail Fast Track 20 Stridsvagn 103 Sweden's Magnificent S-Tank
Detailed history of the Douglas C-54/R5D Skymaster which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £19.50
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Warpaint 109 Douglas C-54/R5D Skymaster
Lavishly illustrated with some 200 colour profile schemes alongside detailed aircraft specifications and military histories.  A wide range of Bf 109s and Fw 190s are included alongside types such as the Bf 110, Ta 152, He 162, Me 163 and Me 262, plus night fighter versions of the Ju 88, Do 17, Do 215, Do 217 and the dedicated night fighter He 219.
Price: £7.99
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Luftwaffe Fighters German WW2 Designs by Claes Sundin
This book documents the principal test and trials Canberras over the aircraft's long service life and details aircraft modifications and development tasks. Each chapter covers a different area of technology arrange in chronological order while appendices list the major users of trials Canberras and provide detailed lists of aircraft, projects and dates
Price: £29.95
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Black Box Canberras British Test and Trials Canberras 1951-1994
This volume covers how to assemble, paint, and weather fuel tanks and all types of weapons; How to proceed with the Final Steps, including the key steps to get the best possible finishes: Final painting steps, propellers; navigation lights; transparent covers; probes, antennae and small parts; assembling parts painted separately; antenna wires and braces; as well as  the final weathering effects of dirt, grease stains, oil, fuel, dust, earth, and mud.
Price: £28.99
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Encyclopedia of Aircraft Modelling Techniques 5 FINAL STEPS
This book ells the story of the famous MiG-29 jet fighter in the Polish Air Force's 1 ELT Fighter Squadron which has inherited the traditions and legacy of the original Kosciuszko and 303 Squadron. It covers new Kosciuszko Squadron commemorative schemes and honours Polish pilots including Feric, Pisarek, Krasnodebski, Urbanowicz, Zumbach and Merian Cooper.
Price: £15.00
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Polish Wings 21 Mig-29 Commemorative Scheme
In depth detail and photographic coverage looks at the Sepecat Jaguar's service, with comprehensive walkarounds, colour profiles, scale plans and how to model the Jaguar in popular scales.
Price: £19.99
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Modellers Datafile 27 The Sepecat Jaguar A Comprehensive Guide British, French & International Versions
Lavishly illustrated colour photo album containing a plethora of internal and external close-up shots and in air views, many accompanied by photo captions
Price: £29.99
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Danny Coremans & Peter Gordts Uncovering the English Electric Lightning
The book describes the design and development history covering the six main single-seat fighter and two twin-seat trainer Marks from its first RAF operational squadron deployments in 1960 through to its frontline retirement in 1988 including Saudi and Kuwaiti service. Contains detailed profile views, available kits and accessories and images of finished models
Price: £16.99
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Flightcraft 11 English Electric Lightning
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 Phantom's recce version used in Hellenic Air Force service and contains recce equipment, cockpits, radar, armament and much more.
Price: £26.99
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RF-4E & F-4E Phantom II Phantom under the skin Volume 2
This book explores the development of WWI Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers from hastily adapted merchant ships to the launch of HMS Argus, the first aircraft carrier to have a full-length flight deck, and shows how they paved the way for the aircraft carriers of the future.
Price: £10.99
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New Vanguard 238 World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers
The author includes all the paint schemes that adorned the cruisers, minelayers and armed merchant cruisers of the Royal Navy and Commonwealth and looks at the changes of armament and electronics that affected the outward appearance of each ship
Price: £30.00
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British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WWII Volume 3
Contains a brief introduction covering Design and History and general characteristics of the Fuso followed by a plethora of captioned 3d graphics and an A2 pull out section of 1:350 line drawings.
Price: £18.99
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Kagero Super Drawings in 3D 16048 The Japanese Battleship Fuso 1944

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