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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 highly-illustrated account of the 1st Polish Armoured Division's baptism of fire in Normandy in August 1944, from Operations Totalise and Tractable to the victory at Falaise, culminating at the climactic battle on Mont Ormel. Features many photographs and documents the renowned Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum (PISM) as well as from the author's collection
Price: £25.00
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Armoured Hussars Volume 2 Images of the 1st Polish Armoured Division Normandy August 1944
Allied Forces Special - features include Defeat in 35mm; Sherman IC Hybrid; Panic in the Oderbruch; Painting with complementary colours; Acrylic paint melting technique
Price: £9.50
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Panzer Aces No.50
A collection of archive photos which show the strained, sometimes shocked faces of the soldiers, record the shattered landscape in which they fought, and give us an insight into the sheer intensity of the fighting during the Battle of Verdun
Price: £14.99
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Images of War The French Army at Verdun
Czech text. History of the Sherman tank lavishly illustrated with 218 black and white/colour photos, tables, walk-around views and line drawings.
Price: £35.00
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Sherman
This first volume contains a lengthy introduction which examines the parameters of previously researched works and is followed by content including Commanders and Award Holders, Combat History, Combat Elements, Division Commanders, First Staff Officers, German Cross in Gold Holders and Single-handed tank destruction awards
Price: £59.95
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Totenkopf The Structure, Development and Personalities of the 3.SS-Panzer-Division Volume 1
This issue features Top Notch modelling ZIL-131 + ZU-23; Ramzan Diorama BMP-1P; JGSDF SP Howitzer Type 75; Trident Juncture 15; Shot Kal Dalet
Price: £9.99
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Abrams Squad The Modern Modelling Magazine 13
French Text only. Well illustrated, this details the artillery regiment of the Wiking Division..
Price: £33.00
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L'artillerie de la Wiking 5.SS-Panzer-Division Wiking
A collection of archive photos which show the strained, sometimes shocked faces of the soldiers, record the shattered landscape in which they fought, and give us an insight into the sheer intensity of the fighting during the Battle of Verdun
Price: £14.99
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Images of War The French Army at Verdun
French Text. Looks at the history of the Panzerwaffe Le Temps des Doctrines 1933-39; Succes et premiers doutes 1939-41; L'invasion de l'URSS 22 juin 1941; Retournement de Situation 1942-43; Ultima Ratio Regum 1er semester 1943 PLUS La Guerre D'Afghanistan 1979-89 - Le Vietnam Sovietique
Price: £13.99
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Batailles & Blindes Hors Serie 29 Histoire de la Panzerwaffe
This detailed history includes the  unique single-seater which Bert Hinkler planned to fly to Australia, the Doves exported to Canada, Australia and Sweden, and the reproduction Dove now to be based with the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden. Includes a set of scale drawings
Price: £19.95
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Sopwith Dove A Sporting Biplane with Fighter Forebears
Based on research and personal interviews, this book presents the most successful North Vietnamese pilots' careers from their training years to their missions and aerial victories. Contains rare war-era photography, colour MiG profiles, maps of air engagements, and lists of air victories and losses that reconstruct the events that took place over North Vietnam from 1965 to 1973.
Price: £37.50
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Mig Aces of the Vietnam War
Lavishly illustrated history of the Siebel SI 204/Aero C-3 in Czech Service. Czech text
Price: £35.00
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Sibl Siebel Si 204/Aero C-3
Lavishly illustrated book containing 124 stunning new colour profiles and includes a chapter about Luftwaffe Attach missions.
Price: £35.00
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Luftwaffe Attack Aircraft Profile Book 4
Provides an overview of the first three years of the ongoing conflict in Syria with photos, colour profiles and maps
Price: £16.95
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Middle East @ War Volume 1 Syrian Conflagration The Civil War 2011-2013
Presents a brief history of the type's development and career in RAF and SAAF service and contains a list of currently available Shackleton kits, decals and accessories.
Price: £16.99
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Flightcraft 9 Avro Shackleton
The ultimate reference guide for the modern F-16 featuring all the new advances as the Conformal Fuel Tanks, the F-16D dorsal spine and state of the art ordnance. With over 400 photographs this book reveals every part of the F-16 from the cockpit to the engine bay, from the landing gear to the avionics.
Price: £22.00
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F-16 Fighting Falcon Viper Under the Sun
Magazine covering the aviation history of Japan. This issue contains Nakajima E8N Dave; The Fukuda Hikari 6.2 Gliders; Vintage Art; From Art Deco to Bahaus; H4H Flying Boat Series; Japanese civil Aircraft Registers; Young Japan Forgotten Symbol; Wewak the early days; On Location Seattle USA.
Price: £14.99
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Arawasi International Extra 2  Special Album Nakajima E8N Dave; Hiro H4H Flying Boat Series
Lavishly illustrated history focusing on the use of FW 190 Jabos and their use in raids over England and in combat support missions to the Eastern Front, the Mediterranean and in Normandy.
Price: £14.99
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Aero Journal Hors Serie (22) FW 190 JABOS
Are you looking for an out of print WARPAINT title? Most of these titles are now available as a digital reprint so they are now available to order. For a list of available Warpaint titles please click on the link below

WARPAINT TITLES
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Warpaint 1 Bristol Beaufighter
This issue focuses on aircraft in the Battle of Britain 1940 including Heinkell He 111; Hawker Hurricane Mk.I; Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I; Hawker Typhoon FGR4 (special focus article); RAF10HP Austin Tilly Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka
Price: £8.99
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Aces High Magazine 6 The Battle of Britain Summer 1940
Lavishly illustrated, this first volume focuses on the genesis of the Iowa Class and technical information. Content includes Armament, fuel and propulsion, paint and camouflage schemes, on board equipment, redesign projects, plus much more. French text.
Price: £39.00
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Les Cuirasses de la Classe Iowa Volume 1
FRENCH TEXT.  Lavishly illustrated magazine which features in particular aircraft, ships and submarines during the second world war. Des coeurs de Chene aux coques en fer; De la batterie a la tourelle; De l'ironclad au pre-dreadnought; Du dreadnought au croisuer de bateaille; le cuirasse a l'epreuve des faits; le cuirasse trouve son maitre
Price: £14.99
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Los! Hors Series 10 Petite Histoire du Cuirasse et L'aéronavale embarquée japonaise
This book traces the complete story of the Missouri from her keel-laying in 1941, her participation in the Japanese surrender in 1945, and her contribution to the Persian Gulf War. Contains a detailed chronology of the ship’s legendary career, dozens of human interest stories, and hundreds of photographs and drawings
Price: £48.95
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Battleship Missouri An Illustrated History
This book tells the story of Britain's pioneer submarines during the 1914-1918 War during which their crews battled courageously in atrocious conditions against a skilled and ruthless enemy and an equally unforgiving sea
Price: £12.99
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British Submarines at War 1914 - 1918

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