AVIATION, MILITARY AND NAVAL BOOKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

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This is a revised edition of an account of a German armoured division in combat at the Battle of Stalingrad. It is a day-by-day story of the 24th Panzer Division's fighting in the streets of Stalingrad in 1942 and includes eyewitness accounts, photos from official archives, private collections and veterans.
Price: £20.50
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Death of the Leaping Horseman: The 24th Panzer Division in Stalingrad
Captioned photo album covering prototypes, tankettes, tanks and export tanks, Lt vz.38 (Panzerkampfwagen Pz.Kpfw. 38(t); Praga TNHna, Skoda T-15
Price: £19.99
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Czechoslovak Tanks 1930-1945 part 2
A visual history of the D7 Tractor in US Army Service from 1941-1953. This book contains a brief introduction and extensively captioned large format black and white photos
Price: £18.99
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The D7 Tractor
Presents in detail the uniforms of French Dragoons, founded during the reign of Henri II, following the creation of the mounted Arguebusiers in 1554. The illustrations cover some 200 horsemen and flags
Price: £16.99
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Officers and Soldiers of French Dragoons Volume 1 1669-1749
A visual history of the Mack Wheeled Prime Movers in US Army Service 1940-1958. With large format black and white photos throughout..
Price: £16.99
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The Big Macks
High quality super detailed photo manual aimed at the modeller with 108 pages of colour photos of J Baxter and I Jedlicka's finely restored office and staff vehicles
Price: £25.99
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WWP CMP C8A HUP in detail (R76)
7th SS Volunteer Mountain Division Prinz Eugen was a German mountain infantry division of the Waffen-SS, the armed wing of the German Nazi Party that served alongside but was never formally part of the Wehrmacht during World War II. This book tells the story of this unit and its operations and includes many previously unpublished photos and maps of the operational areas
Price: £29.99
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Prinz Eugen The Story of 7. SS-Frewilligen Gebirgs Division 1942-1945
Presents the Wehrmacht Propaganda companies with particular focus on 6 PK of the Luftwaffe. This book focuses on the people behind the cameras and details the campaigns in Poland, Norway, France and the beginning of the Russian campaign.
Price: £34.95
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Propaganda Kompanien PK War Reporters of the Third Reich
Colour photo album which includes archive photos and close-up walk-around photos. The author outlines the service career of the Challenger 1 Main Battle Tank and Challenger Repair and Recovery Vehicle. The photos selected for this book include original images from the vehicle’s trials, its service in BAOR, in Bosnia and in Operation Granby and describes the highs and lows of the Challenger 1's career in British Army service
Price: £13.99
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Kagero Photosniper 11 Challenger 1 Main Battle Tank Vol.II
An in-depth look at the American logistical effort during the Second World War, this book describes the logistical means implemented by the US Army liberty ships to the railway through the floating ports and GMC trucks
Price: £39.95
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Liberty Roads American Logistics in France and Germany 1944-45
Contains a short introduction to the Mig-15 and MiG-17 followed by pages of colour profiles showing the colour schemes and markings of these aircraft from air forces around the world
Price: £17.50
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Planes and Pilots 20 Mikoyan-Gurevitch  MiG 15 & 17 Fagot, Midge & Fresco

This book is a complete record of all replica vintage aircraft built on behalf of the 1914-1918 Aviation Heritage Trust by The Vintage Aviator Ltd (TVAL). TVAL continues to build new aircraft, so this second edition has been expanded to become a complete record of all of the Collection's aircraft and colour schemes to date.

The book is crammed full of colour photos with some 66 different types of World War One aircraft with photos of different colour schemes.

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Price: £17.99
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On the Wings of History 1 The vintage Aviatior Collection - Revised 2nd edition
Reveals a fascinating world of technical and military evolution that endeavoured to determine the true capabilities of Soviet forces during the Cold War. This book looks in detail at the RAF's Electronic Intelligence operations (Elint) and explains how the equipment, techniques and platforms evolved, as well as its continuing role after the Cold War
Price: £29.95
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Listening In RAF Electronic Intelligence Gathering since 1945
For the first time a book documents  the service record of ten Greek fighter pilots who honoured not only the country that they were born in, but also the birthplace of their ancestors. This lavishly illustrated book documents the history of many pilots with Greek parentage who served with the Allied Air Forces, RAF and USAAF. Greek text with extensive English language photo captions
Price: £35.99
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Greeks in Foreign Cockpits: The Life and the Career of Hellenic Parentage Fighter Pilots in Service with the USAAF and the RAF, 1940-45 - Volume 1.
This book contains a plethora of colour profiles and 4-views and colour photos covering early Marks; Hunter F.6 Fighter; Ground Attack and Fighter Reconnaissance Hunters and RAF Hunter twin-seaters.
Price: £23.99
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Hawker Hunter In RAF Service
This book contains a plethora of colour profiles 4-views and black and white photos of this most iconic and easy recognisable torpedo bomber. Chapters include the colourful days of peace 1936-39; early war years 1939-1940; Taranto; Sink the Bismarck, Channel Dash and new markings 1942-43 and Change of role 1943-45
Price: £21.99
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Fairey Swordfish In British, Canadian & Netherlands Service in World War Two
PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW                      Gerhard Barkhorn scored 301 victories whilst flying with JG 52 making him the second most successful fighter pilot of WWII however, today, he is almost forgotten. This book describes Barkhorn's wartime experiences with 52, JG 6 and finally JV 44. Includes excerpts from original combat reports and colour profiles of every aircraft that he flew.  Bi-lingual German/English text
Price: £54.99
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The Forgotten Ace Fighter Pilot Gerhard Barkhorn
This book describes and illustrates the development of Aviatik aircraft in WWI. Contains a plethora of black and white photos, colour profiles in addition to In addition, 7 Aviatik aircraft types are illustrated in 1/48 scale drawings.
Price: £22.00
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Aviatik Aircraft of WWI
This publication looks at the world of the United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps ‘Dissimilar Aircraft Training’ aircraft. Content includes Top Gun and Red Flag; A-4 Skyhawk; F/A-18 Hornet; F-21 Lion; F-16 Vipers; F-5E Tiger; F-15 Eagle; with other US Aggressor aircraft, kits, decals and accessories.
Price: £9.99
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US Air Force, Navy & Marine Corps Aggressors

A collection of full size replica, reproduction and original World War One aircraft has been established in New Zealand. This dvd showcases many of these aircraft and shows them being flown and displayed at a variety of locations throughout New Zealand. Feature allows the viewer to switch off narration and listen to the sound of the aircraft only.

Content includes: Fokker Dr.1 Triplane, Fokker D.VII, Fokker D.VIII, Nieuport N.11, Pfalz D.III, Albatros D.II, Albatros D.va, Avro 504k, Airco DH.5, Sopwith Triplane, Sopwith Pup, Sopwith Camel, Sopwith Snipe, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b, Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8, Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

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Price: £19.99
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DVD Dogfight The Vintage Aviator's WW1 Aircraft in Action Volume 1
This disk provides viewers with a chance to see and hear some of the breathtaking airshow displays and flights undertaken by the world's only airworthy de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito fighter-bomber, KA114, during the first few months after its restoration. In addition to the air show footage, the dvd includes on-board camera footage, interviews with pilots, restorers and a former mosquito pilot. Includes engine only soundtrack which enables viewer to switch off narration.
Price: £19.99
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DVD A Wooden Wonder Restored de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Brief history and close-up walk-around views from the RAF Museum Hendon, this book also includes step by step tips and techniques for building the ultimate Hawker Typhoon, cockpit and engine detail, painting and finishing, after market accessories etc.
Price: £12.95
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How to Build Airfix 1:24 Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib
Lavishly illustrated, this book covers the design and construction, general characteristics of the hull, armour, underwater protection, armament plus more. The text part of this book describes history of the ship's construction and service. This is accompanied by more than 100 color illustrations showing USS Missouri's (BB-63) appearance on 2 September 1945, when Japanese officials signed formal surrender on her board.
Price: £14.99
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Super Drawings in 3D The Battleship USS Missouri
Lavishly illustrated, this book covers the design and construction, general characteristics of the hull, armour, underwater protection, armament plus more. Contains hundreds of colour graphics
Price: £14.99
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Super Drawings in 3D The Battleship Bismarck
Brief history of HMS Duke of York with table of general characteristics. Continues with an extensive collection of detailed line drawings with additional pull-out sections including two colour profiles.
Price: £15.99
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Kagero Top Drawings 19 The Battleship HMS Duke of York
An account of the development of the Scharnhorst class, a detailed description of the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau with full technical details, and an outline of their service. The book contains plans, battle maps and a collection of photographs.
Price: £16.99
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Warships of the Kriegsmarine Battleships of the Scharnhorst Class

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