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58670MIL
The book has 305 pages full colour book with over 1000 images. The book has walkarounds of M113A1 T50 turreted APC, T50 turret, M125A1 81mm mortar car, M577A1 command vehicle, M806A1 Armoured light recovery vehicle, M113A1 Fitters vehicle, M113A1 Saladin turreted fire support vehicle, M113A1 Scorpion turreted medium reconnaissance vehicle, M548A1 tracked load carrier, M113A1 with 106mm RCL and Milan ATM.
Price: £56.99
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Military Briefs 7 Australian M113A1 Family of Vehicles 1972-2013
03199MIL
Superbly illustrated book. Covering this subject in detail. Split into sectors looking at each model, the author covers the design and technical characteristics with detailed specification, photos and illustrations.
Price: £44.90
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L'Artillerie de Campagne de la Wehrmacht- Durant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

TMFT34MIL

Over the past decade, the author devoted himself to the many technical details of T-34-76 models, indeed closely looking at each and every "nut and bolt" and is now able to provide the first ever in-depth research on the development, technology and combat history of the T-34 Model 1940, the first version of a legendary tank family.

Price: £49.99
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Tankograd The First T-34 Birth of a Legend-T-34 Model 1940
WP118AVI
Detailed history of this aircraft which includes history and development, camouflage schemes, line drawings, in detail and a list of available kits.
Price: £15.00
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Warpaint 118 NAA B-45 Tornado
80149AVI
Despite their relatively small numbers, the Luftwaffe seaplanes played a very important role during the war. Volume 01 tells the story of the Arado 196, Dornier 18, Heinkel 60 and Heinkel 59. More than 650 photos (some in color), many profiles colors, plans and skinned.
Price: £59.90
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Les Hydravions de la Luftwaffe Vol1
81869MIL
This new photo-album in the "Camera On" series contains over 150 photographs of private cars adapted for military use by the German forces during WWII. With mobilization of the German armed forces in 1939, the lack of motorized transport was identified as a critical issue. In order to partly remedy this, the military commandeered much of both Germany's and its satellite dependencies' passenger car stock; thus the military motor pool was supplemented by thousands confiscated civilian passenger cars, which were partially adapted to military use.
Price: £15.00
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Camera On 9 Staff Cars in Germany WW2-Vol1
ACES 9
French text: Lavishly illustrated with archive photos, colour profiles and colour photos. This issue includes Heinz (Pritzl) Bar, La grandeur d'un pilote integre.
Price: £11.50
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ACES 9 LES As de L'Historie de L'Aviation
64009AVI2
Czech text. Lavishly illustrated magazine focusing on the development, service, technical description and camouflage schemes.
Price: £8.49
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Aero Magazine 52 Dakota & Lisunov
36762AVI
The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter aircraft - and the struggle for air superiority was never over until the war itself ended. This volume explores four clashes of some of the finest planes and pilots, in key theatres of the war: Spitfires duelling the formidable Bf 109 over the Channel, the Fw 190 battling the Soviet La 5 and 7 on the Eastern Front, the F4F Wildcat in a desperate clash with the legendary A6M Zero-sen, and the F4U Corsair in combat with the second-generation Japanese Ki-84 in the closing days of the war.
Price: £25.00
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Air Combat : Dogfights of World War II
03205NAV
Superbly illustrated book. Covering this subject in detail. Split into sectors looking at each model, the author covers the design and technical characteristics with detailed specification, photos and illustrations.
Price: £44.90
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Torpedo LOS! Les U-Boote Dans la Bataille de L'Atlantique 1 1939-41
81674AVI
August Euler & His Airplanes 1908–1920 Volume 1 August Euler was a very important German aviation pioneer; he gained German pilot’s license No.1, designed and built airplanes, was a flight instructor, created a flight school, and founded an aircraft company bearing his name. After WWI he served as Germany’s first Secretary of State for aviation.
Price: £35.99
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August Euler & His Airplanes 1908–20 Vol 1

81698AVI

The book is published in two volumes totalling 440 pages with 396 photos and 136 drawings and other graphics plus 1/48 scale drawings of six Euler aircraft.

Price: £35.99
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August Euler & His Airplanes 1908–20 Vol 2

90359 Illustrated by over 100 photographs, dozen of maps and 15 colour profiles, Showdown in Western Sahara, Volume 1 offers a fascinating study of the military aspects of this conflict, warfare strategies, tactics and experiences with different weapons systems

Price: £16.99
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Africa@War 33: Showdown in Western Sahara Vol 1
56635AVI
Colors & Markings of the F-102 Delta Dagger is the second book in Detail & Scale’s Digital Colors & Markings Series covering iconic military aircraft of the 20th Century. Between 1984 and 1994, Detail & Scale produced 24 titles in our Colors & Markings Series of books, but the series was discontinued because of limitations then existing in the printing business. With the advent of digital publications, this acclaimed series has returned, and this second volume in the series shows the benefits of digital publishing at its best.
Price: £20.99
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Colors & Markings of the F-102 Delta Dagger
58259AVI
This new book in the popular Polish Wings series tells the story of the famous German parasol-winged WWI fighter monoplane in Polish Air Force service. The Polish Air Force captured 17 of these Fokkers, but only seven (six E.V and one D.VIII) were in airworthy condition. All were used against Bolshevik forces in the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-1920.
Price: £15.00
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Polish Wings 25: Fokker E.V/D. VIII

32017AVI

The 75th Anniversary Digital Edition of Attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan Awakens a Sleeping Giant is the most detailed and profusely illustrated book on the Japanese attack ever published. With over 440 photographs, 12 maps and 58 illustrations created specifically for this publication, it stands as the singularly distinctive book on the Day of Infamy.

Price: £23.99
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Attack on Pearl Harbor Japan Awakens a Sleeping Giant
09522AVI
From the day when a machine made it possible to challenge Earth's gravitational force, aeronautics and later astronautics have fascinated humanity. This book features classic and little-known photographs of the planes that have marked the history of the sky's conquest, of the 20th-century's military conflicts, and the development of commercial air transport. Discover in over 300 photographs the heroes and pioneers that conquered the sky and the technology that permitted humans to fly.
Price: £20.00
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Aircraft: Past and Present
09678MIL
Contains a plethora of colour photos. Content covers history, walkaround, interior-detail, engine detail and chassis detail.
Price: £23.99
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WWP R084 Bedford QL 3 Ton WWII Trucks
AVI227
French Text magazine. In-depth articles with lavish illustrations.
Price: £12.75
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Avions 227 Jan/Feb 2019
AEJ068
FRENCH TEXT MAGAZINE
Price: £7.00
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Aero Journal 68
PA058MIL
Armour Model Magazine, with in-depth features and lavish illustrations.
Price: £12.99
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Panzer Aces No.58
48048MIL
A detailed photographic history of these Tank types with detailed descriptions.
Price: £21.99
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Photosniper 29: Renault FT & M1917 Light Tanks
92554AVI
2100 Flak claims which have been painstakingly matched to RAF Bomber Command losses resulting in over 95% of them now being identified. This means that for the first time ever, the fate of the vast majority of RAF Bomber Command losses can be clearly understood with exact locations, times and identities of the pilots or Flak units responsible for bringing them down.
Price: £20.00
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Nachtjagd Combat Archive-The Early Years 2 13 July 41 - 29 May 1942
27531AVI
At Easter 1972, North Vietnam invaded the South, and there were almost no US ground troops left to stop it. But air power reinforcements could be rushed to the theater. Operation Linebacker's objective was to destroy the invading forces from the air and cut North Vietnam's supply routes - and luckily in 1972, American air power was beginning a revolution in both technology and tactics.
Price: £14.99
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Air Campaign 8: Operation Linebacker 1-1972 The First High-Tech Air War
37401AVI2
German/English language book. Volume 3 in our Photographed by Soldiers series we can offer all fighter enthusiasts unique photo material. The foundation of this book is a collection of colour slides in the estate of a former war reporter who accompanied I.(J)/LG 2 from the Channel in 1941, through the Balkans to Russia. He was with the unit in Russia in 1942 when it was renamed I./JG 77. With JG 77, in the summer of 1942 he took the last photos showing the commander of the Geschwader, Maj. Gollob, and his aircraft. The colour images provide completely new and unexpected information about camouflage schemes, Staffel colours and emblems. To provide a complete picture of I.(J)/LG 2’s operational history, the colour images are supplemented by impressive and never before seen black-and-white photos from the estates of various pilots and technicians who served with the Gruppe.
Price: £20.00
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Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1939-40 Volume 1 2nd Edition
76821AVI
This magazine contains a plethora of photos and graphics with insightful articles.
Price: £6.99
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Bookazine Apollo 11-50th Anniversary
83536AVI
The Olympic Airways story has a fascinating history. It is a story of evolution, conflict, personality and politics, all set against a backdrop of world and civil wars, coups and counter-coups. Although almost everyone had heard of the towering, controversial, leading figurehead who oversaw much of the central part of the story: Aristotle Socrates Onassis. His colourful life is threaded through this history, lending it drama and multiple levels of intrigue. The airline's story cannot be told in isolation.
Price: £30.00
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Olympic Airways: A History
42490AVI
The Hawker Hunter is one of Britain's classic post-war jet aircraft. Initially introduced in 1954 as a swept-wing, transonic, single-seat day interceptor, it rapidly succeeded the first-generation jet fighters in RAF service such as the Gloster Meteor (see Flight Craft 13) and the de Havilland Venom. Powered by the then newly developed Rolls-Royce Avon turbojet, the Hunter's performance transformed the RAF's day fighter squadrons from the mid-1950s until the advent of the English Electric Lightning from the early 1960s.
Price: £16.99
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Flightcraft 16 Hawker Hunter
TNH30MIL
FRENCH TEXT. Lavishly illustrated Magazine.
Price: £14.50
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TNT Trucks & Tanks Hors Serie 30
LDFHS35MIL
French Text. in-depth articles, lavish photographs, plus much more.
Price: £12.99
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Ligne De Front HS35 Les Betes de Guerre
05152MIL
Modelling German WWII Armoured Vehicles is an essential reference for wargamers and modellers who build and paint World War II German armoured vehicles. It provides extensive information on the vehicles, describing what was used and when, and how the vehicles evolved and were adapted to perform specialised functions. Photographs of vintage vehicles have been included to enable the creation of realistic models
Price: £19.99
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Modelling German World War II Armoured Vehicles
74430AVI
The three-engined Ju 52/3m is one of few aircraft that can lay claim to 50 years of active service, with a few still flying, demonstrating not only its longevity, but also the soundness of its design and construction. While fulfilling the Luftwaffe's operational strategies it also served major commercial air routes in many parts of the world and was also adapted for many other missions.
Price: £38.50
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Junkers Ju 52/3m Success beyond the Luftwaffe
32195MIL
The Ostfront Warfare Series by Vyacheslav Kozitsyn, who examines the German armoured vehicles and campaigns on the Eastern Front. As you would expect from Panzerwrecks, each book has high production values, with large format photographs selected for the interest and rarity printed on high-quality gloss art paper.
Price: £21.99
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Sturmgeschutz III & Sturmhaubitze 42
12407MIL
For anyone interested in the coil-sprung Land Rovers that have served (and still serve) with the British armed forces, this book is a must. It covers first-generation Range Rover and Discovery models, as well as the One Ten, Ninety and One Two Seven, their Defender successors and, of course the Wolf XD derivatives.
Price: £37.50
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Land Rovers in British Military Service-Coil Sprung Models 1970-2007
77378AVI
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. Final section includes lists of kits, accessories and decals produced in all scales
Price: £13.95
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Airframe Detail 6 The Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito

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