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Africa@War 58: Belgian Military Forces in the Congo Vol.1 The Force Publique 1885-1960

Product code:  70548AVI
Though the dynamics of the Congo Crisis have received, and continue to receive, a good deal of literary and scholarly attention, missing from the canon of work on military forces in the Congo is a study of the Force Publique, a paramilitary police force established by King Léopold II to secure the Congo Free State and to protect a vast geographical swath of Central Africa that had become his own personal possession following the Berlin Conference of 1884–1885. In many ways, the absence of any st...

Middle East@War 47: Moscow's Game of Poker (Revised Edition) Russian Military Intervention in Syria 2015-17

Product code:  10902AVI
In August 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its military forces on an intervention in Syria. Ever since, there has been no end of discussion about Russian military capabilities and intentions – in Syria and beyond. To many, the performance of the Russian military – and especially the Russian Air-Space Force (VKS) – in this war was a clear demonstration of advanced technology, improved training, fearsome firepower, and great mobility. To others, the military operation only e...

A Hundred Years of the RAF Air Display 1920-2020

Product code:  58430AVI
For 100 years, the world's oldest independent air force, the RAF, forged a distinguished record in military air operations from the First World War through to recent operations over Iraq and Syria. There is, however, a field of endeavour in which the Royal Air Force has excelled: selling its public image. Of the three armed services, the air force is the one perfectly placed to advertise its wares 'at home' with the facilities to accommodate large audiences, through scintillating flying displays...

Fighting Back: Stan Andrews and the Birth of the Israeli Air Force

Product code:  83111AVI
Fighting Back is the story of Stan Andrews, an assimilated American Jew and World War II veteran who became one of the first fighter pilots in the history of the Israeli Air Force. In 1948, Stan Andrews left a comfortable postwar life in Los Angeles to travel to the war-torn Middle East, where a four-front Arab invasion threatened to destroy the newly-declared State of Israel. There he joined the Israeli Air Force and became one of its first fighter pilots. Andrews was an unexpected volunteer fo...

338 Squadron - 70 Years Anniversay 1952-2022

Product code:  16519AVI
From Eagle Aviation. Commemorating 70 years of the Greek 338 Squadron operations. The official anniversary Squadron book. 338 Squadron was founded in 1952 with the F-84G, transitioning to the F-84F in the mid-1960s, and receiving the F-4E in 1974. After 48 years they still fly the legendary Phantom in the upgraded form of the AUP. Strap in and enjoy the story of 338 Squadron's men and women.

Samurai Sabres - The North American F-86D, F-86F and RF-86F in Japanese Service

Product code:  90005AVI
This book has been created for the aviation enthusiast, using previously unpublished personal photographs, to offer creative inspiration with just a light sprinkling of nostalgia. Welcome to the colourful world of early Japanese Phantoms.

SAC in the 1980s

Product code:  98700AVI
Fighter pilots make movies, bomber pilots make history - or so the bomber pilots say, anyway. Strategic Air Command held a constant nuclear-armed vigil, ready to launch nuclear war at a moment's notice, twenty-four hours a day. SAC was responsible for two of the three components of the Nuclear Triad - manned strategic bombers and land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles ICBMs - alongside the Navy's SLBMs. Also responsible for the USAF's strategic reconnaissance aircraft, SAC maintained a ...

Latin America@War 29: Urgent Fury - Grenada 1983

Product code:  70739AVI
In 1983, the United States launched a military operation to remove the military junta that had taken over the Caribbean island of Grenada. This operation, code-named Urgent Fury, was held out by the Regan Administration as a major military success and a victory against communism. In some ways it was. In others it was a foregone conclusion, a victory against a discredited regime with little support internally or externally. Urgent Fury: Grenada 1983 examines the genesis of the Grenadian Revolutio...

Europe@War 21: War in Ukraine Vol.1 - Armed Formations of the Donetsk Peoples Republic 2014-22

Product code:  70661AVI
Volume 1 of War in Ukraine focuses on the armed formations of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the largest of the two separatist entities in the east of Ukraine. Armed formations of the Donetsk People’s Republic aims to provide an overview of their formation in 2014, their status up to the end of February 2022, and combat equipment, while also exploring issues around identity and symbology. Loosely confederated with the armed formations of the neighbouring Luhansk People’s Republic into the...

F-14 Tomcat - Detail & Scale 14

Product code:  47496AVI
F-14 Tomcat in Detail & Scale is an all-new book about one of the most well known and popular military aircraft of all time. This profusely illustrated book is written by Haagen Klaus, who previously co-authored F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in Detail & Scale. The author put together a team of expert contributors who worked with him to make this the most accurate and in-depth book possible on the Tomcat. Among these are people who flew and maintained the F-14 and others who worked at Grumman during the...

Soviet and Russian Special Mission Aircraft

Product code:  52483AVI
In the years after WWII, aircraft used for special missions appeared in the worlds leading air forces, including the Soviet Union. The first airborne early warning and control aircraft was the early 1960s vintage Tupolev Tu-126, superseded in the 1980s by the Ilyushin/Beriyev A-50. Aircraft used for photo reconnaissance, electronic intelligence, nuclear/biological/chemical reconnaissance and radiation intelligence, included specialised versions the Tu-16 and Tu-22 bombers, the An-12 transport a...

Asia@War 31: The Darkest Hour Vol.1 - The Japanese Naval Offensive in the Indian Ocean 1942 - The Opening Moves

Product code:  70616AVI
The Darkest Hour presents the Imperial Japanese Navy offensive in the Indian Ocean area in March–April 1942, the main goal of which was to destroy the Royal Navy in the Far East and achieve domination on the western flank of the Pacific War on the eve of the Battle of Midway. The bold operation by two Japanese task forces Kido Butai and Malay Force in the Indian Ocean would only be possible with the fall of Singapore in February and the Dutch East Indies in early March 1942.