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Royal Marines Deal: A Pictorial History

Product code:  40810MIL
Deal, Kent was the place the Royal Marines were created. Young men arrived raw and left as Royal Marines. From 1861 Deal Barracks was the home to the Royal Marines and this book tells the history, in detail with numerous photos from over the years.

Tank Warfare 1939-45

Product code:  67622MIL2
On the battlefields of Europe and North Africa during the Second World War tanks played a key role, and the intense pressure of combat drove forward tank design and tactics at an extraordinary rate. In a few years, on all sides, tank warfare was transformed. This is the dramatic process that is chronicle in this heavily illustrated history. Describing the fundamentals of pre-war tank design and compare the theories formulated in the 1930s as to how they should be used in battle. Then they show h...

Haynes Manual: US Super Carrier

Product code:  16671NAV
We go above and below deck to discover how a supercarrier is built, examining its structure, systems, departments, flight deck and hangar deck. With the full cooperation of the US Navy, they join the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) to discover how a supercarrier operates, looking at flight operations, logistics and life onboard. Commissioned in 1977, this awesome carrier has a complement of more than 6,000 crew and an embarked air wing of anything up to 90 aircraft, together capable of deliver...

Forgotten Archives 3: The Lost Signal Corps Photos

Product code:  32218MIL
The search for and discovery of seldom seen and unpublished US Army Signal Corps photographs formed the backbone of the first two volumes of ‘Forgotten Archives.’ In this third instalment, author Darren Neely continues his search for new imagery in unknown archives, while broadening contact with veteran’s families. This superbly produced 240-page book features 249 clear, high-quality photographs of US and German fighting vehicles, which are complemented by 8-pages of specially commissioned colou...

WWP R090 British Airborne Jeeps in Detail

Product code:  09760MIL
Contains a plethora of colour photos. Content covers history, walkaround, interior-detail, engine detail and chassis detail.

Achtung Tiger! Le Char Tigre au Combat Vol.2

Product code:  03267MIL
The parent of a legendary armored family, the Panzer VI Tiger was associated with all of the Wehrmacht’s military campaigns during the second half of the war. No less than ten Abteilungen from the Heer and three from the Waffen-SS will be fitted with it, whether in the Tiger I or Tiger II version. We must add to this the three battalions of heavy tank destroyers equipped with Jagdpanzer Elefant and Jagdtiger, machines resulting respectively from the unsuccessful competitor of Tiger I for the fir...

Last Panzer Battles in Hungary - Spring 1945

Product code:  83292MIL
In the final phase of the Second World War, the 6. Panzerarmee was the last army available to the German military leadership that was more or less intact and capable of launching a major offensive. After it had been withdrawn from the Western Front in the aftermath of the failed Ardennes counteroffensive, it was replenished with men and equipment as fully as was possible given the circumstances and, as a result, almost regained its autumn 1944 strength. It would not have been a surprise if it ha...

Fortress Budapest Vol.1&2 The Siege of the Hungarian Capital 1944-45

Product code:  07252MIL
Two Volume set. The struggle for the Hungarian capital in 1944-45, like the battle fought in the bend of the River Don, left an indelible scar on the collective memory of the Hungarian people. Although the military history of the battle fought within the territory of Budapest has been discussed by several authors, using various approaches, no genuinely comprehensive account, based on a balanced study of relevant archival sources of the opposing sides, has been previously published. Bulgarian res...

Tough Truck! Australian Army Land Rovers 1949 to 2012

Product code:  86707MIL
From small beginnings of just one Series 1 in 1949, the Land Rover slowly rose to become the dominant marque in Australian Army service until 2012. Even then, it will be some years before the last of the specialist Land Rovers leave service. A few Series 1 acquired during the 1950s became a flood of Series 2 and 2A in both ¼-ton short wheelbase and ¾-ton long wheelbase versions during the 1960s. These were followed by the ¾-ton Series 3 and finally the locally developed Perentie series of 1-tonn...

Fontenay - Rauray: The Bear and Fox, Ready for the Fray

Product code:  49987MIL
FRENCH LANGAUGE BOOK. Fontenay – Rauray: The Bear and Fox, Ready for the Fray is the ultimate study of the British 8th Armoured Brigade and 49th Infantry Division. The book focusses on engagements at Audrieu – Fontenay-le-Pesnel – Rauray between 13 June and 1 July 1944. After more than 12 years of researching war diaries, documents and multiple personal accounts; the author has been able to retrace an accurate day-to-day chronology of the battle, sometimes by the hour, particularly those of Oper...

German MG34 and MG42 Machine Guns: In World War II

Product code:  59361MIL
The German MG (Maschinengewehr) 34, along with the later-war MG 42, was a recoil-operated, air-cooled machine gun and is considered the world’s first general-purpose machine gun. Considered the most advanced machine gun in the world at the time, its ease of mobility and high rate of fire—900 rounds per minute—made it ideal both for infantry and antiaircraft use. First entering service during the Spanish Civil War in 1936, it remained in Wehrmacht service through the end of WWII in 1945, along wi...

Abrams Squad References 6: M1296 Stryker Dragoon

Product code:  44973MIL
Unpublished pictures of the brand new M1296 Stryker Dragoon by Ralph Zwilling. The perfect reference book to build your model, it contains an exhaustive article building and painting the fantastic AFV Club kit.