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Brazilian Stuart M3, M3A1, X1, X1A2 and their Derivatives

Product code:  42592MIL
Somewhat eclipsed by medium and heavy tanks for its secondary role in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II, the Stuart tank was, however, more successful further away in the Pacific Theatre, where it surpassed in efficiency all its Japanese counterparts, albeit later out-performed by the M4 Sherman. It was in the post-war years that it would prove its mettle in Latin America due to its ease of operation and maintenance, allied to its low weight. It turned out to be much more us...

Tanks of the Early IDF - History of the IDF Armoured Corps Vol 1

Product code:  42591MIL
This book looks at examples of the first tank types to enter Israeli service. Modern-day Israel’s fight for independence began at the end of November 1947, after the UN issued its UN Partition Resolution for Palestine and continued well beyond its actual Declaration of Independence in May 1948. Knowing that there was a danger of invasion by multiple neighbouring countries, efforts to obtain weapons spread to various places around the world, plus Jewish forces took advantage of opportunities to ...

Images of War: Tank Wrecks of the Western Front 1940-1945 : Rare Photographs for Wartime Archives

Product code:  41547MIL
Early in the Second World War in Western Europe the German victors regularly photographed and posed with destroyed or abandoned Allied armour. During their invasion of France the Germans left 4,500 smashed French tanks in their wake, and these were a popular subject for their photographs. Then, when the tide of the war turned against them in 1944-5, their wrecked and burnt-out panzers were photographed by the victorious Allies during the key battles for Normandy and the Ardennes.

Panzers on the Vistula : Retreat and Rout in East Prussia 1945

Product code:  34310MIL2
Hans Schaufler fought as the commander of a Jagdpanther tank destroyer in rearguard actions against the Red Army in East Prussia in 1945\. Then, as an infantryman, he took part in the doomed defence of Danzig and made a daring escape across the Baltic in a small boat. This is his story, and it is the story of tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians who were caught up in the chaos and tragedy of the German retreat.

Africa@War 42: Portuguese Dragoons 1966-74 The Return to Horseback

Product code:  66281MIL
Between 1961 and 1974 Portugal fought a war to retain its African colonies of Angola, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique. Collectively known as the Campaigns for Africa, the origin of the conflict stems from the post-World War II atmosphere of nationalism and anti-colonial fervour. The Angolan insurgency began in 1961, followed by unrest in Guinea-Bissau in 1963 and Mozambique in 1964. Portugal's initial actions in Angola were based on foot-slogging by infantry, considered the best method of addressi...

German Military Vehicles in the Spanish Civil War: A Comprehensive Study of the Deployment of German Military Vehicles on the Eve of WW2

Product code:  78839MIL
A comprehensive and up-to-date study of the combat and logistics vehicles which formed part of the German contingent that fought in the Spanish Civil War alongside the rebels. The Panzer I, which so surprised the world in the Polish campaign and initially equipped the German Panzerdivisionen, was first seen in the Spanish Civil War, together with a wide range of war materiel such as anti-tank guns, flamethrowers, and so on. This book looks at a wide range of vehicles: from the humblest motorcycl...

Operation Chariot: The St Nazaire Raid 1942

Product code:  07298MIL
At the beginning of 1942, the Tirpitz, the heaviest battleship ever built by a European navy was on the cusp of breaking out into the north Atlantic. The prospect of a huge German battleship patrolling the Atlantic posed a grave threat to the convoys that served as the lifeline for an embattled Britain. After attempted bombing raids failed, a new and far more daring plan was created; to ram a battleship loaded with explosives into St Nazaire.

Tankcraft (17) M1 Abrams: The US's Main Battle Tank in American and Foreign Service 1981-2018

Product code:  49758MIL
Since its introduction in 1981, at the height of the Cold War, the Abrams main battle tank has been one of the most visible and iconic symbols of American military power, and it is the fascinating subject of this heavily illustrated historical and modelling guide in the TankCraft series by David Grummitt. Designed to meet head-on the massed tank forces of the Warsaw Pact, its combat debut in fact came in a different scenario in 1991 during the First Gulf War. Since then it has served in the peac...

Legends of Warfare: Stuart Tank Vol 2 - The M5, M5A1, and Howitzer Motor Carriage M8 Versions in World War II

Product code:  58234MIL
The Stuart light tanks were the first tanks taken into combat by US troops during WWII. Production of these vehicles can be broken into two categories: the early tanks powered by air-cooled radial engines, and late vehicles powered by twin V-8 engines. This volume explores the late vehicles with Cadillac water-cooled engines, the M5 and M5A1, as well as the M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage. Widely used by both the US Army and US Marines, as well as many Allied nations, these tanks, though lightly arme...

Legends of Warfare: M24 Chaffee Vol 1 - American Light Tank in WWII, Korea & Vietnam

Product code:  58593MIL2
The M24 Chaffee was the finest light tank developed by the US during WWII. This tank was developed by Cadillac, which, along with farm equipment manufacturer Massey-Harris, produced the vehicles. These tanks were used by the US during WWII and Korea and, during the post-WWII era, were supplied to numerous allied nations.

Les Commandos Du Reich - Tome 1 Le regne Des Brandebourgeois

Product code:  03229MIL
Beautifully put together with insightful research with extensive photos and maps. French Language Book.

Photobook Series 20: Sturmgeschutz III on the Battlefield 5

Product code:  83179MIL
Sturmgeschütz III on the Battlefield 5 is Matyas Panczel’s fifth on the Sturmgeschütz III for PeKo Publishing of Hungary. It follows their house format of 112 pages, 105 large landscape photographs.