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Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-45 Wilkowyszki, Gumbinnen/Nemmersdorf, Elbing, Wormditt/Frauenburg, Kielce/Lisow

Product code:  74065MIL
in remarkable detail, a number of forgotten and overlooked armoured engagements on the Eastern Front during the final year of the war, based firmly on Soviet and German archival records. After defeating German Group Army Centre in Belorussia (Operation Bagration) in the first days of August 1944 the Red Army rapidly approached East Prussia. Here, near the borders of the Third Reich in the area of Vilkavishkis heavy tank combats broke out. German Panzer-Grenadier Division Grossdeutschland engage...

Combat: South Africa at War Along the Angolan Frontier

Product code:  28736MIL
Al Venter's latest book on South Africa's 23-year Border War along the Angolan frontier offers a host of new perspectives. These include details about units like the South African Air Force 44 Squadron which converted Dakota aircraft into flying gun platforms similar to those used in America's war in South-East Asia. Looking at the enemies that were ranged against the SADF, and in particular how SWAPO guerrillas fared. They were obviously a gutsy, well-trained and well-motivated guerrilla force...

Smashing Hitler's Panzers: The Defeat of the Hitler Youth Panzer Division in the Battle of the Bulge

Product code:  37777MIL
In his riveting new book, Steven Zaloga describes how American foot soldiers faced down Hitler's elite armored spearhead - the Hitler Youth Panzer Division - in the snowy Ardennes forest during one of World War II's biggest battles, the Battle of the Bulge. The Hitler Youth division was assigned the mission of the Fuhrer's Ardennes offensive: capture the main highway to the primary objective, Antwerp, whose seizure Hitler believed would end the war. Had the Germans taken the Belgian port, it wou...

1982 Invasion of Lebanon

Product code:  93513MIL2
On 6 June 1982, Israel launched operation “Peace for Galilee”, a large-scale invasion of Lebanon aiming at protecting northern Israel from PLO missiles, artillery and infiltration. Called “al-Ijtiyah, The Invasion” in Lebanon, the operation destroyed PLO infrastructure and altered the conflict map by removing “players” and adding others, complicating the Lebanese Civil War scene.” This book beautifully narrates the use of tanks and armoured vehicles in some of the most critical chapters of the c...

War Photographer 1.1

Product code:  83209MIL
Each volume will include pictures from battles, operations, vehicles or complete photo albums from soldiers who fought in World War 2. This book uses photos from an unidentified German Sturmartillerie man of Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 191.

Designing The T-34 Genesis of the Revolutionary Soviet Tank

Product code:  58306MIL
When the German army launched Operation Barbarossa - the invasion of the Soviet Union - on June 22, 1941, it was expecting to face and easily defeat outdated and obsolete tanks and for the most part it did, but it also received a nasty shock when it came up against the T-34. With its powerful gun and sloped armor, the T-34 was more than a match for the best German tanks at that time and the Germans regarded it with awe. German Field Marshal von Kleist, who commanded the latter stages of Barbaros...

Shooting Vietnam: The War By It's Military Photographers

Product code:  44005MIL
Shooting Vietnam also finally brings recognition to these unheralded military combat photographers in Vietnam that documented the brutal, unpopular, and futile war. Firsthand accounts and photographs by military photographers in Vietnam from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, Shooting Vietnam puts the reader right alongside these men as they struggle to document the war and stay alive while doing it although some didn't survive. The cameras around their necks often shared space with a rifle or gr...

Landcraft (3) Bren Gun Carrier Britian's Universal War Machine

Product code:  46436MIL
One of the most versatile fighting vehicles in the British army and many other forces for a quarter of a century, the Universal Carrier - more popularly known by its original title of Bren Gun Carrier - was developed as a fast and agile infantry-support vehicle. In this volume in Pen & Sword's LandCraft series, Robert Jackson traces its design and manufacturing history and describes its operational role throughout its long career. The Bren Carrier served in every theatre of the Second World War,...

Tankcraft (21) Challenger 1 British Main Battle Tank of the Gulf War

Product code:  56534MIL
During the 1980s and early 1990s the Challenger 1 main battle tank played a central role in Britain's armoured forces and it achieved remarkable success in combat, destroying around 300 Iraqi tanks in the Gulf War. With its advanced Chobham armour and hydropneumatic suspension system, it was one of the most sophisticated and effective armoured vehicles of the time and, in a modified form, it is still in service with the Jordanian army. It is also a popular subject with tank modellers and enthusi...

Tankcraft (20) Tiger 1 German Army Heavy Tank, Eastern Front, Summer 1943

Product code:  55827MIL
The Tiger I tank, probably the most famous German armoured vehicle of the Second World War, might have been a war-winning, break-through weapon if it had been produced in sufficient numbers and if it had been introduced earlier on the Eastern Front, before the balance of strength had tipped towards the Soviet Union. At the Battle of Kursk there were not enough Tigers to make a decisive difference and thereafter the Tiger was forced to play a mainly defensive role as the Wehrmacht struggled to wi...

WWP G063 MaxxPro MRAP in Detail 2nd Edition

Product code:  09715MIL
Contains a plethora of colour photos. Content covers history, walkaround, interior-detail, engine detail and chassis detail.

Frituur Zorro Restauraties Vol 1

Product code:  FZS06MIL
To our successful series Frituur Zorro we added a sixth volume. This book is about restoring WW2 vehicles to their original state. They were often deteriorated and left behind; sometimes not more than wrecks. Thirty projects are collected in this book, in word and deed. Projects from participants from The Netherlands and Belgium, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Australia and Slovakia.