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SAS South Georgia Boating Club: An SAS Trooper's Memoir and Falklands War Diary

Product code:  87766MIL
Many aspire to serve with the Special Air Service, arguably the world's most prestigious regiment, but few achieve their aim. In this inspiring memoir the author describes how he left school without any qualifications and embarked on a 30 year career much of it spent in Hereford, including four years in The Regiment. Against the odds he rose through the ranks before being commissioned and eventually retiring as a Major. Initially attached to 22 SAS as a signaller, he volunteered for and passed S...

A Falkland Islander's Wartime Journal: Surviving the Siege

Product code:  88671MIL
Port Stanley was the tiny capital of a British colony known to few beyond the world of stamp collecting. But then, suddenly, in April 1982, it was the place-name on everyone's lips. The outcome of a war, for which Britain had mobilised its most powerful task force since 1945, would be decided by the flag which flew over the corrugated iron and timber cottages of Stanley. The town became the epicentre of a ferocious conflict. Many islanders left the town following the invasion. But a few hundred ...

Scimitar into Stanley: One Soldier's Falklands War

Product code:  72342MIL
In May 1982, Captain Roger Field, The Blues and Royals, attached to HQ 5th Infantry Brigade, sailed on the Queen Elizabeth 2 as part of the second wave to liberate the Falkland Islands. Surprised by what he saw at Brigade HQ he started writing a diary. His journey took him to Fitzroy as the Argentinean aircraft struck the landing ships Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram. A chance meeting led to him joining the Commanding Officer of 2 Para for the Battle of Wireless Ridge. When the Paras lost the comma...

Tankcraft (33) Scorpion and Scimitar - British Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicles 1970-2022

Product code:  74149MIL
The British Scorpion and Scimitar are among the most successful armoured reconnaissance vehicles ever built and, almost fifty years after the initial design was introduced, updated versions are still in service today. These compact, manoeuvrable and fast-moving light tanks played a significant peace-keeping role in conflict zones around the world and went into action during wars in the Falklands, the Gulf and Iraq. They are also a popular subject with tank modellers and enthusiasts.

Desert Eagle 33 Magach 7 & 7 GIMEL, Patton M60 in IDF Service Part 2

Product code:  DEP33MIL
From Desert Eagle Publishing, book 33 about Magach 7 and 7C – part 2. Further to Part 1 (Book 14) this book deals both, with the older turret and hull armour of the Magach 7 (AKA Magach 7A) and the Magach 7C. Walk around and in action photos are included. We look at the interior, suspension, power pack and the man in the machine.

U.S. Military Forces in FY 2021: The Last Year of Growth?

Product code:  40352MIL
CSIS senior adviser Mark Cancian annually produces a series of white papers on U.S. military forces, including their composition, new initiatives, long-term trends, and challenges. This report is a compilation of these papers and takes a deep look at each of the military services, the new Space Force, special operations forces, DOD civilians, and contractors in the FY 2021 budget.

Denmark's CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

Product code:  12364MIL
The Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90) was designed in Sweden in the mid-1980s, early 1990s. The CV9035DK has now been in Danish Army service for more than a decade. The aim of this publication is to primarily focus on the comprehensive and intensive use of the small number of Danish vehicles serving abroad. This includes trials and early gunnery training in Sweden, climate tests in South Africa, participating in NATO exercises in Norway, Lithuania and Spain, gunnery competitions in Germany, and years of ...

Tankograd 3045 Berlin Brigade - Vehicles of the US Army in West Berlin 1950-1994

Product code:  03045MIL2
With the arrival of the 2nd (US) Armoured Division - Hell on Wheels as a regular occupation force, the history of the U.S. Army began in Berlin in July 1945. In addition to the Soviet Union, United Kingdom and France, the American troops took over the administration of a sector of the city. In the following years Berlin would see historic events such as the Allied Airlift and the construction of the intra-German border, the Wall. The U.S. Army, at first with the Berlin Military Post, then with t...

Tankograd 5091 Kampfwertsteigerung Puma VJTF

Product code:  05091MIL
The Puma VJTF – as the most modern version of an armoured infantry fighting vehicle within the German Bundeswehr – is specially adapted to the threats and challenges of the modern battlefield and outperforms its predecessor variant in command, reconnaissance, effectiveness and the support of its mounted and dismounted forces. As a fully digitized combat vehicle, it also forms the basis of the “Armoured Infantry Soldier” and is capable of seamlessly integrating the expanded “Infantryman of the Fu...

Tankograd 9036 Warrior - Variants, Operations, Upgrades

Product code:  09036MIL2
As early as 1967 the first proposals for a concept of requirements for a new armoured infantry fighting vehicle were collected in the United Kingdom. The late 1970s saw the concept taking shape under the designation MCV-80 (Mechanised Combat Vehicle for the 80s) and in 1985 the vehicle was given its official name Warrior. Since 1987 the Warrior serves as the backbone of British armoured infantry units.

Tankograd 9035 Warrior FV510 Infantry Section Vehicle

Product code:  09035MIL
As early as 1967 the first proposals for a concept of requirements for a new armoured infantry fighting vehicle were collected in the United Kingdom. The late 1970s saw the concept taking shape under the designation MCV-80 (Mechanised Combat Vehicle for the 80s) and in 1985 the vehicle was given its official name Warrior. Since 1987 the Warrior serves as the backbone of British armoured infantry units.

Camouflage: Modern International Military Patterns

Product code:  38578MIL
A comprehensive, accurate, and academically-supported reference of all of the major military and paramilitary camouflage patterns that have been in use around the world from the end of World War Two to today. This book will be a one-stop, generalized reference, illustrating as many patterns as have been researched into presently.