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Legends of Warfare: Tiger I & II Germany's Most Feared Tanks of WWII

Product code:  58487MIL
Germany’s Tiger tank, whether in the form of the Tiger I or later Tiger II (King Tiger), was the most feared tank of WWII. Despite production totaling fewer than 2,000 units, its heavy armor, its power, and perhaps the even more powerful Nazi propaganda machine ensured that the Tiger remains well known over seven decades after last being on the battlefield. Through more than 175 photos, this volume chronicles the design, development, and deployment of this famed German tank. Full-color photograp...

German Super Heavy Panzer projects of World War II - Wehrmacht Concepts & Designs

Product code:  58654MIL
Tank design bureaus first became involved in the development of very heavy tanks after WWI. In addition to the militaries of Germany and England, the Soviet Union was also fascinated by these monsters. Behind it was the concept of transferring the heavy armament of naval warfare to land warfare. These superheavy vehicles were to move across the land the way battleships moved on the sea, and were to be capable of simultaneously defeating enemy forces from any direction. In this follow-up to his h...

Hackenberg - The Giant of the Maginot Line

Product code:  38532MIL
French Language book. Built between 1929 and 1935 riding on the eponymous hill, Hackenberg (A19) is the largest structure on the Maginot Line. In this formidable fortress buried in places 96 meters deep, everything is immoderate: two entrances, 17 combat blocks, divided into two half-west and east, 25 guns including 7 anti-tank, 33 light mortars, 30 machine guns and 60 rifles -mitrailleurs, a storage capacity of nearly 80 000 shells and 1.5 million cartridges of 7.5 mm, a thickness of 3.50 meter...

STUG III Enthusiasts Manual-Sturmgeschutz III Ausfuhrung A to G (SdKfz 142)

Product code:  12130MIL
Based on the chassis of the Panzer III tank, the Second World War German Sturmgeschutz series of assault guns was a successful and cost-effective range of armoured fighting vehicles. Originally intended as a mobile assault weapon for infantry support, the StuG was constantly modified and saw extensive use on all battlefronts as an assault gun and tank destroyer. Author Mark Healy examines the development, construction and fighting qualities of the StuG, including insights into what it was like t...

Italienfeldzug: German Tanks and Vehicles 1943-45 Vol.1

Product code:  62615MIL
In his preface to this work, Steve Zaloga points out that although the performance of German troops on the Russian front, North Africa, and Normandy is well known to military history aficionados, knowledge of the operations in the Italian theatre are much more obscure. This new book will help shed light on the subject with a detailed photographic study of the German land operations in Italy beginning with the battles on Sicily in July of 1943.

LeGion Wallonie Vol.2

Product code:  83601MIL
Here is an unpublished work about the Wallonie Legion and its members engaged on the Eastern Front in the uniform of the Heer from 1941 to 1945. Here the reader will dive into the archives and documents still mostly unpublished to this date, including previously unedited stories and also tales of the legionnaires. It offers biographies of most of the officers. One will also find rare and previously unseen archives of newspapers and propaganda for the Wallonie Legion, shedding light on its develo...

Nuts & Bolts Vol.43 Famo's Sd.Kfz. 9 18 ton Zugkraftwagen – Armoured and Unarmoured Variants

Product code:  NAB43MIL
With black and white photos from manuals, combat and war fronts in black and white most of them previously unpublished

Legends of Warfare: Sherman Tank Vol.2 America's M4 and M4(105) Medium Tank in World War II

Product code:  58470MIL
Volume 2 on the Sherman medium tank covers the welded-hull, radial-engine-equipped M4 and documents its development and production through its many variations, as well as its combat use around the globe. Produced by Chrysler, Pressed Steel Car Company, Alco, Pullman-Standard, and Baldwin Locomotive Works, the M4 bore the brunt of fighting until late summer 1944, when the M4A3 began to become available in quantity. Powered by a nine-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, the M4 fought in North Africa...

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.

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...