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Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets

Published: July 27, 2022
Book Author(s): Salvador Mafe Huertes
Company: Kagero Publishing

This is the 82nd book in the Kagero Monographs series covering aircraft in details photos and diagrams. This book covers the Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. The book provides great detail drawings of the Super Hornet.

 I found the drawings in this book to be fascinating and very detailed, ideal for any modeler as reference materials. The photographs are extremely good, many I have… more

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A-20 Pin-Up Nose Art Pt III

Published: June 24, 2022
Company: Foxbot

This is the third part of a series of A-20 Pin-Up Nose Art sets of decals in 1/72 Scale. I was going to do a product review only but once I saw how nice these were I broke out an old Matchbox A-20 from my stash to use these in a real build.

In the packet is:

  • 2 x sheets of decals (one is stencils)
  • 1 instruction sheet

The decals look very good when… more


Tiny Tim Rocket

Published: June 13, 2022
Company: Hauler Brengun

This is Brengun released of a 1/72 Tiny Tin Rocket. This was the first air to ground missile developed and used by the US forces at the end of World War Two.

In the bag is:

  • 2 x light grey resin main rocket bodies
  • 10 x light grey resin tail fins
  • 1 instruction sheet

The resin is well molded with very no flash and are well detailed. The resin… more

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Single No 36 Hawker Hurricane IIC

Published: June 7, 2022
Book Author(s): Sgt Antoni Beda.
Company: MMP Books

This is a very thin book with only 24 pages, but they are very high quality, outline drawing, full of profile pictures, and detailed Photographs of the Hawker Hurricane Mk IIC.

The first 5 pages are dedicated to scaled outline drawings in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales, idea for most scale modelers to use.

The following three pages cover full aircraft shots in action.

Then… more


The Hawker Typhoon - Including the Hawker Tornado

Published: May 30, 2022
Book Author(s): Richard Franks
Company: Valiant Wings Publishing

This is the third edition of the 2nd book in the Airframe and Miniature Series. This book covers the Hawker Typhoon and its predecessor the Hawker Tornado. This series of books covers the development of the Aircraft, detailed walk around pictures, profiles and covers model kits and accessories to build them.

I found this book a fountain of information and rare pictures of the… more

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A Photographic History of Airborne Warfare 1939 - 1945

Published: May 5, 2022
Book Author(s): Simon and Jonathan Forty
Company: Pen & Sword

The book is interesting and often ignore subject as to the history of Airborne troops in World War II. It delves into great detail of the development, service, full history from the formation to the Airborne units and battles with text and a great many photographs.

The book's chapters are:

  • Conception
  • Blitzkrieg
  • Crete: The Turning Point
  • The… more

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Royal Marine Officer

Published: May 5, 2022
Company: ICM

ICM has released kit of a British Royal Marine Office in their 1/16 figure series. The Royal Marine is in the standard parade uniform with sword.

In the box is;

  • 2 x light grey sprues
  • 1 stand base
  • 1 black sprue
  • 1 instruction sheets
  • 1 box art print


The construction of the figure is very easy, and… more

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Doodlebug Texaco

Published: May 2, 2022
Company: Brengun

Hauler has provided another addition to the great small scale releases from Brengun with this Texaco Doodlebug (also known as Diamond T Doodlebug). This was a streamlined American tanker truck of the 1930’s. They were part of a project to modernize the Texaco brand at the time.

The detail quality is great; there is a lot of easily removable flash and no other noticeable imperfections.… more

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Images of War – Schnellbootwaffe – Adolf Hitler’s Guerrilla War at sea: S-Boote 1939-45

Published: April 27, 2022
Book Author(s): Hrvoje Spajić
Company: Pen & Sword

The book is another in the great Images of War series. This book covers the history and actions of the German SchnellbootWaffe units though out the second world war.

The book really is about the development of the use of the SchnellerBootwaffe on its various forms and the operations it carried out. Also, the British forces actions and defenses against the units.

The Chapters… more

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15 cm sIG 33 Schweres Infanteriegeschutz 33 – Camera On

Published: February 28, 2022
Book Author(s): Alan Ranger
Company: MMP Books

This is a thin book with only 72 pages but they are very high quality pictures of the German World War two Heavy Infantry Gun. This was the largest gun that as classified as an Infantry Gun. They were mainly horse drawn during the early part of the war.

I found this book fascinating and will be return to this book just to review the awesome photos which cover the gun in operation, at… more