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Himmler: Hitler’s Henchman

Published: January 24, 2023
Book Author(s): Ian Baxter
Company: Pen & Sword

Ian Baxter is a prolific author and has an impressive collection of photographs, many unpublished previously. The book follows the familiar Images of War format with brief introductions for each chapter followed by a lot of photographs to tell the story. At first, I was hesitant to review this book as a lot has been written about this period of well-documented evil that was the Nazi era.… more

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Classic American Railroad Companies – Locomotives Vol. 2

Published: January 23, 2023
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

AMMO by Mig has released a new line of acrylic paints for railroad modellers called the Rail Center. There are 41 railroad specific colors in the series, with twelve box sets:

  • Ammo.R-1000 Spanish Renfe Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1001 Dutch Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1002 British Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1003 German DB Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1004 German DR Locomotives… more

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Classic American Railroad Companies – Locomotives Vol. 1

Published: January 23, 2023
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

AMMO by Mig has released a new line of acrylic paints for railroad modelers called the Rail Center. There are 41 railroad specific colors in the series, with twelve box sets:

  • Ammo.R-1000 Spanish Renfe Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1001 Dutch Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1002 British Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1003 German DB Locomotives
  • Ammo.R-1004 German DR Locomotives… more

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Schwerer Geländegängiger Personenkraftwagen and Successors

Published: January 22, 2023
Book Author(s): Alan Ranger
Company: MMP Books

Alan Ranger is a former British Royal Engineer, engineer, collector of World War II militaria and original period photographs, and prolific author. Alan started his publishing days with Model Art of Japan and has already authored 25 books in the Camera On series, typically focusing on weapon systems and vehicles.

Camera On Number 27 focuses on the World War II German heavy off-road… more

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A-10C Heritage Hawgs

Published: January 15, 2023
Company: Twobobs Aviation Graphics

Twobobs Aviation Graphics are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and keep producing outstanding decal sheets for modern military jet aircraft. A-10C Heritage Hawgs (48-275) celebrates three A-10s promoting heritage and morale. Twobobs chose A-10s from the active, reserve and National Guard squadrons:

  • 405th Fighter Squadron celebrating the 75th anniversary of their… more

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Armed Forces of the English-Speaking Caribbean

Published: January 14, 2023
Book Author(s): Sanjay Badri-Maharaj
Company: Helion & Company

Armed Forces of the English-Speaking Caribbean: The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago is authored by Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj, who received his MA and PhD from the Department of War Studies, Kings College London (his thesis was on India’s nuclear weapons program). Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj has written two books - The Armageddon Factor: Nuclear Weapons in the India-… more

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The Erawan War, Volume 2: The CIA Paramilitary Campaign in Laos, 1969-1974

Published: January 9, 2023
Book Author(s): Ken Conboy
Company: Helion & Company

This is the second of a three-book series on the Erawan War, which was the CIA paramilitary campaign in Laos during the larger, covert war in Vietnam from 1961-1974. Volume 1 covers the period from 1961 to 1968 and was reviewed by fellow IMPS/USA Review Corps member David Horn on 5 February 2022. Volume 2 is this review, and Volume 3 covers the Royal Lao Forces, 1961-1974.

Author Ken… more

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Panavia Tornado IDS & ECR Modelers Reference Guide

Published: January 9, 2023
Book Author(s): Andy Evans
Company: Phoenix Scale Publications

From the Phoenix Scale Publications website, “Phoenix Scale Publications is a partnership of four people who have worked in the modelling and aviation press for many years and have come together to produce two brand-new, high-quality modelling titles and a new book series – for modellers, by modellers – with each partner bringing their own unique talents.”

This Air Profile Book is… more

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NATO Colors Smart Set Acrylic Paints

Published: January 9, 2023
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

A new release from prolific AMMO by Mig Jimenez, is this three-color acrylic paint set labeled for the three tone NATO camouflage. The paint comes in 17ml plastic bottles, complete with a stirring ball, in a clear plastic clamshell box. While the paints can be procured individually, the three major colors are included (and most likely cheaper than buying them individually). The following… more

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MV-22 Osprey Landing Gear (Hobby Boss Kit)

Published: January 9, 2023
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

Model aircraft displayed wheels down are susceptible to damage from the weight of the model on the plastic landing gear. There have been many after market solutions and among the leaders is Scale Aircraft Conversions from Royse City, Texas, who have been answering modelers’ prayers since 1990. Their white metal landing gear is designed to bear the weight of the model and complement the… more