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The Waffen-SS at Arnhem

Published: May 22, 2022
Book Author(s): Ian Baxter
Company: Pen and Sword Books Ltd

Overview from the Author and Publisher

The 1944 Arnhem airborne operation, immortalized by the film A Bridge Too Far, will forever be remembered as a great British feat of arms. British and Polish paratroopers displayed outstanding courage and tenacity in a desperate last stand situation. And yet, as this book describes, the plan was fatally flawed as the 9th and 10th SS Panzer… more

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Ammo by Mig Night Blue & Red Magma Cements

Published: April 13, 2022
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

The constant ingenuity of our modeling industry never ceases to amaze me—such is the case of colored model glue. This is novel approach which will provide a solution to an issue that many of us did not know existed.

Ammo by Mig’s statement provides the following information:

“Hold the parts together, apply the cement to the joint and allow it draw itself into the gap by… more

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Colors & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat Part 2: Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons

Published: January 15, 2022
Book Author(s): Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak
Company: Detail & Scale, Inc.

Overview from the Author and Publisher


127 pages, 330 color photos, 9 color profiles, with the digital versions: 211 pages (2021 Digital Edition) and 442 pages (in the Digital Vol 3 2018 Edition)


  • Copyright & Contributors
  • About the Author - 4
  • About the Co-Author & Illustrator - 6
  • Introduction - 7… more


Cold War Berlin: An Island City, Volume 2: The Berlin Wall, 1950-1961

Published: December 7, 2021
Book Author(s): Andrew Long
Company: Helion & Company

"From the moment the DDR was formed in 1949, many of its citizens chose to leave to start a new life in the West. By the mid-1950s, the trickle had turned into a flood as large numbers rejected Walter Ulbricht’s Communist paradise. His ‘Workers’ & Peasants’ State’ could not afford to lose the skills and productivity from these key workers, so he proposed a radical solution – physically… more

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Detail-Up Parts Series for 1/48th F-14 Tomcat

Published: October 4, 2021
Company: Tamiya America

Tamiya’s Product Description

“This Detail-Up set can be used for Item 61114, 61118, and 61122. The set is very useful to give more detail to your model Tamiya F-14 model kits

  • A stainless-steel alpha probe on the radome facilitates further rigidity and realism. (2pcs. included)
  • Photo-etched parts are included to depict seatbelts and rear-… more

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Tamiya F-14A (Late Model)

Published: September 29, 2021
Company: Tamiya America

Tamiya’s Description

This model kit recreates the Grumman F-14A Tomcat. The F-14A Tomcat U.S. Navy Fighter is famous for being the first mass-production and the most-produced model among the F-14 series.  This kit realistically depicts the F-14A Tomcat (Late Model) - in service from the late 1980s to the early 2000s- with wings featuring separate flaps and slats.  The kit includes… more


Hetzer Jagdpanzer 38 Tank Destroyer: German Army and Waffen-SS Western Front, 1944-1945

Published: September 9, 2021
Book Author(s): Dennis Oliver
Company: Pen and Sword Books Ltd

Overview from Publisher

By 1944 the German army was on the defensive on all fronts and Allied bombing was putting increasing pressure on the nation's industrial output. Since the earliest days of the war the Germans had experimented with mounting anti-tank weapons on obsolete chassis and one of the most successful of these would prove to be the Jagdpanzer 38, more often referred… more


HUMVEE American Multi-purpose Support Truck

Published: July 12, 2021
Book Author(s): Ben Skipper
Company: Pen & Sword


  • Introduction - 1
  • Design & Development - 3
  • Humvee in Detail - 19
  • In Service & In Action - 25
  • Humvee Variants - 29
  • Camouflage & Markings - 33
  • Model Showcase - 41
  • Modelling Products - 53

This is my second review of one of the Land Craft series books (the prior one covering… more


Land Rover – Military Versions of the British 4X4

Published: April 19, 2021
Book Author(s): Ben Skipper
Company: Pen & Sword

Publishers Notes

“After the Second World War many American military vehicles become surplus stock and soon found their way into the hands of farmers and land owners across Great Britain. The subsequent heavy use and the real possibility of difficulties obtaining spares led Maurice Wilks, the Rover Car Company Chief Engineer, to design and build a replacement.”

Table of… more


Desert Storm – Volume 2 - Operation Desert Storm and the Coalition Liberation of Kuwait 1991

Published: April 19, 2021
Book Author(s): E. R. Hooton & Tom Cooper
Company: Helion & Company

From the publisher’s notes on this book: “Early in the morning of 2 August 1990, aircraft of the Iraqi Air Force bombed Kuwaiti air bases, and then the Iraqi Republican Guards stormed into the country. Thus, began what would be called the ‘Gulf War’ – or the ‘II Gulf War’ or ‘II Persian Gulf War’ – fought between January and March 1991.

Although encountering some problems, the… more