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The Messerschmitt Bf-109 Early Series (V1 to E-9 including the T series)

Published: June 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Richard A. Franks.
Company: Valiant Wings Publishing

Valiant Wings Publishing's next title in the ever-popular Airframe & Miniature series is an updated, revised and expanded second edition of  The Messerschmitt Bf 109 (Early versions V1 to E-9 including T-series) – A Complete Guide to The Luftwaffe's Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks.

From the Publisher: This fifth book in our much-acclaimed series has been out of print for a… more

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Junkers Ju-88A-4

Published: June 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Sebastian Piechowiak
Company: Kagero Publishing

The first in a new Kagero series (Club 1/48), author and modeler Sebastian Piechowiak presents his build log of ICM’s 1/48 Junkers Ju-88A-4 model. With text in both Polish & English, he describes his build in a step-by-step fashion. Obviously an accomplished and talented artist, the close-up photos are greatly appreciated, showing off his techniques and results, particularly in the cockpit… more

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McDonnell F-4B Phantom II

Published: June 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Przemyslaw Skulski & Janusz Swiatlon
Company: Mushroom Model Publications

This monograph is compilations of the 4-view colour profile, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the McDonnel F-4B Phantom II Scale plans in 1/72 scale plus drawings from wartime technical manuals. Also photos of the details in B&W and color.

The book is primarily composed of ‘walk-around” type photos, with some inflight pictures as well. The scale plans are… more

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Eagles of the Luftwaffe: Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G

Published: May 5, 2022
Book Author(s): Dan Sharp
Company: Mortons Books

When it appeared in the skies over Europe in 1941, the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A was the best fighter in the world. It was more than a match for the best Spitfires the RAF could field and began shooting them down in ever-increasing numbers. Only the introduction of the Spitfire IX with its two-stage supercharged Merlin overturned its supremacy. Alongside the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Fw 190 is the… more

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Luftwaffe Victory Markings 1939–45

Published: April 26, 2022
Book Author(s): Philippe Saintes
Company: Pen & Sword

This book provides an overview of the victory markings painted on the fins and rudders of the planes of the German day fighter and night fighter aircraft between 1939 and 1945. It demonstrates how these were applied in reality through the profiles of nineteen pilots, including some of the most emblematic pilots of the Luftwaffe: Hans Troitzsch, Johannes Gentzen, Frank Liesendahl, Wilhelm… more

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Waffen-SS Armour on the Eastern Front 1941–1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Published: April 23, 2022
Book Author(s): Ian Baxter
Company: Pen & Sword

Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, was arguably the pivotal moment of the Second World War. Initially the onslaught was staggeringly successful with, as the superb contemporary images in this book show, Waffen-SS armored divisions leading the charge. But the Nazis had underestimated the Russians’ determination to defend their homeland and the logistical… more

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Tiger Ausf.E – Visual Modelers Guide (Multilingual)

Published: January 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Enrique Calderón
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

Steel Series Volume 4. A work entirely devoted to the iconic Sd.Kfz. 181 Tiger Ausf. E. Fun and easily referenced sourcebook where you can visually analyze and distinguish the main versions of the Tiger I, from the initial models to the final production variants. The introduction includes some historical notes about the design and development process of the vehicle. All of this with high-… more

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Medal of Honor Volume 4 Marine Aviators of WWII Part 2

Published: December 14, 2021
Book Author(s): Alan Durkota & Thomas Darcey
Company: Aeronaut Books

Medal of Honor Volume 4 Marine Aviators of WW2, Part 2 tells the story of five Marine aviators who earned their countries highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, in World War 2. Every aircraft in which the medal was won is shown in color profiles, together with profiles of some of their Japanese opponents. The story of these Marine aviators is told in detailed text, 189 photos (31 color… more

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Medal of Honor Volume 3: Marine Aviators of WWII Part 1

Published: December 14, 2021
Book Author(s): Alan Durkota & Thomas Darcey
Company: Aeronaut Books

Medal of Honor Volume 3 Marine Aviators of WW2, Part 1 tells the story of six Marine aviators who earned their countries highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, in World War 2. Every aircraft in which the medal was won is shown in color profiles, together with profiles of some of their Japanese opponents. The story of these Marine aviators is told in detailed text, 245 photos (58 color),… more

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Single No. 33 Messershmitt BF 109 G-6

Published: November 6, 2021
Book Author(s): Dariusz Karnas
Company: MMP Books

This book compiles the 4-view color profiles, scale plans, and photo details of the single variant of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 (Early).

The “Single” series of monographs from MMP books is very familiar to most modelers, and continues with this most recent entry concerning the equally familiar Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6. Containing scale plans in both 1/72 & 1/48 scales, black… more