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Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa Monograph 85: Volume II

Published: September 4, 2022
Book Author(s): Dariusz Paduch Illustrator: Arkadiusz Wrobel
Company: Kagero Publishing

Background from the Website

Nakajima K-43 Hayabusa, code-named Oscar by the Allies, was the Imperial Japanese Army’s equivalent of the Zero fighter in service with the Imperial Navy. In combat units, the machine replaced the aging Ki-27. Manufactured in large numbers, the fighter remained in frontline service until the end of the war. By the time its final version entered production… more

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Russian Six-Wheel Army Truck with Shelter

Published: March 27, 2022
Company: ICM

Brief History

The most common all-wheel drive 6-wheel truck in the Soviet Army during the 1980s had a diesel engine and a cab-over-engine layout. Its serial production began in 1981 at a plant in Naberezhnye Chelny. The vehicle was distinguished by its high reliability and off-road capability. The basic model was intended, first of all, for the transportation of personnel or cargo up… more

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Japanese Naval Zero Fighters (land-based) New Guinea and The Solomons 1942-1044

Published: March 16, 2022
Book Author(s): Michael John Claringbould, with Ed DeKiep and Ryan Toems
Company: Avonmore Books

About the Author

Michael John Claringbould was raised in Papua New Guinea, where he developed his fascination for the Pacific air war. During a career in the Australian foreign service he undertook postings across Oceania and the Pacific. He is author of three books on the USAAF Fifth Air Force: The Forgotten Fifth, Forty of the Fifth, and Black Sunday, and co-author of Eagles of the… more

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F-15 Eagle, Undefeated 4th Generation Super-Fighter

Published: February 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Berie Simmonds
Company: Tempest Books

Introduction

The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is the undisputed king of fighter aircraft, scoring around 105 kills for zero losses in air-to-air combat.

Originally designed as a pure air superiority machine to replace the multi-role F-4 Phantom II, the Eagle has since morphed into one of the most technologically advanced fighter-bombers in its class: the Strike Eagle.

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F-16A Air Defence Fighter

Published: December 23, 2021
Book Author(s): Federico Anselmino
Company: Aviation Collectibles

Federico Anselmino is the author of several books dealing with modern Italian Air Force aircraft.

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The F-16 was chosen by the Italian Air Force as a "gap filler" until the F-2000 Typhoon became available as a replacement for the aging Fleet of F-104 Starfighters. Initially a lease was signed to acquire 20 single seat Tornado F.3 and four F.3T Tornados to… more

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F-15 Eagle Mid-Life/Late Wheel Set

Published: October 4, 2021
Company: Phase Hanger

Provider Background

From the website - Mike Reeves has been an aircraft nut his entire life. It all started when he was a kid growing up in Phoenix, Arizona watching the Blue Angels flying their A-4 Skyhawks practicing for their air shows at Deer Valley Airport from the roof of his house after school. When he got to meet the Blues pilots he was hooked and his love of military… more

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Bradley Fighting Machine

Published: September 8, 2021
Book Author(s): David Grummitt
Company: Pen and Sword Books Ltd

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) is a tracked fighting vehicle platform of the United States manufactured by BAE Systems Land & Armaments, formerly United Defense. It was named after U.S. General Omar Bradley.

The Bradley is designed to transport infantry or scouts with armor protection, while providing covering fire to suppress… more

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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot - Aircraft in Detail

Published: July 7, 2021
Book Author(s): Robert Pied and Nicolas Deboeck
Company: HMH Publications

From Wikipedia

The Sukhoi Su-25 NATO reporting name: Frogfoot is a single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by Sukhoi. It was designed to provide close air support for the Soviet Ground Forces. The first prototype made its maiden flight on 22 February 1975. After testing, the aircraft went into series production in 1978 at Tbilisi in the Georgian Soviet… more

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How to Kill a Panther Tank: Unpublished Scientific Reports from the Second World War

Published: July 3, 2021
Book Author(s): Craig Moore
Company: Fonthill Media

From the Publisher

One of the few books that explores what British and Commonwealth forces knew about the dreaded Panther tank and how to destroy it using previously unpublished documentation. An excellent reference book for military modelers, historians and tank wargamers (War Thunder/World of Tanks) interested in the iconic Panther with authentic camouflage suggestions. Three… more

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Panther Medium Tank IV. SS Panzerkorps Eastern Front 1944

Published: June 8, 2021
Book Author(s): Dennis Oliver
Company: Pen & Sword

During the summer of 1944 a series of massive Soviet offensives threatened to destroy the entire German army on the Eastern Front. As the Wehrmacht scrambled to hold what ground it could many formations simply disappeared and the available armored units were used to plug the gaps in the front line. One of the most important elements of the defense was the newly raised IV.SS-Panzerkorps which… more