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  • D-Day 1944: The Allied Invasion of Normandy

    D-Day 1944: The Allied Invasion of Normandy

    The Allies launched their massive invasion of German-occupied Europe in June 1944. This book covers opposing commanders and forces, the initial battle for air supremacy, the Allied amphibious landings, key combat vehicles and portable weapons, as well as many lesser-known details of the campaign.

    $34.95
  • Diamond T 4 Ton Truck Walk Around

    Diamond T 4 Ton Truck Walk Around

    The US Army Quartermaster Corps adoption of the Diamond T Motor Company's 4-ton 6x6 truck became so successful that it later inspired the Army's post-WWII M-series trucks, which were used for 50 years.

    $19.95
  • Gama Goat Detail In Action

    Gama Goat Detail In Action

    Seeking to revolutionize its tactical vehicle fleet, the US Army developed the Gama Goat, an all-wheel-drive, engineering marvel with steerable axles and a flexible two-part body. This book chronicles the design, development, testing, and field use of these iconic US Cold War vehicles.

    $19.95
  • Gama Goat Detail In Action - Hardcover

    Gama Goat Detail In Action - Hardcover

    Seeking to revolutionize its tactical vehicle fleet, the US Army developed the Gama Goat, an all-wheel-drive, engineering marvel with steerable axles and a flexible two-part body. This book chronicles the design, development, testing, and field use of these iconic US Cold War vehicles.

    $24.95
  • Jagdpanzer 38 Hetzer Walk Around - Hardcover

    Jagdpanzer 38 Hetzer Walk Around - Hardcover

    More than 2,800 Jagdpanzer 38 Hetzers were built during WWII, far more than any other German tank destroyer. This volume features many detailed photos of early and late-model Hetzer variants, as well as the first-ever published wartime photos of the vehicle's interior.

    $24.95
  • K5(E) Railgun Detail In Action

    K5(E) Railgun Detail In Action

    The German Krupp K5(E) 280mm heavy railway gun was one of the most effective artillery weapons developed during WWII. Boasting a 40-mile range, these massive guns were deployed on the Russian Front, in Italy, and as part of Hitler's Channel Coast defences.

    $19.95
  • M19-M20 Tank Transporter Detail In Action - Hardcover

    M19-M20 Tank Transporter Detail In Action - Hardcover

    The M19 Heavy Tank Transporter, a truck and trailer combination, saw widespread use during WWII and into the Cold War years. This book explores the development, use, and details of these famous wartime workhorses.

    $24.95
  • M24 Chaffee Walk Around

    M24 Chaffee Walk Around

    The US-built M24 Chaffee tank was developed to counter better armed WWII German tanks. Designed around a 75mm main gun, the Chaffee tank packed a heavier punch, a lower profile, and a smoother ride than any of its WWII competitors. Chaffee tanks served well into the 1970s.

    $19.95
  • M26 Dragon Wagon Walk Around

    M26 Dragon Wagon Walk Around

    The 40-ton Tank Transporter Truck Trailer M25, dubbed the "Dragon Wagon", was the largest wheeled vehicle fielded by the US Army during WWII. These veteran trailers saw service during the Vietnam War and into the 1970s. This volume examines both the armored and soft-skin versions of these massive vehicles.

    $19.95
  • M26 Dragon Wagon Walk Around - Hardcover

    M26 Dragon Wagon Walk Around - Hardcover

    The 40-ton Tank Transporter Truck Trailer M25, dubbed the "Dragon Wagon", was the largest wheeled vehicle fielded by the US Army during WWII. These veteran trailers saw service during the Vietnam War and into the 1970s. This volume examines both the armored and soft-skin versions of these massive vehicles.

    $24.95
  • M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail In Action

    M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail In Action

    The US Army's M3 Gun Motor Carriage was engineered to be a self-propelled anti-tank gun, melding the venerable 75mm cannon with a halftrack chassis. These unique WWII self-propelled guns served both in the European and Pacific theaters.

    $19.95
  • M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail In Action - Hardcover

    M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail In Action - Hardcover

    The US Army's M3 Gun Motor Carriage was engineered to be a self-propelled anti-tank gun, melding the venerable 75mm cannon with a halftrack chassis. These unique WWII self-propelled guns served both in the European and Pacific theaters.

    $24.95
  • M41 Walker Bulldog Walk Around

    M41 Walker Bulldog Walk Around

    As the standard US light tank during the Cold War years, the M41 Bulldog was developed as a successor to the M24 Chaffee. Rugged and maneuverable, the Bulldog served with more than 20 other countries and continues to operate with several armies around the world.

    $19.95
  • M41 Walker Bulldog Walk Around - Hardcover

    M41 Walker Bulldog Walk Around - Hardcover

    As the standard US light tank during the Cold War years, the M41 Bulldog was developed as a successor to the M24 Chaffee. Rugged and maneuverable, the Bulldog served with more than 20 other countries and continues to operate with several armies around the world.

    $24.95
  • M42 Duster Walk Around

    M42 Duster Walk Around

    Developed during the early Cold War years, the armored M42 Duster anti-aircraft gun was a fair weather shooter for low and slow targets. Later deployed to Vietnam, M42s served as convoy escorts, perimeter and base security, and direct-fire support weapons.

    $19.95
  • M551 Sheridan Walk Around

    M551 Sheridan Walk Around

    First deployed in combat during the Vietnam War, the M551 Sheridan was also the first US tank to be fully amphibious, as well as airborne capable. This book covers the M551 in close-up detail, from the suspension and engine compartment, to the vehicle's interior and armaments.

    $19.95
  • M551 Sheridan Walk Around - Hardcover

    M551 Sheridan Walk Around - Hardcover

    First deployed in combat during the Vietnam War, the M551 Sheridan was also the first US tank to be fully amphibious, as well as airborne capable. This book covers the M551 in close-up detail, from the suspension and engine compartment, to the vehicle's interior and armaments.

    $24.95
  • M7 Priest Walk Around

    M7 Priest Walk Around

    The US M7 self-propelled 105mm howitzer was developed from the M3 medium tank chassis. Nicknamed the "Priest" because of its pulpit-like machine gun mount, the vehicle provided Allied WWII armored units with organic, highly mobile artillery support.

    $19.95
  • Pre-Standardized Jeep Walk Around

    Pre-Standardized Jeep Walk Around

    This book takes a detailed look at the iconic WWII Jeep's early evolution. Before being standardized, the American Jeep was produced in three models by Bantam, Ford, and Willys. The best qualities of each were then incorporated into the final standardized WWII-era Jeep.

    $19.95
  • US MRAPs In Action

    US MRAPs In Action

    The deadly threat of roadside IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan made it priority number one to defeat this ever-growing threat. This volume describes the US military's rapid response in developing and deploying mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs). Book covers in detail all of the major MRAP variants currently in use.

    $19.95
  • US MRAPs In Action - Hardcover

    US MRAPs In Action - Hardcover

    The deadly threat of roadside IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan made it priority number one to defeat this ever-growing threat. This volume describes the US military's rapid response in developing and deploying mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs). Book covers in detail all of the major MRAP variants currently in use.

    $24.95
  • Valentine Tank Walk Around

    Valentine Tank Walk Around

    The Valentine Infantry Tank had the highest production numbers of any wartime British tank and saw extensive combat in North Africa, as well as in both the European and Pacific Theaters. This book takes a detailed look at this famous WWII tank and its more notable combat variants.

    $19.95

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    America's Round-Engine Airliners: Airframes and Powerplants in the Golden Age of Aviation

    This book not only traces the technical evolution of every radial-engine powerplant used over that time span but also includes interesting and fact-filled sidebars that detail what it was like flying aboard each generation of these aircraft.

    $46.95
  • American Secret Projects 4 New

    American Secret Projects 4

    This first, revised book in the American Secret Projects series describes the design and development of American bomber and attack aircraft from the end of World War II to the mid-1970s, both for the Air Force and the Navy.

    $44.95
  • Building the P-51 Mustang: The Story of Manufacturing North American's Legendary WWII Fighter in Original Photos

    Building the P-51 Mustang: The Story of Manufacturing North American's Legendary WWII Fighter in Original Photos

    This major work is devoted strictly to telling the story of how this legendary airplane was designed and built using rare original factory photos, documents, and unique engineering information.

    $34.95
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    Chinese Air Power

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  • Focke-Wulf Ta 154: Luftwaffe Reich Defence Day and Night Interceptor New

    Focke-Wulf Ta 154: Luftwaffe Reich Defence Day and Night Interceptor

    This is a significantly revised and expanded version of a book originally published with a small print run in 2006 in the German language, so it will be new to Anglophone readers. It is an absorbing account remarkably sophisticated German World War II aircraft on which relatively little has hitherto been published. The author dispels myths associated with the construction methods of the Ta 154 and reveals much new and intriguing information about this fascinating aircraft.

    $49.95
  • French Secret Projects 3: French & European Spaceplane Designs 1964-1994 New

    French Secret Projects 3: French & European Spaceplane Designs 1964-1994

    This book relates the story of the remarkable concepts, crossovers between aircraft and spacecraft beginning with the 'antipodal bomber' of 1944 and continuing to Aerospatiale STS-2000 project through the Transporteur Aero-Spatial, VERAS, AW Pyramid, Bumerang, S nger II, HOTOL, Hermes, and Taranis. Non-European projects like Dyna-Soar, Hyperplane, HOPE, and MAKS are also be covered.

    $44.95
  • Mikoyan MiG-23 & MiG-27: Famous Russian Aircraft New

    Mikoyan MiG-23 & MiG-27: Famous Russian Aircraft

    This comprehensive book describes the development and service history of all variants of these aircraft, featuring fleet lists and numerous rare photos and color profiles.

    $64.95
  • Mikoyan MiG-29 & MiG-35: Famous Russian Aircraft New

    Mikoyan MiG-29 & MiG-35: Famous Russian Aircraft

    This revised and expanded edition of the definitive history of the aircraft charts in detail the MiG-29's evolution from the earliest design studies to the latest multi-role versions.

    $64.95
  • Mikoyan MiG-31: Famous Russian Aircraft

    Mikoyan MiG-31: Famous Russian Aircraft

    This new edition to the Famous Russian Aircraft series gives the complete development and service history of the Mikoyan MiG-31 and is richly illustrated with color photos and color artwork throughout.

    $64.95
  • Mistel: German Composite Aircraft and Operations 1942-1945

    Mistel: German Composite Aircraft and Operations 1942-1945

    This is a revised and reworked edition of the author's long out of print 2001 study of the origins, development and operations of Germany's composite aircraft during World War II.

    $64.95
  • North American B-45 Tornado New

    North American B-45 Tornado

    This book is presented in 12 chapters detailing B-45A, B-45C and RB-45C design, production, performance, payload, endurance and operations as it served as a bomber, reconnaissance and flight test aircraft.

    $56.95
  • R-4360: Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle

    R-4360: Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle

    Leaving no stone unturned, this book provides a detailed account of the inner workings of the R-4360. Also covered is the engine's development history, variations, and its military, commercial, and racing applications.

    $79.95
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    Space Shuttle: Developing an Icon 1972-2013

    Limited Print Run

    The complete US Space Shuttle program from the earliest days through the very end is documented in this three-volume set with slipcase that features 1,584 pages filled with over 1 million words and nearly 4,000 photos and line drawings.


    2017 winner of the prestigious National Aviation Hall of Fame
    Combs Gates Award!

    $169.95
  • Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

    Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

    This book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on this aircraft left off. Author Dennis Jenkins uses rare archival Air Force documentation and original Republic factory material and photos never before seen by the public to tell the complete story of this legendary jet fighter-bomber.

    $60.00
  • Vigilante!: 1,200 Hours Flying the Ultimate US Navy Reconnaissance Aircraft

    Vigilante!: 1,200 Hours Flying the Ultimate US Navy Reconnaissance Aircraft

    Aviation enthusiasts will be fascinated with this complete study of the extraordinary RA-5C Vigilante. Easy-to-read historical facts and technical information is interspersed with personal stories from the pilot's point-of-view.

    $42.95
  • World Class DIAMONDBACKS: A Pictorial History of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102)

    World Class DIAMONDBACKS: A Pictorial History of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102)

    This new book (hardcover version) in the Naval Fighers series follows the DIAMONDBACK fighter squadron from its inception in 1955 through today.

    $89.95
  • World Class DIAMONDBACKS: A Pictorial History of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102)

    World Class DIAMONDBACKS: A Pictorial History of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 (VFA-102)

    This new book (paperback version) in the Naval Fighters series follows the DIAMONDBACK fighter squadron from its inception in 1955 through today.

    $79.95
  • World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft: The Story of Convair's F-106 Delta Dart Interceptor

    World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft: The Story of Convair's F-106 Delta Dart Interceptor

    This book provides an insightful and in-depth look at the sixth member of the USAF's "Century Series" family of supersonic fighters. From initial concept through flight testing and deployment, every facet of the Convair F-106's operational service is examined and explained in a comprehensive, yet easy-to-read text. Includes many superb photos and technical illustrations useful to modelers and aviation historians.

    $44.95

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    Astonishing Stories Pilots Tell Pilots

    Airplane pilots are notorious story tellers. As this collection of tales (mostly true) are revealed in this book, the reader, whether a pilot or not, can experience a sense of what it is like to be at the controls of everything from a puddle jumper to a Mach 3 jet.

    $19.95
  • Battle Under the Moon

    Battle Under the Moon

    This is a gripping account of the ill-fated RAF raid on May 3, 1944, on the Panzer tank depot and military barracks at Mailly-le-Camp south of Rheims in northern France.

    $12.95
  • Boulton Paul 1917-1961: Aircraft, Projects and Studies New

    Boulton Paul 1917-1961: Aircraft, Projects and Studies

    This book sheds much new light on the activities of an often overlooked company which was in many respects at the forefront of aeronautical innovation in Britain for several decades.

    $44.95
  • Britain's Aircraft Industry: Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909 New

    Britain's Aircraft Industry: Triumphs and Tragedies Since 1909

    For the first time here is a readable, highly-illustrated, examination of the entire British aircraft industry, its heritage, and the changes it faces in the 21st century, both technical and political.

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    Building the B-17 Flying Fortress: A Detailed Look at Manufacturing Boeing

    This book features photos and manufacturing details of America's greatest multi-engine World War II combat aircraft and tells the compelling story of how more than 12,000 B-17s were built.

    $34.95
  • Chinese Air Power New

    Chinese Air Power

    This book focuses on the current People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and the Naval Aviation order of battle and describes the most advanced aircraft types currently in service or due to enter service.

    $55.95
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    Close Call: RAF Close Air Support in the Mediterranean

    In this first of two volumes, the author traces the evolution and development of close air support, beginning during the final year of the Great War, via the doldrums of the inter-war years, to the point where the RAF was criticized heavily because of its apparent absence at Dunkirk.

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    Douglas DC-3/C-47 in Latin American Military Service

    Richly illustrated, with tables describing the often extraordinary individual services lives of each-and-every known Douglas DC-3 and C-47, this is a testament to the men and women who, for three-quarters of a century, have sweated, cursed and yet loved these magnificent aircraft.

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    Focke-Wulf Ta 154: Luftwaffe Reich Defence Day and Night Interceptor

    This is a significantly revised and expanded version of a book originally published with a small print run in 2006 in the German language, so it will be new to Anglophone readers. It is an absorbing account remarkably sophisticated German World War II aircraft on which relatively little has hitherto been published. The author dispels myths associated with the construction methods of the Ta 154 and reveals much new and intriguing information about this fascinating aircraft.

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    $39.95
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    Me 163: Rocket Interceptor

    Along with hundreds of rare photographs, the book is enriched by specially commissioned color artwork and many detailed technical drawings, ensuring that this work stands as the principal reference source on fabled Me 163.

    $79.95
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    $39.95
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    $12.95
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    The Saturn I/IB Rocket: NASA's First Apollo Launch Vehicle

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    $44.95
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