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  • American Fire Apparatus #2

    American Fire Apparatus #2

    With hundreds of unique and dramatic photos, this volume features fire trucks equipped with aerial ladders, elevating platforms, ladder platforms, and special water towers. The book illustrates the evolution of the vital hook-and-ladder trucks that are an integral part of fire departments throughout the US.

    $19.95
  • 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
  • FT-17/M1917 WWI Tanks Walk Around

    FT-17/M1917 WWI Tanks Walk Around

    Introduced in 1917, the Renault FT-17 and its US-built copy, the M1917, revolutionized WWI tank design. This volume presents a careful study of the details and variations of these innovative French armored vehicles.

    $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
  • M108/109 SP Howitzer Walk Around

    M108/109 SP Howitzer Walk Around

    Introduced in the early 1960s, the M108/109 fully-enclosed, self-propelled artillery saw service in Vietnam. Upgraded in the mid-1980s, the M109 incorporated an enlarged turret, improved armor, increased ammo stowage, NBC protection, and a microclimate system to support crew efficiency.

    $19.95
  • M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer Walk Around

    M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer Walk Around

    Buick's lightly armored M18 Hellcat could top 55 mph, making it the fastest armored fighting vehicle deployed in WWII. US crews used the Hellcat's speed and high-velocity 76mm cannon to engage and destroy opposing German tanks. This volume details the Hellcat's engine, drivetrain, crew compartments, and weapon systems.

    $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
  • M48A3 in Vietnam In Action

    M48A3 in Vietnam In Action

    Just as the Sherman tank was the quintessential American tank in WWII, the M48A3 Patton tank was the most prominent US battle tank during the Vietnam War years of the 1960s and 1970s.

    $14.95
  • 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
  • M8/M20 Armored Car Walk Around

    M8/M20 Armored Car Walk Around

    The American M8/M20 Greyhound armored cars were the most prolific combat recon vehicles used by Allied forces during WWII. Originally built by the Ford Motor Company, Greyhounds continued to serve in various military forces throughout the Cold War and into the 21st Century.

    $19.95
  • M88 Armored Recovery Vehicle Walk Around

    M88 Armored Recovery Vehicle Walk Around

    The M88 Armored Recovery Vehicle was designed and developed in the late 1950s to handle recovery of the heavier and more massive tanks that of the Cold War period. Armored like a tank, the M88 ARV is equipped with a massive winch and hydraulic A-frame boom. These ARVs were also used during the Vietnam War.

    $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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