Ground Forces Military

M10 Gun Motor Carriage

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Based on the M4A2 and M4A3 Sherman tank chassis, and fitted with a 3-inch M7 gun, the M10 was numerically the most important US tank destroyer of WWII. The M10 was built in response to the stunning successes of the...

Trawniki Guards: Foot Soldiers of the Holocaust

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

WWII ended, legal reckoning began. At least 100 former Trawniki guards were investigated, arrested, and tried in the postwar period, mostly in the Soviet Union. Dozens were sentenced to death and executed. Others received 25 years' imprisonment in Soviet gulags....

The Porsche Tiger and Ferdinand Tank Destroyer

Schiffer Publishing

$79.99

Ferdinand Porsche was an Austrian engineer born in 1875. In the interwar period, Ferdinand founded an automotive consultation firm, which gradually grew into today's Porsche AG automotive company. Porsche's firm was responsible for the design of the "Volkswagen," a simple...

M911 and M1070 HET

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This book explores the mechanical details and military use of the M911 C-HET and M1070/M1070A1 HETS and their associated trailers. These vehicles are tasked with transporting the US Army's heaviest weapons"the M1 Abrams tank and other armored vehicles. In a...

Images from "Over There"

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This is a detailed study of some 150 unpublished and never before seen images of soldiers of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) and the Army of Occupation taken in France and Germany during and after World War I. As opposed...

The Secret POW Diary of Walter J. Hinkle

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Preserved within this book is the diary of Lieutenant Walter J. Hinkle. The diary begins in the spring of 1941 as he prepared for a new assignment in the Philippines. After Japan attacked the Philippines in early December, Hinkle was...

155 mm Gun M1 "Long Tom"

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Developed from the WWI-vintage French Canon de 155 mm Grande Puissance Filloux (GPF), the 155 mm gun M1A1, known as the Long Tom, along with its companion, the 8-inch howitzer M1, formed the backbone of the US Army's heavy field...

The 29th Waffen-SS Grenadier Division "Italienische Nr.1": And Italians in Other Units of the Waffen-SS

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

The Italian government signed an armistice with the Allies on September 8, 1943, but that did not mean the war was over in Italy. Italians continued to fight on both sides for the duration of war. This study is focused...

US Army Combat Engineer Vehicles

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

The struggle for armored dominance sometimes overshadows the vital and unsung heroes of the battlefield: the engineers. Combat engineer vehicles spearhead armored attacks, breach obstacles, and prepare defenses. Born of necessity, these amazing vehicles have developed from humble beginnings to...

The Last One Out

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

When Yates McDaniel died in Florida in 1983, few outside his family paid much attention. The only hint of his fame came in a brief obituary buried on the inside pages of the New York Times. The obit suggested bravery...

Blackboards and Bomb Shelters

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

When three Yale graduates traveled to China in the summer of 1941 to teach English to middle-school students, they routinely taught classes outside a bomb shelter. When air raid sirens wailed, classes continued until the Japanese planes could be heard,...

US Marine Corps in Vietnam

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The March 1965 landing of the US Marine Corps at Da Nang, South Vietnam, marked the first large-scale deployment of US forces to the region. From then on, the Marine Corps fought continuously until May 1975, when two Marines became...

U.S. Go Home

Schiffer Publishing

$49.99

In 1951, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, hero of the liberation of Europe, returned to Paris to command NATO forces. The US Army built a huge infrastructure across France to provide logistical support to the US Seventh Army in Germany during...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 6

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The United States, being at peace, had not foreseen the need for a specialized tank recovery vehicle, despite the ramping up of tank production in 1940?941. However, observation of the new world war quickly pointed to the need for such...

The 4th Waffen-SS Panzergrenadier Division "Polizei"

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

The Polizei division first took shape in 1939, drawing manpower from the civilian police. In February 1942, the unit was transferred to the Waffen-SS and redesignated SS-Polizei-Division (4.SS). The former policemen appeared on the Western Front in 1940, before being...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 5

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The M4A4, also known at the Sherman V, with its unusual 30-cylinder Multibank engine, was the type of Sherman most widely used by Commonwealth forces during WWII. Additionally, many US tankers were trained using this type of tank. The tank...

Ford M8 and M20

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Developed to provide the US military with a fast-moving reconnaissance vehicle sufficiently armed to knock out WWII-era armored vehicles. The M8 Armored Car and its sibling, the M20 Armored Utility Vehicles, were the most widely used armored vehicles built by...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 4

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Powered by a massive Ford V-8 engine, the M4A3 Sherman was the standard tank of the US Army during the later stages of WWII, as well as the Korean War. The M4A3 was also supplied to the Marines during WWII,...

M3 Medium Tank

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The M3 Lee was America? first mass-produced combat tank. Its unusual configuration of hull-mounted 75 mm gun and turret-mounted 37 mm cannon was a result of the rush to get the vehicle in production following Nazi Germany? rapid advances in...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 3

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Powered by twin General Motors diesel engines, the M4A2 Sherman was the standard tank of the US Marine Corps during WWII. In such service, having a common fuel with many of the landing craft simplified logistics. The M4A2 was also...

The GMC DUKW

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

The General Motors Corporation DUKW was without a doubt the most successful amphibious military vehicle ever constructed. This is due in large part to the enormous amount of scientific and engineering talent that was devoted to the project. Included in...

Rangers Led the Way

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Rangers Led the Way is a collection of interviews from 20 Rangers who fought in Europe during WWII, including the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Ranger Battalions. The book also includes historical context so the actions described in the...

Trawniki Guards

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

This is a study of some of the rank-and-file men, the foot soldiers, who carried out the "Final Solution." The Trawniki concentration camp in Poland was used by the SS to train more than 5,000 men in the execution of...

Valor in Action

Schiffer Publishing

$100.00

At the age of 82, renowned illustrator and former United States Marine Corps artist-in-residence Col. Charles Waterhouse set out to paint US Marines and Navy corpsmen engaged in the acts for which they were awarded the Medal of Honor. At...

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