Schiffer Military

Kong?-Class Battleships

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The battleships of the Kongo class were the oldest, smallest, and fastest battleships in the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII. Initially classified as battle cruisers, the lead ship in the class, Kongo, was built in England just prior to WWI....

Hump Drivers

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$24.99

Countless men served in World War II. In combat, on the seas, in administrative offices, and in the skies. Hump Drivers is a vivid and engrossing account in words and images of one man? experience as a ?ump Driver,?a pilot...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 5

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$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...

Boeing Metamorphosis

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$29.99

Welcome to the world of corporate decision-making, workplace gambles, and a myriad of human interactions. This is a story that affirms the traditional values of hard work, fidelity, and building the human alliances necessary for achieving enduring success. John Andrew,...

Ford M8 and M20

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$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...

M3 Medium Tank

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$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. 4

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$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,...

Airbus A300/310

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$29.99

By producing the A300?he first twin-jet, wide-body airliner in the world?he European Airbus consortium succeeded in joining the league of leading aircraft makers. The path was both rocky and exciting. Filled with detailed text, including historical, technological, and flight information,...

Boeing 737

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$29.99

The Boeing 737 is undoubtedly one of the best known of all passenger aircraft and has been built in greater numbers than any other commercial aircraft in the world. There are few airline passengers of the last decade who have...

McDonnell Douglas DC-10/MD-11

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$29.99

The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 three-engine jet is one of the most distinctive wide-bodied aircraft and since the early 1970s has been operated by many airlines on medium- and long-distance routes throughout the world. Successfully flying passenger service for over 40...

AD and A-1 Skyraider

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$19.99

Design work on the Skyraider began at the behest of the US Navy late in WWII. Production began in 1946, and the type made its combat debut in the hands of naval aviators during the Korean War. In the following...

B-58 Hustler

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$19.99

The Convair B-58 Hustler, with its distinctive delta wing shape, would become the world? first supersonic bomber, and the first aircraft to fly to Mach 2. With development beginning in 1949, the B-58, which could not carry conventional weapons, would...

B-17 Flying Fortress, Vol. 2

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$19.99

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. Through a broad range of photos gathered from around the world, this book?he second of two volumes?hronicles the design, development, and wartime use of the...

F-111 Aardvark

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$19.99

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of aviation history? most promising planes when it came out in the early 1960s. Despite a rocky service career, political changes in how the military acquired its weaponry, and the addition of too much...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 3

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$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

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$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...

The US M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun

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$45.00

In January 1943, when the "U.S. Submachine Gun, Caliber .45, M3" was officially adopted, it was a step into the future of weapons-manufacturing technology. In absolute contrast to the milled, high-quality Thompson models, the M3 was almost completely made from...

Rangers Led the Way

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$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...

C-130 Hercules

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$19.99

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules has been in continuous production for over six decades, longer than any other military aircraft in the world, and no end of production is yet in sight. The Hercules has been a part of US combat...

S?ry?, Hiry?, and Unry?-Class Aircraft Carriers

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$24.99

This book covers the design and construction of the two well-known Soryu and Hiryu carriers, and the lesser-known ships of the Unryu class, and relies on original Japanese source material, including numerous photos, drawings, and specifications. How and why the...

B-29/B-50 Superfortress, Vol. 2

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$19.99

The largest and most advanced US aircraft to see combat in WWII, the B-29 Superfortress was also the most expensive weapons system of the war, even exceeding the cost of developing the atomic bomb. Not surprisingly, the aircraft remained a...

The Thunderbirds

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$24.99

Founded in 1953, the US Air Force Thunderbirds flying-demonstration team has performed in airshows in the United States and around the world. The team is based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where it has been honing its skills since...

USS Enterprise (CV-6)

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$19.99

Though it barely missed being caught and destroyed at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the US Navy? USS Enterprise (CV-6) aircraft carrier took part in every major action of the Pacific War, from the Doolittle Raid to the battles...

Antonov's Heavy Transports

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$59.99

This book charts the development and service history of the Antonov design bureau? heavy transport aircraft. In the late 1950s, the Antonov design bureau began developing the An-22 heavy military transport, intended to carry 50 tons. Powered by four 15,000...

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