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WAR MACHINES - LAND

By (Editor) Simon Ransford

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) The development of the machinery of warfare from the earliest times to the 1970s. From early weapons, chariots, siege ramps to biological and chemical warfare (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Octopus) (ISBN: 0706404165) (Pagination: 140pp, 223 col & b/w ills, large format) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$8.29

TWENTIETH-CENTURY ARTILLERY

By Ian Hogg

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A small, comprehensive review on artillery weapons of the twentieth century by acknowledged expert, Ian V. Hogg. More than 300 artillery pieces ranging from field guns to surface to surface missiles and rockets are illustrated in full colour. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Grange Books) (ISBN: 1840133155) (Pagination: small format, 320pp, 300 + colour illustrations) (Condition: good in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$9.94

THE PANZERKAMPFWAGEN III & IV SERIES AND THEIR DERIVATIVES

By Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Louis Doyle

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A study of the tanks that formed the backbone of the German Panzer force of WWII, with hundreds of photographs, diagrams and detail views. The book also covers Command, Flakpanzer, Assaultgun, Panzerjager, and artillery variants of the basic design. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Galago Books) (ISBN: 0946784124) (Pagination: 128pp, 200 photos and drawings, large format) (Condition: like new. pictorial boards) UL-XXXXXX

$6.63

GERMAN ARMOURED FORMATIONS IN THE OZAK 1943-45

By Stefano Di Giusto

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) In World War II, aside from the battlefields in the West, the Eastern Front and in North Africa, there was another small area where the Panzers ruled: the OZAK (Operations Area Adriatic Coastland), a large area which included the north-eastern border regions of Italy and parts of present-day Slovenia and Croatia. What makes this area so unique are the German armoured formations deployed there with an exceptional range of strange vehicles, which could be found nowhere else on any other frontline of World War Two. This publication looks at this exciting area of Wehrmacht Panzer history. Anglo German text and captions. (Published: 2013) (Publisher: Tankograd) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: A4 format, 64pp, 137 b/w & 1 colour photos ) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$23.19

ISRAELI SHERMANS

By Tom Gannon

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) This is a much expanded and updated edition of the author’s original Israeli Sherman, published in 2001 and long out-of-print. Following a general description of the basic M4 series, the humble beginning of the very first Sherman in service in 1948 is covered in detail. Hundreds of black-and-white photographs trace the evolution of Israel’s Shermans from cobbled-together veterans of the Second World War into some of the most lethal variants of the series ever conceived. There is also coverage of specialised vehicles, such as ARVs, dozers and mine clearing vehicles. The various types used in the War of Independence, the 1956 Sinai Campaign, the Six-Day War and the Yom Kippur War are all covered in depth. There are also a few never-before-published photographs of the unique APC developed by Lebanese engineers and used by the South Lebanon Army. Model builders will appreciate the detailed close-up colour images of Israeli Shermans (Published: 2017) (Publisher: Barbarossa Books) (ISBN: 9781847680235) (Pagination: 406pp 372 colour & 375 b/w photos & illustrations) (Condition: new in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$91.13

ARMOURED FARMER: A TANKIE'S TALE

By Malcolm Cleverley

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Amusing recollections of a tankie with 3rd Royal Tank Regiment (3RTR) during the Cold War years. The author looks back on his eventful years from 1976 to 1992 with 3RTR, known as "The West Country's Own" or "The Armoured Farmers". His recollections of the mischief that he and his colleagues got up to in their snorting metal monsters whilst on various deployments around the UK and Germany certainly make for enjoyable reading, and he takes great delight in recording their antics for posterity. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Woodfield Publishing) (ISBN: 184683029X) (Pagination: 295pp, b/w illustrations) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$19.80

PANZER

By Philip Warner

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) No date, although owner name on endpaper is dated 1980. The history of the German "Panzer" from WWI to the end of WWII. Chapters include: the Blitzkrieg, Operation Barbarossa, Desert Warfare and the Herman Goering Division. (Publisher: Arthur Barker) (Pagination: 144pp, 200 col & b/w photos, maps.) (Condition: g in torn dw faded spine) UL-XXXXXX

$13.26

GUNS OF THE REGIMENT

By Doug Knight

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Since Confederation, the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery has used more than 130 types of guns and rockets. Each filled a role in the defence of Canada serving with the Regiment, being modified, modernized, or upgraded as necessary, and finally being transferred to the reserves. This book will be an invaluable resource to anyone with an interest in these weapons. Each gun has its own section, detailing its development and its career in the Regiment at home and overseas. Special sections deal with the manufacture of the guns, organization and operation of the Regiment, and the mechanization of the artillery in the 1930s. Every gun is illustrated by at least one photograph, many of which have never been previously published. (Published: 2016) (Publisher: Service Publications) (ISBN: 9781927822074) (Pagination: Large format, 425pp, numerous colour & b/w illustrations) (Condition: New in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$147.49

TANK VERSUS TANK

By Kenneth Macksey

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A study of armoured Warfare in the twentieth century. Macksey looks at Tank battles from the earliest actions in WWI, the inter-war developments, WWII and the development of sophisticated tank v tank tactics. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Chancellor Press) (ISBN: 0753705443) (Pagination: 192pp, col & b/w photos, col & b/w diags, col cutaways, index, large format) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$13.26

ARTILLERY: THE BIG GUNS GO TO WAR

By Curt Johnson

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A very well illustrated study on artillery from the muzzle loaders of the Crimean War to the rocket and tube artillery of today's battlefields. Includes chapters on the First Wars of the industrial revolution, Artillery in the Small Wars 1871 - 1914, WWI, the Inter-War period, WWII, post-WWII. Details on Sieges, field guns, railway guns, anti-aircraft artillery, VT fuze, self-propelled, mountain artillery. (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Octopus) (ISBN: 0706404114) (Pagination: 144pp, 22 col ills, 150 b/w photos, 16 maps & diagrams. Large format) (Condition: Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$9.94

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN 3: TRAMS, TRAINS, TROLLEYS

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Published by Newcastle City Libraries. A selection of photographs of public transport in Newcastle 1900-1958. (Published: 1985) (ISBN: 0902653261) (Pagination: 21 captioned photographs) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$8.29

ROADS AND RAILS OF TYNE AND WEAR 1900 - 1980

By J Joyce

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) With the aid of many contemporary photographs this book recalls a past transport age, with its different modes of travel. Here are open tramcars in the park, electric trains to the coast, steam trains and motorbuses while heavy coal trains journey unceasingly to the staiths. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0711014728) (Pagination: 143pp photographs, endpaper maps) (Condition: very good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$13.26

CLASSIC AFVS NO 2: LEE AND GRANT

By Ken Jones and Peter Chamberlain

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) In the first part of this book the authors describe the development of the M3 in full with its active service career and variants. The text is supported by dozens of photos and drawings. In part 2 it shows how to super detail the Airfix 1:32 scale kits of the Lee and Grant and gives alternative marking scheme finishes. (Published: 1977) (Publisher: Patrick Stephens) (ISBN: 0850592690) (Pagination: 80pp, 78 photos, 50 drawings, 2 maps) (Condition: Good in illustrated boards with faded spine) UL-XXXXXX

$6.63

FRONTE TERRA. CARRI ARMATI 2/III: CARRI LEGGERI L.6/40 SVILUPPO ED OPERAZIONI

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Italian text. Fronte Terra. Carri Leggeri L.6/40 Sviluppo ed Operazioni. Light tanks L.6/40 Development and Operations. Includes numerous black and white photos plus several printed in and fold-out plans (believed to be to 1:35 scale). (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Edizioni Bizzarri-Roma) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 89pp, numerous b/w photos plus fold-out plans) (Condition: good in scuffed card cover. previous owner's bookplate.) UL-XXXXXX

$16.57

FRONTE TERRA. CARRI ARMATI 2/II: CARRI LEGGERI CARRO VELOCE 33-35 - LE OPERAZIONI BELLICHE

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) First two pages were detaching and have been re-glued. Italian text. Fronte Terra. Carri Leggeri Carro V 33-35 - le operazioni belliche. Fast Light tanks 33-35 - wartime operations. Includes numerous black and white photos plus several printed in and fold-out plans (believed to be to 1:35 scale). (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Edizioni Bizzarri-Roma) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 86pp, numerous b/w photos plus fold-out plans) (Condition: good in scuffed card cover. previous owner's bookplate.) UL-XXXXXX

$16.57

FRONTE TERRA. CARRI ARMATI 1: IN SERVIZIO FRA LE DUE GUERRE

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Italian text. Fronte Terra. L'armamento Italiono nell 2 Guerra Mondiale. Tanks in Service between the two wars. Includes numerous black and white photos plus several fold-out plans (believed to be to 1:35 scale). (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Edizioni Bizzarri-Roma) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 64pp, numerous b/w photos plus fold-out plans) (Condition: good in scuffed card cover. previous owner's bookplate.) UL-XXXXXX

$16.57

AMERICAN ARMOURED CARS 1940-1945. WEAPONS SERIES

By Chris Ellis and Peter Chamberlain

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) The story of Armoured cars produced in America in the years 1940-45. (Published: 1969) (Publisher: Almark Publications) (Pagination: 24pp col/bw illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.94

FRONTE TERRA. CARRI ARMATI 2/I: CARRI LEGGERI CARRO VELOCE 33-35- EVOLUZIONE DEL MEZZO

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Italian text. Fronte Terra. Carri Leggeri Carro V 33-35 - evluzione del mezzo. Fast Light tanks 33-35 - evolution. Includes numerous black and white photos plus several printed in and fold-out plans (believed to be to 1:35 scale). (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Edizioni Bizzarri-Roma) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: small format, 90pp, numerous b/w photos plus fold-out plans) (Condition: good in scuffed card cover. previous owner's bookplate.) UL-XXXXXX

$16.57

PICTORIAL JAPANESE TANKS OF THE WORLD WAR TWO

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Japanese text. The Koku-Fan series. A4 format. Rubbed illustrated covers with a small tear at the bottom of the spine. Further 1 inch tear on inside page and ex libris sticker of previous owner. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Bunrin-Do) (Pagination: 90pp Profusely illustrated) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$33.14

DER STRABOKRAN: GERMAN GANTRY CRANE 1942-45

By Volker Ruff

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Road gantry cranes were indispensable for maintaining Tiger and Panther heavy tanks and Elefant tank hunter near the front line. An exceptional use for the gantry crane was from 1944 onward with the Division z.V. for loading and unloading of delivered A4 (V2) rockets onto ‘Vidalwagen’ and ‘Meillerwagen’ launch trailers. This book documents the crane’s development history and includes patent applications, descriptions of its use in action with the Panzer-Werkstattkompanien, engineering units and Division z.V. With drawings and close-up pictures, including photos showing the removal and replacement of a Panzer turret, plus a comparison of 15t and 16t Strabokran. Also included for modellers a detailed set of drawings of all variants in 1/35 scale. English/German text (Published: 2011) (Publisher: Volker Ruff) (ISBN: 9783000340024) (Pagination: Large landscape format, 256pp, 240+ images, tables, patents, & scale drawings) (Condition: New in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$57.99

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