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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

$19.08

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

$12.77

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

$142.11

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

$12.77

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARMOURED CARS AND HALF-TRACKS

By Duncan Crow and Robert J Icks

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A companion volume to the Encyclopedia of Tanks by the same authors. The book is in two sections, Part One dealing with military wheeled vehicle design since the early years of the 20th century. Part two consists of national lists of armoured cars and half tracks prefaced, in the case of major producers, by an account of that country's armoured car history. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Chartwell) (ISBN: 0890090580) (Pagination: 160pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$11.18

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

$9.58

PURNELL'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD WARS SPECIAL: WEAPONS OF WAR

By (Editor) Andrew Kershaw

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Weapons from the armouries of Britain, The USA, Japan, German and Russia. from the Bren Light machine-gun through the classes of heavy machine-guns and artillery to the doodle-bugs and V-2s that were to terrorise Britain's cities. (Published: 1976) (Pagination: Large Format. 64pp, 140 col & b/w ills) (Condition: Rubbed covers good.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.58

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

$7.98

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

$12.77

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

$6.39

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

$15.97

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

$15.97

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

$15.97

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

$9.58

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

$15.97

BEDFORD. GM'S BRITISH COMMERCIAL

By Michael Sedgwick

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Using over 200 photographs the author looks at the development of the marque which by 1935 commanded 63 percent of national truck exports. (Published: 1980) (Publisher: Beaulieu Books) (ISBN: 0901564508) (Pagination: 112pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$7.98

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

$31.94

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

$55.87

L'ARMATA ROSSA DAL 1946 AL 1974

By Benedetto Pafi

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) Italian text.A study of the arms and equipment of the Red Army in the post-WWII period. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Intergest - Milano) (Condition: Good in card covers.) UL-XXXXXX

$14.37

ARMOUR IN PROFILE NOS. 1-24

By Editor Stevenson Pugh

(Subject: Land Vehicles & Weapons - General) A composite, bound volume including British, German, US, Russian, French, and Japanese tanks described in detail with colour profiles and black and white photographs. Vehicles featured are: 1 Tank Mark IV 2 Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I (H) 3 M4 A3 E8 Sherman 4 T.3 Christie 5 Cromwell Mk. 4 6 M24 Chaffee 7 A7V Sturmpanzerwagen 8 Panzerkampfwagen IV (F2) 9 T-34/76 10 Chenillette Lorraine 11 Light Tank Mk. VII Tetrarch 12 AMX 13 13 Renault F. T. 14 Fiat-Ansaldo M 13/40 15 Infantry Tank Mk. II Matilda 16 Carden Lloyd Mk. VI 17 M3 Halftrack APC 18 Hanomag Sd. Kfz 251/1 APC 19 Tank Mark VIII 20 Panzerjager Tiger (P) Elefant 21 SU85 and SU100 Tank Destroyer 22 Light Tank Type 95 Kyu-Go 23 Centurion 5 24 M.47 Patton. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Profile Publications) (Pagination: Numbers 1 to 24 inclusive of Armour Profiles. c300pp) (Condition: scarce - good in stained/chipped d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$23.95

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