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9781636241609

US Army Diamond T Vehicles in World War II

Author: Andres and McKay Code: 61628 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 01/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

Illustrated throughout with archival and period photographs and diagrams, this book provides a detailed overview of Diamond T vehicles used by the US army through World War II. Between 1940 and 1945, Diamond T Motor Car Company supplied just over 50,000 vehicles to the US military, and also to the Allies. Of this, just over 30,000 were heavy ......

9788360672358

Camouflage & Markings of German Armor in Italy

From Anzio Landing to the Alps, January 1944 - May 1945 Author: Plowman, Geoffrey Code: 61623 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Published date: 28/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

Compared to the fighting in Northwest Europe or the epic battles in the Soviet Union, the battles for the possession of the Italian peninsula seem to seem to pale in insignificance. The Allies regarded it as a side-show and the men that fought there were often referred to as the D-Day Dodgers. The Germans must have regarded it similarly judging ......

9781739751302

M107/M110

Family of Self-Propelled Artillery 1956 -1991 Author: Doyle, David Code: 61598 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Paperback / 127 pages Published date: 18/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This all-new 124-page softbound volume is profusely illustrated with almost 250 photos, many of them in color, illustrating the history and US military service of this weapon system, from its advent in the early 1950s through the first Gulf War. Widely used in Vietnam, where it had the longest range of any land-based artillery, the M107 and ......

9781838861667

Special Forces Land Vehicles

Buggies - Bikes - All-terrain vehicles Author: Stilwell, Alexander Code: 61562 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS Published date: 14/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Since the inception of Special Forces units during the early years of World War II, unique and operation-specific vehicles have been developed for units that work in extreme environments and behind enemy lines, often moving quickly and with stealth to strike when least expected. Arranged thematically by chapter, Special Forces ......

9780764362798

US Army Combat Engineer Vehicles

1980 to the Present Author: DeRosa, Jeffrey Code: 61171 Price: AU $87.50 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 22/04/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

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 technological and mechanical marvels. After a slow ......

9788366549098

Schwerer Gelandegargiger Personenkraftwagen and Successors

Camera On Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 60318 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This latest photo-album in the "Camera On" series contains 140 photographs of a broad range of Germany's heavy off-road passenger vehicles in operation with the Wehrmacht during World War II.
9788366673632

M3/M5/M9 Half-Track: Armored Personnel Carrier

Author: Zajaczkowski, Slawomir Code: 61199 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 20 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 24/12/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The M3 vehicle was a thirteen-person armoured transporter that could be used to transport mechanised infantry or as an artillery tractor, ambulance, communications vehicle, etc. It was also used as a carrier for various types of guns. American factories producing M2 and M3 armoured personnel carriers were overloaded and could hardly meet orders ......

9780764362347

Sherman Tank, Vol. 6

M32 and M74-Series Sherman-Based Recovery Vehicles Author: Doyle, David Code: 61203 Price: AU $36.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 28/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The United States, being at peace, had not foreseen the need for a specialised tank recovery vehicle, despite the ramping up of tank production in 1940 1941. However, observation of the new world war quickly pointed to the need for such a vehicle. Armored vehicles, immobilised for any reason, were easily destroyed by opposing troops, denying ......

9788365958976

Opel Blitz 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5 Ton Lorries

Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 59362 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 30/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Opel Blitz (German for ""lightning"") was the name given to various light and middle-weight truck series built by the German automobile manufacturer Opel from 1930. This book focuses on the light version of the Blitz lorry deployed by the Wehrmacht during World War II: Opel Blitz type 3,5-134 & 3,5-157; Opel Blitz type 2,0-12; Opel Blitz type ......

9781399009409

Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The US Army's Combat-Proven Fighting Platform, 1981-2021 Author: Grummitt, David Code: 60870 Price: AU $37.49 (was AU $49.99) Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 01/09/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle was developed in the 1970s to counter the new Infantry Fighting Vehicles of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. Designed to survive the imagined high-intensity, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) battlefield of the Cold War, it became, alongside the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the mainstay of US ......

9780764361432

Ford M8 and M20

The US Army's Standard Armored Car of WWII Author: Doyle, David Code: 60597 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 25/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 Ford. These vehicles saw use with the US Army as well as Allied nations during WWII and ......
9781526785985

Red Army Auxiliary Armoured Vehicles, 1930-1945

Author: Tarasov, Alexey Code: 60642 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/06/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

During the 1930s in the Soviet Union a remarkable range of auxiliary armoured vehicles were produced for the Red Army which have rarely had the attention they deserve, and Alexey Tarasovs photographic history is the ideal guide to them. These innovative designs demonstrate the diversity and innovation of the Soviet arms industry. Among them ......

9781472846808

SAS Combat Vehicles 1942-91

The Regiment's Jeeps and Land Rovers in North Africa, Europe, Oman andIraq Author: Mortimer, Gavin Code: 60631 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 17/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
A history of the Special Air Service's lightweight, heavily armed vehicles and their combat use, ranging from the famous 1942 airfield raids of North Africa, the SAS Brigade's jeep-borne operations in Europe after D-Day, and 22 SAS's postwar adoption of much-modified Land Rovers for desert operations.
9786155583551

German Support Vehicles on the Battlefield (Vol.22) Canfora

World War Two Photobook Series (English/Hungarian Text) Author: Cockle, Tom Code: 60802 Price: AU $62.50 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: PEKO PUBLISHING KFT. Published date: 24/04/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In this book, Tom Cockle presents the reader with photographs of a variety of motorised transport vehicles including cars and trucks; armoured cars; half-tracks, both armoured and unarmored, used by the German Wehrmacht during World War II, along with some captured enemy vehicles that were pressed into service. The hardcover, landscape ......

9781526789815

Humvee

American Multi-Purpose Support Truck Author: Skipper, Ben Code: 60279 Price: AU $33.98 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A richly illustrated guide to modelling the versatile High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle or HUMVEE, filled with previously unseen photographs and drawings.
9781526755506

Building a WWII Jeep

Finding, Restoring, and Rebuilding a Wartime Legend Author: Dunnage, Sean Code: 60272 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/03/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Step by step illustration of how to restore and rebuild a genuine WW2 Jeep.
9781472842152

Vehicles of the Long Range Desert Group 1940-45

Author: Mortimer, Gavin Code: 60204 Price: AU $23.98 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 08/02/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The specialised vehicles, kit, and techniques of the Long-Range Desert Group, who pioneered long-range desert warfare in World War II and worked closely with the embryonic SAS.
9781526774187

Stryker Interim Combat Vehicle 1999-2020

The Stryker and LAV III in US and Canadian Service Author: Grummitt, David Code: 60289 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/01/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Design, development and modelling guide to the Stryker and LAV III interim armoured vehicle in service with the US and Canadian armies.
9781526791146

SDKFZ 251 - 251/9 and 251/22 Kanonenwagen 1944-1945

German Army and Waffen-SS Western and Eastern Fronts Author: Oliver, Dennis Code: 60288 Price: AU $33.98 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
12 pages of full colour illustrations depicting over 20 different vehicles and their markings.
9781906133948

Factory-Original Wartime Jeeps

Originality Guide covering wartime Willys MB and Ford GPW Jeeps Author: Taylor, James Code: 59794 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The wartime Jeep continues to fascinate enthusiasts around the world, nearly eight decades after the first prototypes were built. Yet while it is true that there was only ever one Jeep, it is emphatically not the case that there was only one variety of Jeep. Not only were Jeeps built by both Willys and Ford, but the supposedly standardised ......

9781472831835

Soviet Armoured Cars 1936-45

Author: Prenatt, Jamie Code: 59324 Price: AU $24.00 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 29/10/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

The armoured car has an important place in the early history of Soviet armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) - they were the most important AFV during the Russian Civil War and figured prominently in the mechanization of the Red Army that began in late 1929. The 1930s saw the development and production of a wide variety of armoured cars, which were ......

9788365958808

Staff Cars in Germany WW2 Vol. 2

Author: Ranger, Alan Code: 58241 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 25/10/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This latest photo album in the "Camera On" series features 150 more photographs of private cars adapted for military use by the German forces during WWII.
9780764360107

LVT(4) Amtrac

The Most Widely Used Amphibious Tractor of World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 601121 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/09/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Originally developed as a swamp rescue vehicle by millionaire philanthropists Donald and John Roebling, the LVT (Landing Vehicle, Tracked), or "Alligator," was widely used in the Allied island-hopping campaign in the Pacific during World War II. Powered by a mammoth aircraft-type engine, the LVT(4) could cross treacherous coral reefs, deep ......

9780764359705

M24 Chaffee Vol. 2

Chaffee-Based Vehicle Variants in the Korean War Author: Doyle, David Code: 59158 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/08/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The M24 Chaffee was the finest light tank developed by the US during WWII. Utilising the M24 chassis - developed by Cadillac - the US Army procured a family of fighting vehicles, including the M19 Twin 40 mm Gun Motor Carriage, the M37 105 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage, and the M41 155 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage, all of which are covered in this ......
9788366148758

M16 Half-Track

Author: Motyka, Mariusz Code: 59786 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (M16 MGMC) also known as M16 half-track, was a US self-propelled antiaircraft gun built during World War Two. The chassis of the half-rack armored personnel carrier was used to build various variants of self-propelled guns. They were tested on training grounds.

Some of them were accepted for ......

9780764359408

Hummel and Nashorn/Hornisse

German Self-Propelled Artillery in World War II Author: Doyle, David Code: 58854 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 21/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The Hummel ("bumblebee") and Nashorn ("rhinoceros") are two of Nazi Germany's most widely recognised self-propelled artillery pieces. The Hummel, with its heavy field howitzer, was indispensable as heavy field artillery despite its open-top fighting compartment. The Nashorn, also known as the Hornisse ("hornet"), utilised the same chassis but ......
9780764359248

Harley-Davidson WLA

The Main US Military Motorcycle of World War II Author: Kim, Robert S. Code: 58238 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of an iconic model in the long history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the WLA, which was used by Allied forces during WWII, is told for the first time. Developed for the US Army's mechanised cavalry, it became the leading US military motorcycle of the war. It served the US armed services as a messenger and military police vehicle. The ......
9781472841834

Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces

Spetsnaz, Airborne, Arctic and Interior Troops Author: Galeotti, Mark Code: 58968 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 28/06/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Elite forces need elite vehicles. As Vladimir Putin has devoted effort and funds into modernising Russia's armed forces and turning them into an instrument geared not just for defending the Motherland but also projecting power beyond its borders, Russia has seen a growing emphasis on special and specialist forces. Traditionally, the elite Spetsnaz ......
9781612008639

U.S. Army Chevrolet Trucks 1940-1945, 1 1/2 Ton, 4x4

Author: Andres, Didier Code: 58840 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 19/06/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A fully illustrated and detailed account of the 1 1/2-ton Chevy truck and its use by the U.S. Army during World War II.
9788366148598

The Japanese Battleship Kirishima 1940

Author: Goralski, Waldemar Code: 58152 Price: AU $86.99 Format: Paperback / 84 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 17/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In 1902, Japan signed an Alliance Pact with Britain, which was then a leading sea power. It ordered modern ships at British shipyards, and Japanese shipyards were to co-operate. After the new class of battlecruisers had emerged, Japan decided to design them for its navy. They were to be ships with a displacement of 19,000 tons and a main armament ......
9788366148604

Armored Personnel Carrier M2/M3/M4 Half-Track

Author: Zajaczkowski, Slawomir Code: 58153 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 24 pages Publisher: KAGERO OFICYNA WYDAWNICZA Published date: 13/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In the '30s, Americans began working on a modern vehicle for cavalry reconnaissance and artillery units in freshly formed armoured and motorized units. The American command became interested in French half-track vehicle designs. On their basis the American industry proposed its own solutions. In 1938, White Motor Company created a vehicle called ......
9781472833891

The History of the Panzerwaffe

Volume 3: The Panzer Division Author: Anderson, Thomas Code: 58883 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 13/01/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The first two volumes of the History of the Panzerwaffe have described how the Germans transformed armoured warfare from a lumbering and ponderous experiment in World War I into something that could decide the outcome of conflicts, and how the legendary Panzerwaffe overran Western Europe and reached the gates of Moscow to the east, before taking ......
9781472836304

British Amphibious Assault Ships

From Suez to the Falklands and the present day Author: Hampshire, Edward (Author) Code: 57620 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 18/12/2019 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Amphibious assault ships have been at the centre of nearly all of Britain's expeditionary campaigns since World War II, from the Suez crisis of 1956 to operations as far afield as Borneo (1963-66), the Falklands (1982), Sierra Leone (2000) and Iraq (2003). In major operations such as Suez and the Falklands, the use of amphibious assault ships was ......
9780764358616

US Landing Craft of World War II, Vol. 1

The LCP(L), LCP(R), LCV, LCVP, LCS(L), LCM and LCI Author: Doyle, David Code: 57857 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
No less than Dwight Eisenhower described Andrew Jackson Higgins as "the man who won the war for us," referring to the landing craft he perfected. Those craft, the WWII LCP(L), LCP(R), LCV, LCVP, LCM, and LCS(L), are presented in this volume (the first of two on US landing craft), along with the larger LCI (Landing Craft, Infantry). These vessels, ......
9781526746436

Bren Gun Carrier

Britain's Universal War Machine Author: Jackson, Robert Code: 57773 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Concise account of the design, development and battlefield performance of the Bren Gun Carrier in the Second World War.
9781526750433

On the Road to Victory

The Rise of Motor Transport with the BEF on the Western Front Author: Harrison, Michael Code: 57828 Price: AU $55.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 04/11/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The story of the men and women who pioneered the mass use of motor vehicles of all shapes and sizes in the ultimate testing ground of a prolonged continental war.
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