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Plane Spotter's Guide

Written by Tony Holmes


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $7.95

Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years, and this new pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft, including the Sopwith Camel, the Spitfire, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the P-51 Mustang and the F-4 Phantom. Drawing on Osprey’s comprehensive aviation archive, the Plane Spotter’s Guide... Read more >
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Spanish Republican Aces
Spanish Republican Aces
Written by Rafael Lopez, Illustrated by Julio Caeiro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086684
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Spanish Republican Aces

Written by Rafael Lopez
Illustrated by Julio Caeiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $22.95

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained loyal to the government. The obsolete Nieuport Ni.52s and the three rare Hawker Furies were soon outpaced by... Read more >
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US Army Air Force (1)

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Francis Chin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

In June 1941 the US Army's air organisations were consolidated under a single command, the Army Air Forces or AAF. Its expansion was rapid and massive, and its contribution to the war effort was substantial. Books abound describing the AAF's impressive combat record, but little has been published to record what... Read more >
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Defending Space
US Anti-Satellite Warfare and Space Weaponry
Written by Clayton Chun
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

The United States has been developing space for many years, and satellites provide the US military with an unparalleled advantage over adversaries. Constellations of both military and civilian satellites provide protection and support for military operations, deliver ballistic missile early warning, supply reliable, secure and jam-proof communications, gather audio-visual amd electronic... Read more >
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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II
DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II
Written by James Miller, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087049
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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II
Western Front 1916
Written by James Miller
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $17.95

The advent and deployment of the Royal Flying Corps' Airco DH 2 in 1916 effectively eliminated the 'scourge' of aerial dominance enjoyed by the Fokker Eindecker monoplanes. Spearheaded by No 24 Sqn and led by Victoria Cross recipient Lanoe Hawker, the ungainly yet nimble DH 2 - with its rotary engine... Read more >
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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II
Western Front 1916
Written by James Miller
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

The advent and deployment of the Royal Flying Corps' Airco DH 2 in 1916 effectively eliminated the 'scourge' of aerial dominance enjoyed by the Fokker Eindecker monoplanes. Spearheaded by No 24 Sqn and led by Victoria Cross recipient Lanoe Hawker, the ungainly yet nimble DH 2 - with its rotary engine... Read more >
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Modelling the F-4 Phantom II

Written by Geoff Coughlin


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

The 'Phabulous' Phantom first took to the air on 27 May 1958 and has been in service around the world for many decades. The United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Turkey have all operated this powerful aircraft. The Phantom starred in... Read more >
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Modelling the F/A-18 Hornet

Written by Geoff Coughlin


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is probably the world’s most advanced air superiority fighter/attack aircraft and is often seen thrilling air-show crowds around the world. It is currently in service with the US Navy, the US Marine Corps, the Spanish, Australian, Swiss and Canadian air forces. This title provides a detailed... Read more >
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Naval Aces of World War 1 part 2
Naval Aces of World War 1 part 2
Written by Jon Guttman, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086646
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Naval Aces of World War 1 part 2

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $22.95

Part 2 of Naval Aces looks at the many flying Naval heroes who flew alongside or against those of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). While the RNAS operated its own formidable arsenal of Nieuport and Sopwith scouts over the Flanders coast, the German navy countered with its own Land Feld... Read more >
B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar
China and Burma 1943
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

During the late 1930s an armament race developed between bombers and the fighters that were bent on stopping them. The development of multi-engined, multi-gun, all-metal bombers forced a corresponding increase in fighter armament which, in turn, led to further attempts to improve bomber armament to ensure its ability to survive in... Read more >
B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar
B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar
Written by Edward M. Young, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087025
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B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar
China and Burma 1943
Written by Edward M. Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $18.95

During the late 1930s an armament race developed between bombers and the fighters that were bent on stopping them. The development of multi-engined, multi-gun, all-metal bombers forced a corresponding increase in fighter armament which, in turn, led to further attempts to improve bomber armament to ensure its ability to survive in... Read more >
Japanese Naval Aviation Uniforms and Equipment 1937-45

Written by Gary Nila
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

This long awaited title provides a fantastic reference resource on the uniforms, dress, flight gear and personal weaponry of the Imperial Japanese Navy airmen of World War II (1939-1945). It includes detailed descriptions of flight gear, including manufacture information, and interviews with IJN pilots such as Sakai, Komachi, Tanimizu, Kawato and... Read more >
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Modelling the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G

Written by Geoff Coughlin


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 is regarded as one of the best fighters of World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, it first saw combat in the summer of 1941 and went on to be produced in several variants. It remains a hugely popular subject for aviation scale-modellers. This book, the first... Read more >
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Modelling the Messerschmitt Me 262

Written by Robert Oehler


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

Developed from a 1938 design by Messerschmitt the Me 262 Schwalbe (Swallow) was the world's first operational turbojet aircraft. First seeing combat in July 1944, it proved to be particularly effective against the large Allied bomber formations that were operating over Germany late in the war and more than 1,400 were... Read more >
Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt

Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The P-47 Thunderbolt, affectionately nicknamed the ‘Jug’, was one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II. Used as both a high-altitude escort fighter and a low-level fighter-bomber, it quickly gained a reputation for being tough and resilient. Many different air forces operated this plane, and it sported a... Read more >
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Modelling Scale Aircraft

Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

Brett Green, one of the hobby's leading names, provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the basic techniques and materials needed to build scale aircraft, from first opening the kit box to displaying the finished model - all in one clear and easy-to-follow expert guide. The many detailed photographs with step-by-step... Read more >
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Modelling the P-40
Hawk 81, Tomahawk, Warhawk and Kittyhawk
Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the war. Modellers are well served with P-40 variants... Read more >
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Red Christmas - The Tatsinskaya Airfield Raid 1942
Red Christmas - The Tatsinskaya Airfield Raid 1942
Written by Robert Forczyk, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085861
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Red Christmas - The Tatsinskaya Airfield Raid 1942

Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $18.95

In mid-December 1942, the Soviets had surrounded the German 6th Army in Stalingrad but the Wehrmacht was engaged in a desperate relief effort with Operation Winter Storm and an airlift. The Soviet Stavka moved to defeat both these German efforts in order to ensure the rapid destruction of the 6th Army... Read more >
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The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II

Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

This is a concise history of the Royal Navy's air arm during World War II (1939-1945), from the Arctic convoys, to the battle for Malta, to the last raids on Japan. The contribution of British Naval aviation to the ultimate Allied victory cannot be underestimated. Amazingly the Admiralty only had 406... Read more >
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Royal Naval Air Service Pilot 1914-18

Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the Royal Naval Air Service pilot during World War I (1914-1918). In 1914 the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps was subsumed into the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). With the bulk of the Royal Flying Corps engaged in France, the aircraft and seaplane pilots of the... Read more >
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Zeppelins: German Airships 1900-40

Written by Charles Stephenson
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

On 2 July 1900 the people of Friedrichshafen, Germany, witnessed a momentous occasion - the first flight of LZ 1, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin's first airship. Although deemed a failure, a succession of better craft (LZ2 to 10) enabled the Zeppelin to expand into the consumer market of airship travel, whilst... Read more >
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Dambusters - Operation Chastise 1943

Written by Doug Dildy
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

In May 1943, a specially established RAF squadron made its permanent imprint on military aviation history by flying a high-risk, low-level, nighttime attack against German hydro-electric dams vital to the Nazi armaments industry in the Ruhr Valley. A comparatively tiny part of Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris' four-month-long "Battle of... Read more >
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He 111 Kampfgeschwader in the West
He 111 Kampfgeschwader in the West
Written by John Weal, Illustrated by John Weal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086707
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He 111 Kampfgeschwader in the West

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $22.95

Originally designed in the mid-1930s as a fast airliner that could be easily adapted for the bombing role, the He 111 first saw action in Spain with the Legion Condor during the civil war. By the time Germany invaded Poland, more than 700 were in service with the Luftwaffe's Kampfgeschwadern, and... Read more >
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E

Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the most prominent German fighter type of World War II – over 35,000 were built and it served in many different variants and roles throughout the course of the war. It was the true workhorse of the German Luftwaffe throughout the war and continued in front-line... Read more >
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110

Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Messerschmitt Bf 110 was undoubtedly one of the most significant aircraft of World War II. Despite suffering setbacks in the summer of 1940 at the hands of the RAF, it continued to be used effectively in other theatres and roles until the last days of the war, particularly as a... Read more >
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