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F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 116 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the role played by F-8 Crusader Units in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Known to its pilots as the 'last of the gunfighters' due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader was numerically the most populous fighter in the US Navy at the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The 51st Fighter Wing initially flew the F-80C in the Korean War, but in 1951, the 51st brought in high-scoring World War 2 ace Colonel Francis Gabreski to assume command when it converted from the F-80 over to the newly arrived F-86E. His recruits included his elite 4th Wing pilots, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F4U Corsair Units of the Korean War

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The definitive account of F-4 Corsair Units deployed in the Korean War (1950-1953), this book tells the story of the 26 US Navy Squadrons, most of which were carrier based, and the 6 Marine Corps F-4 squadrons that flew combat missions against the North Koreans.

Drawing from a vast repository of personal... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hitler's Eagles
Hitler's Eagles
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780962832
Our Price: $40.00
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Hitler's Eagles
The Luftwaffe 1933-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $40.00

At the beginning of World War II, the Luftwaffe was the world's most advanced air force. With superior tactics, aircraft and training, it cut through the air forces of Poland and Western Europe in 1939 and 1940, and those of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Despite this auspicious beginning, by 1945 the... Read more >
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Hitler's Eagles
The Luftwaffe 1933-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $9.95

At the beginning of World War II, the Luftwaffe was the world's most advanced air force. With superior tactics, aircraft and training, it cut through the air forces of Poland and Western Europe in 1939 and 1940, and those of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Despite this auspicious beginning, by 1945 the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat

Written by Farzad Bishop
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Different versions of the jet have provided the backbone of the frontline strength of the Iranian air force since the 1970s, and whole generations of Iranian pilots and ground personnel have been trained to fly and maintain them. Indeed, the type bore the brunt of active combat operations during the long... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Iranian F-14 Tomcat Units in Combat

Written by Tom Cooper
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

So formidable an opponent did the Iraqi airforce consider the F-14 that during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), they ordered their pilots not to engage F-14s and the presence of one in an area was usually enough to empty it of Iraqi aircraft. Officially losses where tiny; only one F-14 was lost... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik-As'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

Arguably the archetypal Luftwaffe fighter unit of World War 2, JG 53 aircraft were encountered on almost every fighting front from the first day of hostilities until the last. During almost six years of near-constant campaigning, JG 53 took a steady toll of Allied aircraft in every theatre it fought over... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader 1937-41

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 98 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Ju 87 Stuka was the most feared weapon in the German arsenal in the first year of World War II (1939-1945), the Luftwaffe using it to deadly effect during the Blitzkrieg between September 1939 and June 1940. Although vulnerable to the enemy fighters due to its moderate speed in level... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Kampfflieger: Bomber Crewman of the Luftwaffe 1939-45

Written by Robert Stedman
Illustrated by Adam Hook


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

The Kampfflieger are relatively unknown within aviation circles, although many of them had careers as distinguished as those of their fighter-pilot counterparts. The men of the bomber crews did not enjoy the luxury of combat tours – they flew until they died or became unfit for combat duty. This book studies... Read more >
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Lentolaivue 24

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

Finland's premier fighter squadron during World War 2, Lentolaivue 24 (Flying Squadron 24) first saw action during the bloody Winter War of 1939-40, when the Soviet Red Army launched a surprise attack on the small Scandinavian country - the squadron enjoyed great success against numerically superior opposition. LLv 24 was once... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Istvan Toperczer
Illustrated by Iain Wyllie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force (VPAF) quickly grew from an ill-organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiquated communist aircraft into a highly effective fighting force that more than held... Read more >
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MiG-21 Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Istvan Toperczer
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the use of MiG-21 Units in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Having honed their piloting skills on the subsonic MiG-17 and transonic MiG-19, the Vietnamese Peoples’ Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile... Read more >
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Modelling Luftwaffe, Jets and Wonder Weapons
Modelling Luftwaffe, Jets and Wonder Weapons
Written by Brett Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780961606
Our Price: $39.95
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Modelling Luftwaffe, Jets and Wonder Weapons

Written by Brett Green


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $39.95

While the Allies largely relied on mass production to help them win World War II, Hitler's Nazi Germany put a great deal of their limited resources into new technologies. Nowhere was this more evident than in some of the revolutionary aircraft developed for the Luftwaffe. By the end of 1944, a... Read more >
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Modelling Luftwaffe, Jets and Wonder Weapons

Written by Brett Green


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $39.95

While the Allies largely relied on mass production to help them win World War II, Hitler's Nazi Germany put a great deal of their limited resources into new technologies. Nowhere was this more evident than in some of the revolutionary aircraft developed for the Luftwaffe. By the end of 1944, a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force

Written by Jerry Scutts
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Unquestionably the best American fighter of World War 2, the North American P-51 Mustang served in large numbers with the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force from late 1943 until VE Day, and was the mount of most aces in-theatre. Charged with the responsibility of escorting huge formations of B-17 Flying Fortress and... Read more >
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P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 Oscar
China 1944-45
Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Jim Laurier and Mark Postlethwaite


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Known for the distinctive "sharkmouths" decoration on their noses, P-40 fighters first saw combat in China during World War II.Their most common adversary was the Japanese Nakajima Ki-43, nicknamed "Oscar." Carl Molesworth describes and explains the design and development of these two foes, the products of two vastly different philosophies of... Read more >
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P-61 Black Widow Units of World War 2

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The first aircraft to be purposely designed as a radar-equipped nightfigher, Northrop's P-61 Black Widow was heavily influenced by early RAF combat experience with radar-equipped aircraft in the years 1940/41 of World War II (1939-1945). Built essentially around the bulky Radiation Laboratory SCR-720 radar, which was mounted in the aircraft's nose... Read more >
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RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam

Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 98 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Although the Crusader was built first and foremost as a Navy interceptor, as has often been the tradition with US fighters, a photo-reconnaissance variant was also produced by Vought. The photo-bird's first operational test came in the autumn of 1962 when its overflights of Cuba alerted the world to the likely... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Rumanian Aces of World War 2

Written by Denes Bernad
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

First seeing action in the wake of the German invasion of the USSR in June 1941, the Royal Rumanian Air Force had been allied to the Luftwaffe since the Romanian government signed a Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy in November 1940. This book reveals how, despite suffering heavy losses to... Read more >
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SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2

Written by Barrett Tillman
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Unquestionably the most successful dive-bomber ever to see frontline service with any air arm, the Douglas SBD Dauntless was the scourge of the Japanese Imperial Fleet in the crucial years of the Pacific War of World War II (1939-1945). The revolutionary all-metal stressed-skin design of the SBD exhibited airframe strength that... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

Written by Norman Franks
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sopwith Pup was the forerunner of the hugely successful Sopwith Camel, which duly became the most successful fighter of World War 1. The first proper British fighting scout, the first Pups – the Royal Naval Air Service – arrived on the Western Front in 1916. Although regarded as a ‘nice’... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41

Written by Alfred Price
Illustrated by Keith Fretwell


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the German tide during Britain's struggle for survival in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
TBD Devastator Units of the US Navy

Written by Barrett Tillman
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 98 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's title examining the TBD Devastator Units' short-lived participation in World War II (1939-1945). The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations, the Douglas TBD Devastator was designed to fulfil a requirement for a new torpedo bomber. Just 129 were built, and when it entered service it... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam

Written by Jonathan Bernstein
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of AH-1 helicopters and their participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Bell’s AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer, and based on the mechanics of the ubiquitous UH-1 Huey, the Cobra proved... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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