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Jagdgeschwader 2
'Richthofen'
Written by John Weal
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time. Designated JG 1 during the Great War, then disbanded following defeat, the Jagdgeschwader reformed as JG 132. By September 1939 the unit had become JG 2... Read more >
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Jagdgeschwader 27 'Afrika'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Synonymous with the Afrika Korps and the campaign in North Africa, JG 27 provided Rommel's army with fighter protection for virtually the whole 'roller coaster ride that was the war in the Western Desert from 1941-43. Formed in Germany on 1 October 1939 (with Adolf Galland as CO of I.Gruppe), JG... Read more >
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Jagdgeschwader 51 'Mölders'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

JG 51 were one of the Luftwaffe’s top wartime fighter units, yet their story has never been told in English. The unit’s history encapsulates the fortunes of the Luftwaffe’s fighter arm as a whole - the heady successes of the early months, the steady attrition and the growing strength of the... Read more >
Jagdgeschwader 52
The Experten
Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

Jagdgeschwader 52 (JG 52) was the most successful and highest-scoring fighter unit, not just in Germany’s World War 2 Luftwaffe, but in the entire annals of aviation history. No other fighter group has ever come close to matching its staggering total of around 9000 enemy aircraft shot down in combat. And... Read more >
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Jagdgeschwader 54 'Grünherz'

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

One of the most successful of the high-scoring Luftwaffe Jagdgeschwader during World War 2, JG 54 ‘Grünherz’ (Green Hearts) was formed from three disparate fighter 'Gruppen' immediately prior to the Battle of Britain. Having enjoyed immediate success over the Channel and South-east England during the summer of 1940, the unit was... Read more >
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Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45

Written by Henry Sakaida
Illustrated by Grant Race


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Little has been published in English on the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF), let alone its most successful fighter pilots - no less than 150 of them achieved ace status during eight years of near-constant war, and they are all listed in this volume. From the arid plains of the Mongolian... Read more >
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Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

This final volume of the Osprey trilogy on the infamous Luftwaffe dive-bomber charts its fortunes in the toughest theater of all: the Eastern Front. The fearsome reputation that the Stuka had enjoyed in the opening months of World War II (1939-1945) was shattered over the English Channel in the summer of... Read more >
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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Completing Osprey's triliogy on the Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader this new volume focuses on activities on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945). Comprising the main punch of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm during the initial invasion of the Soviet Union, the Ju 88 participated in a number of early strategic bomber... Read more >
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Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Western Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Undoubtedly the most versatile German aircraft of World War II (1939-1945), the Junkers Ju 88 served as a fighter, bomber and patrol aircraft on every front on which the Luftwaffe fought. Blooded in action during the Blitzkrieg, the Ju 88 soon proved to be a formidable opponent for the beleaguered Allied... Read more >
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Ki-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2

Written by Hiroshi Ichimura
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Dubbed the 'Oscar' by the Allies, the Ki-43 Hayabusa was the most prolific Japanese fighter of World War II. Produced in great numbers, it initially proved superior to most US and British fighter types, due to its excellent maneuverability. The light weight and large wing area gave it a small turning... Read more >
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LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

Written by George Mellinger
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

This book examines the LaGG family of fighters, that were amongst the first modern piston-engined interceptors made available to the Red Air Forces in early 1941and proved far better fighters than their radial-engined predecessors. Despite technical maladies and political interference from Moscow, the LaGG-3 matured into an effective fighter when flown... Read more >
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Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 106 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstörer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for achieving virtual air superiority over Europe in 1939-40, the... Read more >
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Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb
Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb
Written by Donald Nijboer, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087063
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb
1944
Written by Donald Nijboer
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

British jet fighters initiated jet vs. jet warfare when they fought Hitler's Nazi German V-1 attacks on London in World War II.

The V1 attack on London began on the night of 13/14 June 1944 from bases in Normandy. On 29 March 1945 the last one to fall on Britain was shot... Read more >
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Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb
1944
Written by Donald Nijboer
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

British jet fighters initiated jet vs. jet warfare when they fought Hitler's Nazi German V-1 attacks on London in World War II.

The V1 attack on London began on the night of 13/14 June 1944 from bases in Normandy. On 29 March 1945 the last one to fall on Britain was shot... Read more >
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More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The four-year long Eastern Front campaign fought between Germany and the Soviet Union produced not only the greatest number of aces, but also the highest individual and unit scores ever recorded in the history of aerial warfare. An ideal complement to its bestselling predecessor, this fully illustrated volume covers the Luftwaffe... Read more >
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

This book details the colourful experiences of the elite pilots of the AAF's Tenth and Fourteenth Air Forces in the 'forgotten' China-Burma-India theatre during WW2. Inheriting the legacy of the American Volunteer Group (AVG), units such as the 23rd FG 'held the line' against overwhelming Japanese forces until the arrival of... Read more >
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Pearl Harbor 1941
The day of infamy - Revised Edition
Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

December 7, 1941 was one of the single most decisive days of World War II (1939-1945) - the day that brought the USA into the fight. Six Japanese aircraft carriers disgorged their full complements in two waves on the superior US Pacific Fleet as it lay slumbering in Pearl Harbor. Depending on... Read more >
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RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat

Written by Robert Powell
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Developed from the A-5 nuclear bomber and used in a reconnaissance role, the RA-5C Vigilante was the largest and fastest aeroplane ever to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. During the Vietnam War (1955-1975) it sustained the highest loss ratio of any American aircraft in that conflict. This volume... Read more >
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Sopwith Camel
Sopwith Camel
Written by Jon Guttman, Illustrated by Simon Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961767
Our Price: $18.95
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Sopwith Camel

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Simon Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $18.95

A British icon of World War I aerial combat, just as the Supermarine Spitfire is for World War II, the Sopwith Camel might more aptly be compared to the equally iconic (if one is Japanese) Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero. A superb dogfighter in the hands of pilots who mastered its vicious idiosyncrasies... Read more >
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Sopwith Camel

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Simon Smith


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

A British icon of World War I aerial combat, just as the Supermarine Spitfire is for World War II, the Sopwith Camel might more aptly be compared to the equally iconic (if one is Japanese) Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero. A superb dogfighter in the hands of pilots who mastered its vicious idiosyncrasies... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Soviet Lend-Lease Fighter Aces of World War 2

Written by George Mellinger
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

By the end of 1941 the Soviet Union was near collapse and its air force almost annihilated, leaving large numbers of surviving pilots with no aircraft to fly. At this juncture the United Kingdom put aside its prewar animosities toward the Communists and despatched several hundred Hurricane fighters despite the fact... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediatedly and sustained its first combat loss three weeks later. This book tells how the A-7 soon proved its worth... Read more >
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Very Long Range P-51 Mustang Units of the Pacific War

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $16.95

The pilots called themselves the 'Tokyo Club'. It was a simple task to become a member. All you had to do was strap yourself into a heavily loaded P-51 Mustang, take off from Iwo Jima (a postage-stamp sized volcanic island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean), fly 650 miles north... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Yakovlev Aces of World War 2

Written by George Mellinger
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Yak-1 entered Soviet service in 1941, one of three modern types of aircraft accepted for production just prior to the German invasion of the USSR. Despite initial shortcomings, it soon proved to be the thoroughbred of the Soviet Airforce. Indeed, it remained in production until the end of the war... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
56th Fighter Group

Written by Roger Freeman
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

One of the first Thunderbolt groups to see action in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) with the US Army Air Forces, the 56th Fighter Group (FG) was also the only fighter unit within the Eighth Air Force to remain equipped with the mighty P-47 until war’s end. Led by the... Read more >
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