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  1. Desperate Sunset

    GNA Hardback Published 26 Dec 2019
    Fully illustrated throughout, Desperate Sunset examines the development and evolution of the kamikaze using first-hand accounts, combat reports and archived histories.By the middle of 1944, Imperial Japan's...
  2. Me 262 vs P-51 Mustang

    DUE 100 Paperback Published 26 Dec 2019
    Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944,...
  3. Tirpitz in Norway

    RAID 51 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    In September 1943, under the cover of darkness, six British midget submarines crept into the heart of enemy territory, penetrating a heavily guarded Norwegian fjord in an attempt to eliminate the threat...
  4. Java Sea 1942

    CAM 344 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    The battle of the Java Sea, fought in February 1942, was the first major surface engagement of the Pacific War and one of the few naval battles of the entire war fought to a decisive victory. It was the...
  5. Me 210/410 Zerstörer Units

    COM 131 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    Intended as a progressive development of the twin-engined Bf 110 Zerstörer (‘destroyer' or heavy fighter), the Me 210 first took to the air in September 1939. However, due to a lack of sufficient...
  6. Hotchkiss Machine Guns

    WPN 71 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    Created by a long-forgotten Austrian nobleman, Adolf Odkolek von Augezd, the air-cooled Hotchkiss machine gun was the first to function effectively by tapping propellant gas from the bore as the gun fired....
  7. German Guided Missiles of World War II

    NVG 276 Paperback Published 28 Nov 2019
    Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These...
  8. Sent by the Iron Sky

    GNM Hardback Published 28 Nov 2019
    Following on from the success of Ian Gardner's critically acclaimed trilogy on the exploits of the 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in World War II, Sent by...
  9. Case White

    GNM Hardback Published 31 Oct 2019
    The German invasion of Poland on 1 September, 1939, designated as Fall Weiss (Case White), was the event that sparked the outbreak of World War II in Europe. The campaign has widely been described as a...
  10. Petsamo and Kirkenes 1944

    CAM 343 Paperback Published 31 Oct 2019
    This title examines the bitter conflict between two highly tactical armies as they battled across challenging terrain to gain control of strategically significant Northern Finland. On the one side were...

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