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During the Battle of Britain the RAF's Hawker Hurricane fighter won lasting fame alongside the Supermarine Spitfire. Over 11,700 examples were eventually built of this versatile and deadly combat aircraft that fulfilled an incredible number of contrasting roles. This innovative manual provides a close-up look at the Hurricane s construction together with insights into what it takes to own and fly this classic fighter and how engineers keep it airworthy, as well as the historical background of the aircraft's illustrious Second World War combat history. The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flights two Hurricane IIc models are the centrepieces of this manual. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785211645• Author: Paul Blackah, Malcolm V. Lowe { Louise Blackah• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Paperback• Pages: 176• Dimensions: 27 x 21 x 1cm

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Discover this rakish fighter and why it became known as the 'mount of aces' in this fantastic guide to the Royal Factor S.E.5! Being the most successful fighter pilot of Britain and her Empire and throughout the last 18 months of World War I. The Spitfire of the Western Front, this beauty delivered greater speed, range, firepower and performance than the vast majority of it's opposition. Explore everything there is to know on this mighty masterpiece as the Royal Flying Corps gradually won air superiority over the trenches. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780857338464• Author: Nick Garton• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.3 x 27.9 cm

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Discover the blaze of British pride and technology with this beautiful de Havilland Comet aircraft! Being the world's first jet airliner, delve into everything there is to know on the inaugural passenger-carrying flight. Heralding a new era of luxurious, smooth and quiet air travel in 1952, explore why it was the envy on the world! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780857338327• Author: Brain Rivas• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 176• Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.9 x 27.9 cm

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The mighty Kubelwagen was designed by Ferdinand Porsche and built by Volkswagen...But it's amphibious cousin the Schwimmwagen were the German's go-to companion in the Second World War. Like what the Jeep was to the Allies, the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS relied heavily on the Schwimmwagen. Both acquiring something of a cult status among military vehicle collectors worldwide, the Kubel and Schwimm are truly phenomenal vehicles. Join author Chris McNab as he examines the design, construction and use of these classic German utility vehicles and review today's fertile market for restorations and replicas! Product Information:• ISBN: 9780857337795• Author: Dr Chris McNab• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 21.2 x 1.6 x 27.9 cm

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Discover the legend that is the Rolls-Royce Armoured Car, introduced by the Royal Naval Ar Service in 1914! Used for shore patrols, modified versions were still in service with the British Army's 11th Hussars in the North African desert in 1940-41. Explore everything there is to know on this beauty - even it's policing duties between the wars by the Royal Air Force in Iraq, Egypt and India. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785210587• Author: David Fletcher• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.3 x 27.9 cm

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Celebrate and experience the creation of director Christopher Nolan's gripping new war thriller Dunkirk with this in-depth look at how it was brought to the screen. Featuring interviews with the director and key department heads, this book delves into every aspect of the production. Filled with never-seen-before set photography from the shoot in this comprehensive, and revelatory, The Making of Dunkirk ultimate insider's look book! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785656798• Author: James Mottram• Publisher: Titan Books• Format: Hardback• Pages: 144• Dimensions: 26 x 29 x 2cm

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Formed as the Fuhrer's personal bodyguard, the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) grew into an elite division. Including extensive text and unpublished photographs, delve into this book describing the Division's fighting tactics, weapons and uniforms as it traces how they became an elite fighting unit both in offensive and defensive battles. Shown battling through Poland, the Low Countries, the Balkans, and the Eastern Front, including the Battle of Kursk in 1943, discover everything there is to know on this fighting unit. Providing a captivating glimpse of the history and inner workings of one of the most effective fighting formations of the Second World War. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781473890855• Author: Ian Baxter• Publisher: Pen { Sword• Format: Paperback• Pages: 141• Dimensions: 25 x 19 x 1cm

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Delve into the life and times of the Great British soldier, or Tommy, and learn all there is to know on equipping and training for war. Explore the abiding fascination with the uniform and equipment of the Great War Tommy and discover the aspects of his uniform and equipment, drill and training, weapons and defences. This guide is packed full of colour images with historical interpreters wearing uniforms, carrying the equipment and digging trenches, giving them personal insights into the practicalities of the life of a Great War Tommy. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785212574• Author: Peter Doyle• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Paperback• Pages: 156• Dimensions: 26 x 21 x 1cm

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The German Tiger I and Tiger II (known to the Allies as the 'King Tiger' or 'Royal Tiger') were the most famous and formidable heavy tanks of the Second World War. In their day their awesome reputation inspired such apprehension among Allied soldiers that the weaknesses of these brilliant but flawed designs tended to be overlooked. Anthony Tucker-Jones, in this illustrated history, tells the story of their conception and development and reconsiders their operational history, and he dispels the legends and misunderstandings that have grown up around them. Anthony Tucker-Jones's expert account of these remarkable fighting vehicles is accompanied by a series of colour plates showing the main variants of the designs and the common ancillary equipment and unit markings. His book is an essential work of reference for enthusiasts. This paperback book has 176 pages and measures: 24.5 x 18.8 x 1cm

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Designed and built to challenge an aggressive French shipbuilding programme in the late 1850s, when commissioned the 40-gun steam-powered ironclad HMS Warrior was the largest warship in the world. The revolutionary design housed the main guns, 10 boilers and steam engine inside an impregnable armoured 'box' or citadel made from 41/2in thick wrought iron plates. Warrior is the only surviving example of Britain's 'Black Battlefleet' - the 45 iron hulls built for the Royal Navy between 1861 and 1877. She was restored in the 1980s and is now on public display at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785211065• Format: Hardback• Author: Richard May• Publisher: Haynes• Pages: 188• Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 2cm

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Delve into this graphic and insightful account into the storming and taking of Hitler's 'Fortress Europe' by the Allies during those final eleven months of the Second World War. The epic campaign encompassed the most famous battles and events during June 1944-May 1945... from D-Day, Arnhem, the Battle of the Bulge to the capturing of the bridge at Remagen and much more. Written exclusively by historian Julian Thompson and containing numerous items of memorabilia, re-live the extraordinary period of history through a series of maps, letters, diaries and other items. 'The undoubted star is Julian Thompson's Victory inn Europe... an absolute gift in every sense of the word' - The Times. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781838610678• Author: Major General Julian Thompson• Publisher: Welbeck• Format: Hardback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 25.5 x 22 x 2cm

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The epic true story of Dunkirk - now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy and Mark Rylance. In 1940, at the French port of Dunkirk, more than 300,000 trapped Allied troops were dramatically rescued from destruction at the hands of Nazi Germany by an extraordinary seaborne evacuation. The true history of the soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians involved in the nine-day skirmish has passed into legend. Now the story Winston Churchill described as a 'miracle' is narrated by best-selling author Joshua Levine in its full sweeping context, including new interviews with veterans and survivors. Told from the viewpoints of land, sea and air, Joshua Levine's Dunkirk is a dramatic account of a defeat that paved the way to ultimate victory and preserved liberty for generations to come. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780008227876• Author: Joshua Levine• Publisher: William Collins• Format: Paperback• Pages: 356• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3cm

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