Most examinations of the struggle between German air defences and Allied bombers during World War Two tend to focus on air-to-air combat, but Osprey’s Duel 98 instead analyses how the ground anti-aircraft units, the Flakartillerie, factored into the campaign.
Perhaps the best source of inspiration or reference for a modelling project is to examine an example of the real item and the 27th edition of Crécy’s Wrecks & Relics is the ideal source for finding examples of aviation subjects across the UK.
Valiant Wings’ hotly anticipated Airframe & Miniature guide to the Grumman F6F Hellcat has arrived, and it’s a thoroughly comprehensive reference no modeller with an interest in the type should be without.
French publisher Cocardes has launched its new ‘Overview’ series with a superb modeller’s reference to the Eurocopter/Airbus Helicopters EC 665 Tiger, which was developed jointly for French and German requirements.
This the first in a two-volume series on German battleships during World War Two and covers the transition from the pre-war Reichsmarine to the Kriegsmarine, focusing on the vessels Deutschland/Lützow, Admiral Scheer, Graf Spee and Scharnhorst.
Propaganda was a crucial element on World War Two’s harsh and bloody Eastern Front, as Pen & Sword’s Images of War volume shows through its collection of shots depicting soldiers with knocked-out examples of enemy tanks.
While the annals of aviation pioneers feature such names as Orville and Wilbur Wright, Otto Lilienthal and Henry Farman, the authors seek to add Englishman Horatio Barber to the list via this meticulously researched biography.
Modellers with Prinz Eugen kits in any scale will appreciate this TopDrawings guide to the Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser, as it contains highly detailed line drawings and scale plans portraying various elements of the vessel.
Compared to the military campaigns in Europe and the Pacific during World War Two, the China-Burma-India Theatre receives little attention, which makes this Osprey Combat Aircraft volume a ‘must-have’.