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COLONIAL CONFLICT

As the introduction to this Africa@War publication states, conflicts around the Western Sahara are little-known in Britain, so this may be the first English-language guide to the battles that raged between 1945-1975.

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PILOT PREPARATION

While frontline machinery gathers considerable attention from modellers and enthusiasts, training aircraft are of equal importance; as such, this photographic reference to World War Two Luftwaffe examples will be a valuable resource.

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'SANDY' STUDY

Schiffer Military’s Legends of Warfare series is providing aviation enthusiasts and modellers with a refreshing appraisal of many classic designs, with this volume on the Douglas A-1 Skyraider being an ideal example.

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BARNWELL'S BULLET

Bristol’s Scout biplane was an important but frequently neglected World War One aircraft, often overshadowed by later types.

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EYE OF THE HURRICANE

Valiant Wings’ Airframe & Miniature series is a firm modellers’ favourite, with this volume dedicated to a beloved subject: Hawker’s Hurricane.

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TANK DRAWINGS

Kagero’s Top Drawings books may have low page counts, but in terms of information density they are arguably one of the most value-for-money products currently available, especially when the separate foldout A3 plans are factored into the equation.

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FLYING LEATHERNECKS

Harpia’s Air Power studies have rapidly become a key reference for modellers and aircraft enthusiasts alike, but its latest volume on the modern US Marine Corps aviation force has gone one step further.

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WEASEL 'VIPER'

Readers familiar with Canfora’s Wingspan series, which showcases features of large-scale kit builds, are in for a treat with this offshoot special edition – devoted to just a single subject, a project by renowned modeller Jan Kopecký using Tamiya’s 1/32 F-16C Fighting Falcon.

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BUMBLEBEES, HORNETS AND RHINOS

This addition to Schiffer’s Legends of Warfare series covers two machines intended to fill the German Wehrmacht’s selfpropelled artillery needs: the Sd.Kfz. 165 Hummel (bumblebee) howitzer and Panzerjäger Hornisse (tank-hunter hornet), later known as the Nashorn (rhinoceros).

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STUG STARTER

Pen & Sword’s Tank Craft titles often form an ideal introduction to a subject as the page count is relatively short – as a case in point, this guide to the Sturmgeschütz (assault gun) III and IV skips the types’ origins.