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AMMO by Mig- The Weathering Magazine Issue 33 "Burned Out"

Published: September 2, 2021
Book Author(s): Mig Jimenez
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

The AMMO by Mig Jimenez series of The Weathering Magazine issues address all modeling genres and focus on painting and weathering techniques for scale models and figures centered on their products. Including great photos accompanied by thorough step-by-step processes in each article, they give builders of any skill level the chance to recreate these effects and build their skills in doing so.… more

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The Red Baron, A Photographic Album of The First World War's Greatest Ace

Published: July 30, 2021
Book Author(s): Terry C. Treadwell
Company: Pen & Sword

There is probably no more well-known figure from the Great War, or more written about or discussed, than the infamous Red Baron- Manfred von Richthofen. The original ringmaster of the Flying Circus, his record stands for itself and no plane from that war stands out more from historians down to watchers of Snoopy and his antics in his Sopwith doghouse. This thin book at 157 pages is filled with… more

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How to Paint 4BO Green Vehicles

Published: July 2, 2021
Book Author(s): Mig Jimenez
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

AMMO by Mig Jimenez have been creating helpful products that can be used in any genre of modeling to recreate weathering and finishing effects that can take one’s model to the next level. In this case, you get a Solution Book that gives you guidance in how to paint 4BO schemes for your Soviet tanks or vehicles. A separately sold Solution Box contains this book as well as the featured products… more

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Field Toilet

Published: June 14, 2021
Company: ICM

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If you were born in the last century at any time, you probably remember an older relative- perhaps a grandparent or older aunt who had an outhouse in the backyard. At the very least-- maybe a campsite or campground anyways. I frequented the one in my grandfather´s backyard as it was much easier than having to take off my shoes to go in the house and back then, I never wanted… more

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IDF Puma CEV

Published: May 3, 2021
Company: Hobby Boss

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Using the hull from a Sho’t (itself a modified Centurion), the Puma CEV is a heavily armored combat engineering vehicle and armored personnel carrier used by the IDF since the 1990´s. With a top speed of 45 km/h, the Puma can carry a crew of up to eight people. It has a variety of uses including mine clearing equipment (including the Carpet system) and bridging capabilities.… more

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Tanks of the Second World War

Published: March 19, 2021
Book Author(s): Thomas Anderson
Company: Casemate Publishers

The title of this book might be a bit misleading but I am not complaining. The brunt of the book is definitely on tanks from WWII, but there are extensive chapters that focus on the evolution of the tank from WWI on through the development of Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) in the post-war age. The breakdown of the book´s sections are as follows:

  • Genesis: The Armoured Vehicle over the… more

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BM-13-16 on W.O.T. 8 Chassis

Published: February 18, 2021
Company: ICM

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The BM-13-16 was the most numerous example of rocket artillery in the Red Army’s arsenal during WWII. The system included 8 rail guides holding 16 RS-132 rockets. It was a formidable weapon that struck terror in the hearts of anyone on the receiving end. The system was often installed on the chassis of trucks delivered to the USSR under Lend-Lease. In this ICM release, the… more

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Allied Armour 1939-1945 British and American Tanks at War

Published: February 18, 2021
Book Author(s): Anthony Tucker-Jones
Company: Casemate Publishers

There are numerous accounts of the various armoured campaigns that defined the major fronts of WWII from the perspectives of all sides involved. Some are exhaustive accounts filled with places, dates, and names that can be excruciating at times to read with the extensive details. Books by Anthony Tucker-Jones usually are a bit easier to decipher and can be enjoyable without getting too much… more

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South African Armoured Vehicles - A History of Innovation and Excellence

Published: January 27, 2021
Book Author(s): Dr. Dewald Venter
Company: Helion & Company

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During the Cold War, Africa became a prime location for proxy wars between the East and the West. Against the backdrop of a steep rise in liberation movements backed by Eastern Bloc communist countries such as Cuba and the Soviet Union, southern Africa saw one of the most intense wars ever fought on the continent...

South African… more

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T-34 - An Illustrated History of Stalin’s Greatest Tank

Published: January 21, 2021
Book Author(s): Wolfgang Fleischer
Company: Pen and Sword Books Ltd

The T-34 is known to just about anyone with knowledge of WWII battles and the Eastern Front in particular. While it had some teething issues, it was an unpleasant surprise to the Germans who came against it and the KV series of tanks. It quickly became apparent that the typical early Panzers were outmatched and outgunned. This led to development of the Tiger and the Panther, which derived much… more