Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien / Ki-100 Book

kawasaki-ki-61-hien-fighterA new Kagero book release for November 2014 has been announced by Kagero Publishing: Monographs No. 58: Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien/Ki-100 by Leszek A. Wieliczko. The book contains 116 pages, 18 painting schemes, 105 archive photos, 19 pages A4 sheet of scale drawings, and two double A2 sheet with drawings.


New Luftwaffe Books from Kagero

A new book and book/decal combination release for February 2014 have been announced by Kagero Publishing.

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Airframe Constructor No. 2: He 219 Uhu

He 219 Uhu Airframe Constructor Upcoming book announcement from Valiant Wings Publishing on the He 219 Uhu: Airframe Constructor No.2: Building the Heinkel He 219 Uhu: A Detailed Guide to Building the Zoukei-Mura 1/32nd Kit by Daniel Zamarbide. Pre-order price is £13.95.

Squadron Signal Pz. 38(t) and M3 GMC Books

Two new WWII books from the Squadron Signal “In Action” and “Detail In Action” series.

  • SS 52052: Pz.Kpfw.38(t) Variations In Action. By Charles K. Kliment. Illustrated with more than 186 photographs, detailed line drawings and color profiles; 80 pages. ISBN 978-0-89747-725-3.
  • SS 79002: M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail in Action. By David Doyle. Illustrated with 237 photographs; 80 pages. ISBN 978-0-89747-727-7.

SS 79002: M3 Gun Motor Carriage Detail in Action SS 52052:  Pz.Kpfw.38(t) Variations In Action

WWII Armor Books from Oliver Publishing

Two new WWII armor books from Oliver Publishing have been announced on the Oliver Publishing Group Facebook page: To The Last Bullet: Germany’s War On 3 Fronts. Part 2, Italy and Case Yellow: German Armour in the Invasion of France, 1940.

To The Last Bullet: Germany's War On 3 Fronts. Part 2, Italy Case Yellow: German Armour in the Invasion of France, 1940

P-47 Thunderbolt with USAAF in MTO, Asia and Pacific

New book and decal sheet release on the P-47 Thunderbolt from Kagero Publishing for June 2013: SMI LIBRARY 07: P-47 Thunderbolt with the USAAF in the MTO, Asia and Pacific by Tomasz Szlagor.

The latest release covers the service of the P-47 Thunderbolt in the Mediterranean, Asia and Pacific theaters during World War II. Details: A4 size, 96 pages, 132 black & white, 6 color photos, color profiles of 4 aircraft, decal sheet printed by Cartograf.

The book includes 1:32, 1:48 and 1:72 decals with markings for the following three planes: P-47D-28-RA (s/n 42-29091) coded ‘42’ and named Passionate Patsy, flown by Lt. Ralph Barnes of 310th FS / 58th FG; P-47D-30-RE (s/n 44-20866) coded ‘53’ and named Schmaltzie/Mercedes, flown by Lt. Frank ‘Duffy’ Middleton of 65th FS / 57th FG; and P-47N-1-RE (s/n 44-87996) coded ‘08’ and named Cheek Baby, flown by Lt. Durwood B. Williams of 333rd FS / 318th FG.

P-47 Thunderbolt with the USAAF

New Kagero Books

New books from Kagero on Luftwaffe JG 54 “Green Hearts”, the Messerschmitt Bf 109F fighter, and the PzKpfw. IV family of tanks.

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“P-38 Lightning at War” by Kagero

New December book release on the P-38 Lightning from Kagero with Cartograf decals: miniTopcolors 33: P-38 Lightning at War, Part 2, by Maciej Góralczyk and Andrzej Sadło (ISBN 978-83-62878-48-2).

P-38 Lightning at War by Kagero and Cartograf

Includes decal sheets with 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32-scale markings for eight P-38 Lightnings:
• P-38G-13-LO, probable s/n 42-2197, “Nulli Secundus” / “X-Virgin”, flown by Lt. Kenneth G. Ladd of 80th FS / 8th FG, Dobodura, New Guinea, winter of 1943/1944,
• P-38J-10-LO, s/n 42-67916, “California Cutie”, coded (KI)- “S”, flown by Lt. Richard O. Loehnert of 55th FS / 20th FG, RAF Kings Cliffe, England, June 1944,
• P-38J-15-LO, s/n 43-28444, “Vivacious Virgin II”, coded “E6-T”, flown by Lt. Ian B. Mackenzie of 402nd FS / 370th FG, Florennes/Juxaine, Belgium, winter of 1944/1945,
• P-38L-5-LO, probable s/n 44-26568, ‘Wicked Woman’, coded ‘W’, flown by Lt. Richard C. Livingston of 36th FS / 8th FG, Ie Shima, August-September 1945.
• Plus four other aircraft.

Panzerwrecks 14: Ostfront 2

Panzerwrecks 14: Ostfront 2 is scheduled for release in December 2012.

Panzerwrecks 14: Ostfront 2

Feature sections include “Odd StuGs: Ostfront Edition”, “Tehumardi Wrecks”, “Wrecks of Operation Bagration”, and “Panzer Wrecks in the Woods”. Oddities and rare vehicles pictured include Sturmgeschütz III and IV uparmoured with concrete and more; Bergepanzer III armed with a 2cm Kw.K; Lines of wrecked Panthers at Narva; Pz.Sp.Wg. 204(f) outfitted as a ‘Draisine’; Six photos of the rare 7.5cm Pak 97/38(f) auf Pz.Kpfw.740(r); Hungarian armour: Turán I and II, Nimród; Final production Pz.Kpfw.IV; Wrecked Bulgarian Pz.Kpfw.IVs in Hungary; and Panther Ausf.G infra-red ready.

Long list of vehicle include: Tiger I, Tiger II, Panther Ausf.D, Panther Ausf.A, Panther Ausf.G, Panther Ausf.G – I/R ready, Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G, Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H, Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.J, Sturmgeschütz IV, Panzer IV/70(V), Jagdpanzer IV, Hummel, Nashorn, Flakpanzer Möbelwagen, Sturmgeschütz III Ausf.G, Sturmgeschütz III Ausf.C/D, Sturmhaubitze 42, Pz.Beob.Wg.III, Bergepanzer III – 2cm KwK, Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.J, Wespe, Pz.Jgr.II für 7.5cm Pak 40, T 34/76, 7.5cm Pak 97/98 auf Pz.Kpfw.740(r), Pz.Kpfw. M3 (a) Stuart, BT42 (Finnish), Nimrod (Hungarian), Turan I (Hungarian), Turan II (Hungarian), Sd.Kfz.251 Ausf.D, Sd.Kfz.251/3, Sd.Kfz.251/9, Sd.Kfz.251/16, Sd.Kfz.251/17, Sd.Kfz.250 Ausf.A, Sd.Kfz.250 Ausf.B, Sd.Kfz.10/4, RSO/01, 15cm Panzerwerfer 42 Pz.Sp.Wg.AB41 201(i), and Pz.Sp.Wg.P 204(f).

More information can be found at: www.panzerwrecks.com.

Viking Summer

The Oliver Publishing Group is now shipping their latest new book release: Viking Summer: 5.SS-Panzer-Division in Poland, 1944 (Firefly Collection No. 1).

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