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New Vanguard 245. Early US Armor. Tanks 1916–40. pb

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  • Early US Armor. Tanks 1916–40. New Vanguard 245.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Felipe Rodríguez
  • Pb., 48 pages. 2017
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New Vanguard 244. Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 AD. Paperback

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  • Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 AD. New Vanguard 244.
  • Author: Raffaele D’Amato; Illustrator: Giuseppe Rava
  • Paperback, 48 pages. 2017
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New Vanguard 243. South African Armour of the Border War 1975–89. Paperback

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  • South African Armour of the Border War 1975–89. New Vanguard 243.
  • Author: Kyle Harmse, Simon Dunstan; Illustrator: Pierre Lowe Victor
  • Paperback, 48 pages. 2017
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New Vanguard 242 Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers. pb

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  • Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers. New Vanguard 242
  • Author: Edward Hampshire; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Pb., 2017
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New Vanguard 241 Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914–18. Paperback

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  • Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914–18. New Vanguard 241
  • Author: Ryan K. Noppen; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback. 2016
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New Vanguard 240. M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70. US Tank Destroyers of the Vietnam War. Paperback

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  • M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70. US Tank Destroyers of the Vietnam War. New Vanguard 240.
  • Author: Kenneth W Estes; Illustrator: Henry Morshead, Johnny Shumate
  • Pb. 2016
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New Vanguard 239 Nile River Gunboats 1882–1918. pb

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  • Nile River Gunboats 1882–1918. New Vanguard 239
  • Author: Angus Konstam; Illustrator: Peter Dennis
  • Pb. 2016
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New Vanguard 238. World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers. pb

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  • World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers. New Vanguard 238.
  • Author: Mark Lardas
  • Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback
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New Vanguard 237. BT Fast Tank. The Red Army’s Cavalry Tank 1931–45. PB

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  • BT Fast Tank. The Red Army’s Cavalry Tank 1931–45. New Vanguard 237.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga
  • Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • pB., 2016
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New Vanguard 236. US Navy Light Cruisers 1941–45. pb

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  • US Navy Light Cruisers 1941–45. New Vanguard 236
  • Author: Mark Stille
  • Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Pb.
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New Vanguard 235. Katyusha. Russian Multiple Rocket Launchers 1941–Present. pb

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  • Katyusha. Russian Multiple Rocket Launchers 1941–Present. New Vanguard 235.
  • Author: Jamie Prenatt; Illustrator: Adam Hook
  • Pb.
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New Vanguard 234. British Guided Missile Destroyers. County-class, Type 82, Type 42 and Type 45. pb

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  • British Guided Missile Destroyers. County-class, Type 82, Type 42 and Type 45.
  • Author: Edward Hampshire; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Pb., 48 pages
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New Vanguard 233 Valentine Infantry Tank 1938–45. Paperback

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  • Valentine Infantry Tank 1938–45. New Vanguard 233
  • Author: Bruce Newsome
  • Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • Pb., 48 pages
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New Vanguard 232 The Imperial Japanese Navy of the Russo-Japanese War. pb

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  • The Imperial Japanese Navy of the Russo-Japanese War. New Vanguard 232.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Pb., 48 pages. When the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyed Russia's battle fleet during the Russo-Japanese War, it marked the emergence of Japan as one of the world's major naval powers. Japan's navy had been built up over just two decades, with the IJN acquiring a fleet of modern foreign-built warships. Coupled with the IJN's leadership and high levels of training, this proved enough to destroy the fleet of one of the world's historic naval powers. This book explains in concise detail the IJN's fleet of 1904-1905, from its battleships and armored cruisers to the torpedo boats that launched 'the first great torpedo attack in history,' and outlines the history of the naval campaign against the Russian fleet.
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New Vanguard 231 Railway Guns of World War II. pb

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  • Railway Guns of World War II. New Vanguard 231
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Peter Dennis
  • Pb., 48 pages. World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the introduction of a number of new classes, including the world's largest, the 80cm-calibre Schwerer Gustav and Schwerer Dora guns, which weighed in at 1,350 tons and fired a huge 7-ton shell. This book provides an overview of the types of railway guns in service during World War II, with a special focus on the German railway artillery used in France, Italy and on the Eastern Front, and analyzes why railway guns largely disappeared from use following the end of the war.
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New Vanguard 230. Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC–193 AD. Paperback.

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  • New Vanguard 230. Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC–193 AD. New Vanguard 230. Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC–193 AD.
  • Author: Raffaele D’Amato; Illustrator: Giuseppe Rava
  • Pb., 48 pages. The Roman Empire was not only built by the strength of the legions but also by a navy that was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed. It was the presence of this fleet that secured the trade routes and maintained the communications within the huge Empire. The superior design of their warships, coupled with skilled naval commanders such as Agrippa, Sextus Pompeius and Pontus Euxinus, gave the Roman Empire a formidable navy that could defend the coasts of the three continents under the rule of the Caesars. Featuring archaeological photography and lavish artistic reconstructions, this book reveals the design and development history of Rome's naval force at the height of its Imperial power. As well as examining its warships, it reveals the navy's structure and the tactics that were developed to make the most of Rome's naval design superiority.
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New Vanguard 229. US Standard-type Battleships 1941–45 (2): Tennessee, Colorado and Unbuilt Classes. pb

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  • US Standard-type Battleships 1941–45 (2): Tennessee, Colorado and Unbuilt Classes. New Vanguard 229.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright.
  • Pb. 48 pages.
  • This book completes an authoritative two-part study on the Standard-type US battleships of World War II - ships that were designed to fight a different type of war than the one that unfolded. It gives precise technical details of the design history and features of the Tennessee, Colorado and the unfinished South Dakota and Lexington classes, whilst providing an operational history of the former two. Written by a leading expert on the US Navy in World War II and augmented by contemporary photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, this is the other half of the story of the US Standard-type battleships - from the terrible damage they sustained at Pearl Harbor to their support of the war-winning landings of the US Marine Corps and US Army.
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New Vanguard 228 German Commerce Raiders 1914–18. pb

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  • German Commerce Raiders 1914–18. New Vanguard 228
  • Author: Ryan K. Noppen; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Pb. 48 pages. This is the story of Germany's commerce raiders of World War I, the surface ships that were supposed to starve the British Isles of the vast cargoes of vital resources being shipped from the furthest reaches of the Empire. To that end pre-war German naval strategists allocated a number of cruisers and armed, fast ocean liners, as well as a complex and globe-spanning supply network to support them - known as the Etappe network. This book, drawing on technical illustrations and the author's exhaustive research, explains the often overlooked role that the commerce raiders played in World War I. Whilst exploring the design and development of the ships, it also describes their operational history, how they tied up a disproportionate amount of the British fleet on lengthy pursuits, and how certain raiders such as the SMS Emden were able to wreak havoc across the oceans.
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New Vanguard 227 Ottoman Navy Warships 1914–18. pb

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  • Ottoman Navy Warships 1914–18. New Vanguard 227
  • Author: Ryan K. Noppen; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Number of Pages: 48. Pb
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New Vanguard 226. Commonwealth Cruisers 1939–45. pb

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  • Commonwealth Cruisers 1939–45. New Vanguard 226.
  • Author: Angus Konstam; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • pb. 48 pages. In the early 20th century Britain's largest colonies established their own small naval presence, and their ships fought alongside the Royal Navy during World War I. These fleets were expanded during the inter-war years, and in 1939 the Royal Australian Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy willingly joined the fight on behalf of the British Commonwealth. For the most part these small navies consisted of a few cruisers and destroyers, designed to protect territorial waters and local sea lanes. However, these warships and their crews soon found themselves involved in a global war, and consequently were called upon to fight wherever they were needed, against the Germans, the Italians and the Japanese. This book tells the story of these small cruiser forces, and the men who served the Allied cause so well during the long and brutal war at sea.
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New Vanguard 225 Republican Roman Warships 509–27 BC. pb

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  • Republican Roman Warships 509–27 BC. New Vanguard 225.
  • Author: Raffaele D’Amato; Illustrator: Giuseppe Rava
  • Pb. 48 pages. The birth of the mighty Roman Navy was anchored in the Romans' extraordinary ability to absorb and perfect the technology of other states and empires. This is the story of the design, development and operation of the Republican Roman warship in the age of the conquest of the Mediterranean, from the first Roman naval adventure of 394 BC and the Punic Wars, to Pompey's operations against the Cilician Pirates and Caesar's victorious naval campaigns in Armorica, concluding with the consolidation of the Mediterranean Sea as Mare Nostrum with the battle of Actium in 31 BC. Archaeological photography, including those of exciting new finds, such as the Roman warship rosta (rams) found in the Aegates Islands, accompany lavish artistic reconstructions in illustrating the ships of the first Roman navy.
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New Vanguard 224 Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg. pb

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  • Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg. New Vanguard 224.
  • Author: Jamie Prenatt; Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • Pb. 48 pages. The Polish army during the Blitzkrieg conjures up tragic images of infantry and dashing, but ineffective and ultimately doomed cavalry charges. In actuality the Poles, in the midst of a large-scale re-armament programme, had up to 600 armoured vehicles available at the time of the German attack, as well as a number of newer and better designs in various stages of development. Facing the inventors of the ‘Lightning War', who attacked in great numbers, on multiple fronts and with total mastery of the air, the Polish armoured formations were up against it. But outdated equipment, doctrine and enormous odds did not stop these units from fighting with bravery and determination before being finally overwhelmed. This volume is a complete technical study of the machines that formed the backbone of Poland's defences on the ground, using never-before-seen photographs and a comprehensive design and developmental history that reveal a full picture of Poland's armoured forces in the context of their greatest challenge.
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New Vanguard 223. T-64 Battle Tank. The Cold War’s Most Secret Tank. pb

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  • T-64 Battle Tank. The Cold War’s Most Secret Tank. New Vanguard 223.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Ian Palmer
  • pb. 48 pages. The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armour protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of new technologies including laminate armour, stereoscopic tank rangefinders, opposed-piston engines, smooth-bore tank guns with discarding sabot ammunition, and gun-fired guided projectiles. These impressive features meant that the Russians were loath to part with the secrets of the design, and the T-64 was the only Soviet tank type of the Cold War that was never exported. Written by an armour expert, this detailed technical history sheds light on the secrets behind the Cold War's most controversial tank, revealing how its highly advanced technologies proved to be both a blessing and a curse.
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New Vanguard 222. Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns of the Soviet Union. Paperback

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  • Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns of the Soviet Union. New Vanguard 222.
  • Author: Mike Guardia; Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • During the Cold War, the Soviet Army was perhaps the deadliest fighting force the world had ever seen. Within its mechanized forces, the Soviets accomplished something that their American counterparts never could - the fielding of a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) that could keep pace with its heavy armored formations. This volume examines the design, development and operational history of the Soviet Union's Cold War SPAAGs: the ZSU-37, ZSU-57-2, the infamous ZSU-23-4, and the 9K22 Tunguska (better known by its NATO reporting name: SA-19 ‘Grison'). These vehicles excelled in their air defense role, and many US Department of Defense publications were dedicated to examining how to defeat the ZSU and its radar tracking system. These formidable weapons equipped Russian forces in Afghanistan and were encountered again in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, cementing their place in the landscape of modern warfare. This study explores the full history of the SPAAGs with revealing photographs, technical illustrations and detailed analysis.
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New Vanguard 221 Gunboats of World War I. Paperback

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  • Gunboats of World War I. NVG 221
  • Author: Angus Konstam; Illustrator: Paul Wright.
  • Number of Pages: 48. Pb. Naval action in World War I conjures up images of enormous dreadnoughts slugging it out in vast oceans. Yet the truth is that more sailors were killed serving on gunboats and monitors operating far from the naval epicentre of the war than were ever killed at Jutland. Gunboat engagements during this war were bloody and hard fought, if small in scale. Austrian gunboats on the Danube fired the first shots of the war, whilst German, British and Belgian gunboats fought one of the strangest, most intriguing naval campaigns in history in far-flung Lake Tanganyika. From the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, from the Balkans to Mesopotamia, gunboats played an influential part in the story of World War I. This detailed technical guide to the gunboats of all the major navies of the war means that, for the first time, the story can be told.
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New Vanguard 220 US Standard-type Battleships 1941–45 (1). Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes. Pb

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  • US Standard-type Battleships 1941–45 (1). Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes. New Vanguard 220
  • Author: Mark Stille
  • Number of Pages: 48. Pb
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New Vanguard 219 Riot Control Vehicles.

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  • Riot Control Vehicles. New Vanguard 219
  • Number of Pages: 48. Pb
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New Vanguard 218. T-26 Light Tank.

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  • New Vanguard 218. T-26 Light Tank
  • This book surveys the development of the T-26 as well as its combat record in the Spanish Civil War, the war in China, the border wars with Poland and Finland in 1939-40, and the disastrous battles of 1941 during Operation Barbarossa.
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New Vanguard 217. British Light Tanks 1927–45. Marks I–VI. Paperback

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  • British Light Tanks 1927–45. Marks I–VI. New Vanguard 217.
  • Author:David Fletcher; Illustrator:Henry Morshead
  • Paperback; December 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 216. Super-heavy Tanks of World War II. Pb

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  • Super-heavy Tanks of World War II. New Vanguard 216.
  • Author: Kenneth W Estes; Illustrator: Ian Palmer
  • Paperback; November 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 215. Panzer 38(t). Pb

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  • Panzer 38(t). New Vanguard 215.
  • Author Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Paperback; October 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 214. US Heavy Cruisers 1943–75 – Wartime and Post-war Classes. Pb

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  • US Heavy Cruisers 1943–75 – Wartime and Post-war Classes. New Vanguard 214.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; September 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 213. French Tanks of World War II (2) Cavalry Tanks and AFVs. Pb

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  • French Tanks of World War II (2) Cavalry Tanks and AFVs. New Vanguard 213.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Ian Palmer
  • Paperback; July 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 212 Axis Midget Submarines, 1939-45. Paperback

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  • Axis Midget Submarines, 1939-45. New Vanguard 212
  • Authors: Mark Stille, Jamie Prenatt; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; June 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 211. US Cold War Aircraft Carriers. Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise Classes. Pb

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  • US Cold War Aircraft Carriers. Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise Classes. New Vanguard 211.
  • Author: Brad Elward; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; March 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 210. US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45. Pre-war Classes. Pb

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  • US Heavy Cruisers 1941–45 – Pre-war Classes. New Vanguard 210.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; April 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 209. French Tanks of World War II (1). pb

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  • French Tanks of World War II (1). Infantry and Battle Tanks
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Ian Palmer
  • Pb., 48 pages. The first of two volumes covering the French armor of World War II, this title looks at the infantry and battle tanks that faced the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg in 1940. Many of the French tanks were intended as replacements for the World War I-era Renault FT, and various modernization efforts throughout the inter-war years had given rise to a number of new infantry tanks, including the Renault R35 and R40, FCM 36, and the Hotchkiss H35 and H39. Alongside these developments was a separate family of battle tanks, starting with the Renault D1, D2, and, finally, the best-known French tank of the campaign - the Char B1 bis. French Tanks of World War II (1) offers a background to the design and development of these tank types, and an evaluation of their performance in the Battle of France.
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New Vanguard 208. US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45. Pb

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  • US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45. New Vanguard 208.
  • Author: Ryan K. Noppen; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; August 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 207 Medium Mark A Whippet. Pb

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  • Medium Mark A Whippet. New Vanguard 207
  • Author: David Fletcher; Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • Paperback; May 2014; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 206 US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles. Pb

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  • US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles. New Vanguard 206
  • Author: Mike Guardia; Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • Paperback; November 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 204. British Battleships 1914-18 (2). The Super Dreadnoughts. Pb

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  • British Battleships 1914-18 (2). The Super Dreadnoughts. New Vanguard 204.
  • Author: Angus Konstam; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; December 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 203. US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II.

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  • US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II. New Vanguard 203.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Paperback; October 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 202. Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919–45 (2): Asashio to Tachibana Classes. Paperback

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  • Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919–45 (2): Asashio to Tachibana Classes. New Vanguard 202.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; September 2013; 48 pages; ISBN: 9781849089876
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New Vanguard 201. M7 Priest 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage.

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  • M7 Priest 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage. New Vanguard 201.
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Paperback; July 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 200 British Battleships 1914-18 (1). The Early Dreadnoughts

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  • British Battleships 1914-18 (1). The Early Dreadnoughts. New Vanguard 200
  • Author: Angus Konstam; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; May 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 199 Tanks of Hitler’s Eastern Allies 1941-45. Paperback

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  • Tanks of Hitler’s Eastern Allies 1941-45. New Vanguard 199
  • Author: Steven J. Zaloga; Illustrator: Henry Morshead
  • Paperback; April 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 198. Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 (1) Minekaze to Shiratsuyu Classes. Pb

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  • Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 (1) Minekaze to Shiratsuyu Classes. New Vanguard 198.
  • Author: Mark Stille; Illustrator: Paul Wright
  • Paperback; March 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 197. M103 Heavy Tank 1950-74. Pb

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  • M103 Heavy Tank 1950-74. New Vanguard 197.
  • Author: Kenneth W Estes; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Paperback; March 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 196. Warships of the Ancient World 3000-500 BC. Paperback

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  • Warships of the Ancient World 3000-500 BC. New Vanguard 196.
  • Author: Adrian K. Wood; Illustrator: Giuseppe Rava
  • Paperback; January 2013; 48 pages
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New Vanguard 195 Italian Medium Tanks 1939-45

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  • Italian Medium Tanks 1939-45. New Vanguard 195
  • Authors: Pier Paolo Battistelli, Filippo Cappellano; Illustrator: Richard Chasemore
  • Paperback; December 2012; 48 pages; ISBN: 9781849087759
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