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Thank-you for stocking my book "Modelling and Painting World War II German Military Figures"

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onmilitarymatters Sponsoring Member of TMP of On Military Matters writes:

As you game with holiday treasures, consider the following items for future 2019 gaming and research. Most are due in the shoppe in mid-February.

Miniatures Painting Guides…

Painting Miniatures for the American Civil War cover

Painting Miniatures for the American Civil War All of the main styles that are used for painting wargames miniatures are covered in great detail. For anyone wanting to start painting for the first time, these pages contain a wealth of information that will help you get started. Each chapter is full of detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to paint miniatures for the American Civil War wargames. The book covers – Miniature preparation; Layer painting; Painting with washes; Basing; Horses and artillery; and Buildings and scenery. $35.00 USD

Modelling and Painting World War II German Military Figures The step-by-step building and painting guides cover preparation and assembly of white-metal and plastic figures in detail. The tutorials include techniques for building a wargames army quickly. illustrate figures in scales from 1:150 to 1:32, which equates to wargame figures sizes from 10mm to 54mm. There are painting recipes featured for 25 uniforms covering the main branches of the Wehrmacht. These are Afrika Korps; Fallschirmjager; Feldgendarmerie; Gebirgsjager; Heer; Panzer; Waffen SS, and U-boat crew. $35.00 USD


332 Kulikovo 1380: The Battle That Made Russia cover

332 Kulikovo 1380: The Battle That Made Russia Campaign series. $24.00 USD
009 Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 Strategic Bombing Campaign Air Campaign series. $24.00 USD

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523 Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325 Campaign series. $19.00 USD
267 French Armour in Vietnam 1945-54 New Vanguard series. $19.00 USD

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506 Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (1): 31 BC-AD 195 Men at Arms series. $18.00 USD

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010 Northrop Flying Wing X Planes series. $22.00 USD

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Osprey Books…

War Bows: Longbow, Crossbow, Composite Bow and Japanese Yumi cover

War Bows: Longbow, Crossbow, Composite Bow and Japanese Yumi Reveals the full history of these four iconic weapons complete with modern ballistics testing, action recreations of what it is like to fire each bow, and a critical analysis of the technology and tactics associated with each bow. $40.00 USD

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers Explores the pirate world, and includes color images and specially commissioned maps throughout. Often romanticized in print and on the silver screen, real-life pirates were a brutal menace that plagued the high seas. In this book, Angus Konstam separates myth from reality, tracing the history of piracy through the centuries, from the pirates who plagued the Ancient Egyptians to the Viking raids and on to the era of privateers. He discusses the so-called Golden Age of Piracy and colorful characters such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, before examining the West's initial encounters with Eastern pirates off the Chinese coast and the phenomenon of the modern pirate. $35.00 USD

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Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1942 Paperback version of this quite readable account with all the nuances of command interlaced with operational maneuvers and tactical anecdotes. Starting with the amphibious assault on Savo Island, the campaign turned into an attritional struggle where the evenly matched foes sought to grind out a victory. $18.00 USD

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Chevrolet G-506 cover

Chevrolet G-506 In spite of a production run of over 150,000, there is little written history about the development of the Chevy G-506 1½-ton 4 x 4 truck of WWII. Covers the Chevrolet 1½ ton 4 x 4 truck, AKA G-506. Over 600 photos, including many never-before-seen pictures from the GM archives. Most of the photographs are either full page (8 x 10) or half-page with captions. Covers all variants, contracts, production information, and more. Includes a 20-plus-page chart with production details, including variants by year, registration numbers and contract, and more. $89.00 USD

The Secret South: A Tale of Operation Tabarin, 1943-46 Launched in 1943, Operation Tabarin was a British expedition to secretly establish bases, keep a watchful eye on German and Japanese activities, and curb opportunistic Argentinian incursions in the Antarctic. Operation Tabarin also set in train a series of events that would lead, ultimately, to the Falklands War of 1982. Author was the expedition's botanist but, until now, his narrative has never been published. His account provides a fascinating insight into this top-secret military operation. He was a member of the naval party that established three manned bases, he remained in the field throughout the operation's two-year duration, and took part in all three major sledging expeditions. After the war, he used his diary to complete a vivid story of his time in Antarctica. It is a key eyewitness account, and has been illustrated with contemporary photos and expedition maps. $40.00 USD

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 2 – The Struggle for Moresby March – April 1942 This second volume chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific for the two crucial months of March and April 1942, when a deadly struggle for Port Moresby played out. It can be read alone or as part of a trilogy that culminates in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942. The result is both thrilling and surprising, with the resulting dispositions of the air forces of both sides setting the scene for the Battle of the Coral Sea in May. $47.00 USD

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The Empire Strikes South: Japan's Air War Against Northern Australia 1942-45 Describes all of the aircraft used, and gives an insight into the world of fighter pilots and aircrew. Lists all of their names and describes all of the combat missions – and reveals for the first time that the number of combat flights, aircraft shot down, and aircrew who died is far higher than previously thought. Scores of aircraft were downed in combat operations ranging from Exmouth to Townsville, with the majority of action taking place in the Northern Territory. $40.00 USD

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Mexicans at War: Mexican Military Aviation in the Second World War I941-1945 This volume covers Mexican participation in WWII, using photos, documents and testimony from official and personal archives. Mexican nationals or those of Mexican descent were already volunteering for the Allied air forces of the British Commonwealth and the Free French naval and air forces. Includes 270 black-and-white illustrations and photos, 16 color profiles, three color maps, and 15 color photos and illustrations. $40.00 USD

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Fantasy Rules…

Frostgrave: The Wizards' Conclave cover

Frostgrave: The Wizards' Conclave In this new supplement for Frostgrave, some of the biggest names in gaming turn their creative powers towards the Frozen City, each contributing a scenario and adding their own flair to the game. Featuring scenarios by Alessio Cavatore, Alex Buchel, Andy Chambers, Gav Thorpe, Chris Pramas, Daniel Mersey, Andrea Sfiligoi, and many more, this tome provides a collection of adventures that will pit players against unimaginable foes and challenges, pushing their wizards and warbands to new limits. $25.00 USD

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Sci-Fi Game…

Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth cover

Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Game for one to four players, comes with 50-plus oversized cards and associated tokens counters. Playing time: 30 to 60 minutes. For ages 14 plus. Includes specially commissioned artwork from Dredd artists Rufus Dayglo and Dan Cornwell. Includes new cards and new mechanics, such as radiation tracking and psychic abilities. $35.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Ancient History Magazine #20: The Achaemenid Empire cover

Ancient History Magazine #20: The Achaemenid Empire Theme: A Multitude of People: The Achaemenid Empire – Introduction to an Empire – Welcome to Achaemenid Persia; Cyrus the Great's Policy of Religious Tolerance and Benign Rule – Enlightenment or Calculation; Achaemenid Queens: Between Fact and Fiction – Loving Mothers, Viragos, Poisoners?; The Achaemenid Commonwealth Project – Holding the Empire Together; Why Did Alexander Burn Persepolis – Sacker of Cities; Glamping' in the Achaemenid Empire – The Tent of the Great King. Other Features: Clay Tablet Recipes – Mesopotamian Lamb Stew; An Egyptian Goddess Among Olympians – The Cult of Isis in Ancient Greece; Cultivating the Royal Persona – Arsinoe II as the People's Queen; The Boy Made God Revived – Ave, Vive, Antinoe!; and Ancient History Book Reviews – Mythos. $10.00 USD

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