Schiffer Military

Flying Fortress Gunner

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At 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing just 110 pounds, Bob Harper was below the minimum size requirements for US military service. As the demand for manpower increased, rules were bent, Harper’s deferment was retracted, and he was drafted into the Army....

Dreamland

$75.00

Discover the enigmatic secrets of Area 51, a clandestine military base nestled in the arid expanses of the Las Vegas desert. Unraveling the veil of speculation and conspiracy that has shrouded this facility since its establishment in 1955, esteemed aerospace...

Zollgrenzschutz

$29.99

After occupying the Balkans early in the war, the Axis powers constantly struggled to police the region. The partisan presence was quite substantial, and while the various fractured guerrilla groups expended a great deal of energy fighting among themselves, they were still a...

The 406th Fighter Group
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The 406th Fighter Group

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This is the little-known story of the 406th Fighter Group, a famous but unsung P-47 unit in the European theater of operations (ETO) in WWII.  The 406th was the first unit in the ETO to employ the 5-inch, high-velocity aerial...

F8F Bearcat
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F8F Bearcat

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The Grumman F8F was a fast, agile, carrier-borne fighter aircraft developed as the ultimate dogfighter for the Pacific theater. Although the plane did make it into production, with some examples even being delivered before the Japanese surrender, there is no evidence to suggest...

P-39 Airacobra
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P-39 Airacobra

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With a midengined configuration, sturdy tricycle landing gear, and nose-mounted 37 mm cannon, the Bell P-39 was a thoughtful and innovative design. However, the plane lacked the all-out performance of some other key fighters available to Allied flyers (e.g., Spitfire, Hellcat, Mustang), particularly...

F-15 Eagle
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F-15 Eagle

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The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is one of the most successful fighter designs of the 20th century. The type first flew in 1972, transitioning directly from the drawing board to production with remarkably few hiccups. By late 1974, planes were...

SR-71 Blackbird
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SR-71 Blackbird

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As of 2023, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is the fastest manned jet aircraft ever produced. It set the record in 1976 and has been retired since the late 1990s. With its unrivaled speed and stunning appearance, the Blackbird has maintained...

War & Coffee
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War & Coffee

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War and Coffee is a first-person account of being deployed to Afghanistan as a helicopter pilot with the “Screaming Eagles” of the 101st Airborne Division in 2009. Observed halfway through a decades-long war, this irreverent perspective is both comical and brutally honest. In...

Reaping the Whirlwind

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When America declared war on Germany in 1917, it unleashed a resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare off the North American coast. Until now, German naval records have not been extensively utilized in English-language histories of this brief but intense period of naval combat in...

North American Aviation in the Jet Age, Vol. 2
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North American Aviation in the Jet Age, Vol. 2

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The year was 1941, and the flames of world war were threatening America’s shores. President Franklin D. Roosevelt called for an “Arsenal of Democracy” and demanded fabrication of 50,000 warplanes per year. But first, sprawling new airplane factories were needed....

101 Hours in a Zeppelin
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101 Hours in a Zeppelin

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Based on the original letters of physics professor Robert Wichard Pohl, who spent several years flying on zeppelins during the First World War, this book tells the story of the first flight to exceed 100 hours in the air. Along...

German Heavy Armored Cars
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German Heavy Armored Cars

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During WWII, Germany fielded a variety of six- and eight-wheeled armored cars, which were used in numerous ways, including reconnaissance, antitank, infantry support, and other roles.  The earliest of these vehicles, the 6-Rad, or six-wheeled vehicles, were based on 6...

Bazooka Charlie
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Bazooka Charlie

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In the annals of the Second World War, a resounding figure emerged, etching his legacy through audacious feats and indomitable spirit. Major Charles Carpenter, a name forever intertwined with valor and innovation, garnered international attention for his ingenious adaptation of...

The Skean
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The Skean

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This is the history of the distinctive fighting knife of the Gaelic Irish, the skean (Irish: scian). Author Robert Gresh has scoured primary sources for references to the weapon in use and traveled to examine the known surviving examples. The...

Ferdinand/Elefant
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Ferdinand/Elefant

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The Panzerjäger Tiger (P) was a powerful tank destroyer fielded in small numbers by the Wehrmacht. As indicated by the Panzerjäger Tiger (P) name, this series of 90 vehicles was based on an early design of the Panzer VI Tiger tank,...

K5 Rail Gun
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K5 Rail Gun

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Anzio Annie, Anzio Express, "Leopold"; known by many names, the German 8 cm Kanone 5 Eisenbahngeschütz (railway gun), commonly abbreviated K5(E), was the most successful and widely used of Germany's railway gun designs. Twenty-four of the weapons, capable of shelling...

PBY Catalina
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PBY Catalina

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The PBY Catalina, designed and produced by Consolidated Aircraft, whose production was supplemented by that of Boeing Canada, Canadian Vickers, and the Naval Aircraft Factory, was the most widely used flying boat of all time.  Developed in the 1930s, the...

The 10th Mountain Division
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The 10th Mountain Division

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The storied history of the US Army's elite 10th Mountain Division is presented here in precise detail by Dennis Chapman, a former officer in the division. The reader will first learn of the outfit's 1943 activation, then the dramatic story...

Akizuki-Class Destroyers
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Akizuki-Class Destroyers

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The destroyers of the Akizuki "Autumn Moon" class were very different from the standard fleet type of Imperial Japanese Navy destroyers inaugurated with the Fubuki class. They were designed for the protection of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s carrier task forces,...

A-26 Invader
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A-26 Invader

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The Douglas Invader has the distinction of being used by the United States in a combat role in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.  Originally created as an attack aircraft, with the designation A-26, the Invader was intended to replace the Douglas...

Tac Recon

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This book examines the American Air Force aircrews who flew tactical reconnaissance combat missions from World War I to the Gulf War. The book employs primary-source interviews, unit histories, mission documents, declassified operational studies, and photos to tell their stories....

Raoul Lufbery and Marc Pourpe

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Two Great Knights of Adventure was written by Jacques Mortane in 1936. Mortane was on friendly terms with both Marc Pourpe and Raoul Lufbery and wrote the book as a tribute to the two pilots, both of whom were killed...

Savage Model 1895, 1899, and 99 Rifles

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Author of the definitive A Collector's Guide to the Savage 99 Rifle and Its Predecessors, the Model 1895 and 1899, David Royal now presents the beautiful and elaborately engraved variants of the 99. Although widely perceived as utilitarian, Savage’s Models...

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