Ground Forces Military

German Heavy Armored Cars

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$24.99

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...

K5 Rail Gun

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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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...

Ferdinand/Elefant

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

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,...

Images from "Over There"

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This is a detailed study of some 150 unpublished and never before seen images of soldiers of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) and the Army of Occupation taken in France and Germany during and after World War I. As opposed...

Abyssinian Conquest

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$60.00

In 1935, Fascist Italy invaded Abyssinia (now Ethiopia), one of just two independent states in Africa at the time. Italy first invaded Ethiopia in 1895 and was driven out by the army of Emperor Menelik II. In 1935, the defensive...

The 10th Mountain Division

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$39.99

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...

M50/M50A1 Ontos

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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Designed to counter the threat of a massed Soviet armored assault, the M50 Ontos showed its merit in the jungles and streets of Vietnam. Ontos grew out of Project Vista, the secret study of possible improvements to NATO defenses. Project...

M10 Gun Motor Carriage

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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Based on the M4A2 and M4A3 Sherman tank chassis, and fitted with a 3-inch M7 gun, the M10 was numerically the most important US tank destroyer of WWII. The M10 was built in response to the stunning successes of the German...

US Half-Tracks

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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Based on an adaptation of the White Scout Car, the US half-track vehicles of  WWII combined the cross-country ability of a fully tracked vehicle with the road performance of a medium truck.  A myriad of variations of these vehicles were...

Panther Tank

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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Featuring sloping armor and armed with a powerful 75 mm gun, Germany’s Panther tank was developed as a counter to the Soviet T-34.  Entering production in 1943, the Panther was intended to become Germany’s standard medium tank.  Although featuring potent armament and...

Vampir

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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Rolf Fischer was born near Bremen in 1927. At age 15, he and his classmates were called up to serve as auxiliaries at the local antiaircraft defense battery. Here Rolf and his friends experienced Allied bombing raids, death, and killing....

The Secret POW Diary of Walter J. Hinkle

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$34.99

Preserved within this book is the diary of Lieutenant Walter J. Hinkle. The diary begins in the spring of 1941 as he prepared for a new assignment in the Philippines. After Japan attacked the Philippines in early December, Hinkle was...

The 29th Waffen-SS Grenadier Division "Italienische Nr.1": And Italians in Other Units of the Waffen-SS

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

The Italian government signed an armistice with the Allies on September 8, 1943, but that did not mean the war was over in Italy. Italians continued to fight on both sides for the duration of war. This study is focused...

U.S. Go Home

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$49.99

In 1951, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, hero of the liberation of Europe, returned to Paris to command NATO forces. The US Army built a huge infrastructure across France to provide logistical support to the US Seventh Army in Germany during...

The Last One Out

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

When Yates McDaniel died in Florida in 1983, few outside his family paid much attention. The only hint of his fame came in a brief obituary buried on the inside pages of the New York Times. The obit suggested bravery...

US Army Combat Engineer Vehicles

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$39.99

The struggle for armored dominance sometimes overshadows the vital and unsung heroes of the battlefield: the engineers. Combat engineer vehicles spearhead armored attacks, breach obstacles, and prepare defenses. Born of necessity, these amazing vehicles have developed from humble beginnings to...

Blackboards and Bomb Shelters

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

When three Yale graduates traveled to China in the summer of 1941 to teach English to middle-school students, they routinely taught classes outside a bomb shelter. When air raid sirens wailed, classes continued until the Japanese planes could be heard,...

Blackboards and Bomb Shelters

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$29.99

When three Yale graduates traveled to China in the summer of 1941 to teach English to middle-school students, they routinely taught classes outside a bomb shelter. When air raid sirens wailed, classes continued until the Japanese planes could be heard,...

US Marine Corps in Vietnam

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The March 1965 landing of the US Marine Corps at Da Nang, South Vietnam, marked the first large-scale deployment of US forces to the region. From then on, the Marine Corps fought continuously until May 1975, when two Marines became...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 6

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

The United States, being at peace, had not foreseen the need for a specialized tank recovery vehicle, despite the ramping-up of tank production in 1940–41. However, observation of the new world war quickly pointed to the need for such a...

The 4th Waffen-SS Panzergrenadier Division "Polizei"

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

The Polizei division first took shape in 1939, drawing manpower from the civilian police. In February 1942, the unit was transferred to the Waffen-SS and redesignated SS-Polizei-Division (4.SS). The former policemen appeared on the Western Front in 1940, before being...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 5

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

The M4A4, also known as the Sherman V, with its unusual 30-cylinder Multibank engine, was the type of Sherman most widely used by Commonwealth forces during WWII.  Additionally, many US tankers were trained using this type of tank. The tank...

Ford M8 and M20

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

Developed to provide the US military with a fast-moving reconnaissance vehicle sufficiently armed to knock out WWII-era armored vehicles. The M8 Armored Car and its sibling, the M20 Armored Utility Vehicles, were the most widely used armored vehicles built by...

Sherman Tank, Vol. 4

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

$19.99

Powered by a massive Ford V-8 engine, the M4A3 Sherman was the standard tank of the US Army during the later stages of WWII, as well as the Korean War. The M4A3 was also supplied to the Marines during WWII,...

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