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Sherman tank fans, I haven’t forgotten you

Work is proceeding (and no, not at a snail’s pace either) on the “Sherman Family Photo Album” series.  I don’t have a definite release date yet, but there is a certain international armor modeling and preservation society convention in April 2014 that has been targeted as a possibility.  That is all I will say about […]

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Issue 10 of WWII Ordnance Illustrated

We’re working right now on Issue 10 of WWII Ordnance Illustrated magazine, and when it is completed we’ll have reached an interesting milestone. I’d like to do something special, like a limited production collector’s set of all ten issues (plus a little extra something that’s unique and rare). As always, I’m interested to know what […]

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WWII Ordnance Illustrated Issue 9 is here!

Issue 9 has reached the battlefront fully equipped with the following articles: The Lee & Grant tanks in British service in North Africa; the Pak 97/38, a strangely effective marriage of the WWI-era French mle 1897 75mm cannon and the German Pak 38 carriage; the Jagdpanzer IV tank hunter; and finally US Springfield sniper rifles […]

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Coming soon: WWIIOI Issue 9 and Axis Bomber Interceptors

WWII Ordnance Illustrated Issue 9 and Axis Bomber Interceptors coming shortly! Issue 9 will be available for sale shortly, along with USAAF Photo Journal Special Issue Two “Axis Bomber Interceptors”. We’re staying up late and cranking up the printing press—so keep your eyes on this site and you’ll be able to order these two great […]

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Issue 8 is here!

Get the latest high-explosive issue of WWII Ordnance Illustrated. This ticking time bomb of weapons history features articles that cover: U.S. hand grenades, the Soviet DP-28 light machine gun, the British STEN submachinegun, and the German Sturmpanzer IV.  In our “Live Ordnance” column, Chuck DeRoller talks about the growing popularity of “Russian-Captured” Mauser K98 rifles […]

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World War II Ordnance Illustrated Issue 9

Did someone mention Issue 9? But Tom, Issue 8 isn’t even for sale yet, so how could this be possible? Are you in fact working on producing two issues within two months? Are you committing to no longer being a good-for-nothing, lazy, and distracted editor?  The answers to those questions are “yes” and “no”, not […]

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World War II Ordnance Illustrated Issue 8

Issue 8 bursts onto the battlefield and into your living room with great photos and stories that cover: the German Sturmpanzer IV, the British Sten Gun SMG, the Soviet DP-28 light machine gun, and U.S. hand grenades. Chuck DeRoller gives us an education on collecting “Russian-Captured” Mauser rifles. The whole darn thing looks great from […]

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World War II Ordnance Illustrated Issue Eight

Working on Issue Eight and it is filled up with interesting articles and photos. Here’s a quick breakdown of the contents: US Hand Grenades: including our aggressive “Sgt Rock”-style cover image! The British Sten Gun SMG: cheap and ugly, but an effective little bullet squirter. Everything about this SMG seemed wrong to me, until I fired […]

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Attack of the Beute Panzers

We are putting the finishing touches on the Beute Panzers photo study. We’ve decided to format this similarly to the popular APG 1946 title we produced last year, so Beute Panzers will be two volumes (French & Belgian vehicles in one, and American, British, Italian, Polish and Soviet vehicles in the other). Price per volume […]

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World War II Ordnance Illustrated Special Issue “APG 1946″

While Issue Seven is currently in the works and very close to being ready for print, so is another issue of our semi-regularly-produced magazine. Our very first “Special Issue” is a slightly expanded edition covering the incredible collection of captured Axis armored vehicles at Aberdeen Proving Grounds shortly after World War II.

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