Wednesday, January 9

Kagero start the new year as they finished the last - with 5 new excellent titles!

Well some people are getting off to a good start of the new year – Kagero are one of the early birds with no less than FIVE new titles spreading from Their Deluxe Modelling magazine to a study of the Thunderbolt in the European theatre, a photo journal of the British made Chieftain tank, In in depth study of the famous “Immelmann” - and lastly a 3D title showing off the mighty USS Arizona for all of the Ship modellers as well – seems they have been very busy!

Kagero Publishing enters into the new year with five new publications. The following books will be available after 25th January 2013:

SMI LIBRARY 05 - P-47 Thunderbolt with the USAAF – European Theatre of Operations -Tomasz Szlagor
A photo album showing particular examples of P-47 Thunderbolts which took part in air battles over Europe. The 84 page book contains 93 b&w and 12 colour photos with English and Polish captions. Four planes are presented on the beautiful colour profiles painted by Janusz Światloń. The profiles are supplemented with a decal sheet printed by Cartograf, which includes 1:32, 1:48, and 1:72 individual markings for the following planes:

- P-47D-22-RE (s/n 42-26293) coded 'UN-L' and named Belle of Belmont, flown by Lt. Armand A. Laflam of 63rd FS / 56th FG,
- P-47D-25-RE (s/n 42-26628) coded 'LM-C' and named Miss Fire / Rosie Geth II, flown by Capt. Frederick J. Christensen Jr. of 62nd FS / 56th FG,
- P-47D-22-RE (s/n 42-26249) coded '2Z-D' and named Kansas Tornado II, flown by Lt. Howard J. Curran of 510th FS / 405th FG,
- P-47D-28-RE (s/n 44-20209) coded '7U-W' and named Jeanie of 23rd FS / 36th FG.
Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop:

UNITS  03  - St.G 2 "Immelmann"
Marek J. Murawski
The third title in the 'Units' series is devoted to the most famous Ju 87 unit: Sturzkampfgeschwader 2. The 32 page book with English text includes a chronological overview of the unit’s history supplemented with 51 photos; tables of unit commanders, losses, and planes used; and colour profiles of 4 aircraft painted by Arkadiusz Wróbel. A decal sheet printed by Cartograf contains 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for the following planes:

- Junkers Ju 87 B-2, W.Nr. 313; coded 'T6+IH' of 1./St.G 2 'Immelmann', Krainici airfield, Bulgaria, March 1941,
- Junkers Ju 87 B-2; coded 'G' probably of 3./St.G 2 'Immelmann', Gorstkowo airfield, Russia, December 1941
- Junkers Ju 87 B-2; coded 'T6+HL' of 3./St.G 2 'Immelmann', Tyrkowo airfield, Russia, autumn 1941,
- Junkers Ju 87 B-2 trop; coded 'T6+DP' of 6./St.G 2 'Immelmann', Tmimi airfield, Libya, summer 1941.
Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop:

Edited by Maciej Góralczyk
The 3rd issue of Super Model International includes renditions of three classic WW2 fighters: 1/48 Dewoitine D.520, 1/32 Hawker Hurricane Mk. I, and 1/32 Spitfire Mk. Vb. Tomasz Chacewicz, Michał Rosiak, and Tomek Wajnkaim explain their building, painting, and weathering techniques in extensive and richly illustrated articles spread on 80 colourful pages.
Available in preorder in Kagero’ Webshop:

Chieftain Main Battle Tank. Development And Active Service From Prototype To Mk.11
Robert Griffin
A renowned expert on British tanks, Robert Griffin, gives a fine account of all the gun tank variants (Mk.1 to Mk.11). The author has described the history as only one who has lived it can do. The book includes ORBATS (with callsigns) for a Chieftain regiment in the early 1970s and again in 1989, plans for a Mk.3/3 and a Mk11, and a fine selection of over a dozen colour plates of Chieftains in British, Iranian and Kuwaiti service for the modeller. 
The Shrivenham Mk.11 gets the full walkaround detail treatment with lots of detail shots and there are plentiful developmental and in-service photographs of all the gun tank versions. The book contains 72 pages with 17 b/w and 137 colour photos.
Available in preorder in Kagero’s Webshop:

SUPER DRAWINGS IN 3D 18 - The Battleship USS Arizona -
Waldemar Góralski, Leszek A. Wieliczko, Piotr Wiśniewski
A4 size, 88 pages, 120 renders, 18 3D anaglyphs, double B2 size sheet with drawings (680×480 mm)
Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop

All of these books will be available to preorder in Kagero’s Webshop – but you will also soon be able to get these titles from their distributors: Casemate Publishing and MMD Squadron as well as other retailers in various countries.