KAGERO PUBLISHING PRESS RELEASE JULY 2013

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Five new books will be published by Kagero in July 2013. Kagero will also reissue the highly-acclaimed publication on the Japanese battleship Kongo. The following titles will be available after 5th August...

KAGERO PUBLISHING
PRESS RELEASE
JULY 2013

Petr 'DeSnek' Pastera

miniTOPCOLORS 37 Last Hope of the Luftwaffe: Me 163, He 162, Me 262

Authors: Jacek Pasieczny, Simon Schatz, Arkadiusz Wróbel

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A big decal sheet with 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for 3 Me 163s, 4 He 162s and 3 Me 262s. The decal sheet was printed by Cartograf. Each painting scheme is depicted on beautifully drawn colour profiles and described in the 20 page guidebook with English and Polish text. The authors selected the following aircraft:

  • Messerschmitt Me 163 B V53; W.Nr. 16310062, 'White 9', flown by Uffz. Kurt Schiebeler of 1./JG 400, Brandis, Germany, early August 1944,
  • Messerschmitt Me 163 B; 'White 10', flown by Lt. Hans-Ludwig Löscher of 1./JG 400, Brandis, Germany, late February 1945,
  • Messerschmitt Me 163 B V52; W.Nr. 16310061, 'Yellow 1', flown by Lt. Reinhard Opitz, Kapitän of 7./JG 400, Nordholz, Germany, April 1945,
  • Heinkel He 162 A-1; W.Nr. 310003, 'Yellow 5' of 3./JG 1, Leck, Germany, May 1945,
  • Heinkel He 162 A-2; W.Nr. 120067, 'White 4' of 1./JG 1, Leck, Germany, May 1945,
  • Heinkel He 162 A-2; W.Nr. 120028, 'White 3' of 1./JG 1, Leck, Germany, May 1945,
  • Heinkel He 162 A-2; W.Nr. 120231, 'White 6' of 1./JG 1, Leck, Germany, May 1945,
  • Messerschmitt Me 262 A-2a, W.Nr. 110613, '9K+DK', flown by Ofw. Hermann Wieczorek of 2./KG 51, Rheine-Hopsten, Germany, 25th February 1945,
  • Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a, 'Yellow 2' of 3./KG(J) 54, Prague-Ruzyně, Czechoslovakia, May 1945,
  • Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a, 'White 34' of III./EJG 2, Brunnthal, Germany, May 1945.

Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop.

miniTOPCOLORS 38 Fw 190s over Europe Part II

Authors: Maciej Góralczyk, Janusz Światłoń

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A big decal sheet with 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for 8 colourful "Butcher Birds". The decal sheet was printed by Cartograf. Each painting scheme is depicted on beautifully drawn 4-view colour profiles and described in the 20 page guidebook with English and Polish text. The authors selected the following aircraft:

  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-2; W.Nr. 0125228, 'Chevron L', flown by Ofw. Erwin Leibold of Stab I./JG 26, St. Omer-Arques, France, July 1942,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-2; W.Nr. 0125299, 'Blue 2', flown by Lt. Leopold Wenger of 10.(Jabo)/JG 2, Caen-Carpiquet, France, mid-August 1942,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-4/U7; W.Nr. 0147092, flown by Hptm. Wilhelm-Ferdinand Galland, Kommandeur of II./JG 26, Vitry-en-Artois, France, spring 1943,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-7; W.Nr. 430170, 'Yellow 5', flown by Lt. Hans Ehlers, Kapitän of 3./JG 1, Dortmund-Brakel, Germany, late December 1943,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8/R6; probable W.Nr. 171172, 'Black 8' of 3./JGr 10, Redlin near Parchim, Germany, January 1945,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8/R2; 'Red 10', flown by Ofw. Karl Rusack of 5./JG 300, Löbnitz, Germany, January 1945,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8; W.Nr. 737435, 'White 20' of 9./JG 5, Herdla, Norway, 8th March 1945,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-9/R11; W.Nr. 206000, 'White 2' of III./KG(J) 27, Wels, Austria, spring 1945.

Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop.

UNITS 05 JG 2. Jagdgeschwader "Richthofen"

Author: Marek J. Murawski

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A brief history of one of the most famous fighter units of the Luftwaffe, JG 2 "Richthofen". The 28 page book with English text contains a chronological overview of the unit’s activities, which is supplemented with 43 photos, tables of unit commanders and planes used, as well as colour profiles of 4 aircraft. The book includes a decal sheet printed by Cartograf, which contains 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings of the following planes:

  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-4; W.Nr. 5159, 'White 9', flown by Oblt. Hermann Reifferscheidt, Kapitän of 1./JG 2, Beaumont-le-Roger airfield, France, October 1940,
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2/B; 'Yellow 3', flown by Uffz. Richard Übelbacher of 6.(Jabo)/JG 2, Abbeville-Drucat airfield, France, summer 1941,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-2; W.Nr. 0120 333, 'White 8', flown by Lt. Jakob Augustin of 7./JG 2, Théville airfield, France, early June 1942,
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 D-9; W.Nr. 400 271, 'Black 4' of 10./JG 2, Großostheim airfield, Germany, spring 1945.

Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop.

MONOGRAPHS 51 – 3D EDITION
Focke-Wulf Ta 154 "Moskito"

Authors: Marek J. Murawski, Marek Ryś

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This monograph is dedicated to the German Ta 154 night fighter which supposed to be an answer to the British Mosquito. The book covers both Ta 154 development history and the combat record of only few of those fighters ever deployed. Numerous rare archive photographs combined with many 3D renders depicting almost every detail of Ta 154 give a remarkable chance to discover all aspects of this unique aircraft.

A4 size, 104 pages, 60 archive photos, 129 3D renders, five A4 size sheets with drawings.

Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop.

MONOGRAPHS 52
Vought F4U Corsair vol.1

Authors: Tomasz Szlagor, Leszek A. Wieliczko

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Vought F4U Corsair was one of the best and most famous fighters of World War Two era. Developed since 1938, it didn’t see serial production until mid-1942. Initially disqualified for carrier operations, it was handed over to land-based US Marine Corps fighter units. The first volume deals with the design and development phase from the XF4U-1 prototype through F4U-1, F4U-1A and F4U-1D models to F4U-2 night fighter version and the high-altitude XF4U-3 prototype.

A separate chapter has been devoted to camouflage and markings of the Corsairs serving with the US Navy and US Marine Corps between 1942 and 1945. Another chapter, based on hundreds of pages from original war diaries of Marine squadrons operating Corsairs, details their operational service during the Solomons campaign and the aerial offensive against the Japanese fortress of Rabaul, covering the period between February 1943 and early 1944. It was in the South Pacific that Corsairs proved their worth and earned a well deserved fame.

A4 size, 104 pages, 102 photos, colour profiles of 9 aircraft.

Available in preorder in Kagero’s webshop.

SUPER DRAWINGS IN 3D 05
Japanese Battleship Kongo

Authors: Waldemar Góralski, Grzegorz Nowak

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A4 size, 56 pages, 104 renders, 2 double B2 size sheets with drawings (675×480 mm), 1 double B2 size sheet with a poster (675×480 mm).

Available in Kagero’s webshop.

All books will soon be available from our distributors Casemate Publishing and MMD Squadron as well as from other retailers in various countries.

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