Alan Ranger

Was educated mostly in the UK,

He started his carrier in the Royal Engineer's Regiment of the British Army.

Since then specializing in turbines from the early 1980's on he has been involved in various engineering projects around the world for a number of major global companies.

He has had a number of books and articles published over the years mostly industry related but has also has been published before in this field with books published by Model Art of Japan.

He is a collector of World War II Militaria and has also accumulated a large collection of original period photographs on this subject matter.

His interests are centred around World War II history in general, specializing in the vehicles both soft skin and armoured as used by the German and Japanese armed forces during the conflict. 

As he now approaches retirement employed as a Project Development Manager by Europe's major Turbine manufacturer he looks forward to devoting more time to his interests including writing many more books based upon this subject matter.

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    Sd.Kfz. 7 Mittlerer Zugkraftwagen 8t
    During WW2, the German armed forces were the greatest user of half-track vehicles. Such vehicles were used in the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS, where they served as personnel carriers, tractors, combat engineering vehicles, as well as self-propelled carriages for anti-aircraft and anti-tank guns. Sd. Kfz.
  • 04 German Horse Power front
    German Horse Power
    This new photo album, one of first in the MMP/Stratus "Camera On" series, contains 180+ photos of the horse-drawn elements of the German ground forces.
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    Sd.Kfz. 6 Mittlerer Zugkfraftwagen 5t
    During WW2, the German armed forces were the greatest user of half-track vehicles. Such vehicles were used in the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS, where they served as personnel carriers, tractors, combat engineering vehicles, as well as self-propelled carriage of anti-aircraft and anti-tank guns.
  • 03 dunkirk ver 2
    Dunkirk 1940, Through a German Lens
    This new photo album, one of first in the Camera On series, contains over 200 photographs of the Battle for Dunkirk - from the German perspective. The photos, mostly unpublished before now, are from German sources including private snaps taken by German soldiers.

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