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  • US Anti-tank Artillery 1941?45

    US Anti-tank Artillery 1941?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766904

    The US Army's development of the 37mm anti-tank gun began in response to needs identified during the Spanish Civil War. By the time it entered service in Tunisia in 1943, the gun was already obsolete, and the US began the licensed manufacture of the…

  • Italian Armoured & Reconnaissance Cars 1911?45

    Italian Armoured & Reconnaissance Cars 1911?45
    av Filippo Cappellano

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472824332

    The first Italian armoured cars were used in the war in Libya in 1911-12 against the Ottoman Empire. With few tanks being developed, the Italians relied instead on the development of more mobile armoured cars like the Ansaldo Lancia 1 Z, during Worl…

  • Medium Mark A Whippet

    Medium Mark A Whippet
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003984

    This title looks at the Medium Mark A Whippet, one of the most successful British tanks of World War I and, when placed alongside existing titles covering the Mark I, Mark IV and Mark V, completes the New Vanguard series’ coverage of the major…

  • British Light Cruisers 1939?45

    British Light Cruisers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086844

    The light cruiser was a natural development of the sailing frigate – a fast multi-purpose warship that could patrol the sea lanes, protect convoys and scout for enemy battle fleets. By the inter-war period the need for this type of ship was ev…

  • The Hawk Air Defense Missile System

    The Hawk Air Defense Missile System

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472852212

  • German Battleships 1914-18

    German Battleships 1914-18
    av Gary Staff

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034688

    Supported by official documents, personal accounts, official drawings and specially commissioned artwork, this volume is an informative history of the key classes Kaiser, Konig and Bayern that formed the backbone of the German Imperial Navy througho…

  • British Battleships 1914?18 (2)

    British Battleships 1914?18 (2)
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961705

    In 1906, the Germans began building their own dreadnought fleet armed with larger guns, word of which soon reached the British Admiralty. This raised the spectre that the British dreadnought fleet would be outgunned, and prompted the Admiralty to or…

  • Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1960-75

    Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1960-75

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848161

  • M24 Chaffee Light Tank 1943?85

    M24 Chaffee Light Tank 1943?85
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765402

    The history of US light tanks during World War II is a chequered one. The Light Battalions of US Armored Divisions were initially filled with M3A1 and M5 Stuart tanks, however, on the battlefields of North Africa it was realised that these were disa…

  • Nile River Gunboats 1882?1918

    Nile River Gunboats 1882?1918
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814760

    For more than 30 years the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the Br…

  • Greek and Roman Artillery 399 BC?AD 363

    Greek and Roman Artillery 399 BC?AD 363
    av Duncan B. Campbell

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766348

    The catapult (katapeltikon) was developed around 400 BC by engineers and craftsmen assembled by Dionysius I of Syracuse. Catapults are mentioned in Athens in the 360s and 350s BC, and by the 330s young men were routinely trained in their use. During…

  • Confederate Raider 1861?65

    Confederate Raider 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764962

    The Confederate states adopted radical solutions to counter the naval superiority of their opponents. One solution was the adoption of commerce raiders. This work describes the reasons which forced the confederates to resort to commerce raiding, and…

  • Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers

    Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817402

    Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex and formidable missile cruisers, these ships en…

  • Tudor Warships (1)

    Tudor Warships (1)
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032516

    In this book, maritime expert Angus Konstam explores the fledging Tudor Navy, tracing its history from its origins as a merchant fleet under Henry VII through to its emergence as a powerful force under Henry VIII. Examining the operational use of He…

  • Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy

    Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034459

    Mark Lardas explores the origins of American warships, primarily light and medium frigates, built for the Continental Navy during the years 1776-1783. This was the first navy of the United States and much of the fleet was comprised of ships that had…

  • Mark V Tank

    Mark V Tank
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083515

    Although, to the casual eye, all British tanks of World War I look much the same, the Mark V is quite outstanding and has a strong claim to be the tank that won the Great War. In this title, renowned tank expert David Fletcher examines the technolog…

  • Union River Ironclad 1861?65

    Union River Ironclad 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764443

    At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River, which was a vital strategic artery. In what would prove the vital naval campaign of the war, both sides fought for control of the river. While the Confederat…

  • SU-76 Assault Gun

    SU-76 Assault Gun
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831866

    The SU-76 assault gun was the second most widely manufactured Soviet armoured fighting vehicle of World War II, out-numbered only by the legendary T-34. Inspired in part by the German Marder series of tank destroyers, Soviet designers realized that…

  • M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1993?2018

    M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1993?2018
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831781

    Since the Gulf War, the Abrams tank has undergone a transformation, while fighting in conflicts across the world. Its M1A1 and M1A2 variants have seen great improvements made to this iconic tank, including in fire-control, armour protection, and the…

  • Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War

    Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472835086

    This book examines the major warships of the Imperial Russian Navy which participated in the Russo-Japanese War. The focus is on the battleships, coastal defence warships, and cruisers of the Pacific Squadron and Baltic Squadron that fought during t…

  • Superguns 1854?1991

    Superguns 1854?1991
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826107

    Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power, from William Armstrong’s 19th-century “monster guns” to the latest research into hypersonic electro-magnetic rai…

  • The M47 and M48 Patton Tanks

    The M47 and M48 Patton Tanks
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328259

    With Cold War fears mounting, the M47 and M48 were rushed into production – teething troubles were inevitable. In the decade that followed, however, these tanks proved to be the backbone of US armoured units. In its lifetime, the Patton has pl…

  • South African Armour of the Border War 1975?89

    South African Armour of the Border War 1975?89
    av Kyle Harmse

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817433

    The Border War saw the biggest armoured battles in Africa since World War II. Starting as a counter-insurgency operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) against the South West Africa People’s Organisation, South Africa became embroil…

  • BT Fast Tank

    BT Fast Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810656

    When the Red Army needed to mechanize its cavalry branch in the 1930s, the BT fast tank was its solution. Based on the American Christie high-speed tank, the Red Army began a program to adapt the design to its own needs. Early versions were mechanic…

  • Sherman Medium Tank 1942?45

    Sherman Medium Tank 1942?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322967

    The M4 Sherman tank was the mainstay of the Western allies between 1942 and 1945. Fast and modern it was better than most of the tanks Britain had to offer. The American Chief of Staff claimed in November 1943 that it had been hailed widely as 'the…

  • Tudor Warships (2)

    Tudor Warships (2)
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032523

    In his second volume on the Tudor navy, naval expert Angus Konstam covers the extraordinary transformation of the Tudor fleet during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. This period witnessed the birth of a whole new breed of warships designed to dominat…

  • M8 Greyhound Light Armored Car 1941?91

    M8 Greyhound Light Armored Car 1941?91
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764689

    The M8 light armoured car was the only significant wheeled combat vehicle used by the US Army in World War II. In conjunction with the light armed utility version, the M20, it was the staple of the army's cavalry squadrons for use in reconnaissance…

  • German Light Cruisers 1939?45

    German Light Cruisers 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765037

    The German Navy of World War II was small in number, but contained some of the most technologically advanced capital ships in the world. This meant that although the Kriegsmarine never felt capable of encountering the might of the British Navy in a…

  • Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792?1815

    Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792?1815
    av Chris Henry

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766355

    There were many elements to British Napoleonic naval success but one of the key factors was gunnery. Other countries developed different naval weapons to fit their maritime strategy. The French and Spanish systems developed on similar lines, while t…

  • US Fast Battleships 1938-91

    US Fast Battleships 1938-91
    av Lawrence Burr

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035111

    In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Teaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book covers the design, construction, and employment of the four Iowa-class battleships, the largest in the…

  • Austro-Hungarian Battleships 1914?18

    Austro-Hungarian Battleships 1914?18
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086882

    Austria-Hungary did not have an overseas empire; its empire lay within its own boundaries and the primary purpose of its navy until the beginning of the twentieth century was the defense of its coastline. As its merchant marine dramatically grew, ad…

  • US Navy Escort Carriers 1942?45

    US Navy Escort Carriers 1942?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818102

    While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theatres. Rather than relying on size o…

  • British Mark I Tank 1916

    British Mark I Tank 1916
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766898

    In 1915 a machine christened Little Willie changed the way that wars were fought. Little Willie was a fully tracked armoured vehicle that could break a trench system. Its development was completed in December 1915, but by then it had already been su…

  • German E-boats 1939?45

    German E-boats 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764450

    By the outbreak of World War II, Germany had done much to replace the Kaiser's High Seas Fleet, which was scuttled following the German surrender at the end of World War I. Forced to build her fleet anew, although small, the Kriegsmarine possessed s…

  • US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914?45

    US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914?45
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003861

    The development of the US Navy’s dreadnought battleships was a pivotal part of America’s evolution into a true world power. By the beginning of World War I, the United States possessed the world’s third largest navy, with ten dread…

  • Soviet Cruise Missile Submarines of the Cold War

    Soviet Cruise Missile Submarines of the Cold War
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472824998

    The Soviet Union's cruise missile submarines from the modified Whiskey, to the Oscar II classes were among the most formidable vessels of the Cold War. They were initially designed to carry land attack nuclear-tipped cruise missiles designed to stri…

  • M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank 1943?65

    M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank 1943?65
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765426

    The M4 Sherman tank was the mainstay of the Western allies between 1942 and 1945. Fast and modern it was a big success and was transported as far afield as Russia and North Africa. The American Chief of Staff claimed in November 1943 it was 'hailed…

  • Confederate Ironclad 1861?65

    Confederate Ironclad 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763071

    The creation of a Confederate ironclad fleet was a miracle of ingenuity, improvisation and logistics. Surrounded by a superior enemy fleet, Confederate designers adapted existing vessels or created new ones from the keel up with the sole purpose of…

  • Yangtze River Gunboats 1900?49

    Yangtze River Gunboats 1900?49
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084086

    From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China. These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search…

  • LAV-25

    LAV-25
    av James D'Angina

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086110

    The Light Armored Vehicle 25 (LAV-25) has played a significant role in transforming United States Marine Corps doctrine since its introduction in the early 1980s. The Marine Corps' Light Armored Vehicle program was based on the proven Swiss MOWAG Pi…

  • US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II

    US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960265

    The US Army and Marine Corps experimented with a wide range of flame-thrower tanks through World War II in both the European and Pacific theaters. Although the US Army deployment of flame-thrower tanks in the ETO was problematic at best, flamethrowe…

  • German Commerce Raiders 1914?18

    German Commerce Raiders 1914?18
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472809506

    This is the story of Germany’s commerce raiders of World War I, the surface ships that were supposed to starve the British Isles of the vast cargoes of vital resources being shipped from the furthest reaches of the Empire. To that end pre-war…

  • Commonwealth Cruisers 1939?45

    Commonwealth Cruisers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472805010

    In the early 20th century Britain’s largest colonies established their own small naval presence, and their ships fought alongside the Royal Navy during World War I. These fleets were expanded during the inter-war years, and in 1939 the Royal A…

  • Maginot Line Gun Turrets

    Maginot Line Gun Turrets
    av Clayton Donnell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472820273

    The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it was designed to prevent German troops from eve…

  • Italian Medium Tanks

    Italian Medium Tanks
    av Filippo Cappellano

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087759

    Several factors delayed and greatly hampered the development of an Italian medium tank during World War II. The first was the strategic stance of the country, focussed on a war against neighbouring countries such as France and Yugoslavia, and ill-pr…

  • Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1946?60

    Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1946?60
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843296

    A study of the Soviet and NATO armored forces that faced each other off in Central Europe in the early Cold War, and how their technology, tactics, and doctrine were all rapidly developed. For 45 years, the most disputed point in the World was the d…

  • French Armour in Vietnam 1945?54

    French Armour in Vietnam 1945?54
    av Simon Dunstan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831828

    French experience with armour in Indo-China dated back to 1919, when it sent FT-17s to the colony, followed by a variety of armoured cars. After World War II, French troops were equipped with a motley collection of American and cast-off British equi…

  • British Ironclads 1860?75

    British Ironclads 1860?75
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826893

    In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad in a protective layer of iron plate. Britain, not to be outdone, launched her own ironclad…

  • Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces

    Kriegsmarine Coastal Forces
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033315

    Although often overlooked in favour of the U-boats or battleships, the vast majority of the Kriegsmarine was formed of the smaller vessels of the coastal forces. These ships and boats, which included minesweepers, torpedo boats, patrol boats, and bl…

  • US Amphibious Tanks of World War II

    US Amphibious Tanks of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086363

    The advent of combined arms operations in World War II created the need for specialized armored vehicles. In the case of amphibious attacks, the issue arose of how best to land tanks on a beach. Although a variety of specialized landing craft were d…