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  • T-62 Main Battle Tank 1965?2005

    T-62 Main Battle Tank 1965?2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033902

    The Soviet Army hastily developed the T-62 in a struggle to compete against the rapid proliferation of NATO tanks in the 1960s. It was essentially a modification of the widely-manufactured T-55 tank with the addition of a new 115mm gun. Within the U…

  • World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers

    World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472813787

    In 1910 the first aircraft was successfully launched from a small wooden platform on a stationary ship. Just four years later, seaplane-carrying warships were being used to launch the first naval air raids, and by 1918 the first aircraft carrier to…

  • Kingtiger Heavy Tank 1942?45

    Kingtiger Heavy Tank 1942?45
    av Thomas L. Jentz

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322820

    As World War II entered its later stages and Germany was forced increasingly onto the defensive, the need for fast-moving mobile forces lessened and the Wehrmacht required better protected and more powerfully armed tanks. After debacles against the…

  • Confederate Blockade Runner 1861?65

    Confederate Blockade Runner 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766362

    This book traces their operational history, the development of purpose-built blockade running ships, and examines their engines, crews and tactics. It describes their wartime exploits, demonstrating their operational and mechanical performance, whil…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45

    Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818164

    In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built…

  • Huey Cobra Gunships 1965-2005

    Huey Cobra Gunships 1965-2005
    av Chris Bishop

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769844

    The Bell Huey Cobra was the very first purpose-designed helicopter gunship to become operational and to see combat. Designed in the mid-1960s as an "interim solution" for an armed escort and close-support weapon to support the US Army in the Vietnam…

  • The Medieval Cannon 1326?1494

    The Medieval Cannon 1326?1494
    av Jonathan Davies

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837219

    The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326. This book explores the development of gunpowder, the earliest appearance of cast-bronze cannon in Western Europe, followed by the design and development of the wrough…

  • German Destroyers 1939?45

    German Destroyers 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765044

    The German destroyer fleet of World War II consisted of nine classes: the Von Roeder Class, the Leberecht Maas Class and the wartime classes Z23, Z35, Z37, Z40, Z43, Z46 and Z52. These vessels, though fewer in number than the British destroyer fleet…

  • T-34-85 Medium Tank 1944?94

    T-34-85 Medium Tank 1944?94
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325357

    The T-34-85 tank is one of those rare weapons that have remained in service for more than half a century. First introduced in 1944, it has seen combat in nearly every corner of the globe. Steven Zaloga and Jim Kinnear look at this long-serving tank…

  • M109 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer 1960?2005

    M109 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer 1960?2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766317

    Entering service in the early 1960s, the M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer has been in production for 34 years and forms the backbone of US Army and Reserve artillery units. The M109A6 is the latest development of the M109 series and incorporates advance…

  • Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914?18

    Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914?18
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814708

    At the outbreak of World War I Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests. It was these fast light vessels, not the…

  • Red SAM

    Red SAM
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030628

    The Russian SA-2, nicknamed "Red SAM",is history's dominant antiaircraft missile. In 1960, it famously downed Gary Powers' U-2 spyplane, and two years later it was one of the missiles deployed during the Cuban Missile Crisis, which almost sparked a…

  • The Imperial Japanese Navy of the Russo-Japanese War

    The Imperial Japanese Navy of the Russo-Japanese War
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472811196

    When the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyed Russia's battle fleet during the Russo-Japanese War, it marked the emergence of Japan as one of the world's major naval powers. Japan's navy had been built up over just two decades, with the IJN acquiring a…

  • 42cm 'Big Bertha' and German Siege Artillery of World War I

    42cm 'Big Bertha' and German Siege Artillery of World War I
    av Marc Romanych

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960173

    In the early days of World War I, Germany unveiled a new weapon – the mobile 42cm (16.5 inch) M-Gerät howitzer. At the time, it was the largest artillery piece of its kind in the world and a closely guarded secret. When war broke out, two of t…

  • US Heavy Cruisers 1941?45

    US Heavy Cruisers 1941?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782006299

    Designed and produced under the regulations of the Washington Naval Treaty, the heavy cruisers of the Pensacola, Northampton, Portland, New Orleans and Wichita classes were exercises in compromise. While they possessed very heavy armament – th…

  • Confederate Submarines and Torpedo Vessels 1861?65

    Confederate Submarines and Torpedo Vessels 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767208

    The primary Union strategy during the American Civil War was a massive naval blockade of the entire Southern coastline of the Confederacy, and it was in the effort to counter this blockade that the Confederates developed their first submarines and t…

  • US Navy Battleships 1895?1908

    US Navy Battleships 1895?1908
    av Brian Lane Herder

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839985

    The last predreadnought battleships of the US Navy were critical to the technological development of US battleships, and they were the first tool of international hard power wielded by the United States, a nation which would eventually become the wo…

  • Napoleon's Guns 1792-1815

    Napoleon's Guns 1792-1815
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764603

    This volume is the second half of the story of the French artillery during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. It covers the howitzers, mortars and large siege (16- and 24-pdrs) and garrison (8- and 12-pdrs) guns, placing a special emphasis on th…

  • British Submarines 1939-45

    British Submarines 1939-45
    av Innes McCartney

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030079

    The submarine was the invisible but formidable weapon of the Royal Navy during World War II. This book examines the three major classes - 'S', 'T' and 'U' - detailing their design, development and modification. The major submarine engagements of the…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (2)

    Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (2)
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849089876

    During the Pacific War the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were larger and, in most cases, better-equipped than their Allied counterparts. Armed with a powerful, long-ranged torpedo, thes…

  • Katyusha

    av Jamie Prenatt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810861

    Although military rockets have been used since the Middle Ages, it was not until the Soviet Union pioneered the concept of Multiple Rocket Launchers (MRLs) in the late 1930s that they emerged as a decisive weapon. In the modern era, these Soviet/Rus…

  • US Destroyers 1942-45

    US Destroyers 1942-45
    av Dave McComb

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034442

    Since the beginning of the 20th century, destroyers have been all-purpose ships, playing vital roles in the war effort: from passing the mail at sea to screening larger ships from hostile torpedo attacks. This book covers the 175 ships of the 2100-t…

  • German Battleships 1939?45

    German Battleships 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764986

    This series covers the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, this volume examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The "Schlesien" and "Schleswig-Holstein" were used mostly as train…

  • Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792?1815

    Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792?1815
    av Dave Hollins

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764993

    The Austrian artillery of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was a creation of the renowned Lichtenstein system of the early 1750s. This weight system produced a series of weapons of 3-, 6- and 12-pdr. calibre along with 7- and 10-pdr. Howitzers.…

  • British Submarines of World War I

    British Submarines of World War I
    av Innes McCartney

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033346

    As the major powers engaged in an arms race in the early years of the 20th century, the Admiralty was tasked with developing that deadly stalker of the high seas - the submarine. In 1905, briefed with creating a vessel that could be employed on an e…

  • M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956?70

    M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956?70
    av Kenneth W Estes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814739

    Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield – an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage ta…

  • Ottoman Navy Warships 1914?18

    Ottoman Navy Warships 1914?18
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806192

    At the start of the 20th century the Ottoman Navy was a shadow of its former might, a reflection of the empire as a whole - the "Sick Man of Europe". Years of defeat, nepotism, and neglect had left the Ottoman Navy with a mix of obsolete vessels, wh…

  • US Patrol Torpedo Boats

    US Patrol Torpedo Boats
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032271

    Motor torpedo boat development began in the early 1900s and the vessels were first put into active service during World War I. However, it was not until the late 1930s that the US Navy commenced the development of their Patrol Torpedo or PT boat pro…

  • Soviet Destroyers of World War II

    Soviet Destroyers of World War II
    av Dr Alexander Hill

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472822567

    The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical assistance, and antiquated warships from the Tsarist era that were modernised for the conflict. Some Soviet naval vessel…

  • US Navy Gunboats 1885?1945

    US Navy Gunboats 1885?1945
    av Brian Lane Herder

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844705

    A study of the history of the US Navy's gunboats and their role in building a worldwide American naval presence abroad and in combat, from the Yangtze era through to World War II. For more than half a century, American gunboats were the ships often…

  • Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg

    Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg
    av Jamie Prenatt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472808240

    The Polish army during the Blitzkrieg conjures up tragic images of infantry and dashing, but ineffective and ultimately doomed cavalry charges. In actuality the Poles, in the midst of a large-scale re-armament programme, had up to 600 armoured vehic…

  • M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer 1943?97

    M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer 1943?97
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766874

    The M18 76mm Gun Motor Carriage was developed for the US Army's Tank Destroyer Command. It was the only tank destroyer deployed during World War II actually based on their requirements for speed and firepower. This book examines the development of t…

  • British Battleships 1939?45 (1)

    British Battleships 1939?45 (1)
    av Paul Wright

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033889

    With the outbreak of World War II, Britain's Royal Navy and her fleet of battleships would be at the forefront of her defence. Yet ten of the 12 battleships were already over 20 years old, having served in World War I, and required extensive modific…

  • Riot Control Vehicles

    Riot Control Vehicles
    av Chris McNab

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472805157

    Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers’ images, this volume covers the little-known history of riot control vehicles. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945 through to the present day – f…

  • MIL Mi-24 Hind Gunship

    MIL Mi-24 Hind Gunship
    av Alexander Mladenov

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039539

    With its distinctive double-cockpit design, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the most recognizable war machine of the Cold War, and has achieved near-legendary status in the annals of military history. The first Soviet helicopter to function as both a g…

  • US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs

    US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs
    av Mike Guardia

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780962559

    The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle is the newest land warfare system in the United States Army and Marine Corps inventory. Designed to meet the challenges of operating in a counterinsurgency environment, the MRAP has taken survivabil…

  • German Battleships 1914-18

    German Battleships 1914-18
    av Gary Staff

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034671

    This volume covers the history of the Deutschland to Osfriesland classes of German battlecruisers, beginning with the last of the pre-dreadnought battleships and explaining the revolutionary developments, particularly the vast increases in size and…

  • German Heavy Cruisers 1939?45

    German Heavy Cruisers 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765020

    The development of this excellent and successful class of warship only became possible after the Anglo-German naval agreement of 1935 eased restrictions on the types of ship Germany could build; even then only five of the class were permitted: the A…

  • Apache AH-64 Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) 1975-2005

    Apache AH-64 Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) 1975-2005
    av Chris Bishop

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768168

    This book examines the design, development and deployment of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas, formerly Hughes) AH-64A Apache - the US Army's primary attack helicopter, and the most advanced helicopter gunship flying today. It was the most expensive ro…

  • Space Shuttle Launch System 1975-2004

    Space Shuttle Launch System 1975-2004
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766911

    The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems. The only launch vehicle that has been used for a longer period of time is the Soviet (now Russian) R-7 booster. By the start of the third millennia, the Space Shuttle had…

  • South American Battleships 1908?59

    South American Battleships 1908?59
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825100

    In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order three of the latest, greatest category of warship available – the dreadnought battleship. One Brazilian dreadnought b…

  • Soviet Cold War Attack Submarines

    Soviet Cold War Attack Submarines
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839343

    In this highly detailed book, naval historian Edward Hampshire reveals the fascinating history of the nuclear-powered attack submarines built and operated by the Soviet Union in the Cold War, including each class of these formidable craft as they de…

  • US Navy Light Cruisers 1941?45

    US Navy Light Cruisers 1941?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472811400

    During World War II, the United States built 72 light cruisers of various classes. In response to the severe air threat that surface ships faced, new cruisers were designed with increasingly heavy antiaircraft weaponry as well as the traditional 6in…

  • Fighting Ships of the Far East (1)

    Fighting Ships of the Far East (1)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763866

    Following on from the two volumes on siege weapons of the Far East, this title adds to the corpus of knowledge about fighting ships of the Far East. Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable historical examples, it covers the…

  • Siege Weapons of the Far East (1)

    Siege Weapons of the Far East (1)
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763392

    This volume is concerned with the machinery of mediaeval siegecraft as used by Chinese, Mongol, Japanese and Korean armies. Almost all the machinery was initially developed in China, but each country provided a different context into which the siege…

  • T-80 Standard Tank

    T-80 Standard Tank
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032448

    The Soviet T-80 Standard Tank was the last tank fielded before the Soviet collapse, and the most controversial. Despite having the most sophisticated fire controls and multi-layer armor ever fielded on a Soviet tank, its turbine power plant (rather…

  • Italian Battleships of World War II

    Italian Battleships of World War II
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083805

    Italy's navy, the Regia Marina was the fourth-largest naval force in the world at the outbreak of World War II, and yet is often overlooked and largely discounted as ineffective. In general the fleet was made up of obsolete vessels, lacked radar fun…

  • US Marine Corps Tanks of World War II

    US Marine Corps Tanks of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085601

    During World War II, the US Marine Corps formed six tank battalions that battled through the harsh conditions of the Pacific Theatre. Using the same basic tanks as the US Army, notably the M3 and M5A1 light tanks and the M4 Sherman medium tank, the…

  • Churchill Infantry Tank

    Churchill Infantry Tank
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837349

    The NVG covers all seven Marks of Churchill gun tank with variations and the curious self-propelled gun of 1941/42, but not the so-called ‘Funnies’ or the armoured recovery vehicle variants. It will begin with the prototype tank A20, whi…

  • French Battleships 1914?45

    French Battleships 1914?45
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818195

    On September 1, 1910, France became the last great naval power to lay down a dreadnought battleship, the Courbet. The ensuing Courbet and Bretagne-class dreadnoughts had a relatively quiet World War I, spending most of it at anchor off the entrance…