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  • 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…

  • Matilda Infantry Tank 1938?45

    Matilda Infantry Tank 1938?45
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324572

    The Matilda was the principal British infantry tank in the early years of World War II. It served with the BEF in France and later in North Africa, where it earned the title 'Queen of the Desert'. Outclassed by increasingly powerful German anti-tank…

  • Siege Weapons of the Far East (2)

    Siege Weapons of the Far East (2)
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763408

    Increasingly from the 11th century AD, East Asian armies used exploding missiles and siege cannon to reduce the fortifications of their enemies. These ranged from heavy siege cannon such as those used during the sige of P'yongyang during the Japanes…

  • US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1939-45

    US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1939-45

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030376

    Dominating the seas during World War II, the US aircraft carrier played a crucial role in every major naval combat of the war. Development of the Essex class began in 1941, and was the largest class of carrier ever to be built. During the Pacific Wa…

  • American Heavy Frigates 1794?1826

    American Heavy Frigates 1794?1826
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766300

    Offers a history of the 44-gun frigate and a review of the performance of three ships--the Constitution, United States, and President.

  • IS-2 Heavy Tank 1944?73

    IS-2 Heavy Tank 1944?73
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323964

    The Iosef Stalin tanks were the ultimate heavy tanks developed by the Soviet Union and were popularly called 'Victory tanks' due to their close association with the defeat of Germany in 1945. Yet in spite of their reputation, the Stalin tanks emerge…

  • Early US Armor

    Early US Armor
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818072

    Between the two World Wars, the US contributed significantly to the development of the tank, a weapon invented by the British and the French seeking a way to break through the lines of German trenches. From the employment of the French Renault FT an…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (1)

    Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (1)
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849089845

    This volume will detail the history, weapons and tactics of the Japanese destroyers built before the war. This includes the famous Fubuki class (called “Special Type” by the Japanese, which were, when completed in the late 1920's, the mo…

  • Panzerkampfwagen III Medium Tank 1936?44

    Panzerkampfwagen III Medium Tank 1936?44
    av Bryan Perrett

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328457

    During the glory years of blitzkrieg the PzKpfw III was the only weapon in the German tank arsenal that really counted. Like Napoleon's vieux moustaches, it did not merely witness history in the making – it made it, from the Channel to the Vol…

  • British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line

    British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763088

    The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars encompassed a period when rival European fleets vied for naval supremacy, and naval tactics were evolving. The British Royal Navy emerged triumphant as the leading world sea power, and the epitome of Brit…

  • Amtracs

    Amtracs
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328501

    The first prototype for the LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked) was completed in July 1941, its design based on the Alligator, a tracked amphibious vehicle developed for rescue operations in the swamps of Florida. Though the early conception of amtrac ope…

  • Warships in the Baltic Campaign 1918?20

    Warships in the Baltic Campaign 1918?20
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472851666

    A fascinating look at the British naval intervention in the Baltic in 1918–20, and at the British, Soviet and Baltic nationalist fleets that fought. Following the Russian Revolution of October 1917, the Baltic states became a battleground betw…

  • British Napoleonic Artillery 1793?1815 (2)

    British Napoleonic Artillery 1793?1815 (2)
    av Chris Henry

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764771

    Following on from the first volume covering British Napoleonic Artillery, this volume concentrates on the heavy weapons of siege and coastal defences. This book covers the main equipments used; the 24 pounder siege gun and a variety of mortars. Mort…

  • The French 75

    The French 75
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839305

    The ‘Soixante­quinze’, France’s legendary 75mm Modele 1897, was the first modern field gun, pioneering several critical innovations in field artillery designs, including a fast action breech and a soft recoil system. Although some…

  • British Battleships 1914?18 (1)

    British Battleships 1914?18 (1)
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961675

    The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 changed the face of naval warfare. The first half-dozen dreadnoughts were all improvements of the basic Dreadnought design, all carrying ten 12-inch guns. It was only in 1911, with the launch of HMS Neptune that…

  • French Tanks of World War II (1)

    French Tanks of World War II (1)
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003892

    The first of two volumes covering the French armor of World War II, this title looks at the infantry and battle tanks that faced the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg in 1940. Many of the French tanks were intended as replacements for the World War…

  • Viking Longship

    Viking Longship
    av Keith Durham

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763491

    This title charts the development of the Viking longship, tracing its evolution from the one-man canoe of the Scandinavian Stone Age, through the 'clinker' or wood -built-ships of 200 BC into the recognisable longboats of the 4th century AD. From th…

  • Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939?45 (2)

    Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939?45 (2)
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763644

    This title follows on from Volume I and charts the continuing development of the U-boat in German service. This includes the development of the Type IX as a long range 'cruiser' intended for solo operations in distant waters. Also covered is the rev…

  • Gunboats of World War I

    Gunboats of World War I
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472804983

    Naval action in World War I conjures up images of enormous dreadnoughts slugging it out in vast oceans. Yet the truth is that more sailors were killed serving on gunboats and monitors operating far from the naval epicentre of the war than were ever…

  • M551 Sheridan

    M551 Sheridan
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033919

    Since the advent of airmobile warfare, there have been numerous attempts to support paratroopers with attached armored vehicles. This book tells the story of the US experience with air-mobile tanks, starting with their efforts in World War II. Howev…

  • British Battleships 1890?1905

    British Battleships 1890?1905
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844682

    The Royal Navy's battleships at the turn of the 20th century were the most powerful battlefleet in the world, and embodied one of the key periods in warship development - the development of the dreadnought battleship. The term 'pre-dreadnought' was…

  • The Polish Navy 1918-45: From the Polish-Soviet War to World War II

    The Polish Navy 1918-45: From the Polish-Soviet War to World War II

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472847003

    Packed with illustrations, this is a study of the Polish warships such as the Grom-class destroyers that were developed and built in the interwar years. Newly independent Poland's naval force was created in 1920, initially with six ex-German torpedo…

  • Warships in the Spanish Civil War

    Warships in the Spanish Civil War
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848666

    This detailed study of the naval Spanish Civil War describes how the Spanish Navy, torn in two and comprising a Republican and Nationalist part, fought a civil war at sea involving both Hitler's and Mussolini's navies. In July 1936, a pro-fascist co…

  • British Battlecruisers 1939?45

    British Battlecruisers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766331

    When war broke out in 1939, only three true battlecruisers remained in the Royal Navy including HMS 'Hood', the world's largest and fastest capital ship for much of her life, which would be destroyed in action against the German battleship 'Bismarck…

  • Great Lakes Warships 1812?1815

    Great Lakes Warships 1812?1815
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085663

    When war broke out in 1812, neither the United States Navy nor the Royal Navy had more than a token force on the Great Lakes. However, once the shooting started, it sparked a ship-building arms race that continued throughout the war. This book exami…

  • Spanish Civil War Tanks

    Spanish Civil War Tanks
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035128

    The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are not often examined in any great detail, and are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. But, with groundbreaking research, armor expert Steve…

  • British Amphibious Assault Ships

    British Amphibious Assault Ships
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836304

    Amphibious assault ships have been at the centre of nearly all of Britain’s expeditionary campaigns since World War II, from the Suez crisis of 1956 to operations as far afield as Borneo (1963–66), the Falklands (1982), Sierra Leone (200…

  • V-1 Flying Bomb 1942?52

    V-1 Flying Bomb 1942?52
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767918

    The first deployment of the V-1 was in June 1944 when, following two years of tests, Hitler gave the order to attack England. Known to the Allies as the "Buzz Bomb" or "Doodlebug", the V-1 was the world's first cruise missile. This book explores the…

  • Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568?1648

    Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568?1648
    av Bouko de Groot

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831651

    The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting and winning the Eighty Years’ War, from 1568 and 1648. In this long conflict, warfare on water played a much bigger r…

  • Jeeps 1941?45

    Jeeps 1941?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768885

    The Jeep was the most famous military vehicle of World War II, and the name has become synonymous with a whole class of military and civilian all-terrain vehicles. The Jeep originated in a pre-war US Army requirement for a simple, inexpensive, and r…

  • T-26 Light Tank

    T-26 Light Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806253

    The T-26 was the first major Soviet armour program of the 1930s, beginning as a license-built version of the British Vickers 6-ton export tank. Although the T-26 retained the basic Vickers hull and suspension, the Red Army began to make extensive ch…

  • Greek and Roman Siege Machinery 399 BC?AD 363

    Greek and Roman Siege Machinery 399 BC?AD 363
    av Duncan Campbell

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766058

    Siege machinery first appeared in the West during the Carthaginian invasion of Sicily in the late 5th century BC, in the form of siege-towers and battering rams. After a 50-year hiatus they re-appeared in the Macedonian armies of Philip II and Alexa…

  • M7 Priest 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage

    M7 Priest 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960234

    Based upon the ubiquitous Grant/Sherman tank, the M7 Priest is the iconic Allied self-propelled howitzer. It was the most widely manufactured vehicle of its type in World War ll and was utilized by the US, British, Canadian and Free French forces. I…

  • M103 Heavy Tank 1950?74

    M103 Heavy Tank 1950?74
    av Kenneth W Estes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849089814

    The T43 design represented the pinnacle of U.S. Army tank engineering of the late 1940s. The heavy tank proved fairly popular with its crews, who above all respected the powerful armament it carried. The outbreak of war in Korea brought a rush order…

  • British Heavy Cruisers 1939?45

    British Heavy Cruisers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086868

    The idea of a heavy cruiser emerged in the aftermath of World War I, and was closely linked to the limits set by the inter-war Washington Naval Treaty. The pre-World War I concept of armoured cruisers had been abandoned, but in their stead the Admir…

  • British Motor Gun Boat 1939?45

    British Motor Gun Boat 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849080774

    Motor Gun Boats were the Spitfires of the Seas of the Royal Navy. Bristling with small-calibre guns and machine guns, they served in a variety of roles during the War. In the early war period they battled against German E-boats in the English Channe…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941?45

    Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081481

    Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy's heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were t…

  • British Gunboats of Victoria's Empire

    British Gunboats of Victoria's Empire
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472851581

    A beautifully illustrated history of the iconic ocean-going gunboats of British 'gunboat diplomacy', the hundreds of little warships that for 50 years demonstrated the power of the Royal Navy worldwide, and which maintained and enforced the rule of…

  • British Battleships 1939?45 (2)

    British Battleships 1939?45 (2)
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033896

    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 twelve battleships were already over twenty years old, having served in World War I, and required extensive…

  • Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002

    Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1942-2002
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769233

    The Landing Ship Tank (LST) is one of the most famous of the many World War II amphibious warfare ships. Capable of discharging its cargo directly on to shore and extracting itself, the LST provided the backbone of all Allied landings between 1943 a…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45

    Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032806

    The Imperial Japanese Navy of World War 2 surpassed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and technology. This title covers the 12 Japanese battleships that saw service between 1941-45. Each class is considered in turn in light of its design and…

  • American Privateers of the Revolutionary War

    American Privateers of the Revolutionary War
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836342

    During the American War of Independence (1775–83), Congress issued almost 800 letters of marque, as a way of combating Britain's overwhelming naval and mercantile superiority. At first, it was only fishermen and the skippers of small merchant…

  • V-2 Ballistic Missile 1942?52

    V-2 Ballistic Missile 1942?52
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765419

    The German A-4 ballistic missile, better known by its propaganda name of V-2, was the world's first successful ballistic missile, breaking through the atmosphere to reach its target quicker. It was a forerunner of Cold War ballistic missiles and its…

  • The Royal Netherlands Navy of World War II

    The Royal Netherlands Navy of World War II
    av Ryan K. Noppen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841919

    In the late 19th and early 20th century, a combination of coastal defence for the homeland and fleet defence for the East Indies became the established naval strategy for the Royal Dutch Navy and set the template for the world wars. Battleships were…

  • Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939?45 (1)

    Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939?45 (1)
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763637

    This, the first of two volumes on Germany's World War II U-boats, traces their development through: the early U-boats of the Kaiser's navy; the prohibition on Germany having U-boats following the Armistice in 1918 and the subsequent Treaty of Versai…

  • M3 Infantry Half-Track 1940?73

    M3 Infantry Half-Track 1940?73
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324671

    This work is a history of the US M3 halftrack, one of the most successful infantry vehicles in the history of armoured warfare, which came to symbolize the Allied armed forces of World War II, which also saw distinguished service in the post-war era…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Light Cruisers 1941?45

    Imperial Japanese Navy Light Cruisers 1941?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085625

    The Imperial Japanese Navy went to war with 17 light cruisers and another three cruiser-sized training ships. Of these, most were 5,500-ton ships designed to act as destroyer squadron flagships. This made them much different in capabilities and miss…

  • British Mark IV Tank

    British Mark IV Tank
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030826

    Amongst the first ever mass-produced tanks in history, the British Mk IV has been classified as one of the most successful heavy tanks to have fought in World War I. It proved its worth at the landmark battle of Cambrai in November 1917, when 460 Ma…