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  • 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…

  • US Standard-type Battleships 1941?45 (2)

    US Standard-type Battleships 1941?45 (2)
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806994

    This book completes an authoritative two-part study on the Standard-type US battleships of World War II – ships that were designed to fight a different type of war than the one that unfolded. It gives precise technical details of the design hi…

  • M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941?45

    M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768892

    The highly successful 'stop-gap' M3 medium tank was designed in 1941, and as adequate turret casting facilities were not yet ready, the M3 used an unusual armament configuration patterned after a French tank. British lend-lease demands led to the de…

  • British Guided Missile Destroyers

    British Guided Missile Destroyers
    av Dr Edward Hampshire

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472811165

    In the years after World War II, new guided missile technology offered surface ships the chance to destroy airborne threats from afar, thereby preserving their role in naval warfare. This book examines the technology and combat performance of Britai…

  • German Pocket Battleships 1939?45

    German Pocket Battleships 1939?45
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765013

    After the end of World War I, the German Navy came up with the concept of the Panzerschiff, or Pocket Battleship, as a method of circumventing treaty limitations on the size and types of ship Germany was permitted to build. New, more modern producti…

  • Kamikaze

    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083539

    The destruction of much of the remainder of the Japanese fleet and its air arm in the later half of 1944 left the Japanese Home Islands vulnerable to attack by US naval and air forces. In desperation, the Imperial Japanese Navy proposed using “…

  • US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916?45

    US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916?45
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819970

    Four pipes and flush decks – these ships were a distinctively American destroyer design. Devised immediately prior to and during the United States’ involvement in World War I they dominated the US Navy’s destroyer forces all the wa…

  • Early US Armor

    Early US Armor
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825148

    The first American armoured cars began to emerge around the turn of the century, seeing their first military use in 1916 during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa. When the United States entered World War I, the American Expeditionary Forc…

  • Churchill Crocodile Flamethrower

    Churchill Crocodile Flamethrower
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030833

    A fire-breathing monster on the battlefield, the Churchill Crocodile was one of the most awe-inspiring weapons of World War II. Tank expert David Fletcher chronicles the development of the flamethrower tank, examining the dramatic effect of these ta…

  • The Rolls-Royce Armoured Car

    The Rolls-Royce Armoured Car
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085809

    The first Rolls-Royce armoured car was a privately owned vehicle fitted with a machine-gun and a limited amount of armour plate, used by the Royal Naval Air Service in Flanders in 1914. By 1915, nearly 100 had been built and turned over to the Army.…

  • Fighting Ships of the Far East (2)

    Fighting Ships of the Far East (2)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764788

    Over the centuries, naval relations between Japan and Korea appear to have alternated between peaceful trade and outright hostility. However, this impression can be misleading, as much of what passed for mercantile activity was in fact conducted by…

  • British Artillery 1914?19

    British Artillery 1914?19
    av Dale Clarke

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767888

    World War I is often deemed to have been 'a war of artillery'; British heavy artillery played a vital part in destroying the German trenches and providing invaluable cover for advancing troops on the Western Front. This book details the huge guns of…

  • German Tanks in Normandy 1944

    German Tanks in Normandy 1944
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843203

    A new study of the German Panzer forces that stood between the Allies' D-Day beachhead and victory in World War II – how they compared, how they were organized, and how they fought. The German tank forces in Normandy in June–August 1944…

  • Allied Tanks in Normandy 1944

    Allied Tanks in Normandy 1944
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843241

    A concisely detailed guide to the Allied tanks that fought from D-Day to the break out from Normandy, their qualities, numbers and performance, and how they were used on the battlefield. When Allied tanks began to roll off the landing craft on D-Day…

  • KV-1 & 2 Heavy Tanks 1939?45

    KV-1 & 2 Heavy Tanks 1939?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324961

    Named after Klimenti Voroshilov, the People's Commissar for Defence, the KVs proved a nasty surprise for German tank crews during the early days of Operation Barbarossa. Although slow, they were extremely heavily armoured. This volume examines the t…

  • US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45

    US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768908

    The USS Langley, the first American aircraft carrier, entered service in 1922. Despite being converted into an aircraft tender, it was the first step in a new direction for the US Navy and naval warfare. This book covers the design, development and…

  • US Destroyers 1934-45

    US Destroyers 1934-45
    av Dave McComb

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034435

    Since the beginning of the 20th century, destroyers have formed the backbone of the United States Navy. In peacetime, they performed such day-to-day tasks such as delivering mail and patrolling America's coastline. However, with the outbreak of Worl…

  • British Aircraft Carriers 1939?45

    British Aircraft Carriers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849080798

    With war against Germany looming, Britain pushed forward its carrier program in the late 1930s. In 1938, the Royal Navy launched the HMS Ark Royal, its first-ever purpose-built aircraft carrier. This was quickly followed by others, including the hig…

  • T-72 Main Battle Tank 1974?93

    T-72 Main Battle Tank 1974?93
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323384

    The Russian T-72 Ural tank is the most widely-deployed main battle tank of the current generation. Used by the armies of the former Warsaw pact and Soviet Union, it has also been exported in large numbers to many of the states in the Middle East. Th…

  • Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861?65

    Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764139

    At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on either side of the Mississippi River and in the first few months of the war, both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existing riverboats for naval use. These ships wr…

  • US Cruisers 1883-1908

    US Cruisers 1883-1908
    av Lawrence Burr

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032677

    At the end of the Civil War the US Navy was the most technologically advanced navy in the world, but after the war this spirit of innovation faded and America's naval might dwindled. However, in the 1880s a New Navy was born and at the forefront of…

  • British Escort Carriers 1941?45

    British Escort Carriers 1941?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836250

    In 1941, as the Battle of the Atlantic raged and ship losses mounted, the British Admiralty desperately tried to find ways to defeat the U-Boat threat to Britain’s maritime lifeline. Facing a shortage of traditional aircraft carriers and shore…

  • Valentine Infantry Tank 1938?45

    Valentine Infantry Tank 1938?45
    av Bruce Newsome

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472813756

    The Valentine was the most produced and most widely used British tank of the Second World War. The Valentine first saw combat during Operation Compass in November 1941 and remained one of the main medium tanks in British service into 1943. As the Ch…

  • French Tanks of World War II (2)

    French Tanks of World War II (2)
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003922

    The sequel to French Tanks of World War II (1), this title focuses primarily on France’s cavalry armored vehicles, including the light reconnaissance tanks such as the AMR and AMC families, the famous Somua S.35 cavalry tanks and the extensive…

  • World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns

    World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns
    av Marc Romanych

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837172

    As the outbreak of World War II approached, Nazi Germany ordered artillery manufacturers Krupp and Rheimetall-Borsig to build several super-heavy siege guns, vital to smash through French and Belgian fortresses that stood in the way of the Blitzkrie…

  • Swimming Shermans

    Swimming Shermans
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769837

    The Sherman DD (Duplex Drive) tank was designed to preserve the element of surprise during an amphibious assault. This book explores the development and modifications of the Sherman DD by the Allied forces, focusing on their deployment during the D-…

  • British Destroyers 1939?45

    British Destroyers 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816368

    The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most though, had been built during the inter-war period, and were regarded as both reliable an…

  • German Guided Missiles of World War II

    German Guided Missiles of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831798

    Although not as well-known as the V-1 buzz bomb and the V-2 missile, the first German missiles to see combat were anti-ship missiles, the Henschel Hs.293 guided missile and the Fritz-X guided bomb. These began to see extensive combat in the Mediterr…

  • British Airships 1905-30

    British Airships 1905-30
    av Ian Castle

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033872

    This book reveals the fascinating story of the cat and mouse duel between the airship and another pioneering form of technology - the submarine during World War 1. Detailed cut-away drawings reveal the design and development of the airship, during a…

  • Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers

    Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers
    av Brad Elward

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846037597

    The Nimitz class aircraft carrier is the ultimate symbol of the United States superpower status. A true behemoth, this is an unsurpassed weapons platform that overshadows all of its nearest rivals. A history of the world's largest aircraft carriers,…

  • US Submarines 1941-45

    US Submarines 1941-45
    av Jim Christley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768595

    Prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, submarines in the Pacific Ocean were divided between the US Asiatic Fleet and the US Pacific Fleet. This distinction was eliminated when the United States entered World War II. While the rest of the US f…

  • German Panzers 1914?18

    German Panzers 1914?18
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769455

    Panzer warfare is synonymous with the Wehrmacht of World War II. This book examines the story of the Panzer's more mysterious ancestors, the little-known panzers of the Great War. Germany was very slow to develop armored vehicles compared to Britain…

  • Spanish Galleon 1530?1690

    Spanish Galleon 1530?1690
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766379

    During the middle decade of the 16th century a new type of sailing vessel emerged, designed to carry the wealth of Americas to Spain. This was the galleon, and over the next century these vessels would serve Spain well as treasure ships and war ship…

  • U-boats of the Kaiser's Navy

    U-boats of the Kaiser's Navy
    av Gordon Williamson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763620

    As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon Williamson traces the development of the U-Boat from the Brandtaucher, designed by Wilhelm Bauer, the father of the Germa…

  • Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC?193 AD

    Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC?193 AD
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810892

    The Roman Empire was not only built by the strength of the legions but also by a navy that was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed. It was the presence of this fleet that secured the trade routes and maintained the communications w…

  • M113 APC 1960?75

    M113 APC 1960?75
    av Jamie Prenatt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817464

    The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple 'battlefield taxi', over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55 years later, many thousands are still in use. I…

  • European Ironclads 1860?75

    European Ironclads 1860?75
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826763

    From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck’s Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European naval warfare. When the Gloire slid down the Toulon slipway in 1859, it changed sea power forever. With this ship, the w…

  • Universal Carrier 1936-48

    Universal Carrier 1936-48
    av David Fletcher

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768137

    The Universal Carrier was a fast, lightly armed vehicle developed by the British Army to carry infantry across ground defended by small-arms fire; specifically the Bren light machine gun, hence the name 'Bren Gun Carrier'. This name would stick with…

  • Ancient Greek Warship

    Ancient Greek Warship
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030741

    Formidable and sophisticated, triremes were the deadliest battleships of the ancient world and at the height of their success the Athenians were the dominant exponents of their devastating power. Primarily long ships designed to fight under oar powe…

  • Super-heavy Tanks of World War II

    Super-heavy Tanks of World War II
    av Kenneth W Estes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003830

    The super-heavy tanks of World War II are heirs to the siege machine tradition – a means of breaking the deadlock of ground combat. As a class of fighting vehicle, they began with the World War I concept of the search for a ‘breakthrough…

  • Japanese Tanks 1939?45

    Japanese Tanks 1939?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030918

    Contrary to popular belief, the Japanese Army widely employed tanks within the Pacific theater of war. This title details their key role in the conquests of Singapore and Malaya, as well as their later use in Burma, Saipan, and the Philippines, incl…