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  • The AK-47

    The AK-47
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084611

    The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the most ubiquitous assault rifle in the world, with more AK-47s and its variants in use than any other individual small arm. Created by Senior Sergeant Mikhail Kalashnikov, and first adopted by the USSR soon after World War…

  • Inside the United States Army Today

    Inside the United States Army Today
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458558

    When conscription was eliminated in the early 1970s, the US Army found itself with a very different kind of soldier. While the personality of the Army remained the same, the organization of its higher levels of command and combat formations, and the…

  • The M16

    The M16
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086905

    The M16 was first introduced in 1958 and was revolutionary for its time as it was made of lightweight materials including special aluminum and plastics. It was first adopted by US Special Forces and airborne troops in 1962 before it was issued to Ar…

  • US Combat Engineer 1941-45

    US Combat Engineer 1941-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035791

    At its peak in World War II, the United States Army contained over 700 engineer battalions, along with numerous independent brigades and regiments. The specialized soldiers of the Engineers were tasked with a wide variety of crucially important task…

  • Warsaw Pact Ground Forces

    Warsaw Pact Ground Forces
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850457308

    Osprey's study of the ground forces of the Cold War (1946-1991). While much has been published on the armed forces of the USSR during the 1980s, surprisingly little is available on the forces supplied by the other member nations of the Warsaw Pact.…

  • 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…

  • The Hand Grenade

    The Hand Grenade
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472807342

    Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warfare, and has now found its way into law-enforcement arsenals too. Fea…

  • Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

    Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782007883

    Two of World War II’s most distinctive weapons, the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck offered German and other infantrymen the ability to destroy enemy tanks singlehandedly at close ranges. While the Panzerschreck owed its origins largely to the U…

  • US Grenade Launchers

    US Grenade Launchers
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819529

    In an effort to provide the US infantryman with more firepower to cover the range gap between the hand grenade and the light mortar, the 40mm M79 grenade launcher – a shoulder-fired, single-shot weapon – entered service with US forces in…

  • The Bazooka

    The Bazooka
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849088015

    Most belligerents entering World War II armed their infantry with bulky and ineffectual anti-tank rifles as their primary means of combating tanks. US planners realized that what infantrymen needed was a relatively lightweight, man-portable anti-tan…

  • Browning .50 Caliber Machine Guns

    Browning .50 Caliber Machine Guns
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083300

    The Browning 50-cal has become the longest serving weapon in the US inventory. The fifty has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun. It is considered such an effective and reliable weapon that few countries ever attempted to develo…

  • World Special Forces Insignia

    World Special Forces Insignia
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458657

    There exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas re…

  • US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

    US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085137

    In 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group—MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat by all branches of servi…

  • World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques

    World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780962740

    This book explains and illustrates the actual materials and techniques adopted (both successfully and unsuccessfully) by tactical units – i.e. the concealment of personnel, weapons, equipment, field positions, and movement by infantry riflemen…

  • Green Beret in Vietnam

    Green Beret in Vietnam
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325685

    Vietnam was the US Special Forces most complex and controversial mission, one that began in 1957 and ended in 1973. This volume offers an examination of the training, life, weapons and combat experiences of the Special Forces soldier in the challeng…

  • US Army Airborne, 1940-90

    US Army Airborne, 1940-90
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459487

    Osprey's examination of the US Army's airborne division in various conflicts, such as World War II (1939-1945) and the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The first 50 years of the US Army airborne arm is a story of continuing battles with the nation's enemies…

  • Saipan & Tinian 1944

    Saipan & Tinian 1944
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768045

    The 1944 invasion of Saipan was the first two-division amphibious assault conducted by US forces in World War II. Saipan and Tinian had been under Japanese control since 1914 and, heavily colonized, they were considered virtually part of the Empire.…

  • Vietnam Infantry Tactics

    Vietnam Infantry Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085052

    This book reveals the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War. Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations in this theatre of war, the author, a Viet…

  • Guam 1941/1944

    Guam 1941/1944
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768113

    This volume covers the Japanese seizure of the island of Guam in December 1941 and its American recapture by amphibious assault in July-August 1944. Guam was the first Allied territory lost to the Japanese, making its recapture politically and psych…

  • D-Day Beach Assault Troops

    D-Day Beach Assault Troops
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472819468

    In the early hours of June 6, 1944, the first of over 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed five beaches in Normandy against fierce German resistance. They were specially trained and task-organized in a range of different landing teams depending on their…

  • Landing Craft, Infantry and Fire Support

    Landing Craft, Infantry and Fire Support
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034350

    Described by one soldier as a metal box designed by a sadist to move soldiers across the water, the Landing Craft, Infantry was a large beaching craft intended to deliver an infantry company to a hostile shore, once the beachhead was secured. The LC…

  • Viet Cong Fighter

    Viet Cong Fighter
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031267

    An enemy in the shadows, the Viet Cong was the military arm of the National Liberation Front, the Communist Party of the Republic of Vietnam. Often working with the North Vietnamese Army, they were a constant factor amid the rice paddies and battlef…

  • Inch'on 1950

    Inch'on 1950
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769615

    Inch'on was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean theater, as well as being the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare. The odds were stacked against the US troops, with virtually no time fo…

  • World War II US Marine Infantry Regiments

    World War II US Marine Infantry Regiments
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826084

    The United States Marine Corps came into its own in the Pacific Islands campaign against Japan in World War II. From Guadalcanal to Okinawa, US Marines formed the tip of the spear as Allied forces sought to push the Japanese back to their Home Islan…

  • World War II Combat Reconnaissance Tactics

    World War II Combat Reconnaissance Tactics
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031373

    Like so many aspects of battle, 'reconnaissance' is a familiar term, but few civilians have any idea how it is actually done or what it involves. In human terms, 'combat reconnaissance' means the first soldiers to go forward ahead of the main body o…

  • US Ariborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45

    US Ariborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031281

    The US airborne units serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II are considered to be among the best-trained and effective forces in the war. Deployed in fewer numbers than was the case across Europe, parachute units such as the famed 11th A…

  • World War II Battlefield Communications

    World War II Battlefield Communications
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846038471

    Perhaps the biggest difference in the fighting between the two World Wars lay in the invention of the man-portable radio that allowed for a greater degree of tactical coordination than ever before. Gordon L. Rottman provides an informative study of…

  • Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1954-75

    Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1954-75
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081818

    Evolved from the colonial units created by the French, this book discusses the original reorganization of these forces into the first national army. Complete with a detailed history of the command structure and orders of battle, the author also shed…

  • Japanese Infantryman, 1937-45

    Japanese Infantryman, 1937-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768182

    This book examines in detail the Japanese Infantryman who, despite comparisons with the notorious German Waffen SS, was an enigma to Westerners. Brutal in its treatment of prisoners as well as the inhabitants of the areas that it conquered, the Impe…

  • German Field Fortifications 1939-45

    German Field Fortifications 1939-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767611

    The German Army of World War II was a highly mobile force. The experience of trench warfare in World War I had done much to shape Germany's blitzkrieg doctrine and concepts of field fortification, and the mobile warfare ethos of World War 2 was desi…

  • M3 Medium Tank Vs Panzer III: Kasserine Pass, 1943

    M3 Medium Tank Vs Panzer III: Kasserine Pass, 1943
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032615

    ...the first-person perspectives offered by Kirby and Koehler put this book on my recommended books list. These personal experiences definitely stirred some interest for me to research more on the design, evolution, and field performance of each of…

  • The Great Locomotive Chase

    The Great Locomotive Chase
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034008

    In April 1862, the stage was set for one of the greatest locomotive chases in history. Union forces planned to steal a train and travel at high speed to Chattanooga, Tennessee, disabling the line as they went, in order to cut off vital rail supplies…

  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322776

    Osprey's examination of US troops during the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991). Besides continuing a long history of world-wide peacekeeping, the commitment of US troops to the Gulf reunified the country and restored a national pride lost in the aftermat…

  • World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics

    World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768427

    The massed use of tanks was one of the defining characteristics of World War II, and the armoured units that spearheaded the German 'Blitzkrieg' of 1940-41 appeared to be invincible. This book explains the development and use of the weapons issued t…

  • US Army Air Force

    US Army Air Force
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855323391

    While the most conspicuous components of the US Army Air Forces in World War II (1939-1945) were the air units, there were also hundreds of ground units and organisations. Besides assigned military personnel the AAF also employed thousands of civili…

  • US Army Air Force

    US Army Air Force
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322950

    The first of a two-volume set detailing the flying clothing, equipment and insignia of the US army air force during World War II in every theatre of the war.

  • Allied World War II Sabotage Devices and Booby Traps

    Allied World War II Sabotage Devices and Booby Traps
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081757

    Following Churchill's directive to 'set occupied Europe ablaze', the SOE and later its American sister organization, the OSS, were deployed across the continent. Outnumbered, surrounded and in great peril, these brave agents were armed with a wide v…

  • US Amphibious Tactics, Pacific 1942-45

    US Amphibious Tactics, Pacific 1942-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768410

    The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941–45, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare. In the vast, almost empty battlefield of the Pacific the US Navy and Marine Corps…

  • Victory 1945

    Victory 1945
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472809476

    Even when Western Allied troops gained a foothold in Normandy, World War II in Europe was far from over. The route to Germany’s interior and the Nazis final surrender was long, arduous and blood-stained. The Wehrmacht’s stubborn resistan…

  • Okinawa 1945

    Okinawa 1945
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326071

    The final preliminary to the invasion of the Japanese mainland was possession of the Ryukyu island group, midway between Formosa and Kyushu, the southernmost island of the Japanese homeland. The target of Operation 'Iceberg' was Okinawa, the largest…

  • 6513 Soldat (2)

    6513 Soldat (2)
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789623611046

    The years 1943-1945 marked a reversal in the military fortunes of Germany, beginning with the huge defeat suffered by the 6th Army at Stalingrad on 2 February 1943. This volume, the second in the `Soldat’ series, traces the lives and fate of t…

  • Us Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (3)

    Us Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations (3)
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766591

    The year 1945 saw the execution of three of the Marine Corps' largest and most vicious battles - Peleliu, Okinawa and Iwo Jima - and the Marines' performance in these arenas reflected the massive changes that had taken place in the Corps over the pr…

  • US Army Long-range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71

    US Army Long-range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032509

    Osprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as the men with green faces, a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols…

  • The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid - The Philippines 1945

    The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid - The Philippines 1945
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849080750

    On the southwest shore of Laguna de Bay in the Philippines stood the Los Banos Internment Camp. Held within were 2,147 starving POWs, surrounded by thousands of Japanese troops. As the desperate battle for Manila raged, only 130 Paratroopers could b…

  • World War II River Assault Tactics

    World War II River Assault Tactics
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961088

    On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in two. The Wehrmacht…

  • US Army Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-73

    US Army Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-73
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768878

    This study of the US Army infantryman in Vietnam takes the reader through the stages of the soldier's training and acceptance, including his experiences at the Armed Forces Induction Center and his initial introduction to Vietnam's varied conditions…

  • German Pionier 1939-45

    German Pionier 1939-45
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035784

    The German Army of World War II collectively referred to its various engineer units as Pioniere (Pioneers). This organization included Pioniertruppen (Pioneer Troops), Bautruppen (Construction Troops), Eisenbahntruppen (Railway Troops), and Technisc…

  • 6519: Battle in the East

    6519: Battle in the East
    av Gordon Rottmann

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789623611497

    There have been many books written about German forces fighting on the Eastern Front. This is hardly surprising considering the enormity of the campaign and the seemingly inexhaustible amount of data and photographs available. Concord is pleased to…

  • Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70

    Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70
    av Gordon Rottman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031397

    US Special Forces in Vietnam created the Civilian Irregular Defence Group (CIDG), a large paramilitary organization designed to protect the local population from Viet Cong incursions, whilst conducting border surveillance, raids and combat patrols i…

  • Bazooka Raketgevär

    Bazooka Raketgevär
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999222

    Vid andra världskrigets utbrott var infanteriets pansarvärnsvapen både omoderna och ineffektiva. Principen om riktad sprängverkan hade visserligen varit känd i flera decennier men tillämpningarna gevärsgranater och handgranater var i bästa fall otym…

  • 6517 March to the West

    6517 March to the West
    av Gordon Rottman, Stephen Andrew

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789623611336

    The newest addition to Concord's Warrior series is this title from Gordon Rottman. The accomplished author examines the typical German soldier as he appeared as Blitzkrieg was unleashed upon an under-prepared and overconfident Western Europe.