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  • Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955?2005

    Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955?2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769479

    The Scud has become a symbol of the changing nature of warfare in the aftermath of the Cold War, as its original development was part of a Soviet plan to fight a nuclear war in the heart of Europe. When Iraqi armed forces were nearly helpless in the…

  • Gustaf Mannerheim i strid

    Gustaf Mannerheim i strid
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999109

    Gustaf Mannerheim är en av 1900-talets mest enastående militära befälhavare och betraktas av många som det moderna Finlands fader, men under sin första karriär var han rysk undersåte och framstående kavalleribefälhavare i den kejserliga armén. Han a…

  • 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…

  • BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967?94

    BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967?94
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324336

    The Russian BMP infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) was one of the most significant innovations in infantry tactics in the latter half of the 20th century. Built in response to the threat of nuclear warfare, it was the world's first IFV, providing the i…

  • T-64 Battle Tank

    T-64 Battle Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806284

    The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armour protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of new technologies including laminate armour, stereoscopic…

  • 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…

  • T-54 and T-55 Main Battle Tanks 1944?2004

    T-54 and T-55 Main Battle Tanks 1944?2004
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767925

    The T-54 and T-55 tanks are the most widely manufactured tanks of all time. They have become ubiquitous to wars around the globe since the 1950s, starting with Hungary in 1956, and including the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967, 1973 and 1982, the Vietnam…

  • T-90 Standard Tank

    T-90 Standard Tank
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818225

    In the wake of the T-72 tank’s poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favour of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of the T-7…

  • Railway Guns of World War II

    Railway Guns of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810687

    World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development programme saw the introduction of a number of new classes…

  • The Anti-Tank Rifle

    The Anti-Tank Rifle
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817228

    The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of…

  • George S. Patton i strid

    George S. Patton i strid
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187999048

    George S. Patton Jr. är en av de mest framstående amerikanska befälhavarna genom tiderna. Han inledde sin karriär i kavalleriet och spelade en hyllad men föga betydelsefull roll under straffexpeditionen mot Pancho Villa i Mexiko 1916. Under första v…

  • Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)

    Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782008163

    In the summer of 1944, plans began for a complex operation to seize a Rhine river bridge at Arnhem in the Netherlands. The American portion of the airborne mission was to employ two divisions of the US XVIII Airborne Corps to seize key terrain featu…

  • Warsaw 1920

    Warsaw 1920
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472837295

    The Battle of Warsaw in August 1920 has been described as one of the decisive battles of European history. At the start of the battle, the Red Army appeared to be on the verge of advancing through Poland into Germany to expand the Soviet revolution.…

  • Sicily 1943

    Sicily 1943
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961262

    Not only did the Sicily operation represent a watershed in tactical development of combined arms tactics, it was also an important test for future Allied joint operations. Senior British commanders left the North African theater with a jaundiced and…

  • Poland 1939

    Poland 1939
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764085

    The German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 began World War II in Europe. The outcome of the campaign was a foregone conclusion. It pitted the newly modernized army of Europe's great industrial power against the much smaller Polish army. To fu…

  • Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II

    Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks of World War II
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818133

    The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take part in the defence of Moscow. The supplies of…

  • Armored Victory 1945

    Armored Victory 1945
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811707718

    Stackpole present this beautifully illustrated volume of more than 1,000 photos of American tanks and armoured vehicles. From Shermans to Hellcats, all varieties of American armour are covered in extensive detail. This volume completes Zaloga’…

  • M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun

    M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780960999

    The Allies’ M10 Tank Destroyer and the Germans’ Sturmgeschütz (StuG) lll were the unsung workhorses of the northwest European battlefields of 1944–45. While their mission was not principally fighting one another, their widespread u…

  • Mortain 1944

    Mortain 1944
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832528

    Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered to begin a counter-offensive named Operation Lüttich. The plan was to send a large Panzer force across the First US Army secto…

  • Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis

    Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083782

    The Battle of France in 1940 involved the first large-scale tank-against-tank battles in history. The massive clashes at Stonne, Hannant, and Gembloux involved hundreds of tanks on both sides, yet have faded from memory due to the enourmity of the F…

  • Panzerfaust vs Sherman

    Panzerfaust vs Sherman
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832313

    In the summer of 1944, across the battlefields of Normandy, US tanks were confronted with a dangerous challenge: the mobile and deadly Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck anti-tank weapons wielded by the German infantry. Having only occasionally encounter…

  • The Oil Campaign 1944-45: Draining the Wehrmacht's Lifeblood

    The Oil Campaign 1944-45: Draining the Wehrmacht's Lifeblood

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848543

    A new illustrated history of one of the key air campaigns of late World War II - the American effort to cripple Germany's oil production, and grind its armed forces to a halt. With retreating German forces losing their oilfields on the Eastern Front…

  • Tanks in the Battle of Germany 1945

    Tanks in the Battle of Germany 1945
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848116

    The crossing of the river Rhine marked the beginning of the end of the Third Reich, but the Wehrmacht would fight ferociously on its home soil until the fall of Berlin. The Battle of Germany saw the most advanced tanks of the Allies pitted against t…

  • HMMWV Humvee 1980?2005

    HMMWV Humvee 1980?2005
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769462

    The HMMWV has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles, since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. The Humvee marks another step in the evolution of small tactical vehicles, first started by the legendary Jeep of World War II. Mo…

  • M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1982?92

    M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank 1982?92
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322837

    The M1 Abrams was the most radical departure in US tank design since World War II. Until the advent of the M1 in the early 1980s, the US Army had relied on the steady evolution of the M26 Pershing tank, through the M46, M47, M48 and M60. The M1 desi…

  • M3 & M5 Stuart Light Tank 1940?45

    M3 & M5 Stuart Light Tank 1940?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855329119

    The M3 and M5 family of light tanks were the culmination of American tank development of the 1930s. By the time of the outbreak of the World War II, they were approaching obsolescence, as tank forces in Europe were shifting from light to medium tank…

  • D-Day Fortifications in Normandy

    D-Day Fortifications in Normandy
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768762

    The coastal defenses in Normandy along the D-Day beaches were less thorough than other Atlantic Wall defenses, such as the Pas de Calais, where the Germans expected the main attack. However, they still proved to be formidable obstacles for the Allie…

  • Staghound Armored Car 1942?62

    Staghound Armored Car 1942?62
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033926

    The Staghound was a unique World War II armored vehicle - designed and manufactured in the US, but intended solely for the British army. Since its combat debut in Italy in 1943 until the end of the war it had performed particularly valuable service…

  • Armored Trains

    Armored Trains
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032424

    First seen during the American Civil War and later appearing in the Franco-Prussian War and the Boer Wars, the military use of the armoured train only came to the fore during World War I, reigning supreme on the Eastern Front. Deployed widely during…

  • American Guided Missiles of World War II

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

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839268

    World War II was a significant period of development for American missile programs, during which time the US built pioneering examples of guided weapons systems. However, whilst the German missiles of World War II are famous around the world, their…

  • M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942?53

    M10 and M36 Tank Destroyers 1942?53
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764696

    The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis.…

  • 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…

  • Panzer III vs Somua S 35

    Panzer III vs Somua S 35
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782002871

    The armour clashes in May 1940 were the biggest the world had yet seen, as the sweeping German advances of that period came to epitomize Blitzkrieg. The Wehrmacht's Panzer III was well matched by the French Somua S35 tanks, the two representing very…

  • Eisenhower

    Eisenhower
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083591

    Dwight Eisenhower represented a fundamentally new type of modern military commander. Eisenhower was a manager commander, whose grasp of the politics and large-scale tactics of battle were uniquely suited to leading the huge coalition of forces that…

  • Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1960-75

    Tanks at the Iron Curtain 1960-75

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848161

  • Anzio 1944

    Anzio 1944
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769134

    In January 1944, the Allies made the decision to land at Anzio in order to overcome the stalemate at Cassino. The amphibious landing has become one of the most controversial campaigns of World War II. Three months of World War I-style trench warfare…

  • Kasserine Pass 1943

    Kasserine Pass 1943
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769141

    The North African campaign of November 1942-May 1943 was a baptism of fire for the US Army. After relatively straightforward landings, the US II Corps advanced into Tunisia to support operations by the British 8th Army. Rommel, worried by the prospe…

  • 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…

  • Lorraine 1944

    Lorraine 1944
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841760896

    In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's Third Army in the Lorraine with a great Panzer offensive. But Patton's aggressive tactics continued to thwart German pla…

  • US Armored Divisions

    US Armored Divisions
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765648

    The armored division were the shock force of the US Army's combat formulations during the fighting in northwest Europe in the final year of the war. This book examines the combat mission of the armored division in the US Army wartime doctrine. The o…

  • 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…

  • Siegfried Line 1944?45

    Siegfried Line 1944?45
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031212

    The Siegfried Line campaign was one of the most frustrating and bloody series of battles fought by the US Army in Northwest Europe. The US Army's First and Ninth armies were arrayed against the German Siegfried Line along the German-Belgian border n…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rangers Lead the Way

    Rangers Lead the Way
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033940

    In the early hours of D-Day, 1944, a group from the US Army 2nd Rangers Battalion were sent on one of the legendary raids of World War II. The mission was to scale the cliffs overlooking Omaha beach and assault the German coastal artillery at Pointe…

  • M1 Abrams vs T-72 Ural

    M1 Abrams vs T-72 Ural
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034077

    The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armoured, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's…

  • D-Day 1944 (2)

    D-Day 1944 (2)
    av Steven Zaloga

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763651

    The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the largest amphibious military operation ever mounted. During the late spring and early summer of 1944 the roads and ports of Southern England were thronged with the troops, vehicles and ships of the invasion…