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  • Hurricane Vs. Bf 110

    Hurricane Vs. Bf 110
    av Tony Holmes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039454

    The Hurricane was the RAF's first monoplane fighter and saw significant combat during the fight over France and the Battle of Britain. One of its principal opponents in 1940 was the Bf 110 twin-engined, two-seat heavy fighter. Following the invasion…

  • Panther vs T-34

    Panther vs T-34
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031496

    This book describes the design and development of these two deadly opponents, the Panther and the T-34, analysing their strengths and weaknesses and assessing their tactics, weaponry and training. Moreover it gives an insight into the lives of the t…

  • B-25 Mitchell vs Japanese Destroyer

    B-25 Mitchell vs Japanese Destroyer
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845177

    Throughout the first year of the war in the Pacific during World War II the USAAF was relatively ineffective against ships. Indeed, warships in particular proved to be too elusive for conventional medium-level bombing. High-level attacks wasted bomb…

  • German 88mm Gun vs Allied Armour

    German 88mm Gun vs Allied Armour
    av David Campbell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841155

    Few weapons developed a more deadly reputation than the German ‘88’ in the role of anti-tank gun, its long reach and lethal hitting power making it a significant problem for every type of British and later American armour. Despite its in…

  • UH-1 Huey Gunship vs NVA/VC Forces

    UH-1 Huey Gunship vs NVA/VC Forces
    av Peter E. Davies

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845153

    Often described as the US Army’s aerial jeep the UH-1 Iroquois (‘Huey’) was the general-purpose vehicle that provided mobility in a hostile jungle environment which made rapid troop movement extremely challenging by any other means…

  • German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers

    German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers
    av Donald Nijboer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836717

    Since the end of World War II, the strategic bombing of Germany has inspired numerous studies, countless books and several documentary films, and it is not surprising. With more than one million tons of bombs dropped, close to 300,000 civilians kill…

  • Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9

    Tempest V vs Fw 190D-9
    av Robert Forsyth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472829252

    Arguably two of the finest piston-engined fighters ever built, the Tempest V and Fw 190D-9 raised the bar in terms of aircraft design and operational capability during World War II. The long-nosed ‘Dora 9’, designed by Kurt Tank, first a…

  • Fw 190 Sturmböcke vs B-17 Flying Fortress

    Fw 190 Sturmböcke vs B-17 Flying Fortress
    av Robert Forsyth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039416

    For the first time in the best-selling "Duel" series, Osprey Publishing presents the horrifying aerial clash between a fighter and a bomber. The Fw 190 was one of the best air superiority aircraft of World War II, and when it first appeared over the…

  • USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

    USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086233

    This book covers the fierce night naval battles fought between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as the Allies advanced slowly up the Solomons Islands toward the major Japanese naval base at Rabaul. During this period, seve…

  • 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…

  • Ju 87 Stuka vs Royal Navy Carriers

    Ju 87 Stuka vs Royal Navy Carriers
    av Robert Forsyth

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840837

    Ju 87 dive-bombers, originally developed for pin-pointing bombing missions against land targets and Allied naval vessels were deployed by both the Luftwaffe and the Regia Aeronautica against the Allied forces. Included in such a target were perhaps…

  • USMC M4A2 Sherman vs Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go

    USMC M4A2 Sherman vs Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go
    av Romain Cansiere

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840110

    The different national tank doctrines of the United States and Imperial Japan resulted in a terrible mismatch of the predominant tank types in the crucial Central Pacific campaign. A flawed Japanese doctrine emphasized light infantry support tanks,…

  • F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 ?Guideline? SAM

    F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 ?Guideline? SAM

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084710

    The Vietnam war was the first conflict that saw extensive use of surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles, and thus became a training ground for the tactics of this new type of battle. This Duel presents this story in the context of two of the main opp…

  • Sea Harrier FRS 1 vs Mirage III/Dagger

    Sea Harrier FRS 1 vs Mirage III/Dagger
    av Douglas C. Dildy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818898

    Following Argentina's military operation to take possession of the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government launched a major naval operation to return them to British rule. Defending the Royal Navy task…

  • F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17

    F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17
    av Peter Mersky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782008101

    Revered by Naval Aviators as the ‘last of the gunfighters’ due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader enjoyed great success against VPAF MiG-17s during the Rolling Thunder campaign of 1966–68. But, the…

  • A-4 Skyhawk vs North Vietnamese AAA

    A-4 Skyhawk vs North Vietnamese AAA
    av Peter E. Davies

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840790

    While the F­105 Thunderchief was the USAF’s principal strike weapon during the Rolling Thunder campaign, the US Navy relied on the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk for the majority of its strikes on North Vietnam. The Skyhawk entered service in 1956 and re…

  • Me 262 vs P-51 Mustang

    Me 262 vs P-51 Mustang
    av Robert Forsyth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472829559

    Arguably two of the finest fighters built during the course of World War II, the Me 262 and P-51 Mustang heralded new dawns in aircraft performance. Making its operational debut in the summer of 1944, and powered by the Jumo 004 jet engine, the Me 2…

  • P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190

    P-51 Mustang vs Fw 190
    av Martin Bowman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031892

    Discover the history of a classic duel as the finest American and German pilots were pitted against each other in the war-torn skies over Europe. The P-51 personified the might of the Eighth Air Force's fighter strength in the latter years of World…

  • P-47 Thunderbolt vs German Flak Defenses

    P-47 Thunderbolt vs German Flak Defenses
    av Jonathan Bernstein

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472846297

    Since the end of World War 2, the tactical air war over Europe has been largely overlooked by historians and authors alike in favour of analysis of the higher profile strategic bombing campaign. Involving just as many aircraft as the daylight heavy…

  • Arab Armour vs Israeli Armour

    Arab Armour vs Israeli Armour
    av Chris McNab

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842879

    The Six-Day War in 1967 was a lightning Israeli campaign that changed the face of the Middle East. Israel’s armoured brigades, despite being heavily outnumbered on paper by Arab AFVs, managed to dominate the Arab forces tactically and technolo…

  • Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco

    Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco
    av Hakan Gustavsson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087087

    Both the Gloster Gladiator and the Fiat CR.42 Falco represented the peak in the development of the biplane fighter, which could trace its lineage back to World War I. However, by the time both aircraft entered service in the late 1930s, they were al…

  • RAF Fighters vs Luftwaffe Bombers

    RAF Fighters vs Luftwaffe Bombers
    av Andy Saunders

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472808523

    The Battle of Britain was a fight for survival against a seemingly unstoppable foe. With the German army poised to invade, only the fighters of the Royal Air Force stood between Hitler and the conquest of Britain. Losses were high on both sides, but…

  • German Heavy Cruisers vs Royal Navy Heavy Cruisers

    German Heavy Cruisers vs Royal Navy Heavy Cruisers
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843098

    This superbly illustrated study explores the epic clashes of British and German heavy cruisers at the beginning of World War II. The opposing heavy cruisers of the German Kriegsmarine and the Royal Navy engaged in a global game of cat and mouse duri…

  • USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship

    USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817198

    In the build-up to World War II both the United States and Japan believed their battleships would play a central role in battle, but after the Pacific War began in December 1941, the role of the battleship proved to be much more limited than either…

  • B-52 Stratofortress vs SA-2 "Guideline" SAM

    B-52 Stratofortress vs SA-2 "Guideline" SAM

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472823625

    Ever since its introduction in the late 1950s, the B-52 Stratofortress has been the United States’ primary heavy bomber and a powerful symbol of its immense military might. Its powerful electronic countermeasures equipment (ECM) was thought to…

  • Tiger vs Churchill

    Tiger vs Churchill
    av Neil Grant

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843883

    This fully illustrated study assesses the origins, development, and combat record of the legendary Tiger and Churchill Tanks during World War II. The Tiger and the Churchill are two of the most recognizable heavily armoured tanks of World War II. Bo…

  • Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb

    Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb
    av Donald Nijboer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087063

    A total of 10,500 missiles were launched as part of the V1 attack, of which 3,957 were destroyed by the defences. Indeed, it could have been much worse, for by the end of the war the Germans had manufactured close to 32,000 flying bombs. The defence…

  • Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad

    Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad
    av Ron Field

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032325

    The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war, the first modern, armoured, self-propelled warships. During the American Civil War the South used ironclads to protect their ports from the Northern blockade. Impressed with their superior resistance t…

  • F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen

    F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
    av Edward M. Young

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782008132

    The Grumman F6F Hellcat and Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen were the two principal opposing fighters in the brutal aerial clashes of the Pacific War from 1943 onwards. Reminiscent of the preceding F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat was designed specifically to co…

  • La-5/7 vs Fw 190

    La-5/7 vs Fw 190
    av Dmitriy Khazanov

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084734

    Soviet fighter aviation suffered terribly at the hands of the Jagdwaffe in the first year of the war in the east and, with the arrival of JG 51 and its Fw 190s on the Stalingrad Front in September 1942, things only got worse. However, help was on it…

  • Cromwell vs Jagdpanzer IV

    Cromwell vs Jagdpanzer IV
    av David R. Higgins

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825865

    By 1944, the evolution of armoured doctrine had produced very different outcomes in Britain and Germany. Offering a good balance of speed, protection and firepower, the British Cromwell tank was much faster than its German opponent, but the Jagdpanz…

  • P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-sen

    P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-sen
    av Peter Ingman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840875

    The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped with the aircraft were duly forced into combat agai…

  • 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…

  • Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship

    Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033308

    The first major clash between a European and Asian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan's rise as a major power on the world stage. Watched by the rest of the world's superpowers, this incredibly violent war was disastrous for th…

  • Walker Bulldog vs T-54

    Walker Bulldog vs T-54
    av Chris McNab

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836120

    During the Vietnam War, both the United States and the Soviet Union supplied all manner of weapon systems to the opposing sides, including tanks and armoured vehicles. Two tanks in particular took momentary prominence in the later years of the confl…

  • US Navy Ships vs Kamikazes 1944?45

    US Navy Ships vs Kamikazes 1944?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472812735

    The ineffectiveness of conventional air attacks on US Navy surface ships, particularly heavily defended targets like carrier task groups, forced the Japanese to re-evaluate their tactics in late 1944. The solution they arrived at was simple –…

  • Bf 110 Vs Lancaster

    Bf 110 Vs Lancaster
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780963167

    The RAF introduced the Avro Lancaster in 1942 and used it to spearhead this aerial offensive. In response, the Luftwaffe created an elite nightfighter force based primarily upon the Bf 110. The Luftwaffe was quick to equip it with airborne radar tha…

  • Centurion VS T-55

    Centurion VS T-55
    av Simon Dunstan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033698

    Conceived at the height of World War II, the British Centurion and the Soviet T-55 were initially expected to counter the formidable Panther and Tiger tanks of Germany. But as the Cold War unfolded, these machines prepared instead for the coming str…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jagdpanther vs SU-100

    Jagdpanther vs SU-100
    av David R. Higgins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782002956

    As World War II in Europe reached its end, armour development and doctrine had experienced several years of massively accelerated change, especially within the crucible of the Eastern Front. The German Jagdpanther and Soviet SU-100, both turretless…

  • F-15C Eagle vs MiG-23/25

    F-15C Eagle vs MiG-23/25
    av Douglas C. Dildy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472812704

    Designed following the relatively poor performance of America's multi-role fighters during the Vietnam War, the F-15 Eagle was conceived as a dedicated air superiority fighter. But, having trained for 15 years in the Eagle it wasn't Eastern Bloc ope…

  • 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…

  • SU-152/ISU-152 vs Tiger

    SU-152/ISU-152 vs Tiger
    av David Greentree, David Campbell

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472848642

    This fully illustrated volume compares two of the most iconic AFV's: the SU-152/ISU-152 and the Tiger, used on the Eastern Front during World War II. On the Eastern Front in 1943, the Tiger-equipped heavy Panzer battalions gave German armoured divis…

  • USAF F-105 Thunderchief vs VPAF MiG-17

    USAF F-105 Thunderchief vs VPAF MiG-17
    av Peter E. Davies

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472830906

    The F-105D Thunderchief was originally designed as a low-altitude nuclear strike aircraft, but the outbreak of the Vietnam War led to it being used instead as the USAF’s primary conventional striker against the exceptionally well-defended targ…

  • US Navy Carrier Aircraft vs IJN Yamato Class Battleships

    US Navy Carrier Aircraft vs IJN Yamato Class Battleships
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472808493

    As the Pacific War approached a crescendo, the clashes between swarming US Navy carrier aircraft, and the gigantic Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) Yamato-class battleships became symbolic of the fortunes of the two nations. They also served as a metaph…

  • B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar

    B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar
    av Edward M. Young

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849087025

    In reviewing reports of air combat from Spain, China and the early stages of the war in Europe, the US Army Air Corps called for heavier armor and armament for its bomber fleet, including the addition of a tail turret. While Japan tried to counter w…

  • Sopwith Camel vs Fokker Dr I

    Sopwith Camel vs Fokker Dr I
    av Jon Guttman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032936

    Amid the continuous struggle for aerial superiority during World War 1, two aircraft types were at the forefront. Both rotary-engined fighters, the Sopwith Camel and the Fokker Dr I triplane were relatively slow for their time, but were regarded as…

  • Zeppelin vs British Home Defence 1916-18

    Zeppelin vs British Home Defence 1916-18
    av Jon Guttman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472820334

    When Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin's rigid airship LZ 1 flew over Lake Constance in 1900, it was the most advanced and impressive flying machine in the world: a colossal, lighter-than-air craft capable of controlled flight. In World War I, Zeppelins w…

  • F4U Corsair versus A6M Zero-sen

    F4U Corsair versus A6M Zero-sen
    av Michael John Claringbould

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472850614

    The aerial clashes between the iconic Corsair and Zero-sen translated into a contest of speed and altitude for the former, versus the latter’s outstanding agility and range. Whilst the F4U Corsair eventually proved to be a superior fighter in…