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  • Syrian Conflagration

    Syrian Conflagration
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294109

    The Syrian Civil War, (the colloquial name of the ongoing conflict in Syria), has experienced an entirely unexpected transformation during its first two years. It started as unrest within the Syrian population and a series of mass demonstrations wit…

  • Desert Storm Volume 2

    Desert Storm Volume 2
    av Ted Hooton

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336356

    Early in the morning of 2 August 1990, aircraft of the Iraqi Air Force bombed Kuwaiti air bases, and then the Iraqi Republican Guards stormed into the country. Thus began what would be called the ‘Gulf War’ – or the ‘II Gulf…

  • The War in Northern Oman

    The War in Northern Oman
    av Peter Shergold

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336332

    The war fought in northern Oman from 1954 until the mid-1960s is almost completely forgotten. Even amongst contemporary military historians, it is considered less frequently than the subsequent – and widely published – Dhofar War. Though…

  • Lebanese Civil War

    Lebanese Civil War
    av Sergio Santana

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628200

    Formerly known as the ‘Switzerland of the Middle East’, an island of economic stability and social progress, Lebanon was shattered by a civil war that raged from 1975 until 1990. Pitting the central government against different factions…

  • The Iran-Iraq War - Volume 4

    The Iran-Iraq War - Volume 4
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512455

    The Iran-Iraq War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th Century and accidentally created the current nightmare of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. There have been many books on the conflict but this is the first detailed military history u…

  • Al-Hussein

    Al-Hussein

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377181

    Always at the forefront of Arab states when it came to the development of its armed forces and armament industry, during the 1970s Iraq embarked on an ambitious program of becoming self-sufficient in production of almost all equipment and ammunition…

  • Czechoslovak Arms Exports to the Middle East

    Czechoslovak Arms Exports to the Middle East

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377198

    Eager to fully use its excess arms manufacturing capacities to earn as much hard currency as possible, communist Czechoslovakia became one of the principal arms suppliers to the Middle East during the Cold War. After the end of the Second World War,…

  • Air Power and the Arab World 1909-1955

    Air Power and the Arab World 1909-1955
    av Dr. David C. Nicolle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866434

    At a time when multiple wars are raging across much of the Middle East, it is almost forgotten that it was Abu al-Qasim Abbas ibn Firnas ibn Wirdas at-Takurni – an Andalusian inventor, physician and engineer – who was the first person to…

  • Iranian Tigers at War

    Iranian Tigers at War
    av Babak Taghvaee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294130

    The development of the F-5 lightweight supersonic fighter in the mid-1950s was almost a gamble for the Northrop Corporation, but ultimately resulted in one of most commercially successful combat aircraft in modern history. Iran was one of its major…

  • Moscow'S Game of Poker

    Moscow'S Game of Poker
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390373

    In August 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its military forces on an intervention in Syria. Ever since, there is no end of discussions about Russian military capabilities and intentions – in Syria and beyond. To many, th…

  • The Iran-Iraq War - Volume 3

    The Iran-Iraq War - Volume 3
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512448

    The Iran-Iraq War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th Century and accidentally created the current nightmare of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. There have been many books on the conflict but this is the first detailed military history u…

  • Bombers at Suez

    Bombers at Suez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377167

    In October 1956 the British government, together with the French and Israelis, launched an attack on Egypt in response to President Nasser's nationalization of the Suez Canal. The agreement between these three governments, the Sèvres Protocol, was a…

  • Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1948 War

    Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1948 War
    av Shlomo Aloni

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294116

    Operation HOREV – the Israeli winter offensive from December 1948 until January 1949 – practically ended Israel’s War for Independence (also known as the 1948 Arab-Israeli War), with an Israeli victory that forced Egypt to seek cea…

  • Syrian Conflagration

    Syrian Conflagration
    av Tom Cooper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174515

    The Syrian Civil War, (the colloquial name of the ongoing conflict in Syria), has experienced an entirely unexpected transformation during its first two years. It started as unrest within the Syrian population and a series of mass demonstrations wit…

  • Iranian Tigers at War

    Iranian Tigers at War
    av Babak Taghvaee

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118150

    The development of the F-5 lightweight supersonic fighter in the mid 1950s was almost a gamble for the Northrop Corporation, but ultimately resulted in one of most commercially successful combat aircraft in modern history. Iran was one of its major…

  • Hawker Hunters at War

    Hawker Hunters at War
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096252

    Designed by Sydney Camm as a swept wing, daytime interceptor with excellent manoeuvrability, the Hunter became the first jet aircraft manufactured by Hawker for the Royal Air Force. It set numerous aviation records and saw widespread service with a…

  • Air Power and the Arab World, 1909-1955

    Air Power and the Arab World, 1909-1955
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336325

    Much of the Arab World remains ravaged by war or threatened by war. Meanwhile the decades old Arab-Israeli conflict remains fundamentally unresolved. Consequently, even the Arab air forces and other Arab armed forces remain either at war or on a vir…

  • Wings Over Sinai

    Wings Over Sinai
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096610

    Sixty years since the tripartite aggression of France, Great Britain and Israel against Egypt, this is the first account about Egyptian military operations during the Suez War of 1956 (or `Suez Crisis’, as it is known in the West). Based on re…

  • The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States

    The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377228

    In January 1839 Captain S.B. Haines of the Indian Marine, the East Indian Company's navy, occupied Aden, a magnificent natural harbour is located at the junction of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, one of the 16 most important spots around the world. B…

  • Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1956 Suez War

    Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1956 Suez War
    av Shlomo Aloni

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294123

    By participating in 1956 Suez Crisis Israel exploited an opportunity to join forces with France and the United Kingdom in an attack against Egypt in order to accomplish diplomatic, military and political objectives: to open the Red Sea international…

  • The Iran-Iraq War

    The Iran-Iraq War
    av E.R. Hooton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118525

    The Iran-Iraq War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th Century and accidentally created the current nightmare of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. There have been many books on the conflict but this is the first detailed military history u…

  • Migs in the Middle East  Volume 1

    Migs in the Middle East Volume 1
    av Davis Nicolle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336363

    Egypt and Czechoslovakia signed the so-called ‘Czechoslovak Arms Deal’, thus initiating a unique era of close cooperation between major Arab military powers, the former Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its allies. Durin…

  • 75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 3

    75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 3

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377211

    The Israeli Air Force grew from humble beginnings to one of the largest and most experienced air combat teams in the world. This came through several major and minor wars with its Arab neighbors, almost continuous military actions short of war, and…

  • The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States

    The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States
    av Athol Yates

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866427

    The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States, Volume 3, covers the military, police, and selected para-military services of Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar from early 20th Century until 1980. Great Britain and these three states have had various mutu…

  • Migs in the Middle East, Volume 2

    Migs in the Middle East, Volume 2
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059360

    During and after the June 1967 Arab-Israeli War, fighter-bombers of Soviet-design and manufacture served in the air forces of two frontline Arab states facing Israel: Egypt and Syria. While Algeria and Iraq also deployed contingents flying Soviet-ma…

  • The Iran-Iraq War

    The Iran-Iraq War
    av E.R. Hooton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118532

    Volume 2 takes up the account after Iraq withdrew from Khuzestan and is based upon material from both sides, from US Intelligence data, British Government documents and secret Iraqi files. Iraq’s withdrawal exposed the great southern city of B…

  • Air Power and the Arab World 1909-1955

    Air Power and the Arab World 1909-1955
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118761

    At a time when multiple wars are raging across much of the Middle East, it is almost forgotten that it was Abu al-Qasim Abbas ibn Firnas ibn Wirdas at-Takurni – an Andalusian inventor, physician and engineer – who was the first person to…

  • Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1956 Suez War

    Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1956 Suez War
    av Shlomo Aloni

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118174

    By participating in 1956 Suez Crisis Israel exploited an opportunity to join forces with France and the United Kingdom in an attack against Egypt in order to accomplish diplomatic, military and political objectives: to open the Red Sea international…

  • The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States

    The Military and Police Forces of the Gulf States
    av Athol Yates

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390618

    This book provides an overview of the military forces, and their antecedents, of the Arabian Gulf States. Most were British Protected States, resulting in their armed forces being heavily influenced by the British military. The States are: Kuwait, B…

  • 75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 2

    75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 2
    av Bill Norton

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059001

    In May 2023, Israel will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding as a state, and also the 75th anniversary of the establishment of its air force. The maturation of what was once the Israel Defence Force/Air Force (IDF/AF), and since 2005…

  • In the Claws of the Tomcat

    In the Claws of the Tomcat
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118754

    Equipped with well-balanced air wings, huge aircraft carriers have formed the backbone of the United States Navy’s doctrine and strategy since the Second World War. Packing an enormous punch, their purpose is to exercise control over enormous…

  • Wings of Iraq Volume 1

    Wings of Iraq Volume 1
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118747

    Officially established on 22 April 1931, around a core of 5 pilots and 32 aircraft mechanics, the Royal Iraqi Air Force was the first military flying service in any Arab country. Coming into being with the task of supporting the Iraqi armed forces a…

  • Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1948 War

    Israeli Air Force Operations in the 1948 War
    av Shlomo Aloni

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118167

    Operation HOREV – the Israeli winter offensive from December 1948 until January 1949 – practically ended Israel’s War for Independence (also known as the 1948 Arab-Israeli War), with an Israeli victory that forced Egypt to seek cea…

  • Mig-23 Flogger in the Middle East

    Mig-23 Flogger in the Middle East
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390328

    Following a protracted research and development phase, Mikoyan Gurevich’s MiG-23 finally entered service with the former Soviet Air Force in the early 1970s. Almost immediately, a number of foreign customers pressed Moscow for deliveries of th…

  • 1973: the First Nuclear War

    1973: the First Nuclear War
    av Abdallah Emran

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628712

    The majority of narratives about the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War stress that air power did not play a dominant role. The deployment of strong, well-integrated air defences by Egypt and Syria, that caused heavy losses to the Israeli air force early…

  • 75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 1

    75 Years of the Israeli Air Force Volume 1
    av Bill Norton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336349

    In May 2023, Israel will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding as a state, and also the 75th anniversary of the establishment of its air force. The maturation of what was once the Israel Defence Force/Air Force (IDF/AF), and since 2005…

  • Unef: the Yugoslav Contingent

    Unef: the Yugoslav Contingent
    av Bojan Dimitrijevic

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866410

    Pursuing a policy of social revolution, national liberation, and non-alignment, Yugoslavia under Josip Broz Tito became involved in the Middle East in the mid-1950s. Combined with some initial interest in economic and military assistance, this invol…

  • Air Power and the Arab World, 1909-1955

    Air Power and the Arab World, 1909-1955

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377235

    This seemingly idyllic and glamourous pre-war age of air travel within the British Empire would be rudely overturned by the outbreak of the Second World War. Even before this, however, Germany's Nazi government made considerable efforts to convince…

  • Desert Storm Volume 1

    Desert Storm Volume 1
    av E.R. Hooton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628224

    Early in the morning of 2 August 1990, aircraft of the Iraqi Air Force bombed Kuwaiti air bases, and then the Iraqi Republican Guards stormed into the country. Thus began what would be called the ‘Gulf War’ – also the ‘II Gul…

  • Hot Skies Over Yemen

    Hot Skies Over Yemen
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174232

    Since September 1962, hardly a week passed without a major armed confrontation or an outright war in Yemen. The number of long-lasting insurgencies, mutinies, rebellions, or terrorism-related activities that took place during this period is going in…

  • Air Power and the Arab World, Volume 4

    Air Power and the Arab World, Volume 4
    av David Nicolle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059278

    Volume 4 of Air Power and the Arab World continues the story of the men and machines of the first half century of military aviation in the Arab world. The earliest of the Arab air forces to be established trace their histories back to the 1920s and…

  • Iraqi Mirages

    Iraqi Mirages
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390311

    Originally envisaged as a privately funded project for a possible future NATO-fighter, the Dassault Mirage F.1 evolved into one of the most aesthetically attractive and commercially most successful combat aircraft of the 1970s and 1980s. Developed i…