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  • US Navy Destroyer Escorts of World War II

    US Navy Destroyer Escorts of World War II
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839749

    The Destroyer Escort was the smallest ocean-­going escort built for the United States Navy – a downsized destroyer with less speed, fewer guns, and fewer torpedoes than its big brother, the fleet destroyer. Destroyer escorts first went into pr…

  • Kurdish Armour Against ISIS

    Kurdish Armour Against ISIS
    av Ed Nash

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472847584

    One of the most remarkable mechanized campaigns of recent years pitted the brutal and heavily armed jihadis of Islamic State against an improvised force belonging to the Kurdish YPG (later the SDF). While some Kurdish vehicles were originally from S…

  • The Pirate Ship 1660?1730

    The Pirate Ship 1660?1730
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764979

    Although pirates have a fascination which has resulted in the production of numerous books and documentaries in recent years (including titles by Osprey), no detailed depiction of their ships has ever been produced. Following the success of the Elit…

  • US Navy Frigates of the Cold War

    US Navy Frigates of the Cold War
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840516

    Though they were never the most glamorous of warships, found US Navy frigates were frequently found on the frontlines of the Cold War at sea. These warships were the descendants of World War II's destroyer escorts, designed primarily to escort convo…

  • 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…

  • Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces

    Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841834

    Elite forces need elite vehicles. As Vladimir Putin has devoted effort and funds into modernising Russia’s armed forces and turning them into an instrument geared not just for defending the Motherland but also projecting power beyond its borde…

  • Renaissance War Galley 1470?1590

    Renaissance War Galley 1470?1590
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764436

    For most of the Renaissance period, naval warfare in the Mediterranean was dominated by the war galley, a unique naval vessel for a momentous age. During the struggle for supremacy between Christian and Muslim powers, war galleys formed the backbone…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge

    Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
    av Steven J. Zaloga

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472839220

    The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific ‘lessons learned’ from the combat? And did these lessons re…

  • Italian Destroyers of World War II

    Italian Destroyers of World War II
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840554

    A new illustrated history and analysis of Italy's World War II destroyers, a formidable foe for Allied forces attempting to attack the sea lanes between Italy and North Africa. The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marine or RM) began the Second World War w…

  • Railway Guns of World War I

    Railway Guns of World War I
    av Marc Romanych

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816399

    World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any ot…

  • Panzerkampfwagen III Medium Tank 1936?44

    Panzerkampfwagen III Medium Tank 1936?44
    av Bryan Perrett

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328457

    During the glory years of blitzkrieg the PzKpfw III was the only weapon in the German tank arsenal that really counted. Like Napoleon's vieux moustaches, it did not merely witness history in the making – it made it, from the Channel to the Vol…

  • Union Monitor 1861?65

    Union Monitor 1861?65
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763064

    The first seagoing ironclad was the USS Monitor, and its profile has made it one of the most easily recognised warships of all time. Following her inconclusive battle with the Confederate ironclad Virginia the production of Union monitors was accele…

  • SAS Combat Vehicles 1942?91

    SAS Combat Vehicles 1942?91
    av Gavin Mortimer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472846808

    The SAS, the world’s most famous special operations unit, made its name in the desert of North Africa, shooting up Axis airfields from specially modified Willys jeeps. Following the start of the El Alamein offensive in October 1942, the SAS us…

  • Vehicles of the Long Range Desert Group 1940?45

    Vehicles of the Long Range Desert Group 1940?45
    av Gavin Mortimer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472842152

    A fascinating study of the specialized vehicles, kit and techniques of the Long-Range Desert Group who pioneered long-range desert warfare in World War II and worked closely with the embryonic SAS. The Long Range Desert Group was one of the most fam…

  • 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…

  • Warships of the Ancient World

    Warships of the Ancient World
    av Adrian K. Wood

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849089784

    The world's first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated. A wide variety of galleys and other types of warships were built by successive civil…

  • 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…

  • Italian Cruisers of World War II

    Italian Cruisers of World War II
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472825353

    The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building sev…

  • American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826

    American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826
    av Mark Lardas

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766300

    Offers a history of the 44-gun frigate and a review of the performance of three ships--the Constitution, United States, and President.

  • 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…

  • Sikorsky Uh-60 Black Hawk

    Sikorsky Uh-60 Black Hawk
    av Chris Bishop

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768526

    The successor to the legendary Bell UH-1 'Huey', the Sikorsky UH-60 first flew in 1974 and was christened the Black Hawk. It has become one of the most versatile and successful utility helicopters currently in service.

  • Vietnam Gun Trucks

    Vietnam Gun Trucks
    av Gordon L. Rottman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083553

    While Vietnam is usually perceived as an infantry war, with US forces deploying by helicopter, the long supply lines that led to their inland bases had to be traveled by ground vehicles. The 8th and 48th Transportation Groups were responsible for ha…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941?45

    Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941?45
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081481

    Designed with little more than a passing nod to the international naval treaties of the inter-war period, the Imperial Japanese Navy's heavy cruisers were fast and heavily armed. Like the other vessels of the Japanese Navy, the heavy cruisers were t…

  • British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line

    British Napoleonic Ship-of-the-Line
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763088

    The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars encompassed a period when rival European fleets vied for naval supremacy, and naval tactics were evolving. The British Royal Navy emerged triumphant as the leading world sea power, and the epitome of Brit…

  • Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (1)

    Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919?45 (1)
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849089845

    This volume will detail the history, weapons and tactics of the Japanese destroyers built before the war. This includes the famous Fubuki class (called “Special Type” by the Japanese, which were, when completed in the late 1920's, the mo…

  • Foreign Panthers: The Panzer V in British, Soviet, French and Other Service 1943-53

    Foreign Panthers: The Panzer V in British, Soviet, French and Other Service 1943-53
    av Thomas Seignon, Merlin Robinson

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831811

  • 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…

  • Humber Light Reconnaissance Car 1941?45

    Humber Light Reconnaissance Car 1941?45
    av Richard Doherty

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849083102

    The iconic vehicle of the British Army's Reconnaissance Corps during World War II, the Humber Light Reconnaissance Car (LRC) saw service in several theatres of war between 1941 and 1945. The Humber LRC gave excellent service to the Reconnaissance Co…

  • Churchill Infantry Tank 1941?51

    Churchill Infantry Tank 1941?51
    av Bryan Perrett

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855322974

    The Churchill was undoubtedly one of the most successful British tanks of the Second World War. Although it suffered from being underarmed, a defect common to most British armoured vehicles of the period, it was nevertheless loved by its crews: its…

  • British Artillery 1914?19

    British Artillery 1914?19
    av Dale Clarke

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766881

    In 1914 the artillery of Britain's "Field Army" encompassed those weapons judged to have sufficient mobility to keep up with troops in the field, this book describes all major variants of these weapons. At the upper end of the range were the 60-pdr…

  • US Navy Battleships 1886?98

    US Navy Battleships 1886?98
    av Brian Lane Herder

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472835024

    After the American Civil War, the US Navy had been allowed to decay into complete insignificance, yet the commissioning of the modern Brazilian battleship Riachuelo and poor performance against the contemporary Spanish fleet, forced the US out of it…

  • British Anti-tank Artillery 1939?45

    British Anti-tank Artillery 1939?45
    av Chris Henry

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766386

    The rapid development of the tank as an offensive weapon following its introduction in World War I gave artillery theorists cause for concern during the 1920s and 1930s. By the beginning of World War II anti-tank guns had been developed, initially a…

  • Soviet Armoured Cars 1936?45

    Soviet Armoured Cars 1936?45
    av Jamie Prenatt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831835

    The armoured car has an important place in the early history of Soviet armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) – they were the most important AFV during the Russian Civil War and figured prominently in the mechanization of the Red Army that began in…

  • British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939?45

    British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939?45
    av Angus Konstam
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765006

    This title covers a key area of World War II history, the small but vicious battles for the control of the Channel and the North Sea. It details one of the most prolific and successful vessels used by the British Navy - the motor torpedo boat.

  • Imperial Roman Warships 193?565 AD

    Imperial Roman Warships 193?565 AD
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818263

    The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling t…

  • 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…

  • Axis Midget Submarines

    Axis Midget Submarines
    av Jamie Prenatt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472801227

    During World War II, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional naval missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than their Allied counte…

  • 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…

  • Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652?74

    Warships of the Anglo-Dutch Wars 1652?74
    av Angus Konstam

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084109

    Three times during the 17th century, England and Holland went to war as part of an ongoing struggle for economic and naval supremacy. Primarily fought in the cold waters of the North Sea and the English Channel, the wars proved revolutionary in thei…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bell Uh-1 Huey "Slicks" 1962-75

    Bell Uh-1 Huey "Slicks" 1962-75
    av Chris Bishop

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766324

    The US Army requirement for a light utility helicopter was formulated after the Korean War. Bell's Model 204 design won a competition in 1955, and was given the military designation H-40, later renamed the HU-I Iroquois. The original design called f…