Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance: A Guide to Large by Jack Bell

By Jack Bell

Civil battle Heavy Explosive Ordnance is the definitive reference publication on Union and accomplice huge quality artillery projectiles, torpedoes, and mines. a few of these projectiles are from the main well-known battles of the Civil battle, reminiscent of these at castle Sumter, Charleston, Vicksburg, Richmond, fortress Pulaski, fortress Fisher, cellular Bay, Port Hudson, and the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. Others have been fired from well-known cannon: the “Swamp Angel” of Charleston, the 10-inch Parrott rifles and 12.75 Blakely rifles utilized in Charleston, “Whistling Dick” of Vicksburg, and the 8-inch British Armstrong rifle and 8-inch Blakely rifle of fortress Fisher. and a few are from ships resembling the Alabama, Richmond, Pawnee, and Montauk, or have been fascinated by torpedo assaults opposed to significant warships.

Jack Bell covers greater than 360 projectiles in smoothbore calibers of 32-pounder and up and rifled projectiles of 4-inch quality and bigger. Bell additionally files twenty-one Union and accomplice torpedoes and mines, either these from historic files and those who have survived to fashionable occasions. every one projectile and torpedo is gifted in a knowledge sheet exhibiting a number of perspectives of the specimen and delivering information together with, yet now not constrained to, diameter, weight, the gun used to fireplace it, rarity index, and provenance.

Over the years these learning Civil battle ordnance were counting on the out-of-print 1973 book by way of Sydney Kerksis and Thomas Dickey, Heavy Artillery Projectiles of the Civil warfare 1861-1865, which covers lower than part the fabric provided in Bell’s publication. fantastically illustrated with greater than 1,000 pictures of projectiles from private and non-private collections, Civil struggle Heavy Explosive Ordnance is the recent typical reference quantity and may be of serious curiosity to Civil warfare historians, museum curators, box archaeologists, inner most creditors, purchasers, and experts on unexploded ordnance.

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The Hand Grenade by Gordon L. Rottman

By Gordon L. Rottman

The Hand Grenade is the dramatic tale, masking its origins, improvement, use - on the earth Wars and into the current day - and lasting impression on close-quarter strive against and infantry tactics.

Allowing the person to inflict harm on his opponent inside throwing diversity with out leaving conceal, the moveable, lethally effective hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of contemporary war, and has now chanced on its means into law-enforcement arsenals too. during this attractive research the origins, improvement, strive against use and lasting legacy of the army hand grenade are explored and assessed, followed by way of in particular commissioned full-color art and an array of showing images of grenades in use and in close-up.

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T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941-1945 by Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson

By Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson

T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941-1945 [Osprey New leading edge 09] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Steven J. Zaloga: Название: T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941-1945 [Osprey New leading edge 09]:Серия: Osprey New forefront 09:Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd:Страниц: 50:Язык: Английский:Год: 1994:Формат: pdf:Размер: 51,0 Мb + 42,5 Мb:Для сайта: www.mirknig.comОписание (About this book): The T-34 was once the main influential tank layout of worldwide battle 2. whilst first brought into wrestle in the summertime of 1941, it represented a progressive breakthrough in tank layout. Its firepower, armour safeguard and mobility have been more suitable to that of the other medium tank of the interval. This superiority didn't final lengthy. whereas the T-34 underwent a sequence of incremental advancements in the course of 1943, it was once being exceeded through new German tank designs, such a lot particularly the Panther. This identify strains the lifetime of the unique T-34 via all its problems to eventual success.Скачать Часть 1 с .comСкачать Часть 2 с .com eighty five

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Roman Military Equipment: From The Punic Wars To The Fall Of by M. C. Bishop

By M. C. Bishop

Rome's upward push to empire is usually stated to have owed a lot to the potency and armed forces ability of her armies and their technological superiority over barbarian enemies. yet simply how 'advanced' used to be Roman army apparatus? What have been its origins and the way did it evolve? The authors of this booklet have collected a wealth of facts from all around the Roman Empire - excavated examples in addition to pictorial and documentary assets - to provide an image of what variety of apparatus will be to be had at any given time, what it can appear like and the way it's going to functionality. They study how yes items have been followed from Rome's enemies and tailored to specific stipulations of struggle winning in several components of the Empire. in addition they examine intimately the expertise of army apparatus and the potential through which it was once produced, and speak about wider questions corresponding to the prestige of the soldier in Roman society. either the specifically ready illustrations and the textual content were thoroughly revised for the second one version of this designated and authoritative guide, bringing it brand new with the very newest examine. It illustrates every one aspect within the apparatus of the Roman soldier, from his helmet to his boots, his insignia, his instruments and his guns. This ebook will attract archaeologists, historical and armed forces historians in addition to the commonly educated and inquisitive reader.

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US Light Tanks 1944-1984 by Steven J. Zaloga

By Steven J. Zaloga

Because of well known call for, strictly constrained amounts of Osprey’s so much sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, forefront and Elite titles are again in inventory. lots of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t pass over this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at usual sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders should be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books this day.

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Panzerspahwagen by Uwe Feist, Robert Johnson

By Uwe Feist, Robert Johnson

An intensive examine the Wehrmacht's Sd.Kfz. 221, 222, 223, 260, and 261 gentle armored scout vehicles. built with 4 wheels instead of tracks, those autos have been used essentially for reconnaissance by way of panzer divisions. as well as approximately three hundred colour and black-and-white pictures and illustrations, the publication additionally comprises colour automobile profiles via Uwe Feist.

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Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.G, H and J 1942-45 by Tom Jentz, Hilary Doyle, Tony Bryan

By Tom Jentz, Hilary Doyle, Tony Bryan

The Panzerkampfwagen IV used to be the most various and winning German tanks of worldwide warfare II. regardless of the creation of the Panther and Tiger tanks, the PzKpfw IV remained the spine of the German armoured devices until eventually the tip of the struggle. This booklet info all the versions of the Panzerkampfwagen IV with the lengthy weapons 7.5cm KwK forty L/43 and L/48. until eventually 1942 armed with a brief 7.5cm KwK L/24, it was once used basically in an infantry aid function. besides the fact that with the upgrading to the lengthy 7.5cm it turned the most conflict tank of the Panzer Divisions.

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