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Download E-books Field Artillery Part 1 (Army Lineage Series) PDF

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By Janice E. McKenney, U.S. Army Center for Military History, Jeffrey J. Clarke

Complete colour pictures all through. military Lineage sequence. CMH Pub 60-11-1. Describes lineages, honors, heraldic goods, and bibliographies of military box Artillery regiments within the strength constitution through 2005.

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Download E-books The Panther Project: Drivetrain and Hull v. 1 PDF

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By Lee Lloyd

This can be the 1st in a deliberate sequence of 4-5 picture research volumes documenting the total recovery of a WW2 Panther tank on the Wheatcroft Collection.The Wheatcroft assortment is the second one greatest deepest Armour assortment on this planet. devoted to the renovation and recovery of either army and civilian matters, it owns over a hundred and fifty automobiles. The examine Squad are operating with the gathering to deliver its paintings to a much broader public viewers via a number of media. The Panther undertaking is a deliberate sequence of 4-5 volumes absolutely documenting the recovery to complete operating order of a WW2 Panther tank. the chance is kind of distinct as this hasn't ever been performed sooner than, and given the assets had to fix such autos, will most likely by no means be to be had back. As such every one quantity will rfile a unique zone of recovery, the majority of the amount being excessive solution photographs of the topic matter.This, the 1st quantity within the sequence, files the paintings performed so far at the internal hull and force teach of the automobile.

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Download E-books Desert Storm Air Power : The Coalition and Iraqi Air Forces PDF

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By Roy Braybrook

While Iraq invaded the sovereign nation of Kuwait within the early hours of two August 1990 the United international locations instantly condemned the invasion and sanctioned using strength to take away the Iraquis from Kuwait. on the time of the invasion the Iraqui Air strength used to be a wide strength, even though with no the tactical functions possessed through the Western forces. On 17 January 1991 Operation desolate tract defend used to be initiated, focusing on enemy airfields and air defence. the specter of the IAF was once mostly negated within the face of the overpowering air superiority supplied by way of the coalition forces.

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Download E-books Duel in the Mist 3: The Leibstandarte During the Ardennes Offensive PDF

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By Simon Vosters

Unique blow-by-blow account of 3 explosive Kampfgruppen - Peiper, Hansen and Knittel - as they battled the american citizens for keep an eye on of Trois Ponts, Stoumont and l. a. Gleize throughout the conflict of the Bulge. comprises sixteen full-color maps and one hundred ten B&W pictures, many formerly unpublished, in addition to entire info on every one tank and group of either SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 and s.SS-Pz.Abt.501. to not be neglected! totally annotated all through.

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Download E-books American Civil War Artillery 1861-65 (2): Heavy Artillery (New Vanguard) PDF

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As a result of the size of the sea coast of the us, from the start American ordnance and engineers positioned an emphasis on heavy artillery fixed in coastal defences. The Union military organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments, uniformed and built otherwise. whereas the sphere Artillery used to be assigned around the combating fronts Heavy Artillery devices served the large weapons within the forts and the defences of Washington. The Confederates didn't differentiate sorts of artillery and those who turned often called Heavy Artillery did so via casual organization instead of formal designation. This ebook info the advance and utilization of the large weapons.

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Download E-books Bloody Triangle: The Defeat of Soviet Armor in the Ukraine, June 1941 PDF

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By Victor Kamenir

It was once a tank conflict surpassed in dimension and value purely via the recognized defeat of Germany’s Panzer strength close to Kursk in 1943. And but, little is understood approximately this weeklong conflict of greater than thousand Soviet and German tanks in a stretch of northwestern Ukraine that got here to be often called the “bloody triangle.”

This ebook deals the 1st in-depth account of this severe conflict, which started on 24 June 1941, simply days into Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union. Author Victor Kamenir describes the forces arrayed opposed to one another throughout that eighteen-hundred-square-mile-triangle in northwestern Ukraine. Providing particular orders of conflict for either Wehrmacht and purple military Forces and contrasting the strengths and weaknesses of the Soviet and German tanks, he indicates how the Germans slowly and decisively crushed the Russians, it sounds as if starting how you can Moscow and the last word defeat of the Soviet Union. And but, as Kamenir’s account makes transparent, even at this early level of the Russo-German struggle the Soviets have been in a position to decelerate or even halt the Nazi juggernaut. ultimately, the handful of days received via the pink military did end up to were decisive while the Wehrmacht assault stalled on the gates of Moscow within the lifeless of iciness, foreshadowing the top for the Germans.

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Download E-books Tomahawk and Kittyhawk Aces of the RAF and Commonwealth: PDF

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By Andrew Thomas

Deemed wrong for the Channel entrance, lend-lease Tomahawks and Kittyhawks in its place turned the staple combatants of the wasteland Air strength in 1941-42, flying with RAF, South African and Australian squadrons in North Africa and the center East. even if often outclassed by means of the Bf 109, a couple of pilots loved a few good fortune through the barren region crusade – males like Caldwell, Gibbes, Edwards and Drake, all of whom accumulated double determine rankings. within the a ways East, Australian and New Zealand pilots additionally observed a lot motion opposed to the japanese in 1942/43, flying over the jungles of latest Guinea in defence of the Australian mainland. This ebook charts the careers of the boys who 'made ace' in those frequently underestimated warring parties.

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Download E-books Journal of Medieval Military History: Volume IX: Soldiers, Weapons and Armies in the Fifteenth Century PDF

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By Anne Curry, Adrian R. Bell

The articles during this quantity specialize in the 15th century. numerous draw at the giant records of the Burgundian polity, focusing rather at the Flemish taking pictures guilds, spying, and the supply of troops by means of cities. The city emphasis maintains with a learn of the transition from "traditional" artillery to gunpowder weaponry in Southampton, and a comparability of descriptions of army engagements within the London Chronicles and in Swiss city chronicles. Welsh chronicling of the conflict of Edgecote (1469) can be reviewed, and there's a second look of Welsh involvement within the Agincourt crusade. English pursuits in France are pursued in additional papers, one contemplating the body of workers of the ordnance businesses in Lancastrian Normandy and the opposite analyzing the little-known French assaults on Gascony within the early years of the 15th century. members: Frederik Buylaert, Jan Van Camp, Bert Verwerft, Adam Chapman, Laura Crombie, Andy King, Barry Lewis, Randall Moffett, Guilhem Pepin, Andreas Rémy, Bastian Walter

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Download E-books M60 vs T-62: Cold War Combatants 1956-92 (Duel, Volume 30) PDF

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By Lon Nordeen

Step onto the battlefield and immerse your self within the adventure of actual ancient strive against. Designed for the battlefields of Europe on the peak of the chilly conflict, the M60 and T-62 have been the most desirable strive against tanks in their day. although, it was once within the deserts of the center East that they eventually met in conflict. This new Duel identify examines the layout and improvement of those major conflict tanks, deciding on their strengths and weaknesses, and describing and examining their functionality at the battlefield throughout the Yom Kippur warfare, the Iran-Iraq conflict, and the 1st Gulf warfare. incorporated are colour pictures, cutaway paintings, and unique illustrations via Richard Chasemore. It's a must-read for enthusiasts of the evolution of armored conflict.

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