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MiG-25 'Foxbat' MiG-31 'Foxhound': Russia's Defensive Front by Yefim Gordon

By Yefim Gordon

This e-book takes an in depth, proficient, and dispassionate standpoint of this remarkable aeronautical success.

The MiG-25 follow-on used to be the similar-looking MiG-31 'Foxhound,' which has now not been good documented till this ebook. The MiG-31 used to be a brand new airplane designed to counter U.S. cruise missiles and used to be placed into creation in 1979.

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Ferdinand and Elefant Tank Destroyer by Thomas Anderson

By Thomas Anderson

This can be the tale of the most important and statistically such a lot profitable tank destroyer of worldwide conflict II. The Ferdinand used to be a real behemoth, and even if in simple terms ninety one examples have been outfitted, they took a savage toll of Soviet armor within the conflict of Kursk and next operations at the japanese entrance. This learn explores the technical improvement and wrestle deployment of this outstanding motor vehicle, from its origins within the Porsche Tiger Tank via its deployment lower than the designation Ferdinand within the castle offensive, to its amendment and redesignation because the Elefant and ultimate use within the determined conflict of Berlin.

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U.S. Army Combat Equipments, 1910-1988 by Gordon L. Rottman

By Gordon L. Rottman

Even if often called net equipment, TE-21, TA50, LBE or LCE, the yank soldier's person strive against gear was once seldom praised – other than by means of its builders. however, it has continually been, and should remain a necessary a part of the scuffling with man's burden. due to lots of modern photos, diagrams, and 8 complete web page color plates by means of Osprey veteran Ron Volstad, Gordon Rottman's textual content finds a wealth of knowledge at the altering nature people strive against equipments from 1910-1988.

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero by Artur Juszczak

By Artur Juszczak

The illustrated technical historical past of the main recognized eastern warplane of worldwide battle . the several models of the airplane, from the 1940 prototypes to the ultimate Kamikaze plane of 1945 are defined and illustrated; the entire alterations in specification, gear and function are recorded. Drawings and knowledge from the unique technical manuals, complete dimensional info and images of surviving examples preserved in aviation museums illustrate all features of the airframe, inside and outside. Wartime images and plenty of pages of color illustrations entire the book's complete insurance.

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Tanks of the World 1915-1945 by Peter Chamberlain

By Peter Chamberlain

It is the crucial resource ebook on tanks, an in depth pictorial background with unequalled technical illustrations and knowledge all through. Over one thousand pictures, with improvement notes, exhibit all of the tanks produced for army provider by means of the foremost arms-producing nations in this an important interval. Even prototypes and experimental versions seem. prepared chronologically, from the early days of global warfare One to the Russian and German heavy tanks utilized in 1945, the access for every car has notes on layout, construction, and function. useful for the fanatic and collector. a variety of the army publication membership.

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Medieval Armies and Weapons in Western Europe: An by Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage

By Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage

This research combines either a huge advent to medieval conflict and special experiences of warriors and weaponry in the course of the center a long time. Packed jam-packed with remarkable black and white illustrations, Lepage starts with the overdue Roman military, the Huns, Germans, Franks and Vikings, earlier than relocating directly to the age of feudalism, knights, chivalry and crusading, and battle of the excessive center a while. Descriptions of weaponry, armour and strategies, are observed by way of distinctive dialogue of, for instance, the character of pitched battles, siege strategies, naval battle, the wounded and the lifeless, non secular army orders, mercenaries and the arrival of gunpowder and firearms. an excellent, well-rounded account of the topic.

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