Download E-books Improvised Home-Built Recoilless Launchers (Exotic Weapons) PDF

What makes this the best (and possibly strangest) improvised recoilless weapon procedure on modern industry is its budget friendly and environmentally pleasant countershot procedure, which makes use of cookies. integrated are "cookie" launcher designs, step by step directions, diagrams, schematics and test-firing facts. for educational learn in simple terms.

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Download E-books British Light Tanks 1927-45: Marks I-VI (New Vanguard) PDF

This can be a definitive examine of key British tanks from the early a part of the second one international struggle. those varieties observed lively carrier with the British Expeditionary strength in France, with British Forces within the Western wilderness and in India. in addition they took half within the campaigns in Norway, Persia and Sumatra in addition to serving with the Garrison of Malta. The German military changed these kind of tanks for his or her personal use, tanks they had captured in France whereas others have been tailored as anti-air craft tanks or geared up with designated flotation units. a few Mark VI sequence gentle tanks have been additionally issued to Australia and Canada whereas a touch changed model was once provided in huge numbers to India the place they have been used at the North West Frontier. The ebook additionally examines the Marks that led as much as the VI and chronicles a variety of experiments conducted on those tanks, with textual content and illustrations. It ends with assurance of the ultimate version, the MarkVIC and information of the experimental Lloyd airborne gentle tank of 1942 which has a few positive factors in universal with the better-known Vickers-Armstrongs designs.

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Download E-books Weapons of World War II: A Photographic Guide to Tanks, Howitzers, Submachine Guns, and More Historic Ordnance PDF

World struggle II marked not just the tip of a terrifying time in Europe, but in addition the dawning of many technological breakthroughs. In guns of worldwide warfare II, written via the executive of the study and Engineering place of work of Ordnance, G. M. Barnes discusses a number of the guns used through the struggle. Such issues include:
• Small palms and small hands ammunition
• airplane armament
• Ammunition
• Artillery
• Tanks, gun motor carriages, and motor transport
• And more!
With one hundred fifty classic black-and-white images, this ebook is a must have for any heritage buff with greater than only a passing curiosity in how the battle was once fought.

Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our Arcade imprint, are proud to submit a huge variety of books for readers drawn to history--books approximately global conflict II, the 3rd Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the yankee Civil struggle, the yank Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, old Rome, medieval instances, the outdated West, and lots more and plenty extra. whereas now not each name we post turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on matters which are occasionally missed and to authors whose paintings will possibly not in a different way discover a home.

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Download E-books Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles: 1:72 Scale (World War II AFV Plans) PDF

By George Bradford

Packed with 1:72-scale drawings of armored autos from the united states, Britain, Canada, and Russia, including:

  • M4 Sherman medium tank (U.S.)
  • T1E3 Aunt Jemima mine exploder (U.S.)
  • M18 Hellcat tank destroyer (U.S.)
  • Mk VI Crusader cruiser tank (Britain)
  • Crocodile flamethrower (Britain)
  • Ram I cruiser tank (Canada)
  • T-34 medium tank (Russia)
  • SU-100 tank destroyer (Russia)
  • And dozens extra . . .
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    Download E-books English Longbowman 1330-1515 (Warrior) PDF

    The English army ascendancy which lasted from the mid-14th to the early sixteenth century was once based upon shielding strategies in response to using the longbow. This weapon, distinct in that it used to be utilized by English forces by myself, was once essentially the most powerful missile weapon of the overdue center a while: its arrow had an analogous penetrative skill as a latest day bullet and the bow's cost of fireside was once now not equalled through any weapon utilized by English forces till the adoption of the Lee Enfield rifle first and foremost of the twentieth century. The English longbowmen's involvement in wars comparable to the battle of the Roses (1455-1485) and 100 Years' conflict (1337-1453) is mentioned.

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    Download E-books The German Army 1939-45 (5) : Western Front 1943-45 (Men-At-Arms Series, 336) PDF

    This publication covers the excessive command, the advancements in unit organization, the campaigns and the uniforms and kit of the German military within the final years of the battle in North-West Europe and Italy. regardless of the large strain of combating on 3 fronts, ever-worsening shortages of manpower and gear, and Allied command of the skies, Germany's decimated divisions fought on with remarkable ability and backbone. this era of global battle II (1939-1945) additionally observed a desirable mix of obsolescent, newly designed, and field-made strive against garments which gave the German soldier a appreciably diversified visual appeal from his predecessor of simply 5 years prior to.

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    Download E-books U.S. Army Insignia: 1941-1945 (Militaria Guides) PDF

    By Pierre Besnard

    In the direction of the top of the good warfare, the USA military began to distinguish its devices with fabric shoulder insignia. From 1941, a result of remarkable enlargement of its numbers, those multicolored shoulder patches turned extra a number of and contributed to the spirit of the hot devices. This advisor illustrates in complete colour the insignia worn by way of military devices, in Europe, Asia, and the Pacific, including a quick heritage and the most variations.

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    "Really great images and sheer quantity of patches illustrated makes U.S. military Insignia a superb addition to a WWII reference shelf.
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    Download E-books General Washington's Army (1): 1775-78 (Men-at-Arms 273) PDF

    Throughout the interval 1775-78 of the yankee innovative warfare, normal Washington commanded 3 separate armies: the hot England military of 1775; the one-year military of the United Colonies, renamed military of the us in July 1776; and the forces validated via the Continental Congress to serve for 3 years from January 1777, or for the period. during this, the 1st of 2 reports by way of Marko Zlatich (Men-at hands 290 keeps the therapy, masking the interval from 1779-83), the structures utilized by nation and Continental gurus to obtain garments fabrics, the amounts they bought and the necessities of the uniforms themselves are all tested intimately.

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