Download PDF by Spencer C. Tucker: Naval Warfare: An International Encyclopedia - 3 Vol set

By Spencer C. Tucker

ISBN-10: 1576072193

ISBN-13: 9781576072196

The complete interesting historical past of naval warfare―2,500 years and the seven seas―in 3 complete, lavishly illustrated volumes.

• greater than 1,500 A–Z entries masking each point of naval history

• Contributions from students from the us, nice Britain, Canada, France, Japan, and Denmark

• Many illustrations together with drawings comparable to the taking of Porto Bello in 1739, diagrams, and charts

• pictures of leaders, ships, battles, and weapons

• region maps of the North Atlantic, Baltic Sea, and Indian Ocean and maps of battles reminiscent of these of the Dardanelles crusade and the Leyte Gulf

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New PDF release: AW FK.3 (Little Ack)

By J. M. Bruce

ISBN-10: 1902207084

ISBN-13: 9781902207087

Книга Windsock Mini Datafile thirteen - AW FK.3 (Little Ack) Windsock Mini Datafile thirteen - AW FK.3 (Little Ack) Книги Вооружение Автор: J. M. Bruce Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат.:Albatros Productions constrained Страниц: 19 Размер: 12.81 ISBN: 1902207084 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The improvement historical past of the Armstrong-Whitworth FK3 is in part vague and used to be, in its time, primarily strange. readability and chronology could have been extra securely demonstrated if simply there have been an accurate and loyal directory of the earliest FK-numbered varieties. If one of these record ever existed its composition and content material have nonetheless to be stumbled on; hence obscurity persists to today.

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Download e-book for iPad: Future Weapons of War by Editors: Joe Haldeman, Martin H. Greenberg

By Editors: Joe Haldeman, Martin H. Greenberg

ISBN-10: 1416521127

ISBN-13: 9781416521129

ISBN-10: 1416555196

ISBN-13: 9781416555193

A quantity of visions of destiny wars, fought with guns out of nightmare, via latest most sensible writers of army technology fiction, in addition to a few writers who're no longer frequently linked to army SF, resembling best-selling author Gregory Benford, and award-winning writer Kristine Katherine Rusch. additionally current are Michael Z. Williamson, writer of the powerful promoting novels "Freehold" and "The Weapon", award-winning writer of "Bolo Strike", William H. Keith, and extra. in the course of the centuries, guns have replaced substantially, however the soldier has remained a lot an analogous. yet sooner or later, squaddies, too, may well endure radical alterations. As editor Joe Haldeman places it, 'Weapons are an extension of the soldier, and in addition an extension of the tradition or species that produced the soldier. and they're occasionally extra risky to the soldier than the enemy...'

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Read e-book online Biological Weapons Defense: Infectious Disease and PDF

By Luther E. Lindler, Frank J. Lebeda, George Korch

ISBN-10: 1588291847

ISBN-13: 9781588291844

Sought after specialists in biodefense research-many from the U.S. military scientific examine Institute of Infectious Diseases-authoritatively delineate the universe of clinical, scientific, and criminal matters dealing with the biodefense examine group. concerning clinical countermeasures and decontamination, the authors describe the therapy and pathogenesis of numerous confirmed pathogens (anthrax, plague, smallpox, Brucellosis, Glanders, and Coxiella burnettii) and assessment what's recognized in regards to the aerosol path of an infection and decontamination techniques. additionally they research the way to detect the presence of those brokers, or different formerly unknown organic guns, and aspect the continued efforts to counter those brokers, together with proteomic and genomic research as a gateway to raised diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccinations, genotyping, and forensics. extra chapters speak about the advance and use expertise to spot and symbolize those infectious organisms, rising threats, and the improvement of countermeasures.

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Download e-book for kindle: Urban Guerrilla Warfare by Anthony James Joes

By Anthony James Joes

ISBN-10: 0813121817

ISBN-13: 9780813121819

ISBN-10: 0813124379

ISBN-13: 9780813124377

I used to be very shocked whilst the cloth within the booklet didn't reside as much as the name. In sum, the ebook provides the final heritage top as much as particular city battles just like the conflict for Warsaw in 1944 and the conflict for Budapest in 1956. despite the fact that, each one bankruptcy slightly scratches the skin of the subject material. for instance, the bankruptcy at the struggle in Northern eire hardly ever does that advanced clash justice. there's no dialogue of the informant struggle, the assassination methodologies hired, the significance of forensics technological know-how, or perhaps simple IRA strategies hired.

Where is the in-depth research of contemporary city guerrilla struggle strategies like city sniping (used so generally in Chechnya), or using IEDs (which made leaps and limits in Northern Ireland), or the employment of auto bombs (used to such nice impact in Iraq), or the results of kidnapping/hostage takings (that as soon as made Colombia the main risky nation within the world)?

The writer didn't tackle the basics of contemporary city guerrilla war, the reader will get a superficial realizing of the topic at most sensible (in a ebook that's in basic terms one hundred sixty five pages lengthy and merely has 21 pages that really deal with the title), and a few of an important, suitable city guerrilla wars aren't even pointed out (like the struggle in Iraq and the PLO's conflict opposed to Israel).

The so much painful a part of the ebook is the ultimate bankruptcy the place the writer summarizes the former chapters that are themselves summaries of the battles. highly, the writer makes the ultimate end that his top suggestion to the U.S. army is to prevent city guerrilla battles altogether. truly, the writer is a tutorial with out own event in city guerrilla battle and has rushed this paintings into print as adverse relatively diving into this attention-grabbing topic.

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New PDF release: The Corsair and others-Aeroplanes Vought 1917-1977

By Gerard P Moran

Книга The Corsair and others-Aeroplanes Vought 1917-1977 The Corsair and others-Aeroplanes Vought 1917-1977 Книги Вооружение Автор: Gerard.P.Moran Формат: pdf Размер: 59,9 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Книга осамолетах, спроектированных фирмой Chauncy Vought (Чанс-Воут) за шестьдесят лет, в том числе и о знаменитомF4U Корсар (Corsair)

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Download e-book for kindle: Sarasvati Riverine Goddess of Knowledge: From the by Catherine Ludvik

By Catherine Ludvik

ISBN-10: 9004158146

ISBN-13: 9789004158146

This can be a attention-grabbing depiction of the transformation of the Indian riverine goddess from the manuscript-carrying vina-player to the Buddhist weapon-wielding defender of the Dharma. Drawing on Sanskrit and chinese language textual assets, in addition to Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist paintings ancient representations, this e-book strains the conceptual and iconographic improvement of the riverine goddess of information Sarasvati from your time after 1750 B.C.E. to the 7th century C.E. in the course of the research of chinese language translations of now not extant Sanskrit types of the Buddhist Sutra of Golden mild the writer sheds gentle on Sarasvati's interactions with different Indian goddess cults and their effect on each other.

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Manfred Griehl's German jets, 1944-1945 PDF

By Manfred Griehl

ISBN-10: 1853673560

ISBN-13: 9781853673566

Книга Luftwaffe at battle 10 - German Jets 1944-1945 Luftwaffe at battle 10 - German Jets 1944-1945 Книги Вооружение Автор: Manfred Griehl Год издания: 1999 Формат: pdf Издат.:Greenhill Books Страниц: seventy four Размер: 87.46 ISBN: 1853673560 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:As the conflict grew to become opposed to the 3rd Reich, the introduciton of jet plane represented Germany's final desire within the fight for keep watch over of the skies. regardless of early luck, such a lot German jets have been destined to a quick, violent lifestyles within the face of Allied air superiority.102 images, eight pages in colour.

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Download e-book for kindle: Martin Kitten by Jon Guttman

By Jon Guttman

Книга Windsock Mini Datafile 08 - Martin Kitten Windsock Mini Datafile 08 - Martin Kitten Книги Вооружение Автор: Jon Guttman Год издания: 1996 Формат: pdf Издат.:Albatros Productions constrained Страниц: 12 Размер: 5.59 ISBN: 094841488X Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This booklet describes an cutting edge light-weight fighter layout of 1918.

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Hans-Heiri Stapfer, Joe Sewell, Don Greer's MiG-29 Fulcrum in action PDF

By Hans-Heiri Stapfer, Joe Sewell, Don Greer

ISBN-10: 0897472578

ISBN-13: 9780897472579

Книга MiG-29 Fulcrum in motion MiG-29 Fulcrum in motion Книги Вооружение Автор: Hans-Heiri Stapfer Формат: pdf Издат.:Squadron/Signal courses Страниц: fifty two Размер: 34.62 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:

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