Download Wingman#5: Twisted Cross by Mack Maloney PDF

By Mack Maloney

After 4 brutal years less than the guideline of the insane Russian New Order, the USA is ultimately unfastened back, due to top-gun jet fighter, Hawk Hunter. yet a terrifying new possibility looms at the southern border. A power-mad military of neo-Nazis plans to wreck the Panama Canal with nuclear time bombs except their calls for for gold are met. Now, Hunter, "The Wingman", needs to cease them--or the newly reborn U.S. will die in its infancy.
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Download HMMWV Humvee 1980-2005: US Army tactical vehicle (New by Steven J. Zaloga PDF

By Steven J. Zaloga

The HMMWV, greater often called the Humvee or Hummer, has set the area ordinary for military tactical automobiles because its advent into the USA military within the Nineteen Eighties. Designed to be the successor to the jeep of worldwide struggle II with a better load-bearing means, the Humvee has confirmed to be adaptable to quite a lot of roles, together with guns provider, missile launcher, command motor vehicle and different really good kinds. This e-book lines the improvement and use of the Humvee and its diversifications, together with the most recent households of armored Humvees utilized in Iraq in 2003-05, and its adoption in a peacekeeping position the area over.

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Download Flak Jackets: Twentieth Century Military Body Armour by Simon Dunstan PDF

By Simon Dunstan

Starting in international warfare I, with the advent of the metal helmet this ebook charts the improvement of protecting gear for infantrymen and defense forces. in the beginning physique armour was once visible as an army luxurious which may be ill-afforded. although, the good fortune of 'flak suits' as worn by way of a few bomber crews in the course of global conflict II confident the military of the necessity to enhance defense for the floor soldier opposed to small fingers fireplace. The medical improvement of the fashionable flak jacket is traced as are the sector trials carried out in Korea and later Vietnam. broad illustrations and images accompnay the text.

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Download Victory vs Redoutable: Ships of the line at Trafalgar 1805 by Gregory Fremont-Barnes PDF

By Gregory Fremont-Barnes

Overdue within the morning on 21 October 1805, warships from the British and mixed French and Spanish fleets clashed off Cape Trafalgar at the Spanish coast. After a six month online game of cat and mouse around the Atlantic, 27 British ships of the road engaged the Allied strength of 33 ships of the road. This used to be a duel of ability, tenacity and bravado as captains and crews battled for mastery of the seas. This publication is a chance to relive the motion at Trafalgar - learn the money owed of sailors who have been there, and who skilled the sound of scraping cutlasses and bombarding cannons at probably the most very important naval engagements of background. know the way the weapons have been operated, know about the educational of crews and research the layout and improvement of the fantastic ships which ruled naval conflict of the interval, as Gregory Fremont-Barnes finds the innovative strategies utilized by Nelson to safe a victory that kept Britain from the specter of invasion and ensured British naval dominance for over a century.
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Download Twenty Days in the Reich: Three Downed RAF Aircrew on the by Tim Scott PDF

By Tim Scott

On 15 March 1945 3 staff individuals of a Bomber Command Lancaster baled from their crippled plane over the japanese Rhur. the writer of this publication used to be the navigator and a kind of males. All 3 came across themselves in quiet nation-state yet have been quickly captured and imprisoned in a village prison. After a little while they have been moved and now unfolds the story of ways German guards led them over a hundred and twenty miles to their eventual PoW vacation spot. given that they have been on the subject of the advancing Allied forces the transportation method was once in chaos they usually traveled occasionally through one of many few ultimate trains or through hitchhiking. The nights have been bitterly chilly and worthwhile little heating was once on hand. the 2 guards have been sympathetic and the small celebration used to be surprised by way of the civility of the area people, because the RAF used to be rife with stories of bad violence while downed RAF group fell into civilian palms, one of many result of the blanket bombing offence that was once then underway. At one level their guards fell asleep and break out used to be thought of, yet finally rejected they usually have been introduced right into a move PoW camp. earlier than they have been rescued through Allied forces, 22 days after baling out, the 3 had merely spent 15 days as prisoners and merely 36 hours in the back of barbed cord.
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Download Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815 (New Vanguard, Volume by Chris Henry PDF

By Chris Henry

There have been many components to British Napoleonic naval luck yet one of many key elements was once gunnery. different international locations constructed diversified naval guns to slot their maritime suggestions. The French and Spanish structures constructed on related traces, whereas these of the Baltic navies tended to depend on smaller craft and guns. Holland, in this interval, was once a part of the French sphere of effect and this had an influence at the improvement of its naval guns. This identify describes the platforms of these kinds of nations in addition to the fledgling military of the United States, whose gunnery talents embarrassed the Royal army on the top in their dominance.

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Download British Army On Campaign 1854-56: The Crimea by Michael Barthorp PDF

By Michael Barthorp

In 1854 the British military used to be dedicated to its first significant struggle opposed to a eu strength considering that 1815. The expeditionary strength, or 'Army of the East', used to be sent to Turkey nominally to help the Ottoman Empire in its struggle with Russia; yet in truth to envision, in alliance with France and later Sardinia, Russian pursuits for an outlet to the Mediterranean. regardless of many disasters within the behavior of operations and management, the struggle used to be received in years and Russian designs at the Balkans and Levant have been thwarted for 2 many years.
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Download The Polish Armies (1) 1569-1696 by Richard Brzezinski PDF

By Richard Brzezinski

The Polish Armies (1) 1569-1696 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ The Polish Armies (1) 1569-1696(Men-at-arms 184)ByRichard BrzezinskiPublisher:Os Publishing1991 48PagesISBN: 085045736XPDF10 MBFew humans will understand that at one time the Polish country used to be one in every of Europe's nice powers. one of many leader tools of her luck was once unquestionably her military, which although small can declare many accomplishments and significant successes within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Richard Brzezinski redresses this imbalance by way of supplying a portrait of Polish armies from 1569-1696, detailing their historical past, service provider, fingers, armour, insignia and get dressed, followed through quite a few illustrations and 8 incredible complete web page color plates by way of Angus McBride.UploadingDepositfiles eighty five
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