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Viking Hersir 793-1066 AD by Mark Harrison, Gerry Embleton

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By Mark Harrison, Gerry Embleton

While Norwegian Vikings first raided the eu coast within the eighth century advert, their leaders have been from the center ranks of warriors often called hersirs. at the moment the hersir was once commonly an autonomous landowner or neighborhood chieftain with gear enhanced to that of his fans. by means of the tip of the tenth century, the independence of the hersir used to be long past, and he used to be now a nearby servant of the Norwegian king. This publication investigates those brutal, cellular warriors, and examines their strategies and psychology in warfare, dispelling the belief of the Viking raider as easily a killing computer.

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Weapons and Fighting Tactics of the Waffen-SS by Dr. S & Dr. R Hart

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By Dr. S & Dr. R Hart

In-depth insurance of small palms, mortars and help guns, anti-tank guns, mild and heavy tanks, self-propelled weapons, and armored team of workers providers hired by way of the death's head squaddies from 1939-45. each one featured weapon is followed via a whole spec desk offering calibre, weight, size, diversity, feed and muzzle speed (all weights and measures in imperial and metric). The authors examine how the guns have been utilized in motion, and contain bills of SS aces Barmann, Frauscher, Gresiak and Wittmann in motion. From the Mp40 submachine gun to the big King Tiger tank, guns and battling strategies of the Waffen-SS is an entire list of the deployment and use of the within the provider of the armed SS.

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The Composite Bow by Mike Loades

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By Mike Loades

An historic layout, rising from critical Asia within the moment millennium B.C., the composite bow used to be followed by means of a mind-blowing number of cultures, from nomadic tribal peoples reminiscent of the Huns, Turks, and Mongols, to powerful empires akin to the Romans, Byzantines, Persians, Arabs, and chinese language. delivering excessive strength and portability, the composite bow was once a terrific cavalry weapon, although it used to be extensively utilized by way of infantry in open conflict, and as a siege weapon. during this very important examine, knowledgeable on jap army know-how tells the tale of this outstanding piece of army undefined: the way it used to be made and the way quite a few cultures constructed differing strategies for utilizing it. He explains why the composite bow completed such beautiful successes, and the way it continued as a weapon of selection for millions of years.

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Elite Forces of India and Pakistan by Kenneth Conboy, Paul Hannon

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By Kenneth Conboy, Paul Hannon

Книга Osprey Elite №41. Elite Forces of India and Pakistan Osprey Elite №41. Elite Forces of India and Pakistan Книги Исторические Автор: K.Conboy Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: sixty four Размер: 35 Mb ISBN: 1855322099 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Сериявоенных книгElite от Osprey

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U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2010–2011 by Army

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An up to date and in-depth examine the guns used this day by way of the U.S. Army.

From the complicated probability Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this entire advisor profiles approximately each weapon presently in use by means of the U.S. military. moreover, it covers state of the art expertise that would quickly be hired through infantrymen all over the world. Missiles, small fingers, organic detection structures, rockets, reconnaissance platforms, radios, planes, bows and arrows (believe it or not)—you identify it, this e-book has it. additionally integrated is an intensive dialogue of destiny strive against structures (FCS), the process of platforms that, whilst absolutely operational, will give you the military and the joint strength with an unheard of power to work out the enemy, interact him on their phrases, and defeat him at the twenty-first-century battlefield.

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American Civil War Artillery 1861-65: Heavy Artillery by Philip Katcher

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By Philip Katcher

End result of the size of the beach of the U.S., from the start American ordnance and engineers put an emphasis on heavy artillery fastened in coastal defences. The Union military organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments, uniformed and built in a different way. whereas the sphere Artillery was once assigned around the struggling with fronts Heavy Artillery devices served the massive weapons within the forts and the defences of Washington. The Confederates didn't differentiate different types 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. New forefront 38 and forty also are to be had in one quantity distinctive version as ‘American Civil conflict Artillery 1861-65’.

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