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THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 19th Edition

by Norman Polmar

"This is the last edition of this work to be under the superb editorship of Norman Polmar. He and the USNIP are to be congratulated for this...

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FIELD ARTILLERY AND FIREPOWER

FIELD ARTILLERY AND FIREPOWER

by Maj. Gen. J.B.A. Bailey

This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time...

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GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

by Miroslaw Skwiot

From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every...

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GUNN SIGHTS

GUNN SIGHTS

by Tom Gunn

Tom Gunn had a life-altering career change in 1975 when he went from an eight-year stint as staff lawyer with the U.S. Senate to a job in aerospace...

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MARINES UNDER ARMOR

MARINES UNDER ARMOR

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In this story of men, machines and missions, Kenneth Estes tells how the U.S. Marine Corps came to acquire the armored fighting vehicle and what it...

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NAVAL WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR ONE

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Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons—the mine and...

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NETWORK-CENTRIC WARFARE

NETWORK-CENTRIC WARFARE

by Norman Friedman

Over the past decade, the United States has moved toward a new style of warfare, called network centric, that uses an almost real-time, shared...

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PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition

by Craig Payne

This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service.  The...

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SHIP KILLER

SHIP KILLER

by Norman Polmar

There have been many books published about submarine and aircraft attacks on ships.  While the torpedo was the principal weapon of most of those...

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SIDEWINDER

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In the mid-1950s a small group of overworked, underpaid scientists and engineers on a remote base in the Mojave Desert developed a weapon no one had...

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STRIKE WARFARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

by Dale E. Knutsen

Strike warfare is a term rarely used in the media and almost never explained, although reports of conflicts often describe its application or effects...

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THE BOFORS GUN

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The 40mm Bofors Gun, first produced in the 1930s, has become one of the most famous artillery pieces of all time. It shows no sign of fading from the...

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NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 18TH EDITION

THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 18TH EDITION

by Norman Polmar

Packed with authoritative information, up-to-date photographs, line drawings, maps, and useful appendixes, this timely new guide describes the U.S....

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THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

by Norman Polmar

The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S. and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years. In...

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TORPEDO

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The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed a small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel...

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