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An Untaken Road

by Steven A. Pomeroy

Steven A. Pomeroy has authored the first history of the American mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a technology the United States...

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ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE

Anti-Submarine Warfare

by David Owen

The author of more than twenty books on scientific and historical subjects, David Owen presents an authoritative yet highly readable account of the...

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Armoured Trains

by Paul Malmassari

Completely revised and expanded since its French publication, Armoured Trains: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1825–2016 is the first English-...

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British Naval Weapons of World War Two

by Norman Friedman

John Lambert was a renowned naval draughtsman, whose plans were highly valued for their accuracy and detail by model makers and enthusiasts. By the...

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British Warships & Auxiliaries

by Steve Bush

This revised and updated guide to the ships, aircraft, and weapons of the Royal Navy fleet is now expanded to include Royal Marine Craft and Border...

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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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Instruments of Darkness

by Alfred Price

The rapid evolution of radio and radar systems for military use during World War II, and devices to counter them, led to a technological battle that...

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Marines Under Armor

by Kenneth W. Estes

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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MISSLE CONTAGION

Missile Contagion

by Dennis M. Gormley

After first assessing the state of ballistic missile proliferation in the Middle East, South Asia, and Northeast Asia, Dennis Gormley identifies the...

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NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO WORLD NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS

Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapon Systems

by Norman Friedman

Long recognized as the most comprehensive reference work available on the subject, this guide remains the only complete reference to the weapons...

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Naval Weapons of World War One

by Norman Friedman

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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NINETEENTH CENTURY TORPEDOES AND THEIR INVENTORS

Nineteenth Century Torpedoes and Their Inventors

by Edwyn Gray

Although it forever changed the tactics of naval warfare, the torpedo is one of the world's most under-researched weapons and its inventors the...

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SHIP KILLER

Ship Killer

by Thomas Wildenberg

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

by Ron Westrum

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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