Category «Conventional»

Lavochkin La-5/La-7 by Witold Liss

By Witold Liss

;Lavochkin La-5/La-7[Aircraft Profile 149] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название:Lavochkin La-5/La-7 Автор: Witold Liss Серия: airplane Profile 149 Издательство: Profile guides Ltd Год издания: 1967 Страниц:12 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 12.03 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгВ середине 1942 года на истребитель ЛаГГ-3 был установлен звездообразный двигатель Швецова М-82, и в результате самолет получил обозначение ЛаГГ-5. После испытаний и доработок машина пошла в серию под обозначением Ла-5. Дальнейшие усовершенствование истребителя привело к появлению Ла-7, с тем же двигателем, но лучшей аэродинамикойИменно на модификации Ла-5- начал боевую деятельность лучший ас союзников майор Иван Кожедуб - под Курском на Ла-5ФН он одержал первую победу .com eighty five

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Vought F4U Corsair - Warbird Tech Vol. 4 by Barrett Tillman

By Barrett Tillman

The WarbirdTech sequence is the 1st new, leading edge examine army plane to reach on the market within the final fifteen years. person volumes during this sequence supply a first-ever "layman's technical" research and overview of the world's most fun wrestle plane. incorporated are photographs, drawings and excerpts from formerly "secret" and "restricted" technical manuals produced via the govt. and the plane brands. integrated are classic pictures of plane in the course of prototype and production phases, exploded perspectives, cutaways and phantom drawings shape tech manuals, disassembled airplane, infrequent variations and experimental versions and so on. specified emphasis is put on the original and ground-breaking layout and function features of every plane. This sequence is for the fanatic who has learn all of the wrestle tales, noticeable the entire camouflage and markings books and now desires to research the interesting technical information in the back of the layout and function of wrestle airplane.

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Sherman Firefly by David Fletcher, Tony Bryan

By David Fletcher, Tony Bryan

The main powerfully gunned tank fielded through the Allies in the course of global struggle II used to be the Sherman Firefly. a normal American-built Sherman transformed by means of the British, the Firefly had the firepower which may ultimately fit the remarkable German tanks that had ruled Europe. David Fletcher examines the debate that dogged the Firefly and the mental strengthen the tank supplied to Allied forces. Exploring its successes and screw ups at the battlefield and supplying a practical overview of the tank's worthy, this is often crucial studying for a person desirous to comprehend the proof a couple of tank version that speedy built its personal mythology.

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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II by Mike Green

By Mike Green

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and supply tanks ruled the USA military and Marine Corps armored conflict attempt as opposed to Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This e-book info the whole diversity of those automobiles, giving technical requirements and improvement positive aspects in addition to describing how they have been manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of the USA army with the guns it had to be successful in the course of international conflict II used to be an unheard of instance of America's commercial may well on the time. one of many guns produced through America's staff, tanks cost as a huge instance with 88,140 outfitted among 1939 and 1945. This used to be virtually two times what Germany and nice Britain equipped mixed throughout the comparable interval. those tanks not just built America's floor forces yet observed provider with many allied armies.

In addition to the 18,620 tank-based variations, comparable to armored engineering cars, self-propelled artillery, armored restoration automobiles, and tank destroyers, American factories went directly to layout and construct millions of wheeled armored automobiles for reconnaissance reasons and armored half-tracks to move the infantry into conflict in the back of the tanks. just like the tanks, American armored half-tracks have been converted to serve a large choice of jobs together with self-propelled artillery, tank destroyers and antiaircraft cars. So precious have been those autos that they might stay in provider with overseas armies for many years after international battle II.

To supplement its stock of tanks and armored struggling with autos the yankee army business advanced additionally designed and outfitted over 18,000 amphibian tractors. showing in either unarmored and armored versions they went into wrestle with a large choice of armaments. often called the touchdown automobile Tracked (LVT) they might serve not just with the U.S. Marine Corps who referred to as them "Amtracs" however the US military who spoke of them because the "Water Buffalo." they'd let the yank army to take the struggle to the faraway eastern Empire anyplace it had confirmed itself within the significant reaches of the Pacific region of Operations. those comparable autos may additionally see carrier within the ETO with the U.S. military and allied forces whilst it got here time to move a number of water hindrances utilized by the German army as shielding boundaries.

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Flak Jackets-20th Centery Military Body Armour by Simon Dunstan, Ronald Volstad

By Simon Dunstan, Ronald Volstad

Textual content by way of Simon Dunstan. color Plates via Ron Volstad. This ebook examines the improvement of physique armour within the 20th Century. starting in international struggle I, with the advent of the metal helmet the writer charts the advance of protecting gear for infantrymen and safeguard forces. as a result of renowned call for, strictly constrained amounts of Osprey’s so much sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, leading edge and Elite titles are again in inventory. a lot of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t leave out this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at average sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders can be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books this present day.

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