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  • Artillery: An Illustrated History of Its Impactby Jeff Kinard

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00

    Addressing its technical evolution as well as its military and social impact, this comprehensive reference shows how historic leaders such as Dionysus of Syracuse, the Ottoman sultan Mohammad II, Oliver Cromwell, and Napoleon Bonaparte were successful in battle because of their innovative use of artillery. more...

  • Weapons of Choiceby Paul G. Gillespie

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    History and deployment of smart weapons. In the United States, efforts to develop precision guided munitions?PGMs?began during the First World War and resulted in an 'aerial torpedo' by the 1920s. While World War II was dominated by large-scale strategic bombing?essentially throwing out tons of free-falling munitions in the hope they hit something... more...

  • On Artilleryby Bruce Gudmundsson

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 118.00

    Gudmundsson tells the story of field artillery in the 20th century and its impact on the major conflicts of our time. Its purpose is to provide the reader--whether artilleryman or not--with hitherto unavailable insights on the role that artillery plays in the larger battle and how that has helped shape the world that we live in today. Unique aspects... more...

  • Practical Ballisticsby Lewis Potter

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88

    This fascinating book starts with the basics, going back to the days of muzzle loading before considering the various attempts made over the centuries to improve the bullet. It moves on to examine the development of the cartridge right up to the present day, and provides the reader with a clear understanding of the principles governing the bullet's... more...

  • U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2014-2015by Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology that will soon be employed by soldiers around the world. This book features: missiles biological detection systems rockets ... more...

  • The Bofors Gunby Terry Gander

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 16.99

    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 defence scene even though, in the second decade of the twenty-first century, it performs in many roles that were not contemplated by its original designers. It has also proved to be so versatile that... more...

  • Automatic Armsby Melvin M. Johnson; Charles T. Haven

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    The evolution of automatic weapons is one of the most significant developments in weapons history. While this development has been filled with disagreements, controversy, and stray hurdles, out of all of this tumult, shouting, and shooting has come the progress in firearms from the days when it was necessary to build a fire under a gun to make it... more...

  • Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identificationby James B. Crippin

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 209.95

    Chemicalsare a part of daily life and can be found all around us. Many common chemicals when mixed improperly ? whether intentionally or not ? can pose serious consequences to those who come in contact with them. Written by an author who is an experiencedhazmat-qualifiedfirst responder,forensicspecialist, and educator, Explosives and Chemical Weapons... more...

  • Military Gadgetsby Nicholas D. Evans

    Pearson Education 2007; US$ 22.95

    This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Coalition soldiers in the war in Iraq had access to the most extraordinary array of high-tech weapons ever created. In Military Gadgets, one of the world's leading consultants on emerging technology introduces... more...