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  • Handbook of Enemy Ammunition: German Rockets, Gun and Mortar Ammunitionby The War Office 1944

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 13.99

    These handbooks were issued to all field units in contact with the enemy in Europe and Africa, and were intended for use by all personnel to help them recognise enemy ammunition. Specialist personnel were then trained to handle and disarm/destroy the ammunition so found.Each pamphlet covers a number of items, and this issue covers a number of German... more...

  • Practical Handgun Ballisticsby Mason Williams

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 29.95

    Concentrating on the practical aspects, this volume comprehensively covers handgun ballistics for law enforcement officers and civilian handgun enthusiasts. Separate segments are presented on an interior, exterior and terminal ballistics. Interior Ballistics includes information on the cartridge, handgun mechanisms, the revolver, the semi-automatic... more...

  • Prospects for Peaceby Frank Barnaby

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95

    Prospects for Peace is an eight-chapter text that focuses on the issues and controversies in the so-called global peace. The first chapters provide a framework of the issues of global peace, the increasing probability of nuclear war, global militarization, and the spread and use of nuclear weapons. These topics are followed by discussions of legal... more...

  • The Defence Industrial Triptychby Henrik Heidenkamp; John Louth; Trevor Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The relationship between government and the businesses that contribute towards the defence and security of the state is a critical one; it often underscores a modern state?s foreign policy and sense of place in the world. Yet, despite its clear importance, this subject is underexplored and rarely analysed in a rigorous manner. As a consequence, government... more...

  • German 88by Terry Gander

    Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 11.99

    The German 88 mm guns became the most famous and feared artillery pieces of the Second World War. They appeared in a whole series of forms ranging from anti-aircraft to anti-tank and tank-guns, including several self-propelled platforms. Although primarily anti-aircraft guns they gained an awesome reputation as anti-tank weapons, a reputation that... more...

  • Profits of Warby Ari Ben-Menashe

    Trine Day 2015; US$ 19.99

    In this seminal work originally published in 1992, an insider account from the man who paid off the Iranians for the American hostages   Ari Ben-Menashe spent more than a decade in the innermost circles of Israeli intelligence. He was privy to the secret negotiations with the Iranians to delay the release of the American hostages until after... more...

  • Field Artillery And Fire Powerby J.B.A Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time showing how they have evolved and how they are likely to change in the future. The author, until recently chief of artillery for the British Army, is considered one of the world's foremost experts... more...

  • Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnanceby Jack Bell

    University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    Covering 360 projectiles from public and private collections, this book is a reference for both Union and Confederate large calibre artillery projectiles, torpedoes and mines. Each data sheet shows multiple views of the projectile, diameter, weight, gun used to fire it and provenance. more...

  • Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvelby Julia Keller

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    A provocative look at the life and times of the man who created the original weapon of mass destruction Drawing on her investigative and literary talents, Julia Keller offers a riveting account of the invention of the world's first working machine gun. Through her portrait of its misunderstood creator, Richard Jordan Gatling-who naively hoped that... more...

  • The Asian Military Revolutionby Peter A. Lorge

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    Explores the impact of the Chinese invention of gunpowder on the surrounding Asian region. more...