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  • Handbook of Enemy Ammunition: German Telermines, etc., Italian Fuze, Primers and Shellby The War Office

    Andrews UK 2012; 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 the Tellermine 42... more...

  • U.S. Armed Forces Arsenalby Samuel A. Southworth

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    A handy guide to the fearsome "hi-tech" weapons and modern equipment of today's American forces more...

  • Official History of the Ministry of Munitions Volume Vby HMSO

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 21.99

    Volume V of XII.The foundation of the Munitions Ministry was a revolutionary step, coinciding with the 'shells scandal' in which the failure of a series of British attacks: Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Festubert and Loos - was blamed on inadequate supplies of munitions. A press outcry was followed by questions in Parliament which threatened... more...

  • Tactical Principles for the Employment of Machine-Gun Sectionsby War Office General Staff

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 5.49

    This book is a translation of articles written in German by the Austro-Hungarian School of Musketry and appearing in a military journal the previous year. What the War Office translators call 'useful instruction' as employed by a potential enemy power - with whom Britain would find itself at war within three years - covers the handling and... more...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • 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...