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  • American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume IIIby George D. Moller

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    Like the first two volumes of American Military Shoulder Arms , this exhaustive reference work will be a must for serious arms collectors, dealers, and museum specialists. more...

  • Artilleryby John Norris

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    By the time the guns fell silent on 11 November 1918, vast tracts of the European landscape had been so utterly devastated by artillery fire that they were virtually unrecognisable. Of all the many weapons invented by man for the purpose of waging war, artillery must rank among the most destructive of all. Through detailed research, John Norris has... more...

  • Artillery: An Illustrated History of Its Impactby Jeff Kinard

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • The Asian Military Revolutionby Peter A. Lorge

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 23.00

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

  • Assessing the Use of Other Transactions Authority for Prototype Projectsby Giles Smith; Jeffrey Drezner; Irving Lachow

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    "Other Transactions" authority provides the Department of Defense with the latest commercial market technologies while reducing the burden of an extensive procurement process to the contractor. more...

  • Ballisticsby Donald E. Carlucci; Sidney S. Jacobson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 164.95

    Even the earliest weapon developers faced the need to understand how and why guns and ammunition work in order to improve their effectiveness. As weapons became more sophisticated, the field of ballistics naturally divided into three main areas of specialization: interior , exterior , and terminal ballistics. Providing unique coverage of all three... more...

  • Ballisticsby Donald E. Carlucci; Sidney S. Jacobson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 169.95

    Providing new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Second Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools used to predict a weapon?s behavior in terms of pressure, stress,... more...

  • The Book of the Machine Gun 1917by F. V. Longstaff; A. Hilliard Atteridge

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 26.49

    This book is a very important text for any student of the development of the machine gun, and contains details of the history of this weapon from its inception to the mid-ppoint of the First World War. The evolution of the machine gun is detailed, followed by examples of the use of the wepon in war, and particularly in the Russo-Japanese War.Tactics... more...

  • British Artillery 1914-19by Dale Clarke; Brian Delf

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    In 1914 the artillery of Britain's 'Field Army' encompassed those weapons judged to have sufficient mobility to keep up with troops in the field. This book describes all major variants, from the 60-pdr guns of the heavy field batteries, perched somewhat uncomfortably on the cusp between field artillery and siege artillery, to the 2.75in. guns of the... more...

  • Bullets and Bureaucratsby David A. Armstrong; Jay Luvaas

    ABC-CLIO 1982; US$ 78.00

    ?This interesting account of the development of the machine gun takes the reader from the Gatling guns of the Civil War to the eve of WWI....This book provides an important look at the inability of military bureaucracy to rise above inertia and find a place for a demonstrably better weapon. It is highly recommended for all service schools and colleges... more...