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Artillery

  • 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...

  • Arming the Royal Navy, 1793?1815by Gareth Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time. more...

  • Artilleryby John Norris

    The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99

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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...

  • The Asian Military Revolutionby Peter A. Lorge

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the impact of the Chinese invention of gunpowder on the surrounding Asian region. more...

  • Ballisticsby Donald E. Carlucci

    CRC Press 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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 189.95

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • Bullets and Bureaucrats: The Machine Gun and the United States Army, 1861-1916by David Armstrong; Jay Luvaas

    ABC-CLIO 1982; US$ 86.00

    ?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...