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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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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 2013; US$ 17.99

    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$ 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...

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

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95

    Melvin M. Johnson Jr. was born in Boston in 1909. He became a member of the Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 while studying at Harvard Law School. While in law school, he became deeply involved in the research, study, and design of firearms, and, in 1935, he designed the M1941 Johnson rifle. He is also the coauthor of For Permanent Victory and Ammunition:... 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$ 177.95

    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...