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 Museum Ordnance Special 02 Iron Coffins.Italian Medium Tanks M13 & M14
Museum Ordnance Special 02 Iron Coffins.Italian Medium Tanks M13 & M14
Author: Adam Geibel
Museum Ordnance Special 02 Iron Coffins.Italian Medium Tanks M13 & M14
Darlington Productions
1994
Format: PDF
Size: 18,6 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 24

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 Navy Uniform Catalog for Men and Women of the United States Navy
Navy Uniform Catalog for Men and Women of the United States Navy
Navy Uniform Catalog for Men and Women of the United States Navy
Navy Uniform Program
1996
Format: PDF
Pages: 40
Language: English
Size: 27 MB

This Navy Uniform Catalog is for the use of authorized Navy personnel, and the following uniforms are presented:

Officer/Chief Petty Officers - Women's Uniforms and Accessories
Officer/Chief Petty Officers - Men's Uniforms and Accessories
Decorations, Service Ribbons, and Accessories
Enlisted - Men's Uniforms and Accessories
Enlisted - Women's Uniforms and Accessories

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 Speer: The Final Verdict
Speer: The Final Verdict
Speer - The Final Verdict
Harcourt
2001
Format: PDF
Pages: 440
Language: English
Size: 82 MB

Albert Speer was an unemployed architect when Hitler came to power in 1933. Soon he was designing the Third Reich's most important buildings. In 1942 Hitler appointed him Armaments Minister and he quadrupled production, an astonishing achievement that kept the German Army in the field and prolonged the war.
Yet Speer's life was full of contradictions. The only member of the Nazi elite with whom Hitler developed more than a purely functional relationship (he has even been called "Hitler's unrequited love"), Speer was always an outsider in Hitler's inner circle. He saw himself as an artist, above the crass power struggles of the roughnecks around him. But his enormous ambition blinded him to the crimes in which he played a leading role.
Brilliantly illustrated, this gripping account of one man's rise and fall helps explain how Germany descended so far into crime and barbarism.

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 Horrido! Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe
Horrido! Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe
Author: Trevor J. Constable
Horrido! Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe
Ballantine Books, Inc.
1970
Format: PDF
Pages: 468
Language: English
Size: 73 MB

Quiet comprehensive look at nearly all the top aces of the Luftwaffe. It has long sections on Rall, Barkhorn and especially Marseille and Hartman as well as a long chapter on the amazing night fighter aces. The personal remembrances of these pilots who were interviewed for this book in the 1960s when it was first published are priceless. The first part of the book is slow but worth getting through. The appendix has a large list of hundreds and hundreds of fighter aces and the units they served in. Essential reading for those interested in the Luftwaffe.

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 American Web Equipment 1967-1991
American Web Equipment 1967-1991
American Web Equipment 1967-1991
Author: C. A. Monroe, Craig Pickrall
The Crowood Press
Europa Militaria 37
ISBN: 978 1847973153
2012
Language: English
Pages: 66
Format: PDF
Size: 50,5 MB

From the beginning of the twentieth century, United States military individual load-carrying equipments were fabricated mainly of cotton duck and cotton webbing. Throughout the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Korean War, cotton-based load-carrying equipments served the infantryman with little change in their design and construction. In 1954 a new load-carrying system was developed to meet the needs of the infantryman on the perceived battlefields of the Cold War. At the onset of the Vietnam War it was clear that this new cotton-based webbing system was not acceptable for use in the humid environment of the jungles of Southeast Asia. The answer to the problems plaguing cotton load-carrying equipments came in the form of nylon. Nylon equipment was found to be more durable, lighter and dried quicker than the standardized cotton equipment. As the Vietnam War ground down nylon web equipment was proving to be the answer to other load-carrying problems that had arisen during the course of the war. In 1973 an all-nylon load-carrying equipment system was standardized replacing all cotton-based load-carrying equipments in service at the time. Since 1973 all load-carrying equipments have been fabricated utilizing nylon and, in effect, closed the history book on cotton-based equipments. In this book, C A Monroe and Craig Pickrall describe and illustrate the personal equipment of the US Army soldier throughout the period, and show how it has developed to meet changing operational needs.

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 A History of the Holocaust From Ideology to Annihilation
A History of the Holocaust From Ideology to Annihilation
Author: Rita Steinhardt Botwinick
A History of the Holocaust: From Ideology to Annihilation
Pearson
2013
Format: PDF
Size: 56,3 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 288
Examines the causes of the Holocaust and the people involved.
Told with scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy, this text provides important background information on Jewish life in Europe, the functions of the hierarchy within the Nazi government, and the psychological foundations of prejudice.
Unlike other texts on the subject, A History of the Holocaust gives students an idea of just who the victims of the Holocaust were. In fact, the author tells this story from a unique point-of-view, having experienced Nazi Germany as a child.

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 Death Dealer
Death Dealer
Death Dealer
Da Capo Press
Author: Rudolf Höss, Steven Paskuly (Editor)
1996
Pages: 421
Format: pdf
Language: English
Size: 16 mb
ISBN: 978-0306806988

SS Kommandant Rudolph Höss (1900–1947) was history's greatest mass murderer, personally supervising the extermination of approximately two million people, mostly Jews, at the death camp in Auschwitz, Poland. Death Dealer is a new, unexpurgated translation of Höss’s autobiography
“Hoss’s autobiography combines a considerable amount of accurate in­
formation [with] some genuine insights into his past.”
—New York Review of Books

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 Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year
Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year
Author: Michael Farquhar
Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year
National Geographic
2015
Format: epub
Size: 12.2 Mb
Language: English

National Geographic and author Michael Farquhar uncover an instance of bad luck, epic misfortune, and unadulterated mayhem tied to every day of the year. From Caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier Steve Wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless Picasso, these 365 tales of misery include lost fortunes (like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in 1977 and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall), romance gone wrong (like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Viagra with empire-changing results), and truly bizarre moments (like the Great Molasses Flood of 1919).
Think you’re having a bad day? Trust us, it gets worse.

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 Tanks
Tanks
Author: Ian V. Hogg
Tanks (Modern Military Techniques)
Lerner Publications Company
1985
Format: PDF
Pages: 54
Language: English
Size: 64.7 MB

A survey of the evolution of modern armored tanks, now equipped with computerized electronics, night vision, air filtration, and laser fire control systems, and their tasks and tactics today.

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 Russian Imperialism and Naval Power: Military Strategy and the Build-Up to the Russo-Japanese War
Russian Imperialism and Naval Power: Military Strategy and the Build-Up to the Russo-Japanese War
Russian Imperialism and Naval Power: Military Strategy and the Build-Up to the Russo-Japanese War
Author: Nicholas Papastratigakis
I.B.Tauris @ Co Ltd.
2011
Pages: 291
Format: PDF
Size: 40 Mb
Language: English

From 1904-1905, Russia and Japan were locked in conflict arising from rival imperial ambitions in the Far East. Nicholas Papastratigakis offers an integrated analysis of Russian naval strategy in the decade before this Russo-Japanese War, in which the Russians suffered catastrophic defeat. He seeks to determine the extent to which their defeat can be attributed to flawed Tsarist naval strategy in the region. Rooted in rich primary resources from Russian, French, and British archives, the book sheds new light on Russia's conduct in international affairs in the pre-World War I era. Papastratigakis places Russian naval strategy in the broader context of Russian military strategy at the turn of the century, and of imperialism and "navalism" in general. This book will be of enormous interest to scholars and students of naval, military, imperial, and Russian history.

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 The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence
The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence
: The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence
Author : Martin A. Miller
Cambridge University Press
: 2013
ISBN: 978110702530
Pages: 306
Format : PDF
Size : 4,5 MB
Language : English

Why is it that terrorism has become such a central factor in our lives despite all the efforts to eradicate it? Ranging from early modern Europe to the contemporary Middle East, Martin Miller reveals the foundations of modern terrorism. He argues that the French Revolution was a watershed moment as it was then that ordinary citizens first claimed the right to govern. The traditional notion of state legitimacy was forever altered and terrorism became part of a violent contest over control of state power between officials in government and insurgents in society. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries terrorism evolved into a way of seeing the world and a way of life for both insurgents and state security forces with the two sides drawn ever closer in their behaviour and tactics. This is a groundbreaking history of terrorism which, for the first time, integrates the violence of governments and insurgencies.

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 Gestapo Chief: The 1948 Interrogation of Heinrich Muller
Gestapo Chief: The 1948 Interrogation of Heinrich Muller
Author: Gregory Douglas
Gestapo Chief: The 1948 Interrogation of Heinrich Muller
R James Bender Pub
1996
Pages: 288
Format: PDF
Language: English
Size: 10mb

Taken directly from top Secret transcripts made in 1948, Mller's private files and from material hidden for fifty years in US intelligence archives, this book gives a brutally frank look into the intelligence agencies of both Allied and Axis powers. From the viewpoint of many, the reproduction of a trans-Atlantic secret telephone conversation between Churchill and Roosevelt on November 26, 1941, in which the imminent attack on Pearl Harbor is discussed, is the high point of the book.

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 World Revolution: The Plot Against Civilization
World Revolution: The Plot Against Civilization
Author:Nesta Webster
World Revolution: The Plot Against Civilization
Boston:Small,Maynard & Company
1994
Format:PDF
Size:11.4 MB
Language: English

British historian Nesta Webster reveals the secret societies and forces behind major European revolutions from the French Revolution to the Russian Revolution.

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 The Cuban Missile Crisis October 1962 The U.S. and Russia Face a Nuclear Showdown
The Cuban Missile Crisis October 1962 The U.S. and Russia Face a Nuclear Showdown
Author: Fred J Cook
The Cuban Missile Crisis October 1962 The U.S. and Russia Face a Nuclear Showdown
Franklin Watts Inc.
1972
Format: PDF
Pages: 104
Language: English
Size: 10.5 MB

Describes the events that precipitated the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and analyzes the steps taken by President Kennedy to avert the threat to the security of the western hemisphere.

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 Aircraft Carriers at War. A Personal Retrospective of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet Conflict
Aircraft Carriers at War. A Personal Retrospective of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet Conflict
Author:James L. Holloway
Aircraft Carriers at War. A Personal Retrospective of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet Conflict
Naval institute press
2007
Format: pdf
Size: 2.2
Language: English

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 Operation Desert Shield Prelude to Desert Storm
Operation Desert Shield Prelude to Desert Storm
Author: Yves Debay, Michael Green
Operation Desert Shield Prelude to Desert Storm (Concord - 2003)
Concord Publications Co
1991
ISBN: 9623619030
Format: PDF
Size: 35,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 90
Operation Desert Shield is written by Yves DeBay and Michael Green and published by Concord Publications Company. The book covers the buildup to the four day war. It comes with commentary, color and black and white photos.

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 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of 20th Century Weapons and Warfare 2
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of 20th Century Weapons and Warfare 2
Author: Bernard Fitzsimons
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of 20th Century Weapons and Warfare 2
Columbia House
1977
Format: PDF
Pages: 128
Language: English
Size: 29.2 MB

Any profound understanding of the wars which have shaped our world depends on an understanding of the weapons with which they were fought. In these volumes, details of all the weapons of our century are gathered together in a single work. The facts and information packed into these magnificent volumes could only be duplicated in a library of reference works, and even then, so thorough has been the work of the contributors that new facts are constantly being brought to light, new theories advanced and old myths exploded. Includes Warships, Aircraft, Tanks, Small Arms, Missiles, Artillery...

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 Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea
Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea
Author: Barrett Tillman
Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea
Phalanx
1994
ISBN: 1883809045
Format: PDF
Size: 13,2 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 51
Renowned aviation historian, Barrett Tillman, has done a concise yet exhaustive job of research of the famed Marianas Turkey Shoot, the greatest air battle of the Pacific war. Because of in depth interviews much of the story is told by participants. These exciting accounts are augmented by Tillman's analysis. This large format book also provides both U.S. Navy and Japanese order of battle down to squadron level for both carrier and shore based aircraft. One map, 47 black and white photos. Six brush profiles of Hellcats, Avengers, Dauntlesses, Zeros, Judys and Vals (all by John Valo) provide a wealth of visual history. Final appendices supply losses and U.S. Navy aerial combat claims for this historic engagement of carrier aircraft. 48 pages, 47 b/w photos, six aircraft profiles, appendices, 8.5x11 inches, softcover.

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 An Island Hell: A Soviet Prison in the Far North
An Island Hell: A Soviet Prison in the Far North
Author: Malsagoff S.A.
An Island Hell: A Soviet Prison in the Far North
London: A.M. Philpot ltd.
1926
Language: English
Format: pdf
Size: 55,6 mb

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