Tank Hunter: World War One

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Название: Tank Hunter: World War One
Автор: Craig Moore
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2017


   The First World War’s fierce battles saw the need to develop military technology beyond anything previously imagined: as exposed infantry and cavalry were mowed down by relentless machine-gun attacks, so tanks were developed.

SR-71: The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, The World’s Highest, Fastest Plane

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Название: SR-71: The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest Plane
Автор: Richard H. Graham
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2013


   At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed of sound, so fast that no other aircraft could catch it.

Yangtze Showdown: China and the Ordeal of HMS Amethyst

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Название: Yangtze Showdown: China and the Ordeal of HMS Amethyst
Автор: Brian Izzard
Страниц: 240
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2015


The attack on the British frigate Amethyst on the Yangtze River by Chinese Communists in 1949 made world headlines.

British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WW II: Destroyers, Frigates, Sloops, Escorts, Minesweepers, Submarines, Coastal Forces and Auxiliaries

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Название: British and Commonwealth Warship Camouflage of WW II: Destroyers, Frigates, Sloops, Escorts, Minesweepers, Submarines, Coastal Forces and Auxiliaries
Автор: Malcolm George Wright
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2014


During the Second World War navies developed low visibility camouflage for their ships, on both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, in order reduce visibility by blending in with the sea, or confuse the identity of a ship by applying more obtrusive patters.

The Ship of the Line: A History in Ship Models

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Название: The Ship of the Line: A History in Ship Models
Автор: Brian Lavery
Страниц: 128
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2014


The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official.