Armoured Warfare and the Waffen-SS 1944-1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

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Название: Armoured Warfare and the Waffen-SS 1944-1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
Автор: Anthony Tucker-Jones
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Размер: 11 МВ
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2017


   Over 150 wartime photographs give a graphic snapshot of the dramatic tank battles fought by the Waffen-SS panzer and panzergrenadier divisions during 1944-5 on both the Eastern and Western fronts. By this stage of the Second World War these formations were at the height of their powers and took part in major armoured operations in Russia, France, the Netherlands, and Poland. As the Wehrmacht retreated the Waffen-SS played an increasingly important role.

US Navy Escort Carriers 1942–45

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Название: US Navy Escort Carriers 1942–45
Автор: Mark Stille
Страниц: 57
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Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2017


 While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. Rather than relying on size or speed, it was their sheer numbers that made them so effective.

Tank Hunter: World War One

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Название: Tank Hunter: World War One
Автор: Craig Moore
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Размер: 26 МВ
Качество: Отличное
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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Размер: 127 МВ
Качество: Отличное
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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Размер: 12,4 МБ
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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.