The World Encyclopedia of Military Vehicles

A Complete Reference Guide to Over 100 Years of Military Vehicles, from Their First Use in World War I to the Specialized Vehicles Deployed Today : Featuring Over 185 Vehicles with 540 Historical and Modern Photographs

Author: Pat Ware

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

View: 117

This reference book provides an authoritative and well-illustrated 100-year overview of the fascinating history of the cargo/troop-carrying trucks, wreckers, tankers, ambulances, communications vehicles and other specialized types that provide technical support to the front-line troops.

The World Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Over 400 Vehicles and 1200 Wartime and Modern Photographs

Author: George Forty

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 512

View: 352

This book is an authoritative history and directory of tanks and their immediate derivatives, such as ARVs (armoured recovery vehicles), tank destroyers, command versions, bridgelayers, mine-clearers and other Funnies, and AFVs such as armoured cars, armoured personnel carriers and self-propelled artillery, covering a vast range of wheeled, tracked and semi-tracked vehicles. From the world's first tank, "Little Willie", to the contemporary M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the book examines a vast range of tanks and AFVs. This unique volume, with over 1200 wartime and museum photographs, brings together the most significant tanks and AFVs in military history.

The World Encyclopedia of Military Motorcycles

A Complete Reference Guide to 100 Years of Military Motorcycles, from Their First Use in World War I to the Specialized Vehicles in Use Today. Featuring Over 200 Vehicles with 700 Historical and Modern Photographs

Author: Pat Ware

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 178

This comprehensive new book covers the lively history of the machines, highlighting the roles of military motorcycles, and how they have evolved. An A-Z directory focuses on 200 motorcycles, showing their diversity. Detailed specification boxes are featured for every motorcycle described.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Military Vehicles

Author: Ian V. Hogg

Publisher: Book Sales

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 319

View: 415

Pictures and descriptions document tanks, armored cars, personnel carriers, tractors, motorcycles, and amphibious vehicles used by the military since World War I

A Complete Illustrated Guide to Tanks & Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Author: George Forty

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Armoured vehicles, Military

Page: 512

View: 334

Covers the cargo/troop-carrying trucks, wreckers, tankers, ambulances, communications vehicles and other specialized types that provide technical support to the front-line troops. The book puts each vehicle into the context of the key battles and campaigns in which they played a role, such as the Somme, Cambrai, Blitzkrieg, El Alamein, Kursk, D-Day, Korea, Vietnam, and the Iran-Iraq, Arab-Israeli and Gulf wars. It includes Little Willie, Sherman, Panther and Challenger tanks; and the Jeep, DUKW, Kubelwagen, Land Rover and Humvee. Specification boxes provide complete information about each vehicle's country of origin, date, crew, armament, powerplant, transmission, suspension, brakes, electrical system, dimensions, weight and performance.

The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II

Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 544

View: 308

The encyclopedia of weapns of world war II is the most detailed and authoritative compendium of the weapons of mankind's greatesst conflict ever published. It is a must for the military, enthusiast, and all those interested in World War II.

Encyclopedia of Military Science

Author: G. Kurt Piehler

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 1928

View: 724

The Encyclopedia of Military Science provides a comprehensive, ready-reference on the organization, traditions, training, purpose, and functions of today’s military. Entries in this four-volume work include coverage of the duties, responsibilities, and authority of military personnel and an understanding of strategies and tactics of the modern military and how they interface with political, social, legal, economic, and technological factors. A large component is devoted to issues of leadership, group dynamics, motivation, problem-solving, and decision making in the military context. Finally, this work also covers recent American military history since the end of the Cold War with a special emphasis on peacekeeping and peacemaking operations, the First Persian Gulf War, the events surrounding 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and how the military has been changing in relation to these events. Click here to read an article on The Daily Beast by Encyclopedia editor G. Kurt Piehler, "Why Don't We Build Statues For Our War Heroes Anymore?"

Tanks & Military Vehicles

300 of the World's Greatest Military Vehicles

Author: Philip Trewhitt

Publisher: Amber Books

ISBN:

Category: Tanks (Military science)

Page: 320

View: 811

Explore 300 major tanks from World War I to the present day, arranged by type--from battle tanks and tank destroyers to armored cars, amphibious vehicles, and anti-aircraft guns. Each vehicle receives a full-page entry featuring a color side-profile illustration; a detailed specifications table with country of origin, crew, weight, dimensions, armor, armament, powerplant, and performance; and information on the tank's development and history.

The World's Greatest Tanks

An Illustrated History

Author: Michael E. Haskew

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 280

From the Soviet T-34 and German Panther tanks of World War II to the M1A2 Abrams, Challenger 2 and T-90 of the present day, The World’s Greatest Tanks is an expert examination of the most successful tanks of the past hundred years. Beginning with the prototype Mark V Male in 1917, The World’s Greatest Tanks features 52 of the best armoured fighting vehicles from World War I, World War II, through the Cold War and up to the highly sophisticated tanks that have seen recent service in wars in the Balkans, Caucasus, and Middle East. Each entry is examined over two spreads and includes a brief description of the tank’s development and history, a colour profile artwork, photographs, key features and specifications tables. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photographs, The World’s Greatest Tanks is a colourful guide for the military historian and military technology enthusiast.

The Complete Guide to German Armored Vehicles

Panzers, Jagdpanzers, Assault Guns, Antiaircraft, Self-Propelled Artillery, Armored Wheeled and Semi-Tracked Vehicles, and More

Author: David Doyle

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 328

View: 204

The market’s most comprehensive guide to German combat vehicles. The Complete Guide to German Armored Vehicles is an encyclopedia of all the armored vehicles used by the Nazis in World War II. At over four hundred pages and with over six hundred photos, many of which never before seen by the public, this volume becomes the market’s most comprehensive on the subject. David Doyle, award-winning author of dozens of books on the subject, provides mechanical information, photos, and usage history for: • Armored cars • Half-tracks • Tanks • Assault guns • Jagdpanzers • Panzerjagers • Self-propelled guns, howitzers, and mortars • Flakwagens • Flammpanzers • Recovery vehicles • Armored Engineer vehicles An encyclopedic resource by an authority on the subject, The Complete Guide to Armored Vehicles is a must-have for modelers, gamers, and WWII buffs alike.

International Encyclopedia of Military History

Author: James C. Bradford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 1600

View: 479

With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the field with a world perspective on military history.

The Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles

The Comprehensive Guide to Over 900 Armoured Fighting Vehicles from 1915 to the Present Day

Author: Christopher F. Foss

Publisher: Spellmount, Limited Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Armored vehicles, Military

Page: 544

View: 874

Tanks and armoured fighting vehicles have revolutionised modern warfare, dominating the battlefield in conflicts all over the world with their firepower, armour and mobility. Featured in this book are over 900 tanks, armoured personnel carriers, self-propelled guns, reconnaissance vehicles and armoured cars.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I

A Comprehensive Guide to Weapons Systems, Including Tanks, Small Arms, Warplanes, Artillery, Ships and Submarines

Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher: Amber

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 466

Profiles and provides photographs of over three hundred land, air, and naval weapons used in World War I, including armoured vehicles, rifles, airships, battleships, and submarines.

The World Encyclopedia of Amphibious Warfare Vessels

An Illustrated History of Modern Amphibious Warfare

Author: Bernard Ireland

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 387

Charts the complete history of amphibious warfare vessels, focussing on all the wartime theaers in which amphibious ships and landing craft have played a significant role, such as Gallipoli, Dieppe, Normandy, Suez, the Falklands, and current trends in the Middle East.

Tanks

World's Greatest Armoured Fighting Vehicles from World War I to the Present

Author: Michael E. Haskew

Publisher: Amber Books

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 224

View: 537

Tanks features 52 of the best armored fighting vehicles from World War I to the present day. Beginning with the prototype Mark V Male in 1917, the book ranges from World War I, World War II, through the Cold War, and up to the highly sophisticated tanks that have seen recent service in wars in the Balkans, Caucasus, and Middle East. From the Soviet T-34 and German Panther tanks of World War II to the M1A2 Abrams, Challenger 2, and T-90 of the present day, Tanks is an expert examination of the most successful tanks of the past hundred years. Each entry is examined over two spreads and includes a brief description of the tank's development and history, a color profile artwork, photographs, key features, and specifications tables. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photos, Tanks is a colorful guide for the military historian and military technology enthusiast.