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  • Ignition! by John Drury Clark
    Ignition! (English, Paperback) John Drury Clark

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. Acclaimed scientist and sci-fi author John D. Clark writes with irreverent and eyewitness immediacy about the development of the explosive fuels strong enough to negate the relentless restraints of gravity.

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  • Hadrian's Wall Operations Manual by Simon Forty
    Hadrian's Wall Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Simon Forty

    Hadrian's Wall is the largest, most spectacular historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching at least 26 miles down the Cumbrian coast. Some of its forts are as large as Britain's most formidable medieval castles, and with its mile towers, barracks and soldier's leisure facilities, the site allows...

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  • The Sterling Submachine Gun by Matthew Moss
    The Sterling Submachine Gun (English, Paperback) Matthew Moss, Adam Hook

    This fully illustrated study explores the colorful history of the Sterling, the accurate and reliable submachine gun that equipped British and other forces in a host of conflicts across the globe during the Cold War era.

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  • The Los Alamos Primer by Robert Serber
    The Los Alamos Primer (English, Hardback) Robert Serber

    Presents the classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists. This work provides a brief history of the development of atomic physics up to the day that Serber stood before his blackboard at Los Alamos.

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  • Panzer III on the Battlefield. Volume 2 by Tom Cockle
    Panzer III on the Battlefield. Volume 2 (Multiple languages, Hardback) Tom Cockle $30.80 $41.95
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  • Siege Warfare Manual by Chris McNab
    Siege Warfare Manual (English, Hardback) Chris McNab

    This book tracks the technology, artillery and tactics of starting and maintaining a siege from ancient times to the beginning of the gunpowder age, charting the struggle between defensive structures and the various engines designed to overcome them.

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  • The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug & 1950s' Snark to Today's Tomahawk by Bill Yenne
    The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug & 1950s' Snark to Today's Tomahawk (English, Paperback) Bill Yenne

    "This book tells the complete history of U.S. Cruise Missiles from the very beginning (the Bug) to the Snark and up to the Tomahawk."--Provided by publisher.

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  • Viking Warrior by Angus Konstam
    Viking Warrior (English, Hardback) Angus Konstam

    The Viking Warrior Operations Manual is an in-depth look at the Viking warrior culture, from 700 to 1066. It focuses on their origins and how they raided their way to expansion over much of the known world. The warrior culture, clan warfare, overlords and local kingdoms, their relationship with the sea and ships, raiding, harrying and assimilation are all covered in the book.

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  • Challenger: No. 2 by M. P. Robinson
    Challenger: No. 2 (English, Paperback) M. P. Robinson, Robert Griffin

    Covers the background, development and career of Challenger 2.

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  • Security Studies by Paul D. Williams
    Security Studies (English, Paperback) Paul D. Williams

    "First edition published by Routledge 2008"--T.p. verso.

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  • Soviet T-34 Tank by Mark Healy
    Soviet T-34 Tank (English, Hardback) Mark Healy

    The Soviet T-34 was the most produced tank of the Second World War and its revolutionary sloping armour became a major influence on future tank design. Author Mark Healy combines a detailed technical examination of the T-34 with its legendary combat history.

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  • Gunboats of World War I by Angus Konstam
    Gunboats of World War I (English, Paperback) Angus Konstam, Paul Wright

    From the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, from the Balkans to Mesopotamia, gunboats played an influential part in the story of World War I. This is a detailed technical guide to the gunboats of all the major navies of the war.

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  • Professor Porsche's Wars by Karl Ludvigsen
    Professor Porsche's Wars (English, Paperback) Karl Ludvigsen

    In-depth, richly illustrated account of Ferdinand Porsche's design and production for the military .

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  • American Gun by Chris Kyle
    American Gun (English, Paperback) Chris Kyle

    A former Navy SEAL examines the most important American firearms, using these guns as a window on United States history to prove that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun.

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  • Project Azorian by Norman Polmar
    Project Azorian (English, Paperback) Norman Polmar, Michael White

    In early August 1974, despite incredible risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort was undertaken with the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes....

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  • Panzerjager on the Battlefield by Jon Feenstra
    Panzerjager on the Battlefield (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jon Feenstra $30.75 $41.95
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  • European Weapons and Armour by Ewart Oakeshott
    European Weapons and Armour (English, Paperback) Ewart Oakeshott

    The story of arms in Western Europe from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution.

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  • Legionary by Philip Matyszak
    Legionary (English, Paperback) Philip Matyszak

    A unique combination of military handbook and popular history that brings to life the Legionary's experience in a witty yet informative guide.

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  • Contemporary Security Studies by Alan Collins
    Contemporary Security Studies (English, Paperback) Alan Collins

    Contemporary Security Studies is the definitive introduction to Security Studies, focussing on the key theoretical approaches and most important issues that dominate the modern security agenda. With an expert team of leading scholars providing unmatched depth of coverage, this is the most relevant, up-to-date guide to the subject available.

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  • Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction by Antulio J. Echevarria
    Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Antulio J. Echevarria

    This Very Short Introduction adapts Clausewitz's framework to highlight the dynamic relationship between the main elements of strategy: purpose, method, and means. Drawing on historical examples, Echevarria discusses the major types of military strategy and how emerging technologies are affecting them.

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