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Arsenal of Democracy
Arsenal of Democracy
by Aj Baime
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In 1941, as Hitlers threat loomed ever larger, President Roosevelt realized he needed weaponry to fight the Nazis—most important, airplanes—and he needed them fast. So he turned to Detroit and the auto industry for help. The Arsenal... (read more)

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The Mp5 Submachine Gun (Weapon)
The Mp5 Submachine Gun (Weapon)
by Leroy Thompson
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Leroy Thompson has trained and advised military and police special-operations units around the world, focusing especially on the tactical use of firearms. He has previously had more than 35 books published including several for Osprey. He has also... (read more)

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MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns (Weapon)
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns (Weapon)
by Alejandro Quesada
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Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most iconic weapons, but it is often forgotten that they continued in use all over the world for many decades after 1945, even being seen during the fighting in Libya in 2011. Widely... (read more)

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Tiger Tank Owners' Workshop Manual: Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger 1 Ausf.E (SdKfz 181)
Tiger Tank Owners' Workshop Manual: Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger 1 Ausf.E (SdKfz 181)
by David Fletcher
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The German Tiger I—officially known as the Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I Auks. E (Skiffs 181)—was probably the most feared battle tank of World War II. Its invincibility lay in its main gun and heavy defensive armor. The Tiger’s primary... (read more)

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The Making of the Atomic Bomb
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
by Richard Rhodes
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Awardandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;TWENTY-FIVE YEARS after its initial publication, andlt;Iandgt;The Making... (read more)

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Sheridan
Sheridan
by R P Hunnicutt
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Truly astounding in detail and depth, Sheridan completes the history of the American light tank.... (read more)

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Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters
Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters
by Kate Brown
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While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race have been written, Kate Brown provides the first definitive account of the great plutonium disasters of the United States and the Soviet Union. In Plutopia, Brown draws on official records and... (read more)

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Bradley
Bradley
by R P Hunnicutt
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Bradley covers the development and use of full-tracked, nontank fighting and support vehicles.... (read more)

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
by Eric Schlosser
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The author of Fast Food Nation blends a riveting minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident with a chilling assessment of the grave threat we face from nuclear weapons. At the height of the cold war in the American heartland, a combination of human... (read more)

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The Book of Deeds of Arms & of Chivalry
The Book of Deeds of Arms & of Chivalry
by Sumner Willard
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It is unexpected in any era to find a woman writing a book on the art of warfare, but in the fifteenth century it was unbelievable. Not surprisingly, therefore, Christine de Pizan's The Book of Deeds of Arms and of Chivalry, written around 1410, has... (read more)

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Big Red: Three Months on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine
Big Red: Three Months on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine
by Douglas C Waller
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The Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced, a $1.8 billion marvel crammed with more modern military technology than any other vessel in the world. It is an 18,750-ton steel monster, taller in... (read more)

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The Gun
The Gun
by C. J. Chivers
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At a secret arms-design contest in Stalin’s Soviet Union, army technicians submitted a stubby rifle with a curved magazine. Dubbed the AK-47, it was selected as the Eastern Bloc’s standard arm. Scoffed at in the Pentagon as crude and... (read more)

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New Vanguard #179: Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan and Iraq
New Vanguard #179: Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan and Iraq
by Leigh Neville
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The patrol vehicles used by Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq vary quite dramatically between the theaters as well as amongst the Coalition members, and have been developed and upgraded to meet the demands of the deployment. Covering all... (read more)

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Infantry Combat: The Rifle Platoon: An Interactive Exercise in Small-Unit Tactics and Leadership
Infantry Combat: The Rifle Platoon: An Interactive Exercise in Small-Unit Tactics and Leadership
by John F Antal
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You are the neophyte platoon leader in this informative and entertaining, interactive work from the author of Armor Attacks.... (read more)

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A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
by Rudolph Herzog
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Rudolph Herzog is the author of Dead Funny: Telling Jokes in Hitler’s Germany. His documentary on humor in the Third Reich, Laughing With Hitler, scored top audience ratings on German Channel 1 and was also broadcast on the BBC. Other film projects... (read more)

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Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It
Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It
by Julia Keller
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A provocative look at the life and times of the man who created the original weapon of mass destruction Drawing on her investigative and literary talents, Julia Keller offers a riveting account of the invention of the world's first working machine gun... (read more)

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Cold Steel: The Art of Fencing with the Sabre
Cold Steel: The Art of Fencing with the Sabre
by Alfred Hutton
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A pioneer of modern fencing, Alfred Hutton was the first president of the Amateur Fencing Association and a father of modern research into the Western combat arts. In addition to his lectures about ancient weapons and his demonstrations of their use... (read more)

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
by Eric Schlosser
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A myth-shattering exposé of Americas nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of Americas nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary... (read more)

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Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War
Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War
by James C. Hazlett
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This is a detailed survey, replete with photographs and diagrams, of the field artillery used by both sides in the Civil War. In paperback for the first time, the book provides technical descriptions of the artillery (bore, weight, range, etc.), ordnance... (read more)

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Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
by Steven J Zaloga
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The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armored, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's... (read more)

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