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Название: Warpath: Story of the 345th Bombardment Group (M) in World War II ISBN: 0764302183 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764302183 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 29760 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: This facsimile reprint of the very rare 345th Bombardment Group (M) war book appears here in a new quality edition. The 345th Bombardment Group, the famed Air Apaches, flew against the Japanese in heavily armed B-25s in hair-raising low level bombing and strafing attacks.
Автор: Jeff Warner Название: U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II Series v.2 ISBN: 0764325825 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764325823 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 58840 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Volume Two in the series, this book is all-inclusive, covering every aspect of aviation related uniforms and equipment used by the American Navy during World War II. Chapters in this volume include; pre-war naval aviation and training, survival equipment and aircraft carrier based aviation as well as parachute riggers, photographers, air gunners, fighter and bomber crews, USMC and more. Flying jackets, helmets and parachute systems are highlighted in addition to class-A dress uniforms and insignia. Informative wartime documents and catalog excerpts are reproduced here for the first time and hundreds of original unpublished archive photographs chronicle U.S. Navy aviation from 1941-1945. Original uniform ensembles are showcased in full-color contemporary recreations, many of them in and around authentic World War II aircraft.
Автор: Jeff Warner Название: U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II Series v.3 ISBN: 076432621X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764326219 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 45840 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Volume Three in the series, this book is a detailed examination of the uniforms and equipment used by elite and specialty units of the American Navy during World War II. Collectors and history scholars will marvel at the array of previously unpublished text and imagery covering such elusive subjects as pre-war landing parties, the Seabees, Naval Beach Battalions, Naval Combat Demolition Units and Underwater Demolition Teams. Obscure and little known specialties are also highlighted including Scouts and Raiders, Beach Jumpers, Shore Fire Control Parties, Hard-Hat Salvage Divers and more. Hundreds of rare and exceptional artifacts are showcased in addition to complete original uniforms modeled in realistic settings with accurate descriptions of their wartime use. Condensed unit histories of the Seabee battalions, beach battalions, UDT teams and NCDU teams are also cataloged for the first time in one volume.
Автор: Jeff Warner Название: U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II Series v.1 ISBN: 0764324268 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764324260 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 52350 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Sailors in Forest Green is a detailed examination of the uniforms and equipment used by Navy personnel attached to the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Navy hospital corpsmen, Seabees, combat photographers, demolitions experts, and many other Navy specialists served with USMC units from 1941-1945. This subject is often overlooked today. Sailors in Forest Green is the first book of its kind to address this previously unexplored and fascinating topic. It is lavishly illustrated with over 800 previously unpublished archival and contemporary photographs, documents, and dramatic reconstructions. Both U.S. Navy and Marine Corps uniforms are highlighted, including officer and enlisted dress uniforms and insignia, combat and fatigue uniforms, camouflage, field gear and experimental equipment. Additionally, gas masks, medical supplies, and explosives are featured as well. Anyone with an interest in World War II militaria will marvel at this new and exciting breakthrough!
Автор: Warner, Jeff Название: U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II Series v.6 ISBN: 0764329227 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764329227 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 52350 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Like its predecessors in the series, this book is an epic chronicle of previously unpublished topics, including the uniforms and equipment of the submarine force, PT boat squadrons, mine warfare men, gun crews, signalmen, and more. In addition, never-before addressed subjects including the U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Public Health Service, Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Samoan Fita-Fita are examined. Clothing, accoutrements, insignia, small arms, knives, life jackets, novelty items and sweetheart jewelry are all covered.
Название: British officers` peak caps of the second warld war ISBN: 0764345788 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764345784 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 45840 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: British militaria, in particular officers peak caps, have been largely overshadowed by the interest surrounding Third Reich military collectibles. To the untrained eye one British cap may appear much like another, however this area of collecting is highly specific and can be quite complex. This encyclopaedic introduction to British officers peak caps clarifies important details such as branch and rank distinction, and identification to a particular period. The author also explores the caps history, giving key introduction and alteration dates, as well as a long list of known outfitters. With over 250 photographs, illustrations and original period imagery, you will observe the sometimes subtle differences, characteristics and changes in the caps development. This essential guide also explores the interconnected and relevant subject of Commonwealth and post-war caps, while also giving useful information on care and display.
Автор: John A. Harper Название: Paddles! Foibles and Finesse of One World War II Landing Signal Officer ISBN: 0764300776 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764300776 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 16420 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This autographical account of one young naval officers brief World War II career as a carrier Landing Signal Officer details incidents and anecdotes, from the hilarious to the harrowing, drawn from the authors extemporaneous log, maintained during the advance of the Central Pacific fast carrier force toward the Empire of Japan, 1943-1945. Aircraft numbers are actually drawn from the authors Flight Log Book. Paddles! is an authorative look at aircraft recovery operations aboard the light, fast carrier Belleau Wood, punctuated by excursions into flying exploits outside the nominal scope of LSO duties, and seasoned with mischief and romance ashore. Set in the period of the massive build-up of the carrier, Navy that would destroy the Japanese fleet. Paddles! begins with conversion of a twenty-one year old wet-behind-the-ears ensign from fighter gunnery instructor to senior Landing Signal Officer in just four months, and follows him through twenty-seven months of fast paced air operations in the naval air combat enviornment. Crackling dialogue in the jargon of the time and vivid scene setting combine to submerge the reader in gripping battle action and sensuous romantic encounters-to the heights and depths of a checkered career.
Автор: Wanklyn Название: Warrior Generals - Winning the British Civil Wars ISBN: 0300113080 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300113082 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 16330 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Winning the British Civil Wars. In this bold history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars - from Cromwell, Fairfax and Essex to many more lesser-known figures - military historian Malcolm Wanklyn offers the first assessment of leadership and the importance of command in the civil wars. Wanklyn examines how the generals prepared for, fought in, and followed up a battle, and he provides an incisive appraisal of the performance of individual commanders set against their peers and across the period.
Автор: Warhol Andy Название: Warhol`s Greatest Hits Sticky Notes ISBN: 073533675X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780735336759 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 4610 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Portfolio of sticky notes journal created in conjunction with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc
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