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  • 1001 Aviation Facts, Paperback
    In any specialized subject, detailed trivia (technical, or otherwise) is sought and prized by enthusiasts worldwide. Interesting but little-known facts have been part of aviation lore since that industry first began in the early 1900s, and today's digital aircraft are no different when it comes to t..
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  • A Complete History of U.S. Combat Aircraft Fly-Off Competitions: Winners, Losers, and What Might Have Been, Hardcover
    Since the first days of rivalry between the Wright Brothers and Glenn Curtiss, aircraft manufacturers have been vying for lucrative military aircraft contracts and competing for prized long-term production runs. As a result, many advanced and now legendary aircraft have been designed, built, and flo..
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  • A History of Strategy: From Sun Tzu to William S. Lind, Hardcover
    NUME CARTE: A History of Strategy: From Sun Tzu to William S. Lind, HardcoverISBN: 9527065542PRET EDITURA: 102.99AUTOR(i): Martin Van CreveldEDITURA: Castalia HouseCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015FORMAT: 216 x 140 x 10NUMAR PAGINI: 144..
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  • Allied Jet Killers of World War 2, Paperback
    Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets--principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter--from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft's speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this deadly threat as the Luftwaffe targeted the medium and heavy b..
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  • Art of War, Paperback
    The bestselling ancient military manual, which offers wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent. 2000 years old, although it discusses war, it's also been widely applied to business and politics. NUME CARTE: Art of War, PaperbackISBN: 0140455523PRET EDITURA:..
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  • Astute Class Nuclear Submarine, Hardcover
    The largest and most advanced attack submarine to have been used by the Royal Navy is explored through detailed illustrated diagrams and photographs, potentially piquing the interest of military historians and those curious about sophisticated engineering in equal measure. *Also appeared in May Buye..
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  • Brewster F2A Buffalo and Export Variants, Paperback
    This comprehensive monograph covers the entire history of Brewster's much maligned Buffalo fighter aircraft. The book starts out with the background of the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation and the events that led to the selection of the F2A as the Navy's first monoplane fighter. Following this, eac..
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  • British Secret Projects 1: Jet Fighters Since 1950, Hardcover
    The original version of this book described the development work from the end of WWII to build the new generation of British jet fighters, in doing so it lifted the lid on many projects and 'dead-ends' which had never been publically discussed. This was the book that launched the hugely successful '..
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  • C-130 Hercules: A History, Hardcover
    Designed in response to a 1951 requirement, the C-130 Hercules is the most successful military airlifter ever built. Since it first flew in prototype form on 23 August 1954, more than 2,100 have been produced in over eighty different versions. Across its variants, the Hercules serves more than sixty..
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  • Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers, Paperback
    Tells the previously undisclosed story of the secret defence structures built by the West during the Cold War years. A revealing and dramatic sequel to Nick McCamley's highly successful }Secret Underground Cities{. NUME CARTE: Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers, PaperbackISBN: 1783030100PRET EDITURA: 8..
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  • Consolidated Vultee XB-46, Paperback
    The Consolidated Vultee (Convair) XB-46 was a four-jet medium bomber built to a 1944 USAAF requirement. It was the largest of the four different bombers built to this requirement. The other three were the North American XB-45, the Boeing XB-47 and the Martin XB-48. The winner of the competition was ..
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  • Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, Paperback
    Some have claimed that ``War is too important to be left to the generals,`` but P. W. Singer asks ``What about the business executives?`` Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until recently only state militaries possessed. ..
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  • Corsair Aces of World War 2, Paperback
    The speed with which the Corsair was rushed into service as a land-based fighter obliged the pilots to learn on the job. The aircraft soon proved to be superior to the Japanese Zero and played a major part in the destruction of Japan's elite air forces in the South Pacific. Later, in an effort to co..
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  • Crashback: The Power Clash Between the U.S. and China in the Pacific, Hardcover
    An alarming message from an award-winning journalist with unprecedented access to the highest naval officers in America and China and their ships and weapons, this is a chilling look at the ``warm war`` over control of the South China Sea--one that is threatening to flare into full-scale conflict. O..
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  • De Havilland Mosquito Manual, Hardcover
    Provides readers with a fascinating insight into the development, flight, servicing and restoring of Britain's 'Wooden Wonder' fighter bomber. Features the restoration case studies of Mosquito FB26, KA114, and B35, VR796. Includes high-quality archive and restoration photographs throughout. NUME CAR..
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  • Dreadnought Battleship Manual, Hardcover
    Detailed insights into the design, operation and combat history, including coverage of the restoration in Belfast of the light cruiser HMS Caroline - the only surviving Jutland veteran. Colour and b/w photos. NUME CARTE: Dreadnought Battleship Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785210688PRET EDITURA: 141.99AUT..
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  • Eighty-Eight Flak Gun Manual, Hardcover
    The complete guide to the Flak 88 - one of the most successful and influential artillery gun types in the German arsenal during World War II. NUME CARTE: Eighty-Eight Flak Gun Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785211331PRET EDITURA: 141.99AUTOR(i): Chris McNabEDITURA: Haynes ManualsCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APAR..
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  • Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy, Hardcover
    Gray presents an inventive treatise on the nature of strategy, war, and peace, organized around forty maxims. This collection of mini-essays will forearm politicians, soldiers, and the attentive general public against many--probably most--fallacies that abound in contemporary debates about war, peac..
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  • Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy, Paperback
    Colin Gray presents an inventive treatise on the nature of strategy, war, and peace, organized around forty maxims. This collection of mini essays will forearm politicians, soldiers, and the attentive general public against many--probably most-- fallacies that abound in contemporary debates about wa..
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  • From Bats to Rangers: A Pictorial History of Electronic Countermeasures Squadron Two (ECMRON-2) Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (VQ-2), Paperback
    This Pictorial History of US Navy's Electronic Countermeasures Squadron Two (ECMRON TWO or VQ-2), later designated Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (FAIRECONRON TWO or VQ-2) by Angelo Romano and AMHC (AW) John D. Herndon, USN, (Ret.) is the second title of the new U.S. Navy Squadron Histories b..
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  • General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual, Hardcover
    A complete guide to the American-built all-weather multi-role jet fighter, the F-16, from 1978 onwards. Looks at its role in the Gulf and Afghanistan Wars. NUME CARTE: General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual, HardcoverISBN: 0857333984PRET EDITURA: 124.99AUTOR(i): Steve DaviesEDITURA: HAYNES PUB..
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  • Gun: A Visual History, Paperback
    From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years. Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual History has revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, incl..
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  • Hawker P.1127, Kestrel and Harrier, Paperback
    Details the design and development of the Hawker P.1127, Kestrel and Harrier, written by a leading aviation authoritarian. NUME CARTE: Hawker P.1127, Kestrel and Harrier, PaperbackISBN: 0750965304PRET EDITURA: 113.99AUTOR(i): Tony ButtlerEDITURA: History PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2..
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  • Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual, Paperback
    New in paperback. The latest classic aircraft to receive the Haynes Manual treatment, fully illustrated with detailed photos and technical drawings. NUME CARTE: Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual, PaperbackISBN: 0857338617PRET EDITURA: 73.99AUTOR(i): Dennis CalvertEDITURA: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUPCOP..
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  • Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents from the Ancient World to the Present, Paperback
    Hybrid warfare has been an integral part of the historical landscape since the ancient world, but only recently have analysts incorrectly categorized these conflicts as unique. Great powers throughout history have confronted opponents who used a combination of regular and irregular forces to negate ..
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  • Incidents at Sea: American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, 1945-2016, Hardcover
    Drawing on extensive State Department files, declassified Navy policy papers, interviews with both former top officials and individuals who were involved in incidents, David F. Winkler examines the evolution of the U.S.-Soviet naval relationship during the Cold War, focusing in particular on the 197..
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  • Invisible: Surviving the Cambodian Genocide: The Memoirs of Mac and Simone Leng, Paperback
    ``The challenge was not just to survive, but to survive without losing our humanity.`` Mac and Simone Leng The Cambodian Genocide claimed the lives of an estimated two million people - more than one-fourth of the total Cambodian population. Under the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot..
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  • Italian Small Arms of the First and Second World Wars, Hardcover
    This is the first comprehensive work, in either English or Italian, to address Italian small arms used during World War I and World War II. It describes each weapon and covers the developmental history and use of all Italian designed and produced pistols, rifles, submachine guns and machine guns use..
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  • Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual, Hardcover
    With many rare and previously unpublished photographs, this provides a look under the skin of the infamous JU 87 Stuka dive-bomber. *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785211412PRET EDITURA: 130.99AUTOR(i): Jonathan FalconerEDITURA: Hayn..
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  • Kill Chain, Paperback
    New in paperback: surveillance, technology and the failed White House policy of remote killing by drones. NUME CARTE: Kill Chain, PaperbackISBN: 1784782696PRET EDITURA: 56.99AUTOR(i): Andrew CockburnEDITURA: VersoCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016..
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  • Killing School, Paperback
    The inside story of the US Navy SEAL Scout/Sniper Course is given by }The Red Circle{ author and former SEAL Brandon Webb, revealing how trainees are taught to consider every variable that could affect their shot, from crosswinds to the rotation of the earth, and aim accordingly. NUME CARTE: Killing..
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  • Legacy Hornets: Boeing's F/A-18 A-D Hornets of the USN and USMC, Hardcover
    This book is a concise, illustrated history of the US Navy and Marine Corps' most versatile jet strike fighter, the Boeing F/A-18 A-D Legacy Hornet. Presenting an historical perspective of the Legacy Hornet from its origins through today's use in the fleet, this edition explores the aircraft's vario..
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  • Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Manual, Hardcover
    The co-authors are world authorities on the Lockheed Blackbird spy plane, and were given rare insights into its secret world - its genesis, construction and anatomy (including its use of stealth technology) and its operation and maintenance in peace and war. Includes many amazing under-the-skin insi..
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  • Long Journeys Home: American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, Hardcover
    In the modern history of American veterans, it is sometimes difficult to separate myth from fact. The men and women who served in World War II are routinely praised as heroes; the ``Greatest Generation,`` after all, triumphed over fascism and successfully reentered postwar society. Veterans of the V..
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  • McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Paperback
    The history of an aircraft that became an icon of American airpower across the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm. NUME CARTE: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, PaperbackISBN: 0750982799PRET EDITURA: 113.99AUTOR(i): Mark ChambersEDITURA: History PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2018D..
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  • Military Land Rover Manual, Paperback
    Looks the origins and history of the development and production of the Land Rover, since 1948. With appendices detailing technical descriptions of key vehicles, specifications and more. NUME CARTE: Military Land Rover Manual, PaperbackISBN: 1785210963PRET EDITURA: 84.99AUTOR(i): Pat WareEDITURA: HAY..
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  • Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback
    Distilling the ideas of the greatest military theoreticians of history, including Sun Tzu, Niccolo Machiavelli, and Carl von Clausewitz, Antulio J. Echevarria II presents a fascinating account of the ``art of the general.`` Drawing on historical examples, from Hannibal's war against Rome to Napoleon..
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  • North American Xb-70 Valkyrie, Paperback
    Of the many futuristic military aircraft concepts created in the 1950s the North American XB-70 still stands out as the most awe-inspiring. With its huge, white partially-folding delta wing, its fuselage resembling a striking cobra, and its extraordinary performance, it was one of the foremost techn..
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  • Northrop YF-23 ATF, Paperback
    Author Paul Metz, Chief Test Pilot for the Northrop YF-23 ATF stealth fighter program, provides a detailed look at the YF-23's construction, flight test program, engines, and performance specs. While the competing Lockheed YF-22 was eventually chosen by the USAF, the YF-23 ATF proved to be a very ca..
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  • On Atlas' Shoulders, Hardcover
    Explains how the RAF developed their transport force from the late 1960s to today's precision delivery of equipment to forward operating bases in Afghanistan and beyond. Illustrated throughout. NUME CARTE: On Atlas' Shoulders, HardcoverISBN: 1902109511PRET EDITURA: 169.99AUTOR(i): Chris GibsonEDITUR..
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  • Panzer III Tank Manual, Hardcover
    Full coverage is given of the tank's design, construction, war service and the restoration of the Tank Museum's Ausf L version in this fully illustrated volume. NUME CARTE: Panzer III Tank Manual, HardcoverISBN: 0857338277PRET EDITURA: 130.99AUTOR(i): Michael HaytonEDITURA: Haynes ManualsCOPERTA: Ca..
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  • Pirates: The Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day, Paperback
    Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of..
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  • Raf Typhoon Manual, Hardcover
    Covers all marks of the RAF Typhoon (Eurofighter) from 1944 onwards, offering unique insights into the aircraft's airframe, engines, radar, weapons and defensive aids, and advanced cockpit design. Fully illustrated throughout. NUME CARTE: Raf Typhoon Manual, HardcoverISBN: 0857330756PRET EDITURA: 12..
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  • Royal Aircraft Factory Se5A Owners' Workshop Manual, Hardcover
    Published to coincide with the centenary anniversary of the entry into service over the Western Front of the SE5, in March 1917. NUME CARTE: Royal Aircraft Factory Se5A Owners' Workshop Manual, HardcoverISBN: 0857338463PRET EDITURA: 141.99AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Haynes ManualsCOPERTA: CartonataDATA AP..
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  • Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story of the USS Scorpion, Paperback
    One Navy admiral called it ``one of the greatest unsolved sea mysteries of our era.`` The U.S. Navy officially describes it an inexplicable accident. For decades, the real story of the disaster eluded journalists, historians, and the family members of the lost crew. But a small handful of Navy and g..
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  • Shadow World, Paperback
    Authoritative, disturbing and compelling: an essential expose of the shocking truth behind the multi-million pound global arms trade. NUME CARTE: Shadow World, PaperbackISBN: 014104005XPRET EDITURA: 62.99AUTOR(i): Andrew FeinsteinEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 20..
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  • Sikorsky S-43/Jrs-1 Amphibian, Paperback
    Fifty-three S-43/JRS-1 ``Baby Clippers`` were produced (31 civil, 15 Navy, two Marine, and five USAAC). The book covers all users including civilian and post war users. Ten of the Navy's JRS-1s were at Pearl Harbor on December 7, all survived the attack and one, BuNo 1063, is undergoing restoration ..
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  • Silent Deep, Paperback
    An authoritative history of the British submarine service since 1945, and of the men and women who hold 'the franchise of the deep'. Now in paperback. NUME CARTE: Silent Deep, PaperbackISBN: 0241959489PRET EDITURA: 96.99AUTOR(i): Peter HennessyEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI..
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