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World War 2 In Review No. 30: Grumman's Wildcat By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue of World War 2 In Review covers the Grumman F4F Wildcat with 383 B&W and color photographs and illustrations of its prototypes and variants,... More > and the air forces that used this famous naval fighter. The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940. First used in combat by the British in Europe, the Wildcat was the only effective fighter available to the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during the early part of World War II in 1941 and 1942.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 29: Consolidated’s Naval Liberator and Privateer By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Pictorial overview with 413 photos, drawings and illustrations of the Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator and the PB4Y-2 Privateer, World War II patrol bombers... More > of the U.S. Navy derived from the Consolidated B-24 Liberator. The Navy had been using unmodified B-24s as the PB4Y-1 Liberator, and the type was considered very successful. A fully navalized design was desired, and Consolidated developed a dedicated long-range patrol bomber in 1943, designated PB4Y-2 Privateer. Also included is coverage of the RY-3 Liberator Express transport version of the PB4Y-2, R2Y Liberator Liner airliner, RY-1 Liberator Express passenger plane, and the history of Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-106, “The Wolverators," which flew both the PB4Y-1 and PB4Y-2 during World War II.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 8: Warplanes By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Articles on the following World War II warplane topics: (1) Curtiss SBC Helldiver (2) Regia Aeronautica Aircraft Used in World... More > War II (3) Aeronautica Umbra Trojani AUT.18 (4) Regia Aeronautica Camouflage and Markings (5) Saunders Roe (Saro) London (6) Amiot 350 Series (7) Hawker Hart (8) Noorduyn Norseman (9) ANF Les Mureaux 113. 385 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 7: Warplanes By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Articles covering the following World War II warplanes: (1) Consolidated PBY Catalina (2) Heinkel He 112 (3) German... More > Jägernotprogramm Fighter Design (4) Gotha P.56: German Flying Fuel Tank Project (5) Gotha P.57: German Glider Bomb Project (6) Martin A-30 Baltimore (7) Blackburn Firebrand (8) Aircraft of the French Air Force (9) Amiot 143 (10) Arsenal-Delanne 10 (11) Aichi B7A “Grace” (12) Polikarpov I-16 (13) Czechoslovak Aero A.100. 592 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 35: M1 Combat Car and M2 Light Tank By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized... More > that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 230 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: A Primer By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The first in this series provides an introduction to the war, including events that led up to the war, a chronology of the war and more: (1) Foreword (2)... More > World War II: A Primer (3) Chronology (4) Timeline of Events Preceding World War II (5) Events Preceding World War II in Asia (6) Events Preceding World War II in Europe (7) Diplomatic History of World War II (8) Germany Between Two Wars (9) The Peace Which Could Not Last: Why 1939 Had to Follow 1919 (10) U.S. Army Organization, 1941 (11) U.S. Government Policy Toward Civilian Women During World War II (12) Allied Interoperability Between the Wars (13) The First to Be Freed: British Military Administration in Eritrea and Somalia, 1941-1943 (14) Soviet-Japanese Confrontation in Outer Mongolia: The Battle of Nomonhan-Khalkin Gol. This is also an introduction to the series to show how it will look on your device. 181 B&W/color photos and illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 36: An Illustrated Chronology By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. Provides a detailed chronology of the war from September 1, 1939, and includes a selection of 474 B&W and color photographs covering the war from... More > beginning to end. The photos are placed in chronological order showing how the war affected everyone, everywhere, every day.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 1: Pearl Harbor By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First Edition 2017. 39 articles on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, including: Road to Pearl Harbor; Kuhn spy family; Japan’s Pearl Harbor Spy... More > Takeo Yoshikawa; Japanese Battle Orders; Japan’s Envoys Unaware of Attack; War Warnings: Deliberately Confused Messages; USS Ward’s Attack on Japanese Midget Sub; Mystery of Midget D Japanese Sub Crew Never Found; Attack on Pearl Harbor; Chronology of the Pearl Harbor Attack; Ships Present at Pearl Harbor; St. Louis at Pearl Harbor; Pearl Harbor Heroes George Welsh and Ken Taylor; 19 eyewitness accounts including Flying into the Hell of Pearl Harbor; Lists Military and Civilian Deaths at Pearl Harbor; USS Arizona Casualties and Survivors; Churchill: “Roosevelt Did Know”; The Second Japanese Attack; Mitsuo Fuchida; USS Arizona Memorial; Advancement of Rear Admiral Kimmel and Major General Short; Bibliography. 132 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 34: Fighting Vehicles By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue contains the following articles on these military vehicles of World War II: (1) Polish TK/TKS Tankette (2) Soviet BA-20 Armored Car (3) American... More > Ford GPA Amphibious Jeep (4) American M1 Heavy Tractor (5) American M4 Medium High-Speed Tractor (6) Hungarian Armored Car 39M Csaba (7) Stuart Tanks in the Desert (8) German Self-propelled Gun 7.5cm Pak 97/98(f) auf Pz. 740 (r) (9) German Self-propelled Howitzer 15 cm sFH 13/1 auf Lorraine Schlepper (f). 391 B&W and color photographs and illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 4 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Fourteen articles on various aspects of World War II: (1) The Death of a Lady: The Aftermath of the Sinking of the Light Cruiser... More > USS Helena CL-50 (2) A Jaundiced View of Tanks (3) Alexander Archer Vandegrift: Medal of Honor Recipient (4) The Last Patrol of the USS Wahoo (5) Battle of the Bulge by Major General James Gavin, U.S. Army (6) American and German Field Artillery in the Battle of the Bulge (7) Escape from Death in a Wellington (8) Dead-End Roads for the Japanese: Burma – Coral Sea – Midway (9) French Airbase at Dijon (10) To the Last Man, to the Last Round… Why? Stalingrad, November 1942-February 1943 (11) The Kamikaze Killers: USS Hugh W. Hadley and USS Evans (12) The Libya Campaign of May-June 1942 (13) The Nazi “Kamikazes”: German Leaders Failed to Recognize a New Counteramphibious Tactic (14) The Coast Artillery at Fort Monroe. 299 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less

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