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World War 2 In Review Special Number 25: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 25. First eBook Edition 2016. Twenty-fifth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial history of the Republic P-47... More > Thunderbolt with 279 photos, illustrations and drawings. The P-47 was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. The Thunderbolt was one of the main United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighters of World War II, and served with other Allied air forces, notably those of France (Armee de l'air), Britain (RAF), and Russia (Soviet air force). Mexican and Brazilian squadrons fighting alongside the U.S. were also equipped with the P-47. This pictorial history features over 250 photographs and illustrations of the famous "Jug" in USAAF and foreign service.< Less
Pearl Harbor: "This Is No Drill!" By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 11. First ePub Edition 2016. 39 articles/documents on the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Partial list of contents: Japanese Battle Order for... More > Pearl Harbor Attack; U.S. Note to Japan, 26 November 1941; Japan’s Envoys Unaware of Pearl Harbor Attack; War Warnings: Deliberately Confused Messages; USS Ward’s Attack on Japanese Midget Submarine at Pearl Harbor; Attack on Pearl Harbor; A Marine’s View from Kaneohe NAS; A Sailor’s View from Battleship Row; A Sailor’s View from USS Tangier; A Sailor’s View from USS Vestal; A Sailor’s View from USS Sumner; A Sailor’s View from Ford Island NAS; USS Arizona Memorial; Churchill: “Roosevelt Did Know"; The Road to Pearl Harbor; The Battle of Pearl Harbor: December 7, 1941: “Day of Infamy"; Chronology of the Pearl Harbor Attack; Pearl Harbor Heroes: George Welsh and Ken Taylor; Bombs Over Pearl Harbor: A Family Affair; Japan’s Pearl Harbor Spy, Takeo Yoshikawa; The Second Japanese Attack. 91 photos; 1 drawing; 3 maps.< Less
Rear Area Security In Russia: The Soviet Second Front Behind the German Lines By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 19. First eBook Edition, 2015. Expanded edition of the 1951 Department of the Army Pamphlet 20-240, with photos and additional text. This study on the problems... More > of rear area security is based on German experiences during the Russian campaign. Particularly striking examples have been selected which show most clearly the type of disturbances created by the Russians, the German countermeasures taken against them, and the lessons learned from experience. Contents: (1) German Plans and Preparations (2) The Front Behind the Front (3) Interference by Isolated Russian Units (4) German Attempts to Restore the Local Economy (5) The Rise of the Partisan Front (6) Attacks on Rail Communications (7) Disruptions of Highway Traffic (8) Attacks on Supply Depots (9) Conclusions. 17 photos, 2 maps.< Less
Development of Armored Vehicles Volume 1: Tanks By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press Military Reprint MR26 (First Reprint Edition, 2015). This work is a handy overview of every experimental and production tank built in the United States between 1918 and 1947. Each... More > vehicle is covered with a full page photo and a page of data giving the vehicle nomenclature (official name), date produced, total production, armament, armor, maximum speed, weight, engine, suspension and tracks, plus a remarks section which is often critical of weaknesses in the vehicle. This is a very useful photographic resource of American tank development from World War I through 1947. Originally published 1 September 1947 by AGF Board No. 2, Fort Knox, Kentucky, this Merriam Press edition is a facsimile reprint. 94 photos.< Less
World War 2 In Review Special Number 16: Stuart M3 and M5 Light Tanks By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 16. First eBook Edition 2016. Sixteenth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with 348 B&W and color... More > photos, drawings and illustrations of the M3 and M5 light tanks, including variants and experimental prototypes.< Less
World War 2 In Review Special Number 11: German Fighting Vehicles By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 11. First eBook Edition, 2016. Eleventh in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with 436 photos,... More > illustrations and drawings of the following German AFVs: (1) Panzerkampfwagen IV medium tank (SdKfz 161). (2) Jagdpanzer IV and Panzer IV/70 tank destroyer (SdKfz 162). (3) Panzerwerfer rocket launcher half-track (SdKfz 4/1). (4) German Armored Fighting Vehicle Production During World War II.< Less
World War 2 In Review Special Number 12: Sherman Medium Tank M4 By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 12. First eBook Edition, 2016. Twelfth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with 676 photos, illustrations... More > and drawings of the M4 Sherman, officially the Medium Tank, M4, covering its design, production, service, armament, armor, and variants. The M4 Medium Tank was the primary battle tank used by the United States and the other Western Allies in World War II, and proved to be a reliable and highly mobile workhorse, despite being outmatched by heavier German tanks late in the war.< Less
History of Cossac (Chief of Staff to Supreme Allied Commander), 1943-44 By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 16. Second eBook Edition, 2016. Official history of the initial planning for the Normandy invasion, prepared by the Historical Sub-Section, Office of Secretary,... More > General Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force. Contents: Introduction. (1) The Origins of COSSAC. (2) The Aims of COSSAC. (30 The Development of COSSAC. (4) Operation Cockade. (5) Operation Rankin.(6) Operation Overlord. Bibliography. Appendix: Lt.-Gen Sir Frederick E. Morgan, Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander (COSSAC), the original planner of Operation Overlord. 4 photos, 1 illustration, 2 charts.< Less
World War 2 In Review Special Number 4: Mitsubishi Ki-46 Dinah By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 4. (First eBook Edition, 2016. Fourth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with over 250 photos and... More > illustrations of the Mitsubishi Ki-46, a twin-engine reconnaissance aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. Its Army Shiki designation was Type 100 Command Reconnaissance Aircraft; the Allied nickname was “Dinah." In 1944-45, during the last days of the war, it was modified as a high-altitude interceptor, with two 20mm cannons in the nose and one 37mm cannon in an "upwards-and-forwards" position (almost like the Luftwaffe's Schräge Musik night fighter cannon emplacements) for fighting USAAF B-29 Superfortresses over the metropolitan Japanese islands. 255 photos, multi-view drawings.< Less
World War 2 In Review Special Number 13: Grumman's Wildcat By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Special Number 13. First eBook Edition, 2016. Thirteenth in the Special series of the World War 2 In Review journal. Pictorial overview with 383 photos,... More > illustrations and drawings of the Grumman F4F Wildcat, its prototypes and variants, and the air forces that used this famous naval fighter, profusely illustrated with photos and drawings. 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