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The Anti-Think Tanks Manifesto By Revolutionary Books
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There are 6000 think tanks in the world, 1800 in the US alone. These organizations pose as non-profit intellectual institutions, but they are all backed by corporations and billionaire foundations.... More > Their stated goal is to help governments with policy, the reality is that they taint democracy. This book is a methodical attack on the think tanks model.< Less
Tank Destroyer Field Manual: Organization and Tactics of Tank Destroyer Units, June 16 1942 (FM 18-5) By U.S. War Department
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This facsimile edition of the US 1942 field manual for tank destroyer units describes missions, organization, combat, and training. It scales its information from squad to company to battalion to... More > group. Issued early during the United States' WWII experience, it predates the assignment of authorized tank destroyer gear: "It is prepared for the guidance of units that will be equipped with materiel now being developed..." Readers should recall that US WWII doctrine and the high command forbade tank vs. tank combat. The American tank was meant for targets other than Axis armor. However, tank destroyer units were specifically designed, equipped, and deployed to fight what we now think of as tank battles. This is an historic document that gives us deep insight into a long-forgotten military doctrine. For those who think of tank destroyers as cheap tanks or stopgaps, this will be an eye-opener.< Less
Seek, Strike and Destroy: U.S. Army Tank Destroyer Doctrine in World War II By Dr. Christopher R. Gabel
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This work provides a case study in the formulation of doctrine, with emphasis being given to the conceptual flaws that marred the tank destroyer program and the corrective measures that were... More > implemented in the field to alleviate these flaws. This study concludes with the argument that any comprehensive anti-tank doctrine, then and now, must embrace the principles of combined arms warfare in order to be effective. Originally published in 1985 as Leavenworth Papers No. 12 by the Combat Studies Institute, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Leavenworth, Kansas. Contents: Introduction, Anti-tank Evolution 1918-1941, The Synthesis of Tank Destroyer Concepts, Tank Destroyers Under Fire, The European Theater: A Pyrrhic Victory, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography. 98 pages, 30 photos, 8 organizational charts.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 45 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on World War II are in this issue: (1) Anti-tank Guns Part 3 (Germany) (2) U.S. Anti-Tank Doctrine in World War II (3) Tanks Can Be... More > Destroyed (4) 37mm Gun Motor Carriage T2/T2E1 (5) Ford Gun Motor Carriage T8 (6) With Five Focke-Wulfs on Her Tail (7) American Submarine Bonefish SS-223 (8) British Armored Car Bedford OXA (9) Polish Fighter Pilots of No. 303 Squadron, Royal Air Force (10) First Canadian Parachute Battalion, 1942-1945 (11) American Curtiss SO3C Seamew Floatplane (12) Jungleers on Biak (13) Battle of Biak (14) Incident on Biak Island (15) British Fairey Fulmar Fighter. 671 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 46 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on World War II are in this issue: (1) Anti-tank Guns Part 4 (Italian, Japanese, Romanian) (2) Sidi Bou Zid: Case History of Failure... More > (3) American T40 3-in Gun Motor Carriage (4) Camouflaging America’s Aircraft Plants (5) Guadalcanal Navy Cross: Al Schmid, USMC (6) Notes on Bastogne Operation (7) Occupation of the Philippines and Dutch East Indies: Interrogation of Vice Adm. Kzutaka Shirachi, IJN (8) New Zealand Prisoners of Japan (9) Russo-German Collaboration During the Weimar Republic (10) Italian Trento Division (11) Smoky: Yorkshire Terrier Hero (12) Under the Nose of the Gestapo (13) Beheading of Coastwatcher Leonard Siffleet (14) Mitchell Paige Medal of Honor (15) Hitler’s Final Offensive: Operation Nordwind (16) Barbarossa to Kursk: A Chronology (17) U.S. Hunt for Axis Agent Radios (18) “Charlemagne” Division in Pomerania, February-March 1945. 362 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Airborne Warfare: New Edition By James Gavin
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Can America's Military Overcome Enemy Anti-Access, Area Denial (A2/AD)? Learn how the U.S. Army Airborne has defeated A2/D2 for over 70 years--beginning with a 1, 600 mile Combat Parachute Jump from... More > England to North Africa in 1942--3D Maneuver long before V22 tilt-rotor fanboys even existed to conjure up lies 'n boasts. Boasting is not going to save vulnerable sealift and amphibious ships from myriad A2/D2 threats--the Future of Warfare is Airborne--not Seaborne. LTG James Gavin, Combat Paratroop Commander saw this in 1947--his visionary book is brought up to the present day by a group of equally legendary Airborne Futurists who propose a New Way to Victory built upon sound lessons from the past. Strap-on your parachute and prepare to jump into WW2's hottest battles and combats of the future! Airborne! means All the Way!< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 17 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Features the following articles on World War II: (1) The Aerodynamic Development of the Peenemünde Rockets [V2] (2) British... More > G. S. Mark V Anti-tank Mine (3) USS Alabama BB-60 battleship (4) Avro Anson (5) Organization Todt (6) 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment at Bastogne, Belgium, December 1944 (7) The U.S. Navy at Bataan (8) Darned Clever These Chinese… and Confounding [CBI veteran account] (9) Action in the Eifel [8th Company, II Battalion, 981st Regiment, 272nd Volksgrenadier Division veteran account]. (10) Fairey Firefly (11) 25 mm Hotchkiss Anti-tank Gun (12) Breakout from the Klin Pocket: Russian Front, December 1941 (13) Truk and Operation Hailstone (14) The Navy Neutralizes Truk, February 1944 (15) Orders for Flight Crews of USS Enterprise for Operation Hailstone (16) VB-10 Hits Truk During Operation Hailstone. 381 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 6 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Coverage of a variety of subjects covering various aspects of World War II: (1) Communist Guerrilla Warfare Against the Japanese:... More > Base Area Utilization and Expansion (2) “There Are Only Dead Men on the Bridge…”: Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Comdr. Bruce McCandless (3) General Alexander M. Patch: From the South Pacific to the Brenner Pass (4) Fight Talk: General Cable Corporation in World War II (5) 6th SS Mountain Division (6) U.S. Submarine Losses in World War II (7) U.S. Navy Submarine Badge (8) Crossing the Rhine: The 5th Division at Oppenheim (9) The ‘88’ with 20/20 Vision (10) Allied Offensive Mining Campaign: Interrogation of Captain Kyuzo Tamura, IJN and Commander Binzo Sugita, IJN (11) Anti-tank Artillery of the Red Army in Action (12) Attack on a Fortified City: Brest Litovsk, Byelorussia, 1941 (13) One Man’s War: “Commando” Kelly (14) Nachtjagdgeschwader 2. 428 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
COLD WAR! Rules for Modern Warfare 1960-1990 By Dean Wilson
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This supplement covers 1960-1990; & details rules & new basing system that takes Flames of War into the modern age. Included are rules on tactical Fighter Cover, Forward Air Controllers... More > & Artillery Observers, NBC platoons, recovery troops & medics as well as comprehensive sections detailing modern anti-tank weapons, armour, surface-to-air missile systems, helicopters, strategic bombers & a detailed section on Chemical, Biological & Nuclear weapons including effects, doses & casualty rates for deploying & using these weapons & fighting in the post-NBC battlefield! This book contains a detailed Order of Battle for the US & Soviet forces from 1960 to 1990; with full details on organisation; from the T-55 tank to the T-72, Scud missiles, M-60a3 to M1a2 Abraham’s tanks & armoured vehicles in-between such as the BMP-1 and the M2 Bradley IFV! SAM’s, ATGW and HMG's as well as helicopters & a choice of aircraft payloads compliment this section! This is a MASSIVE rulebook with TWO complete army lists!< Less
Rate of Fire AFV Supplement By Mark Sims
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The AFV supplement Is an expansion for the Rate of Fire World War II skirmish rules. This 48 page book covers tanks, soft vehicles, halftracks, SP guns, artillery, anti tank as well as infantry guns... More > and weapons. New rules cover vehicle hit locations, specific crew positions and survival roles, special ammunition types, HE and small arms against soft targets as well as artillery against AFV’s. Inside you will find over 500 separate vehicle data sets for German, US, British & Commonwealth, Japanese, Russian, Polish and Italian forces. Each vehicle has details of its main and secondary weapons, front and sides/rear armour factors for hull and turret, three speed brackets, crew numbers, positions and tasks as well as special notes and equipment. This Rate of Fire AFV supplement has plenty of information that can be used with other WWII games but it is not a complete set of rules on its own. You’ll need a copy of the main Rate of Fire WWII Skirmish Rules to gain the most from this supplement.< Less

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