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WWII & WWII Weapons By Kollynn Baryo
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This is a book made for Kelly Elementary about weapons from both World Wars.
WWII & WWII Weapons By Kollynn Baryo
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This is a book made for Kelly Elementary about weapons from both World Wars.
Plane Busters, the 390th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion in WWII By Editor Walt Cross
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An unusual unit history. Although the 125th AAA Gun Battalion did engage enemy planes, its primary mission was destroying... More > the German V-1 (Vergeltunswaffen 1) "Vengeance 1"... More > Buzz-Bombs. The unit participated in the protection of London, Cherbourge, Brussels, and in Operation Antwerp-X against the Nazi terror weapon. Illustrated, to include field drawings by the battalion's artist. The history of Operation "Antwerp X" is also included. This is a unique military unit history book of WWII. 150 pages, full color plate of the 125th's unit insignia on the back cover.< Less
Buzz-Bomb Busters the 125th AAA Gun Battalion in WWII and Operation Antwerp-X By Walt Cross
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An unusual unit history. Although the 125th AAA Gun Battalion did engage enemy planes, its primary mission was destroying the German V-1 (Vergeltunswaffen 1) "Vengeance 1" Buzz-Bombs. The... More > unit participated in the defense of London, Cherbourge, Brussels, and in Operation Antwerp-X against the Nazi terror weapon. Illustrated, to include field drawings by the battalion's artist. The history of Operation "Antwerp X" is also included. This is a unique military unit history book of WWII. 150 pages.< Less
Buzz-Bomb Busters the 125th AAA Gun Battalion in WWII and Operation Antwerp-X By Walt Cross
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An unusual unit history. Although the 125th AAA Gun Battalion did engage enemy planes, its primary mission was destroying the German V-1 (Vergeltunswaffen 1) "Vengeance 1" Buzz-Bombs. The... More > unit participated in the protection of London, Cherbourge, Brussels, and in Operation Antwerp-X against the Nazi terror weapon. Illustrated, to include field drawings by the battalion's artist. The history of Operation "Antwerp X" is also included. This is a unique military unit history book of WWII. 150 pages.< Less
WWII Japanese Balloons and Attached Devices: Technical Air Intelligence Center Report #41, May 1945 By U.S. Naval Intelligence
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Beginning in 1944, trade winds carried weaponized Japanese balloons to the North America. This technical report, issued to Allied forces, shows ballon types, their equipment and locates all... More > discovered landings across East Asia, the U.S, Canada and Mexico. It calculates lift power, loads, and inferred performance. Commonly remembered as incendiary, a wider variety of payloads were indicated: personnel, explosives, germs, radiosondes, and anti aircraft gear. Memos describe recovered balloons and the poor results from extensive radar detection testing. The report closes with modeling flights, times, loads, and distances. This is a high quality facsimile of the typescript 115-page report, including 28 photos and 3 drawings. It offers a fascinating look at unmanned aerial vehciles of WWII.< Less
Soviet Rifles and Carbines: Identification and Operation By U.S. Army
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Published as a guide for Ordnance personnel in identification and operation of Soviet military rifles and carbines. Includes data on Soviet bolt action, semi-automatic, and automatic rifles and... More > carbines. Basic information on disassembly and assembly of each weapon included. Much of the information was the result of actual examination and operation of the weapons described. All of the weapons are illustrated with photographs and some drawings, in addition to close-ups of details and associated items such as bayonets, telescopes, ammunition and magazines. Originally published in May 1954 by the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, U.S. Army, Washington, DC. 57 pages, 92 photos and illustrations, 5 tables.< Less
Random Shots By Roy E. Rayle
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Fascinating account of the author's varied career from prior to World War II, working at the Naval Gun Factory and Aberdeen Proving Ground, wartime service with Aviation Ordnance in AAF, postwar... More > career with Army Ordnance. Deals primarily with service at Springfield Armory in 1950s and 1960s. 17 photos, 5 figures, 7 tables. Full contents listing can be seen in the Book Preview along with additional sample pages.< Less
The A4 (V2) and the German, Russian and American Rocket Program By Claus Reuter
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The Development of German Rockets in WWII. Development of the Russian and American Space Program with the help of German Scientists and Technology.
On the Edge of Twilight By Aaron T Knight
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The author was ten years old when America entered WWII and remembers the Home Front very well. Common opinions through the war were a victorious and nearly bloodless war by the American armed forces.... More > Actually, we could have lost the war to the Nazis if the futuristic weapons in existence in 1944 had been unleashed. Time,precious time ran out on the Nazis. Had the Normandy invasion failed because of weather in the English Channel the Nazis would have found the time to use the new push button warfare. The allies gambled on a weather forecast that there would be a 48 hour window of good weather. This story is a what if novel of a far different war had the invasion failed dure to extreme weather conditions entering the English Channel as the troops were beginning to go to the Normandy beaches. Mjaor Mike Canyon is on the SHAEF staff and lives through the perils of 1944.< Less