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World War 2 In Review: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt No. 1 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise history of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt in USAAF and foreign service. The P-47 was one of the largest and... More > 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. 279 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: An Illustrated Chronology By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. The second in this series provides a detailed chronology of the war from September 1, 1939, and includes a selection of 474... More > B&W and color photographs covering the war from 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: Puget Sound Harbor Defense Command By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. A illustrated history of the Puget Sound Harbor Defense Command. As the war heated up in Europe in the late 1930s and early 1940s... More > the US began upgrading and strengthening its military. Part of the upgrading included establishing Defense Command operations for major harbors in the Country, including one in Puget Sound, Washington. History of each Fort and Battery established in Puget Sound, with 81 plans, maps and photos.< 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: German Fighting Vehicles No. 3 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorials with histories of these German military vehicles: (1) Panzerkampfwagen V “Panther” medium tank (2)... More > Panzerjäger Panther “Jagdpanther” tank destroyer (3) Panzerkampfwagen VIII “Maus” super-heavy tank (4) Sd.Kfz. 2 Kettenkrad: German Light Half-track Gun Tractor. 508 BW/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: Consolidated’s Coronado By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. A pictorial and concise history of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado patrol bomber flying boat, which saw service in transport and... More > anti-submarine duties with the U.S. Navy and the Royal Air Force. 144 B&W/color photos/illustrations/drawings.< Less
World War 2 In Review: Lockheed Hudson By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise history of one of the most versatile aircraft of World War II. The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built... More > light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's anti-submarine squadrons, as well as with the Royal Australian and New Zealand Air Forces in the Pacific, and with the USAAF and the US Navy in a variety of roles. 336 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: American Fighting Vehicles No. 2 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise histories, including prototype, test and experimental models of these vehicles: (1) Six-ton Tank M1917 (2)... More > Tank Mark VIII (3) Christie Tank Designs (4) Marmon-Herrington CTLS Light Tanks (5) M3/M5 Light Tank “Stuart” (6) M22 Light Tank “Locust” (7) M24 Light Tank “Chaffee." 348 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: Nakajima Ki-43 Oscar No. 1 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial and concise history of the Japanese Nakajima Ki.43 fighter, known as “Oscar” to the Allies. In action... More > within days after Pearl Harbor, the diminutive Oscar served with the Japanese Army Air Forces until the end of hostilities. More Ki.43s were in service than any other Army type and its service record proved an especially interesting one. View images of this warplane in production, testing, training, and combat as well as captured examples being flown by Allied test pilots. 280 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review: Sherman Medium Tank M4 No. 1 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise history of the M4 Sherman, officially the Medium Tank M4, covering its design, production, service,... More > 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. 478 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less