Greece and Rome by Metropolitan Museum

By Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of paintings. Greece and Rome offers the Metropolitan Museums collections of classical paintings, which variety from early Cycladic items — relationship from approximately 2700 B.C. — to works created in Rome on the time of the conversion to Christianity of the emperor Constantine in A.D. 312. one of the very important examples of Greek paintings provided during this quantity are the Cycladic Harp participant, made in approximately 2700 B.C. Cypriot sarcophagi from the 5th century B.C. an Attic kouros from the 6th century B.C. Roman artwork is represented through examples of past due republican wall portray, silver, and glass, and by way of portrait busts or statues of her emperors, their consort and kin, in addition to of nameless citizens—giving us a extensive photo of the kinds and attitudes preferred in the course of Romes lengthy heritage.

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Fairey Swordfish and Albacore (Crowood Aviation Series) by W. A. Harrison

By W. A. Harrison

The Fairey Swordfish 'General function Spotter Reconnaissance and Torpedo plane' was once brought into carrier with the Royal army in July 1936, was once out of date by way of 1939 and went directly to turn into the most recognized of all global struggle II British airplane. the tale of this very unlikely hero, and the Albacore, the successor that it overshadowed and outlived, is instructed the following in interesting element. together with first-hand account from airplane crews and a wealth of archive images, this can be a booklet that merits a spot at the bookshelf of all fanatics of naval aviation.

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Arab MiG-19 & MiG-21 Units in Combat by David Nicolle:

By David Nicolle:

Arab MiG-19 & MiG-21 devices in strive against [Osprey wrestle plane forty four] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: David Nicolle: Название: Arab MiG-19 & MiG-21 devices in wrestle [Osprey strive against airplane 44]:Серия: Osprey wrestle plane 44:Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd:Страниц: 99:Язык: Английский:РГод: 2004: Формат: pdf: Размер: 49,1 Mb:Описание (About this book): The MiG-21 supplied the spine of frontline Arab air wrestle power for a few years and remained the Arabs’ in basic terms actual desire of hard Israeli air supremacy. This publication offers a close heritage of the MiG-21 in Egyptian, Syrian and Iraqi carrier. It contains various images, such a lot of that have no longer been visible open air the Arab global and a wide percentage of that have by no means formerly been released wherever. the cloth is drawn from respectable resources and from the non-public collections and reminiscences of guys who flew, or met, those airplane in wrestle. eighty five

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M1 Abrams vs T-72 Ural by Steven J. Zaloga, Jim Laurier

By Steven J. Zaloga, Jim Laurier

The Gulf warfare bore witness to a few lethal encounters among those nice adversaries. seriously armoured, hugely cellular and in a position to killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this present day, a veritable scuffling with computer. better to either Iraq’s Soviet period T-55 and T-62 tanks, approximately all resources declare that no Abrams tank has ever been destroyed by way of enemy fireplace.

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General Washington’s Army (1) 1775-1778 by Marko Zlatich, Martin Windrow, Peter Copeland

By Marko Zlatich, Martin Windrow, Peter Copeland

In the course of the interval 1775-78, basic Washington commanded 3 separate armies: the hot England military of 1775; the one-year military of the United Colonies, renamed military of the U.S. in July 1776; and the forces confirmed via the Continental Congress to serve for 3 years from January 1777, or for the length. during this, the 1st of 2 reports by way of Marko Zlatich (Men-at palms 290 keeps the therapy, masking the interval from 1779-83), the structures utilized by country and Continental professionals to obtain garments fabrics, the amounts they got and the requisites of the uniforms themselves are all tested intimately. Men-at-Arms 273, 285, 289, 290 and 292 also are on hand in one quantity distinctive variation as ‘Soldiers of the innovative War’.

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French Tanks of World War II (2): Cavalry Tanks and AFV's by Steven J. Zaloga, Ian Palmer

By Steven J. Zaloga, Ian Palmer

The layout caliber of France's armored autos is a little bit forgotten in gentle of the parable of superiority surrounding the German Panzers' position within the Blitzkrieg opposed to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The moment quantity of 2 protecting the French tanks of worldwide conflict II, this name focuses totally on the layout, improvement, wrestle functionality, and technical positive aspects of France's armored cavalry automobiles, together with the AMR and AMC households of sunshine reconnaissance tanks, and the well-known Somua S.35 cavalry tank. additionally tested are the wide selection of armored autos and half-tracks hired through the French Cavalry, and the generally produced Hotchkiss H-35/H-39 sequence that was once designed for the Cavalry but in addition observed frequent use through the Infantry. This quantity additionally seems to be on the really good armored cars utilized by the French army, together with the Chenillette US, Lorraine, and a number of the tank destroyer varieties introduced rapidly into provider in 1940.

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US Strategic and Defensive Missile Systems 1950-2004 by Mark Berhow, Chris Taylor

By Mark Berhow, Chris Taylor

For forty years following the top of global conflict II, the Western democratic governments and the japanese Bloc Communist powers have been locked within the ideological, political, and monetary fight of the chilly conflict. the us and the Soviet Union constructed missile structures in a position to providing traditional and nuclear explosives opposed to enemy massed bomber formations within the air, and of offering retaliatory nuclear payloads opposed to flooring objectives positioned on far away continents. The missile platforms performed either a shielding function, and a possible offensive function, which used to be parlayed to the general public as deterrence opposed to assault by means of the rival bloc. This name offers a close review of the fixed-launch-site strategic missile structures of the us.

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