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Imagen de Elite Nº232. World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics 1943-45
Elite Nº232. World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics 1943-45
Drawing on difficult-to-access wartime documents and other contemporary sources, this is the first compact, illustrated study of the tactics and techniques of the US fast carriers of Task Forces 50, 58 and 38 during the naval war against Japan in 1943-45.This title concentrates on exactly how these (...)
Categoría: Militares
Imagen de New Vanguard Nº278. US Navy Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers
New Vanguard Nº278. US Navy Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers
Autor: Stille, Mark
Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to sea to (...)
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Imagen de New Vanguard Nº279. American Privateers of the Revolutionary War
New Vanguard Nº279. American Privateers of the Revolutionary War
Autor: Konstam, Angus
During the American War of Independence (1775-83), Congress issued almost 800 letters of marque, as a way of combating Britain's overwhelming naval and mercantile superiority. At first, it was only fishermen and the skippers of small merchant ships who turned to privateering, with mixed results. (...)
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Imagen de Air Campaign Nº016 Legion Condor 1936-39
Air Campaign Nº016 Legion Condor 1936-39
Autor: Corum, James S.
The bombing of Guernica has become a symbol of Nazi involvement in the Spanish Civil War, but the extent of the German commitment is often underestimated. The Luftwaffe sent 20,000 officers and men to Spain from 1936 to 1939, and the Condor Legion carried out many missions in support of the Spanish (...)
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Imagen de Campaig Nº347 Constantinople AD 717-718
Campaig Nº347 Constantinople AD 717-718
Autor: Sheppard, Si
The siege of Constantinople in AD 717-18 was the supreme crisis of Western civilization.The Byzantine Empire had been reeling under the onslaught of Arabic imperialism since the death of the Prophet, whilst Jihadist armies had detached Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and Carthage from imperial control and (...)
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Imagen de Campaign Nº 348 The Naval Siege of Japan 1945
Campaign Nº 348 The Naval Siege of Japan 1945
The final months of Allied naval bombardments on the Home Islands during World War II have, for whatever reason, frequently been overlooked by historians. Yet the Allies' final naval campaign against Japan involved the largest and arguably most successful wartime naval fleet ever assembled, and was (...)
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Imagen de New Vanguard Nº281 Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
New Vanguard Nº281 Tanks in the Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge raises many questions which, until now, have not been adequately answered: How did the major tank types perform during the battle? What were the specific ‘lessons learned' from the combat? And did these lessons result in changes to tanks in the subsequent months?Offering (...)
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Imagen de Men at Arms Nº 530 Japanese Armies 1868-1877 The Boshin War and Satsuma Rebellion
Men at Arms Nº 530 Japanese Armies 1868-1877 The Boshin War and Satsuma Rebellion
The restoration of the Meiji Imperial dynasty in 1868, after 250 years of the Tokugawa Shogunate, decisively opened Japan to the outside world and the monarchy embraced modernization, including the creation of a new Westernized army. However, this modernization process was resisted by the (...)
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