It is not intended as a study giving detailed mechanical descriptions, but rather to present a broad and comprehensive survey of the French military weapons that were used. From the Ages of the Kings to the Death of Justinian the Great From the time of the Bronze Age, the warriors of all tribes and nations sought to emblazon their arms and armour with items and images to impress the enemy with the wealth and power of the wearer.
Magnificently decorated shields were as much a defensive necessity as a symbol of social status. Decorative symbols on shields and armour also defined the collective ideals and the self-conceived important of the village or city-state its warriors represented. Such items were therefore of great significance to the wearers, and the authors of this astounding detailed and extensively research book, have brought together years of research and the latest archaeological discoveries, to produce a work of undeniable importance.
This book is richly decorated throughout, and details battlefield, tournament, and parade armor from Rome's earliest days. Scale and Lamellar Armour in the West from the Bronze Age to the 19th Century First volume to bring together all the hitherto scattered evidence - archaeological, literary and artistic - for the forms and uses of scale and lamellar armors in the region west of the Ural Mountains throughout the 3, years during which these armors were used.
The interpretation of this data is informed by the author's long practical experience as a maker of arms and armor, martial artist and horseman. It offers systematic definitions and analysis of these often misunderstood forms of armor, along with detailed diagrams and instructions that will be of great use to any who wish to turn their hands to reconstruction.
Along the way, this unique synthesis of evidence and interpretation debunks some myths that have arisen in recent years. Originally designed for the Israeli military by Uziel Gal, the Uzi submachine gun has a colorful history that has reached around the globe. Using approximately 1, photos, this book examines the history and technical details of all the Uzi submachine gun variations, both military and civilian, from its initial design to the current models.
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Also included are original factory documents, model-by-model features, part variations, accessories, and manuals. Firearms of the American Indians, - Filled with hundreds of full color images of dozens of original northwest guns, trade fusils, and treaty guns, this book's wide inch landscape format allows images up to 22 inches across the gutter. This book also contains new research, numerous fur trade and government invoices, inventories and other firearm records never before published.
It describes each major component of the weapon, as well as addressing the development of each variant in detail. One section of the book is devoted to all markings that have been identified, including those on the receiver, barrel, sights, magazine, and stock. Profusely illustrated, extensive appendices list serial numbers, production totals, inspection procedures, ammunition types, ammunition clips, ammunition boxes and packaging, ballistics data, accoutrements, and the Model as used by Italy's national marksmanship association. But as other great powers rose to combat Hitler, the supremacy of the Me, Stuka, and Focke-Wulf soon began to pale before vast fleets of Allied warplanes which German industry could hardly match.
Nevertheless, while 'flying till they died,' Luftwaffe pilots continued to write a record of heroism and innovation, until at the very end of the war they nearly gained the edge again with their aces flying the world's first jet fighter, the Me In this large, lavishly illustrated, full-color work we gain an intimacy with the daily life of Luftwaffe pilots as never seen before.
From their uniforms to equipment to everyday sundries, drawn from incredible collections of memorabilia, we can share their experiences on airfields or in the very skies of Europe, above the dark cause which unfortunately they served. It's a battle royal of weapons design, with dozens of unforeseen problems sending inventors back to the drawing board and a scandal-hungry media waiting to discredit the guns favored by the military.
Garand's fierce competition includes such legendary companies and inventors as Winchester, Colt, Johnson, Thompson, and the author himself. Hatcher follows the rigorous target and field tests that each gun underwent, leading to numerous revisions and the eventual adoption of Garand's rugged rifle. It is a difficult struggle lasting over a decade and a half, and a vital and unsung part of the war effort. In addition to the story of the Garand, Hatcher offers detailed explanations for cleaning, repairing, and firing this historic rifle.
The Book of the Garand is an indispensable part of any gun enthusiast's library. From the introduction of massed infantry by the Sumerians circa 26th century BC through to the collapse of the chariot civilizations circa 12th century BC , the Bronze Age is a crucial period of military development. Focussing on the cultures of the Aegean and the Near and Middle East though with some reference to India and China , weapons, armor, and chariots are described in detail. The author explains their construction and tactical use, as revealed by the latest research and archaeology as well as practical experimentation with the making and use of accurate replicas.
In so doing, Dan Howard challenges established views and brings fresh insights to the study of this fascinating period of military history. Eight pages of color illust. A Collection of Data and Illustrations Most everyone recognizes a Gatling Gun today, but when the science of 'machine guns' was in its infancy, each improvement in design or firepower was hailed in the press. These news reports were usually illustrated with line drawings and these plus-year-old drawings make up the body of this notebook on the Gatling Gun, from when it first appeared, to , when the last US government manual was printed for the Gatling.
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Carriages, feed devices, cartridges, manuals, and implements are also described or pictured herein. Sales, inspectors and issues, some by serial number, are detailed for many purchases. For the technically minded, extracts from relevant United States patents are included. Listings of all Richard Jordan Gatling's American patents and those patents that 'improved' upon his designs are also included. Artifacts of the Crimean War A broad comprehensive photographic essay of the artifacts of the Crimean War.
The authors spent two years locating and photographing at public museums and private collections. Walther The revised English first edition features history, variations, serial numbers, production statistics, markings, ammunition, accessories, period photos, and documents. Included is bonus material not included in the original German edition. Safe, reliable, stylish, precise, modern. More than a million pistols of this design were produced from until the s. This results in a wide range of variations - ideal hunting grounds for collectors worldwide. This source-based and detailed book helps you to separate the wheat from the chaff.
The authors personally checked several thousand pistols, went to the German military archives, and used the famous Orvel L. All one hundred are revealed in an array of sumptuous color photographs and contemporary images.
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Compiled with the assistance of some of the leading military historians, this volume reveals not only the weapon itself but who wielded it and where, clearly explaining the blow-by-blow advance of military technology and expertise across the ages. This remarkable new book approaches this topic from both a scholarly and a practical point of view, carefully documenting the manufacture, distribution and combat service of these blades, while at the same time pointing out the issues that must be understood by anyone considering their purchase today.
A full-color collector's guide and historical study of British military swords from through This period was dominated by the English Civil Wars, and most of this book is dedicated to the weapons of those conflicts. Introduction chapters discuss manufacturing techniques, the cutlers who sold these swords and how they were used by soldiers in the field. Later sections treat the various sword styles in great detail with large photos of all their features, including Rapiers, Mortuary Swords, Hangers, Cutlasses and much more.
Over 1, clear, color photographs make this one of the most useful and attractive sword books ever published. Full color antique guns from many sources, index. Learn about how the various types of armor were developed, the parts that come together to make the armor, and how armor was used strategically and historically. Softcover with dust jacket. Japanese text and beautiful illustrations by Ritta Nakanishi.
Years of research has resulted in this well-balanced and complete work, which includes previously unknown material and unique examples of the M-1 helmet. Much attention is given to the many specific manufacturing details, contract numbers and dates involved in the production of M-1 and M-2 helmets.
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Each variation has been carefully photographed and presented. Also, ten mannequin ensembles represent the GI during basic training, through the fighting in Italy, Normandy, Holland, the Ardennes and Germany. The museum section of the book contains a wealth of rare liners, unit painted helmets, rank marked helmets, camouflaged helmets, paratrooper helmets, battlefield found helmets and much more.
Traditional Weapons of India 8x11, fully illustrated look at the various types of weapons available. This formidable weapon with characteristics from the East became a sacred part of French tradition. This book details more than swords with more than photographs and 80 drawings and prints. A Collectors' Guide to the Guns, their History and Values Famous throughout the nineteenth century for the quality of its products, the English revolver industry began a steady decline after WWI from which it never recovered.
Apart from the famous Webley service revolvers, many products of this important industry are little known outside of the auction house and sale room. This book sets out to rectify that situation, describing Adam's and Tranter's revolvers, as valued in their day as any of Webley's products, and including guns from the more obscure makers neglected by previous writers. In particular, the chapter on military revolvers is one of the most important sections of the book, beginning with the British government's early purchase of Colt's percussion weapon and concluding with the Webley Service revolvers, strikingly familiar to many who served in the British Army in both World Wars.
Finally, many of the guns are pictured here for the first time, a number having been photographed especially for this book. This huge volume is stuffed with full-color detailed photos of all items. Included are a directory of British suppliers, details on markings, small arms, artillery, edged weapons, ammunition, accoutrements, uniforms, and much more.
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It describes each weapon and covers the developmental history and use of all Italian designed and produced pistols, rifles, submachine guns and machine guns used during both conflicts, as well as prototype weapons and foreign weapons used by the Italians. Other appendices cover bayonets, accoutrements, markings, ammunition, small arms manufacturing facilities, Italian small arms designers, production summaries, and collector's notes.
It includes many previously unpublished photographs and background information on small arms producers, ammunition production facilities, and designers. In addition to the new material, it also corrects previously published errors about Italian weapons. Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased.
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