Download E-books Polikarpov's Biplane Fighters, Vol. 6 (Red Star) PDF

This booklet explores the advance of Polikarpov's combating biplanes from the 2I-N1 to his first plane to determine creation; to the I-3 and the I-5 created whereas the dressmaker was once in criminal. This layout prepared the ground for the I-15 which earned popularity because the Chato in the course of the Spanish Civil battle and likewise observed motion opposed to the japanese, and the I-15bis, which owed its lifestyles ordinarily to Soviet Air Force's prejudice opposed to gull wings; and the well-known I-153 Chaika, a gull-wing biplane with retractable-landing apparatus. Experimental models of this plane also are integrated. This identify encompasses a specified account of those aircraft's' strive against roles and structural descriptions. The booklet additionally good points info of the ill-starred I-190, which used to be to have superceded the Chaika, and of privately owned I-15bis and I-153s which have been restored to airworthy condition.

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Download E-books Katana: The Samurai Sword (Weapon) PDF

By Stephen Turnbull

The Samurai sword of Japan is likely one of the most interesting edged weapon ever made. This quantity through best Samurai professional Stephen Turnbull finds the tale of the way and why it completed this contrast. specific recognition is paid to the advance of the generic curved blade from the unique immediately blades, the linked improvement of Japan's well-known steel-making options and the demanding situations from modern battle. including the technical information of forging, sprucing, mounting and trying out; this quantity is delivered to lifestyles with info of the nice swordmakers themselves. additionally, no background of the sword will be whole and not using a exact exam of its use in wrestle, from the best Samurai armies to person duels and revenge killings. own bills permit the reader to find the artwork of eastern swordsmanship within the palms of masters akin to Miyamoto Musashi to the unnamed jap warrior protecting his family's honour. This full of life textual content is completely complemented via paintings reconstructions of the sword in use and color images of the swords in use.

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Download E-books Warships of the World - 2002-2004 PDF

By W.Globke

Книга Warships of the realm - 2002-2004 Warships of the area - 2002-2004 Книги Вооружение Автор: W.Globke Формат: pdf Размер: 159 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Справочник Weyers по военно-морским флотам мира. Количественный,качественный состав. 1509 рисунков,824 фотографии. От Албании до Зап.Самоа, от России до США.

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Download E-books Windsock Mini Datafile 14 - Rumpler D.I PDF

By Peter M. Grosz

Книга Windsock Mini Datafile 14 - Rumpler D.I Windsock Mini Datafile 14 - Rumpler D.I Книги Вооружение Автор: Peter M. Grosz Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат.:Albatros Productions constrained Страниц: 15 Размер: 8.79 ISBN: 1902207092 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Reading the postwar German aviation press one is left with the overpowering influence that the Rumpler D.I unmarried seat fighter of 1918 used to be a world-beater yet with no need ever gained its spurs in wrestle. It was once an plane that needs to definitely be considered as Rumpler's so much totally constructed product and a paragon of the German engineer's paintings.

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Download E-books Windsock Mini Datafile 17 - Italian National Markings PDF

By Gregory Alegi

Книга Windsock Mini Datafile 17 - Italian nationwide Markings Windsock Mini Datafile 17 - Italian nationwide Markings Книги Вооружение Автор: Gregory Alegi Год издания: 2001 Формат: pdf Издат.:Albatros Productions restricted Страниц: 17 Размер: 20.49 ISBN: 1902207335 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The Italian army plane which - in the course of the 1911-12 Turkish-Italian struggle in Libya - marked the 1st operational use of heavier-than-air machines in battle carried no nationwide markings. In early 1913, in all probability by means of a round dated 29 April 1913, an heraldic equipment representing the reigning Savoia family's coat of fingers - a black eagle, whose head continuously pointed to its left, with unfold wings and Savoy's white-crossed crimson badge - was once brought for 'squadron' (ie, operational, in preference to education) plane and used to be to be carried in color on each side of the rudder...

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Download E-books Trackstory No 4 - Renault R35 / R40 PDF

By Pascal Danjou

Книга Trackstory No four: Renault R35 / R40 Trackstory No four: Renault R35 / R40 Книги Вооружение Автор: Pascal Danjou Год издания: 2005 Формат: pdf Издат.:Editions Du Barbotin Страниц: sixty three Размер: 78.66 ISBN: 2952098832 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:84 photographs and illustrations, 19 color profiles. the main various French gentle tank in 1940, this ebook coveres its layout, the several models - R35 and R40 - its roles and its deployment within the French military. The campaigns and battles as much as the Liberation of France, and its use by means of Rumanian, Polish, Yugoslav, Turkish, Syrian, New Zealand, Italian and German devices in the course of WW2 and publish conflict. twin French/English textual content.

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