Название: Military Uniforms Автор: Carol Harris, Mike Brown Издательство: Mason Crest Publishers/Amber Books Ltd Год: 2003 Страниц: 65 Формат: pdf Размер: 23,18 MB Язык: английский
The last quarter of the 19th century and the opening of the 20th witnessed a great change in military uniforms that affected almost every country in the world. Brightly colored suits were replaced with drab and camouflage. This book surveys the major trends under the headings of 1900-1939, World War II Allied, World War II Axis, and Uniforms Since 1945.
Название: A History of the Battle of Britain Fighter Association: Commemorating the Few Автор: Geoff Simpson Издательство: Pen & Sword Aviation Год: 2015 Формат: epub, mobi, pdf, djvu Страниц: 229 Для сайта:Mirknig.su Размер: 10,33 Мб Язык: английский
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the "immediate" award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star...
Название: The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier Автор: Hassan Abbas Издательство: Yale University Press Год: 2014 Страниц: 296 Формат: pdf Размер: 25.4 MB Язык: английский
In autumn 2001, U.S. and NATO troops were deployed to Afghanistan to unseat the Taliban rulers, repressive Islamic fundamentalists who had lent active support to Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda jihadists.
Название: Pure Grit. How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific Автор: Mary Cronk Farrell, First Lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans Издательство: Abrams Books for Young Readers Год: 2014 Формат: epub Страниц: 201 Для сайта:Mirknig.su Размер: 97,21 Мб Язык: английский
In the early 1940s, young women enlisted for peacetime duty as U.S. Army nurses. But when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 blasted the United States into World War II, 101 American Army and Navy nurses serving in the Philippines were suddenly treating wounded and dying soldiers while bombs exploded all around them...
Название: U.S. Air Power: Fighters, Bombers, Recon, Helicopters and Much More Автор: Bill Yenne Издательство: Portland House Год: 1989 Формат: PDF Страниц: 328 Размер: 33,7 МБ Язык: Английский
Military power exists in any rational society for the purpose of defending that society, its people and their interests, at home and abroad. As Europe discovered in 1939 and the United States discovered in 1941, weakness invites aggression. Thomas Jefferson once admonished, "If you want peace, prepare for war."
Название: Stackpole Military History Series - Cavalry: From Hoof to Track Автор: Roman Jarymowycz Издательство: Stackpole Books Год: 2009 Формат: PDF Страниц: 324 Размер: 198,7 МБ Язык: Английский
Roman Jarymowycz has written an eloquent and insightful grand sweep of the entire cavalry saga, as he says, "From Hoof to Track." He artfully describes the long and romantic ride of the horse warrior through history, and as a descendent of many generations of Hungarian Hussars I appreciate that. But as a contemporary professional, I appreciate even more the way he captures, as few historians have, the operational role of cavalry through the ages and into the future.