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Us Mechanized Infantryman In The First Gulf War

Pub Date : 2011-09-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780960821
ISBN 13 : 1780960824

In many ways the end of the Vietnam War left the US army a spent force. Plagued by low morale, drug and race issues, and terrible public relations, the army faced an uphill climb i..

Boneyard Nose Art

Pub Date : 2013-11-01 | Author : Nicholas A. Veronico | Publisher : Stackpole Books

ISBN 10 : 9780811713085
ISBN 13 : 0811713083

Another volume in the Stackpole Military Photo Series, Boneyard Nose Art gives readers a first-hand look at retired American military aircraft, emphasizing their nose art. Featurin..

Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers

Pub Date : 2011-07-20 | Author : Brad Elward | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849089715
ISBN 13 : 184908971X

The Nimitz class aircraft carrier is the ultimate symbol of the United States superpower status. A true behemoth, this is an unsurpassed weapons platform that overshadows all of it..

Usn Mcdonnell Douglas F 4 Phantom Ii

Pub Date : 2016-03-24 | Author : Peter E. Davies | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472804976
ISBN 13 : 147280497X

Originally designed as a carrier-borne long-range interceptor armed with radar-guided missiles and tasked with defence against missile-launching bombers, the Phantom II went on to ..

A History Of The World In 100 Weapons

Pub Date : 2014-04-20 | Author : Chris McNab | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472808318
ISBN 13 : 1472808312

Our history has been shaped and changed by weapons: the smallest advances in weapons development have helped to build and overthrow empires, changed the course of civilization, dri..

Carrier

Pub Date : 1999-02-01 | Author : Tom Clancy | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101002254
ISBN 13 : 1101002255

They are floating cities with crews of thousands. They are the linchpins of any military strategy, for they provide what has become the key to every battle fought since World War I..