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The encyclopedia of weapons of World War II

Author: Chris Bishop
Publisher: New York : MetroBooks, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The encyclopedia of weapns of world war II is the most detailed and authoritative compendium of the weapons of mankind's greatesst conflict ever published. It is a must for the military, enthusiast, and all those interested in World War II.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bishop
ISBN: 1586637622 9781586637620
OCLC Number: 51102862
Notes: "The comprehensive guide to over 1,500 weapons systems, including tanks, small arms, warplanes, artillery, ships, and submarines"--Cover.
"This material was previously published in 1984 as part of the reference set War Machine"--Title page verso.
Description: 544 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Axis tanks --
British and French tanks --
Soviet and American tanks --
Tank destroyers --
Special purpose tanks --
Amphibious vehicles --
Allied and Axis halftracks --
Armoured cars --
Allied and Axis trucks --
Light vehicles --
Self-propelled guns --
Heavy artillery --
Field artillery --
Heavy anti-aircraft guns --
Light anti-aircraft guns --
War rockets --
Anti-tank guns --
Infantry support weapons --
Infantry anti-tank weapons --
Allied and Axis rifles --
Allied and Axis pistols --
Allied and Axis machine-guns --
Allied and Axis sub-machine guns --
Allied and Axis flamethrowers --
Allied fighters --
Axis fighters --
Heavy bombers --
Light and medium bombers --
Jet aircraft --
Axis ground attack aircraft --
Allied ground attack aircraft --
Night-fighters --
Allied and Axis flying-boats --
Allied and Axis seaplanes --
Anti-shipping aircraft --
Carrier aircraft --
Transport and assault aircraft --
Air-to-ground weapons --
Light aircraft --
Axis submarines --
Allied submarines --
British aircraft carriers --
Japanese aircraft carriers --
American aircraft carriers --
Allied and Axis battleships --
Allied and Axis cruisers --
Axis destroyers --
Escort vessels --
Coastal craft --
Assault ships.
Other Titles: War machine.
Weapons of World War II
Responsibility: general editor, Chris Bishop.
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The encyclopedia of weapns of world war II is the most detailed and authoritative compendium of the weapons of mankind's greatesst conflict ever published. It is a must for the military, enthusiast, and all those interested in World War II.

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