Twentieth-Century Artillery
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Twentieth-Century Artillery

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by Jourist Verlags GmbH
     
 

This application is recommended for ages 12+.

300 of the most important examples of artillery from the twentieth century.

Twentieth-century Artillery brings together 300 of the most important examples of artillery used or designed between 1900 and the year 2000. Beginning with the guns that pounded the trenches in World War I, the book details all the… See more details below

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This application is recommended for ages 12+.

300 of the most important examples of artillery from the twentieth century.

Twentieth-century Artillery brings together 300 of the most important examples of artillery used or designed between 1900 and the year 2000. Beginning with the guns that pounded the trenches in World War I, the book details all the major forms of artillery in service throughout the century. From hand-held anti-tank devices, anti-aircraft guns and field pieces of World War II to the recent tactical and strategic missiles, Twentieth-century Artillery provides a wide survey of the development and use of artillery, with the entries conveniently placed into categories for easy reference.

Each artillery piece featured is illustrated by a full-colour artwork and accompanied by a detailed specifications table giving the country of origin and technical details of the weapon, including where appropriate the calibre, elevation, muzzle velocity, traverse and range, all measurements being provided in imperial and metric. Each entry also contains a piece of text summarizing the weapons development and service history.

- 300 artillery pieces featured, each one illustrated by a full-colour artwork
- Dimensions, weights, ammunition and range details provided for each weapon, all measurements in imperial and metric
- Each artillery pieces development and service history described
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- All data stored offline on your device's SD card. Internet connection only required for the first database download (ca. 30MB) or for database updating.

Author
One of the worlds leading experts on small arms, artillery systems, ammunition and defense systems in general, Ian V. Hogg is the author of The Big Guns 193945, A History of Artillery and Military Small Arms of the 20th Century.

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Product Details

BN ID:
2940043909909
Publisher:
Jourist Verlags GmbH
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Series:
NOOKapps Series
Version name:
2.0
Format:
NOOK App
File size:
1 MB
Sales rank:
904,118
Age Range:
1 - 2 Years
 
 
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