Junkers JU 87 Stuka Owners' Workshop Manual

All marks and variants (1935 - 45)

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Author: Jonathan Falconer

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781785211416

Category: History

Page: 192

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With its cranked wing and vulture-like looks the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive-bomber came to symbolise the terror of the German Blitzkrieg. In the early years of the Second World War the Ju 87 lived up to its fearsome reputation, but it eventually met its match when pitted against more modern adversaries. Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer's Junkers JU 87 Stuka Manual describes the design, construction and operation of the feared Stuka, which saw frontline action wherever the German Army went – from Norway, western Europe and Russia, to North Africa.

Technical Manual

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Author: United States. War Department

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Plane Spotter’s Guide

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Author: Tony Holmes

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1780967012

Category: History

Page: 216

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Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years, and this new pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft, including the Sopwith Camel, the Spitfire, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the P-51 Mustang and the F-4 Phantom. Drawing on Osprey's comprehensive aviation archive, the Plane Spotter's Guide uses detailed profile artwork to illustrate and aid recognition, as well as specification boxes to provide all the technical details.

D-Day: The Essential Reference Guide

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Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440849757

Category: History

Page: 280

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This outstanding overview of D-Day makes clear its great importance in military and world history, identifies mistakes committed on both sides, and explains all aspects of the 1944 Allied invasion of France and the Normandy Campaign that followed. • Emphasizes the monumental significance of D-Day but also stresses the extent of the operation, the mistakes committed on both sides, and why it and the Normandy Campaign that followed were ultimately successful • Provides information that is accessible to high school and undergraduate students and will interest general readers interested in World War II history • Includes 9 key primary source documents, four appendices, a bibliography of books on the subject, and a timeline of critical events

Handbook on German Military Forces

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Author: Bob Carruthers

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473846609

Category: History

Page: 656

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The Handbook On German Military Forces is an indispensable primary reference source for historians and enthusiasts. In 1945 the Allies were still engaged in bitter fighting against stiff resistance from the German armies in the west. The US War Department was determined to do its best to equip the US forces fighting the Germans in the field with as much knowledge as possible. March 1945 saw the issue of an astonishing document entitled the Handbook On German Military Forces. This was a truly remarkable work of intelligence gathering which formed a vast compendium of all the relevant knowledge amassed on the German Wehrmacht.??Amazingly accurate and comprehensive, the Handbook ran to over six hundred pages and was designed to equip commanders in the field with everything they were likely to need to know about the German forces. The Handbook remained classified until 1953 and then slipped into obscurity.??This new paperback reprint rescues this great work from obscurity, covering the psychology, organisation, tactics and operational aspects of the German forces. The weapons, machines, aircraft and uniforms of the German forces are also documented within the Handbook.??The Handbook On German Military Forces is a fascinating primary reference source for historians and enthusiasts alike, providing an invaluable insight into the detail of the German Army which is still an unrivaled source of information today.

Major and Mrs Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and Passchendaele

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Author: Tonie Holt,Valmai Holt

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 1844153770

Category: World War, 1914-1918

Page: 128

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Covering the important WW1 battles of Ypres, including the notorious Passchendaele, this guidebook takes readers on a historic trip through some of the well-known and most important sites of the area.

The Spellmount Aircraft Identification Guide

Luftwaffe Squadrons 1939-45

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Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher: Spellmount, Limited Publishers

ISBN: 9781862273306

Category: Airplanes, Military

Page: 192

View: 559

Illustrated with detailed artworks of German aircraft and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, this book studies the equipment and organisation of the Luftwaffe's combat units. Describing the various units that were fighting on the front at key points in the war, it is useful for modellers.