Mitsubishi Zero: Japan's Legendary Fighter

The Mitsubishi Zero is one of the great legendary fighter aircraft ever to have graced the skies. Symbolic of the might of Imperial Japan, she represented a peak of developmental prowess in the field of aviation during the early years of the Second World War. Engineered with maneuverability in mind, this lightweight, stripped-back aircraft had a performance that left her opponents totally outclassed. The dogfights she engaged in with...

Mauser Military Rifles of the World, 5th Edition

More Models — More Photos — More History Robert Ball, the world's foremost authority on Mauser military rifles, continues to scour the continents in search of more details and models of this ubiquitous rifle. His years of research and expertise culminate in this definitive, full-color Mauser reference. In this new edition, you'll find: Previously unknown variations Rare coverage of experimental weapons and prototypes Meticulously cat...

Line of Fire: Heroism, Tragedy, and Canada’s Police

Across Canada peace officers put their lives on the line every day. From John Fisk in 1804, the first known Canadian policeman killed in the line of duty, to the four RCMP officers shot to death in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, in 2005, renowned true crime writer Edward Butts takes a hard-hitting, compassionate, probing look at some of the stories involving the hundreds of Canadian law-enforcement officers who have found themselves in harm’s...

American Spies: Espionage against the United States from the Cold War to the Present

"In addition to being an interesting, well-researched, and well-written book, 'American Spies' is a thought-provoking [] analysis of the security and counterintelligence problems the United States faces today and in the future. It should be read by anyone who has a professional or personal interest in these areas."―Proceedings What's your secret? American Spies presents the stunning histories of more than forty Americans who spied ag...

Stürmgeschutze: Armoured Assault Guns (hitler's War Machine)

The Sturmgeschütz rumbling forward into action is one of the iconic images of World War II. As mobile assault guns, the StuGs were essentially designed as infantry support weapons, but they also proved themselves as highly effective tank destroyers. Written by Emmy Award winning author Bob Carruthers this fascinating study encompasses the design, development and combat history of the StuG II and IV. Drawing on a variety of rare prima...

Apache Wrath: Riding the Dragon into Battle (Wrath Series)

High octane action flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH 64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. Packed with a 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles it is a formidable foe. Some of the Apache systems are truly amazing such as being able to read a car number plate at 4.2Km away with its 127 times-magnificati...

Massad Ayoob’s Greatest Handguns of the World

A Modern-Day Classic from a Master Handgunner! The next best thing to shooting the world's greatest handguns is reading about them. And nobody writes about great handguns like Massad Ayoob. Here, in one entertaining, photo-packed volume, are the handguns that changed firearms history. From the Colt 1911 to the latest and greatest Glock, Massad Ayoob shares his half-century of experience with the world's greatest pistols and revolvers...

Da Nang Diary: A Forward Air Controller’s Gunsight View Of Flying With Sog

Military Writers Society Society of America Gold Medal BEST MEMOIR OF 2014. Originally published in 1990, this classic work has now been revised and updated with 50,000 words of additional narrative and previously unpublished photos. It is the story of how, in Vietnam, an elite group of Air Force pilots fought a secret air war in Cessna 0-2 and OV-10 Bronco prop planes―flying as low as they could get. The eyes and ears of the fast-mo...

Standard Catalog Of Ruger Firearms

Your complete guide to Ruger firearms! Standard Catalog of Ruger Firearms is the most complete guide available for buyers, sellers and collectors of these iconic firearms. Ruger enthusiasts of all interests will benefit from the accurate and detailed technical specifications, expertly analyzed prices and superb color photos featured in this comprehensive reference. Inside this full-color volume, Ruger fans will find: Price listings f...