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in 1990, this classic work has now been revised and updated with 50,000 words of additional narrative and previously unpublished photos.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...

Als Die Soldaten Kamen: Die Vergewaltigung Deutscher Frauen Am Ende Des Zweiten Weltkriegs

Die verdrängten Verbrechen am Ende des Krieges Die Soldaten, die am Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs Deutschland von der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft befreiten, brachten für viele Frauen neues Leid. Zahllose Mädchen und Frauen (und auch etliche Männer) wurden Opfer sexueller Gewalt, überall im Land. Denn entgegen der weit verbreiteten Vorstellung wurden nicht nur »die Russen« zu Tätern, sondern auch Amerikaner, Franzosen und Briten....

Defensive Pistol Fundamentals

Defensive Pistol Fundamentals helps you learn the best, most efficient ways to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones, with a legally carried pistol. More than just a gun book, you'll learn not only what you need to do, but why and how. Whether your pistol is for concealed carry or home defense, this book is your authoritative source for the information you need to keep yourself and your loved ones safe

U.S. Ballistic Missile Capabilities in Europe: Background and Implementation

This book examines the long-range ballistic missile defense in Europe. It also discusses the implementation challenges for future capabilities in Europe; and actions needed to address these implementation issues. In early 2007, after several years of internal discussions and consultations with Poland and the Czech Republic, the Bush Administration formally proposed to defend against an Iranian missile threat by deploying a ground-bas...

Burning Japan: Air Force Bombing Strategy Change in the Pacific

Between the grinding battles of the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa and the finality of the atomic bomb strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the U.S. Air Force conducted a bombing campaign against the Japanese home islands that escalated to new levels of destruction.   Burning Japan is an investigation of how and why the air force shifted its tactics against Japan from a precision bombing strategy to area attacks. The guiding d...

Native American In The Land Of The Shogun: Ranald Macdonald And The Opening Of Japan

How Japan, after 250 years of self--imposed isolation, began the process of modernization is in part the story of Ranald MacDonald. In 1848 this half-Scot, half-Chinook adventurer from the Pacific Northwest landed on an island off Hokkaido. Although promptly arrested and imprisoned for seven months in Nagasaki, the intelligent, well-educated MacDonald fascinated the Japanese and became one of their first teachers of English and Weste...