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...

The Safety Of Intelligent Driver Support Systems

The development of new technologies of information and communication will, in the coming years, transform deeply their uses and practices in transport. The current developments in the field of road telematics and driver assistance systems offer a real opportunity to aid mobility and road safety. However, they also raise numerous questions about their effectiveness, possible positive and negative modifications of behaviour or attitude...

Messages 1 Student’s Book

An attractive and innovative four-level course for lower-secondary students. Each unit of the Student's Book is divided into 3 manageable steps with clear aims and outcomes. Students can see quick results through regular 'Use what you know' sections at the end of each step. 'Life and culture' sections and a continuous story provides rich reading material while stimulating students' imaginations. There is a variety of exercises where ...

The Active Shooter Response Training Manual

The modern Active Shooter Response (ASR) has continually evolved since its inception approximately a decade ago. This change is necessary to continue improvement on the ASR mission. The Active Shooter Response Training Manual provides police personnel with the skills necessary to respond successfully to any active shooter situation. Using established doctrine developed by the U.S. Army, this program is designed to help create, plan, ...

Internet Protocol-based Emergency Services

Written by international experts in the field, this book covers the standards, architecture and deployment issues related to IP-based emergency services This book brings together contributions from experts on technical and operational aspects within the international standardisation and regulatory processes relating to routing and handling of IP-based emergency calls.  Readers will learn how these standards work, how various standard...

Writing Monsters: How To Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures To Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, And Science Fiction

Monsters are more than things that go bump in the night... Monsters are lurking in the woods, beneath the waves, and within our favorite books, films, and games--and there are good reasons why they appear so often. Monsters are manifestations of our fears and symbols of our society--not to mention they're a lot of fun--but each should serve a purpose and enhance the themes and tension in your fiction. In Writing Monsters, best-sellin...

Us Army Ah-1 Cobra Units In Vietnam (osprey Combat Aircraft 41)

Bell’s AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer, and based on the mechanics of the ubiquitous UH-1 Huey, the Cobra proved a huge success once introduced into combat with the US Army in 1966. Built as a key weapon in the Advanced Aerial Fire Support System concept of 1965, the AH-1 was one of the few aircraft to reach the ...

The Pacific War And Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable

About the Allies' victory in the Pacific in WWII, it goes almost without question that Japan's defeat was inevitable in the face of overwhelming American military might and economic power. But the outcome, Michael W. Myers contends, was actually anything but inevitable. This book is Myers's thorough and deeply informed explanation of how contingent the "foregone conclusion" of the war in the Pacific really was. However disproportiona...

Fragen Sie Ihren Arzt – Aber Richtig!: Was Patienten Stark Macht. Mit Checklisten Und Selbsttest

Fit für den Arztbesuch Eine partnerschaftliche Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung, in der beide gemeinsam die Entscheidung für die beste Therapie treffen, ist Voraussetzung für eine gute medizinische Behandlung. Aber nur ein informierter Patient kann seinen Teil zu dieser Entscheidung beitragen. Der Allgemeinmediziner und Bestsellerautor Dr. med. Gunter Frank zeigt in diesem Ratgeber, wie man sich als Patient richtig auf einen Arzttermin vorbe...

The Pill: Are You Sure It’s For You?

While a birth control pill is taken by most women at some stage in their lives, few realize that it is not without side effects. Clear links have been made between oral contraceptives and such symptoms as depression, nausea, headaches, and a loss of libido. Other women also experience difficulties conceiving and raising fully healthy children after coming off the drug. Accessible and informed, this insightful guide examines how the p...