The Thompson Submachine Gun: From Prohibition Chicago to by Martin Pegler

By Martin Pegler

Osprey's new Weapon sequence offers a highly-detailed but reasonable review of the improvement, use, and impression of small fingers all through historical past - from the sword to the computer gun.

Learn the genuine tale of 1 of history's such a lot good travelled guns. constructed past due in global battle I (1914-1918) to be a fearsome trench-warfare weapon, the Thompson submachine gun's status and luck got here in unforeseen quarters. An iconic and leading edge layout, the M1921 Thompson was once quickly followed through Prohibition-era gangs and used ruthlessly at the streets of latest York and Chicago. yet its army profession used to be relaunched with the outbreak of worldwide struggle II (1939-1945), utilized by armies, commandos and resistance teams worldwide.

Using specialist wisdom and first-hand bills, this chronicle of 1 of the world's maximum submachine weapons analyzes the Thompson's improvement, its legacy, and the stories of the boys who used it in wrestle. good points infrequent images and unique art through Peter Dennis.

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Benthic Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy of the South Caribbean by H. M. Bolli, J.-P. Beckmann, J. B. Saunders

By H. M. Bolli, J.-P. Beckmann, J. B. Saunders

This publication provides an immense facts set for benthic foraminifera present in the vintage southern Caribbean quarter. It assembles facts on a thousand of an important species for the time span Cretaceous to Miocene (120 to ten million years prior to present). Age levels are put in the framework of these used for planktic foraminifera present in Plankton Stratigraphy (Bolli et al., CUP, 1985). The taxa were pointed out so far generically, and in lots of instances new comparisons between species were made--the past due Cretaceous and Early Paleogene are rather particular. this data, including distinct illustrations, will permit the taxa for use stratigraphically.

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Luftwaffe Fighters 1945 by Murawski and Wróbel

By Murawski and Wróbel

A quick evaluation of past due warfare Luftwaffe fighter forms and their colour schemes, codes, plus an intensive variety of complete colour profiles (both port and starboard) and plan or wing plan perspectives illustrating 15 airplane. good points: Fw 190A-8, 'White 9', 9./JG5; Fw 190A-8, 'Black 10', 6.(Sturm)/JG4); Fw 190A-9, 'Yellow 1', II./JG11; Fw 190D-9, 'Brown 18', 7./JG26; Fw 190D-9, 'White 6', I./JG2; Ta 152H-1, 'Yellow 1', 7./JG301; Bf 109G-10/U4, 'Yellow 5', 6./JG51; Bf 109G-14, 'Yellow 6', 11./JG52; Bf 109K-4, 'Yellow 1', 11./JG3; Bf 109K-4, 'White 5', I./NJG11; Bf 109K-4, 'Green-Black Double Chevron', Stab III./JG52; Me 262A-1a, 'Black Chevron', Stab III./JG7; Me 262A-1a, B3+BC, 7./KG(J)54 and Me 262A-1a, 'Yellow 5', 9./KG(J)6. additionally comprises bonus decals for decide upon matters in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scales. English textual content with English and varnish captions. Topcolors nine. 36 pages.

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Procedures in Field Geology by Tom Freeman

By Tom Freeman

A pocket-size textual content in a spiral computing device, systems in box Geology was once written to supply a presentation of crucial box tactics with out the majority and value of a complete textbook. the sphere strategies within the textual content are those who emerged via years of educating within the Wind River Mountains in Wyoming.

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Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Oceans by W. E. LeMasurier, J. W. Thomson

By W. E. LeMasurier, J. W. Thomson

Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Antarctic examine sequence, quantity 48.

This quantity makes an attempt to give either a complete assessment of the south polar and subpolar volcanic provinces, and precis information at the prestige of data of every volcano or volcano staff. This wide quarter, overlaying approximately 6% of the Earth's floor, is once in a while visited and but actually overseas. Its geoscience literature is dispersed in lots of journals, monographs, symposium volumes, and excursion experiences, in lots of countries, and we are hoping that this precis will make it extra largely on hand. The instruction of the amount has been a venture of the overseas organization of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's inside (IAVCEI) via its operating crew on Antarctic Volcanology. It represents a considerable replace and enlargement of IAVCEI's 1960 Catalogue of energetic Volcanoes for Antarctica (edited through W.H. Berninghausen and M. Neumann van Padang). The association and structure of the quantity, conventions undefined, and different goods of knowledge are provided less than.

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Russian battleship vs Japanese battleship : Yellow Sea, by Robert Forczyk

By Robert Forczyk

The 1st significant conflict among a ecu and Asian country within the sleek period signalled the start of Japan's upward thrust as an incredible energy at the global degree. What started as differing expansionist pursuits in Manchuria and Korea constructed right into a full-blown conflict in 1904, with an unforeseen final result. Watched by means of the remainder of the world's superpowers, this tremendously violent conflict was once disastrous for the Russians who, regardless of their more advantageous numbers, have been defeated by means of the japanese underdogs in a magnificent style. Japan gained significant victories opposed to the Russians together with the severe naval conflict of Tsushima in may well 1905 which observed virtually the complete Russian fleet sunk, captured or interned. This used to be the 1st and final come across of pre-dreadnought battleships and it used to be an immense good fortune for eastern strategies, ability and making plans. This ebook discusses the layout and improvement of the pre-dreadnoughts that will finally result in a brand new wave of battleships. the most important technical parts of firepower, safety, maneuverability and communications for every part are lined intimately and followed via first-hand debts and in particular commissioned paintings to give an explanation for and illustrate this traditionally major duel.

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The Army of Alexander the Great by Nicholas Sekunda, Angus McBride

By Nicholas Sekunda, Angus McBride

Whilst Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia used to be at risk of being engulfed via wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek towns to the south. Philip needed to extend the facility of the throne or be swallowed up: the construction of a strong military used to be critical. whilst his son, Alexander, inherited his nation on the age of 20, he additionally inherited a military which used to be really unrivalled. The Macedonians have been veterans of conflict, good outfitted and longing for conquest. upload to this Alexander's excellent presents as army commander and it really is little ask yourself they completed quite a bit. Men-at-Arms 148 and crusade 7 also are to be had in one quantity precise variation as ‘Alexander the Great’.

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Climate Change and Groundwater (Geological Society Special by W. Dragoni and B. S. Sukhija

By W. Dragoni and B. S. Sukhija

There's a basic consensus that for the following couple of a long time at the least, the Earth will proceed its warming. it will necessarily lead to critical environmental difficulties. For human society, the main critical could be these concerning changes of the hydrological cycle, that's already seriously motivated through human actions. weather switch will without delay have an effect on groundwater recharge, groundwater caliber and the freshwater seawater interface. the diversities of groundwater garage necessarily entail numerous geomorphological and engineering results. within the parts the place water assets are inclined to reduce, groundwater can be one of many major ideas to avoid drought. inspite of its paramount value, the problem of 'Climate switch and Groundwater' has been ignored. This quantity provides the various present knowing of the topic.Also to be had: usual & Anthropogenic dangers in Karst components - ISBN 1862392242 FLUID movement AND SOLUTE move IN SANDSTONES - ISBN 1862392048 strength, Waste and the surroundings: A Geochemical viewpoint - ISBN 186239167XThe Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top of the range peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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Weapons of Patton's Armies by Michael Green

By Michael Green

Patton acknowledged, "Put your center and your soul into being specialist killers together with your weapons." discover what Patton's armies' guns have been and the way they have been used. observe Patton's techniques on strategies and the guns' right makes use of, together with stories on its effectiveness opposed to the Germans. rates from Patton, his troops, and enemies inform you first-hand how those guns have been seen and utilized in wrestle.

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