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THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GOD. ANGLICAN ARMY CHAPLAINS IN THE GREAT WAR

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THE FIRST SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN WAR 1848-50.

HITLER'S MIRACLE WEAPONS VOLUME 2. THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE ROCKETS AND FLYING CRAFT OF THE THIRD REICH VOLUME 2: FROM THE V-1 TO THE A-9, UNCONVENTIONAL SHORT- AND MEDIUM-RANGED WEAPONS

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Helion & Company Ltd August 2009 Paperback 305mm x 222mm 144 pages c 23 b/w ills, 16 pages colour profiles & photos.

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Following on from the success of volume 1 Friedrich Georg's second book in the series covers unconventional short- and medium-range weapons. In particular this volume includes a wealth of information about the V-rocket programme not just the more familiar V-1 and V-2 but special variants of these two rockets as well as later experimental craft and weaponry.

Following a fascinating examination of pre-war efforts to build flying bombs the author examines the V-1 and V-2 projects in great detail. Particular attention is paid to special variants that have previously received little coverage. These include the V-2 A-4 'America Rocket' and V-2s designed to carry nuclear and radiological warheads. The capability of the Germans to deploy such weapons is also discussed. A large number of weird and wonderful projects that never left the drawing board are examined including the FR-35 V-6 V-101 Waterfall and Naval EMW A-7 rockets. The fascinating final section examines German plans to utilise such rocketry against London and Paris in 1945 as well as recounting the activities of V-weapons on other fronts including Italy Yugoslavia and the Eastern Front.

The text is supported by b/w photographs and 16 superb pages of colour artwork including profiles computer-generated images of designs that never flew and pictures of the author's own models.

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Author Georg, F.
Publisher Helion & Company Ltd
ISBN 9781906033439
Date of Publication August 2009
Edition Reprint
Binding Paperback
Book Size 305mm x 222mm
Number of pages 144
Images c 23 b/w ills, 16 pages colour profiles & photos
Language English Text
SKU HEL0200

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