The Illustrated Directory of Modern American Weapons

New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1986. Reprinting of three separate previous works. Second printing thus [stated]. Trade paperback. Format is approximately 4.75 inches by 8.5 inches. Illustrated cover. Minor cover wear and soiling. Small red mark on bottom edge. Thousands of facts in 480 pages. More than 140 weapons described in detail. Over 550 illustrations, most in color. The contents of this work had been previously published in three separate volumes. Section One is Land Weapons and Equipment; Section Two is Naval Weapons and Equipment; and Section Three is Air Weapons and Equipment. The United States Military has to be prepared for conflicts of every kind, from full-scale international war to battling terrorist enemies on the home front. This fact-filled directory describes and illustrates hundreds of weapons used by the U.S. armed forces, from small arms to battle tanks, artillery pieces, fighters and bombers, aircraft carriers, cruisers and destroyers, submarines, and strategic missiles. Each weapon is accompanied by action photography, detailed specifications, and expert commentary describing its development, service, and combat histories. Condition: Very good.

Keywords: Reference Works, Research Aids, Main Battle Tanks, Self-Propelled, Anti-Tank, Air Defense, Rockets, Missiles, Military Logistics, Mortars, Aircraft Carriers, Destroyers, Frigates, Amphibious Warfare, Submarines, Air Weapons

ISBN: 0139387471

[Book #82839]

Price: $50.00

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