all ebooks in category: Conventional Weapons & Warfare History (38)

The Archaeology of Elam: Formation and Transformation of an Ancient Iranian State, 2nd Edition
English | November 12, 2015 | ISBN: 1107094690, 1107476631 | PDF | 488 pages | 26.2 MB

Elam was an important state in southwestern Iran from the third millennium BC to the appearance of the Persian Empire and beyond. Less well-known than …

Unearthing Churchill’s Secret Army: The Official List of SOE Casualties and Their Stories (repost)
English | ISBN: 1848847947 | 2012 | 272 pages | EPUB | 11 MB

The Special Operations Executive was one of the most secretive organizations of the Second World War, its activities cloaked in mystery and intrigue. The fate, …

The Italian Army 1940-1945 (3): Italy 1943-1945 (Osprey Men-at-Arms 353)
2001 | ISBN: 1855328666 | English | 52 Pages | PDF | 52 MB

The Gatling Gun (Weapon)
English | May 19, 2015 | ISBN: 1472805976 | 80 pages | PDF | 11 Mb

A unique chapter in the history of firearms, the multibarrel, hand-cranked Gatling gun was one of the first practical rapid-fire weapons ever to be used …

The Spatha: The Roman Long Sword (Osprey Weapon 72)
2020 | ISBN: 1472832396 | English | 81 Pages | True PDF | 22 MB

Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939–45 (Osprey Weapon 67)
2019 | ISBN: 1472825896 | English | 81 Pages | True PDF | 25,7 MB

The Soviet Union had developed a significant sniping force by 1939, but the extraordinary skill and cunning displayed by Finnish snipers during the Winter War …

European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race (Osprey New Vanguard 269)
2019 | ISBN: 1472826760 | English | 49 Pages | True PDF | 8,7 MB

From the launching of La Gloire to the emergence of modern turreted battleships in 1875, this book offers a fascinating insight into Continental Europe's innovative …

The Sword in Early Medieval Northern Europe: Experience, Identity, Representation
English | ISBN: 1783274069 | 2019 | PDF | 256 pages | 10 MB

Swords were special in Anglo-Saxon England. Their names, deeds and pedigrees were enshrined in writing. Many were curated for generations, revealed by their worn and …

FV430 Series (Images of War)
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1526742896 | 218 Pages | PDF | 37 MB

During the Second World War the British infantry found itself lacking suitable transport to cope with the fast moving German Blitzkrieg tactics. Various stopgap measures …

Empire of Guns
English | EPUB | 16.9 MB

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE By a prize-winning young historian, an authoritative work that …