Download Spanish Galleon 1530-1690 by Angus Konstam PDF

By Angus Konstam

In the course of the center decade of the sixteenth century a brand new kind of crusing vessel emerged, designed to hold the wealth of the Americas to Spain. This used to be the galleon, and over the following century those vessels may serve Spain good as treasure ships and warships, changing into an emblem of Spanish energy and wealth in the course of the interval. the improvement and building of the Spanish galleon are mentioned during this e-book, and the ordnance and crewing had to produce and retain those stately vessels is roofed. the writer additionally examines the position of the galleon as a treasure send, and describes how those ships have been manned and fought in motion.

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Download The US Marine Corps Since 1945 by Lee E Russell, Andy Carroll PDF

By Lee E Russell, Andy Carroll

Книга Osprey Elite №2. the united states Marine Corps when you consider that 1945 Osprey Elite №2. the USA Marine Corps when you consider that 1945 Книги Исторические Автор: L.E.Russell Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: sixty four Размер: 14 Mb ISBN: 085045574X Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Сериявоенных книгElite от Osprey

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Download Naval Aces of World War 1 Part 1 by Jon Guttman PDF

By Jon Guttman

Within the first of a two-part examine masking all the naval fighter pilots to accomplish ace prestige in the course of international battle I, writer and artist Jon Guttman examines the elite contributors of the Royal Naval Air provider (RNAS). the 1st to hire Sopwith's first-class line of scouts, reminiscent of the domestic dog, Triplane and Camel, a few of the RNAS pilots reminiscent of Raymond Collishaw, Robert a bit and Roderick Stanley Dallas rated amoung the main winning fighter pilots within the British Commonwealth. This e-book covers the entire participants of the RNAS who ‘made ace'. the second one quantity will hide the naval Aces from the opposite contributors within the warfare.

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Download Run The Gauntlet: The Channel Dash 1942 by Ken Ford PDF

By Ken Ford

In February 1942, 3 of the foremost ships of the German floor fleet - the battle-cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, and the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen - stormed out of the harbour at Brest on a dramatic voyage again to Germany. Passing throughout the straights of Dover, the ships confronted every little thing the Royal Air strength and the Royal army may possibly throw at them. In a dramatic operating struggle, the ships controlled to sail correct lower than the nostril of history's maximum maritime country to arrive the protection of Germany. The brilliantly finished operation introduced nice humiliation to the British - Hitler, who had constructed the plan, had judged completely the response of the British command to the Channel sprint. Repositioned, those quickly, seriously armed ships went directly to threaten the Allied Arctic convoys that stored Russia within the conflict at Stalingrad. This e-book tells the whole tale of this nice race, from the making plans via to the repercussions of this distinct Germany victory.

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Download Ship of the Line by C. S. Forester PDF

By C. S. Forester

Captain Horatio Hornblower back. Now accountable for his first send of the road the HMS Sutherland, Hornblower must upload 250 landlubbers and seamen to his workforce. via his bold and audacity, he does create a powerful and capable staff sooner than achieving the Mediterranean. Its may possibly 1810, with Napoleon struggling with in Spain; Hornblower is going off on 5 profitable escapades alongside the French and Spanish coast till ultimately he and his staff face seize and defeat as they're compelled to struggle a fleet of 4 French ships with bold and crippling luck.

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Download Principles of Naval Architecture Series - Ship Resistance by Lars Larsson PDF

By Lars Larsson

This publication serves as a seminal textual content on naval structure for either practising pros and scholars with reference to send resistance. the 1st component of the ebook presents simple knowing of the circulate phenomena that underlie the resistance encountered through a boat relocating in water. the second one part comprises an advent to the tools in which that wisdom is utilized to the prediction of resistance, together with version checking out, empirical tools and computational equipment. a last part presents advice to the naval architect in designing a hull shape. layout techniques are defined for attaining favorable circulation and resistance features of the hull and appendages. Examples are given for ships designed for prime, medium and coffee speeds. layout issues affecting either wave and viscous results are incorporated. eventually, the circulation within the stern wake is mentioned, a space vital for either resistance and propeller functionality.

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