A History of Chemical Warfare by K. Coleman

By K. Coleman

In A background of Chemical battle, the writer supplies us a heritage of the improvement and use of chemical guns from precedent days to the current. loads of recognition is given to WWI because the "great struggle to finish all wars" observed the main prolific use of chemical guns both ahead of or because the battle. also, protocols trying to keep watch over the proliferation and use of chemical guns are assessed. ultimately, the e-book examines the danger (real and imagined) from a chemical struggle assault this day by means of rationally assessing to what quantity terrorist teams around the globe are able to making and utilizing such guns.

I notion the publication was once in order that so. It was once dry and slightly dull.

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Reconstituting a Production Capability: Past Experience, by J. L. Birkler, G. Smith, F. Timson, J. Large

By J. L. Birkler, G. Smith, F. Timson, J. Large

May still guns creation sluggish to a cease? This e-book indicates steps that would be taken at creation shutdown to ease restart.

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This record evaluates the feasibility of restarting weapon process construction traces according to a resurgent significant risk and indicates steps that may be taken at shutdown to ease restart. the fee and time table benefits of restart relative to new-system construction are quantified. standards are pointed out for identifying which structures needs to be considered as applicants for restart, and the applying of the factors is illustrated.
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Evaluates the feasibility of restarting weapon method construction strains in accordance with a resurgent significant risk and indicates steps that would be taken at shutdown to ease restart.

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Warfare and Weaponry in South Asia 1000-1800 by Jos J. L. Gommans, Dirk H. A. Kolff

By Jos J. L. Gommans, Dirk H. A. Kolff

This quantity brings jointly a few of the pioneering paintings in army historical past of Southern Asia. even though non-violence was once a loved perfect, South Asian society was once both devoted to the perform of conflict, present process large army advancements in association, strategies and expertise, frequently in shut interplay with the skin global.

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Ju 87 Stuka (Combat Legends) by Robert Jackson

By Robert Jackson

Combat Legends - the ideal introductions for the final reader, fanatic and modeler alike wishing to discover a succinct but specified creation to the layout and historical past of the airplane that experience made background. Ju 87 Stuka was once a necessary weapon in Hitler's Blitzkreig, and the best-known, so much feared and such a lot profitable dive-bomber ever. It performed a key function in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Russian entrance. Profiles, photos and specification info are included.

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The Rifleman by Christopher Sharrett

By Christopher Sharrett

The Rifleman could be the main major and clever of the television westerns from the past due 1950s-an period whilst the western was once the dominant tv style. With its tale of a unmarried father elevating a son in Eighties New Mexico, The Rifleman provided many possible choices to the conventions of the western. It additionally embodied a number of the genre's contradictions, environment its rules approximately domesticity and level-headedness along the gun violence followed via westerns as valuable to the settling of the West and the construction of the USA. With its preliminary episodes written and directed through celebrated auteur Sam Peckinpah, and the final sequence produced by way of veteran Dick Powell and the pioneering tv construction crew of Jules Levy, Arthur Gardner, and Arnold Laven, The Rifleman is amazing by way of its stewardship of a few of the main proficient minds of early television.

In his succinct learn of this tv milestone, Christopher Sharrett makes use of tv stories, psychoanalytic feedback, gender stories, and American reports to put The Rifleman in the television western style and early tv tradition. whereas discussing the intelligence and lasting price of this sequence, Sharrett additionally demanding situations the reader to contemplate the wider function of Fifties tv in shaping the attention of the postwar iteration. The Rifleman is still one of many nice examples of the stalemates inside American mass tradition: the fight among cause and violence.

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