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By titleArtillery Compared and Contrasted


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Artillery Compared and Contrasted

From the field guns of World War I to the anti-aircraft missiles of today, Artillery is a comprehensive guide to cannon, mortars, howitzers, self-propelled guns, anti-tank missiles, and rockets. Outstanding photographs and illustrations show the weapons in action around the world. Special double-page feature spreads also provide a comparison of key weapons within specific time periods, such as the French Canon de 155 C modèle versus the German 5.9 inch Howitzer, and the Soviet BM-21 MLRS versus the US MLRS. With more than 200 color and black-and white photographs and illustrations, Artillery is a comprehensive and accessible reference work, which will appeal to anyone with an interest in warfare.

Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 300 col a/ws & photos
Text:70,000 words


Author details:

Michael E. Haskew has been writing and researching military history topics for more than 25 years. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Elite Forces In World War II, Order of Battle: Western Allied Tanks, 1939-45, The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide: Postwar Armoured Fighting Vehicles, 1945-Present and The Essential Weapons Identification Guide: Postwar Artillery, 1945-Present. Mr. Haskew also served as editor of The World War II Desk Reference with The Eisenhower Center For American Studies. he lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.