By Duncan B Campbell

ISBN-10: 1841767700

ISBN-13: 9781841767703

Когда тактика осады стала неотъемлемым условием успеха в войне, генералы перед инженерами и учеными поставили задачу разработать тактику, прорыва обороны и блокады города с помощью фокусов и обмана. Это увлекательное исследование отслеживает изменения в тактике осады от Древней Персии (6 веке до н. э.) до осад, осуществляемых Римом 2-й век до нашей эры), описывая широкий спектр оборудования и техники, которые использовались в этот период.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ancient Siege Warfare. Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546-146 BC PDF

Similar conventional books

New PDF release: Armored Units of the Russian Civil War: White and Allied

Essentially the most vital conflicts of the twentieth century, the Russian Civil warfare used to be the fight that resulted in the formation of the Soviet Union. Following the overthrow of the Russian Provisional executive on 7 November 1917, the All-Russian Congress of Soviets met and passed over energy to the Soviet Council of People's Commissars.

Dennis R. Jenkins's Mcdonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle PDF

No doubt the best air fighter in carrier with western air forces, the F-15, nonetheless in construction (now less than the Boeing identify) is assembly export orders for Israel and Saudi Arabia with interdictor editions. contains in-depth insurance of structures, engines, guns, improvement utilization, and all 20 attempt plane.

Get Military Aircraft, Origins to 1918: An Illustrated History PDF

Army airplane, Origins to 1918: An Illustrated historical past in their effect is a close, authoritative exploration of the position and improvement of army aviation, from its beginnings to the realization of global conflict I. army historical past pupil Justin Murphy conscientiously illustrates the effect of airplane on army war, examines the different sorts of airplane, and encompasses a wealth of photos and outlines.

Download e-book for kindle: Fairey Swordfish and Albacore (Crowood Aviation Series) by W. A. Harrison

The Fairey Swordfish 'General objective Spotter Reconnaissance and Torpedo airplane' was once brought into carrier with the Royal army in July 1936, used to be out of date via 1939 and went directly to turn into essentially the most recognized of all international conflict II British plane. the tale of this very unlikely hero, and the Albacore, the successor that it overshadowed and outlived, is advised the following in interesting aspect.

Additional resources for Ancient Siege Warfare. Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546-146 BC

Example text

The large springs are used to return the power steering activation levers to the neutral position after a steering movement. The Wheatcroft Collection Front End 177 178 177: A general configuration view of the drivers vision port at the LHS front of the tank. Note the original German technical manual lying on top of the gearbox. We shall cover these manuals in detail in later volumes. 178: Another general configuration view, this time of the radio operators position. e. the radio equipment and the MG34 space becomes very limited here.

Looking at the top left of the photo we can see the slot in the roof through which the drivers forward periscope is fitted and to studs to which it is bolted. The Wheatcroft Collection 53 Front End 180 180: A close up view of the drivers vision port looking through the glacis. This whole mechanism is fitted to a plate that is bolted to the inside of the front armour plate. The port in the centre of the photograph holds a strengthened glass vision block known as a Glasblock90. This vision block was constructed from five layers of glass, 70mm thick and was proof against steel cored AP rounds.

As with the ammunition panniers in the fighting compartment a canvas screen covers these rounds and is tied down at 2. 190 191 190: Hull side next to the drivers position. The metal tube carries hydraulic fluid from the hydraulic pump (page 40, photo 133) to the power steering at the front LHS of the tank. 56 189: A frontal view of the spare vision block stowage box. To the right and below this is a tubular container that holds a breathing tube for the driver. 191: The Fahrgestell Nummer of this Panther Ausf.

Download PDF sample

Ancient Siege Warfare. Persians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans 546-146 BC by Duncan B Campbell

by John

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 41 votes