Weapons of WWII

Author(s): Michael Haskew


World War II saw a global conflict with the weapons technologies of the leading nations of the world pitted against each other. Weapons of World War II examines key air, sea and land weapons, vehicles and small arms in a spread by spread format for ease of use. Each spread features a key category of weapon, such as fighters or main battle tanks, with an easy to follow diagram or chart addressing top speeds, armour penetration, diving depth and other technical qualities of the featured weapons. Packed with specially-created charts, graphs, and artworks and accompanied by an accessible explanation of the key characteristics of each weapon type, Weapons of World War II is a fantastic book for any general reader or military enthusiast.


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9781908696694
  • : Amber Books Ltd
  • : Amber Books Ltd
  • : July 2012
  • : 297mm X 227mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Haskew
  • : Hardback
  • : 940.54
  • : 224
  • : More than 100 photographs and artworks