Tank Spotter S Guide

Author: The Tank Museum
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1780962207
Size: 12,94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 836

Invented during World War I to break the grim deadlock of the Western Front trenches, tanks have gone on to revolutionise warfare. From the lightning Blitzkrieg assaults of World War II to the great battles in the Middle Eastern desert and the largest ever tank battles on the Eastern Front, tanks have become one of the key components of the 'combined arms' philosophy of warfare. This pocket guide gives the reader all of the essential information on 40 of history's premiere tanks, including the Tiger, Sherman, Panther and M1A1 Abrams. Each tank is presented with a detailed drawing to aid recognition.

Loco Spotter S Guide

Author: Stuart Black
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472820509
Size: 13,16 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 269

Since the 1800s locomotives have steamed, chugged and sparked their way into the nation's affections. These powerful engines were the drivers of the Industrial Revolution, and to the present day carry passengers and freight to every corner of Britain. But do you know your Locomotion from your Rocket, or your Gresley Class A4 from your Princess Coronation Class? How heavy is the Flying Scotsman? And who designed the Britannia Class? The Loco Spotter's Guide answers all of these questions, with first-class illustrations portraying more than 60 of the most important steam, diesel and electric designs, including all-important specifications and technical details to aid any would-be loco spotter.

The Para Fitness Guide

Author: Sam McGrath
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 178200176X
Size: 17,28 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 641

Every year getting fit and losing weight is at the top of the list of resolutions but few of us manage to stick to any kind of fitness regime. What you need is a military instructor watching over your exercise programme, helping you out and encouraging you along the way. Unfortunately, we can't supply you with your own personal fitness expert, but this book is the next best thing! In The Para Fitness Guide, Major Sam McGrath of the legendary Parachute Regiment has collected together an inspirational series of exercises which are perfect for anyone. Sam offers advice on how to choose a gym, eat well, prepare for exercise, warm up and how to warm down to reduce the impact of all of those aches and pains. The book also sets out six challenges for readers to aim for as they follow this programme, including a 10-mile race and the grueling Fan Dance around the Brecon Beacons. Recession proof your fitness programme with our accompanying iPhone app; have Major Sam McGrath as your own personal, portable trainer on your mobile device! The updated app now features the Emperor Training programme, pushing your quest for fitness further with weight training. With our help you can be fighting fit in time for your summer hols!

The Second Diesel Spotter S Guide

Author: Jerry A. Pinkepank
Editor: Kalmbach Pub Co
Size: 10,27 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Contemporary Diesel Spotter S Guide

Author: Jerry A. Pinkepank
Editor: Kalmbach Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780890240885
Size: 17,11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 455

Lighthouse Spotter S Guide

Author: Michael J. Rhein
Editor: Thunder Bay Press (CA)
ISBN: 9781592233472
Size: 11,34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 238

A lighthouse standing majestically on a scenic shoreline conjures images of heroic sailors safely guided to port. But which lighthouse is it and what is its history? Here is a guide to identifying 161 of North America’s most famous beacons. Each entry includes a full-page color photograph opposite a smaller historical image, a brief history, construction facts, a schematic of the floor plan, and notable technical features and specs. Lighthouses include Portland Head, Boston Harbor, Cape Hatteras, Grosse Point, Cape Blanco, and Point SurPerfect. Endorsed by the American Lighthouse Foundation, this take-along guide can be used for coastal or Great Lakes driving vacations, from Newfoundland to Southern California, where each featured beacon can be easily identified and fully enjoyed.

Railroad Model Craftsman

Size: 12,92 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First Book Of Ships And Boats

Author: Isabel Thomas
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472901053
Size: 16,34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 685

From cargo ships to cruise liners and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of ships and boats - steam boats, speed boats, barges and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to ships and boats. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

The Model Railroader S Guide To Freight Cars

Author: Jeff Wilson
Editor: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890245859
Size: 16,33 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 862

Jeff Wilson offers you a brief history of each type of North American freight car and how designs have changed from World War I to the present helping you to model freight cars with truer accuracy.

The Rough Guide To Videogaming

Author: Kate Berens
Editor: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781858289106
Size: 18,69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 355

Videogamers will find all they need to know in this collection of reviews of the top 150 games. Includes a roundup of monthly magazines and e-zines and Web site contact information for all hardware manufacturers, game developers, and publishers mentioned in the guide. Screen shots.