New PDF release: Arms and Equipment of the Civil War

By Jack Coggins

More suitable with wonderful illustrations, the textual content describes what materiel used to be to be had to the armies and navies of either sides — from iron-clad gunboats, submarine torpedoes, and armed forces balloons to pontoon bridges, percussion grenades, and siege artillery — with on-the-scene reviews by means of Union and accomplice squaddies approximately gear and camp existence. Over 500 black-and-white illustrations.

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ZEPPELIN IV" LEAVING HER FLOATING DOCK THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF "ZEPPELIN IV," SHOWING RUDDER AND LIFTING PLANES . THE FRENCH MILITARY AIRSHIP "PATRIE" THE "VILLE DE PARIS" LEAVING HARBOUR THE FIRST BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP . 35 . 36 . . 38 . . 40 . . 42 . . 44 DIAGRAMMATIC SKETCH OF THE DE LA VAULX AIRSHIP A TRIAL TRIP OF THE " R]6pUBLIQUE " . . 46 . 46 THE "GROSS" AND "PARSEVAL" AIRSHIPS, TWO OTHER TYPES OF GERMAN MILITARY VESSELS THE GERMAN MILITARY AIRSHIP "PARSEVAL" LEAVING ITS SHED THE WRECK OF "ZEPPELIN IV" THE SECOND BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP PARSEVAL AIRSHIP AND ITS NOVEL METHOD OF SUSPENSION THE CAR OF THE SECOND BRITISH MILITARY AIRSHIP THE "MALECOT" COMBINED AIRSHIP (DIRIGIBLE AND .

ITALIAN DIRIGIBLE, NO. I . THE "REPUBLIC" THE ITALIAN MILITARY DIRIGIBLE, . xlviii , NO. 2 278 . . 286 288 288 290 290 296 . 296 . 299 ... t 284 j t , 306 310 312 AERIAL WARFARE THE HEIGHT OF SPE C U LAT GEORGE CKUIKSHANK {i''3\ijj! tJu N" Groundless Expectations. 1 S i-0i7t\ tioi: IDEALS IN AIRSHIPS of Mr. Jclui Laiic} AERIAL WARFARE CHAPTER I FLYING MACHINES THE amongst conquest of the air must have been the earHest ambitions of mankind, and of all forms of locomotion it has presented the most baffling problems.

243 . 249 . 253 . 254 Illustrations ... ... PACIMQ FAGB THE BLERIOT MONOPLANE LATHAM AND THE ANTOINETTE MONOPLANE THE SANTOS DUMONT AEROPLANE THE NEW VOISIN AEROPLANE THE FARMAN BIPLANE PROPELLER AND ENGINE OF THE CURTISS AEROPLANE MR. CODY AND HIS AEROPLANE THE CURTISS AEROPLANE THE POWER PLANT OF THE FARMAN AEROPLANE THE GNOME ROTARY ENGINE THE CRUCIFER AEROPLANE SIDE, PLAN, AND FRONT VIEWS OF THE LORENZEN COMBINED AEROPLANE AND HELICOPTERE . . . . 280 . . 282 . . ... . . . . . ITALIAN DIRIGIBLE, NO.

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