BATTLESPACE BOOK CHOICE FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
BATTLESPACE is pleased to announce the formation of the ‘BATTLESPACE BOOK CLUB’, which provides our subscribers the opportunity to purchase military titles at Book Club rates.
We will email new titles as they appear and have a dedicated web page.
If you see a title you would like to purchase please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your address and payment details and we will send the book.
BATTLESPACE SELECTS TIMECHART OF AVIATION HISTORY FOR CENTENARY OF FLIGHT BOOK CHOICE
Next year sees the celebration of 100 years of flight since the Wright brothers made their maiden powered flight in the USA in 1903.
Few advances in technology have shaped the world in which we live as much as the airplane. From the historic day in 1903, aircraft have come to dominate global transport and communications in a way that could not have been imagined a century earlier – the world has literally become a smaller place.
The Timechart of Aviation History, with over 400 full-colour illustrations provides an authoritative and accessible guide to the development of all types of flying machines – from balloons, dirigibles and gliders, thru biplanes, triplanes, fighters, bombers, airliners and seaplanes to the very latest supersonic jets, stealth bombers and attack helicopters.
The contents include:
* The History of Aviation: a spectacular 16-page diagram with gatefolds to provide complete continuity, fully illustrated and graphically depicting the history of aircraft from earliest times (including the balloons of the nineteenth century) to the present. The subjects are classified to enable the reader to compare developments in:
*Lighter than air craft
*Wars & Weapons
Inside the gatefolds are concise biographies of the major personalities in the history of aviation – great aviators and pioneers, plus the designers and builders of a century’s aircraft.
* A Comprehensive A-Z FactFinder provides instant access to information on every significant aircraft ever flown, with tabulation of full name, manufacturer, code name, type, nationality and first flight
* A sequence of double-page spreads concentrates on specific aspects of aviation and aircraft types, with full-colour illustrations and data tables, from airships to stealth machines.
* The book concludes with an useful directory of aviation Museums and Air Shows.
Special Book Club Price: £17.50 +£2.50 p&p
WAR IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION
By Dr Alfred Price
Book Club Price £18.00
War in the Fourth Dimension reveals the electronic warfare (EW) tactics and equipment employed by the US in Vietnam, during the Gulf War, the Kosovo war and elsewhere.
Electronic Countermeasures were vital in reversing the first use by the Soviet Union of surface-to-air missiles in Vietnam. In subsequent conflicts, the low loss rates suffered by US planes attacking targets in missile-defended areas were the result of the earlier hard-learnt lessons.
This book provides a valuable insight into the secret world of EW and the long-running intelligence battle to collect detailed information on unfriendly nations’ electronic systems, the development of radar stealth techniques, the effect of computer technology on countermeasures systems, the evolution of information warfare and a review of the likely developments in EW systems of the future.
THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE: REHERSAL FOR D-DAY
By Will Fowler
Book Club Price: 15.99
The Dieppe raid, Operation Jubilee, of 1942 have often been portrayed as one of the greatest military disasters of the Second World War on the Allied side. The invasion force consisted of 5,000 Canadian troops from 2nd Canadian Division and 1,000 Commandos from No. 4 Commando. Losses totalled 3,164 men and 215 officers as casualties or PoWs as well as all its tanks and vehicles, The R