T54/55 Variants in detail by Frantisek Koran

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By Frantisek Koran

The T-54 and T-55 tanks have been a chain of major conflict tanks designed within the Soviet Union. the 1st T-54 prototype seemed in March 1945, previous to the tip of the second one global conflict. The T-54 entered complete creation in 1947 and have become the most tank for armored devices of the Soviet military, armies of the Warsaw Pact nations, and others. T-54s and T-55s have been desirous about some of the worlds armed conflicts throughout the overdue 20th century.The T-54/55 sequence ultimately grew to become the most-produced tank in historical past. anticipated construction numbers for the sequence variety from 86,000 to 100,000.

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Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: Lists of by Ira A. Glazier

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By Ira A. Glazier

Nearly 3 fifths of the emigration from the uk to the US arrived within the nineteenth century. the remaining got here via Ellis Island among 1900 and 1924. Arrivals from the U.K. started to elevate within the mid-1840's with the Irish Famine that resulted in very excessive mortality charges, emerging costs and unemployment and a huge outflow of Irish inhabitants to the U.S. within the post-Famine interval, England's commercial revolution stepped forward and emigration persevered to develop among the filthy rich 1850's and the mid-1890's. This sequence on Emigration from the uk to the United States concentrates on U.K. emigration within the interval 1870-1897, directory migrants from the U.K. who arrived in long island. the unique passenger lists transcribed by means of delivery brokers and ship's officials and filed by means of all vessels getting into U.S ports were utilized in the practise of Emigration from the uk to the US. offered in chronological order by way of every one ship's date of arrival, those passenger lists give you the names of ships, ports of departure, and arrival and debarkation dates. The researcher may also find facts relating to a person's age, intercourse, and career, in addition to village of beginning and vacation spot whilst reported.An vital function of Emigration from the uk to the United States is the vast surname index of ships' passengers incorporated in every one quantity. those indexes, containing nearly three million names for the interval 1870-1897, will tremendously facilitate the duty of discovering an ancestor's family members identify, in particular while the precise date or port of arrival within the usa is unknown. as well as the passenger lists and identify indexes, Emigration from the uk to the US contains an advent to the background of the U.K. migratory circulation to the U.S. This sequence is a useful reference paintings for somebody attracted to learning relations historical past or in genealogical learn.

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Jagdwaffe vol.5.4 Jet Fighters and Rocket Interceptors by J. Richard Smith Eddie J. Creek

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By J. Richard Smith Eddie J. Creek

This is often the final of the 20 volumes within the Jagdwaffe sequence which represents the most accomplished pictorial bills of the air battle in Europe among 1939 and 1945 from the perspective of the Luftwaffe, its airplane and its aircrew. every one quantity comprises greater than 2 hundred infrequent photos, many formerly unpublished, along especially commissioned color paintings, unique narrative and private recollections. As such, the books offer a special perception into the lads and kit of the Luftwaffe in this interval. the ultimate quantity within the sequence covers the ultimate part of global battle 2 in Europe, with the German forces at the retreat in Italy and on either the Western and japanese fronts. For the Luftwaffe, more and more in need of serviceable plane and, extra importantly, knowledgeable pilots to fly them, it was once a interval while supremacy over the sky was once ceded to the effective Allies. even though the recently-introduced jet airplane promised very much by way of functionality opposed to extra conventional plane forms, creation was once restricted and their arrival was once too overdue to swing the tide of conflict in Germanys favour. With the may well of the Allied bombing fleets showing usually over the skies of Germany and with uncooked fabrics, particularly aviation gasoline, more and more scarce, the final months of the battle represented a fight for the aircrew, the place few anticipated to outlive. commonly praised for the standard of pictures, details and paintings, the Jagdwaffe sequence builds right into a accomplished archive of knowledge at the Luftwaffe and its shades and markings in the course of the struggle

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Prestressed Concrete: A Fundamental Approach by Edward G. Nawy

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By Edward G. Nawy

For one-semester, senior/graduate-level classes in Prestressed Concrete within the division of Civil Engineering.Completely revised to mirror the hot ACI 318-02 construction Code and foreign construction Code 2000 and its 2002 transformations, this renowned textual content deals a distinct method of interpreting the layout of prestressed concrete contributors in a logical, step by step trial and adjustment strategy. Encouraging transparent, systematic pondering, it integrates convenient circulation charts to aid scholars higher comprehend the stairs wanted for layout and research. large discussions on fabric houses and urban functionality are supplied, in addition to an in-depth research of prestressing of round tanks for liquid and gasoline containment and their prestressed shell roofs.

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Science-fiction: the Gernsback years : a complete coverage by Everett Franklin Bleiler, Richard Bleiler

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By Everett Franklin Bleiler, Richard Bleiler

Complementing Science-Fiction: The Early Years, which surveys science-fiction released in publication shape from its beginnings via 1930, the current quantity covers the entire science-fiction published within the style magazines--Amazing, stunning, and sweetness, besides offshoots and minor magazines--from 1926 via 1936. this can be the 1st time this traditionally vital literary phenomenon, which stands in the back of the large sleek improvement of science-fiction, has been studied completely and accurately.The center of the ebook is a sequence of descriptions of all 1,835 tales released in this interval, plus bibliographic info. Supplementing this are many beneficial gains: exact histories of every of the magazines, a topic by means of factor roster of contents, a technical research of the artwork, short authors' biographies, poetry and letter indexes, a topic and motif index of roughly 30,0000 entries, and common indexes.Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years isn't just critical for reference librarians, creditors, readers, and students attracted to science-fiction, it's also of value to the research of pop culture in the course of the nice melancholy within the usa. so much of its facts, that are principally in response to infrequent and virtually unobtainable assets, usually are not to be had somewhere else.

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