Описание: This is the first thorough and in-depth study to cover all aspects of the winter uniforms issued to and used by the ground-based troops of the German Army and Air Force during World War II. This book offers a definite overview, covering all uniform pieces and accessories, ranging from coats to scarves, and their developments, used materials, insignia and markings. The book is clearly illustrated with over 180 period black-and-white images and illustrations and up to 200 contemporary, full-color photographs, resulting in an overview with unprecedented detail.
Описание: One of the distinguishing features of the World War II German Army uniform is the use of shoulder straps and boards to denote rank, branch of service, and in some cases the assigned unit right down to the company. This heavily illustrated book covers construction methods, material, types and styles of embroidery and metal devices, as well as the identification of branch and unit. Detailed charts are used to identify unit affiliation of Gothic letters, Latin letters, Roman numerals, Arabic numerals, and Symbolic Devices. Containing over 1,000 color photographs of straps and boards, as well as other loose cloth insignia, collar tabs, and tunics to assist the collector or historian in identifying original examples, this book is the definitive reference.
Описание: The author carefully examines the variations of uniforms and equipment used by the Italian armed forces during the First World War using over 700 carefully chosen and captioned period photographs. Further enhancing this work, is an informative essay by internationally acclaimed author, historian and collector Professor Dr. Renato Zavattini. There are detailed chapters covering Italian machinegun, medical, artillery, motor corps, infantry, technical, and special units such as flamethrowers. Other chapters feature the air service, Libyan Campaign, P.O.Ws, and trench life as well as the legendary Alpini, Arditi, Bersaglieri, and Carabinieri. The color gallery displays heretofore unpublished photos of original headdress, uniforms, equipment and accoutrements from private collections. This work is a must for all serious historians, collectors, model builders, wargamers, and re-enactors.
Автор: Zweite, Armin Название: Francis Bacon ISBN: 0500093350 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500093351 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4764 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Francis Bacon (19091992) was renowned for his dramatic depictions of the human form; he portrayed the ordeal of the vulnerable, defencelessly exposed body like no other artist of his generation. This book presents about sixty of Bacons disturbing yet captivating studies of the human figure, encompassing works from the late 1940s until his death.
Автор: Patterson, Angus Название: Fashion and armour in renaissance europe ISBN: 1851775811 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851775811 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2721 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Of all the riches of the sixteenth-century European nobleman, none spoke more powerfully of his heroism, wealth and taste than his armour, clothing and weapons. This book looks at the suits designed to kill, protect and impress.
Описание: A cultural history/visual culture book featuring the story, photos, ephemera, and art of The Ghost Army, a World War II deception unit, which used inflatable tanks and other illusions to mislead the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Army recruited artists to create these illusions; in private moments, they painted and sketched their way across Europe, creating a unique visual record of the war
Автор: Fliegel Название: Arms and armor ISBN: 0810963760 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810963764 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 4356 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Illustrated with examples of helmets, shields, swords, crossbows, firearms and other items from the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, this volume traces the history of European arms and armour from antiquity to the 18th century. It explores themes such as medieval warfare, tournaments, the process of making and decorating armour, and the Renaissance culture of arms. There is also discussion of various forms of weapons, and the illustrations include paintings, tapestries and engravings which show how the objects were used and worn.
Описание: Volume five of the Battle Colors series shifts to the Pacific Theater of Operations with a focus on the Fifth, Seventh, Eleventh and Thirteenth U.S. Army Air Forces. As with previous volumes the primary emphasis of this work is group/squadron emblems in addition to combat aircraft tactical markings. Extensive research has resulted in the most complete assemblage of World War II era AAF/PTO combat insignia yet compiled. As in all Battle Colors volumes, these insignia images include both authorized as well as unofficial versions, featuring common variations representative of the time. Historical period photographs depicting the applications of unauthorized emblems are included in the text, providing empirical proof as to their existence and use. All emblems have been carefully recreated to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original artwork of their designers.
Описание: This volume on the Royal Collection’s European arms and armour will provide the first catalogue of this substantial and important collection of historic weapons for more than a hundred years.
Название: Arms and Armor ISBN: 0300098766 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300098761 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 1148 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A celebration of more than a decade of collecting by the Metropolitan Museum's Department of Arms and Armor since the reinstallation of its permanent galleries in 1991. The new acquisitions complement and build upon the Museum's encyclopaedic collection, which totals more than 14,000 objects from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America. Fifty-eight of the most important recent acquisitions are featured in this volume, including the richly decorated armour and weapons of two French kings, the king of Sweden, and a future king of England, several members of the ruling Medici family of Florence, a hero of the American Revolution, two sultans of Turkey, and the Tokugawa shoguns of Japan.e texts provide insight into the artistic, historical and technical aspects of this special field.
Название: Arms & Armour ISBN: 8174363408 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788174363404 Издательство: Grange Books Рейтинг: Цена: 2449 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Traces the development of the weapons of the Indian warriors, from the earliest to the modern times.
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