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Heavy Sidecar Motorcycles Of The Wehrmacht

Author : Horst Hinrichsen
ISBN : 0764312723
Genre : Transportation
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All new photo collection covering BMW, Zündapp, NSU, DKW sidecar motorcycles on a variety of war fronts.
Category: Transportation

Operation Barbarossa The Complete Organisational And Statistical Analysis And Military Simulation Volume Iia

Author : Nigel Askey
ISBN : 9781304453297
Genre : History
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Operation Barbarossa: Volume IIA concerns the Wehrmacht. All the significant German weapon systems and combat squads used in the campaign are analysed using the quantitative methodology detailed in Volume I, along with the contextual history. An assessment of each weapon system's inherent 'combat power' is provided, as well as attributes such as the relative anti-tank, anti-personnel and anti-aircraft values. Volume IIA then focuses on the detailed Kriegstarkenachweisungen (KStN, or TOE) for German land units (including those in the West), as well as the unit's actual organisation and equipment. All significant units in the German Army (Heer), Waffen SS, Luftwaffe and security forces are included; ranging from the largest panzer divisions, down to small anti-aircraft companies, military-police units, Landesschutzen battalions, and rail-road and construction companies. In all cases the data is presented in detailed tables, using the weapon systems and combat squads previously analysed.
Category: History

The Art Of Bmw Motorcycles

Author : Peter Gantriis
ISBN : 9780760361535
Genre : Transportation
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The Art of BMW Motorcycles presents the rolling sculptures that are BMW motorcycles in studio portraits, each bike accompanied by a short history of the machine. All the classic bikes are here--pre-World War II BMWs like the R5 that defined performance in that era; the military R12 that carried the Wehrmacht as it blitzkrieged its way across Europe; the R75M that accompanied Rommel’s Panzers in North Africa; the Earles-forked R69S that offered the perfect platform for mounting a Steib sidecar; the R90S café racer; and the GS (Gelände Sport) series that launched a dual-sport revolution. All the bike families are covered: the side-valve machines from the early years, the early overhead-valve performance bikes, the postwar Airheads and Oilheads, the four-cylinder and six-cylinder touring bikes, the early pushrod singles, the modern overhead-cam singles, the latest parallel twins, and inline-four cylinder sport bikes. From the first model, the R32 that launched BMW's motorcycle dynasty, to the latest (and fastest) model, the World Super Bike dominating S1000RR, this book captures nearly a century of motorcycling excellence.
Category: Transportation

The Art Of Bmw

Author : Peter Gantriis
ISBN : 9780760344125
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Ever since Max Friz first mounted his innovative M2B32 opposed-twin engine in a motorcycle frame in 1923, the history of BMW motorcycles has been defined by a constant and relentless quest for perfection. In the 95 years that have followed, the company has created the most innovative and technologically advanced motorcycles produced anywhere on earth. BMW has earned a reputation for not doing things the way everyone else does, but its motorcycles aren’t different simply for the sake of being different. Each distinctive feature represents a brilliant and elegant solution to a real problem, leading BMW to be the first company to introduce many of the features that were later adopted by other manufacturers. But there’s more to a BMW motorcycle than innovation and technology—there’s also art. And as beautiful as the bikes are in their totality, they may be even more so when broken down into their individual details. This book captures the elegance of these amazing machines, both in their details and in the sum of their parts, through the masterful photography of Henry von Wartenberg and writing of author Peter Gantriis. The Art of BMW: Ninety Years of Motorcycling Excellence features the Peter Nettesheim collection, one of the world’s premier collections of BMW motorcycles. These wonderfully restored pieces exemplify the design and engineering prowess that have defined the BMW motorcycle tradition for almost a century. DIVPhotographer bio: Henry von Wartenberg was born in Mar del Plata, Argentina, in 1967 and has been a professional photographer since 1990. He worked as a photojournalist for Gente magazine for nine years before opening his own office near Buenos Aires in 1999. He has worked for many companies and publishers in Argentina and overseas, including Geographic Adventure magazine. With his publishing firm, Triple Ve Editores, he has also published several books of his photography: Red Deer-Stag Hunting in ArgentinaM, iMotos Clasicas en Argentina/i, iThe Best of Argentine Polo/i, and iBuenos Aires in Stone and Bronze/i. Henry lives in Tigre, Argentina, with his wife and two daughters. You can visit his website at www.henryvonwartenberg.com.div /divdivAuthor bio:/divdiv /divdivPeter Gantriis is founder and president of RPM Research LLC, a market research and consulting firm that works with the world’s leading automotive and powersports manufacturers. Peter earned an MBA from the University of Minnesota. He is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and lives in Mahtomedi, Minnesota./div/divp
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

World War Ii Wehrmacht Vehicles

Author : Jan Suermondt
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026617188
Genre : History
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The restoration and display of historic military vehicles is a hobby that has grown enormously in Britain and elsewhere since the 1980s. In this companion volume to World War II Allied Vehicles, photographer Jan Suermondt offers a gallery of close-up studies of German army tanks, trucks, half-tracks, motorbikes, armored vehicles and guns for the information and pleasure of military historians, restorers, modelers and enthusiasts alike. Highlights include Panzer II and III tanks, a variety of half-tracks, Hetzer, BMW R12 and R35 motorcycles, artillery pieces and unusual support items such as radio trucks and a field kitchen.
Category: History

The German Infantry Handbook 1939 1945

Author : Alex Buchner
ISBN : 0887402844
Genre : History
File Size : 49.98 MB
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Covers formations, strength, armament, equipment, rank insignia, rifle groups, rifle columns, the company, light infantry weapons, recon, panzerjager units, pioneer, veterinary units, support services and operational histories of the German infantry.
Category: History

Blitzkrieg Poland

Author : Jonathan Sutherland
ISBN : IND:30000127032773
Genre : History
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These photographs are taken from three unpublished albums featuring the German invasion of Poland in 1939. One set was taken by an SS officer, another by a regular officer and a third by a soldier attached to a medical unit. Included are German units on the move, tanks, artillery and aircraft.
Category: History

Military Motorcycles

Author : Michael Green
ISBN : 1560654627
Genre : Motorcycles, Military
File Size : 28.18 MB
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Discusses the history and use of military motorcycles, highlighting specific models and their roles in various battles.
Category: Motorcycles, Military