Tin Hats to Composite Helmets
A Collector's Guide
By (author) Martin J. Brayley
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Tin Hats to Composite Helmets by Martin J. Brayley
Book Description"Tin Hats to Composite Helmets - A Collector's Guide" brings together in a single volume the primary protective helmets of the world's military forces from 1915 to modern times. It traces the development of the helmet from the Great War French 'Adrian' through to the current American ACH composite helmet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847970244
(296mm x 210mm x 16mm)
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Kalashnikov AK47 Series, Hardback (March 2013)
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Modern Body Armour, Hardback (May 2011)
Traces the development of individual ballistic protection from the multi-layer silk garments and metal plates used during World War One and through to the Korean War and Vietnam, to the advanced armour used in Iraq and Afghanistan. This work illustrates the primary armour patterns in use with the world's major nations from 1914 to the present day.
Camouflage Uniforms, Hardback (November 2009)» View all books by Martin J. Brayley
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Author Biography - Martin J. Brayley
Martin J Brayley is a professkonal photographer and author, who is best known for his works on uniforms and militaria. He served in the armed forces for 24 years, and has a keen interest in all aspects of military history, particularly the uniforms and equipment of the 20th century, and is a dedicated military researcher and collector. Resident - Hampshire
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