A big, heartfelt ‘welcome’ to Amber Books to the review pages of www.bamcc.net!
Amber Books generously sent three of its titles for review that strikes the
cord in any man’s heart.
be honest. Most men are little boys in
disguise and what little boy doesn’t like guns, submarines and aircraft?
remember as a little boy being fascinated by guns. My older brothers hunted deer for meat. They even let me shoot their guns a few times. As soon as I was old enough, I purchased my
own handgun and rifle. I’m a big
supporter of gun rights.
look at the manufacturing of guns as more an art than a preoccupation with
shooting things. The craftsmanship, imagination
and knowledge it takes to make a good firearm borders on the artistic.
something about a well-made firearm that fascinates most men (and many women).
‘Small Arms Visual Encyclopedia’ is by far one of the best visual and informational
books I’ve ever come across about firearms.
illustrations are accompanied by short, concise and accurate descriptions of
each firearm categorized by type.
with earliest firearms the book travels through history dividing segments of
the history of firearms by type such as revolvers, automatics, machine guns,
and every page offers a real education of each type of gun. Many illustrations are cutaway views of
book is a treasure trove of information and drawings about firearms as used through
first experience with submarines was watching the WWI and WWII naval war movies
produced in the 1940s and 1950s.
movies honored those brave individuals who risked their lives fighting battles
under the waves.
time passed I grew to love the tales of the nuclear submarines that guarded the
seas against Communist expansionism and explored the unknown depths around the
World’s Greatest Submarines An Illustrated History’ dives deep into the
colorful history of the ships that explored the oceans under the waves.
David Ross examines the maritime expeditions and exploits of submarines
starting in the year 1775 up until modern times.
learn all about submarines and submersibles that were created, built and used
by countries around the globe.
burst with archival photos, full-color illustrations, cutaway schematics and interesting
text liberally sprinkled with interesting facts and tidbits.
a maritime dream come true as Amber Books invites you to sails the seven seas under
hardly seems possible that man has been flying the skies in airplanes for just
over 10 0 years.
lot is written about the military applications of aircraft but little is known
about civilian aircraft and just how important structural and technical advancements
in civilian aircraft have changed the world of aviation.
Paul E. Eden starts thing off in The golden age of aviation with the Junkers F13
and travels the decades boarding such memorable aircraft as the Boeing 247, the
Douglas DC-8, the Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star and much more.
aircraft from around the globe are examined by decade complemented with full-color
illustrations, archival photos and art, informative text, specifications and interesting
you love aircraft you’re sure to ‘fly high’ when you read ‘The World’s Greatest
Civil Aircraft An Illustrated history’ and look through this wonderful book about
manned flight and those that made such innovations and aircrafts possible.