Vehicles / HMMV Hummer - Excellent coverage of such things
as parachuting, air-drops of vehicles and equipment, securing
landing zones., concealment, ambush positions, and much more.
Excellent details of vehicles and equipment, like the M102
105mm Field Howitzer, the M998 hummer, TOW missile launchers,
and more, abound, and make for handy reference. This book
is valuable not only to the scale modeler, but also to the
military enthusiast and veteran.
Transporters - NASCAR Transporters" gives a very
good look inside all those trailers you see at the races.
Lots of color photos are included with descrpitive
text. While no costs for these fully equiped trailers are
included, the reader is given plenty of background information
on the trailers, packing order, optional equipment and planning.
This book is a great primer for those interested in making
a large car hauler.
The Class of the Industry - Superb photography is very
up-close, text informative, and the subjects varied. Ten chapters
all up, with the last chapter including production numbers
and model designations.
Trucks 1939-1979 - Building trucks for many local businesses
along the West Coast, Peterbilt trucks had to prove themselves
through winding rugged mountain roads, and once they did,
their trucks became known as "betterbilt" Peterbilts
among enthusiasts. Starting in 1939 when Peterbilt was formed
(after acquiring Fageol trucks), this golden era of trucking
is portrayed through large period photographs when
these heavy haulers were put to work. Captions not only tell
about the truck, but also about the companies and owners who