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Books from the series "The History of Soviet Fire Engines"

All books are published in Russian. Translation of names is given for better understanding of a content.


 
  Books of Alexander Karpov Airfield Fire Trucks 2010
"Airfield Fire Trucks"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-1-3

 
 

The book provides a history of creation and development of airport fire engines in the USSR. Describes the structures of their airfield fire fighting vehicles, detailed technical specifications, systems and fire extinguishing devices used when extinguishing airplanes.

115 pages, 100 illustrations, coated paper density 115 gr/m2

Circulation is over

 
  Books of Alexander Karpov Fire Fighting Oldtimers
2011
"Fire Fighting Oldtimers"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-3-7

 
 

The book provides a history of the first fire engines in the USSR is a description of the design of the devices and fire engines 1922-1945 years of issue, their detailed specifications. Considered fire extinguishing equipment and devices used in the fire service.

304 pages, 500 illustrations, coated paper density 90 gr/m2

Circulation is over

 
  Books of Alexander Karpov Fire Trucks Typing. 
                Volume 1. The Cornerstone
2012
"Fire Trucks Typing. Volume 1. The Cornerstone"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-4-4

 
 

The book provides a history of of the Soviet fire fighting vehicles of main applicability, that were created in the 1945-1991 years. Describes the fire pumpers and tanker-pumpers designs, detailed specifications, history, and characteristics of the device operations.

450 pages, 700 illustrations, coated paper density 90 gr/m2

 
  Books of Alexander Karpov Fire Trucks Typing. Volume 2. The Target applicability 2013
"Fire Trucks Typing. Volume 2. The Target applicability"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-5-1

 
 

The book provides a history of Soviet fire engines of the target applicability, that were created in the 1945-1991 years. Describes the construction of pumping stations, fire fighting tracked vehicles, fire trucks of gas, foam, combined, jet and powder extinguishing. Their detailed specifications, history, andcharacteristics of the device operations.

464 pages, 769 illustrations, coated paper density 90 gr/m2

 
  Books of Alexander Karpov. Airfield Fire Trucks. Second Edition 2013
"Airfield Fire Trucks. Second Edition"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-7-5

 
 

This is the history of creation and development of airport fire trucks in the USSR. The second edition of first book was corrected and revised. There describes the structures of airfield fire fighting trucks, their detailed specifications. Information has been updated and supplemented with new interesting facts and illustrations.

192 pages, 270 illustrations, coated paper density 115 gr/m2

 
  Books of Alexander Karpov. Special Fire Engines. Volume 1. Stairway to heaven 2015
"Special Fire Engines. Volume 1. Stairway to heaven"
ISBN 978-5-9902405-6-8


 
 

The book provides a history of 65 aerial ladders and hydraulic aerial platforms of Soviet fire department, that were created in the 1945-1991 years. Describes it constructions, their detailed specifications, history, and characteristics of the device operations. Contains historical photos and materials are previously unpublished.

416 pages, 659 illustrations, сhalk overlay paper of high quality - density 115 gr/m2

Circulation is over

 

 

 
  Special Fire Engines. Volume 2. Forces and resources it comes soon!

"Special Fire Engines. Volume 2. Forces and resources"

 
     
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