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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
The most famous combat strategist in Japanese history was Musashi Miyamoto, a warrior who lived from 1584 to 1645. Miyamoto fought his first duel to the death when he was 13, killing a veteran warrior more than twice his age. By the time he was 29 he had killed more than 60 other warriors in duels and was a legend in his own time. Shortly before... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 155.00
Faced with severe budgetary constraints, a radically reduced force structure, and a crippling intellectual dogmatism, the American Infantry struggled throughout the interwar years to modernize its doctrine. Finlayson examines these difficulties, beginning with an overview of the experiences of the primary combatants of the First World War, comparing... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 11.95
From trekking across the desert and bushwhacking through the jungle to conserving body heat in the Arctic and rappelling down a mountain cliff, The U.S. Army Survival Manual presents the field-tested techniques that have proven effective in times of imminent danger and extreme distress. Perfect for Army grunts and weekend outdoorsmen alike, this... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Due to recent events, all eyes have been on the American military, especially the elite Special Operations teams: Army Special Forces, Army Rangers, Navy SEALS, and Air Force Special Ops that truly are the best of the best in the military. These teams of specially trained warriors perform the most difficult, politically sensitive, and dangerous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
This is a comprehensive study of the major changes in infantry tacticts from the time of Frederick the Great to the beginning of what many see as the era of modern war, in the 1860s. Ross lays social and political change side by side with technical change. He argues that the French revolution, due to the fervour and loyalty it inspired in its participants,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95
The fundamental strength of today's Army lies in its ability to fight and win a major theater-level war, and this capability exists through a deliberate intent to field the most capable mechanized force possible. It is easy to argue that the Army leadership succeeded, since no anticipated enemy force can match the firepower and maneuver capability... more...
- RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95
This work represents a compilation of research drawn from numerous studies on the topic of improving light air-deployable forces. The focus is on new operational concepts along with the underlying enabling technologies. Three different means for improving rapid-reaction capability are condidered. more...