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- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 34.99
A sailor?s extraordinary experiences on an American submarine in the Pacific are candidly reported in this eyewitness account of war from a torpedoman?s perspective. Robert Hunt managed to survive twelve consecutive war patrols on the submarine USS Tambor . During the course of the war, Hunt was everywhere that mattered in the Pacific. He stood... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 37.99
Covering both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom as two campaigns within a single, if discontinuous, conflict, this book analyzes the strategic interaction between Iraq and the United States from 1990 to 2010 and the key operational decisions that determined the course of the war. The author?s assessment of the long war against Iraq... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 25.99
Daniel Gerstein draws on twenty-nine years of experience in the security and defense sectors to address the threat of bioterrorism. He argues that bioterrorism is a very real threat to humankind due to the 21st century?s confluence of globalization, terrorism and biotechnology. Each of these three components of bioterrorism is experiencing unprecedented... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 21.99
Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, commander of Navy SEAL Team 10, posthumously received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on 28 June 2005 during a fierce battle with Taliban fighters in the remote mountains of eastern Afghanistan. Michael was the first recipient of the nation?s highest military honor as a result of U.S. involvement... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2001; US$ 19.99
On 26 February 1991, cavalry troops of ?Cougar Squadron,? the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, charged out of a sandstorm during Operation Desert Storm and caught Iraq?s Republican Guard Corps in the open desert along the North-South grid line of a military map referred to as the ?73 Easting.? Taken by surprise, the defending Iraqi... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 34.99
In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy argues that they are the principal victims of the 1994 and 1999 wars with Russia and the present conflict with Islamic jihadists. War forced Chechen women to venture far beyond their traditional roles and advance their human rights, but the current movement championing... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 38.99
Told here for the first time in vivid detail is the story of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23, 1941. The highly regarded military historian Gregory Urwin spent decades researching what happened and now offers a revealing look at the U.S. Marines, sailors, soldiers, and civilian contractors in captivity.... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 21.99
Despite incredible political, military, and intelligence risks, and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean in early August 1974. This audacious effort was carried out under the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 19.99
A top adviser at the Joint Intelligence Task Force for Combating Terrorism argues that winning the war against Militant Islamists requires a more nuanced understanding of their ideology. His book is among the first attempts to deconstruct and marginalize al-Qaida ideology using Islamic based arguments. By clearly defining the differences between Islam,... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 39.99
In August 1943 the Luftwaffe began using radio-controlled anti-ship glide bombs, and within weeks they had sunk one battleship, crippled another, wrecked two cruisers, and destroyed numerous merchant ships. Yet a year later the Germans abandoned their use, defeated in part by electronic systems to jam the radio links that guided the bombs. Drawing... more...