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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
In this companion volume to "Western Warfare, 1775-1882," Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
This is a wide-ranging and comprehensive survey of warfare from the outbreak of the American War of Independence to the British conquest of Egypt. Drawing on both primary and secondary sources this book offers an unrivalled account of civil and international conflicts involving Western powers, integrating both naval and land warfare. This book covers... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Claudia J. Kennedy retired as the Army's first female three-star general and the highest-ranking woman ever in that branch, overseeing 45,000 soldiers worldwide. During her 32-year career she witnessed the dramatic advances made by military women, and she was a long-time champion for fairness and equality in the Army. As she recounts her experiences... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 23.95
Since retiring from the Armed Forces, Major-General Lewis MacKenzie has not stayed out of the spotlight but continues to speak his mind. In this straight-talking memoir, he traces his post-military career as an international commentator on military affairs, a consultant to the Irish government and a federal political candidate. In Soldiers Made... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 20.95
Today, women in all U.S. military services are involved in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. They serve as pilots and crewmen of assault helicopters, bombers, fighters, and transport planes, and are frequently engaged in firefights with enemy insurgents while guarding convoys, traveling in hostile territory, or performing military police duties. Like... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 7.28
Pádraig O?Keeffe joined the elite and secretive French Foreign Legion at the age of twenty, seeking a challenge that would absorb his interests and intensity. He served with the Legion in Cambodia and Bosnia, then returned to civilian life, but military habits would not allow him to settle. His need for intense excitement and extreme danger drove... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1995; US$ 63.00
Seit Werner Hahlwegs Forschungen ist bekannt, welche Bedeutung das Werk des preußischen Generals Carl v. Clausewitz (1780-1831) für Lenins Verständnis vom Krieg hatte. Eine genaue Analyse der Wirkungsmächtigkeit auf die Militärdoktrin der UdSSR gab es jedoch bisher nicht. Rose weist nach, daß sich schon die zaristischen Generalstabsoffiziere intensiv... more...
- Cursor 2014; US$ 9.99
Here is an American mind contemplating contemporary society and culture with wit, imagination, and a brave intelligence. Tillman upends expectations, shifts tone, introduces characters, breaches limits of genre and category, reconfiguring the world with the turn of a sentence. Like other unique thinkers, Tillman sees the world differently—she is not... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 40.00
These compelling, enlightening, and often highly personal experiences tell stories of average citizens as well as historical figures who made huge sacrifices by serving in the military, giving the reader new perspectives on war, and its real costs. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 18.39
Your mission is an AFQT 99th percentile score – emerge victorious! If you're hoping to enter the military, the ASVAB may be the most important test you'll ever take. Your scores from the AFQT portion of the test determine your placement, and the minimum standards are rising along with increases in enlistment. You need great scores to be an... more...