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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2003; US$ 49.00
Das Zeitalter zwischen 1850 und 1890 war eine Epoche des Übergangs: Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft, Staat und Staatensystem, Kultur und Religion machen - anknüpfend an die Ideen der Aufklärung und der Französischen Revolution sowie in Folge des endgültigen Durchbruchs der Industriellen Revolution - einen revolutionären Wandlungsprozess durch. Die Frage,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The Virginia Military Institute launched an educational revolution when it became the first school in the American South to combine classical and practical courses under an effective system of military discipline. It pioneered free schooling for the poor and exemption from tuition and board in exchange for two years of teaching. It has furnished fully... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 14.39
Prove your military worth with a stellar AFQT score The Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) is the most important part of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), and you need to start preparing for it early. Your AFQT score determines which branch of the military you can join, and the better your score, the more attractive you become... 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...