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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 109.99
Over the last decade (and indeed ever since the Cold War), the rise of insurgents and non-state actors in war, and their readiness to use terror and other irregular methods of fighting, have led commentators to speak of 'new wars'. They have assumed that the 'old wars' were waged solely between states, and were accordingly fought between... more...
- Westview Press 1995; US$ 36.99
The debate about the “Military Revolution? has been one of the most controversial and exciting areas of discussion and research in the fields of early modern European history and military history. Scholars have long sought to explain the massive changes in European military techniques and technologies that took place between the end of the Middle... more...
- New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2010; US$ 13.99
From Babylonian mastiff-type war dogs with spiked collars, to modern kitted-out military dogs highly trained to detect explosives, dogs have long been a soldiers best friend. Nigel Allsopp, a highly experienced dog handler in both military and civilian police arenas, details how the incredible abilities of dogs are indispensable in military,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
The vast crescent of British-ruled territories from India down to Singapore appeared in the early stages of the Second World War a massive asset in the war with Germany, providing huge quantities of soldiers and raw materials and key part of an impregnable global network denied to the Nazis. Within a few weeks in 1941-2 a Japanese invasion had destroyed... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
Surveys the medals awarded to British personnel for military services from the First World War to operations of British forces in the opening years of the twenty-first century. The campaign medals awarded for the military actions have become a popular field for collectors, since the majority of British awards were officially named. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
As WW2 drew to a close, hundreds of thousands of British and American prisoners of war, held in camps in Nazi-occupied Europe, faced the prospect that they would never get home alive. In the depths of winter, their guards harried them on marches outof their camps and away from the armies advancing into the heart of Hitler's defeated Germany. Hundreds... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1998; Not Available
Since the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, the region has been the scene of fierce power struggles, injustice and tragic events - a situation which persists to this day. Now for the first time, an Israeli-Arab author collaboration is tackling one of the world's most controversial situations. Published to accompany a six-part BBC television... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
'The deck and the bridge were pointing to the sky at an alarming angle and our thoughts were to get the devil out of it and into the water. Almost in unison we shouted "for God's sake jump boys".' Citizen Sailors is a groundbreaking people's history of the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Drawing on hundreds of contemporary diaries... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
The ultimate record of arms and armour An epic 4,000-year illustrated story of weaponry. From stone axes to heavy machine-guns, swords to sniper rifles, discover the innovative design, range, lethal function and brutal history of arms and armour, and meet the warriors who wielded them. Includes all the important arms from the ages, covering... more...