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- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 6.03
The second life of Dinnie Doone began when she was thirteen. In Dinnie's first life she moved home a dozen times. In each new town her family landed in deeper trouble. Then, without warning, she was snatched by total strangers and taken far away to the other side of the world. Dinnie arrives in Switzerland and becomes a pupil at an international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book, originally published in 1978, argues that there was no ?turning-point? in Bonaparte?s career, but rather a consistent pattern from beginning to end. As a commander Bonaparte?s forte was speed and aggressiveness. As a planner, however he was slapdash: his armies starved and went barefoot. The author argues that far from being a master of... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 25.00
The Book of Ninja , the ultimate ninjutsu manual, was penned in 1676 by a ninja known as Fujibayashi. Born in the post-civil war era of Japan, Fujibayashi collected and combined information from the ninja clans of Iga - regarded to be the homeland of the ninja - and compiled it into an authoritative book. Known as The Bansenhukai , this book has... more...
- Watkins Media Ltd 2015; US$ 19.99
THE FIRST COMPLETE TRANSLATION OF A SAMURAI SCHOOL CURRICULUM, THE BOOK OF SAMURAI SERIES IS A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SAMURAI WARFARE. This multi-volume series reveals to the samurai student the basic traditions of Natori-Ry?, the renowned school of war founded in Japan in the sixteenth century. Book One: Fundamental Teachings... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 11.96
Fighting an elusive and dangerous enemy far from home, the British army in Afghanistan has been involved in asymmetric warfare for the best part of a decade. The eight-year series of deployments jointly known as Operation Herrick, alongside US and other NATO contingents within the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book, originally published in 1977 examines in detail the organisation, training, and personnel of the British Army during the eighteenth century, and explains how the government policies of containing the enemy and colonial conquest were achieved. It also illustrates how the Army survived the constant nervousness of Parliament in reducing its... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 14.95
In the past decade and a half the unique requirements of dual wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have radically altered the appearance and capabilities of the British Army?s infantry soldiers. Gone are the tactics uniforms and equipment of the Cold War, replaced by an elite fighting force, skilled in counterinsurgency operations and warfare in both urban... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95
The Browning '50-cal' has become the longest serving weapon in the US inventory. The 'fifty' has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun. It is considered such an effective and reliable weapon that few countries ever attempted to develop an equivalent weapon. Even the Japanese created a copy of it during World War II when the US was... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 23.32
<DIV><p><i><b>Bunch of Five</b></i> is General Sir Frank Kitson's military autobiography. In it this expert in counter insurgency describes his experiences in Kenya 1953-55, Malaya 1957, Muscat and Oman 1958, as well as his peacekeeping activities during two stints in Cyprus, 1963-64 and 1967-68. He wanted to write... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 15.95
Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943?44 Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains. The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming... more...