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- 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...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 20.78
In May 1968, as part of cutbacks to the British Army, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was disbanded at a moving ceremony held at the same spot in Douglas in Lanarkshire at which it had been raised in 1689. And yet, although the regiment is no more, its place in history is unassailable. The ceremony embraced the history of one regiment, The Cameronians,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Since World War II, military intervention in developing world internal conflicts (DWIC) has become the primary form of U.S. military activity, and these interventions have proven unsuccessful in places like Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. This book argues such failure was entirely predictable, even inevitable, due both to the nature and dynamics of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 48.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
For James Thomas Brudenell, 7 th Earl of Cardigan, leading the Light Brigade at Balaclava was but one incident in a life of sensation and notoriety. Donald Thomas?s biography, originally published in 1977, and based on new material when originally published, shows this most controversial Victorian against a panorama of regimental intrigue and aristocratic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
This work surveys the fundamentals, policies and strategies of chemical and biological warfare in the USA from 1915 to the present. It goes beyond a simple moralistic discussion to present the government's perspective and how it has changed over time. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
China is flexing its growing military and strategic clout in the pursuit of broadening national security interests. At the same time, the country?s economic and technology policies have also become more nationalistic, state-centered, and ambitious. China?s defense economy has set its sights on catching up with the West by the beginning of the 2020s... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
The full story of Britain's nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s has only recently begun to emerge. Here, for the first time, through interviews and eye-witness accounts from men who watched the mushroom clouds drift over Australia and the Pacific Ocean, the tests are vividly recreated. Using official documents recently made public, evidence gathered... more...