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- Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
From award-winning journalist and combat veteran Michael Hirsh comes the thrilling inside story of the Air Force?s pararescue operations in Afghanistan. The first journalist to be embedded with an Air Force combat unit in the War on Terrorism, Hirsh flew from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, with the 71st Rescue Squadron to their expeditionary headquarters... more...
- RAND Corporation 1998; US$ 9.95
The proposition that innovation is critical in the cost-effective design and development of successful military aircraft is still subject to some debate. RAND research indicates that innovation is promoted by intense competition among three or more industry competitors. Given the critical policy importance of this issue in the current environment of... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.99
On May 11, 1998, India began testing nuclear weapons. The world will never be the same. The Indian test of five atomic bombs, and the Pakistani tests that answered a few weeks later, marked the end of the arms control system that has kept the world from nuclear war for half a century. As Paul Bracken, professor of management and political science... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 11.18
AFGHANISTAN, FEBRUARY 2008: in an out-of-control, dangerous country torn apart by war, littered with Taliban guerrilla forces and thousands of miles from home, Lance Corporal Matt Croucher, a Royal Marine with 40 Commando, accidentally activates a grenade whilst on a covert patrol behind enemy lines. With only a split second to react,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 21.99
David Kilcullen is one of the world?s most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare. A senior advisor to General David Petraeus in Iraq, his vision of war powerfully influenced America?s decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement ?the Surge?, now recognised as a dramatic success. In Counterinsurgency , Kilcullen... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 10.99
Through history armies of occupation and civil power have been repeatedly faced with the challenges of insurgency. US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has highlighted this form of conflict in the modern world. Armies, sometimes reluctantly, have had to adopt new doctrines and tactics to deal with the problems of insurgency and diverse counterinsurgency... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey?s new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history?from the sword to the machine gun. In this volume, Gordon Rottman examines this history of the longest serving weapon in the U.S. military?s small arms inventory. Thoroughly researched and illustrated with... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey?s new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history?from the sword to the machine gun. Journey back to the time when handguns had no moving parts! Variously called handgonnes, hackbuts, coulevrines, pistolas, schiopettos, tyufyaks, and even bombardelles,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 24.99
Fighting in woods and forests is a very special form of war. Avoided by military commanders unless such terrain is to their advantage, for soldiers forest battles are a chaotic mix of dread, determination, and, all too often, death. Adversaries remain in constant fear of concealed ambush, casualties usually must be abandoned, and prisoners who cannot... more...