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Warfare & Terrorism

  • The Role and Limitations of Technology in U.S. Counterinsurgency Warfareby Richard W. Rubright

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 36.95

    Although the United States plays a leading role in the development of technology, particularly that used by militaries around the world, the U.S. military nonetheless continues to find itself struggling against lower-tech foes that conduct warfare on a different scale. Emerging technology is indeed available and is regularly employed in American counterinsurgency... more...

  • The Holocaust and the Germanization of Ukraineby Eric C. Steinhart

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    This book probes the local dynamics of the German occupation and the collaboration in the Holocaust in southern Ukraine. more...

  • Victory in Italyby Richard Doherty

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 24.95

    While the main focus in early 1945 was on the advance to The Fatherland, 15 Army Group's 5th (US) and 8th (British) Armies were achieving remarkable results in Northern Italy.Superb generalship (Truscott - 5th Army and McCreery - 8th Army under General more...

  • Drone Theoryby Grégoire Chamayou

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.88

    Drone Theory is Gregoire Chamayou's poignant and sharply argued polemic against US drone warfare. In 2011 alone, the US deployed one drone strike every four days in Pakistan. Drone Theory is a rigorous polemic against the increasing use of robot warfare around the world. Drawing on philosophical debate, moral lessons from Greek mythology... more...

  • Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorismby Alex Stedmon; Glyn Lawson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for counter-terrorism, and future directions. Twenty four chapters... more...

  • 30 Years Afterby Carine Berbéri; Monia O?Brien Castro

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Thirty years after the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, the war remains a source of continued debate and analysis for politicians, historians and military strategists. Not only did the conflict provide a fascinating example of modern expeditionary warfare, but it also brought to the fore numerous questions regarding international law,... more...

  • British Infantry Battalion Commanders in the First World Warby Peter E. Hodgkinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Recent studies of the British Army during the First World War have fundamentally overturned historical understandings of its strategy and tactics, yet the chain of command that linked the upper echelons of GHQ to the soldiers in the trenches remains poorly understood. In order to reconnect the lines of communication between the General Staff and the... more...

  • The Naval Route to the Abyssby Matthew S. Seligmann; Frank Nägler; Michael Epkenhans

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 165.00

    The Anglo-German rivalry in battleship building at the beginning of the twentieth century has been blamed by many as a major cause of the First World War, yet ‘the Great Naval Race’ has not received the attention that its notoriety would merit. This volume facilitates an understanding of how the two parties interacted by providing a comprehensive... more...

  • The Mammoth Book Of Special Forces Trainingby Jon E. Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available

    In this encyclopedic book, Lewis provides insights into the origins, training, tactics, weapons and achievements of special forces and special mission units throughout the world, focusing particularly on US and UK forces. He also looks at the codes that that bind the members of these elite units together. He reveals training secrets in everything... more...

  • Blue Diamondsby Michael Napier

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 23.99

    In the seven decades since the Second World War, 14 Squadron has operated a wide array of aircraft types (Mosquitoes, Vampires, Venoms, Hunters, Canberras, Phantoms, Jaguars and Tornados) in a fascinating variety of roles. For much of this time, the Squadron was based in Germany at the front line of the Cold War, but it also participated in the Gulf... more...