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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Stockport in the Great Warby Glynis Cooper

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97

    Interest in the theft of cucumbers initially took precedence over news that war had been declared, but Stockport rallied quickly. Wakes week was cancelled, the local 6th Battalion of the Cheshires went to the Front and the town transformed half of its schools into much-needed military hospitals. Admirably, the remaining schools coped with double the... more...

  • Flight from Colditzby Tony Hoskins

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 29.97

    Colditz Castle was one of the most famous Prisoner of War camps of the Second World War. It was there that the Germans interred their most troublesome or important prisoners. Hundreds of ingenious escape attempts were made but the most ambitious of all was to build a glider and fly to freedom. Though the glider was built, the war ended before it... more...

  • Four Days in Septemberby Jason R Abdale

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    For twenty years, the Roman Empire conquered its way through modern-day Germany, claiming all lands from the Rhine to the Elbe. However, when at last all appeared to be under control, a catastrophe erupted that claimed the lives of 10,000 legionnaires and laid Rome’s imperial ambitions for Germania into the dust. In late September of 9 AD,... more...

  • A Brief History of the British Armyby John Lewis-Stempel; Jock Haswell

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; Not Available

    The story of the British Army has many sides to it, being a tale of heroic successes and tragic failures, of dogged determination and drunken disorder. It involves many of the most vital preoccupations in the history of the island - the struggle against Continental domination by a single power, the battle for Empire - and a cast pf remarkable characters... more...

  • Fromellesby Patrick Lindsay

    Hardie Grant Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    ‘The bomb craters and the death and destruction have been ploughed over. The homes and the church and the buildings have been rebuilt. But the memories remain.’. July 2016 marks the centenary of the Battle of Fromelles - Australia’s worst-ever military defeat. On 19 July 1916, a British commander ordered 7000 Australian soldiers to launch... more...

  • Inside Cambodian Insurgencyby Daniel Bultmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    There are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined inside the field of insurgency. While some commanders punish by inflicting physical pain, others use re-educative methods. While some prepare soldiers by using close-knit combat simulations, others send their subordinates immediately into battle.... more...

  • Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Seaby Shicun Wu; Keyuan Zou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While there is abundant literature discussing non-traditional security issues, there is little mention of such issues existing in the South China Sea. This area is vulnerable to natural hazards and marine environmental degradation. The marine ecosystem is threatened by various adverse sources including land-based pollution, busy shipping lanes, and... more...

  • Racializing the Soldierby Gavin Schaffer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Racializing the Soldier explores the impact of racial beliefs on the formation and development of modern armed forces and the ways in which these forces have been presented and historicized from a global perspective. With a wide geographical and temporal spread, the collection looks at the disparate ways that race has influenced military development.... more...

  • Confrontation, Strategy and War Terminationby Christopher Tuck

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    At the heart of this book is the problem of war termination. Britain won an almost unbroken string of tactical military victories during an undeclared war against the Republic of Indonesia in the 1960s, yet it proved difficult to translate this into strategic success. Using conflict termination theories, this book argues that British strategy during... more...

  • Clausewitz's Timeless Trinityby Colin M. Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This is the first book to apply the Clausewitzian Trinity of 'passion, chance, and reason' to the experience of real war. It explores the depth and validity of the concept against the conflicts of former Yugoslavia - wars thought to epitomise a post-Clausewitzian age. In doing so it demonstrates the timeless message of the Trinity, but also ties the... more...