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- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.19
They are nineteen of the most highly decorated soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines in the United States military, and yet most Americans don't even know their names. In this riveting, intimate account, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall tell stories of jaw-dropping heroism and hope in Afghanistan and Iraq. Home of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 1.99
Previously published as part of UNCOMMON VALOR. A fascinating look at two of our bravest soldiers and the highest military decoration awarded in this country. Since the Vietnam War ended in 1973, the Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for valor, has been presented to only eight men for their actions "above and beyond the call of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
The United States Army: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present captures the full sweep of the U.S. Army's place in our nation's history. Its series of concise, yet highly informative, entries cover all important events involving American ground troops?both successes and failures, in wartime and in peace?from the American Revolutionary War to the present.... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 15.95
Korea, December 1950. The temperature has plunged to 20-degrees below zero. Cold enough to crack rocket-launcher ammo wide open. But not cold enough to stop a massive Communist assault against U.S. forces. As the 8th Army retreats, the Marines dig in at Chosin Reservoir and are quickly cut off and surrounded. This is the riveting account of what... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00
Given the centrality of David Galula's theory to U.S. Counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is striking that there has been no independent evaluation of Galula's recollection of his COIN operations in Algeria. Galula in Algeria: Counterinsurgency Practice versus Theory delivers just such an analysis, exploring the colonial... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00
How do we avoid war? To arrive at an answer, master analyst Richard Weitz explores the ways nations, international organizations, and individuals have sought to bring order to an inherently disorderly phenomenon?potential and actual violent conflict among organized political entities. Specifically, War and Governance: International Security... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 13.11
This is the first book on Iraq by a British intelligence official involved in the process that led to Britain taking part in the 2003 invasion. As the former head of the UK Defence Intelligence Staff's nuclear, biological and chemical section, Brian Jones is ideally placed to pronounce upon the way in which Britain was taken to war and the way in which... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 7.28
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.' These words, spoken in front of war memorials across Britain on 11 November every year, encapsulate how this country commemorates its war dead. Lest We Forget looks at how we remember not only those who died in battle, but also... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
A powerful and earnest portrayal of life at the frontline during World War I. Berbusses depiction of the horrors and tragedies of war is staggeringly realistic. He draws the readers attention to the appalling conditions in which soldiers lived and fought through various anecdotes. Highly perceptive and thought-provoking! more...