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  • ASVAB AFQT For Dummiesby Rod Powers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.99 US$ 14.39

    Prove your military worth with a stellar AFQT score The Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) is the most important part of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), and you need to start preparing for it early. Your AFQT score determines which branch of the military you can join, and the better your score, the more attractive you become... more...

  • New Perspectives on Ancient Warfareby Garrett Fagan; Matthew Trundle

    BRILL 2010; US$ 199.00

    New Perspectives on Ancient Warfare explores the armies of antiquity from Assyria and Persia, to classical Greece and Rome. The studies illustrate the ways in which technology, innovation, cultural exchange, and tactical developments transformed ancient warfare by land and sea. more...

  • Waffenbezeichnungen in althochdeutschen Glossenby Angelika O'Sullivan

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 163.25

    For the first time, this volume combines linguistic analysis of glosses with cultural and archeological sources to develop a detailed presentation of Old High German names of weapons, covering the entire period of the Middle Ages. The dictionary of weapon names fills a major void in research and will serve as a valuable tool for researchers... more...

  • Das Militär und der Aufbruch in die Moderne 1860 bis 1890by Michael Epkenhans; Gerhard P. Groß

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 43.49

    Das Zeitalter zwischen 1850 und 1890 war eine Epoche des Übergangs: Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft, Staat und Staatensystem, Kultur und Religion machen - anknüpfend an die Ideen der Aufklärung und der Französischen Revolution sowie in Folge des endgültigen Durchbruchs der Industriellen Revolution - einen revolutionären Wandlungsprozess durch. Die Frage,... more...

  • Carl von Clausewitzby Olaf Rose

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 48.77

    Seit Werner Hahlwegs Forschungen ist bekannt, welche Bedeutung das Werk des preußischen Generals Carl v. Clausewitz (1780-1831) für Lenins Verständnis vom Krieg hatte. Eine genaue Analyse der Wirkungsmächtigkeit auf die Militärdoktrin der UdSSR gab es jedoch bisher nicht. Rose weist nach, daß sich schon die zaristischen Generalstabsoffiziere intensiv... more...

  • The Veterans' Transition Reviewby Michael Ashcroft

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 0.99

    As the Prime Minister's Special Representative on Veterans' Transition, Lord Ashcroft conducted a comprehensive review of all aspects of the move from a career in the Armed Forces to civilian life. The Veterans' Transition Review, published in February 2014, documents his findings and recommendations. Based on consultation with the Forces, the MOD... more...

  • Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    In this companion volume to "Western Warfare, 1775-1882," Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest... more...

  • Western Warfare, 1775-1882by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This is a wide-ranging and comprehensive survey of warfare from the outbreak of the American War of Independence to the British conquest of Egypt. Drawing on both primary and secondary sources this book offers an unrivalled account of civil and international conflicts involving Western powers, integrating both naval and land warfare. This book covers... more...

  • Mudby C E Wood

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. Had he attacked earlier, he might have defeated Wellington before Blücher arrived. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the mud. During the Vietnam War, ?Project Popeye? was an American attempt... more...

  • Analyzing Intelligenceby Roger Z. George; James B. Bruce

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Drawing on the individual and collective experience of recognized intelligence experts and scholars in the field, Analyzing Intelligence provides the first comprehensive assessment of the state of intelligence analysis since 9/11. Its in-depth and balanced evaluation of more than fifty years of U.S. analysis includes a critique of why it has under-performed... more...