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- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Drawn from the second edition of Larry H. Addington?s The Patterns of War since the Eighteenth Century, this e-book short discusses the evolution of warfare during World War II. Addington highlights developments in strategies and tactics and logistics and weaponry, providing detailed analyses of important battles and campaigns. It is an excellent... more...
- Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 15.99
"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." ?Military Review A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. From reviews of the first edition: "There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Bevin Alexander is the author of seven books of military history, including How Hitler Could Have Won World War II and Lost Victories, which was named by the Civil War Book Review as one of the seventeen books that have most transformed Civil War scholarship. He was an advisor to the Rand Corporation for a recent study on future warfare and was a participant... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00
Trillions for Military Technology explains why the weapons purchased by the U.S. Department of Defense cost so much, why it takes decades to get them into production even as innovation in the civilian economy become ever more frenetic, and why some of those weapons don't work very well despite expenditures of many billions of dollars. It also explains... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95
This book focuses on contemporary human factors issues within the design of soldier systems and describes how they are currently being investigated and addressed by the U.S. Army to enhance soldier performance and effectiveness. It appeals to an international multidisciplinary audience including defense contractors, program management offices, human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
The province of Egypt provides unique archaeological and documentary evidence for the study of the Roman army. In this fascinating social history Richard Alston examines the economic, cultural, social and legal aspects of a military career, illuminating the life and role of the individual soldier in the army. Soldier and Society in Roman Eygpt provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
With revolutionary changes in nanotechnology (NT) now on the horizon, many countries have started major research and development (R&D) programmes, which are mainly civilian. Often overlooked are military R&D programmes ? in particular those of the US government. This is the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of the potential military... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 50.00
Leading a Learning Revolution This book tells the story of an amazing transformation that took place within the U.S. Department of Defense. Written by practitioners who have won nearly every major award in the industry, this account of the creation of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides a clear blueprint for turning any existing training... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Challenging assumptions about a distinctive "southern military tradition," Rod Andrew demonstrates that southern military schools were less concerned with preparing young men for actual combat than with instilling in their students broader values of honor, patriotism, civic duty, and virtue. Southerners had a remarkable tendency to reconcile militarism... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
CITY FIGHTS Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam Edited by Colonel John Antal and Maj. Bradley Gericke ?Urban terrain will likely be the predominant battlefield of future wars.? As September 11 and Somalia proved, hostile forces are now engaging America differently, avoiding open combat with our enormous military, striking... more...