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  • Human Factors Issues in Combat Identificationby Dee H. Andrews; Robert P. Herz; Mark B. Wolf

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95

    This edited book presents an array of approaches on how human factors theory and research addresses the challenges associated with combat identification. Special emphasis is placed on reducing human error that leads to fratricide, which is the unintentional death or injury of friendly personnel by friendly weapons during an enemy engagement. Although... more...

  • Winter Warfareby Richard N. Armstrong; Joseph G. Welsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Based on German and Soviet military archival material, this book provides an insight into the tactics and planning for combat in a winter climate. It also studies the mechanisms for change in an army during the course of battle. The first part of the book looks at the tactical pamphlet 'People's Commissar for Defence Order No. 109', as passed by Red... more...

  • U.S. Army Reconnaissance and Surveillance Handbookby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95

    Throughout history, military leaders have recognized the importance of reconnaissance and surveillance. Gaining and maintaining contact with the enemy is essential to win the battle, and U.S. military history contains many examples where our knowledge of the enemy, or lack of knowledge, directly led to victory or defeat. The role of reconnaissance... more...

  • U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combatby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95

    From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology that will soon be employed by soldiers around the world. Missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance... more...

  • Insurgents, Raiders, and Banditsby John Arquilla

    Ivan R. Dee 2011; US$ 26.99

    Insurgent, Raiders and Bandits explores the history of irregular warfare over the past 250 years through the lives and campaigns ofFrom w the greatest masters of this mode of conflict. The book not only tells their stories, but shapes an alternate history of the world as seen through the eyes of those who made up for their small numbers with clever,... more...

  • Counterdeception Principles and Applications for National Securityby Michael Bennett

    Artech House 2007; US$ 119.00

    Today, more than ever, the use of denial and deception (D&D) is being used to compensate for an opponent’s military superiority, to obtain or develop weapons of mass destruction, and to violate international agreements and sanctions. Although the historical literature on the use of strategic deception is widely available, technical coverage of... more...

  • U.S. Armed Forces Nuclear, Biological And Chemical Survival Manualby Capt. USN (ret) Dick Couch; George Captain Galdorisi

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.95

    An essential guide to the best and most practical survival information available from the American Armed Forces, edited for civilian use by the same packager who brought us The U.S. Armed Forces Survival Manual that sold over 600,000 copies in the 1980s. more...

  • Jungle Warfareby J. P. Cross

    Pen and Sword 2008; US$ 10.99

    The physical conditions of jungle warfare and the closeness of contact with the enemy pose unique problems and call for special soldiering skills. Colonel John Cross, a life long Gurkha officer, has an unrivalled knowledge of this demanding warfare and uses it to best advantage in this instructive yet personal account of techniques and experiences.... more...

  • Urban Battle Fields of South Asiaby C. Christine Fair

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Military operations in urban areas are among the most complex challenges confronting the U.S. Army. Compared to a number of other nations, the Army has relatively less experience operating in this environment. To that end, this monograph analyzes sustained campaigns of urban terrorism in Sri Lanka, India, and Pakistan, identifying key innovations of... more...

  • Treading on Hallowed Groundby C. Christine Fair; Sumit Ganguly

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 23.99

    After America's Iraq adventure devolved into a debacle, a chorus of commentators and analysts noted that the U.S. military had no plan to fight a counterinsurgency campaign. Given the failure of conventional tactics, America in the last two years has redoubled its efforts to develop a new strategy to fight the Iraqi insurgency, and has gone so... more...