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- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95
The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army... more...
- Hamilton Books 2008; US$ 24.99
Rubel's account illustrates how potentially disastrous gaps came to exist between national military policies and the detailed design and development of major intercontinental ballistic missile systems-important lessons to be learned in this time of rogue nations and nuclear proliferation. more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 34.95
John M. Collins has distilled the wisdom of history?s great military minds to tutor readers on the necessary intellectual skills to win not only battles but also wars. He illuminates practices that worked well or poorly in the past, together with reasons why. He discusses national security interests, strategic building blocks, military strategies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00
The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
This is a look at the history of the machine gun and how it revolutionized modern ground combat. It provides technical details on all significant models of machine guns from their introduction in the late 1800s to the present and includes a list of machine guns in chronological order. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00
Addressing its technical evolution as well as its military and social impact, this comprehensive reference shows how historic leaders such as Dionysus of Syracuse, the Ottoman sultan Mohammad II, Oliver Cromwell, and Napoleon Bonaparte were successful in battle because of their innovative use of artillery. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
History and deployment of smart weapons. In the United States, efforts to develop precision guided munitions?PGMs?began during the First World War and resulted in an 'aerial torpedo' by the 1920s. While World War II was dominated by large-scale strategic bombing?essentially throwing out tons of free-falling munitions in the hope they hit something... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey's new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history - from the sword to the machine gun.Learn the true story of one of history's most well travelled weapons. Developed late in World War I to be a fearsome trench-warfare weapon, the Thompson submachine gun's... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey's new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history - from the sword to the machine gun.Learn the surprising truths behind one of modern warfare's most popular and controversial firearms. Developed immediately after World War II, the RPG-series have proved... more...