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Cavalry. Armor

  • Rolling Thunderby Philip Kaplan

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    The tank is such a characteristic feature of modern warfare that its difficult to imagine a time when its presence wasn't felt on the battlefield in some form or another. Rolling Thunder, from eminent historian and author Philip Kaplan, traces the history of the vehicle from its developmental early days on the battlefields of the Great War, to... more...

  • Horse Soldiersby Doug Stanton

    Scribner 2009; US$ 18.00

    From the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm?s Way comes a true-life story of American soldiers overcoming great odds to achieve a stunning military victory.   Horse Soldiers is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban.... more...

  • Kurskby Steven H. Newton

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Firsthand accounts of the German commanders who planned and executed the largest tank battle in history more...

  • Wired for Warby P. W. Singer

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 17.00

    "riveting and comprehensive, encompassing every aspect of the rise of military robotics." -- Financial Times In Wired for War , P. W. Singer explores the great­est revolution in military affairs since the atom bomb: the dawn of robotic warfare. We are on the cusp of a massive shift in military technology that threatens to make real the stuff... more...

  • Cavalry from Hoof to Trackby Roman Jarymowycz

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    outlining the doctrinal and material evolution of the cavalry in its quest for dominance and survival in the battlefield, this history assesses the philosophy and principles of one of warfare's most constant participants. more...

  • Medieval Weaponsby ROBERT D. SMITH; Kelly DeVries

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 85.00

    In the Middle Ages, the lack of standardized weapons meant that one warriorÕs arms were often quite different from anotherÕs, even when they were fighting on the same side. And with few major technological advances in that period, the evolution of those weapons over the centuries was incremental. But evolve they ultimately did, bringing arms, armor,... more...

  • The Cavalry of the Roman Republicby Jeremiah B. McCall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    In this original and revealing work, Jeremiah B. McCall challenges the generally accepted view of the Roman cavalry and explores the fundamental connections between war and society in republican Rome, c.300-100 BC. more...

  • Tanksby Spencer C. Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00

    This is an introduction to the evolution of the tank across the 20th century covering both its capabilities as a weapons system and its strategic use on the battlefield. It includes a reference section on 100 20th-century tank models developed since World War I. more...

  • On Armorby BRUCE GUDMUNDSSON

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 139.00

    On Armor tells three important and interconnected stories. The first is a tale of a technology, in particular, the rise and fall of the main battle tank?a type of armored vehicle that came to dominate land warfare in the middle of the 20th century but is now obsolete. The second is a history of ideas. The problem that armored vehicles created for 20th-century... more...

  • Early Ridersby Robert Drews

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    A wide-ranging account of horse-riding and horse-rearing in Central Asia, Europe and the Greek world. Using archaeology, iconographic and textual evidence, Robert Drews shows when horseback riding began, when riders became secure enough to handle a weapon. more...