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  • Corsets to Camouflageby Kate Adie

    Hodder & Stoughton 2004; Not Available

    Bestselling author and highly respected BBC news correspondent Kate Adie brings a century of dramatic change for women in uniform vividly to life in this newly reformatted paperback edition of her successful hardback. Uniform is universally seen as both a stamp of authority and of official acceptance. But the sight of a woman in military uniform still... more...

  • The US Army 1941-45by Philip Katcher; Chris Collingwood

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    At the time of the Second World War, the United States Army took an unusual approach, for the period, towards the design of its uniforms. Rather than attempt to find an all-purpose outfit, such as the British battledress, it attempted to design special-purpose dress for every possible duty, from combat in cold climates to dress parades in hot ones.... more...

  • The US Army 1890-1920by Philip Katcher; Jeffrey Burn

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the US Army from 1890 to 1920. The Spanish-American War, China, Mexico and World War I are all covered, and uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. more...

  • The Military Advantage, 2012 Editionby Terry Howell

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    THE MILITARY ADVANTAGE, 2012 EDITION is the most up-to-date annual guide to military benefits for active duty service members, veterans, military retirees, and family members. These valuable benefits include billions of dollars in scholarships, educational benefits, home loan guarantees, and military discounts. This year THE MILITARY ADVANTAGE provides... more...

  • Buying Military Transformationby Peter Dombrowski; Eugene Gholz

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 54.99

    In Buying Military Transformation , Peter Dombrowski and Eugene Gholz analyze the United States military's ongoing effort to capitalize on information technology. New ideas about military doctrine derived from comparisons to Internet Age business practices can be implemented only if the military buys technologically innovative weapons systems.... more...

  • The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1)by Philip Haythornthwaite; Paul Hannon

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    In 1795 the Russian army was as vast as the territory from which it was drawn. The College of War calculated that the regular army amounted to 541,741 men, plus 46,601 enrolled cossacks, and at least a further 100,000 irregular cavalry which could be mobilised in time of war. Inspired by the icons paraded by their priests before battle, the Russian... more...

  • Across the Sea to Warby Peter Plowman

    Rosenberg Publishing 2003; US$ 15.99

    This book is an in-depth coverage of the troops convoys sent by ANZ to overseas conflicts. In WWII these convoys included such great liners as Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Aquitania and Mauretania. They also included humble Tasmanian ferries. more...

  • Russia's War in Afghanistanby David Isby; Ronald Volstad

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95

    Text by David Isby. Colour plates by Ron Volstad. This book examines Soviet forces in Afghanistan. The origins and conduct of the war and the operational organisation of Soviet forces are discussed. Afghan resistance and weaponry is also examined. A comprehensive study of both sides in the Afghan war. more...

  • American Civil War Armies (3)by Philip Katcher; Ronald Volstad

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95

    At the time of the American Civil War (1861-1865), with two million men under arms, a US Army that in pre-war days had depended upon a minute number of technical troops now required virtually an army of specialists alone. Special sharpshooters were recruited for skirmishing duty; men whose wounds would have led to their discharge in the past now found... more...

  • Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1)by Philip Haythornthwaite; Bryan Fosten

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    The most implacable of Napoleon's continental enemies, at the outbreak of war Austria maintained a vast army, but one rooted firmly in the 18th century. Hampered by the inherent conservatism of the hierarchy, the Austrians had to fight the most modern army in Europe. Despite this the regulars, who were drawn from many territories under Austrian sway,... more...