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- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The U.S. military is no longer based on a Cold War self-sufficient model. Today's armed forces are a third smaller than they were during the Cold War, and yet are expected to do as much if not more than they did during those years. As a result, a transformation is occurring in the way the U.S. government expects the military to conduct operations?with... more...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 23.95
WASHINGTON The Army official who managed the Pentagons largest contract in Iraq says he was ousted from his job when he refused to approve paying more than $1 billion in questionable charges to KBR... (James Risen, New York Times, June 17, 2008). This book by that very Army official provides an eye-opening firsthand account... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 22.99
Britain's great battlefield generals of World War 2 like Montgomery and Slim would have failed had not General Sir Ronald Adam been appointed Adjutant-General in 1941. As the army's second most senior officer, he was responsible for providing the man-and womanpower for battle. He revolutionised recruitment practices and introduced scientific selection... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 27.95
The Military Advantage, 2013 Edition, written by Terry Howell, Managing Editor for Benefits for Military.com is the essential annual reference guide to military and veteran?s benefits. Published in partnership with Military.com, the nation's largest military membership organization with over 10 million members and its parent company, Monster.com,... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00
Wearing the Cloak contains nine stimulating chapters on Roman military textiles and equipment that take textile research to a new level. Hear the sounds of the Roman soldiers' clacking belts and get a view on their purchase orders with Egyptian weavers. Could armour be built of linen? Who had access to what kinds of prestigious equipment? And what... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 7.99
As early as 1940 political leaders and military commanders responsible for the conduct of the Allied operations relalised that, after a string of disastrous setbacks, national morale could only be restored by taking offensive action against the enemy. With the limited resources available Churchills stirring call to set Europe ablaze... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1982; US$ 86.00
?This interesting account of the development of the machine gun takes the reader from the Gatling guns of the Civil War to the eve of WWI....This book provides an important look at the inability of military bureaucracy to rise above inertia and find a place for a demonstrably better weapon. It is highly recommended for all service schools and colleges... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 38.00
American soldiers and sailors have progressed from simple campfire and ship's deck cooking to today's nutritionally sound, menu diverse, high tech, and ethnically correct feeding options. This book describes in great detail the development of rations used by America's military war by war from the Revolutionary period to the present, especially... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
"The War between the States" is the term used for the American Civil War (1861-1865)throughout much of the South even today. Many on both sides ? not just the South ? felt that they were serving their states as much, if not more, than their central governments. Many of the states agreed; the state governments raising their own units, commissioning... more...