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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Investigates the contract sector of the British Army during the long eighteenth century. This book argues that this group of financiers, private merchants, businessmen and farmers represented a vital interest group which was at the nexus of the fiscal-military structure. It draws on papers from the War Office, the Treasury and the Audit Office. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military procurement in China under the successive leaderships... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Military Advantage, 2015 Edition is the most complete annual reference guide to military and veteran?s benefits. Written by Terry Howell, managing editor for benefits for Military.com, the guide is backed by the resources of Military.com and its parent company, Monster.com. The Military Advantage, 2015 Edition is the most reliable benefits guide... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Civil Air Transport (CAT), founded in China after World War II by Claire Chennault and Whiting Willauer, was initially a commercial carrier specializing in air freight. Its role quickly changed as CAT became first a paramilitary adjunct of the Nationalist Chinese Air Force, then the CIA's secret "air force" in Korea, then "the most shot-at airline... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 28.95
The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition is the most complete annual reference guide to Military and Veteran?s benefits. Written by Terry Howell, Managing Editor for Benefits for Military.com, the guide is backed by the resources of Military.com and its parent company, Monster.com. The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition is the most reliable benefits guide... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 23.99
The British Army has always set great store by its cap badges, which, in miniature, encapsulated the history and traditions of the units that wore them. They were worn with pride by the County regiments (that formed the bulk of the infantry) throughout the two world wars. Here is a comprehensive illustrated collection of the cap badges of the Second... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 27.99
Freely I Served is the gripping memoir of Stanislaw Sosabowski who became one of the most senior Polish commanders during the Second World War. After seeing service with the Austrian Army in World War I, the author joined the newly created Polish Army in 1918. By September 1939 he was commanding 21st Infantry Regiment in the Battle of Warsaw against... more...
- Frontline Books 2013; US$ 30.00
This book traces the evolution of the German Army uniform from 1870 to the present day, using nearly 800 photographs to offer the reader an unparalleled analysis. Each image is accompanied by a detailed caption, explaining interesting aspects of the soldiers uniform, insignia and equipment.It begins with the German Empire at its height, with... 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...
- 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...