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Maintenance and transportation

  • 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...

  • Advances in Military Textiles and Personal Equipmentby E Sparks

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 240.00

    The right clothing and equipment is of vital importance to the survival and effectiveness of military personnel. Advances in military textiles and personal equipment summarises key research on the design, manufacture and applications of military textiles. Beginning with an overview of design issues, part one explores anthropometric methods, psychological,... more...

  • Air Force Service Procurementby Laura H. Baldwin; John A. Ausink; Nancy Nicosia

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    To assist the Air Force in the process of changing the way it purchases services, this report reviews related commercial sector practices and suggests metrics to track progress and refine services procurement efforts over time. more...

  • Air Mobilityby Robert C. Owen

    Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 45.00

    Global air mobility is an American invention. During the twentieth century, other nations developed capabilities to transport supplies and personnel by air to support deployed military forces. But only the United States mustered the resources and will to create a global transport force and aerial refueling aircraft capable of moving air and ground... more...

  • Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939-1948by Peter Taylor

    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 Churchill’s stirring call to ‘set Europe ablaze’... 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...

  • American Civil War Armies (4)by Philip Katcher; Ronald Volstad

    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...

  • An Analysis of Pay for Enlisted Personnelby Beth J. Asch; James R. Hosek; John T. Warner

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This documented briefing addresses the questions of whether militarycompensation is adequate to enable the military services to meet theirmanpower requirements now and in the future and whether action to changemilitary compensation is required now. Major military pay legislation waspassed in 1999 and took effect in Fiscal Year 2000, so there is also... more...

  • Assessing the Personal Financial Problems of Junior Enlisted Personnelby Richard Buddin; D. Phuong Do

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Financial problems are widespread among young enlisted personnel in the US military. This report shows that young military members are more prone to problems paying bills than their civilian counterparts. 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...