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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
This work examines interpretations of the war during its final phase and the occupation period, the self-perceptions of military communities, as well as the reinvention of the image of the German soldier. The controversies about the war, the Wehrmacht, and value orientation did not form a barrier, but instead were a dynamic element in... more...
- Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 15.95
Tom Engelhardt created and runs the TomDispatch.com website, a project of The Nation Institute, where he is a fellow. He is the author of The American Way of War and The United States of Fear , both published by Haymarket Books, a highly praised history of American triumphalism in the cold war, The End of Victory Culture , and of a novel, The... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 72.00
In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. This cautionary tale, warns that intelligence agencies can do certain things very well--but other things poorly, if at all. Originally published in... more...
- Mountain Lake Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Many books, fiction and nonfiction alike, purport to probe the inner workings of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Many attempt to create spine-tingling suspense or allege that America?s civilian spy operation has run amok and been infested with rogues and criminals. Not that The Craft We Chose lacks suspense, harrowing encounters, or its own... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 199.00
??Computerised Test Generation for Cross-National Military Recruitment? by Prof. Sidney H. Irvine is a handbook for use in occupational psychology, test construction and psychometrics. The book describes the development of the British Army Recruitment Battery (BARB) by Prof. Irvine and his colleagues at the University of Plymouth. BARB is a computer-administered... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 20.55
While written under the auspices of the Trustees of the Military Intelligence Museum, Sharing the Secret is not an academic regimental history. Rather it gives a privileged glimpse into a necessarily publicity-shy organization that has been deeply involved in military intelligence operations since its inception in 1940 through to 2010. Understandably,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Beginning in 1943, US Army leaders such as John M. Palmer, Walter L. Weible, George C. Marshall, and John J. McCloy mounted a sustained and vigorous campaign to establish a system of universal military training (UMT) in America. Fearful of repeating the rapid demobilization and severe budget cuts that had accompanied peace following World War I, these... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99
In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by technological inferiority on the one hand, and technological surprise on the other. more...