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- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.95
Inspiring countless business, political and military leaders (Napoleon, Mao Zedong and General MacArthur among them), The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise by Sun Tzu from the 6th century BC. Its 13 chapters are each dedicated to an aspect of warfare. Praised as a definitive work on the art of strategy and tactic, The Art of War now finds its... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 18.39
Features: Proven strategies to improve your score on the AFQT section of the ASVAB Ways to strengthen your math, vocabulary, and reading comprehension skills Where to focus your study with eight practice tests Hone your English and math skills to ace the AFQT Your AFQT score determines which branch of the military you can join,... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99
Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2014; US$ 22.72
The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to destroy the aerodrome and American planes. With no notice, the townsfolk could only put up minimal opposition and in an attack that lasted... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 27.99
At age sixteen, Isaac Fadoyebo ran away from his West African village to join the British Army. The Second World War was raging, and Nigeria's colonial masters were desperate to find men to defend the Empire. He was taking breakfast deep in the Burmese jungle when the Japanese ambushed his unit and left him for dead. With the help of a local family... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.95
Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides? political theory?famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into... more...
- Frontline Books 2011; US$ 8.99
During the eighth century BC, Sparta became one of the leading cities of ancient Greece, conquering the southern Peloponnese, and from the mid-sixth century BC until the mid-fourth, Sparta became a military power of recognized importance. For almost two centuries the massed Spartan army remained unbeaten in the field. Spartan officers also commanded... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book focuses on insurgent stateless warfare in its guerrilla and terrorist modes and in its nationalist, maoist and postmaoist phases of modernization. Insurgency is compared with states' warfare and with criminality and then insurgents' motives, means and opportunities are analyzed from social-science, military and environmental perspectives. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.17
Hauptbeschreibung In "Die Entwicklung der strategischen Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert" erklärt Caemmerer Strategie zu einer Kunst. Dieser huldigt er, in dem er den Leser mit verschiedenen Ansätzen der Kriegsführung bekannter Strategen vertraut macht. Hierbei zeigt er beispielhaft Kampflinien auf und analysiert vergangene Schlachten. Caemmerers... more...