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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95
In this companion volume to "Western Warfare, 1775-1882," Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
This is a wide-ranging and comprehensive survey of warfare from the outbreak of the American War of Independence to the British conquest of Egypt. Drawing on both primary and secondary sources this book offers an unrivalled account of civil and international conflicts involving Western powers, integrating both naval and land warfare. This book covers... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95
J. Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941, having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He was discharged as a second lieutenant in October 1945, having been awarded a battlefield commission during fighting in France. Gray saw service in North Africa, Italy, France, and... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 14.95
Initiated in 1950, this 2007 edition is the latest in a classic series of books of the same title. Journalist-historian S. L. A. Marshall wrote the first at the behest of Gen. George C. Marshall, who formed the great citizen army of World War II. The general believed officers of all services needed to base their professional commitment on a common... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.00
Many analysts have heralded the U.S. military?s Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), a qualitative improvement in operational concepts and weapons that transforms the nature and character of warfare. Focusing on military technology, most argue that the new sensor, surveillance, communications, and computational technologies will usher in a period... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95
This timely, well-organized, and practical guide for the warfighter offers the collaborative contributions of dedicated military and civilian experts. Each chapter examines specific demands of military life and service, such as nutrition and its role in physical and cognitive performance, including details about military rations like Meals Ready to... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 12.71
Rules of Disengagement examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty... more...
- tredition 2014; US$ 2.78
Die rechte Reichshälfte bekämpft einen Wahlirrtum des Volkes, Ex-Politiker konspirieren mit Soutaneträgern, um die alte Ordnung - besser noch die ganz alte Ordnung - wiederherzustellen. Demos und Gegendemos verwüsten die Wiener Innenstadt, Mordanschläge werden vertuscht, während die Medien genüsslich obrigkeitliche Sexskandale ausschlachten. Der Dämon... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 24.50
Logistics includes the planning and practice of moving ?stuff??raw materials, tools, finished products, and even people?from one place to another. It carried American settlers over the sparsely populated Great Plains to connect the East Coast to the West Coast and has underpinned our domestic prosperity ever since. Logistics also solidified the global... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 15.95
Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. Had he attacked earlier, he might have defeated Wellington before Blücher arrived. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the mud. During the Vietnam War, ?Project Popeye? was an American attempt... more...