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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Since the pioneering work of nineteenth-century nurses such as Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix and Clara Barton, professional nurses have been involved in caring for the sick and wounded in combat situations. This book contains the accounts of 14 nurses who served in the U.S. military nurse corps during the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars. These men... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Normandy, Flanders Field and other overseas cemeteries of the American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) are well known. However, lesser-known burial sites of American war dead exist all over the world--in Australia and across the Pacific Rim, in Canada and Mexico, Libya and Spain, most of Europe and as far north as the Russian Arctic. This is the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 25.99
Defined as operations other than war, stability operations can include peacekeeping activities, population control, and counternarcotics efforts, and for the entire history of the United States military, they have been considered a dangerous distraction if not an outright drain on combat resources. Yet in 2005, the U.S. Department of Defense reversed... more...
- Pen and Sword 1995; US$ 8.99
Only three men have ever won a bar to the Victoria Cross; but only two lived to wear the medal and bar, the other, Noel Chavasse, being awarded his bar posthumously. Of the three, the third being Charles Upham of the New Zealand Military Forces, Arthur Martin - Leake and Chavasse were non-combatants, being members of the RAMC.Born in 1874, and brought... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
The role of military chaplains has changed over the past decade as Western militaries have deployed to highly religious environments such as East Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. By looking at the rapidly changing role of the military chaplain, this volume raises issues critical to U.S. foreign and national security policy and diplomacy. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 61.50
Im Ersten Weltkrieg kämpften jüdische Soldaten in den Armeen aller Kriegsparteien. Zugleich sahen sich auch die jüdischen Gemeinschaften in der ?Heimat? der beteiligten Nationen mit einer in diesem Ausmaß bisher ungekannten Herausforderung konfrontiert: Sie mussten ihre grenzüberschreitenden jüdischen Solidaritätsvorstellungen mit ihren staatsbürgerlichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Psychiatry, like most professional fields in Russia, gained its legitimacy from its ability to serve the Tsar and later the Bolshevik party. The militarised nature of these governments meant that psychiatry would have to prove its worth to the military. This study will cover Russian/Soviet military psychiatry from its first practical experience during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining the mental health of the armed forces and treating those who succumb to the intense stress of combat. Drawing on historical records, recent findings and interviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different armed forces have created to deal with the aspirations... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 98.00
Thanks to advances in field medicine and improved mobility and efficiency of medical units, the death rate of soldiers injured during battle has dramatically declined in the last 100 years. Nowadays, with forward medical stations operating close to battle lines and medical transports (ground and air) at hand, injured soldiers survive their battle... more...