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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain?s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ?non-military? aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ?set Europe ablaze?, as Churchill memorably put it. This was a task it was meant to achieve by detonating... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 149.99
A detailed biographical study of the members of the army medical service during the Revolution and Napoleonic wars that charts their background and life both in and outside the army. It demonstrates how a group of medical practitioners from relatively humble backgrounds could use social contacts and experience forged in the army to become an established... more...
- D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 18.95
Military doctors serving in Afghanistan usually spend their entire tour in the relatively safe confines of the main base. FOB Doc is the story of one Canadian doctor who spent nearly his entire tour in combat. Captain Ray Wiss was stationed at Forward Operating Bases — FOBs — in Khandahar province, the birthplace of the Taliban and the most intense... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2010; US$ 15.45
When Singapore fell dramatically to the Japanese on 15 February 1942, hundreds of people scrambled to the docks to flee. Amongst the evacuees were 65 Australian nurses who boarded a coastal freighter named the Vyner Brooke . They only made it as far as the waters off Muntok Island near Sumatra. There, Japanese bombers sank the small ship. Those who... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
The history of warfare and the history of medicine are closely intertwined. The major wars of the last hundred years - from the First World War to more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan - have driven advances in treatments for wounds and pain management, the use of antibacterial agents and more effective prevention and control of disease and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95
Beating Combat Stress is a one-stop handbook of field-tested techniques and strategies to help service personnel, veterans and professionals to deal with the psychological effects of combat. Features 101 field-tested techniques and strategies for managing combat-related stress Designed to be accessible and useful both to serving personnel and... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99
"Filled with examples of courage, wisdom, and innovation, Surviving the Shadows is a must-read for anyone in the military, anyone associated with the military, or anyone protected by the military." -Nate Self, Army Ranger, Captain (ret.), decorated Iraq and Afghanistan War hero, author of Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts-Abroad and Within more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 15.99
When War Never Ends: The Voices of Military Members with PTSD and Their Families tells the stories of those who have lived with the symptoms and consequences of PTSD. The stories will help family members better understand their loved ones by vividly demonstrating what a trauma survivor is feeling and going through. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00
This book pays tribute to the unrecognized warriors and unsung heroes of human warfare: millions of animals from a surprising variety of species, ranging from rodents to dolphins to llamas. more...