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- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
Harry Askin was 22 when he enlisted at Nottingham in September 1914 and was sent to train with the Royal Marines at Portsmouth. He set sail with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force in late February 1915. On 25 April he was towed ashore to Gallipoli. So began a nine month ordeal of constant fighting and shelling on that bare and desperate... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
The U.S. did not become the world's foremost military air power by accident. The learning curve--World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and more recently the war on terror--has been steep. While climbing this curve, the U.S. has not only produced superior military aircraft in greater numbers than its foes, but... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
The history of the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor agencies dates from 1790, with missions in both domestic and international waters. The Service has provided aids to navigation, enforcement of maritime laws, environmental protection, search and rescue, immigration and narcotics interdiction, maritime safety assistance, port security, natural... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99
Tells the story of how the Canadian Forces weathered the perfect storm of scandals and budget slashing in the 1990s, and emerged by reshaping its culture from the top down. The "decade of darkness" tool a heavy toll, particularly on the Canadian Forces Officers Corps. Forced to Change tells the story of the long path to reform. more...
- Casemate 2015; US$ 22.99
This book tells the story of a Dutch boy who grew up during the 1950s in post-war Borneo, where he had frequent encounters with an airplane, the Douglas DC-3, aka the C-47 Skytrain or Dakota of World War II fame. For a young boy living in a remote jungle community, the aircraft reached the proportions of a romantic icon, as the essential lifeline to... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 21.95
THOMAS J. CUTLER, Lt. Cmdr., USN (Ret.), is also the author of A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy and The Battle of Leyte Gulf , among other books, and is the recipient of the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Naval Literature. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Harold D. Langley has served as an archivist at the University of Pennsylvania Library and Library of Congress, then later as a diplomatic historian for the U.S. Department of State. After he received his Ph.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania, he became a history professor at The Catholic University of America. Later, he served as an associate... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
This book describes the clandestine missions that were defining moments in the evolution of the Mossad, including its pursuit of the Black September terrorists who murdered Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympic Games, its acquisition on the high seas of yellowcake uranium for Israel's undeclared nuclear weapons program, and its role in bringing... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
The ability to inflict pain and suffering on large groups of people is no longer limited to the nation-state. New technologies are putting enormous power into the hands of individuals across the world—a shift that, for all its sunny possibilities, entails enormous risk for all of us, and may even challenge the principles on which the modern nation... more...
- Richard Boorberg Verlag 2015; US$ 21.81
Für die Aus- und Weiterbildung Angehenden und ausgebildeten Sicherheitskräften des gewerblichen Sicherheitsgewerbes hilft dieses Buch bei der Aus- oder Weiterbildung, im Rahmen der Gefahrenabwehr für Personen und Sachen sowie der Aufrechterhaltung der betrieblichen Sicherheit und Ordnung typische Rechtsverstöße und Gefährdungssituationen in Bezug auf... more...