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  • Uniforms of the German Soliderby Alejandro M. de Quesada

    Frontline Books 2013; US$ 30.00

    This book traces the evolution of the German Army uniform from 1870 to the present day, using nearly 800 photographs to offer the reader an unparalleled analysis. Each image is accompanied by a detailed caption, explaining interesting aspects of the soldier’s uniform, insignia and equipment.It begins with the German Empire at its height, with... more...

  • Wait for the Waggonby D. J . Sutton

    Pen and Sword 1998; US$ 13.99

    The first ever published comprehensive history of the Royal Corps of Transport and its Predecessors, relating the proud part played in helping to develop the highly successful logistic system that the British Army now possesses. more...

  • From Horse to Helicopterby John Sutton; John Walker

    Pen and Sword 1989; US$ 10.99

    This is a pictorial history of Army transportation. The book outlines the development of the three modes of transport used in supporting the British Army on land, in water and in air, from the horse to the helicopter. Both the authors are retired officers who served in the Royal Corps of Transport. more...

  • Perilous Missionsby William M. Leary

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 29.71

    Civil Air Transport (CAT), founded in China after World War II by Claire Chennault and Whiting Willauer, was initially a commercial carrier specializing in air freight. Its role quickly changed as CAT became first a paramilitary adjunct of the Nationalist Chinese Air Force, then the CIA's secret "air force" in Korea, then "the most shot-at airline... more...

  • China's Military Procurement in the Reform Eraby Yoram Evron

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military procurement in China under the successive leaderships... more...

  • Powerlift--Getting to Desert Storm: Strategic Transportation and Strategy in the New World Orderby Doug Menarchik

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 84.00

    Logistics, the movement of forces to battlefields, their supply, and on-going support, is critical to military success. Although this principle is theoretically accepted, the importance of being well-prepared to rapidly transport troops and supplies to distant crisis points has not been complemented, as Menarchik shows, by adequate lift capabilities.... more...

  • The Process and Politics of Defense Acquisitionby David S. Sorenson

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    The United States government invests billions each year on equipping armed forces with the most advanced military equipment. The root of the American defense acquisition system is driven by a combination of national interests and domestic political requirements. While fundamentally the defense acquisition system has produced results for the United... more...

  • Corsets To Camouflageby Kate Adie; (In Assoc. With Imperial; The Imperial War Museum

    Hodder & Stoughton 2004; US$ 13.99

    'The paciest and most entertaining history book to come my way' Ian McIntyre, The Times 'Riveting and beautifully illustrated' The Lady 'Engrossing . . . far more than a sartorial survey' The Oldie * * * * * * A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond, by From Our Own Correspondent... more...

  • Buying Military Transformationby Peter Dombrowski; Eugene Gholz

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    In Buying Military Transformation, Peter Dombrowski and Eugene Gholz analyze the United States military's ongoing effort to capitalize on information technology. New ideas about military doctrine derived from comparisons to Internet Age business practices can be implemented only if the military buys technologically innovative weapons systems. Buying... more...

  • Wearing the Cloakby Marie-Louise Nosch; Henriette Koefoed

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00

    Wearing the Cloak contains nine stimulating chapters on Roman military textiles and equipment that take textile research to a new level. Hear the sounds of the Roman soldiers' clacking belts and get a view on their purchase orders with Egyptian weavers. Could armour be built of linen? Who had access to what kinds of prestigious equipment? And what... more...