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The Illustrated History of Guns

by The Berman Museum of World History, Chuck Wills & Robert Lindley Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

See the history of civilization through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms!

The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating...

The Real Hornblower

by Bryan Perrett Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began...

Warlords of Ancient Mexico

by Peter G. Tsouras Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico.

More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico....

The Book of the Sword

by Richard Francis Burton Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages,...


by Tennent H. Bagley & Edward Jay Epstein Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

“Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” —Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA

From the...

War Is a Racket

by Smedley Darlington Butler & Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired US Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley Darlington Butler. In these works, Butler frankly discusses...

U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (August 13, 2013)

This handbook is perfect for those interested in joining the army as well as for those who merely want to learn how to shoot combat pistols. The U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (FM 3-23.35) reflects...

U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (August 01, 2010)

Military demolitions are the destruction by fire, water, explosive, and mechanical means of areas, structures, facilities, or materials to accomplish a military objective. The U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions...

Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Combat Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

by Jay McCullough Skyhorse (July 07, 2010)

Here for the first time in one place is everything you need to know about modern military combat. Drawn from dozens of the U.S. Army’s well-written field manuals on every conceivable aspect of conducting combat...


by William Stevenson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

The New York Times Bestseller by the Author of A Man Called Intrepid

  • Ideal for fans of Nancy Wake, Virginia Hall, The Last Goodnight by Howard Blum, The Woman Who Smashed Codes, The Wolves at the Door by Judith...

Small Wars Manual

by United States Marine Corps. Skyhorse (July 01, 2009)

Originally published in 1940 by the U.S. Marine Corps, this book examines the practical and philosophical aspects of low-intensity conflicts, which were then referred to as ‘Small Wars.’ This is one of the...

U.S. Army Survival, Evasion, and Recovery

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (September 17, 2008)

Compiled from the most relevant and important survival information offered by current U.S. Army personnel, and proved by past experience, this handy and concise guide will equip readers to survive in life-threatening...

U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2010-2011

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (April 07, 2010)

From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology...

U.S. Navy Fundamentals of War Gaming

by Francis J. McHugh Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

The classic text, U.S. Navy Fundamentals of War Gaming, provides an in-depth introduction to the basics of military gaming and offers historical insights into the development of war gaming methodologies. It...

Warriors and Weapons

by Blago Kirof eBookIt.com (May 02, 2013)

This book is written for boys aged 8 to 80.

A set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a warriors and weapons looks like and all boys seem to just love to look them. It is like a picture dictionary of weapons...

U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2013-2014

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (January 23, 2012)

The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand...

Sextant Conference, November-December 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings, Sextant and Eureka Conferences

by Cairo Conference (1943 : Cairo, Egypt) U.S. Secretary's Office, Office of the combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the Sextant, Eureka (Tehran), and Second Cairo Conferences held November – December, 1943. At Sextant, American President Franklin Roosevelt and British...

Casablanca Conference, January 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Casablanca Conference (1943 : Casablanca, Morocco) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

A collection of minutes and documents from the Casablanca conference in January 1943 during which Allied leaders formulated strategy.

Evaluation of the 2015 DoD cyber strategy : mild progress in a complex and dynamic military domain

by Caton, Jeffrey L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

An analysis of the 2015 DoD Cyber Strategy focusing on historical context, previous DoD action, and the "whole-of-government" approach. Author Jeffery Caton also posits potential cyber-defense strategies.

Minutes of meetings of the Combined Chiefs of Staff, Post-Arcadia

by Combined Chiefs of Staff (U.S. and Great Britain). Meetings (1942 : Washington, D.C.) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

Meeting minutes of the Combined Chiefs of Staff following the completion of the Arcadia Conference covering January and February 1942.

Deep operations.

by Department of the Army, United States Headquarters, Department of the Army (August 01, 2019)

A publication of the U.S. Army, this work models operational frameworks for military commanders regarding presentation of material to subordinate commanders and working within relevant legal structures.

Indian and Chinese engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean : a comparative assessment

by Ellis, Robert Evan Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

"This monograph comparatively examines the content and country focus of high-level diplomacy for each of the two actors, as well as the volume and patterns of trade, the activities of Indian and Chinese companies...

End of the saga : the maritime evacuation of South Vietnam and Cambodia

by Muir, Malcolm Department of the Navy, Naval History & Heritage C (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the planning and execution of withdrawal movements of US military personnel from Vietnam in 1975.

Picatinny : the first century

by Owens, Patrick J. Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs Office : (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the varied history of the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey from its beginnings as a powder depot during the Spanish-American War through both World Wars, the development of the...

Terminal Conference, July 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Terminal Conference

by Potsdam Conference (1945 : Potsdam, Germany) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

Containing the proceedings of the last conference of the Second World War, the Terminal Conference focused on the future of Europe following the end hostilities with German and strategy to conclude the War in...

Quadrant Conference, August 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Quebec Conference (1st : 1943 : Québec, Québec) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the papers and minutes of meetings of the Quadrant Conference (or Quebec Conference) held in Quebec City, in August of 1943. This conference between American President Franklin D. Roosevelt,...

The Armed Forces officer

by Swain, Richard M. (Richard Moody) National Defense University Press (August 01, 2019)

This work serves as a moral, ethical, and civil framework for commissioned officers in all branches of the United States Armed Forces to address the challenges inherent in an era of complex national security....

Closer than you think : the implications of the third offset strategy for the U.S. Army

by White, Samuel R., Jr., project director Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the 2014 Defense Innovation Initiative’s Third Offset Strategy which examines how to counter declining US Military superiority in the 21st century.

Autonomous warplanes : NASA rovers lead the way

by Schroer, Michael R. Air University Press, Air Force Research Institute (August 01, 2019)

An examination how NASA’s innovations in rover autonomy could be translated into a military setting.

Promoting U.S.-Indian defense cooperation : opportunities and obstacles

by Weitz, Richard Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the developing positive relationship between the U.S. and India since the Cold War and suggested areas of future collaboration.

Proceedings of the American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences held in Washington, D.C. on twelve occasions between December 24, 1941 and January 14, 1942.

by American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences (1941-1942 : Washington, D.C.) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

A collection of the minutes and documents of the Arcadia Conference (or the Washington Conference) of 1941-1942. This conference established the Combined Chiefs of Staff which would oversee the Allied forces...

American armies and battlefields in Europe

by American Battle Monuments Commission Center of Military History, United States Army (August 01, 2019)

A reissue of the Original 1938 commemorating the actions of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War One. The guide serves both as a narrative of the progress of the conflict and the movements of armies,...

Argonaut Conference, January-February 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Argonaut Conference

by Yalta Conference (1945 : I︠A︡lta, Ukraine) : IŁAlta, Ukraine) OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the two parts of the Argonaut Conference: the conference at Malta and the conference at Yalta in 1945.

A People's History of the Second World War

by Donny Gluckstein Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

A People's History of the Second World War unearths the fascinating history of the war as fought 'from below'. Until now, the vast majority of historical accounts have focused on the conflict between the Allied...

The Dutch East Indies Red Cross, 1870–1950

by Leo van Bergen Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

The Dutch East Indies Red Cross (NIRK) took action in 1873 when the Aceh War broke out, which lasted several decades. In this war the organization’s neutrality was tested, but it turned out not to be an issue....

Soaring to Glory

by Philip Handleman & Harry T. Stewart Regnery History (June 04, 2019)

"This book is a masterpiece. It captures the essence of the Tuskegee Airmen's experience from the perspective of one who lived it. The action sequences make me feel I'm back in the cockpit of my P-51C 'Kitten'!...

The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters

by Logan Marshall & Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (March 15, 2016)

The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters is an exciting collection of first-hand stories describing the catastrophe of Titanic’s maiden voyage as told by its survivors shortly after the ship sank....

The Art of War with Study Guide

by Sun Tsu & Theresa Puskar G&D Media (September 01, 2018)

This Chinese treatise on war was written by Sun Tzu in the 6th century B.C. Each one of the 13 chapters is devoted to a different aspect of warfare, making it the definitive work on military strategies and tactics...

The Burn Pits

by Joseph Hickman, David Talbot & Jesse Ventura Hot Books (July 22, 2019)

“There’s a whole chapter on my son Beau… He was co-located [twice] near these burn pits.”

–Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States of America

The Agent Orange of the 21st Century… Thousands...

War's End

by Charles W. Sweeney, James A. Antonucci & Marion K. Antonucci Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first...

The 12th Man

by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

The book that inspired the international film of the same name.

"I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again...

The Plot to Attack Iran

by Dan Kovalik Skyhorse (May 09, 2018)

* “Spectacular!” * –Oliver Stone

The world has a lot of questions about the current state of affairs between the United States and Iran…

  • How has the US undermined democracy in Iran?

  • Is Iran really trying...

  • Alexander Hamilton's Revolution

    by Phillip Thomas Tucker Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

    Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost...


    by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

    A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

    As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...

    Cold War Navy SEAL

    by James M. Hawes & Mary Ann Koenig Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

    For the first time, a Navy SEAL tells the story of the US's clandestine operations in North Vietnam and the Congo during the Cold War.

    Sometime in 1965, James Hawes landed in the Congo with cash stuffed in his...

    The Canaris Conspiracy

    by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

    July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


    by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

    It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...

    The Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

    by Department of the Army & Jay McCullough Skyhorse (August 01, 2007)

    Drawing from dozens of the U.S. Army's official field manuals, editor Jay McCullough has culled a thousand pages of the most useful and curious tidbits for the would-be soldier, historian, movie-maker, writer,...

    U.S. Army Ranger Handbook

    by Department of the Army Skyhorse (April 17, 2007)

    This handbook offers the techniques and tactics that make Army Rangers the best soldiers in the world. These highly-trained, easily-deployable, and widely-skilled infantrymen specialize in airborne assault,...


    by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

    Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At...