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De Bello Gallico and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)

by Caius Julius Caesar Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2010)

"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)' is a collection of war writings by Julius Caesar. Included in this volume are the first hand...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl BOA Editions Ltd. (November 17, 2014)

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.


Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Political and Military Sociology: Military Perceptions and Perceptions of the Military

by Neovi M. Karakatsanis & Jonathan Swarts Transaction Publishers (November 05, 2014)

This volume focuses on the perceptions and identities of those serving in the military, with four of its seven articles using survey or interview data to explore those perceptions. A range of military forces...


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 Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al. Dundurn (July 23, 2014)

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


War Winners

by Ronald Clark Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

War Winners is a fully illustrated description of the impact of science and technology on war from the days of the American Civil War to Vietnam. The rise of the machine-gun and the attempts to counter it with...


Aces High

by Alan Clark Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

First published in 1973, Aces High is the vivid chronicle of aerial warfare during World War One.

Clark gives a gripping account of the flying aces - Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron), Mick Mannock, Rene...


Oradour

by Robin Mackness Bloomsbury Publishing (March 30, 2012)

A True and Wholly Engrossing Tale of High Finance and Treachery in Which the Secret of a Wartime Tragedy is Revealed Through a Contemporary Drama.

On 10th June 1944, four days after the Allied invasion of Normandy,...


Empire of the Sky

by Anthony Sampson Bloomsbury Publishing (December 17, 2012)

First published in 1984, explosively topical and penetrating in insight, this bestseller from the world's expert on international, high-flying big business is essential and fascinating reading for anyone who...


Dollar Battle-Gami

by Won Park Thunder Bay Press (May 19, 2014)

Got a dollar burning a hole in your pocket? Master paper engineer Won Park has created Dollar Battle-Gami, a new and sophisticated origami kit for advanced paper artists. Learn to fold 10 impressive projects...


A Splendid Little War

by Derek Robinson MacLehose Press (May 06, 2014)

The war to end all wars, people said in 1918. Not for long. By 1919, White Russians were fighting Bolshevik Reds for control of their country, and Winston Churchill (then Secretary of State for War) wanted to...


Anglo-Zulu War, 1879: A Selected Bibliography

by Harold E. Raugh Jr. Scarecrow Press (June 01, 2011)

Anglo-Zulu War, 1879: A Selected Bibliography is a research guide and tool for identifying obscure publications and source materials in order to encourage continued original and thought-provoking contributions...


Last Men Out

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin Free Press (May 03, 2011)

A “thrilling narrative of bravery, bravado, and loss” (Kirkus Reviews) that tells the “gripping story of a handful of marines who formed the last body of Americans to leave Saigon on April 30, 1975”...


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...


The Challenge of Nation-Building: Implementing Effective Innovation in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Iraq War

by Rebecca Patterson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military...


What the Thunder Said: Reflections of a Canadian Officer in Kandahar

by John Conrad & Christie Blatchford Dundurn (June 01, 2009)

What the Thunder Said is an honest and at times raw recollection of incidents and impressions of Canadian warfighting from a logistics perspective.


Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans

by Janelle B. Moore Government Institutes (June 16, 2011)

Life After the Military discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a...


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....


Insurgents, Raiders, and Bandits: How Masters of Irregular Warfare Have Shaped Our World

by John Arquilla Ivan R. Dee (July 16, 2011)

Insurgent, Raiders and Bandits explores the history of irregular warfare over the past 250 years through the lives and campaigns ofFrom w the greatest masters of this mode of conflict. The book not only tells...


Foreign Correspondent

by H.D.S. Greenway Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2014)

David Greenway, a journalist’s journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it’s like to report a war up close.

Reporter David...


The Invisible Soldiers

by Ann Hagedorn Simon & Schuster (August 19, 2014)

The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.

Thirty years ago there...


The Art of War & The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli SMK Books (July 04, 2014)

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with...


A Woman's War: The Professional and Personal Journey of the Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer

by Gail Harris & Pam McLaughlin Scarecrow Press (December 08, 2009)

When Gail Harris was assigned by the U.S. Navy to a combat intelligence job in 1973, she became the first African American female to hold such a position. Harris's memoir, A Woman's War, follows her 28-year...


Handbook of Warning Intelligence: Assessing the Threat to National Security

by Cynthia Grabo & JAN GOLDMAN Scarecrow Press (March 16, 2010)

Handbook of Warning Intelligence: Assessing the Threat to National Security was written during the Cold War and classified for 40 years, this manual is now available to scholars and practitioners interested...


Veterans of Future Wars: A Study in Student Activism

by Donald W. Whisenhunt Lexington Books (October 26, 2010)

This book tells the story of The Veterans of Future Wars (VFW), a student movement that attracted widespread support in a short few months in 1936. Despite its short life, it was a successful movement that attracted...


"The Best Kept Secret of World War Two!"

by Jr. Willis S. Cole Btry Cpl W S Cole Military Museum (July 07, 2014)

The Head Military Archivist at the College Park National Archives is responsible for the title for this book, when he told the author, "You have discovered the best kept secret of World War Two and you are proving...


Double Agent

by Peter Duffy Scribner (July 22, 2014)

The never-before-told tale of the German-American who infiltrated New York’s Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II: “Thrilling, well-researched, well-told, fascinating” (Minneapolis Star...


Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy

by James M. Morris & Patricia M. Kearns Scarecrow Press (April 01, 2011)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy covers U.S. Naval developments, personnel, and engagements from the colonial times to the present day. This is done through a chronology,...


Medieval Costume, Armour and Weapons

by Eduard Wagner, Zoroslava Drobná & Jan Durdík Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Accompanied by a scrupulously researched and well-documented text, over 400 royalty-free illustrations trace the evolution of clothing styles, armor, and weapons during the medieval period in Central Europe...


The Deceivers

by Thaddeus Holt Scribner (May 11, 2010)

In World War II, the Allies employed unprecedented methods and practiced the most successful military deception ever seen, meticulously feeding misinformation to Axis intelligence to lead Axis commanders into...


The Myth of the Great War

by John Mosier & Literary Group International HarperCollins e-books (March 29, 2011)

Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from 1914 to 1918 reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with...


In Peace and War: A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point

by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank Wiley (September 01, 2007)

Founded in 1937, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, has trained more than 20,000 professional mariners-and, in the process, has weathered many turbulent times.

In Peace and War draws on...


Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship

by Angus Konstam Wiley (August 01, 2008)

Savor the story of the ultimate warship in Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship, which chronicles the history of Sovereign of the Seas, an immensely powerful floating...


Hide and Seek: The Untold Story of Cold War Naval Espionage

by Peter A. Huchthausen & Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix Wiley (January 01, 2009)

Through dramatic incidents tells for the first time the full story of the development of Cold War naval intelligence from the end of WWII to the breakup the Soviet Union in 1991, from both sides, East and West....


Mounted Warriors: From Alexander the Great and Cromwell to Stuart, Sheridan, and Custer

by Gene Smith Wiley (April 01, 2009)

Men, Horses, and All Kinds of Weapons

It may startle some people to remember that, little more than a century ago, the horse was not only humanity's primary means of swift transportation, it was also a major...


Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg

by James R. Arnold Wiley (August 24, 2007)

Vicksburg is the key. . . . Let us get Vicksburg, and all that country is ours.--President Abraham Lincoln, 1862

In a brilliantly constructed and powerfully rendered new account, James R. Arnold offers a penetrating...


Unrestricted Warfare: How a New Breed of Officers Led the Submarine Force to Victory in World War II

by James F. DeRose Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Unrestricted Warfare reveals the dramatic story of the harsh baptism by fire faced by U.S. submarine commanders in World War II. The first skippers went to battle hamstrung by conservative peacetime training...


War Beneath the Sea: Submarine Conflict During World War II

by Peter Padfield Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Praise for War Beneath the Sea

"I am truly filled with awe and admiration...fascinating and a great contribution to the entire lore of submarines.... I wish I had written the book." ?Capt. Edward L. Beach, USN...


Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815

by Nathan Miller Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Praise for BROADSIDES

"Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the night before battle bestows eternal rest and peerless immortality upon him; envision with Mahan the storm-tossed and ever-watchful...


Israeli Culture on the Road to the Yom Kippur War

by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri Lexington Books (February 27, 2014)

While many scholars have tried to explain why Israel was caught unawares despite its sophisticated military intelligence services, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri looks beyond the military, intelligence, and political explanations...


Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs

by Scott McEwen & Richard Miniter Center Street (February 25, 2014)

Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission...


Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915

by Tobias R. Philbin Indiana University Press (March 10, 2014)

On January 24, 1915, a German naval force commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper conducted a raid on British fishing fleets in the area of the Dogger Banks. The force was engaged by a British force, which had...


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

by Chuck Wills Thunder Bay Press (September 01, 2013)

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part...


Navy SEALs

by Dick Couch & William Doyle William Morrow (November 11, 2014)

The most complete history of the U.S. Navy SEALs—from their roots in World War II to their celebrated efforts in the War on Terror—written with the unprecedented cooperation of the Naval Special Warfare...


Left to Die

by Dan Kurzman Pocket Books (June 15, 2010)

From the award-winning author of Fatal Voyage comes the first full account of one of World War II’s most secret scandals. In November 1942 a Japanese torpedo destroyed the USS Juneau, killing 700 men. From...


Whirlwind

by Barrett Tillman Simon & Schuster (March 02, 2010)

WHIRLWIND is the first book to tell the complete, awe-inspiring story of the Allied air war against Japan—the most important strategic bombing campaign inhistory. From the audacious Doolittle raid in 1942...


Allan Maclean, Jacobite General: The life of an eighteenth century career soldier

by Mary Beacock Fryer Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

This fast-paced and intriguing book gives a penetrating insight into the challenges facing a man who chose a military career during the tumultuous period of the eighteenth century.


The Last Invasion of Canada: The Fenian Raids, 1866-1870

by Hereward Senior Dundurn (July 25, 1991)

The Last Invasion of Canada vividly recaptures the fledgling nation's rag-tag, but patriotic, defence against an enemy committed to a glorious cause, but with only scattered resources.