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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...


Victor Two

by Peter Crossland Bloomsbury Publishing (September 24, 2014)

The Israeli government was persuaded at the last minute not to enter the Gulf War when they were told that it was the SAS who were hunting for Scud missiles and disrupting Iraqi communications. The SAS forces...


Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

by Ramsey Flynn HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post–Cold War regime.

What were Russian officials...


U.S. Army Guide to Military Mountaineering

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (June 10, 2014)

Mountains exist in almost every country in the world and almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change, and soldiers will continue to fight in mountainous terrain...


How to Become a Navy SEAL

by Don Mann Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Do you want to be a member of one of the world’s most elite special operations forces? Not everyone has what it takes to become a Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, and Land). The training required—and the job itself—is...


War! What Is It Good For?

by Ian Morris Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 15, 2014)

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better

"War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and biology...


A Time of Our Choosing

by Todd S. Purdum & The Staff of The New York Times Henry Holt and Co. (March 18, 2014)

The authoritative account of America's most controversial war since Vietnam, a conflict in which "shock and awe" were not confined to the battlefield

It was a war like no other the United States had ever fought....


Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story of Canada's Cold War Arsenal

by John Clearwater Dundurn (February 01, 1998)

Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984.


E-Think: Iran the Bomb

by Vincent Gabriel Rank Books (January 25, 2014)

A new president is elected. This new president has not been described in the western media as a liberal or even a moderate but at best a realistic observer of the present day and long-term prospects of the politics...


Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

by Jacquelyn K. Davis & Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr. Columbia University Press (December 17, 2013)

This volume assumes the worst: a defensive, aggressive Iran already possesses a nuclear arsenal. How should the United States handle this threat, and can it deter the use of such weapons? Through three scenario...


With God on Our Side

by Davin Seay, Michael L. Weinstein & Joseph C. Wilson St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

One of the most elite educational institutions in the world, the Air Force Academy has, from its inception, attracted the best and the brightest, producing leaders not only in the military but throughout American...


U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2009

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

In addition, it covers cutting-edge tech that will soon be employed by our soldiers: missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance systems, radios, planes, bows and arrows (believe...


The War Against America

by Laurie Mylroie HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon -- all within one hour on September 11, 2001 -- demonstrated America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism.

Yet terror...


The Killer Strain

by Marilyn W. Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

A lethal germ is unleashed in the U.S. mail. A chain of letters spreads terror from Florida to Washington, D.C., from New York to Connecticut, from the halls of Congress to the assembly lines of the U.S. Postal...


Duty First

by Ed Ruggero HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Duty First is a penetrating account of a year inside one of America's premier schools for leadership -- the United States Military Academy -- as it celebrates the bicentennial of its founding. Ed Ruggero, a...


Historical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare

by Benjamin C. Garrett & John Hart Scarecrow Press (July 19, 2007)

Human experience with nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) warfare has been limited, especially in comparison to conventional forms of warfare. Our experience with nuclear warfare is confined to a period...


The New Soldier in the Age of Asymmetric Conflict

by Dr. Rumu Sarkar VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (January 29, 2013)

The text for the NEW SOLDIER deals with the causes, symptoms and solutions to global terrorism, particularly jihadist Islamic-based terrorism. The book is an expanded version of the essay A Fearful Symmetry:...


Hungary and NATO: Problems in Civil-Military Relations

by Jeffrey Simon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2003)

While charting the successes, shortcomings, and continuing challenges faced by Hungary in its quest to join the NATO Alliance, Jeffrey Simon presents a comprehensive and original study of civil-military relations...


ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice

by Daniel Cosby Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice


The Second Nuclear Age

by Paul Bracken Henry Holt and Co. (November 13, 2012)

A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable."

The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear...


American Anthrax

by Jeanne Guillemin Henry Holt and Co. (September 13, 2011)

From Jeanne Guillemin, one of the world's leading experts on anthrax and bioterrorism, the definitive account of the anthrax investigation

It was the most complex case in FBI history. In what became a seven-year...


Operation Peace

by Richard A. Gabriel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 1984)

The first book about the 1982 war in Lebanon, Operation Peace for Galilee is based on hundreds of interviews with the soldiers of both sides, the guerrillas who fought in it, and the civilians caught in the...


The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb

by Michael Kort Columbia University Press (April 10, 2007)

Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances...


Transformation of the Indian Armed Forces 2025 - Enhancing India's Defence

by A K Lal VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (March 01, 2012)

Transformation should lie at the heart of our new approach to defense. The development of transformational capabilities, processes, and force structures should be given strategic focus to meet the principal...


Star Peace

by Ben Bova Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2011)

Star Peace (originally published in 1986) is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights...


Out of the Sun

by Ben Bova Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2011)

Out of the Sun is a novel by Ben Bova, one of the field's leading writers of "hard science fiction."

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....


Global Nuclear Disarmament

by V R Raghavan VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (August 01, 2012)

Delhi Policy Group has worked for a decade on nuclear policy in India. It has generated an informed debate to influence policy by emphasizing the need for nuclear restraint and responsibility. The DPG was chosen...


Shadow Strike

by Yaakov Katz St. Martin's Press (May 07, 2019)

The never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare—and its far-reaching implications

On September 6, 2007, shortly after midnight, Israeli fighters advanced...


Hacking ISIS

by Malcolm Nance & Christopher Sampson Skyhorse (April 25, 2017)

This book is written by two of the leading terrorist experts in the world - Malcolm Nance, NBC News/MSNBC terrorism analyst and Christopher Sampson, cyber-terrorist expert. Malcolm Nance is a 35 year practitioner...


U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

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...


The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...


The CIA Lockpicking Manual

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (August 01, 2011)

Do you have the locksmith’s phone number on speed dial? Find yourself spending a fortune on new locks after someone lost their keys again? Forgot your keys in the car one too many times? Free yourself once...


Leadership and Training for the Fight

by Paul R. Howe Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

  • Ideal for fans of Dave Grossman, Paul Howe, George Thompson, and other authors of police books
  • A brilliant military intelligence book that shares leadership and training for the fight
  • Includes riveting stories...


Navy SEAL Sniper

by Brandon Webb, Glen Doherty, Don Mann & Chris Kyle Skyhorse (March 08, 2013)

The sniper is a battlefield threat second to none. Mastering the art of marksmanship is critical but is only part of what makes a Navy SEAL sniper. Snipers must be able to apply the craft in an urban environment...


U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook

by United States Marine Corps. Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

There are currently more than 200,000 active-duty U.S. Marines and another 40,000 in the reserves. These Marines depend on the skills and techniques taught in this concise manual—and now you can, too! This...


Einstein's Genius Club

by Burton Feldman & Katherine Williams Arcade (September 01, 2011)

As World War II wound down and it became increasingly clear that the Allies would emerge victorious, Albert Einstein invited three close friends—all titans of contemporary science and philosophy—to his home...


The Complete SAS Survival Manual

by Barry Davies Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

The essential survival training of the British Special Air Service (SAS). 360 color illustrations


The Greatest Books on War

by Sun Tzu Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Collected here in this 4-in-1 omnibus are the most important books ever written on the art of war: 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu; 'On War' by Carl von Clausewitz; 'The Art of War' by Niccolò Machiavelli, and...


Those Shaibah Blues

by Colin R Mayes Melrose Books (June 20, 2018)

In December 1949, I, as a young man of 18, arrived in a different world – RAF Shaibah, 7 miles or so from Basra in Iraq, to do my (extended) two-year National Service. This book was compiled some twenty years...


Defense Industrial Base Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman Bernan Press (June 13, 2018)

The ninth of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on critical infrastructure and homeland security, Defense Industrial Base Protection and Homeland Security is an eye-opening account and an important...


The Cassandra Effect

by Dr. Sanu Kainikara VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (October 01, 2016)

Air power has been an element of military power for just over a century. However, its ability to project power as part of a nation’s quest for security and protection has now been acknowledged as second to...


Killer Robots

by Dr. U C Jha VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (August 01, 2016)

Nearly 45 countries are at different stages of developing robotic weapons or lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS). The United States, for example, has recently test launched its robotic vessel Sea Hunter,...


The Amazing Growth and Journey of UAV's and Ballastic Missile Defence Capabilities

by V K Saxena VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (September 01, 2013)

The book is a compilation of the various kinds of UAVs and BMD systems now available in the world. It also brings out their history and journey of development leading to the present day availability and future...


Winning at War: Seven Keys to Military Victory throughout History

by Christian P. Potholm Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

In Winning at War, Christian Potholm explains how seven variables_technology, sustained ruthlessness, discipline, receptivity to innovation, protection of military capital from civilians and rulers, will, and...


100 Years of The Royal Air Force

by Colin Higgs G2 Rights (March 29, 2018)

The Royal Air Force has been central to the evolution of air power for 100 years. It is also the oldest independent air force in the world with origins that take it back to the earliest days of flight. Formed...


Atomic Assurance

by Alexander Lanoszka Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Do alliances curb efforts by states to develop nuclear weapons? Atomic Assurance looks at what makes alliances sufficiently credible to prevent nuclear proliferation; how alliances can break down and so encourage...


The Victorian Naval Brigades

by A L Bleby Whittles Publishing (April 19, 2016)

A record of the Naval Brigades' extraordinary exploits and achievements during eleven 'Wars of the Empire' in the 19th century There is a view that, in Victorian times, whilst the Army was engaged in a series...


Enigma

by David Balme & Peter Hore Whittles Publishing (October 02, 2017)

David Balme will be forever known as the 20-year-old hero who, on 9 May 1941, boarded a German U-boat in mid-Atlantic, and captured one of the greatest secrets of the Second World War. This capture – or ‘pinch’...


The Brink

by Marc Ambinder Simon & Schuster (July 10, 2018)

The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union.

What happened in 1983 to make the Soviet Union so...


In Time Of Emergency

by Department of Defense SC Active Business Development SRL (November 30, 2017)

In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters provides individuals and families with information on what can and should be done to enhance survival in the event of a natural...