Category: Military Theory and Topics.


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A Brief History of Fighting Ships

By: Davies, David R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers,

Surveying the turbulent years of the Napoleonic wars, 1793 to 1815, this masterly chronicle tells the stirring story of the Ship of the Linethe vast, beautiful, and deadly battleships that played a vital role in that titanic conflict. The text adeptly explains the ships construction and armaments, the daily life of the men who served, and the problems faced by commanders of the time, in battles that include the Glorious First of June, the Battle of the Nile, and, of cour... View more info

A handbook of American military history

By: Sweeney, Jerry K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.,

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A handbook of American military history

By: Sweeney, Jerry K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.,

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America's armed forces

By: Morris, James A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1991.,

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At war, at sea

By: Spector, Ronald H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2001.,

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Black Hawk Down

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.,

On October 3, 1993, a band of U.S. soldiers embarked on a mission in Somalia to capture two warlords. It was a simple plan. What erupted instead was a night of bloodshed and death. It became the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. This is the extraordinary minute-by-minute account of that courageous, historic, and brutal night. View more info

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Blind Man's Bluff

By: Sherry Sontag

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Perennial,

Includes a new afterword describing submariners' responses and reactions and a new appendix of all award-winning subs honored for service in Cold War espionage operations.With 16 pages of black-and-white photos View more info

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Blind man's bluff: the untold story of American submarine espionage

By: Sontag, Sherry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, c1998,

Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundreds of men who had never spoken about their underwater lives--not even to their wives and children. They uncovered a wealth of classified information: the tapping of undersea Soviet telephone cables, the stealing of Soviet weapons, the tragic collisions of enemy submarines. They tell of medals awarded in secret and deaths disguised with disinformation. "Blind Man's Bluff"... View more info

Castles of steel

By: Massie, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2003.,

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Century of War

By: Kolko, Gabriel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Press,

A major political analysis of the ways in which wars have been waged in the twentieth century. View more info

Code Names

By: Arkin, William M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Steerforth,

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Crossing the deadly ground

By: Jamieson, Perry D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1994.,

Weapons improved rapidly after the Civil War, raising difficult questions about the battle tactics employed by the United States Army. The most fundamental problem was the dominance of the tactical defensive, when defenders protected by fieldworks could deliver deadly fire from rifles and artillery against attackers advancing in close-ordered lines. The vulnerability of these offensive forces as they crossed the so-called "deadly ground" in front of defensive position... View more info

Death Ground

By: Bolger, Daniel P.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Presidio Press,

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Down Range

By: Bridget C., PhD. Cantrell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WordSmith Books,

Trauma changes people: It changes values, priorities, worldviews, and most of all it changes how we relate to others. Painful, life-threatening experiences take people beyond the normal day-to-day life, leaving them stuck behind defensive walls that keep them from re-entering the world they have always known as "home." So how does it happen? How do we lose the loving closeness with those around us? And better yet, how do we re-gain what pain has robbed us of? "Down Range... View more info