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The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050
By Knox
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ean: 9780521800792, isbn: 052180079X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The Dynamics of Military Revolution bridges a major gap in the emerging literature on revolutions in military affairs. It suggests that two very different phenomena have been at work over the past centuries: ''military revolutions,'' which are driven by vast social and political changes, and ''revolutions in military affairs,'' which military institutions have directed, although usually with great difficulty and ambiguous results. MacGregor Knox and Williamson Murray provide a conceptual framewo

The Contest for Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783
By Westholme Publishing
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ean: 9781594163210, isbn: 1594163219,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
How American colonial ideals shaped command, discipline, and honor in the U.S. Armed Forces In the summer of 1775, a Virginia gentleman-planter was given command of a New England army laying siege to British-occupied Boston. With his appointment, the Continental Army was born. Yet the cultural differences between those serving in the army and their new commander-in-chief led to conflicts from the very beginning that threatened to end the Revolution before it could start. The key challenge for Ge

Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War
By Scribner
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ean: 9781501116223, isbn: 1501116223,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling, celebrated, and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes the spellbinding, epic account of the dramatic conclusion of the Civil War.The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era’s most compelling narratives, defining the nation and one of history’s great turning points. Now, S.C. Gwynne’s Hymns of the Republic addresses the time Ulysses S. Grant arrives to take command of all Union armies in March 1864 t

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age
By Princeton University Press
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sku: NEW-EARTH-15474, mpn: 9780691027647, ean: 9780691027647, isbn: 0691027641,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an earlier collection of essays, published by Princeton

The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won
By Basic Books
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ean: 9780465066988, isbn: 0465066984,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historianWorld War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and in so many different ways, from rocket attacks in London to jungle fighting in Burma to armor strikes in Libya.The Second World Wars examines how combat unfolded in the air, at sea, and on land to show how distinct conflicts among disparate combatants coalesced into one interconnected global

On War, Indexed Edition
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 9780691018546, ean: 9780691018546, isbn: 0691018545,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals.War.

World War I: The Definitive Visual History
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mpn: 1465470018SR9, ean: 9781465470010, isbn: 1465470018,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Discover the misery of life in the trenches -- and how the Great War devastated Europe. Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered millions, together with a clear account of how nation upon nation sent their men to join the carnage, combine to present a dramatic ''eyewitness'' view of this most terrible war. See the bullet-riddled car of the heir to

Panzers in Berlin 1945
By Panzerwrecks
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ean: 9781908032164, isbn: 1908032162,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Panzers in Berlin 1945 is a study of German armor during the Battle of Berlin in April and May of 1945 and is the first book to examine the role of Panzers in this final battle.This 392-page book is lavishly illustrated with 360 mostly unpublished photographs that take the reader from the retreat at Seelow to collecting wrecks from central Berlin. Years of painstaking research and a network of like-minded researchers from across the globe have enabled the authors to piece together the who, where

AFOQT Study Guide 2019-2020: AFOQT Secrets Test Prep, Full-Length Practice Test, Detailed Answer Explanations: (Updated to Cover the NEW Form T Outline)
By Mometrix Media LLC
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ean: 9781516710683, isbn: 1516710681,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Mometrix Test Preparation's AFOQT Study Guide 2019-2020: AFOQT Secrets Test Prep is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass their Air Force Officer Qualifying Test. The exam is extremely challenging, and thorough test preparation is essential for success. Our study guide includes:Practice test questions with detailed answer explanationsStep-by-step video tutorials to help you master difficult conceptsTips and strategies to help you get your best test performanceA complete review of

The United States and the Rebirth of Poland, 1914-1918
By Brand: Republic of Letters
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9789089791085, isbn: 9089791086,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
History of International Relations, Diplomacy and Intelligence, 21 (History of International Relations Library, 32) By the end of World War I, an independent Polish state had re-emerged on the map after an absence of 123 years. This was a very complicated process and involved many factors as well as the dynamics caused by the war. On of the principal actors was the United States. Using an enormous amount of unpublished material, the author reconstructs the vital role of the United States in the

The Second World War
By Mariner Books
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mpn: 9780395416853, ean: 9780395416853, isbn: 039541685X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The definitive, Nobel Prize–winning history of World War II, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the most pivotal event of the twentieth century. Winston Churchill was not only the war's greatest leader, he was the free world's singularly eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny, and it's that voice tha

President without a Party: The Life of John Tyler
By LSU Press
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ean: 9780807172544, isbn: 0807172545,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Historians and the American public have long viewed President John Tyler as one of the nation’s least effective heads of state. In President without a Party―the first full-scale biography in more than fifty years and the first new academic study of him in eight decades―Christopher J. Leahy explores the life of the tenth chief executive of the United States. Born in the Virginia Tidewater into an elite family sympathetic to the ideals of the American Revolution, Tyler, like his father, wor

The Campaigns of Napoleon
By Scribner
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mpn: 0025236601SR9, ean: 9780025236608, isbn: 0025236601,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Napoleonic war was nothing if not complex—an ever-shifting kaleidoscope of moves and intentions, which by themselves went a long way towards baffling and dazing his conventionally-minded opponents into that state of disconcerting moral disequilibrium which so often resulted in their catastrophic defeat.The Campaigns of Napoleon is an exhaustive analysis and critique of Napoleon's art of war as he himself developed and perfected it in the major military campaigns of his career. Napoleon disavow

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780195038637, ean: 9780195038637, isbn: 9780195038637,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that p

The Battleships of the Iowa Class: A Design and Operational History
By Naval Institute Press
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ean: 9781591145981, isbn: 1591145988,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The four battleships of the Iowa class, the crowning achievement of U.S. battleship construction, had exceptionally long careers and each in their way left a distinctive mark not only on the U.S. Navy but on naval history at large. Built as the ultimate American battleship and designed to engage the major units of the Japanese and German fleets, the vessels were commissioned in the closing stages of World War II, the beginning of half a century of service during which individual units saw action

The Army of The Potomac 3 volume set Glory Road; A Stillness At Appomattox and Mr. Lincoln's Army
By Doubleday
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The Army of the Potomac: Mr. Lincoln's Army / Glory Road / A Stillness At Appomattox (3 Vol. Set, complete)The Army of the Potomac:Glory Road,Mr. Lincoln's Army,A Stillness at Appomattox,three volume set by Bruce Catton.

By Bantam Books
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ean: 9780553272536, isbn: 0553272535,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Night -- A terrifying account  of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young  Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of  his family...the death of his innocence...and the  death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as  personal as The Diary Of Anne  Frank, Night awakens the shocking  memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it  the unforgettable message that this horror must  never be allowed to happen again. In Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel's memoir Night, a

The Assyrian Genocide
By Routledge
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ean: 9780367348649, isbn: 0367348640,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
For a brief period, the attention of the international community has focused once again on the plight of religious minorities in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. In particular, the abductions and massacres of Yezidis and Assyrians in the Sinjar, Mosul, Nineveh Plains, Baghdad, and Hasakah regions in 2007–2015 raised questions about the prevention of genocide. This book, while principally analyzing the Assyrian genocide of 1914–1925 and its implications for the culture and politics of the region, als

Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105
By Specialty Press
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ean: 9781580072595, isbn: 1580072593,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Forward by Colonel Clarence E. ''Bud'' Anderson, Jr USAF (Ret.)Provides a level of detail unseen in any previous work on the F-105, including the complete history of this airplane in every sense of the term.Reveals new recently declassified Air Force material about the F-105's unique and highly dangerous Wild Weasel missions during the Vietnam War. Authored by one of America's top aviation writers, this book continues the story of Republic's Mach-2 F-105 Thunderchief where previous books on thi

Avoiding the Dire Straits: An inquiry into Food Provisions and Scurvy in Maritime and Military History of China and Wider East Asia (EAST ASIAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIO-CULTURAL STUDIES)
By Brand: Harrassowitz Verlag
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ean: 9783447058728, isbn: 3447058722,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Scurvy is known to be one of the most gruesome pathological phenomena that, in the course of centuries, has made innumerable victims. Long distance seafaring operations, war zones, prisons and crop failures all created breeding grounds for the vitamin C deficiency disease, which was commonly characterized by swelling and bleeding gums and internal haemorraghes in the limbs. While the history of scurvy is rather well-known from a Western perspective, the higher proclivity of Asian peoples to scur

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