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Death of the Chesapeake: A History of the Military's Role in Polluting the Bay

by Richard Albright

In essence this book deals with an area that contributes significantly to the pollution and degradation of Chesapeake Bay, but has been completely overlooked in many of the efforts to restore the Bay, specifically,...


The Battle of Poitiers 1356

by David Green

The story of one of the great battles of the Hundred Years War, often ignored in favour of its more celebrated siblings, Crecy and Agincourt. The victory at Poitiers by an English force outnumbered two-to-one,...


British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954-1973: Britain, the United States, Weapons Policies and Nuclear Testing: Tensions and Contradictions

by John R. Walker

Focusing on a key twenty year period, this study explores Britain's role in efforts to bring about a nuclear test ban treaty between 1954 and 1973. Taking a broadly chronological approach, it examines the nature...


Anglo-Italian Relations in the Middle East, 1922-1940

by Massimiliano Fiore

Between 1923 and 1934, Britain and Italy waged war by proxy in the Middle East. This book provides in-depth analysis of the factors leading to the interwar breakdown of Anglo-Italian relations. Enhancing our...


The British Way in Warfare: Power and the International System, 1856-1956: Essays in Honour of David French

by Keith Neilson & Greg Kennedy

In his groundbreaking book The British Way in Warfare (Routledge, 1990), David French outlined the skillful combination of maritime, economic and diplomatic power employed by Britain to achieve its international...


Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718

by Angus Konstam & Mark Stacey

In April 1713 the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end. During the conflict hundreds of privateers - licenced pirates - preyed on enemy shipping throughout the Caribbean. These privateers now found themselves...


At Whatever Cost - The Story of the Dieppe Raid

by R.W. Thompson

The Dieppe Raid is perhaps the best known and the least known about of all the important actions of the Second World War. The complete facts were never made known to the public, and the scrappy bits and pieces...


The Battle of Lake Erie

by Charles Oscar Paullin

The Battle of Lake Erie' by Charles Oscar Paullin contains A Collecion of Documents, chiefly by Commodore Perry including the Court-martial of Commander Barclay & the Court of Enquiry on Captain Elliott. This...


The United States Soldiers' Home - A History of Its First Hundred Years

by Paul R. Goode

Colonel Paul R. Goode's history of The United States Soldiers' Home. Shortly after the Mexican War, General Winfield Scott and several other senior Army officers suggested the establishment of a "Military Asylum"...


1915 Campaign in France, the Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert and Loos

by A. Kearsey

A fascinating history of some of the most savage fighting of the First World War, collected from official documents and accounts from the men who fought there. perfect for any keen military historian.


Moment of Battle: The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World

by Jim Lacey & Williamson Murray

Two modern masters of military history make their case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance.

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Ethics and the Laws of War: The Moral Justification of Legal Norms

by Antony Lamb

This book is an examination of the permissions, prohibitions and obligations found in just war theory, and the moral grounds for laws concerning war.

Pronouncing an action or course of actions to be prohibited,...


Inside the Crosshairs: Snipers in Vietnam

by Michael Lee Col Lanning

"The American sniper could be regarded as the greatest all-around rifleman the world has ever known. . . ."

At the start of the war in Vietnam, the United States had no snipers; by the end of the war, Marine...


Seawolves: First Choice

by Daniel E. Kelly

They called themselves Seawolves . . .

The men of SEALs, PBRs, and SF called them saviors . . .

Created in 1967, the HAL-3 helicopter squadron--aka Seawolves--provided quick-reaction close air support to SEALs,...


Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2

by Kari Stenman & Chris Davey

Entering service with the US Navy as a carrier-borne fighter, the Brewster F2A, later named Buffalo by the British and simply the Brewster by the Finns, saw relatively little service with its own nation. Indeed,...


M3 Infantry Half-Track 1940-73

by Steven Zaloga & Peter Sarson

As armoured warfare tactics matured, mechanised infantry became a key ingredient in what is now called 'combined arms' doctrine. For the US Army of World War 2, the most important technical aspect of infantry...


The Algerian War 1954-62

by Martin Windrow & Mike Chappell

It is hard to convey the public impact of France's war to maintain her colonial grip on Algeria; yet in the late 1950s this ugly conflict dominated Europe's media to almost the same extent as would Vietnam ten...


The Spanish Civil War 1936-39

by Patrick Turnbull & Jeffrey Burn

By the spring of 1936 an armed clash was imminent between the forces of Spain's extreme Left and extreme Right. Viewed largely as a confrontation between democracy and fascism, the resulting civil war proved...


Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870: End of the Second Empire

by Philipp Elliot-Wright

Gravelotte-St-Privat was probably the hardest fought of all the battles of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). Attacked by superior Prussian forces from both the First and Second armies, Marshal Bazaine's French...


The French Indochina War 1946-54

by Martin Windrow & Mike Chappell

The states of Indochina had been French colonies or protectorates since the 19th century. However, in March 1945 the Japanese interned all French troops and officials, and turned over all civil government to...