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War Winners

by Ronald Clark

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...


Steady, Boys, Steady!

by C. R. Benstead

The author says this book is a profound study of our incomparable Navy, and indeed it is, but the guileless solemnity with which he presents and explains a wealth of untoward incident combines Norfield's innocently...


Shallow Waters

by C. R. Benstead

In this unusual book, Benstead tells how the men of the British Isles have matched their skill and In this unusual book, Benstead tells how the men of the British Isles have matched their skill and courage against...


Honoring Sergeant Carter

by Robert L. Allen & Allene Carter

Allene Carter's father-in-law was a decorated veteran. Yet it was not until the Carter family received a call from the White House that she discovered he was a heroic force in the Rhineland campaign. President...


Aces High: The War in the Air Over the Western Front 1914-18

by Alan Clark

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...


The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis

by Kevin Dougherty & J. Michael Moore

The largest offensive of the Civil War, involving army, navy, and marine forces, the Peninsula Campaign has inspired many history books. No previous work, however, analyzes Union general George B. McClellan's...


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,...