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

by John Clearwater

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


Red Star Rogue

by Kenneth Sewell & Clint Richmond

One of the great secrets of the Cold War, hidden for decades, is revealed at last.

Early in 1968 a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine sank in the waters off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than...


E-Think: Iran the Bomb

by Vincent Gabriel

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...


Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom

by Elaine Scarry

From one of our leading social thinkers, a compelling case for the elimination of nuclear weapons. During his impeachment proceedings, Richard Nixon boasted, "I can go into my office and pick up the telephone...


Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed

by Judy Pasternak

WINNER OF THE J. ANTHONY LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD

 

Atop a craggy mesa in the northern reaches of the Navajo reservation lies what was once a world-class uranium mine called Monument No. 2. Discovered in...


The Bomb in the Basement

by Michael Karpin

THE BOMB IN THE BASEMENT tells the fascinating story of how Israel became the Middle East's only nuclear power and -- unlike Iraq and Iran -- succeeded in keeping its atomic program secret.

Veteran Israeli...


When Soldiers Say No: Selective Conscientious Objection in the Modern Military

by Andrea Ellner, Paul Robinson & David Whetham

A decade of conflict not clearly aligned to vital national interests combined with recent acts of selective conscientious objection by members of the military have led some to reappraise the distinction between...


China's Naval Power: An Offensive Realist Approach

by Yves-Heng Lim

The rapid modernization of the Chinese Navy is a well-documented reality of the post-Cold War world. This book makes sense of Chinese priorities in its naval modernization and argues that the orientation of...


Medieval Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive

by J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck

Richly detailed images of authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds. Descriptive notes. 100 black-and-white illustrations.


Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War

by John D. Lukacs

On April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape

from one of Japan’s most notorious prison camps. The prisoners were survivors of the infamous Bataan Death...


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

by Jacquelyn K. Davis & Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

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...


Pacific Fury

by Peter Thompson

How Australia and her allies defeated the Japanese. Pearl Harbor; The Fall of Singapore; Curtin's Fight With Churchill; The Bombing Of Darwin; POW Camps; The Battle of Midway; Kokoda; Buna; Kamikaze Pilots;...


Clausewitz's Timeless Trinity: A Framework For Modern War

by Colin M. Fleming

Building on the existing corpus of scholarship, this is the first book to apply the Clausewitzian Trinity of 'passion, chance, and reason' to the experience of real war. It explores the depth and validity of...


Camp Colt to Desert Storm: The History of U.S. Armored Forces

by George F. Hofmann & Donn A. Starry

The tank revolutionized the battlefield in World War II. In the years since, additional technological developments--including nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles, computer assisted firing, and satellite navigation--have...


Soldier Repatriation: Popular and Political Responses

by Kaare Dahl Martinsen

Britain, Denmark and Germany all deployed soldiers soon after the 9/11 attacks, yet their role in Afghanistan and the casualty rates suffered, have been vastly different. This book looks at how their casualties...


The Battle for Palestine 1917

by John D. Grainger

Three battles for the control of the key fortress-city of Gaza took place in 1917 between the British' force [with units from across the Empire, most notably the ANZACs] and the Turks. The Allies were repulsed...


With God on Our Side

by Davin Seay, Michael L. Weinstein & Joseph C. Wilson

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...


From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan: British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights

by Jon Moran

Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates...


In the Shadow of the Bomb: Oppenheimer, Bethe, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist: Oppenheimer, Bethe, and the Moral Responsibility of the

by Silvan S. Schweber

In the Shadow of the Bomb narrates how two charismatic, exceptionally talented physicists--J. Robert Oppenheimer and Hans A. Bethe--came to terms with the nuclear weapons they helped to create. In 1945, the...


Anzac Fury: The Battle of Crete 1941

by Peter Thompson

From Tobruk to the Battle of Crete - the new bestseller from the author of Pacific Fury. Anzac Fury commemorates the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe when 8900 Anzac prisoners of war captured...