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The Art of War

by Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu's The Art of War is an ancient treatise on military strategy dating back to late-sixth century B.C. China.

It is now considered one of the most inspirational and informative texts for business management...


The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology

by Nick Cook

This riveting work of investigative reporting and history exposes classified government projects to build gravity-defying aircraft--which have an uncanny resemblance to flying saucers.

The atomic bomb was not...


The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story

by Richard Preston

“The bard of biological weapons captures

the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy

The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was...


The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Threshold of Nuclear War

by Alice George

 

For thirteen days in October of 1962, a truly perilous flirtation with nuclear war developed between the United States and USSR, as the superpowers argued over the installation of Soviet nuclear weapons...


Blood Warriors: American Military Elites

by Michael Lee Col Lanning

Rangers, Green Berets, SEALs, Delta Force, LRRPs, Force Recon—

and the struggle of the best and the bravest to keep America free

They’re some of the toughest and most highly trained fighting men in the world—going...


A Higher Form of Killing: The Secret History of Chemical and Biological Warfare

by Robert Harris & Jeremy Paxman

A Higher Form of Killing opens with the first devastating battlefield use of lethal gas in World War I, and then investigates the stockpiling of biological weapons during World War II and in the decades afterward...


Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Victor Two

by Peter Crossland

The Israeli government was persuaded at the last minute not to enter the Gulf War when they were told that it was the SAS who were hunting for Scud missiles and disrupting Iraqi communications. The SAS forces...


What Should Armies Do?: Armed Forces and Civil Security

by John L. Clarke

This volume focuses on two key elements in the North American and European security debate: the decline of both the external threats to most North American and European states, and that of budgetary resources...


Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices

by Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij & Reinhilde Sotiria König

Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict...


The Art of War (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

by Sun Tzu

This is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition and his commentary is indispensable. The Art of War can be used and adapted in every...


Guerrilla Warfare

by Ernesto Che Guevara

Guerrilla Warfare by the revolutionary Che Guevara has become the guidebook for thousands of guerrilla fighters in various countries around the world. Guevara intended it to be a manual on guerrilla warfare,...


Maritime Power in the Black Sea

by Deborah Sanders

Maritime Power in the Black Sea provides the first comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the comparative maritime power of the six littoral states in the Black Sea - Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania...


The Ashgate Research Companion to the Korean War

by James I. Matray & Donald W. Boose Jr.

This essential companion provides a comprehensive study of the literature on the causes, course, and consequences of the Korean War, 1950-1953. Aimed primarily at readers with a special interest in military...


Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

by Ramsey Flynn

A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post–Cold War regime.

What were Russian officials...


The First War of Physics: The Secret History of the Atom Bomb, 1939-1949

by Jim Baggott

An epic story of science and technology at the very limits of human understanding: the monumental race to build the first atomic weapons. Rich in personality, action, confrontation, and deception, The First...


Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace

by A. Walter Dorn

Air power for warfighting is a story that's been told many times. Air power for peacekeeping and UN enforcement is a story that desperately needs to be told. In rich detail this volume describes: aircraft transporting...


The Model Occupation

by Madeline Bunting

When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a 'Model Occupation'. But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared...


Arming the Fleet Highlights: Providing Our Warfighters the Decisive Advantage

by Navy Dept. (U.S.) & Wallace T. Martin

 Arming The Fleet (ATF) Highlights includes very current and basic information on the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) and is 159 pages in ePub file format (76 pages in print) versus the larger...


Assessing Command and Control Effectiveness: Dealing with a Changing World

by Peter Berggren, Staffan Nählinder & Erland Svensson

Assessing Command and Control Effectiveness: Dealing with a Changing World offers a description of the current state of Command and Control (C2) research in imperfect settings, showing how a research process...