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Product Description: Designed for use in formal Air Force training, the U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook was written to help a pilot who finds him or herself in a hostile environment. For the more general reader, it offers a complete and comprehensive manual of outdoor survival techniques...read more

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9781510709140 | 2 edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 31, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Designed for use in formal Air Force training, the U.

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Product Description: From the Battle of the Somme (1916) through to American Sniper (2014), war and military history has been a staple of the film industry. This new study details fifty of the greatest war films, including classics such as All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Hollywood epics such as The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Apocalypse Now (1979)...read more

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9781472820006 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the Battle of the Somme (1916) through to American Sniper (2014), war and military history has been a staple of the film industry.

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Product Description: This book provides a definitive history of the U.S. Army Rangers that details the origins and development, combat philosophy, and key engagements of America's elite fighting force.• Explores the mindsets and the challenges facing the individuals who were involved in developing America's premier fighting force• Provides an unprecedented firsthand account of the formation of the Ranger Regiment that exists today• Describes the soldier's experience―and the Army itself―at the end of the conscript Vietnam-era Army, a pivotal time in the development of American military forces• Presents colorful vignettes taken from current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan• Provides real-world examples of what it is like to be a modern day Ranger that allow readers to understand the Ranger psych...read more

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9781440803475 | Praeger Pub Text, February 28, 2017, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book provides a definitive history of the U.

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Product Description: Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962. By tracing the psychological, cultural, and political meanings of torture at the end of the French empire, Marnia Lazreg also sheds new light on the United States and its recourse to torture in Iraq and Afghanistan...read more

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9780691131351, titled "Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad" | Princeton Univ Pr, December 3, 2007, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962.

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9780691173481, titled "Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad" | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962.

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Product Description: On the morning of September 8, 1756, a band of about three hundred volunteers of a newly created Pennsylvania militia led by Lt. Col. John Armstrong crept slowly through the western Pennsylvania brush. The night before they had reviewed a plan to quietly surround and attack the Lenape, or Delaware, Indian village of Kittanning...read more

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9781594162695 | Westholme Pub Llc, November 9, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On the morning of September 8, 1756, a band of about three hundred volunteers of a newly created Pennsylvania militia led by Lt.

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Product Description: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale. From the time he invaded Asia in 334 to his death in 323, he expanded the Macedonian empire from Greece in the west to Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, Central Asia and "India" (Pakistan and Kashmir) in the east...read more

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9780199929863 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale.

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9780190614645 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale.

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Product Description: From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.   Ever since Ukraine’s violent 2014 revolution, followed by Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the country has been at war...read more

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9780451495471 | Tim Duggan Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.
9780241198827 | Gardners Books, December 1, 2015, cover price $32.75 | About this edition: Urgent and insightful, Tim Judah's account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country in Europe feels like in wartime.

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Product Description: The war instinct is part of human nature, but the means to fight war depend on technology. Alex Roland traces the co-evolution of technology and warfare from the Stone Age to the age of cyberwar, describing the inventions that changed the direction of warfare throughout history: from fortified walls, the chariot, battleships, and the gunpowder revolution to bombers, rockets, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and nuclear weapons...read more

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9780190605384 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The war instinct is part of human nature, but the means to fight war depend on technology.

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Product Description: A lively and authoritative reinterpretation of the Battle of Bosworth Field, where the Wars of the Roses ended and the Tudor dynasty began. On August 22, 1485, at Bosworth Field, Richard III fell, the Wars of the Roses ended, and the Tudor dynasty began...read more

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9781681772264 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A lively and authoritative reinterpretation of the Battle of Bosworth Field, where the Wars of the Roses ended and the Tudor dynasty began.

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Product Description: Specially commissioned artwork and thrilling combat accounts transport the reader to the far-flung and inhospitable African theater of war, where the Schutztruppe faced off against the King's African Rifles. Stalemate in Europe had prompted Germany to turn its attention to Africa in an attempt to divert Allied forces from the Western Front, using a small colonial force under the command of Oberst Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck to raid British and Portuguese territory...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472813275, titled "King's African Rifles Soldier Vs Schutztruppe Soldier: East Africa 1917-18" | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Specially commissioned artwork and thrilling combat accounts transport the reader to the far-flung and inhospitable African theater of war, where the Schutztruppe faced off against the King's African Rifles.

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Product Description: A distinguished team of historians presents authoritative accounts of nineteen of the most important battles fought by American naval forces in this paperback volume of essays, compiled and introduced by the well-known naval historian Jack Sweetman...read more
By Jack Sweetman (editor)

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9781557507945 | Naval Inst Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Examines nineteen important battles fought by American naval forces, including battles from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War II

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9781591146346 | Reprint edition (Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A distinguished team of historians presents authoritative accounts of nineteen of the most important battles fought by American naval forces in this paperback volume of essays, compiled and introduced by the well-known naval historian Jack Sweetman.

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Product Description: According to tradition, the First Crusade began at Pope Urban II’s instigation and culminated in July 1099, when western European knights liberated Jerusalem. But what if the First Crusade’s real catalyst lay far to the east of Rome? Countering nearly a millennium of scholarship, Peter Frankopan reveals the First Crusade’s untold history...read more

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9780674059948 | Belknap Pr, April 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: According to tradition, the First Crusade began at the instigation of Pope Urban II and culminated in July 1099, when thousands of western European knights liberated Jerusalem from the rising menace of Islam.

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9780674970786 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: According to tradition, the First Crusade began at Pope Urban II’s instigation and culminated in July 1099, when western European knights liberated Jerusalem.

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Product Description: "In this insightful book the conflicts known as the Seminole Wars are placed in the larger context of American history. Twenty-first-century Seminole Indians and all other Floridians have been shaped in part by those nineteenth-century events...read more

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9780813027159 | Univ Pr of Florida, April 1, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Furnishes a comprehensive overview of the Seminole Wars and their place in American history as the longest, bloodiest, and most costly of all Indian wars fought by America and sheds new light on the repercussions of the wars in terms of attitudes toward Native Americans, the issue of slavery, and government policy.

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9780813062433 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "In this insightful book the conflicts known as the Seminole Wars are placed in the larger context of American history.

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Product Description: Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At the Battle of Quebec in 1759, only a few years after their defeat at Culloden, the 78th Highlanders faced down the French guns and turned the battle...read more

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9781602399518 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, April 1, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world.

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9781510706507 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 16, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world.

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Product Description: Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today...read more
By Christopher Davy (foreword by) and Kacem Zoughari

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9784805314043 | Tuttle Pub, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

Product Description: The revival of mercenaries is a phenomenon occurring concomitantly with African decolonization. From 1960 to the end of the Cold War mercenaries took part in the development of political and armed violence on the African continent...read more

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9781495504686 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 3, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The revival of mercenaries is a phenomenon occurring concomitantly with African decolonization.

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Product Description: Living as a carpenter who had spent time working in a watch factory, Georg Elser was just an ordinary member of society living in Munich. That is, however, until he took it upon himself to attempt to assassinate the Führer, Adolph Hitler...read more
By Ross Benjamin (trans)

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9781510706521 | Reprint edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 2, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Living as a carpenter who had spent time working in a watch factory, Georg Elser was just an ordinary member of society living in Munich.

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Product Description: The U.S. Naval Institute Chronicles series focuses on the relevance of history by exploring topics like significant battles, personalities, and service components. Tapping into the U.S. Naval Institute's robust archives, these carefully selected volumes help readers understand nuanced subjects by providing unique perspectives and some of the best contributions that have helped shape naval thinking over the many decades since the Institute’s founding in 1873...read more

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9781682470442 | Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The U.

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Product Description: Henry VI (1422-61), a man 'more given to God and devout prayer than handling worldly and temporal things', was the third, and least successful, Lancastrian king of England; his wife Margaret of Anjou, 'a great and strong laboured woman', became a formidable political force in her own right; and the Wars of the Roses, so dramatically portrayed by William Shakespeare as bloody dynastic struggles fought for the possession of the crown, brought the usurpation of Edward IV (1461-83), the humiliation and exile of Margaret of Anjou, and the murder of her husband in the Tower of London...read more

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9781781554692 | Revised edition (Fonthill Media, July 15, 2016), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Henry VI (1422-61), a man 'more given to God and devout prayer than handling worldly and temporal things', was the third, and least successful, Lancastrian king of England; his wife Margaret of Anjou, 'a great and strong laboured woman', became a formidable political force in her own right; and the Wars of the Roses, so dramatically portrayed by William Shakespeare as bloody dynastic struggles fought for the possession of the crown, brought the usurpation of Edward IV (1461-83), the humiliation and exile of Margaret of Anjou, and the murder of her husband in the Tower of London.

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Product Description: An inside account of the South Vietnamese elites who strove to carry on the war against the Communists during the US Army's withdrawal... The book is a personal memoir of the author's service as a US Army advisor during the end stages of America's involvement in Vietnam...read more
By Todd McLaren (narrator)

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9781522696803 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: An inside account of the South Vietnamese elites who strove to carry on the war against the Communists during the US Army's withdrawal.

By Brian Holsopple (narrator)

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9781522696568 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, economics and administrative studies...read more
By Sebastiaan Rietjens (editor), Patricia M. Shields (editor) and Joseph Soeters (editor)

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9780415635332 | Routledge, July 23, 2014, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies.

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9781138200852 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, July 7, 2016), cover price $59.95 | also contains Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies | About this edition: This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies.

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Product Description: This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, economics and administrative studies...read more
By Sebastiaan Rietjens (editor) and Joseph Soeters (editor)

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9781138200852 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, July 7, 2016), cover price $59.95 | also contains Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies | About this edition: This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies.

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Product Description: The book outlines how class is single most important factor in understanding the British army in the period of industrialisation. It challenges the 'ruffians officered by gentlemen' theory of most military histories and demonstrates how service in the ranks was not confined to 'the scum of the earth' but included a cross section of 'respectable' working class men...read more

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9781781382783 | Liverpool Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The book outlines how class is single most important factor in understanding the British army in the period of industrialisation.

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