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Strategy: Second Revised Edition (Meridian)

By: B. H. Liddell Hart

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Plume: March 1991

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 17923

ISBN: 0452010713

Condition: New


"The most important book by one of the outstanding military authorities of our time." - Library Journal This is the classic book on war as we know it. During his long life, Basil H. Liddell Hart was considered one of the world's foremost military thinkers--a man generally regarded as the "Clausewitz of the 20th century." "Strategy "is a seminal work of military history and theory, a perfect companion to Sun-tzu's "The Art of War" and Carl von Clauswitz's "On War." Liddell Hart stressed movement, flexibility, and surprise. He saw that in most military campaigns dislocation of the enem... View more info

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Collins Atlas of Military History

By: Collins UK Staff

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial: May 2006

Seller ID: 18065

ISBN: 0060849975

Condition: New


A brand-new history of the world's principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state-of-the-art mapping.From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the military advancements that have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military battles throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and the Gulf, th... View more info

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The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century (Zenith Military Classics)

By: Colonel Thomas X. Hammes USMC

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Zenith Press: February 2006

Seller ID: 3902

ISBN: 0760324077

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 321 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Zenith Military Classics. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 321 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Zenith Military Classics. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Most Dangerous Animal: Human Nature and the Origins of War

By: David Livingstone Smith

Price: $8.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: February 2009

Seller ID: 17835

ISBN: 0312537441

Condition: Used - Like New


New condition with clean text and uncreased spine except that the front cover was folded over in shipment and shows a crease. Small publisher’s remainder mark on bottom of textblock. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, and Techniques (Ultimate Guides)

By: Department of the Army

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: September 2007

Seller ID: 16974

ISBN: 1602390509

Condition: New


Drawing from dozens of the U.S. Army's official fieldmanuals, editor Jay McCullough has culled a thousand pages of the mostuseful and curious tidbits for the would-be soldier, historian, movie-maker, writer, or survivalistincluding techniques on first aid;survival in the hottest or coldest of climates; finding or buildinglife-saving shelters; surviving nuclear, biological, and chemicalattacks; physical and mental fitness, and how to find food and wateranywhere, anytime. With hundreds of photographs and illustrationsshowing everything from edible plants to rare skin diseases of thejungle, every... View more info

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The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders (Arkana)

By: Desmond Seward

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: March 1996

Seller ID: 17548

ISBN: 0140195017

Condition: New


The military religious orders emerged during the Crusades as Christendom's stormtrooopers in the savage conflict with Islam. Some of them stille exist oday, devoted to charitable works. The Monks of War is the first general history of these orders to have appeared since the eighteenth century. The Templars, the Hospitallers (later Knights of Malta), the Teutonic Knights and the Knights of the Spanish and Portugese orders were "noblemen vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience, living a monastic life in convents which were at the same time barracks, waging war on the enemies of the Cross." ... View more info

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Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

By: DK

Price: $21.95

Publisher: DK: August 2015

Seller ID: 17277

ISBN: 1465436081

Condition: New


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War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation's Veterans from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

By: Edward Tick

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Quest Books: December 2005

Seller ID: 16687

ISBN: 083560831X

Condition: New


This book teaches how truly to heal war trauma in veterans, their families, and our communities. Drawing on history, mythology, and soldiers' stories from World War I to Iraq, it affirms the deep damage war does to the psyche and addresses how to reclaim the sould from war's hell. View more info

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Instructions for His Generals (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)

By: Frederick the Great

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: February 2012

Seller ID: 17918

ISBN: 0486444031

Condition: New


King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786 and an expert commander, Frederick's brilliant theories on strategy, tactics, and discipline are all explained in this vital text, in which he discusses such timeless considerations as leadership qualities, the value of the element of surprise, and facing a superior force. 12 illustrations. View more info

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Armor Attacks: The Tank Platoon - An Interactive Exercise in Small-Unit Tactics and Leadership

By: John F. Antal

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Presidio Press: June 1991

Seller ID: 16533

ISBN: 0891413839

Condition: New


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WAY OF THE SEAL UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION

By: Mark Divine

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Reader's Digest: May 2018

Seller ID: 17078

ISBN: 1621454037

Condition: New


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Warriors: Portraits from the Battlefield

By: Max Hastings

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Vintage: March 2007

Seller ID: 17537

ISBN: 030727568X

Condition: New


Heroism in battle has been celebrated throughout history, yet it is one of the least understood virtues. What makes some men and women perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? What makes them risk their lives in the pursuit of victory?Max Hastings, one of our foremost military historians, has seen combat up close and written about it for decades. In "Warriors," he brings us the experiences of fourteen soldiers who fought in the wars of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. From an exuberant cavalry officer in Napoleon's army to an abused orphan who in World War II became America's you... View more info

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The Last Full Measure: How Soldiers Die in Battle

By: Michael Stephenson

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Broadway Books: June 2013

Seller ID: 16883

ISBN: 0307395855

Condition: New


Behind every soldier's death lies a story. What psychological and cultural pressures brought him to his fate? What lies--and truths--convinced him to march toward his death? Covering warfare from prehistory through the present day, "The Last Full Measure" tells these soldiers' stories, ultimately capturing the experience of war as few books ever have. In these pages, we march into battle alongside the Greek phalanx and the medieval foot soldier. We hear gunpowder's thunder in the slaughters of the Napoleonic era and the industrialized killing of the Civil War, and recoil at the modern, au... View more info

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Ripples of Battle: How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think

By: Victor Davis Hanson

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Anchor: October 2004

Seller ID: 17460

ISBN: 0385721943

Condition: New


The effects of war refuse to remain local: they persist through the centuries, sometimes in unlikely ways far removed from the military arena. In Ripples of Battle, ""the acclaimed historian Victor Davis Hanson weaves wide-ranging military and cultural history with his unparalleled gift for battle narrative as he illuminates the centrality of war in the human experience. The Athenian defeat at Delium in 424 BC brought tactical innovations to infantry fighting; it also assured the influence of the philosophy of Socrates, who fought well in the battle. Nearly twenty-three hundred years later... View more info

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Carnage and Culture Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power

By: Victor Davis Hanson

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Anchor: January 2002

Seller ID: 17586

ISBN: 0385720386

Condition: New


Examining nine landmark battles from ancient to modern times--from Salamis, where outnumbered Greeks devastated the slave army of Xerxes, to Cortes's conquest of Mexico to the Tet offensive--Victor Davis Hanson explains why the armies of the West have been the most lethal and effective of any fighting forces in the world. Looking beyond popular explanations such as geography or superior technology, Hanson argues that it is in fact Western culture and values- the tradition of dissent, the value placed on inventiveness and adaptation, the concept of citizenship- which have consistently produ... View more info

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Can Do!: The Story of the Seabees (Bluejacket Books)

By: William Bradford Huie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: November 1997

Seller ID: 16603

ISBN: 1557503796

Condition: New


When William Bradford Huie, a reporter for H. L. Mencken's American Mercury, joined the U.S. Navy in 1943, he received a commission as a public relations officer in the little-known Civil Engineer's Corps Construction Battalions--the Seabees. With the publication of Can Do the following year, Americans soon came to appreciate the significance of the corps's work and the danger of their wartime activities. As readable and entertaining today as it was some fifty years ago, this account tells the story of the Seabees who landed with the Marines at Guadalcanal and Wake Island, Sicily and Salerno.... View more info