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West Point: Two Centuries of Honor and Tradition

By: Cowley, Robert

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: May 2002

Seller ID: 17658

ISBN: 0446530182

Condition: New


Published in conjunction with the Academy's bicentennial, this handsome volume commemorates the first two centuries in the life of an institution that has become the model for military schools around the world. Since the Academy's founding in 1802, West Point graduates have been high-ranking officers and leaders in every war in which America has fought. This institution's distinguished alumni include Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, William Sherman, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, John J. Pershing, Douglas MacArthur, George S. Patton, Jr., Dwight Eisenhower, Frank Borman, Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin... View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Scribner: May 2001

Seller ID: 17170

ISBN: 0743202945

Condition: New


FIRST EDITION, 1st printing. **SIGNED by AUTHOR** Book is in excellent condition, suitable as a gift. NOT ex-library, remaindered or book club edition. 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 Forgotten Heroes: The Heroic Story of the United States Merchant Marine

By: Brian Herbert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Forge Books: May 2004

Seller ID: 18075

ISBN: 0765307065

Condition: New


The United States Merchant Marine has a tradition---from the Revolutionary War to the present-day Gulf conflicts---of being in the forefront of every American military action. They have served with distinction in every case. Brian Herbert has chronicled the amazing exploits of these gallant seamen, assembling a fascinating array of data to describe the world of the Merchant Marine in peace and especially in war. Drawing from historical documents, government records, diaries, and interviews with surviving veterans, Herbert has constructed a brilliant history that details the heroism, self-s... View more info

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Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1940

By: Brian McAllister Linn

Price: $27.95

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: April 1997

Seller ID: 18060

ISBN: 080782321X

Condition: New


In a comprehensive study of four decades of military policy, Brian McAllister Linn offers the first detailed history of the U.S. Army in Hawaii and the Philippines between 1902 and 1940. Most accounts focus on the months preceding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. By examining the years prior to the outbreak of war, Linn provides a new perspective on the complex evolution of events in the Pacific. Exhaustively researched, "Guardians of Empire" traces the development of U.S. defense policy in the region, concentrating on strategy, tactics, internal security, relations with local communities,... View more info

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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways

By: Christian Wolmar

Price: $27.95

Publisher: PublicAffairs: November 2010

Seller ID: 18068

ISBN: 1586489712

Condition: New


Before the nineteenth century, armies had to rely on slow and unreliable methods of transportation to move soldiers and equipment during times of conflict. But with the birth of the railroad in the early 1830s, the way wars were fought would change forever. In "Engines of War," renowned expert Christian Wolmar tells the story of that transformation, examining all the engagements in which railways played a part from the Crimean War and American Civil War through both world wars, the Korean War, and the Cold War with its mysterious missile trains. He shows that the 'iron road' not only made... View more info

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The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors

By: Dan Jones

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Viking: September 2017

Seller ID: 17279

ISBN: 0525428305

Condition: New


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Medieval Combat: A Fifteenth-Century Illustrated Manual of Swordfighting and Close-Quarter Combat

By: Hans Talhoffer,Mark Rector

Price: $56.95

Publisher: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal: September 2000

Seller ID: 16854

ISBN: 1853674184

Condition: New


One of the most influential illustrated fencing manuals of the Middle Ages, available in English for the first time, depicts authentic contemporary techniques for fighting with skill, sophistication and ruthlessness. View more info

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Texas Aggies Go to War: In Service of Their Country (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University)

By: Henry C. Dethloff,John A. Adams Jr.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: December 2005

Seller ID: 17993

ISBN: 1585444707

Condition: New


When their country calls, Texas Aggies go to war. From the Spanish-American War and World War I to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Aggies have been in the forefront of America's armed forces, producing more officers than any other school outside the service academies. More than 20,000 Texas Aggies served in World War II, for instance, including more than 14,000 as commissioned officers. Trained in leadership and the knowledge required for warfare, Aggies have served with distinction in all branches of the military service. In this first-ever compilation of the impressive war record of Texas Aggie... View more info

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Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda

By: John Keegan

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Knopf: October 2003

Seller ID: 17867

ISBN: 0375400532

Condition: New


In fiction, the spy is a glamorous figure whose secrets make or break peace, but, historically, has intelligence really been a vital step to military victories? In this breakthrough study, the preeminent war historian John Keegan goes to the heart of a series of important conflicts to develop a powerful argument about military intelligence. In his characteristically wry and perceptive prose, Keegan offers us nothing short of a new history of war through the prism of intelligence. He brings to life the split-second decisions that went into waging war before the benefit of aerial surveillanc... View more info

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A History of Warfare

By: John Keegan

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: October 1993

Seller ID: 17878

ISBN: 0394588010

Condition: New


The acclaimed author of The Face of Battle examines centures of conflict in a variety of diverse societies and cultures. "Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians . . . A History of Warfare is perhaps the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written."--The New York Times Book Review. "From the Trade Paperback edition." View more info

Paying with Their Bodies: American War and the Problem of the Disabled Veteran

By: John M. Kinder

Price: $17.95

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: March 2015

Seller ID: 18102

ISBN: 022621009X

Condition: New


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Airborne Forces at War: From Parachute Test Platoon to the 21st Century

By: Jr. Ph.D Robert K. Wright,John Greenwood Ph.D.

Price: $26.55

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: December 2007

Seller ID: 16568

ISBN: 1591140285

Condition: New


???Fully integrates illustrations with text ???Includes more than 150 photographs, most in color and many rarely seen ???Captures the spirit of the volunteers and their sacrifices ???Calls attention to previously neglected aspects of airborne history This handsome, large-format book takes the reader on an illustrated tour of the U.S. Army's hard-hitting airborne forces, from the original Parachute Test Platoon of 1940 to the multiple global commitment of the twenty-first century. Featuring more than 150 photographs, some rare or seldom seen and many in color, the work highlights the extraordin... View more info

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Presidents of War

By: Michael Beschloss

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crown: October 2018

Seller ID: 16831

ISBN: 0307409600

Condition: New


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The Five Rings: Miyamoto Musashi's Art of Strategy

By: Miyamoto Musashi

Price: $20.85

Publisher: Chartwell Books: April 2016

Seller ID: 2892

ISBN: 0785834001

Condition: New


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The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West

By: Niall Ferguson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The: September 2006

Seller ID: 18096

ISBN: 1594201005

Condition: New


Niall Fergusson's most important book to date-a revolutionary reinterpretation of the modern era that resolves its central paradox: why unprecedented progress coincided with unprecedented violence and why the seeming triumph of the West bore the seeds of its undoing. From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the cold war, the twentieth century was by far the bloodiest in all of human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and intensity of its violence when, thanks to the advances of science and economics, most people were better off than ever before-... View more info

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

By: Paul Scharre

Price: $28.45

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: April 2018

Seller ID: 17046

ISBN: 0393608980

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by author with gift inscription. New condition. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Medal of Honor, Revised & Updated Third Edition: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty

By: Peter Collier

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Artisan: December 2016

Seller ID: 10340

ISBN: 157965746X

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 376 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 376 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery

By: Rick Atkinson

Price: $22.75

Publisher: National Geographic: April 2015

Seller ID: 4141

ISBN: 1426214812

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Don Troiani's American Battles: The Art of the Nation at War, 1754-1865

By: Robert K. Krick,Keith Knoke,Lee White,Robert E. L. Krick,Richard Sauers,James L. Kochan,Bob McDonald,Jay Jorgensen,David Evans,Brian Pohanka

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Stackpole Books: August 2006

Seller ID: 17983

ISBN: 0811733270

Condition: New


Lavishly illustrated with full-color artwork, some of which can be found only in private collections Contributors include some of military history's biggest names, such as Stephen W. Sears, Robert K. Krick, and the late Brian Pohanka Includes the artist's reflections on the craft of painting In this panoramic tour of America's military past, acclaimed artist Don Troiani once again turns his brush to the wars of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, focusing on the storied battles of those conflicts. From the French and Indian War through the Civil War, Troiani brings his flair for painst... View more info

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At War at Sea: Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century

By: Ronald H. Spector

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Viking Adult: May 2001

Seller ID: 17838

ISBN: 0670860859

Condition: New


1st printing. Not ex-library or BOMC, no remainder mark. Good reading copy, pages clean and tight. Jacket intact with little wear. Some foxing to textlock. View more info