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Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915

by Tobias R. Philbin Indiana University Press (March 10, 2014)

On January 24, 1915, a German naval force commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper conducted a raid on British fishing fleets in the area of the Dogger Banks. The force was engaged by a British force, which had...

Tomorrow's Air Force: Tracing the Past, Shaping the Future

by Jeffrey J. Smith Indiana University Press (November 01, 2013)

Looking ahead to future airpower requirements, this engaging and ground-breaking book on the history and future of American combat airpower argues that the USAF must adapt to the changes that confront it or...

War and Technology

by Jeremy Black Indiana University Press (August 20, 2013)

In this engaging book, Jeremy Black argues that technology neither acts as an independent variable nor operates without major limitations. This includes its capacity to obtain end results, as technology's impact...

In Passage Perilous: Malta and the Convoy Battles of June 1942

by Vincent P. O'Hara Indiana University Press (November 05, 2012)

By mid-1942 the Allies were losing the Mediterranean war: Malta was isolated and its civilian population faced starvation. In June 1942 the British Royal Navy made a stupendous effort to break the Axis stranglehold....

Warfare in Woods and Forests

by Anthony Clayton & Charles Guthrie Indiana University Press (December 07, 2011)

Fighting in woods and forests is a very special form of war. Avoided by military commanders unless such terrain is to their advantage, for soldiers forest battles are a chaotic mix of dread, determination, and,...

The Generals’ War

by David T. Zabecki & General Anthony Zinni, Usmc (Ret.) Indiana University Press (September 01, 2018)

- 2018 is the anniversary of the final battles of WWI

- Explores the military strategies of the senior generals from both sides of the war.

- The forward is written by General Zinni, USMC (RET) and the book is...

The ANC's War against Apartheid

by Stephen R. Davis Indiana University Press (February 02, 2018)

For nearly three decades, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), waged a violent revolutionary struggle against the apartheid state in South Africa. Stephen Davis works...

The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

by Larry H. Addington Indiana University Press (October 22, 1994)

"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." -Military Review

A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the...

Plotting Power

by Jeremy Black Indiana University Press (May 22, 2017)

Military strategy takes place as much on broad national and international stages as on battlefields. In a brilliant reimagining of the impetus and scope of eighteenth-century warfare, historian Jeremy Black...

Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days Battles

by Brian K. Burton Indiana University Press (September 05, 2010)

The first campaign in the Civil War in which Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia, the Seven Days Battles were fought southeast of the Confederate capital of Richmond in the summer of 1862. Lee and...

Battle of Surigao Strait

by Anthony P. Tully Indiana University Press (April 14, 2009)

Surigao Strait in the Philippine Islands was the scene of a major battleship duel during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Because the battle was fought at night and had few survivors on the Japanese side, the events...

The Last Century of Sea Power: From Port Arthur to Chanak, 1894-1922

by H. P. Willmott Indiana University Press (June 09, 2009)

The transition to modern war at sea began during the period of the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895) and the Spanish-American War (1898) and was propelled forward rapidly by the advent of the dreadnought and the...

Broken Wings

by Stephen L. Renner Indiana University Press (November 14, 2016)

Drawing upon a wealth of previously untranslated documents, Broken Wings tells how a European nation built an entire air force in secret. Carved up and banned from having a military air service after World War...

Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy

by Patrick J. Kelly Indiana University Press (May 03, 2011)

Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930) was the principal force behind the rise of the German Imperial Navy prior to World War I, challenging Great Britain's command of the seas. As State Secretary of the...

D-Day in the Pacific: The Battle of Saipan

by Harold J. Goldberg Indiana University Press (May 02, 2007)

In June 1944 the attention of the nation was riveted on events unfolding in France. But in the Pacific, the Battle of Saipan was of extreme strategic importance. This is a gripping account of one of the most...

The Last Century of Sea Power: From Washington to Tokyo, 1922-1945

by H. P. Willmott Indiana University Press (March 22, 2010)

In this second volume of his history of naval power in the 20th century, H. P. Willmott follows the fortunes of the established seafaring nations of Europe along with two upstarts-the United States and Japan....

New Georgia: The Second Battle for the Solomons

by Ronnie Day Indiana University Press (February 15, 2016)

In 1942, the Solomon Islands formed the stepping stones toward Rabaul, the main base of Japanese operations in the South Pacific, and the Allies primary objective. The stunning defeat of Japanese forces at the...