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Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

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 Bloomsbury Publishing (September 24, 2014)

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...


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 HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

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...


U.S. Army Guide to Military Mountaineering

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (June 10, 2014)

Mountains exist in almost every country in the world and almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change, and soldiers will continue to fight in mountainous terrain...


How to Become a Navy SEAL

by Don Mann Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Do you want to be a member of one of the world’s most elite special operations forces? Not everyone has what it takes to become a Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, and Land). The training required—and the job itself—is...


Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story of Canada's Cold War Arsenal

by John Clearwater Dundurn (February 01, 1998)

Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984.


E-Think: Iran the Bomb

by Vincent Gabriel Rank Books (January 25, 2014)

A new president is elected. This new president has not been described in the western media as a liberal or even a moderate but at best a realistic observer of the present day and long-term prospects of the politics...


Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

by Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr. & Jacquelyn K. Davis Columbia University Press (December 17, 2013)

This volume assumes the worst: a defensive, aggressive Iran already possesses a nuclear arsenal. How should the United States handle this threat, and can it deter the use of such weapons? Through three scenario...


U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2009

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

In addition, it covers cutting-edge tech that will soon be employed by our soldiers: missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance systems, radios, planes, bows and arrows (believe...


The War Against America

by Laurie Mylroie HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon -- all within one hour on September 11, 2001 -- demonstrated America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism.

Yet terror...


The Killer Strain

by Marilyn W. Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

A lethal germ is unleashed in the U.S. mail. A chain of letters spreads terror from Florida to Washington, D.C., from New York to Connecticut, from the halls of Congress to the assembly lines of the U.S. Postal...


Duty First

by Ed Ruggero HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Duty First is a penetrating account of a year inside one of America's premier schools for leadership -- the United States Military Academy -- as it celebrates the bicentennial of its founding. Ed Ruggero, a...


Historical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare

by Benjamin C. Garrett & John Hart Scarecrow Press (July 19, 2007)

Human experience with nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) warfare has been limited, especially in comparison to conventional forms of warfare. Our experience with nuclear warfare is confined to a period...


The New Soldier in the Age of Asymmetric Conflict

by Dr. Rumu Sarkar VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (January 29, 2013)

The text for the NEW SOLDIER deals with the causes, symptoms and solutions to global terrorism, particularly jihadist Islamic-based terrorism. The book is an expanded version of the essay A Fearful Symmetry:...


Hungary and NATO: Problems in Civil-Military Relations

by Jeffrey Simon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2003)

While charting the successes, shortcomings, and continuing challenges faced by Hungary in its quest to join the NATO Alliance, Jeffrey Simon presents a comprehensive and original study of civil-military relations...


ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice

by Daniel Cosby Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice


The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb

by Michael Kort Columbia University Press (April 10, 2007)

Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances...


Transformation of the Indian Armed Forces 2025 - Enhancing India's Defence

by A K Lal VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (March 01, 2012)

Transformation should lie at the heart of our new approach to defense. The development of transformational capabilities, processes, and force structures should be given strategic focus to meet the principal...


Raid on the Sun

by Rodger Claire & Adam Grupper Simon & Schuster Audio (April 01, 2004)

From the earliest days of his dictatorship, Saddam Hussein had vowed to destroy Israel. So when France sold Iraq a top-of-the-line nuclear reactor in 1975, the Israelis were justifiably concerned. The reactor...


Germs

by Judith Miller & Murphy Guyer Simon & Schuster Audio (November 01, 2001)

Deadly germs sprayed in shopping malls, bomblets spewing anthrax sporesover battlefields, tiny vials of plague scattered in Times Square -- these are the poor man's hydrogen bombs, hideous weapons of mass destruction...


109 East Palace

by Jennet Conant & Anne Twomey Simon & Schuster Audio (May 03, 2005)

In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the US government at Los Alamos, a barren mesa thirty-five miles...


The Bomb

Churchill's Bomb

by Graham Farmelo & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the courseof modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet thetwentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence overthis...


@War

by Shane Harris & Stephen R. Thorne Blackstone Publishing (November 11, 2014)

A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of thefuture are already being fought today

The United States military currently views cyberspace as the"fifth domain" of warfare--alongside land, sea, air,...


First into Nagasaki

by George Weller, Stefan Rudnicki, Anthony Weller & Walter Cronkite Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

On September 6, 1945, less than a month after the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, George Weller, a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, became the first free Westerner to enter the devastated city. Going...


Scourge

by Jonathan B. Tucker & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

Smallpox, the only infectious disease to have been eradicated, was one of the most terrifying of human scourges. It covered the skin with hideous, painful boils, killed a third of its victims, and left the survivors...


Almighty

by Dan Zak & Michael Quinlan Blackstone Publishing (July 12, 2016)

On a tranquil summer night in July 2012, a trio of peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the "Fort Knox of Uranium," Y-12 was reputedly one of the...


Wired for War

by P. W. Singer & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 07, 2010)

A military expert reveals how science fiction is fast becoming reality on the battlefield, changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and ethics that surround war itself.Singer’s...


The Missile Next Door

by Gretchen Heefner & Susan Boyce Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

Between 1961 and 1967 the United States Air Force buried onethousand Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles in pastures across theGreat Plains. The Missile Next Door tells the story of how ruralAmericans...


The Fighting 69th

by Sean Michael Flynn & Erik Steele Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2008)

On the eve of September 11, 2001, New York City's famous National Guard regiment, the fighting 69th Infantry, was not fit for duty. Most of its soldiers were immigrant kids with no prior military experience,...


A World Destroyed

by Martin J. Sherwin & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2010)

Continuously in demand since its first, prize-winning edition was published in 1973, this is the classic history of Hiroshima and the origins of the arms race, from the development of the American atomic bomb...


The Nuclear Spies

by Vince Houghton & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2019)

Why did the US intelligence services fail so spectacularly to know about the Soviet Union's nuclear capabilities following World War II? As Vince Houghton, historian and curator of the International Spy Museum...


On Nuclear Terrorism

by Michael Levi & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (November 10, 2010)

Nuclear terrorism is such a disturbing prospect that we shy away from its details. Yet, as a consequence, we fail to understand how best to defeat it. Michael Levi takes us inside nuclear terrorism and behind...


The Rise of Nuclear Iran

by Dore Gold & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (September 10, 2009)

Former UN Ambassador Dore Gold shows why engaging Iran through diplomacy is not only futile but also could be deadly.

In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement...


The Atomic Bazaar

by William Langewiesche & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In his shocking and revelatory new work, celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning threat of nuclear-weapons production and the inexorable drift of nuclear-weapons technology from...


The Greatest Threat

by Richard Butler & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (August 03, 2010)

Civilization may face no greater enemy than Saddam Hussein, and yet the major powers allowed Saddam to face them down. Here, Richard Butler tells the inside story of the UN’s failed attempt to stop Saddam...


Treachery

by Bill Gertz & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

In this explosivebook, New York Times bestselling author Bill Gertz uncovers the most significantthreat to US national security today: America's enemies--including radicalterrorist groups--are arming themselves...


Global Nuclear Disarmament

by V R Raghavan VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (August 01, 2012)

Delhi Policy Group has worked for a decade on nuclear policy in India. It has generated an informed debate to influence policy by emphasizing the need for nuclear restraint and responsibility. The DPG was chosen...


Area 51

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown & Company (May 17, 2011)

It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but...


The Nuclear Jihadist

by Douglas Frantz, Catherine Collins & Bob Craig Twelve (December 03, 2007)

The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that...


Fallout

by Peter Watson & Peter Ganim PublicAffairs (September 18, 2018)

The justification for the atomic bomb was simple: it would defeat Hitler and end the Second World War faster, saving lives. The reality was different.

Fallout dismantles the conventional story of why the atom...


Burning the Sky

by Mark Wolverton Abrams Press (November 26, 2018)

The summer of 1958 was a nerve-racking time. Ever since the Soviet Union proved that it possessed an operational intercontinental ballistic missile with the launch of Sputnik, the world watched anxiously as...


U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology...


The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...


The CIA Lockpicking Manual

by Central Intelligence Agency Skyhorse (August 01, 2011)

Do you have the locksmith’s phone number on speed dial? Find yourself spending a fortune on new locks after someone lost their keys again? Forgot your keys in the car one too many times? Free yourself once...


Leadership and Training for the Fight

by Paul R. Howe Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

  • Ideal for fans of Dave Grossman, Paul Howe, George Thompson, and other authors of police books
  • A brilliant military intelligence book that shares leadership and training for the fight
  • Includes riveting stories...


Navy SEAL Sniper

by Brandon Webb, Glen Doherty, Don Mann & Chris Kyle Skyhorse (March 08, 2013)

The sniper is a battlefield threat second to none. Mastering the art of marksmanship is critical but is only part of what makes a Navy SEAL sniper. Snipers must be able to apply the craft in an urban environment...


U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook

by United States Marine Corps. Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

There are currently more than 200,000 active-duty U.S. Marines and another 40,000 in the reserves. These Marines depend on the skills and techniques taught in this concise manual—and now you can, too! This...


Einstein's Genius Club

by Burton Feldman & Katherine Williams Arcade (September 01, 2011)

As World War II wound down and it became increasingly clear that the Allies would emerge victorious, Albert Einstein invited three close friends—all titans of contemporary science and philosophy—to his home...


The Complete SAS Survival Manual

by Barry Davies Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

The essential survival training of the British Special Air Service (SAS). 360 color illustrations