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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...


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...


War! What Is It Good For?

by Ian Morris Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 14, 2014)

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society--for the better

"War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song--but archaeology, history, and biology...


A Time of Our Choosing

by Todd S. Purdum Times Books (March 17, 2014)

The authoritative account of America's most controversial war since Vietnam, a conflict in which "shock and awe" were not confined to the battlefield

It was a war like no other the United States had ever fought....


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 Second Nuclear Age

by Paul Bracken Times Books (November 12, 2012)

A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable."

The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear...


The Kill Chain

by Christian Brose Hachette Books (April 20, 2020)

For generations of Americans, our country has been the world's dominant military power. How the US military fights, and the systems and weapons that it fights with, have been uncontested. That old reality, however,...


Blood Rites

by Barbara Ehrenreich Twelve (January 06, 2020)

A New York Times Notable BookAn ALA Notable Book

"Original and illuminating." --The Washington Post

What draws our species to war? What makes us see violence as a kind of sacred duty, or a ritual that boys must...


Fallout

by Lesley M.M. Blume Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2020)

New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving...


American Anthrax

by Jeanne Guillemin Times Books (September 12, 2011)

From Jeanne Guillemin, one of the world's leading experts on anthrax and bioterrorism, the definitive account of the anthrax investigation

It was the most complex case in FBI history. In what became a seven-year...


War's End

by Charles W. Sweeney, James A. Antonucci & Marion K. Antonucci Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first...


Genius in the Shadows

by William Lanouette & Bela Silard Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard,...


The U.S. Navy SEAL Survival Handbook

by Don Mann & Ralph Pezzullo Skyhorse (August 01, 2012)

As the elite of the military elite, U.S. Navy SEALs know that they can be deployed anywhere in the world at a moment's notice. Whether in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region, they might find themselves...


Heroes Beneath the Waves

by Mary Nida Smith Skyhorse (November 17, 2015)

The unbelievable stories of the heroic men who sailed under the sea.

In Heroes Beneath the Waves, many brave men who rode submarines to great depths and across the oceans into unknown territory share their experiences,...


The 300

by Daniel Wasserbly St. Martin's Press (June 15, 2020)

Military and security expert Daniel Wasserbly introduces the elite unit tasked with protecting the nation from long-range weapons of mass destruction.

Comprised of just three hundred soldiers, the United States...


Operation Peace

by Richard A. Gabriel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 31, 1984)

The first book about the 1982 war in Lebanon, Operation Peace for Galilee is based on hundreds of interviews with the soldiers of both sides, the guerrillas who fought in it, and the civilians caught in the...


Fallout

by Peter Watson PublicAffairs (September 17, 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...


Manhattan Project

by Cynthia C. Kelly & Richard Rhodes Black Dog & Leventhal (February 09, 2009)

The definitive collection of writings on the Manhattan Project by the pre-eminent scientists, historians, and the everyday observers who bore witness to the birth of the modern nuclear age.

Begun in 1939, the...


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...


The Bomb

by Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster (January 28, 2020)

From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war--and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises--from Truman to Trump....


Surviving the Apocalypse

by N. E. MacDougald Skyhorse (October 29, 2019)

The Apocalypse could arrive at any moment, but with Surviving the Apocalypse, you'll be well-prepared and well-trained enough to survive any disaster—even the end of the world as we know it.

Being prepared...


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...


Star Peace

by Ben Bova Tor Books (March 31, 2011)

Star Peace (originally published in 1986) is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights...


Out of the Sun

by Ben Bova Tor Books (March 31, 2011)

Out of the Sun is a thrilling short novel by Hugo Award-winning hard science fiction author Ben Bova. Written during the Cold War, it speculates on the use of what was then the cutting edge of military technology....


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...


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...


How to Become a Mercenary

by Barry Davies Skyhorse (May 19, 2020)

For anyone who's ever considered a career as a warrior-for-hire—or who just wants to learn more about the lifestyle—How to Become a Mercenary is the ultimate guide to all the history, training, and equipment...


Decisive Warfare: A Study in Military Theory

by Reginald Bretnor Wildside Press (January 13, 2019)

Bretnor covers "Vulnerability and the Equations of War," "Destructive Forces and the Equations of War," "Time and the Equations of War," "The Critical Imbalance," and "The Optimum Response."


Shadow Strike

by Yaakov Katz St. Martin's Press (May 06, 2019)

A 2019 National Jewish Book Award Finalist

"At the top of my reading list." --Alan Dershowitz, professor emeritus at Harvard Law School

"Reads like an international thriller, but it is actually a compelling factual...


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...


Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

by Department of Defense Skyhorse (October 05, 2011)

The newest edition of the Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook is perfect and practical for both soldiers and civilians. Nearly 140 comprehensive illustrations show the proper techniques for medical care,...


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 friendsall titans of contemporary science and philosophyto his home at...


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