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  • 21st Century Corbett: Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Modern Era, Paperback
    21st Century Corbett is a collection of essays demonstrating the critical role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of maritime strategy and sea power theory in the early twentieth century. His close connections with Mahan and Sims helped reinforce the trans-Atlantic axis of education and th..
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  • 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the Twenty-First Century, Paperback
    A global pandemic finds millions swarming across the U.S. border. Major American cities are leveled by black-market nukes. China's growing civil unrest ignites a global showdown. Pakistan's collapse leads to a hunt for its nuclear weapons. What if the worst that could happen actually happens? How wi..
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  • Air Commanders, Paperback
    Air Commanders combines short military biographies and operational analyses to reveal how the personalities, attitudes, and life experiences of twelve outstanding U.S. airmen shaped the central air campaigns in American history. From Gen. Carl -Tooey- Spaatz, who began his career in World War I, to ..
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  • Airpower Reborn: The Strategic Concepts of John Warden and John Boyd, Hardcover
    Airpower Reborn offers a conceptual approach to warfare that emphasizes airpower�s unique capability to achieve strategic effects. Six world-leading theorists argue that a viable strategy must transcend the purely military sphere, view the adversary as a multi-dimensional system, and pursue systemic..
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  • American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms, Paperback
    Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America--from the Revolution to the present--through the lens of ten iconic guns and the remarkable heroes who used them to s..
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  • American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback
    This fast-paced narrative charts the history of the US Navy from its birth during the American Revolution through to its current superpower status. The story highlights iconic moments of great drama pivotal to the nation's fortunes: John Paul Jones' attacks on the British during the Revolution, the ..
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  • Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War It Starts, Hardcover
    �This book should be read by all practitioners and serious students of national security as the guide for avoiding failures and miscalculations in using American military power.� �Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989�1993) and 65th Secretary of StateAnatomy o..
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  • Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War, Audiobook
    Paul Scharre, a Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger, explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death. Scharre's far-ranging investigation examines the emergence of autonomous weapons, the movement to ban them, and the legal and ethic..
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  • Art of War, Paperback
    The bestselling ancient military manual, which offers wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent. 2000 years old, although it discusses war, it's also been widely applied to business and politics. NUME CARTE: Art of War, PaperbackISBN: 0140455523PRET EDITURA:..
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  • Astute Class Nuclear Submarine, Hardcover
    The largest and most advanced attack submarine to have been used by the Royal Navy is explored through detailed illustrated diagrams and photographs, potentially piquing the interest of military historians and those curious about sophisticated engineering in equal measure. *Also appeared in May Buye..
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  • B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War, Paperback
    This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the most advanced combat aircraft in the world. By t..
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  • Battleship Bismarck Manual, Hardcover
    The first WW2 battleship to receive the }Haynes Manual{ treatment. Features more than 200 archive photographs of Nazi Germany's most famous and feared battleship, including modern-day digital reconstructions of Bismarck's interior. May 2016 is the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the Bismarck. NUM..
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  • Bell 47/H-13 Sioux Helicopter: Military and Civilian Use, 1946 to the Present, Hardcover
    Famously pictured in the opening credits of the popular television series M.A.S.H., Bell's Model 47 helicopter was the first helicopter certified for civilian use in March 1946 and went on to serve a wide variety of military and civilian applications. With its signature bubble canopy, the Model 47, ..
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  • Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism, Paperback
    In 2014, a resurgent and bellicose Russia took over Crimea and fueled a civil war in Eastern Ukraine; post-Saddam Iraq lost a third of its territory to an army of hyper-violent millennialists; and the peace process in Israel seemed to completely collapse. In short, the post-Cold War security order t..
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  • Brewster F2A Buffalo and Export Variants, Paperback
    This comprehensive monograph covers the entire history of Brewster's much maligned Buffalo fighter aircraft. The book starts out with the background of the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation and the events that led to the selection of the F2A as the Navy's first monoplane fighter. Following this, eac..
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  • Centurion Tank Manual, Hardcover
    Published in association with The Tank Museum, this is fully illustrated with archive photos, technical drawings and detailed photos of the armoured vehicle. *Also appeared in February Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: Centurion Tank Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785210572PRET EDITURA: 135.99AUTOR(i): Simon Duns..
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  • China as a Polar Great Power, Paperback
    China has emerged as a member of the elite club of nations who are powerful at both global poles. Polar states are global giants, strong in military, scientific, and economic terms. The concept of a polar great power is relatively unknown in international relations studies; yet China, a rising power..
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  • Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers, Paperback
    Tells the previously undisclosed story of the secret defence structures built by the West during the Cold War years. A revealing and dramatic sequel to Nick McCamley's highly successful }Secret Underground Cities{. NUME CARTE: Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers, PaperbackISBN: 1783030100PRET EDITURA: 8..
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  • Consolidated Vultee XB-46, Paperback
    The Consolidated Vultee (Convair) XB-46 was a four-jet medium bomber built to a 1944 USAAF requirement. It was the largest of the four different bombers built to this requirement. The other three were the North American XB-45, the Boeing XB-47 and the Martin XB-48. The winner of the competition was ..
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  • Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, Paperback
    Some have claimed that ``War is too important to be left to the generals,`` but P. W. Singer asks ``What about the business executives?`` Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until recently only state militaries possessed. ..
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  • Corsair Aces of World War 2, Paperback
    The speed with which the Corsair was rushed into service as a land-based fighter obliged the pilots to learn on the job. The aircraft soon proved to be superior to the Japanese Zero and played a major part in the destruction of Japan's elite air forces in the South Pacific. Later, in an effort to co..
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  • Crashback: The Power Clash Between the U.S. and China in the Pacific, Hardcover
    An alarming message from an award-winning journalist with unprecedented access to the highest naval officers in America and China and their ships and weapons, this is a chilling look at the ``warm war`` over control of the South China Sea--one that is threatening to flare into full-scale conflict. O..
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  • Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hardcover
    Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11 Prior to 9/11,..
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  • Eighty-Eight Flak Gun Manual, Hardcover
    The complete guide to the Flak 88 - one of the most successful and influential artillery gun types in the German arsenal during World War II. NUME CARTE: Eighty-Eight Flak Gun Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785211331PRET EDITURA: 146.99AUTOR(i): Chris McNabEDITURA: Haynes ManualsCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APAR..
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  • F-15 Eagle in Action, Paperback
    First flying in 1972, the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle has transitioned from a true air superiority fighter into an all-weather strike aircraft. Thus far, the aircraft has compiled one of the most enviable records of a post-Vietnam fighter, logging over 100 victories and no losses in air to air comb..
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  • Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Manual, Hardcover
    Provides insight into the air-support attack jet, known as the 'Hog'. Its GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon strikes fear into the hearts of those unlucky enough to be on the wrong side. With first-person accounts into flying and maintaining the Hog. NUME CARTE: Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Manual,..
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  • Fallen Giants: The Combat Debut of the T-35A Tank, Paperback
    The Soviet T-35A is the only five-turreted tank in history to enter production. With a long and proud service history on Soviet parade grounds, the T-35A was forced to adapt to the modern battlefield when the Second World War broke out. Outclassed and outdated, the T-35A tried to hold its own agains..
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  • Fighting Power: German and U.S. Army Performance, 1939-1945, Paperback
    Analyses the performance of two key parties engaged in fighting during World War II. NUME CARTE: Fighting Power: German and U.S. Army Performance, 1939-1945, PaperbackISBN: 0313091579PRET EDITURA: 230.99AUTOR(i): Martin Van CreveldEDITURA: Greenwood PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 198..
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  • Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy, Hardcover
    Gray presents an inventive treatise on the nature of strategy, war, and peace, organized around forty maxims. This collection of mini-essays will forearm politicians, soldiers, and the attentive general public against many--probably most--fallacies that abound in contemporary debates about war, peac..
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  • Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy, Paperback
    Colin Gray presents an inventive treatise on the nature of strategy, war, and peace, organized around forty maxims. This collection of mini essays will forearm politicians, soldiers, and the attentive general public against many--probably most-- fallacies that abound in contemporary debates about wa..
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  • From Bats to Rangers: A Pictorial History of Electronic Countermeasures Squadron Two (ECMRON-2) Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (VQ-2), Paperback
    This Pictorial History of US Navy's Electronic Countermeasures Squadron Two (ECMRON TWO or VQ-2), later designated Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (FAIRECONRON TWO or VQ-2) by Angelo Romano and AMHC (AW) John D. Herndon, USN, (Ret.) is the second title of the new U.S. Navy Squadron Histories b..
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  • Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict, Hardcover
    In 1914, as Germany mobilized for war, Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg remarked to the country�s legislators, �If the iron dice must roll, then God help us.� War has often been compared to a game of dice or a lottery. But just as frequently, war has been compared to a game of pure strategy ..
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  • General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual, Hardcover
    A complete guide to the American-built all-weather multi-role jet fighter, the F-16, from 1978 onwards. Looks at its role in the Gulf and Afghanistan Wars. NUME CARTE: General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Manual, HardcoverISBN: 0857333984PRET EDITURA: 129.99AUTOR(i): Steve DaviesEDITURA: HAYNES PUB..
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  • German Belt Buckles 1845-1945: Buckles of the Enlisted Soldiers, Hardcover
    The German belt buckle has long fascinated collectors. Now this full color volume will help collectors to identify their buckles and avoid purchasing reproductions. They will also find how to date and identify manufacturer's marks. Only genuine buckles have been used for illustration, together with ..
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  • Grumman F7F Tigercat, Paperback
    The XF7F-1 (Grumman G-45) was ordered on June 30, 1941, and was intended to be operated from the forthcoming 45,000 ton Midway class carriers. It was to be the first twin engine with tricycle undercarriage. It was heavily armed with four-20 mm guns in the wing roots and four 50 cal in the nose with ..
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  • Gun: A Visual History, Paperback
    From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years. Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual History has revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, incl..
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  • Hawker Hurricane Manual, Paperback
    Offers a fascinating insight into owning, restoring, flying and maintaining a WWII fighter. NUME CARTE: Hawker Hurricane Manual, PaperbackISBN: 1785211641PRET EDITURA: 88.99AUTOR(i): Paul BlackahEDITURA: Haynes ManualsCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 2017..
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  • Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual, Paperback
    New in paperback. The latest classic aircraft to receive the Haynes Manual treatment, fully illustrated with detailed photos and technical drawings. NUME CARTE: Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual, PaperbackISBN: 0857338617PRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i): Dennis CalvertEDITURA: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUPCOP..
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  • Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World's Deadliest Weapons, Hardcover
    ``A terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows.`` - Hampton Sides In 1915, when German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, the world watched in horror as the boundaries of warfare were forever changed. Cries of barbarianism rang throughout Europe, yet Allied na..
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  • How Great Generals Win, Paperback
    If a key to military victory is to "get there first with the most," the true test of the great general is to decide where "there" is the enemy's Achilles heel. Here is a narrative account of decisive engagements that succeeded by brilliant strategy more than by direct force. The reader accompanies t..
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  • Hunt For Zero Point, Paperback
    Nick Cook, Aviation Editor at Jane's Defence Weekly, investigates secret weapons technology that the German's may have developed during World War II. NUME CARTE: Hunt For Zero Point, PaperbackISBN: 9780099414988PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Nick CookEDITURA: ArrowCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie..
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  • Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents from the Ancient World to the Present, Paperback
    Hybrid warfare has been an integral part of the historical landscape since the ancient world, but only recently have analysts incorrectly categorized these conflicts as unique. Great powers throughout history have confronted opponents who used a combination of regular and irregular forces to negate ..
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  • Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror, Paperback
    Access a Comprehensive Bibliography Though U.S. leaders try to convince the world of their success in fighting al Qaeda, one member of the U.S. intelligence community would like to inform the public that we are, in fact, losing the war on terror. Further, until U.S. leaders recognize the errant path..
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  • Incidents at Sea: American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, 1945-2016, Hardcover
    Drawing on extensive State Department files, declassified Navy policy papers, interviews with both former top officials and individuals who were involved in incidents, David F. Winkler examines the evolution of the U.S.-Soviet naval relationship during the Cold War, focusing in particular on the 197..
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  • Invisible: Surviving the Cambodian Genocide: The Memoirs of Mac and Simone Leng, Paperback
    ``The challenge was not just to survive, but to survive without losing our humanity.`` Mac and Simone Leng The Cambodian Genocide claimed the lives of an estimated two million people - more than one-fourth of the total Cambodian population. Under the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot..
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  • Italian Small Arms of the First and Second World Wars, Hardcover
    This is the first comprehensive work, in either English or Italian, to address Italian small arms used during World War I and World War II. It describes each weapon and covers the developmental history and use of all Italian designed and produced pistols, rifles, submachine guns and machine guns use..
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  • Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual, Hardcover
    With many rare and previously unpublished photographs, this provides a look under the skin of the infamous JU 87 Stuka dive-bomber. *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual, HardcoverISBN: 1785211412PRET EDITURA: 135.99AUTOR(i): Jonathan FalconerEDITURA: Hayn..
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  • Junkers Ju52, Hardcover
    A definitive aviation history covering the full service life of the Ju 52 from the days of the Spanish Civil War right up to the 1980s. NUME CARTE: Junkers Ju52, HardcoverISBN: 1906537461PRET EDITURA: 352.99AUTOR(i): Robert ForsythEDITURA: Crecy PublishingCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie ..
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