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Missile Contagion: Cruise Missile Proliferation and the Threat to International Securiity
Missile Contagion
Cruise Missile Proliferation and the Threat to International Securiity
Paperback      ISBN: 1591143322
Mixing detailed analysis with policy prescription, the author explains why an epidemic of cruise missile proliferation, long forecasted by analysts, has only recently begun to occur, offering insight into this development's consequences and recommendations for adjusting policy to stifle its effects. Reprint.
Rethinking the Principles of War
Rethinking the Principles of War
Hardcover      ISBN: 1591144817
This new work features the fresh thinking of thirty-one leading authors from a variety of military and national security disciplines. Following an introduction by Lt. Gen. James Dubik, Commander I Corps, U.S. Army, the anthology first considers the general question of whether there is a distinctly American way of war. The anthology is part of a larger Rethinking the Principles of War project, sponsored by the Office of Force Transformation and the U.S. Navy, to reexamine traditional and unorthodox approaches to the future of warfare. Diverse viewpoints, varying scope, and strong source references combine to make this compilation of essays a useful tool for students of war and general readers alike.
Origins of the Maritime Strategy: The Development of American Naval Strategy, 1945-1955
Origins of the Maritime Strategy
The Development of American Naval Strategy, 1945-1955
Hardcover      ISBN: 0870216678
This book shows that U.S. maritime strategy of the 1980s actually originated in the strategic planning of naval thinkers after World War II. It is the only book to date to specifically discuss these postwar naval plans in a clear, concise manner.
Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
Washington Rules
America's Path to Permanent War
Paperback      ISBN: 0805094229
The best-selling author of The Limits of Power examines the Washington consensus on national security and explains why he thinks it should change, arguing that America should fix internal problems rather than use the military to fix perceived international ones. Reprint. A best-selling book. 50,000 first printing.
U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook
U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook
Paperback      ISBN: 1616081074
The official U.S. Marine guide to surviving close combat encounters, nowavailable to everyone.
Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
Guadalcanal
The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
Paperback      ISBN: 0140165614
A history of the battle at Guadalcanal draws on first-time translations of official Japanese defense accounts and declassified U.S. radio intelligence to recreate this critical campaign. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT.
The Last Ridge: The Epic Story of America's First Mountain Soldiers and the Assault on Hitler's Europe
The Last Ridge
The Epic Story of America's First Mountain Soldiers and the Assault on Hitler's Europe
Paperback      ISBN: 0375759514
A close-up look at the creation of the U.S. Army's first alpine division, made up of some of America's most elite skiers and climbers, describes the evolution of the 10th Mountain Division, and their stunning nighttime mountain attack during the winter of 1945 on seemingly impenetrable German mountain fortifications. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
The Oxford Companion to American Military History
The Oxford Companion to American Military History
Hardcover      ISBN: 0195071980
A fact-packed reference guide to U.S. military history covers battles, men, and weapons that made the difference from the Revolution to the Gulf War, with more than 1,100 entries written by more than five hundred distinguished contributors.
Ultimate Spy
Ultimate Spy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789489724
Illustrated with more than seven hundred specially commissioned full-color photographs, illustrations, and archive material, an authoritative, up-to-date guide to the exciting world of espionage covers everything from the daily life of a special agent to the complex world of international agencies. 40,000 first printing.
El arte de la guerra / The Art of War
El arte de la guerra / The Art of War
by Sun-Tzu
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 1611800226
An ancient Chinese treatise on the strategies of war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence.