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1 Review Of U S Army 0perations In Europe From 1942.
Control Division and Historical Section s Softcover. Poor condition. Pages are discolored. 
The American Army Forces in Europe, now over three million strong, are organized and controlled under the European Theater of Operations commanded by General Eisenhower, who is also the Supreme Allied Commander. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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2 Scott Field 1942: United States Army Air Corps - A Pictorial And Historical Review Of Scott Field.
United States Army Air Corps, Scott Field: 1942. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket, with plastic comb-bound insert. Reading copy but some of the pages are loose. 
This is like a yearbook for those who were trained and/or stationed at this facility during World War. Highly illustrated. 
Price: 74.10 USD
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3 Soviet Military Power 1985.
Superintendent of Documents, Washington, DC: 1985. Fourth Edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
A valuable starting point from which to measure the current and projected strength, trends, and global military capabilities of the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union, as well as the forces of its Warsaw Pact allies, it is the following assessment presented in the introduction to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's 1984. 
Price: 8.55 USD
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4 ADAMS, KEVIN. Class And Race In The Frontier Army: Military Life In The West, 1970-1890.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2009. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Opens a new window on America's Gilded Age society. Historians have long assumed that ethnic and racial divisions in post-Civil War America were reflected in the U.S. Army, of whose enlistees 40 percent were foreign-born. Now Kevin Adams shows that the frontier army was characterized by a "Victorian class divide" that overshadowed ethnic prejudices. Class and Race in the Frontier Army marks the first application of recent research on class, race, and ethnicity to the social and cultural history of military life on the western frontier. Adams draws on a wealth of military records and soldiers' diaries and letters to reconstruct everyday army life—from work and leisure to consumption, intellectual pursuits, and political activity—and shows that an inflexible class barrier stood between officers and enlisted men. As Adams relates, officers lived in relative opulence while enlistees suffered poverty, neglect, and abuse. Although racism was ingrained in official policy and informal behavior, no similar prejudice colored the experience of soldiers who were immigrants. Officers and enlisted men paid much less attention to ethnic differences than to social class—officers flaunting and protecting their status, enlisted men seething with class resentment. Treating the army as a laboratory to better understand American society in the Gilded Age, Adams suggests that military attitudes mirrored civilian life in that era—with enlisted men, especially, illustrating the emerging class-consciousness among the working poor. Class and Race in the Frontier Army offers fresh insight into the interplay of class, race, and ethnicity in late-nineteenth-century America. Kevin Adams is Assistant Professor of History at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. 
Price: 33.44 USD
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5 ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF LACHOUQUE, HENRY BY BROWN, ANNE S. K. The Anatomy Of Glory: Napoleon And His Guard - A Study In Leadership.
Brown University Press, Providence / Lund Humphries, London: 1962. Second Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This book is a free translation of a monumental work. Commandant Lachouque's masterful history of Napoleon and his Guard answers many questions being asked today. For instance, what is leadership? What makes a military force effective? Is it necessary to be loved in order to be obeyed? What makes men do better than their best? Was Napoleon right or wrong? Was he good or bad? Includes illustrations, maps and an Index. 
Price: 86.64 USD
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6 AGNEW, BRAD. Fort Gibson: Terminal On The Trail Of Tears.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1981. 0806115211 / 9780806115214 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but back cover of dustjacket is worn. 
Established on Grand River in 1824, Fort Gibson was the first and perhaps the most important military outpost in the Indian Territory. This volume pictur3es a vastly different type of military kmentality from what has been widely accepted as typical and suggesgts that it might be appropriate for the pubiic to re-examine its assumptions concerning nineteenth-century Indian-army relations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.18 USD
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7 AHRAM, ARIEL I. Proxy Warriors: The Rise And Fall Of State-sponsored
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto: 2011. Stanford Security Forces Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In this book, Ariel Ahram offers a new perspective on a growing threat to international and human security—the reliance of 'weak states' on quasi-official militias, paramilitaries, and warlords. Tracing the history of several "high profile" paramilitary organizations, including Indonesia's various militia factions, Iraq's tribal "awakening," and Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Basij corps, the book shows why and how states co-opt these groups, turning former rebels into state-sponsored militias. Building on an historical and comparative empirical approach that emphasizes decolonization, revolution, and international threat, the author offers a new set of policy prescriptions for addressing this escalating international crisis—with particular attention to strategies for mitigating the impact of this devolution of violence on the internal and international stability of states. Ariel I. Ahram is an Assistant Professor in the School of International and Area Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma. "Proxy Warriors makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the devolution of state control over violence to non-state actors within the state. It demonstrates that, contrary to received wisdom, decentralization need not undermine a state's internal security or even the ability of a state to guard against external threats. Thus, late-developing states may well have workable alternative institutional arrangement to those of the developed world."—Peter J. Dombrowski, Professor and Chair, Strategic Research Department, U.S. Naval War College "Proxy Warriors offers a timely, insightful, and often contrarian look at how leaders in developing states use militias, gangs, and other substate actors. Ahram offers important findings that explain states' different approaches and provides fresh policy prescriptions for the international community to manage, or at times live with, this difficult problem." —Daniel Byman, Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University 
Price: 61.75 USD
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8 AHRAM, ARIEL I. Proxy Warriors: The Rise And Fall Of State-sponsored
Stanford University Press, Palo Alto: 2011. Stanford Security Forces Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In this book, Ariel Ahram offers a new perspective on a growing threat to international and human security—the reliance of 'weak states' on quasi-official militias, paramilitaries, and warlords. Tracing the history of several "high profile" paramilitary organizations, including Indonesia's various militia factions, Iraq's tribal "awakening," and Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Basij corps, the book shows why and how states co-opt these groups, turning former rebels into state-sponsored militias. Building on an historical and comparative empirical approach that emphasizes decolonization, revolution, and international threat, the author offers a new set of policy prescriptions for addressing this escalating international crisis—with particular attention to strategies for mitigating the impact of this devolution of violence on the internal and international stability of states. Ariel I. Ahram is an Assistant Professor in the School of International and Area Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma. "Proxy Warriors makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the devolution of state control over violence to non-state actors within the state. It demonstrates that, contrary to received wisdom, decentralization need not undermine a state's internal security or even the ability of a state to guard against external threats. Thus, late-developing states may well have workable alternative institutional arrangement to those of the developed world."—Peter J. Dombrowski, Professor and Chair, Strategic Research Department, U.S. Naval War College "Proxy Warriors offers a timely, insightful, and often contrarian look at how leaders in developing states use militias, gangs, and other substate actors. Ahram offers important findings that explain states' different approaches and provides fresh policy prescriptions for the international community to manage, or at times live with, this difficult problem." —Daniel Byman, Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University 
Price: 20.85 USD
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9 ALBERT, MARVIN H. Broadsides And Boarders.
George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, London: 1958. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
One of history's shortest and most stirring chapters tells the story of sailing-ship warfare. Although it looms large in the romance of our past, warfare with cannons-under-sails lasted from start to finish less than three hundred years. This book attempts to recreate those tghree hundred years of sailing-ship warfare through the handful of sea captains who gave the period its peculiar glory. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.34 USD
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10 ALLEN, FRANCIS J. The Concrete Battleship.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0929521064 / 9780929521060 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Fort Drum, El Fraile Island, Manila Bay. This book traces the history of this little-known World War II fort site which now lies abandoned and severely damaged in Manila Bay. 80 photos, maps. 
Price: 8.98 USD
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11 ALLEN, FRANCIS J. The Concrete Battleship.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0929521064 / 9780929521060 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Fort Drum, El Fraile Island, Manila Bay. This book traces the history of this little-known World War II fort site which now lies abandoned and severely damaged in Manila Bay. 80 photos, maps. 
Price: 9.22 USD
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12 ALLEN, WILLIS BOYD. Navy Blue: A Story Of Cadet Life In The United States Naval Academy At Annapolis.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1898. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
According to the author, "It is hoped that the present volume will not only supply, in part, such information as is desirable for a thorough understanding of the work accomplished by the Naval Academy, but will inspire every manly and healthy boy reader with a patriotic desire to serve his country; not by wearing the 'navy blue' on the deck of a battleship, it may be, but, whatever his circumstances by living such a clean, honorable, upright life as befits an American." 
Price: 67.93 USD
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13 AMBROSE, STEPHEN. Citizen Soldiers: The U.s. Army From The Normandy Beaches To The Bulge To The Surrender Of Germany - June 7, 1944 To May 7, 1945.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1998. 0684848015 / 9780684848013 First Edition. A Touchstone Book. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in D-Day. Tells the real story of World War II - from the hedgerows of Normany to the overrunning of Germany - from the perspective of the men and women who fought in it. Includes photographs and an Index. 
Price: 2.71 USD
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14 AMBROSE, STEPHEN. Citizen Soldiers: The U.s. Army From The Normandy Beaches To The Bulge To The Surrender Of Germany - June 7, 1944 To May 7, 1945.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1998. 0684848015 / 9780684848013 s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in D-Day. Tells the real story of World War II - from the hedgerows of Normany to the overrunning of Germany - from the perspective of the men and women who fought in it. Includes photographs and an Index. 
Price: 3.42 USD
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15 AMBROSE, STEPHEN. The Victors - Eisenhower And His Boys: The Men Of World War II.
Simon & Schuster, NY: 1998. 0684856298 / 9780684856292 First Edition. A Touchstone Book. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A brilliant telling of World War II in Europe from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.05 USD
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16 ANGELUCCI, ENZO. The Rand Mcnally Encyclopedia Of Military Aircraft 1914-1980.
The Military Press, New York: 1983. 0517410214 / 9780517410219 Reprint edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The most complete, authentic, and spectacular book of its kind ever prepared. Depicts and describes all of the world's principal military aircraft produced from the outbreak of World War I to the present day. Contains numerous full-color illustrations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 26.60 USD
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17 ANTIZZO, GLENN J. U S Military Intervention In The Post Cold- War Era.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London: h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
During the post-World War II era, American foreign policy prominently featured direct U.S. military intervention in the Third World. Yet the cold war placed restraints on where and how Washington could intervene until the collapse of the former Soviet Union removed many of the barriers to—and ideological justifications for—American intervention. Since the end of the cold war, the United States has completed several military interventions that may be guided by motives very different from those invoked before the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Likewise, such operations, now free from the threat of counterintervention by any other superpower, seem governed by a new set of rules. In this readily accessible study, political scientist Glenn J. Antizzo identifies fifteen factors critical to the success of contemporary U.S. military intervention and evaluates the likely efficacy of direct U.S. military involvement today—when it will work, when it will not, and how to undertake such action in a manner that will bring rapid victory at an acceptable political cost. He lays out the preconditions that portend success, among them a clear and attainable goal; a mission that is neither for "peacekeeping" nor for "humanitarian aid within a war zone"; a strong probability the American public will support or at least be indifferent to the effort; a willingness to utilize ground forces if necessary; an operation limited in geographic scope; and a theater commander permitted discretion in the course of the operation. Antizzo then tests his abstract criteria by using real-world case studies of the most recent fully completed U.S. military interventions—in Panama in 1989, Iraq in 1991, Somalia in 1992-94, and Kosovo in 1999—with Panama, Iraq, and Kosovo representing generally successful interventions and Somalia an unsuccessful one. Finally, he considers how the development of a "Somalia Syndrome" affected U.S. foreign policy and how the politics and practice of military intervention have continued to evolve since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, giving specific attention to the current war in Afghanistan and the larger War on Terror. U.S. Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War Era exemplifies political science at its best: the positing of a hypothetical model followed by a close examination of relevant cases in an effort to provide meaningful insights for future American international policy. 
Price: 40.38 USD
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18 ARBEL, NAFTALI (EDITOR). The Six-day War / La Guerre Des Six Jours.
M. Mizrahi Publishing Co., Tel Aviv: 1967. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
A highly graphic account of the 1967 war between Israel and the neighboring Arab nations. Text is in three languages: English, French and Hebrew. Translated from the Hebrew into English by Israel I. Taslitt and into French by David Catarivas. 
Price: 113.05 USD
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19 ARCHER, CHRISTON I.; FERRIS, JOHN R.; HERWIG, HOLGER H. & TRAVERS, TIMOTHY H. E. World History Of Warfare.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 2002. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
World History of Warfare covers worldwide military history from ancient times to the present and is designed as a textbook for college courses. Its principal theme is an exploration of change and continuity, revolution and tradition, in three thousand years of warfare. It teaches students and general readers how warfare evolved and how that evolution affected human society, with emphasis on major turning points in the conduct of warfare rather than a superficial general history of wars. Although the volume addresses traditional subjects such as generals and tactics, each chapter also includes discussion of the idea of war, the role of the common soldier, and the changing interpretations of the military's place in society and politics. Of special value is the authors' treatment of non-Western societies and the role that military forces have played in shaping societies worldwide. All four authors are professors of history at the University of Calgary. Christon I. Archer is the editor of The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780-1824. John R. Ferris is the author of Intelligence and Strategy, Selected Essays. Holger H. Herwig is the coauthor of The Grand Illusion: The Prussianization of the Chilean Army (Nebraska 1999) and of Christmas in Washington. Timothy H. E. Travers is now a professor emeritus and the author of Gallipoli 1915. "An outstanding reading text on the history of warfare from its origins to the twenty-first century. More than a description of past key events and turning points, it is a rewriting of this history articulating the concept of change."—Air Power History "These authors follow the trend among some younger military historians . . . by describing not only the raw detail of battle but sprinkling it with some philosophic insight, emotion, and the impact of war on society as a whole."—Library Journal "A captivating account of how ancient empires and modern nations advanced their civilizations through the evolution of warfare. Very well written, this book is an excellent source for the average reader as well as the student of military history."—Tim Boxer, 15 Minutes "This book provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of warfare across time and cultures. Its main strengths are its ability to provide context for each period discussed, comparison between developments in Europe, Asia, and the colonized world, and critical and up-to-date bibliographies that allow the reader to pursue subjects in greater depth."—Jeffrey Grey, author of The Australian Centenary History of Defence "At last general-audience military history has a worthy successor to Theodore Ropp's classic War in the Modern World. This well-written, well-reasoned volume seamlessly blends the expertise of its four authors in a critical analysis of war from its beginning to the present. Well suited for course adoption, it belongs on the bookshelves of anyone interested in the phenomenon of human conflict."—Dennis Showalter, past president, Society of Military History 
Price: 28.45 USD
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20 ARCHER, CHRISTON I.; FERRIS, JOHN R.; HERWIG, HOLGER H. & TRAVERS, TIMOTHY H. E. World History Of Warfare.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
World History of Warfare covers worldwide military history from ancient times to the present and is designed as a textbook for college courses. Its principal theme is an exploration of change and continuity, revolution and tradition, in three thousand years of warfare. It teaches students and general readers how warfare evolved and how that evolution affected human society, with emphasis on major turning points in the conduct of warfare rather than a superficial general history of wars. Although the volume addresses traditional subjects such as generals and tactics, each chapter also includes discussion of the idea of war, the role of the common soldier, and the changing interpretations of the military's place in society and politics. Of special value is the authors' treatment of non-Western societies and the role that military forces have played in shaping societies worldwide. All four authors are professors of history at the University of Calgary. Christon I. Archer is the editor of The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780-1824. John R. Ferris is the author of Intelligence and Strategy, Selected Essays. Holger H. Herwig is the coauthor of The Grand Illusion: The Prussianization of the Chilean Army (Nebraska 1999) and of Christmas in Washington. Timothy H. E. Travers is now a professor emeritus and the author of Gallipoli 1915. "An outstanding reading text on the history of warfare from its origins to the twenty-first century. More than a description of past key events and turning points, it is a rewriting of this history articulating the concept of change."—Air Power History "These authors follow the trend among some younger military historians . . . by describing not only the raw detail of battle but sprinkling it with some philosophic insight, emotion, and the impact of war on society as a whole."—Library Journal "A captivating account of how ancient empires and modern nations advanced their civilizations through the evolution of warfare. Very well written, this book is an excellent source for the average reader as well as the student of military history."—Tim Boxer, 15 Minutes "This book provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive coverage of warfare across time and cultures. Its main strengths are its ability to provide context for each period discussed, comparison between developments in Europe, Asia, and the colonized world, and critical and up-to-date bibliographies that allow the reader to pursue subjects in greater depth."—Jeffrey Grey, author of The Australian Centenary History of Defence "At last general-audience military history has a worthy successor to Theodore Ropp's classic War in the Modern World. This well-written, well-reasoned volume seamlessly blends the expertise of its four authors in a critical analysis of war from its beginning to the present. Well suited for course adoption, it belongs on the bookshelves of anyone interested in the phenomenon of human conflict."—Dennis Showalter, past president, Society of Military History 
Price: 28.22 USD
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