Tiger Tank (General Military)

The German Tiger Tank used to be a monster of a computer that ruled the battlefields of Europe and is the main recognized tank of worldwide struggle II. initially conceived in 1941 in keeping with the German Army's adventure battling British tanks and anti-tank weapons in western Europe and the North African wasteland, the Tiger cemented its recognition of close to invincibility through the savage battles at the japanese entrance.

This new ebook is an available and informative background of the Tiger and its successor, the Tiger II or King Tiger, assessing its good fortune at the battlefield because it dueled opposed to the simplest armor the Allies needed to supply. Gun sight and turret paintings position the reader "inside" the tank in the course of conflict and support convey the historical past of this notable tank to life.

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Fighting Fit: Health, Medicine and War in the Twentieth Century

By Kevin Brown

The twentieth century observed international wars and lots of different conflicts characterised through technological switch and severity of casualties. medication has tailored speedy to accommodate such demanding situations and new clinical concepts within the army box have had merits in civil medication. There has therefore been interaction among battle and drugs that has not just been constrained to the defense force and armed forces medication, yet which has impacted on health and wellbeing and drugs for us all. those topics might be tested from the Boer battle to the sunrise of a brand new century, and a "war opposed to terror;" the reviews of people as medical professionals, nurses, and sufferers, are highlighted, with own, occasionally image, first-hand debts bringing domestic the realities of clinical remedy in wartime.

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The Crimean War: A History

By Orlando Figes

From "the nice storyteller of recent Russian historians" ("Financial Times") comes the definitive account of the forgotten warfare that formed the fashionable age.

The cost of the sunshine Brigade, Florence Nightingale--these are the iconic icons of the Crimean conflict. much less recognized is this savage struggle (1853-1856) killed nearly 1000000 squaddies and numerous civilians; that it enmeshed 4 nice empires--the British, French, Turkish, and Russian--in a conflict over faith in addition to territory; that it mounted the fault strains among Russia and the West; that it set in movement the conflicts that will dominate the century to come.

In this masterly heritage, Orlando Figes reconstructs the 1st complete conflagration of modernity, an international industrialized fight fought with strange ferocity and incompetence. Drawing on untapped Russian and Ottoman in addition to eu assets, Figes vividly depicts the area at warfare, from the palaces of St. Petersburg to the holy websites of Jerusalem; from the younger Tolstoy reporting in Sevastopol to Tsar Nicolas, haunted by way of goals of non secular salvation; from the standard squaddies and nurses at the battlefields to the ladies and youngsters in cities below siege..

Original, magisterial, alive with voices of the time, "The Crimean struggle" is a historic travel de strength whose depiction of ethnic detoxing and the West's family members with the Muslim global resonates with modern overtones. immediately a rigorous, unique research and a sweeping, panoramic narrative, "The Crimean struggle" is the definitive account of the battle that mapped the terrain for modern world.

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Doves of War: Four Women of Spain

By Paul Preston

A lot has been written in regards to the Spanish Civil War's results on Spain and its electorate, yet little recognition has been paid to the ladies fascinated about the clash. during this fantastically written biographical paintings, Paul Preston tells the forgotten struggle tales of 4 unprecedented girls whose lives have been starkly altered by way of the war.

The graphics during this provocative, but target quantity reflect the struggle itself, with the left pitted opposed to the fitting. at the left part are Margarita Neken, the progressive feminist, author, and flesh presser; and Nan eco-friendly, the communist nurse who left her kids in the back of in England to struggle opposed to fascism along her husband within the foreign Brigades. at the correct facet are Mercedes Sanz Bachiller, the main strong girl within the Francoist region; and Priscilla Scott-Ellis, the rich English socialite who, lured to Spain by way of love, stayed directly to support the fascist battle attempt as a nurse at the entrance strains.

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Maneuver Warfare Handbook (Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs)

By William S Lind

Maneuver war, frequently arguable and requiring operational and tactical innovation, poses possibly crucial doctrinal questions at present dealing with the normal army forces of the U.S. Its objective is to defeat the enemy through disrupting the opponent’s skill to react, instead of through actual destruction of forces. This e-book develops and explains the speculation of maneuver conflict and provides particular tactical, operational, and organizational ideas for bettering floor wrestle forces. The authors translate concepts—too usually vaguely said by way of manuever war advocates—into concrete doctrine. even if the publication makes use of the Marine Corps as a version, the ideas, strategies, and doctrine mentioned practice to any flooring strive against force.

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Flags of the American Civil War 1: Confederate (Men-At-Arms)

By Philip Katcher

The very center of the accomplice combating unit used to be its flag, which got here in a number of designs and colors. The flag was once the rallying element at the box of conflict and it marked the unit headquarters in camp. In 1865, on the war's end, the furling of the defeated accomplice banners signalled the tip of that episode in heritage. because the first of 3 books concentrating on flags of the Civil conflict (1861-1865), Philip Katcher's textual content presents an in depth investigate accomplice flags. complete color illustrations and infrequent pictures painting the myriad adaptations of flags used to symbolize the seceding southern states.

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...and a hard rain fell: A GI's True Story of the War in Vietnam

By John Ketwig

"A magnetic, bloody, relocating, and worm's-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that's from the 1st web page to final a wound which can by no means heal. A searing reward to his country."-Kirkus Reviews

The vintage Vietnam warfare memoir, ...and a difficult rain fell is the unforgettable tale of a veteran's rage and the unflinching portrait of a tender soldier's odyssey from the roads of upstate long island to the jungles of Vietnam. up to date for its twentieth anniversary with a brand new afterword at the Iraq warfare and its parallels to Vietnam, John Ketwig's message is as correct at the present time because it used to be two decades ago.

"Solidly potent. He describes with ingenuous strength and actual language that point and place."-Library Journal
"Perhaps as evocative of that lousy time in Vietnam because the nice fictions...a wild surreal account, at its top as robust as Celine's darkling writing of global conflict One."-Washington Post

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"...and a hard rain fell: A GI's True Story of the War in Vietnam"

To Do or Die (A Jump Universe Novel)

By Mike Shepherd

From the nationwide bestselling writer of the Kris Longknife sequence comes an all-new bounce Universe novel.

Retired Colonel Ray Longknife and Marine Captain Terrence “Trouble” Tordon come to Savannah through diverse routes, yet what they locate is identical. One bully strongman is rationale on protecting energy it doesn't matter what the recent principles are for peace. He’s acquired the inhabitants cowered via thugs, and tanks on the prepared. He expects to win the arrival elections handily.

He doesn’t count on hassle. Or, subsequently, Mrs. Trouble—aka Ruth Tordon—a Marine spouse on a undertaking to discover the drug lords that nearly killed her and her husband and positioned them out of business—and she’s no longer approximately to be stopped by means of a few slightly informed roughnecks.

Abandoned via their strongman and determined in defeat, the heavy armor prepare to roll into city over anyone of their approach. yet Ray Longknife, difficulty and Ruth are status of their way…and not anything goes to flatten them.

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If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II

By Dennis E. Showalter

What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939? What if the Allies were defeated on D-Day? What if Hitler had gained the war?

From the Munich hindrance and the losing of the 1st atom bomb to Hitler’s assertion of warfare at the usa and the D-Day landings, historians recommend “what could have been” if key occasions in international warfare II had long past differently.

Written by means of a great crew of historians as though those world-changing occasions had relatively occurred. If The Allies Had Fallen is a lively and terrifying trade historical past, and a telling perception into the dramatic chances of international struggle II. members contain: Thomas M. Barker, Harold C. Deutsch, Walter S. Dunn, Robert M. Love, D. Clayton James, Bernard C. Nalty, Richard J. Overy, Paul Schratz, Dennis E. Showalter, Gerhard L. Weinberg, Anne Wells, and Herman S. Wolk.

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The Return of the Emperor (Sten Book 6)

By Allan Cole

The everlasting Emperor was once lifeless, and the 5 individuals of the Privy Council governed in his position. yet they quick chanced on that their strength may cave in round them in the event that they did not find the Emperor's mystery resource of Anti-Matter , the commercial keystone of the Empire. and they despatched a group of crack commandos to trap Sten, certainly one of their overdue ruler's few surviving confidantes. yet Sten, as traditional, had his personal schedule. For he knew anything in regards to the everlasting Emperor that might shake the Empire to its foundations. And to play his half, all Sten needed to do was once kill the 5 strongest beings within the universe!

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