Military History

Flames of War: The World War II Miniatures Game Rule Book, by Phil Yates et al.

By Phil Yates et al.

Within this book:? essentially laid out and simple to learn ideas with lots of diagrams.? New difficult hide with sew binding.? Introductory consultant to the Flames Of struggle game.? principles for tanks, infantry, artillery, plane, snipers, reconnaissance, evening struggling with, fortifications, road struggling with, and more.? complete circulation principles, together with diagrams and summeries.? taking pictures principles masking all elements of WWII strive against which are speedy to play and simple to understand.? ideas contain Snipers, Flame-throwers, smoke ammuntions, infantry and automobile weapons.? absolutely revised attack rules.? Morale and command rules.? Artillery ideas overlaying every thing from weapons, rockets and mortars.? thoroughly new airplane rules.? Reconnaissance ideas? evening struggling with rules.? nationwide attribute principles for the united states, German, British and Soviet armies.? Play small or huge battles, multi-player and multi-company games.? 10 intriguing strive against Missions detailing battlefield set-up and victory conditions!? Fortification and highway combating rules.? A advisor to re-fighting recognized ancient battles.? crusade principles and an entire Anzio crusade to play.

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A Brief History of the Wars of the Roses (Brief Histories) by Desmond Seward

By Desmond Seward

A vintage account of the bloody competition among the dynasties of York and Lancaster for the throne of England.

During the 15th century England used to be break up in a bloody clash among the homes of York and Lancaster over who should still declare the crown. The civil wars fed on the complete country in a sequence of battles that at last observed the Tudor dynasty take strength. In A short heritage of the Wars of the Roses, Desmond Seward tells the tale of this advanced and unsafe interval of historical past in the course of the lives of 5 women and men who skilled the clash first hand. In a gripping narrative the non-public trials of the imperative characters interweave with the key occasions and personalities of 1 of the main major turning issues in British historical past.

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Information at Sea: Shipboard Command and Control in the by Timothy S. Wolters

By Timothy S. Wolters

The mind of a contemporary warship is its wrestle details heart (CIC). facts approximately pleasant and enemy forces pour into this nerve middle, contributing to command judgements approximately firing, maneuvering, and coordinating. Timothy S. Wolters has written the 1st ebook to enquire the background of the CIC and the numerous different command and keep an eye on structures followed by means of the U.S. army from the Civil conflict to global battle II. What institutional ethos spurred such innovation? Information at Sea tells the interesting tales of the naval and civilian group of workers who built an array of applied sciences for handling details at sea, from sign flares and radio to encryption machines and radar.

Wolters makes use of formerly untapped archival assets to discover how one in all America's so much technologically orientated associations addressed info administration earlier than the appearance of the electronic laptop. He argues that the human-machine structures used to coordinate forces have been as severe to naval successes in international conflict II because the ships and commanders extra widely used to historians.

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Byzantine Military Unrest, 471-843: An Interpretation by Walter Emil Kaegi

By Walter Emil Kaegi

Forewordpage ix
Abbreviationspage xi
Introductionpage 1
a few features of jap Roman army Unrest within the 5th Centurypage 14
The Age of Justinian: Expeditionary Campaigns and Indisciplinepage 41
army and non secular Disturbances at the jap Frontierpage 64
The endurance and Intensification of Sedition within the Balkanspage 89
army Unrest within the Early 7th Centurypage 120
rebellion at the Receding Seventh-Century japanese Frontierpage 137
the expansion of army impact 641-685page 154
in the direction of an figuring out of the "Twenty Years of Anarchy"page 186
The Byzantine Thematic Armies within the First Iconoclastic interval (726-787)page 209
Intensification and Subsidence of Unrestpage 244
Epilogue: tendencies in army Unrest through the 9th Centurypage 270
basic Conclusionspage 293
Bibliographypage 331
Indexpage 359

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Design Analysis of Beams, Circular Plates and Cylindrical by Melerski Melerski Edmund S. Melerski

By Melerski Melerski Edmund S. Melerski

This booklet offers accomplished outlines of elastic numerical analyses of beams, axisymetric plates, and circular-cylindrical tanks resting on elastic foundations and/or unyielding helps. The incorporated software program relies at the numerical options mentioned within the e-book and constitutes a strong software, making the layout research of the comparable buildings really easy. jointly, the e-book and software program are of significant useful use to engineers operating within the layout of beams, strips, round plates, cylindrical tanks and silos, and in addition to postgraduate scholars and researchers with curiosity during this zone of soil-structure interplay. in addition, the ebook can be a priceless source in engineering schooling related to glossy computer-based research ideas. Elastic foundations are modelled both as Winkler springs or elastic half-space continua (isotropic and cross-anisotropic). utilized suggestions innovations contain a variation of the direct stiffness strategy and an energy-based finite distinction procedure.

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US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs: Mine Resistant Ambush by Mike Guardia

By Mike Guardia

Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the latest land struggle procedure within the usa military and Marine Corps, the Mine Resistant Ambush safe (MRAP) motor vehicle has undeniably proved its price. Designed to satisfy the demanding situations of working in a counterinsurgency atmosphere, the MRAP has taken survivability to a brand new point. MRAPs are at the moment synthetic through 3 businesses: BAE structures, Navistar overseas army team, and strength safety Inc. every one corporation manufactures an MRAP in accordance with certainly one of 3 classifications set by way of the united states division of safeguard: class I, class II, or type III. the class I MRAPs are designed for city strive against. classification II covers the MRAPs designed for convoy protection, clinical evacuation, and explosive ordnance disposal. the class III MRAP plays an analogous functionality as classification II yet is designed to hold extra personnel.

Since their advent in 2007, MRAPs have played remarkably within the uneven conflict surroundings. Their targeted layout and survivability features have stored the lives hundreds and hundreds of infantrymen who in a different way might were misplaced to landmines or IED assaults. as with every wrestle procedure, despite the fact that, the MRAP isn't really with out its drawbacks.

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A Short History of World War I by James L. Stokesbury

By James L. Stokesbury

International warfare i used to be a bloodletting so great and exceptional that for a new release it used to be recognized easily because the nice warfare. Casualty lists reached unimagined proportions because the related floor -- locations like Ypres and the Somme -- was once fought another time and back. different significant bloody battles stay bright in reminiscence to today: Gallipoli and the conflict of Jutland are yet examples. Europe was once at warfare with itself, and the impression on Western civilization used to be profound, its repercussions felt even today.
World conflict I observed the creation of contemporary expertise into the army enviornment: The tank, plane, computing device gun, submarine, and -- so much deadly of all -- poison fuel, all acquired their first common use. Professor Stokesbury analyzes those technological concepts and the war's advanced army campaigns in lucid element. whilst he discusses the good political occasions that spread out throughout the struggle, reminiscent of the Russian Revolution and the tip of the Hapsburg dynasty, placing the social and political aspect of the conflict into the context of recent eu history.
A brief background of worldwide warfare I is the 1st historical past of this battle to be written in two decades. It comprises contemporary examine and present pondering the battle in a hugely readable and full of life type.

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