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The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014
The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014
by Carlotta Gall
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Carlotta Gall has reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan for almost the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation, beginning shortly after 9/11. She knows just how much this war has cost the Afghan people, and how much damage can be traced... (read more)

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Hunting Che: How A U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary
Hunting Che: How A U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary
by Mitch Weiss
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The hunt for Ernesto and#147;Cheand#8221; Guevera was one of the first successful U.S. Special Forces missions in history. Using government reports and documents, as well as eyewitness accounts, Hunting Che tells the untold story of how the infamous... (read more)

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War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots
War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots
by Ian Morris
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A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better “War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing,” says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and biology show that war... (read more)

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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
by Christopher Clark
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One of The New York Times Book Reviews 10 Best Books of the Year The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clarks riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I. Drawing on new scholarship, Clark offers a... (read more)

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Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915 (Twentieth-Century Battles)
Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915 (Twentieth-Century Battles)
by Tobias R. Philbin
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On January 24, 1915, a German naval force commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper conducted a raid on British fishing fleets in the area of the Dogger Banks. The force was engaged by a British force, which had been alerted by a decoded radio intercept... (read more)

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Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis
Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis
by Tim Townsend
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The gripping story of the American army chaplain sent to save the souls of the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg Lutheran minister Henry Gerecke was fifty years old when he enlisted as an army chaplain during World War II. As two of his three sons faced... (read more)

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Hoover's Secret War Against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage During World War II (Modern War Studies)
Hoover's Secret War Against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage During World War II (Modern War Studies)
by Raymond J. Batvinis
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The world was at war, America precariously poised on the sidelines. But already a second secret war was well underway with the United States very much in the thick of it. While he fought on the home front to consolidate the FBI's intelligence gathering... (read more)

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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
by Amy Pastan
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Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in... (read more)

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Fighting Patton: George S. Patton Jr. Through the Eyes of His Enemies
Fighting Patton: George S. Patton Jr. Through the Eyes of His Enemies
by Harry Yeide
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Stripping away the unverifiable anecdotes that grew around the bold and outspoken Gen. George S. Patton Jr., Fighting Patton illuminates his successes and failures from the point of view of the German officers who faced him on the battlefield: ... (read more)

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Reform and Market Democracy
Reform and Market Democracy
by George Macesich
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For Eastern European and other countries, market democracy offers an organizing principle for reform, a model on which to base movement toward a market economy. Macesich stresses the importance of such an organizing principle, asserting that without it... (read more)

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A Sense of the Enemy: The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind
A Sense of the Enemy: The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind
by Zachary Shore
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More than two thousand years ago the Chinese strategist Sun Tzu advised us to know our enemies. The question has always been how. In A Sense of the Enemy, the historian Zachary Shore demonstrates that leaders can best understand an opponent not simply... (read more)

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The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914-1918
The Great War Seen from the Air: In Flanders Fields, 1914-1918
by Birger Stichelbaut
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Aerial photography was a relatively new technology at the onset of World War I and was embraced as an indispensable tool of wartime intelligence by all nations involved in the conflict.  As a result, thousands of photographs taken from the air over... (read more)

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American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant
American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant
by Ann Scott Tyson
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Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger's War in this unique, incendiary, and dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan written by a Pulitzer Prize-nominated war correspondent Some have called him "Lawrence of Afghanistan." To the... (read more)

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The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders
The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders
by Colin D. Heaton
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The much-anticipated sequel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to four more of WWII’s most noteworthy German pilots. When The German Aces Speak published in 2011, Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton’s and Anne... (read more)

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Vcs of the First World War: The Road to Victory 1918 (VCs of the First World War)
Vcs of the First World War: The Road to Victory 1918 (VCs of the First World War)
by Gerald Gliddon
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By August 1918, fortune was on the side of the Allies: America was increasing its contribution of troops and equipment substantially; the morale of the German Army was sinking as it failed to deliver the desired "knock out blow;" and Haig found a new... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Covert Ops
The Mammoth Book of Covert Ops
by Jon E. (edt) Lewis
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Real-life accounts of covert military operations from the past fifty years are collected in this in-depth anthology.... (read more)

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On Limited Nuclear War in the 21st Century
On Limited Nuclear War in the 21st Century
by Jeffrey A. (edt) Larsen
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The last two decades have seen a slow but steady increase in nuclear armed states, and in the seemingly less constrained policy goals of some of the newer "rogue" states in the international system. The authors ofOn Limited Nuclear War in the 21st... (read more)

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Teddy Roosevelt and Leonard Wood: Partners in Command
Teddy Roosevelt and Leonard Wood: Partners in Command
by John S. D. Eisenhower
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Theodore Roosevelt was a man of wide interests, strong opinions, and intense ambition for both himself and his country. When he met Leonard Wood in 1897, he recognized a kindred spirit. Moreover, the two... (read more)

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The D-Day Atlas: Anatomy of the Normandy Campaign
The D-Day Atlas: Anatomy of the Normandy Campaign
by Charles Messenger
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D-Day was the culmination of four years of planning and preparation that began in the summer of 1940 when Britain stood alone and under imminent threat of German cross-Channel invasion. Charles Messenger’s vivid study of the landings and subsequent... (read more)

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Success and Failure in Limited War
Success and Failure in Limited War
by Spencer D. Bakich
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Common and destructive, limited wars are significant international events that pose a number of challenges to the states involved beyond simple victory or defeat. Chief among these challenges is the risk of escalation—be it in the scale, scope, cost,... (read more)

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