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Prompt and Utter Destruction : President Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan (Rev 04 Edition)
Prompt and Utter Destruction : President Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan (Rev 04 Edition)
by J. Samual Walker
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In this updated edition of his balanced and concise look at the still-controversial decision to use atomic bombs against Japan, Walker takes into account more recent scholarship on the topic, including new findings on the Japanese decision to surrender.... (read more)

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Midway : the Battle That Doomed Japan, the Japanese Navy's Story ((Rev)92 Edition)
Midway : the Battle That Doomed Japan, the Japanese Navy's Story ((Rev)92 Edition)
by Mitsuo Fuchida
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Two Japanese naval aviators who participated in the battle provide an unsparing analysis of what caused their staggering defeat.... (read more)

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When Titans Clashed (95 Edition)
When Titans Clashed (95 Edition)
by David M. Glantz
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By the time Pearl Harbor had ripped apart America's peacetime pretensions, the German blitzkrieg had already blasted the Red Army back to the gates of Moscow. Yet, less than four years later, the Soviet hammer and sickle flew above the ruins of Berlin... (read more)

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Shay's Rebellion : the American Revolution's Final Battle (02 Edition)
Shay's Rebellion : the American Revolution's Final Battle (02 Edition)
by Leonard L. Richards
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Leonard L. Richards provides a clear picture of Shays's Rebellion, capturing the spirit of the insurgency, the reasons for the revolt, and its long-term impact on the participants, the state of Massachusetts, and the nation as a whole. Shays's Rebellion,... (read more)

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War in World Histroy Vol.1 (09 Edition)
War in World Histroy Vol.1 (09 Edition)
by Stephen Morillo
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Designed for use at the college level as a textbook for military history courses or supplemental reading for world history courses, this text offers an introduction and original synthesis of global military history. Each chapter traces key developments... (read more)

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Clausewitz on Strategy : Inspiration and Insight From a Master Strategist (01 Edition)
Clausewitz on Strategy : Inspiration and Insight From a Master Strategist (01 Edition)
by Tiha von Ghyczy
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From Clausewitz on Strategy . . . On strategic genius "If the mind is to survive this constant battle with the unexpected, two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that even in this moment of intense darkness retains some trace of the inner... (read more)

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George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution
George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution
by Robert Leckie
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An exciting trip back in time to the American Revolution, "a reminder of what history can be when written by a master."--Publishers... (read more)

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Duel Between the First Ironclads (75 Edition)
Duel Between the First Ironclads (75 Edition)
by William C. Davis
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One was called a tin can on a shingle; the other, a half-submerged crocodile. Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the... (read more)

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Seven Years' War in North America: a Brief History With Documents (14 Edition)
Seven Years' War in North America: a Brief History With Documents (14 Edition)
by Timothy J. Shannon
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This volume reveals how the Seven Years War reshaped the geopolitical map of North America and the everyday lives of the peoples within it. The introduction surveys the war as both an international struggle for empire and an intercultural conflict... (read more)

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Sun-Tzu (Classics of Ancient China)
Sun-Tzu (Classics of Ancient China)
by Sun Tzu
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The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful to the original, this new text is destined... (read more)

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Origins of War : From the Stone Age To Alexander the Great (97 Edition)
Origins of War : From the Stone Age To Alexander the Great (97 Edition)
by Arther Ferrill
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When did war begin? Standard military accounts tend to start with the Graeco-Persian wars, laying undue emphasis on the preeminence of Greek heavy infantry. But, as this strikingly original and entertaining book shows, the origins of war can be traced... (read more)

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History of the Art of War (Warfare in Antiquity)
History of the Art of War (Warfare in Antiquity)
by Hans Delbruck
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Hans Delbrück’s four-volume History of the Art of War is recognized throughout the world as the definitive work on the subject. Appearing in an English-language paperback edition for the first time, volume 1 analyzes in vivid detail the... (read more)

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American Revolution
American Revolution
by Bruce Lancaster
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From Lexington to Yorktown, Bruce Lancaster's classic, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, covers the story of America's fight for independence in vivid detail. Here Lancaster examines both the historical facts of the Revolution and the sacrifice and bravery of the... (read more)

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Lessons of History (91 Edition)
Lessons of History (91 Edition)
by Michael Howard
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In this highly readable new book, one of the most eminent military historians in the world discusses the processes of historical change that ignited European wars of the twentieth century. Michael Howard ponders the continuing significance of nationalism,... (read more)

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American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam (Modern War Studies)
American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam (Modern War Studies)
by Peter S Kindsvatter
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A sobering chronicle of war as well as a tribute to soldiers' perseverance in the face of its horrors that draws upon soldiers' memoirs, psychological studies, and oral histories to show that--regardless of the enemy, terrain, training, or weaponry... (read more)

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Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891
Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891
by Robert M Utley
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In Frontier Regulars Robert M. Utley combines scholarship and drama to produce an impressive history of the final, massive drive by the Regular Army to subdue and control the American Indians and open the West during the twenty-five years following ... (read more)

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The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution
The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution
by Sidney Kaplan
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"A treasure store of information on African-American history". -- Maryland Historical... (read more)

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Air Power in the Age of Total War (99 Edition)
Air Power in the Age of Total War (99 Edition)
by John Buckley
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A fascinating study of the changing military role of air power in the twentieth century, this book examines the sensational impact of the Great War, the pioneering work of air power theorists and visionaries in the interwar period, the air arms race... (read more)

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The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century: Second Edition
The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century: Second Edition
by Larry H Addington
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"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." --Military Review A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. From reviews... (read more)

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Like Men of War : Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 (98 Edition)
Like Men of War : Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 (98 Edition)
by Noah Andre Trudeau
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In this unprecedented work of history, one of America's leading Civil War historians draws from nineteenth-century newspapers, letter, & soldiers' diaries to recreate the experiences of African-American troops in the Civil War. The authors richly... (read more)

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