Roman Military Clothing (3): AD 400-640 (Men-at-Arms 425) by Raffaele D'Amato

By Raffaele D'Amato

This ebook is the concluding a part of a rigorous research of theliterary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological facts for Roman army garments, overlaying the final days of the Western Empire, and the for much longer checklist of the japanese, within the fifth to seventh centuries. The facts from this vastly vibrant interval – while Germanic and Persian kinds, first brought by way of mercenaries, have been extensively followed by means of Roman armies – is especially wealthy. The textual content is illustrated with many images of infrequent cloth reveals, and mosaic paintings; with cautious drawings of different figurative assets; and with Graham Sumner’s meticulous and surprising color reconstructions.

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Mil Mi-24 Hind Gunship (New Vanguard, Volume 171) by Alexander Miladenov

By Alexander Miladenov

With its targeted double-cockpit layout, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the main recognizable warfare computing device of the chilly conflict, and has completed near-legendary prestige within the annals of army historical past. the 1st Soviet helicopter to operate as either a gunship and an attack shipping, it served broadly in Afghanistan, and is now hired by way of militaries around the world.

Written through a professional at the 'Hind', and drawing on production and army assets, this publication provides the Mi-24 in all of its brutal glory, from layout and improvement to deployment and strive against. additionally integrated are a couple of colour plates displaying the detailed paint schemes hired by way of numerous countries in a number theaters and for various armies.

All credits to unique uploader/ripper/poster

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AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY. VOLUME 1. THE UNITED STATES ARMY by Army Center of Military History, Richard W. Stewart

By Army Center of Military History, Richard W. Stewart

American army background presents the USA Army—in specific, its younger officials, NCOs, and cadets—with a complete yet short account of its prior. the guts of army heritage first released this paintings in 1956 as a textbook for senior ROTC classes. in view that then it has undergone a few updates and revisions, however the fundamental reason has remained an identical. help for army background schooling has continually been a significant project of the guts, and this new version of a useful historical past furthers that goal. The heritage of an energetic association has a tendency to extend swiftly because the association grows greater and extra advanced. The interval because the Vietnam battle, at which aspect the newest variation ended, has been an important one for the military, a hectic interval of increasing roles and missions and of basic organizational adjustments. particularly, the explosion of missions and deployments considering that eleven September 2001 has necessitated the production of extra, open-ended chapters within the tale of the U.S. military in motion. this primary quantity covers the Army’s background from its start in 1775 to the eve of global struggle I. through 1917, the U.S. was once already an international strength. the military had despatched huge expeditionary forces past the yankee hemisphere, and initially of the recent century Secretary of warfare Elihu Root had proposed adjustments and reforms that inside a iteration may form the military of the longer term. yet international war—global war—was nonetheless to return. the second one quantity of this new version will soak up that tale and expand it into the twenty-first century and the early years of the conflict on terrorism and comprises an research of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as much as January 2009.

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The French and Indian: War Deciding the Fate of North by Walter R. Borneman

By Walter R. Borneman

In the summertime of 1754, deep within the desolate tract of western Pennsylvania, a truly younger George Washington suffered his first army defeat, and a centuries-old feud among nice Britain and France was once rekindled. The battle that will be fought throughout virgin territories, from Nova Scotia to the forks of the Ohio River, and it will eventually come to a decision the destiny of the full North American continent--not only for nice Britain and France but additionally for the Spanish and local American populations.

Noted historian Walter R. Borneman brings to lifestyles an epic fight for a continent--what Samuel Eliot Morison referred to as "truly the 1st international war"--and emphasizes how the seeds of discord sown in its aftermath might take root and blossom into the yankee Revolution.

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Les mots des soldats by Odile Roynette

By Odile Roynette

À l'image de toutes les communautés, celle des soldats - à l'épreuve du wrestle comme dans los angeles complicité des casernes - à élaboré ses codes et son langage au fil du temps. Mots suggestions, mots violents parfois, mais aussi appellations cocasses, langue verte ou langeue de bois, tous dessinent le partage quotidien des souffrances, des frustrations et des joies mélées.

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Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean 1191-1571 by David Nicolle

By David Nicolle

Crusader castles and different fortifications in Cyprus, the south-western coast of Turkey, and Greece are the most effective examples of overdue medieval army structure to be obvious in Europe. those very important fortifications, erected by means of the Hospitallers throughout the fifteenth century to stand the growing to be Ottoman Turkish danger, range significantly from these within the center East. regardless of there being many obvious continues to be of fortifications in Cyprus, Greece, and the Aegean, few reports exist of those components in comparison to the fortifications of the Holy Land.

Providing quite a few architectural plans, maps, and colour illustrations, this publication seeks to redress this imbalance and supplement the former bestselling remedies of Crusader fortifications within the castle sequence.

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Secrets of Antigravity Propulsion: Tesla, UFOs, and by Paul A. LaViolette

By Paul A. LaViolette

An entire research of the advance and suppression of antigravity and box propulsion applied sciences

• finds complex aerospace applied sciences in a position to controlling gravity that can revolutionize air commute and effort creation

• stories a number of box propulsion units that experience thrust-to-power ratios hundreds of thousands of instances more than a jet engine

• exhibits how NASA participates in a cover-up to dam adoption of complicated applied sciences less than army improvement

In Secrets of Antigravity Propulsion, physicist Paul LaViolette unearths the key background of antigravity experimentation--from Nikola Tesla and T. Townsend Brown to the B-2 complex know-how Bomber. He discloses the lifestyles of complex gravity-control applied sciences, lower than mystery army improvement for many years, which may revolutionize air commute and effort construction. integrated one of the mystery tasks he unearths is the examine of venture Skyvault to enhance an aerospace propulsion approach utilizing severe beams of microwave power just like that utilized by the unusual crafts noticeable flying over sector 51.

Using subquantum kinetics--the technology at the back of antigravity technology--LaViolette studies various field-propulsion units and applied sciences that experience thrust-to-power ratios millions of instances more than that of a jet engine and whose results aren't defined through traditional physics and relativity idea. He then provides arguable proof concerning the NASA cover-up in adopting those complicated applied sciences. He additionally information ongoing Russian examine to replicate John Searl’s self-propelled levitating disc and exhibits how the result of the Podkletnov gravity beam scan might be harnessed to supply an interstellar spacecraft.

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Freedom Express (Wingman, Book 7) by Mack Maloney

By Mack Maloney

The western section of the US is lower than siege by means of the Twisted pass, a power-hungry neo-Nazi military. The retaliation is Supertrain, a miles-long, fully-loaded struggle desktop with a platoon 12,000 powerful. The consultant is freedom fighter Hawk Hunter, who is aware that the sunrise of a brand new Armageddon is ready to spread. yet for the fearless best gun pilot, salvaging a once-proud state is the perilous undertaking he used to be born for--and one he might die for.

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Credibility in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Military News by David Randall

By David Randall

Elizabethan and early Stuart England observed the existing medium for transmitting army information shift from public ritual, via deepest letters, to public newspapers. Randall argues that the improvement of written information required new criteria of credibility for the knowledge to be plausible. while ritual information validated credibility via public functionality, letters circulated sociably among deepest gents trusted the distinction of the light writer. With the increase of nameless pamphlets and corantos (early newspapers) in the beginning of the 17th century, a still-existing commonplace of credibility built which was once in line with contributors interpreting a number of, nameless texts.Through exam of diaries from the interval, Randall discovers that this average fast won authority. This shift in epistemological authority reflected a much wider alteration in social and political energy from a person monarch first to a gradual elite after which to a newsreading public within the hundred years major as much as the British civil wars. This examine relies on an in depth exam of hundreds of thousands of manuscript information letters, published pamphlets and corantos, and information diaries that are in holdings within the US and the united kingdom.

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The Good Soldiers by David Finkel

By David Finkel

It was once the last-chance second of the warfare. In January 2007, President George W. Bush introduced a brand new method for Iraq. He known as it the surge. “Many listening this night will ask why this attempt will prevail while earlier operations to safe Baghdad didn't. good, listed below are the differences,” he advised a skeptical kingdom. between these listening have been the younger, confident military infantry squaddies of the 2-16, the battalion nicknamed the Rangers. approximately to move to a vicious quarter of Baghdad, they made up our minds the variation will be them.

Fifteen months later, the warriors again domestic ceaselessly replaced. Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter David Finkel used to be with them in Bagdad, and virtually each grueling step of how.

What was once the genuine tale of the surge? And was once it quite a success? Those are the questions he grapples with in his outstanding file from front traces. Combining the motion of Mark Bowden’s Black Hawk Down with the literary brio of Tim O’Brien’s The issues They Carried, the nice Soldiers is an unforgettable paintings of reportage. And in telling the tale of those strong infantrymen, the heroes and the ruined, David Finkel has additionally produced an everlasting tale—not simply of the Iraq warfare, yet of all wars, forever.

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