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Warriors British Fighting Heroes by Ross Kemp Warriors British Fighting Heroes

British Fighting Heroes is Ross Kemp's personal tribute to some of the most remarkable men and women to have served in the British Armed Forces during the two World Wars, many of them unsung or forgotten.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

The Military in Politics Changing Patterns in Brazil by Alfred C. Stepan The Military in Politics Changing Patterns in Brazil

The nature of the military institution in Brazil, its relations with civilian governments up to 1964, and its use of power since the coup of that year are examined by Alfred Stepan. Throughout his study, while looking at the Brazilian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Soldiers and Scholars Military Education and National Policy by John Wesley Masland, Laurence I. Radway Soldiers and Scholars Military Education and National Policy
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The traditional distinction between military and political affairs in American life has become less significant as military officers increasingly participate with civilians in the formulation of national policies. In an examination of the impact of this change upon professional military...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Reforging the Iron Cross The Search for Tradition in the West German Armed Forces by Donald Abenheim Reforging the Iron Cross The Search for Tradition in the West German Armed Forces

Recent controversies about Ronald Reagan's visit to the Bitburg military cemetery and revelations about Kurt Waldheim's past underscored the political problems inherent in Germany's military traditions and in the relationship of the army to National Socialism. The Allied victors disbanded...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

From Serf to Russian Soldier by Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter From Serf to Russian Soldier

Here is the first social history devoted to the common soldier in the Russian army during the first half of the 19th-century--an examination of soldiers as a social class and the army as a social institution. By providing a comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Education and Military Leadership. A Study of the ROTC by John Wesley Masland, Gene Martin Lyons Education and Military Leadership. A Study of the ROTC
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Rapid turnover of ROTC officers, the decline in ROTC enrollment, inadequate training for the specialized techniques of modem warfare, and the quick obsolescence of technical training have created an acute problem in the development of a body of highly-trained professional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

A Battle Plan for Supporting Military Families Lessons for the Leaders of Tomorrow by Linda Hughes-Kirchubel A Battle Plan for Supporting Military Families Lessons for the Leaders of Tomorrow

This unique reference integrates knowledge culled from fifteen years of U.S. deployments to create an action plan for supporting military and veteran families during future conflicts. Its innovative ideas stretch beyond designated governmental agencies (e.g., Department of Defense, VA) to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

Horrocks, The General Who Led from the Front by Philip Warner Horrocks, The General Who Led from the Front

The biography of the General known as Britains answer to Rommel one of the most popular and charismatic of WW2 generals, a cult figure.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

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Military Stress and Performance The Australian Defence Force Experience by George Kearney Military Stress and Performance The Australian Defence Force Experience

Managing stress is an important issue not only for the military, but equally for other high-risk professions. Focusing on the Australian Defence Force experience, this work provides a synthesis of a wide range of research, offering a coherent, integrated approach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Military Transition Theory by Carl Andrew Castro Military Transition Theory

This book explores the process through which service members transition from military to civilian life, and the implications of that transition on their mental and physical well-being and functioning.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/10/2017

ASVAB AFQT For Dummies With Online Practice Tests by Angie Papple Johnston, Rod Powers ASVAB AFQT For Dummies With Online Practice Tests
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Score higher on the ASVAB AFQT Having a stable and well-paying career in the military can change your life for the better and this book makes it easier than ever to pass the ASVAB AFQT so you can serve your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

The Canadian Soldier by Lawrence Brown The Canadian Soldier

Almost a century has passed since the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Of all the soldiers who went through that hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old uniforms kept in attics are all that is left....
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Ethics Under Fire Challenges for the Australian Army by Tom Frame Ethics Under Fire Challenges for the Australian Army

Events at Abu Ghraib prison and the 1968 My Lai Massacre show that the behaviour of the military can descend into barbarism. How strong is the military's commitment to avoiding such atrocities? Ethics Under Fire - a timely and compelling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Defending Leicestershire and Rutland by Mike Osborne Defending Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire and Rutland's position astride some of England's major routes made them the scene of decisive battles, skirmishes and sieges, all of which have left their marks on the landscape. This book covers defensive sites, ranging from castles to missile...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Colonial Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1945 Aliens in Uniform in Wartime Societies by Eric (Leiden University, The Netherlands) Storm Colonial Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1945 Aliens in Uniform in Wartime Societies
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During the first half of the twentieth century, European countries witnessed the arrival of hundreds of thousands of colonial soldiers fighting in European territory (First and Second World War and Spanish Civil War) and coming into contact with European society...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Army Wives From Crimea to Afghanistan: the Real Lives of the Women Behind the Men in Uniform by Midge Gillies Army Wives From Crimea to Afghanistan: the Real Lives of the Women Behind the Men in Uniform

Following the lives of the women behind the men in uniform, Army Wives examines what it really means to be part of the 'army family'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies by Angie Papple Johnston 1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies

1,001 Opportunities to improve your score on the ASVAB AFQT If you have your sights set on a career in the U.S. Military but the thought of taking the ASVAB AFQT is having you seeing stars and stripes this test-prep...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2017

Curse on This Country The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan by Danny Orbach Curse on This Country The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

In Curse on This Country, Danny Orbach explains the culture of rebellion in the Japanese armed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2017

Motivation in War The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe by Ilya (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen) Berkovich Motivation in War The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe

Explains the motivation of ordinary soldiers to enlist, serve and fight in the armies of eighteenth-century Europe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

Kampong Australia by Radcliffe Kampong Australia

Home to the majority of Australian airpower for over three decades, the Royal Australian Air Force base at Butterworth was also home to a vibrant Australian community. Kampong Australia explores the complex political genesis of the RAAF presence at Butterworth...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017

Motivation in War The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe by Ilya (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen) Berkovich Motivation in War The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe

Explains the motivation of ordinary soldiers to enlist, serve and fight in the armies of eighteenth-century Europe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2017

Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA by Torkel (Deputy Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway) Brekke Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA
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This book is among the first collective monographs dealing with chaplaincy-the key nexus between society, its religion(s), and its armed forces. A variety of contributions based on the materials from diverse Asian and Western societies demonstrates how chaplaincies both mirror...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2016

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