General/Other Wars
America's Covert Warriors
Inside the World of Private Military Contractors
A cogent analysis of the failings and potential of private military contractors
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Beating Goliath
Why Insurgencies Win
An urgently needed analysis of why great powers lose asymmetrical wars
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Between Flesh and Steel
A History of Military Medicine from the Middle Ages to the War in Afghanistan
"War is the slaughter bench of history"--Hegel
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Beyond the Killing Fields
War Writings
The first collection of Sydney Schanberg's work to be published
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Brassey's Book of Body Armor Back To Top
An illustrated history of the evolution of body armor, from ancient Egypt to the dawn of the twenty-first century
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Chasing Ghosts
Unconventional Warfare in American History
Important military lessons for fighting today's insurgency in Iraq
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Courage and Fear
A Primer
A Medal of Honor recipient offers advice we can all follow
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Fields of Conflict
Battlefield Archaeology from the Roman Empire to the Korean War
Archaeology reveals the hidden history of battlefields
Victorian Hero
A new volume in the Military Profile series
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Imperial Designs Back To Top
War, Humiliation & the Making of History
Humiliation in history
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A Living Treasure
Seasonal Photographs of Arlington National Cemetery
The beauty of Arlington National Cemetery in full color
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Man and Wound in the Ancient World
A History of Military Medicine from Sumer to the Fall of Constantinople
Primum no nocere
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Marine Rifleman
Forty-Three Years in the Corps
Recounts a Medal of Honor recipient’s legendary career in both enlisted and commissioned service that spanned more than four decades of U.S. military operations
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Military Strategy
Principles, Practices, and Historical Perspectives
Provides an overview of the principles, theories, policies, and other fundamentals of modern warfare and their applications in the twenty-first century
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Modern Warfare in Spain Back To Top
American Military Observations on the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939
The Spanish Civil War through the eyes of Americans on the front lines
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Napoleonic Wars
The Essential Bibliography
The essential bibliography of the Napoleonic Wars
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Neither Victor nor Vanquished
America in the War of 1812
Why the War of 1812 matters
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Nuclear Power and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
Can We Have One without the Other?
Sounds a resonant warning for policymakers, think tanks, environmentalists, and activists
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The Rocky Road to the Great War
The Evolution of Trench Warfare to 1914
How trench warfare became the devastating and tragic landscape of the Great War
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SECDEF Back To Top
The Nearly Impossible Job of Secretary of Defense
The men who struggle with Washington's most demanding post
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Shadow Wars
Chasing Conflict in an Era of Peace
The evolution of war, up close and personal
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Smart Power
Between Diplomacy and War
Smart is the new soft
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Special Forces Today
Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraq, South America
Up-to-date developments from around the globe
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War in European History, 1660–1792
The Essential Bibliography
A new volume in Potomac's Essential Bibliography series
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Warfare Welfare Back To Top
The Not-So-Hidden Costs of America's Permanent War Economy
Reveals the true economic price of a “forever war”
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Washington & Napoleon
Leadership in the Age of Revolution
Two political and military giants compared
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