Isolationism (Key Concepts in American History) free ebook

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Isolationism (Key Concepts in American History)

The roots of isolationism in the United States can be traced back to the American Revolution. As a young nation, the United States limited its involvement in world affairs, focusing mostly on trade issues. Only when America's vital interests were threatened did the United States react with military force. In the 19th century, it was possible to isolate the country from trouble abroad. The p

Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

One of the richest and most complex civilizations in ancient America evolved around Lake Titicaca in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. This book is the first comprehensive synthesis of four thousand years of prehistory for the entire Titicaca region. It is a fascinating story of the transition from hunting and gathering to early agriculture, to the formation of the Tiwanaku and Pucara civiliz

War Made New: Weapons, Warriors, and the Making of the Modern World

A monumental, groundbreaking work, that shows how technological and strategic revolutions have transformed the battlefield.

Combining gripping narrative history with wide-ranging analysis, War Made New focuses on four ?revolutions? in military affairs and describes how inventions ranging from gunpowder to GPS-guided air strikes have remade the field of battle?and shaped the rise and f

Meeting the Energy Needs of Future Warriors free ebook

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Meeting the Energy Needs of Future Warriors

The central characteristic of the evolution of the combat soldier in recent years is an increasingly sophisticated array of sensing, communications, and related electronics for use in battlefield situations. The most critical factor for maintaining this evolution will be the development of power supply systems capable of operating those electronics effectively for missions up to 72 hours long.

When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940 free ebook

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When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940

English | June 30, 2015 | ISBN: 0300166621 | 360 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 3.09 MB/3.28 MB

From the comfortable distance of seven decades, it is quite easy to view the victory of the Allies over Hitler��s Germany as inevitable. 

But in 1940 Great Britain��s defeat loomed perilously close, and no other nation stepped up to confront the Naz

Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II by Maj. Charles D. Melson

English | Jan 21, 2013 | ISBN: 1482039311 | 36 Pages | PDF | 5.2 MB

Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II is a narrative of the activities of the defense battalions during the Pacific War. 

Official records and appropriate historical works were used in compiling this chronicle, which is published for the information of those interested in th

A Brief History Of The 10th Marines by David N. Buckner

English | Jan 29, 2013 | ISBN: 148230984X | 140 Pages | PDF | 11.6 MB

This historical monograph is the 12th in a series of 16 regimental histories. The present narrative not only highlights the significant actions of the 10th Marines, the oldest of the Marine Corps�� artillery regiments, but also provides a general history of Marine Corps activities in peace and war

Warplanes of the Future free ebook

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Warplanes of the Future

Descriptions and illustrations of todays most visionary combat aircraft designs are published for the first time. The authors examine how such world events as the end of the Cold War and the challenges of recent small-scale conflicts have triggered the likelihood in the 21st century of stealthy special forces, trimaran aircraft carriers, and silent airships acting as spies in the sky.

The Search for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Inspection, Verification and Non-Proliferation

This book tells the story of the UN's attempts to monitor and control the development of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq from the first Gulf War to the continuing search for them today. The non-disclosure and non-cooperation of Iraq in this process led the Allies to war in 2003 and the search for WMD after the deposition of Saddam Hussein has caused acute political embarrassment. Graham