U.S. Conflicts in the 21st Century: Afghanistan War, Iraq War, and the War on Terror [3 volumes]

Afghanistan War, Iraq War, and the War on Terror

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440838798

Category: History

Page: 1228

View: 3153

This three-volume reference work provides an up-to-date presentation and analysis of the U.S. wars of the 21st century, addressing their backgrounds, causes, courses, and consequences. It serves as an indispensable resource for students seeking to understand the role of the United States in the world today. • Provides up-to-date information on America's ongoing military conflicts and clear explanations of how these wars came about and the shifts in policy thereafter • Supplies comprehensive coverage detailing social, political, cultural, religious, ethnic, and military aspects of the 21st-century wars • Includes dozens of primary documents that are essential to understanding the events that have occurred, provide context to the text, and allow readers to examine the original sources of information directly • Identifies the key individuals and factors in strategic planning • Presents full information on the terror attacks visited on the United States and its key allies as well as the U.S. response to them
Release

The Iraq War Encyclopedia

Author: Thomas R. Mockaitis

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313380635

Category: History

Page: 542

View: 676

This reference work is an ideal resource for anyone interested in better understanding the controversial Iraq War. It treats the war in its entirety, covering politics, religion, and history, as well as military issues.
Release

Jane's Armour and Artillery

Author: Christopher F. Foss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Armored vehicles, Military

Page: N.A

View: 6647

Includes index.
Release

Rapprochement Across the Himalayas

Emerging India-China Relations Post Cold War Period (1947-2003)

Author: Keshav Mishra

Publisher: Gyan Publishing House

ISBN: 9788178352947

Category: China

Page: 360

View: 3296

The study attempts to delineate the changing contours of India-China relationship in the cold war period, in terms of bilateral, regional and international perspectives. It also analyses the interaction between China and other South Asian nations Pakistan, Bangladesh etc. It gives an account of Indo-China relations historical background from 1947-62.
Release

In the Middle of the Fight

An Assessment of Medium-armored Forces in Past Military Operations

Author: David Eugene Johnson,Adam Grissom,Olga Oliker

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833044133

Category: History

Page: 307

View: 4587

An analysis of the performance of medium-armored forces across the range of military operations since World War I yields insights with significant implications for U.S. Army decisions about fielding these units in the future. The authors find that medium-armored forces fare poorly against competent, heavily armored opponents, and that the Stryker and Future Combat Systems will not fill the void created by the retirement of the M551 Sheridan.
Release

The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts [5 volumes]

The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851099484

Category: History

Page: 1887

View: 7591

This in-depth study of U.S. involvement in the modern Middle East carefully weighs the interplay of domestic, cultural, religious, diplomatic, international, and military events in one of the world's most troubled regions. • Hundreds of alphabetically organized entries on wars, political events, religious and cultural issues, and diplomatic initiatives, as well as in-depth essays on background material, area and regional analyses, and biographical entries • An introduction by General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret), former commander in chief of U.S. Central Command • A chronologically arranged final volume comprised of primary and contemporary documents with individual introductions • A detailed chronology of events • Cross-references and books for further reading appended to each entry • A bibliography of over 450 books that are the latest in the field
Release

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 6706

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.
Release

Steel Thunder on the Eastern Front

German and Russian Artillery in WWII

Author: Stackpole Books,Michael Olive

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811749967

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 3224

Visual history of the artillery used by both sides on the Eastern Front in World War II.
Release

The German Soldier in World War II

Author: Michael Olive,Robert J. Edwards

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 081176074X

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 698

A visual history of the German soldier on the Eastern Front of World War II.
Release

European War and Diplomacy, 1337-1815

A Bibliography

Author: William Young

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595298745

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 8401

The history of international relations and warfare of early modern Europe has gained popularity in recent years. This bibliography provides a valuable listing of books, dissertations, and journal articles in the English language for scholars and general readers interested in diplomatic relations and warfare from the Hundred Years' War to the Napoleonic Wars.
Release

The American Arsenal

The World War II Official Standard Ordnance Catalogue

Author: Ian V Hogg

Publisher: Frontline Books

ISBN: 1473897025

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 4943

During WWII, various U.S. military agencies produced catalogues of equipment to fill the gaps left by the official War Department manuals, which led to inconsistent data appearing in different sources. In order to standardize information and properly cata
Release

Panzer IV und seine Abarten

Author: Walter J. Spielberger,Hilary L. Doyle,Thomas L. Jentz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783613032316

Category:

Page: 301

View: 4609

Release

Der 33-Tage-Krieg

Israels Krieg gegen die Hisbollah und seine Konsequenzen

Author: Gilbert Achcar,Michel Warschawski

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783894015398

Category:

Page: 93

View: 9705

Release

Die Israelis

Leben in einem außergewöhnlichen Land

Author: Donna Rosenthal

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406573842

Category:

Page: 409

View: 5290

Release

Handbuch Der Uniformkunde

Author: Richard Knötel

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3845723742

Category:

Page: 498

View: 4224

Richard Kn tel, einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Historienmaler und Begr nder der modernen Uniformkunde, beschreibt im vorliegenden Band die Entwicklung der Trachten und Uniformen der europ ischen Staaten - u. a. vom Deutschen Reich und sterreich-Ungarn ber Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Gro britannien bis hin zu den skandinavischen Staaten, Russland und der T rkei. Illustriert ist der Band mit mehr als 1000 Abbildungen auf 100 Tafeln. Sorgf ltig nachbearbeiteter Nachdruck der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1896.
Release