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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
   
Fighting for the Fatherland
The Story of the German Soldier from 1648 to the Present Day
Foreword by Richard Holmes
A comprehensive history of the German fighting man
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Gordon Back To Top
Victorian Hero
A new volume in the Military Profile series
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Imperial Designs
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 Back To Top
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
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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The National Guard
An Illustrated History of America's Citizen Soldiers
Covers the entire history of both the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard
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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 Back To Top
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
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 Back To Top
Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraq, South America
Up-to-date developments from around the globe
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Tactical Nuclear Weapons
Emergent Threats in an Evolving Security Environment
A danger more menacing than ever, tactical nuclear weapons and all the pertinent issues
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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
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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