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  • The Afghanistan Papers

    The Afghanistan Papers
    av Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982159009

    The groundbreaking investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about America’s longest war, foreshadowing the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan, by Washington…

  • Mike Force

    Mike Force
    av L H Burruss

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595165247

  • UH-1 Huey Gunship vs NVA/VC Forces

    UH-1 Huey Gunship vs NVA/VC Forces
    av Peter E. Davies

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845153

    Often described as the US Army’s aerial jeep the UH-1 Iroquois (‘Huey’) was the general-purpose vehicle that provided mobility in a hostile jungle environment which made rapid troop movement extremely challenging by any other means…

  • The Longest Kill

    The Longest Kill
    av Craig Harrison

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447286363

    Through conflicts in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan, this is the vivid memoir of British sniper Craig Harrison. It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay cal…

  • Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

    Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833440

    In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych. The so-called Euromaidan Revolution saw many changes to Ukraine’s constitution, but the violent reaction in the…

  • Negotiating Survival

    Negotiating Survival
    av Ashley Jackson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384859

    Two decades on from 9/11, the Taliban now control more than half of Afghanistan. Few would have foreseen such an outcome, and there is little understanding of how Afghans living in Taliban territory have navigated life under insurgent rule. Based on…

  • Blood, Metal and Dust

    Blood, Metal and Dust
    av Brigadier Barry

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831019

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON MEDAL FOR MILITARY HISTORY 2021, THE BRITISH ARMY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021, AS A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED WRITING AWARD. FIRST RUNNER UP IN THE TEMPLER MEDAL BOOK PRIZE 2021.…

  • Blood, Metal and Dust

    Blood, Metal and Dust
    av Ben Barry

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831040

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON MEDAL FOR MILITARY HISTORY 2021, THE BRITISH ARMY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021, A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED WRITING AWARD AND AWARDED FIRST RUNNER UP IN THE TEMPLER MEDAL BOOK PRIZ…

  • Break Point

    Break Point
    av Ollie Ollerton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788703000

    DON'T MISS OLLIE OLLERTON'S EXPLOSIVE DEBUT NOVEL SCAR TISSUE! PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW. OLLIE OLLERTON CO-HOSTS SAS: WHO DARES WINS ALONGSIDE ANT MIDDLETON, JASON FOX and MARK BILLINGHAM. THIS IS HIS INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY Where is your break point?…

  • The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

    The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction
    av Robert J. McMahon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198859543

    Very Short Introductions: Brilliant, Sharp, Inspiring The Cold War dominated international life from the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. But how did the conflict begin? Why did it move from its initial origins in Postwar…

  • Outlaw Platoon

    Outlaw Platoon
    av Sean Parnell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062066404

    In this vivid account of the U.S. Army's legendary 10th Mountain Division's heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan, Captain Sean Parnell shares an action-packed and highly emotional true story of triumph, tragedy, and the extraordinary bonds f…

  • The Quick and the Dead

    The Quick and the Dead
    av William Arthur Waterton

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908117274

    First published in 1956, but still relevant and thought-provoking today, this book is an absolute revelation on test flying with the British aircraft organisations and manufacturers in the 1950s. Written from the pilots viewpoint, with refreshing ca…

  • Kurdish Armour Against ISIS

    Kurdish Armour Against ISIS
    av Ed Nash

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472847584

    One of the most remarkable mechanized campaigns of recent years pitted the brutal and heavily armed jihadis of Islamic State against an improvised force belonging to the Kurdish YPG (later the SDF). While some Kurdish vehicles were originally from S…

  • The Filthy Thirteen

    The Filthy Thirteen
    av Jake McNiece

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612005942

    Since World War II, the American public has become fully aware of the exploits of the 101st Airborne Division, but within the ranks of the 101st there existed a notorious sub-unit whose formidable reputation has persisted among veterans over the dec…

  • One Tribe at a Time

    One Tribe at a Time
    av Jim Gant

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936891245

  • Three Days In June

    Three Days In June
    av James O'Connell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913183592

    *** 'If you only read one book about the Falklands make sure it's this one.' - Soldier magazine 'An extraordinarily detailed account of the bloodiest battle of the Falklands war.' - Major General Jonathan Shaw CB CBE When 3 Para began their assault…

  • War Doctor

    War Doctor
    av David Nott

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509837052

    The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.

  • Behind the Enigma

    Behind the Enigma
    av John Ferris

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526605481

    You know about MI5. You know about MI6. Now discover the untold stories behind Britain’s most secretive intelligence agency, in the first ever authorised history of GCHQ. For a hundred years, GCHQ – Government Communications Headquarters…

  • Behind the Enigma

    Behind the Enigma
    av John Ferris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526605467

    'Fascinating … This monumental work completes the authorised picture of a century of British intelligence' BEN MACINTYRE, THE TIMES '[A] revelatory look at the world of GCHQ … There is much in the book that illuminates' Mark Urban, Sun…

  • Delta Force

    Delta Force
    av Charlie A Beckwith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062249692

    Wanted: Volunteers for Project Delta. Will guarantee you a medal. A body bag. Or both. When Charlie Beckwith issued this call to arms in Vietnam in 1965, he revolutionized American armed combat. This is the story of what would eventually come to be…

  • The Taliban Reader

    The Taliban Reader

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048095

    Who are the Taliban? Are they a militant movement? Are they religious scholars? The fact that these and other questions are still raised with frequency is testimony to the way the movement has been studied, often at arm's length and with scant use o…

  • The Blind Strategist

    The Blind Strategist
    av Stephen Robinson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781925820348

    From the author of Panzer Commander Hermann Balck and False Flags comes The Blind Strategist: John Boyd and the American Art of War.Colonel John Boyd (1927-1997), a maverick fighter pilot, revolutionized the American art of war through his ideas on…

  • Drone War Vietnam

    Drone War Vietnam
    av DAVID AXE

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526770264

    While the use of drones is now commonplace in modern warfare, it was in its infancy during the Vietnam War, not to mention revolutionary and top secret. Drones would play an important - and today largely unheralded - role in the bloody, two-decade U…

  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    av Bruce Cumings

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812978964

    A BRACING ACCOUNT OF A WAR THAT IS EITHER MISUNDERSTOOD, FORGOTTEN, OR WILLFULLY IGNORED For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts co…

  • Red Platoon

    Red Platoon
    av Clinton Romesha

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784751814

    The Taliban can see every move and attack is imminent. OutnumberedJust before sunrise on 3 October 2009, hundreds of Taliban insurgents open fire from all angles.

  • We're Doomed. Now What?

    We're Doomed. Now What?
    av Roy Scranton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616959364

    An American Orwell for the age of Trump, Roy Scranton faces the unpleasant facts of our day with fierce insight and honesty. We're Doomed. Now What? penetrates to the very heart of our time. Our moment is one of alarming and bewildering change--the…

  • Night Letters

    Night Letters
    av Chris Sands

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381964

    In 1969, several young men met on a rainy night in Kabul to form an Islamist student group. Their aim was laid out in a simple typewritten statement: to halt the spread of Soviet and American influence in Afghanistan. They went on to change the worl…

  • The Bomb

    The Bomb
    av Fred Kaplan

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982107307

    From the author of the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war—and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises—from Truman to Trump. Fred Kaplan, hailed…

  • Uncommon Valor

    Uncommon Valor
    av Stephen L. Moore

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591145745

    Uncommon Valor is a look into the formation and operation of an advanced Special Forces recon company during the Vietnam War. Code-named the Studies and Observations Group, SOG was the most covert U.S. military unit in its time and contained only vo…

  • Silver Birds Over the Estuary

    Silver Birds Over the Estuary
    av Bojan Dimitrijevic

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118693

    The Mikoyan i Gurevich MiG-21 has been built in greater numbers than any other combat aircraft since 1945. It also saw service with more air forces than any other type manufactured over the last 70 years. Locally designated the ‘L’ (for…

  • The Sino-Soviet Border War

    The Sino-Soviet Border War

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914377051

    The communist victory in the Chinese civil war resulted in the formation of a new socialist state – the People's Republic of China. The Soviets were the first to recognise the PRC, and subsequently provided China with considerable assistance.…

  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138221840

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, wit…

  • Chosin

    Chosin
    av Eric Hammel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612007885

    Told from the point of view of the men in the foxholes and tanks, outposts and command posts, this is the definitive account of the epic retreat under fire of the 1st Marine Division from the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. The author first…

  • Religious Zionism and the Six Day War

    Religious Zionism and the Six Day War
    av Avi Sagi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367664336

    This book offers a new insight into the political, social, and religious conduct of religious-Zionism, whose consequences are evident in Israeli society today. Before the Six-Day War, religious-Zionism had limited its concern to the protection of sp…

  • Spymaster of Baghdad

    Spymaster of Baghdad
    av Margaret Coker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241409107

  • The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare

    The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316632758

    The new edition of The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare, written and updated by a team of nine distinguished military historians, examines how war was waged by Western powers across a sweeping timeframe, beginning with classical Greece and R…

  • The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare

    The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107181564

    The new edition of The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare, written and updated by a team of nine distinguished military historians, examines how war was waged by Western powers across a sweeping timeframe, beginning with classical Greece and R…

  • Debriefing the President

    Debriefing the President
    av John Nixon

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552173353

    The man was indeed Saddam Hussein, but as Nixon learned in the ensuing weeks, both he and America had greatly misunderstood just who Saddam Hussein really was. Debriefing the President presents an astounding, candid portrait of one of our era's most…

  • Taliban Narratives

    Taliban Narratives
    av Thomas Johnson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849048439

    Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan Government and their allies? This book, based on years of field research and the assessment of hundred…

  • Nothing Ever Dies

    Nothing Ever Dies
    av Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979840

    Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, National Book Award in Nonfiction A New York Times Book Review “The Year in Reading” Selection All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory…

  • A Short History of the Vietnam War

    A Short History of the Vietnam War
    av DK

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780744029215

    A gripping and informative visual guide to one of the bloodiest conflicts in US and world history Journey through the Vietnam War; exploring detailed accounts of the men and women that were there. Explore their stories of struggle, sacrifice, and br…

  • Dragon's Jaw

    Dragon's Jaw
    av Barrett Tillman

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306903458

    Every war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord, Burnside's Bridge at Antietam, the railway bridge over Burma's River Kwai, the bridge over Germany's Rhine River at Remagen, and the bridges over Korea's Toko Ri. In Vietnam it was the bridge…

  • Us Combat Aircraft Colours Over Vietnam 1964-1975. Vol. 1 US Air Force

    Us Combat Aircraft Colours Over Vietnam 1964-1975. Vol. 1 US Air Force
    av Jaroslaw Dobrzynski

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788365958433

    This 2-title series covers all fixed-wing combat aircraft operated by the US military during the Vietnam War, from 1964 to 1975. The first volume covers aircraft operated by the US Air Force. The book is illustrated with numerous colour and monochro…

  • Last Full Measure of Devotion

    Last Full Measure of Devotion
    av Donald J. Farinacci

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781434318572

  • Battle for Angola

    Battle for Angola
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059025

    Following the publication of Al Venter’s successful Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa - shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium's Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013 - he delves still further into the troubled history of…

  • Where Men Win Glory

    Where Men Win Glory
    av Jon Krakauer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848873025

    Pat Tillman was well-known to American sports fans: a chisel-jawed and talented young professional football star, he was on the brink of signing a million dollar contract when, in 2001, al-Qaeda launched terrorist attacks against his country. Driven…

  • Armies of Sand

    Armies of Sand
    av Kenneth Pollack

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190906962

    Since World War II, Arab armed forces have consistently punched below their weight—they have lost many wars that by all rights they should have won, and in their best performances only ever achieved quite modest accomplishments. Over time, sol…

  • Greatest Beer Run Ever

    Greatest Beer Run Ever
    av John Donohue

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913183318

    The amazing true story of a young man who takes his buddies a few cans of beer - in the heat of the Vietnam war.

  • Prisoner in His Palace

    Prisoner in His Palace
    av Will Bardenwerper

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471153822

    The story of the twelve American soldiers who were assigned to guard Saddam Hussein in his final months.

  • Victory in Vietnam

    Victory in Vietnam
    av Merle L. Pribbenow

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700621873

    What was for the United States a struggle against creeping Communism in Southeast Asia was for the people of North Vietnam a ""great patriotic war"" that saw its eventual victory against a military Goliath. The story of that conflict as seen through…

  • The Photographer

    The Photographer
    av Emmanuel Guibert

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596433755

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Alan's War creator Emmanuel Guibert combines photos and narrative art to tell the story of photojournalist Didier Lefevre's travels in Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders. In 1986, Afghanistan was torn apart by a war…

  • Ordeal by Exocet: HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands War 1982

    Ordeal by Exocet: HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands War 1982
    av Ian Inskip

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848321311

    HMS Glamorgan was in the thick of the fighting throughout the war. Her role for most of the time was that of an expendable escort and she became the only ship to survive an Exocet hit. Incorporating vivid first-hand accounts and illustrated with pho…

  • Tiger Force

    Tiger Force
    av Leo Joseph Heaney

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781732464506

    For the past 15 years, members of Tiger Force, an elite group of American paratroopers serving in Vietnam, have been branded in the press as a rogue unit of rampaging GIs. Finally, additional research reveals the confusing rules of engagement, recor…