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Future Weapons

By: Dockery, Kevin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195622


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. From the chariot to the catapult, the army with the most advanced technology rules the battlefield. Today the U.S military is working on weapons unlike any ever devised, from rifles and other devices carried by ground troops to vehicles and heavy armor. Here a foremost chronicler of military action and weapons guides readers through the most advanced armaments and equipment of today-and tomorrow. View more info

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We No Know: Rethinking Cold War History (A Council on Foreign Relations Book)

By: Gaddis, John Lewis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2266436


Wrapper corners reinforced with tape, pencil name on first blank, ink marginalia. 1998 Trade Paperback. x, 425 pp. Did the Soviet Union want world revolution? Why did the USSR send missiles to Cuba? What made the Cold War last as long as it did? The end of the Cold War makes it possible, for the first time, to begin writing its history from a truly international perspective. Based on the latest findings of Cold War historians and extensive research in American archives a... View more info

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The Crisis: The President, the Prophet, and the Shah--1979 and the Coming of Militant Islam

By: Harris, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269452


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. 470 pp. An account of the 444-day Iran hostage crisis describes how a mob of students, inspired by a then-virtually unknown Khomeini, seized the American embassy in 1979, in a chronicle that documents the year they spent as political prisoners, the contributions of such figures as Jimmy Carter and the Shah, and the doomed Desert One rescue mission. View more info

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Postwar Artillery: 1945-Present (The Essential Weapons Identification Guide)

By: Haskew, Michael E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amber Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196522


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 2011 Large Hardcover. The Essential Weapons Identification Guide: Postwar Artillery 1945–present offers an highly-illustrated guide to the world's main artillery units and their weapons used since the end of World War II. This compact volume includes sample unit structures and orders of battle from divisional to corps and army level, providing an organizational context for key wars fought since 1945.Organized chronologically, t... View more info

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Winged Sabers: The Air Cavalry in Vietnam

By: Johnson, Lawrence H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207167


First edition. 1990 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 180 pp. The Air Cavalry Troops who served in Vietnam were an unusually courageous and resourceful lot. Constantly facing death, they developed a bravado and camaraderie that made them a force to be reckoned with. Winged Sabers is a comprehensive, multi-faceted volume on the men, the machines, and the missions that shaped this unique group. Author Lawrence H. Johnson traces the development of the Air Cavalry concept from its tenuou... View more info

American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. History

By: Kyle, Chris; DeFelice, Jim; McEwen, Scott

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2270457


First printing. Spine very faintly creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. 434 pp. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooft... View more info

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Special Agent Man: My Life in the FBI as a Terrorist Hunter, Helicopter Pilot, and Certified Sniper

By: Moore, Steve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265345


First edition. A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. x, 326 pp. For decades, movies and television shows have portrayed FBI agents as fearless heroes leading glamorous lives, but this refreshingly original memoir strips away the fantasy and glamour and describes the day-to-day job of an FBI special agent. The book gives a firsthand account of a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the academy to retirement, with exciting and engaging anecdotes about SWAT teams... View more info

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No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden (The Autobiography of a Navy Seal)

By: Owen, Mark; Maurer, Kevin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2012

Seller ID: 2203915


Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. xiii, 316 pp. From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden’s compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group—known as SEAL Team Six—has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines.N... View more info

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An Illustrated Guide to Tank Busters (Arco Military Book)

By: Quarrie, Bruce; Spick, Mike

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Arco Military Book/Prentice-Hall Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2206735


A nice copy. 1987 Hard Cover. 155 pp. Full data on today's major tank-killing weapons systems. More than 100 dramatic action photographs, most in color. A detailed examination of the aircraft, weapon systems and tactics used to destroy tanks on the modern battlefield.KEYWORDS: TANK BUSTERS MILITARY HISTORY TECHNOLOGY View more info

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

By: Scahill, Jeremy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nation Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265356


A nice copy. 2007 Hard Cover. xxvii, 452 pp. On September 16, 2007, machine gun fire erupted in Baghdad's Nisour Square, leaving seventeen Iraqi civilians dead, among them women and children. The shooting spree, labeled “Baghdad's Bloody Sunday,” was neither the work of Iraqi insurgents nor U.S. soldiers. The shooters were private forces working for the secretive mercenary company, Blackwater Worldwide. This is the explosive story of a company that rose a decade ago ... View more info

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True War Volumes I & II: World Wars I and II and Korea (Weapons and Warfare Special Nos. 12 & 13)

By: Various Authors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Weapons and Warfare Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 1709898


1984 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. ii, 30; 32 pp. Two privately published collections of writings by various authors on World Wars I & II and the Korean War. View more info

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Battleground: The Greatest Tank Duels in History

By: Zaloga, Steven J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267562


First edition. Light edge wear. 2011 Hard Cover. The invention of tanks in World War I brought a revolutionary new weapon to the battlefield, and the tank came of age in World War II at the cutting edge of Hitler's Blitzkreig. As the German Panzers threatened to overrun Europe, the Allies raced to give their own tanks ever better armament and protection, just as NATO vied with the Eastern Bloc for supremacy in the massive battleplans of the Cold War. What was it like to ... View more info