Category: Strategy

The Armies of Europe To-Day by Ottovon Pivka

By Ottovon Pivka

Взгляд известного западного историка униформы на состояние обмундирования армий Европы конца 20-го века, включая Россию. В книге помещено немало черно-белых иллюстраций и цветных планшетов, как обычно предпринимается этим издательством. Для широкого круга любителей военного костюма, униформологов.

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Their Darkest Hour: People Tested to the Extreme in WWII by LAURENCE REES


How may Nazi killers shoot Jewish girls and kids at shut variety? Why did jap squaddies rape and homicide on the sort of horrendous scale? How used to be it attainable to undergo the torment of a Nazi focus camp?
Award-winning documentary maker and historian Laurence Rees has spent approximately two decades wrestling with those questions during filming 1000's of interviews with humans validated to the intense in the course of global warfare II. He has come face-to-face with rapists, mass murderers, even cannibals, yet he has additionally met brave people who are an suggestion to us all.
In Their Darkest Hour he provides 35 of his such a lot electrifying encounters.

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The Devil's Horsemen: The Mongol Invasion of Europe by James Chambers

By James Chambers

The Mongols shaped one of many most interesting armies ever known--and once they swept around the Danube on Christmas Day 1241, the west lay on the mercy of those "horsemen from hell." From a wealth of up to date assets comes the tale of those infantrymen, and particularly of Subedei Bahadur, the illiterate army genius who introduced 20th-century war to Medieval Europe. a desirable exam in their strategies and training--good sufficient to invent ideas that Rommel and Patton could later use to such devastating effect--proves the Mongols have been greater than mere barbarians: they have been martial masterminds of the top order.

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Russia 1941-42 by Will Fowler

By Will Fowler

Within the 3rd of the sequence the writer examines Operation Barbarossa the German invasion of Russia in 1942 and the crusade through the following 12 months whilst the Axis forces renewed their offensive after the wintry weather.

The invasion of June 1941 was once the most important operation undertaken through German forces through the warfare, comprising greater than a hundred military divisions and a few 17 Panzer divisions in addition to 3,000 airplane. dealing with those forces have been greater than a hundred and fifty Russian divisions in addition to fifty four tank brigades. regardless of the scale of the Russian forces, that have been elevated inside six months via a different three hundred divisions, the German and Axis forces swept eastwards at an unheard of price, taking pictures greater than 3.3 million prisoners by means of December 1941.

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The Korean War: A History (Modern Library Chronicles) by Bruce Cumings

By Bruce Cumings

A bracing account of a struggle that lingers in our collective reminiscence as either ambiguous and unjustly ignored For americans, it was once a discrete clash lasting from 1950 to 1953 that has lengthy been overshadowed by way of international struggle II, Vietnam, and the warfare on Terror. yet as Bruce Cumings eloquently explains, for the Asian global the Korean struggle used to be a generations-long struggle that also haunts modern occasions. And in a truly possible way, even if its precise roots and repercussions remain both misunderstood, forgotten, or willfully neglected, it's the struggle that helped shape sleek America’s courting to the world.With entry to new facts and mystery fabrics from either right here and out of the country, together with an archive of captured North Korean files, Cumings unearths the warfare because it was once really fought. He describes its commence as a civil warfare, preordained lengthy sooner than the 1st pictures have been fired in June 1950 by means of lingering fury over Japan’s profession of Korea from 1910 to 1945. Cumings then stocks the overlooked historical past of America’s post–World warfare II profession of Korea, the untold tales of bloody insurgencies and rebellions, and the strong militaries geared up and built by means of the USA and the Soviet Union in that divided land. He tells of the USA formally getting into the motion at the part of the South, and exposes as by no means sooner than the appalling massacres and atrocities devoted on each side and the “oceans of napalm” dropped at the North via U.S. forces in a remarkably violent battle that killed as many as 4 million Koreans, thirds of whom have been civilians.In sobering element, The Korean battle chronicles a U.S. domestic entrance agitated by way of Joseph McCarthy, the place absolutist conformity discouraged open inquiry and citizen dissent. Cumings incisively ties our present international coverage again to Korea: an the United States with countless numbers of everlasting army bases in another country, a wide status military, and an everlasting nationwide safeguard nation at domestic, the last word results of a really apt and constrained coverage of containment evolving into an ongoing and possible unending international crusade.Elegantly written and blisteringly sincere, The Korean conflict is, just like the battle it illuminates, short, devastating, and crucial.

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The Activists' Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to by Aidan Ricketts

By Aidan Ricketts

The Activists' Handbook is a robust consultant to grassroots activism. A precious source for everybody able to make a distinction, environmental activist Aidan Ricketts deals a step by step guide for electorate wanting to commence or get entangled in grass-roots routine and past.

Providing all crucial sensible instruments, equipment, and techniques wanted for a winning crusade and widely discussing felony and moral concerns, this e-book empowers its readers to successfully advertise their reason. plenty of ready-to-use records and accomplished info on electronic activism and team procedure make this publication a vital significant other for any crusade. together with case experiences from the USA, united kingdom, Canada, and Australia, this can be the final word guidebook to participatory democracy.


"I think in actual democracy. i think within the energy of groups to organise to pursue their pursuits. i'm enthusiastic about aiding humans take a stand and make a distinction on this planet. So says Aidan Ricketts and so say I. the most important challenge on the planet isn't starvation, now not illness, now not clash, no longer corruption. it really is apathy. the truth that we see these kinds of difficulties round us and we do not anything. This guide indicates us that whatever may be performed via establishing and motion, and exhibits us easy methods to do it. Now it's as much as us." - Michael Norton, writer, 365 how one can swap the World

"You are desperately had to placed the general public again in public governance! that's simply what Aidan Ricketts' extraordinary contribution: The Activists' guide: A step-by-step consultant to Participatory Democracy is all approximately. it really is acknowledged that development isn't future. we will form our destiny with the proper instruments. This ebook is that tool." - Randy Hayes, founder, Rainforest motion community

About the Author
Aidan Ricketts is an skilled social and environmental activist in addition to a famous activism educator, educational, and author. Aidan has written for plenty of educational journals and contributed to a number of books.

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