The invasion of Normandy was the most significant victory of the Allies in the Second World War. By 1944, over 2 million troops from over 12 countries were in Britain in preparation for the invasion. These forces consisted primarily of American,
British and Canadian troops but also included Australian, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French, Greek, New ......
House to House Fighting is one of a series of training books written in 1942 by Colonel G. A. Wade for the newly-recruited Home Guard. This reproduction from the Royal Armouries' archive shows how Second World War trainees learnt to defend themselves amidst the threat of enemy invasion.
Defence of Houses is one of a series of training books written in 1942 by Colonel G. A. Wade for the newly recruited Home Guard. This reproduction from the Royal Armouries' archive shows how Second World War trainees learnt to defend themselves amidst the threat of enemy invasion.
Threats, Opportunities, and Power in a Virtual World
Brings together scholars, policy analysts, and information technology executives to examine advanced and future threats to cyberspace. This title discusses various approaches to advance and defend national interests, contrast the US approach with European, Russian, and Chinese approaches.
Humans have always made decisions about war, but now machines are close to changing things - with implications for international affairs. Payne explores the origins of human strategy, and makes the argument that Artificial Intelligence will radically transform the nature of war by changing the psychological basis of decision-making about violence.
Allied Exploitation of German Science after the Second World War
He argues that these programs did far more than spread German industrial science: they forced businessmen and policymakers around the world to rethink how science and technology fit into diplomacy, business, and society itself.
This book boldly challenges conventional wisdom about the value of preventive war, beginning with the rise of Hitler's Germany through the disastrous invasion of Iraq. Silverstone argues that the Rhineland crisis leading up to WWII presents a critical case for studying power shifts among states-and the preventive war temptation that results.
Military Strategy, Joint Operations, and Airpower will introduce readers to contemporary strategy and the operational level of war, particularly as it relates to airpower. This intermediate textbook was developed as required reading for all US Air Force Academy, and its contributors include both scholars and military practitioners.
"This book explores the global history of fortifications and the threats to them posed by siegecraft. Tracing the interaction of attack and defense over time, Black situates the evolution of fortifications within their broader cultural and political context, showing their ongoing importance to military and social interaction across the world ......