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by Jeffrey MooreThis book describes Thai counterinsurgency (COIN) strategies, operations, and tactics for three wars ranging from 1965-present. Some of its highlights: - Provides an insider’s view of 50 years of Thai national security and Irregular Warfare (IW) decision-making in a way that no book has previously done - Profiles the war against communist insurgents (1965-85); southern separatists (1980-1998); and southern separatists/Islamist jihadists (2004-present/2014) - Discuses major Thai defense ... more
by BERNARD MULHOLLAND
The first volume: 'the man from MENSA' - 1 of 600: Mensa research, had as its focus STEM research. This second volume in the series takes as its subject politics and the social sciences.
Bernard Mulholland was born in West Germany during 1957 to a German mother and a Northern Irish father who was serving in the British Army. Having left the army, the family relocated during 1965 to the town of Portadown ... more
by Bernard Mulholland
X-men are the vision,
Mensa is the reality,
X-Mensans are the future.
There is little in the public domain about this élite international high-IQ society, MENSA, which boasts a membership tested to have an IQ among the highest two per cent of the population. This book was written by an insider who, as a member of MENSA, contributed extensively to this high-IQ society over a span of almost thirty years.
by William McDonald, III
by Russell PhillipsThe Warsaw Pact was as innovative as it was prepared, and these deadly war machines had the potential to change the course of world history forever. Find out more about these combat vehicles from how they worked to what they would have been capable of if they had been used in military action against NATO.
by Russell PhillipsIn 1980, six terrorists stormed the Iranian embassy in London and took twenty-six hostages. After six days of tension a hostage was murdered. Millions watched live on television as black-clad SAS stormed the embassy. Operation Nimrod dispels the myths and reveals the truth of those six long days.
by Nicholas O'DonnellThe organized theft of fine art by Nazi Germany has captivated worldwide attention in the last twenty years. As much as any other topic arising out of World War Two, stolen art has proven to be an issue that simply will not go away. Newly found works of art pit survivors and their heirs against museums, foreign nations, and even their own family members. These stories are enduring because they speak to one of the core tragedies of the Nazi era: how a nation at the pinnacle of fine art and cultur... more
by Anne Dorre
Journals of War is a coming of age story, a comprehensive firsthand account of pre- to post-World War II, spanning the civilian and military experiences of E. J. McCully. Compiled from six journals, the book includes the demanding training McCully underwent in Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, his subsequent commission as an officer, and assignment to Camp Adair, Oregon. It covers his maneuvers in the Oregon desert and the California-Arizona Maneuver Area as well as his te... more
by Syed Firasat Shah
This is the English translation of a classic book on the subject of Jihad in Islam originally written and published in 1927 in the Urdu language by renowned scholar Sayyid Abul A'ala Maududi. A major part of the book deals with the comparative study of the concept of a just war in varíous theologies. This book covers various important events of World War I in great detail and provides a critical analysis of the conflict and post conflict development of international accords with re... more
by Friedrich von CallisenA rare opportunity to read a German Torpedoboat commander's view of the war during 1914-1915. Lt. Callisen recounts his immediate pre and early war experiences commanding V188 to include the Heligoland Bight action, the Whitby Hartlepool bombardment, the routines and dangers of sorties leading to his account of being torpedoed by H.M. E16. Assigned to command torpedboboat V191, Calisen also describes his Baltic Sea experiences culminating in the double sinking of V191 and the cruiser Bremen to R... more
by Alex DomenechI developed an Authentic, Original, and Unique methodology for the purpose of Bible Interpretation, that will engage the reader and stimulate his/her interest in Bible reading and study, and engage them into a progressive and healthy discussion about the topics included in my book.
by Edward ThompsonAt its time, the Tiger 1 was the most dangerous and most feared armored fighting vehicle (AFV) in the world, getting the recognition it deserved. However, this specific tank alone has a reputation far beyond the expectation for the few numbers that were produced. Delve headlong into the WWII German Tiger Tank history with this whimsical, eye-catching graphic illustration of the awe-inspiring Tiger Tank. Our characters?Sydney, the commander of the Tiger 217, and her fellow Crew Hens, Sara the gun... more
by Ann Marie AckermannFrom the depths of German and American archives comes a story one soldier never wanted told. The first volunteer killed defending Robert E. Lee’s position in battle was really a German assassin. After fleeing to the United States to escape prosecution for murder, the assassin enlisted in a German company of the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican-American War and died defending Lee’s battery at the Siege of Veracruz in 1847. Lee wrote a letter home, praising this unnamed fallen volunteer defe... more
by Max Reed
by Elaine Parker AdamsThe book traces the life story of the Rev. Peter W. Clark, a 19th century black Methodist minister in Louisiana. Clark served across the state, and each assignment is reviewed. He built churches and nurtured faith. He was once known as "City Missionary" in New Orleans and held the position of district superintendent in the Lake Charles.District. The book also tells of the struggles of his family to survive the ravages of tuberculosis. The final chapters describe the achievements of two of hi... more
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