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Defence strategy, planning & research

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Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback. An account of a Norwegian scientist's escape from German custody during the Second World War after his arrest for spying. 60 years later, his daughter sets out on foot with her sister to retrace their father's flight from Nazi-occupied Norway, meeting some of the people who helped him along the way. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1DNN; 3JJH; BTM; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Polperro Heritage Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780954913731
ISBN
9780954913731

€ 13.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. India's approach of arming without strategic purpose remains viable, however, as it seeks great-power accommodation of its rise and does not want to appear threatening. What should we anticipate from this effort in the future, and what are the likely ramifications? This title answers those questions. Num Pages: 223 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; JPSF; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 367.
Publisher
Brookings Institution United States
Number of pages
223
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
revised with a new preface
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815722540
ISBN
9780815722540

€ 32.99
€ 32.30

Hardcover. The defence industry was one of the pillars of the classic command economy system in Central Europe. Since the early 1990s the sector has gone through dramatic changes. This report describes how the defence industry adjusted to the changed political and economic environment in both the domestic and international context. Series: SIPRI Monographs. Num Pages: 464 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1D; JPSN2; JWK; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 164 x 31. Weight in Grams: 838.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199271733
ISBN
9780199271733

€ 90.30

Paperback. This volume identifies and evaluates the relationship between outer-space geography and geographic position (astrogeography), and the evolution of current and future military space strategy. Series: Strategy and History. Num Pages: 238 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JPSL; JWK; TTD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 232 x 11. Weight in Grams: 376.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714681979
ISBN
9780714681979

€ 68.31

Hardcover. Places the US debate about deploying a national missile defense system within the controversy over the direction of US foreign and defense policy. Several world views have structured how technology and costs are evaluated regardless of outcomes and are discussed regarding policy decisions. Series: Praeger Security International. Num Pages: 264 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPA; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780275970093
ISBN
9780275970093

€ 88.07

Paperback. Argues that, far from being the first 'modern' war, it was the last 'Napoleonic' war, and that none of the innovations of industrialized warfare had any significant effect on the outcome. Num Pages: 240 pages, 6 Maps 8 Tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; HBWJ; JWKT; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228.
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847977892
ISBN
9781847977892

€ 13.99
€ 13.13

Hardcover. In this biography, Lt. Col. Tom C. McKenney recounts Hinson's extraordinary feats as a lone Confederate sniper. Equipped with a rifle he had specially made for long-range accuracy, Hinson became a deadly gadfly to the occupying army. Num Pages: 368 pages, 20 photos. 11 illus. 8 maps Appendices. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BM; HBLL; HBWJ; JWKT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 163 x 31. Weight in Grams: 990.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition (?)
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848840911
ISBN
9781848840911

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Paperback. In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 charing cross road, and went to war. Num Pages: 480 pages, black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BTM; HBJD; HBWQ; JWKF; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 49. Weight in Grams: 632.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
625
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750948357
ISBN
9780750948357

€ 21.99
€ 17.26

Hardcover. The collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the unification of Germany, the withdrawal of Soviet troops and the disengagement of the United States - all of these issues have changed the security context in Europe and stimulated debate. This book discusses the issues of security in Europe. Num Pages: 258 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; JPS; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 480. 8vo. Very good copy. England and Europe. The EU
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Palgrave Schol, Print UK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Edition
1991st Edition
SKU
KEX0283984
ISBN
9780333550380

€ 25.00

Paperback. Editor(s): Parker, Almira. Num Pages: 58 pages. BIC Classification: JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 4. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Nova Science Pub Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781633217218
ISBN
9781633217218

€ 97.77
€ 94.59

Paperback. The British government's top secret Code & Cypher School at Bletchley Park was the unlikely setting for one of the most vital undercover operations of the Second World War. The author provides an insight into the daily lives of the civilian and service personnel who contributed to the breaking of the Enigma. Num Pages: 144 pages, 80 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 174 x 10. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750933629
ISBN
9780750933629

€ 14.35

Paperback. The next UK SDSR is scheduled for 2015. We should not set our expectations too high. Whitehall, says Shaw, is locked within frameworks of language and custom that are a hindrance to clear thinking about defence requirements and their implementation. 'Unfit for Purpose' exposes the workings of Whitehall to reveal a fragmented structure and culture. Series: Haus Curiosities. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JPQ; JPS; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 111 x 178 x 7. Weight in Grams: 76.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908323811
ISBN
9781908323811

€ 9.42

Hardcover. Tells the story of Britain's intelligence services through the documents themselves. This book draws on the spies' and spymasters' own words from the National Archives' unique intelligence files - including the remarkable releases from MI5. It interweaves historical narrative with colourful tales that highlight some of the greatest successes. Num Pages: 248 pages, 30 illustrations. BIC Classification: JPSH; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 173 x 33. Weight in Grams: 728.
Publisher
National Archives
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905615001
ISBN
9781905615001

€ 38.99
€ 32.77

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS5; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Canbury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780995497801
ISBN
9780995497801

€ 10.99
€ 9.06

Paperback. The secret life of Brickendonbury Manor & the WW2 assassins & saboteurs who set occupied Europe alight. Num Pages: 224 pages, 30. BIC Classification: 1DBKEST; 3JJH; HBWQ; JPSH; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 198 x 17. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445642277
ISBN
9781445642277

€ 18.52

Paperback. Editor(s): Galiena, Henri S. Num Pages: 67 pages. BIC Classification: JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 6. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
67
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781624176326
ISBN
9781624176326

€ 97.77
€ 94.59

Paperback. Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) is acknowledged to be a great writer on war. Even though he wrote his work at a time when the range of firearms was fifty yards, much of what he had to say remains relevant. This book explains his ideas in terms of his experiences as a soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, and of the intellectual background of his time. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 96 pages, 1 halftone. BIC Classification: BG; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 173 x 6. Weight in Grams: 82.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192802576
ISBN
9780192802576

€ 11.99
€ 10.62

Hardcover. Provides accounts by the men and women who worked in Bletchley Park - the most successful intelligence agency in world history. Their codebreaking work was the "secret weapon" that "won the war", according to Churchill. Editor(s): Hinsley, F. H.; Stripp, Alan. Num Pages: 352 pages, 8 pp plates, figures. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 238 x 162 x 26. Weight in Grams: 698. 342pp. "Contains 5 parts, 30 chapters, illustrations and figures. Very good copy with bright text. Very good cloth. Dust jacket slightly worn". Keywords: "Britain, Europe, Origins, Enigma Code, Military Intelligence & Espionage, General, Animal Care & Pets, English, Age (feature_two_browse-bin), Hardcover"
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS0079399
ISBN
9780198203278

€ 75.00

Paperback. In 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World War, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London began picking up messages in a strange new code. They invented a machine called Colossus to decipher what turned out to be the secrets of Nazi high command. This book talks about this event. Num Pages: 588 pages, 8pp b&w plates. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 42. Weight in Grams: 556. Bletchley Park's Last Secret. 588 pages, 8pp b&w plates. In 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World War, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London began picking up messages in a strange new code. They invented a machine called Colossus to decipher what turned out to be the secrets of Nazi high command. This book talks about this event. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWKF. Dimension: 198 x 129 x 42. Weight: 556.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Number of pages
588
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843543312
ISBN
9781843543312

€ 19.99
€ 14.21

Hardcover. Editor(s): McDonnell, Kathryn. Num Pages: 100 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JWK; JWMV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 164 x 14. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
100
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781626181373
ISBN
9781626181373

€ 97.77
€ 94.59

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