Baron Von Steuben S Revolutionary War Drill Manual

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Baron von Steuben
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486249346
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Facsimile of extremely rare 1794 edition of von Steuben's basic manual of military training and procedure — the official U.S. military guide until 1812. Formation of a company, marching, firings, inspection, more. 8 black-and-white illustrations.

Baron Von Steuben S Revolutionary War Drill Manual

Author: Frederick William Baron von Steuben
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486141357
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DIVFacsimile of extremely rare 1794 edition of von Steuben's basic manual of military training and procedure — the official U.S. military guide until 1812. Formation of a company, marching, firings, inspection, more. 8 black-and-white illustrations. /div

Soldier Of The American Revolution A Visual Reference

Author: Denis Hambucken
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 0881509582
Size: 59.57 MB
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Offers a glimpse of the day-to-day conditions of an average soldier through photographs of artifacts and exacting, historically accurate reproductions of soldiers' clothing, supplies, and equipment.

My Adventures As A Spy

Author: Robert Baden-Powell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486320456
Size: 29.88 MB
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This charming volume for younger readers, written during World War I by a British military hero, relates the basics of espionage — including disguise, passing messages, creating diversions, and other maneuvers.

The Drillmaster Of Valley Forge

Author: Paul Lockhart
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061982539
Size: 32.80 MB
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“A terrific biography….The dramatic story of how the American army that beat the British was forged has never been better told than in this remarkable book.” —Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of Team of Rivals The true story of the Baron de Steuben and the making of the American Army, The Drillmaster of Valley Forge is the first biography in half a century of the immigrant Prussian soldier who molded George Washington’s ragged, demoralized troops into the fighting force that eventually triumphed in America’s War of Independence. Praised by renowned historian Thomas Fleming as “an important book for anyone interested in the American Revolution,” The Drillmaster of Valley Forge rights a historical wrong by finally giving a forgotten hero his well-deserved due.

British Military History For Dummies

Author: Bryan Perrett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470061916
Size: 76.52 MB
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A plain-English guide to Britons in battle, from the Roman invasion to the ongoing Iraqi war Charging through the Britain's military past, this accessible guide brings to life the battles and wars that shaped the history of Britain-and the world. The book profiles commanders, explains strategies and tactics, and covers key developments in weaponry and technology.

Military Communications

Author: Christopher H. Sterling
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851097325
Size: 45.24 MB
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"Military Communications: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century" is the first comprehensive reference work on the applications of communications technology to military tactics and strategy--a field that is just now coming into its own as a focus of historical study. Ranging from ancient times to the war in Iraq, it offers over 300 alphabetically organized entries covering many methods and modes of transmitting communication through the centuries, as well as key personalities, organizations, strategic applications, and more. "Military Communications" includes examples from armed forces around the world, with a focus on the United States, where many of the most dramatic advances in communications technology and techniques were realized. A number of entries focus on specific battles where communications superiority helped turn the tide, including Tsushima (1905), Tannenberg and the Marne (both 1914), Jutland (1916), and Midway (1942). The book also addresses a range of related topics such as codebreaking, propaganda, and the development of civilian telecommunications.

Scientific American Inventions And Discoveries

Author: Rodney P. Carlisle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 9780471244103
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An informative reference guide on the history of technology featuring more than four hundred entries and dozens of illustrations and sidebars describes the history and significance of a variety of scientific and technological breakthroughs, from early human history to the present day.

Moulton Annals

Author: Henry William Moulton
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Size: 49.61 MB
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