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Uniform Desires (Make Mine Military)

UNIFORM Desires Six Military Romances br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Infatuation title Infatuation rel nofollow Infatuation a b by USA Today bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Melissa Schroeder title Melissa Schroeder rel nofollow Melissa Schroeder a b br To prove her love and save her man she has to go above and beyond the call of duty br br b a href https www goodreads com book show SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance title SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance rel nofollow SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance a b by award winning author b a href https www goodreads com author show Elle James title Elle James rel nofollow Elle James a b br Two Navy SEALs jeopardize their lives and hearts in a battle torn land when they vie for the love of one sexy Night Stalker helicopter pilot br br b a href https www goodreads com book show SEAL The Deal title SEAL The Deal rel nofollow SEAL The Deal a b by national bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Sharon Hamilton title Sharon Hamilton rel nofollow Sharon Hamilton a b br A SEAL s nightmare of a promise given at his sister s deathbed gives him the woman of his dreams br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Dangerous Liaison title Dangerous Liaison rel nofollow Dangerous Liaison a b by national bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Delilah Devlin title Delilah Devlin rel nofollow Delilah Devlin a b br A pampered travel agent escapes through the jungle with an undercover DEA agent when a drug lord mistakes her for a rival s daughter br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Her Forever Hero title Her Forever Hero rel nofollow Her Forever Hero a b by bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show JM Madden title JM Madden rel nofollow JM Madden a b br When the boss s pregnant unwed daughter needs rescuing disabled Marine Grafton Parks proves he s still a hero br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Cinderella Liberty title Cinderella Liberty rel nofollow Cinderella Liberty a b by NY Times amp USA Today bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Cat Johnson title Cat Johnson rel nofollow Cat Johnson a b br A weekend liberty leads to unexpected passion between a Marine and his best friend s sister but he must survive seven months in Afghanistan to get back to her


Miyamoto Musashi's the Book of Five Rings: A Modern-Day Interpretation of a Military Classic

Written circa The Book of Five Rings is considered a classic treaty on military strategy much like Sun Tzu s The Art of War The author was a samurai warrior called Miyamoto Musashi and he wrote the text on his expert teachings of kenjutsu the art of the sword and the martial arts in general Here Musashi s text is interpreted for the modern day world and offers simple yet powerful and proven techniques to help deal with conflict and can be applied to business career and home life Leo Gough s interpretation of Musashi s work illustrates the timeless nature of his insights by bringing them to life through modern case studies This brilliant interpretation of The Book of Five Rings is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on military strategy ever written


The History of Thucydides. Newly tr. into English...with very copious annotations...Prefixed, is an entirely new life of Thucydides: with a memoir of the state of Greece, civil & military, at the beginning of the Peloponnesian war

Thucydides book is now entitled History of the Peloponnesian War His entire contribution to history amp historiography is contained in this dense history of the year war between Athens amp allies against Sparta amp its allies It breaks off near the end of the st year Thucydides believed the war represented an event of unparalleled magnitude He intended his account to serve as a possession for all time br Thucydides is regarded as one of the st true historians Like his predecessor Herodotus he places a high value on autopsy amp eyewitness testimony amp writes about many episodes in which he probably took part He also consulted written documents amp interviewed participants Unlike Herodotus he didn t recognize divine interventions He may have held unconscious biases he underestimates the importance of Persian intervention but he was the st who attempted anything like modern objectivity br One difference between Thucydides history amp modern writing is that his includes lengthy speeches that were as best as could be remembered or perhaps what he thought ought have been said Nevertheless unless a historian were to write them down these speeches wouldn t have been archived at all which isn t the case today when records abound Therefore he didn t merely go to the source as a historian proper nowadays does but actually rescued his mostly oral sources from oblivion These speeches are composed in a literary manner Pericles funeral oration including an impassioned moral defence of democracy honors the dead The whole earth is the sepulchre of famous men they are honored not only by columns amp inscriptions in their own land but in foreign nations on memorials graven not on stone but in the hearts amp minds of men Altho attributed to Pericles this passage appears to have been written by Thucydides for deliberate contrast with the account of the plague in Athens immediately following Tho many lay unburied birds amp beasts would not touch them or died after tasting them bodies of dying men lay one upon another amp half dead creatures reeled about the streets amp gathered round all the fountains in their longing for water The sacred places also in which they had quartered themselves were full of corpses of persons who had died there just as they were for as the disaster passed all bounds men not knowing what was to become of them became equally contemptuous of the gods property amp the gods dues All the burial rites before in use were entirely upset amp they buried the bodies as best they could Many from want of the proper appliances thru so many of their friends having died already had recourse to the most shameless sepultures sometimes getting the start of those who had raised a pile they threw their own dead body upon the stranger s pyre amp ignited it sometimes they tossed the corpse which they were carrying on the top of another that was burning amp so went off br Jacqueline de Romilly st showed that one of Thucydides themes was the ethic of Athenian imperialism Her analysis put his history in the context of Greek thought on international politics Since her fundamental study many scholars have begun studying realpolitik in his history br Richard Ned Lebow rejects the common perception of Thucydides as a historian of realpolitik He argues that actors on the world stage who d read his work would all have been put on notice that someone would be scrutinising their actions with a reporter s dispassion rather than the mythmaking poet s compassion amp were thus consciously or unconsciously participating in the writing of it The Melian dialog is a lesson to reporters amp to those who believe that one s leaders always act with integrity It can also be interpreted as evidence of the moral decay of Athens from the shining city of Pericles Funeral Oration to a tyrant over others br Thucydides doesn t take time to discuss the arts literature or society in which the book is set amp in which he grew up He was writing about an event not a period amp took lengths not to discuss anything unrelated br Leo Strauss The City amp Man argued Thucydides had an ambivalent understanding of Athenian democracy On one hand his wisdom was made possible by the Periclean democracy on account of its liberation of individual daring amp enterprise amp questioning But this same liberation spurred the immoderation of limitless political ambition thus imperialism amp eventually civic strife This is the essence of the tragedy of Athens or of democracy This is the tragic wisdom that Thucydides conveys which he learned in a sense from Athenian democracy More conventional scholars view him as teaching that democracies need leadership but leadership can be dangerous to democracy


Military Blunders: The How and Why of Military Failure

As this shrewd controversial book shows military disaster comes in many forms except in hindsight the unexpected Written by a professional military historian it both vividly describes some of the worst military blunders perpetrated since the birth of Christ and analyses the psychological and tactical factors at play to show why they happened


Stepbrother UnSEALed: A Bad Boy Military Romance

MY HERO MY RUIN MY RECKLESS TEMPTATION br br DELIA br br I almost landed in my stepbrother s bed and I want it to happen again br br I m too good for him He s too crude for me Fantasy is where this twisted thing should end br br Chris Cleveland tempts me because he s wrong Swoon worthy all American Navy SEAL Bad boy Manwhore br br I didn t know he was off limits the night we got hot and heavy I didn t know our folks were hitched br br Hell I definitely didn t know I could ever want what I m not supposed to have this badly and one more smirk of his devilish lips just might bring me to my knees br br There s a lot I don t know anymore br br And he s about to teach me br br CHRIS br br Love s a goddamned joke I bed women between missions and rock their worlds with military precision I never taste touch or tease the same chick twice br br Get in get out and leave her a breathless mess always worked flawlessly until Cordelia br br I can t pry my perfect new stepsister out of my skull I ve never wanted to corrupt a girl so bad She s my new target my conquest my obsession br br Lucky I m a SEAL Losing isn t in my blood br br But Delia s already lost and her panties are about to be in flames


Templars: The Dramatic History of the Knights Templar, the Most Powerful Military Order of the Crusades

Examines the history and legacy of the warrior monks discussing their successful capture of the city of Jerusalem during the Crusades and their eventual demise


Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry

Provides a startling account of the expended role of the contract military services industry


Hannibal (Military Library)

Hannibal had long known his fate should the Romans ever lay hands upon him He had taken an army right through Spain and into what is now France crossed the Alps at a time of year when no one believed it possible and invaded Italy Then for years he used the country as his battlefield and his home destroying Roman armies with an almost contemptuous ease For centuries after his death Roman mothers would frighten their children into behaving by telling them Hannibal is at the Gates Even today Hannibal stands as one of the greatest generals in the history of warfare and his battlefield tactics are still studied in military academies all over the world Ernie Bradford presents a biography exploring the strategies of his greatest triumphs and showing us Hannibal as the soldier the general the statesman and the private man revealing a personal charisma and leadership ability that makes his presence still felt in every country bordering the Mediterranean br br The Wordsworth Military Library covers the breadth of military history including studies of individual leaders and accounts of major campaigns and great conflicts


The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800

This is a new edition of Geoffrey Parker s much admired illustrated account of how the West so small and so deficient in natural resources in had by come to control over one third of the world This edition incorporates new material including a substantial Afterword which summarizes the debate which developed after the book s first publication Geoffrey Parker s argument is in two parts First the military practice of the West at home in Europe is analysed with special reference to the role of firearms in the transformation of both offensive and defensive warfare to the rapid growth in army size and to the creation of ocean going warships which fought with long range guns instead of ramming and boarding He then argues that these major changes amounted to a military revolution which gave Westerners a decided advantage over the people of other continents over the Amerindians in the sixteenth century over most Indonesians in the seventeenth and over many Indians and Africans in the eighteenth The book concludes with a brief survey of how the industrial revolution caused a second series of military changes which allowed the West to dominate almost the entire world by


Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the Us Military

The bestselling author of And the Band Played On follows with a book of even greater power and sweep as he investigates the situation of gays in the military over the past three decades revealing for the first time that some of the most celebrated soldiers in American history were homosexual including the Father of the United States Army


Dinner with the Smileys: One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime

All heart USA Today br Uplifting Oprah s O Magazine br br When their dad left for a yearlong military deployment a community stepped in to fill his seat at the dinner table one week at a time br br On its surface DINNER WITH THE SMILEYS is an uplifting true story about a wife and mother s yearlong experience inviting one new guest from senators to school teachers artists to professional athletes to dinner for each week that her husband was deployed overseas br br But DINNER WITH THE SMILEYS isn t really about dinner And it s not about the military either br br It s about strangers who came together to help raise three boys one of the cusp of adolescence in the absence of their father It s a love story about marriage motherhood and the importance of community in all of our lives br br Inside this personal story are the universal issues of loss grief loneliness regrets sacrifice and ultimately unexpected joy and finding one s own strength br br Watch it on YouTube a target blank href http www youtube com watch v QnrnJmkHrto rel nofollow http www youtube com watch v QnrnJm a br br To learn more about Sarah visit a target blank href http www SarahSmiley com rel nofollow www SarahSmiley com a or a target blank href http Facebook com sarah is smiley rel nofollow Facebook com sarah is smiley a


Noble Cause: A Novel of Love and War (Military Heroes Through History #1)

i Author s Note This novel is a new version of i Shades of Gray i with a Happily Ever After ending i br br This is the tale of Colonel Alexander Hunter a dauntless and daring Confederate cavalry officer who with his band of intrepid outcasts becomes a legend in the rolling hills of northern Virginia Inspired by love of country and guided by a sense of duty and honor Hunter must make a desperate choice when he discovers the woman he promised his dying brother he would protect is the Union spy he vowed to his men he would destroy Readers will discover the fine line between friends and enemies when the paths of these two tenacious foes cross by the fates of war and their destinies become entwined forever


Kellan: A Bad Boy Military MMA Romance

b They call me Killer b br br Killer Kellan It s a name I earned in Afghanistan before I ever set foot in a ring br br I ve been a screw up my entire life but joining the Marines was supposed to straighten me out Instead all it did was make me dangerous br br Now that I was back home I had nothing to offer anyone but pain No path in my future leading to anything but misery You d think I d have just accepted my fate That I would have just learned to be content with banging the random ring girls that were always waiting for me in the winner s room br br But it wasn t enough br br Instead I put it all on the line when Parker i fucking i Jones showed up in my life br br And now nothing is ever going to be the same again br br This is a stand alone novel with an HEA It contains adult situations and violence and although it is a follow up to the book Slade you don t need to read one to enjoy the other However as an added bonus this copy of Kellan includes the entire i Slade A Stepbrother Romance i novel anyway br


Kevin My Military Man

might have been entitled Kevin Military Man What then The s The st Century Military Romance But much more Intriguing Complicated They say that for each one of us on this planet that there are potentially people with whom we might find a partner in life But what about the concept of the SOULMATE Does it exist only in one s dreams or imagination They share but words between them in high school but somehow their eyes connect their souls Five year later they meet again have a summer but Kevin enlists Letters sustain their relationship but not indefinitely The circumstances of life The distance Then different directions Time goes by years later it is Gina s young adult sons who find the letters the photos Gina decides to search for Kevin online using buddyfinder on the military com website Chris watched as Will pulled out the photos without acknowledged permission that this was fine to do Chris was curious Will put the photos down and Chris picked them right up Is this Kevin Kevin from beach Dana and Zeik s dad Chris asked his brother who was reading a letter It looks like it doesn t it Will said He and mom were friends Chris asked trying to elicit more feedback I think that they were more than friends Days later their dad leaves to gather data in the Chesapeake Bay the boys hand their mom the letters It involved explaining to them the mindset of Marines Marines are Marines There is mutual respect between Enlisted and Officers A decision shanekaelle com for excerpts You are rather instinctive Yes all of that sense of loyalty and purpose did draw me to the Military I like knowing that people I am associated with have a code of ethics It s a brotherhood Donna defended herself I learn from fiction Some of it s historical and other plots expose me to things that I would never experience Why is that her friend asked If your boyfriend is a looker than you ll always feel insecure because there will always be girls chasing him Gina said You re rationalizing Jeannie quickly replied but then added It is sort of true with Tim They both laughed it reminded me that i used to call you my soulmate you know i never said that about donna Kevin hit enter you know i never said that about tim Gina typed back Somehow Kevin had found time to write her this note A Shakespearean quote Hear my soul speak the very instant that I saw you did my heart Tim watched them parting from his window and saw Tav and Gina go off for a walk He went into Gina s room and just sat on her bed He noticed the paper under the pillow and didn t think before pulling it out to read it His feelings had been getting stronger for Gina over time but Kevin he was something Tim had no idea how to compete with a guy like this And how did you explain when people behave inhuman Kevin asked her Yep I ve had that conversation with my boys too It s even harder for me though I m in the business of war We ve had long discussions the research out there it associates the practice of yoga with a decrease in depression ADD aggressive behavior Marriage is like a continuous wavelength Over time the marriage is on the crest or the trough or somewhere in between heading up or heading down And then the lull the stall People should really try and get through the rough water Author s note The United States Military vast career path and educational opportunities To develop Kevin s character research was a must references at the end Well let me digress for one sentence I returned to school as an adult to teach high school science to urban students when I learned that the drop out rate was Many of these kids enlist In some instances courses can be taught while troops are deployed Wouldn t that be great if it became the standard during low activity periods


The Colonel's Baby: A Military Romance Story

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Sergeant Rex: The Unbreakable Bond Between a Marine and His Military Working Dog

br In Iraq we put our lives in each other s hands and paws day after day We took care of each other no matter what Rex and I have a bond that will last for the rest of our born days If ever there was a marine who lived up to i Semper Fidelis i the motto of the Marine Corps it s Rex p Deployed to Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death in Sergeant Mike Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians alike It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger time and time again always trusting Rex to bring them both back alive p p Dowling had turned twenty five and Rex three just after they arrived in Iraq Neither of them had any idea what to expect and no training could fully prepare them for this job An animal lover since childhood Dowling had fostered and trained dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind and he was determined to serve in the military s K unit after joining the Marines On their first patrols in Iraq Rex suffered a seemingly incurable fear of explosions and gunfire but with Mike at the other end of his leash Rex gained the courage to perform his duty p p Filled with harrowing tales of knife edge bomb detection work including an extraordinary baptism by fire i Sergeant Rex i is a heart pounding account of how an unbreakable human canine bond helped Mike and Rex to stay focused on their mission and save countless lives Dowling takes us into the searing degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack that seemed to permeate Iraq s streets We experience Dowling s visceral fear of walking down an IED laden alley where dismemberment or death can come with any footstep only his trusted partner Rex by his side p p Loyalty is one of the hallmarks of any good Marine and nowhere is that quality more evident than in this astonishing account of Mike Dowling and Rex s wartime experiences A moving story of how a man and a dog developed complete trust in each other in the face of terrible adversity i Sergeant Rex i is an unforgettable tale of sacrifice courage and love br p


Possession (A Little Harmless Military Romance, #2)

Loving a military man isn t always easy and sometimes living with him is impossible br Possession A Little Harmless Military Romance Book br Deke Berg has been in love with Samantha for ten years From the moment they met they could never keep their hands off each other Their marriage was volatile and short lived and they were both much too young Now though Deke knows what he wants in life and Samantha is at the center of his plans Unfortunately Samantha is wary of the marriage espcially to a man who broke her heart br br Sam has always loved Deke Being a former military brat she thought she d been prepared for life as a military spouse But the long separations were hard especially dealing with the stranger who returned home When she asked him to choose he left and she tried to move on She doesn t know if she can handle that pain again but after spending a night together in Hawaii it s impossible for her to ignore him br Old prejudices and painful memories aren t easy to overcome but there is one thing Deke understand Samantha is his woman and he will do anything to prove his love and win her back br br Warning this book contains Another hard headed military man a few embarrassing moments nosey brothers and two people too stupid to realize they are perfect for each other It s Harmless and military so for your own safety make sure there is ice water nearby The author assumes no responsibility for overheating the reader br


Saving Cinnamon: The Amazing True Story of a Missing Military Puppy and the Desperate Mission to Bring Her Home

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Champagne and Bullets (Military Moguls, #1)

Almost fourteen years ago Sebastian Gibbs left Amanda Rosemont at the altar just days before the wedding He told her it was because he wanted to serve his country after It was the truth but only part of the story br br Amanda has rebuilt her life since Seb left and has done a pretty damn good job of it Great friends her own business and a peaceful life She hardly ever thinks about Seb anymore She s completely over the hurt and devastation br br Hired by Seb s mother to plan a party for him Amanda is thrown back into his life She s determined to keep her distance but just seeing him again shakes her to the core How will she ever be able to hold herself together for this job br br Seb never stopped loving Amanda He d walked out thinking he was doing the right thing But one look at the woman he s never stopped loving and he knows there isn t anything he won t do to win her back But the first thing he must do is tell her the real truth of why he left br br Series description br Money Champagne Diamonds And the most precious of all Love br Three men born into wealth and privilege Growing up together they worked hard and played even harder Now back in civilian life after serving their country these hot alpha males are primed ready for passion and their very own happily ever after br br


My Watch Volume 1: Early Life and Military

During his watch a watchman has no sleep and no respite br Olusegun Obasanjo br Following in the steps of his previous memoirs My Command and Not My Will Olusegun Obasanjo s My Watch is more than the story of the Obasanjo presidency told by the man himself It is a memoir of a lifetime spent in service to country of a man who has been destined with the watch with the vigilance with the responsibility to his people to speak up and speak out br My Watch spans large expanses of time from the pre colonial Owu history to early Abeokuta and the last throes of an independent city state at turn of the century colonial Nigeria to the early life of its author his civil war experience his stewardship of the transitional government of the interregnum his second appearance on the national scene as a civilian president on Nigeria s return to democracy in the completion of the first civilian civilian transfer of government in Nigeria s history that inaugurated the Yar Adua presidency and signalled the end of Obasanjo s tenure in office and the years hence br Presented in three volumes this exquisitely narrated memoir in turns intensely personal and broadly nationalistic and international completes a trilogy of autobiographies My Command Not My Will and My Watch told by this sojourner of Nigerian and world history


Surrender (A Little Harmless Military Romance, #3)

Navy Seal Malachai Dupree has everything a man could want Well not everything The one woman he wants is too innocent for his Dominant needs so he plays the role of supportive friend even if it kills him br Amanda Forrester is tired of being treated as if she were fragile She might have been through a rough patch losing her husband in the line of duty but she is not a wimp Her feelings for Mal have grown and she is more than ready to be the woman he needs in and out of the bedroom br One night she pushes him too far and the result is more than either of them ever expected Mal wants forever but after losing one husband commitment isn t in Amanda s vocabulary What she doesn t realize is that Mal is one Seal who isn t backing down until he gets exactly what he wants Amanda s total submission br br WARNING the following book contains Sexy Navy Seals a stubborn woman and of course a little submission This book has one of those hot Duprees so you know that you will need a glass of water to cool off Every Addict will tell you that reading a Harmless book is anything BUT harmless so read at your own risk


Teutonic Knights: A Military History

The Teutonic knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war Their history is suffused with crusading campaigning and struggle Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across central Europe for years This book surveys the gripping history of the knights and relates their rise to power their struggles against Prussian pagans the series of wars against Poland and Lithuania the clash with Alexander Nevsky s Russia and the gradual stagnation of the Order in the fourteenth century The book is replete with dramatic episodes such as the battle on frozen Lake Peipus in or the disaster of Tannenberg but focuses primarily on the year after year struggle to maintain power fend off incursions and raiding bands and to launch crusades against unbelieving foes And it was the crusade with knights demonstrating their valor which chiefly characterized and breathed life into this militant conquering Holy Order The narrative charts the rise and fall of the Order and in an accessible and engaging style throws light on a band of knights whose deeds and motives have long been misunderstood


A Little Harmless Military Romance

This is a special edition of all three military romance books wrapped up in one big volume Included br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Infatuation title Infatuation rel nofollow Infatuation a b br To prove her love and save her man she has to go above and beyond the call of duty br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Possession title Possession rel nofollow Possession a b br Loving a military man isn t always easy and sometimes living with him is impossible br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Surrender title Surrender rel nofollow Surrender a b br To claim the woman he loves he will have to be the Dom she desires


The Military Philosophers (A Dance to the Music of Time, #9)

b A Dance to the Music of Time b his brilliant novel sequence which chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters is a unique evocation of life in twentieth century England br br The novels follow Nicholas Jenkins Kenneth Widmerpool and others as they negotiate the intellectual cultural and social hurdles that stand between them and the Acceptance World


Buster: The Military Dog Who Saved a Thousand Lives

This title tells the story of Buster and Will told by Will himself describing how each came to save the other s life This is a relationship that produced some heroic feats in the dust and desert heat of Afghanistan and the most decorated dog in military history


The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations

In this classic work Huntington challenges old assumptions and ideas on the role of the military in society Stressing the value of the military outlook for American national policy Huntington has performed the distinctive task of developing a general theory of civil military relations and subjecting it to rigorous historical analysis


For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States of America

This revised and expanded edition should be of interest to anyone interested in American military history from the days of colonial militias to those of Desert Storm


The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders

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Going Overboard: The Misadventures of a Military Wife

i In Sarah was a typical bride to be flustered with wedding details Then the groom called I don t want you to panic but I might not be able to come to our wedding i So began Sarah Smiley s life as a military wife As a former Navy brat herself Sarah knew better than anyone that weddings and funerals even childbirth take a backseat to Uncle Sam But just as the young nationally syndicated columnist was getting comfortable with the military wife s routine her husband was sent away for an unexpected deployment What followed was a true test of strength and wit From getting locked out of the house in cowgirl pajamas to wrestling with the temptation of infidelity Sarah exposes it all with candor heart and knowing humor br


The Military Form (The Vang, #2)

Eons ago a war was fought to the death between the parasitic and ferocious Vang and a gifted but doomed race As a last resort these gentle beings were forced to use the Starhammer to smash the Vang spacefleets and homeworld leaving only a handful of survivors For a billion years a silvery shape drifted through space More than three thousand years after humanity first went to the stars an asteroid miner named Seed of Hope was illegally prospecting for radioactives in the Forbidden Areas of the saskatch star system There it chanced across an alluring silvery object which looked like it would fetch a good price in the market for alien antiques It was an encounter most of the crew would never remember


Uniform Desires (Make Mine Military)

UNIFORM Desires Six Military Romances br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Infatuation title Infatuation rel nofollow Infatuation a b by USA Today bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Melissa Schroeder title Melissa Schroeder rel nofollow Melissa Schroeder a b br To prove her love and save her man she has to go above and beyond the call of duty br br b a href https www goodreads com book show SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance title SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance rel nofollow SEAL s Honor Take No Prisoners Series A Military Romance a b by award winning author b a href https www goodreads com author show Elle James title Elle James rel nofollow Elle James a b br Two Navy SEALs jeopardize their lives and hearts in a battle torn land when they vie for the love of one sexy Night Stalker helicopter pilot br br b a href https www goodreads com book show SEAL The Deal title SEAL The Deal rel nofollow SEAL The Deal a b by national bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Sharon Hamilton title Sharon Hamilton rel nofollow Sharon Hamilton a b br A SEAL s nightmare of a promise given at his sister s deathbed gives him the woman of his dreams br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Dangerous Liaison title Dangerous Liaison rel nofollow Dangerous Liaison a b by national bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Delilah Devlin title Delilah Devlin rel nofollow Delilah Devlin a b br A pampered travel agent escapes through the jungle with an undercover DEA agent when a drug lord mistakes her for a rival s daughter br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Her Forever Hero title Her Forever Hero rel nofollow Her Forever Hero a b by bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show JM Madden title JM Madden rel nofollow JM Madden a b br When the boss s pregnant unwed daughter needs rescuing disabled Marine Grafton Parks proves he s still a hero br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Cinderella Liberty title Cinderella Liberty rel nofollow Cinderella Liberty a b by NY Times amp USA Today bestselling author b a href https www goodreads com author show Cat Johnson title Cat Johnson rel nofollow Cat Johnson a b br A weekend liberty leads to unexpected passion between a Marine and his best friend s sister but he must survive seven months in Afghanistan to get back to her


Miyamoto Musashi's the Book of Five Rings: A Modern-Day Interpretation of a Military Classic

Written circa The Book of Five Rings is considered a classic treaty on military strategy much like Sun Tzu s The Art of War The author was a samurai warrior called Miyamoto Musashi and he wrote the text on his expert teachings of kenjutsu the art of the sword and the martial arts in general Here Musashi s text is interpreted for the modern day world and offers simple yet powerful and proven techniques to help deal with conflict and can be applied to business career and home life Leo Gough s interpretation of Musashi s work illustrates the timeless nature of his insights by bringing them to life through modern case studies This brilliant interpretation of The Book of Five Rings is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on military strategy ever written


The History of Thucydides. Newly tr. into English...with very copious annotations...Prefixed, is an entirely new life of Thucydides: with a memoir of the state of Greece, civil & military, at the beginning of the Peloponnesian war

Thucydides book is now entitled History of the Peloponnesian War His entire contribution to history amp historiography is contained in this dense history of the year war between Athens amp allies against Sparta amp its allies It breaks off near the end of the st year Thucydides believed the war represented an event of unparalleled magnitude He intended his account to serve as a possession for all time br Thucydides is regarded as one of the st true historians Like his predecessor Herodotus he places a high value on autopsy amp eyewitness testimony amp writes about many episodes in which he probably took part He also consulted written documents amp interviewed participants Unlike Herodotus he didn t recognize divine interventions He may have held unconscious biases he underestimates the importance of Persian intervention but he was the st who attempted anything like modern objectivity br One difference between Thucydides history amp modern writing is that his includes lengthy speeches that were as best as could be remembered or perhaps what he thought ought have been said Nevertheless unless a historian were to write them down these speeches wouldn t have been archived at all which isn t the case today when records abound Therefore he didn t merely go to the source as a historian proper nowadays does but actually rescued his mostly oral sources from oblivion These speeches are composed in a literary manner Pericles funeral oration including an impassioned moral defence of democracy honors the dead The whole earth is the sepulchre of famous men they are honored not only by columns amp inscriptions in their own land but in foreign nations on memorials graven not on stone but in the hearts amp minds of men Altho attributed to Pericles this passage appears to have been written by Thucydides for deliberate contrast with the account of the plague in Athens immediately following Tho many lay unburied birds amp beasts would not touch them or died after tasting them bodies of dying men lay one upon another amp half dead creatures reeled about the streets amp gathered round all the fountains in their longing for water The sacred places also in which they had quartered themselves were full of corpses of persons who had died there just as they were for as the disaster passed all bounds men not knowing what was to become of them became equally contemptuous of the gods property amp the gods dues All the burial rites before in use were entirely upset amp they buried the bodies as best they could Many from want of the proper appliances thru so many of their friends having died already had recourse to the most shameless sepultures sometimes getting the start of those who had raised a pile they threw their own dead body upon the stranger s pyre amp ignited it sometimes they tossed the corpse which they were carrying on the top of another that was burning amp so went off br Jacqueline de Romilly st showed that one of Thucydides themes was the ethic of Athenian imperialism Her analysis put his history in the context of Greek thought on international politics Since her fundamental study many scholars have begun studying realpolitik in his history br Richard Ned Lebow rejects the common perception of Thucydides as a historian of realpolitik He argues that actors on the world stage who d read his work would all have been put on notice that someone would be scrutinising their actions with a reporter s dispassion rather than the mythmaking poet s compassion amp were thus consciously or unconsciously participating in the writing of it The Melian dialog is a lesson to reporters amp to those who believe that one s leaders always act with integrity It can also be interpreted as evidence of the moral decay of Athens from the shining city of Pericles Funeral Oration to a tyrant over others br Thucydides doesn t take time to discuss the arts literature or society in which the book is set amp in which he grew up He was writing about an event not a period amp took lengths not to discuss anything unrelated br Leo Strauss The City amp Man argued Thucydides had an ambivalent understanding of Athenian democracy On one hand his wisdom was made possible by the Periclean democracy on account of its liberation of individual daring amp enterprise amp questioning But this same liberation spurred the immoderation of limitless political ambition thus imperialism amp eventually civic strife This is the essence of the tragedy of Athens or of democracy This is the tragic wisdom that Thucydides conveys which he learned in a sense from Athenian democracy More conventional scholars view him as teaching that democracies need leadership but leadership can be dangerous to democracy


Military Blunders: The How and Why of Military Failure

As this shrewd controversial book shows military disaster comes in many forms except in hindsight the unexpected Written by a professional military historian it both vividly describes some of the worst military blunders perpetrated since the birth of Christ and analyses the psychological and tactical factors at play to show why they happened


Stepbrother UnSEALed: A Bad Boy Military Romance

MY HERO MY RUIN MY RECKLESS TEMPTATION br br DELIA br br I almost landed in my stepbrother s bed and I want it to happen again br br I m too good for him He s too crude for me Fantasy is where this twisted thing should end br br Chris Cleveland tempts me because he s wrong Swoon worthy all American Navy SEAL Bad boy Manwhore br br I didn t know he was off limits the night we got hot and heavy I didn t know our folks were hitched br br Hell I definitely didn t know I could ever want what I m not supposed to have this badly and one more smirk of his devilish lips just might bring me to my knees br br There s a lot I don t know anymore br br And he s about to teach me br br CHRIS br br Love s a goddamned joke I bed women between missions and rock their worlds with military precision I never taste touch or tease the same chick twice br br Get in get out and leave her a breathless mess always worked flawlessly until Cordelia br br I can t pry my perfect new stepsister out of my skull I ve never wanted to corrupt a girl so bad She s my new target my conquest my obsession br br Lucky I m a SEAL Losing isn t in my blood br br But Delia s already lost and her panties are about to be in flames


Templars: The Dramatic History of the Knights Templar, the Most Powerful Military Order of the Crusades

Examines the history and legacy of the warrior monks discussing their successful capture of the city of Jerusalem during the Crusades and their eventual demise


Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry

Provides a startling account of the expended role of the contract military services industry


Hannibal (Military Library)

Hannibal had long known his fate should the Romans ever lay hands upon him He had taken an army right through Spain and into what is now France crossed the Alps at a time of year when no one believed it possible and invaded Italy Then for years he used the country as his battlefield and his home destroying Roman armies with an almost contemptuous ease For centuries after his death Roman mothers would frighten their children into behaving by telling them Hannibal is at the Gates Even today Hannibal stands as one of the greatest generals in the history of warfare and his battlefield tactics are still studied in military academies all over the world Ernie Bradford presents a biography exploring the strategies of his greatest triumphs and showing us Hannibal as the soldier the general the statesman and the private man revealing a personal charisma and leadership ability that makes his presence still felt in every country bordering the Mediterranean br br The Wordsworth Military Library covers the breadth of military history including studies of individual leaders and accounts of major campaigns and great conflicts


The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800

This is a new edition of Geoffrey Parker s much admired illustrated account of how the West so small and so deficient in natural resources in had by come to control over one third of the world This edition incorporates new material including a substantial Afterword which summarizes the debate which developed after the book s first publication Geoffrey Parker s argument is in two parts First the military practice of the West at home in Europe is analysed with special reference to the role of firearms in the transformation of both offensive and defensive warfare to the rapid growth in army size and to the creation of ocean going warships which fought with long range guns instead of ramming and boarding He then argues that these major changes amounted to a military revolution which gave Westerners a decided advantage over the people of other continents over the Amerindians in the sixteenth century over most Indonesians in the seventeenth and over many Indians and Africans in the eighteenth The book concludes with a brief survey of how the industrial revolution caused a second series of military changes which allowed the West to dominate almost the entire world by


Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the Us Military

The bestselling author of And the Band Played On follows with a book of even greater power and sweep as he investigates the situation of gays in the military over the past three decades revealing for the first time that some of the most celebrated soldiers in American history were homosexual including the Father of the United States Army


Dinner with the Smileys: One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime

All heart USA Today br Uplifting Oprah s O Magazine br br When their dad left for a yearlong military deployment a community stepped in to fill his seat at the dinner table one week at a time br br On its surface DINNER WITH THE SMILEYS is an uplifting true story about a wife and mother s yearlong experience inviting one new guest from senators to school teachers artists to professional athletes to dinner for each week that her husband was deployed overseas br br But DINNER WITH THE SMILEYS isn t really about dinner And it s not about the military either br br It s about strangers who came together to help raise three boys one of the cusp of adolescence in the absence of their father It s a love story about marriage motherhood and the importance of community in all of our lives br br Inside this personal story are the universal issues of loss grief loneliness regrets sacrifice and ultimately unexpected joy and finding one s own strength br br Watch it on YouTube a target blank href http www youtube com watch v QnrnJmkHrto rel nofollow http www youtube com watch v QnrnJm a br br To learn more about Sarah visit a target blank href http www SarahSmiley com rel nofollow www SarahSmiley com a or a target blank href http Facebook com sarah is smiley rel nofollow Facebook com sarah is smiley a


Noble Cause: A Novel of Love and War (Military Heroes Through History #1)

i Author s Note This novel is a new version of i Shades of Gray i with a Happily Ever After ending i br br This is the tale of Colonel Alexander Hunter a dauntless and daring Confederate cavalry officer who with his band of intrepid outcasts becomes a legend in the rolling hills of northern Virginia Inspired by love of country and guided by a sense of duty and honor Hunter must make a desperate choice when he discovers the woman he promised his dying brother he would protect is the Union spy he vowed to his men he would destroy Readers will discover the fine line between friends and enemies when the paths of these two tenacious foes cross by the fates of war and their destinies become entwined forever


Kellan: A Bad Boy Military MMA Romance

b They call me Killer b br br Killer Kellan It s a name I earned in Afghanistan before I ever set foot in a ring br br I ve been a screw up my entire life but joining the Marines was supposed to straighten me out Instead all it did was make me dangerous br br Now that I was back home I had nothing to offer anyone but pain No path in my future leading to anything but misery You d think I d have just accepted my fate That I would have just learned to be content with banging the random ring girls that were always waiting for me in the winner s room br br But it wasn t enough br br Instead I put it all on the line when Parker i fucking i Jones showed up in my life br br And now nothing is ever going to be the same again br br This is a stand alone novel with an HEA It contains adult situations and violence and although it is a follow up to the book Slade you don t need to read one to enjoy the other However as an added bonus this copy of Kellan includes the entire i Slade A Stepbrother Romance i novel anyway br


Kevin My Military Man

might have been entitled Kevin Military Man What then The s The st Century Military Romance But much more Intriguing Complicated They say that for each one of us on this planet that there are potentially people with whom we might find a partner in life But what about the concept of the SOULMATE Does it exist only in one s dreams or imagination They share but words between them in high school but somehow their eyes connect their souls Five year later they meet again have a summer but Kevin enlists Letters sustain their relationship but not indefinitely The circumstances of life The distance Then different directions Time goes by years later it is Gina s young adult sons who find the letters the photos Gina decides to search for Kevin online using buddyfinder on the military com website Chris watched as Will pulled out the photos without acknowledged permission that this was fine to do Chris was curious Will put the photos down and Chris picked them right up Is this Kevin Kevin from beach Dana and Zeik s dad Chris asked his brother who was reading a letter It looks like it doesn t it Will said He and mom were friends Chris asked trying to elicit more feedback I think that they were more than friends Days later their dad leaves to gather data in the Chesapeake Bay the boys hand their mom the letters It involved explaining to them the mindset of Marines Marines are Marines There is mutual respect between Enlisted and Officers A decision shanekaelle com for excerpts You are rather instinctive Yes all of that sense of loyalty and purpose did draw me to the Military I like knowing that people I am associated with have a code of ethics It s a brotherhood Donna defended herself I learn from fiction Some of it s historical and other plots expose me to things that I would never experience Why is that her friend asked If your boyfriend is a looker than you ll always feel insecure because there will always be girls chasing him Gina said You re rationalizing Jeannie quickly replied but then added It is sort of true with Tim They both laughed it reminded me that i used to call you my soulmate you know i never said that about donna Kevin hit enter you know i never said that about tim Gina typed back Somehow Kevin had found time to write her this note A Shakespearean quote Hear my soul speak the very instant that I saw you did my heart Tim watched them parting from his window and saw Tav and Gina go off for a walk He went into Gina s room and just sat on her bed He noticed the paper under the pillow and didn t think before pulling it out to read it His feelings had been getting stronger for Gina over time but Kevin he was something Tim had no idea how to compete with a guy like this And how did you explain when people behave inhuman Kevin asked her Yep I ve had that conversation with my boys too It s even harder for me though I m in the business of war We ve had long discussions the research out there it associates the practice of yoga with a decrease in depression ADD aggressive behavior Marriage is like a continuous wavelength Over time the marriage is on the crest or the trough or somewhere in between heading up or heading down And then the lull the stall People should really try and get through the rough water Author s note The United States Military vast career path and educational opportunities To develop Kevin s character research was a must references at the end Well let me digress for one sentence I returned to school as an adult to teach high school science to urban students when I learned that the drop out rate was Many of these kids enlist In some instances courses can be taught while troops are deployed Wouldn t that be great if it became the standard during low activity periods


The Colonel's Baby: A Military Romance Story

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Sergeant Rex: The Unbreakable Bond Between a Marine and His Military Working Dog

br In Iraq we put our lives in each other s hands and paws day after day We took care of each other no matter what Rex and I have a bond that will last for the rest of our born days If ever there was a marine who lived up to i Semper Fidelis i the motto of the Marine Corps it s Rex p Deployed to Iraq s infamous Triangle of Death in Sergeant Mike Dowling and his military working dog Rex were part of the first Marine Corps military K teams sent to the front lines of combat since Vietnam It was Rex s job to sniff out weapons caches suicide bombers and IEDs the devastating explosives that wreaked havoc on troops and civilians alike It was Mike s job to lead Rex into the heart of danger time and time again always trusting Rex to bring them both back alive p p Dowling had turned twenty five and Rex three just after they arrived in Iraq Neither of them had any idea what to expect and no training could fully prepare them for this job An animal lover since childhood Dowling had fostered and trained dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind and he was determined to serve in the military s K unit after joining the Marines On their first patrols in Iraq Rex suffered a seemingly incurable fear of explosions and gunfire but with Mike at the other end of his leash Rex gained the courage to perform his duty p p Filled with harrowing tales of knife edge bomb detection work including an extraordinary baptism by fire i Sergeant Rex i is a heart pounding account of how an unbreakable human canine bond helped Mike and Rex to stay focused on their mission and save countless lives Dowling takes us into the searing degree heat the choking dust and the ever present threat of violent attack that seemed to permeate Iraq s streets We experience Dowling s visceral fear of walking down an IED laden alley where dismemberment or death can come with any footstep only his trusted partner Rex by his side p p Loyalty is one of the hallmarks of any good Marine and nowhere is that quality more evident than in this astonishing account of Mike Dowling and Rex s wartime experiences A moving story of how a man and a dog developed complete trust in each other in the face of terrible adversity i Sergeant Rex i is an unforgettable tale of sacrifice courage and love br p


Possession (A Little Harmless Military Romance, #2)

Loving a military man isn t always easy and sometimes living with him is impossible br Possession A Little Harmless Military Romance Book br Deke Berg has been in love with Samantha for ten years From the moment they met they could never keep their hands off each other Their marriage was volatile and short lived and they were both much too young Now though Deke knows what he wants in life and Samantha is at the center of his plans Unfortunately Samantha is wary of the marriage espcially to a man who broke her heart br br Sam has always loved Deke Being a former military brat she thought she d been prepared for life as a military spouse But the long separations were hard especially dealing with the stranger who returned home When she asked him to choose he left and she tried to move on She doesn t know if she can handle that pain again but after spending a night together in Hawaii it s impossible for her to ignore him br Old prejudices and painful memories aren t easy to overcome but there is one thing Deke understand Samantha is his woman and he will do anything to prove his love and win her back br br Warning this book contains Another hard headed military man a few embarrassing moments nosey brothers and two people too stupid to realize they are perfect for each other It s Harmless and military so for your own safety make sure there is ice water nearby The author assumes no responsibility for overheating the reader br


Saving Cinnamon: The Amazing True Story of a Missing Military Puppy and the Desperate Mission to Bring Her Home

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Champagne and Bullets (Military Moguls, #1)

Almost fourteen years ago Sebastian Gibbs left Amanda Rosemont at the altar just days before the wedding He told her it was because he wanted to serve his country after It was the truth but only part of the story br br Amanda has rebuilt her life since Seb left and has done a pretty damn good job of it Great friends her own business and a peaceful life She hardly ever thinks about Seb anymore She s completely over the hurt and devastation br br Hired by Seb s mother to plan a party for him Amanda is thrown back into his life She s determined to keep her distance but just seeing him again shakes her to the core How will she ever be able to hold herself together for this job br br Seb never stopped loving Amanda He d walked out thinking he was doing the right thing But one look at the woman he s never stopped loving and he knows there isn t anything he won t do to win her back But the first thing he must do is tell her the real truth of why he left br br Series description br Money Champagne Diamonds And the most precious of all Love br Three men born into wealth and privilege Growing up together they worked hard and played even harder Now back in civilian life after serving their country these hot alpha males are primed ready for passion and their very own happily ever after br br


My Watch Volume 1: Early Life and Military

During his watch a watchman has no sleep and no respite br Olusegun Obasanjo br Following in the steps of his previous memoirs My Command and Not My Will Olusegun Obasanjo s My Watch is more than the story of the Obasanjo presidency told by the man himself It is a memoir of a lifetime spent in service to country of a man who has been destined with the watch with the vigilance with the responsibility to his people to speak up and speak out br My Watch spans large expanses of time from the pre colonial Owu history to early Abeokuta and the last throes of an independent city state at turn of the century colonial Nigeria to the early life of its author his civil war experience his stewardship of the transitional government of the interregnum his second appearance on the national scene as a civilian president on Nigeria s return to democracy in the completion of the first civilian civilian transfer of government in Nigeria s history that inaugurated the Yar Adua presidency and signalled the end of Obasanjo s tenure in office and the years hence br Presented in three volumes this exquisitely narrated memoir in turns intensely personal and broadly nationalistic and international completes a trilogy of autobiographies My Command Not My Will and My Watch told by this sojourner of Nigerian and world history


Surrender (A Little Harmless Military Romance, #3)

Navy Seal Malachai Dupree has everything a man could want Well not everything The one woman he wants is too innocent for his Dominant needs so he plays the role of supportive friend even if it kills him br Amanda Forrester is tired of being treated as if she were fragile She might have been through a rough patch losing her husband in the line of duty but she is not a wimp Her feelings for Mal have grown and she is more than ready to be the woman he needs in and out of the bedroom br One night she pushes him too far and the result is more than either of them ever expected Mal wants forever but after losing one husband commitment isn t in Amanda s vocabulary What she doesn t realize is that Mal is one Seal who isn t backing down until he gets exactly what he wants Amanda s total submission br br WARNING the following book contains Sexy Navy Seals a stubborn woman and of course a little submission This book has one of those hot Duprees so you know that you will need a glass of water to cool off Every Addict will tell you that reading a Harmless book is anything BUT harmless so read at your own risk


Teutonic Knights: A Military History

The Teutonic knights were powerful and ferocious advocates of holy war Their history is suffused with crusading campaigning and struggle Feared by their enemies but respected by medieval Christendom the knights and their Order maintained a firm hold over the Baltic and northern Germany and established a formidable regime which flourished across central Europe for years This book surveys the gripping history of the knights and relates their rise to power their struggles against Prussian pagans the series of wars against Poland and Lithuania the clash with Alexander Nevsky s Russia and the gradual stagnation of the Order in the fourteenth century The book is replete with dramatic episodes such as the battle on frozen Lake Peipus in or the disaster of Tannenberg but focuses primarily on the year after year struggle to maintain power fend off incursions and raiding bands and to launch crusades against unbelieving foes And it was the crusade with knights demonstrating their valor which chiefly characterized and breathed life into this militant conquering Holy Order The narrative charts the rise and fall of the Order and in an accessible and engaging style throws light on a band of knights whose deeds and motives have long been misunderstood


A Little Harmless Military Romance

This is a special edition of all three military romance books wrapped up in one big volume Included br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Infatuation title Infatuation rel nofollow Infatuation a b br To prove her love and save her man she has to go above and beyond the call of duty br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Possession title Possession rel nofollow Possession a b br Loving a military man isn t always easy and sometimes living with him is impossible br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Surrender title Surrender rel nofollow Surrender a b br To claim the woman he loves he will have to be the Dom she desires


The Military Philosophers (A Dance to the Music of Time, #9)

b A Dance to the Music of Time b his brilliant novel sequence which chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters is a unique evocation of life in twentieth century England br br The novels follow Nicholas Jenkins Kenneth Widmerpool and others as they negotiate the intellectual cultural and social hurdles that stand between them and the Acceptance World


Buster: The Military Dog Who Saved a Thousand Lives

This title tells the story of Buster and Will told by Will himself describing how each came to save the other s life This is a relationship that produced some heroic feats in the dust and desert heat of Afghanistan and the most decorated dog in military history


The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations

In this classic work Huntington challenges old assumptions and ideas on the role of the military in society Stressing the value of the military outlook for American national policy Huntington has performed the distinctive task of developing a general theory of civil military relations and subjecting it to rigorous historical analysis


For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States of America

This revised and expanded edition should be of interest to anyone interested in American military history from the days of colonial militias to those of Desert Storm


The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders

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Going Overboard: The Misadventures of a Military Wife

i In Sarah was a typical bride to be flustered with wedding details Then the groom called I don t want you to panic but I might not be able to come to our wedding i So began Sarah Smiley s life as a military wife As a former Navy brat herself Sarah knew better than anyone that weddings and funerals even childbirth take a backseat to Uncle Sam But just as the young nationally syndicated columnist was getting comfortable with the military wife s routine her husband was sent away for an unexpected deployment What followed was a true test of strength and wit From getting locked out of the house in cowgirl pajamas to wrestling with the temptation of infidelity Sarah exposes it all with candor heart and knowing humor br


The Military Form (The Vang, #2)

Eons ago a war was fought to the death between the parasitic and ferocious Vang and a gifted but doomed race As a last resort these gentle beings were forced to use the Starhammer to smash the Vang spacefleets and homeworld leaving only a handful of survivors For a billion years a silvery shape drifted through space More than three thousand years after humanity first went to the stars an asteroid miner named Seed of Hope was illegally prospecting for radioactives in the Forbidden Areas of the saskatch star system There it chanced across an alluring silvery object which looked like it would fetch a good price in the market for alien antiques It was an encounter most of the crew would never remember